July 25 - July 25

Experience Cape Cod & the Islands

Join Our State as we delight in the unspoiled beaches, maritime history, and inviting villages of one of America’s favorite summer escapes, featuring Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, Provincetown, and Boston. NOTE: Due to concerns about the coronavirus, we are SUSPENDING the July 25, 2020 Cape Cod & the Islands trip, and rescheduling with two date options: This

Join Our State as we delight in the unspoiled beaches, maritime history, and inviting villages of one of America’s favorite summer escapes, featuring Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, Provincetown, and Boston.

NOTE: Due to concerns about the coronavirus, we are SUSPENDING the July 25, 2020 Cape Cod & the Islands trip, and rescheduling with two date options:

  1. This fall, September 26, 2020, with a $100 discount applied
  2. Or, next year: August 21, 2021

To discuss these or other options, please contact Melissa Grant at at (877) 953-8687 ext. 238 (Pacific Time), or by email: mgrant@premierworlddiscovery.com

Package Includes:

  • Round-trip airfare — RDU International Airport or Charlotte Douglas International Airport
  • Six nights’ first class hotel accommodations
  • Eleven meals: six breakfasts and five dinners
  • Professional tour director
  • Our State host
  • Deluxe motor coach transportation
  • Baggage handling
  • Hotel transfers
  • All sightseeing and admissions per itinerary

Itinerary Highlights:

  • Boston City Tour
  • Island of Nantucket
  • Nantucket Whaling Museum
  • Plimoth Plantation
  • Mayflower II – 400th Anniversary
  • Plymouth Rock
  • Tour of Martha’s Vineyard
  • Provincetown
  • Cape Cod National Seashore
  • Cranberry bog
  • New England lobster dinner

Itinerary:

Day 1: Flight to Boston
Today, fly to Boston. Upon arrival, meet your Tour Director and transfer to your Boston hotel for a one night stay. Tonight, enjoy a Wine & Beer Reception followed by a Welcome Dinner with your fellow Our State magazine travelers.
Meals: (D)
Overnight: Boston area, MA

Day 2: Boston City Tour – JFK Museum – Cape Cod
This morning enjoy a Boston City tour featuring Boston Commons, the Old State House, the Old North Church from where Paul Revere got the signal to start his famous ride, the Old South Meeting House, Beacon Hill and Old Ironsides. Visit the Faneuil Hall Marketplace, located in downtown Boston near the waterfront and originally gifted to the city in 1742. Later visit the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, dedicated to the memory of our nation’s 35th president. Located on a ten-acre park, overlooking the sea that he loved and the city that launched him to greatness, the Library stands as a vibrant tribute to the life and times of JFK. This afternoon head out to Cape Cod for a five-night stay. Dinner is included after arrival on the Cape.
Meals: (D)
Overnight: Hyannis/Yarmouth, MA

Day 3: Plimoth Plantation – Mayflower II
This morning visit Plimoth Plantation, an accurate re-creation of the Pilgrim’s 1627 village where costumed interpreters portray colony residents in this living history museum. Then celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the journey that brought the pilgrims to the New World as you visit the Mayflower II, the 1620 ship reproduction was recently renovated for the momentous occasion. Also see famous Plymouth Rock, the place where the Pilgrims first stepped ashore after a 66-day trans-Atlantic voyage. Later journey to the charming village of Sandwich. Incorporated in 1639, it is the oldest town on Cape Cod and known for its glassware. Visit the Sandwich Glass Museum, which features a wide range of rare glass including items from the local Boston & Sandwich Glass factory which was founded by Deming Jarves in 1825. Enjoy dinner at Daniel Webster’s this evening with your fellow travelers.
Meal: (B, D)
Overnight: Hyannis/Yarmouth, MA

Day 4: Martha’s Vineyard Tour
This morning, enjoy a scenic ferry ride to famous Martha’s Vineyard, where little has changed since European settlers arrived early in the 17th century. The island’s resident population includes writers, artists, entertainers, and fishermen. Your Martha’s Vineyard Tour includes the colorful Victorian cottages of Oak Bluffs and Edgartown with stately houses built by whaling captains, pristine beaches, and colorful yacht harbors. Also, view the picturesque Aquinnah Lighthouse and Gay Head. Later, return via ferry and back to your hotel. Dinner is included this evening back on Cape Cod.
Meal: (B, D)                                                                                                                                                                                                          Overnight: Hyannis/Yarmouth, MA

Day 5: Cranberries – Provincetown
Today, visit a traditional Cranberry Bog and learn about the harvesting of Cape Cod’s famous fruit. Then travel along the Cape Cod National Seashore, dedicated in 1961 by President JFK, which features forty miles of pristine sandy beaches, marshes, ponds, and uplands supporting diverse species of wildlife dotted with lighthouses, cultural landscapes, and wild cranberry bogs. Arrive in Provincetown, located on the tip of Cape Cod which boasts a lively artist community, beautiful beaches, great restaurants and charming shops. Enjoy some leisure time to relax, eat and shop. Later return to your Cape Cod hotel.
Meals: (B)
Overnight: Hyannis/Yarmouth, MA

Day 6: Nantucket Island
This morning board a ferry and cruise to scenic and historic Nantucket Island featuring a cobblestoned Main Street, unspoiled beaches, sea Captains’ houses and art galleries. Enjoy a visit to the Nantucket Whaling Museum including its rooftop observation deck overlooking the harbor and other whaling exhibits – all reflections of an island that some 300 years ago was the whaling capital of the world. Enjoy some time at your own pace to shop or explore the yacht-filled harbor and waterfront. This afternoon board a ferry and return to your Cape Cod hotel. Tonight’s Farewell Dinner is a traditional New England Lobster Dinner.
Meals: (B, D)
Overnight: Hyannis/Yarmouth, MA

Day 7: Cape Cod – Boston Flight Home
Today, transfer to the Boston airport filled with wonderful memories of your Cape Cod & the Islands Tour.
Meal: (B)

Accommodations:

Six Nights First Class Hotel

  • One night – Hilton Boston/Woburn or Marriott Boston/Burlington, Boston
  • Five nights – Double Tree by Hilton Cape Cod, Hyannis, MA