Culinary New England

Boston, Maine, Vermont & Connecticut
11 days private tour from GBP £4,200 per personpp

New England is the perfect romantic retreat with its stunning landscapes, idyllic villages and an array of delicious restaurants focused on farm to table seasonal produce. Take in Boston's exciting restaurant scene, lobster shacks and fine dining in Maine and Vermont, and take strolls in the beautiful country side or along long stretches of sandy beaches in Connecticut.

Culinary New England
Journey highlights
  • A classic road trip through stunning scenery - even more epic in the Fall

  • Fantastic itinerary for gourmet food enthusiasts & sybarites

  • If you are craving some hustle and bustle, head into New York city to explore

  • The back roads of Maine and Vermont are small-town America writ large

  • Culinary itinerary:A gastronomic delight, our Culinary Journeys take you on a cultural voyage, sampling everything from traditional bites to fine dining delicacies
Our tailor made journeys include:
  • Your dedicated Travel Consultant who will take care of arrangements
  • Private international airport transfers in destination
  • Your own private, English-speaking local guides
  • Unique experiences, hand-picked by our Journeys team
  • Entrance to must-see local sites
  • Dedicated 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • Complimentary access to My Scott Dunn – industry-leading travel app providing pre-departure information and in-journey support

When to visit

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Autumn 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 colourful 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.


Price Guide: (per person based on double occupancy and includes international flights)

Departing Price from*
  • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
  • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
  • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
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May GBP £4,600 GBP £700 plan your trip
June GBP £4,600 GBP £700 plan your trip
July GBP £4,900 GBP £700 plan your trip
August GBP £4,900 GBP £700 plan your trip
September GBP £4,900 GBP £700 plan your trip
October GBP £4,900 GBP £700 plan your trip
  • May
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    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,600
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    GBP £700
  • June
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,600
    Deposit from*
    GBP £700
  • July
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,900
    Deposit from*
    GBP £700
  • August
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,900
    Deposit from*
    GBP £700
  • September
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,900
    Deposit from*
    GBP £700
  • October
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,900
    Deposit from*
    GBP £700
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Itinerary

Fly to Boston
Day 1-4

Boston

Fly into Logan International Airport and start your New England romantic adventure in Boston, a wonderfully exciting city for couples. Boston is a delightfully compact city which can easily be explored on foot and renowned for its beautiful brownstone buildings. You will spend three nights exploring the cities landmarks, shops, buzzing cafes and restaurants, and we have included a private city tour which will highlight Boston’s neighbourhoods with an expert guide. Boston is a foodie haven From oysters to steaks, and ethnic to molecular cuisine, you'll discover a thriving restaurant scene.

Accommodation: 3 nights
Day 4-7

Maine

Next you will take your hire car and self drive on to Maine, with its sweeping beaches, lighthouses and the spanking fresh seafood. Indulge yourself here, and don't omit the sit-on-crate lobster shacks in town where you can feast on incredible lobster sliders, or head for a deli and take a gourmet picnic to the beach. Explore peaceful harbour towns and historic shipbuilding villages, hike through Acadia National Park or walk along mile upon mile of stunning pebbly beaches before sampling the many independent beers on offer in town.

Accommodation: 3 nights
Day 7-10

Vermont

Vermont is quintessential rural New England, with pretty historic villages, rolling hills that come alight in the fall, and beautiful historic buildings. Woodstock boasts a charming colonial character which is enhanced by its local farmers, craftsmen and artists with a wonderful collection of country stores. Spend your days sampling artisanal produce like delicious Vermont ice cream, wandering through the orchards and cornfields of local Billing’s Farm, hiking through the rolling countryside or digging through quaint antique shops in search of treasures.

Accommodation: 3 nights
Day 10-12

Washington, Connecticut

Finally you will take your hire car and drive on to Connecticut. Used by New Yorkers as a country retreat, Connecticut is a collection of coastal cities and rural countryside towns and home to the famous Yale university. Stay in a beautiful countryside manor house and spend the final days of your New England sojourn exploring the seaside and enjoy rich seafood, cycle on the shores of Lake Waramaug or in the White Memorial Park in Litchfield, or enjoy golf in the stunning countryside setting. Only a short two hours drive away is the bustling city of New York, make a day trip and visit the cities major highlights. Visit Brooklyn Bridge or Greenwood Cemetery, try the best burger in NYC in bustling Manhattan, or whisper your secrets in the whispering gallery at Grand Central Terminal.

Accommodation: 2 nights
Fly home from Boston
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. Call us on 020 3553 3512 to start planning your holiday.

Why Scott Dunn?

At Scott Dunn, we live and breathe travel. An insatiable appetite to discover the world runs through everything we do. We relish the planning and revel in the detail. We know it’s the smallest touches that make the biggest difference, and we stop at nothing to make every trip not only exceptional but totally unique.

  • Every itinerary is crafted from scratch, based around exactly what’s important to you
  • Packed full of unique experiences, hand-picked by our journeys team
  • Expert local guides enrich your experience in every destination
  • Your own dedicated Travel Specialist who will take care of every detail of your trip
  • We have a 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • We offer flexibility and financial protection to give you total peace of mind

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