Day 1: Providence, Rhode Island - Tour Begins

Discover the natural beauty that lies along the shores of New England. Come to know its coastal charm, friendly people and freshfrom-the-sea cuisine. Your tour opens in Providence, the capital of Rhode Island.

Day 2: Providence - Newport - Providence

Tour Providence, “America’s Renaissance City.” See prestigious Brown University and learn about the city’s vibrant art, cultural, and culinary scenes. Then depart for Newport. Return to America’s Gilded Age as you traverse breathtaking Ocean Drive en route to Bellevue Avenue. Lined with extraordinary 19th-century summer “cottages,” this road is home to seven mansions designated National Historic Landmarks. It’s your choice! Explore stunning Marble House, built by Mr. and Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt and modelled after the Petit Trianon at Versailles -OR tour Rosecliˆ, the opulent former residence of silver heiress Theresa Fair Oelrichs, well-known for her lavish parties. (B, D)

Day 3: Providence - Boston Masachusetts - Providence

Travel north to the historic city of Boston. Come to know Boston’s Yankee charm during a tour that highlights Beacon Hill, the Old South Meeting House, Boston Public Garden, the historic North End and Faneuil Hall Marketplace. You’ll also see the iconic Old North Church and discover its lovely and historic interior. Enjoy leisure time to stroll along part of the famed Freedom Trail, a walking path showcasing the city’s historic sites; or, return to explore the lively marketplace at Faneuil Hall. (B)

Day 4: Providence - Plymouth, Massachusetts - Cape Cod

Delve into rural life as you tour a New England cranberry bog where you’ll learn about dry harvesting. Then, step back in time with a stop in the celebrated town of Plymouth where the Pilgrims landed in 1620. See legendary Plymouth Rock and board a true reproduction of the Mayflower, the 102-passenger ship used by the pilgrims on their 65 dayjourney from England. Experience the days of the Pilgrims with a visit to Plimoth Plantation, an incredible re-creation of a 17th-century village. Today’s lunch teaches you how to “eat like a Pilgrim.” Sample recipes from that time, learn some Pilgrim etiquette, and enjoy a Thanksgiving feast with your fellow travellers. Later, arrive at your beachfront hotel for a 4-night stay. (B, L)

Day 5: Cape Cod - Martha’s Vineyard - Cape Cod

A ferry ride transports you to beautiful Martha’s Vineyard. Known for visits by presidents and royalty, this summer home of many artists, writers and celebrities is full of surprises. A local guide will show you all the highlights of “the Vineyard”(as the locals call it), including quaint gingerbreadstyled cottages and a once-famous whaling port resplendent with sea captain’s homes and widow’s walks. Later, depart the island and cruise back to Cape Cod. Tonight, enjoy a traditional New England experience as you indulge in a seafood and lobster feast. (B, D).

Day 6: Cape Cod - Provincetown - Cape Cod

Travel to Provincetown, located on the tip of the Cape. This lively artist colony remains famous for its crafts and bright seagoing flair. Then, it’s your choice! Set out on a whale watch cruise to Cape Cod Bay in search of these magnificent creatures -OR- enjoy a scenic adventure through the iconic sand dunes of the Cape. (B).

Day 7: Cape Cod - Hyannis - Nantucket - Cape Cod

Catch a glimpse of the Camelot era in Hyannisport, home of the Kennedy compound, and visit the poignant Kennedy Memorial. Next, set off via ferry to explore the idyllic island of Nantucket. From its cobblestone Main Street to its beaches and lighthouses, this place truly lives up to its reputation. During time at leisure, you may meander the waterfront where sailboats and yachts sway in the harbour or shop for a famous Nantucket basket. Tonight, enjoy a wonderful farewell dinner and chef-led demonstration highlighting a local speciality. (B, D)

Day 8: Cape Cod - Tour Ends

Your tour comes to a close, leaving you with many fond memories. (B)

Departure Dates 2019 Islands of New England - 7% discount on all dates - Land only, per person, double occupancy.

Collette brochure price from £1749

Travel 55 discount price from £1627

Telephone Collette Holidays on 0800 804 8700 and quote Travel 55 code NYC2

Prices are ‘guide from’ prices only and do not include flights. To check the latest up to date tour prices and to check availability call Collette reservations on 0800 804 8700. Don't forget to quote the Travel 55 code NYC2 to receive your 7% discount that is availably on all Collette tours.

May 10, 12, 17, 27, 31
August 2, 9, 16, 23, 29, 30
September 26, 27
June 7, 11, 13, 14, 28
September 5, 6, 9, 12, 13
October 3, 4, 7, 10, 11
July 11, 12, 18, 19
September 16, 19, 20
October 14, 25, 31

Please note: prices may change and will be confirmed when you call to make a booking. The discount will be applied accordingly to reflect the price. Departure dates are subject to availability. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking.

What's Included In Your Tour

Culinary Experience

  • MEALS: 11 meals (7 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch & 3 Dinners)
  • ”Eat like a Pilgrim” by sampling recipes from that era and enjoy a Thanksgiving feast.
  • Celebrate the taste of Cape Cod with a traditional New England seafood and lobster dinner.
  • Learn to cook like a New Englander during a chef-led demonstration.


  • Days 1 – 3 Hilton Providence or Omni Providence, Providence, RI
  • Days 4 – 7 Sea Crest Beach Hotel, Falmouth, MA

Islands of New England

8 Day Escorted Holiday - 7% Discount

2019 prices from only £1627

New England’s miles of sandy beaches, majestic coasts, and rolling surf invite relaxation. The Islands of New England tour spends eight days exploring New England’s charms, from the cobblestone streets of Nantucket to a traditional cranberry bog. Step back in time at Plimoth Plantation. Enjoy a lobster feast and a gourmet meal on the Cape Cod Dinner Train. Visit Boston and Providence, the Gilded Age mansions of Newport, the lively artist colony of Provincetown and the beautiful islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. 

This wonderful scenic tour Islands of New England comes with a 7% discount saving. To book call Collette Holidays direct on 0800 804 8700 quote Travel 55 code NYC2.

Tour Highlights - Islands of New England

  • Providence
  • Newport
  • Boston
  • Cranberry Bog
  • Plimoth Plantation
  • Cape Cod
  • Martha’s Vineyard
  • Lobster Dinner
  • Provincetown
  • Choices on Tour
  • Hyannis
  • Nantucket

Must-See Inclusions

  • Travel Newport’s breathtaking Ocean Drive past the sprawling mansions of Bellevue Avenue.
  • In historic Boston, experience iconic landmarks including the Old North Church.
  • Explore the island of Nantucket, including picturesque beaches and lighthouses.

Booking flights is easy

...and we can be as flexible as you need to be. We can organise fl ights from most of the UK’s regional airports, with our preferred airline partners. We can advise you on the best airlines for each tour and the best routes, and you can choose who you’d prefer to travel with. We’ll fi nd the best price for you based on your chosen departure date and local airport.

More Convenient

From Exeter to Inverness, we can fly you from your local airport to join our tours around the world minimising the need to travel to London. Let us find the best priced and most convenient fl ight for your holiday choice and your UK location.

More Comfort

We can also organise to upgrade your flight to premium economy, business or first class and arrive refreshed and ready for an adventure. We have great partnerships with many airlines and often have access to exclusive flight upgrade fares. Just let us know your preference at time of booking, and we will fi nd the best priced flight for you.

More Peace of Mind

When you book a flight inclusive holiday with us, if your tour itinerary changes for any reason, or the fl ight schedule changes, we will manage all the changes for you. Your holiday will also be fully bonded under our ATOL licence giving you full protection for your holiday. If you choose to book your own flight, if anything does change you’ll be liable for any flight changes required.

Always Included

  • Expertly crafted itineraries
  • 4-star accommodation
  • Skilled and engaging tour managers
  • Expert local guides with insider knowledge
  • Attraction entrance fees with preferential access
  • Many meals full of local flavour
  • Unparalleled sightseeing
  • Enriching cultural experiences
  • Comfortable on-tour transportation
  • Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
  • Plus, access to Wi-Fi hotspots on tour

More Flexibility

Everyone travels differently, and Collette wants to craft the perfect travel experience for you. That means offering options like pre- and post-night stays in the world’s greatest cities, tour extensions, built-in free time, and It’s Your Choice excursions. More customisation makes every moment feel like your own personal adventure.

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Leave the hassle of getting to the airport behind. Enjoy round-trip home to airport private car service. It’s the perfect way to begin (and end) your journey.


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