Eastern US and Canada Discovery


  • 14 days

  • Eastern USA

  • Steady pace

Tour : CU

Up to 10% off on 2020

From

£2,552 pp

Tour only

Based on 30th Aug 2019

From

£3,094 pp

Tour with flights & transfers

Based on London Heathrow

Overview

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This guided tour of Northeastern United States and Canada begins in New York City—the “Big Apple”—with a sightseeing tour of New York City’s most iconic spots, including the Empire State Building, China Town, and Broadway. Travel to Philadelphia to see the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, and visit the nation’s Capital, Washington, DC. You’ll see famous landmarks, including the Vietnam, Korean, and Lincoln Memorials. Snap photos in front of the White House, and enjoy free time to explore one of the many museums of the Smithsonian Institution. You’ll travel through the pastoral landscapes of Pennsylvania and visit a farm in the Amish countryside of Lancaster. Pass through the Appalachian Mountains to the border of New York and Ontario, Canada—to experience majestic Niagara Falls. Next, enjoy Lake Ontario, and travel through vineyards and farmland to arrive in the cosmopolitan city of Toronto. Visit Ottawa, the capital of Canada to see the Royal Canadian Mint, Arts Centre and state residences. From Montreal’s Notre Dame Cathedral, and the banks of the mighty Lawrence River, you’ll also enjoy fine sights and cuisine in the French-Canadian province of romantic Québec City.

Soak up the stunning scenery of Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Arrive in Boston to take in the sights, including the Old North Church, Boston Common, the Freedom Trail, and more, before boarding a harbour cruise to see the Bunker Hill Monument. Your guided tour of New England, New York, and Canada highlights the best of the Northeast with natural and historical discoveries.

Highlights

New York Welcome dinner; sightseeing with Local Guide

Philadelphia Visit the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall

Washington DC Sightseeing with Local Guide

Lancaster Visit and dinner with an Amish family

Niagara Falls Sightseeing cruise

Toronto Sightseeing

Ottawa Sightseeing with Local Guide

Montréal Sightseeing with Local Guide; visit to Notre Dame Basilica

Québec City Sightseeing with Local Guide; Montmorency Falls; special dinner on Ile d’Orléans in a restored flour mill

Franconia Notch State Park See the White Mountains

Boston Sightseeing including Old North Church; harbour cruise; local treat; farewell dinner

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Tour itinerary

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

Total meals included:

  • 13 breakfasts, 4 dinners

New York City

Day
1

Welcome to New York City! At 6 pm, meet your travelling companions for a welcome dinner. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.

Meals included:

  • Dinner

New York City-Philadelphia-Washington DC

Day
2

This morning on the included sightseeing tour with a Local Guide, visit Broadway, the Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, Chinatown, City Hall, Wall Street, and Trinity Church. Later, head to Philadelphia for included sightseeing focusing on the important buildings of this historic city, the “Birthplace of the Nation.” Visit major attractions, including the LIBERTY BELL. Continue south to Washington DC, the nation’s capital.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Washington DC

Day
3

This morning’s sightseeing features many of Washington DC’s famous landmarks, including the VIETNAM, KOREAN, 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 favourite restaurants, followed by an illumination tour of some of the city’s most beautiful monuments.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Washington DC-Lancaster

Day
4

Today we journey further through Pennsylvania to Lancaster, home to Amish and Mennonite communities whose religious faiths stress humility, family, community, simple living, and separation from the world. Tonight, visit an 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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Lancaster-Niagara Falls

Day
5

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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Niagara Falls-Toronto

Day
6

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. NOTE: Operation of the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favourable weather and/or river conditions. Favourable conditions usually exist from May to November. When conditions are unfavourable, a walking tour through the scenic tunnels will be substituted.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Toronto

Day
7

On today’s sightseeing, view Toronto’s two city halls, the Ontario legislature buildings, the university, and local neighbourhoods, 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. Tonight’s optional dinner outing includes a visit to the top of the famous CN Tower for great views of Toronto’s harbour and skyline.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Toronto-Ottawa

Day
8

Drive east into Ottawa, the country’s beautiful capital. On a guided tour, 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. Tonight, why not enjoy one of Ottawa’s many special restaurants.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Ottawa-Montréal

Day
9

Travel to Montréal, Canada’s second-largest city. 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. This afternoon is at leisure. Perhaps stroll through the underground shopping area of Place Ville-Marie or visit historic Old Montréal.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Montréal–Québec City

Day
10

Today, 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 centre 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?

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Québec City

Day
11

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 ILE D’ORLÉANS for a delightful dinner at a fine restaurant in a restored 17th-century flour mill.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Québec City-Franconia Notch State Park-Boston

Day
12

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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Boston

Day
13

Sightseeing focuses on the city’s most prominent landmarks. See Boston Common; the Old State House, OLD NORTH CHURCH, Freedom Trail; and Faneuil Hall, with a chance to browse in Quincy Market. Next, board a harbour CRUISE that takes you to see the Bunker Hill Monument. Later, enjoy a Boston favourite, an authentic Italian handmade CANNOLI. The remainder 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 neighbourhood.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Boston

Day
14

Your tour ends this morning with guests departing on individual schedules.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Things to note

Enjoy the spectacular fall colours of the Eastern U.S. and Canada on our special Fall Foliage departures: September 18 - October 11 (if Mother Nature permits).

Extend your tour and see even more

On selected tours you can extend your time at the beginning or end of your holiday. To book your holiday with an extension, call us on 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.

Post tour

+3 days New York City stay

Total meals included:

  • 3 breakfasts

New York City

Day
1

This morning, travel to New York City and enjoy a free evening to explore the vibrant city.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

New York City

Day
2

Your New York extension includes a scenic narrated skyline harbour CRUISE to see the city's famous landmarks. Also included, a visit to the famous ONE WORLD OBSERVATORY, poised on top of the tallest building in the western hemisphere providing dramatic panoramic views of the city and surrounding waters. During your free time, why not take advantage of our optional activities - perhaps a sightseeing trip, a visit to the Empire State Building, or a Broadway show. Your Local Host can help arrange these and other excursions, and offer useful shopping and dining tips as well.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

New York City

Day
3

The tour ends today with guests departing on individual schedules.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.

Total meals included:

  • 13 breakfasts, 4 dinners

ARRIVE IN NEW YORK CITY

Day
1

Welcome to New York City! At 5:30 pm, meet your traveling companions in the lobby of your hotel for an enjoyable stroll through the streets of New York on your way to a 6 pm welcome dinner at a local restaurant. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.

Meals included:

  • Dinner

NEW YORK CITY–PHILADELPHIA–WASHINGTON DC

Day
2

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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

WASHINGTON DC

Day
3

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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

WASHINGTON DC–LANCASTER

Day
4

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 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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

LANCASTER–NIAGARA FALLS

Day
5

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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

NIAGARA FALLS–TORONTO

Day
6

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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

TORONTO

Day
7

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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

TORONTO–OTTAWA

Day
8

Drive east into Ottawa, the country’s beautiful capital. Ottawa, located on the banks of the Ottawa River, offers a unique blend of culture, history, and outdoor beauty. Tonight, why not enjoy one of Ottawa’s many special restaurants.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

OTTAWA–MONTRÉAL

Day
9

This morning, enjoy a guided tour 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. The evening is at leisure, perhaps stroll through the underground shopping area of Place Ville-Marie or visit historic Old Montréal.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

MONTRÉAL–QUÉBEC CITY

Day
10

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. Then, 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?

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

QUÉBEC CITY

Day
11

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 ILE D’ORLÉANS for a delightful dinner at a fine restaurant in a restored 17th-century flour mill.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

QUÉBEC CITY–FRANCONIA NOTCH STATE PARK–BOSTON

Day
12

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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

BOSTON

Day
13

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 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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

BOSTON

Day
14

Your tour ends this morning with guests departing on individual schedules. For guests who would like to return to New York City, the motorcoach will return to the Sheraton New York Times Square at no additional cost. Transfers are not included to the New York area International Airports.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Things to note

  • Enjoy the spectacular fall colors of the Eastern U.S. and Canada on our special Fall Foliage departures: September 16-October 9 (if Mother Nature permits).

Extend your tour and see even more

On selected tours you can extend your time at the beginning or end of your holiday. To book your holiday with an extension, call us on 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.

Post tour

+3 days New York City Stay

Total meals included:

  • 3 breakfasts

NEW YORK CITY.

Day
1

This morning, travel to New York City and enjoy a free evening to explore the vibrant city.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

NEW YORK CITY.

Day
2

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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

NEW YORK CITY.

Day
3

The tour ends today with guests departing on individual schedules.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.

What's included

Tour only

From

£2,552 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
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Porterage

Tour with flights

From

£3,094 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
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes

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