2021 Magnificent Maine & Vermont

Featuring the Vermont Quilt Festival
June 20 - 26, 2021

Tour begins and ends in Boston, Massachusetts

$2,095 Per Person Double Occupancy
+$800.00 Additional
for Single Accommodations
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This Trip Includes

Hotel accommodations, including porterage

American breakfast (B) daily; 2 dinners (D)

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

Return transportation to Logan International Airport (BOS)

Full time throughout the trip

Tour Highlights

  • Full-time Tour Manager
  • Six Nights Accommodations
  • Welcome Meeting
  • Boston City Tour
  • Historic Strawbery Banke
  • Historic Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • Woodstock, Vermont
  • Trapp Family Lodge
  • Shelburne Museum
  • Vermont Quilt Festival
  • Ben & Jerry’s Factory Tour
  • Portland, ME
  • Visit to L.L. Bean
  • Lobster Farewell Dinner
  • Salem, Massachusetts
  • Souvenir Shopping Bag
  • Baggage Handling
  • Eight Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners

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 attending the Vermont Quilt Festival. Tour legendary Ben & Jerry’s Factory, dine and stay at Trapp Family Lodge and say goodbyes over a lobster feast.

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

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

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

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 we visit Knight’s Quilt Shop where rows of high-quality quilting cottons are ready for your latest project. Our 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. Swapp addresses with new friends before saying goodbye at Logan Airport. B

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