Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, Newport & Boston
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Arrive in Hyannis and you are off on a guided tour of Sandwich, the oldest town on Cape Cod. Highlights include a visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum, the Sandwich Board walk, and views of the Cape Cod Canal. In Hyannis you will visit the St. Francis Xavier Church and Hyannisport and enjoy an amazing harbor tour.
On the next day take a short cruise to the beautiful island of Martha’s Vineyard. A brief walking tour of Oak Bluffs includes the Tabernacle, the adorable Gingerbread Houses, the Campground and Edgartown. Followed by a relaxing tour of the island aboard your coach.
Today experience Henry David Thoreau’s Cape Cod. From Chatham to Provincetown, 30 miles of uninterrupted beach which has made the Cape famous. Lighthouses, cranberry bogs and the National Seashore. Today you “change a dream into a reality.”
The finale is a whale watch to Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. A fully narrated cruise to see these gentle giants in their natural habitat. A traditional New England lobster bake to follow.
We are off to Newport to experience the luxury and elegance of the Gilded Age. Follow Newport’s scenic routes with a narrated tour of picturesque Ocean Drive. Visit The Breakers, known as the Grand Dame. One of the Newport’s summer “cottages” a 70 room Italian Renaissance-style villa commissioned by Cornelius Vanderbilt II. Enjoy downtown Newport’s unique shops with designer names, exclusive gifts and local treasures.
“You will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you make good use of it.” John Adams. Today explore the city of Boston and its rich history of the American Revolution. We follow in the footsteps of Paul Revere walking the Freedom Trail through the streets of Boston’s North End passing Paul Revere’s house and visiting Old North Church, where Robert Newman hung the signal lanterns “one if by land, two if by sea.”
Travel the historic Freedom Trail with unique sites like the U.S.S. Constitution known as “Old Ironsides,” the oldest commissioned ship in the United States Navy. Pass Bunker Hill Monument, the Granary burial ground, the site of the Boston Massacre, the Boston Public Gardens – home to Boston’s iconic Swan boats. Uptown see the Boston Common, Beacon Hill, television’s famed “Cheers” pub, the State House, the stunning Trinity and Christian Science churches. The tour concludes with a visit to historic Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall.
(6 days, 5 nights)
Walker Tours can customize all itineraries based on your client’s needs, length of stay and budget. Additional Cape Cod excursions can be added to any tour.