New England - Excursions & Sightseeing
2013 prices in £'s
Bar Harbor (Maine)
Lobster Boat Ride aboard the Lulu. One of the 'must do' excursions in the Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park area! The only lobster boat tour in Bar harbor hosted on a traditional Downeast-style lobster boat that is also a US Coast Guard inspected small passenger verssel. Lulu has been featured on the Travel Channel, PBS, Outdoor Channel and many others. Watch Captain John raise his lobster traps, learn all about what he finds inside. Experience a sample of the life and work of the Maine Lobsterman. Enjoy the antics of the seal colonies as Lulu quietly approaches rock ledges where they rest at the lower tides. Visit Egg Rock Lighthouse and share the Captain's interest in local history and folklore. For more information go to www.lululobsterboat.com 2 hour cruise £29.00 per adult, children (2-12 yrs) £19.00. Pre-booking highly recommended.
Old Town Trolley Tour: A fully narrated 90-minute tour covers more than 100 points of interest; free reboarding at any of the 17 convenient stops. Operated by America's most famous trolley tour company, this is Boston's original and most popular trolley tour. Tickets are valid for one full loop of the tour. Ride the second consecutive day free! Daily 09.00 to 16.00 (17.00 May-Oct) Prices £29 per adult. Child £12 (under 12).
Boston Duck Tours: See Boston by land and water on the ride of your life! The fun begins as soon as you board an authentic, renovated World War II amphibious landing vehicle. After cruising by all the places that made Boston famous, its time to splash down as your conDUCKtor takes your duck into the Charles River for a breathtaking water view of Boston. It's not just a tour, it's an 80-minute adventure! Daily: Apr-Nov 09.00 to sunset. Prices £29 per adult. Child £22 (under 12 years).
The Spirit of Boston Lunch or Dinner Cruise: The Spirit of Boston cruises from Boston's historic Seaport District and provides breathtaking views of Boston harbor, DJs playing Top 40 hits, staff signing show-stopping favourites and a great lunch! Duration 2-hours. Departs 12 noon (boarding begins 11.30). Prices £39 per adult. Child £29 (under 12 years). Dinner cruise (3 hours departs 7pm, boarding begins 6.30pm - £75 per adult. £42 (under 12 years).
Wrentham Village Premium Outlets: A 5-hour plus tour of 170 designer outlets, all located in one attractive outdoor centre. Stroll through this New England-style village and find a "who's who" of today's most popular designer labels and leading brands. Each outlet store offers incredible savings of 25 - 65% every day. It is no wonder that Wrentham Village has become one of the country's most popular outlet shopping destinations for visitors from all over the world. Daily: 10am year-round. Prices £32 per adult, £22 per child (5-11 years).
Cape Cod Excursion: An all day excursion to a world of sand dunes and beaches. A narrated sightseeing cruise of Hyannis harbour features the best possible view of the Kennedy family compound. Time is provided for lunch (on your own) either before or after the cruise. Then travel through the area's quaint seaside villages for shopping and sightseeing. Tour includes admission to the Harbour Cruise. Sun, Tues, Thur, Sat: 09.30 between 04 June - 18 September. Prices £45 per adult, £29 per child (5-11 years).
Plymouth & Plimoth Plantation: A 6-hour tour to Plymouth, where the Pilgrims landed in 1620. At Plimoth Plantation, one of America's most distinctive living history museums, costumed "time travellers" personify residents from 1627, staying in character to inform and entertain visitors. A compelling Native American presentation celebrates the spirit. Time is set aside to lunch and sightsee independently. Tour includes admission to Plimoth Plantation. Mon, Wed, Fri, 09.30 06 Jun-21 Oct. Prices £42 per adult, £29 per child (5-11 years).