New York Arrival
Pick up your rental car and depart the Big Apple. Traveling along the coast you will pass seaside towns and picturesque marinas as you journey into Connecticut and on to Boston, Massachusetts. On arrival, park the car and explore the city.
This morning enjoy the city of New York. Catch glimpses of the famous skyline as you absorb the bustle and energy of the Big Apple. May we suggest a stroll through Central Park, a bird’s eye view on a Manhattan Helicopter Tour (optional), or reenact history with a kiss in Times Square. Bring your camera!
New York – Finger Lakes – Buffalo / driving distance: 381 mi / 613 km
Today, drive across New York state through the Finger Lakes Country and towards the Canadian border. Indulge in a spot of wine-tasting at Watkins Glen (optional), on the shores of Lake Seneca, named for the Seneca Indian Nation. Continue to Buffalo for overnight.
Buffalo – Niagara Falls – Buffalo / driving distance: 40 mi / 64 km
Today take a short drive to Niagara Falls, perhaps take a ride aboard the Maid of the Mist (optional), or cross the border to Canada to take a stroll along Table Rock to view the thundering waters of the Horseshoe Falls. You may choose to take optional trip to Skylon Tower for lunch at its revolving restaurant. Skylon Tower, hovering 775 feet above Niagara gorge, features an observation deck that affords views of an 8,000 mile area, as far as the eye can see. Return to Buffalo for overnight.
Buffalo – Amish Country – Gettysburg / driving distance: 150 mi / 241 km
Depart Buffalo and travel into Pennsylvania Dutch country, also known as Amish Country. The lifestyle of the Amish people embraces the areas natural beauty. Explore the region before checking into your hotel for your overnight stay.
Amish Country – Gettysburg – Washington D.C. / driving distance: 268 mi / 431 km
This morning travel through the Appalachian Mountains along the picturesque Susquehanna River, the longest river on the American East Coast. Visit the historic Gettysburg Civil War National Battleground, site of the largest battle ever fought on American soil, and the place where President Lincoln gave his famous address in 1863. From here, you will journey to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. Make time this evening to see the city monuments by night.
Enjoy time visiting D.C with such highlights as the U.S. Capitol Building, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, the F.B.I. Building, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, the White House and Arlington National Cemetery, site of the JFK Memorial. Spend the remainder of the day exploring some of the many museums comprising the Smithsonian Institute or simply stroll the banks of the Potamac River.
Washington D.C. – Philadelphia / driving distance: 139 mi / 223 km
This morning, continue your journey to Philadelphia, the “City of Brotherly Love” and the birthplace of America, where the Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4, 1776. Here you will see Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. This evening make time for an optional dinner at one of the cities most famous venues for the local delicacy of Philly Cheese Steak.
Philadelphia – New York / driving distance: 96 mi / 154 km
This morning we return to New York City in time for your return flight.
Prices, Dates, Hotels & Conditions
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The final price you will pay for this tour is that displayed in USD. Prices converted in other
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|DAILY DEPARTURES||PRICE FROM
|April, May, June, July, August||863||676|
|1-2||New York||Skyline Hotel||Holiday Inn Hasbrouck Heights|
|3-4||Buffalo||Adam\'s Mark Buffalo||Adam\'s Mark Buffalo|
|5||Amish Country||Genetti Hotel & Suites||Genetti Hotel & Suites|
|6-7||Washington DC||Capitol Skyline Hotel||Capitol Skyline Hotel|
|8||Philadelphia||Crowne Plaza Philadelphia West||Crowne Plaza Philadelphia West|
- Walk or run in Central Park
- View the Statue of Liberty from Battery Park
- Feel the force of nature at Niagara Falls
Wine tasting on the picturesque Niagara Lake
- Uncover the rich history & culture of the Amish
- Explore the history of the Civil War and stand on the spot where Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address
- Capture a photo of the White House
- See the “Discovery” Space Shuttle, Apollo 11 and more at the Smithsonian Museum
Admission fees not included