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Classic Houses on the Water, Nantucket, New England, USA

New England

Known for its Colonial past, New England is comprised of the six states to the far northeast of the USA – Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. The expanse of land between the Canadian border and New York City.

Elegant ship captains’ homes, delicious local cuisine and magnificent ever-changing scenery define New England. The coastal portion of Maine is host to many pretty and quaint fishing towns, while the islands off Massachusetts are renowned for their white sand beaches. The Gilded Age mansions of Rhode Island are placed in stark contrast to the historic red barns of Vermont and New Hampshire.

The region is home to an interesting variety of wildlife experiences – black bears and moose make their habitats in the northern expanses along the Canadian border and whales dive off Cape Cod in Massachusetts, while beavers, coyotes and chipmunks reside in the landscapes of Connecticut.

Harbour, Boston, Massachusetts, New England, USA
Harbour, Boston, Massachusetts, New England, USA

Self-Drive Journey in New England

Explore the quaint countryside towns, coastal beauty and US revolutionary history of New England, discovering its variety of stunning scenery from white sand beaches to granite coastlines.

12 days

from £4,600 pp

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From my first conversation with Roxy, it was clear that her knowledge was very good indeed. She listened to our ideas and created a fantastic bespoke holiday for us, and the pre-trip information was first class.

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All the way through the process - from us explaining what we wanted through to the programme that Roxy created - everything was excellent. Roxy understood our requirements perfectly and created a trip that exactly fitted the bill.

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Heli-Tour the Ice Bubbles of Abraham Lake

Board a helicopter to Abraham Lake to view the mesmerising snow bubbles. This stunning lake completely freezes over in the winter and in the process traps methane gas underneath the ice creating a spectacular visual display!

Dog Sledding in B.C.

Mush your own team of dogs across the British Columbia landscape during the cold winter months.

Ride the Rocky Mountaineer

Take a trip on the world-renowned Rocky Mountaineer for a luxurious and iconic journey through the landscapes of British Columbia and the Canadian Rockies.

Try Canyoning

Navigate the maze-like red twisting slot canyons in the company on an expert naturalist guide in Zion National Park.

Glaciers & Mountains by 4×4

Embark on a breathtaking 4×4 road trip alongside the glaciers, wild coastline and snow-capped mountains of the Kenai Peninsula, the gateway to the Kenai Fjords National Park.

Outdoors in the Kenai Mountains

Set off on foot or mountain bike with a picnic and hot flask to travel along the hundreds of miles of trails in the dramatic Kenai Mountains.

Sip a Glacier G&T

Taste a once-in-a-lifetime beverage, a G&T cooled with 10,000-year-old glacier ice.

Watch Frolicking Sea Otters

Observe as dexterous sea otters move through the water and open clams on their stomachs.

Watch Bears Catching Salmon

Observe as the largest predators in North America gather along rich streams to catch and feast on the annual salmon run, and observe newborn cubs interacting with their mothers.

Indigenous Cultures

Discover the ancestral stories and hunter-gatherer culture of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, and see their heraldic crests and ancestral demi-gods carved in totems.

Meet our experts

A passion for travel runs right through every one of our experts - meaning they're always ready with first-hand insight about their specialist countries.

Roxy Dukes

Roxy has had many adventures throughout the USA, and has a passion for exploring the spectacular National Parks. Roxy’s tip is to invest in a private guides that take you off the grid, transforming your experience of these epic landscapes.
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Paul Bird

In his travel to the USA, New York has remained at the top of Paul’s list. It is certainly not a one-stop destination, and Paul knows the little-visited hot spots and behind-the-scenes experiences that make a visit to this bustling city truly memorable.
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Why Choose Steppes?

Our knowledge and expertise sets us apart. So too our curiosity. A curiosity of the world and of you, and your passions. It is this that drives us to create a journey that is really bespoke to you.

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