Eastern USA and Canada

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Price per person
from £2,718

Price based on
London Heathrow
29th Aug 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 17 days

  • Eastern USA

  • Steady pace

  • Classic escorted tours

Colonial history meets big city sights on this compelling East Coast tour. Discover Boston and Philadelphia and learn about the foundation of American freedom, experience the grandeur of Washington DC’s monuments and explore the delights of New York City. Travel through scenic mountains, soak up the fiery spirit of French Canada, and taste maple syrup at a sugar shack in Quebec on this lively tour of North America’s eastern states.

At a glance


  • Manhattan sightseeing See some of the world’s greatest and most iconic attractions.
  • Boston Explore this historic city founded by the Puritan settlers.
  • Quebec City Wander the impressive historic districts of UNESCO-protected Old Quebec.
  • Lake Ontario Travel around its west side through rich farmlands and vineyards.
  • Niagara Falls Feel the cool mist on your cheek from this thundering natural spectacle.
  • Lincoln Memorial Climb the steps of this neoclassical tribute to the 16th president of the United States.

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Single share option
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Read more about our VIP home pick-up service.

Single Share available

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.

Customer Reviews

Interesting places. Tour guides excellent with exceptional knowledge and fun....

11th June 2018
Alan

Interesting places. Tour guides excellent with exceptional knowledge and fun. Effortless touring everything taken care of. Home pick-up really helpful and makes travelling stress free.

excellent service, well organised & professional...

20th October 2017
Trusted Customer

excellent service, well organised & professional

Overview

Colonial history meets big city sights on this compelling East Coast tour. Discover Boston and Philadelphia and learn about the foundation of American freedom, experience the grandeur of Washington DC’s monuments and explore the delights of New York City. Travel through scenic mountains, soak up the fiery spirit of French Canada, and taste maple syrup at a sugar shack in Quebec on this lively tour of North America’s eastern states.

No meals included

UK - New York

Day
1

Fly to New York where you will transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay.

New York City - Boston

Day
2

This morning explore the 'Big Apple', one of the world's most exciting cities. On today's guided sightseeing see New York City's major attractions, including the Empire State Building, Broadway, Greenwich Village, Chinatown and Trinity Church. Afterwards, head for Boston, the 'Cradle of American Liberty'. An elegant city, which combines early colonial history with modern innovation, Boston has many historic landmarks which reflect the important part it has played in the United States' history.

Boston

Day
3

Enjoy a guided sightseeing morning tour of Boston, see Faneuil Hall, the Old North Church and Boston Common. This afternoon is free, so why not visit Copley Square, Chinatown or the Museum of Fine Arts?

Boston - Quebec City area

Day
4

Experience a journey through New Hampshire, passing the state's Capital Dome at Concord and the scenic White Mountains. Capture inspiring views of mountain scenery, vast forests and innumerable lakes on the drive through Vermont. Continue to the Canadian border, where you will notice a change in language and tradition as you enter the French-Canadian province of Quebec.

Quebec City area

Day
5

Today starts with a guided tour of North America's only walled city, crowned by the great turrets of the Chateau Frontenac. Until the British victory of 1759, Old Quebec was the centre of 'New France', and has now been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Within the walls are the Place d'Armes, the Laval Seminary, the star-plan Citadelle and the ancient Place Royale. Also see the old-world houses crowding the narrow streets in Lower Town by the St Lawrence River and the historic Plains of Abraham. The afternoon and evening are at leisure to explore further or relax.

Quebec City area - Montreal

Day
6

Today drive to the cosmopolitan city of Montreal. Major attractions on this afternoon's guided sightseeing tour include modern and Old Montreal, St Joseph's Oratory and a photo stop at the top of Mount Royal.

Montreal - Ottawa

Day
7

Travel to Canada's beautiful capital Ottawa, situated on the Ottawa River. Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of the city beginning on Parliament Hill with its gothic buildings. See the Governor General's official residence, the National Arts Centre, the stately residences and embassies. The afternoon is at leisure so perhaps take the opportunity to visit the Canadian Museum of History or Byward Market.

Ottawa - Kingston - Toronto

Day
8

Follow the route of the Rideau Canal south to the amazing St Lawrence Islands National Park and enjoy an included scenic cruise along the St Lawrence River, past wooded islands with beautiful summer homes. Make a short stop in the historic city of Kingston, before heading on to Toronto, Ontario's capital and Canada's largest city.

Toronto

Day
9

The 1,815-feet high CN Tower, one of the tallest towers in the world, is just one of Toronto's stunning architectural highlights. Others include the New City Hall Plaza, the downtown banking district and the ultra-modern Roger's Centre. The remainder of the day is free to explore other sights. Tonight, why not join an optional excursion for dinner at the top of the soaring CN Tower?

Toronto - Niagara Falls

Day
10

Travel around the west end of Lake Ontario, through rich farmlands and vineyards to one of the world's most amazing natural wonders, Niagara Falls. Your included sightseeing offers spectacular views of the Falls from scenic points along the edge of the gorge, and from the decks of your sightseeing cruise where you will experience the thundering columns of water up close! Your overnight stay is in Niagara Falls.

Niagara Falls - Lancaster

Day
11

Leave Canada today and head through the Appalachian Mountains and along a portion of the winding Susquehanna River, into rich Pennsylvania Dutch farm country. This is an area populated by 17th and 18th century settlers from Germany, who retain many elements of their traditional culture. Overnight in Lancaster County.

Lancaster - Washington DC area

Day
12

Lancaster County is the home of the Amish and Mennonite sects. This morning stop at the Amish Farm and House where a local guide explains the faith and way of life of these people whose tradition forbids the use of electricity or telephones in the home. Continue to Washington DC for an afternoon arrival.

Washington DC area

Day
13

A full day to explore the world's most influential and powerful capital city. Your guided sightseeing includes a visit to Arlington National Cemetery to see the graves of American heroes, including those of Robert and John F Kennedy. After, visit the Lincoln Memorial and there are photo stops at Capitol Hill and the White House. This afternoon is free so why not visit historic Union Station for lunch?

Washington DC area - Philadelphia

Day
14

Travel north this morning to Philadelphia for included sightseeing focusing on the important buildings of this historic city, the birthplace of the nation and the steps of the Museum of Art where Rocky was filmed. See the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.

Philadelphia - New York City

Day
15

This morning, leave for New York City where the evening is at leisure.

New York - UK

Day
16

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK, or extend your stay in New York.

Home landing in the UK

Day
17

Things to note

Autumn Foliage: Enjoy the spectacular colours of the north-eastern states and Ontario. Weather permitting, the best time historically to see the autumn foliage is on departures between 7 September - 7 October

Hotels

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.

New York - Skyline Hotel

This hotel is located in the Clinton/Hell’s Kitchen District, which has world famous restaurants. Also, Times Square and the Theatre District are within 15 minutes' walk from the Skyline Hotel. The 50th Street Subway Station is close to The Skyline and provides access to the attractions of Manhattan.

  • Location

    725 10th Ave, New York, NY 10019, USA

  • Facilities

    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre
    • Concierge
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge

The rooms of the Ramada by Wyndham Boston are equipped with free WiFi, cable TV and a coffee maker. 

This property is 5 minutes walk from the beach. Located just off I-93 and 5 miles from Boston Common, this Ramada by Wyndham features an outdoor saltwater pool. Free shuttle service is offered to/from the airport and subway station.

  • Location

    800 Morrissey Boulevard, Dorchester, Boston, MA 02122, USA

  • Facilities

    • Swimming pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • ATM/cash machine on site

Quebec City area - Hotel Lindbergh

It is located in Sainte-Foy-Sillery-Cap-Rouge and is within a 10-minute walk of Laurier Quebec, Place de la Cite and University Laval Hospital. Hotel Lindbergh is a very modern and eco friendly hotel that offers a 24hour front desk service for their guests.

  • Location

    2825 Boulevard Laurier, Québec, QC G1V 2L9, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Wifi available
    • Swimming Pool
    • 24 hour front desk service

Montreal Best Western Ville Marie

Just steps from popular Mount Royal Park and offering easy access to many downtown Montreal attractions, this hotel features a business centre, fitness centre and free in-room WiFi. A flat-screen cable TV is featured in all rooms. A refrigerator and coffee machine are also included.

  • Location

    3407 rue Peel, H3A 1W7 Montréal, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Fitness centre

Ottawa - The Cartier Place Suite Hotel

This hotel is only a short walk from Parliament Hill and City Hall. It also has its own private outdoor garden as well as rooms with balconies that look over the beautiful Rideau Canal or the wonderful city views. The staff are always willing to help to make your stay as special as possible.

  • Location

    180 Cooper St, Ottawa, ON K2P 2L5, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Wifi available
    • Swimming Pool
    • Bar/ Lounge
    • Fitness Centre

Toronto - Chelsea Hotel

All rooms at the Chelsea Hotel Toronto provide free WiFi and an LCD TV with cable channels. Some open out on to a balcony. Within 350 yards of College Subway Station, this hotel features on-site dining, a fitness centre and 2 indoor pools. The Toronto Eaton Centre is 650 yards away.

  • Location

    33 Gerrard Street West, M5G 1Z4 Toronto, Canada

     

  • Facilities

    • Indoor swimming pool
    • Sauna
    • Fitness centre

Niagara Falls Best Western Plus Cairn Croft

Best Western Plus Cairn Croft Hotel features an enclosed courtyard with flowering gardens and an indoor pool. Guests can relax with a drink from the poolside Bourbon Street Bistro. Less than 3.1 miles from the stunning Niagara Falls and attractions such as the Fallsview Casino, this Ontario hotel offers an enjoyable pool courtyard as well as a variety of on-site dining options.

  • Location

    6400 Lundy's Lane, L2G 1T6 Niagara Falls, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Gift shop
    • Safety deposit box
    • Indoor swimming pool

Lancaster - Heritage Hotel

The Heritage Hotel allows for a very comfotable and relaxing environment. The historic down town and the tourism centres are just a few minutes walk away from the hotel.

  • Location

    500 Centerville Rd, Lancaster, PA 17601, USA

  • Facilities

    • Wifi available
    • Fitness Centre
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Swimming Pool

Washington DC - Holiday Inn Alexandria Carlyle

Enjoy the wood furnished rooms complete with cable tv and ensuite bathrooms with complementery toiletries. Relax in the large indoor heated pool or in the locations Dutch Lounge.

  • Location

    2460 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and bar
    • Wifi available
    • Room service available
    • Indoor Pool
    • Fitness centre

Philadelphia Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District

Every room at the Wyndham Philadelphia comes with a flat-screen TV, work desk and complimentary toiletries.

  • Location

    400 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

    Located 0.7 miles from the Philadelphia Convention Centre, Wyndham Philadelphia-Historic District offers a seasonal rooftop pool and an onsite restaurant. Liberty Bell is 550 yards away while Independence Hall is 700 yards away.

     

     

  • Facilities

    • Gift shop
    • Safety deposit box
    • Newspapers
    • Room service
    • Indoor swimming pool

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