Cape Cod & the Islands 2019

Cape Cod & the Islands

October 6-12, 2019

 

Sunday, October 6
Today, fly to Boston. Upon arrival, meet your Tour Director and transfer to your Cape Cod hotel to begin a six-night stay.

Monday, October 7
Today, enjoy a Hyannis Tour to learn more about the history of the Kennedys and this seaside resort. Travel through Hyannis Port, home of the Kennedy Compound and see the Kennedy Memorial & St. Francis Church. Later, visit Plimoth Plantation, an accurate re-creation of the Pilgrim’s 1627 village where costumed interpreters portray colony residents in this living history museum. Stop to see famous Plymouth Rock, the place where the Pilgrims first stepped ashore after a 66-day trans-Atlantic voyage. Later, journey to the charming village of Sandwich. Incorporated in 1639, it is the oldest town on Cape Cod and known for its glassware. Visit the Heritage Plantation, where a collection of Americana ranges from early art and artifacts to horticulture, military history and a 1912 carousel. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner this evening with your fellow travelers. (B, D)

Tuesday, October 8
This morning, board a ferry and cruise to scenic and historic Nantucket Island, featuring a cobblestoned Main Street, unspoiled beaches, sea captains’ houses and art galleries. Enjoy a visit to the Nantucket Whaling Museum, including its rooftop observation deck overlooking the harbor and other whaling exhibits; all reflections of an island that some 300 years ago was the whaling capital of the world. Enjoy some time at your own pace to shop or explore the yacht-filled harbor and waterfront. This afternoon, board a ferry and return to your Cape Cod hotel. (B)

Wednesday, October 9
Today, visit the historic city of Boston. Enjoy a Boston City Tour featuring Boston Commons, the Old State House, the Old North Church from where Paul Revere got the signal to start his famous ride, the Old South Meeting House, Beacon Hill and Old Ironsides. Visit the Faneuil Hall Marketplace, located in downtown Boston near the waterfront and originally gifted to the city in 1742. Enjoy leisure time to grab a bite to eat, wander, people watch and shop. This evening, enjoy dinner in Boston at a popular local restaurant then return to the Cape. (B, D)

Thursday, October 10
This morning, enjoy a scenic ferry ride to famous Martha’s Vineyard, where little has changed since European settlers arrived early in the 17th century. The island’s resident population includes writers, artists, entertainers and fisherman. Your Martha’s Vineyard Tour includes the colorful Victorian cottages of Oak Bluffs, Edgartown with its stately houses built by whaling captains, pristine beaches and colorful yacht harbors. Also view the picturesque Aquinnah Lighthouse and Gay Head. Later, return via ferry and back to your hotel. (B)

Friday, October 11
Today, visit Newport, Rhode Island, one of New England’s most delightful coastal cities and a long time favorite vacation site of affluent socialites and yachting enthusiasts. Enjoy a Newport City Tour and drive by the Touro Synagogue, the oldest synagogue in America, the International Tennis Hall of Fame and the splendid estates along Bellevue Avenue. Marvel at the extravagant lifestyle of a bygone era with a guided tour of The Breakers Mansion, the Vanderbilt’s lavishly decorated turn of the century mansion. Follow “Ten-Mile-Drive” along the magnificent rocky coast, which boasts exquisite estates from the early 1900’s. Enjoy some leisure time in Newport to explore the galleries and quaint shops. Tonight’s Farewell Dinner is a traditional New England Lobster Dinner. (B, D)

Saturday, October 12
Today, transfer to the Boston airport filled with wonderful memories of your Cape Cod & the Islands Tour. (B)

Trip Includes:
•  Six nights at one hotel
•  Nantucket Island Visit
•  Nantucket Whaling Museum
•  Boston City Tour
•  Plimouth Plantation
•  Plymouth Rock
•  Hyannis
•  Martha’s Vineyard Tour
•  Newport’s Ocean Drive
•  Breakers Mansion Tour
•  Heritage Plantation
•  Sandwich
•  New England Lobster Dinner
•  Faneuil Hall Marketplace
•  Admissions & Sightseeing per Itinerary
•  Motorcoach Transportation to and from St. Louis
•  Roundtrip Airfare from St. Louis
•  6 Nights Hotel Accommodations
•  9 Meals: 6-Breakfasts & 3-Dinners
•  Professional Tour Director
•  Baggage Handling

 

Pricing:
$2,625 per person / Double occupancy 
$3,350 per person / Single occupancy
$2,595 per person / Triple occupancy
Deposit – $300 per person due at registration
Travel Insurance – $250 per person
Final balance due July 28, 2019

 

For more information about this trip, contact Sheri Rodebaugh at 217-258-0440, or toll free 866-661-2582.