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New England Fall Foliage Roundtrip from Boston

6 Days from

$1249

Boston Portland Boston

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New England Fall Foliage Roundtrip from Boston

6 Days from

$1249

Boston, MA Portland, ME Boston, MA

Reservations:
1 (800) 268-7252
Request a Quote
from your Amtrak Station:
Click Here

Trip Overview

A beautiful New England experience awaits on this 6-day roundtrip getaway. Stroll the bustling streets of Boston and learn about the American Revolution on a sightseeing tour. Take a leisurely tour through the New England countryside and take in gorgeous, picturesque fall foliage. Journey up to Portland and visit the city’s many iconic lighthouses and enjoy a traditional New England lobster dinner. A true New England fall experience awaits on this trip!

Highlights

  • Hop-on, Hop-off sightseeing tour of Boston
  • Sightseeing city tour of Lexington, Concord, and Cambridge
  • Sightseeing tour of New England's Fall Foliage
  • Sightseeing city tour of Portland

Package Also Includes:

  • Roundtrip Amtrak® in Coach accommodations from Boston to Portland and back on the Downeaster®
  • 5 nights' hotel accommodations
  • 1 meal included (1 dinner)

Disclaimer:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

DAY 1 BOSTON
Welcome to the Boston! This city is full of sights you won't want to miss. Begin to explore “Beantown” today on your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of the city. Visit historic sites, like Paul Revere's House and the Old State House. Take a leisurely stroll through the gorgeous Public Garden and enjoy a swan boat ride. You'll also have the chance to see Boston's modern marvels, including Copley Square and the Boston Christian Science Center's magnificent reflecting pool. (Overnight in Boston)

DAY 2 BOSTON
Today you will relive history with a journey back in time to the Revolutionary War era as you follow the route of Paul Revere as he warned the countryside with his infamous cry of "the British are coming!" Travel along the famous Battle Road Trail and see the homes of renowned literary greats, like Hawthorne, Alcott, and Emerson in the charming town of Concord. Stand on Lexington Green, where Captain Jonathan Parker and 77 Minutemen fiercely stood their ground against 700 Redcoats and Concord where the British were turned back at the Old North Bridge. Hang out in Harvard Yard and stroll through Cambridge Common, where George Washington took control of the Continental Army. Drive along "Tory Row" past the home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Today, is a history lover's dream come true! (Overnight in Boston)

DAY 3 BOSTON
Today, you will enjoy a Fall Foliage tour! Board the motorcoach for a ride through the country to take in in stunning seasonal colors. Sit back and relax as you travel past quiet ponds, ancient farms, and sturdy colonial churches, all of which are surrounded by the bright red, orange, and yellow hues. Your fun afternoon of leaf peeping will be capped off with a stop at a native orchard for apples and cider. A real New England experience awaits you! (Overnight in Boston)

DAY 4 BOSTON > PORTLAND
Wake up this morning and board the Downeaster® for your ride to Portland. Upon arrival visit the pubs, shops, and restaurants of downtown Portland in an atmosphere where everyone is welcomed. Portland's vibrant performing arts scene, amazing cuisine, and eclectic group of shops is why locals call this city “New England's Best Kept Secret.” There's so much to do here—from food and wine festivals to sightseeing tours to art gallery exhibits—that you can easily spend an entire vacation in Portland. Tonight, enjoy a delicious dinner at a popular local restaurant on Portland's gorgeous waterfront. (Overnight in Portland) D

DAY 5 PORTLAND
Explore Portland today on a sightseeing tour that will take you all around the city to learn about the history and to see the many iconic lighthouses. Sit back, relax, and enjoy fully-narrated excursion as your engaging and informative guides treat you to Portland's diverse history and hidden gems. The childhood home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the Victoria Mansion, and the bustling Old Port are just a few of the landmarks you'll see as you travel from Portland's city streets to its stunning rocky coast. Don't forget your camera, as you'll have some great photo ops at Portland Head Light, Maine's oldest lighthouse. (Overnight in Portland)

DAY 6 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN BOSTON
Today you will board Amtrak for your return trip to Boston. As the train makes its way south, reflect on the wonderful time you had on your journey through New England.

Legend for meals: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

Boston Park Plaza

Built in 1927, the Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers is a member of Historic Hotels of America. This grand hotel is adjacent to the Public Garden with its Swan Boats and the chic boutiques, art galleries and restaurants of the world famous Newbury Street. Relax in the comfort and style of one of the 950 graciously appointed and distinctively decorated guestrooms and suites

Fairmont Copley Plaza

The Fairmont Copley Plaza hotel has been a symbol of Boston's rich history and elegance since its gala opening in 1912. Steps away from Copley Place, the boutiques of Newbury Street and the Hynes Convention Center.
Each of the Boston luxury hotel's 383 guestrooms and suites is well appointed with lavish décor and thoughtful amenities.

Hampton Inn & Suites Boston Crosstown

Hampton Inn & Suites Boston Crosstown is centrally located in the South End of Boston and offers ease of access to popular areas of Boston- the Back Bay, Symphony, Longwood, Waterfront, South Boston, and Fenway Park.

Sheraton Boston Hotel

Nestled in charming and historic Back Bay, the Sheraton Boston Hotel is ideally situated for business and leisure travel. The Sheraton is close to the Financial District and businesses in Copley Square and one block from famed Newbury Street.The hotel is connected via an indoor walkway to the Hynes Convention Center and to two hundred shops at the Prudential Center and Copley Place Mall. Take in fantastic views from one of our 1,220 newly renovated guestrooms.

The Westin Portland Harborview

The Westin Portland Harborviewfeatures an ideal location in the heart of the vibrant Arts District in downtown Portland.

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For more information or to make a reservation, call our rail vacation experts at:
1 (800) 268-7252

Disclaimer:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

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