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Cape Cod & the Islands 2020

Cape Cod & the Islands 2020


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Book and deposit a 2020 Globus vacation (Excluding Cuba & Escapes by Globus) to save 5% per person on the land-only portion of the core tour not including extra night accommodations, extensions, taxes/fees tips or supplements. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between February 7, 2018 and April 28, 2020 for travel in 2020. Offer is combinable only with the Welcome Back Credit and any applicable air credits. Offer reliant on space availability. Applies to new 2020 bookings only. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn at any time. Available from participating GFOB offices only.

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Traveling party of 5, 6, or 7 must travel from same origination point and must be advised at the time of booking. Discount on the land-only portion of core tour, not including extra night accommodations, extensions, taxes/fees, tips, and supplements. Does not apply to Globus Escapes, Cosmos, Monograms, vacations including Oberammergau or Avalon Waterways. Not combinable with other group allowances. Travelers already traveling at a discount, such as children, do not count toward the party total. Offer reliant on space availability, and applies to new bookings only. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Does not apply to custom groups or Escapes by Globus. Additional restrictions may apply.

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Each time you travel on a Globus family of brands vacation (Cosmos, Globus, Avalon or Monograms) from 2019 onward you can earn up to $250 per person ($500 per couple) Welcome Back Credit to use towards your next vacation, plus as always our AffordableTours.com additional savings. There will be some select exceptions to the credit, including Escapes by Globus, Oberammergau, Monograms City Get-a-ways, Private Touring and any heavily discounted programs like Avalon Suite Rewards. Please see the list below for your potential credit amount listed per person.

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The Welcome Back Credit will be awarded upon completion of Globus family of brands vacations from 2019 onward. Credit amount can only be applied to the land/cruise or cruise only portion of a new Globus family of brands vacation (excluding Escapes by Globus, 2020 Oberammergau, select Cosmos tours, Monograms City Getaways, and Custom/Charter vacations). Credit amount is per person and must be redeemed for a future vacation with a deposit within 2 years from date of credit issue. Bookings can be made by contacting your preferred travel agent. Passenger name or past invoice number is required to redeem the credit. Combinable with all applicable consumer promotions except those with any Globus family of brands special discount programs of the vacation price. Credit is not redeemable for cash, non-refundable deposit, airfare, transfers, travel insurance, prepaid gratuities, pre/post nights, or optional excursions and is non-transferrable. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Valid for all participating Globus family of brands offices. Additional restrictions may apply.

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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Get acquainted with the history, beauty, and coastal traditions of Cape Cod and its neighboring islands on this fascinating vacation. Your tour begins in Boston with guided sightseeing of “Bean Town’s” most famous sights, a harbor cruise, and two overnights. Visit Newport, Rhode Island, for a guided tour of Cornelius Vanderbilt’s opulent home, the Breakers mansion. On the Cape, spend four nights at the Red Jacket Beach Resort, located on the beautiful waters of Nantucket Sound. Take ferries to Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard, with sightseeing on both islands. You’ll also have free time to explore both on your own. In Nantucket, enjoy the included visit to the Whaling Museum, explore the art galleries, and browse the shops. On Martha’s Vineyard, take a walk along the ocean, admire the elegant homes, and browse the village stores. You’ll also travel the end of the Cape to Provincetown, a vibrant village steeped in history. You’ll also learn what life was like for the Pilgrims and the true story of Thanksgiving at Plimoth Plantation, a re-creation of a small farming and maritime village built by the Pilgrims in the 17th century—a special experience offered by Globus. Other out-of-the-ordinary adventures Globus has included on this Cape Cod & the Islands tour are a visit to Flax Pond Farms, a working cranberry bog, and a traditional seafood dinner. Historic sights, beautiful scenery, fun experiences, and more await you on this marvelous Cape Cod & the Islands vacation!

Day 1: ARRIVE IN BOSTON.
Welcome to “Beantown!” This evening, mingle with your traveling companions at 6 pm for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.

Day 2: BOSTON.
Your walking tour with a Local Guide focuses on the city’s most prominent landmarks. See Boston Common; the Old State House and the Old North Church, from where Paul Revere got the signal to start his famous ride; Freedom Trail; and Faneuil Hall, with a chance to browse through Quincy Market. Next, board a harbor CRUISE that takes you to see the Bunker Hill Monument and the site of the Boston Tea Party. Balance of the day is at your leisure. (B)

Day 3: BOSTON–PLYMOUTH–HYANNIS AREA.
Head south to Plymouth, where the Pilgrims landed nearly 400 years ago and founded the first permanent settlement in New England. See famous Plymouth Rock. Next, explore PLIMOTH PLANTATION and learn about how daily life was for the Pilgrims. Then learn the true story of Thanksgiving in a private PRESENTATION. Continue to [LF] FLAX POND FARMS, a working cranberry bog, and hear how this native fruit is harvested and processed. On to the traditional oceanfront resort for a 4-night stay. Enjoy a traditional [LF] SEAFOOD dinner this evening! (B,D)

SPECIAL FEATURE: Spend the next four nights at the Red Jacket Beach Resort, located on the waters of Nantucket Sound. Amenities include a private beach with water activities, outdoor pool, tennis court, restaurant, lounge, and spa. Please note that some resort activities are seasonal.

Day 4: HYANNIS AREA. EXCURSION TO NANTUCKET.
This morning, head to the harbor for your FERRY ride to Nantucket. Time for lunch and a stroll around Straight Wharf with its marinas, shops, and art galleries. Your guided tour spotlights the strong Quaker influence during the early days of settlement. Drive the narrow streets and admire charming Colonial-style houses and imposing mansions that reflect the prosperity of Nantucket’s whaling era. During your free time, visit the WHALING MUSEUM with its top-quality exhibitions and rooftop observation deck. Return to Hyannis and see the John F. Kennedy Memorial and St. Francis Xavier Church before reaching your hotel. (B)

Day 5: HYANNIS AREA. EXCURSION TO CAPE COD.
Today, simply relax at your oceanfront resort, or join an excursion to drive the length of the peninsula’s arm to Provincetown. Here, you may want to join an optional whale-watching expedition or a dune-buggy ride on the Provincetown Dunes. Perhaps enjoy your free time to wander through “P-town,” a lively summer resort and artist’s colony. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)

Day 6: HYANNIS AREA. EXCURSION TO MARTHA'S VINEYARD.
Board the FERRY to Martha’s Vineyard and enjoy a guided tour that features Oak Bluffs with its Victorian “gingerbread” architecture. Spend some time in Edgartown, once an important shipping and whaling center. Check out the enticing village stores, take a walk along the ocean, and admire the elegant homes along the tree-lined streets. Return to Hyannis where the remainder of the day is at your leisure. (B)

Day 7: HYANNIS AREA–NEWPORT.
This morning, head to Newport, an elegant yachting mecca on Narragansett Bay in the “Ocean State” of Rhode Island. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Newport and see the first state house, the nation’s oldest synagogue, and the city’s oldest meeting house and library. Afterward, explore the extravagant lifestyle of a bygone era when visiting THE BREAKERS, shipping magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt’s opulent mansion. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner. (B,D)

Day 8: NEWPORT–BOSTON.
Depart this morning for Boston. After a transfer to the airport for guests who have homebound flights, the motorcoach continues downtown to the Sheraton Boston Hotel, where the tour ends. Please schedule flights from Boston’s Logan International Airport after 2 pm. (B)

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Inclusions

  • Enjoy spectacular fall colors on our Fall Foliage departures: September 11 (if Mother Nature permits).

Sightseeing & Activities:

BOSTON
Walking tour with a Local Guide; harbor cruise

PLYMOUTH
Visit Plimoth Plantation; learn the true story of Thanksgiving; visit a [LF] working cranberry bog

HYANNIS
AREA
Orientation tour; see the John F. Kennedy Memorial and St. Francis Xavier Church; [LF] traditional seafood dinner

NANTUCKET
Sightseeing with a Local Guide; visit the Whaling Museum

PROVINCETOWN
Orientation tour

MARTHA’S VINEYARD
Sightseeing with a Local Guide

NEWPORT
Sightseeing tour; visit The Breakers mansion; farewell dinner at a local restaurant

Meals:
Breakfast daily, 3 three-course dinners including a seafood dinner on the Cape and a farewell dinner in Newport


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Accommodations

Gratuities for Tour Director and driver are available for pre-purchase.

Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.

Single Room Supplement:
from $715 to $1,025

Triple Room Reduction per person:
from $150 to $230

Extra Nights per person in Boston:
June–August: in single room $319; in twin room $183; in triple room $147
September: in single room $382; in twin room $214; in triple room $168

Boston: Sheraton Boston Hotel
Sheraton Boston is a 1220 room hotel located just four miles from the Boston Logan Airport in Back Bay Boston. Rooms have fantastic views of the Charles River or Historic Back Bay. Enjoy indoor access to shopping and restaurants at the Prudential Center or Copley Place, both connected to the Sheraton Boston. The hotel has an Indoor/Outdoor saline heated swimming pool. Enjoy local New England fare at the Side Bar & Grille or a coffee at the Starbucks in the lobby.
Address:
39 Dalton St
Boston MA, United States
Hyannis: Red Jacket Beach Resort
A classic Cape Cod oceanfront resort on the waters of Nantucket Sound, Red Jacket Beach features a beautiful sweep of private ocean beach. This full-service resort and spa has all of the comforts to make your stay memorable. Whether you envision an action-packed getaway with water sports or a relaxing time on our private beach with a good book, you'll enjoy excellent service in a beautiful oceanfront setting.
Address:
1 South Shore Drive
South Yarmouth MA, United States
Hyannis: Sea Crest Beach Hotel
This waterfront Cape Cod resort overlooks Old Silver Beach and features cozy guestrooms, thoughtful amenities, amazing dining, and spectacular views of Cape Cod. Sea Crest Resort offers a private beach, gift shop, spa, fitness center, indoor pool, outdoor pool, hot tub, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Address:
350 Quaker Rd
Hyannis Area MA, United States
Newport: Hotel Viking
Registered with the Historical Hotels of America, this luxury accommodation is situated on Newport's Historic Hill and offers beautiful views. The interior of the hotel is both historical and elegant in design. All 210 elegant guestrooms are fully equipped with cable TV, coffee maker, hairdryer, and Internet access.
Address:
1 Bellevue Avenue
Newport RI, United States

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Questions & Answers

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
3.6
Accommodations
3.4
Itinerary
3.7
Professional Staff
4.3
Repeat with Operator
3.4
Value for Money
3.3

Ratings based off 14 reviews - currently showing 7 reviews with comments only

The trip was interesting and the tour guide and driver excellent

The bus needed to be more comfortable, not the best bus I have been on. Need to include one visit to a lighthouse, we visited zero.

We were disappointed with our room at the Boston Sheraton, but we realize we should have complained at the hotel The brick wall directly out our window, preventing light in the room, together with the two small lamps. Not fun for seniors. The other hotels were fine. The leisure time wasn't enough to accommodate our interest for a more leisurely trolley ride to the Marble House in Newport, but we did get there. We found time for the JFK Presidential Library in Boston We let Globus know that they could or should make those items available. They included the Breakers on more than one trip we have taken with them.

Tour Guide was a little unorganized when plans were changed due to weather - no whale watching/ landing at different port for Martha's Vineyard due to weather on both accounts - wasn't a backup plan in place.

The tour bus had very limited space as a re-design made more seats which offered limited individual seating/leg room/hand bag space. The older design had 48 seats. The new design has 54 seats. The brochure indicated free time which I misconstrued to believe meant I would make decisions based upon my personal wishes during this time. The free time was still structured time and made for extremely long 12 hour days more or less. There was no indication in the package my tour group would be combined within another tour group which meant double wait times, more cumbersome logistics, etc.

Time management seem to be an issue. We arrived in a town but by the time local restaurants could serve us, there was no time to explore historical sights. A cruise ship had docked and due to the extra crowds, there was a problem seeing anything. Could not see over the headrests in bus so missed most of the sights pointed out as we drove along. Tour director was very nice and tried very hard to please folks. Same for bus driver. One restaurant served fish that could not be eaten by our table of 5. Overall, time management was the biggest issue for me. I am actually disappointed that Globus is the chosen vendor for the Nova Scotia tour.

The tour guide was professional & courteous, however, my husband & I feel that he only did a fair job in what he presented to the tour. He did just enough to "get by" with no extra history, information of the area, very loosely organized as far as where & when to meet. When we went with Globus to Europe our guide was superior.


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