New England Tour Guide Training Program

New England Tour Guide/Escort Training

May 23 – 27, 2017

May 23, 2017

8:45 AM                Group departure from the Hyatt Hotel in Braintree, MA.  We begin our journey to Vermont’s Green Mountains.

10:45 AM              Visit the Yankee Candle Factory

11:15 AM               Depart the Yankee Candle Factory

12:30 PM              Visit the Vermont Country Store Rockingham

                                Lunch on own during visit at Mildred’s Dairy Bar

1:30 PM                 Depart for the New England Maple Museum

2:45 PM                 Visit the New England Maple Museum

3:00 PM                 Depart for drive by Vermont Teddy Bear

4:10 PM                 Drive by Vermont Teddy Bear Factory

4:20 PM                 Visit the Shelburne Museum

4:40 PM                 Depart the Shelburne Museum

                                 Drive through Burlington to include Church Street and the Waterfront

5:30 PM                 Dinner on your own at the historic Church Street Marketplace

7:00 PM                 Travel to the Holiday Inn Burlington, VT

                                    Enjoy a Sponsored Welcome Wine and Cheese Reception 


May 24 2017

7:00 AM                      Breakfast is served at the hotel

8:00 AM                      Depart for New Hampshire and our first stop in Stowe

8:45 AM                      Visit the village of Stowe – Do parking, restaurants, drive to the ski resort and access road, Trapp Family Lodge

9:30 AM                      Visit the Cold Hollow Cider Mill

10:00 AM                    Visit Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory

10:20 AM                    Depart Ben & Jerry’s

10:45 AM                    Drive through Montpelier  –  State House, Parking, Drop off and pick up, restaurants

11:10 AM                     Visit the Morse Sugar Farm

11:30 AM                     Depart Montpelier

12:30 PM                     Visit Quechee Gorge for a quick stop on parking and shopping

1:00 PM                      Drop off in Woodstock for lunch on own.  Go over drop off, parking, restaurants, covered bridge, rest rooms, pick up and coach parking.

2:00 PM                       Depart for New Hampshire

4:00 PM                       Visit Weirs Beach, Mount Washington Cruise Ship, Kellerhaus, Meredith, Lake Winni RR

5:00 PM                       Depart for Plymouth, NH

6:00 PM                       Group arrival at Fairfield Inn and Suites Plymouth, NH

7:00 PM                       Dinner included this evening at the Common Man Restaurant  Plymouth, MA                                                       Choices:  Roast Turkey or Fresh Atlantic Haddock


May 25, 2017

6:30 AM                     Breakfast is served at the hotel

7:45 AM                      Depart for Maine

Will do ride to Cannon Mountain, Clark’s Trading Post, Café Lafayette Dinner Train over the Kancamagus, pass the Loon Mountain Club, picture stop on the Kanc.

10:30 AM                    Visit the Conway Scenic Railroad in North Conway – Go over parking, drops, restaurants, outlets, directions.

11:00 AM                     Depart for Freeport, ME

12:45 PM                      Lunch and shopping in Freeport, ME – Go over parking, drop offs, restaurants, shopping, etc.

2:00 PM                       Depart for Portland, ME – Show some attractions and restaurants that might be used.

3:00 PM                       Meet with our local guide for a tour of Portland to include the Portland Headlight

5:00 PM                       Dinner is on your own this evening in Portland’s Old Port

6:45 PM                       Depart for the hotel

7:45 PM                       Check into Aspinquid Motor Inn Ogunquit, ME


May 26, 2017

7:00 AM                      Breakfast is served at the hotel

8:00 AM                      Depart for visits to the North Shore

9:15 AM                       Visit Gloucester, Rockport, Salem

11:15 AM                      Depart for Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market for lunch

12:00 PM                     Lunch on your own at Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market

1:30 PM                       Depart for JFK Presidential Library and Museum Providence

2:00 PM                       Visit the JFK Presidential Library and Museum

2:30 PM                       Depart for Providence

3:30 PM                       Guided exploration of Providence including RISD, Benefit Street, Roger Williams Memorial, Federal Hill

5:30 PM                       Dinner is served at a Providence Restaurant (Included)

7:00 PM                       Check into Holiday Inn Express Warwick, RI


May 27, 2017

6:30 AM                      Breakfast is served at the hotel

8:00 AM                      Depart for Newport, RI

9:00 AM                      Guided tour of Newport, Ocean Drive, Cliff Walk, Colonial District

11:00 AM                    Depart for Boston

                                      Drop at Logan Airport and Hyatt Hotel in Braintree