Boston & Salem

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    Boston & Salem
  • Date
    Oct 22-25, 2020
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ITINERARY

 

 

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DAY ONE
8:00 am We join our travelling companions at the Kingston Shrine Club, (3260 Princess Street at Collins Bay Road) and begin our fun getaway to Boston/Salem!

Comfort stops and a lunch break will be made on our travel to New England.

6:30 pm An early evening arrival into historic Massachusetts as we check into the Residence Inn by Marriott, Tewksbury. (978-640-1003). We’ll enjoy an included dinner this evening before you settle in.
DAY TWO
7:00 am A full breakfast is included this morning at the hotel.
7:30 Depart for Salem
8:30 am Meet our local guide in Salem at the Pickering Wharf to begin a narrated tour of SALEM – the famous witch city! You will hear about this historic city made famous by the Witchcraft Hysteria of 1692 and the Maritime history of Trade to the Orient. Take a drive down historic Chestnut Street to see the magnificent former sea captains homes and hear about this famous old maritime port, and the China trade. Visit the Old Burying Point Cemetery and the Witch Trials Memorial.
10:15 am Reservations have been made at the House of Seven Gables. One of Salem’s most famous residents was Nathaniel Hawthorne
who penned the novel The House of Seven Gables. This house was considered a mansion in its time and you will have the opportunity to see the treasures that are still on display as well as experience a secret that this house still holds
11:30 am A visit to the Salem Witch Museum for their multi-media presentation which is included.
12:30 pm We will enjoy a wonderful lunch at the Brother Deli of Salem… a real favorite in Salem. 
1:45 pm We will depart for GLOUCESTER and travel the gold coast route to meet our local guide to begin a narrated tour of GLOUCESTER and ROCKPORT. Our guide will relate stories of the “dangerous” fishing industry of Gloucester that was brought to the public’s attention recently in the Hollywood movie, “The Perfect Storm”. Always famous for its fishing industry, today it’s bustling with large fishing boats, fish processing plants and boat yards. (Make a photo stop at the famous fishing statue.) See the new memorial dedicated to the wives of the fishermen, also located on the Gloucester Boulevard. Travelling through East Gloucester, drive past Bass Rocks where the term “rock bound coast of New England” will come to life. Rockport, designated by Walt Disney as one of the most picturesque towns in America, is famous for its art colony located on Bearskin Neck.

 

DAY THREE
7:00 am A Full Breakfast this morning at the hotel. 
8:00 am Depart the hotel for Boston
9:00 am Our local guide will meet us in Boston at Quincy Market to begin a City Tour of Boston and the historical Freedom Trail. Take a walk in the North End, past the Paul Revere House to the Old North Church, where the lanterns were hung to signal the midnight ride of Paul Revere.
12:00 pm Lunch is on your own at Quincy Market with some free time to look around this lively area filled with kiosks, stores and street performers.
2:00 pm Continue touring in Boston along the Freedom Trail, including a visit to the USS CONSTITUTION. See Bunker Hill and then cross the Charles River to Cambridge, home of the famous Harvard University. Take a walk through Harvard Yard and see Harvard Square and historic Battle Street.
5:00 pm Dinner is included tonight at The Living Room in Boston. After dinner we will return to our hotel for the evening.
DAY FOUR
7:30 am A Full Breakfast this morning at the hotel.
8:00 am Check out and depart.
9:00 am Meet our local guide at the Lexington Battle Green to begin your narrated tour of Lexington & Concord. Stand on the GREEN and learn how the farmers rallied to meet the British and where the first shots were fired. Continue along Battle Road to Concord where you will stop at the North Bridge. Here, walk over the bridge that was the site of the first forcible Colonial action on April 19, 1775. Returning back through Concord you will hear of the famous authors who lived here, such as Alcott, Emerson, Hawthorne and Thoreau as you pass by the homes where they lived.
11:00 am Visit the Minute Man Visitors Centre for the multimedia presentation.
12:00 pm Lunch is on your own in downtown Lexington.
1:30 pm Depart from this beautiful area with wonderful memories of “historic” New England with richer understanding of American history and with the sincere wish that you would return to visit again.
12:00 am Expected arrival back in Belleville 
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PRICING

EARLY BOOKING BONUS
$50 OFF PER PERSON IF PAID IN FULL BY JUL 22, 2020

TOUR INCLUSIONS
  • 3 Nights of lodging at the Holiday Inn Tweksbury
  • 3 Full Breakfasts
  • 1 Lunch
  • 3 Dinners including a Lobster Dinner (alternative available)
  • Guided Tour of Lexington & Concord
  • Guided Tour of Gloucester & Rockport
  • Guided Tour of Salem 
  • Admssion to the Salem Witch Museum 
  • Admission to The House of Seven Gables
  • Visit to the Minute Man Visitors Centre
  • Guided City Tour of Boston 
  • Bellman’s Gratuities for 1 piece of luggage
  • Services of a Professional Maple Leaf Tour Director
  • Deluxe Motor Coach Transportation
  • Meal taxes & Gratuities and Room Taxes
PRICE PER PERSON 
$1,199 TAX INCL
Double
$1,149 TAX INCL
Triple
$1,099 TAX INCL
Quad
$1,499 TAX INCL
Single
Occupancy: Double (2 to a room) Triple (3 to a room) Quad (4 to a room) Single (1 to a room)
Price is listed per person including tax.
  • A deposit of $100 is required at the time of booking
  • The balance is due 60 days prior to departure
  • Refunds are not available within 45 days of travel
  • Early booking bonus of $50 off applies to bookings paid in full by March 22, 2020

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DEPARTURES

6:30 am Depart  Ottawa Robbies Italian Resturant, 1531 St Laurent Blvd (parking)
6:55 am Depart  Ottawa All Saints Lutheran Church, 1061 Pinecrest Rd (parking)
7:25 am Depart  Kemptville from Stinson Gas Bar
8:00 am Depart  Brockville Food Basics
8:15 am Depart  Gananoque Hwy2 Carpool Lot
8:00 am Depart Kingston Shrine Club 3260 Princess Street (parking)
7:00 am Depart Napanee Flying J Northeast Corner of the Parking Lot
6:30 am Depart Belleville Maple Leaf Office at 81 Millennium Parkway (parking)

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HOTEL

holiday innThe Holiday Inn Tewksbury

Visiting family or friends this fall or are you having family or friends visiting you over the holidays? Choose the Holiday Inn Tewksbury-Andover, as we have plenty of room for everyone. Are you coming up for a hockey tournament? we have many hockey rinks within a 20 minute drive, these include, Breakaway Ice Rink, Breakaway Hockey Dek, Lawrence and Haverhill Valley Rinks, Skate 3, ICenter, Janas Rink and Tsongas Center. Dance or Cheer Competition? We are close to Tewksbury Memorial High School, Lowell Memorial Auditorium and the Collins Center.

Start your day off right with your choice of our buffet or made to order Breakfast and end your day with a relaxing dinner or drink in Victoria’s Pub! Do you like to work out? Our large fitness room provides ample space to maintain your regular routine. Take a quick swim in our indoor heated pool or relax in our whirlpool.

EXCURSIONS

 

Guided Tour of Lexington & Concord

Guided Tour of Gloucester & Rockport

Guided Tour of Salem

Salem Witch Museum

The House of Seven Gables

Minute Man Visitors Centre

Guided Tour of Boston

 

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BEFORE YOU GO

TRAVEL INSURANCE
Cancellation & Medical Insurance is strongly recommended for overnight tours and out of country travel. Travel Insurance is available for purchase through Maple Leaf Tours.
  • Please keep all medication with your person not in luggage
  • Must have valid passport to cross into the United States
  • There are regular stops made for comfort breaks
  • Tipping for tour director and driver is voluntary depending on quality of service
  • For the comfort of fellow traveler’s, kindly refrain from using scented products
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