Magnificent Maine & Vermont

Featuring the Vermont Quilt Festival
June 23 - 29, 2019

Tour begins and ends in Boston, Massachusetts

$1,885.00 Per Person Double Occupancy
+$750.00 Additional
for Single Accommodations
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Arrival & Departure Details

Day 1

Tour begins in Boston, Massachusetts. Hotel check in is 3:00 PM.

Day 7

Tour ends in Boston, Massachusetts. Return transportation to Boston's Logan Airport is included.

Tour Highlights

  • Full-time Tour Manager
  • Six Nights Accommodations
  • Welcome Meeting
  • Boston City Tour
  • Strawbery Banke Guided Tour
  • Historic Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • Woodstock, Vermont
  • Trapp Family Lodge
  • Shelburne Museum
  • Burlington, Vermont
  • Vermont Quilt Festival
  • Quilt Festival Champagne & Chocolates Preview
  • Ben & Jerry’s Factory Tour
  • White Mountains Scenic Drive
  • Portland, ME
  • Visit to L.L. Bean
  • Kennebunkport, Maine
  • Lobster Farewell Dinner
  • Salem, Massachusetts
  • House of the Seven Gables Tour
  • Souvenir Shopping Bag
  • Baggage Handling
  • Eight Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners

Accommodations

Day 1:

Millennium Bostonian 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

Day 1

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

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, for a guided tour of the historic homes and gardens of Strawbery Banke open-air museum. Explore more of this old port city and dine on your own at one of its many restaurants. B

Day 3

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

Tour the historic buildings at the open-air Shelburne Museum to see their exceptional collection of historic handmade quilts. Discover Burlington on your own, with lunch at a café or restaurant on lively Church Street. Then it’s ice cream and a factory tour at the incomparable Ben & Jerry’s. Begin your experience at the Vermont Quilt Festival with an evening Champagne & Chocolates Preview. B

Day 5

Return for a morning at the Quilt Festival for more inspiration and shopping before riding through 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

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. After a photo with the giant Bean Boot at the famed L.L. Bean store, drive through Kennebunkport, past Walker’s Point to Foster’s Clam Bake for our Lobster Farewell Dinner. B,D

Day 7

Drive to Salem, Massachusetts, to tour the House of the Seven Gables before lunch on your own in downtown Salem, swapping addresses with new friends before saying goodbye at Logan Airport. B

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