New England Tour Blog by Caravan Tours

Enjoy our Caravan New England travel blog that offers insightful information on what to see and things to do when vacationing in New England. You’ll find helpful articles about our fall foliage tour plus the historic mansions of Newport, Rhode Island and attractions in Boston Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

Each year the crisp and colorful fall colors lure travelers from around the globe for a New England vacation. The six US states that make up New England include:

Perfectly planned New England fall vacations feature a good balance of historic and local sightseeing, reveling in the mid-Atlantic fall colors, the incredible scenery, and relaxing in posh New England hotels.

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Vermont fall vacation is unlike anywhere else in the world thanks in no small way to the vibrant colors of the state’s fall foliage. The Green Mountain State of Vermont USA has been listed as one of the “50 Places of a Lifetime to Visit” by National Geographic Traveler’s mobile app.

Full of natural heritage, the state of Vermont in New England harbors some of America’s most beautiful and scenic landscapes. The serene beauty of endless emerald green fields soon transform into forests with magnificent mountain peaks, accented by 400+ freshwater lakes and ponds.

The people of Vermont (Vermonters) are known for their friendliness, honesty, and hospitality – making Vermont a very popular tourist destination!

We recommend you take a lovely drive through the Green Mountains, visit the historic homestead of Plymouth Notch, and spend some time in the “prettiest small town” of Woodstock while on your Vermont fall vacation.

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Enjoy a fall foliage tour with Caravan Tours and visit many of the historic New England mansions.

The glamorous lives of the members of the 400 Club in Newport, Rhode Island, have certainly been long admired. In the early 1900’s, New England socialites built summer cottages and vacation homes along Rhode Island’s beautiful 400-mile coastline.

These are much more than ‘cottages’. They are now historic New England mansions that are still unrivalled even to this day. At the time, these New England mansions were social hubs for hosting and attending weekly parties.

Today, vacationers to Newport Rhode Island in New England, enjoy guided tours of these Gilded Age mansions and dream of what it would be like to live as one of America’s wealthiest families back in the day.

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You’ll see many wonderful east coast attractions while on your New Hampshire vacation, which is part of our New England package tour by Caravan Tours.

Captain John Mason originally named the State of New Hampshire after the town of Hampshire in England. Over time, New Hampshire has developed several nicknames including the “Granite State,” “Mother of Rivers,” and “White Mountain State.

New Hampshire, USA, is located between Vermont and Maine and is one of only six states in New England. Like many of the other New England states, New Hampshire is brimming with tourist attractions including quaint shops, galleries, scenic state parks, historic sites, and glistening lakes.

New Hampshire is also home to the tallest mountains in the Northeast plus three National Scenic Byways.

While on your New Hampshire vacation, be sure to travel through the White Mountains; drive along the Kancamagus Highway, and stay in the small town of North Conway to fully take in the White Mountains.

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Caravan Tours’ Rhode Island vacation lets you explore the smallest of the six New England states.

Learn the historical and architectural significance of the Rhode Island mansions, which were homes to many historical figures.

Often referred to as “Little Rhody,” the State of Rhode Island is lined by over 400 miles of coastline, and is home to 20% of America’s registered historic landmarks, including The Breakers and The Elms along with 400 Club and St. Mary’s Church, all of which are located in the heart of Newport, Rhode Island.

Here are Caravan Tours’ Top 4 Newport Rhode Island vacation attractions that are included as part of Caravan’s all inclusive New England tour:

  1. Newport Rhode Island
  2. Marble House (Vanderbilt Summer Cottage)
  3. 400 Club
  4. St. Mary’s Church


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What are the top 3 Maine vacation attractions?

Unofficially titled “Vacationland,” Maine USA is best visited during the crisp autumn months when fall foliage tours are popular and the landscape turns to all kinds of magnificent hues of reds, oranges, yellows, and browns.

Fall colors tours in Maine are also great when coastal villages are serving up fresh seafood, including the sweetest lobster in the world.

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Caravan fall foliage tours include some of top vacation sightseeing in New England like these Massachusetts attractions highlighted below.

Of the six New England states, Massachusetts is the most heavily populated.

Its significant role in the American Revolution makes Massachusetts a very popular vacation destination that features plenty of sightseeing, educational tours, and quaint villages where one can relax.

Massachusetts’ tourism has become increasingly more important to the economy. Cape Cod and Martha’s Island (home to Martha’s Vineyard) are popular tourist areas as vacationers come for the warm summers or to take in New England’s beautiful fall colors.

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Explore some amazing Boston vacation attractions on our fully guided tour. Caravan’s all-inclusive New England tour features some amazing vacation sights!

Each year 12 million people from across North America and the globe come to enjoy the unique attractions in Boston.

Boston Massachusetts is a vibrant port city and thrives on its cultural facilities and historical education sites. After playing a pivotal role in the American Revolution, Boston will forever be a significant city marked in American history.

Boston is the social and commercial hub of most New England vacations and more than capable of entertaining and accommodating visitors, as very few other US cities can. Some of the more popular Boston vacation attractions include:

  • Shopping at Fanueil Hall Marketplace
  • Old North Church
  • Taking a tour of the State Capitol
  • Strolling through the Boston Common (America’s oldest park)

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