Day 1: New York City. Welcome to the "Big Apple!" Enjoy time at leisure to relax or to do some independent exploring.
Day 2: New York City - Corning - Niagara Falls. Depart Manhattan, heading northwest across New Jersey through the Pocono Mountains and into upstate New York, arriving in Corning at midday. Late this afternoon, cross the border at Rainbow Bridge and proceed to the Canadian side of the Niagara River in the province of Ontario. Spend the next two nights in beautiful Niagara Falls. (Continental Breakfast)
Day 3: Niagara Falls. On this morning's sightseeing tour, behold the spectacular falls from Table Rock. Then, board the MAID OF THE MIST for amazing close-ups. Your afternoon is free, so why not hop aboard the "People Mover" (local transport) to visit attractions such as the Butterfly Conservatory, Great Gorge Adventure, Botanical Gardens, and Niagara Parks Greenhouse, or ride the aerial cable car. Tonight, join our optional fun-filled Canadian musical. This entertaining evening includes a 5-course dinner served family style.
Note: The operation of the Maid of the Mist cruise is subject to favorable weather and/or river conditions. When weather is unfavorable, a walking tour through the scenic tunnels will be substituted.
Day 4: Niagara Falls - Philadelphia. Head southeast through the Appalachian Mountains and into the Susquehanna River Valley. Then, on to the handsome city of Philadelphia for an overnight stay.
Day 5: Philadelphia - Washington DC Area. The "City of Brotherly Love" is also the birthplace of American Independence and is steeped in history. Our morning orientation tour focuses on the city's 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 followed by a tour of the city's most famous memorials.
Day 6: Washington DC Area. The nation's capital is a sightseeing treasure trove, and your half-day tour with a Local Guide features the Korean, Vietnam, and National WWII Memorials, Arlington National Cemetery, and other well-known sights. Stop for photos at the White House and Capitol Hill. The afternoon is free. Your Tour Director will suggest independent activities for exploring this fascinating city.
Day 7: Washington DC Area - New York City. This morning, drive to Newark International Airport for guests with homebound flights. Please schedule flights after 5:30 pm. For guests with flights out of Kennedy or LaGuardia International Airports, transfers are not included, and it is suggested to book flights after 7 pm. The trip ends in Manhattan in the late afternoon for those guests with extra nights.
* Sightseeing in New York City
* Niagara Falls, and Washington DC
* Orientation tour in Philadelphia
* Maid of the Mist cruise
* Arlington National Cemetery
* Korean and Vietnam War Veterans Memorials.
* Scenic Highlights: New York, Pocono Mountains, Niagara Falls, and Philadelphia.
* Inside visits and special features are shown in the description, including admission charges when applicable.
- Guides: Local Guides for city sightseeing in New York City and Washinton DC; services of a professional Tour Director.
- Meals: 1 continental breakfast
- Hotels - (F) First-Class (ST) Superior Tourist-Class (T) Tourist Class
NEW YORK CITY Hampton Inn Chelsea (ST), NIAGARA FALLS Michael's Inn (F), PHILADELPHIA Holiday Inn Historic District Philadelphia (F), WASHINGTON DC AREA Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria (F)
- Transportation: Private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.
Prices are based on double occupancy land only, prices vary on departure dates.
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