SunshineBoston

5-Day New U.S. East Coast Tour from Boston

From USD  $387  $443 Save $56
Available:
Wed. Sat, Special Departure(3/17)
Depart from:
Boston, MA
Duration:
5 Days 4 Nights

Highlights: Visit Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls Illumination), New York (NYC Night Tour, Statue of Liberty Cruise), Washington, Philadelphia, Newport (Breakers Mansion), New Haven, Corning (Corning Museum of Glass). Inclusions: 4 nights hotel accommodation

  • U.S. side only - Passengers do not need a visa/passport to join this tour.
  • Details

  • Policies

Day 1

Boston - Newport - New Haven- New York (242 miles)

Today we will travel from Boston, MA to Newport, RI, where we will visit the Breakers Mansion. We will then head to New Haven, CT to have the Yale University In-Depth Tour. Finally we will drive to New York City, where we will get a chance to see the beautiful lights of the city at night.
  • Newport, RI

    Newport is a high end New England seaport town, extremely popular among the mega-rich of America. Travel along Ocean Drive to get beautiful scenic views and see the magnificent Breakers Mansion. It is a short drive from Boston.

    Breakers Mansion

    Newport, Rhode Island is known across the country as a haven for the elite, and the Breakers Mansion, built by the Vanderbilt family as a "summer cottage" epitomizes the wealth and opulence that has come to characterize the town. (Mandarin Chinese audio tour is now available!)

    Admission (Optional): Adult $24; Child (Under 17 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $24|Opening Hours: Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas

  • New Haven, CT

    Yale University In-Depth Tour

    Guests will visit the campus of Yale University located in New Haven in the morning! It is the third oldest college with Gothic buildings and student dormitory. You will enjoy a brief stop at the famous Sterling Memorial Library, which was designed by James Gamble Rogers as the centerpiece of Yale’s Gothic Revival campus.(In case tour areas closed due to school's schedule, campus tour will only take place in the public open area)

    Admission (Optional): Adult $11; Child (3-12 yrs) $7; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $7

  • New York, NY

    The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps, The Cultural Capital of the World... whatever you call New York City, its impact on worldwide culture and business is undeniable. Seeing this famous metropolis is something no one ever forgets!

    NYC Night Tour

    New York City is at its best at night! Join this special tour of the City that Never Sleeps and see for yourself the constant buzz and murmur always present under the eternally bright lights of the Big Apple.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (Under 11 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25

Standard Hotel: Hotel Somerset Bridgewater or similar
Day 2

New York City

Today we will spend the day touring New York City. Stops include the Statue of Liberty Cruise, the Empire State Building, an exploration of the USS Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum,you can choose either Ripliey's Believe it or not or Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, and the The Museum of Modern Art .
  • New York, NY

    The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps, The Cultural Capital of the World... whatever you call New York City, its impact on worldwide culture and business is undeniable. Seeing this famous metropolis is something no one ever forgets!

    Statue of Liberty Cruise

    Although it is now known for its pale green hue, Lady Liberty was originally a shining copper statue. Oxidation has resulted in this gift from France to the United States taking on the color we see now.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $29; Child (6-12 yrs) $23; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $28|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Empire State Building

    One of the most famous buildings in the world, the iconic Empire State Building is not just a symbol or New York City or the East Coast, but of the entire United States of America.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $34; Child (Under 12 yrs) $27; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $31|Opening Hours: 9:00am - 9:00pm|Duration: Approx. 50 Minutes

    Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum

    The USS Intrepid, docked permanently in New York Harbor, is an authentic World War II aircraft carrier that now functions as a military history museum. On the deck of the ship is a collection of fighter planes.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $33; Child (Under 12 yrs) $24; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $31|Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 10:00am - 5:00pm, Holiady hours apply. Time subject to change. Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25., Sat - Sun Apr 1 - Oct 31 10:00am - 6:00pm, Last admission to the submarine Growler is one hour before the Museum closes., Sat - Sun Nov 1 - Mar 31 10:00am - 5:00pm|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum

    Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square Odditorium has been shocking and wowing spectators since 1939. This museum of oddities contains over 500 pieces in 18,000 square feet, and also features live sideshow performances throughout the day.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (Under 12 yrs) $20; Senior $25|Opening Hours: Mon - Wed Jan 2 - Mar 8 9:00am - 11:00pm, Last admission 10;00PM.Time are subject to change without notice., Thu - Sun Jan 2 - Mar 8 9:00am - 1:00am, Last admission 12.00 midnight.Time are subject to change without notice.

    Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

    The New York City branch of this international chain of sculpture museums is one of the Big Apple's most popular spots for tourists and locals alike. Guests come from all over to see eerily lifelike wax figures.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $30; Child (Under 11 yrs) $25; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $30|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun May 23 - Sep 6 9:00am - 10:00pm, Sep 7 9:00am - 8:00pm, Dec 31 9:00am - 3:00pm, Sun - Thu Sep 8 - Dec 17 10:00am - 8:00pm, Fri - Sat Sep 11 - Dec 19 10:00am - 10:00pm

    Museum of Modern Art

    The MoMA is one of the most visited museums in the world, attracting over 3 million visitors per year. The impressive collection that it houses includes works by Pollock, Dali, van Gogh, Picasso, among others.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (Under 12 yrs) $12; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $18|Opening Hours: Sat - Wed 10:30am - 5:30pm, The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day., Fri 10:30am - 8:00pm, Thu 10:30am - 8:30pm

Standard Hotel: Hotel Somerset Bridgewater or similar
Day 3

New York - Philadelphia - Washington D.C (220 miles)

We will travel to Philadelphia, PA in the morning to see the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, and then head to Washington, DC to see all of the famous monuments. This is also where we will spend the night.
  • Philadelphia, PA

    One of the most historically significant cities in the United States, Philadelphia was the original American capital. The City of Brotherly Love draws history buffs and lovers of culture from all corners of the globe!

    Liberty Bell

    The famously cracked Liberty Bell is a sign of American Independence and spirit. Located at Liberty Bell Center in Philadelphia, PA, this symbol of the American Revolution was crafted in 1752-- more than 250 years ago.

    Independence Hall

    One of Philadelphia's most famous landmarks, Independence Hall in Independence National Historical Park is the location where both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated, written, and ratified by the Founding Fathers of the USA.
  • Washington, DC

    The capital of the United States of America sits on the scenic Potomac River. Monuments, museums, and Americana characterize this historic city, which is located in the District of Columbia between the states of Maryland and Virginia.

    Lincoln Memorial

    This iconic American monument honors the 16th president of the United States. Abraham Lincoln was president during the American Civil War, and is most famous for the Emancipation Proclamation that freed all of the slaves in the US.

    US Capitol

    The famous United States Capitol is the meeting place of the US Congress, and has been for more than 200 years. The building is famous for its elaborate dome and intricately designed, detailed columns.

    Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    This memorial in Washington, DC serves as a place to remember the American soldier who were lost or killed during the tumultuous Vietnam War. Originally controversial in design, the simple memorial has become a shrine for the American people.

    Korean War Veterans Memorial

    This memorial commemorates those who served for the United States in the Korean War. It is located south of the Reflecting Pool at the National Mall. The simple memorial is triangular in shape will a circle at the top.

    White House

    The world-famous White House in Washington, DC is the official residence of the president of the United States and the place where most of the work is done. The facade of this neoclassical mansion is a global icon.

    Jefferson Memorial

    The Thomas Jefferson Memorial is a memorial to the third president of the United States. The impressive building is neoclassical in design and has been standing since 1943. It sees more than two million visitors every year. We will stay here for 2 hours during the Cherry Blossom time.

    National Air and Space Museum

    One of the Smithsonian Institute's museums in Washington, DC, the National Air and Space Museum chronicles the history of flight. From the Wright Brother to Buzz Aldrin, the exhibits at this museum explore all of humanity's air travels.

    Opening Hours: Open daily except December 25

    Potomac River Cruise

    Washington, DC sits on the shores of Virginia's Potomac River, and those who want to see the United States' capital in an exciting and innovative way can join a Potomac Cruise for a relaxing and enjoyable sightseeing experience.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $26; Child (Under 11 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $26|Opening Hours: Mar - Nov, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    DC Chinese Dinner

    It may not be as big as the one in New York, but Washington DC's Chinatown is nothing to scoff at. With numerous specialty restaurants and eateries, the authentic Asian cuisine found here is second to none!
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn or similar
Day 4

Washington DC - Corning - Niagara Falls (429 miles)

We will head north to the Corning Glass Museum in Corning, NY. We will then continue on to Niagara Falls, NY where we will take the famous Maid of the Mist cruise to explore the beauty of Niagara Falls and enjoy a native journey with the Thundering Water Cultural Show, and the Nighttime Illumination of the Falls.
  • Corning, NY

    Corning is a city in Steuben County, New York, United States, on the Chemung River. The population was 11,183 at the 2010 census. It is named for Erastus Corning, an Albany financier and railroad executive who was an investor in the company that developed the community.

    Corning Museum of Glass

    This non-profit museum run by Corning Glass Works explores the science behind glassmaking the history of the art throughout human cultures. It contains tens of thousands of significant objects, some as much as 3,500 years old.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (Under 17 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $17|Opening Hours: Daily 9:00am - 5:00pm, Seasonal Hours Vary, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 24, 25, January 1.

  • Niagara Falls, NY

    Among the most beautiful natural wonders in the world, Niagara Falls are comprised of three waterfalls that thunder and astound, producing a higher flow rate than any other waterfall in the world and standing at a height of 167 feet.

    Niagara Falls Illumination

    For more than 75 years, visitors to Niagara Falls have been able to enjoy a nighttime illumination of the impressive American and Horseshoe falls. Every night of the year at dusk, visitors can experience the falls a new way.

    Admission (Mandatory): Adult $6; Child (Under 11 yrs) $6; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $6|Opening Hours: Daily 8:00pm, Varies Seasonally

    Maid of the Mist

    This famous boat ride is perhaps Niagara Falls' most popular attraction. Get ready to get wet: the Maid of the Mist takes its passengers as close to the falls themselves as it is possible for anyone to get.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $19; Child (Under 11 yrs) $11; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $19|Opening Hours: Mon - Fri Apr 1 - May 19 9:00am - 5:00pm, Weekends (9am - 6pm), May 20 - May 21 9:00am - 8:00pm, Victoria Day Weekend, May 22 - May 26 9:00am - 6:00pm, Victoria Day Weekend, Sun - Fri May 30 - Jun 16 9:00am - 6:00pm, Saturday (9am - 8pm), Mon - Sun Jun 17 - Aug 8 8:30am - 8:00pm, Mon - Sun Aug 9 - Sep 3 9:00am - 7:30pm, Mon - Fri Sep 4 9:00am - 5:00pm, Labor Day Only, Mon - Fri Sep 5 - Oct 3 9:00am - 5:00pm, Weekends (9am -6pm), Mon - Sun Oct 4 - Oct 31 9:00am - 5:00pm, Mon - Sun Nov 1 - Nov 5 10:00am - 4:00pm|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

    Thundering Water Cultural Show

    This performance is a celebration of Native American culture and their interaction with the Falls throughout their history. "The Spirit of the Mist" show is performed in time with the falls via a method known as hoop dancing.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $21; Child (Under 11 yrs) $13; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $21|Opening Hours: Daily 7:00pm - 8:00pm|Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Days Inn/Econolodge/Super 8 or similar
Day 5

Niagara Falls - Boston (407 miles)

In the morning, we will continue to explore Niagara Falls, NY where we will see Niagara Falls Adventure Movie and have an in-depth tour that includes visits to the Whirlpool State Park and Old Fort Niagara. From there, we will return to Boston. See "Departure and Return Details" for pickup and drop off information. If customers need to take the flight from Buffalo International Airport, please schedule flights to depart from Buffalo International Airport after 1:30 pm. We can have free Buffalo International Airport transfer service.
  • Niagara Falls, NY

    Among the most beautiful natural wonders in the world, Niagara Falls are comprised of three waterfalls that thunder and astound, producing a higher flow rate than any other waterfall in the world and standing at a height of 167 feet.

    Niagara Falls Adventure Movie

    This movie and its accompanying exhibit look back on the history of human interaction with the glorious Niagara Falls, focusing heavily on the "Daredevils" who have tried to cross, jump, and throw themselves down its waters.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (Under 11 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $12|Opening Hours: Daily 10:00am - 4:30pm, Time vary seasonally, Closed January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour

    An in-depth tour of this famous and historic area takes passengers through some of the lesser-known stories that surround Niagara Falls. We will visit Old Fort Niagara and Whirlpool State Park.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (Under 11 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25|Opening Hours: Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.

  • Departure & Return

Location Address Departure Return
Boston, MA map link 195 State St., Boston, MA 02109 (Quincy Market - Boston, MA) 9:00am no stop
Quincy, MA map link 219 Quincy Ave, Quincy, MA 02169 (In front of Kam Man Market - Quincy, MA) 9:30am 9:30pm

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

  • Return: The tour will be back to Boston Chinatown (China Gate, 70 Beach St., Boston, MA 02111) at approximately 9:00pm and Quincy (219 Quincy Ave, Quincy, MA 02169) at approximately 9:30pm.
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  • Price Includes

  • 4 nights hotel accommodation
  • Transportation via deluxe air conditioned, lavatory equipped motor coach; sometimes may via 7-Seat or 15-Seat minibus.
  • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
  • All taxes
  • Price Excludes

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child Senior
    Corning, NY
    Corning Museum of Glass (Optional) $20 Free (Under 17 yrs) $17 (Over 65 yrs)
    New Haven, CT
    Yale University In-Depth Tour (Optional) $11 $7 (3-12 yrs) $7 (Over 65 yrs)
    New York, NY
    Empire State Building (Optional) $34 $27 (Under 12 yrs) $31 (Over 65 yrs)
    Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum (Optional) $33 $24 (Under 12 yrs) $31 (Over 65 yrs)
    Madame Tussauds Wax Museum (Optional) $30 $25 (Under 11 yrs) $30 (Over 65 yrs)
    Museum of Modern Art (Optional) $25 $12 (Under 12 yrs) $18 (Over 65 yrs)
    NYC Night Tour (Optional) $25 $15 (Under 11 yrs) $25 (Over 65 yrs)
    Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum (Optional) $25 $20 (Under 12 yrs) $25
    Statue of Liberty Cruise (Optional) $29 $23 (6-12 yrs) $28 (Over 65 yrs)
    Newport, RI
    Breakers Mansion (Optional) $24 $8 (Under 17 yrs) $24 (Over 65 yrs)
    Niagara Falls, NY
    Maid of the Mist (Optional) $19 $11 (Under 11 yrs) $19 (Over 65 yrs)
    Niagara Falls Adventure Movie (Optional) $12 $8 (Under 11 yrs) $12 (Over 65 yrs)
    Niagara Falls Illumination (Mandatory) $6 $6 (Under 11 yrs) $6 (Over 65 yrs)
    Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour (Optional) $25 $18 (Under 11 yrs) $25 (Over 65 yrs)
    Thundering Water Cultural Show (Optional) $21 $13 (Under 11 yrs) $21 (Over 65 yrs)
    Washington, DC
    Potomac River Cruise (Optional) $26 $15 (Under 11 yrs) $26 (Over 65 yrs)
    • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
    • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
  • Air fares between your hometown and the departure city.
  • All meals and drinks during the trip are not included in tour price. The tour guide will make eating arrangements.
  • A mandatory service fees: A total of $9.00/day per passenger. Any child / Infant reserving a seat will have to pay the service fees as well. Ex: 2 people taking a 2-day tour would pay: $9 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $36.
  • Personal room fees such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/ mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
  • Any private expenses
  • Additional Note

  • Flights: If you are planning to take flight to join the tour or need to leave the tour in advance, please call us to confirm the tour and the itinerary before you make the booking.
  • Hotel pricing: Prices are based on two adults sharing. Single room occupancy requires an extra fee. Double, triple & quad prices are for two, three, and four people, staying in one room, respectively (including children). Please note that each hotel room can only accommodate a maximum of 4 guests (adults or children). Each guest room comes standard with two full-sized or one queen-sized bed.
  • Travel documents: All customers will be responsible for providing their own travel documents and visa if required.
  • Language: All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour guides and/or drivers (English/Chinese). Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.
  • City Passes: No City Passes or any other kind of outside promotional offer may be used on this tour. Guests who buy tickets to attractions from elsewhere will not be provided with transportation.
  • Child Seat: Children aged under 8 yrs will have to have car seat to take our tours. Customers will need to prepare car seats themselves, tour operator is not responsible to provide car seats.
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Pricing Policy

  • Buy 2 Get 2 Free details:
    (1) Offer applies to 3 or 4 people sharing one room. Prices are already adjusted. (2) Cancellation of free-fare passenger must be made at least 3 days before departure. (3) No-show (or late cancellation) of free passenger incurs $387 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.
  • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 yrs old. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses.
  • To display prices, please mouse over the date on the calendar; the relevant cost-per-person will be displayed.
Booking Information
1 Departure Date:
2 Number of Rooms:
3 Departure:
 9:00am 195 State St. - Boston, MA
 9:30am 219 Quincy Ave - Quincy, MA
Total Fares:
$0.00(incl. tax and fees)
  • Policies

Confirmation

  • Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a receipt of booking by email. Within 36 hours of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email confirming the booking status. The tour requires a minimum number of passengers to operate so reconfirmation two days prior to the departure date is required. If you are planning to take flight to join the tour, please call us to confirm the tour before booking flight tickets.

Redemption

  • You will receive an confirmation email (e-ticket) after your order is received. Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

Terms & Condition

BOOKING AND RESERVATION
  • All tours are for early booking, tour operator suggests the each passenger should book tour at least 3 weeks before departure date. Passenger may make reservation via email; however, seats will not be assigned until the deposit has been paid. At time of reservation, passenger may require to provide name, phone number and address and specify designated tour and date of travel.
SEAT ASSIGNMENT
  • All seats are pre-assigned with numbers; seat assignment is based on a first come first serve basis after down payment.
TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
  • Each passenger must carry a valid travel document. (Valid visa for countries needed) (E.g. Green Card, Passport, Re-Entry Permit, and etc.) Tour operator is not responsible for lost or stolen personal items.
CANCELLATION OR CHANGE POLICY
    All cancellations or changes of date must comply with the following details: (Notification day and departure day are not counted)
  • 25% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change more than 14 days before departure (not including departure date).
  • 50% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change within 8 to 14 days before departure date (not including departure date).
  • 75% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change within 4 to 7 days before departure date (not including departure date).
  • Absolutely NO refund (exchangeable) on all cancellations or postponements within 3 days prior to departure (not including departure date).
  • All concert tickets and bus tickets are NOT refundable or exchangeable.
  • Passenger must present ticket(s) at time of refund; all refunds will be issued by company check or credit card only. (Absolutely NO cash refund).
    There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.
BOARDING TIME AND PLACE
  • All passengers must arrive 30 minutes before departure time. All passengers must show photo ID and boarding pass or tickets for boarding; absolutely no boarding without tickets. Departure time and boarding location will be confirmed after reservation is made.
TRAVEL INSURANCE
  • Tour operator is not responsible for any loss of or damage to personal items, or personal injury that may occur on or during the tour. It is optional that passengers to buy travel insurance, for more information, please consult your travel agent.
RESPONSIBILITY
  • Tour operator reserves the right to substitute hotels and alter itinerary, withdraw any tour and make any desirable alteration for the convenience of the operation of the tour.
  • Tour operator reserves the right to alter the tour program and itinerary order may be different than displayed online, the tour guide will arrange it accordingly depending on the traffic, hotel arrangement, and attractions opening time, etc.
  • Tour operator reserves the right to cancel the tour prior to departure for any reason. By accepting our policy, the passenger must agree that the tour operator shall hold no responsibilities in itinerary alterations, delays or cancellation strikes, sickness, theft, loss, accidents, weather or any other causes.
  • Each group requires a minimum of 10 passengers to operate a departure. The tour operator reserves the right to cancel a departure due to not meeting this basic requirement. Liability to such cancellation is limited to full refund of money received by us, and this will constitute full settlement with Tour Department.
  • Tour operator reserves the right to decline to accept or retain any tour member at any reason before or during the tour.
  • All prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • All itineraries are subject to change without notice.
  • All passengers must obtain a valid passport and all entry / exit visa as required by immigration regulation.
  • If passenger has any special request to leave the tour in a certain place during the tour, it is their responsibility to notify tour operator in advance to confirm upon booking the tour.
  • Passenger must be self-reliant; those who require assistance must be accompanied by a friend or relative. Tour operator is NOT able to provide individual assistance for any passenger.
  • Passengers should inform the escort or hotel reception if they are to use the hotel swimming pool. All children should be accompanied by their parents while using the pool. No life guard on premises, swim at your own risk.
  • Passenger(s) are responsible for his or her belonging(s). Tour operator will NOT longer provide services to track or trace any personal item(s).