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Railroads of New England

Day 1
Arrive in New England
Journey into New England where we will see spectacular scenery on our rail journey in Vermont & New Hampshire, and Cape Cod. We overnight tonight on Cape Cod. Dinner is included this evening.

Day 2
Newport, Plymouth & Cape Cod
Start with a guided tour of Hyannis including a visit to the Kennedy Memorial and Saint Francis Xavier Church. Then board the Cape Cod Central Railroad to recapture the romance of a by-gone era. Lunch is included at the Daniel Webster Inn. This afternoon enjoy a Harbor Cruise in Hyannis Harbor and free time for shopping. Tonight enjoy a traditional lobster dinner at a local restaurant .(Breakfast Lunch & Lobster Dinner)

Day 3
Cape Cod Central Railroad
Depart today for Plymouth to see the Mayflower II and Plymouth Rock. Continue to the White Mountains of New Hampshire past Squam Lake where “On Golden Pond” was filmed. Next a visit to the Castle In the Clouds perched high in the Ossippee Mountains overlooking Lake Winnipesaukee. Take a tour of the Castle Springs Water Bottling Factory and enjoy some afternoon sightseeing before checking into the hotel. This evening travel on the Café Lafayette Dinner Train for an experience to long remember. (Breakfast & Dinner Train)

The Granite Eagle
Following breakfast, travel on The Notch Train for some of the finest natural scenery in the East . Pass through spectacular Crawford Notch with sheer bluffs, steep ravines, cascading brooks and streams, panoramic mountain vistas. Cross the famed Frankenstein Trestle and Willey Brook Bridge – en route to Crawford Depot or Fabyan Station. One of the premier scenic train rides in the East. Next have lunch and a tour of the Mount Washington Hotel before visiting the Cog Railway Visitor Center. This was the world’s first mountain-climbing cog railway and today it’s the only one still powered entirely by steam. Visit the museum and watch the cog as it climbs to the top of Mount Washington . Continue to Vermont this afternoon for the next two evenings. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 5
Green Mountain Flyer
Board the Green Mountain Flyer at Bellows Falls, Southern Vermont ’s authentic passenger train of yester-year. Traveling along the river, are views of the gorge, two covered bridges, active farms, and native wildlife from our seat in beautifully restored coaches pulled by vintage diesel power. This afternoon visit the Calvin Coolidge Historic Site (Birthplace of our 30th President) and enjoy a self guided tour of his home and town, preserved exactly as it stood in 1924. This evening another wonderful dinner is included followed by light entertainment .(Breakfast & Dinner)

Day 6
Depart for Home
After a hearty breakfast, board the coach for our journey home, with fond memories of the New England Rails!! (Breakfast)

Tour Inclusions:
Five nights accommodations
Five breakfasts
Five dinners including a Lobster dinner and the Café Lafayette Dinner Train
Two Lunches (Daniel Webster Inn and Mt. Washington Hotel)
Guided tour of Hyannis
Ride on Cape Cod Scenic Railroad
Admission Hyannis Harbor cruise
Guided tour of Plymouth
Admission to Castle in the Clouds
Railroad Notch train ride
Tour of Mt. Washington Hotel
Visit the Cog Railway Visitor Center
Train ride on the Green Mountain Flyer
Admission to the CalvinCoolidge Homestead
Luggage handling (one piece per person)
Hotel taxes; meal taxes and gratuities
Fully escorted Cape Cod to Vermont
Excludes Tour Director gratuities
Excludes motorcoach transportation

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