Fall Colours of New England, New York & Queen Mary 2 to London

Discover the best of New England, the Big Apple and London and cruise aboard the majestic Queen Mary 2.
Destinations:

United Kingdom & Europe

$12,550.00 per person twin share interior cabin (member)

$12,779.00 per person twin share interior cabin (non member)

$17,120.00 per person single room interior cabin (member)

$17,449.00 per person single room interior cabin (non member)

Includes

  • Return flights from your closest international airport.*
  • Transfer from Boston Airport to your accommodation.
  • 7 night Colours of New England tour including breakfast daily and 3 dinners. Overnight stays in Boston, Stowe, North Cornway and Maine. Witness apples made into cider the old-fashioned way in Stowe. Explore the Rocks Estate and tour the maple sugaring farm. Cruise stunning Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire.
  • Transfer from your accommodation to Boston Airport.
  • One way flight from Boston to New York.
  • 4 night New York tour including breakfast daily, a New York CityPASS and a 72 hour Grayline All Around Town tour pass
  • Transfer from your accommodation to the cruise terminal.
  • 7 nights aboard Queen Mary 2 cruising from New York (US) to Southampton (UK). Includes on board meals and entertainment.
  • Transfer from the cruise terminal to your accommodation.
  • 4 night London tour including breakfast daily, a 2 day London Pass, 1 day Hop on Hop off pass, 1 day Oyster Card. Visit the iconic site of Stonehenge en route to London. Full day Oxford and Windsor tour.
  • Transfer from your accommodation to the London Airport.

Experience the glorious autumn colours of New England on a guided tour. Cruise aboard the stately Queen Mary 2 and indulge in the impeccable on board service. Discover the best of two of the world’s most renowned cities, New York and London

Itinerary Details

Day 1

Sunday 14 October Boston, Massachusetts Fly from your closest international airport to Boston. Upon your arrival, you will be transferred from the airport to your accommodation where your journey through charming and vibrant New England begins. Accommodation: Boston Park Plaza Hotel - 2 night sta

Day 2

Monday 15 October Boston This morning the choice is yours! Walk the Freedom Trail with a local guide and follow in the footsteps of those who shaped America during the Revolutionary War. Or if you prefer, ride with your local guide to see Boston’s iconic treasures including the Old South Meeting House, Public Gardens, Old North Church and Beacon Hill. Either way, make a stop at the famed Faneuil Hall Marketplace, bustling with various street performers and colourful kiosks of local handiwork. Included meals: breakfast & dinner

Day 3

Tuesday 16 October Boston - Woodstock, Vermont - Stowe Set out for Vermont, the “Green Mountain State.” Traditional white steeple churches, quaint villages and tree-covered mountainsides dot the charming landscape. Arrive in Woodstock, known as “the quintessential New England village” complete with a town green, covered bridge and beautifully restored Georgian homes. Visit the impressive mile-long Quechee Gorge before continuing to your resort in Stowe, nestled in the tranquil Green Mountains. Included meals: breakfast Accommodation - Stowe Mountain Lodge - 2 night stay

Day 4

Wednesday 17 October Stowe Today travel to Cold Hollow Cider Mill. Witness apples being transformed into cider the old-fashioned way, a process that has been passed down for generations. A tour of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory teaches you about the ice cream process and ends with a delicious sample of their sweet treats. This afternoon, enjoy time at leisure in Stowe. Included meals: breakfast

Day 5

Thursday 18 October Stowe - North Conway, New Hampshire Today we are New Hampshire bound! Soak in the lovely New England countryside as you journey through the White Mountains of New Hampshire to North Conway. Make a stop to explore the Rocks Estate, home to the North Country Conservation & Education Centre. Tour the farm and learn about the history and importance of maple sugaring in the region, including a visit to a virtual tap room. Included meals: breakfast & dinner Accommodation - Fox Ridge Resort, North Conway - 2 night stay

Day 6

Friday 19 October Lake Winnipesaukee Journey to New Hampshire’s picturesque lakes region, a popular holiday spot for visitors year-round. Board the M/S Mount Washington and spend the next hour cruising stunning Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire’s largest lake. Then, visit the charming town of Wolfeboro, the “oldest summer resort in America.” Later, return to North Conway via the Kancamagus Highway, a scenic byway offering spectacular views of the White Mountains region. Included meals: breakfast

Day 7

Saturday 20 October North Conway - Boothbay Harbour, Maine Head for Maine, arriving in beautiful Boothbay Harbour, the “boating capital of New England.” Admire the rugged coastline on a drive along picturesque Ocean Point Road. This afternoon, embark on a relaxing cruise through Boothbay Harbour. Take in the spectacular views of the coast dotted with lighthouses and summer homes and watch for local wildlife, such as the harbour seal. Learn about New England’s lobster industry and watch as a lobster trap is pulled aboard the boat with the day’s catch. Tonight, join your fellow travellers for a very special farewell dinner featuring the fresh native lobster for which coastal Maine is renowned. Included meals: breakfast & dinner Accommodation: Spruce Point Inn Resort & Spa, Boothbay Harbor, Maine - 1 night stay

Day 8

Sunday 21 October Boothbay Harbour - Kennebunkport - Boston Today, travel through the seaside community of Kennebunkport, along spectacular Ocean Drive. See Walker’s Point, former President George H. W. Bush’s summer home, which is situated on a rocky promontory. Then, return to the Boston airport for your flight to JFK airport, New York. Upon your arrival into New York, you will be transferred to your accommodation. Included meals: breakfast Accommodation: Doubletree Times Square West - 4 night stay including breakfast

Day 9

Monday 22 October New York, NY Today discover the best of New York City from high above the city streets on your double decker bus tour. Let professional tour guides lead you on 5 unique bus loops highlighting the most iconic Big Apple attractions. Times Square, Central Park, the Brooklyn Bridge, One World Trade Center, and the Empire State Building, just a few of the must-see attractions you’ll view while relaxing on the top deck of a comfortable bus. This tour is the ultimate way to experience New York City. Included meals: breakfast

Day 10

Tuesday 23 October New York, NY Today you might like to use your CityPASS to visit other attractions such as the American Museum of Natural History and Metropolitan Museum and choose extra options such as the Guggenheim Museum, 9/11 Museum or a Semi Circle Line Cruise. Included meals: breakfast

Day 11

Wednesday 24 October New York, NY Spend your last day in New York exploring as much of this amazing city as you can using your CityPASS and All Around Town tour pass. Included meals: breakfast

Day 12

Thursday 25 October Queen Mary 2 This morning join your transfer from your accommodation to the cruise terminal to board the magnificent Queen Mary 2 Your cruise includes on board meals and entertainment. Today you will be cruising at sea. Treat yourself and dine at one of the delicious specialty restaurants this evening, then catch a broadway style show in the theatre. Included meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner Accommodation: Queen Mary 2 - 7 nights on board

Day 13

Friday 26 October Today you will be cruising at sea. Pamper yourself and pay a visit to the spa for a relaxing massage or beauty treatment. Included meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 14

Saturday 27 October Today you will be cruising at sea. Do a spot of shopping, from souvenirs and local crafts, to jewellery and clothing from world-class brands. Included meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 15

Sunday 28 October Today you will be cruising at sea. Included meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 16

Monday 29 October Today you will be cruising at sea. Try your luck in the on board casino with games for novices, casual players, or high rollers. Included meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 17

Tuesday 30 October Today you will be cruising at sea. Included meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 18

Wednesday 31 October Today you will be cruising at sea. Get involved in the daily on board activities and join in on inspirational and exciting enrichment programs. Included meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 19

Thursday 1 November Southampton, United Kingdom This morning you will arrive into Southampton where you will be picked up from the cruise terminal and en route to London, will tour the iconic site of Stonehenge, one of the world’s greatest mysteries. This massive circle of 3,500-year-old standing stones and earthworks located in the middle of a green field in Wiltshire. While it’s unclear who built the landmark or how, Stonehenge is surely one of Britain’s most important ancient monuments, having been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1986. Enjoy a brief tour panoramic tour of London, the perfect introduction to this wonderful city, before being dropped at your accommodation. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Included meals: breakfast Accommodation: Melia White House Hotel, London - 4 night stay including breakfast

Day 20

Friday 2 November London, UK Today enjoy the benefits of your London Pass. It is the ultimate sightseeing package that has been especially tailor-made for visitors to the city. Make the most out of your trip and visit top sights and attractions whilst saving time, money and stress. Enjoy fast track entry to London Bridge, Tower of London Tower Bridge, London Zoo, Hampton Court Palace and Kew Gardens. The London Pass includes a 1-day Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour. Buses run every 20-30 minutes and boarding the bus with your Pass will also activate your London Pass. See the sights from your hop on hop off London bus tour and choose from 60 stops and 5 routes around top attractions and landmarks. Included meals: breakfast

Day 21

Saturday 3 November London, UK Today continue using your London Pass but with an Oyster Card. An Oyster Card is a quick and easy way to travel on public transport in London and to get around to all the sites you didn’t make it to yesterday. Included meals: breakfast

Day 22

Sunday 4 November Oxford & Windsor Castle Today is your full day tour out to Oxford and Windsor Castle. Pay a visit to Christ Church College Oxford, the largest and arguably most renowned of Oxford’s many colleges. Founded by Cardinal Thomas Woolsey in 1524, the grandiose complex includes architectural highlights like Sir Christopher Wren’s Great Tom bell tower and the Great Hall. Despite being just one of 38 colleges, for many visitors to Oxford, Christ Church is synonymous with Oxford University. Today, the legendary buildings see almost as many tourists as they do students. Next, stroll through Windsor Castle, the largest working castle in the world that is still occupied by monarchy. For over 900 years, since William the Conqueror built a wooden fortress here, this has been a royal home and fortress. Queen Elizabeth spends a month at Easter, a week in June and most weekends at Windsor. Visit St George’s Chapel where many royal weddings and funerals have occurred and where the Queen Mother and Henry VIII are buried in the chapel. Despite its daily use for royal business, much of the palace is open to the public including the State Apartments, St George’s Chapel, Queen Mary’s dolls’ house and George VI’s private apartments. Included meals: breakfast

Day 23

Monday 5 November Today check out of your hotel and board your transfer to the airport, marking the end of your arrangements. Fly back to your closest international airport from London. Included meals: breakfast

Price based on 14th October 2018 departure. The prices, dates and information supplied are valid at the time of the web page going live, however prices and itinerary are subject to change or may be withdrawn at any time. Please confirm all details and final cost with your consultant at the time of booking. Product is supplied by Holidays of Australia & the World. For full terms and conditions please contact your travel consultant or refer to the terms and conditions on the supplier’s website.