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Great Eastern Cities

7 Nights Tour from £1,229 per Person Including Flights

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Overview

The Great Eastern Cities tour takes you on a scenic journey to some of the USA’s most notable and inspiring locations, from significant historic settings to breath-taking natural wonders. After a two-night stay in Manhattan, you’ll make your way across Finger Lakes Country to Niagara Falls for incredible views of this notable landmark. From here, you’ll spend time in Amish Country and visit the Gettysburg National Military Park before reaching Washington, D.C. for a sightseeing tour of the nation’s capital. Journey to Philadelphia to witness the site of the Declaration of Independence before returning to New York for the end of your trip.

Highlights:

  • Begin your trip with a sightseeing tour of New York City
  • Visit the iconic Niagara Falls via the beautiful Finger Lakes District
  • Spend time in Amish Country followed by a visit to the historic Gettysburg National Military Park
  • Take a comprehensive sightseeing tour of the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C.
  • Witness the key attractions of Philadelphia, including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall

The maximum altitude on this tour will be 619 Feet/189 Metres.

Details

Day 1-2

New York

Arrive in New York and transfer to your hotel – in the afternoon, meet with your tour guide. On day two, take part in a city sightseeing tour which will include some of the most famous attractions the city has to offer. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to make the most of the many delights of the city, from its museums and galleries to the Rockefeller Center, Central Park, and numerous cafés and restaurants. Alternatively, you may want to partake in a Manhattan Helicopter Tour (optional).

Overnight: The Lexington New York

Day 3

New York – Niagara Falls

Drive across New York State today through the Finger Lakes Country, towards the Canadian border to reach one of the world’s natural wonders – Niagara Falls. Enjoy a wine tasting session at Watkins Glen, located on the shores of Lake Seneca, before spending the evening at the romantic Niagara Falls.

Overnight: Best Western Cairn Croft

Day 4

Niagara Falls – Amish Country

This morning offers some free time to explore the falls for yourself, perhaps taking a ride on the Maid of the Mist (optional) or strolling along Table Rock to see the Horseshoe Falls. There’s an optional trip to Skylon Tower for lunch at the revolving restaurant if you’d like to join, where you’ll dine on delicious food whilst overlooking the incredible surrounding scenery. Leave Niagara and move on to Pennsylvania Dutch Country, also known as Amish Country, where you’ll spend the night.

Overnight: Holiday Inn York

Day 5

Amish Country – Gettysburg – Washington, D.C.

Journey through the Appalachian Mountains this morning alongside the Susquehanna River – the longest river on the American East Coast. You’ll visit the historic Gettsyburg Civil War National Battleground, the site of the largest battle ever fought on American soil and the setting for President Lincoln’s famous address in 1863. Afterwards, continue on to the nation’s capital of Washington, D.C. where you’ll take part in a memorable evening tour and dinner in Georgetown (optional).

Overnight: DoubleTree Washington Silver Spring

Day 6

Washington, D.C.

Embark on a city tour of Washington, D.C. this morning, including the top highlights of the area such as the Lincoln Memorial, Supreme Court, U.S. Capitol Building and the White House. The rest of the day can be spent exploring some of the museums or perhaps with a stroll along the Potamac River.

Overnight: DoubleTree Washington Silver Spring

Day 7

Washington, D.C. – Philadelphia

Continue your journey to Philadelphia this morning, the ‘City of Brotherly Love’ and the site of the Declaration of Independence. Here you’ll visit the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall on a comprehensive city tour. In the evening, there will be an optional dinner at one of the city’s best loved venues for a classic Philly cheese steak.

Overnight: Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown

Day 8

Philadelphia – New York

Today is the final day of your trip – make your way to New York for your departing flight. Your tour guide will review flight schedules with you to ensure timely drop-offs at the appropriate airports.

 

What’s Included

  • International flights
  • Internal travel: Motorcoach
  • Hotels (7 nights)
  • City tour of New York, Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia; Wine tasting in the Finger Lakes District; Tour of Gettysburg National Military Park
  • Tour guide throughout

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

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