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The Best of New England

11 night fly drive from £1,275 per person including flights, fully inclusive car rental and accommodation

See the best of New England including Boston, Acadia National Park the White & Green Mountains and the scenic coastal region of Rhode Island & Cape Cod. 
There are three levels of accommodation to choose from including Inns and a charming hotels collection, with the option to extend your stay.

New England offers a unique style of accommodation, and the classic New England Inn is very much an authentic part of the North East experience.

Our 3 hotel options offer a choice of standard hotels more of a value focus, upgraded hotels for perhaps improved locations and better rooms, or our ‘Inns’ package offering luxury city hotels and upgrades to authentic New England Inns or more charming unique hotels where available.


Day 1 – Boston Arrival

You will at Boston Logan Airport after a 7 hour 30 minute flight non-stop from the U.K. Due to high parking charges in Boston we do not recommend collecting your rental car on arrival, a better bet is to collect it from a convenient downtown location when you leave Boston after 2 nights – We arrange all this for you.

We can arrange shared shuttle transfers or private car transfers but it’s quite easy to take a regulated meter cab from the official tax rank outside the terminal which will cost you approximately $30.

Depending on your arrival time you might like to take a walk into the Boston Public Garden in the centre of the city, this would be a great way to relax after your flight. Overnight Boston.

Hotels:
Standard: Midtown Hotel
Superior: Sheraton Boston
Inns: The Bostonian


Day 2 – Boston

Boston is a great walking city and the Freedom Trail is the highlight of Boston for visitors. The 2.5 mile red brick walking trail leads you to 16 nationally significant historic sites, every one an authentic American treasure. Preserved and dedicated by the citizens of Boston in 1958, when the wrecking ball threatened several important places, the Freedom Trail today is a unique collection of museums, churches, meeting houses, burying grounds, parks, a ship, and historic markers that tell the story of the American Revolution.

You can take a self-guided tour or one of the many other tours which include the hop on hop off trolley bus tours. Be sure to stop at the most important sites like Old Ironsides, the Paul Revere House and the Old North Church. Plan to stop and eat at Faneuil Hall, once the primary meeting place for America’s revolutionaries. It is now a bustling market of restaurants and shops. You will find Colonial and Revolutionary history on every step of the Freedom Trail, charging up Bunker Hill, and on the cobbled streets of Beacon Hill.

Lively and informative costumed characters travel the Trail during the summer. These characters are fun and engaging for children of all ages (from 5 to 75!) and act as ambassadors to the era of America’s founding and the birth of the country’s freedom. Boston is a shopping mecca, head to historic Back Bay to stock up on fashion favourites at Copley Place – a dazzling mixed-use complex with over 70 stores and restaurants – or bag a bargain at Wrentham Village Premium Outlets®, New England’s largest upscale outlet center. Overnight – Boston.

Hotels:
Standard: Midtown Hotel
Superior: Sheraton Boston
Inns: The Bostonian


Day 3 – BOSTON – SALEM – PORTSMOUTH – KENNEBUNKPORT
90 Miles

Today you will collect your rental car, the location is 5 minutes’ walk from your hotel. And head for Essex National Heritage Area Scenic Byway which takes you north through Salem, site of the famous witch trials in 1694, Marblehead, Ipswich, and Newburyport. From there, you’ll be travelling the Coastal Byway to Hampton Beach and Portsmouth on your way to Kennebunkport. The Kennebunks are very old coastal towns, settled in 1620. The state of Maine remained a part of the Colony of Massachusetts and Kennebunk did not become a state until 1820. If you’re up for a short walk at this point, the Kennebunk National Register Historic District Village walk begins at the Brick Store Museum and continues on Main Street. If there’s time, the Kennebunkport History Center is located at 125 North Street. Five buildings, including a shipwright’s office, comprise the history center campus and present a good perspective of seafaring life in the Massachusetts colony. If you have time when travelling, you may wish to call in to Kittery Premium Outlets® to top up your suitcase with the latest designer gear at bargain prices. Overnight – Kennebunkport.

Hotels:
Standard: Best Western Merry Manor Inn
Superior: The Nonantum Resort
Inns: The Nonantum Resort


Day 4 – KENNEBUNKPORT – WISCASSET – BAR HARBOR
210 miles

Start early today, it’s a good drive but also has some worthy stops along the route. First stop should be Portland Head Light in Cape Elizabeth, just to the south of Portland. Next head along the peninsula at Damariscotta, to go down to see the Pemaquid Light House. Take highway 32 back to highway 1 and continue through rural Maine and past ocean bays to Camden, which would be a great lunch stop and a chance to stretch the legs. From here drive to Mount Battie just to the north of Camden for great views of the hills and rocky coast line. Continue along highway 1 with stops at the Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Fort Knox. Then on through Ellsworth to Bar Harbor.

Hotels:
Standard: Colonial Inn Ellsworth
Superior: Best Western Acadia Park Inn
Inns: The Bluenose Inn


Day 5 – BAR HARBOR – ACADIA NATIONAL PARK – BAR HARBOR

A full day to explore one of the oldest and most beautiful national parks in America. Discover soaring peaks, dramatic glacier-carved valleys, clear lakes, and the rugged shoreline with the only true fjord on the U.S. Atlantic coast. Witness the area’s natural wonders from Park Loop Road or drive to the summit of Cadillac Mountain, at 1,530 feet (466 meters), the highest point on the U.S. Atlantic seaboard.

Hotels:
Standard: Colonial Inn Ellsworth
Superior: Best Western Acadia Park Inn
Inns: The Bluenose Inn


Day 6 – BAR HARBOR – WHITE MOUNTAINS, NEW HAMPSHIRE
230 miles

Your drive today takes you inland towards the spectacular scenery of the White Mountains, the “rooftop of New England,” a landscape dotted with historic villages and enchanting covered bridges. En-route, experience breath taking views of mountain ranges and pristine forests.

Hotels:
Standard: Town & Country Inn
Superior: North Conway Grand Hotel
Inns: Eagle Mountain House


Day 7 – WHITE MOUNTAINS – VERMONT’S NORTHEAST KINGDOM – STOWE
120 miles

Today, traverse the White Mountains that divide the New England states of New Hampshire and Vermont. The route takes you through some of New England’s most beautiful scenery. Drive by Lyndonville and see Willey’s General Store in Greensboro before continuing through Craftsbury, a Grandma Moses kind of village, to Stowe.

Hotels:
Standard: Golden Eagle Resort
Superior: Golden Eagle Resort
Inns: Commodores Inn


Day 8 – STOWE – GREEN MOUNTAINS – THE BERKSHIRES
160 miles

Continue south along Route 100, where you will take in some of the most spectacular scenery in Vermont’s Green Mountains. With their dense forests, the mountains are home to bears, moose, wild turkey, and deer. See picture-perfect villages and some of Vermont’s famous covered bridges before crossing into Massachusetts’ Berkshires, known for their rural beauty and cultural assets. Overnight in the college town of Williamstown.

Hotels:
Standard: The Williams Inn
Superior: The Williams Inn
Inns: The Williams Inn


Day 9 – THE BERKSHIRES – LENOX – NEWPORT
180 miles

Drive south and pass through a series of wonderful little towns, including Lenox, summer home for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. See Hancock Shaker Village near Pittsfield before continuing to the storied little city of Newport, Rhode Island, once a prosperous colonial seaport.

Hotels:
Standard: Holiday Inn Express Middleton/Newport
Superior: Holiday Inn Express Middleton/Newport
Inns: Hotel Viking


Day 10 – NEWPORT – CAPE COD
100 miles

America’s most prominent families – from the Astors to the Vanderbilts – have summered in Newport. Some of their spectacular vacation homes are open for viewing. After sightseeing, continue along the coast on your way to Cape Cod.

Hotels:
Standard: Hyannis Harbor Hotel
Superior: Holiday Inn Cape Cod – Hyannis
Inns: Dan’l Webster Inn & Spa


Day 11 – CAPE COD

A full day to explore magnificent Cape Cod with its high cliffs, rolling dunes, broad beaches, miles of walking trails, picturesque villages and delicious seafood. This peninsula is a beloved vacation spot for visitors and natives alike. Stop in Plymouth, a living panorama of Pilgrim and Colonial times and see the Mayflower II.

Hotels:
Standard: Hyannis Harbor Hotel
Superior: Holiday Inn Cape Cod – Hyannis
Inns: Dan’l Webster Inn & Spa


Day 12 CAPE COD – BOSTON DEPARTURE
80 miles

Today leave Cape Cod and drive back to Boston. This peninsula is a beloved vacation spot for visitors and natives alike. Maybe stop in Plymouth, a living panorama of Pilgrim and Colonial times and see the Mayflower II. Return your car at the airport before your departure flight. We select an evening flight for you giving you the day to enjoy before the time comes to return home.


Your holiday includes

  • Scheduled Flights
  • UK & US Airport taxes
  • Accommodation – 11 nights
  • Compact car rental based on Hertz – 11 day rental
  • Exclusive travel documentation portfolio including personalised maps, itinerary and driver directions along with all applicable tickets and vouchers.

Travel Insurance

This is essential and not included. Should you need to purchase cover, we offer comprehensive cover at an additional cost. Please contact us for details.

Additional Experiences

Our holidays are completely tailored to suit you. We would be happy to help you choose from a vast array of additional experiences that will enhance your North America holiday adventure.

These might include:

  • City tours
  • Helicopter flights
  • Sporting event tickets
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Rafting
  • Horseback riding
  • Restaurant reservations

There are many more, often quite unique to your chosen destination so please do ask.

Map

Itinerary Summary

Location Nights
Boston 2
Kennebunkport 1
Bar Harbor 2
White Mountains 1
Stowe 1
Williamstown 1
Newport 1
Cape Cod 2

Offers

Free GPS On Car Rental

Enjoy free GPS on your New England fly drive. Other operators will charge hundreds of dollars for GPS – with Complete North America you pay nothing!

British Airways Seat Sale

Call now for further discounts of up to £100 when seat sale fares are available.

Flight Upgrades

Reduced premium cabin travel available.

Prices from
Premium/World Traveller Plus: £249 each way
Business/Club Class: £1,249 each way

Call us on 01159 610590 for availability and details.

Why Book With C.N.A?

  • No one-way car rental drop off fee.
  • All holidays ATOL protected.
  • Tailored itinerary to suit you.
  • Choice of airlines & departure points.
  • Deals on flight upgrades.
  • Low booking deposit.
  • Detailed & personalised travel pack – your personally prepared ring-bound travel itinerary booklet is prepared individually.

Complete North America documents

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This was to be a once-in-a-lifetime holiday. It was memorable for the range of new experiences, the lovely places we stayed, your kind gift of the Boston excursions card and the matchless hospitality of the Liberty Inn at Yarmouth

Chisholm Party (New England) -

I just wanted to thank you once again for all the planning, booking and organising that you did on our behalf. Each of the hotels were great and the hotel in Niagara had the best view of any hotel I’ve stayed in around the world

Watts Party (New England & Eastern Canada) -

The Autumn colours were magnificent and we really enjoyed seeing the Pumpkin Festival celebrations in New England and then when we crossed the border, the Farmers markets and preparations for Thanksgiving in Canada.

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