Boston, Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard

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The windswept New England coastline serves as the picture-perfect backdrop for your encounter with a pilgrimage past, sophisticated summer retreats and fresh seafood flavors. Visit urban Boston, colorful Martha's Vineyard and the splendor of Newport—don't miss this New England tour.
Tour details
Tour Provider Trafalgar
Price From
Number of Days
Start Location
Boston, United States Of America
End Location
Boston, United States Of America
Age Range
Avg. 45+
Group Size
20 to 45
Tour Style
Tour Themes
No specific theme
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Itinerary Open all
Begin Your Adventure in Boston
The Cradle of Liberty is your gateway to an Atlantic adventure filled with quiet harbor towns, lighthouses and windswept coastlines. After check-in, enjoy free time to explore Boston, before joining your Travel Director and travel companions for a Welcome Reception this evening.
Tour the Red Bricks of Boston Dive Into Culture
Connect with the living history of Boston this morning, joining a Local Specialist for a leisurely walk along part of the city's red brick Freedom Trail. Then, whether you are a baseball player, fan or just a sports buff, hold on to your caps for a visit to the hallowed ground of the Boston Red Sox, Fenway Park.
Relax in Martha's Vineyard
A scenic ferry ride takes us “on island” to the summer retreat of the rich and famous, Martha's Vineyard. Join your Travel Director for a guided sightseeing tour of the island – its brightly painted cottages, colorful farmers’ markets and quiet beaches, then indulge in a Regional Dinner at a local restaurant.
Entice Your Taste Buds in Cape Cod Connect with Locals
Begin your tour out on the water, cruising by ferry from Martha’s Vineyard to our next destination, Cape Cod. Next up, the bright blooms of lovely gardens beckon as we stroll through the Hidden Gem Heritage Museum & Gardens of Sandwich, Cape Cod's oldest town. Soak up the 100 acres of expansive gardens of trees and shrubs, designed gardens, exquisite flowers and sweeping lawns. From fall’s blazing foliage to summer’s brilliant hydrangeas and daylilies, the gardens are a delight any time of year and one of the prettiest ways to experience Cape Cod. In the galleries you’ll find a collection of American Folk Art, a vintage carousel you can ride, important American automobiles from the brass age to the present, and more traveling exhibits. Later, Connect With Locals and get an insider experience of what life is like in Cape Cod with a private meal with the owners of a local restaurant. Savor tasty seafood while you gain a deeper understanding of the thriving dining scene on Cape Cod in this Be My Guest lunch.
Roam the Dunes of Cape Cod
Visit the popular fishing port of Provincetown before embarking on a one-hour 4WD tour of the sand dunes along the Cape Cod National Sea Shore. Your sandy journey will take you past wispy beach grass and dune shacks where famous artists and writers were once inspired to create their art. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Perhaps sample the local dishes of clam chowder or Portuguese kale soup for which the Cape Cod area is so renowned.
Wander the Cranberry Bogs
Get your fill of cranberries as you explore the largest agricultural cooperative of cranberry growers in the world. Visit area cranberry bogs, some dating back to the 1800's. Explore the region’s whaling heritage and its connection to the local community next, joining a Local Specialist for an insightful visit to the New Bedford Whaling Museum. Spend the rest of the evening on your own, admiring the city’s beautiful colonial-era architecture and sophisticated style.
This morning, you'll enjoy a visit to one of Newport's renowned landmarks—The Vanderbilt's Breakers Mansion. This afternoon, perhaps join an optional sail around Newport Harbor. Our journey through the gateway of the New World almost at its end, we join our fellow travelers for a Farewell Dinner.
Step into Pilgrim Life in Plimoth Plantation Make Travel Matter
Start the day with a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience and tread in the footsteps of pilgrims and patriots, delving into the living history of Plimoth Plantation, where you will gain insights into what life was like in the original 17th-century English settlement of Plymouth Colony. Continue to Boston where you'll leave for your return flight home or consider extending your stay. Airport arrival around 2:00 PM at Boston's Logan International Airport. Guests who booked the Maritimes Cruise extension will stay overnight in Boston before setting sail the following day.
  • Whats Included
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • All transport and transfers shown
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilized.