Delights of New England Motorhome Holiday

  • Visit coastal Acadia National Park in Maine
  • Retreat to the mountains of northern Vermont
  • Enjoy the beaches of Cape Cod
  • Wildlife spotting in the national forests

Combine the must-sees of New England with off-the-beaten-track gems.

Journey from historic Boston to the famed Maine coastline, where the beautiful Acadia National Park provides hiking and photo opportunities aplenty. From there the mountain campgrounds of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont offer remote beauty before you head to the wealthy towns of Connecticut and the sweeping beaches of Cape Cod.

Day 1 & 2 (Arrival and overnight in Boston)

UK to Boston

Fly into Boston and spend a night here to relax after your flight. Boston has a compact downtown with plenty of restaurants within easy walking distance of our hotels.

Day 1 & 2 (Arrival and overnight in Boston)

Day 2 (Boston to Salisbury Beach - 43 Mi)

Boston to Salisbury Beach

Take a taxi out to the Cruise America depot and collect your motorhome. From here today’s drive is very short, taking you to the coast and the sands of Salisbury Beach – a popular getaway for Bostonian families. If you have time detour via the town of Salem made famous by the witch trials of the late 1600s.

Distance approx: 43 Mi
Time to travel approx: 55 minutes

Day 2 (Boston to Salisbury Beach - 43 Mi)

Day 3 & 4 (Salisbury Beach to Bar Harbor - 246 Mi)

Salisbury Beach to Bar Harbor

The journey to Bar Harbor offers a stunning insight into the beauty of this region. Dense forests cascade to the ocean and the road meanders between the two, passing villages and fishing towns along the way. We suggest the Bar Harbor Woodlands campground for tonight, located at the entrance to stunning Acadia National Park.

Distance approx: 246 Mi
Time to travel approx: 4 hours

Day 3 & 4 (Salisbury Beach to Bar Harbor - 246 Mi)

(Acadia National Park)

Acadia National Park

Spend a day exploring this stunning and ancient woodland, where historic riding paths take walkers to spectacular ocean lookouts and hidden lakes. Acadia is a photographer’s dream so make sure you get up early to capture the magic of the morning light.

(Acadia National Park)

Day 5 (Bar Harbor to Penobscot River - 62 Mi)

Bar Harbor to Penobscot River

For those looking to leave the tourists behind, head inland to northern Maine and the Big Eddy Campground on the Penobscot River. This stunning and remote region is home to moose, bald eagles and even the elusive black bear. Fishing is popular here, as is hiking in the nearby Baxter State Park where you can also take a dip in the clear, refreshing rivers.

Distance approx: 62 Mi
Time to travel approx: 1 hour 35 Minutes

Day 5 (Bar Harbor to Penobscot River - 62 Mi)

Day 6 (Penobscot River to Mount Blue SP - 125 Mi)

Penobscot River to Mount Blue State Park

It is a stunning drive south through the mountains to Mount Blue and its adjacent park. Sandy beaches lead into the lakes and pine trees frame the spectacular views.

Distance approx: 125 Mi
Time to travel approx: 2 hour 30 Minutes

Day 6 (Penobscot River to Mount Blue SP - 125 Mi)

Day 7 (Mt Blue SP to White Mountain N.F. - 102 Mi)

Mount Blue State Park to White Mountain National Forest

Cross the border into New Hampshire and enter the protected White Mountains National Forest. In an area famed for its great hiking trails you will also find plenty of other activities available at the Crawford Notch Campground. This picturesque riverside campground offers biking and hiking trails, or why not grab an inner tube and float on the river’s gentle currents?

Distance approx: 102 Mi
Time to travel approx: 2 hour 10 Minutes

Day 7 (Mt Blue SP to White Mountain N.F. - 102 Mi)

Day 8 & 9 (White Mountain N.F. to Stowe - 93 Mi)

White Mountain National Forest to Stowe

Continue your journey west into the quiet state of Vermont. These mountains are dotted with quaint villages that fulfil that picture-postcard idea of New England, with white steepled churches and picket fences. At the Mountain View Campground there are 2 swimming pools, a Jacuzzi, mini golf and shuffleboard courts making for a great day just relaxing around your motorhome. Alternatively head into Stowe and pick up some souvenirs in the town’s quaint shops then enjoy some craft beers from one of the area’s local breweries.

Distance approx: 93 Mi
Time to travel approx: 1 hour 55 Minutes

Day 8 & 9 (White Mountain N.F. to Stowe - 93 Mi)

Day 10 (Stowe to Green Mountain N.F - 137 Mi)

Stowe to Green Mountain National Forest

In the south of Vermont the Green Mountain National Forest awaits. Densely wooded hills are dotted with streams, rivers, waterfalls and walking trails. Abundant wildlife call this region home, from wild turkeys to industrious yet secretive beavers.

Distance approx: 137 Mi
Time to travel approx: 2 hour 50 Minutes

Day 10 (Stowe to Green Mountain N.F - 137 Mi)

Day 11 (Green Mountain N.F to Preston - 157 Mi)

Green Mountain National Forest to Preston

Take the scenic route southward, crossing through Massachusetts en route to the maritime state of Connecticut. If you have time continue out to the coast and see the historic seaport of Mystic, or else relax at the well-appointed Hidden Acres Family Campground with its swimming pool and adjacent river.

Distance approx: 157 Mi
Time to travel approx: 3 hour 10 Minutes

Day 11 (Green Mountain N.F to Preston - 157 Mi)

Day 12 & 13 (Preston to Cape Cod - 120 Mi)

Preston to Cape Cod

Make a stop at the Rhode Island capital, Providence, and enjoy lunch on the banks of one of the city’s 3 rivers. From there it is a short drive onward to Massachusetts and the Scusset Beach State Reservation at the gateway to Cape Cod. Explore this serene peninsula that sits like a hook in the Atlantic Ocean. Small towns are dotted between sweeping coves and ferries ply the waters over to the islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.

Distance approx: 120 Mi
Time to travel approx: 2 hour 15 Minutes

Day 12 & 13 (Preston to Cape Cod - 120 Mi)

Compact Motorhome

Our C19 Motorhome Range

Capacity:Sleeps up to 3 people. 6.15 metres long
Features of your motorhome:

  • 'Peace of Mind Insurance'
  • 24 hour customer assistance
  • Double bed over the cab and single dinette bed
  • Walk through cabin from the front seats
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Gas hob
  • Microwave
  • Hot and cold running water
  • Flush toilet
  • Shower
  • Radio
  • Dining area
  • Min Rental age: 21

    Pre Pay Extras

    Pre-Payable Extras:

  • There is an additional charge for the miles you cover on your trip so save money and pre-purchase mileage packs. 500 miles from £110. Extra miles will be charged at $0.34 per mile when you return the motorhome
  • Unlimited mileage = £609 for 7-21 days
  • We can offer an 'Early Bird Departure' which includes a transfer to the rental depot, first in line service and earlier vehicle collection, from £285
  • Local Pay Extra

    Extras Paid at the Depot:

  • One-way fee
  • Personal kits - these include sleeping bags, pillows, sheets and towels, from $55 per person
  • Provisioning kits - these include pots, pans, cookware and crockery, from $100 per vehicle
  • Generator - an optional extra from $7 per day
  • Excess mileage
  • Colorado Road Safety Fee ($2+tax per day) for Denver rentals; Surcharge ($5+tax per day) on Newark and Philadelphia Rentals
  • Refundable security deposit ($500)
  • Additional Info

  • Your motorhome rental includes ‘Peace of Mind’ insurance, with no upselling at the depot as you sometimes get with car hire. Peace of Mind insurance includes third party cover for bodily injury, property damage and personal injury protection for authorised drivers. Supplemental Liability Insurance is also included providing excess liability insurance up to US$1million and your excess for vehicle loss or damage is capped at $1,000 providing the terms and conditions of the rental agreement have been met
  • Motorhomes cannot be collected on the same day you arrive into the US or Canada on an international or overnight flight, for your own safety
  • At the end of your rental schedule your flight out for evening or the following day
  • Motorhome collection begins at 1PM and is completed by 4PM
  • Motorhomes must be returned between 9-11AM
  • Minimum hire period is 7 days
  • All motorhomes have automatic transmission
  • Pricing

    All prices shown represent a from price per person based on low season travel unless otherwise stated.
    Availability of tour components and flights seats change continually, affecting the final price. The lead-in price given is therefore for guidance only.
    To obtain a tailored quote for you and your party, please call one of our travel experts today.

    This fly drive itinerary runs all year round

    from 1st December 2023 - 16th December 2024

    from £1,999pp


    • Resort Fee/Tourist Tax - required by some hotels at check in (subject to change)

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