Betty Thompson

Travel Advisor

Betty's Tea Travel

 7-Day Canada & New England Fall Colors Cruise roundtrip from Boston, Massachusetts

with 2 day Boston pre-cruise tour, Afternoon Tea in The Courtyard Tearoom at the Boston Public Library, 

Boston City Tour, optional Salem Day Trip

October 11 - 20, 2023 - On Sale - Now Taking Deposits!

Begin exploring Boston's historic sites with a drive along the Freedom Trail, and see its highlights including the Massachusetts State House, Boston Common, and Faneuil Hall. Enjoy stops along the route, which include Paul Revere’s House and the USS Constitution then visit Bunker Hill and learn how the battle here impacted the Revolutionary War. Visit the Boston City Library and indulge in afternoon tea at The Courtyard Tearoom.

Take an optional day trip to Salem and see the sights the city is famous for. Learn about the Salem Witch Trials, see the House of the Seven Gables that inspired author Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel of the same name.

Then get ready to set sail and take autumn’s palette of gorgeous colors on a 7-day journey through coastal New England and Canada. Explore three ports in Canada and two in Maine on this 7-day cruise roundtrip from Boston, Massachusetts aboard the Norwegian Pearl.

Departing from Boston Massachusetts, the oldest municipality in the United States founded in 1630. The site of key events of our nation's history such as the Boston Tea Party, the American Revolution, the Battle of Bunker Hill and the Freedom Trail.

Ports of Call include:

*Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island - Your first stop is Charlottetown, known as the birthplace of Canada and inspiration for the novel Anne of Green Gables. Opulent clapboard villas lead the way towards Charlottetown's beautiful Victoria Park. Color is everywhere - from the Victorian architecture to the red sandstone cliffs. Sample homemade island jams, visit the Anne of Green Gables homestead and stroll the boardwalk.

*Sydney, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia - The coal industry brought immigration from many parts of the world, giving Sydney a multicultural mix of over 50 ethnic backgrounds and a global flavor to its history. Located on Cape Breton Island, Sydney is also an ideal jumping-off point for scenic adventures.

*Halifax, Nova Scotia - Admire the rugged coastline that surrounds Halifax, the world's second-largest natural harbor. This beautifully preserved city is Nova Scotia's capital and was founded in 1749. Take steps through history and climb to The Citadel to witness the Old Town Clock.

*Portland, Maine - The spectacular rocky coastline of Portland, Maine is studded with lighthouses dating back over 200 years. Visit the charming coastal village of Kennebunkport or head to Freeport, an internationally recognized world class shopping destination for retail therapy that offers over 200 upscale shops, boutiques, restaurants and cafe's.

*Bar Harbor, Maine - This coastal attraction has retained much of its charm since its glory days of the 1900s, when America's elite vacationed here in opulent summer cottages. Surrounding the rock-bound harbor is the world-famous Acadia National Park where the opulence of nature is on display.

What's Included: 2 night hotel accommodations in Boston, Afternoon Tea at The Courtyard Tearoom, Boston City Tour. 7 night cruise includes: fare, complimentary dining options include three main dining rooms, a help-yourself buffet and a variety of casual cafés, grills and on-the-go choices. Plus, the Main Dining Rooms offer a menu that changes daily, Chefs Signature Dishes and carefully selected wine recommendations, Free "Specialty Dining" vouchers per person per stateroom, Free WiFi, $50 Credit per Shore Excursion per stateroom, Free unlimited Open Bar, 2 for 1 Airfare. From $2204 per person, ocean-view stateroom, based on double occupancy. $125 per person refundable deposit up to 120 days prior to sailing.


London & the Cotswold's – December 8-16, 2023

Imagine department store windows decked in their holiday best, exquisite light displays lining London

streets, festive Christmas markets popping up all over, pretty villages decked in twinkling lights, Christmas

carols, cosy fires, sumptuous afternoon tea offerings and maybe even a snow flurry or two!

Christmas is a wonderful time to visit London and the Cotswold's.

Join us on this moderate paced, unique small group touring experience that includes specially selected

boutique hotels, transportation in a Mercedes Benz Sprinter that travels

the back roads where the large coaches can't maneuver, for sightseeing, special culinary experiences,

knowledgeable local guides in each city and village and an unforgettable

English holiday experience. 

Highlights:

Visit the city of dreaming spires - Oxford, Visit the childhood home and final resting place of William Shakespeare and the cottage of his

wife, Anne Hathaway, in Stratford-upon-Avon, Explore Lacock Abbey in the charming village of its namesake, Enjoy high tea at a

charming village nestled among the Cotswold's and a festive holiday tea in London, Discover the rich culture and extraordinary

architecture of Bath, Visit the current seat of the Marquess of Bath, the impressive Longleat House and Avebury, 

explore London Christmas markets

Inclusions: 

8 nights boutique hotels: 2 nights London, 2 nights Stratford upon Avon, 2 nights Bath, 2 nights London; Private Driver

and Local Guide, 6 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners, 2 Afternoon Tea Sittings, Entrance Fees per Itinerary.

Land Rate: From $2500 per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplement available, please inquire. Air and transfers not

included, can be quoted upon booking. Deposit: $200 per person to reserve space and be deducted from final invoice, non-refundable

(unless purchase of travel insurance at time of booking). Pricing subject to availability. Final payment is due no later than 60 days prior

to departure.

On Sale! For a limited time, take $150 off per person, $300 per couple. Now taking deposits!

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