Country Travel Discoveries 2017 Discovery Tours Catalog (Final Edition) : Page 50

HANCE! C T S LA Experience the Countryside at Peak Foliage Autumn in New England Experience the Region’s Harvest Bounty and Natural Beauty While Rediscovering Our Nation’s Beginnings Explore the classic New England of storybooks and history —the rugged seafaring towns and the revolutionary spirits, the granite character and mountain splendor. You’ll be transported back to the 18th century in the authentically recreated Old Sturbridge Village, dine at the Salem Cross Inn, stand in the footsteps of the famed Minutemen of Lexington & Concord, then head into old Boston to visit landmarks from America’s founding. Stop for a traditional lobster bake in the salty mariners’ town of Gloucester, then hug Classic New England Settings the rocky Atlantic coast up towards Maine. Head inland for a scenic back-roads journey rich with fall color! Have your cameras at the ready for our passage through the mountainscapes of New Hampshire and cross the 2,860-foot Kancamagus Pass. Savor the scents of harvest cider and syrup in Vermont, and more. Tour goes on hiatus in 2018. DAY 1 –START YOUR AUTUMN ADVENTURE Begin your exciting autumn tour near Hartford, in Windsor Locks, with a welcome reception. DAY 2–OLD STURBRIDGE/“SHOT HEARD ’ROUND THE WORLD” Today at Old Sturbridge Village, walk through original 18th and 19th century homes, craft shops, meeting houses and a mill, all preserved to recreate an authentic 1830s town. Lunch is a special meal with fascinating history at Salem Cross Inn. Furnished throughout with American antiques and huge hearths, the inn alone is worth the visit–but you’ll find the food outstanding, too! This afternoon, stand where the famed Minutemen stood at Lexington and Concord. The birthplace of liberty will inspire awe as you relive the start of the American Revolution. B, L DAY 3–BOSTON CITY TOUR/ALL ABOUT “LOBSTAH”/PORTLAND From the Old North Church, Quincy Market, and Faneuil Hall to Paul Revere’s house, Bunker Hill and the site of the Boston Tea Party, you’ll experience more legendary American sites you’ve heard about. For lunch you’ll head to Gloucester to meet a working lobsterman and savor an authentic, mouthwatering lobster bake. Keep your bib on–it’s messy but delicious! Enjoy the fall colors up the coast into Maine for your enchanting overnight near the sea in Portland (Trip Advisor Top U.S. Places). B, L DAY 4–SCENIC WHITE MOUNTAINS/“THE KANC”/LINCOLN Seasonal beauty abounds in New Hampshire! At Red Jacket Mountain View Inn, M o nt Mo t p pe e li e er Ba ar rr re un tain s VERMON T Gre n Gree Mo Moun Fr F ran a c co o n ni i a MAINE N tc h No No N ort t h C o on nwa ay y Whi W hite Mo M oun nta ains Ne N ew e w Yo Y or o r k NEW HAMPSHIRE E Portl Po P la an nd d Tow T wn w nsh s end MASSACHUSETTS A G l ouceste er r Co C o n nc co or rd West We W st Brookf Br fie i ld l Bo B o st s t on o St ur br id ge R ho Rho Rh od de Is sl land Ha H a r rt t f fo ord CONNECTICUT 50 TRAVEL EXPERIENCES: Personalized, Different, Real | R n an Ro Ron n d P Pa a tt tty t ty t y Th T h om oma o ma s/ m s/i s i Sto to ck c k

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