Boston, Cape Cod and the Islands

7 night tour - Starting in Boston, Massachusetts - ending in Boston, Massachusetts.

A Premium Escorted Tour with Insight Vacations.

Insight Vacations Premium Escorted journeys are carefully planned with over 35 years experience, enjoy VIP return private UK airport transfers, deluxe hotels, business class legroom and complimentary WiFi and water onboard luxury motorcoaches.

You're constantly reminded of the sea in this fish-hook shaped corner of New England. From ‘Ocean State' Rhode Island, steeped in sailing history, to the chic, waterfront resorts of the Vineyard and summer playgrounds of the Cape.

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2019 Guaranteed departure dates:
June 07th - Available
September 06th - Available

September 20th - Available
 
The above tours are guaranteed to depart.
 
TO BOOK THIS TOUR: CALL US ON FREEPHONE 0800 0336 335 OR EMAIL US RESERVATIONS@PURELYTRAVELGROUP.CO.UK
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Day 1: Boston, the Cradle of Liberty

Enjoy your complimentary private V.I.P. door-to-door transfer to your UK departure airport. Welcome to Boston! Upon arrival at Boston Logan International Airport, transfer to your downtown hotel. At 6.00 pm, gather with your Tour Director for a Welcome Reception and the opportunity to mingle and get to know each other during a pleasant evening of drinks and a light meal.

Hotel: The Westin Copley Place, Boston

Welcome Dinner with Wine

Day 2: Historic Boston

(Relaxed Start) Your Tour Director will provide you with a fascinating insight into 'Beantown' during a historical sightseeing tour. At several stops along Boston's famed Freedom Trail, hear about the struggle and courage of the American colonists during revolutionary times. View the colourful neighbourhoods of Back Bay and historic North End. The afternoon is free to pursue your own interests.

Hotel: The Westin Copley Place, Boston

Full Breakfast

Day 3: Newport, the Queen of Summer Resorts

South of Boston is Rhode Island, America's smallest State packed with big league attractions. Its star player is the elegant town of Newport, lined with the Gilded Age mansions of America's wealthiest families. Visit The Breakers, the grandest of Newport's summer ‘cottages' and a symbol of the Vanderbilt family's social and financial preeminence during the late 19th century. Newport was home to the America's Cup for more than 50 years and is widely known as the Sailing Capital of the World! Embark on a nautical discovery aboard an 80-foot schooner for a scenic cruise around the coastline, seeing the harbour and famous landmarks. Your luxurious award-winning hotel is full of New England warmth and charm, situated atop Newport's Historic Hill neighbourhood.

Hotel: Hotel Viking

Full Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

Day 4: On to Sandwich

In the morning, travel back in time to visit the stunning New Bedford Whaling Museum, where a Local Expert will enlighten you on the extensive impact whaling had on the region. See the largest model ship in the world, a beautiful scrimshaw collection, and the many exhibits, including the material that inspired Herman Melville to pen his classic work, ‘Moby Dick.’ Travel on to the town of Sandwich, the oldest town on Cape Cod. Continue to the Heritage Museums and Gardens, where in one beautiful location, you'll find sweeping lawns, stunning gardens, a windmill, art gallery, museum of Americana, and an amazing collection of antique cars. Visit the Sandwich Glass Museum to experience the techniques of the English and Irish glassmakers that founder Deming Jarvis developed during the early 19th century.

Hotel: Dan'l Webster Inn and Spa, Sandwich

Full Breakfast

Day 5: Martha's Vineyard, a Presidential Pardise.

Board your morning ferry to Martha's Vineyard, home to pristine sandy beaches, and diverse outdoor attractions. No stranger to presidential visits, the island has hosted Bill Clinton and the Obamas, while the former U.S. First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis maintained a home here. After disembarking, make your way to Oak Bluffs, known for its rainbow-coloured, gingerbread-like cottages with storybook decorations, high-peaked roofs, and dainty verandahs. Get acquainted with the island on a tour, before reaching your hotel which overlooks Edgartown's beautiful harbour, lighthouse and Chappaquiddick Island.

Hotel: Harbor View Hotel, Martha’s Vineyard/Edgartown

Full Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

Day 6: Cape Cod National Seashore, Provincetown and Noeth Falmouth

Take the ferry back to Woods Hole before an excursion to the Cape Cod National Seashore, a National Park that encompasses much of the Outer Cape. Travel to the extreme tip of Cape Cod, to Provincetown – a small coastal resort known for its beaches, cool boutiques, restaurants and art galleries, giving this town a fun and funky vibe. Then, it's on to the cottage-lined streets of North Falmouth and your beachside hotel. Step outside to feel the sun on your face and the sand between your toes.

Hotel: Sea Crest Beach Hotel (Ocean view rooms), North Falmouth

Full Breakfast

Day 7: Nantucket Island

Depart Hyannis in style on a high-speed catamaran for the quaint island of Nantucket. Not only has it retained the charm of a bygone era, it is one of the most exclusive coastal communities in the US. During your visit, take in the beauty of the quaint cobblestone streets, simple Quaker-style homes and handsome houses dating back to the whaling days. Return to the mainland in the late afternoon to relax at your beachfront hotel, before meeting in the evening for a Celebration Dinner with wine.

Hotel: Sea Crest Beach Hotel (Ocean view rooms), North Falmouth

Full Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

Day 8: Berries, Bogs and back to Boston to depart or extend your stay

(Relaxed Start) As one of the few fruits native to North America, it is said that the cranberry is more American than apple pie. Meet a local cranberry bog farmer. With generations of knowledge behind him, he will share with you the lifecycle and cultural impact of this truly American berry. Return to Boston, where there are complimentary transfers to Boston Logan International Airport, or the Boston tour hotel for guests wishing to extend their stay. Airport arrival will be at 14:00. On arrival at your UK airport, your driver will greet you and escort you to your waiting car for your return private V.I.P. door-to-door transfer home.

Full Breakfast

Your Insight Vacations Tour Highlights

 

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCES

Boston: Follow part of Boston's red-brick Freedom Trail which brings to life the story of the American Revolution.

Newport: The Breakers, the most grandiose of Newport's mansions, is an Italian Renaissance palace that is nothing short of sumptuous. View the priceless tapestries, fine mosaic work, irreplaceable paintings, and ornate furniture that testify to the wealth of one of America's most affluent families.

Newport: In case you've ever wanted to know what it feels like to star in your own Ralph Lauren ad, set out on an 80-foot schooner for a scenic cruise around the Newport coastline.

New Bedford: In a city that built its wealth on blubber, journey back to the great age of Moby Dick and castaway crews from around the globe at the engaging Whaling Museum.

Martha's Vineyard: Take a ferry to the island for a taste of authentic New England.

Nantucket: Take an excursion to the idyllic island of Nantucket, characterized by cobblestone streets, antique stores, lighthouses and acres of conservation land.

Sandwich: There's something for everyone at the Heritage Museums and Gardens - a fascinating complex of Americana museums located within a 100-acre garden setting.

Cape Cod: Taste the goodness of an all American fruit and Massachusetts' main cash crop at a working cranberry bog.

ADDITIONAL INCLUDED HIGHLIGHTS

Boston: View the neighbourhoods of Back Bay and Bunker Hill.

Martha's Vineyard: Visit Oak Bluffs with its ‘gingerbread cottages’ and tour the island.

Cape Cod: Tour the Cape Cod National Seashore and the town of Chatham. Taste the goodness of Massachusetts' number one agricultural commodity crop at a cranberry bog.

Scenic Drives: Travel along Ocean Drive in Newport

Rhode Island: Enjoy the natural beauty of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket.

SIGNATURE DINING

North Falmouth: Join your Tour Director and celebrate the culmination of your tour with wine and classic cuisine.

HIGHLIGHT HOTELS AND LOCATIONS

Boston: The Langham is tranquil haven of classic luxury in the centre of the city.

Newport: Experience warmth and character at the boutique Viking Hotel in Newport, registered with the Historic Hotels of America.

Martha's Vineyard: The refined Harbour View Hotel embodies timeless character with modern comforts.

Cape Cod: Whilst the views and sunsets are fabulous at Sea Crest Beach, so are the facilities and warm hospitality of the staff.

ADDITIONAL FIVE STAR SERVICES

Your expert Insight Tour Director will smooth your way throughout your vacation. Acting as a 'travelling concierge', he or she is also an expert guide, a consummate organiser and your friend in a foreign land

The majority of Insight hotels have free WiFi access in lobby or bedroom areas and WiFi is also generally available on most touring coaches.

We include Personal radio headsets - these give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights without missing any of your local expert's fascinating insights and commentaries

Insight Flourishes - from time to time, your Tour Director will enchant you with local tidbits, each representing an authentic food or beverage of the region

We'll handle your Baggage everywhere, with seamless and prompt delivery to your door at every hotel

Your Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency

Luxury air-conditioned, 40-guest coach with extended legroom and onboard restroom

VIP DOOR TO DOOR RETURN UK AIRPORT TRANSFERS

Your holiday begins in true style from the moment we collect you from your front door for a relaxed journey to your choice of departure airport. Your wonderfully appointed executive car is reserved exclusively for your use, ensuring an uninterrupted, hassle-free journey to your departure airport.

Each and every Insight tour begins and ends with our unique and truly unrivalled private car door to door transfer service. You will be met at your front door by your driver who will assist with your bags before whisking you to your choice of departure airport in a private executive saloon car, all in plenty of time to make your way to your check-in desk. With Insight you really will experience an exclusive service, enjoying your journey in a standard of car that you would expect to associate with Insight standards. All of our cars are up-to-date models and maintained to the highest standards. We will arrange a convenient pick-up time from your home that suits you, not us or other passengers. Each car is equipped with the latest satellite navigation intelligence to ensure your continued peace of mind and a speedy journey.

At the end of your tour, on arrival at your chosen UK airport, you will be greeted by your waiting driver in the arrivals hall and escorted to your car for the smooth and comfortable journey directly back home.

Should you wish to make your own way to the airport, all you need do is advise us at the time of making your reservation and a discount will be offered.

Terms and conditions apply.

Tour Only Cost: All prices quoted below are per adult person, per tour in British Pounds (GBP)

Departure Dates

Single Twin/Double Triple Quad
07th June 2019 £3,370* £2,518* £2,300* Please call
06th and 20th September 2019 £3,389* £2,540* £2,320* Please call
 
* EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT FOR 2019 DEPARTURES - Book early and SAVE 10% off the above prices by paying a 10% deposit at time of booking and the tour balance by the 28th Feb 2019.
 
Repeat Client Discount - Have you travelled with Insight Vactions before, within the last 5 years ! - if so you qualify for a 5% discount - Ask us at time of booking.
 
Children aged 5-17 may qualify for a discount off up to 10% when sharing a room with 2 adults - Please call us for details. 
 
Not included in your tour cost:
Flights – we can package your tour with flights at very competitive airfares using our airline partners. Please call us to discuss the best airline for your itinerary.
Pre or post accommodation - If you want to extend your stay at the start or the end of your escorted tour or add another destination to your booking please call us and we will be happy to provide a quote.
Meals, other than those listed in the itinerary.
The customary gratuities for the Tour Director and local drivers are not included and are paid locally, if you prefer these can be pre-paid to us in advance for £73.00 per person.
 
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TO BOOK YOUR TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS:

Please call us on FREEPHONE 0800 0336 335 or EMAIL us reservations@purelytravelgroup.co.uk we are open 7 days a week.

We will be happy to answer any questions, check the availability of your tour, offer a quote for flights and any pre or post nights you would like to add.

When you are ready to go ahead with the booking, a non-refundable deposit of 10% will be due at time of booking or the full balance if you are due to travel within 8 weeks.