100th Birthday of JFK on Cape Cod

Trips & Tours // Northeast Classics

Culture/History, Special Event


Hyannis, Provincetown, Nantucket, JFK Library

“I come to the Cape when I have a tough decision to make”  JFK.  John F Kennedy, our 35th President,  was born May 29, 1917.  Join us as we explore the place that he would spend his happiest times with family and friends.

TAP Rating: TAP Deluxe


Highlights include:

  • Guided Tour of Hyannis
  • JFK Museum Hyannis
  • Hyannis Harbor Cruise
  • Cape Cod Maritime Museum
  • Touring Along Scenic Old King's Highway
  • Cape Cod National Seashore Visitor's Center
  • Whale Watching Cruise Provincetown (weather permitting)
  • Highspeed Ferry to Nantucket Island
  • Guided Tour of Nantucket
  • JFK Presidential Library Boston
  • Panoramic Boston Tour


DAY 1  Fly to Boston
We fly to Boston where we meet our local guide and travel south to Cape Cod and our home for four nights. We enjoy a welcome reception and dinner this evening.  Cape Codder Resort - Hyannis, MA  (D)
 
DAY 2 Hyannis, Harbor Cruise, Cape Cod Maritime Museum, JFK Birthday Dinner
This morning we tour Hyannis. We see the John F Kennedy Memorial, Hyannis Port, St Francis Xavier Church, Hyannis Armory where JFK accepted the 35th Presidential Nomination and where he delivered his acceptance speech and JFK Hyannis Museum. We explore the area from the water on our Hyannis Harbor Cruise.We then visit the Cape Cod Maritime Museum where we learn about President Kennedy’s nautical history. We enjoy a Birthday Dinner with entertainment and a JFK Birthday Cake for dessert. Cape Codder Resort - Hyannis, MA  (B, D)

DAY 3 Old King's Highway, Eastham Windmill, Cape Cod National Seashore Visitor's Center, Provincetown, Whale Watch Cruise
  Today, we travel historic Old King’s Highway that winds through centuries of Cape Cod History. We see the Eastham Windmill and visit the Cape Cod National Seashore Visitor’s Center.  Sand dunes and the ocean surround us as we approach “Land’s End” - Provincetown - at the extreme tip of Cape Cod.  It was here that the Pilgrims landed before deciding to go on to Plymouth. This afternoon we experience whale watching (weather permitting).  Dinner is included this evening. Cape Codder Resort - Hyannis, MA  (B, D)

DAY 4 High Speed Ferry to Nantucket, Nantucket Tour, Lobster Dinner  Today, we take the high speed ferry to the beautiful Island of Nantucket.  We have time to explore the village and enjoy lunch on own and a private Nantucket Island Tour.  A delicious lobster dinner is included this evening back on the mainland.  Alternate entrées will be available for any “landlubbers” not wishing to eat shellfish. Cape Codder Resort - Hyannis, MA  (B, D)

DAY 5 Boston, JFK Presidential Library This morning we depart for Boston to visit the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum where we see the re-created world of the Kennedy Presidency and special 100th Anniversary exhibits.  After lunch on own we enjoy a panoramic tour of Boston before going to the airport for our flight home. (B)

 

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Arrival Instructions

Arrive to Boston, MA by 9:30AM via Boston Logan (BOS)


Departure Instructions

Depart from Boston, MA after 5:00PM via Boston, Logan (BOS)


Payment Policy

Deposit: $ 300.00 per person due at time of booking - final payment due 65 days prior to departure


Cancellation Policy

Fully refundable 65 days before departure; 64 - 45 days before departure: $300 penalty; 44 days and less before departure: no refund

Itinerary

DAY 1  Fly to Boston
We fly to Boston where we meet our local guide and travel south to Cape Cod and our home for four nights. We enjoy a welcome reception and dinner this evening.  Cape Codder Resort - Hyannis, MA  (D)
 
DAY 2 Hyannis, Harbor Cruise, Cape Cod Maritime Museum, JFK Birthday Dinner
This morning we tour Hyannis. We see the John F Kennedy Memorial, Hyannis Port, St Francis Xavier Church, Hyannis Armory where JFK accepted the 35th Presidential Nomination and where he delivered his acceptance speech and JFK Hyannis Museum. We explore the area from the water on our Hyannis Harbor Cruise.We then visit the Cape Cod Maritime Museum where we learn about President Kennedy’s nautical history. We enjoy a Birthday Dinner with entertainment and a JFK Birthday Cake for dessert. Cape Codder Resort - Hyannis, MA  (B, D)

DAY 3 Old King's Highway, Eastham Windmill, Cape Cod National Seashore Visitor's Center, Provincetown, Whale Watch Cruise
  Today, we travel historic Old King’s Highway that winds through centuries of Cape Cod History. We see the Eastham Windmill and visit the Cape Cod National Seashore Visitor’s Center.  Sand dunes and the ocean surround us as we approach “Land’s End” - Provincetown - at the extreme tip of Cape Cod.  It was here that the Pilgrims landed before deciding to go on to Plymouth. This afternoon we experience whale watching (weather permitting).  Dinner is included this evening. Cape Codder Resort - Hyannis, MA  (B, D)

DAY 4 High Speed Ferry to Nantucket, Nantucket Tour, Lobster Dinner  Today, we take the high speed ferry to the beautiful Island of Nantucket.  We have time to explore the village and enjoy lunch on own and a private Nantucket Island Tour.  A delicious lobster dinner is included this evening back on the mainland.  Alternate entrées will be available for any “landlubbers” not wishing to eat shellfish. Cape Codder Resort - Hyannis, MA  (B, D)

DAY 5 Boston, JFK Presidential Library This morning we depart for Boston to visit the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum where we see the re-created world of the Kennedy Presidency and special 100th Anniversary exhibits.  After lunch on own we enjoy a panoramic tour of Boston before going to the airport for our flight home. (B)

 

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