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4-Day Boston, Whiteface Mountain, Lake Placid, Vermont foliage Tour from New York

 

Our Price: from $299 (per person, based on double occupancy) Available: Fri (5/17-10/11) Depart from: New York, NY Highlights:  Visit Boston (Massachusetts State House, MIT), Adirondack Park (Whiteface Mountain), Lake Champlain, Lake Placid Town (High Falls Gorge, Lake Placid), Burlington (Vermont Teddy Bear).

Day 1: New York - Boston (190 miles)

In the morning, we will travel from New York City to Boston, where we will visit the New England Aquarium. We will also take a famous Boston Duck Tour to see the city from the land and water.

Boston is a city as beautiful as it is historically significant. Visitors can walk the Freedom Trail and see where the seeds of the American Revolution were sown or visit the North End and look out over the harbor.

  • Considered one of the most enrapturing aquariums in the country, the New England Aquarium houses all manner of aquatic life in its Giant Ocean Tank and also features a large IMAX theater.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $32.50; Child (3-11 yrs) $23.50; Senior (Over 60 yrs) $30.50|Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm, Sat - Sun 9:00am - 6:00pm, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25.
  • Boston's famous Duck Tours are a way unlike any other to see the best the city has to offer! The fun begins as soon as you board your "DUCK", an authentic, renovated World War II amphibious landing vehicle.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $47; Child (Under 12 yrs) $33; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $39|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 5:00pm|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 20 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn Randolph or equivalent

Day 2: Boston - Adirondack Park - Lake Placid (292 miles)

In the morning, guests will be picked up in Boston. Then, we will head to Whiteface Mountain in upstate New York's Adirondack Park, where we will get the chance to take a lift to the top of the mountain. Because Whiteface Mountain is closed after October 13th, we will instead visit High Falls Gorge on applicable dates. Afterward, we will move onto Lake Placid, where we will explore Main Street and the Olympic Center, as well as do some shopping and dining.

This massive park is the largest of its kind in the country, as well as the largest National Historic Site. It encompasses all of upstate New York's Adirondack Mountains as well as some of the surrounding areas.

  • Whiteface Mountain is the fifth-tallest mountain in New York State and one of the High Peaks of the Adirondacks. Because of its relative isolation from the other High Peaks, it offers unparalleled views of the surrounding area.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $24; Child (7-12 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $18

Lake Placid is well known among winter-sports enthusiasts for its skiing, both Alpine and Nordic. It hosted the 1932 and the 1980 Winter Olympics.

  • The High Falls Gorge is located near Lake Placid, New York amidst the Adirondack Mountains. It is the location where the Ausable River spills over the edge of Whiteface Mountain.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $14; Child (3-12 yrs) $9; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $14
  • The Olympic Center at Lake Placid, New York was the site of the famous 1980 Olympics, best known for the hockey showdown between the United States and Russia in which a scrappy American team dethroned the Russian powerhouse.
  • This lake and its eponymous town in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York are favorite vacation destinations for people all over New England. From hiking and mountain climbing to fishing and boating, there is never nothing to do!

Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn or Similar

Day 3: Keeseville - Lake Champlain - Boston (240 miles)

In the morning, we will head to Ausable Chasm in Keeseville, NY. From there, we will head to Lake Champlain and have the chance to take a hike on the local trails. Then, we will continue to the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory, the New England Maple Museum. Afterwards, we will return to Boston.

Keeseville is a hamlet in Clinton and Essex counties, New York, in the United States.It developed along the Ausable River, which provided water power for mills and industrial development.

  • People were visiting Ausable Chasm in the late 19th century, 22 years before the establishment of Adirondack Park itself. More than 10 million people over more than a century have some to visit the canyon.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $33; Child (3-12 yrs) $21.70; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $33

Sitting on the border between Vermont and New York, Lake Champlain is a beautiful destination, full of islands, lighthouses, and parks to explore. The sunsets over the wide, expansive area are truly a sight to behold.

It is located 45 miles (72 km) south of the Canada–United States border and 94 miles (151 km) south of Canada's Montreal. It's home to the University of Vermont (UVM) and Champlain College. Many of Burlington's historic buildings and sites have been recognized by their inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP).

  • Visitors to Burlington, Vermont can experience a safe and reliable ferry ride across Lake Champlain and enjoy scenic views from the decks. The Lake Champlain Transportation Company runs three separate ferry crossings that connect Vermont with New York State. No reservations required.
    Admission (Mandatory): Adult $9; Child (Under 12 yrs) $4; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $7
  • The Vermont Teddy Bear Factory is a beloved state icon, which allows visitors to tour the facility and see firsthand all the work and loving care that goes on behind-the-scenes when making stuffed animals. Visitors can custom-make their own bear.
    Admission (Optional): Adult Free|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 5:00pm

A town in Rutland County, Vermont, United States.

  • Sitting in the foothills of the Green Mountains of Vermont, the name of this museum says it all! It is dedicated to the craft of maple syrup making, a New England tradition!
    Admission (Optional): Adult $5; Child (Under 12 yrs) $1; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $5

Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn Randolph or similar

Day 4: Boston - New York (216 miles)

Today, we will take a city tour of Boston, making stops at MIT and the Massachusetts State House and then take a Harvard University in-depth tour. We may also visit Skywalk Observation Deck at prudential center. Later, guests can choose to take either a self-guided tour or a Boston Harbor cruise. We will also visit Trinity Church, Quincy Market and have Boston Lobster Meal. In the end, guests will have option to choose to return to New York.

Boston is a city as beautiful as it is historically significant. Visitors can walk the Freedom Trail and see where the seeds of the American Revolution were sown or visit the North End and look out over the harbor.

  • One of the most famous institutions of higher learning in the world, Harvard University in Cambridge, MA has been standing since 1636, making it the oldest university in the United States. Our unique student led campus tour will tell you the most interesting stories of both history and the architecture.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (Under 12 yrs) $7; Senior $12|Opening Hours: closed on 12/25 and 1/1|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
  • The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts is a research university known the world over for its highly selective and intense academics, and MIT alumni include 24 Nobel Prize winners and 22 Rhodes Scholars.
  • This iconic Boston skyscraper is the second-tallest building in the city at 750 feet tall and with 54 floors. Completed in 1964, the building has been a staple of the Boston skyline for nearly a half century.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $21; Child (Under 12 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $17
  • Perched grandly atop Beacon Hill, the Massachusetts State House has been the location of Massachusetts government since 1798. This iconic domed building houses the governor's offices and the state legislature. Tours must be scheduled in advance.
  • For hundred of years, Boston Harbor has been a place of dramatic importance in the United States. Now guests can experience it in a whole new way with an exciting boat tour of the area.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $27; Child (Under 11 yrs) $23; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
  • Trinity Church is located in Boston's upscale Back Bay neighborhood. It is a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, and the elaborate and ornate building has become a landmark and icon in downtown Boston.
  • Quincy Market in the Faneuil Hall marketplace of downtown Boston is a historic building that still serves as a souvenir marketplace and food court today. The area has expanded to include two other marketplace buildings as well.
  • At one time, lobster was considered low-class food, barely fit to be used as fertilizer. Not so today-- the most elite are willing to shell out a fortune for a good lobster, and Massachusetts is famous for its shellfish.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child $35; Senior $35

 

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