|Sample Itinerary: |
Day #1 –
Essex Steam Train Excursion - Ride the rails aboard a true Steam train with vintage rail cars. Depart from the historic Essex Station and travel through the beautiful countryside to the riverside along the Connecticut River Valley.
Arrive at Microtel Inn & Suites, Uncasville, CT - (1 Night Stay)
Dinner on Own - Suggestion - Olde Mistick Village.
Day #2 – Expanded Continental Breakfast - With hot choices.
Boston Guide Service
Boston City Tour - Discover this Capitol city including the USS Constitution (the oldest warship in the US Navy), Beacon Hill, the Freedom Trail, Boston Common, Bunker Hill, Boston Public Garden, State House, Rose Kennedy Greenway, historic Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market.
Boston Harbor Cruise - A relaxing narrated cruise on historic Boston Harbor. See the bustling inner harbor. Learn about the past, present and future of the historic waterfront area including Charles Navy Yard, Boston‘s fishing industry, Tea Party site and more.
Arrive at The Hampton Inn, Dover, NH - (2 Night Stay)
Day #3 – Expanded Continental Breakfast – With hot choices.
Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum - Take a trip back in time as you enjoy magnificent views of Portland’s waterfront aboard antique rail cars pulled by hard-working steam and diesel locomotives. Discover the unique two-foot gauge trains that linked rural Maine to the rest of the world.
Old Port, Portland - Time for lunch on own and shopping in this city’s historic, waterfront district.
Lighthouse Lover’s Cruise - Maine's rugged, rocky coast and picturesque lighthouses - what a combo! The scene unfolds as you cruise from Portland's scenic harbor seeing the Calendar Islands, coastal forts, Maine lobster boats, playful seals and an array of seabirds. View as many as seven lighthouses including an up-close experience at Maine’s oldest and historic lighthouse, Portland Headlight, proudly perched on one of Maine's famous rocky outcrops overlooking this beautiful harbor.
Shipyard Brewery - Portland's proud brewing establishment, brewing fine English style ales. Stop in for a tour, hear the history and enjoy a tasting. Great gift shop.
Maine Lobsterbake Dinner with Entertainment - Enjoy the freshest of New England seafood with a traditional lobsterbake coupled with a dose of down east entertainment.
Day #4 – Expanded Continental Breakfast – With hot choices.
Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad - Ride the train to your cruise. View this impressive lake from the shore as you travel over the historic tracks of the Boston & Maine Railroad.
M/S Mount Washington Cruise and Lunch - A wonderful cruise on Lake Winnipesaukee, its name originating from an Indian term meaning Beautiful Water in a High Place. Relax and enjoy this 72 square mile lake, the largest in New Hampshire. Fabulous views of the three mountain ranges surrounding the lake and 365 islands. Delicious hot and cold lunch buffet as you cruise.
Foxwoods Casino, Ledyard, CT - Try your luck this evening at the country’s largest casino complex or browse the new Tanger Outlets.
Buffet Dinner Included - At Casino w/ five hour stay.
Arrive at the Microtel Inn and Suites, Uncasville, CT - (1 Night Stay)
Day #5 – Expanded Continental Breakfast – With hot choices. DEPART FOR HOME