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 Best of New England

16 night self drive holiday exploring the best of New England

Best in the Fall, but beautiful throughout the Spring - Autumn months, this 16 night trip begins in the city of Boston, famous for the Boston Tea Party before heading to Cape Cod and then a tour around some of the highlights of New England including Arcadia National Park, White Mountain National Forest, Stowe and the Green Mountains and the Finger Lakes.

Remember - All our holidays can be shortened or extra nights added or modified with upgraded hotels, car etc. We love building tailor made road trip holidays!

Fly into Boston and out of New York City

1350 miles
Approx

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new england holiday

Our 16 Night Best of New England holiday starts in Boston and ends in New York City: Boston (3 nights), Cape Cod (2 nights) Kennebunkport (1 night), Bar Harbor for Arcadia National Park (2 nights), Jackson for White Mountain National Forest (1 night), Stowe (2 nights), Ithaca for the Finger Lakes (3 nights), New York City (2 nights)

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boston holiday

Days 1 - 3:
Boston (3 nights)

Boston is a great city to spend a few days. Explore the delights of Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market and take a trip to nearby Harvard. The Boston Tea Party Museum has a wonderful interactive historical experience

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Boston,
MA

4 Star
Hotel

cape cod holiday

Days 4 & 5:
Cape Cod (2 nights)

Make the short drive to Cape Cod, a hook-shaped peninsula southeast of Boston. There's quaint villages, seafood shacks, lighthouses, bays and beaches. If you would like, we can also book you a ferry to the resort island of Martha's Vineyard.

90
miles

Cape Cod,
MA

3 Star
Inn

new england holiday

Day 6:
Kennebunkport

Take the coastal drive back past Boston and on to Kennebunkport in southern Maine. You’ll stay here for one night and there are some great beaches, including Goose Rocks Beach. The 1833 Goat Island Lighthouse sits in the harbor of quaint lobster-fishing village Cape Porpoise.

170
miles

Kennebunkport
ME

3 Star
Inn

new england holidays

Days 7 & 8:
Arcadia National Park (2 nights)

Continuing up the coast, your next two nights will be near Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island, one of the top ten most visited National Parks. The rocky landscape includes Cadillac Mountain, the highest point on the United States’ East Coast. Among the wildlife are moose, bear, whales and seabirds.

200
miles

Bar Harbor,
ME

3 Star
Inn

new england region holiday

Day 9:
White Mountain National Forest

You will head into the White Mountain National Forest today for your overnight stop in New Hampshire. This area is known for the bright fall foliage, covered bridges, rivers and crystal clear lakes.

220
miles

Jackson,
NH

3 Star
Inn

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Days 10 & 11:
Green Mountains (2 nights)

We highly recommend driving along the Kancamagus Scenic Byway; a 35 mile stretch of highway with gorgeous Autumn colours on your way to Stowe. You’ll be staying two nights giving you plenty of time to enjoy the charming little town of Stowe and its stunning scenery.

130
miles

Stowe,
VT

3 Star
Hotel

finger lakes holiday

Days 12 - 14:
Finger Lakes (3 nights)

A stop in Buffalo as you cross the border will allow you to view huge Lake Erie before you head through New York State to the Finger Lakes a region well known for stunning waterfalls, gorges and wineries which also has a number of state parks in the area. There’s plenty to enjoy during your two night stay.

310
miles

Ithaca,
NY

3 Star
Hotel

new york holiday

Days 15 & 16:
New York City (2 nights)

Your final two nights will be in the bustling New York City. Take in some of the iconic attractions such as the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building and Times Square and do some last minute shopping or perhaps take in a Broadway Show. As always, we will have some great recommendations for you.

230
miles

New York,
NY

3 Star
Hotel

nyc holiday

Day 17 & 18:
NYC & Fly Home

Enjoy your final morning in New York City. This evening you’ll catch your overnight flight back to the UK.

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Home

philadelphia holiday

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia is a great city to add on to your trip. There is plenty to do here and, of course there are the steps made famous by Rocky in the film at the front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art

atlantic city holiday

Atlantic City, NJ

Atlantic City is known as the Las Vegas of the East Coast. Its not as big or glamourous and the weather certainly isn’t as hot, but it is a city full of casinos and restaurants if you fancy a night there. And there is the well known boardwalk too!

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The Hamptons, NY

The Hamptons are the suburbs of New York for the rich and famous. You can take a drive up here enjoying the beaches, mansions and communities where the New York business elite have their weekend homes.

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