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East Coast USA & Canada

14 day Escorted Tour - from £2857

America and Canada’s principal eastern metropolises meet on this multi-city break featuring New York City, Boston, Washington D.C., Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City – with Niagara Falls fusing the two.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • City tour in Washington, Montreal, Quebec City and Boston
  • White House
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Empire State Building
  • Niagara Falls
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive New York City

Take a bite of the Big Apple and you’ll wish you’d had more, as the vision and passion of this vibrant city inspires you to believe your dreams really will come true. Check in to your New York hotel and spend the afternoon exploring its soaring skyline on your terms. This evening, you’ll meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception at 5:30 p.m.

Hotel: The Shelburne Hotel Suites
Meals: Dinner

Day 2 - Washington, D.C. (via Philadelphia)

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 Centre. View Independence Hall, site of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, before travelling on to Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital. This evening enjoy dinner in the capital city.

Hotel: Capitol Hilton
Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 3 - Washington, D.C.

Celebrate the proud heritage of a nation as you view the memorials and monuments that have made Washington famous. Pass the White House, the U.S. Capitol Building, the Lincoln Memorial, and the World War II and Vietnam War memorials. Spend the rest of the day at leisure walking in the footsteps of great men and women who have shaped America as we know it today. Consider a visit to one of the Smithsonian museums or pay tribute to America’s founding fathers at the many sites that dot the city.

Hotel: Capitol Hilton
Meals:
Breakfast

Day 4 - Lancaster County/Amish Country

Journey into the rural back roads of Pennsylvania’s Lancaster County with a Local Specialist today, immersing yourself in the traditional agricultural lifestyle of the Amish and the Mennonites, who live much the same they did when they first settled here over 200 years ago. Our ‘Stay with a Story’ was built in 1873 in the heart of Amish Country. Enjoy a hearty Regional Dinner, and try your hand at making your own whoopie pies for dessert.

Hotel: The Inn at Leola Village
Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 5 - Niagara Falls

We’ll travel north across Pennsylvania’s rural landscapes to the eastern corner of New York State, stopping en route at the Corning Museum of Glass. Witness first-hand the delicate craft of glassblowing and admire the glass artistry on display in its galleries. Later, we’ll cross the Canadian border bound for Niagara Falls

Hotel: Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 - Niagara Falls

Experience the soul-stirring rush of cascading waters as we embark on an exhilarating boat ride to the base of Horseshoe Falls, which plunges dramatically into Lake Ontario. Enjoy some free time to explore on your own, contemplating this tremendous force of nature. We’ll continue to the flower-filled, tree-lined historic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, where this evening we’ll ‘Connect with Locals’ at a family owned winery and sample some of Niagara’s regional cuisine paired with their delicious vintages at a ‘Be My Guest’ dinner.

Hotel: Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls
Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 7 - Toronto

Canada’s ‘City that Works’ is our destination today, as we skirt the shores of Lake Ontario bound for Toronto. Enjoy an orientation tour of this truly multi-cultural city, then spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure or consider joining an optional tour of the CN Tower for views of Lake Ontario and downtown Toronto.

Hotel: Sheraton Centre Toronto
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 - 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.

Hotel: Sheraton Ottawa
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9 - Quebec City

Our love affair with French-speaking Canada begins today as we begin our voyage to Quebec City and the UNESCO-listed Old Quebec. Immerse yourself in the city’s joie de vivre and romantic 17th century façades, but not before we stop for lunch at a local cabane a sucre (sugar shack) to indulge our sweet tooth.

Hotel: Hôtel Château Laurier
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 10 - Quebec City

Explore Quebec City’s winding streets and historic sites, joining your Local Specialist for an in-depth discovery of a city that exudes all the charm of old Europe. Delve into Quebec 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 La Vieille Capitale on your terms.

Hotel: Hôtel Château Laurier
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11 - Montreal

Visit a local farmers market outside of Montreal to ‘Dive into Culture’ and experience the flavors of the region during a lunch tasting including wine and cider. Savour the good life as you arrive in Montreal where your Local Specialist will introduce you to the pleasures of the city. View the Notre-Dame Basilica, the colourful port area and Place Jacques-Cartier, at the heart of the old city.

Hotel: Le Centre Sheraton Montreal
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 12 - Boston

Return to the United States this morning and traverse New Hampshire bound for Franconia Notch, in the heart of the White Mountains. As you journey past sugar maple and white birch in their thousands, keep a keen eye out for the black bear, moose and deer that find sanctuary in these scenic forest landscapes. Our ‘Stay with Story’ in Boston was once a frequent haunt of powerful politicians and famous writers.

Hotel: Omni Parker House
Meals: Breakfast

Day 13 - Boston

Connect with the living history of Boston this morning, touring the city’s redbrick Freedom Trail with stops at the Old North Church and Boston Harbour, the site of the famous Tea Party. Spend the rest of the day on your terms. Consider a visit to the bar that inspired the TV show Cheers or stroll through the centuries-old Boston Common. This evening, toast your memorable East Coast experiences at a Farewell Dinner.

Hotel: Omni Parker House
Meals: Breakfast and 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.

Meals: Breakfast

14 day Escorted Tour - from £2857

With flights from £3262

OPTIONS

  • Add extra nights in Boston – from £193
  • Add extra nights in New York – from £163
  • Choose to fly economy, premium, business or first class

DEPARTURE DATES

2020 Departures
10 April 2020
1, 8, 11, 15, 22 & 29 May 2020
5, 12, 19 & 26 June 2020
3, 10, 17 & 24 July 2020
7, 14, 21 & 28 August 2020
4, 11, 18, 25 & 27 September 2020
2 & 9 October 2020

Tours are subject to availability. Call 0333 234 0922 or enquire online to check your departure date.

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YOUR TOURING EXPERIENCE

First class touring with the company of others. Our experienced guides will make sure you don’t miss a thing.

Your Escorted Tour includes:

  • Superb sightseeing, walks and activities
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach travel
  • 13 nights hotel accommodation
  • 13 breakfasts, 2 lunch and 5 dinners
  • Expert tour director
  • Airport transfers and extra night options

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