Trains of New England – 9 Days
October 10, 2017 – Guaranteed! October 13, 2017 – Guaranteed! Double: $3,195, Single: $4,095 (Route B) Explore New England and Maine on some of the most iconic tourist trains in America All aboard! Embark on an iconic train journey that winds its way through New…
October 10, 2017 – Guaranteed!
October 13, 2017 – Guaranteed!
Double: $3,195, Single: $4,095
Explore New England and Maine on some of the most iconic tourist trains in America
All aboard! Embark on an iconic train journey that winds its way through New England’s historic towns and cities. Stroll the cobbled streets during your time in Boston. With the help of a local guide, learn more about the American Revolution and shop in Quincy Market.
Watch stunning landscapes zip by as you travel on the Downeaster Train, connecting New England’s quaint coastal villages. Tuck into a fresh Maine lobster bake, a culinary wonder and a celebration of tradition.
Step back in time on your journey across the trestle tracks the Notch Train chugs across – most of which were laid in the 1870s. Marvel at the rugged canyons and soaring peaks of the summits of the Loon, Cannon and White Mountains, valleys teeming with wildlife and dotted with pristine rivers. Hike to lookouts towering above it all for thrilling views of unspoiled wilderness.
This remarkable vacation is packed with pure Americana delights and mouthwatering meals, and is a must for anyone who embraces the romance of train travel.
Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train
Bring your boarding pass and your appetite on this one-of-a-kind 40 kilometre train journey through stunning New Hampshire. The Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train combines attentive service, fine dining and history for a truly distinctive culinary experience. The jaw-droppingly beautiful Pemigewasset River Valley is the backdrop for your two hour train trek aboard the perfectly restored cars. Enjoy a tantalizing 5 course meal using regional ingredients that are brought together by head chef Doug Trulson. Just remember to save room for dessert!
Deluxe motorcoach transportation, 8 nights accommodation, 8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 7 dinners, all highlights, a DeNureTours Tour Director, Connections Program and all taxes.
Prices are in Canadian dollars, are per person and HST does not apply.
• Guided tour of Boston
• Downeaster train ride to Maine
• Guided tour of Kennebunkport
• Lobster bake dinner
• Notch Train
• Fabyan Station
• Rocks Estate
• Guided tour of New Hampshire
• Tramway to top of Cannon Mountain* (Oct 11th departure only)
• Lake Winnipesauke cruise
• Wright Museum of World War II
• Café Lafayette Dinner Train
• Bennington Apple Barn Tour
• Hemming Automobilia
• Tanglewood & Stockbridge Bowl
• Turning Stone Resort & Casino
Scranton, PA: Hilton Hotel (1 night)
Woburn, MA: Hilton (1 night)
Ogunquit, ME: Meadowmere Resort (1 night)
White Mountains, NH: The Mountain Club on Loon (3 nights)
Great Barrington, MA: Fairfield Inn (1 night)
Verona, NY: Turning Stone Resort & Casino (1 night)
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Day 1: Scranton, NY
Journey aboard our luxury coach as it makes it way to Scranton. Enjoy the scenery, onboard amenities like WiFi and satellite radio. Get to know your fellow passengers during an included welcome dinner.
Stay: Hilton Hotel, Scranton, PA
Day 2: Guided tour of Boston, MA
Founded in 1630, Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States. After lunch on your own in Quincy Market, explore this treasure trove of history on a guided city tour. See sights such as the Freedom Trail, and the Old North Church, and cross the Charles River to tour Cambridge and Harvard University.
Stay: Hilton, Woburn, MA
Meals: B, D
Day 3: Amtrak and lobsterbake
All board! Travel on the Amtrak Train “Downeaster” to Maine for a guided tour of Kennebunkport, a quiet coastal town known for its boutiques, art galleries and restaurants. An entertaining lobsterbake is a highlight of your time in Maine. More than a dish or even a feast, the tradition celebrates family, food and friendship.
Stay: Meadowmere Resort, Ogunquit, ME
Meals: B, D
Day 4: Notch Train
History unfolds and surrounds you as you chug down the Maine Central Railroad’s famed Mountain Division line – these tracks were laid in the 1870s! The scenery in Crawford Notch is breathtakingly dramatic: soaring mountains, steep ravines and cascading brooks. Cross Frankenstein Trestle and Willey Brook Bridge to The Rocks Estate.
Stay: The Mountain Club on Loon, White Mountains, NH
Meals: B, L, D
Day 5: Kancamagus Scenic Byway
This stunning journey was carved through the White Mountain National Forest, and today admire views of the White Mountains, Lower Falls and Rocky Gorge. Nicknamed The Kanc, this scenic byway brings to you a jaw dropping elevation of nearly 3,000 feet! Travel by cable car to the 4,080-foot summit of Cannon Mountain – in just ten minutes!* (Oct 11th departure only) Scenic walking paths invite you to stroll and enjoy the fresh mountain air. This is the best way to see the sights of New Hampshire.
Meals: B, L
Day 6: Lake Winnipesauke Cruise, Café Lafayette Dinner Train
Nestled in the foothills of the White Mountains is Winnipersaukee Lake, the largest lake in New Hampshire. The crystal clear water is spring-fed and is dotted with more than 300 islands. Cruise along, admiring the mountains, wildlife and natural beauty. Tour the Wright Museum, which houses an incredible 14,000+ items significant to World War II from both the home front and battlefield. Enjoy a fine dining experience this evening on the Café Lafayette Dinner Train, sure to be a highlight of this tour!
Meals: B, D
Day 7: Benningston sightseeing
Benningston’s bustling main street welcomes you with friendly shops, galleries and cozy restaurants. Enjoy lunch at The Publyk House, richly decorated, complete with barn board, cozy fireplaces and of course, the aroma of a home-cooked meals! wafting from the kitchen. At Hemming Automobillia, car lovers will delight in the collection of signs, die-cast models, pedal cars, auto artwork and more. Tour one of Vermont’s finest orchards, Bennington Apple Barn. Indulge in warm apple pie topped with cool and creamy ice cream as part of your tour!
Stay: Fairfield Inn, Great Barrington, MA
Meals: B, L, D
Day 8: Tanglewood and Stockbridge
Tanglewood is home to a collection of three music schools: the Tanglewood Music Center, Days in the Arts and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute. This iconic music venue is also the summer home to the Boston Symphony Orchestra. At Chesterwood, admire the works of Daniel Chester French, creator of the Minute Man and Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial. The buildings including his studio were donated by his only child to the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Here you can see many plaster sketches of his 200 plus public and private commissions.
Stay: Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, NY
Meals: B, D
Day 9: Return home
After a relaxing evening at the Turning Stone Resort in Verona, NY, journey home.