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Welcome to New York City! At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.
This morning on the included orientation tour with a Local Guide, visit Broadway, the Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, Chinatown, and City Hall. Later, head to Philadelphia for an orientation tour focusing on the important buildings of this historic city, the “Birthplace of the Nation.” During your free time, you may want to visit the Liberty Bell, the National Constitution Center, or enjoy lunch and shopping at the Bourse Market. Later, continue south to Washington DC, the nation’s capital.
This morning’s sightseeing features many of Washington DC’s famous landmarks, including the VIETNAM and KOREAN WAR VETERANS and LINCOLN MEMORIALS. Also, stop for photos at the White House and Capitol Hill. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure or visit the many museums of the Smithsonian Institution. Join us for an optional dinner tonight at one of Washington’s favorite restaurants, followed by an illumination tour of some of the city’s most beautiful monuments.
Today we journey further through Pennsylvania to Lancaster, home to Amish and Mennonite communities whose religious faiths stress humility, family, community, and simple living. Tonight, visit an LF AMISH FAMILY and their farm, where you will learn more about their faith, culture, and traditional way of life that excludes the use of modern conveniences, such as electricity and telephones. You’ll have the chance to visit the barn, see their miniature horses, learn about their homemade quilts and crafts, and enjoy a delicious dinner.
Today travel north through the rolling Appalachian Mountains and enter New York State. Cross the border into Canada for magnificent Niagara Falls. Enjoy an evening at leisure.
This morning, you may opt to take the optional helicopter flight over the falls. Then board a Niagara Falls sightseeing CRUISE for a thrilling boat ride to view the thundering falls from river level. Later, drive around the “Golden Horseshoe” of Lake Ontario and through vineyards and rich farmlands to Toronto, the cosmopolitan provincial capital. Tonight’s optional dinner outing includes a visit to the top of the famous CN Tower for great views of Toronto’s harbor and skyline.
NOTE:Operation of the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favorable weather and/or river conditions. Favorable conditions usually exist from May to October. When conditions are unfavorable, a walking tour through the scenic tunnels will be substituted.
On today’s sightseeing with a Local Guide, view Toronto’s two city halls, the Ontario legislature buildings, the university, and local neighborhoods, including Chinatown. The balance of the day is free, and your Tour Director will have plenty of suggestions for things to do and see in Canada’s largest city.
Drive east to Canada’s beautiful capital, Ottawa. Located on the banks of the Ottawa River, Ottawa offers a unique blend of culture, history, and outdoor beauty. Tonight, why not enjoy one of Ottawa’s many special restaurants.
This morning, enjoy a tour with a Local Guide to see Ottawa in-depth. You’ll see the Canadian Mint, residences of the Governor General and Prime Minister, the hexagonal National Arts Centre, Parliament Hill, the Rideau Canal, and the stately residences. Later, travel to Montréal, Canada’s second-largest city. This evening is at leisure, perhaps stroll through the underground shopping area of Place Ville-Marie or visit historic Old Montréal.
Today, sightseeing with a Local Guide includes NOTRE DAME BASILICA, the Old Seminary of St. Sulpice, and a drive to the top of Mount Royal to enjoy a panoramic view of the city. Continue east to Québec City and spend the next two nights in this romantic city located on the banks of the mighty St. Lawrence River. Until the British victory of 1759, Old Québec was the center of New France, and today is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This evening, why not enjoy regional French cuisine with dinner in Old Town Québec?
Join your Local Guide this morning for an included tour of Québec City, Canada’s only walled city, including the Place d’Armes, ancient Place Royale, and the Plains of Abraham. The balance of the day is free for independent sightseeing. Tonight’s included dinner outing takes you to MONTMORENCY FALLS and over to LF ILE D’ORLÉANS for a delightful dinner at a fine restaurant in a restored 17th-century flour mill.
Journey south and capture inspiring views of one of nature’s true masterpieces as the green carpet panorama blends to the grandeur of mountain scenery in northern Vermont, which is blessed with innumerable forests and lakes. Then, through New Hampshire to the majestic beauty of FRANCONIA NOTCH STATE PARK in the scenic White Mountains. Next, pass New Hampshire’s state capitol dome at Concord and continue to Boston. This evening is at leisure.
This morning, a sightseeing tour focuses on the city’s most prominent landmarks of the Freedom Trail. See Boston Common, the Old State House and the Old North Church, and Faneuil Hall. Next, board a harbor CRUISE that takes you to see the Bunker Hill Monument. Later, enjoy a Boston favorite, an authentic Italian handmade LF CANNOLI. Balance of the day is at your leisure. Tonight, join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner at a local restaurant in the famed North End neighborhood.
This morning, travel to New York City and enjoy a free evening to explore the vibrant city.
Your New York extension includes a scenic narrated skyline harbor CRUISE to see the city’s famous landmarks. During your free time, why not take advantage of our optional activities—visit Top of the Rock for sweeping views of Manhattan or enjoy a Broadway show. Your Local Host can help arrange these and other excursions, and offer useful shopping and dining tips as well.
The tour ends today with guests departing on individual schedules.
It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.
Ideally located near Times Square between 52nd & 53rd Streets, the hotel recently underwent a $160 million dollar renovation to all guest rooms as well as the public spaces. This full service hotel offers a fitness center, business center, concierge desk, theater ticket desk, gift shop, Link@Sheraton, restaurant, and lounge.
Located two blocks from the White House and within closing walking distance to downtown attractions, shopping and restaurants, this hotel is a perfect location for your visit to DC. The hotel features a lobby lounge, full service restaurant, gift shop, ATM, concierge, premier health club and full service day spa. This hotel is 100% non-smoking.
The Cork Factory Hotel at Urban Place is ideally situated in the historic City of Lancaster and has been meticulously preserved to retain its original, historic spirit. Once the home of a 19th century cork manufacturing giant, it has been converted into a luxury boutique hotel and restaurant. Encompassed by the factory's original brick interior walls and exposed wood ceilings, you'll stay in beautifully converted guest rooms, while enjoying the location - only minutes away from Lancaster's downtown galleries, boutiques, Central Market, Lancaster County Convention Center, and Franklin & Marshall College. A short drive out of the city will engulf you in the heart of Lancaster County's Amish country. This distinctive downtown hotel is guaranteed to be as memorable as your visit to Lancaster, itself.
This hotel is located just two blocks from Horseshoe Falls and American Falls in Niagara Falls. With location-inspired architecture, the resort presents a luxurious, full service experience.
The Westin Harbour Castle Toronto Hotel is located on the vibrant waterfront of Lake Ontario and within short walking distance to the theatre and entertainment districts. The hotel features two restaurants, a lounge, coffee bar, full service fitness center and spa, as well as full service concierge services. This Four diamond property is a landmark downtown Toronto Hotel.
One of Ottawa's finest hotels and ideally located in the heart of downtown Ottawa. The hotel features 355 well-appointed guestrooms, and is perfectly located in the heart of Ottawa within walking distance of the Rideau Canal, Parliament Hill, Confederation Park, and many museums.
Located in the heart of downtown Montreal, Quebec, Canada, the Delta Montreal soars above President Kennedy Avenue, showcasing unique Canadian artwork in the lobby, a wealth of superior amenities, and exceptionally comfortable accommodations. The Delta Montreal features 456 guestrooms with angular layouts that lend a spacious feel. Sleek, dark mahogany furniture complements earth-toned carpets and draperies, and all rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows, and plush bedding. All of this is topped off with fantastic dining options and world-class service.
The hotel features The Bistro Bar, a health club, outdoor heated pool, and an outdoor terrace. Guestrooms are equipped with air-conditioning, coffee maker, iron/ironing board, hairdryer, and cable TV.
Sheraton Boston is a 1220 room hotel located just four miles from the Boston Logan Airport in Back Bay Boston. Rooms have fantastic views of the Charles River or Historic Back Bay. Enjoy indoor access to shopping and restaurants at the Prudential Center or Copley Place, both connected to the Sheraton Boston. The hotel has an Indoor/Outdoor saline heated swimming pool. Enjoy local New England fare at the Side Bar & Grille or a coffee at the Starbucks in the lobby.
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