When: December 3 – 6
Length: 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS
Departs: Lanc 8:00 A.M., Hbg E 7:15 A.M., Hbg W 7:00 A.M., York 6:30 A.M.
Day 1: Celebrate the holiday season by traveling to Cape Cod and enjoying the holiday festivities on Nantucket Island. Today we travel to Hyannis, where we spend the next two nights. Following dinner be dazzled with holiday lights along historic Old King’s Highway. View the illuminated artistry of Cape Cod’s Michael Magyar featuring his giant-lighted sculptures. (D)
Day 2: We cruise to Nantucket Island to celebrate the annual Christmas pageant. From the time you step on to the island, holiday enchantment surrounds you. Hundreds of Christmas Trees line Main Street where costumed carolers fill the air with familiar Christmas songs. A variety of musical entertainment, performances and holiday treats await as we stroll along, visiting the island merchants, museums and attractions. Later, Hyannis Harbor comes to life with the annual Harbor Lighting. Enjoy the festivities, music, food and colorfully lit boats cruising the Harbor. Tonight we savor a delicious dinner and a fun-filled singalong featuring your favorite carols. (B, D)
Day 3: We depart Hyannis and visit the Sandwich Glass Museum. We begin our visit with a forest of holiday pines adorned with fabulous hand-blown glass ornaments. We continue to Newport and have lunch on our own before touring the Breakers Mansion, home of Cornelius Vanderbilt. Lush greenery, colorful poinsettias and beautifully decorated trees surround the main room and accent the second floor balcony. Afterwards, we head for The Elms mansion to see their lavish creation of a French Chateau. Among its elaborate holiday decorations, The Elms is best known for its poinsettia tree. Dinner is included at a popular local restaurant. (B, D)
Day 4: Our final mansion tour will be at Marble House, another Vanderbilt mansion. It contains a spectacular holiday display that turns this house into a Christmas wonderland. We depart for home filled with sharing the holiday season in Nantucket and Newport.
Per Person Rates:
Tour Miles: 1,100
Caper Coupon: $11.00
Price includes: 3 nights accommodations, 3 dinners, 3 breakfasts, Holiday Light Display in Hyannis, Round-trip ferry to Nantucket Island, Sandwich Glass Museum, The Breakers Mansion, The Elms Mansion, Marble House and deluxe motorcoach transportation.