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New Englands Finest Foliage

Luxury Motorcoach Trip

October 5 – 13, 2024 9 Days / 8 Nights Taking Reservations ~ Sign Up Now! $50 Per Person Deposit due upon Signing up. Balance due August 4, 2024

Departure Cities:

Waterloo, Coralville and Davenport

Price Per Person:

$2,152 Double / Occupancy
$2,512 Single / Occupancy
$2,102 Triple / Occupancy
$2,052 Quad / Occupancy

INCREDIBLE FULLY-LOADED TOUR includes:

  • Motorcoach Transportation 
  • 8 nights lodging 
  • 15 meals: 9 breakfasts, 2 Lunch and 4 dinners
  • Visit Made in America Store
  • Visit The Apple Barn & Country Bake Shop
  • Tour University of Vermont Morgan Horse Farm
  • Enjoy “Lunch on the Lake” Cruise with Spirit of Ethan Allen Cruise
  • Tour Vermont Teddy Bear Company
  • Sugar Hill Fall Foliage Photo stop
  • Enjoy a Maple Experience at the Rocks Estate
  • Take the Harvest Fall Train Ride
  • View magnificent Franconia Notch area, view the former site of the famed “Old Man in the Mountains”
  • Tour Mount Washington Auto Road – New England’s Tallest Peak
  • Visit North Conway, “one of New Hampshire’s most charming Villages”
  • Gondola ride and view of the Foliage at the Summit of LOON Mountain
  • Multiple Photo Op stops driving along New Hampshire’s Famous KANCAMAGUS Highway
  • Niagara Falls USA (no need for passport UNLESS walk across the Rainbow Bridge)
  • Bottle Water and Snacks provided
  • Gratuities for area Step-on Guides
  • On Board Tour Leader

Day 1:
Saturday, October 5

Welcome Aboard! We’ll depart our pick-up locations for a nice ride across the states to our first en route hotel, for the evening in Ohio. Lunch and Dinner en route. Snacks and water available.

Day 2:
Sunday, October 6

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before departing for New York. Enjoy a nice drive seeing the fall colors. Today, we’ll stop at the Made in America Store. Enjoy free time in this unique store with 7,000 items ALL made in the USA.  We will have lunch and Dinner en route. (On Own). 

Day 3:
Monday, October 7

Enjoy breakfast at hotel before we’re on our way to Vermont. We will visit the The Apple Barn & Country Bake Shop. Stop by a local Vermont favorite! Purchase some delicious apples to take home, or one of their homemade goodies from bake shop. We’ll enjoy lunch en route. Arrive to Vermont Hotel then enjoy a bountiful Buffet Dinner (Pre-Paid).

Day 4:
tuesday, October 8

Enjoy breakfast at hotel, then we’re off and running. First, is a visit to the University of Vermont Morgan Horse Farm. The home to the oldest, continuous Morgan Horse breeding herd in the world. Take a tour and learn about the breed history and how they are raised.  Next, we board the Spirit of Ethan Allen Cruise Lines. Enjoy a scenic boat cruise on Lake Champlain with stunning views of the Adirondack and Green Mountains as we enjoy a wonderful hold/cold buffet Lunch (Pre-Paid) and champagne toast! After, we will visit the Vermont Teddy Bear Company. We’ll want to take a tour of our factory, with one of our Bear Ambassadors who will guide us through a fun, informative tour where we’ll watch their small group of craftspeople creating their Bears by hand, one-by-one. We’ll even see their Bear Hospital, where we’ll get to meet their Bear Doctor, Dr. Nancy. If your Bear ever needs repair, Dr. Nancy will take care of everything. Then, we’ll travel to our next Vermont hotel. We will have Dinner (On Own) on way to hotel.

Day 5:
Wednesday, October 9

Enjoy breakfast at our hotel before departing for our New Hampshire hotel. Depart for our New Hampshire Foliage Day! First stop is Sugar Hill. With the hillsides ablaze with color, stop for a breathtaking photo-op. Then arrive for a Maple Experience at the Rocks Estate. Learn the history of maple sugaring, from the times of Native Americans to present day. This informative presentation demonstrates how to tap a maple tree, as well as how the sap is collected and processed using the traditional method of boiling. Participants are then treated to a taste of maple syrup (with sour pickles to cut the sweetness), made onsite at The Rocks. The Lunch (On Own) before driving through one of New Hampshire’s most scenic mountain passes. The notch was home to the Old Man of the Mountain, a rock formation which collapsed in 2003 but whose profile remains a symbol of the state of New Hampshire. Then we’ll stop to board the New Hampshire Foliage Train Ride aboard the Hobo Railroad. Fall doesn’t get any better!! Ride the rails through the majestic White Mountains of New Hampshire, through passes and notches with grand mountain vistas and amazing foliage!  Then we’ll have Dinner (Pre-Paid) before driving to New Hampshire hotel.

Day 6:
Thursday, October 10

Enjoy Breakfast at our hotel before departing for the day. First stop, is the Mount Washington Auto Road. There is one road in New England that stands alone above all others. The Mt. Washington Auto Road. It is more than just an 8-mile path to the summit of the Northeast’s highest peak—it’s a journey through time to a place of spectacular beauty and awe-inspiring views . . . and it couldn’t be easier to get to. Mt. Washington is a special place, and we welcome your group to enjoy it with us. Get ready for a one-of-a-kind experience atop New England’s Tallest Peak at 6,228ft! Our “Stage Driver” will enlighten us from the base of the summit with anecdotes, legends, history and insight into the ecological wonders of Mount Washington! Photo ops at the summit surrounded by 750,000 acres of national forest with potential views of Vermont, New York, Massachusetts and even Quebec! Check out the Mount Washington Observatory which offers an interactive museum. After we’ll depart for North Conway. Ready your cameras for a stop in one of New Hampshire’s most charming villages.  Take in the Austrian-style train station, crisp, white church steeples and colonial era shops.  Check out the yummy local food products, Main Street cafés, hand-made crafts and antiques at Zeb’s famous New England Country Store.  Take time for Lunch (on own). Then we will follow the Kancamagus Highway known for it’s incredible Fall Foliage Photo Ops! The Kancamagus Highway is a 34.5-mile scenic drive along NH’s Rt. 112 in Northern New Hampshire that is well known as one of the best Fall Foliage viewing areas in the country. The Kancamagus Highway is now designated an American Scenic Byway for its rich history, aesthetic beauty and culture. The Kancamagus Scenic Byway takes you through a path cut through the White Mountain National Forest with breathtaking views of the White Mountains, the Swift River, Sabbaday Falls, Lower Falls and Rocky Gorge. The Kanc takes you to an elevation of just under 3,000 feet at its highest point at Kancamagus Pass on the flank of Mt. Kancamagus near Lincoln, NH. Then, we’ll visit Loon Mountain, Loon Mountain is a mountain in Lincoln and Livermore, New Hampshire, in Grafton County. It is in the White Mountain National Forest. We will enjoy a nice White Mountain Express Gondola Ride, New Hampshire’s longest scenic Gondola Skyride to the summit of Loon Peak. Breathtaking views and high-altitude adventure await! Enjoy a 1.3-mile scenic ride to the summit of Loon Peak in our four-person Gondola Skyride.  At the end of the ascent, enter a high alpine world of refreshing breezes and stunning mountain views. Then we’ll have Dinner (Pre-Paid) at our hotel after we arrive in Lincoln, NH.

Day 7:
Friday, October 11

Enjoy Breakfast at our hotel before departing for a nice leisurely ride to our New York hotel with Lunch and Dinner (On Own) en route.

Day 8:
Saturday, October 12

After another great Breakfast,  we will depart early for our Ohio hotel. We will stop to visit  Niagara Falls (American side) for some Free Time and Lunch (On Own). GREAT picture-taking spot! Then to Dinner (On Own) and to our hotel in Ohio.

Day 9:
Sunday, October 13

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 due August 4, 2023

Send Deposit to: Janine McCarthy, DJ Country Tours, Inc., P.O. Box 96, Conrad, IA 50621