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New England Fall Colors

Apostolic Group

Tour Date: October 9-16, 2021

Join your fellow Apostolic brothers and sisters as we embark on our own exclusive/private group tour with Insight Vacations. We'll take a colourful autumnal journey of New England through this picturesque corner of the USA as we experience an Indian Summer in all its glory. Think glorious orange and red hues set against lush forests and tranquil lakes. Along the way you'll delve into Boston's transformative past as you follow part of the red-brick Freedom Trail. You'll visit the quintessential Vermont village of Woodstock and capture the Silver Cascade waterfall and Bretton Woods, which offers stunning views of Mount Washington. Drive along the famous Ocean Drive in Kennebunkport and see the fabulous homes of the rich and famous, all while staying at the best addresses yourself. This is an exclusive group only open to guests of Apostolic Travel.

What's Included

  • Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure a seamless journey.

  • Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned coach with an onboard washroom (subject to availability).

  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander without missing any of your Local Expert's commentary.

  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included as well as all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.

  • One group arrival & departure transfer is included to/from Boston Logan Airport.

  • The services of a professional Well Being Director is included.

Authentic Dining

  • Stowe: Taste the product of artisan brewers during a three-course meal.

  • Waterbury: Learn the secrets behind the most famous ice cream in America at Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Factory.

  • Montpelier: Visit Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks and taste a Vermont tradition: ‘sugar on snow’.

 

Top Rated Highlights

  • Stockbridge: Visit the Norman Rockwell Museum, showcasing the amazing artwork produced during his long career.

  • Woodstock: Explore one of the finest operating dairy farms in America at the Billings Farm and Museum.

  • Franconia Notch: Enjoy superb panoramic views onboard the aerial tramway.

  • Quechee Gorge: Stop for fall foliage picture-taking at the Silver Cascade Waterfall and Bretton Woods.

  • White Mountains: Travel through Crawford Notch. Enjoy views of Mount Washington.

  • North Conway: With an expert naturalist, learn about the wildlife and ecology of the North Woods.

Only 35 spaces available for the exclusive Apostolic Travel hosted group departure on October 9, 2021.

Register Now

To Register, click here (registration is on our sister site, "Figueroa Travel/Cruise Planners").

Pricing

$3,000 per person based on double occupancy. $3,965 for solo/single occupancy.

  • $250 per person non-refundable deposit due at confirmation. 

  • Final payment due before July 1, 2021

  • Travel Insurance required, quote provided when making deposit.

  • Flights available on request from your home airport.

  • Only 35 spaces available for the exclusive Apostolic Travel hosted group departure on October 9, 2021.

Register Now

Visit this link now to register (registration is on our sister site, "Figueroa Travel/Cruise Planners").

Day 1

Welcome to Boston.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2021

Boston - Massachusetts - United States

 

Affectionately known as Beantown, this revolutionary city is one of the oldest in the United States. On arrival at Boston Logan International Airport, a group transfer will take you to your centrally-located hotel. After settling in, perhaps take a stroll to Downtown Crossing or historic Faneuil Hall. For those looking to shop, Quincy Market offers big brands and local products, set indoors and surrounding the columns of a regal 19th century building. At 18:00, join your Travel Director for a Welcome Dinner with wine and an opportunity to mingle with fellow guests.

 

MEAL(S): Dinner

ACCOMMODATION: Hyatt Regency Boston or similar.

Day 2

Beantown to Williamstown.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2021

Boston - Massachusetts - United States, Stockbridge - Massachusetts - United States, Williamstown - Massachusetts - United States

 

Today you’ll discover some of Boston’s most famous sights as you delve into the city’s transformative past. You’ll follow part of the red-brick Freedom Trail that brings the story of the American Revolution to life. Sights include Beacon Hill, Newbury Street, Faneuil Hall Marketplace and the Meeting House. Enjoy the warm, colourful scenery as you travel west to Stockbridge for a visit to the Norman Rockwell Museum, home to the largest and most significant collection of original Rockwell art. Travel on through the rolling hills of the Berkshires to your hotel in Williamstown. 

 

MEAL(S): Breakfast, Dinner

ACCOMMODATION: Orchards Hotel or similar.

Day 3

The Legends of the Fall and Stowe.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2021

Williamstown - Massachusetts - United States, Woodstock - Vermont - United States, Stowe - Vermont - United States

 

Say goodbye to Massachusetts and journey through the bronze fall foliage of Vermont. Visit The Apple Barn Country Bake Shop for a revitalising pit stop of locally famous apple cider doughnuts and honey crisp apples grown in their own orchards. Explore the Rockefellers' renowned Billings Farm and Museum, a captivating working dairy and farm life museum, before a stop in the quintessential Vermont village of Woodstock with its picturesque covered bridge. End your day in the northern Vermont town of Stowe, home to the breathtaking alpine setting that attracted the real Von Trapp family of ‘The Sound of Music’ fame in the late 1940s. Indulge in a three-course Dinner. 

 

MEAL(S): Breakfast, Dinner

ACCOMMODATION: Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa or similar.

Day 4

A Taste of Vermont.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021

Stowe - Vermont - United States

 

Enjoy Vermont’s beautiful scenery ablaze with fall’s golden red colors. Prepare your taste buds for a guided tour of Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory, where you’ll be able to relish the quirky and fun flavors of the brand’s best products, including the Boston Cream Pie. Return to the enchanting town of Stowe where the rest of the day is yours. From wandering its quaint streets to hiking in the woods or relaxing back at your lodge, make the most of your last evening at this  resort.

 

MEAL(S): Breakfast

DAY 5

North Conway and the White Mountains.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2021

Stowe - Vermont - United States, North Conway - New Hampshire - United States

 

Move on to Vermont's pretty capital, Montpelier. You'll travel to Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks and taste a Vermont tradition, the unusually named ‘sugar on snow', which is maple syrup drizzled over packed snow. This tasty treat is usually served with a doughnut and pickle. Journey to New Hampshire's White Mountains and enter striking Franconia Notch. Have your cameras on standby for a scenic ride on the Gondola SkyRide at Loon Mountain Resort (weather permitting). On a clear day you'll have superb panoramic views of New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, New York and Canada. Later, journey through the dazzling crimson and orange hues of the famed Kancamagus Scenic Byway to North Conway. This spectacular section of Route 112 is unspoiled by industry and boasts 34.5 miles of untouched natural beauty. Once at your hotel, make the most of its facilities and relax before tomorrow’s exploration of the White Mountains.

 

MEAL(S): Breakfast, Hotel Dinner

ACCOMMODATION: North Conway Grand Hotel or similar.

Day 6

Sightseeing in the White Mountains.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2021

North Conway - New Hampshire - United States

 

In the morning, enjoy an insightful talk by a naturalist on the North Woods' wildlife and ecology. Expert Chris Lewey is an Executive Director and Founder of Raven Interpretive Programs. He holds a Masters Degree in Environmental Studies and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have. Then, more spectacular fall foliage awaits as you journey through Crawford Notch, an arresting pass through the White Mountains. Stop for pictures at the Silver Cascade Waterfall and Bretton Woods, which offers stunning views of Mount Washington, the tallest peak in the northeast at 6,288 feet (1,917 metres). Return to your hotel where you can enjoy an evening at leisure.

 

MEAL(S): Breakfast

Day 7

The rugged Maine coast to Portland.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2021

North Conway - New Hampshire - United States, Kennebunkport - Maine - United States

 

Leave behind New Hampshire's colorful leaves as you enter the deep green pine forests of western Maine. In Kennebunkport, travel along Ocean Drive with stunning views of the Maine coastline. This coastal town houses the rich and famous, even serving as the summer retreat of former President George H.W. Bush. There will be time to browse the many galleries and shops, or walk along the waterfront before continuing to historic Portland. In the evening, enjoy a delicious Celebration Dinner featuring Maine lobster with your fellow travelers.

 

MEAL(S): Breakfast, Dinner

ACCOMMODATION: Westin Portland Harborview or similar.

Day 8

Back to Boston.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2021

 

This morning visit Portland Head Light on the spectacular shores of Fort Williams Park, before driving back to Boston. Guests departing Boston will arrive at Boston Logan International Airport at 12:30.

 

MEAL(S): Breakfast

Register Now

Visit this link now to register (registration is on our sister site, "Figueroa Travel/Cruise Planners").

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