Coastal Trains of New England 2020

Coastal Trains of New England 2020

Amtrak's Downeaster, Cog Railway, Cape Cod Central Railroad, Winnipesaukee Turkey Dinner Train, M/S Mount Washington

Visit Quincy Market where dinner is on your own at one of their many eateries. Sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery of northern New England as you travel to Maine on Amtrak’s Downeaster. Drive past the sandy beaches and rocky coastline, past the George Bush estate at Walker’s Point and many other sites on your narrated driving tour of the coastal villages of Kennebunk & Kennebunkport.  Stroll along the Marginal Way Shoreline walking path and take in spectacular panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean.  Enjoy a Classic Downeast Lobsterbake dinner. “Enjoy a scenic train ride to the Summit of Mount Washington, the Northeast’s Highest Peak!” on the World’s First Mountain Climbing Cog Railway.  Enjoy a scenic ride on Lake Winnipesauke on the M/S Mount Washington. Tour the Wright Museum- a museum about the World War II years. Ride the Rails while eating Harts Hot Roast Turkey carved at your table with all the trimmings.  Visit the Whydah Pirate Museum. Explore Hyannis with your local guide. Board the Cape Cod Central Railroad and travel past Cape Cod Cranberry bogs and other seaside scenery.  Learn the stages of the cranberry growing process on your tour of the AD Makepeace Cranberry Bog tour.

 

Departure Date:

Friday, October 2 - Thursday, October 8, 2020

Fri.. October 2

In the late afternoon visit QUINCY MARKET. For over 250 years the marketplace has played an integral role in the life of Boston's residents. You will feel the cobblestones beneath your feet, see roaming performers and be able to taste the wonderfully diverse ethnic foods available to you. There are 100 shops, carts and artisans to offer treasures for you to take home with you!
DINNER is on your own at Quincy Market.

8:00 pm CHECK-IN at Hilton Woburn hotel after dinner.




Sat. October 3

EXPANDED CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST included this morning.
This morning take the AMTRAK DOWNEASTER to Maine.
Meet your LOCAL GUIDE in Maine and take a narrated driving tour of the coastal villages of KENNEBUNK & KENNEBUNKPORT. Drive past the sandy beaches and
rocky coastline, past the George Bush estate at Walker's Point and many other sites and have lunch on your own at Dock Square in Kennebunkport.

This afternoon your guide will take you to PERKINS COVE, where you'll find the start of the MARGINAL WAY SHORELINE WALKING PATH with benches to sit and watch the surf, a pretty drawbridge, boutiques and bobbing lobster boats.

CHECK IN at Aspinquid Resort, Ogunquit, ME

A CLASSIC DOWNEAST LOBSTERBAKE DINNER WITH SING-A-LONG ENTERTAINMENT is in store for you tonight! You'll feast on your choice of Maine boiled lobster or barbecued chicken, plus chowder, cultivated mussels, corn on the cob, Maine potatoes and blueberry cake. Meal counts required 3 days prior. (Alternate choice available.)

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Sun. October 4

EXPANDED CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST at your leisure at the hotel.

Travel to New Hampshire. Arrive in time for a SOUP and SANDWICH LUNCH is included at the Cog Railway. There will be time for the gift shop too. Travel on the COG RAILWAY for a three-hour round-trip ride. "Enjoy a Scenic Train Ride to the Summit of Mount Washington, the Northeast`s Highest Peak!

Late afternoon CHECK IN at Mountain Club on Loon Resort, Lincoln, NH

DINNER on your own at the hotel or a local restaurant.



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Mon. October 5

FULL BUFFET BREAKFAST included this morning.

Meet your guide and travel south to Winnipesauke and enjoy a scenic one -way ride on LAKE WINNIPESAUKE (one of the largest lakes enclosed in one state), aboard the 230' M/S MOUNT WASHINGTON. Your journey on the ship brings you to the port of Wolfeboro, the Oldest Summer Resort in America.
LUNCH on your own and shopping in the delightful lakeside resort town of Wolfeboro.

After lunch tour the WRIGHT MUSEUM - a museum about the World War II years with both war exhibits such as aircraft and tanks and exhibits from everyday life.

In the late afternoon arrive at the MEREDITH STATION of the WINNIPESAUKE RAILROAD TURKEY DINNER TRAIN. Board the WINNIPESAUKEE SCENIC RAILROAD for a two-hour trip along Lake Winnipesauke. Ride the rails while eating HARTS HOT ROAST TURKEY carved at your table with all the trimmings!

Arrive at your hotel after dinner.

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Tues. October 6

FULL BUFFET BREAKFAST at your leisure at the hotel.

Travel to Cape Cod this morning. Arrive on Cape Cod where your LOCAL GUIDE will meet you and take you to LUNCH on your own. Afterwards visit the WHYDAH PIRATE MUSEUM. The Whydah was a fully rigged galley ship that was built by the British. During one of it voyages in 1717, it was captured by the famed pirate Samuel "Black Sam" Bellamy. During an infamous storm off the coast of Cape Cod the Whydah sank, laying its treasure just 500 feet off the shore for over 250 years. Now you can touch and see the world's only authenticated pirate treasure.

CHECK IN at Bayside Resort, West Yarmouth, MA

DINNER is included this evening at the charming OPTIMIST CAFÉ. Originally, the Captain Howes House, this beautiful historic home was built in 1849 by Captain Frederick Howes. Captain Howes had a long-distinguished career captaining many ships all over the world. (This restaurant is based on availability)


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Wed. October 7

EXPANDED CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST at your leisure at the hotel.

Your LOCAL GUIDE will meet you at your lodging to begin exploring Cape Cod. You will begin in the "hub" of the Cape - HYANNIS. You will stop at the Kennedy Memorial and the Korean War Memorial, drive through the village of Hyannisport and view St. Francis Xavier Church. In the late morning, you will proceed to the CAPE COD CENTRAL RAILROAD for ticketing and boarding of your journey to Sandwich. Travel past Cape Cod Cranberry bogs and other seaside scenery. Climb aboard the CAPE COD CENTRAL RAILROAD and feel the thrill as the whistle blows and your fun-filled adventure begins.

Enjoy an included BOX LUNCH as you pass beautiful cranberry bogs, natural woodlands, and lush marshes as you make your way from Hyannis to the Cape Cod Canal and by SANDWICH, the oldest town on Cape Cod. Sandwich became the site of one of America's largest glass factories, an industry that flourished during the 19th century. This quaint and quiet seaside community is the hometown of Thornton Burgess, naturalist and author of 170 children's books.

Whistle Stop at PAIRPOINT GLASS where artisans have combined fine craftsmanship and individualized service to provide collectible glassware for individuals and companies around the world for over 175 years. Founded in 1837 by Thomas Pairpoint, the world-famous British silversmith and designer.

You will have time to visit the CAPE CANAL VISITOR'S CENTER for a Comfort Stop.

Travel to Wareham, MA for a CRANBERRY BOG TOUR at A.D. MAKEPEACE the world's largest cranberry grower. Your guide will show you examples of an existing
bog, currently in production and will discuss the stages of the cranberry growing process. There are two methods of harvesting and you may even see it happening. Learn from the
expert cranberry growers about farming and harvesting this fruit named "craneberry" by the Pilgrims.

DINNER is included this evening.




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Thurs. October 8

EXTENDED CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST is included this morning at your hotel.

Depart for home.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Cost Per Person:

$1499.00 Double Occupancy

$1392.00 Triple Occupancy

$1334.00 Quad Occupancy

$2059.00 Single Occupancy

 

Package Includes:

* 6 Nights Accommodations

        1 Night - Hilton, Woburn

        1 Night - Aspinquid Resort, Ogunquit, ME

        2 Nights - Mountain Club on Loon Resort, Lincoln, NH

        2 Nights - Bayside Resort, West Yarmouth, MA

*6 Breakfasts      

*2 Box Lunches

*4 Dinners (includes 1 Lobster Dinner)

 

Highlights:


  • Quincy Market

  • Amtrak’s Downeaster Train Kennebunk & Kennebunkport Tour

  • Cog Railway

  • MS Washington Lake Cruise

  • Wright Museum

  • Old Fashioned Country Store

  • Winnipesaukee Turkey Dinner Train

  • Whydah Pirate Museum

  • Cape Cod Central Railroad

  • AD Makepeace Cranberry Bog Tour

  • Pairpont Glass

                  

  • Hotel Taxes and Baggage Handling

  • Local Tour Guide Service and Gratuities

  • Tour Fully Escorted by an R&J Tours Company Representative

  • All-Inclusive Motorcoach Transportation

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
R & J Lot R & J Lot, RT 183, Cressona, PA
PICK UP AT R&J SIGN
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