New England Ride - 12 days
- Arrival Boston • Departure Boston
- Day 1: Europe / Boston
Meeting at the airport. Check-in and flight to Massachusetts, arriving in Boston in the late afternoon. The guide will meet you at the airport and accompany you to your hotel.
- Day 2: Boston / Newburgh (360 Km)
After picking up the bikes, we’ll set off for a panoramic tour of Boston, the capital of Massachusetts and the oldest city in the USA. Founded in 1630 by English settlers, the city was the site of most of the early battles of the American Revolution. Today, Boston is a major port and a city rich in history with a very British style. Then we’ll set off towards Providence, in the state of Rhode Island, and then on to Connecticut before finally getting to Newburgh, home of the famous Teutul family of Orange County Choppers. Night in Newburgh.
- Day 3: Newburgh / Lancaster (320 Km)
First stop this morning is the Orange County Choppers showroom and store. Then we will set off to explore the roads that lead through the forests and rivers of the states of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. We’ll come to the land of the Amish, where everything has remained frozen in time like something out of "Little House on the Prairie." Once in Lancaster, we’ll take a stroll through the city of 28 "Covered Bridges". Night in Lancaster.
- Day 4: Lancaster / York (HD Factory) / Gettysburg / Sunbury (260 Km)
First off we’ll get to see "The Passion Forged in Steel" at the Harley-Davidson assembly plant in York (Touring and Softail). Later, we’ll visit the battlefield of Gettysburg (American Civil War). As we travel through Amish land on country roads, it is not unusual to meet coaches and horses with Amish families. We’ll stop in Harrisburg (the capital of the state of Pennsylvania) and then continue our journey to Sunbury on secondary roads. Nght in Sunbury.
- Day 5: Sunbury / Rochester (340 Km)
We’ll cross the state of Pennsylvania, which was founded by the Quakers (Amish). Pennsylvania is one of the most industrialized states of the USA (Pittsburgh), but it is also a state where agriculture (crops such as wheat, oats, strawberries) is visible on the numerous small farms encountered along the roads. Night in Rochester, the home of Kodak and Xerox.
- Day 6: Rochester / Niagara Falls / Rochester (260 Km)
In the morning we’ll set off for the "Niagara Falls", where we’ll spend the day. There’s the option of crossing the border to the Canadian side in the “Maid of the Mist” boat, taking you to the foot of these falls, which dump 7 million cubic meters of water per second, or you can take a walk along the banks . Back to Rochester for the night.
- Day 7: Rochester / Utica (240 Km)
After a sightseeing tour of Rochester, we’ll get back on the road in the direction of "Finger Lakes", a series of elongated lakes reminiscent of fingers. This is the territory of the Iroquois tribe, and today is also one of the most important wine regions in the USA. Next we’ll go through Syracuse on our way to Utica, in Mohawk Territory, where we’ll spend the night "Watch your scalp!"
- Day 8: Utica / Newport (450 Km)
Back on our bikes, we’ll head for Glens Falls, where we’ll cross the Hudson River, passing close to the famous site of Woodstock, and crossing the Green Mountains in Vermont. The state of Vermont is the only state in "New England" with no "ocean view". The city’s name comes from the French words for "green" and "hills" - vert and mont. Being so close to the border with Canada, French is the second language of the area.
- Day 9: Newport / Belfast (380 Km)
This is a dream day’s riding for a biker, cruising the back roads of Vermont and Maine. This is New England from another century, with its wooden or red brick houses. Our destination for today is the small coastal town of Belfast, with its small fishing port and old houses. The coast of Maine is known for its delicions "Maine Lobster". Night in Belfast.
- Day 10: Belfast / Boston (350 Km)
In the morning we’ll set off on the road along the wild coastline, which is reminiscent of the fjords of Maine and New Hampshire. Camden is a beautiful little port, while Portland has the oldest lighthouse in the USA. Most of these cities are pretty exclusive holiday destinations. We’ll stop off at the former whaling port of Gloucester, before heading on to Salem (famous for its witch trials). Once we get to Boston, we’ll return the bikes around 4.00, after which we’ll have time for a stroll in the city.
- Day 11: Boston / Departure
Transfer to the airport and assistance with check-in. Flight Home. Dinner and overnight on board.
- Day 12: Europe
Arrival in Europe. End of our services. We look forward to seeing you again soon for new adventures !!!