Monday, November 8, 2010

Holiday Vacations

 New England's Yuletide Treasures
Day 1:Newport, Rhode Island
Welcome to a festive journey through New England where winter cheer and warm memories are among your souvenirs.
 Day 2:Newport
Travel along breathtaking Ocean Drive en route to famous Bellevue Avenue, an especially beautiful sight during the holiday season. The stately mansions of Bellevue Avenue, once referred to as "summer cottages" and now designated National Historic Landmarks, date back to the mid-1800's an reflect the opulence of America's Gilded Age. Spend your afternoon strolling along famous Thames Street, dotted with galleries and boutiques. Later, visit America's oldest tavern, the White Horse Tavern-constructed in 1673-for a delicious welcome dinner. After dinner, attend a dramatic reading of A Christmas Carol performed by a local actor, set before the festive illumination of Newport Harbor. (B, D)
 Day 3:Newport-North Conway, New Hampshire
Leave Newport's seaside beauty behind as you travel to North Conway, New Hampshire-a quintessential New England town that is part of lovely Mount Washington Valley. Enjoy lunch, followed by lively, festive entertainment in a 200-year-old farmhouse that has been converted into a charming timber-framed music hall. Take time ti stroll through the quaint village or visit one of its many outlet stores. An evening of leisure allows you the opportunity to relax, perhaps by the outdoor fire pits with a cup of cocoa. (B, L)
 Day 4:North Conway
The White Mountains paint a tranquil winter scene as you drive through the countryside to a Christmas tree farm. Soak in lovely vistas of 1,400 protected acres over a cup of hot cocoa as you learn about the history of the farm. Continue to the charming village of Sugar Hill for lunch on your own and time to explore. Upon returning to the hotel, join your fellow travelers for a merry experience making gingerbread or decorating cookies. (B)
 Day 5:North Conway-Kittery, Maine-Boston, Massachusetts
Today you travel to Kittery for the opportunity to shop for holiday gifts at one of its numerous outlet stores. With great finds in hand, continue to Boston, Massachusetts. Embark on a guided sightseeing tour that features the Old South Meeting House, the Public Gardens, the Old North Church, Beacon Hill and the U.S.S Constitution. Later, stop at the famed Faneuil Hall marketplace, where colorful kiosks feature the handiwork of New England artisans. Before dinner, visit the top of the Skywalk Observatory for breathtaking360-degree panoramic views of Boston and beyond. After dinner, enjoy an evening drive to the Boston Common where the warm glow of holiday lights welcomes you to Boston's city center. Behold the beautifully-decorated Christmas tree that stands at fifty feet, creating a picture-perfect way to end your day. (B,D)
  Day 6:Boston (B)
Departs November 30, 2010, December 5, 2010, December 6, 2010, December 12, 2010.
$1199.00 per person
**all rates are subject to change and itinerary is subject to change.
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1 comment:

Michelle Courtney DeFiore said...

Thank you for sharing this amazing holiday vacation trips. I was planning for a sightseeing with my family before Christmas so I will definitely look at all these suggestions.