Cities of the Great East


  • 8 days

  • USA

  • Steady pace

Tour : 8460

Single Share available

From

£1,371 pp

Tour only

Based on 7th Sep 2019

From

£2,223 pp

Tour with flights & transfers

Based on London Heathrow

Overview

Operated by ?

History comes alive on this East Coast tour featuring some of the East Coast’s most thrilling cities: Boston, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington D.C.

On this East Coast tour, enjoy sightseeing in each city. With an expert Tour Director —someone who knows the ins and outs of the city—see some of Boston’s historic sites including Boston Commons, the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, and the Freedom Trail. In New York City, see Times Square, Greenwich Village, Chinatown, and more. In Philadelphia, visit the Liberty Bell, a symbol of liberty, and Independence Hall, the birthplace of America where the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution were debated and signed. In Washington DC’s famous landmarks, including the graves of John and Robert Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery, the Lincoln Memorial, and Washington Monument. Stop for photos at Capitol Hill and the White House. This holiday designed for value-minded travellers also features a harbour cruise in Boston. See Bunker Hill Monument—site of the June 17, 1775, battle—and the Boston Tea Party boat. You’ll also have free time on your own to explore. Perhaps join an optional dinner in one of Washington DC’s favourite restaurants, followed by an illumination tour of the monuments. In Boston, explore the cobblestone streets and savour a meal at one of the many world-class restaurants. Perhaps enjoy a Broadway show in New York City, shop on famous Fifth Avenue, or visit historic Ellis Island.

Guided sightseeing combined with free time to explore on your own makes this the perfect tour to experience the East Coast’s thrilling cities.

Highlights

Boston Sightseeing with Local Guide; harbour cruise

New York City Sightseeing with Local Guide

Philadelphia Sightseeing; visit the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall

Washington DC Sightseeing with Local Guide; visit Arlington National Cemetery

Single Share available

Opt to share a twin room with a fellow traveller, and if there's no one to share with you'll get a room to yourself at no added cost!

Our single share option will match you with a fellow solo traveller of the same gender in a twin room, so you don't have to pay a single supplement. If there's no one available to share with, you don't pay any additional single supplement. Please call us to book a single-share holiday.

Single Share available

Tour itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Total meals included:

  • 4 breakfasts

Boston

Day
1

Welcome to Boston, a treasure trove of American history. Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.

Boston

Day
2

Your morning guided tour of Boston highlights the historic sites near Boston Common, the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, Old North Church, and the Freedom Trail. Next, board a harbour CRUISE to see the Bunker Hill Monument and the Boston Tea Party ship. The rest of the day is free to explore on your own.

Meals included:

  • Continental Breakfast

Boston - New York City

Day
3

Depart Boston and head south to the “Big Apple.” Upon arrival, take an optional cruise of New York Harbour and view the magnificent architectural wonders and historical landmarks that make this the most famous skyline in the world. The remainder of your day and evening are at leisure. Perhaps take in a Broadway show this evening.

Meals included:

  • Continental Breakfast

New York City

Day
4

Today begins with a guided tour of the city’s most famous sights; Times Square, Greenwich Village, the Financial District, and Chinatown. Afterward, you are free to explore more of New York at your leisure. Perhaps visit historic Ellis Island, walk the streets of Chinatown and Little Italy, or shop on Fifth Avenue. Your Tour Director will be available to help you with additional sightseeing plans as well as give shopping and dining suggestions

Meals included:

  • Continental Breakfast

New York City - Philadelphia

Day
5

This morning, travel to the “City of Brotherly Love.” Afternoon sightseeing focuses on historic buildings important to the birth of the nation. Visit the LIBERTY BELL.

Meals included:

  • Continental Breakfast

Philadelphia - Washington DC

Day
6

. Depart the handsome city of Philadelphia for the U.S. capital and seat of government, Washington DC, for a 2-night stay. Your afternoon is free for independent exploration. The nation’s capital has an endless list of things to do, from museums packed with history to the National Mall.

Washington DC

Day
7

Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide features many city landmarks and ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY to see the graves of American heroes, including those of John and Robert Kennedy. Also, see the Lincoln and National WWII Memorials, Washington Monument, and photo stops at Capitol Hill, the White House, and other well-known sights. This evening, join an optional dinner at one of Washington’s favorite restaurants, followed by an illumination tour of the monuments.

Washington DC

Day
8

Your holiday ends this morning. You can also extend your holiday with extra nights and explore Washington DC further.

Things to note

Fall Foliage: Enjoy the colours of the New York and surrounding areas on our special fall foliage departures: 21 September and 28 September 2019 (if Mother Nature permits).

What's included

Tour only

From

£1,371 pp

Prefer to book your own flights and transfers? You have the freedom to do that with our Tour Only holiday option.

  • Services of a tour director
  • Selected meals
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Porterage

Tour with flights

From

£2,223 pp

Let us take care of everything. Our package option includes return flights from your chosen airport, plus overseas transfers to your hotel.

  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Selected meals
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes

Why book with us?

Other Holidays in this location