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Cape Cod & the Islands

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The Cape’, located in eastern Massachusetts is among New England’s favorite summer vacation destinations with beautiful ocean beaches and small unique businesses. Spend time in Boston and see Boston Commons, Old North Church, Beacon Hill, and the ship “Old Ironsides.” Travel to Plimoth Plantation, a re-creation of the Pilgrim’s 1627 village and learn of the journey that brought the pilgrims to the New World some 400 years ago with a visit to the Mayflower II, the 1620 ship reproduction. Enjoy a ferry ride to Martha’s Vineyard for a tour of the island to see Victorian cottages, pristine beaches, and colorful harbors. Along the Cape Cod National Seashore explore a traditional cranberry bog and learn about harvesting this famous fruit. In Provincetown enjoy free time to explore the lively artist community with its great restaurants and charming shops. Enjoy a city tour of New England’s most delightful coastal cities, Newport, RI and cruise to historic Nantucket Island and visit the Nantucket Whaling Museum.

Included airfare is also available from additional gateways.