East Coast USA and Canada

Trip Itinerary

Day 1

ARRIVE NEW YORK CITY

Welcome to New York City. Check in to your hotel and head out on your own for an afternoon discovering the city. Grab a slice of pizza or a hot dog from a street vendor, browse the high-end shops or just relax at your hotel. At 5:30 p.m., meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.

Day 2

NEW YORK - PHILADELPHIA - WASHINGTON D.C.

Take a bite out of the Big Apple on an orientation tour of the city. View the towering Empire State Building, pulsating Times Square and grand Central Park. Travel on to the City of Brotherly Love and visit the Liberty Bell Center. View Independence Hall, site of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, before travelling on to Washington, D.C. This evening enjoy dinner in the nation's capital.

Day 3

WASHINGTON D.C. SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Immerse yourself in the proud heritage of a nation today as you view the White House, the U.S. Capitol Building, the Lincoln Memorial, the World War II and Vietnam War memorials. Enjoy the remainder of the day on your own-perhaps visit one of the Smithsonian's museums or galleries.

Day 4

WASHINGTON D.C. - LANCASTER COUNTY/AMISH COUNTRY

Roll back in time to explore the rural back roads of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County with a Local Specialist. Learn about the traditional agricultural lifestyle of the Amish and the Mennonites, who live much the same as they did when they first settled here over 200 years ago. Arrive at your hotel, a historic preservation in the heart of Amish Country. Tonight, after a hearty Regional Meal, practice preparing delicious whoopie pies for your dessert.

Day 5

LANCASTER COUNTY - NIAGARA FALLS

Depart Lancaster County and journey across Pennsylvania into the eastern corner of New York. Make a stop at the Corning Museum of Glass and see more than 35 centuries of glass artistry in the galleries. Later, arrive in Canada at majestic Niagara Falls.

Day 6

NIAGARA FALLS SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

After soaking up the panoramic views and thunderous roar of the falls, set out on an exhilarating boat ride to the base of spectacular Horseshoe Falls. Enjoy some free time to explore on your own before travelling on to the picturesque community of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Tonight, enjoy a special Be My Guest dinner a local winery, complete with a tasting of their delicious vintages.

Day 7

NIAGARA FALLS - TORONTO

Arrive on the shores of the Great Lake Ontario and cosmopolitan Toronto today and set out for an orientation tour of the city. There is time to explore on your own this afternoon or perhaps join an optional tour of the CN Tower.

Day 8

TORONTO - OTTAWA

Travel to Ottawa, Canada's stately capital. Enjoy an introductory tour of the city, including the elegant buildings of Parliament Hill, Rideau Hall, the residence of the Governor General of Canada and the beautiful downtown galleries and museums.

Day 9

OTTAWA - QUEBEC CITY

Bid adieu to Ottawa this morning. Set off for Quebec City and Old Quebec, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and home to the only walled city north of Mexico in the Western Hemisphere. On the way, enjoy lunch at an authentic local "sugar shack". You'll feel as if you've just set foot in Old Europe with its classic bistros, sidewalk cafés and cobblestone streets.

Day 10

QUEBEC CITY SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Explore Quebec City's winding streets and historic sites with your Local Specialist. Learn about the city's French and English military past at the fortified Citadel and the Plains of Abraham, the site of a major colonial battle. The afternoon and evening are yours to explore; you might choose to visit a gallery, take a carriage ride through the cobblestone streets or simply relax at a café.

Day 11

QUEBEC CITY - MONTREAL

Arrive in Montreal where your Local Specialist introduces you to the pleasures of the city, including the spectacular Notre-Dame Basilica, the colourful port area and Place Jacques-Cartier, epicentre of the old city. This evening, dine on an authentic Regional Meal feast.

Day 12

MONTREAL - FRANCONIA NOTCH - BOSTON

Leave the second largest city in Canada and cross back into the United States. Traverse New Hampshire on your way to Franconia Notch in the heart of the White Mountains. As you make your way through forests of sugar maple and white birch, watch for the black bear, moose and deer that call this area home. Arrive in Boston at your hotel.

Day 13

BOSTON SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Discover Boston's rich history, from the Old North Church to Boston Harbor—site of the famous Tea Party—and along the Freedom Trail with a tour of the city. This afternoon, continue your exploration as you please—visit the bar that inspired the TV show Cheers or explore the lovely Public Gardens. This evening, toast your holiday and your newfound friends at a Farewell Dinner.

Day 14

DEPART BOSTON

This morning, say farewell to "The City on a Hill". A transfer is provided to Boston Logan International Airport or choose to extend your stay in Boston.

Prices, Dates, Hotels & Conditions

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DEPARTURES 2018 PRICE FROM
APR 20 3231
MAY 4, 11, 18, 31 3321
JUNE 1, 14, 15, 29 3321
JULY 6, 12, 13, 27 3231
AUG 10, 17, 31 3231
SEP 6, 7, 14, 21, 27, 28 3321
OCT 5 3231

YOUR ESCORTED MOTORCOACH TOUR INCLUDES
- Services of a professional Tour Manager throughout
- Deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach with onboard restroom facilities
- Hotel accommodations as specified or similar
- Sightseeing as specified
- Hotel taxes; service charges; and baggage (one suitcase per person)

SIGHTSEEING HIGHLIGHTS
- City tour in Washington D.C., Ottawa, Quebec City, Montreal, Boston
- Orientation of New York City, Toronto
- View the Empire State Building, White House, Lincoln Memorial, Independence Hall
- Visit Liberty Bell Center, Lancaster County, Corning Museum of Glass, Niagara Falls

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
- 13 full breakfasts
- 5 dinners
- 1 lunch

TRAVEL HIGHLIGHTS
- Airport transfers are provided on the first and last day of your guided holiday
- Authentic Accommodation: The Inn at Leola Village, Lancaster: Dutch-style country homes and workplaces dating back to the 1800s were renovated to preserve their history and create what is now a truly unique Authentic Accommodation
- Authentic Accommodation: Omni Parker House, Boston: The legendary Authentic Accommodation was frequented by some of the brightest minds from the Golden Age of Literature-Emerson, Thoreau and Longfellow. Generations of local and national politicians-including Ulysses S. Grant, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and John F. Kennedy-assembled for private meetings, press conferences, and power breakfasts here
- Hidden Treasures: Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure
- Be My Guest: Indulge in a Be My Guest dinner at a local winery and savour the regional cuisine paired with their delicious wines
- Local Specialists: For included sightseeing in the Amish countryside, Quebec City and Montreal

NIGHT CITY HOTEL ACCOMMODATION
1 New York New York Marriott East Side
2-3 Washington D.C. Renaissance Washington D.C. Dupont Circle
4 Amish Country The Inn at Leola Village Authentic Accommodation
5-6 Niagara Falls Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls/Fallsview
7 Toronto Sheraton Centre Toronto
8 Ottawa Sheraton Ottawa
9-10 Quebec City Hilton Quebec City
11 Montreal Le Centre Sheraton Montreal
12-13 Boston Omni Parker House Authentic Accommodation

PRE & POST HOTELS
PRE: New York, New York Marriott East Side
POST: Boston, Omni Parker House

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES
We offer a range of optional experiences and entertainment options to complement our trips. These are purchased when you are on your trip.

IMPORTANT NOTE
This tour crosses the U.S./Canada border. Passengers should obtain relevant visas for both nations prior to travel where necessary.

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