7-Day Boston to Ellacoya State Park, Franconia Notch State Park, Newport, Marthas Vineyard and White Mountain Route Fall Foliage Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
Tour Code: GOL-BOS-250A
Duration: 7 Day(s) / 6 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
- 7 Days left
Experience: UNESCO, Family
Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...
Tour Guide:Chinese, English
Tue (2019-05-16 To 2019-10-15) | Tue (2020-05-16 To 2020-10-15) | Wed,Thu (2020-01-01 To 2020-12-31)
Explore Martha’s Vineyard, Alpaca Farm, Oak Bluffs, Mini Island Tour, Perkins Cove, Ogunquit Playhouse, Kittery Premium Outlets and Nubble Light, Plymouth Rock, Plimouth Plantation, Plimoth Grist Mill, Mayflower II, Breakers mansion, Lake Winnipesaukee, Ellacoya State Park, Franconia Notch State Park, Cannon Mountain, Flume Gorge, White Mountain National Forest, Mount Washington, Cog Railway, Harvard University, and Quincy Market on our exciting seven-day bus tour starting from Boston with special discounts and exclusive offers.
Guests will take a flight from their hometown and arrive at the Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston. Arrivals will meet our travel guide at Baggage Claim Area of the airport or at Chinatown of Boston at 4:30 PM, and then our guests will be checked in at a hotel.
Hotel: Comfort Inn or Similar.
Depart from Boston in the morning, travel along the Massachusetts coastline and take a ferry ride to reach the Martha's Vineyard. Upon arrival, guests will enjoy exploring the famous attractions of Martha's Vineyard including Alpaca Farm. Next, our group explores the villages of Oak Bluffs, Edgartown, and board on a Mini Island Tour. In the evening, we will return to Boston to spend the night.
Hotel: Comfort Inn Randolph or Similar.
Beautifully located on the island of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, Aquinnah with its gorgeous clay cliffs and breathtaking surroundings make it an ideal place to tour, relax and have fun.
The Martha’s Vineyard in Dukes County has a famous town known as Edgartown. It is a little town with the beautiful scenic views.
It is a place which covers around 19 acres of land and was constructed back in the year 2004. The Island Alpaca Farm comes under the management of Island Alpaca Company.
Most tourists to Martha’s Vineyard have the good experience of visiting the beautiful island by hoping up on the ferry. These ferries are significant in providing fun as well as information in easiest and absorbing ways.
The beaches of Aquinnah on the Western Edge Island with colorful cliffs is known as Martha’s Vineyard. It is located in Massachusetts.
Mini Island is simply one of the most beautiful islands that you will ever see. It is a popular tourists spot and people can go on Mini Island tours which will show the tourists every attraction there is to see.
Oak Island in MA, US, also known with its old name Cottage City is a small town with multiple historical attributes for the tourists. The most remarkable historic buildings of the island include “gingerbread cottages”.
Travel to the scenic coastline town Ogunquit, Maine. Explore the Perkins Cove full of appealing gift shops, delicious seafood restaurants, and many other attractions. Also, enjoy taking the lobster fishing trip and pay visits to the renowned Ogunquit Playhouse. Taste a delicious lobster meal before returning to Boston city. Later, our group heads to Kittery Premium Outlets and Nubble Light.
Hotel: Holiday Inn Mansfield-Foxboro Area or Similar.
Kittery Outlets is one of the must- halt places. It is not much crowded, and you can find the best brands at great prices. Remember to sign up in the outlet office before you initiate shopping and get a coupon book.
The lobster fishing trip offers the attraction of having lobster as one delicacy. A fresh lobster roll can be had for lunch, and it offers a full-on the dining experience. Book your lobster trip for fishing in Maine in advance to learn local crustacean.
A U.S state that is famous for its Reserves, abundant parks, Maritime History and rocky coastline is known as Maine. The capital of the state is Augusta.
Nubble Lighthouse in New England is a preferred spot that one should never miss. Stop here to take good photographs and breathe in fresh air. In fact, here weddings take place on the kayakers, rocks in the water and offer gorgeous views.
This playhouse is at 10 Main Street and is a summer theater now the last remaining in the Straw Hat Circuit. It is known as Summer Stock producing live musical theater and has made contributions to the national level significance.
Ogunquit, MA is a beach stretch of three miles. It is the longest in Maine and is least rocky. The water does not get warm and is pristine that it is one of the best attractions in the town that it is perfect as a scenic seaside destination.
A contemporary and comfortable spot where refined American fare is backed by oceanic scenes is called Perkins Cove. Many tourists love to visit this place from all over the world.
Travel south to old Plymouth in the morning and browse the iconic Plymouth Rock. Here, our group will explore the top-notch landmarks including Plymouth Plantation, historic Plimoth Grist Mill, and Mayflower II ship. Also, immerse yourself in learning about the Wampanoag Native American society. Next, we will enjoy the Plymouth Whale Watching Cruise.
Hotel: Comfort Inn Randolph or Similar.
it’s a replica of a famed Mayflower II ship that brought pilgrims to Plymouth in early 1620. It features a dockside exhibit that portrays the history of the ship's passengers, as well as it is showcasing the 17th-century shipboard life and more.
As it can be understood by the name, it is a working grist mill situated in the Plymouth which itself is located in Massachusetts. The Mill stands at the place where once stood the Plimoth Grist Mill.
A historical museum in Plymouth Massachusetts founded in 1672 is known as Plimoth Plantation. In the 17th century, this park was established by the natives of the state.
The traditional site of disembarkation of Mayflower Pilgrims and William Bradford is known as Plymouth Rock. The American history considers it an important historical symbol.
The Plymouth County’s town that is based on a very small portion of America’s population is known as Plymouth. The culture, folklore and history of America get higher prominence at this place.
The Wampanoag is a Native American tribe, used to live in Rhode Island and Southern Massachusetts in the start of 17th century and currently resides in Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard. The population decreased due to epidemics and also due to the King Philip’s War against the English. The survivors have continued the tradition and expanded since then by marriage and adapted to cultural needs and changing economy.
For people who like nature, Whale Watching Cruises are the perfect thing. This is because with the help of these cruises people can get close to whales and see them to the heart’s content.
In the morning, our tour group will set off to reach the Lake Winnipesaukee located in Ellacoya State Park. Lake Winnipesaukee is the largest and most scenic lake in the entire state of New Hampshire; guests will enjoy the boat cruise on the Lake Winnipesaukee. After that, we will head to Franconia Notch State Park to visit famous attractions ranging from Cannon Mountain to the picturesque Flume Gorge.
Hotel: Colonnade Inn, Lynburke Motel or Similar.
Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway located at the beautiful White mountains of New Hemisphere is known for its skiing services. It is a home to the most vertical ski area in New Hampshire.
Ellacoya State Park is located in the New Hampshire's largest lake, Lake Winnipesaukee, on the southwest shore in Gilford. This is a great place for families to spend on the long 600 ft sandy beach and to enjoy picnicking and swimming.
A natural gorge extending 800 feet at the Mount Liberty’s Base is known as Flume. The beautiful waterfalls and wide hiking trails are worth visiting this place.
It is a well-known tourist spot and is actually a park which located near the beautiful White Mountains. The Park is situated in the region of New Hampshire and offers various recreational opportunities.
Lake Winnipesaukee is the largest lake in the state of New Hampshire. The length of the river is approximately 20.8 miles and its maximum width is 9 miles.
New Hampshire is a state in a state in the New England Region. New Hampshire became the first British Colony to establish a government and this happened in 1776.
The buffet organised on the cruises are amazing. You can also enjoy great live music performances at the lower bell. It’s a great way to experience the lake and also offers views of some beautiful homes.
Begin the morning by paying a visit to White Mountain National Forest which resides some of the tallest White Mountain skiing areas and the iconic Mount Washington. Board on a Cog Railway to reach the Mount Washington summit. Stop by a local farm for some Apple picking experience. Discover the charms of New Hampshire State House located in Concord city in New Hampshire.
Hotel: Comfort Inn Randolph or Similar.
It is the capital of North Hampshire, a state in the US. Its population is 42,695 as marked in 2010 by professional scales and measures. Concord NH has a mild weather, and the culture of the place is integrated.
Refers to the cog railway train service through which a visitor can climb at the top of Mount Washington. It is considered the first mountain climbing cog train. The track gauge of the train is 4 ft 8 in (1,422 mm).
Refers to the highest peak located in the north eastern side of United States of America. The peak has a height of 6288 feet and a prominence of 1874m, the elevation is 1917m.
The New Hampshire Capitol House is as the name suggests the capitol building of the New Hampshire. The building was designed in 1814 and was then built in 1816-1619.
A forest that is federally managed in the northeast American region within White Mountains is called White Mountain National Forest. The nearest city of this region is Berlin.
The White Mountains are a perfect specimen of beauty and charm. These mountains are located in New Hampshire State; however they also cover some part of Western Maine. The area covered by these mountains is 8,910 km².
Today, we will discover the core charm of Boston. Begin the day by exploring the Harvard University in an in-depth tour and MIT which are one of the top leading universities of the world. We will enjoy beautiful view of the city from the Skywalk Observation Deck. While roaming around this old city, we will browse New England Aquarium, Massachusetts State House, and Trinity Church. At Quincy Market, enjoy a delicious lobster meal among many eatery options. The fun will begin as soon as our guests board on a sightseeing Boston Harbor cruise. Guests will be dropped-off at the Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston to take a flight back the hometown.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts is a research based university, which is well-known for its intense and highly selective academics. There are 24 Nobel Prize winners and 22 Rhodes Scholars among the alumni of this institution.
Beautifully nestled in downtown Boston, the Boston Common Park is a relaxing spot to relax and enjoy gorgeous surroundings. It is America’s oldest public park.
The Boston Harbor cruise is lets you sit back relax and enjoy a wonderful ride through the glistering Boston waters as you catch a glimpse of the city’s gorgeous surroundings.
Boston is one of the oldest cities of US, and the capital and the largest city of the state of Massachusetts. It is well known for being the center of education and culture due to it numerous International universities and colleges.
Cambridge is a city located in Middlesex County in the state if Massachusetts in the United States. The city is located in the north of Boston and was named “Cambridge” in honor of the University of Cambridge.
Harvard University is located at the heart of old Cambridge town in Boston. It is known as the world’s most leading educational institute attracting millions of tourists from all over the globe. Harvard University In-depth Tour let the visitors learn about the student culture, academics, as well as the history of the campus.
Seafood is one of the most liked food in the world, lobster is something that tastes absolutely delicious and if you want to enjoy it to the fullest then you should go to Lobster Dinner in Boston.
Built in the year 1798, Massachusetts State House has been the place of Massachusetts government ever since.
The New England Aquarium that is located in Boston, it was opened and made operational in 1969. It covers a total area of 75,000 square feet, the museum houses almost 600 species.
Located in the Faneuil Hall marketplace of downtown Boston, Quincy Market is a historic building that still presents itself as a souvenir marketplace and food court.
It is the tallest Observation Deck in Boston City, highlighting the breathtaking bird-eye views of the city with a magnificent view of Boston Architecture, as well as the vibrant culture of the region. It also houses a photographic archive depicting the historical culture of this vibrant old city. It is also said to be the must-visit location in the US State of Massachusetts.
Trinity Church is situated in Boston's higher class area i.e. Back Bay neighborhood. It is a district of Episcopal Diocese; this church’s stylish and lavish building has become a famous landmark in downtown.
The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.
The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.
Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.
You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity.
Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.
Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.
These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track.
Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.
Most of the tours are carried out in air conditioned bus. A minivan can also be used depending on the number of people booking the tour.
Inclusive of all taxes.
Tour is accompanied by the tour guide.
Fares for air travel and transport from home to and from the location chosen for pick-up.
Expenditure for personal purposes.
Fee for Optional Activities and entrance. Pay in cash to the tour guide. He will arrange tickets.Some attractions might be closed on public holidays. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.
A minimum tip of $10 per passenger per day for Tour Guide and Driver is not included in the price of the tour package. Pay it in cash to Tour guide and bus driver. This service fees collected from passengers complement the incomes of the driver and the tour guide.
Though the meals are excluded,but the guides will arrange them for you.
Room fees of personal nature, such as, laundry fees, telephone, service fees of valets, expenses on alcoholic drinks and what you buy from the mini bar. However, specified fees may be included.
Important Notice: Passengers are discouraged from purchasing admission packages from sources outside and trying to use them for this tour provided at a discounted price. In case they want to do so, they must arrange transport the same day.
|Attractions||Adult||Child(3-11 yrs)||Senior (65+ yrs)|
|Boston Harbor Cruise, MA||$27.00||$23.00||$25.00|
|Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway, NH||$18.00||$16.00||$18.00|
|Flume Gorge, NH||$16.00||$13.00||$16.00|
|Harvard University In-depth Tour||$12.00||$7.00||$12.00|
|Lobster Dinner, Boston, MA||$35.00||$35.00||$35.00|
|Lobster Fishing Trip, ME||$30.00||$20.00||$30.00|
|Martha’s Vineyard Island Ferry, MA||$20.00||$9.00||$20.00|
|Mayflower II Dockside Exhibit, MA||$10.00||$7.00||$10.00|
|Mini Island Tour, MA||$25.00||$25.00||$25.00|
|Mount Washington Cog Railway, NH||$72.00||$41.00||$68.00|
|New England Aquarium, MA||$32.50||$23.50||$30.50|
|Ogunquit Playhouse, ME||$10.00||$10.00||$10.00|
|Plimoth Grist Mill, MA||$7.00||$5.00||$6.00|
|Plimoth Plantation, MA||$30.00||$18.00||$28.00|
|Skywalk Observatory, MA||$20.00||$14.00||$16.00|
|Whale Watching Cruise, MA||$53.00||$29.00||$39.00|
|Winnipesaukee Lake Cruise, NH||$33.00||$17.00||$33.00|
All the prices are listed in USD.
Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.
Prices may change without any notice.
Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.
Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.
Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.
Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.
A free (i.e. Buy 2 Get 1 Free) person, not showing up on a departure date will result in a penalty. The penalty is usually the fourth person price, but it varies. Free person has to pay for some admission tickets that is included in the tour package price of Paid Person.
There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.
Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.
- From 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Free Airport Pickup service is available from Lagon International Airport Boston, MA 02128. Meet the tour guide at the baggage claim area.
- From 9:00 PM to 10:30 PM $50 fee will be charged for 1 or 2 persons and $10 per additional person.
- Arrival between 10:31 PM to 8:59 AM, guests have to arrange their own hotel transfer.
- 77 Harrison Ave, (In front of Top Bread) Boston, MA 02111 around 4:30 PM
- 88 Beach St, Boston, MA 02111 at 5:00 PM
Arrive at departure location 10 to 15 minutes before the mentioned time to make sure you catch the bus on time. If in case you are late, the bus will not wait for you at the location and ultimately you will miss the entire tour (no refund in this case).
Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations
There is a possibility that tour operator may use a shuttle to drop you off at the return location. It usually happens in the case of multiple return locations.
You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.
Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.
If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.
If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.
On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
Cancellation and Refund Policy
No matter the reason for the cancellation, we are forced to carry costly charges from out travel and hotel providers in the form of penalties and fees that re-incurred when there is a cancellation of confirmed or pending bookings. As such, there are cancellation penalties or fees incurred. Determination of the time of cancellation will be done when the notice is received and confirmed by our office. You must make any notice of cancellation directly to GoldenBusTours by email or webmail at the Contact Us section.
We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure with respect to operating requirement or circumstances beyond control. In case a cancellation is made at any given moment in time before departure, our only liability as GoldenBusTours will be to refund you, the passenger with the amount we received for the booking of the tour. We will try our best to re-book the same or similar tour. We are not responsible for any cancellation penalties that may have been incurred on any other travel arrangements inclusive of separate purchase of air tickets.
We are not liable for any other travel arrangements that have been affected as a result of the cancellations.
⇒ 14 days or more prior to departure - 35% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation
⇒ 8-14 days prior to departure - 55% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation
⇒ 4-7 days prior to departure - 80% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation
⇒ 3 days prior to departure – 100% tour fees will be charged as cancellation
There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no show.
Cancellation or Reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection. If you reschedule tour and later decides to cancel it then cancellation charges will be applicable to the original departure date and not to the rescheduled one.
In order for there not to be a cancellation, a minimum number of participants are required. We reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip although every effort is made by us to ensure that normal operations are maintained.
An add-on fee of 6% for handling fees is charged in addition to the above penalties.
For any refund case, we do include the discount offered already. This is where GoldenBusTours is playing its role to make sure its customers get the best available deal at an affordable price.
No refund request or complaint will be entertained after 30 days of tour departure. You have to send a formal complaint through email.
⇒ In the case of free passenger cancellation kindly update us 7 days before the departure.
⇒ In the case of late cancellation request or free passenger does not show up on tour day then $128 will be charged.
Reservation, Booking & Redemption
Terms & Conditions
Any travel service purchases indicate your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions set out herein.
You are advised to carefully read through and understand these Terms & Conditions before making your booking.
You will get an email immediately once you place an order. Tour Confirmation usually takes 2, 3 days except for urgent order. Urgent orders can be confirmed in a day or even few hours, but we can’t assure success in these cases. On fewer occasions, some of the others may require a longer period of time for confirmation. You are advised not to book airline tickets unless you have received the confirmation.
E-Ticket (Mandatory to be on bus)
Your e-ticket includes complete operator information such as local telephone numbers at your destination. You are required to print the e-tickets and bring them along with you on the trip. They will be needed as proof of purchase.
Changes in Booking
You may incur a fee for any revisions or alterations made to the reservation when the booking has already been confirmed. Cancellation fees may be applied to things such as name changes or corrections. They may also apply to tour date changes or tour itinerary changes. Please note that no departure changes are permitted 72 hours before departure.
Changes in Tour Itinerary
We are continuously striving to improve tour itineraries and features. In the event of unforeseen circumstances that are beyond the control, we do reserve the right to vary the itineraries and to substitute hotels. Duplicate departures may operate during certain peak periods, sometimes in reverse order. As such, hotels may vary from those included on the itinerary pages.
⇒ 14 or more days prior to departure - 35% of the tour fees will be charged as reschedule fees
⇒ 8-14 days prior to departure - 55% of the tour fees will be charged as reschedule fees
⇒ 4-7 days prior to departure - 80% of the tour fees will be charged as reschedule fees
⇒ 3 days prior to departure – 100% tour fees will be charged as reschedule fees
Cancellation or Reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection.
1. One room can accommodate maximum 4 people. Even if you are 5 people including 1 month old baby you still need 2 rooms.
2. If you can carry your child up to 3 years of age then you do not need to book seats for him. It may vary from one tour to another.
3. Service providers hold the right to change the itinerary and hotel arrangements without any notice.
4. Child (0-9 years) and Single traveler going on the tour have special rates. These prices vary from one tour to another.
5. Meals and Attractions are not included. You can ask your tour guide to try to arrange the meal for you as per your requirements. For attractions, admission fees pay it to the tour guide on the tour.
6. Prices may change without any notice because of prices fluctuation in the market.
7. All prices mentioned on the website are in US dollars.
8. In Case of Bank Wire Transfer customer have to bear Wire transfer fee.
9. Tour package price is inclusive of taxes.
10. Tour Prices are every individual and in view of room inhabitance.
Child rates are applicable for children between (0-12 years) of age. Parents are advised to bring car seats for the safety of their child.
Buy 2 Get 3rd discounted: Get 3rd Ticket on special discounted rates on the purchase of 2 tickets.
3. Before booking any tour make sure to go through every detail like tour itinerary, tour price, cancellation policy, reschedule and refund policies.
4. You should either bring a printed copy of your E-Ticket or bring it in your smartphone on the day of tour departure. You should also bring a valid photo ID along with your E-Ticket. In the case of any issues for not carrying E-Ticket or Photo ID GoldenBusTour will not be responsible.
5.Make sure to provide a valid phone number so we can reach you in the case of any emergency.
6. Please read all important notes, inclusion, exclusion section, terms and conditions, policies and below notes.
6a. Tour Operator holds the right to cancel the tour at any time depending on poor weather condition or some other unforeseen circumstances. However, GoldenBusTour will update its customers about the cancellation and shall not be held accountable for charges other than tour fees.
6b. Change in tour price will not affect any confirmed booking.
6c. Tour Operator can change the order of itinerary at any time without any notice.
7.You will be responsible for your travel documents during the tour.
8.Reach Departure location about 20 to 30 minutes before departure time. Unfortunately, no one will wait for you in case you get in late. The bus mostly has Bus Operator name and logo on it. Even if you are five minutes late and miss the bus then GoldenBusTours or Tour Operator will not be responsible. There will be no refund in this case. You will be charged 100% tour fee.
I didn’t experience anything any less luxurious on our course of the bus journey. It was great seeing all those places with a provision of a professional team. We had decent hotels to stay overnight. Thanks a lot.