Sunday June 25, 2023
Depart this morning for the White Mountains of New Hampshire with our first stop at FADDEN’S GENERAL STORE, an authentic old fashioned general store, family-owned since 1896! On site maple sugar house, 5-time winner of “Best Maple Syrup in New Hampshire”. The area’s largest selection of maple syrup and maple sugar products. After our tour, travel to Franconia Notch State Park, located in the heart of the White Mountain National Forest. Franconia Notch was the home of the famous Old Man of the Mountain, the same “Great Stone Face” immortalized by Nathaniel Hawthorne and Daniel Webster. THE FLUME GORGE VISITOR CENTER offers restrooms, a cafeteria, gift shop, historical displays, and a movie about the park
Tonight, you’re in for a real treat on the CAFÉ LAFAYETTE DINNER TRAIN, A Unique Dinner Train Experience in the scenic White Mountains of New Hampshire, we promise that you will enjoy a memorable dining experience. Featuring a two-hour train ride complete with a 5-course dinner aboard 1950’s restored vintage rail cars, the Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train is a dining experience of a lifetime. (D)
Hotel: Indian Head Resort, Lincoln, NH (2) nights’ accommodations
Monday June 26, 2023
Enjoy a leisurely BREAKFAST at your Resort before we depart through the Mountains to visit The Rocks Estate in Bethlehem for our NH MAPLE EXPERIENCE. The tour includes visiting the sugar house, to learn about syrup production, a taste of our infamous sour pickles, a visit to the Maple Museum and wonderful syrup. They also do sales of syrup and can ship to your home.
THE WORLDS FIRST MOUNTAIN CLIMBING COG RAILWAY. Enjoy a Scenic Train Ride to the Summit of Mount Washington, the Northeast’s Highest Peak! Approximately three hours, including one hour stop at the summit. We recommend that you bring a camera and extra jacket or sweater. Some trains are fired by coal – dress accordingly. BOX LUNCH included. The lunch includes a sandwich, chips, a bottle of water, and a cookie. Sandwich Choices are: Turkey, Ham & Cheese, or a salad (vegan/gluten free option)
Board our coach and travel to the village of NORTH CONWAY for free time before continuing our journey traveling across the KANCAMAGUS HIGHWAY with stops at scenic overlooks.
Return to Indian Head Resort for DINNER and time to refresh before our adventure this evening
Your LOCAL MOOSE TOUR GUIDE and MOOSE-TOUR-BUS will meet you at your hotel. Part of your New England experience includes an EVENING MOOSE TOUR. See these gentle giants in their natural habitat on a three-hour riding tour.
NOTE: This tour varies in length depending upon how many moose you see and how early in the night you see them. Driver is willing to stay out for 3 hours if need be. (B, L, D)
Tuesday June 27, 2023
Enjoy BREAKFAST at your leisure at the hotel before checking out and departing for Moultonborough, NH.
Welcome to CASTLE IN THE CLOUDS, Tour the historic Lucknow Mansion with stunning views of the Lakes Region. You’ll enjoy a self-guided tour of the Lucknow estate, exploring the mansion and surrounding grounds. You can also visit the gift shop, carriage house, and exhibit gallery. A group luncheon is also included with our visit to Castle in the Clouds. (B, L)
Package price per person: SINGLE $895.00 | DOUBLE $795.00 | TRIPLE $745.00 | QUAD $715.00