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Boston & New England Fall Foliage - September 2020
September 19-26, 2020


Boston & New England Fall Foliage – Fall 2021


Enjoy the best of New England including Boston, MA on this small group tour during fall foliage season. You will visit Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine with plenty of time to absorb the spirit of each location. From the freedom trail in Boston, to the exquisite mansions of Newport, RI to the spectacular forests of Vermont and New Hampshire, everyday will give you a new appreciation of New England.


DAY 1: Fly to Boston, MA

Today you will catch a flight to Boston, MA for the start of our tour. Upon arrival at Boston Logan International Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel in the city center. This evening, you will meet your group for welcome talk with your tour leader before heading out to dinner in Boston’s North End for a delicious Italian meal. Overnight in Boston

DAY 2: Boston

This morning you will enjoy a walking tour of Boston including its Public Garden, Common, and the Freedom Trail with a local guide where you will learn more about the city’s rich history. After a delicious lunch of New England fare, we will continue our exploration of the city. Overnight in Boston

DAY 3: Newport & Narragansett, RI

Today we will visit the mansions of Newport, RI in their dramatic coastal setting. After a leisurely walk along the Newport cliff walk, we will visit two of the most famous mansions in Newport. We will eat lunch at one of the mansion cafes while enjoying the view. Later today, we will arrive in the town of Narragansett, RI to enjoy this quaint seaside town where you can enjoy exploring its shops, restaurants or some sea glass beach-combing. Overnight in Narragansett

DAY 4: Sturbridge & Northampton, MA

Today we will visit Old Sturbridge Village in central Massachusetts where you will step back in time at this outdoor living history museum. Afterwards, we will enjoy a lunch at the historic Salem Cross Inn before heading to the eclectic university town of Northampton, MA where you will enjoy exploring its shops and restaurants. Overnight in Northampton.

DAY 5: Vermont

Today we will venture through the Green Mountain of Vermont to enjoy some “leaf peeping”. We will stop along the way for lots of scenic viewpoints, a few covered bridges and a tasting of Vermont maple syrup. We will arrive in the ski town of Killington, VT where you will have the option of taking the gondola to the top of the ski mountain for another fantastic view. Overnight in Killington.

DAY 6: New Hampshire

Today we will venture through the White Mountains of New Hampshire including one of the most scenic drives in New England over the Kancamagus pass for more leaf peeping. We will arrive at the historic Mt. Washington Resort in time for a light lunch before enjoying a ride up the mountain on its cog railway. Afterwards, we will arrive in the vibrant town of North Conway, our resting place for this evening. Overnight in North Conway

DAY 7: Maine

Today we will head to the Maine coast where we will enjoy a scenic boat cruise on the Atlantic Ocean. After lunch at a traditional Maine lobster shack and at least one lighthouse visit, we will visit some seaside towns such as Kennebunkport where you will enjoy walking through these coastal towns. Overnight in Maine.

DAY 8: Fly out from Boston, MA

Today, you will be transferred to Boston for your return flight home. Please book your flight for after 1PM EST.


Trip Details:
2 nights in Boston, MA
1 night in Narragansett, RI
1 night in Northampton, MA
1 night in Killington, VT
1 night in Maine
Total: 7 nights, 8 days


$ 3,450 per person in double room
$ 1,195 single room supplement

What is included in the trip

  • Accommodation in carefully selected, well located hotels
  • All breakfasts and one main meal per day
  • All entrances, boat ride and train ride as per itinerary
  • Transportation in a deluxe air-conditioned private bus
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • The services of a professional tour leader for the duration of the tour

What is not included

  • Airfare to and from Italy
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for tour leader drivers and guides
  • Travel insurance


Please check here for the latest Covid-19 travel updates

Dear Friends & Travelers,

The safety and well-being of our clients is our top priority.

We have been closely monitoring the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic and relying on recommendations from the US State Department, CDC, World Health Organization, and other relevant authorities at home and abroad. Based on the latest developments, we have made the difficult decision, in coordination with our trip hosts and partners, to reschedule all departures starting on or before December 31, 2020.

We want to assure you that we are making every effort to do the right thing for our clients, partners, and local vendors in this time of uncertainty, and we look forward to sharing our passion for experiencing the world with you by offering the following options:

1. Join your group’s alternate date
We are offering each of our affected groups a future alternate date and will gladly transfer your reservation to this date.
2. Reschedule your trip on a different Customized Journeys departure
If the alternate date for your program does not work for you, we are happy to work with you to find a different date, private trip, or future program that will suit your needs and interests.
3. Receive a Future Travel Credit (FTC)
If your preference is to wait to make a decision, we will put your reservation on hold and apply your funds toward a future Customized Journeys travel program of your choosing. This FTC is valid for 2 years from your original departure date.

We share your disappointment and appreciate your understanding during this challenging time. As the situation continues to evolve, we have learned that what makes sense today may be different tomorrow. Our planning could be further adjusted, and we will update you as we continue to work through developments. In the meantime, we’d like you to know that we are reviewing every aspect of how we run our trips with the intent of safeguarding the health and well-being of our clients.

Please let us know if you have any questions or need additional information to help with your decision process.

Thank you for your commitment and understanding.

The Customized Journeys team