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2-Day Rhode Island, Boston Tour from New York

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New York, NY; Brooklyn, NY
2 Days 1 Night

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Highlights: Visit Boston (Harvard University, MIT, New England Aquarium, Quincy Market), Newport (Breakers Mansion), New Haven (Yale University).

  • Tour is 100% guaranteed; if cancelled 120% of the price will be refunded.

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3 Departure: Find Closest Pickup
 7:00am 6102 8th Ave - Brooklyn, NY
 8:00am 99 Bowery - Manhattan, NY
 8:30am 13330 39th Ave - Flushing, NY
4 Do you need to extend hotel stay? Read more
  • Pre-tour: If you arrive before the tour's starting date, please self check-in the hotel. The hotels near the pick up locations suggested (Red Roof Inn Edison, Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel Flushing, Comfort Inn Manhattan Bridge New York, Hampton Inn and Suites Parsippany/North)
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I want to congratulate the tour operator and Ding our tour guide and driver in our tour to Boston from New York, last August 1st and 2nd, 2016. They provided us with excellent service and attention. T... More>>
Jane was an amazing guide, very very detailed, she actually gave us the full information about the things we visited. I could never think of seeing so many things in only two days. This was probably t... More>>

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    Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
    Single Double(/person) Third Person Fourth Person
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    $158 $108 Free Free $76 $76
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    Pricing Policy

    • Buy 2 Get 3rd Free: (1) Cancellation of free-fare passenger must be made at least 7 days before departure. (2) No-show or late cancellation incurs a $76 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.
    • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 yrs old. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses.
    • To display prices, please mouse over the date on the calendar; the relevant cost-per-person will be displayed.

    Itinerary will be changed with the seasons, please contact us 1-2 days prior your departure to reconfirm your itinerary.
    Itinerary for winter tour(November-April):
    Day 1: New York-New Haven-Yale University-Breakers Mansion-Boston
    Day 2: Boston-Harvard and MIT-Harbor Cruise-New England Aquarium-Quincy Market-New York

    Day 1

    New York - Newport - Cambridge - Boston (211 miles)

    In the morning, we will depart New York City, bound for Newport, RI, where we will see Breaker's Mansion. Then we will make our way to Boston to explore the campuses of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In the evening, we will enjoy a delicious lobster dinner. We will also pass by Trinity Church and the Massachusetts State House.

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      More» The Breakers mansion is not just one of the most famous, but is the largest and grandest of the several historical Newport "cottages" that dot the ritzy coastline. The four-story building is located on 14 acres of waterfront property. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $21; Child (3-12 yrs) $7; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $21|Opening Hours: Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas

    More» Boston is a city as beautiful as it is historically significant. Visitors can walk the Freedom Trail and see where the seeds of the American Revolution were sown or visit the North End and look out over the harbor. «Less

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      More» One of the most famous institutions of higher learning in the world, Harvard University in Cambridge, MA has been standing since 1636, making it the oldest university in the United States. Tourists come for both history and the architecture. «Less
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      More» The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts is a research university known the world over for its highly selective and intense academics, and MIT alumni include 24 Nobel Prize winners and 22 Rhodes Scholars. «Less
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      More» At one time, lobster was considered low-class food, barely fit to be used as fertilizer. Not so today-- the most elite are willing to shell out a fortune for a good lobster, and Massachusetts is famous for its shellfish. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $32; Child (3-12 yrs) $32; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $32
    Standard Hotel: Quality Inn & Suites Lexington, Red Roof Inn Woburn, Days Inn Middleboro or similar
    Day 2

    Boston - New Haven - New York (236 miles)

    Today, we will return to Boston to enjoy a Boston Harbor cruise. Then, we will visit the New England Aquarium. For lunch, we go to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall. Then, we will drive to New Haven, CT to see the campus of Yale University. Finally, we will return to New York City.

    Please note: Depending on circumstances, the Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, CT may replace the New England Aquarium.

    More» Boston is a city as beautiful as it is historically significant. Visitors can walk the Freedom Trail and see where the seeds of the American Revolution were sown or visit the North End and look out over the harbor. «Less

    • Always Visit
      More» See the famous Boston skyline like never before with a cruise of Boston Harbor. From the peak of the Prudential tower to the quaint North End, this beautiful and historic city is best viewed from the bay! «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $22; Child (3-12 yrs) $17; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20|Opening Hours: Mar - Nov
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      More» Considered one of the most enrapturing aquariums in the country, the New England Aquarium houses all manner of aquatic life in its Giant Ocean Tank and also features a large IMAX theater. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $27; Child (3-12 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25|Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm, Sat - Sun 9:00am - 6:00pm
    • Always Visit
      More» Quincy Market in the Faneuil Hall marketplace of downtown Boston is a historic building that still serves as a souvenir marketplace and food court today. The area has expanded to include two other marketplace buildings as well. «Less

    • Always Visit
      More» The Mystic Aquarium offers a unique zoological experience, the centerpiece of which is the massive outdoor pool that contains four beluga whales. This facility is also one of only four United States aquariums that hold Steller sea lions. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $34.99; Child (3-12 yrs) $24.99; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $29.99

    • Always Visit
      More» Founded in 1701, this world-famous university is the third-oldest in the United States. This Ivy-League school is consistently ranked as one of the best institutions of higher learning in the entire world, and admission is extremely competitive. «Less
      Admission (Optional): Adult $11; Child (3-12 yrs) $7; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $11; Museum Admission
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    • Departure & Return

    Location Address Map Departure Return
    Brooklyn, NY 6102 8th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220 (HSBC Bank - Brooklyn, NY) map link 7:00am no stop
    New York, NY 99 Bowery, New York, NY 10002 (Manhattan, NY) map link 8:00am 6:00pm
    Flushing, NY 13330 39th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354 (Asian Jewels Seafood Restaurant - Flushing, NY) map link 8:30am no stop

    *Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

    • For Brooklyn departures, it only provides pick up service.
    • Drop off location will be the same as pick up location (some locations may not have drop off service).
    • The timetable above is subject to change. We reserve the right to make changes to the itinerary without prior notice.
    • Price Includes

    • 1 night hotel accommodation
    • Transportation via an air-conditioned vehicle
    • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
    • Taxes
    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child Senior
      Boston, MA
      Boston Harbor Cruise (Optional) $22 $17 (3-12 yrs) $20 (Over 65 yrs)
      Boston Lobster Meal (Optional) $32 $32 (3-12 yrs) $32 (Over 65 yrs)
      New England Aquarium (Optional) $27 $18 (3-12 yrs) $25 (Over 65 yrs)
      Mystic, CT
      Mystic Aquarium (Optional) $34.99 $24.99 (3-12 yrs) $29.99 (Over 62 yrs)
      New Haven, CT
      Yale University (Optional) $11 $7 (3-12 yrs) $11 (Over 65 yrs)
      Newport, RI
      Breakers Mansion (Optional) $21 $7 (3-12 yrs) $21 (Over 65 yrs)
      • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
      • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
    • All meals and drinks during the trip.
    • A mandatory service fees: Minimum $8 / day / person should be paid in cash to tour guide and the bus driver as a service fee. Any child / Infant reserving a seat will have to pay the service fees as well. Ex: 2 people taking a 2-day tour would pay: $8 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $32.
    • Personal room fees: such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
    • Any private expenses
    • Additional Note

    • Hotel & Tour Guide Information: This information will be provided by the tour guide the night before departure between 7:00pm - 9:00pm EST via phone call or text message. If for any reason you do not receive the call or text, you should be at the pickup location at least 20 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.
    • Tour route may be changed and reversed; you may contact the vendor 1-2 days prior departure to confirm final itinerary
    • Customers are held solely responsible for their own travel documents and/or visas if required.
    • Bus Arrangement: Usually only passengers in the same order will be arranged in the same bus. If you book the tour separately with your friends and you want to sit in the same bus, you need to inform us before departure . Or you may be arranged in different buses.
    • Language: All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour and/or driver guides (English/Chinese). Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.
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    • Your ticket(s) will be confirmed at the time of booking. Please allow up to 8 hours to receive the confirmation. Your booking will be processed as soon as possible.


    • Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

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    The purchase of any travel services represents your acceptance Terms & Conditions set out herein. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand these Terms & Conditions prior to booking.

    Booking changes
    A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply. Please be noted that we do not allow departure change 48 hours before departure.

    Cancellations and Cancellation Fees
    Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to TakeTours by email or through web mail at Contact Us .

    Tour Departure: This tour has 100% guaranteed departure; if the tour is cancelled there will be refund of 120%. Restrictions apply; due to weather conditions, State Emergencies, Airport Closures or anything beyond the control of the tour operator the 120% refund will NOT apply.

    Cancellation penalties per person for 1-4 days tours

    (Notification day and departure day are not counted)

    • 15-30 days or more prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount.
    • 7-14 days prior to departure - 25% of total purchase amount.
    • 4-6 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
    • Within 3 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount.
    • Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.
    • Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
    • Trips require a minimum number of participants to avoid cancellation. We reserve the right to cancel a schedule trip to fully refund affected customers although tour companies will make every efforts to maintain the normal operation.
    • There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.

    NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.

    Itinerary Variations
    We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.

    Tour Cancellation:
    We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, TakeTours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour.. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.

    We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

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