New England Fall Foliage Tour

October 5 - 15, 2017   (If traveling by motor coach from Midwest departure location)
October 6 - 14, 2017   (If flying directly into NYC)

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Broadway Show
  • Top Quality Accommodations
  • Sightseeing of ALL Major New York City Sights: Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Chinatown and Many More!
  • Experience Plymouth Rock, Cape Cod, Historic Concord, New Hampshire
  • Fall Foliage of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York
  • Sightseeing of ALL Major Boston Sights: Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market, Old North Church and Many MORE!
  • Norman Rockwell Museum
  • Tour the Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
  • Gorgeous Niagara Falls with Skylon Tower Dinner
  • Authentic Fresh Caught Lobster Dinner
     

RATES Per PERSON

Double (Group of 2): $3,199
Triple (Group of 3): $3,099
Quad (Group of 4): $2,999
Single: $3,799


INCLUDED IN TOUR

  • Professional tour director
  • Professional motor coach driver
  • Professional photographer
  • All flights and transfers
  • Local departures
  • Step on guides for city tours
  • Top quality accommodations – 4 Star and above
  • Luxury motor coaches
  • Many meals on tour, equal amount of breakfasts and lunches/dinners
  • Tips on all meals
  • All taxes, fees, visas, etc. included in total price of tour
  • Personalized service
  • Final documents for trip details, 8 weeks prior to departure
  • Luggage handling
  • Much, much more!
     

NOT INCLUDED IN TOUR

  • Every meal not included – guests are informed about how much more money to expect to pay for meals prior to departure
  • Tips for photographer and driver - $2 per person per day is recommended. Bluebird Guided Tours also tips drivers and photographers individually
  • Personal expenses (souvenirs, phone calls, and other personal costs)

ITINERARY

Day 1: Departure
Welcome to the Fall Foliage Tour! We depart from one of our Midwestern locations and begin our journey to New England. We make frequent stops during our two-day trip to New England and later in the day we will pass the Windy City of Chicago and finish our day lodging in Indiana.

Hampton Inn, Elkhart, IN

Day 2: Traveling East
*Breakfast and Dinner Included
Our travels continue through the beautiful hills of Pennsylvania. See gorgeous views of the Appalachian Mountain range and the changing colors of the leaves as we reach our destination of New Columbia, Pennsylvania. Tomorrow we arrive in New York City so be sure to get a good nights rest! *If you are flying into NYC you will depart your respective city to arrive into Newark, NJ tonight for an included dinner.

Comfort Inn, New Columbia, PA

Day 3: New York City
*Breakfast Included
We start our day with a short drive into New York City—the largest city in the United States and center of the world (according to New Yorkers at least)! For lunch, we chow down on sky-high sandwiches at an authentic NYC deli in downtown Manhattan followed by a city tour by a local, professional guide. See everything from Rockefeller Center to Ground Zero to Greenwich Village. We finish the day with dinner and an award-winning Broadway show! Our motorcoach will be waiting after the show for a quick trip back to our hotel.

Double Tree Hotel, Jersey City, NJ

Day 4: New York City
The morning begins with a cruise down the Hudson River with spectacular views of Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge and many more sights. Following our narrated cruise, we pause for lunch at a local eatery then continue to bustling Chinatown, Little Italy and St. Patrick’s Cathedral! Dinner is on our own tonight (our expert guides have lots of great recommendations). Savor the last few hours in the Big Apple—tomorrow we say good-bye to New York City and head north to New England.

Double Tree Hotel, Jersey City, NJ

Day 5: Newport, Rhode Island
We depart New York City to spend 3 days touring the historical sights of beautiful New England. Our first stop is in Newport, Rhode Island, a traditional fishing village, for a fresh seafood lunch. From here we continue to the Vanderbilt family’s luxurious Breakers Mansion to get a taste of high-society at the turn of the 19th century. We end the day at our lodging on the outskirts of Boston, where we will spend the next three relaxing nights.

Holiday Inn, Dedham, MA

Day 6: Lexington and Concord
*Dinner Included
We depart in the morning for Lexington, Massachusetts, the first battle site in the Revolutionary War. After a private tour of the battleground we head to the capital city of Concord, New Hampshire to tour the state capitol and enjoy a leisurely lunch. From here we head to the Atlantic coastal cities of Cape Neddick and York, Maine where we visit the famous Foster’s Clambake for an included seafood dinner. The lobster and clams at Foster’s can’t be beat and we promise you won’t leave hungry. After dinner it’s back to the hotel.

Holiday Inn, Dedham, MA

Day 7: Cape Cod and Boston
Today we tour two of New England’s most famous historic sights: the Mayflower II and Plymouth Rock. From here we enter the city of Boston and visit the historic John F. Kennedy Library and Museum. We continue to Quincy Market, a gourmet’s dream with over 50 food stalls! We’ll take free time to browse the market and surrounding shops before we head back to our hotel for the night.

Holiday Inn, Dedham, MA

Day 8: Boston
We start the day with a guided city tour of Boston’s greatest sights: Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market, Old North Church, Trinity Church and many more. Next we grab lunch before leaving downtown Boston and heading west through the beautiful Berkshire Mountains to Great Barrington, Massachusetts. En route, we stop at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts to enjoy the quintessential American paintings for which Rockwell is famous.

Holiday Inn, Great Barrington, MA

Day 9: Niagara Falls
*Dinner Included
Today we travel north through a cornucopia of fall foliage from the Finger Lakes to the Appalachian Mountain forests to the magnificent Niagara Falls. Be sure to have your passport on hand as we pass over the Canadian border for prime views of North America’s most incredible waterfall. Tonight, we dine at the Skylon Tower where you can enjoy a world-class meal while overlooking Niagara Falls.

Comfort Inn and Suites, Niagara Falls, Ontario

Day 10: Canada
*Dinner Included
This morning we visit all the must-see sights around Niagara Falls before making our way back to the Midwest. Enjoy an included dinner at a local eatery and our final night in Southwestern Michigan. **Today if your trip origin was not in the Midwest you fly home today out of Buffalo, New York! Thanks for a fantastic tour!

Country Inn and Suites, Portage, IN

Day 11: ARRIVE Home
*Dinner Included
Today we travel through Chicago to your point of original departure, but not before one last included meal in Madison. What an unbelievable tour of New York and New England! From everyone at Bluebird Guided Tours, thank you for traveling with us! Hope to see you again soon!