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Colours of New England

If you’re looking for a truly scenic American road trip, then the stunning north-eastern region of the USA has it all. On this colourful escorted tour of New England you’ll enjoy the spectacular Autumnal scenery, bracing Atlantic coastlines and explore the unique cities and the old-world charm of this idyllic area. From your starting point at the historical city of Boston, the oldest city in America, you will embark on a truly memorable journey through this charming corner of The States. Visit fascinating towns and cities such as Portland, Maine’s largest city, and Cape Cod, the stunning south-eastern arm of Massachusetts, reaching into the Atlantic Ocean. Picturesque scenery is one thing this tour has in abundance, as we make our way to the New Hampshire’s breath-taking White Mountains to the Green Mountains of Vermont, home to a host of species ranging from deer to bears! Indulge in some of New England’s famous delicacies, such as a delicious clam chowder, or you can even enjoy a traditional clam bake, bringing the shore straight to your table. This charming holiday will tick every box for the perfect scenic tour of New England.

Tour Includes

  • 9 nights hotel
  • Return flights to Boston
  • Airport transfers in the USA
  • Fully escorted in the USA by a Tour Manager
  • Air-conditioned coach travel

11 days from £3,099pp

Travel Options
Outbound &
Inbound Travel
  • By Air By Air
  • By Air By Air
  • Coach Excursions
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Fly to Boston, the Cradle of American Liberty. Upon arrival at Logan International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Along the route north of Boston lies almost four centuries of history as well as some of the East Coast's finest beaches and seascapes.

After passing through Portsmouth, the oldest community in New Hampshire knows for its thriving fishing community and historic buildings. You will stop at New England's most iconic light that sits on the summit of Cape Neddick, a small off-shore island. The Cape Neddick Lighthouse (also called 'the Nubble') is considered the most photographed lighthouse in America.

Your next stop will be Kennebunkport. Kennebunkport is a small, charming coastal town and home to the palatial summer estates of prominent politicians, including the 41st U.S. President, George Herbert Walker Bush. From Kennebunkport, it's on to Portland for a one night stay, Maine's largest city and home to the state's oldest and most beloved lighthouse.

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Cape Neddick Kennebunkport Portland, Maine

Journey to the North today to the 'Crown Jewel of the North Atlantic Coast', Acadia National Park. Situated on the coast of Maine and home to the stunning landscape, diverse wildlife, Acadia National Park is beautiful year round and gorgeous in every season. You'll pass through quaint villages where local fishermen mark their grounds with colourful buoys prior to arriving in the small town of Bar Harbor where we will stay overnight.

Known for its stunning coastal beauty, Bar Harbor has a world renowned ambiance that blends seashore community, Downeast character, and the famous Maine Lobster. Your afternoon is free to explore Bar Harbor at your leisure.

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Bar Harbor

Today, our journey takes us inland towards the breath-taking scenery of the White Mountains. Known as the "rooftop of New England". This journey will take you through the pristine and scenic woodlands along the Kancamagus Highway to Franconia Notch, which is an eight mile pass between the two mountain ranges, both known for their renowned foliage areas and natural landscapes.

Be prepared for a miraculous view which is the natural wonder in Franconia Notch State Park, the Flume Gorge State Park. The Flume Gorge is a natural gorge extending 800ft horizontally at the base of Mount Liberty in Franconia Notch State Park, New Hampshire

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The White Mountains

The White Mountains of New Hampshire are a wonderful place to escape, explore and create unforgettable memories. Experience towering peaks, stunning scenery and spectacular waterfalls unrivalled anywhere in the Northeast.

During the day enjoy a visit to a local Maple farm and watch how the famous 1005 pure Maple Syrup is made. Tradition pairs with the latest advancements in technology to produce the finest maple syrup and product from the healthiest trees.

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Maple Farm

Heading south we enter the smallest state in the Union, Rhode Island also known as the 'Ocean State' and onto Newport where we stay overnight.

Home to spectacular coastal scenery and awe-inspiring architecture, Newport is considered by many a shining gem in the coastal crown of New England. And, nowhere is Newport's natural beauty more on display than on its Cliff Walk.

Here, between the pounding surf of the Atlantic Ocean and sprawling lawns, sit the famed Gilded Age mansions that once were the summer playgrounds for socialite families such as the Astor's and Vanderbilt's. Visit one of these opulent mansions for a glimpse into the lavish lifestyle of the privileged from a bygone era.

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From the opulence of Newport, we'll continue to the unspoiled natural beauty of Cape Cod where picturesque beaches with high sand dunes, maritime character, and gorgeous sunsets await for our 2-night stay.

Sprinkled with picturesque light houses, rising along the coast line, Cape Cod is a popular destination attracting many tourists throughout the summer months due to its stunning location and coastal charm, but autumn certainly brings a special time to the area.

Whilst the warmth of summer still lingers, the stunning foliage offers a wonderful accent to the Cape’s unmistakeable natural beauty.

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Cape Cod

Join us for an optional excursion to Martha's Vineyard, just a short 45-minute ferry ride from Cape Cod.

Martha's Vineyard is the jewel of New England. Spread over 100 square miles are six towns, each with its own proud history and unique character.

Reachable only by air or boat, the high-profile island boasts historic sea captains' homes, charming gingerbread cottages, a quaint fishing village, five majestic lighthouses and the nation's oldest operating carousel.

Becoming a household name following the release of Steven Spielberg’s film, “Jaws”, the islands natural beauty, rich heritage and vibrant cultural scene is what makes the isle so magical.

While exploring miles of pristine beaches, dramatic clay cliffs, rural landscapes and picturesque waterways, you'll find Martha's Vineyard is more than just an island.

Optional Excursions

Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

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The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments only).

Today begins with a visit to Plymouth, the town where English colonists first made a home in New England.

See Plymouth Rock, where according to tradition the passengers of the Mayflower first set foot in the "New World," views of Plymouth Harbour and the Mayflower II, a replica of the original Mayflower (on board admission not included).

Returning to Boston, where you will stay for one night, you'll retrace the steps of the Freedom Trail which may include a stroll beside Boston Common, King's Chapel, the Boston Massacre site, and numerous pubs and taverns where America's Founding Fathers toasted freedom.

Enjoy an optional lunch at one of Boston's many restaurants where you may wish to try a steaming hot cup of traditional New England clam chowder. Afterwards, explore Quincy Market, Boston's first marketplace from the 1800's, now home to boutiques, cafes and shops.

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Boston Plymouth

Transfer to Logan International Airport for your return overnight flight to the U.K.

Arrival in the U.K.

All rooms have to be requested with our Partner, ATI, once we have confirmed your requirements we will send you a new confirmation invoice. ATI Terms and Conditions do not allow any name changes once your booking is confirmed.

This tour requires customers to have a certain degree of fitness as it is a very full itinerary.  Wheelchairs must be prior approved by ATI.  This is due to luggage space being at a premium on the coach.  Customers are subject to 1 piece of hold luggage each, additional pieces are subject to approval by ATI and may be charged at a supplement.  Passengers with medical conditions which impair their travels and may require assistance must make these conditions known at the time of booking. Tour Directors are not permitted to personally intervene or assist in medical emergencies, or assist passengers with prior medical conditions. Passengers with physical challenges must always travel with a companion who can assist them. All coaches are equipped with a lavatory. As facilities for properly serving the lavatory are extremely limited outside major metropolitan areas, the on-board lavatory is principally intended for emergency use. Of course, frequent stops are made throughout the day for the customers comfort. You may find that your tour coach does not have seat belts as American Law doesn't require them.

Please note, due to local laws at least one person in each room booked must be aged 21 years or over.  Persons under 21 years of age cannot enter casinos (including those in hotels) alone in the USA and must be accompanied at all times by an adult aged 21 or over.


Travel Authorisation via the Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) is required prior to travelling to the U.S.A under the Visa Waiver Program, for which an additional charge is made.

Please note, it is important to stay up to date with the latest travel advice and entry requirements for your holiday, and it is your responsibility to ensure you hold the correct passport and visa required to enter the United States of America.  If you are in any doubt, please contact the appropriate embassy. On receiving your travel documents, please make sure your name on your flight ticket exactly matches that on your passport and/ or visa.


Throughout your holiday, you will stay at the hotels detailed below, or similar.

You will stay for one-night at the Holiday Inn Boston Bunker Hill Area, moving on to overnight stays at the Best Western Merry Manor Inn, Portland, and the Best Western Acadia Park Inn, Bar Harbor.  We stay for 2 nights at the Woodwards White Mountain Resort and an overnight stay at the Wyndham Newport Hotel, Newport. You will stay for 2 nights in Cape Cod at the Cape Codder Resort & Spa and complete your tour with a one-night stay back at the Holiday Inn Boston Bunker Hill Area.

All hotels are of European minimum 3-star standard and have a restaurant or bar on site or nearby.

Please note: due to local laws at least one person in each room booked must be 21 years of age or over. 

Travel Options

When it comes to getting you to your destination, Leger Holidays makes it easy with a selection of travel options to choose from.

Luxuria Coach

Executive Coach

All of our coaches are modern and comfortable, and you can be assured of a high level of service and reliability from our expert-trained coach crews, who will be on hand to assist and escort you along the way.

Executive Coach Features

  • Air-conditioning, an onboard servery, onboard toilet and reclining seats.
  • Please note that on selected air holidays, the executive coach may have limited facilities.

Your Flights

Flights are available from Heathrow. Your flight times will be confirmed with your travel documents.

Flight supplements may apply for some airports. If your chosen airport carries a supplement, we will contact you to discuss.

All prices and airports are subject to availability – routes can be reintroduced, cancelled or amended by the airline at any time.

This holiday is operated by Leger Air Holidays Ltd. ATOL 3880. 

Frequently asked questions about flights

Yes, unfortunately there is no feeder/transfer service to/from the U.K. airports.

Estimated flight times are given at the time of booking. The times given are for guidance only and may change.

Exact flight times will be confirmed on travel document which are sent 7-10 days before departure. For more information on flight times please contact our Reservations Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at

We are able to pre-book flight seats with most airlines. There may be a charge for this service.

Any charges will be confirmed at the time of booking. Most other airlines will allocate your seats at check-in.

Yes, we can. Please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 to arrange wheelchair assistance or any other medical requests.

We recommend you check-in for your flight three hours before the scheduled time for long haul flights and two and a half hours before the scheduled time for any European holidays.

Luggage allowances vary from airline to airline. The luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 5kg for hand luggage. Ryan Air's luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 10kg for hand luggage. All allowances are subject to changes made by the airline.

For more information on luggage allowances please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at

The transfers on the majority of our flight tours are included. Our Reservations Staff will be able to advise you when you call. On tours where you book your own flight the transfers may only be available at certain times or not at all.

This depends on which airline the flight is booked with. Please call our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 for more details.

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