As the Birthplace of America, New England has the essentials that travelers from around the world look for: a strong culture, a rich history, four distinct seasons, a variety of landscapes, and good hospitality.
Adventure seekers can relish in some of the country’s oldest trails and enjoy 5,000 miles of coastline, while hikers have the Appalachians, Green Mountains, Berkshires and White Mountains to explore. Whether traveling solo or with large families, everyone can enjoy the breathtaking landscapes and a variety of outdoor leisure activities.
Planning your trip to New England just got easier with the help of Revealed America, a luxury travel company that designs fully customized active vacations in the National Parks and National Monuments. They create trips within the western United States, California, Alaska and Western Canada for active, curious and upscale travelers and their families. The founder of Revealed America, Marty Behr, recently explored New England’s six states and has unveiled custom trips that capture the essence of the region.
Maine’s coastline is dramatic and rugged with inviting beaches and quiet harbors full of sailboats and fishing vessels. For a quintessential Maine experience, visit Acadia National Park early in the morning. From the top of Cadillac Mountain, you can watch the sunrise over the North Atlantic from its highest peak. Revealed America will organize your brewery tours or wine tastings and help you find the ultimate in tranquility or adventure when you canoe, fish or whitewater raft down the Kennebec and Penobscot Rivers.
Get a taste of the countryside in Vermont, known for its forests and 19th-century covered wooden bridges. Cold weather aficionados flock here for alpine and Nordic skiing in places like Stowe and Killington, while hikers and mountain bikers find miles of forested trails in the summer in Cady Hill Forest and Mount Mansfield. Visit the islands of Lake Champlain which offer everything from private sailing tours to apple picking in family-run orchards. Revealed America will introduce you to the farms, workshops and backrooms of Vermont residents who make their living producing artisan goods from natural soaps to blown glass and maple syrup.
No trip to New England would be complete without exploring Boston, where you can venture into neighboring Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and the Berkshires. There are hundreds of miles of coastline, countless white-sand beaches, photogenic lighthouses, top notch museums and gorgeous historic homes. Revealed America’s local experts can guide you on a whale and seal watching trip, deep sea fishing excursion, hiking on Mount Greylock, to verdant golf courses, or to visit local artist’s galleries.
The smallest American state is packed with outdoor adventures, marine activities and cultural immersion. Rhode Island is set between Connecticut and Massachusetts and has the Atlantic Ocean to the south via Rhode Island Sound and Block Island Sound. Yachting is a huge draw in Newport, one of the sailing capitals of the world. Revealed America organizes walking and driving tours of the most fashionable destination on the east coast and private tours of the Elizabethan mansions.
Fall Foliage Tours
Planning a trip in Autumn makes fall foliage tours an absolute must-do. Revealed America’s New England fall foliage vacations make for a quiet and spectacular end to summer. The old-growth forests, mountains and hillsides glow in hues of red, orange, gold and russet as the trees prepare for the coming winter months. This vacation will guide you to remote country roads, those less traveled by the leaf-peeping masses, into sleepy villages and along colorful leaf-strewn paths to stunning view points.
Custom-tailored, soup-to-nuts trips start at $5,000. No lodging-only or activities-only requests.
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