Cape Cod, The Islands and Newport Tauck Tours

Cape Cod, The Islands and Newport

The Cape Cod, the Islands and Newport tour is an 8 day adventure from Tauck tours that covers this famous slice of New England. This unique tour covers much of Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard and Cape Cod with stops Boston, Newport and more. You’ll stay in luxury accommodations and visit legendary mansions like The Breakers in Newport.

The Cape Cod, the Islands and Newport tour begins in Boston where you’ll kick off the adventure with your welcome reception. Then you’re off to Martha’s Vineyard to see the spot where the rich, famous and powerful play in their free time. Nantucket Island is an amazing place to visit no matter the time of year and you can learn about the whaling history of this area before continuing on with your tour. Your tour of The Breakers will be a subject that you share with fellow travellers for years to come as your tour wraps up and heads back to Boston.


8 Daysfr. $3,790

Tour Highlights & Offers

  • Flight from Martha's Vineyard to Nantucket
  • Whale-watching cruise on the waters off Provincetown, home to New Englands largest whale population
  • Two-night stay on Martha's Vineyard at the historic Harbor View Hotel & Resort, overlooking Edgartown Lighthouse, Edgartown Harbor and Chappaquiddick Island
  • Visit to The Breakers, one of the most palatial estates in Newport and the former summer seaside "cottage" of Cornelius Vanderbilt
  • Visit to the Nantucket Whaling Museum of the Nantucket Historical Association, chronicling Nantucket's 19th-century role as one of the most important whaling centers in America
  • Sightseeing cruise of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay
  • Airport transfers upon arrival and departure as detailed
  • All customary gratuities for hotel and restaurant staff and local guides are included.
  • The customary gratuities for the Tauck Director and local drivers are not included. We ask that gratuities be extended on a voluntary, individual basis and not as a group.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, dry cleaning, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • Airline excess luggage charges, vaccinations, visa fees and services, airport arrival and departure taxes, individual airport transfers (when applicable), and other optional or incidental extras are not included.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 1 lunches
  • 5 dinners
  • The Lenox Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts (1 night)
  • Harbor View Hotel & Resort in Edgartown, Massachusetts (2 nights)
  • Chatham Wayside Inn in Chatham, Massachusetts (2 nights)
  • The Newport Marriott in Newport, Rhode Island (2 nights)

Welcome to New England

Boston, USA

Your New England vacation begins at 5:30 PM at The Lenox Hotel. A transfer is included from Logan International Airport to The Lenox Hotel, perfectly situated in the heart of Boston's picturesque Back Bay neighborhood. A welcome reception at your hotel this evening, followed by a welcome dinner at a local restaurant, gets your New England vacation off to a wonderful start!

Dinner

THE LENOX HOTEL

Plimoth Plantation and Martha's Vineyard

Plymouth, USA

From Boston, travel to Plymouth to step back in time at Plimoth Plantation, a re-created 17th-century village with costumed living historians who bring the folkways of the Plimoth Colony, one of the earliest English settlements in North America, to life; see Plymouth Rock, marking the Pilgrims' 1620 landing site.

Martha's Vineyard, USA

After some free time in Falmouth, a ferry ride from the mainland takes you to the island of Martha's Vineyard. Whether you call it chic, fashionable, posh, quaint, charming, or trendy, it is one of the hottest New England vacation destinations of the 21st century – and where you'll spend the next two nights in the former whaling center of Edgartown.

Breakfast, Dinner

HARBOR VIEW HOTEL & RESORT

Exploring Martha's Vineyard

Martha's Vineyard, USA

You'll bridge the centuries by exploring the Vineyard today. Start your sightseeing by admiring the historic stately homes in Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven. Take in the salt marshes, long beaches, and picturesque yacht harbors, and the towns of West Tisbury and Aquinnah (once known as Gay Head).

During an afternoon and evening spent as you please, you might want to bird watch at the bluffs, watch the lobstermen pull up their traps offshore, hang out at the fishing pier, or seek out what interests you most in this idyllic New England vacation spot.

Breakfast

HARBOR VIEW HOTEL & RESORT

Nantucket's whaling days & Cape Cod

Nantucket, USA

Weather permitting, today we will visit Nantucket Island, which three centuries ago was the whaling capital of the world. A short 15-minute flight takes you to the home of unspoiled beaches, lone lighthouses, sea captains’ houses and art galleries. While here, enjoy a guided sightseeing journey around the island, as well as a visit to the Nantucket Whaling Museum at your leisure. Your destination tonight is the quaint seaside village of Chatham, where you will feast on a New England lobster and clam dinner.

Breakfast, Dinner

CHATHAM WAYSIDE INN

The Cape, Provincetown & whale-watching

Provincetown, USA

Journey up along the outer Atlantic side of the Cape to visit Cape Cod National Seashore, with its massive sand dunes towering above crested seas. Arrive in Provincetown on the tip of the Cape; once a key whaling town, it has become world-renowned over the last century as an arts colony and a major summer resort. "P-Town" is set near the summering grounds for a number of whale species; weather permitting, take a guided whale-watching cruise to see these amazing aquatic mammals roll, flip their tails, and blow through their blowholes – a true highlight of your New England vacation. Have dinner back at your resort in Chatham this evening.

Breakfast, Dinner

CHATHAM WAYSIDE INN

On to legendary Newport

Newport/Rhode Island, USA

Leave the Cape this morning and head along the coast to historic Newport, Rhode Island, with a stop en route for lunch in – believe it or not – the town of Sandwich! Newport is renowned as a long-time haven for yachting enthusiasts, former home of the America's Cup, and one of the great playgrounds of the rich in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Drive past some of the ostentatious mansions that served as summer "cottages" for affluent socialites during the Gilded Age, and explore the celebrated Ten-Mile Drive; your home for the next two nights of your New England vacation is set right on Newport Harbor.

Breakfast, Lunch

THE NEWPORT MARRIOTT

The Breakers, a bay cruise & more in Newport

Newport/Rhode Island, USA

Your Tauck Director begins the day with a guided stroll along Newport's Cliff Walk, set between the sea and the mansions. See the opulence of the 19th century's Gilded Age firsthand on a visit to "The Breakers," a 70-room Italian Renaissance mansion inspired by the 16th-century palaces of Genoa and Turin. This palatial "summer cottage" built by Cornelius Vanderbilt is now a National Historic Landmark.

Following an afternoon spent exploring more of Newport on your own, enjoy a delightful cruise through Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. Your cruise ends with your arrival by boat at Forty 1° North Marina Resort, the city's newest luxury waterfront venue, to cap your New England vacation at our exclusive farewell cocktail reception and dinner overlooking Newport Harbor.

Breakfast, Dinner

THE NEWPORT MARRIOTT

Back to Boston for your journey home

Boston, USA

Drive back to Boston after a leisurely breakfast this morning. Tauck's memorable New England vacation ends at Boston’s Logan International Airport at 12:30 PM, or The Lenox Hotel at 1:30 PM, traffic permitting. Airport transfers are included; allow two hours for flight check-in.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sat, Jun 01, 2019
$3,790.00
Sat, Jun 08, 2019
$4,590.00
Sat, Jun 15, 2019
$4,130.00
Sat, Jun 22, 2019
$4,130.00
Sat, Jul 06, 2019
$4,590.00
Sat, Jul 20, 2019
$4,130.00
Sat, Jul 27, 2019
$4,130.00
Sat, Aug 03, 2019
$4,590.00
Sat, Aug 10, 2019
$4,130.00
Sat, Aug 24, 2019
$4,130.00
Thu, Aug 29, 2019
$4,590.00
Sat, Sep 07, 2019
$4,130.00
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
$4,590.00
Sat, Sep 14, 2019
$4,130.00
Sat, Sep 21, 2019
$4,130.00
Sat, Sep 28, 2019
$4,130.00
Thu, Oct 03, 2019
$4,590.00
Sat, Oct 05, 2019
$3,790.00
Sat, Oct 12, 2019
$3,790.00
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Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.
  • Reserve your preferred 2020 departure date and we will advise you once the 2020 trip is finalized and priced. You will then have two weeks to cancel; should you cancel, you'll receive a full refund of your trip deposit and the cost of the Travel Protection Product (if purchased with Tauck Tours). If you are making your own air arrangements, do not book your flights until this trip is finalized as start and end cities may change.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 60 days or more before departure: $350.00 per person
  • 59-8 days before departure: $600.00 per person
  • 7-1 days before departure: $900.00 per person
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price
  • Any changes or cancellations to airline reservations made through Tauck either before or after departure are subject to the cancellation / change policies of the individual airlines. In n some instances these cancellation / change fees may be up to 100% of the ticket price.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A $350 non-refundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-vacation deposit is required to reserve space for you. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted all Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 75 days prior to departure. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date.
  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation.
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