Autumn Leaves Tour

From $1799 (was $2049)

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

13 Days
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New England Vacation Package Details

Travel through the historic northeast during the peak of the fall foliage season. The vibrant oranges, yellows, and deep reds of the changing leaves are the stars of the show during this unforgettable fall foliage tour.

From New York City, travel through the extravagantly colorful Catskill Mountains to Cooperstown. Established in 1786, Cooperstown is baseball's birthplace and home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Your next stop is Niagara Falls. The thundering waterfalls that straddle the U.S.-Canadian border are spectacularly beautiful during the fall foliage season.

After crossing back into the U.S., weave through the beautiful Adirondacks. This glorious wilderness area is dotted with quaint towns and charming lakeside villages. Visit the White Mountains and Green Mountains on the way to the coastal views and rich foliage of Maine.

Continue south along the New England coast to visit historic Boston. Tour the sites frequented by America's founding fathers during the thrilling independence movement. See a famous Newport Mansion in Rhode Island, then head back to New York City. You will have time to see the major sights of the Big Apple on a panoramic city tour. The rainbow of Autumn colors you see on this tour will stay with you forever!

Tour Includes

2 Countries
  • USA
  • Canada
  • New York City
  • Cooperstown
  • Niagara Falls
  • Kingston
  • 1000 Islands
  • Adirondacks
  • Lake Placid
  • White Mountains
  • Green Mountains
  • Maine
  • Boston
  • Cape Cod
Hotel Accommodations
  • 12 Nights
  • Moderate hotels based on twin/double occupancy
  • 12 Breakfasts 
  • A professionally trained local tour director who is knowledgeable of the area and will provide you with a wealth of information. Their friendly service will make your trip a memorable experience.
Baggage Handling
  • To and from your hotel room throughout your land tour for one piece of Checked Baggage per person.

Activity Level

Activity Level Active

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Tour information above is for 2022 dates. 2021 tour dates have a different itinerary. Please ask your travel consultant for more information.

Tour Highlights

  • Drive in comfort through the stunning Catskill Mountains, home to some of the most brilliant foliage
  • Enjoy a visit to Cooperstown, New York, where you will explore the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
  • See the spectacle of the astonishing Niagara Falls in Canada
  • Explore Kingston, Canada's first capital
  • Enjoy a sightseeing cruise through the 1000 Islands
  • Drive through the beautiful scenery of Adirondack Park, the White Mountains, and the Green Mountains

Mandatory Vaccinations Against COVID-19

All guests, including minors, must be fully vaccinated, at least 2 weeks prior to departure, to participate. Guest vaccination requirements are currently for all departures until further notice.

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Autumn Leaves Tour

Tours Starts: New York City, New York

Tours Ends: New York City, New York

Day 1

Arrive in New York City

Guests who have booked their flights through YMT Vacations will be greeted at the airport by a YMT representative and transferred to their hotel.

Hyatt Place Secaucus or similar

Day 2


From the hustle and bustle of the greatest city in the world, take a leisurely scenic drive through the extravagantly colorful Catskill Mountains en route to the charming village of Cooperstown. This quintessentially American town, established in 1786, is said to be the birthplace of baseball; enjoy a stop for lunch, then learn about America’s pastime on your tour of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. (B)

Best Western Cooperstown or similar

Day 3

Niagara Falls

Travel through the autumn landscapes of New York. Later, you will cross the border to Canada for a two-night stay at awe-inspiring Niagara Falls. Millions of gallons of water fall over the horseshoe-shaped falls every second, creating a powerful sight and sound! (B)

Clifton Victoria Inn or similar

Day 4

Niagara Falls Leisure Day

Enjoy a leisure day in Niagara Falls. You may choose from an array of optional excursions to experience Niagara Falls even closer, including a boat tour to the base of the Falls, a “Journey behind the Falls,” or a lunch in a revolving dining room with 360° views of the Falls. Chose one or more (all at additional cost).(B)

Clifton Victoria Inn or similar


Enjoy 360° views of Niagara Falls as the Skylon Tower rotates while you dine. Includes Ride-to-top to observation deck! $49 p/p. Please add this option at time of booking.

Day 5

Kingston and 1000 Islands Region

Continue along the shores of Lake Ontario to Kingston, Canada's first capital from 1841-1844 and home to Fort Henry and the Royal Military College of Canada, amongst many other historic landmarks. In Gananoque, you'll board a 2.5 hour boat cruise through the heart of the 1000 Islands, a true vacation highlight! Enjoy the fascinating narrative as you cruise through narrow channels, over historic sunken wrecks, and by magnificent summer homes of the rich and famous, including Boldt Castle, where you will learn about its romantic, yet tragic story! (B)

Comfort Inn Gananoque or similar

Day 6

Rutland via Lake Placid

After crossing back into the U.S., continue through the beautiful Adirondack region, a six-million-acre civilized wilderness, dotted with quaint towns and charming lakeside villages. Travel along the stretches of the Olympic Byway, High Peaks Byway, and Lakes to Locks Passage—an all-American road. En route we will stop in Lake Placid, home to the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics. Your day will end in the heart of the Green Mountains in Rutland, VT. (B)

Comfort Inn Trolley Square or similar

Day 7

Ogunquit/Wells via White Mountains

Leave the Green Mountains and enter another spectacular forest area: The White Mountains! Visit Franconia Notch State Park and stop at Flume Gorge for an opportunity to walk through this beautiful scenery. Next, enjoy a scenic drive along Kancamagus Highway, a National Scenic Byway where covered bridges and waterfalls enhance the magnificent landscape. Your day ends in southwestern Maine. (B)

Ogunquit Hotel & Suites or similar

Day 8


Travel south along the New England coast to visit beautiful and historic Boston. En route, we stop at an iconic lighthouse. Enjoy an afternoon city tour of Boston, where you will follow parts of the Freedom Trail and see Boston Common, Paul Revere House, Quincy Market, Faneuil Hall, Old North Church, Old State House and many more historic sites. Take some time and picture the lives of our founding fathers during the pinnacle of the independence movement. (B)

Fairfield Inn Boston Medford or similar

Days 9 & 10

Cape Cod

On day 9, after a brief stop in Plymouth where the Mayflower first landed, follow the New England coastline until you reach the peninsula of Cape Cod. As we drive along the outer Atlantic side of the Cape, we will visit Cape Cod National Seashore known for its pristine sandy beach, lighthouses and wild cranberry bogs. On day 10, you may join your fellow travelers on an optional excursion to Martha’s Vineyard. (B)

Cape Codder Resort & Spa or similar

Day 11

Shelton via Newport

In Newport, you will enjoy an included tour of one of the area's famous mansions, once home to the likes of Astors and the Vanderbilts. Today these impressive villas are beautifully restored, preserved by the Newport Preservation Society, and made accessible to the public. Marvel at the intricate, often Italian-inspired architecture, built in the late 1800s by families with plenty of means and an eye for luxurious detail as “summer cottages” in prime locations with astonishing views. (B)

Courtyard by Marriott Shelton or similar

Day 12

New York City

Today, a short drive from Bridgeport, you will arrive in New York City. You will have time to see the major sights of the Big Apple on a panoramic city tour, including the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, the Chrysler Building, Central Park and many more. Enjoy the last night of your tour at leisure. (B)

Hyatt Place Secaucus or similar

Day 13

Depart for Home (B)

Note: This tour crosses into Canada and does require that guests obtain a passport.

Please note that this is a proposed itinerary; the actual itinerary may vary due to season, special events, or weather. Hotels may differ depending on date. Because our tour arrangements are often made a year or more in advance, YMT Vacations reserves the right to alter the itinerary. Itinerary changes are made to improve your vacation experience, as well as respond to any unforeseen circumstances that mandate alterations. By their nature, all tour vacations involve a certain level of physical activity. While YMT tours have been designed with our guests in mind and are not physically demanding, this tour does include walking and periods of standing during the sightseeing visits. You will also encounter steps and some uneven ground along the way, particularly at older, historical sights. Please ask your Travel Consultant for more information.

YMT Vacations itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.

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