2011 © Interlude Tours
Fall In Love With Old Cape Cod!
Do you remember that wonderful old Patti Page song? Well, on this Interlude, all that and more will be at your disposal. On this nicely paced adventure you will tour Providence and the timeless beauty of Newport, including Mr. Vanderbilt’s fantabulous Marble House Mansion. Enjoy the hustle, bustle and historic significance of Boston, see famous Revolutionary War sites, visit Paul Revere’s home, and tour the impressive JFK Library – and so much more.
On your Cape Cod Vacation you will visit Hyannis Port and Martha’s Vineyard and savor the beautiful and incomparable Nantucket Island. Learn about whaling and experience riding on both a high speed ferry and a serenely lovely sunset cruiser. Travel the Cape Cod National Sea Shore – beautifully breathtaking and great for photos. What tour to Cape Cod would be complete without the sight of a lighthouse or two? Done! Lobster dinner with all the fixings? Done! On this unique tour you will also visit Plymouth Rock and Plimoth Plantation – just see what the 1620’s had to offer. The sites are historic, the food is fantastic, and the experience – well, come and find out for yourself.
|PRICING DETAILS (Cost Per Person)*||PRICING|
|Deposit||$350 per person|
|Travel Insurance||Call for quote|
|Vacation Pace||Moderately Active Pace|
|SAVE $75||Book by June 1st|
*Air departure from Indianapolis included; airfare pricing estimated and subject to change. Call for pricing from other departure cities.
Payment schedule: 2nd deposit of $500 due 121 days prior to departure; final payment 76 days prior to departure.
Day 1: Fly to Boston, MA
Fly to Boston, meet your Tour Manager, and motor to Providence and your downtown hotel for 4 nights. Courtyard Marriott, Providence, RI
Day 2: Day Trip to Newport
Motor south and cross the impressive Narraganset Bay Bridges to to see the 3rd oldest lighthouse in the country and then to the fabled city of the rich, Newport. We will drive along scenic Ocean Drive and pass by millionaire mansions of the Gilded Age on Bellevue Ave. Pass Roughpoint, The Elms, Rosecliff, and actually tour The Breakers Mansion, grandest of Newport’s summer “cottages” and a symbol of the Vanderbilt family’s social and financial preeminence in turn of the century America. Walk the Cliff Walk, with views of other mansions and the coastline. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant this evening. Courtyard Marriott, Providence, RI (B,D)
Day 3: Plymouth: 1620-2020
Commemorate Plimoth 400, and learn about the pilgrims of 1620. Tour recreated English and Native villages at Plimoth Plantation, and stop by the “Rock,” marking the firsts Pilgrim settlement. See Mayflower II, a replica of the 17th century ship known for transporting the Pilgrims to the New World. Courtyard Marriott, Providence, RI (B,L)
Day 4: Day Trip to Mystic & Essex
Drive to Mystic in nearby Connecticut. Explore this re-created 1800’s seafaring village. Learn about its history from costumed interpreters. This afternoon experience the timeless beauty of the Connecticut River Valley aboard a steam locomotive and riverboat. Motor on to New London, and visit the picturesque US Coast Guard Academy. This afternoon, experience the timeless beauty of the Connecticut River Valley aboard a steam locomotive and riverboat before returning to Providence. Courtyard Marriott, Providence, RI (B)
Day 4: Providence to Yarmouth
Drive east to Cape Cod and enjoy your first stop at the world famous Sandwich Glass Museum. Depart for Hyannis and board the one hour high speed ferry over to Nantucket Island, an old colonial town filled with whaling history. Take a bus tour of this unique resort island, ending in the old Historic District and visit the Nantucket Whaling Museum. After enjoying an early dinner at a local Nantucket pub, return via a sunset cruise to the mainland before checking into your beachfront hotel. Blue Water Resort, Yarmouth, MA (B,L,D)
Day 5: Martha’s Vineyard
Ride the ferry over to the island of Martha’s Vineyard, a summer vacation retreat for both families and the rich and famous. Enjoy a bus tour around the island to see Vineyard Haven, Edgertown and Oak Bluff. See cedar shingle houses covered in wild roses and historic lighthouses. Return by ferry to your resort. Blue Water Resort, Yarmouth, MA (B)
Day 6: Cape Cod
Today, you’ll motor around the “hook” of the Cape stopping at Cape Cod National Sea Shore and continue all the way out to the end at Provincetown. See where the Plymouth Compact was signed and shop in town. After lunch on your own we will embark on a tour of the ever changing Cape Cod sand dunes. Tonight you’ll enjoy a Farewell Lobster dinner with all the fixings! Blue Water Resort, Yarmouth, MA (B,D)
Day 7: Plymouth / Fly Home
Today, coach off the Cape to learn about the pilgrims of 1620 in Plymouth. Tour recreated English & Native villages at Plimoth Plantation and stop by the “Rock,” marking the first Pilgrim settlement. Head north and relive the Kennedy era at the JFK Library, a dynamic combination of museum and library. Then, it’s off to the Boston airport for your return flight home. (B,L)