2024 New England Fall Foliage

September 28 - October 4, 2024

Tour begins and ends in Boston, Massachusetts

$2695 Per Person Double Occupancy
+$950 Additional
for Single Accommodations
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This Trip Includes

Hotel accommodations, including baggage handling

American breakfast (B) daily, 1 lunch (L), 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) | 2:00 PM Arrival

Full time throughout the trip

Tour Highlights

  • New England Quilt Museum
  • Lowell National Historical Park
  • Pickity Place Luncheon & Gardens
  • Frye’s Measure Mill
  • Canterbury Shaker Village
  • Quilted Threads Fabric Shop
  • Shelburne Museum
  • Burlington, Vermont
  • Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks
  • Woodstock, Vermont
  • Quechee Gorge
  • Kennebunkport, Maine
  • Walker’s Point Scenic Drive
  • The Marginal Way
  • Perkins Cove
  • Customary Farewell Dinner
  • Boston Panoramic City Tour
  • Historic Faneuil Hall
  • Boston Common
  • Freedom Trail

Hand Selected Hotels

Hotel AKA Back Bay

DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown

Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain

Anchorage by the Sea

Savor the blend of history, culture, and quilting across seven unforgettable days in New England. From Boston’s iconic sights to the scenic tranquility of Vermont and coastal charm of Maine, delight in a captivating tour filled with quilt artistry, local crafts, and culinary delights.

DAY 1 Arrive Boston – Tour Begins

Welcome to the heart of enchanting New England, resplendent in its fall colors. As you arrive in Boston, picture the rustic charm of farmhouses nestled among fields ripe with pumpkins and apple orchards awaiting their harvest season. Tonight, you’ll join your fellow quilters and your Tour Manager for a kick-off Welcome Meeting, marking the start of a journey filled with delightful experiences, lifelong friendships, and a shared passion for quilting. It’s the beginning of an adventure you won’t forget.


DAY 2 Boston – Manchester

Start the day with a nourishing breakfast to fuel your historical day. Experience Boston on a panoramic city tour through Boston’s historic streets, following the Freedom Trail for views of the Old State House, Boston Common, Fenway Park and opulent Beacon Hill. Next, our journey brings us over the river and through the woods to a charming 200-year- old cottage in New Hampshire, where a sumptuous seasonal lunch at Pickity Place awaits. Spend the afternoon wandering through enchanting gardens infused with myriad fragrances, a perfect retreat for any nature-loving quilter. B, L


DAY 3 Manchester – Canterbury – Burlington

Sit back and enjoy the serene views of the countryside as we head toward the idyllic Canterbury Shaker Village. Your tour of this unique settlement provides a glimpse into the Shakers’ simple-yet-rewarding lifestyle, which echoes in their intricate craftwork. Afterward, savor a simple lunch from a local farm-to-table café. Next, we’ll immerse ourselves in the colorful universe of Quilted Threads, a treasure trove of luscious quilting cottons and paradise for quilting enthusiasts. Later, we retreat to the Green Mountains of Vermont, checking into our downtown Burlington hotel, our home for the next two nights in this beautiful bohemian city. B


DAY 4 Burlington

Start your day with Green Mountain coffee and a fresh breakfast, setting the tone for a day of exploration and discovery. We journey through Vermont’s quaint villages to the extraordinary Shelburne Museum. A step back in time awaits as you explore antique homes, barns, and shops, each filled with unique needlework, dolls, and artworks. Get ready to be mesmerized by an extensive collection of Early American quilts, a testament to the skill and creativity of quilters of the past. Tonight, soak up the lively atmosphere of downtown Burlington before dining together at one of our favorite locally owned restaurants. B, D


DAY 5 Burlington – Woodstock – Ogunquit

After a hearty breakfast, depart for the picturesque village of Woodstock, Vermont. At your own pace, delve into a delightful exploration, meandering through charming boutiques, quintessential Yankee bookshops, shops offering cozy Vermont flannels, stores showcasing local pottery, and traditional, old-fashioned hardware stores. Don’t miss the opportunity to capture the essence of the village with a snapshot of the historic cedar-shake covered bridge. Our journey continues through the vibrant New England countryside, later arriving on the legendary Maine Coast. As you settle into your hotel, the day’s adventures will seem like a beautiful dream. B


DAY 6 Ogunquit – York

Wake up to the gentle melody of the sea and a delectable breakfast at our oceanfront hotel in Ogunquit, Maine. Spend your day exploring this charming seaside town, with its white clapboard cottages, unique boutiques, and quaint shops. A leisurely walk along the Marginal Way will enchant you with the scent of beach roses and the sound of the sea. Later, we head to Kennebunkport for some last-minute shopping before gathering for our customary Farewell Lobster Dinner, a delightful way to reminisce about our journey so far. B, D


DAY 7 Ogunquit – Lowell – Boston – Tour Ends

Prepare to bid farewell to Ogunquit and journey to Lowell, Massachusetts, for a step back into the rich fabric of American textile history. The New England Quilt Museum, housed within historic mill buildings, showcases an impressive collection of 19th-century quilts, an essential stop for any quilter. After, we’ll travel back to Boston’s airport for you to begin your journey home. As we part ways, remember, the friendships formed and the memories created on this journey will always remain with you, like the beautiful quilts that brought us together in the first place. B

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