Jun 2017 - Sep 2017

8 Day Cape Cod & the Islands

Globus Guided Tour starting in Boston and finishing in Boston

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Read 3 reviews and enjoy exclusive savings on Globus's 8 Day Cape Cod & the Islands. Start your holiday in historic Boston where guided sightseeing will show you all the prominent landmarks. Head to Plymouth, where the Pilgrims founded the first permanent settlement in New...read more


Operator: Globus
Type: Coach Tour (Premium)
Duration: 8 Days
From: Boston to Boston
Tour Code: AO
Visits: USA
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$ 2,984
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Day By Day


Arrive In Boston

Welcome to "Bean Town!" This evening, mingle with your travelling companions at 6 pm for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.


Your guided sightseeing focuses on the city's most prominent landmarks. See Boston Common; the Old State House; Old North Church, from where Paul Revere got the signal to start his famous ride; Freedom Trail; and Faneuil Hall, with a chance to browse through Quincy Market. Next, board a harbour CRUISE that takes you to see the Bunker Hill Monument and the site of the Boston Tea Party. Balance of the day at leisure. (B)

Boston - Plymouth - Hyannis

Head south to Plymouth, where the Pilgrims landed more than 390 years ago and founded the first permanent settlement in New England. See famous Plymouth Rock. Next, explore PLIMOTH PLANTATION and learn about how daily life was for the Pilgrims. Continue to FLAX POND FARMS, a working cranberry bog, and hear how this native fruit is harvested and processed. On to Hyannis, a favourite Cape Cod resort town, and see the John F. Kennedy Memorial and St. Francis Xavier Church before reaching your hotel. Enjoy a traditional LOBSTER dinner this evening! (B/D) SPECIAL FEATURE: Spend the next four nights at the Red Jacket Beach Resort, located on the waters of Nantucket Sound. Amenities include a private beach with water activities, outdoor pool, tennis court, restaurant, lounge, and spa.

Hyannis Excursion To Nantucket

This morning, head to the harbour for your FERRY ride to Nantucket. Time for lunch and a stroll around Straight Wharf with its marinas, shops, and art galleries. Your guided tour spotlights the strong Quaker influence during the early days of settlement. Drive the narrow streets and admire charming Colonial-style houses and imposing mansions that reflect the prosperity of Nantucket's whaling era. During your free time, visit the WHALING MUSEUM with its top-quality exhibitions and rooftop observation deck. (B)

Hyannis Excursion To Cape Cod

Drive the length of the peninsula's arm to Provincetown and CAPE COD NATIONAL SEASHORE. At MacMillan Wharf, board a cruise boat and head out to sea for a WHALE-WATCHING EXPEDITION, narrated by a local marine biologist. Free time later to wander through "P-town," a lively summer resort and artist's colony. Return to Hyannis and your beach resort. Enjoy dinner this evening at a local restaurant. (B/D)

Hyannis Excursion To Martha's Vineyard

FERRY to Martha's Vineyard and enjoy a tour that features Oak Bluffs with its Victorian "gingerbread" architecture. Spend some time in Edgartown, once an important shipping and whaling centre. Check out the enticing village stores, take a walk along the ocean, enjoy the invigorating salty breezes, and admire the elegant homes along the tree-lined streets during your time here. Return to Hyannis where the remainder of the day is at your leisure. (B)

Hyannis - New Bedford - Newport

This morning, head to New Bedford on Buzzard's Bay. See the cobblestone streets, the early 19th-century Seamen's Bethel chapel, the wharves crowded with fishing boats and fisherman-all the sights and scenes of this former whaling port, made famous in Moby Dick. Then, journey south to Newport, an elegant yachting mecca on Narragansett Bay in the "Ocean State" of Rhode Island. Enjoy an orientation tour of Newport and see the first state house, the nation's oldest synagogue, and the city's oldest meeting house and library. Afterward, explore the extravagant lifestyle of a bygone era when visiting THE BREAKERS, shipping magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt's opulent mansion. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner at a local restaurant. (B/D)

Newport - Boston

Depart this morning for Boston. After a transfer to the airport for guests who have homebound flights, the motorcoach continues downtown to the Sheraton Boston Hotel, where the tour ends. Please schedule flights from Boston's Logan Airport after 2 pm. (B)

Trip Inclusions

Included Experiences

  • BOSTON: Guided sightseeing with a Local Guide; harbour cruise.
  • PLYMOUTH: Visit Plimoth Plantation; visit a working cranberry bog.
  • HYANNIS: Orientation tour; see the John F. Kennedy Memorial and St. Francis Xavier Church; traditional lobster dinner.
  • NANTUCKET: Sightseeing; visit the Whaling Museum.
  • CAPE COD: Cape Cod National Seashore.
  • PROVINCETOWN: Whale-watching expedition.
  • MARTHA'S VINEYARD: Sightseeing with a Local Guide.
  • NEWPORT: Orientation tour; visit The Breakers mansion, farewell dinner.
  • FREE WI-FI: Available on your motorcoach.
  • INSIDE VISITS and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Local Favourites

  • Visit a working cranberry bog to learn of its processing
  • Enjoy a traditional lobster dinner in Hyannis
  • Adventure out on a whale-watching expedition at sea

Included Meals

  • Breakfast (B) daily, 3 three-course dinners (D) including a lobster dinner in Hyannis and a farewell dinner in Newport.

Superior Hotels

  • Hotel Classifications: Superior First Class (SF), First Class (F), Moderate First Class (MF), Deluxe (D), Moderate Deluxe (MD), Best Available (BA), National Park (NP)
  • Boston Sheraton Boston Hotel (F), Hyannis Red Jacket Beach Resort (F), Newport Hotel Viking (F)

Trip Notes

  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.

Operator Details

Region: USA
Style: Coach Tour
Accommodation: 4+ Star
Location: Central - Generally
Guided: Tour Host & Local Guides
Transport: Luxury Coach
Age Range: Open (min 8 years)
Flights: Internal Flights Included
Airport Transfers: Available, Not Included
Gratuities: Option to Pre Purchase
Max Group Size: 45 (Avg. 39)
Free WiFi: Onboard
* Source: Globus for trips in USA. Some variances may occur on individual tours and information is provided as a guide only. Refer to Trip Inclusions section for more details.

Reviews (3)


Trip Date: 13/09/2013

“It was great to travel with Globus”

It was great to be able to travel with Globus. The company seems to organise things very well. I value all my opportunities to travel.

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Trip Date: 14/06/2013

“Farewell dinner disappointing due to seating”

Positives: We really enjoyed the fact that tickets, tours, ferries, buses, luggage, etc were taken care of for us and even better, we still had some afternoons and evenings where we were free to do our own thing. We like to do a bit of exploring on our own, but don't like the hassle of organizing all the mundane stuff. There was no place below to rate the coach driver, so I just want to say that Michael was wonderful. Funny, helpful, courteous - just a great guy! Negatives: At the Lobster and Seafood Bake Dinner and the Farewell dinner our tour group was seated at tables of two or four people in the main part of the restaurant which really didn't seem like a group dinner at all. This was especially noticeable at the farewell where we were unable to make toasts or give little presentations or speeches etc. Maybe next time hold farewell dinner in a function room? Also, the walk on guide in Boston mumbled and was hard to understand.

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Trip Date: 14/06/2013

“Excellent tour”

Tour itself was excellent...only let down was the Boston hotel. The room was noisy and old, and the bathroom was so small you had to climb over the toilet to get into the shower. There were loose fittings in the bathroom including the power point (which was dangerous). The air conditioning didn't work and they messed up the breakfast vouchers so we were only allowed a continental breakfast on the first day. This was rectified for the subsequent days when the tour director arrived and Globus did reimburse us for this. The other hotels were good. The only other negative was that too much time was wasted waiting around for ferries. Globus should probably find better ways to utilize this time!

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Jun 2017 - Sep 2017

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