Maritime New England & Cape Cod 2018

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  NEW FOR 2018  

8 Days 7 Nights • 13 Meals

Sep 9-16 | Sep 23-30

Depart/Return: Boston, MA

Price Per Person:

Double: $1,897; Single: $2,395

Pre-Tour Hotel: $218/night

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About the Tour

Step into life in the seaside towns of yesterday and today along coast of southern New England. Sea spray and salt air surround you in the old whaling center of New Bedford to the cliff-top mansions of Newport and historic Plymouth Rock. Get to know Cape Cod from charming Nantucket Island to colorful Provincetown on the tip. En route, meet hardworking fishermen, orchardists, cooks and craftspeople who will make your New England experience come vibrantly alive. A moving visit to the JFK Presidential Library & Museum, scenic rail trip, and ferry ride cap off an unforgettable New England adventure.


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Tour Highlights

  • Experience coastal highlights of 3 New England states
  • Visit Nantucket Island, an 18th century whaling port
  • Narrated tour of Cape Cod, including the National Seashore
  • Tour the Vanderbilt estate, The Breakers
  • Ride the Essex Steam Train
  • Enjoy delicious, authentic meals--a lobster bake, johnnycake demo, and Portuguese dinner
  • Two nights at a Cape Cod's Blue Water oceanfront resort
  • Meet working locals--a cranberry farmer, a fisherman and apple growers
  • Tour the JFK Library & Museum
  • Experience the Submarine Force Museum


Optional Excursions/Extensions




Helpful Information

Average Temp:
Highs: Low-70s; Lows: High-50s

Time Zone: Eastern

Arrival Time: Schedule to arrive at our starting hotel by 5:00 p.m. on Day 1.

Departure Time: Schedule your flight home to depart after 2:00 p.m. on Day 8.

Airport-Hotel Shuttle: Hotel offers complimentary shuttle to/from Boston Logan Intermational Airport.

Vehicle Parking: Free parking is available during the tour at our starting hotel.

Walking Distance:  Moderate walking is required to fully enjoy this tour.

Currency: U.S. Dollar

Hotel Amenities: Hair Dryers, iron & ironing board, TV/Cable and coffee makers. Exercise room & swimming pool at most hotels.

Travel Protection Available?: Yes, see About Travel Protection.

Terms & Conditions: Tour reservations are subject to the terms and conditions outlined by Country Travel DISCOVERIES on our website at Terms & Conditions.

Groups: Have a group? We can make your group's vacation cost-effective and easy, with discounts for groups as small as five and other benefits. Learn more at Country Travel DISCOVERIES for Groups.

Additional Information: Lobster Bake Day 2: You can request Chicken as an alternative for Lobster.

Further information is mailed upon receipt of your reservation. A total of three mailings are sent to assist you in preparing for your tour…Get Ready, Get Set and Go! Our “Get Ready” packet is sent confirming your reservation. Our “Get Set” packet provides further details approximately 90 days prior to departure with important details regarding making your travel arrangements. Finally, our “Go” packet arrives 2-3 weeks before departure containing all your final documents.

Updates: Updates to this document are available from our Discovery Reservations Team, and will be posted online at 

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Images on this page (from top): Harbor at dusk in Nantucket (Mass Office of Tourism); JFK Museum (Courtney Wittenstein for JFK Museum); Whaling National Historical Park and Museum








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