Summary of The Day: Our tour will begin by traveling from New York City to Essex, Connecticut where you will visit the Essex Steam Train and Riverboat. Here you will board the only steam train and riverboat connection in the country (admission not included).
Your narrated journey begins at the historic 1892 Essex Station. You will meander through the countryside aboard vintage rail cars pulled by an authentic steam locomotive. The scenery from both rides is beautiful, with views of quaint old houses, country lanes, green meadows, woods, streams, and famous sights. There are also vintage rail cars, a working railroad yard, and steam and diesel locomotives to explore.
Afterwards, we will head to Cape Cod and stay in a lovely small town - Hyannis.
Summary of The Day: In the morning we will take a ferry (admission not included) to Marthas Vineyard. Marthas Vineyard is an ideal place to relax and get away from it all. Each of the Islands six towns provides access to spectacular beaches and outdoor activities while at the same time offering an enjoyable selection of shops, restaurants, and other attractions.
The island receives many famous visitors during its summer months, with many people referring to the island as "Hollywood East." You will visit Aquinnah, formally known as Gay Head Cliff, and is known for its beautiful clay cliffs and quiet natural serenity. The brilliant colors of the mile-long expanse of the Aquinnah Cliffs astonished early explorers and have continued to be a source of intense interest to scientists and visitors alike.
You will also see Chilmark which is known worldwide as a town of rolling hills and unmatched coastline. Not so long ago uninhabited except for an occasional farm or fishing village, it now provides the setting for many a summer home. You will also get a chance to visit Edgartown which was the Islands first colonial settlement. The stately white Greek Revival houses built by the whaling captains have been carefully maintained. They make the town a museum-piece community, a seaport village preserved from the early 19th century.
Additionally you will visit the town of Oak Bluffs which is a resort town on the northeast shore of the island. It was originally incorporated in 1880 as Cottage City. Oak Bluffs is also the home of the Flying Horses Carousel, the oldest continuously operating carousel in the country. Its horses were hand-carved in New York City in 1876. You will also see Vineyard Haven (also known as Tisbury) and West Tisbury which have the characteristics people associate with a typical "New England village," with its white church, general store, post office, old mill, farms, and ponds.
Summary of The Day: On the final day of our tour, we will travel to Cape Cod and take a whale watching cruise (admission not included). Then we will conclude our tour and travel back to New York City.
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Dear Mary Ann,
Thank you for choosing Tours4Fun.
Regrettably the package will not offer departures past September this year.
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Dear Miki ,
Thank you for your inquiry.
Here are the fee's that are not part of your package.
-Essex Steam Train Ride & Cruise: $26.00/Adult; $17:00/Child(3-12)
- Martha's Vineyard Island Ferry: $20.00/Adult; $11.00/Child(3-12)
- Marthas Vineyard Bus: $33.00/Adult; $14.00/Child(3-12)
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