Great Eastern Cities
New York Arrival
Arrive in New York, the city that never sleeps, and transfer independently to your hotel, where you will meet your Tour Director.
New York Sightseeing
This morning enjoy a city tour of New York which includes some of the most famous sights of Manhattan. Catch glimpses of the famous skyline as you absorb the bustle and energy of the Big Apple. The rest of today is at leisure. Your Tour Director will assist you in making plans. 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 – Niagara Falls
Today, drive across New York state through the Finger Lakes Country and towards the Canadian border, arriving at one of the world’s natural wonders, breathtaking Niagara Falls. Indulge in a spot of wine-tasting at Watkins Glen, on the shores of Lake Seneca, named for the Seneca Indian Nation. Spend the evening at the romantic Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls – Amish Country
This morning you will have time to explore the Falls. Perhaps take a ride aboard the Maid of the Mist and a lunch overlooking the falls (optional), or stroll along Table Rock to view the thundering waters of the Horseshoe Falls. Depart Niagara and travel into Pennsylvania Dutch country, also known as Amish Country, for your overnight stay.
Amish Country – Gettysburg – Washington D.C.
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., where you may enjoy a memorable evening tour and dinner (optional).
Enjoy a city tour 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
This morning, we continue our 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 on a comprehensive city tour. Join us this evening for an optional dinner at one of the cities most famous venues for the local delicacy of Philly Cheese Steak.
Philadelphia – New York
This morning we return to New York City. Arrival Newark Airport: approximately 10:30am. Arrival JFK Airport: approximately 11:30am - noon. Arrival Manhattan hotel: approximately 1:00pm - 1:30pm.
Prices, Dates, Hotels & Conditions
CHANGE CURRENCY€ £ $ A$ ¥ C$
The final price you will pay for this tour is that displayed in USD. Prices converted in other
currencies are for guidance purposes only and are approximate.
|DEPARTURES 2018||PRICE FROM|
|JUNE 2, 23||1276|
|JULY 7, 21||1109|
|SEP 1, 15, 29||1276|
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)
TOUR HIGHLIGHT INCLUSIONS
- Morning city tour of New York City
- Wine tasting in the beautiful Finger Lakes District
- Time to stroll the mighty banks of Niagara Falls
- Tour Gettysburg National Military Park
- In Philadelphia, see the Liberty Bell, “Let Freedom Ring”
- Exciting city tour of the Nation’s Capital, Washington, D.C.
|1-2||New York||Westin New York Grand Central|
|3||Niagara Falls||Best Western Cairn Croft|
|4||Amish Country||Genetti Hotel & Suites|
|5-6||Washington D.C.||Doubletree Washington Silver Spring|
|7||Philadelphia||Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown|
PRE & POST HOTELS
PRE: New York, Westin New York Grand Central
POST: New York, The Lexington New York
This tour crosses the U.S./Canada border. Passengers should obtain relevant visas for both nations prior to travel where necessary.
- Cruise the Hudson and enjoy fabulous views of the Statue of Liberty
- Maid of the Mist ride with lunch at Niagara Falls
- Washington Monuments at night with dinner in fashionable D.C.
- Immerse within Washington, D.C.’s historic and scientific museums
- “All-American” Picnic at a surprise destination en route