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New England Autumn Splendor, Lake Placid, New York City, Charming New England Towns, Famous Kancamagus Highway


Days 1 & 2 – Home to Erie, PA

We’ll travel to our first overnight stay in Lansing, Illinois. We’ll stop for a delightful lunch along the way. Enjoy fall colors as we drive through the winding roads of Wisconsin. Enjoy the passing landscapes as we travel eastward. We’ll make a noon lunch stop along the way. Our destination is Erie, PA where our hotel awaits.

Included Meals: Lunch & Light Breakfast 

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express (Lansing & Erie) 


Day 3 – Erie to Niagara Falls, Ontario

We make our way to Niagara Falls in Ontario, a thundering natural wonder that draws millions of visitors each year from around the world. We will then drive to beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake via the scenic Niagara Parkway where you will see lovely scenery including the Floral Clock. Dine this evening atop the Skylon Tower as we enjoy a breathtaking view of Niagara Falls!

Included Meals: Light Breakfast, Dinner 

Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott Niagara Falls 


Day 4 – Niagara Falls to Lake Placid, NY

As we leave the splendor of the falls behind us, we will experience the beautiful countryside of New York State with winding roads and mountain grandeur. Experience one of the trip’s most beautiful drives as we make our way to Lake Placid. Dinner will be included at our lovely resort this evening.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

Hotel: High Peaks Resort Lake Placid (2 Nights) 


Day 5 – Lake Placid

Enjoy a tour with a local step-on guide of Lake Placid, where the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics took place. From the giant ski jumps to the Ice Hockey Arenas, America made history with a Hockey Gold Medal! This afternoon we will take a boat ride on Lake Placid, then we’ll take some time to sightsee and browse the shops in this picturesque mountain resort town nestled in the Adirondacks.

Included Meals: Breakfast 


Day 6 – Lake Placid to Lincoln, NH

We’ll leave Lake Placid and take a scenic ferry ride across Lake Champlain to Charlotte, Vermont, where we’ll enjoy a breathtaking view of the Adirondack and Green Mountains in all their autumn glory. Visit Montpelier, the capital of Vermont, with a view of the unique Capitol Building. A scenic drive takes us thru the White Mountains of New Hampshire. We have carefully chosen Lincoln as our overnight stay at a beautiful resort nestled in the mountains. Enjoy a tram ride up the mountain side offering splendid views.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

Hotel: The Mountain Club on Loon 


Day 7 – Lincoln to Portland, ME

We’ll travel on the famous Kancamagus Highway, a scenic highway that winds through the White Mountains. Enjoy the sights of some historic covered bridges along the way before stopping in the bustling town of North Conway, with opportunity to browse in the charming historic village. As we head for Portland, ME we’ll take in the gorgeous scenery around us. After checking into our hotel for a two night stay, a mouth-watering traditional lobster dinner awaits!

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

Hotel: Embassy Suites (2 Nights) 


Day 8 – Portland

Visit Kennebunkport with its delightful shops & restaurants. We’ll also take some time to explore the famous Portland Head Lighthouse, a perfect opportunity for some picture taking. Return to the hotel for a relaxing evening.

Included Meals: Breakfast 


Day 9 – Portland to Plymouth, MA

Boston awaits as we motor south for a highlighted tour including the old North Church, which signaled the beginning of the Revolutionary War. Enjoy a lunch stop at Cheers!, the Bar made famous by the TV show of the same name, as well as many other sights Boston has to offer. Then continue onto Plymouth for the night.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 

Hotel: Hampton Inn 


Day 10 – Plymouth to Mystic Seaport, CT

We’ll begin our day viewing Plymouth Rock & a stop at Plimoth Plantation for the gallery presentation, “A Real Story of Thanksgiving.” Then it’s on to Newport, Rhode Island for an included lunch at the historic LaForge Restaurant, which is next to the newly remodeled Tennis Hall of Fame. After lunch we have a guided tour of the old seaport town of Newport, with many beautiful mansions lining the streets and coast. We’ll travel the famous 10 Mile Drive which features many exquisite estates. See Newport’s famed harbor and Bowen’s Wharf. You’ll soon learn why Newport is considered America’s yachting capital.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express 


Day 11 – Mystic Seaport to NYC

Travel across beautiful Connecticut to New York City. We’ll check into the perfectly situated Sheraton NY Times Square, steps from Times Square, Broadway, charming cafes, shops, and more. After lunch we’ll welcome a local step-on guide to show us the best sights and sounds of the Big Apple, New York City! See Times Square, the Garment District, Broadway, Empire State Building, Harlem, the Lincoln Center, stroll through Central Park, and many other points of interest. Freshen up and have dinner on your own at one of the many nearby restaurants. Then we’ll attend one of Broadway’s top shows, a perfect way to spend our first night in NYC!

Included Meals: Light Breakfast 

Hotel: Sheraton NY Times Square Hotel (2 Nights) 


Day 12 – New York City

This morning we board a ferry boat to the famous Statue of Liberty, a symbol of American freedom to all. Visit Ellis Island and discover, by exhibits, the 12 million people who came here looking for a better life. Since we viewed the film “Island of Hope, Island of Tears,” on our drive eastward, it truly brings to life our visit to the Great Hall. We continue our sightseeing of NYC with our guide, including a memorable visit to the 9/11 Memorial Site & Museum. Then you’ll be special guests aboard the North River Landing for a memorable dinner cruise. Enjoy sweeping views of the illuminated New York City Skyline, the Statue of Liberty, and more.

Included Meals: Dinner 


Day 13 – New York City to Youngstown, OH

We travel through the beautiful countryside of Pennsylvania, painted perfectly in fall colors! Then settle into our hotel in Youngstown for a relaxing evening.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express 


Day 14 – Youngstown to Elgin, IL

Enjoy the company of our fellow travelers as we travel to the Chicago area, where we’ll spend the night. Our farewell dinner will be at nearby Alexander’s Cafe!

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

Hotel: Hampton Inn 


Day 15 – Elgin to Home

Traveling homeward, take opportunities to recall the pleasant memories of fall in New England and enjoy the friends we’ve made on this fantastic trip!

Included Meals: Breakfast

Motorcoach Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $3,899
Single: $5,199
Triple: $3,649
Quad: $3,429

Motorcoach Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $247
Single: $338

Travel Bucks

$50 Travel Bucks per person earned with this tour

Deposit Due

$100 deposit per person due at time of reservation. Full payment due 30 days prior to depart.

Passport Needed


Tour Pace

Moderate to Extensive Walking with exception of a substantial amount of walking & being on your feet in NYC.

Price Includes

21 Included Meals, Hotels & Activities as stated in brochure, Luxury Motorcoach

The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 70°
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Tour Highlights

Niagara Falls
2 Nights Lake Placid & Sightseeing
Lake Placid Boat Ride
Famous Kancamagus Highway
Kennebunkport Sights
Maine Lobster Dinner
Boston Historic Sightseeing
Plymouth Rock
Historic Newport, Rhode Island Tour
2 Nights at the Sheraton NY Times Square Hotel
Ellis Island & Statue of Liberty
Broadway Show
9/11 Memorial & Museum
North River Landing Dinner Cruise of NYC Harbor

Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
Minneapolis, Mn
New England & New York City
The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 70°
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