The Wonders of Coastal New England

Rhode Island, Cape Cod, Maine Coast & Acadia National Park

From $7500 per person in low season
From $8900 per person in high season

based on 9 nights

Price includes:

  • Accommodation

  • Private transfers

  • Car rental

  • Daily experiences

  • Daily Breakfast

Based on 2 people sharing.

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  • Visit the famed pristine beaches in Cape Cod

  • Embark on a private vintage motor yactht in Newport

  • Experience a private hands-on lobstering off the Maine Coast

  • Drive through the natural wonder of Arcadia National Park

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Fall is Rhode Island's most glorious season, though spring and summer are pleasant as well. These times bring in healthy-sized crowds due to favourable weather and special events. Weather usually remains warm throughout September, while cooler temperatures in October bring out the colorful foliage. Winter lasts too long for most people's tastes, stretching from December to April. During this period, visitors can expect temperatures below freezing and plenty of snow.

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Fall is New England's most glorious season, though spring and summer are pleasant as well. Weather usually remains warm throughout September, while cooler temperatures in October bring out the colorful foliage

We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. To start planning your vacation

Itinerary

Enjoy the evolution of coastal New England from Rhode Island’s exclusive mansions and towns to the Acadia National Park’s rugged wild coast. Soak in the picturesque seaside and step aboard a private lobster vessel or whale watch in Provincetown.

  1. Days 1-4: Rhode Island

    Welcome to New England! Check into your room at your seaside resort and enjoy time at leisure to relax on the white sand beach and take in striking views of Montauk and Block Island in the distance. In the afternoon, visit Newport to embark on a private cruise aboard a fully staffed vintage motor yacht, complete with a raw bar and lobster lunch. Admire the town’s famed stately mansions from the water, spectate a local sailboat race, or sail around little-known Jamestown for a true insider tour. 

    Accommodation: Ocean House at Watch Hill (3 nights)

  2. Days 4-6: Cape Cod

    Cross the border into Massachusetts and make your way up the Cape Cod peninsula, famed for its pristine beaches, quaint villages and delectable seafood. Check into your seaside resort and enjoy some time to discover the magic of the Cape at your own pace. You may elect to head out on a private fishing charter or whale watching excursion, or join a local foodie guide for a tasting tour of this bountiful region’s gourmet

    Accommodation: Chatham Bars Inn (2 nights)

  3. Days 6-8: Maine

    Work your way back down the Cape before kicking off the Maine leg of your road trip as you proceed to Ogunquit. Wabanaki for “beautiful place by the sea,” Ogunquit has attracted beachgoers and artists alike for centuries. As evening approaches, step aboard a private lobstering vessel for a hands-on lobstering experience. Try your hand at baiting traps, hauling up catches and handling live lobsters as you learn about the importance of the lobster industry to Maine’s cultural fabric. 

    Accommodation: Cliff House (2 nights)

  4. Days 8-10: Maine

    Day 8-9: Acadia National Park

    Continue heading north as Ogunquit’s picturesque shores give way to the natural splendor of Acadia National Park. Arrive in Bar Harbor in time to drop off your bags and grab lunch, then delight in an aerial survey of the park aboard an authentic 1930’s biplane. See if you can spot all seven of the nearby lighthouses from the air then once back on terra firma, enjoy the evening at your leisure. Spend your final day in Maine on a guided tour of Acadia National Park with a naturalist driver guide. Explore Acadia’s natural treasures, including pristine woodlands, rocky beaches and glacier-scoured granite peaks as you keep an eye out for the local resident wildlife. 

    Day 10: Departure

    Make your way to Portland International Jetport, where you will either begin the drive home, or drop off your rental car in time for your flight. Safe travels!

    Accommodation: The White Barn Inn (2 nights)

Experiences

  • Acadia National Park Biplane Flightseeing Tour

    Take to the skies in a beautifully restored 1930s biplane for a breathtaking flightseeing tour over Acadia National Park!

  • Antique Motor Boat Sailing Charter

    Cruise the vibrant shoreline surround Newport aboard a vintage motor boat where your captain will chart a course alongside magnificent mansions, historic lighthouses and picturesque Jamestown, if weather permits.

  • Biking through Cape Cod

    Cape Cod has hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails. One of our favorites is the Cape Cod Bike Trail which starts in the village of Dennis and wanders 20 miles through charming towns and knotted pines before reaching Chatham.

  • Family-Friendly Marine Life Cruise and Lobstering Experience

    Cruise on a true lobster boat around the Camden Harbor shores for a coastal sightseeing experience like no other! Head out to a remote seal habitat for a wildlife safari before trying your hand at hauling in lobster traps.

  • Private Lobstering Experience

    Today, you will step aboard a private lobstering vessel with a captain and crew and set out on an adventure at sea to pull up traps alongside a real lobsterman!

  • Private Tour of Acadia National Park

    Explore the awe-inspiring and wonderfully diverse Acadia National Park with an ornithologist, field biologist or botanist guide who will provide an incredibly informative tour.

  • Whale Watching in Provincetown

    Be enchanted by magnificent humpback whales, playful dolphins, and elegant minke whales as you embark on an unforgettable whale watching trip from the harbor at Provincetown, accompanied by specialist naturalist guides for an in-depth experience.

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Rhode Island, Cape Cod, Maine Coast & Acadia National Park

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We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. To start planning your vacation