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Islands of New England Group Tour

Islands of New England, May 21 - ­28, 2021

8 Days / 7 Nights

11 Meals : 7 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 3 Dinners

The Atlantic coast is calling. Explore New England’s majestic seaboards, from Rhode Island to Cape Cod. Visit Providence and the Gilded Age mansions of Newport. Spend time in the lively artist colony of Provincetown. Experience the beautiful islands of Martha’s Vineyard, Block Island, and Nantucket. Complete your local experience as you indulge in a traditional seafood and lobster feast. Explore the local charms, walk along historic cobblestone streets, and feel like a true New Englander in a traditional cranberry bog.

Taylored Tours has partnered with Collette for this special tour. Collette is a 100-year-old, family-owned, US tour company that provides FIRST CLASS service and accommodations.

Day 1: Providence, Rhode Island: Tour Begins

Discover the natural beauty that lies along the shores of New England. Come to know its coastal charlm, friendly people and fresh­from­the­sea cuisine. Your tour opens in Providence, the capital of Rhode Island.

Omni Hotel Providence

Day 2: Providence - Newport - Providence

Tour Providence, “America’s Renaissance City.” See prestigious Brown University and learn about the city’s vibrant art, cultural, and culinary scenes. Head to Newport and travel along Bellevue Avenue. Lined with extraordinary 19th-century summer "cottages," this road is home to 7 mansions designated National Historic Landmarks. It’s your choice! Explore Marble House, built by the Vanderbilts and modeled after the Petit Trianon at Versailles -OR- tour Rosecliff, the opulent former residence of silver heiress Theresa Fair Oelrichs, known for her lavish parties.

Omni Hotel Providence

Breakfast and Dinner Included

Day 3: Providence - Block Island - Providence

Start your day with a ferry ride to Block Island, a quaint isle smaller than 10-square miles. Get a taste of the local flavors at a restaurant before touring the island. Visit a micro-yarn mill, learning about the process before you meet the animals. Ferry back to the mainland and enjoy an evening at leisure in Providence.

Omni Hotel Providence

Breakfast & Lunch Included

Day 4: Providence - Plymouth, Massachusetts - Cape Cod

Delve into rural life as you tour a New England cranberry bog and learn about dry harvesting. Step back in time with a stop in the celebrated town of Plymouth where the Pilgrims landed in 1620, and see legendary Plymouth Rock. Later, arrive at your beachfront hotel for a 4-night stay. Enjoy a traditional New England experience as you indulge in a seafood and lobster feast.

Sea Crest Beach Hotel

Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 5: Cape Cod - Martha’s Vineyard - Cape Cod

A ferry ride transports you to beautiful Martha’s Vineyard. Known for visits by presidents and royalty, this summer home of many artists, writers and celebrities is full of surprises. You’ll see all the highlights of "the Vineyard" (as the locals call it), including quaint gingerbread-styled cottages and a once-famous whaling port resplendent with sea captains' homes and widows' walks. Later, depart the island and cruise back to Cape Cod.

During your stay at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel, a waterfront resort on Cape Cod, you may choose to enjoy a sea view by upgrading your accommodations to an Oceanview Room with a balcony or patio. Please inquire about this upgrade at time of booking.

Sea Crest Beach Hotel

Breakfast Included

Day 6: Cape Cod - Provincetown - Cape Cod

Travel to Provincetown, located on the tip of the Cape. This lively artist colony remains famous for its crafts and bright seagoing flair. Then, it’s your choice! Set out on a whale watch cruise to Cape Cod Bay in search of these magnificent creatures -OR- enjoy a scenic adventure through the iconic sand dunes of the Cape.

Sea Crest Beach Hotel

Breakfast Included

Day 7: Cape Cod - Hyannis - Nantucket - Cape Cod

Catch a glimpse of the Camelot era in Hyannisport, home of the Kennedy compound, and visit the poignant Kennedy Memorial. Next, set off via ferry to explore the idyllic island of Nantucket. From its cobblestone Main Street to its beaches and lighthouses, this place lives up to its reputation. During time at leisure, meander the waterfront where sailboats and yachts sway in the harbor or shop for a famous Nantucket basket. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner and chef-led demonstration highlighting a local specialty.

Sea Crest Beach Hotel

Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 8: Cape Cod - Tour Ends

Your tour comes to a close, leaving you with many fond memories.

Optional 2-Night Boston Extension, $949 pp

Extend your stay in New England with 2 nights in Boston – Massachusetts’s historic capital city. Walk along the winding city streets, home to sturdy brick houses and trendy modern buildings. Enjoy ample free time to discover Boston’s charm, taking advantage of your included Hop-On Hop-Off pass to see the most of the city. Peruse the local breweries, grab a cup of chowder, and walk in the footsteps of the country’s first leaders – this is Boston. 2 breakfasts included.

Pricing

  • Double $2,399pp.
  • Single $2,999pp.
  • Triple $2,369pp

* Included in Price: Hotel Transfers

* Not Included in Price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $269 per person and Round Trip Air

FLEXIBLE CHANGES AT NO CHARGE Change your tour or departure date – for any reason – up to 60 days before your departure. Deposits are fully refundable within 30 days of booking.

Add the Travel Protection Plan for even greater flexibility, including full money-back assurance should you need to cancel up to 24 hours before departure

Get Your Money Back. Any Reason. No Blackout Dates or Restrictions. Make Your Travel Plans Confidently. Go ahead and book this dream trip, because when you purchase Collette’s industry-leading Travel Protection Plan, you can cancel for any reason and get your money back – all the way up to 24 hours before your trip departs. They’ve offered this plan for decades to give travelers assurance every step of the way – with no blackout windows or hidden restrictions. Every tour, every departure, every time. Collette has you covered. In addition to covering you for pre-trip cancellation, their Travel Protection Plan also includes the following benefits: Travel Delay Support (daily stipend), Trip Interruption (if you need to end your trip early), Baggage Loss or Delay, Missed Connections (if you purchased air), Medical Expenses for Illness or Injury Emergency Assistance. $269 per person.

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