Nantucket Island Christmas Stroll

Nantucket Island Christmas Stroll

Welcome Aboard! Join Gunther Tours for an exciting get-away filled with holiday cheer and yuletide spirit, set against the spectacular backdrop of "The Bay State," Massachusetts and the "The Ocean State," Rhode Island.

Nantucket Island Christmas Stroll &

Festive Newport Mansions

Massachusetts & Rhode Island

 

Included:

  • Fully escorted Gunther Motor Coach transportation

  • 3 nights hotel accommodations

  • 3 buffet breakfasts

  • 1 lunch

  • 2 dinners

  • Guided Tour of Hyannis, including

          - Photo-stop at John F. Kennedy Memorial

  • Christmas at Mansions of Newport, including:

          - Marble House

          -  The Elms Mansion

          - The Breakers Mansion

  • Attractions and admissions per itinerary, including:

          - High-Speed Ferry to Nantucket Island

          - 46th Nantucket Island Christmas Stroll

          - Brick Marketplace

  • Baggage handling (1) per person

  • Driver, Tour Manager & Step-on Gratuities

Day 1

Welcome Aboard! Join Gunther Tours for an exciting get-away filled with holiday cheer and yuletide spirit, set against the spectacular backdrop of "The Bay State," Massachusetts and the "The Ocean State," Rhode Island. Settle back, relax and enjoy a holiday themed movie on our drive to the seaside town of West Yarmouth, Massachusetts and our accommodations at the Hampton Inn for the next two nights. After checking into our hotel, enjoy your comfortable and spacious room before departing for a delicious dinner at a local restaurant.

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Day 2

After a buffet breakfast, we meet our step-on guide, and depart for a tour of Hyannis. Our tour includes a photo-stop at the John F. Kennedy Memorial overlooking Lewis Bay, a drive past the Kennedy Family Compound (limited views) and St. Francis Xavier Church, where the Kennedy Family worships, and more. Following our tour, we climb aboard Steamship Authority's high-speed ferry and depart for the island of Nantucket. Upon our arrival, you are free to enjoy your day, and do as you wish at the 46th Annual Nantucket Island Christmas Stroll. Stroll the cobblestone streets lined with more than 160 glittering, decorated trees; listen to strolling carolers dressed in Victorian garb; enjoy the scent of wood smoke wafting through a bustling, European-style marketplace; take in the Festival of Trees at the historic whaling museum; stop by and see Santa and Mrs. Claus greeting children beside a glowing hearth. This picture-perfect backdrop makes Nantucket's annual Christmas Stroll weekend a truly enchanting experience! Enjoy lunch on your own at one of the many restaurants to choose from located on the island. Later we cruise back to the mainland for a delicious dinner at Alberto's Restaurant before returning to the hotel for a good night's sleep.

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Day 3

After a buffet breakfast we depart for Newport, Rhode Island to experience the splendor of Christmas at the Mansions of Newport. The elegance of the Gilded Age is recreated as you tour three magnificent mansions - Marble House, The Elms Mansion, and The Breakers. The mansions will be beautifully decorated for the holidays with thousands of poinsettia plants, spectacular evergreens, trees, wreaths, and fresh flowers! We begin with Christmas at the Marble House. Built by Mr. William K. Vanderbilt as a birthday gift for his dynamic wife Alva, a leading hostess in Newport society who envisioned Marble House as her "temple to the arts" in America. The house contains 500,000 cubic feet of marble and a Chinese Tea House built on the seaside cliffs, where Alva hosted rallies for women's right to vote. Next enjoy a hot lunch, which is included, at a restaurant in downtown Newport. Following lunch, we will visit The Elms Mansion, a French-style chateau decorated in lavish Christmas holiday splendor. The summer retreat of coal magnate Charles Berwind of Philadelphia, The Elms contained every technological marvel of its time when constructed, and features monumental Venetian wall paintings and great tapestries. The elaborate Classical Revival gardens were recently restored and display marble and bronze sculptures. After checking into our waterfront hotel, the Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina for the night, dinner is on your own. Our accommodations are conveniently located in downtown Newport, and are within walking distance to shops, restaurants, and attractions along the waterfront.

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Day 4

After a buffet breakfast we visit The Breakers Mansion, all decked out in yuletide finery for the holidays. The grandest mansion in all of Newport is a symbol of the Vanderbilt family's social and financial preeminence in turn of the century America. Later we depart for home taking with us wonderful holiday memories of Nantucket Island's enchanting Christmas Stroll, and the magnificent glitter and sparkle of yuletide finery on display experienced at Newport's imposing stately mansions. Happy Holidays!

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D =Dinner

December 4-7, 2020 (Friday-Monday)

 

Price:

 

$769.00 Double/PP

 

$709.00 Triple/PP

 

$689.00 Quad/PP

 

$959.00 Single

 

Deposit:  $125.00/PP

 

Balance Due:  October 21, 2020

 

 

                                  Depart                 Return

Gunther                6:00 AM               7:45 PM

Carney                 6:45 AM               7:00 PM

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details Times
Carney Park & Ride Carney Park & Ride - 2980 Jomat Ave. Parkville, MD
Exit 31A (Harford Rd north) off Route 695
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Gunther Charters Gunther's - 7443 Shipley Ave. Harmans, MD (GPS)
Lot C off of Shipley Ave.
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