This grand vacation travels through northeastern parts of the U.S. and Canada. Begin in New York City with an exciting sightseeing tour, then travel north to Boston, a city known for its Colonial history, for a guided tour and time to discover the city on your own. North through New Hampshire’s beautiful mountains and scenery on your way to Québec, a French-Canadian province. Enjoy a guided tour of historic walled Québec City, one of the best-preserved cities in North America. Turn south to cosmopolitan Montréal, one of the world’s largest French-speaking cities, for an included sightseeing tour. Drive west to the capital of Canada—Ottawa—for city sightseeing and free time to explore. Visit St. Lawrence Islands National Park with an included scenic cruise on the river. On to cosmopolitan Toronto, Canada’s largest city and Ontario’s capital. See major landmarks such as the CN Tower and SkyDome Stadium on a city tour. From Toronto, travel to Niagara Falls and board your sightseeing boat for up-close views of the thundering waterfalls. Depart Canada and travel through the Appalachian Mountains into Pennsylvania Dutch Country to learn about the faith, culture, and way of life of the Amish in Lancaster County. Then, visit the capital of the U.S., Washington DC, and spend two nights getting to know this fascinating city. Your guided tour includes the major highlights. Finally, stop in Philadelphia for included sightseeing focusing on the important buildings of this historic city. Return to New York City for two final overnights—a fantastic way to end your journey.
Sightseeing:In New York City, Boston, Québec City, Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Washington DC, and Philadelphia; scenic cruise along the St. Lawrence River, Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise, Amish farm & house, Liberty Bell & Independence Hall, Arlington National Cemetery, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, and Capitol Hill, & National WWII Memorial.
NEW YORK CITY Skyline Hotel (MF)BOSTON Holiday Inn Boston-Brookline (MF)QUÉBEC CITY AREA Hotel Universel (MF)MONTRÉAL Best Western Ville-Marie (F)OTTAWA The Cartier Place Suite Hotel (F)TORONTO Best Western Primrose Hotel (F)NIAGARA FALLS Best Western Plus Cairn Croft Hotel (F)LANCASTER Heritage Hotel Lancaster (ST)WASHINGTON DC AREA Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria (F)PHILADELPHIA Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia (F)
NOTE:Enjoy the spectacular colors of New York, New England, Ontario, and Québec on our special fall foliage departures: September 3 to October 3 (if Mother Nature permits).
Transportation:Private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.