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Fall Colours of New England & Canada

16 days from £1899*
Departing: September - October 2017
* Price shown: 16 October 2017 from London Heathrow - LHR - FGY
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See the sensational Fall colours, plunging Niagara and some of North America's greatest cities as we journey from glittering Manhattan to Toronto's 'Maple Leaf Trail' and Quebec, and from stunning Vermont to coastal Maine and Boston. Join us to discover North America at its stunning autumnal best.

Tour Highlights And Inclusions

  • Enjoy time in mesmerising New York City
  • Spend two nights in the shadow of Niagara Falls
  • Visit pretty Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Enjoy a short stay in sparkling, waterfront Toronto
  • Historic university seat Kingston is gateway to Thousand Islands
  • Join the 'Maple Leaf Trail' to present-day capital Ottawa
  • Stay in stylish, sophisticated Montreal
  • Discover historic Quebec City, overlooking the mighty St Lawrence River
  • Take in beautiful views on a 'Fall Foliage' drive through the stunning New England countryside
  • Discover coastal Maine's Portland and Kennebunkport
  • Explore historic, elegant Boston
  • Follow the Pilgrims' footsteps at Plimoth Plantation
  • Head to Cape Cod for a wonderful whale-watching cruise
  • Complete the holiday with a visit to Newport, Rhode Island
  • 14 nights' room-only accommodation in a series of good-quality hotels in Hasbrouck Heights (2 nights), Niagara Falls (2) Toronto (1), Ottawa (1), Montreal (2), Jay Peak (1), Bethel (1), Boston (2) and Hyannis (2)
  • Return flights to New York
  • Comfortable, air-conditioned coach travel and transfers
  • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced Tour Manager

Single rooms are available for a supplement

Day One

Fly across the Atlantic to New York. Upon arrival, meet your Tour Manager and transfer to your hotel for a two-night stay, and to rest and relax after your journey.

Itinerary

Day Two

Today you'll head into the heart of New York. Explore on your own, or join our optional guided tour, which ends with a visit to the Top of the Rock for phenomenal views from the towering Rockefeller Center. Later today we'll return to New Jersey for a further night.

Day Three

Today you'll head north, boarding the coach for the scenic journey through beautiful, rural Upper New York State to spend two nights close to Niagara Falls. Enjoy your first evening in the colourful, bustling resort city that has grown up around the cascades, and which draws visitors from across the globe.

Day Four

Enjoy a full day in Niagara, perhaps board the Hornblower Niagara Cruise for a spray-soaked passage close to the foot of the torrent. Alternatively, for a bird's eye view of the magnificent Falls, take an optional helicopter ride above the tumult or enjoy lunch from the viewpoint of an overlooking restaurant.

Day Five

This morning you'll make the short journey to the historic delightful town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, with its pretty houses and world-famous Shaw Theatre (one of America's most celebrated playhouses). After time to explore, we'll continue to the sparkling city of Toronto where you'll be able to see its glittering waterfront, sky-piercing CN Tower and its colourful contrasting neighbourhoods, including Chinatown and Little Italy, on an optional guided tour.

Day Six

Today, you'll board the coach to head along the 'Maple Leaf Trail', travelling north along Lake Ontario to the attractive university city of Kingston, gateway to the beautiful 'Thousand Islands' that dot the waters of the Upper St Lawrence. From there, we'll continue along the colourful 'Maple Leaf Trail' to romantic Ottawa, Canada's administrative capital.

Day Seven

Explore the beautiful Canadian capital on today's included orientation tour, which will take in Ottawa's Victorian houses, grand Parliament Buildings and the famous Rideau Canal. Later, we'll continue into the great French Canadian province of Quebec, heading to Montreal, the stylish Olympic city, for a two-night stay.

Day Eight

Today's included excursion takes us to charming, historic Quebec City - one of Canada's oldest and most picturesque settlements. See the stunning Chateau Frontenac, ancient ramparts and UNESCO-listed centre on a fascinating, optional guided city tour, before we return to Montreal.

Day Nine

After a morning spent exploring Montreal's historic Vieux Port area, board our coach once more for the scenic journey back across the US border into leafy Vermont, to spend the night in the exquisite surroundings of the Jay Peak mountain resort.

Day 10

Travel through stunning scenery via the Franconia Notch and the spectacular 'fall foliage' of the Kancamagus Highway. On this memorable day, we'll pass through the White Mountains, and head to the beautiful mountain village of Bethel for an overnight stay. This evening enjoy a guided drive in search of moose.

Day 11

Enter the 'Great State of Maine', and call at prosperous Portland, with its waterfront wharves and fine seafood restaurants, then visit delightful beachside Ogunquit and exclusive Kennebunkport before crossing into Massachusetts to spend two nights in elegant Boston, the historic capital of New England.

Day 12

Our optional guided Boston city tour will show you where America's Founding Fathers once strolled. Explore famous Quincy Market, the Harbourside or the wonderful New England Aquarium, or cross the Charles River to the home of Harvard University. You'll find many opportunities to enjoy dinner here - perhaps sampling the local clam chowder, or a delicious New England lobster.

Day 13

Today, you'll have the chance to follow in the Pilgrim Fathers' footsteps at Plymouth, in the historic streets of 'America's Hometown'. You'll visit the fascinating Plimoth Plantation, where the early days of the European settlers are re-enacted. You'll then travel on to Cape Cod and your hotel for the last two nights.

Day 14

A full day on the Cape includes a memorable 'whale-watch' cruise from Hyannisport. Alongside naturalists, you'll head out for an unforgettable encounter, to see humpback and Minke whales, bluefin tuna and dolphins, before your return to port this afternoon. Spend your final evening here enjoying the hotel, or dining out.

Day 15

Return to New York via the elegant sophistication of Newport, Rhode Island. The East Coast's premier resort town is famously home to some of America's wealthiest families and their opulent weekend 'cottages'. You'll then transfer to the airport for your overnight return flight to the UK.

Day 16

Arrive back in the UK at the end of a wonderful holiday.
Departure Airport Date Price From Code
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 18 September 2017 £2149.00 NF7FGZ14
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 22 September 2017 £2149.00 NF7FGZ14
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 29 September 2017 £2199.00 NF7FGZ14
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 02 October 2017 £2149.00 NF7FGZ14
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 06 October 2017 £2149.00 NF7FGZ14
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 16 October 2017 £2099.00 NF7FGZ14
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 20 October 2017 £2149.00 NF7FGZ14
Belfast City
Belfast City 18 September 2017 £2149.00 NF7FHB14
Belfast City
Belfast City 22 September 2017 £2149.00 NF7FHB14
Belfast City
Belfast City 29 September 2017 £2199.00 NF7FHB14
Belfast City
Belfast City 02 October 2017 £2149.00 NF7FHB14
Belfast City
Belfast City 06 October 2017 £2149.00 NF7FHB14
Belfast City
Belfast City 16 October 2017 £2099.00 NF7FHB14
Belfast City
Belfast City 20 October 2017 £2149.00 NF7FHB14
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 18 September 2017 £2149.00 NF7FHF14
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 22 September 2017 £2149.00 NF7FHF14
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 29 September 2017 £2199.00 NF7FHF14
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 02 October 2017 £2149.00 NF7FHF14
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 06 October 2017 £2149.00 NF7FHF14
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 16 October 2017 £2099.00 NF7FHF14
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 20 October 2017 £2149.00 NF7FHF14
Glasgow
Glasgow 18 September 2017 £2149.00 NF7FHG14
Glasgow
Glasgow 22 September 2017 £2149.00 NF7FHG14
Glasgow
Glasgow 29 September 2017 £2199.00 NF7FHG14
Glasgow
Glasgow 02 October 2017 £2149.00 NF7FHG14
Glasgow
Glasgow 06 October 2017 £2149.00 NF7FHG14
Glasgow
Glasgow 16 October 2017 £2099.00 NF7FHG14
Glasgow
Glasgow 20 October 2017 £2149.00 NF7FHG14
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 18 September 2017 £1949.00 NF7FGY14
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 22 September 2017 £1949.00 NF7FGY14
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 29 September 2017 £1999.00 NF7FGY14
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 02 October 2017 £1949.00 NF7FGY14
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 06 October 2017 £1949.00 NF7FGY14
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 16 October 2017 £1899.00 NF7FGY14
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 20 October 2017 £1949.00 NF7FGY14
Manchester
Manchester 25 September 2017 £1999.00 NF7FUW14
Manchester
Manchester 09 October 2017 £2049.00 NF7FUW14
Manchester
Manchester 13 October 2017 £2099.00 NF7FUW14
Newcastle
Newcastle 18 September 2017 £2149.00 NF7FUU14
Newcastle
Newcastle 22 September 2017 £2149.00 NF7FUU14
Newcastle
Newcastle 29 September 2017 £2199.00 NF7FUU14
Newcastle
Newcastle 02 October 2017 £2149.00 NF7FUU14
Newcastle
Newcastle 06 October 2017 £2149.00 NF7FUU14
Newcastle
Newcastle 16 October 2017 £2099.00 NF7FUU14
Newcastle
Newcastle 20 October 2017 £2149.00 NF7FUU14

New England and Canada Fall Colours Touring Hotels 2016 

The hotels used on our tours will meet the standard of a good, three-star European hotel. Rooms will have private bathrooms, telephones and TV. The vast majority will also have tea- and coffee-making facilities. There will always be a bar or restaurant on site or nearby.

Further Information

Hotel transfer times

The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour.

Passports and visas

When travelling to the USA, British citizens require passports with an integrated chip (shown on the front by a small rectangular symbol beneath the word PASSPORT), valid beyond the return date from the USA. Visas are not normally required for entry, but visitors must apply for an ESTA online with US Immigration at least 72 hours before departure at www.cbp.gov/esta . The current charge is $14 for British Citizens. British subjects and anyone who has a criminal record or has ever been arrested should consult the US Embassy as a visa may be required. Note too that if you have visited Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Syria, Libya, Somalia or Yemen since March 2011, or have dual nationality with any of these countries, you do require a US visa and cannot travel on the Visa Waiver Program. Please note an ETA is not required for Canada.

Border crossing

Please note there is a US$6 per person charge to cross the border from Canada to the USA. This is payable in cash at the border crossing and is not included in the tour price.

Tipping

Gratuities are a way of life in North America, and it is generally accepted that they form part of a person's earnings. Customary gratuity to a coach driver or tour manager is about $5 per person per day; in a taxi or a restaurant leave 12-15 per cent of the bill and, in the bar, leave a dollar or so per drink.

Smoking

Smoking is not permitted on any coach forming part of your holiday; regular stops will be made though for your comfort en route. The majority of hotels in North America are non-smoking throughout including in all bedrooms. In general smoking outside is acceptable, but do look out for signs prohibiting this close to public entrances or bus stops.

Helicopter flights

Sightseeing flights by helicopter are weight controlled and balanced. Please contact us if you wish to book a helicopter flight and your bodyweight exceeds 250lb. (In such cases, a seat may have to be left empty, and some companies may charge a premium.)

On your flight

All outbound flights depart and arrive on the same day. All return flights leave in the evening and land in the UK the next day. On-board meals will usually include lunch and a snack on outward flights, and dinner and breakfast on flight home. Soft drinks are complimentary, but some airlines will charge for alcoholic drinks.

Luggage allowance

You are permitted to take one suitcase per person on the aircraft, which should not exceed 23kg.

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.

Disabled access

The majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Itinerary changes

Occasionally, for operational reasons, we may have to change the order of the excursions on your holiday. The final day-by-day itinerary will be confirmed on your Final Travel Documents, which you will receive approximately three weeks prior to your departure.

Changes to your hotels

Should circumstances require, we reserve the right to accommodate you in alternative hotels, of a similar standard, nearby. Full details of your hotels will be sent with your Final Travel Documents.

Hotel rooms

Standard hotel rooms in North America will contain one or two double- or queen-sized beds, and it is not possible to add extra beds to the room. Parties consisting of more than two travellers, but who have only booked one room, will be expected to make use of the two beds provided. If this is a concern, you may wish to consider booking more than one room for your group.

Departure dates and fall colours

This tour covers a large distance, from New York and as far north as Ontario and Quebec in Canada, and so Fall foliage will naturally vary. On early departures, leaves are more likely to have turned in the northern areas covered, whereas on later dates it is the more southern areas that will be most notable, with leaf-fall having already occurred further north.

*Low deposit of £50 applies to new bookings made between 1st and 30th September 2016 (inclusive) only. This offer only applies to all 2016 to 2018 air breaks excluding the American Queen - Mississippi River Cruise; Deep South Rhythms, New Orleans and Caribbean Cruise; Five-Star Alaska Cruise and the Canadian Rockies; Highlights of China and Yangtze Cruise; Any world cruises or sectors aboard Magellan that include flights; Cruises aboard Norwegian Star that include flights; Cruises aboard Mendula that include flights; Cruises aboard Astoria that include flights; Cruises aboard Olympia that include flights; Cruises aboard Sound of Music that include flights and Daniel O'Donnell in Dublin by Air. This offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time.

Fall Colours of New England & Canada reviews verified by Reevoo

Fall Colours of New England & CanadaScores 7.7 out of 10 based on 15 reviews
(8 out of 10)

SUSAN

Hungerford
Holiday was great, saw all we expected. Pity the guide had not been to Canada before. Would have helped if she could have given more information on the places we were visiting and maybe a little more info about the following days itinerary in advance so you can plan your meal breaks. Duran the driver made the tour.
Confirmed traveller: 21 October 2015
Published on: 21 December 2015
(8 out of 10)

PETER

Bordon Couple
Overall a great holiday. The biggest disappointment was that we weren't sat together on the plane even though we booked the holiday over a year beforehand. I know Newmarket says that's the fault of the airline, the airline said it was down to Newmarket not
prebooking and I believe that to be the truth. It was a shame as it ruined our trip of a lifetime. It's also put us off going on a long haul holiday with Newmarket again, we'd rather book our own flights and know that we will be sat together.
Confirmed traveller: 20 October 2015
Published on: 05 December 2015
(10 out of 10)

ALA

Wick, Scotland Couple
Because we left from Glasgow, at Glasgow airport we had to explain , on booking in, that we wanted our luggage to go straight through to JFK. This was easily done. However on the way back this arrangement caused great confusion at JFK - although it was eventually done.

The tour manager was not up to the usual high standard of previous tour managers. She gave no information about the history/places of interest, etc. The coach driver, on the other hand, gave out lots of information and make a special effort to take us around the sights before letting us 'explore' for ourselves.

The tour itself was magnificent - helped by the good weather.
Confirmed traveller: 20 October 2015
Published on: 04 December 2015
(8 out of 10)

MICHAEL

Couple
A very enjoyable holiday, but do not go unless you are able to always be on the move. Fantastic Fall and scenery.
Confirmed traveller: 20 October 2015
Published on: 02 December 2015
(9 out of 10)

Keith

Sleaford Couple
Highly memorable and enjoyable. Helicopter ride above Niagara Falls was a highlight, as was the morning in Manhattan. Our main coach driver was extremely professional and committed to us and the variety of the holiday (pace, urban/rural, scenery etc) was highly enjoyable. It was our first holiday of this kind and we are left with many wonderful memories.
Confirmed traveller: 20 October 2015
Published on: 01 December 2015
(9 out of 10)

DAVID

staffs Couple
hectic. bu got to see alot, tour manager & driver excellent
Confirmed traveller: 20 October 2015
Published on: 01 December 2015
(4 out of 10)

GEORGE

Aberdeen Couple
Tour guide was not well organised at beginning . New York hotel was very poorly located. Buses at New York and Toronto were very late in arriving. Hotel at Jay Peak was an annexe and too far from main complex. Trying to cram too much into the time allocated led to long journeys on bus esp at end of holiday. Montreal was not very interesting for two days and more time in Quebec would have been better. two days in Niagara Falls was wasteful but Niagara on the lake was super and more time there would have been better
Bus driver was excellent.
Confirmed traveller: 13 October 2015
Published on: 14 December 2015