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Presidential Historical Sites

Presidential Historical Sites

Discover the amazing historical homes and birthplaces of some of our Presidents from New York and New England!

  • Escorted

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt home, Library & Museum

  • Val-Kill Cottage

  • Martin Van Buren National Historic Site

  • Historic Hildene

  • The Coolidge Homestead

  • Billings Marsh Farm & Museum

  • John F. Kennedy National Historical Site

  • John F. Kennedy Library & Museum

  • Adams National Historical Park

  • 7 Meals Included

  • Motorcoach Transportation

  • Hotel Accommodations

  • Requires Extended Amounts of Walking

Day 1

Today we depart for Hyde Park, NY to tour the home, library and museum of Franklin D. Roosevelt. This was the birthplace, lifelong home, and burial place of the 32nd President of the United States. The museum features special interactives and rarely seen artifacts that convey the dramatic story of the Roosevelt era. Today's touring will also include a visit to Val-Kill, Eleanor Roosevelt's cottage. We will then travel to Best Western Plus Kingston for our overnight stay. Dinner will be on your own at the hotel restaurant.

Day 2

After breakfast at the hotel, we will depart for Kinderhook, NY to tour the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site, which became his home and farm during his retirement. Lunch will be included today at Wilburton Inn in Manchester, VT. After lunch we will tour Historic Hildene, the Robert Todd Lincoln's family estate. Included in the tour are the Lincoln family home and carriage barn, the Cutting and Kitchen Gardens, a restored 1903 Pullman car, and the formal garden. We will then check-in to our lodging for the next two nights at the Hampton Inn Rutland. Dinner will be on your own near the hotel.

B, L

Day 3

Following breakfast we will depart for a tour of The Coolidge Homestead, located in Plymouth Notch, VT. This was the childhood home of the 30th President of the United States and the place where he took his presidential oath of office. Lunch will be included at the Barnard Inn before visiting Billings Marsh Farm. Here we will see the livestock barns that house the farm's dairy herd, draft horses, sheep and oxen, plus extensive farm life exhibits and the fully-restored and furnished 1890 Farm House. Dinner will be on your own near the hotel.


Day 4

We will depart after breakfast for a guided tour of John F. Kennedy National Historic Site in Brookline, MA, the birthplace and childhood home of the 35th President of the United States. Later this afternoon, we will visit the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Our lodging this evening will be at the Hampton Inn in Braintree, MA. Dinner will be on your own.


Day 5

After breakfast we will depart to tour Adams National Historical Park in Quincy, MA. The tour includes the birthplaces of two presidents, John Adams and John Quincy Adams. The motorcoach will transport us to the Presidential Birthplaces and then to the Old House with a stop at the Visitor Center before departing. Lunch is included at the Publick House Historic Inn in Sturbridge on our way home. Arrival home will be later this evening.


Please note

Our intention is to run each tour as originally planned and published. However, if deemed necessary to do so, Perkiomen Tours reserves the right to make changes to tour components, schedules or itineraries without prior notification.

Tips for Perkiomen motorcoach drivers and tour escorts are not included in the price of this tour. We feel that these gratuities should be extended on an individual basis and dictated by the level of service provided.

Motorcoach seating is assigned at the time of reservation but can not be guaranteed. Although we do our best to keep each traveler in the seat assigned at the time of reservation, there are times that it is necessary to move seat locations. Please be sure to verify your final seat number(s) with the driver at the time of boarding. Daily seat rotation is practiced on most multi-day tours. Seat rotation will be explained by your driver or tour escort.

Perkiomen Tours recommends that you consider purchasing Travel Insurance for your tour. Travel Insurance is purchased directly by you from a third-party of your choice. One option is Travel Safe Insurance. You can purchase insurance directly from Travel Safe through our website.

To fully participate in this tour may require extended amounts of walking. There may be steps, inclines, uneven surfaces or extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitation should take this into consideration.

CB=Continental Breakfast, B=Full Breakfast, L=Lunch

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details Times
Allentown - Motorcoach Calvary Temple Church
3436 Winchester Rd., Allentown, PA 18104
Easton - Shuttle William Penn Hwy Park & Ride, near pole A-10
Rt 33, Easton, PA
Montgomeryville - Shuttle Quality Inn
678 Bethlehem Pike, Montgomeryville, PA 18936
Pennsburg - Motorcoach Perkiomen Tours Office
875 Main St, Pennsburg, PA 18073
Reading - Shuttle Homewood Suites
2801 Papermill Rd, Reading, PA 19610
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