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New England Fall Foliage


  • Cruising on the Maid of the Mist to the base of Horseshoe Falls

  • Tasting at the New England Maple Museum

  • White Mountain Loon Gondola ride

  • Setting sail on a Boothbay Harbor cruise

  • A Maine lobstering cruise

  • Exploring history at Plymouth & Old Sturbridge Village

  • Enjoying scenic drives, including the Kancamagus National Scenic Byway

  • Visiting Franconia Notch State Park & Crawford Notch State Park


This tour offers departure points in Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, and Indiana.  Depending on your pick-up point selection, the tour duration will be from 10 to 12 days.  The price will vary accordingly.  The “Base Tour”, or core, will begin on the day the last group of travelers join the tour, and end on the first day they begin to leave.  “Additions”, like a "Gathering" or "Post" core night, to that base tour will allow all travelers the convenience of departing from as close to home as possible.



Iowa & Minnesota

Departures with

Gathering & Post Nights

October 4 - 15

Arrive on Own in Chicago

Area with Gathering &

Post Nights

October 4 - 15

Chicago Area

Departures with

Post Night

October 5 - 15



(Base Tour)

October 5 - 14

Double Occupancy





Single Occupancy





Triple/Quad Occupancy







  • Luxury motorcoach transportation

  • Lodging as listed on itinerary

  • Luggage handling for one (1) suitcase per person, if available

  • Tickets/admissions to listed attractions (Unless listed as "Optional" or "On your own")

  • Gratuities for local guides

  • Meals as listed on itinerary

  • Guidance of a professional tour manager


Activity Level - 3

Active - Moderate pace, good mobility needed, stairs & pro-longed standing, includes city walking tours, some shorter & some longer days


October 4

* Travelers departing from IOWA, MINNESOTA & ILLINOIS take advantage of our ‘gathering overnight’ in Mishawaka, IN. Remaining travelers can either arrive on your own at the hotel or wait to join the group on October 5 from one of our identified Indiana departure locations.
* For those overnighting in Mishawaka, get to know your fellow travelers and enjoy breakfast the next morning.

October 5

* Sit back and enjoy the scenery as we travel to Erie, PA.
* After today's journey, we’ll dine together before our overnight at Hampton Inn & Suites Erie Bayfront in Erie, PA

B, D

October 6

* Get ready for the "must-do" Maid of the Mist boat ride!
* Enjoy the rest of the day dining, shopping, and exploring.
* Tonight, our restful overnight will be at the Holiday Inn Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls, NY


October 7

* Enjoy a leisurely journey through New England's scenic landscape to Vermont, "the Green Mountain State."
* Upon arrival, we’ll enjoy stunning views and dine together prior to our overnight at The Grand Hotel, Killington, VT

B, D

October 8

* We’ll meet our local guide before visiting the New England Maple Museum and taste some samples!
* Travel back in time at Plymouth Notch, the birthplace of Calvin Coolidge - our nation’s 30th President.
* Enjoy some shopping and an included bagged lunch in Woodstock - a quaint village with a covered bridge!
* After a photo stop at Quechee Gorge - Vermont’s Little Grand Canyon - we’ll make our way to New Hampshire.
* We’ll enjoy dinner together prior to the first of our two-night stay at Best Western Inn, Campton, NH

B, L, D

October 9

* Our local guide greets us with stops including Franconia Notch State Park, Crawford Notch State Park, and along the Kancamagus National Scenic Byway.
* Experience a Loon Mountain Gondola Ride with breathtaking views of White Mountain National Forest.
* Dinner together will be perfect for sharing tour highlights

B, D

October 10

* Arriving in Maine, our local guide will greet us with a Kennebunkport tour and a drive past the Bush compound.
* Enjoy free time and lunch on your own in Dock Square.
* Next we head to Portland Head Lighthouse, the most photographed lighthouse in America.
* This afternoon, we’ll learn from folks who make their living lobstering while aboard a Maine lobstering cruise.
* We’ll dine together prior to a restful night - the first of two nights at the Hampton Inn - Wells, ME

B, D

October 11

* This morning, our guide accompanies us to Boothbay Harbor for a narrated cruise passing lighthouses, small islands, and spotting seals on rocky ledges; followed by free time.
* Donning our souvenir lobster hats, we’ll enjoy a Maine lobster lunch. (An alternate selection will be available.)
* Our next stop will be Maine Maritime Museum, a historic shipyard with numerous hands-on exhibits.
* Discover Freeport Village home of sporting goods king L.L. Bean and numerous outlet shops.
* Dine on your own in Freeport before returning to our hotel

B, L

October 12

* This morning we’ll travel to Massachusetts, "the Bay State," and step back in time at Old Sturbridge Village.
* Tonight, enjoy dining on your own near our hotel the Hampton Inn - West Springfield, MA


October 13

* We begin our journey home traveling again through beautiful countryside to Pennsylvania.
* Prior to our overnight at the Best Western Plus Country Inn - Lewisburg, PA, we’ll enjoy dining together

B, D

October 14

* Travelers departing the tour in INDIANA, welcome back to your departure locations!
* Travelers continuing on to Illinois, Iowa and Minnesota, enjoy a relaxing overnight in the Mishawaka area


October 15

* Travelers departing the tour in ILLINOIS, IOWA or MINNESOTA, welcome back to your departure locations!


B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
IA-Coralville (Pre/Post) McDonald's Restaurant - 2794 Comerce Dr
with 'Gathering' & Post (Base Tour) Nights
IA-Decorah (Pre/Post) Legacy Tour & Travel office - 703 Dudley St
with 'Gathering' & Post (Base Tour) Nights
IA-Newton (Pre/Post) Hawkeye Stages - 300 E 17th St S
with 'Gathering' & Post (Base Tour) Nights
IA-Waterloo (Pre/Post) Hawkeye Stages - 3315 Titan Trail
with 'Gathering' & Post (Base Tour) Nights
IL-Alsip (Post) DoubleTree Hotel - 5000 W 127th St
with 'Post' (Base Tour) Night
IL-Chicago Area (Post) At Home PickUp - for those that qualify
with 'Post' (Base Tour) Night
IL-Rockford (Post) WalMart Super Center - 7219 Walton St
with 'Post' (Base Tour) Night
IN-Metro Chicago Home PickUp - Lake,Porter,LaPorte counties
IN-Mishawaka Legacy T&T office - 620 W Edison Rd
MN-Byron (Pre/Post) City Hall (next to LT&T) - 680 Byron Main Ct NE
with 'Gathering' & Post (Base Tour) Nights

Please select the number of passengers that will be travelling

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