Cape Cod, Newport R.I., Western Massachusetts & The Berkshires With The Big E

Trips & Tours // Northeast Classics // 9 Days

Culinary, Culture/History, Special Event


A SpecTAPular Tour featuring The Big E, the largest fair on the East Coast

Join us for an exciting slice of New England as we visit Cape Cod, Nantucket, Newport (RI), and the beautiful Berkshires culminating in a visit to the "Big E," the largest fair east of the Mississippi River!

TAP Rating: TAP Exceptional


Highlights include:

  • Plymouth Rock
  • Cape Cod beaches
  • Cape Cod National Seashore Visitor's Center
  • Eastham Windmill
  • Provincetown
  • Whale Watch (optional)
  • Nantucket
  • Hyannis
  • Newport, Rhode Island
  • The Big E
  • Springfield Museums
  • Norman Rockwell Museum
  • Hancock Shaker Village
  • Yankee Candle Village

DAY 1 – BOSTON:  Arrive at Logan Airport and take a free shuttle to hotel. Time at leisure to enjoy Boston. Hampton Inn Logan Airport Riverside

DAY 2 - CAPE COD:  Travel to Plymouth for stops including Plymouth Rock. Continue to Cape Cod, home to natural beauty and quaint colonial villages. (B,D) Holiday Inn Hyannis

DAY 3 – EASTHAM-PROVINCETOWN: Drive historic Route 6A and view Eastham Windmill, Cape Cod Lighthouse, and visit Cape Cod Nat'l Seashore Visitor’s Center and Provincetown. Choice of whale watch or dune tour. (B) Holiday Inn Hyannis

Day 4 – NANTUCKET-HYANNIS: Ferry to Nantucket to enjoy museums, shops, restaurants.  Return and tour Hyannis, including the JFK Memorial. Lobster dinner. (B,D)  Holiday Inn Hyannis

DAY 5 – NEWPORT: Visit Newport, RI and its fabulous mansions, touring the Vanderbilts' "Breakers.".  Mid-afternoon, depart for central MA. Dinner and hotel check-in. (B,D) Hampton Inn

DAY 6 – BIG E: Depart for The Big E, featuring the Avenue of States, a 19th century village, wine & cheese barn, and more. Hotel rest and return to the fair for the parade, choice of dinner, and concert. (B,D) Hampton Inn

DAY 7 – SPRINGFIELD MUSEUMS: Visit Springfield's Art, History, Science and Dr. Seuss museums, and Dr. Seuss Garden. Depart for the Big E for free time and dinner. (B,D) Hampton Inn

DAY 8 - STOCKBRIDGE: Visit Stockbridge and the Norman Rockwell Museum. Lunch included. Visit Hancock Shaker Village and Yankee Candle Village for private event with sales, games, raffles, beer/wine tasting,dinner, entertainment. (B,L,D) Hampton Inn

DAY 9 – RETURN: Return to Boston. (B)

Departure Date: Tour Status: Price Per Person (U.S. Dollars):
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September 13, 2018 Available Scheduled$2,299$2,779$2,170

Arrival Instructions

Arrive to Boston, MA by anytime via Logan International Airport (BOS)


Departure Instructions

Depart from Boston after 1:00 PM via Logan International Airport (BOS)


Payment Policy

Deposit: $ 50.00 per person due at time of booking - final payment due 90 days prior to departure


Cancellation Policy

The balance is due 6 weeks prior to tour departure date and that full refunds, minus a $10.00 service fee and the cost of insurance (if applicable), will be returned to passengers if cancellation is given up to 6 weeks prior to tour departure date. Within the 6 week period, Durgan Travel will retain the payment pending suppliers’ cancellation charges. Please also note that if you or your roommate must cancel, you may be subject to cancellation charges.

-All touring and transfers via luxury motorcoach transportation.

-8 nights’ first-class hotels (hotels listed above) with porterage of luggage at the hotel.

-Breakfast (B) daily, lunch (L) on Day 8, and 6 dinners (D). Beer and wine sampling Day 8, plus entertainment.

-All room and meal taxes and gratuities for all included meals.

-Nantucket ferry and whale watch/dune tour tickets.

-All admissions and sightseeing illustrated on the daily itinerary (The Breakers, Eastern States Exhibition (Parade, Concert ticket, Circus ticket, plenty of time to explore the Fair over two half-days) entrance to the Museums of Springfield (1 ticket for all 5 attractions) Norman Rockwell Museum and Hancock Shaker Village entrance and tour) Special farewell extravaganza at the Yankee Candle Factory retail complex).

-Hosted/escorted at site.

Itinerary

DAY 1 – BOSTON:  Arrive at Logan Airport and take a free shuttle to hotel. Time at leisure to enjoy Boston. Hampton Inn Logan Airport Riverside

DAY 2 - CAPE COD:  Travel to Plymouth for stops including Plymouth Rock. Continue to Cape Cod, home to natural beauty and quaint colonial villages. (B,D) Holiday Inn Hyannis

DAY 3 – EASTHAM-PROVINCETOWN: Drive historic Route 6A and view Eastham Windmill, Cape Cod Lighthouse, and visit Cape Cod Nat'l Seashore Visitor’s Center and Provincetown. Choice of whale watch or dune tour. (B) Holiday Inn Hyannis

Day 4 – NANTUCKET-HYANNIS: Ferry to Nantucket to enjoy museums, shops, restaurants.  Return and tour Hyannis, including the JFK Memorial. Lobster dinner. (B,D)  Holiday Inn Hyannis

DAY 5 – NEWPORT: Visit Newport, RI and its fabulous mansions, touring the Vanderbilts' "Breakers.".  Mid-afternoon, depart for central MA. Dinner and hotel check-in. (B,D) Hampton Inn

DAY 6 – BIG E: Depart for The Big E, featuring the Avenue of States, a 19th century village, wine & cheese barn, and more. Hotel rest and return to the fair for the parade, choice of dinner, and concert. (B,D) Hampton Inn

DAY 7 – SPRINGFIELD MUSEUMS: Visit Springfield's Art, History, Science and Dr. Seuss museums, and Dr. Seuss Garden. Depart for the Big E for free time and dinner. (B,D) Hampton Inn

DAY 8 - STOCKBRIDGE: Visit Stockbridge and the Norman Rockwell Museum. Lunch included. Visit Hancock Shaker Village and Yankee Candle Village for private event with sales, games, raffles, beer/wine tasting,dinner, entertainment. (B,L,D) Hampton Inn

DAY 9 – RETURN: Return to Boston. (B)

Pricing & Availability

Inclusions

-All touring and transfers via luxury motorcoach transportation.

-8 nights’ first-class hotels (hotels listed above) with porterage of luggage at the hotel.

-Breakfast (B) daily, lunch (L) on Day 8, and 6 dinners (D). Beer and wine sampling Day 8, plus entertainment.

-All room and meal taxes and gratuities for all included meals.

-Nantucket ferry and whale watch/dune tour tickets.

-All admissions and sightseeing illustrated on the daily itinerary (The Breakers, Eastern States Exhibition (Parade, Concert ticket, Circus ticket, plenty of time to explore the Fair over two half-days) entrance to the Museums of Springfield (1 ticket for all 5 attractions) Norman Rockwell Museum and Hancock Shaker Village entrance and tour) Special farewell extravaganza at the Yankee Candle Factory retail complex).

-Hosted/escorted at site.



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