SEATTLE -- Great Train Escapes, a tour operator based here, said
it joined with 12 track owners in six states to offer an extensive
New England luxury rail tour.
An early booking discount of $200 per person will be available
if clients reserve space for fall foliage tours by Feb. 15. The
seven-night tour departs from Boston and continues on to Portland,
Maine; through the mountains of Vermont and Connecticut, and to the
Rhode Island shoreline.
The company, which is owned by Alki Tours of Seattle, said
clients will travel by rail and motorcoach during the day and will
overnight at three and four-star hotel properties throughout New
England. Six departures are scheduled beginning in September and
ending in mid-October during peak foliage weeks.
The early booking price of $1,999 includes transportation by
rail and motorcoach, hotel, meals and sightseeing. Call Great Train
Escapes at (888) 544-RAIL (7245).