Trafalgar 8D Cape Cod Delights
The windswept New England coastline serves as the picture-perfect backdrop for your memorable encounter with a pilgrimage past, sophisticated summer retreats and fresh seafood flavours.
- VISIT Boston, MIT, Plimoth Plantation, Sandwich Museum & Gardens, Provincetown, Martha's Vineyard, Newport
Day 1: ARRIVE BOSTON (2 NIGHTS)
The Cradle of Liberty is your gateway to an Atlantic adventure filled with quiet harbour towns, lighthouses and windswept coastlines. After check-in, enjoy free time to explore Boston, before joining your Travel Director and travel companions for a Welcome Reception this evening.
Day 2: BOSTON SIGHTSEEING
Connect with the living history of Boston this morning, joining a Local Specialist for a leisurely walk along the city's redbrick Freedom Trail. Next, brush shoulders with the intellectuals of MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) touring the prestigious campus with a current student to gain insights into college life. (Breakfast)
Day 3: BOSTON – MARTHA'S VINEYARD
A quick ferry ride takes us “on island” to the summer retreat of the rich and famous, Martha's Vineyard. Join your Travel Director for a guided sightseeing tour of the island – its brightly painted cottages, colourful farmers' markets and quiet beaches, then indulge in a Regional Dinner at a local restaurant. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 4: MARTHA'S VINEYARD – CAPE COD (2 NIGHTS)
The bright blooms of lovely gardens beckon as we stroll through the Heritage Museum & Gardens of Sandwich, Cape Cod's oldest town. Later, 'Connect with Locals', joining the owners of a local taphouse for a private 'Be My Guest' lunch. Savour tasty seafood flavours while you gain a deeper understanding of the thriving craft beer scene on Cape Cod. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 5: CAPE COD SIGHTSEEING
Visit the popular fishing port of Provincetown before embarking on a one-hour 4WD tour of the sand dunes along the Cape Code National Sea Shore. Your sandy journey will take you past wispy beach grass and dune shacks where famous artists and writers were once inspired to create their art. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. (Breakfast)
Day 6: CAPE COD – NEWPORT (2 NIGHTS)
Get your fill of cranberries as you explore the largest agricultural cooperative of cranberry growers in the world. Visit area cranberry bogs, some dating back the 1800's. Explore the region's whaling heritage and its connection to the local community next, joining a Local Specialist for an insightful visit to the New Bedford Whaling Museum. Spend the rest of the evening on your own, admiring the city's beautiful colonial-era architecture and sophisticated style. (Breakfast)
Day 7: NEWPORT SIGHTSEEING
This morning, you'll enjoy your choice sightseeing with a visit to one of Newport's renowned landmarks—The Vanderbilt's Breakers Mansion, a “summer cottage” called The Elms Mansion or the International Tennis Hall of Fame, which pays tribute to the players and contributors to this sport. This afternoon, perhaps join an optional sail around Newport Harbor. Join your fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 8: NEWPORT – DEPART BOSTON
'Dive into Culture' and tread in the footsteps of pilgrims and patriots, delving into the living history of Plimoth Plantation where you will gain insights into what life was like in the original 17th-century British settlement of Plymouth Colony. Continue to Boston where your transfer will take you to Boston Logan International Airport or consider extending your stay. Airport arrival will be at 2 p.m., please be aware when booking your flights. (Breakfast)
MARITIMES CRUISE OPTION
Visit charming seaside towns with tidy whitewashed buildings where patriots once envisioned a nation of liberty for all.
Day 8: BOSTON FREE TIME
Enjoy an afternoon and evening at leisure.
Day 9: BOSTON – MARITIMES CRUISE
Board the ship in Boston today to set sail on an unforgettable cruise discovering natural beauty and maritime treasures. (Dinner)
Day 10: BAR HARBOR, MAINE
Continuing north, Bar Harbor is the quintessential New England coastal town. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 11: HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA
Discover the city's maritime history dominated by the hilltop Citadel, a star-shaped fort completed in the 1850s. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 12: SYDNEY, NOVA SCOTIA
Cruise to the port of Sydney where lighthouses stand sentinel on cliffside ledges. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 13: CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
Call in at Charlottetown, the capital of Canada's Prince Edward Island. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 14: GULF OF SAINT LAWRENCE
Travel along the Gulf of Saint Lawrence which fringes the shores of half of the Canadian provinces. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 15: QUEBEC CITY
Take in all of the sites in Quebec City. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 16: MONTREAL, DEPART QUEBEC
See the famous sights of Montreal before disembarking in Quebec. Airport arrival will be at approximately 10:00 a.m., please be aware when booking your flights. (Breakfast)
CONNECT WITH LOCALS
Meet the owners of a local taphouse to learn about the thriving craft beer scene on the Cape and enjoy a private lunch. (Day 4)
DIVE INTO CULTURE
Gain insights into 17th century colonial settlement life at Plimoth Plantation. (Day 8)
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