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


Day 1 – Home to Lansing, IL

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.

Included Meals: Lunch 

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express 

Day 2 – Lansing to Erie, PA

Enjoy the passing landscapes as we travel eastward. We’ll make a noon lunch stop along the way. Our destination for the night is Erie, PA where our hotel awaits.

Included Meals: Light Breakfast 

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express 


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. Drive 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 splendor. 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


Day 5 – Lake Placid

Enjoy a tour 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! Take some time to sightsee and browse the shops in this picturesque mountain resort town nestled in the Adirondack Mountains.

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 Burlington, 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 spectacular drive takes us thru the White Mountains of New Hampshire. We have carefully chosen Lincoln as our overnight stay. Enjoy a tram ride up the mountain side offering spectacular views. Stay at a beautiful resort nestled in the mountains.

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, Maine 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


Day 8 – Portland

Visit Kennebunkport and drive by Walker Point for a view of former President George Bush’s summer home. 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. See the famous USS Constitution “Old Ironside,” and many other interesting sights Boston has to offer. Enjoy a lunch stop at Quincy Market with many charming cafes and shops. This evening is spent in Plymouth.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Hotel: Hampton Inn

Day 10 – Plymouth to Mystic Seaport, CT

We’ll begin our day viewing Plymouth Rock, and a replica of the “The Mayflower.” Then it’s on to Newport, Rhode Island for an included lunch at the historic LaForge Restaurant. 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 drive by the church where John and Jackie Kennedy were married! 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 


Day 11 – Mystic Seaport to NYC

Travel across beautiful Connecticut to New York City. We’ll check into the perfectly situated Manhattan at 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: The Manhattan at Times Square Hotel 


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 outstanding World Yacht for a 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: Country Inn & Suites


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.

Included Meals: Breakfast 

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: $3,399
Single: $4,579
Triple: $3,199
Quad: $2,999

Motorcoach Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $212
Single: $296

Travel Bucks

$45 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

Price Includes

19 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
Famous Kancamagus Highway
Kennebunkport Sights
Maine Lobster Dinner
Boston Historic Sightseeing
Plymouth Rock
Historic Newport, Rhode Island Tour
2 Nights at the Manhattan at Times
Square Hotel
Ellis Island & Statue of Liberty
Broadway Show
9/11 Memorial & Museum
World Yacht 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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