Join us as we tour the beautiful New England states in search of the reds, oranges, and bright yellows of fall foliage. This tour has it all, history, scenery, shopping....not to mention great food, including a Maine Lobster Dinner.
This tour will start in Dickinson, ND with pick-ups in Bismarck and along I-94 as we head east.
Special Features: NYC Hotel in Times Square and a Broadway Musical!!
Gloria has 18 years experience in the travel industry as both a Travel Consultant and a Tour Director. Gloria loves to travel, and you will enjoy traveling with her as she shows you some of her favorite destinations.
Your adventure filled fall journey begins today as we depart North Dakota. Tonight, we stop in Roseville, MN for our Welcome Dinner and overnight. (D)
After a continental breakfast at the hotel we continue on our journey. We stop at Portage, Indiana this evening for our overnight. Attention guys -- Bass Pro Shop is just down the street!!! (CB)
We travel to Ohio and visit Sauder Village, Ohio's largest living-history village. Visit at your leisure with costumed guides & working craftsmen in the historic homes & shops. An all-you-can eat lunch buffet is included at the Barn Restaurant, originally built in 1861. After lunch, we continue to Pennsylvania for our overnight. (CB, L)
Today we travel to Amish Country in Pennsylvania. Enjoy a delicious home-made Pennsylvania Dutch family-style lunch, followed by a tour of an Old Order Amish Homestead, Amish farmland Tour, and the F/X Theater showing "Jacob's Choice." (CB, L)
Our destination today is the New York City. Late morning we will board a ferry at Liberty State Park, located near Jersey City, NJ, to visit Ellis Island - The Gateway to America," and the Statue of Liberty. You will have the evening free to explore the sights and sounds of Manhattan on your own. (B)
Our home for the next two nights will be The Edison Hotel on West 47th street, located in the heart of Times Square, Manhattan, New York City.
A local guide joins us for a 4-hour tour of New York City. Following our tour we will visit the 9/11 Memorial Museum & Memorial Plaza which displays artifacts associated with the events of 9/11, while presenting stories of loss and recovery from that life changing day in 2001. This evening we will attend a Broadway Show.
Today travel to Plymouth, MA, and experience the Pilgrims life at Plimoth Plantation. Travel back to the year 1627, seven years after the voyage of the Mayflower. Our home for the next two nights is in the Boston, MA area.
This morning, we visit the JFK Library and Museum. Lunch is included today at America's oldest restaurant, the Union Oyster House, established in 1826. After lunch, a step-on guide joins us on our motor coach for a 3 1/2-hour Boston City tour. This evening you will have time to explore Quincy Market/Faneuil Hall for shopping and dinner on your own. (CB, L)
This morning we leave Massachusetts and travel to Maine. Our destination today is the Bar Harbor area, where we will tour spectacular Acadia National Park. A traditional Lobster Bake, featuring a whole Maine lobster, is included tonight at the Bar Harbor Club. (CB, D)
Today we head to Vermont. After a soup & sandwich buffet lunch, we ride the Mt. Washington Cog Railway to the top of Mt. Washington, NH, where the spectacular scenery of New England will spread out before us. (CB, L)
Today we visit Maple Grove Farms Maple Sugar Factory. We also travel to the Cold Hollow Cider Mill where we will hear a brief history, see a cider press at work, and get a sample of fresh apple cider. After lunch we continue to Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory, where we start with a short "moo-vie," and then visit the production room, learn about their manufacturing process and sample their Flavor of the Day. Afterwards, we visit the Cabot Annex Store where you will find many local Vermont items, such as Cabot Cheese, Snow Farm Wine, Lake Champlain Chocolates, Green Mountain Coffee, and Vermont-made crafts. (CB)
We travel into New York State to Alexandria Bay on the St. Lawrence Seaway. This afternoon, we board Uncle Sam's Boat for a narrated 2 1/2 hour Two-Nation Cruise of the 1000 Islands, including a stop at the romantic Boldt Castle on Heart Island. (CB)
Our travel continues west through New York to Niagara Falls. Enjoy an up-close view of the Falls from Maid of the Mist, then the evening is free to explore on your own. (CB)
After breakfast, we continue west to historic Frankenmuth, settled by Bavarian immigrants. Dinner is included at the world famous Zehnder's Restaurant, where hospitality abounds as you dine on their traditional family-style chicken dinner. (B, D)
We depart for northen Michigan this morning. This afternoon we board a ferry for quaint and delightful Mackinac Island. Upon arrival, we enjoy a tour of the island on horse-drawn carriages for a nostalgic adventure. After some time for shopping we return by ferry to Mackinaw City for our overnight. (CB)
We travel through colorful Wisconsin to Eau Claire. This evening a Farewell Dinner will be hosted by Satrom Tours. (CB, D)
Journey home to ND filled with warm memories of new friends and treasured travel experiences. (CB)
Tour Prices Per Person:
Deposit: $500.00 per person due at time of reservation
Final Payment Due: August 1, 2017
Cancellation: Tour is refundable if cancelled 45 days prior to departure. Within 45 days refunded only if space is resold. All cancellations are subject to a $50.00 administration feee per person.
Insurance is highly recommended. Please call Satrom Tours for pricing and information.
This tour is rated a 4: Travelers must be able to participate in physical activities such as longer walking tours, walking over uneven terrain, climbing stairs and periods of standing. Some of the touring days may be longer, with early morning departures and activities occuring later in the evening.
Recommended tipping for escort and driver: $3 to $5 per person, per day.