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Eastern Discovery Escorted Tour

  • New York City
  • Boston
  • Quebec City
  • Montreal
  • Toronto
  • Niagara Falls
  • Amish Country
  • Washington DC
  • 11 nights from
  • £1,840 per person
  • Trip Code: ES-1012

Holiday Overview

Eastern Discovery a great USA Escorted Tour

 

Visiting the east coast of the United States & Canada will allow you to see some of the best cities that North America has to offer. This tour will cover great ground as it explores numerous north eastern US states, including Massachusetts, New York and Washington DC. You will also have the opportunity to visit Quebec and Ontario provinces, specifically Montreal and Toronto. 

11 days / 10 nights

Start: New York

Finish: New York

US States you will visit: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania & Washington D.C, 

Provinces you will visit: Ontario, Quebec

Highlights of the holiday are:

- Retrace the start of the American Revolution by experiencing Boston's historic Freedom Trail

- Tour UNESCO world heritage sites of Old and New Quebec

- Take in the natural wonder of the world Niagara Falls

- Walk the hallowed grounds of Gettysburg, site of the most decisive battle of the American Civil War

- Visit the traditional farmhouse museum in Pennsylvania Dutch Country 

- Grand city tour of Washington D.C

Eastern Discovery Escorted Tour includes:

  • Return flights from the UK
  • Services of a professional Tour Manager throughout
  • Deluxe transportation throughout
  • Hotel taxes; service charges; and baggage (one suitcase per person)
  • Sightseeing as specified
  • 2 nights accommodation in New York
  • 1 night accommodation Boston
  • 1 night accommodation in Quebec
  • 1 night accommodation in Montreal
  • 1 night accommodation in Toronto
  • 1 night accommodation in Niagara
  • 1 night accommodation in Amish Country
  • 2 nights accommodation in Washington DC
  • Accommodation on a room only basis
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Day 1 - Arrive in New York

Arrive in New York City and transfer independently to your hotel where you will meet with your ATI Tour Director in the evening.

Featured accommodation

Dylan Hotel

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Day 2 - New York - Boston

Depart NYC for historic New England. Travel along the Long Island Sound to historic Boston, MA. Enjoy a walking tour along the Freedom Trail which begins at the Boston Common and winds beside the State House, King’s Chapel, the old South Meeting House, the Boston Massacre site and the fronts of many taverns and pubs where America’s “Founding Fathers” toasted freedom. Walk the cobblestone streets of Beacon Hill steeped in history which contains one of the city’s most beautiful neighbourhoods. Motorcoach tour commences. Joining passengers meet in the lobby of the Hotel at 07:30 hours for a 08:00 hours departure.

Featured accommodation

Courtyard Boston Brookline

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Day 3 - Boston - New England - Quebec City

This morning travel through the rural New England states of New Hampshire and Vermont on your way to Canada. You will pass through small picturesque villages and the White Mountains, particularly beautiful during the fall foliage. You’ll cross the international border to enter the Canadian province of Québec. Perhaps visit an authentic maple farm and this evening, Montreal EASTERN DISCOVERY take the opportunity to sample some of the celebrated French Canadian cuisine (optional).

Featured accommodation

Hotel Universel

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Day 4 - Quebec City - Montreal

Begin the day with a tour of Québec City, the French capital of the province and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Highlights include the Québec Provincial Parliament Building and the Citadelle. Then enjoy a walking tour of the walled city, where you will see the Chateau de Frontenac, as well as unparalleled views of the Saint Lawrence River. Then you may want to enjoy a delicious pastry, baguette or candy treat or if time allows, may we suggest a visit to Rue du Tresor before departing to Montréal. Upon arrival, go on a tour of Old Montréal, the area known as the “Vieux Port,” with stops at Place Jacques Cartier & Notre Dame Basilica.

Featured accommodation

Hôtels Gouverneur Montréal

5

Day 5 - Montreal - Ottawa - Toronto

Depart Montréal for the capital of Canada, Ottawa. This vibrant city of parks and flowers boasts one of the most impressive parliament buildings in the world. In the afternoon, continue along the 1,000 Islands Parkway to the largest English-speaking city in Canada, Toronto, located on the shore of Lake Ontario. Join an optional excursion on the St. Lawrence River which explores the magnificent scenery on a relaxing cruise.

Featured accommodation

Bond Place Hotel

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Day 6 - Toronto - Niagara Falls

Begin the day with a drive through Toronto’s impressive collection of modern skyscrapers, most notably, the CN Tower, one of the world’s tallest free-standing structure (1,815 ft./553 m). Do you dare to stand on the glass floor located more than 300 meters above Toronto (optional)? Continue along Lake Ontario, crossing the Welland Canal, before arriving at Niagara Falls, where you will be amazed at this natural wonder. Stroll along Table Rock, see the unique Floral Clock and view the thundering water of the Horseshoe Falls. Perhaps take an optional tour on the renowned Hornblower Cruises at the base of the Falls.

Featured accommodation

Best Western cairn Croft Inn

7

Day 7 - Niagara Falls - Gettysburg - Amish Country

Today ride through the rolling farmland of upstate New York, known as the Finger Lakes Region, and enter the Keystone State of Pennsylvania. This afternoon, 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. Travel along the Susquehanna River to South Pennsylvania for overnight.

Featured accommodation

Wyndham Garden York

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Day 8 - Amish Country - Washington DC

Travel through rural countryside to Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Visit an Amish Museum and see their 300-year-old tradition of simple living (admission included). The Amish people live in a world that stopped in the mid1850s. They use no electricity, mechanical devices, nor modern equipment. In the afternoon, continue to the nation’s capital, Washington D.C.

Featured accommodation

Washington Hilton

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Day 9 - Washington DC

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 walk the banks of the Potomac River.

Featured accommodation

Washington Hilton

10

Day 10 - Washington DC - Philadelphia - New York

Transfer to New York via Philadelphia, known as the “City of Brotherly Love”, where you will stop to visit Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. For passengers leaving the tour in Washington, D.C., tour ends upon check-out from your hotel.

Featured accommodation

Roosevelt Hotel

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Day 11 - Depart from New York

Transfer independently to the airport for your return flight.

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