2022 Magnificent Maine & Vermont

The Vermont Quilt Festival & Trapp Family Lodge
June 19 - 25, 2022

Tour begins and ends in Boston, Massachusetts

$2,350 Per Person Double Occupancy
+$850.00 Additional
for Single Accommodations
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This Trip Includes

6 NIGHTS
Hotel accommodations, including porterage

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)

PROFESSIONAL TOUR MANAGER
Full time throughout the trip

Tour Highlights

  • Welcome Meeting
  • Boston City Tour
  • Historic Strawbery Banke
  • Historic Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • Vermont Quilt Festival
  • Woodstock, Vermont
  • Trapp Family Lodge
  • Shelburne Museum
  • Ben & Jerry’s Factory Tour
  • Portland, ME
  • Visit to L.L. Bean
  • Lobster Farewell Dinner
  • Salem, Massachusetts

Hand Selected Hotels

Day 1

Loew’s Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts

Day 2

Hampton Inn & Suites, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Day 3 – 4

Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe, Vermont

Day 5 – 6

Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport, Maine

See Shelburne Museum’s exceptional quilt collection before stargazing the clear sky of the Green Mountains. Tour Ben & Jerry’s Factory, dine and stay at Trapp Family Lodge and say goodbyes over a lobster feast.

Day 1

Boston

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, visiting the historic homes and gardens of Strawbery Banke open-air museum. Tonight you can explore more of this old port city and dine on your own at one of its many restaurants. B

Day 3

Portsmouth – Woodstock – Stowe

Enjoy views of Mount Monadnock as you cross southern New Hampshire, stopping at Quilted Threads, an eye-dazzling quilt and needlework shop brimful of brilliant fabrics. Cross into Vermont, admiring valley views from the scenic overlook before lunch and free time to shop in Woodstock’s galleries and boutiques. Savor mountain views at the Trapp Family Lodge, home for the next two nights, and sample traditional German dishes in their dining room (included). B, D

Day 4

Stowe – Burlington – Stowe

Tour the historic buildings at the open-air Shelburne Museum to see their exceptional collection of historic handmade quilts. Twenty-five buildings, including the lighthouse, have all been relocated to the museum grounds and provide the backdrop while you enjoy lunch on your own. Later, enjoy ice cream and a factory tour at the incomparable Ben & Jerry’s. B

Day 5

Stowe – Essex Junction – Freeport

Start the morning at the historic Vermont Quilt Festival and admire the rows of curated quilts. Browse the wares of local quilt shops in the merchant mall before our scenic drive through New England’s White Mountains. Traveling to Maine, you can relax and enjoy New England’s finest scenery in the White Mountains. After crossing New Hampshire, arrive in Freeport, Maine, in time to settle in for dinner on your own. B

Day 6

Freeport – Portland – York – Freeport

Get your creative juices flowing at Cotton Weeds Quilt Shop, a quilter’s dream of fabrics including hand-dyed batiks. Visit Maine’s historic waterfront before free time for lunch and exploring Portland. Later, 0ur scenic drive through Kennebunkport, past Walker’s Point to Foster’s Clam Bake sets the stage for our lobster Farewell Dinner

Day 7

Freeport – Salem – Boston

Drive to Salem, Massachusetts to experience the history of the Salem Witch Trials before lunch on your own in downtown. Swap addresses with new friends before saying goodbye at Logan Airport. B

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