October 4 – 14, 2018
Waterloo, Coralville and Davenport
Price Per Person:
$1,575 Double / Occupancy
$2,194 Single / Occupancy
$1,555 Triple / Occupancy
$1,535 Quad / Occupancy
INCREDIBLE SPECIAL PRICE for our New England North Tour includes:
- Motorcoach Transportation – NEW
- 10 nights lodging with 3 consecutive nights in New Hampshire area
- 16 meals: 10 breakfasts, 3 Lunch and 3 dinners
- Tour Lucille Ball Museum
- Tour Morse Maple Farm
- Visit to Montpelier – smallest State Capital in the country
- Tour Trapp Family Lodge w/lunch included – learn about the von Trapp Family
- Tour Ben & Jerry’s Factory & Ice Cream Shop
- Free time in Woodstock Village
- Quechee Gorge, Vermont’s little Grand Canyon
- Fall foliage Winnipesauke Railroad Train ride including Turkey Dinner Buffet Luncheon with all the trimmings
- Squam Lake Science Center – and a “On Golden Pond” Cruise or entertaining Science Animal Lecture (weather dependent)
- Visit Franconia Notch Visitor’s Center – travel through New Hampshire’s beautiful White Mountains
- View magnificent Franconia Notch area, view the former site of the famed Old Man on the Mountain
- Loon Mountain – enjoy a Tram/Gondola Ride for an unforgettable view
- Fall Cog Railroad Train ride
- Visit Sturbridge Village
- Tour Noman Rockwell Museum
- Niagara Fall USA (no need for passport)
- Gratuities for area Step-on Guide
- On Board Tour Leader
Day 1: Thursday, Oct. 4 – Welcome Aboard! We’ll depart our pick up locations for a nice ride across the states to our first en route hotel, Holiday Inn Express & Suites for the evening in Indiana. Lunch and Dinner en route.
Day 2: Friday, Oct. 5 – Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before departing for Jamestown, NY. Enjoy a nice drive seeing the fall colors. We will have lunch and dinner en route. Then we’ll check into our en route hotel, Hampton Inn & Suites.
Day 3: Saturday, Oct. 6 – Enjoy breakfast at hotel before we’re on our way to tour the Lucille Ball/Desi Arnaz Museum. The legacy of Lucille Ball has been proudly honored right here in Lucy’s hometown of Jamestown by the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum since 1996. For decades, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz played a vital role in television and on the big screen, and we’re fortunate to have the privilege of preserving their memory and the impact they’ve both had on the world through all of the fun costumes and memorabilia on display, awards they were both given, photographs of both their personal and TV lives, and much more! We’re constantly swapping out exhibits for new ones, so even if you’ve visited our museum before, it’s always a new experience like the first time you visited! Then we’ll journey onto our hotel in Jamestown, NY, Holiday Inn Express. We’ll enjoy lunch and dinner en route. (Meals on own)
Day 4: Sunday, Oct. 7 – Let’s have breakfast and then depart with our guide for Montpelier, VT. First, a visit to Morse Maple Farm, where we will learn how Vermont Maple Syrup is made and visit their country store. Then we’ll visit Montpelier, the smallest state capital in the country. After our visit to Montpelier, we’ll depart for an exquisite luncheon (Included) at the Trapp Family Lodge. Enjoy a hot & cold buffet and don’t miss the Austrian pastry cart! We will take time to visit the property, the lodge and the gift shop while we learn about the Sound of Music family. After, just when you think we’re done for the day, we’ll make a nice stop at Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream and Factory, one of the happiest places in Vermont for a tour and hmmmmm…tasting of ice cream. Little bit more of a drive where we’ll stop for dinner (on own) before getting to our Vermont hotel for evening.
Day 5: Monday, October 8 – After breakfast at hotel, we’ll depart for Woodstock Village. The quintessential New England town located on the banks of the Ottauquechee River and the Crossroad of Vermont Scenic Byway. It is a destination boasting the only national park in Vermont, three covered bridges, fabulous restaurants, charming boutiques and shops, agricultural landscapes and numerous lodging establishments. After, we’ll visit Quechee Gorge, Vermont’s little Grand Canyon for a picture stop. Now, we’re off for a (Pre-Paid) “Turkey Train Dinner” at luncheon aboard the Lake Winnipesauke Railroad Train. Enjoy a 2-hour train ride and luncheon around Lake Winnipesauke. Our luncheon will consist of a full hot delicious Roast Turkey Dinner with all of the trimmings! Mashed Potatoes, vegetable of the day, scrumptious dressing, divine gravy, rolls and butter, cranberry sauce, beverage and dessert of the day! Wow, can’t go wrong with that!! Hart’s carves the turkey right before your eyes! What a fun trip this will be! Then we will travel to Squam Lake Science Center for a visit before taking a cruise (weather permitting) or a exciting animal science presentation with live animals). Last year’s group loved seeing and learning about the unique animals presented. Affectionately known as “On Golden Pond”, after the classic Fonda-Hepburn motion picture filmed here in the early 1980’s, this lake is truly one of the most picturesque, pristine and unspoiled lakes you’ll find. We’ll then travel to our hotel, Indianhead Resort in Lincoln, NH for a three-night stay. Dinner (Pre-Paid) at hotel and what a scrumptious meal they serve!
Day 6: Tuesday, Oct. 9 – Enjoy a Deluxe Continental breakfast at our hotel before departing for a stop and visit to the Franconia Notch Visitor’s Center before traveling through the New Hampshire’s beautiful White Mountains and the magnificent Franconia Notch area, and view of the former site of the famed Old Man on the Mountain. After, we’ll travel to Loon Mountain where we’ll enjoy a Gondola ride for an unforgettable view of New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine and even the province of Quebec! Lunch on own and free time to shop the outlet stores in Lincoln before returning to our hotel. We’ll freshen up and relax before Dinner at our hotel (Pre-Paid).
Day 7: Wednesday, Oct. 10 – After a nice Deluxe Continental Breakfast at our hotel, we will depart for North Conway following the beautiful Kancamagus Highway. Then we’ll board the Cog Railroad Train for a scenic ride up the White Mountains. At the top, we’ll have time for pictures before getting a box lunch (Pre-Paid) to have on our train ride back down the mountains. After, we’ll take our scenic ride back to the hotel with stops along the way for more beautiful fall color pictures! Then we’ll have Dinner at our hotel. (Pre-Paid)
Day 8: Thursday, Oct. 11 – After another great Deluxe Continental Breakfast, we’ll be on our way to Lee, MA to visit Sturbridge Village, an 1830s New England Living History Museum. We will be immersed in a re-created early 19th-century rural New England community. Costumed interpreters demonstrate life in the early 1800s in more than 40 buildings, gardens and working farms. Then we will visit the Norman Rockwell Museum. Lunch and Dinner (On own). Then we will check into our hotel, The Yankee Inn in Lenox, MA.
Day 9: Friday, Oct. 12 – We will enjoy a nice Breakfast at our hotel before departing for Erie, PA. We will stop for lunch (on own) along the way then for a visit to Niagara Falls (American side) for a stop. GREAT picture-taking spot! Then to dinner and our hotel, Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Erie, PA.
Day 10: Saturday, Oct. 13 – Enjoy breakfast at hotel before departing for our Indiana hotel, Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Greenfield, IN. We will enjoy Lunch and Dinner (both on own) to our en route.
Day 11: Sunday, Oct. 14 – Enjoy our last breakfast together before we arrive home with many pictures, memories and new great friends! Welcome home!
DEPOSIT $50 PER PERSON DUE IMMEDIATELY UPON SIGNING UP. Final balance September 1st
Send Deposit to: Janine McCarthy, DJ Country Tours, Inc., P.O. Box 96, Conrad, IA 50621