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New England tours

Mercifully small in the grand scheme of the United States, New England lets you cover a lot of ground. Most of our suggested routes for touring the region are based around getting behind the wheel. Our US specialists have driven the length and breadth of this compact collection of states and can recommend the best itineraries depending on what you want to experience.

We recommend tracing New England’s jagged coastline, out of which Cape Cod extends like a flexed arm. Then move inland to explore more of New Hampshire’s southern lakes region, Maine’s forests where moose rule supreme, and Vermont’s white-clapboard villages.

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Our recommended tours in New England

These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in New England, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well. Treat them simply as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely for you by one of our specialists based on your particular tastes and interests.

  • Maine Coast USA

    Classic New England self-drive tour

    New England
    • Discover the revolutionary history of Boston on a guided tour of the Freedom Trail.

    • Explore the rugged coastline of Maine, dotted with lighthouses and quaint seaside towns.

    • Wander through the picturesque villages and rolling hills of Vermont.

    • Take in panoramic views from atop Mount Washington in New Hampshire's magnificent White Mountains.

    • Go whale watching off the waters of Cape Cod.

    13 days from CAD3,180pp

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Touring New England in fall

Fall unfurls across New England like a patchwork quilt of scarlet, ochre, russet and gold. Specialist Alice suggests a route that will let you take in the region’s sleepy shore towns, granite mountains, clapboard villages and, of course, the vibrant foliage.

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A New England lighthouse

Self-drive vacations in New England

One-time resident Dawn suggests a self-drive route through New England. It allows you to take in the cobbled streets of Boston, the rocky Maine coast, the White Mountains, Vermont’s winding country lanes and the sandy shores of Cape Cod.

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New England highlights guide

New England has beautiful scenery and a shoreline dotted with lighthouses and clapboard houses. The surrounding waters offer you the opportunity to spot whales and the pleasant roads mean it's particularly well suited to self-drive trips.

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Insider's guide to Boston

Boston offers a host of historical sites and cultural institutions, including the Revolutionary War history of the Freedom Trail and the ivied halls of Harvard University. But its cobblestone streets are compact and walkable, making it one of America’s most accessible cities.

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