SunshineBoston

6-Day New England Summer Leisure Tour from Boston with Airport Pick-up

From USD  $550 
Available:
Wed (6/20 - 9/5)
Depart from:
Boston, MA
Duration:
6 Days 5 Nights

Highlights: Visit Boston (Boston Harbor Cruise, Harvard University, MIT), Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor (Bar Harbor Cruise), Cape Cod (Provincetown), Newport, Plymouth (Express Ferry, Mayflower II, Plimoth Plantation).

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Day 1

Boston

Guests will arrive in Boston, meeting their 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 Randolph or similar
Day 2

Boston - Plymouth - Newport - Boston (153 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: Comfort Inn Randolph or similar
Day 3

Boston - Provincetown - Boston (120 miles)

In the morning, after guests have been picked up in Boston, we will drive to Cape Cod and take the express ferry to Provincetown, where we will walk around and enjoy the wonderful weather. At the end of the day, we will return 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.

    Express Ferry

    Take the Express Route to Provincetown and get there in half the time it would take to drive. Enjoy a narrated tour of historic Plymouth Harbor as we get under way, followed by a fast, comfortable ride across Cape Cod Bay

    Admission (Mandatory): Adult $45; Child (5-12 yrs) $34; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $40|Opening Hours: Jun 25 - Sep 11

    Pilgrim Hall Museum

    In 1824, first opened its doors as showcase of Plymouth’s unique history. It is the oldest public museum in the country and America’s museum of Pilgrim possessions. Pilgrim Hall’s extraordinary collection of 17th century artifacts, some of which actually came on the Mayflower, illuminates the story of early Plymouth Colony.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $10; Child (6-15 yrs) $6; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $8

  • Cape Cod, MA

    A geographic cape extending into the Atlantic Ocean from the southeastern corner of mainland Massachusetts, in the northeastern United States. Its historic, maritime character and ample beaches attract heavy tourism during the summer months.

    Provincetown

    Located at the very tip of the Cape Cod peninsula, Provincetown, Massachusetts is a historical beach town popular with tourists from all over the world. The pilgrims on the Mayflower landed in this located back in 1620.

    Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum

    This 250+-foot-tall bell tower in Provincetown, MA is the tallest all-granite building in the United States. It was constructed in 1910 as a commemoration of the Pilgrims who first landed at Cape Cod, MA in 1620. Tourists from around the world visit Provincetown to climb the monument, and view the Provincetown Museum at its base. The monument commemorates the Pilgrims, and the museum pays tribute to Provincetown's vibrant and historic maritime past.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (4-14 yrs) $4; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $12

    Dune Tour

    You will tour in the Provincetown Cape Cod National Seashore protected lands, the dunes stretching as far as you can see with wispy beach grass, dark green pine trees and deep red beach plums. You will travel through the majestic dunes where your guide points out the “dune shacks” where famous artists and writers became inspired.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $36; Child (Under 12 yrs) $24; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $36

Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn Randolph or similar
Day 4

Boston - South Portland - Acadia National Park (283 miles)

Today, we will travel from Boston to Maine to visit the Portland Head Light and Acadia National Park
  • Portland, ME

    Portland Head Light

    This historic lighthouse located in Cape Elizabeth, Maine was first lit in 1791, making it the oldest lighthouse in the state. Portions of the building, which is located in Fort Williams Park, serve as a maritime museum.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $3; Child (3-12 yrs) $3; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $3

  • Acadia National Park, ME

    Acadia National Park is located on Mount Desert Island just off the coast of Maine. This scenic park encompasses mountains, ocean shoreline, lakes, and forest. Guests can expect to see moose, black bear, whit-tailed deer, and many seabirds.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $15; Child (Under 11 yrs) $12; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $12

    Thunder Hole

    Thunder Hole is an impressive blowhole in Acadia National Park, Maine. Seawater is pushed into a submerged cave and shoots up through the ground as high as forty feet in the air. The area offers great views as well.

    Cadillac Mountain

    This mountain sits at the center of Acadia National Park in Maine. There are numerous hiking trails that lead to the summit at 1,528 feet. There is also a road that leads to the top.
Standard Hotel: Quality Inn Bangor or similiar
Day 5

Bar Harbor (200 miles)

Before returning to Boston, we will explore Bar Harbor, ME. We will have the chance to take a cruise of the area.
  • Bar Harbor, ME

    Bar Harbor Cruise

    Bar Harbor, Maine sits just outside of Acadia National Park. This small New England fishing town has much to offer on its own, however, not the least of which are boat tours of the impressive and breathtaking coastline.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $30; Child (Under 11 yrs) $30; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $30

Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn Randolph or similar
Day 6

Boston

Today, we will tour Boston, where we will visit the campuses of MIT and Harvard University. Then, we will see the Massachusetts State House, the New England Aquarium and Trinity Church. At Quincy Market, we will be have the chance to enjoy some lunch, including a delicious lobster meal. Afterwards, we can take a Boston Harbor cruise. At the end of the day, guests will be dropped off at Logan Airport for their departure 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

    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. Tourists come for both history and the architecture.

    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.

    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

    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.

    Trinity Church

    Trinity Church is located in Boston's upscale Back Bay neighborhood. It is a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, and the elaborate and ornate building has become a landmark and icon in downtown Boston.

    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

  • 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

  • Round trip airport transfer
  • 5 nights hotel accommodations
  • Transportation via Deluxe Air Conditioned, Lavatory Equipped motor coach; sometimes may be via 7-Seat or 15-Seat minibus.
  • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
  • All Taxes included
  • Price Excludes

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child Senior
    Acadia National Park
    Acadia National Park (Optional) $15 $12 (Under 11 yrs) $12 (Over 65 yrs)
    Bar Harbor, ME
    Bar Harbor Cruise (Optional) $30 $30 (Under 11 yrs) $30 (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
    New England Aquarium (Optional) $28 $19 (3-11 yrs) $26 (Over 60 yrs)
    Cape Cod, MA
    Dune Tour (Optional) $36 $24 (Under 12 yrs) $36 (Over 65 yrs)
    Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum (Optional) $12 $4 (4-14 yrs) $12 (Over 65 yrs)
    Newport, RI
    Breakers Mansion (Optional) $24 $8 (Under 17 yrs) $24 (Over 65 yrs)
    Plymouth
    Express Ferry (Mandatory) $45 $34 (5-12 yrs) $40 (Over 62 yrs)
    Mayflower II (Optional) $12 $8 (3-11 yrs) $11 (Over 65 yrs)
    Pilgrim Hall Museum (Optional) $10 $6 (6-15 yrs) $8 (Over 62 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)
    Portland, ME
    Portland Head Light (Optional) $3 $3 (3-12 yrs) $3 (Over 62 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.
  • Air fares between your hometown and the departure city.
  • All meals and drinks during the trip are not included in tour price. The tour guide will make eating arrangements.
  • A mandatory service fees: A total of $9.00/day per passenger. Any child / Infant reserving a seat will have to pay the service fees as well. Ex: 2 people taking a 2-day tour would pay: $9 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $36.
  • Personal room fees such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/ mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
  • Any private expenses
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Pricing Policy

  • Buy 2 Get 2 Free details:
    (1) Offer applies to 3 or 4 people sharing one room. 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 $550 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).