SunshineBoston

5-Day New England Fall Foliage Vermont Rout Tour from Boston with Airport Pick up and Transfer

From USD  $498  
Available:
9/21,9/28,10/5,10/12
Depart from:
Boston, MA
Duration:
5 Days 4 Nights

Highlights: Visit Boston (Boston Harbor Cruise, MIT), Adirondack Park (Whiteface Mountain), Burlington (Vermont Teddy Bear), Keeseville (Ausable Chasm), Lake Placid Town (High Falls Gorge, Lake Placid), Newport (Breakers Mansion), Pittsford (New England Maple Museum), Plymouth (Mayflower II). Inclusions: 4 nights hotel accommodation

  • Details

  • Policies

Day 1

Boston airport Pickup

Guests will arrive in Boston, meeting tour guide in the baggage claim area of Logan Airport OR at Chinatown ( 81 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02111) around 4:30pm, then transfer to hotel at NO extra cost.
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn or similar
Day 2

Boston - Plymouth - Newport - Boston (565 miles)

Today we will venture south to historic Plymouth, where we will see Plymouth Rock, visit Plimouth Plantation, and the Mayflower II, Plimoth Grist Mill. We will also learn about the history of the local Wampanoag Native American tribe. Afterward, we will continue to Newport, RI to visit the illustrious Breakers Mansion, before returning to Boston.
  • Plymouth, MA

    Plymouth is a coastal town in Massachusetts, south of Boston. It is the site of the first Pilgrim settlement, founded in 1620. Plymouth Rock, a boulder in Pilgrim Memorial State Park, marks the place where settlers are thought to have landed on shore.

    Plimoth Plantation

    The Plimouth Plantation in Plymouth, MA is a fully-functioning historical town set in the year 1627. The complex also contains a recreation of the Mayflower, a craft center, a small farm animal zoo, and a movie theater.Price includes Mayflower II visit.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $28; Child (Under 11 yrs) $16; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $26

    Plymouth Rock

    Plymouth Rock in Plymouth, Massachusetts is an important cultural landmark in the Unites States. It is considered to be the place where European pilgrims first landed and established what would become the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1620.

    Plimoth Grist Mill

    Nestled alongside bucolic Town Brook, and just a short walk from the waterfront and Mayflower II, the Plimoth Grist Mill tells the story of the grist (corn grinding) mill built by the Pilgrims in Plymouth Colony. After more than a decade of laboriously grinding corn by hand in wooden mortars, the colony authorized the construction of a water-powered corn grinding mill on Town Brook in 1636.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $7; Child (5-12 yrs) $5; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $6|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Mayflower II

    A replica of the original 17th century ship that ferried the Pilgrims across the Atlantic before they founded the Plimoth Plantation settlement, the Mayflower II allows visitors to get an idea of what the voyage to the New World meant.

    Mayflower II will leave Plymouth for major repair starting Nov. 1, 2016, return time is estimated in 2018.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (3-11 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $11|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 5:00pm

  • Newport, RI

    Newport is a high end New England seaport town, extremely popular among the mega-rich of America. Travel along Ocean Drive to get beautiful scenic views and see the magnificent Breakers Mansion. It is a short drive from Boston.

    Breakers Mansion

    Newport, Rhode Island is known across the country as a haven for the elite, and the Breakers Mansion, built by the Vanderbilt family as a "summer cottage" epitomizes the wealth and opulence that has come to characterize the town. (Mandarin Chinese audio tour is now available!)

    Admission (Optional): Adult $24; Child (Under 17 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $24|Opening Hours: Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas

Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Mansfield-Foxboro Area or similar
Day 3

Boston - Adirondack Park - Lake Placid (375 miles)

In the morning, guests will be picked up in Boston. Then, we will head to Whiteface Mountain in upstate New York's Adirondack Park, where we will get the chance to take a lift to the top of the mountain. Because Whiteface Mountain is closed after October 12th, we will instead visit High Falls Gorge on applicable dates. Afterward, we will move onto Lake Placid, where we will explore Main Street and the Olympic Center, as well as do some shopping and dining.
  • Adirondack Park, NY

    This massive park is the largest of its kind in the country, as well as the largest National Historic Site. It encompasses all of upstate New York's Adirondack Mountains as well as some of the surrounding areas.

    Whiteface Mountain

    Whiteface Mountain is the fifth-tallest mountain in New York State and one of the High Peaks of the Adirondacks. Because of its relative isolation from the other High Peaks, it offers unparalleled views of the surrounding area.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $22; Child (7-12 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $15

  • Lake Placid Town, NY

    High Falls Gorge

    The High Falls Gorge is located near Lake Placid, New York amidst the Adirondack Mountains. It is the location where the Ausable River spills over the edge of Whiteface Mountain.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $13; Child (3-12 yrs) $9; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $13|Opening Hours: Oct 13

    Olympic Center

    The Olympic Center at Lake Placid, New York was the site of the famous 1980 Olympics, best known for the hockey showdown between the United States and Russia in which a scrappy American team dethroned the Russian powerhouse.

    Lake Placid

    This lake and its eponymous town in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York are favorite vacation destinations for people all over New England. From hiking and mountain climbing to fishing and boating, there is never nothing to do!
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn or Similar
Day 4

Keeseville - Lake Champlain - Boston (240 miles)

In the morning, we will head to Ausable Chasm in Keeseville, NY. From there, we will head to Lake Champlain and have the chance to take a hike on the local trails. Then, we will continue to the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory, the New England Maple Museum. Afterwards, we will return to Boston.
  • Keeseville, NY

    Keeseville is a hamlet in Clinton and Essex counties, New York, in the United States.It developed along the Ausable River, which provided water power for mills and industrial development.

    Ausable Chasm

    People were visiting Ausable Chasm in the late 19th century, 22 years before the establishment of Adirondack Park itself. More than 10 million people over more than a century have some to visit the canyon.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (3-12 yrs) $11; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

  • Lake Champlain, VT

    Sitting on the border between Vermont and New York, Lake Champlain is a beautiful destination, full of islands, lighthouses, and parks to explore. The sunsets over the wide, expansive area are truly a sight to behold.
  • Burlington, VT

    Lake Champlain Ferries

    Visitors to Burlington, Vermont can experience a safe and reliable ferry ride across Lake Champlain and enjoy scenic views from the decks. The Lake Champlain Transportation Company runs three separate ferry crossings that connect Vermont with New York State. No reservations required.

    Admission (Mandatory): Adult $9; Child (Under 12 yrs) $4; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $7

    Vermont Teddy Bear

    The Vermont Teddy Bear Factory is a beloved state icon, which allows visitors to tour the facility and see firsthand all the work and loving care that goes on behind-the-scenes when making stuffed animals. Visitors can custom-make their own bear.

    Admission (Optional): Adult Free|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 5:00pm

  • Pittsford, VT

    New England Maple Museum

    Sitting in the foothills of the Green Mountains of Vermont, the name of this museum says it all! It is dedicated to the craft of maple syrup making, a New England tradition!

    Admission (Optional): Adult $5; Child (Under 12 yrs) $1; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $5

Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn Randolph or similar
Day 5

Boston

Today, we will tour Boston, beginning with a visit to the campuses of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and then take a Harvard University in-depth tour.Then, we will see the Massachusetts State House and go to New England Aquarium before stopping at Quincy Market for lunch, you can also have option to choose lobster meal . After that, we will take a Boston Harbor cruise. At the end of the day, guests will be dropped off at Logan Airport for their departure flights. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding when to schedule flights.
  • Boston, MA

    Boston is a city as beautiful as it is historically significant. Visitors can walk the Freedom Trail and see where the seeds of the American Revolution were sown or visit the North End and look out over the harbor.

    Harvard University In-Depth Tour

    One of the most famous institutions of higher learning in the world, Harvard University in Cambridge, MA has been standing since 1636, making it the oldest university in the United States. Our unique student led campus tour will tell you the most interesting stories of both history and the architecture.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (Under 12 yrs) $7; Senior $12|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    MIT

    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts is a research university known the world over for its highly selective and intense academics, and MIT alumni include 24 Nobel Prize winners and 22 Rhodes Scholars.

    Massachusetts State House

    Perched grandly atop Beacon Hill, the Massachusetts State House has been the location of Massachusetts government since 1798. This iconic domed building houses the governor's offices and the state legislature. Tours must be scheduled in advance.

    New England Aquarium

    Considered one of the most enrapturing aquariums in the country, the New England Aquarium houses all manner of aquatic life in its Giant Ocean Tank and also features a large IMAX theater.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $28; Child (3-11 yrs) $19; Senior (Over 60 yrs) $26|Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm, Sat - Sun 9:00am - 6:00pm, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25.

    Quincy Market

    Quincy Market in the Faneuil Hall marketplace of downtown Boston is a historic building that still serves as a souvenir marketplace and food court today. The area has expanded to include two other marketplace buildings as well.

    Boston Lobster Meal

    At one time, lobster was considered low-class food, barely fit to be used as fertilizer. Not so today-- the most elite are willing to shell out a fortune for a good lobster, and Massachusetts is famous for its shellfish.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child $35; Senior $35

    Boston Harbor Cruise

    For hundred of years, Boston Harbor has been a place of dramatic importance in the United States. Now guests can experience it in a whole new way with an exciting boat tour of the area.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $23; Child (Under 11 yrs) $19; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $21|Opening Hours: Mar - Nov, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

  • Departure & Return

  • Boston Airport Pickup:
    • Free airport pick-up time is between 9:00am and 9:00pm based on estimated time of arrival of your flight.
    • If your arrival time is between 9:00pm and 10:30pm, there is additional fee of $50 per party (max. 2 person), $10/each for additional person in the group.
    • if the arrival time is between 10:31pm to 8:59am, guests need to get themselves to the hotel or request an appointment.
    • Please supply DOMESTIC direct contact cell phone. Customers will take the responsibility of missing the pick up time due to lacking direct contact information
    Note: We suggest you to arrange your flight arrive Boston logan airport after 2 pm because the hotel earliest check in time is 3 pm, if you arrive before that, you will have to wait in the hotel lobby until check in available
  • Customers could also be picked up at the following locations:
    • 4:30 PM at 81 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA
    • 5PM at 88 Beach Street, Boston, MA
  • Return Flight Arrangement: There are still travel activities on the last day of the tour, so please schedule flights to depart from Boston after 6:00 pm (the tour will be at Logan Airport at around 5:00pm).
  • Price Includes

  • 4 nights hotel accommodation
  • Transportation via deluxe air conditioned, lavatory equipped motor coach; sometimes may via 7-Seat or 15-Seat minibus.
  • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
  • All taxes
  • Price Excludes

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child Senior
    Adirondack Park
    Whiteface Mountain (Optional) $22 $15 (7-12 yrs) $15 (Over 65 yrs)
    Boston, MA
    Boston Harbor Cruise (Optional) $23 $19 (Under 11 yrs) $21 (Over 65 yrs)
    Boston Lobster Meal (Optional) $35 $35 $35
    Harvard University In-Depth Tour (Optional) $12 $7 (Under 12 yrs) $12
    New England Aquarium (Optional) $28 $19 (3-11 yrs) $26 (Over 60 yrs)
    Burlington, VT
    Lake Champlain Ferries (Mandatory) $9 $4 (Under 12 yrs) $7 (Over 65 yrs)
    Vermont Teddy Bear (Optional) Free / /
    Keeseville, NY
    Ausable Chasm (Optional) $20 $11 (3-12 yrs) $20 (Over 65 yrs)
    Lake Placid Town, NY
    High Falls Gorge (Optional) $13 $9 (3-12 yrs) $13 (Over 65 yrs)
    Newport, RI
    Breakers Mansion (Optional) $24 $8 (Under 17 yrs) $24 (Over 65 yrs)
    Pittsford, VT
    New England Maple Museum (Optional) $5 $1 (Under 12 yrs) $5 (Over 65 yrs)
    Plymouth
    Mayflower II (Optional) $12 $8 (3-11 yrs) $11 (Over 65 yrs)
    Plimoth Grist Mill (Optional) $7 $5 (5-12 yrs) $6 (Over 65 yrs)
    Plimoth Plantation (Optional) $28 $16 (Under 11 yrs) $26 (Over 65 yrs)
    Plymouth Grist Mill (Optional) $7 $5 (5-12 yrs) $6 (Over 65 yrs)
    • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
    • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
  • All meals and drinks during the trip are not included in tour price. The tour guide will make eating arrangements.
  • A mandatory service fees for your tour guide and bus driver ($9 per passenger for this special tour
  • Any private expenses
Single Double(/person) Third Person Fourth Person
Adult Child Adult Child
$665 $498 Free Free $250 $250

Pricing Policy

  • Buy 2 Get 3rd Free details:
    (1) Offer applies to 3rd person sharing one room with two paying adults. Prices are already adjusted. (2) Cancellation of free-fare passenger must be made at least 3 days before departure. (3) No-show (or late cancellation) of free passenger incurs $250 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.
  • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 yrs old. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses
  • To display prices, please mouse over the date on the calendar; the relevant cost-per-person will be displayed.
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  • Policies

  Confirmation

  • Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a receipt of booking by email. Within 36 hours of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email confirming the booking status. The tour requires a minimum number of passengers to operate so reconfirmation two days prior to the departure date is required. If you are planning to take flight to join the tour, please call us to confirm the tour before booking flight tickets.

  Redemption

  • You will receive an confirmation email (e-ticket) after your order is received. Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

  Terms & Condition

BOOKING AND RESERVATION
  • All tours are for early booking, tour operator suggests the each passenger should book tour at least 3 weeks before departure date. Passenger may make reservation via email; however, seats will not be assigned until the deposit has been paid. At time of reservation, passenger may require to provide name, phone number and address and specify designated tour and date of travel.
SEAT ASSIGNMENT
  • All seats are pre-assigned with numbers; seat assignment is based on a first come first serve basis after down payment.
TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
  • Each passenger must carry a valid travel document. (Valid visa for countries needed) (E.g. Green Card, Passport, Re-Entry Permit, and etc.) Tour operator is not responsible for lost or stolen personal items.
CANCELLATION OR CHANGE POLICY
    All cancellations or changes of date must comply with the following details: (Notification day and departure day are not counted)
  • 25% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change more than 14 days before departure (not including departure date).
  • 50% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change within 8 to 14 days before departure date (not including departure date).
  • 75% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change within 4 to 7 days before departure date (not including departure date).
  • Absolutely NO refund (exchangeable) on all cancellations or postponements within 3 days prior to departure (not including departure date).
  • All concert tickets and bus tickets are NOT refundable or exchangeable.
  • Passenger must present ticket(s) at time of refund; all refunds will be issued by company check or credit card only. (Absolutely NO cash refund).
    There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.
BOARDING TIME AND PLACE
  • All passengers must arrive 30 minutes before departure time. All passengers must show photo ID and boarding pass or tickets for boarding; absolutely no boarding without tickets. Departure time and boarding location will be confirmed after reservation is made.
TRAVEL INSURANCE
  • Tour operator is not responsible for any loss of or damage to personal items, or personal injury that may occur on or during the tour. It is optional that passengers to buy travel insurance, for more information, please consult your travel agent.
RESPONSIBILITY
  • Tour operator reserves the right to substitute hotels and alter itinerary, withdraw any tour and make any desirable alteration for the convenience of the operation of the tour.
  • Tour operator reserves the right to alter the tour program and itinerary order may be different than displayed online, the tour guide will arrange it accordingly depending on the traffic, hotel arrangement, and attractions opening time, etc.
  • Tour operator reserves the right to cancel the tour prior to departure for any reason. By accepting our policy, the passenger must agree that the tour operator shall hold no responsibilities in itinerary alterations, delays or cancellation strikes, sickness, theft, loss, accidents, weather or any other causes.
  • Each group requires a minimum of 10 passengers to operate a departure. The tour operator reserves the right to cancel a departure due to not meeting this basic requirement. Liability to such cancellation is limited to full refund of money received by us, and this will constitute full settlement with Tour Department.
  • Tour operator reserves the right to decline to accept or retain any tour member at any reason before or during the tour.
  • All prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • All itineraries are subject to change without notice.
  • All passengers must obtain a valid passport and all entry / exit visa as required by immigration regulation.
  • If passenger has any special request to leave the tour in a certain place during the tour, it is their responsibility to notify tour operator in advance to confirm upon booking the tour.
  • Passenger must be self-reliant; those who require assistance must be accompanied by a friend or relative. Tour operator is NOT able to provide individual assistance for any passenger.
  • Passengers should inform the escort or hotel reception if they are to use the hotel swimming pool. All children should be accompanied by their parents while using the pool. No life guard on premises, swim at your own risk.
  • Passenger(s) are responsible for his or her belonging(s). Tour operator will NOT longer provide services to track or trace any personal item(s).