Day 1 London - Boston
Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your journey to London Heathrow Airport and a direct, scheduled Virgin Atlantic flight to Boston Logan Airport. On arrival our coach will transfer us to our hotel for the next two nights, the Boston Marriott Copley Plaza (4T).
Day 2 Boston
This morning we will enjoy a city tour of Boston with a local guide, taking in highlights such as the site of the Boston Tea Party, Back Bay and Beacon Hill, ending at Quincy Market. You are free to explore at leisure for the rest of the day, or, if you prefer, you may join our optional excursion to the campus of Harvard University, the oldest institute of higher education in the USA, founded in 1636.
Day 3 Boston - Hyannis
We leave Boston early this morning and head south, towards Cape Cod. We have two optional excursions to choose from today - Plimoth Plantation or whale watching. Alternatively, spend your free time visiting the Pilgrim Hall Museum and walking around the village. We arrive in Hyannis later this afternoon and check into our hotel for the next two nights, the Cape Codder Resort & Spa (3T).
Day 4 Hyannis
Today you are free to relax or explore Hyannis by yourself, an attractive harbour town known for its beaches and its connections with the Kennedy family; the Kennedy Compound and the John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum are located here. Alternatively, join our optional tour to Provincetown on the tip of Cape Cod, a small beach resort with a thriving artistic community. See historical villages and sandy beaches along Route 6A, Cape Cod’s most scenic byway, and view areas of Cape Cod National Seashore including the great dunes of the Province lands, windmills, lighthouses and sea captains’ homes. In town, you can explore options such as MacMillan Wharf, the Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, art galleries and much more.
Day 5 Hyannis - Newport - Mystic
We leave Hyannis this morning, crossing into Rhode Island and making a stop in Newport, where you will have free time. The city is famous for its grand mansions from the ‘Gilded Age’ of the late 19th century, and you can choose an optional visit to The Breakers, one of the most extravagant of these summer homes, built for Cornelius Vanderbilt II. We arrive at our hotel in Mystic this afternoon, the Hampton Inn & Suites (3T).
Day 6 Mystic - Pittsfield
Leaving Mystic this morning, we stop at locations to try and capture views of the spectacular fall foliage of the surrounding forest and later continue to the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, which houses the world’s largest collection of Rockwell’s paintings and illustrations. We reach Pittsfield early this evening, and our hotel, the Crowne Plaza (3T+).
Day 7 Pittsfield - Woodstock - Burlington
Today promises to be a scenic feast as we travel through the beautiful landscapes of Vermont with stops at Old Bennington to see its 200-year old church, and the charming town of Woodstock. We arrive at our hotel in Burlington, the Hampton Inn (3T), early this evening.
Day 8 Burlington
This morning we have a walking tour of Burlington, an attractive college town filled with historic buildings and plenty of green spaces. The rest of the day is free, with an optional tour to the pretty mountain village of Stowe, reached by gondola, another possibility this afternoon. This evening you may also opt for a dinner cruise on Lake Champlain.
Day 9 Burlington - Montpelier - North Conway
Our first stop after leaving Burlington today will be Morse Farm, where the Morse family have been producing maple syrup for generations. There will be a chance to taste and buy their products before we travel on to the state capital, Montpelier for a tour of the grand Vermont State House. We arrive in North Conway this evening and check in to our hotel for the next two nights, the North Conway Grand (3T+).
Day 10 Flume Gorge
Today we travel to the wonderful White Mountain region of New Hampshire, visiting Flume Gorge, in Franconia Notch State Park. This spectacular natural chasm stretches for 800 feet at the base of Mount Liberty and can be explored along a wooden walkway. We return to the hotel this afternoon.
Day 11 North Conway - Portsmouth
Leaving North Conway we make our way to Portsmouth, travelling through the beautiful forest scenery of the White Mountains and stopping for lunch along the way. We arrive in Portsmouth late this afternoon, spending our last night in New England at the Holiday Inn (3T).
Day 12 Portsmouth - Boston - In flight
Departing Portsmouth we visit the town of Concord and the Minute Man National Historic Park, where the first shots of the American Revolutionary War were fired in 1775, followed by Lexington Battle Green, site of the opening battle of the war. From here we continue our journey to Boston Airport for a direct, scheduled Virgin Atlantic flight to London.
Day 13 London
Arrive at London Heathrow Airport where you will be met and guided to your Titan vehicle, for the journey home.