New York, Niagara Falls and Washington DC


  • 8 days

  • USA

  • Active pace

Tour : 8000

Save £200 on 2019 tours

Save up to 10% on 2020 departures

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From

£1,242 pp

Tour only

Based on 13th Mar 2020

From

£1,917 pp

Tour with flights & transfers

Based on London Heathrow

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Historic sites, thrilling cities, and awe-inspiring scenery…these are the perfect words to describe this East Coast tour featuring New York City, Niagara Falls, Philadelphia, and Washington DC. You’ll spend two nights each in New York City, Niagara Falls, and the Washington DC area, and an overnight in Philadelphia. You’ll also visit Corning, New York, once voted Most Fun Small Town in America.

On this affordable holiday, sightseeing or an orientation tour is included in each city. In New York City, see the major attractions, including Broadway, Wall Street, the Empire State Building, and more. In Philadelphia, see the historic landmarks. In Washington DC, visit Arlington National Cemetery, where John and Robert Kennedy are laid to rest; the Lincoln and National WWII Memorials; and the Washington Monument. Also enjoy photo stops at Capitol Hill and the White House.

This East Coast tour also features gorgeous scenery. Enjoy drives through the picturesque Poconos and through the beautiful Appalachian Mountains into the Susquehanna River Valley. But that’s not all...wait until you witness breathtaking Niagara Falls! Be sure to have your camera ready as you enjoy a sightseeing cruise past the world-famous falls. During your free time in Niagara Falls, perhaps visit the Butterfly Conservatory, Great Gorge Adventure, or Botanical Gardens, or ride the aerial cable car.

From the bustling cities to the majestic scenery, this East Coast tour is a great holiday for savvy travellers. You’re sure to arrive home with plenty of stories and photos to share.

Please note: Itinerary and description are based on the 2019 season. 2020 itineraries will be confirmed in June 2019.

Highlights

New York City Sightseeing with Local Guide

Niagara Falls Sightseeing cruise

Philadelphia Orientation tour

Washington DC Sightseeing with Local Guide; visit Arlington National Cemetery

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Save £200 per couple on 2019 dates for this tour: quote COSMOS200 when you book.

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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:

  • 2 breakfasts

New York City

Day
1

Welcome to the “Big Apple!” Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.

New York City

Day
2

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, Greenwich Village, 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.

Meals included:

  • Continental Breakfast

New York City - Corning - Niagara Falls

Day
3

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.

Niagara Falls

Day
4

This morning, enjoy a sightseeing excursion to Niagara Falls that includes a SIGHTSEEING CRUISE past the worldfamous 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.

Niagara Falls - Philadelphia

Day
5

Head southeast through the Appalachian Mountains and into the Susquehanna River Valley. Then, on to the handsome city of Philadelphia for an overnight stay.

Philadelphia - Washington DC area

Day
6

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.

Meals included:

  • Continental Breakfast

Washington DC area

Day
7

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. After, see the Lincoln and National WWII Memorials, Washington Monument, and 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.

Washington DC area

Day
8

Your tour ends this morning.

Things to note

Fall Foliage: Enjoy the fall colours of New York and surrounding areas on our special fall foliage departures: 5 September 2019 to 1 October 2019 (if Mother Nature permits).

Note: Operation of the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favourable weather and/or river conditions. When the weather is unfavourable, a walking tour through the scenic tunnels will be substituted.

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

No meals included

Washington DC - New York City

Day
1

Continue by coach into New York City and check into your hotel for the next two nights.

New York City

Day
2

Stay a little longer in the Big Apple and discover the sights this amazing city has to offer. During your free time in Manhattan, take advantage of several optional activities, such as a helicopter flight over the “City That Never Sleeps,” a ride up to the 86th floor of the Empire State Building, or a Manhattan harbor cruise. Your local host can help arrange these and other excursions, as well as offer useful shopping and dining tips.

New York City

Day
3

Your tour extension ends today.

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

Total meals included:

  • 2 breakfasts

New York City

Day
1

Welcome to the “Big Apple!” Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.

New York City

Day
2

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, Greenwich Village, 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.

Meals included:

  • Continental Breakfast

New York City - Corning - Niagara Falls

Day
3

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.

Niagara Falls

Day
4

This morning, enjoy a sightseeing excursion to Niagara Falls that includes a SIGHTSEEING CRUISE past the worldfamous 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.

Niagara Falls - Philadelphia

Day
5

Head southeast through the Appalachian Mountains and into the Susquehanna River Valley. Then, on to the handsome city of Philadelphia for an overnight stay.

Philadelphia - Washington DC area

Day
6

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.

Meals included:

  • Continental Breakfast

Washington DC area

Day
7

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. After, see the Lincoln and National WWII Memorials, Washington Monument, and 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.

Washington DC area

Day
8

Your tour ends this morning.

Things to note

Note: Operation of the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favourable weather and/or river conditions. When the weather is unfavourable, a walking tour through the scenic tunnels will be substituted.

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.

Pre Tour

+3 days New York city stay

No meals included

Washington DC - New York City

Day
1

Continue by coach into New York City and check into your hotel for the next two nights.

New York City

Day
2

Stay a little longer in the Big Apple and discover the sights this amazing city has to offer. During your free time in Manhattan, take advantage of several optional activities, such as a helicopter flight over the “City That Never Sleeps,” a ride up to the 86th floor of the Empire State Building, or a Manhattan harbor cruise. Your local host can help arrange these and other excursions, as well as offer useful shopping and dining tips.

New York City

Day
3

Your tour extension ends today.

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

What's included

Tour only

From

£1,242 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
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Porterage

Tour with flights

From

£1,917 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
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes

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