Skip to content
Please select your location:

New England and Niagara Falls Self-Drive

14 days from £3,300pp

Includes flights
What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

Itinerary highlights

  • Tour the cobblestone streets of Boston's North End.

  • Take the Cog Railway to the summit of Mount Washington in New Hampshire's White Mountains.

  • Soak up the culture of the Berkshires in Stockbridge.

  • Board the 'Hornblower' boat to explore magnificent Niagara Falls.

Price includes

Scheduled international flights
Fully insured vehicle hire
/svg> All accommodation
  • Boston
  • Jackson, NH
  • North Conway
  • Jackson, NH
  • Woodstock
  • Stockbridge
  • Niagara Falls

Itinerary idea in detail

Open all Close all

Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 Boston

International outbound flight , Boston

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Boston. Arrive in Boston and relax after your flight upon arrival at your hotel.

Day 2 Boston

Boston

Spend a day discovering the historic Freedom Trail which weaves its way around the city. Don't miss visiting Boston Common, Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market or take in a baseball game at Fenway Park.

Day 3 Boston

Boston

Explore Boston's historic North End on an informative food walking tour. Your tour will delve into the varied history of the city's oldest residential community as you sample a variety of classic New England dishes including a lobster roll and clam chowder.

Day 4 Jackson, NH

Boston , Jackson, NH

Make your own way to your nearest car hire depot, where your car will be ready to collect. All insurances, road maps and a sat-nav are included. A gentle two hour drive north takes you through the New England countryside to the coastal town of Kennebunkport, perched on Maine's rocky Atlantic coastline. Your afternoon is free to relax on the beach or explore the galleries and craft shops of this pretty coastal town - I recommend Hurricane for lunch. Continue inland to Jackson, located in the heart of the White Mountains National Forest.

Day 5 Jackson, NH

North Conway , Jackson, NH

Today you have tickets to ride the historic Cog Railway to the top of the North East's highest peak; Mount Washington. Enjoy a 3-hour guided train tour where, on a clear day, you can experience spectacular panoramic views. Learn about the history of the Mountain, its weather and wildlife, and also visit 'Tip Top House'- the hotel which welcomed the very first adventurers to the summit. Mt. Washington is known for its extreme weather so make sure to wrap up warm!

Day 6 Jackson, NH

Jackson, NH

The White Mountains area has plenty to keep you busy, be it art galleries, cruise tours, wildlife or shopping. Kancamagus Highway is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular sections of the White Mountains Trail which stretches 35 miles from Conway in the east to Lincoln in the west. I loved driving this section and taking lots of photo stops.

Day 7 Woodstock

Jackson, NH , Woodstock

This morning you head off to Woodstock, Vermont. Referred to as the prettiest small town in America, Woodstock is just on the cusp of the Green Mountains. The town is packed full of interesting shops, all surrounded by rolling green hills and fabulous covered bridges.

Day 8 Woodstock

Woodstock

You have a full day to take in the beautiful scenery surrounding Woodstock. Take a scenic drive down to the Green Mountains National Forest, visit some of the little towns dotted around Woodstock, or visit nearby Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park.

Day 9 Stockbridge

Woodstock , Stockbridge

Your drive today heads into the Berkshires region of Massachusetts, famed for its excellent galleries, museums and of course stunning scenery. On your way there make a pit stop at the Vermont Country Store in Weston, it's absolutely packed full of trinkets gifts and locally made treats. Make sure you try the cheese samples and the maple popcorn.

Day 10 Stockbridge

Stockbridge

There's plenty to see in the Berkshires - the nearby peak of Monument Mountain will allow you to take in the very best views of the autumn colours. For a bit of local culture make time for the Norman Rockwell Museum this afternoon, and perhaps lunch in nearby Lenox village; the restaurant Alta has a great French menu. Head to the Red Lion Inn, one of the oldest inns in the United States, for a drink on the porch this evening.

Day 11 Niagara Falls

Stockbridge , Albany , Niagara Falls

Drive to Albany this morning, drop off your hire car and catch the Maple Leaf train to Niagara Falls. Relax in style on your business class seats as the scenery of the Finger Lakes weaves past. Arrive at the Falls this evening and check into your hotel.

Day 12 Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

Today you have the day at leisure to explore Niagara Falls. A journey on the iconic and famous Maid of the Mist boat has been arranged. You will board your vessel and journey right to the mouth of the falls where you will experience its awesome power.

Day 13 International return flight

Niagara Falls , International return flight

Your shared coach transfer will take you to Toronto, where you will board your onward flight.

Day 14 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

Audley Travel specialist Sophie
Audley Travel specialist Samantha

Contact a specialist

The specialist who designs your trip to the USA will have explored the country many times and, in some cases, lived there. Their first-hand knowledge gives us the belief that no other travel company can match our expertise in helping you plan your trip. Your dedicated specialist will take the time to understand your preferences and build them into an itinerary to match, working to your budget. He or she will keep perfecting it until you’re completely happy and ready to book.

Watch our tailor-made process ›

When to go

Drag the slider to see monthly temperature and rainfall for this itinerary

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Place Daily Max Temperature Monthly Rainfall
Boston
 
 
 
North Conway
 
 
 
Woodstock
 
 
 
Stockbridge
 
 
 
Albany
 
 
 
Niagara Falls
 
 
 

Other itineraries you may be interested in