Fall on Cape Cod: Day Trip from Boston with Sightseeing Cruise
Autumn is a special time on Cape Cod, so enjoy it to the fullest on this luxury coach tour and scenic sightseeing cruise, affording amazing views of New England's colorful fall foliage. From Boston, learn about the sights you see from your guide as you travel in comfort through Quincy, passing the birthplaces of two American presidents. Stop in the town of Sandwich, visit the Dexter Grist Mills, see the John F Kennedy memorial in Hyannis Port, and then relax on your narrated cruise along Lewis Bay.
If you're staying in downtown Boston, prearrange for hotel pickup when you book this tour. Otherwise, meet in Hyannis on Cape Cod.
From Boston, your sightseeing tour starts with a drive by luxury coach south through Quincy, passing the Adams Mansion and the birthplace of two American presidents. Admire New England's fall scenery and learn about the sights you see from your informative guide during your ride.
After crossing the Cape Cod Canal, you'll have time to explore Sandwich or visit the Sandwich Glass Museum. This interesting museum collects, preserves and interprets the history of the town of Sandwich, the oldest town on Cape Cod.
Next, visit the nearby historical Dexter Grist Mill, which has been around for more than three centuries. Situated in a beautiful, lush green setting, this quaint corn mill is an interesting site to explore.
Continuing down Cape Cod, you'll be treated to beautiful views of the changing landscape; with summer's warmth lingering, the multicolored splendor of New England's fall foliage offers a superb accent to the already gorgeous vistas of this magical region.
Have free time for lunch (own expense) before arriving in Hyannis Port, where you'll visit a memorial to John F Kennedy. To cap off your Cape Cod day trip, hop aboard a relaxing, scenic sightseeing cruise on Lewis Bay. Enjoy onboard narration as you soak up views of the waterfront. Afterwards, you'll be taken back to your original departure point to conclude your tour.
Please note: This tour is seasonal and operates from September 15 to October 28 only.
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Tour departs from Gray Line Sightseeing Office (hotel pickup is available from select downtown Boston hotels if pre-arranged at time of booking)
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- Transport by luxury air-conditioned coach
- Professional guide
- Narrated cruise
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (select Boston hotels only)
- Admission to Sandwich Glass Museum
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability.
- This tour requires a minimum number of 10 passengers to operate. There is a possibility that the tour may be canceled after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be provided the option to take the tour on an alternative date or be refunded in full.
Reviewed by: Karina C, January 2014
Fantastic day out!
Reviewed by: Thomas S, December 2013
Tour was very well organized and the driver/guide did an excellent job of meeting his timelines and getting back for a glassblowing exhibition that was very interesting. Lunch was at an excellent seafood restaurant. The tour gave you a feel for Cape Cod that encouraged a longer visit later.