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Welcome to the “Big Apple!” Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.
New York City is one of the world’s most exciting cities, buzzing with atmosphere and packed with fascinating sights. On today’s guided sightseeing tour, see the major attractions—Broadway, the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, bustling Chinatown, City Hall, Wall Street, and Trinity Church. This evening, choose from the city’s many fine restaurants or maybe take in a Broadway show.
Depart Manhattan, heading across New Jersey through the Poconos and into upstate New York, arriving in Corning midday. Late this afternoon, cross the border to the Canadian side of the Niagara River in Ontario. Spend the next two nights in beautiful Niagara Falls.
This morning, enjoy a sightseeing excursion to Niagara Falls that includes a SIGHTSEEING CRUISE past the world-famous falls. Your afternoon is free, so consider visiting the Butterfly Conservatory, Great Gorge Adventure, Botanical Gardens, and Niagara Parks Greenhouse, or maybe ride the aerial cable car.
Operation of the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favorable weather and/or river conditions. When weather is unfavorable, a walking tour through the scenic tunnels will be substituted.
Head southeast through the Appalachian Mountains and into the Susquehanna River Valley. Then, on to the handsome city of Philadelphia for an overnight stay.
The birthplace of American independence, the “City of Brotherly Love” is steeped in history. Your morning orientation tour focuses on the historic landmarks, then on to the U.S. capital and seat of government, Washington DC, for a 2-night stay. Later, join the optional outing, featuring dinner and a tour of the city’s most famous monuments and memorials.
The nation’s capital is a sightseeing treasure trove, and your half-day tour with a Local Guide features a visit to ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY to see the graves of American heroes, including those of John and Robert Kennedy. See the Lincoln and National WWII Memorials, Washington Monument, with photo stops at Capitol Hill, the White House, and other well-known sights. The afternoon is free. Your Tour Director will make suggestions for independent exploration.
Continue by motorcoach into New York City and check into your hotel for the next two nights.
The “Big Apple beckons. Stay a little longer in the Big Apple and discover the sights this amazing city has to offer. New York has it all, from Broadway shows to museums, shopping and great restaurants. Your local host will be available to help you with additional sightseeing plans as well as give shopping and dining suggestions.
Your vacation ends this morning.
It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.
Centrally located, the Fairfield Inn & Suites offers on onsite bar, free Wi-Fi, a fitness center, and complimentary buffet breakfast.
This resort-style Niagara Falls hotel is just one and a quarter mile from one of the world's natural wonders-Niagara Falls and is central to the Niagara Falls Entertainment district.
Located in the historic Old City district of Philadelphia and offering all the comforts of modern life in the birthplace of America including free Wi-Fi, a local shuttle, and a complimentary breakfast buffet.
Walk outside the hotel and be at historic Old Town in minutes. Visit the many art galleries, antique shops and boutiques of Alexandria's King Street. Plan a visit to George Washington's Mount Vernon or the MGM Grand National Harbor casino.
Our expert Tour Directors help you get the most out of every place you visit - and have a 96% customer satisfaction rating.
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We are a member of ABTA and our flight-inclusive holidays are protected by ATOL. If your holiday is cancelled for any reason, you’ll receive a full refund.