This New England fly drive starts in Boston. Explore the City’s cultural heart. Head north via the ‘Freedom Trail’ between the picturesque and historic villages of Lexington and Concord and then west to Northfield. Discover the ‘Mohawk Trail’ where Mohawk Indians once trod this route across the rugged Berkshire Hills. Learn about the ‘Shakers’ at Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield. The route turns south into the state of Connecticut to New Haven – home to Yale University. Follow Long Island Sound through Mystic into Rhode Island and Bristol known as ‘the most patriotic town in America.’ Explore Newport, one of the great maritime cities of the world. Stroll along Benefit Street in Providence lined with an impressive collection of well-restored buildings that were home to merchants and sea captains. Continue to Cape Cod and explore the lovely harbour and beach town of Falmouth before heading back to Boston.
Embodies contrasts and contradictions; rich in colonial history and 21st century technology. New England’s main city and gateway with world class museums great restaurants and much more. Follow the Freedom Trail, take a harbour cruise or visit
a park (new and old).
Separated from Boston by the Charles River, home to Harvard and MIT universities as well as parks and museums.
The Litchfield Hills
The historic northwest of Connecticut has sleepy villages, hidden hiking trails and a surfeit of New England charm.
Catch up on your nautical history at America’s largest maritime museum, Mystic Seaport
Home to Yale University with outstanding museums, theatres and art centres.
Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket
Two picturesque islands that draw in the rich and famous with great shopping and a rich history.
Sand Dunes and seashores, sunsets and windmills, colourful lighthouses and gray shingled cottages adorn the peninsula.
Mohawk Trail Scenic Byway
Forested mountains, rich river-bottom farmlands, and riotous explosions of autumn
colour have inspired travellers for generations.