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Cape Cod & Nantucket! We invite you to enjoy the variety of Cape Cod! A pine-scented peninsula extending seventy miles into the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Cod is rich in history and bursting with unique and interesting activities. Just a short distance offshore is what has been described as “among the best whale watching in the world”. Onshore, there is enchantment at every turn. Countless historic sites and landmarks tell the proud role Cape Cod has played in American history beginning with the Pilgrims first landing in 1620. It is truly a magical place built on the shifting sands left behind from the last great Ice Age. Our personal guide from the Cape will stay with us for the duration of our stay and will provide a wealth of knowledge as we visit Hyannis, Provincetown and our whale-watching excursion. Do not forget to bring your camera.
Cape Cod & Nantucket!
We invite you to enjoy the variety of Cape Cod! A pine-scented peninsula extending seventy miles into the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Cod is rich in history and bursting with unique and interesting activities. Just a short distance offshore is what has been described as “among the best whale watching in the world”. Onshore, there is enchantment at every turn. Countless historic sites and landmarks tell the proud role Cape Cod has played in American history beginning with the Pilgrims first landing in 1620. It is truly a magical place built on the shifting sands left behind from the last great Ice Age. Our personal guide from the Cape will stay with us for the duration of our stay and will provide a wealth of knowledge as we visit Hyannis, Provincetown and our whale-watching excursion. Do not forget to bring your camera.
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|DAY ONE: SEPT 20|
|7:30 am||Welcome to MASSACHUSETTS, the “Bay State” and the sandy shores of CAPE COD! Our local guide will meet us at the Red Jacket Beach Resort and will assist with check-in. Unpack, relax, take a stroll on the private beach and bask in the breathtaking oceanfront views of Nantucket Sound. A welcome reception will be held in our honor where you will receive a print by a Local Artist just for coming along. We’ll enjoy an included welcome dinner this evening at our resort.|
|DAY TWO: SEPT 21|
|Ahoy matey! This morning enjoy an included breakfast at our resort. We’ll be joined by our local guide at our resort for a full day of touring. We will travel historic Route 6A, the Old King’s Highway, a scenic byway winding through centuries of Cape Cod history. It winds past hundreds of historic structures which characterize its early development. View the Eastham Windmill, a Cape Cod Lighthouse and visit the Cape Cod National Seashore Visitor’s Center. Sand dunes and the ocean surround you as you approach “Land’s End” – Provincetown. You are now at the extreme tip of Cape Cod. Formerly known as the “Province Lands” the pilgrims landed here first before they decided to settle across the Bay in Plymouth. Take some time to enjoy the wonderful variety of restaurants, shops, and galleries that make this artists/fishermen village so unique.
This afternoon you may choose to board an excursion vessel for an amazing experience of Whale Watching. You will travel into the natural habitat of a diverse marine environment including birds that migrate here from all over the Atlantic, and fish which use these shallow waters to feed. Try to spot Humpback, Minke, and Fin Whales going about their daily business. An onboard naturalist will introduce you to everything you see and will answer any of your questions about the whales, birds, fish and lighthouses.
OR YOU MAY CHOOSE TO STAY ON DRY LAND:
For anyone not wishing to go on a whale watch you can enjoy a Dune Tour. Ride along the shoreline of the protected lands of the Cape Cod National Seashore. Your guide will point out the “dune shacks” where famous artists and writers became inspired to create their art.
LOBSTER DINNER is included this evening. Alternate entrees will be available for any “landlubbers” not wishing to eat shellfish.
|DAY THREE: SEPT 22|
|Enjoy breakfast this morning at our beach front resort before we check out. We’ll meet our local at our resort and be escorted to the Hy-Line Docks where you will board the ferry to the stunning island of NANTUCKET.
A box lunch will be provided for your ferry ride. Upon arrival on Nantucket, our guide will point out the restaurants, galleries, shops, and museums that are within walking distance to the dock. You’ll be free to wander, browse and enjoy lunch on your own. This afternoon, admission is included on a Nantucket Island Tour.
After a leisurely afternoon, we’ll our Maple Leaf Tour Director at a designated area to board your shuttle to the Nantucket Inn. Nestled on three landscaped acres just outside historic downtown, the Nantucket Inn prides itself on having something for everyone. The quiet charm of a traditional inn, where a good book and an overstuffed chair by the fireplace might be all the nightlife you need. We’ll check in for a two-night stay. The rest of the evening is yours to enjoy as you please. Dinner will be on your own this evening and the charming hotel staff can make recommendations.
|DAY FOUR: SEPT 23|
|After you start your morning with our Mom’s Breakfast, the day is yours to do as you please. You’ll have your choice of resort-style activities without ever having to set foot off the grounds: tennis, a fitness center and swimming, including the island’s only indoor pool – perfectly heated for days when the New England weather isn’t as cooperative as usual.
When you are ready to explore Nantucket’s quaint cobblestoned streets, a complimentary shuttle is available to zip you to the island’s most popular attractions, beaches, shops and restaurants.
You will receive a Nantucket Historical Association History Pass which is good for one visit to the following: Whaling Museum, Hadwen House, Thomas Macy House, Greater Light, Oldest House, Old Mill, Old Gaol and Quaker Meeting House. Tonight is yours to enjoy as you like, exploring the area and enjoying dinner on your own.
|DAY FIVE: SEPT 24|
|This morning, enjoy breakfast together before we check out and travel to the Hy-Line docks and depart Nantucket as we head back to the Mainland. The ferry will take us back to Cape Cod where our coach will be waiting for us. With sand in your shoes, seashells in your pocket and many wonderful memories of your Maple Leaf Tour to Cape Cod and Nantucket, we’ll begin our travels home with thoughts of returning again soon!|
***EARLY BOOKING BONUS! $50 OFF PER PERSON,
IF PAID IN FULL BY JUNE 20, 2020***
PRICE PER PERSON
• 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
• For the comfort of fellow travelers, kindly refrain from using scented products
• Must have valid passport to travel across the border
• Tipping for driver and tour director is voluntary
• Please note that cancellation and travel insurance is not covered in your package but is strongly recommended for out of province travel
|6:00 am||Depart Belleville Maple Leaf Office at 81 Millennium Parkway (parking)|
|6:30 am||Depart Napanee Flying J Northeast Corner of the Parking Lot|
|7:30 am||Depart Kingston Shrine Club 3260 Princess Street (parking)|
|7:45 am||Depart Gananoque Carpool Lot Hwy 2|
|6:00 am||Depart Ottawa Robbies Italian Restaurant 1531 St. Laurent Blvd (parking)|
|6:25 am||Depart Ottawa All Saints Lutheran Church 1061 Pinecrest Rd. (parking)|
|6:55 am||Depart Kemptville Stinsons Gas Bar Hwy 43|
|7:30 am||Depart Brockville Food Basics|
With a wide, sandy, Cape Cod beach and the calm ocean waters of Nantucket Sound, Riviera Beach Resort sets the scene for the quintessential family beach resort vacation. Charming rooms and suites open onto the private oceanfront beach and Cape Cod’s most unique oceanfront pool that features a shallow wading area with dancing water jets and a refreshing fountain. Family resort activities, seasonal supervised children’s programs and a friendly, attentive staff combine to create memories to last a lifetime. Visit Riviera Beach for your next Cape Cod getaway!
Nestled on three landscaped acres just outside historic downtown Nantucket, the Nantucket Inn prides itself on having something for everyone. The quiet charm of a traditional inn, where a good book and an overstuffed chair by the fireplace might be all the nightlife you need. Plenty of family-friendly spirit and the amenities of a larger resort hotel, including the island’s only indoor pool.
Guided Tour to Provincetown along scenic Route 6A
Cape Cod National Seashore Visitor’s Center
Whale Watch Excursion OR Dune Tour
Sightseeing tour of Nantucket
Nantucket Historical Association
Shuttle to Downtown Nantucket
BEFORE YOU GO
Cancellation & Medical Insurance is strongly recommended for overnight tours and out of country travel. Travel Insurance is available for purchase through Maple Leaf Tours.
- Portage of 1 large suite case per person, you may also bring 1 carry-on per person
- Please keep all medication with your person not in luggage
- Cancellation and Medical insurance is not covered in your package but is strongly recommended for out of province travel
- Insurance is available through Maple Leaf, please call to inquire today!
- 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 travellers, kindly refrain from using scented products