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Boston: Fall Foliage Tour

1. Boston: Fall Foliage Tour

Your day will start with pickup from your hotel in greater Boston. From here, you will make the 2-hour ride north into New Hampshire surrounded by the beautiful fall colors as you drive higher into the mountains. You'll make a short stop half-way along for coffee or cider. Once on the Kancamagus Byway, you will make several stops for pictures of the mountains and fall foliage colors. Your knowledgable guide will share details about the region. You'll also enjoy 2 short excursions on easy to hike trails to view historic waterfalls. Then, enjoy a 1.5-hour lunch and shopping break in the mountain town of North Conway. This is a quaint town surrounded by snow-capped mountains and rugged cliffs. After lunch, you'll head further into the White Mountains. The last stop will be near the spectacular Omni Mount Washington Hotel. Many have called this "the highlight of the tour" as this beautiful location neighbors New Hampshire's tallest and most extravagant mountain range. Finally, your guide will point out a few more interesting sights before the 2-hour journey back to your hotel in Boston.

From Boston: Quincy, Plymouth, and Mayflower II Day Trip

2. From Boston: Quincy, Plymouth, and Mayflower II Day Trip

Start with a pickup from downtown Boston in a comfortable, air-conditioned, latest model minibus. Travel 30 minutes south to the historic city of Quincy to visit the birthplaces of two former US Presidents, John Adams and his son, John Quincy Adams. Next, enjoy a scenic view of New England's coastline as you travel through Cohasset to the town of Scituate. Once in Scituate, you will have the opportunity to visit the Scituate Lighthouse and hear the amazing story of the "American Army of Two." Then, travel along the beautiful New England coastline towards Plymouth. Visit coastal towns, waterfront mansions, and a lighthouse. Once you arrive in "America's Hometown," visit Plymouth Rock. Benefit from admission to the Mayflower II and Plimoth Patuxet and learn about the site where New England was first established in 1620. Climb back on the bus for a relaxing return trip to Boston.

Kancamagus Scenic Highway Self-Driving Audio Tour

3. Kancamagus Scenic Highway Self-Driving Audio Tour

Drive along the Kancamagus Scenic Highway to explore New Hampshire with this flexible self-guided audio tour. This tour has been developed by local guides, curated by creative writers, and narrated by professional voice artists. Simply hop in your car, open the tour guide app, and get started. Start by downloading the Action Tour Guide app that will function as your personal guide, audio tour, and map all in one. Make your way to North Woodstock to begin your self-drive experience. The tour follows the spectacular autumn leaves of the Kancamagus Scenic Highway, passing viewpoints, stunning vistas, and gorgeous hiking trails. Learn about the region and its history as you drive through the landscape. All audios play automatically based on location. Most stops along the tour have animated videos allowing you to visualize what you cannot see, such as snapshots from different centuries or interior rooms. Your tour ends at a ranger station near Conway.

White Mountains: 3-Day Self-Guided High Peaks Hiking Trip

4. White Mountains: 3-Day Self-Guided High Peaks Hiking Trip

Spend 3 days enjoying the wonders of the White Mountains on this self-guided camping and hiking experience. All hikes on this trip include custom digital maps that allow you to follow your progress on a mobile device. This self-guided adventure will make you feel comfortable and fully equipped with everything you'll need to get the most out of your trip in the White Mountains. Your trip begins with convenient pick up of your camping gear from a self-service locker kiosk in Plymouth, NH. With your gear in tow, you'll continue to Crawford Notch, where you'll find your provided campsite. Check-in at the campsite begins at 2:00 PM. Spend the first afternoon relaxing at your campsite.  When morning comes, it's time to decide which of the 4,000-foot peaks you would like to hike. There are a wide variety of options in terms of length and difficulty, so you can choose the perfect peak for you and your group. Some of the peaks on this itinerary include Garfield, Hale, North and South Twin as well as Zealand. They range in length from roughly 4 to 10 miles.  See how your legs are feeling when morning comes and decide on the final day's adventure. Choose between conquering another peak or a shorter hike. If you want to take it really easy, feel free to explore a swimming hole and spend the day relaxing and enjoying your surroundings.  After returning to your vehicle, follow your itinerary south towards Plymouth. Your camping gear will be returned to the same locker that you picked it up from at the start of the trip.

White Mountains: 3-Day Self-Guided Waterfall Adventure

5. White Mountains: 3-Day Self-Guided Waterfall Adventure

Spend three days enjoying the wonders of the White Mountains on this two-night, self-guided camping experience. Follow your progress as you hike with custom digital maps for a mobile device.  Day 1: Plymouth - Crawford Notch Your trip begins with convenient pickup of your camping gear rental from a self-serve locker kiosk in Plymouth, NH. Then, head north to the heart of the White Mountains. Continue to Crawford Notch where you'll find your campsite, your new home for the duration of the adventure. Check in at the campsite from 1:00 PM. Either spend the rest of your day relaxing at the campsite or choose from a provided list of smaller adventures to enjoy. Day 2: Pinkham Notch When morning comes, it's time to head to the Pinkham Notch area to explore your first waterfalls. They are very short hikes and you'll have the option to choose one, or both. Next, you'll have the opportunity to hike to a towering 140-foot waterfall accessible by a winding trail that rises from the base of Crawford Notch. Day 3: Franconia Notch - Plymouth The final day of this adventure first features another Crawford Notch Waterfall just minutes from your campsite.  Then, follow your own itinerary and choose between several adventures in Franconia Notch while making your way south towards Plymouth.  Check out from your campsite by 11:00 AM. Simply return your camping gear to the same locker that you picked it up from at the start of the trip. Feel comfortable and confident with this self-guided adventure. You will be fully equipped with everything you'll need to get the most out of your trip in the White Mountains.

White Mountains: 3-Day Self-Guided Scenic Trails Trip

6. White Mountains: 3-Day Self-Guided Scenic Trails Trip

Spend 3 days enjoying the wonders of the White Mountains on this 2 night, self-guided camping experience. All hikes on this trip include custom digital maps that allow you to follow your progress on a mobile device. Your trip begins after you pick up your camping gear rental from a convenient self-serve locker kiosk. With your gear in tow, you'll continue towards Lincoln where you'll find the campsite you'll be staying at. after checking in, either spend your time relaxing at your campsite, or select from a provided list of smaller adventures to enjoy. When morning comes, it's time to choose between 2 hiking trails. The first trail is a smaller mountain summit on the south end of Franconia Notch. It is roughly 3 miles round trip, with a steady but reasonable incline, leading to views as far as the eye can see from a rocky summit. The second trail option is a generally flat trail along a rushing river that leads to a waterfall and swimming hole. It is 6 miles round trip and is easy in difficulty. In the afternoon, choose to relax by your campsite, or choose from a list of provided activities. The last day of this adventure features another choice of trails. Your first option is a hike to a beautiful mountain lake, resting in between the summits of two of New Hampshire's 48 peaks above 4,000 feet. The trail is a little steep, but the incredible views at the top are worth it. It is roughly a 3-mile round trip hike. Your second option is a beautiful drive to a lesser-known part of the White Mountains, where a stream-side trail leading to a waterfall and swimming hole awaits. Your camping gear will be returned to the same locker that you picked it up from at the start of the trip in Plymouth.

White Mountains: 3-Day Self-Guided Hike & Brewery Visit

7. White Mountains: 3-Day Self-Guided Hike & Brewery Visit

Spend 3 days enjoying the wonders of the White Mountains on this 2 night, self-guided camping experience. All hikes on this trip include custom digital maps that allow you to follow your progress on a mobile device. Your trip begins after you pick up your camping gear rental from a convenient self-serve locker kiosk. With your gear in tow, you'll continue towards Lincoln where you'll find the campsite you'll be staying at. after checking in, either spend your time relaxing at your campsite, or select from a provided list of smaller adventures to enjoy. When morning comes, it's time to choose between 2 hikes. The first is a shorter hike up Mount Pemigewasset on the south end of Franconia Notch. The hike is roughly 2.5 miles round trip and features a beautiful clifftop overlook of the region. The second option is a longer hike to the top of one of New Hampshire's 48 peaks above 4,000 feet. The round-trip hike of Mount Garfield is roughly 9.5 miles and features spectacular views of the Pemigewasset Wilderness and beyond. For the afternoon and evening, it's time to visit a brewery. Choose between 3 breweries north of the notch including Reklis Brewing Co, Schilling Beer Co, and Iron Furnace Brewing. Depending on brewery restrictions, purchase a beer to go and enjoy at your campsite, or purchase a pint to enjoy on an outdoor patio. On the next day, enjoy breakfast at your campsite and head out on the Kancamagus Highway to the Lincoln Woods Trailhead. Be sure to bring your swimsuit and walk to Franconia Falls. This is a 6-mile round trip hike on relatively flat ground that leads to a gorgeous swimming hole. After enjoying a swim and hike, follow your itinerary and choose to visit more breweries in the Lincoln/Woodstock area including One Love Brewery and the Woodstock Inn Brewery. Continue south to return your camping gear to the same locker that you picked it up from at the start of the trip.

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Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 22 reviews

Customers were given Autumn brochures and map while they hopped on to the bus tour. The brochure contains different Autumn leaves’ pictures for references. The driver was on time to pick and to return us to our respective hotel location. Driver was accommodating and gave us heads up on information about the history of Boston and a brief history of Massachusetts, such as: Boston known as the Bean town, seafood city, Boston Tea Party and The Pilgrims on the Mayfliwer that made its way to Plymouth Rock and what we would expect to see on our way to the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Driver was respectful and friendly.

Matthew was a wonderful guide. Answered everyone’s questions and was very knowledgeable about the area etc. Enjoyed the frequent breaks, comfortable transportation and the cider donut stop! Would book with him again for his other tours.

Our guide was amazing. Very informative about the area and the scenery was beautiful. Gave us just the right amount of time for lunch and shopping. Van was very comfortable. I would highly recommend this excursion.

Great day trip from Boston to see the beautiful fall foliage.

Informative and fun fall tour - we highly recommend