New England’s Magnificent Autumn (Summer 2019)

New England’s Magnificent Autumn (Summer 2019)


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

United States

Tour Itinerary

The autumn months are a very special time to visit America’s iconic Northeast. The tinted landscapes, quaint communities and bustling cities erupt in sensational color, making for some of the most spectacular drives imaginable. A wonderful blend of scenery, from coastal towns to lush valleys, dreamy resorts to captivating cities, offer a stunning backdrop to an array of VIP experiences and exceptional dining. With access out-of-hours, witness revolutionary history in Boston, iconic American art in Stockbridge and Gilded Age grandeur in the Hudson Valley. The season’s culinary specialties are equally enticing, with chefs serving up locally-inspired dishes to delight your taste buds.

Day 1 - Classic Boston.
Welcome to Boston. On arrival you'll be taken to your hotel, a historic city landmark that characterises the elegance and style of a decadent bygone age. Relax in your classically styled room before meeting your Travelling Concierge and fellow travellers at 18.00 for a Welcome Dinner with wine at your hotel.(Dinner with Wine)
Accommodation: Boston Fairmont Copley Plaza
Meals: Dinner with Wine

Day 2 - Nautical Bar Harbor.
In the morning head to the Old North Church, an icon of the American Revolution, and be treated to a private tour before the church opens to the public. Depart Boston for the coastal scenes of New England, stopping to admire the fishing town of Portland, Maine's largest city, with a bustling waterfront and delicious seafood dining options. Arrive in Bar Harbor, known for its pastel-coloured harbour and quaint cobblestone streets. Your home is the West Street Hotel, situated downtown on the waterfront, with wonderful local flair and nautical vibes. Tonight, your Travelling Concierge can assist with reservations for dinner at your leisure.(Breakfast)
Accommodation: West Street Hotel, Bar Harbor.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 - The Maine Dish.
Visit breathtaking Acadia National Park. Abundant in wildlife and rich in rugged charm, it is the only national park in New England. The park protects the natural beauty of the highest headlands along the Atlantic coastline and offers an idyllic place to feel at one with nature. Join Captain John Nicolai, a lobsterman and expert on Maine's lobster industry to learn the secrets behind this delicious local specialty. Afterwards, indulge in a lobster feast at Stewman’s, the only authentic lobster pound in Bar Harbor.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Meals: Breakfast,

Day 4 - Old world charm in New Hampshire.
Travel from Bar Harbor to the White Mountains along the colorful Kancamagus Highway, as you take in the beautiful autumn scenery and the land's lush citrus hues. You'll stop for lunch in the quaint village of North Conway, before arriving at your hotel in New Hampshire's White Mountains. This historic resort opened as an inn in 1866 and still boasts a captivating, old-world charm. In the evening why not make the most of the hotel's spa facilities or take a walk in its beautiful, storybook grounds?(Breakfast)
Accommodation: Mountain View Grand Resort and Spa, Whitefield.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 - Back to nature in Whitefield.
Take a trip to the top of the famous Mount Washington, the highest peak in the Northeastern United States, this iconic mountain is a nature lover's dream. Outdoorsy types will be in their element as they take in the fresh air and glorious views of this beautiful part of the world. Tonight, prepare for a pleasant Highlight Dinner at your resort.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Meals: Breakfast,

Day 6 - A Sweet Serving of Stowe.
Start your day by satisfying your sweet tooth with a visit to Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks. Learn about the history of the farm and how the Morse family's ancestors were influenced by Native Americans to produce the delicious treats they do today. Explore the northern Vermont town of Stowe Your Way. This afternoon foodies can enjoy a tasting of cider at a local cidery, while eager adventurers have the chance to take a scenic guided hike from the the luxury Stowe Mountain Lodge.(Breakfast)
Accommodation: Stowe Mountain Resort.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 - One for the Art Lovers.
Visit Montpelier, the capital city of Vermont. The destination offers interesting shops for those who enjoy browsing small boutiques and bookstores, while its traditional architecture makes it a great place for those just looking to explore and take in the scenery. You'll move on to the unusual Hope Cemetery in Barre, known for its uniquely crafted granite memorials and tombstones, before ending up at the Norman Rockwell Museum. Famous for housing some of America's best illustrations, and of course the largest collection of original Rockwell art, you'll check out the museum after-hours on a private tour. End the day with a Highlight Dinner at the exceptional Table Six, where flawless service and world-class dishes with local flair await you. This esteemed venue is a top-rated fine dining restaurant in the Berkshires.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Accommodation: Cranwell Spa and Golf Resort, Lenox.
Meals: Breakfast,

Day 8 - A Bite of the Big Apple.
Travel through the lush Hudson Valley, before joining a docent for a private tour of Wilderstein before it opens. The iconic gilded age mansion and National Historic Landmark dates back to 1852. In the evening you’ll dine in the home of local New Yorkers as you join an EatWith dinner in Manhattan. A selection of hosts open their homes (and their kitchens) so you can get a taste of local life. After an eventful day in the Big Apple, get some shuteye at luxurious Essex House. A member of the Historic Hotels of America, this upscale, Art Deco hotel is in a grand location overlooking Central Park and just minutes away from elegant Fifth Avenue shops.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Accommodation: Essex House, New York.
Meals: Breakfast,

Day 9 - Sightseeing in N.Y.C.
What better way to spend your final full day in this vibrant city than by taking in some of its most famous sights? Discover the Broadway District with a working actor on a walking tour. Take a trip to the One World Observatory, atop One World Trade Center (the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere) and appreciate marvelous views of the iconic N.Y.C. cityscape. End your day with a Celebration Dinner at Trattoria Dell'Arte, where you can indulge in fine Italian cuisine as you toast to your travels with your new friends and Travelling Concierge.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Meals: Breakfast,

Day 10 - Farewell New York.
Bid farewell to your travelling companions as you are transferred to JFK, LaGuardia or Newark Airport for your onward journey.(Breakfast)
Meals: Breakfast

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Exceptional Dining

  • Bar Harbor: Join us for a lobster feast at Stewman's, the only authentic oceanfront lobster pound in Bar Harbor.
  • Lenox: There are good restaurants in Lenox, including Table Six, a top-rated fine dining restaurant in the Berkshires featuring amazing ambiance, flawless service, and world-class dishes with a local flair.
  • New York: In the evening you’ll dine in the home of local New Yorkers as you join an EatWith dinner in Manhattan. A selection of hosts open their homes (and their kitchens) so you can get a taste of local flavors, life, and culture.
  • New York: Trattoria Dell'Arte is an iconic New York fine dining Italian restaurant located across the street from famous Carnegie Hall.
  • Dining Summary: 9 Breakfasts (B) and 6 Dinners (DW)

Journey Highlights

  • Boston: An icon of the American Revolution, the Old North Church welcomes thousands of travellers each year as they follow the Freedom Trail. Luxury Gold guests enjoy VIP early entry and a private tour of this National Historic Landmark.
  • Bar Harbor: Meet Captain John Nicolai, a lobsterman and expert on Maine's lobster industry for a Q&A.
  • New Hampshire: Travel along the panoramic Kancamagus Highway, a 34.5 mile American Scenic Byway that is well known as one of the best areas in the country for viewing fall foliage.
  • White Mountains: Take a trip to the top of Mount Washington, the highest peak and most prominent mountain in the Northeastern United States at 6,288.2 ft (1,916.6 m).
  • Barre: Barre, Vermont is known as the “Granite Capital of the World”. True to its name, the town is home to the Hope Cemetery, an unusual gallery of striking artwork which stands as a tribute to the artisans laid to rest among their own creations.
  • New York: Take a trip to the top of One World Observatory, better known as the Freedom Tower, named after the North Tower of the original World Trade Center. It is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, and the sixth-tallest in the world.

Luxury Hotels

  • Boston: Formerly the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, this historic landmark has been magnificently reimagined as a luxury hotel, The Langham. Expect legendary hospitality at this charming accommodation in the heart of the city. Befitting its old school elegance, its rooms are classically styled but with the latest amenities to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay. Sip on creative cocktails at the stylish Bond Lounge or take a well-deserved break at its spa and fitness centre.
  • Bar Harbor: Situated downtown on Bar Harbor's beautiful waterfront, West Street Hotel is the perfect mix of modernity and tradition. Its quaint backdrop and small size of just 85 guest rooms, provides travellers the perfect intimacy needed for a tranquil getaway.
  • Whitefield: Mountain View Resort opened in 1866, and since then this picturesque hotel has offered the perfect storybook setting for an idyllic mountain retreat, with sweeping views over the New Hampshire countryside. Guests can enjoy locally grown, farm-to-table cuisine at its in-house venue, Harvest Tavern.
  • Stowe: Based in Vermont, this luxury hotel is more than just a popular ski resort. Stowe Mountain Resort's striking panoramic views make it an ideal location all year round. Having opened in June 2008, it prides itself on its modern aesthetics and setting a new standard of luxury.
  • New York: Elegance, plush décor, marble bathrooms and striking Art Deco touches can be found at Essex House. Spread across 44 floors, you'll be presented with stunning views at this upscale Manhattan hotel, including of one of New York's finest treasures, Central Park. You'll be situated just moments away from Lincoln Center, Columbus Circle and Fifth Avenue.

VIP Experiences

  • Stockbridge: Without a doubt, Norman Rockwell captured the spirit and culture of twentieth century America like few artists could. Enjoy a private, after-hours, docent-led tour of the Norman Rockwell Museum, housing the largest collection of his illustrations, photographs and memorabilia.
  • Hudson Valley: Travel through the Hudson Valley and experience Wilderstein, a Queen Anne Style historic mansion dating back to 1852. Visit before hours when you will take a private, curator-led tour of this National Historic Landmark.

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  • You will be escorted by one of our fine Travelling Concierges, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
  • Enjoy the comfort of Luxury Gold's air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard restroom.
  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
  • At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
  • From time to time, your Travel Concierge will enchant you with a Luxury Gold Flourish, which is a local speciality representing the destination.
  • Complimentary, private airport transfers are included on start and end dates and when additional accommodation has been booked through Luxury Gold.

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