Great Eastern Cities
Value Escorted Tour
NEW YORK | NIAGARA FALLS | AMISH COUNTRY | WASHINGTON D.C | PHILADELPHIA
Discover the bright lights of New York city, see the mighty Niagara Falls, visit Amish Country in Pennsylvania and learn about American politics and history with stays in Washington D.C and Philadelphia; explore these great eastern cities first-hand.
- Become a part of the hustle and bustle of Manhattan with a morning tour of its many iconic sites, including Times Square
- Walk the hallowed grounds of Gettysburg, the most decisive battle the American Civil War
- See the seats of power of American Government with a grand city tour of Washington, D.C.
- Explore the birthplace of America in Philadelphia by seeing where it all started at Independence Hall and capturing a glimpse of the iconic Liberty Bell
Great Eastern Cities
Day 1 : Arrive New York
Arrive in New York, the city that never sleeps, and transfer independently to your hotel, where you will meet your Tour Director.
Hotel for 2 nights: The Dylan Hotel
Day 2 : New York
This morning enjoy a city tour of New York which includes some of the most famous sights of Manhattan. Catch glimpses of the famous skyline as you absorb the bustle and energy of the Big Apple. The rest of today is at leisure. Your Tour Director will assist you in making plans. May we suggest a stroll through Central Park, a bird’s eye view on a Manhattan Helicopter Tour (optional), or re-enact history with a kiss in Times Square. Bring your camera!
Day 3 : New York – Niagara Falls
Today, drive across New York state through the Finger Lakes Country and towards the Canadian border, arriving at one of the world’s natural wonders, breathtaking Niagara Falls. Indulge in a spot of wine-tasting at Watkins Glen, on the shores of Lake Seneca, named for the Seneca Indian Nation. Spend the evening at the romantic Niagara Falls.
Hotel: Best Western Cairn Croft
Day 4 : Niagara Falls – Amish Country
This morning you will have time to explore the Falls. Perhaps take a ride aboard Hornblower Cruises along the base of the falls followed by lunch overlooking the falls (optional), or stroll along Table Rock to view the thundering waters of the Horseshoe Falls. Depart Niagara and travel into Pennsylvania Dutch country, also known as Amish Country, for your overnight stay.
Hotel: Surestay Collection by Best Western Genetti Hotel
Day 5 : Amish Country – Washington D.C
This morning travel through the Appalachian Mountains along the picturesque Susquehanna River, the longest river on the American East Coast. Visit the historic Gettysburg Civil War National Battleground, site of the largest battle ever fought on American soil, and the place where President Lincoln gave his famous address in 1863. From here, you will journey to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., where you may enjoy a memorable evening tour and dinner (optional).
Hotel for 2 nights: Hotel Alexandria Mark Centre
Day 6 : Washington D.C
Enjoy a tour of the National’s Capitol with such highlights as: the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the White House and Arlington National Cemetery, site of the JFK Memorial. Spend the remainder of the day exploring some of the many museums comprising the Smithsonian Institute or simply stroll the banks of the Potomac River.
Day 7 : Washington D.C – Philadelphia
This morning, continue our journey to Philadelphia, the “City of Brotherly Love” and the birthplace of America, where the Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4, 1776. Here you will see Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell on a comprehensive city tour.
Hotel: Philadelphia 201 Hotel
Day 8 : Philadelphia – New York Departure
Checkout of your hotel this morning and return back to New York City where you will be dropped off at the airport for your return flight home.