Falmouth by the Sea with Cape Cod Charm

FEATURING MARTHA’S VINEYARD, PLYMOUTH AND SANDWICH AS WELL AS THE FALMOUTH ART FESTIVAL & AN AUTHENTIC LOBSTER BAKE. HOTEL IS AN HISTORIC INN WITH GOOD - IN TOWN LOCATION WHERE THE CLUB HAS PREVIOUSLY STAYED & ENJOYED!

Extending some 70 miles into the sea, the Cape is home to both natural beauty and quaint colonial villages. You can walk pristine beaches, revel in the arts and culture, and reclaim childhood memories of seashells, sandcastles, and saltwater taffy.

The lighthouse of Chatham and the american flag waving
Package includes:
  •   Motorcoach Transportation with Onboard Refreshments
  •   Porterage
  •  Welcome Reception 
  •  Local guide
  •  4 Nights Hotel Accommodation at Historic Shoreway Acres Resort Inn
  •  Maid Gratuities
  • 4 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch at Historic Dan’l Webster Inn, 3 Dinners - 1 with Entertainment
  • Meal Gratuities
  • Guide Escort to the Island of Martha’s Vineyard
  • Return Ferry to Martha’s Vineyard & Sightseeing tour
  • Day of leisure exploring downtown Falmouth & the Art Festival 
  • Guided tour of Plymouth & Sandwich
  • Sandwich Glass Museum
  • Heritage Museum & Gardens 
  • Room & Meal taxes  

 

Itinerary:

MONDAY, JULY 11, 2022

Depart from your local pick up and travel north with rest stops and lunch on own on route.

7:00 PM   Welcome to the sandy shores of FALMOUTH, CAPE COD.  Extending some 70 miles into the sea, the Cape is home to both natural beauty and quaint colonial villages.  You can walk pristine beaches, revel in the arts and culture, and reclaim childhood memories of seashells, sandcastles, and saltwater taffy.  Your LOCAL GUIDE will meet you at SHOREWAY ACRES RESORT INN and will assist with check in.  A WELCOME RECEPTION will be held in your honor where every passenger will receive a PRINT from a LOCAL ARTIST.

7:30 PM    DINNER WITH ENTERTAINMENT is included this evening at the resort.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2022

7:15 AM    BREAKFAST is included this morning at your resort.

8:30 AM   Your LOCAL GUIDE will meet you at your resort.  You will tour the Village of Falmouth and then go to the Island Queen docks for ticketing and boarding of the 10:30 am ferry to the island of MARTHA’S VINEYARD.  Upon arrival you will board a local bus for a SIGHTSEEING TOUR. You will learn about the history and lifestyles of the islanders as you pass through the picturesque villages. There will be free time for lunch and shopping in the historic whaling town of Edgartown.  Complete your day on the island in Oak Bluffs strolling through “Cottage City” with its brightly painted cottages and decorative “gingerbread” trim.   Depart at 5:15 pm.

6:30 PM   DINNER is included this evening back on the mainland.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2022

7:15 AM   BREAKFAST is included this morning at your resort.

Today is your LEISURE DAY and Main Street is your destination!  Stroll through history while exploring some of the finest arts and crafts displays in the region.  Wander Main Street for the most popular one day show on Cape Cod, the ANNUAL FALMOUTH VILLAGE ARTS AND CRAFTS STREET FESTIVAL.  Purchase hand-made products from hundreds of displays while taking advantage of the many local restaurants, art galleries and specialty shops.  Walk to the nearby beach and enjoy the beautiful grounds and facilities of your resort.

6:00 PM   An AUTHENTIC CAPE COD LOBSTER CLAMBAKE on the lawn of your resort is included this evening.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2022

7:15 AM   BREAKFAST is included this morning at your resort.

8:30 AM   Your LOCAL GUIDE will meet you at your resort and you will travel to America’s Hometown – PLYMOUTH.  As one of the country’s first settlements it is well known in the United States for its historical value.   Picture stops will be made at Plymouth Rock, the traditional site of disembarkation of the Pilgrims in 1620 and the Mayflower II, a reproduction of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to the New World.   Also, a stop will be made at the Forefather’s Monument, the largest, solid granite monument in the United States.  She stands facing the harbor, welcoming those who come by water.

You will then travel to SANDWICH – the oldest town on Cape Cod.  You will view the Village Green, the Great Salt Marsh, a Cranberry Bog, and Cape Cod Bay.  Sandwich became the site of one of America’s largest glass factories, an industry that flourished during the 19th century. This quaint and quiet seaside community is also the hometown of Thornton Burgess, naturalist and author of 170 children’s books.

12:30 PM  LUNCH is included today at the Historic Dan’l Webster Inn.

2:00 PM    Included today is admission to THE SANDWICH GLASS MUSEUM.  Enjoy viewing sparkling exhibits that describe the transformation of a small farming community into one of the world’s most respected manufacturers of 19th century glass.  Watch molten glass, drawn from the furnace, blown and pressed into exquisite shapes and visit the distinctive museum shop.

3:00 PM    End your day with admission to the HERITAGE MUSEUMS & GARDENS.  Heritage offers one hundred acres of trees, shrubs, flowers, and sweeping lawns.  Be sure to visit the JK Lilly III Automobile Collection Museum, the American History Museum, and the Art Museum featuring an operating, hand-carved Carousel made in 1912.  Also featured, is the Old East Windmill built in 1800 which was moved from Orleans to Heritage in 1968.

6:00 PM   Return to your resort.  Dinner is on your own this evening at your leisure in Falmouth.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2022

7:15 AM   BREAKFAST is included this morning at your resort.

Depart for home with sand in your shoes, seashells in your pocket, and many fond memories of your Cape Cod vacation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRIP #2236

Dates: Jul 11 - 15, 2022

Cost: $1268

Deposit: $150

Balance due: 5/12/22

Single Supplement: +$399

Trip Director: Carolyn McKenna

 

Moderate walking Moderate Walking

 

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