Cape Cod Vacation, with Island Hopping Option

Multi-Day Trips
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Date: Monday, 16 August 2021 - Friday, 20 August 2021

Venue:  Cape Cod, MA

Cost: $1,149 per person, based on double occupancy, and includes motorcoach transportation, hostess service, 5 breakfasts, 4 dinners, a Welcome Reception, roundtrip ferry passage to Martha's Vineyard OR Nantucket, admission on a sightseeing tour of Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket Island, guided tour to Provincetown along Scenic Route 6A, visit to the Cape Cod National Seashore Visitor's Center, admission on a Whale Watch Excursion OR Sand Dune Tour, guided tours of Plymouth, Hyannis, and Sandwich, admission on a Lobster Tales Cruise, souvenir print by a local artist, complimentary snacks and drinks while traveling, all meal, hotel and local guide gratuities, 4 nights lodging at the Cape Codder Resort, and luggage service. 

Single: $1,469;  Triple: $1,059 pp;  Quad: $1,009 pp    (TRAVEL PROTECTION: $112 pp Any Occupancy)

$200 pp deposit is due within 3 weeks.  Balance is due July 1, 2021.

 

Welcome to the sandy shores of CAPE COD.  Extending some 70 miles into the sea, the Cape is home to both natural beauty and quaint colonial villages. You can walk pristine beaches, revel in the arts and culture, and reclaim childhood memories of seashells, sandcastles and saltwater taffy.

 
Monday, August 16

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  • Depart from Terminal, with available pickups: Mansfield, Lawrenceville, Corning, Elmira, Sayre
  • FULL BREAKFAST is included at Cracker Barrel in Binghamton.
  • Lunch stop will be made at a Travel Plaza en route.
  • Arrive in Cape Cod, meet our LOCAL GUIDE, who will assist with check at the CAPE CODDER RESORT, your home for the next 4 nights.
  • A WELCOME RECEPTION will be held in your honor on arrival, where you will receive a COMPLIMENTARY PRINT by a local artist just for coming along.
  • DINNER is included this evening at the hotel.

Tuesday, August 17

  • BREAKFAST is included at the hotel.
  • Our LOCAL GUIDE will meet us at the hotel to leave on a GUIDED TOUR OF HYANNIS, which will include the JOHN F. KENNEDY MEMORIAL, the KOREAN WAR MEMORIAL, HYANNISPORT and a view of ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CHURCH, the parish of the Kennedy Family.
  • Next, you will visit America's Hometown - PLYMOUTH.  As one of the country's first settlements, it is well-known in the United States for its historical value.  A PICTURE STOP will be made at PLYMOUTH ROCK, the traditional site of disembarkation of the Pilgrims in 1620. View the newly-restored MAYFLOWER II, a reproduction of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to the New World over 400 years ago.  cape cod ferry
  • There will be free time for lunch on your own on the waterfront. 
  • This afternoon, board a LOBSTER TALES CRUISE to learn about the many creatures that live in Plymouth Harbor.  Experience a "HANDS-ON" approach to see how lobsters are harvested from their natural environment.  Roll up your sleeves to help haul in lobster traps. 
  • We will then travel back over the bridge into SANDWICH - the oldest town on Cape Cod.  Sandwich became the site of one of America's largest glass factories, an industry that flourished during the 19th Century.  This quaint and quiet seaside community is the hometown of Thornton Burgess, naturalist and author of 170 children's books. 
  • DINNER is included tonight at the HISTORIC DAN'L WEBSTER INN

Wednesday, August 18

  • BREAKFAST is included at the hotel.
  • Our LOCAL GUIDE will meet us at the hotel to depart for a FULL DAY OF TOURING. You will travel HISTORIC ROUTE 6A, the Old Kings'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 a 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 / fishmen village so unique.
  • whaleThis afternoon, you can choose to board ONE OF THE FOLLOWING
    • WHALE WATCHING EXCURSION:  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 questiions about whales, birds, fish, and lighthouses.
    • SAND 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. 
  • DINNER is included at a local, popular restaurant.

Thursday, August 19

  • BREAKFAST is included at the hotel.
  • Today is your ISLAND HOPPING OPTIONmarthas vineyard
    • MARTHA'S VINEYARD:  Our LOCAL GUIDE will meet us at the hotel to escort us to the HY-LINE DOCKS for ticketing and boarding on the 9 AM FERRY TO THE ISLAND OF MARTHA'S VINEYARD.  Upon arrival at 10 am, you will board a local bus for a SIGHTSEEING TOUR.  You will learn about the history and lifestyles of the islanders as you pass through Vineyard Haven.  There will be free time for lunch and shopping in the historic whaling town of EDGARTOWN.  Complete your day on the island in OAK BLUFFS.  You may choose to stroll through "COTTAGE CITY" with its brightly-painted cottages and decorative "gingerbread" trim. 

OR YOU MAY CHOOSE.... 

    • NANTUCKET ISLAND: Our LOCAL GUIDE will meet us at the hotel to escort you to the HY-LINE DOCKS, where you will board the 9:30 am FERRY to the stunning island of NANTUCKET ISLAND.  Upon arrival at 10:30 am, the guide will point out restaurants, galleries, shops, and museums that are within walking distance to the dock.  ADMISSION is included for a NANTUCKET ISLAND TOUR in the afternoon.  Lunch and shopping are on your own on the island. 
  • DINNER is included this evening at a local, popular restaurant. 

 Friday, August 20 (7 1/2 hours travel time)

  • BREAKFAST is included at the hotel this morning, before departure.
  • Lunch and rest breaks will be made en route. 
  • Return home, with sand in your shoes, seashells in your pocket and many fond memories of your Cape Cod Vacation!

 

 

All Dates


  • From Monday, 16 August 2021 to Friday, 20 August 2021