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East Coast USA and Canada

15 Days Tour from £2,889 per Person Including Flights

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Overview

America and Canada's principal eastern metropolises meet on this multi-city break featuring New York City, Boston, D.C., Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City – with Niagara Falls fusing the two. It's Insider moments like… sleeping in the setting of historic events at Boston's elegant Omni Parker House. Dating back to 1855, JFK proposed to Jackie O at the hotel, Malcolm X and Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh worked there, and Boston Cream Pie was invented in its kitchens. The intriguing politics of Washington, D.C. are explained by an expert we know in the capital who shows you the key sights and shares the secrets of the city's powerful players. We also meet locals in Montreal and Quebec City, each adding a personal spin to their home cities.

Book & Pay for your holiday by the 29th January 2015 and Save £368 per couple off the prices in the panel.

13 night tour begins & ends New York: 1 night New York; 2 nights Washington D.C; 1 night Amish Country; 2 nights Niagara Falls; 1 night Toronto; 1 night Ottawa; 1 night Montreal; 2 nights Quebec City; 2 nights Boston.

Itinerary shown is for 2015 departures, please call us for 2014 details and prices.

 

 

Details

Day 1 FLY TO NEW YORK CITY

Welcome to New York! Check into your hotel and head out on your own for an afternoon of discovering New York City. Grab a slice of pizza or a hot dog from a street vendor, browse the high-end shops or just relax at your hotel. At 5:30 p.m. meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception. (Welcome Reception)

Hotel: New York Marriott East Side 

Day 2 NEW YORK – PHILADELPHIA – WASHINGTON, D.C. (2 NIGHTS)

Take a bite out of the Big Apple on an orientation tour of the city. View the towering Empire State Building, pulsating Times Square and grand Central Park. Travel on to the City of Brotherly Love and visit the Liberty Bell Center. View Independence Hall, site of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, before travelling on to Washington, D.C., the nation's capital. This evening enjoy a dinner in the capital city. (Full Breakfast / Dinner)

Hotel: Capital Hilton

Day 3 WASHINGTON, D.C. SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Immerse yourself in the proud heritage of a nation today as you view the White House, the U.S. Capitol Building, the Lincoln Memorial, the World War II and Vietnam War memorials with a Local Expert. Enjoy the remainder of the day on your own—perhaps visit one of the Smithsonian's museums or galleries or take a stroll around Dupont Circle. (Full Breakfast)

Hotel: Capital Hilton

Day 4 WASHINGTON, D.C. – LANCASTER COUNTY/AMISH COUNTRY

Roll back in time to explore the rural back roads of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County with a Local Expert. Learn about the traditional agricultural lifestyle of the Amish and the Mennonites, who live much the same as they did when they first settled here over 200 years ago. Arrive at your hotel, an historic preservation in the heart of Amish Country. Tonight, after a hearty dinner, practice preparing whoopie pies, a delicious Local Specialty, for your dessert. (Full Breakfast / Dinner)

Hotel: The Inn at Leola Village

Day 5 LANCASTER COUNTY – NIAGARA FALLS (2 NIGHTS)

Depart Lancaster County and journey across Pennsylvania into the eastern corner of New York. Stop at the Corning Museum of Glass, a Local Specialty, where centuries of both ancient and contemporary glassware are on display. Marvel at the beautiful sculptures and learn about the amazing discoveries from their scientific research department. Arrive in Canada at the majestic Niagara Falls. (Full Breakfast)

Hotel: Hilton Hotel & Suites Niagara Falls/Fallsview

Day 6 NIAGARA FALLS SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

After soaking up the panoramic views and thunderous roar of the falls, set out on an exhilarating boat ride to the base of spectacular Horseshoe Falls. Enjoy some free time to explore on your own before travelling on to the picturesque community of Niagara-on-the-Lake. This evening, visit a family-owned winery for an exclusive tour and tasting of their award-winning wines, including ice wine, a specialty to the region and a drink that can only be produced in a few other areas of the world. Later, relax at a Be My Guest dinner with bucolic views of the vineyard. (Full Breakfast / Be My Guest Dining)

Hotel: Hilton Hotel & Suites Niagara Falls/Fallsview

Day 7 NIAGARA FALLS – TORONTO

Arrive on the shores of the Great Lake Ontario and cosmopolitan Toronto today and set out for an orientation tour of the city. There is time to explore on your own this afternoon or even set out for an optional tour of the CN Tower. (Full Breakfast)

Hotel: Sheraton Centre Toronto

Day 8 TORONTO – OTTAWA

Travel to Ottawa, Canada's stately capital. Enjoy an introductory tour of the city, including the elegant buildings of Parliament Hill; Rideau Hall, the residence of the Governor General of Canada and the beautiful downtown galleries and museums. (Full Breakfast)

Hotel: Sheraton Ottawa

Day 9 OTTAWA – MONTREAL

Today takes you from Canada's administrative capital to the cultural heart of French Canada and the largest French speaking city outside of France. This evening, enjoy a dinner at a restaurant in charming Old Montreal. (Full Breakfast / Dinner)

Hotel: Le Centre Sheraton Montreal

Day 10 MONTREAL – QUEBEC CITY (2 NIGHTS)

Your Local Expert introduces you to the pleasures of Montreal, including the spectacular Notre-Dame Basilica, the colorful port area and Place Jacques-Cartier, epicenter of the old city. Stop at Mount Royal for a panoramic view, and then wind your way along the beautiful St. Lawrence River to the fortified walls of Quebec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (Full Breakfast / Dinner)

Hotel: Hilton Quebec

Day 11 QUEBEC CITY SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Explore Quebec City's winding streets and historic sites with your Local Expert. Learn about the city's French and English military past at the fortified Citadel and the Plains of Abraham, the site of a major colonial battle. This afternoon, perhaps visit a gallery, take a carriage ride through the cobblestone streets or simply relax at a cafe. (Full Breakfast)

Hotel: Hilton Quebec

Day 12 QUEBEC CITY – FRANCONIA NOTCH – BOSTON (2 NIGHTS)

Leave the birthplace of French Canada and cross back into the United States. Traverse New Hampshire on your way to Franconia Notch in the heart of the White Mountains. As you make your way through forests of sugar maple and white birch, watch for the black bear, moose and deer that call this area home. Arrive in Boston at your hotel. (Full Breakfast)

Hotel: Omni Parker House

Day 13 BOSTON SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Discover Boston's rich history, from the Old North Church to Boston Harbor—site of the famous Tea Party—and along the Freedom Trail. This afternoon, continue your exploration as you please—visit the bar that inspired the TV show Cheers or explore the lovely Public Gardens. This evening, toast your holiday and your newfound friends at a Farewell Dinner. (Full Breakfast / Farewell Dinner)

Hotel: Omni Parker House

Day 14 BOSTON – NEWPORT – DEPART NEW YORK CITY

Once the summer home of the Vanderbilts, Astors and Carnegies, the “captains of industry,” the seaside town of Newport now offers history aficionados a wealth of stunning architectural landmarks. See the rows of mansions along Ocean Drive before returning to New York. A transfer is provided to New York JFK International Airport and to the New York Marriott East Side hotel for those extending their stay. (Full Breakfast)

Please do not schedule any flights before 7:00pm

Day 15 Arrive home

What's Included

  • Return transatlantic flights
  • Porterage of one Bag per person


Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tours of Washington, D.C., Montreal, Quebec City and Boston.
  • Orientation tours of New York City, Toronto and Ottawa.
  • Visit Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake and Lancaster County.
  • Scenic Drive along Ocean Drive in Newport.

Dining Highlights

  • Welcome Reception with light appetizers.
  • 13 full breakfasts.
  • 6 dinners (including Be My Guest, 4 three course dinners and Farewell Dinner).

First Class Highlights

  • 13 nights First Class accommodation.
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included.
  • Airport transfers in America are provided on day 1 & 14 of your guided holiday from/to JFK Airport.
  • Audio Headsets are provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences.
  • A travel wallet with your documentation.

 

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THU 6ºC
FRI 4ºC
SAT 4ºC
SUN 5ºC
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Average Temperature (Celsius) Average Rainfall (Inches)

Jan
6ºC
3
Feb
7ºC
2
Mar
10ºC
4
Apr
16ºC
4
May
21ºC
4
Jun
26ºC
4
Jul
29ºC
4
Aug
28ºC
4
Sep
25ºC
4
Oct
19ºC
4
Nov
13ºC
3
Dec
8ºC
3

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