New England Fall Foliage Bus Tours

New England Fall Foliage Bus Trips
Media photo courtesy of the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism

Want to let someone else do the driving while you enjoy the scenery? Here are some New England fall foliage bus tour providers that can take you to the best spots in the region this fall via motorcoach.

And if you want to keep exploring the region's colors, check out this guide biking, hiking, driving, and more through fall foliage.

  • 01 of 13

    Set out from Boston on a nine-hour motorcoach tour of the New England countryside this fall. Book your seat on the Fall Foliage Spectacular tour via Viator.com, priced from $98 including complimentary hotel pick-up.

  • 02 of 13

    Atlas Cruises & Tours, an authorized Globus Tours representative, can help you select and book an appropriate fall in New England bus tour itinerary. Peruse your fall foliage touring options, then call toll free, 1-800-942-3301, for availability, pricing and reservations.

  • 03 of 13

    This Midwestern tour company has two options available for would-be leaf peepers this fall. Hate to fly? You can travel by motorcoach from the Midwest. Prefer not to spend that much time on the bus? Fly to New York City, then set out for a week of memorable experiences in Newport, Boston, Manchester (Vermont), and Niagara Falls. The bus route takes you through every New England state except Maine, but you'll also travel with width of scenic upstate New York.

  • 04 of 13
    Acadia National Park
    Noppawat Tom Charoensinphon / Getty Images

    You have to be an early bird to score your seat on this company’s New England Fall Foliage Spectacular tour, which leaves from Salt Lake City, Utah. Land in Boston, then spend nine memorable days aboard a deluxe motorcoach, seeing sights as far north as Maine’s Acadia National Park and as far south as New York City’s Statue of Liberty. Admission to all attractions and 12 meals are included.

    Continue to 5 of 13 below.
  • 05 of 13

    Caravan Tours offers eight-day New England Fall Foliage escorted bus tours departing from Boston on dates throughout September and October. You'll see lovely leaves in all six New England states, along with many of New England's notable attractions.

  • 06 of 13
    Autumn on the Housatonic River in the Litchfield Hills of Connecticut
    DenisTangneyJr / Getty Images

    You don’t have to venture beyond Connecticut’s borders to spy dramatic fall colors. Celebrate Connecticut has several fall tours in the works that will provide a mix of sightseeing and leaf peeping. A luxury shuttle makes the ride comfortable and keeps group sizes intimate.

  • 07 of 13

    Collette Vacations is offering a number of motorcoach excursions this fall to New England destinations. Their eight-day "Colors of New England" tour through four states is spectacular. Use their online form to request a free brochure, or call them toll free at 800-340-5158.

  • 08 of 13
    Breaching Humpback during a Massachusetts Whale Watch
    Marty Coleman / MAKE Studio / Getty Images

    Departing from and returning to New York City, the 10-day New England Traditions tour offered by Cosmos features comfortable motorcoach transportation and experiences in all six New England states plus neighboring New York including a whale watch, an optional lobster bake excursion, a scenic ferry crossing into New York State, and more. Many departure dates are available during the fall foliage season.

    Continue to 9 of 13 below.
  • 09 of 13

    Departures sell out fast for Go Ahead's Classic New England: Fall Foliage Tour, which takes you from Vermont to Massachusetts, hitting a few stops along the way. On this 8-day bus trip, you'll experience fall's best tastes and see famous attractions in four states, including Boston's Freedom Trail, the Ben & Jerry's Factory, and more. 

  • 10 of 13

    Holiday Tours is based in North Carolina. Their seven-day Rail & Sail New England Fall Foliage motorcoach tour is available departing October 6, 2018. It includes scenic train trips and boat excursions for prime leaf viewing. 

  • 11 of 13
    The Burying Point, Salem Massachusetts
    David Parsons Photography / Getty Images

    This Maryland-based bus tour company offers a five-day Fall Foliage tour October 8-12, which includes spectacular views and sites in Vermont and New Hampshire. For 2018, they're also setting out on a Coastal New England Ghosts, Witches & Gravestones tour October 19-21 and 26-28.

  • 12 of 13

    Northeast Unlimited's eight-day Taste of New England escorted motorcoach tour of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Massachusetts is available on three 2018 departure dates: September 29, October 4, and October 6. Tours depart from and return to Boston. Call 800-759-6820 toll free for reservations.

    Continue to 13 of 13 below.
  • 13 of 13

    Tauck keeps travelers on the go throughout the fall foliage season in New England with a number of motorcoach itineraries to consider. Departures from Boston are available.