2023 Magnificent Maine & Vermont

Featuring Legendary Trapp Family Lodge
June 4 - 10, 2023

7 Day Tour Begins and Ends in Boston, Massachusetts

$2,575 Per Person Double Occupancy
+$850.00 Additional
for Single Accommodations
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This Trip Includes

6 NIGHTS
Hotel accommodations, including baggage handling

8 MEALS
American breakfast (B) daily, 2 dinners (D)

SIGHTSEEING & ACTIVITIES
Guided sightseeing with your Tour Manager as outlined in the day-by-day itinerary; visits, admissions and special features are shown in bold.

DEPARTURE TRANSFER
Return transportation to Logan International Airport (BOS) | 2:00 PM arrival

PROFESSIONAL TOUR MANAGER
Full time throughout the trip

Tour Highlights

  • Kick-off Welcome Meeting
  • Boston Panoramic City Tour
  • Historic Faneuil Hall
  • The Old North Church
  • Strawbery Banke Outdoor History Museum
  • Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • Quilted Threads Fabric Shop
  • Woodstock, Vermont, Covered Bridge
  • Trapp Family Lodge
  • Shelburne Museum
  • Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory
  • Cotton Weeds Quilt Shop
  • L.L. Bean
  • The Vermont Country Store
  • New England Farewell Dinner
  • Kennebunkport, Maine
  • Eight Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners

Hand Selected Hotels

BOSTON

Loew’s Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts

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PORTSMOUTH

Hampton Inn & Suites, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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STOWE

Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe, Vermont

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FREEPORT

Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport, Maine

Explore Boston’s Freedom Trail before tucking in at the Trapp Family Lodge in Vermont then making the journey to Maine to savor a traditional New England lobster dinner.

Day 1

 Arrive Boston – Tour Begins

Settle into your hotel, perhaps exploring Boston’s lively North End before meeting our Tour Manager and fellow quilt-lovers at the evening Welcome Meeting.

Day 2

 Boston – Portsmouth

After breakfast (included daily), take a guided tour of Boston, with time for lunch and shopping at famed Faneuil Hall. Relax on the short drive to Portsmouth, on New Hampshire’s seacoast, to visit the historic homes and gardens of the Strawbery Banke open-air museum. Tonight, explore more of this old port city and dine on your own at one of the many downtown waterfront restaurants. B

Day 3

Portsmouth – Weston – Stowe

Enjoy views of Mount Monadnock as you traverse southern New Hampshire, stopping at Quilted Threads, an eye-dazzling quilt and needlework shop brimful of brilliant fabrics. Cross into Vermont, admire the tranquility of the Green Mountains before visiting The Vermont Country Store for lunch and shopping. Savor mountain views at the Trapp Family Lodge, home for the next two nights, and sample traditional German dishes in their dining room. B, D

Day 4

Stowe – Burlington – Waterbury

Tour the historic buildings at the open-air Shelburne Museum after exploring their exceptional collection of historic handmade quilts. Twenty-five structures, including a lighthouse and a steamship, have all been relocated to the museum grounds. After lunch, travel to Middlebury to enjoy ice cream and visit the Flavor Graveyard at the incomparable Ben & Jerry’s. B

Day 5

Stowe – Woodstock – Freeport

Spend the morning exploring Trapp’s gardens, or hike to the stone chapel tucked away in the forest above the hotel. Enjoy lunch and free time to shop in Woodstock’s galleries and boutiques before our scenic drive through New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Later, arrive in Freeport, Maine, in time to settle in for dinner on your own. B

Day 6

 Freeport

Get your creative juices flowing at Cotton Weeds Quilt Shop, a quilter’s dream of fabrics including hand-dyed batiks. Next, visit the flagship store of L.L. Bean where you can purchase slippers or duck decoys, all under one (massive) roof. Later, our scenic drive along Maine’s rocky coastline sets the stage for our customary New England Farewell Dinner. B, D

Day 7

Freeport – Kennebunkport – Boston – Tour Ends

Explore the seaside village of Kennebunkport for souvenir shopping and a last chance to enjoy a Maine lobster roll. Traveling back to Boston, swap addresses with new friends before arriving at the airport for the end of the tour. B

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