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Trains of New England | Fall Color Tour: October 1 – 9, 2022


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Join us for an amazing fall color tour on the Trains of New England.

  • Luxury Motor Coach Transportation
  • Eight (8) Nights Accommodations
    • Two of the eight nights at Encore Resort Casino
  • Breakfast each day
  • Two (2) Group Lunches
  • Four (4) Group Dinners (one night is Lobster)
  • One (1) $20.00 meal voucher towards dinner at the Encore Boston Harbor Hotel
  • Amtrak’s Downeaster Train to Maine
  • Conway Scenic Railway Notch Train
  • Winnipesaukee Turkey Dinner Train
  • Historic Boston Tour
  • Cambridge Tour and Harvard University Tour (Driving Tours)
  • Faneuil Hall
  • Quincy Market
  • Photo Stop at the Charlestown Navy Yard to see the USS Constitution
  • Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum
  • Voucher for free slot play at the Encore
  • Maine Touring (Kennebunk and Kennebunkport Tour)
  • MS Mount Washington Lake Cruise
  • Wright Museum
  • Hemmings Automobilia
  • Norman Rockwell Museum

  • Rochester Hills, MI
  • Novi, MI
  • Ann Arbor, MI
  • Perrysburg, OH
  • Beechwood, OH

Exact location of each pick up location will be provided to booked guests once final count is confirmed. Onsite parking will be available for guests to leave vehicles.

Price is based on how many people will be in a room.  The prices listed are per person and include everything listed on the trip page.

Single: $3,250 per person

Double: $2,475 per person

Triple: $2,275 per person

Quad: $2,175 per person

Prices listed are per person.

* 10% deposit is due at booking and balance is due August 22, 2022.  All deposits are non refundable within 90 days of the trip and full charge if cancelled within 40 days of the trip.  Please see our terms and conditions page for a full list of policies.

– Balance is due August 22, 2022

– All deposits are non refundable within 90 days of the trip and full charge if cancelled within 40 days of the trip.

– Book Online by selecting your options below or give us a call at 248-825-4010

*See below for full itinerary.  Book Online by Selecting your Options Below.

Extra seat option gives you two seats per person on the bus. This gives you more room to spread out and guarantees you will not be sitting directly next to anyone on the bus.

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Day 1 (Saturday)

We will depart from our pickup location to begin our journey to New England. A light breakfast snack will be served by a professional Excite Tours Coordinator along the way. From there you can sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. We will have multiple rest stops along the way before arriving to our hotel where we will be staying for the night. Dinner is on your own.

Day 2 (Sunday)

Breakfast is included at the hotel. We will depart from our hotel in the morning to continue our travels to Boston. There will be multiple rest stops along the way. Upon arriving at our hotel, you will receive $20 meal vouchers towards dinner this evening at any one of the Encore Resort restaurants.

Day 3 (Monday)

Breakfast is included this morning at the hotel. We will then meet our local guide and depart the hotel for a day of touring.

HISTORIC BOSTON TOUR. Learn about the different districts of the city including the Back Bay where you find so many beautiful brownstones, each with its own unique architectural design. You will also see Beacon Hill and the gold domed state house, Boston Common, America’s first public park and the Public Garden. You of course can’t miss seeing the Old Statehouse, once headquarters for English governors and later the site where the Declaration of Independence was read to the waiting citizens of Boston. Included are many other famous sites! (You will NOT go to Paul Revere’s house. It is many blocks of walking to the house as buses can’t get in there.)

PHOTO STOP at the USS CONSTITUTION OLD IRONSIDES. “Located in the Charlestown Navy Yard, the USS Constitution was launched in Boston on October 21st, 1797 and is the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world. Today, she is manned by an active duty U.S. Navy Crew. The USS Constitution Museum, a private, non-profit museum includes a theatre, historical artifacts, interactive exhibits and a gift shop. The Museum brings the USS Constitution’s tale alive by collecting, preserving and displaying over 3,000 original artifacts. Quote taken from Boston/Cambridge Official guidebook 2005.


LUNCH is on your own at Quincy Market. QUINCY MARKET. For over 250 years the marketplace has played an integral role in the life of Boston’s residents. You will feel the cobblestones beneath your feet, see roaming performers and be able to taste the wonderfully diverse ethnic foods available to you. There are 100 shops, carts and artisans to offer treasures for you to take home with you!

BOSTON TEA PARTY SHIPS & MUSEUM. Your group will have a personal “colonial character” guide. The museum features full-scale replicas, artifacts and interactive elements. Meet “Sam Adams” and participate in the re-enactment of the destruction of the tea. Board a tall ship and marvel at one of only two known surviving tea crates. (On this tour you start by being seated in the “Old Town Hall” and then you walk to one of the ships and board it. The rest of the tour is walking through a small museum, a 3D re-enactment and the Minute Man Theatre, gift shop)

DINNER at a local restaurant.

Day 4 (Tuesday)

Breakfast is included this morning at the hotel. We will then check out and travel to the train station to board the AMTRACK DOWNEASTER to Maine. There is a snack bar on board and the entire group will be in one car.

After the train ride we will take a narrated driving tour of the coastal villages of KENNEBUNK & KENNEBUNKPORT. Drive past the sandy beaches and rocky coastline, past the George Bush estate at Walker’s Point and many other sites.

We will stop for lunch on your own at Dock Square in Kennebunkport and then continue touring to Ogunquit, ME.

You will enjoy free time for shopping in Perkins Cove, where you’ll find the start of the Marginal Way shoreline walking path with benches to sit and watch the surf, a pretty drawbridge, boutiques and bobbing lobster boats. After free time in Perkins Cove we will check into our hotel. The hotel features indoor and outdoor pools, Jacuzzi, pub with fireplace, beautiful grounds. Within walking distance of Marginal Way and Ogunquit village shops.

After checking in you will have time to freshen up before traveling to DINNER to FOSTER’S DOWNEAST CLAMBAKES for a lobster bake dinner. A CLASSIC DOWNEAST LOBSTERBAKE DINNER WITH SING-A-LONG ENTERTAINMENT is in store for you tonight! You’ll feast on your choice of Maine boiled lobster or barbecued chicken, plus chowder, cultivated mussels, corn on the cob, Maine potatoes and blueberry cake.

Day 5 (Wednesday)

Breakfast is included at the hotel.

Travel to New Hampshire after breakfast.

In the mid-morning arrive at the CONWAY SCENIC RAILWAY for boarding of your train.   On the CONWAY SCENIC RAILWAY TRAIN, you’ll travel on what was once the Maine Central Railroad’s famed Mountain Division line, on tracks that were laid in the 1870s. Enjoy some of the most dramatic natural scenery in the East as you travel through spectacular Crawford Notch – past sheer bluffs, steep ravines, cascading brooks and streams, panoramic mountain vistas, across Frankenstein Trestle and Willey Brook Bridge en-route to Crawford Station. As you travel through this rugged terrain, you can begin to appreciate what a  remarkable  engineering achievement constructing this railroad was almost 140 years ago. Live commentary onboard includes history and folklore of the railroad and area, as well as points of interest.

BOX LUNCH is included on the train.

This afternoon you will continue touring through the WHITE MOUNTAINS.   Travel to Littleton, NH where you will have time on your own shop, stroll or get something. You can visit Chutters Candy – home to the world’s longest candy-counter of gleaning glass jars filled with candy, White Mountains Canning Company – family owned and committed to high quality products, or Schilling’s Beer Company – where fine beers are crafted, to name a few.  Your guide will give you an overview of what’s here and what todo!

Arrive in time at your hotel for the GONDOLA at the Mountain Club on Loon Resort.  Enjoy a GONDOLA RIDE to the summit of Loon Mountain while your bags are delivered to your rooms.

DINNER is on your own this evening at the hotel or a local restaurant.

Day 6 (Thursday)

Breakfast is included at the hotel.

MOUNT WASHINGTON LAKE CRUISE to Winnipesauke and enjoy a scenic one–way ride on LAKE WINNIPESAUKE (one of the largest lakes enclosed in one state),aboard the 230’ M/S MOUNT WASHINGTON. Your journey on the ship brings you to the port of Wolfeboro, The Oldest Summer Resort in America.

After the cruise you will have free time and lunch on your own.  Enjoy the delightful lakeside resort town of Wolfeboro.

After lunch tour the WRIGHT MUSEUM –   a museum about the World War II years with both war exhibits such as aircraft and tanks, and exhibits from everyday life.

WINNIPESAUKE RAILROAD TURKEY DINNER TRAIN.  (Train Departs at 5:00pm). Enjoy a two-hour trip on the WINNIPESAUKEE SCENIC RAILROAD along Lake Winnipesauke. Ride the rails while eating HARTS HOT ROAST TURKEY carved at your table with all the trimmings!

Day 7 (Friday)

Breakfast is included at the hotel before we depart for Vermont.

Arrive in Bennington at the PUBLYK HOUSE for an included lunch.

After lunch we will travel to Hemmings. Visit HEMMINGS AUTOMOBILIA along the way.  Have a filling station with memorabilia and an automotive museum with 27 vintage automobiles. Visit our Car Lover’s store, café and old-fashioned Sunoco Station where you’ll see first-hand our huge collection of automotive items: over 150 unique reproduction porcelain signs, dozens of die-cast models, pedal cars, auto artwork and more.

From Hemmings we will continue on to Berkshires.  We will visit the NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM.  See many of the illustrator’s works in the original oil paintings at your own pace.  There are gallery talks and a gift shop to explore.

Dinner is included this evening at a local restaurant.

Day 8  (Saturday)

Breakfast is included at the hotel before we depart for our journey home. There will be multiple rest stops along the way before we arrive at our hotel where we will be staying for the night. Dinner is on your own.

Day 9  (Sunday)

Breakfast is included at the hotel. We will depart from our hotel in the morning and continue our journey home with many fond memories of your fall trip on the Trains of New England!


* Terms: I understand that the deposit is not refundable at the time of booking and any payments are non refundable after August 22, 2022. Excite Tours does not own or operate any of the suppliers of services or accommodations for your trip. As a result, it is not responsible for any negligent or willful act or failure to act of any such supplier or of any third party over whom Excite Tours has no control. We also reserve the right to cancel the tour 30 days prior if a minimum amount of participants are not enrolled. You will be notified and refunded in full if that occurs.:*

Additional information


Single, Double (Per Person), Triple (Per Person), Quad (Per Person)

Pick Up Location

Rochester Hills, MI, Novi, MI, Ann Arbor, MI, Perrysburg, OH, Beachwood, OH

Room Preference

(1) King Bed, (2) Double Beds


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