SunshineBoston

8-Day East Cost and New England Summer Fun tour from Boston - Airport Pick up and Transfer

From USD  $715  
Available:
Tue, Fri
Depart from:
Boston, MA
Duration:
8 Days 7 Nights
Buy 2 Get 2 Free on sharing one room. Price already adjusted.

Highlights: Visit Boston, Corning, New York, Niagara Falls, Philadelphia, Washington, White Mountain National Forest. Inclusions: Round trip airport transfer, 7 nights hotel accommodations

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Day 1

Boston

Guests will arrive in Boston, meeting their tour guide in the baggage claim area of Logan Airport.
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn or similiar
Day 2

Boston - Newport - Hartford- New York (276 miles)

Today we will travel from Boston, MA to Newport, RI, where we will visit the Breakers Mansion. We will then head to Hartford, CT to visit Mark Twain House and Museum. Finally we will drive to New York City, where we will get a chance to see the beautiful lights of the city at night.

  • Always Visit
    More» 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!) «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (Under 11 yrs) $6; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20|Opening Hours: Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas

More» Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut. Hartford is the historic international center of the insurance industry, with companies such as Travelers, Aetna, The Hartford, The Phoenix Companies, Uniprise and Hartford Steam Boiler based in the city. «Less

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    More» Mark Twain was one of the premier writers of late 19th century America. He based his fictional works "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" on his hometown. Mark Twain House & Museum has restored the author's Hartford, Connecticut, home, where the author and his family lived from 1874 to 1891. Twain wrote his most important works during the years he lived there. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $19; Child (Under 11 yrs) $11; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $15|Opening Hours: Closed Tuesdays from January to March, Jan 1, Easter Sunday, July 4, Thanksgiving, Dec 24, Dec 25.

More» 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! «Less

  • Always Available
    More» 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. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (Under 11 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25
Standard Hotel: La Quinta Inn or similar
Day 3

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, Madame Tussauds' Wax Museum.

More» 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! «Less

  • Always Visit
    More» 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. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $29; Child (Under 11 yrs) $20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $26|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
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    More» 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. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $29; Child (Under 11 yrs) $23; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $26|Opening Hours: 8:00am - 2:00am|Duration: Approx. 50 Minutes
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    More» 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. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $24; Child (Under 11 yrs) $19; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    More» 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. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $30; Child (Under 11 yrs) $25; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $30
Standard Hotel: La Quinta Inn or similar
Day 4

New York - Philadelphia - Washington D.C (232 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.

More» 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! «Less

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    More» 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. «Less
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    More» 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. «Less

More» 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. «Less

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    More» 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. «Less
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    More» 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. «Less
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    More» 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. «Less
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    More» 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. «Less
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    More» 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. «Less
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    More» 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. «Less
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    More» 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. «Less
    Opening Hours: Open daily except December 25
  • Seasonal
    More» 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. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $26; Child (Under 11 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $26|Opening Hours: Mar - Nov|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
  • Always Available
    More» 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! «Less
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn or similar
Day 5

Washington DC - Corning - Niagara Falls (428 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.

  • Always Visit
    More» 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. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $18; Child (Under 17 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $16|Opening Hours: (Closed on January 1, Thanksgiving Day, December 24, December 25)

More» Known and loved for both their power and their beauty, the Niagara Falls offer an experience unlike any other. More water tumbles down from the Niagara River every minute than any other place in the world. «Less

  • Always Visit
    More» 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. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $6; Child (Under 11 yrs) $6; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $6
  • Always Visit
    More» 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. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $17; Child (Under 11 yrs) $10; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $17|Opening Hours: Apr - Oct 31|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    More» 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. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (Under 11 yrs) $13; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20|Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Days Inn/Econolodge/Super 8 or similar
Day 6

Niagara Falls - Boston (467 miles)

In the morning, we will continue to explore Niagara Falls, NY where we will see Niagara Falls Adventure Movie and a stop at Old Fort Niagara. From there, we will return to Boston.

More» Known and loved for both their power and their beauty, the Niagara Falls offer an experience unlike any other. More water tumbles down from the Niagara River every minute than any other place in the world. «Less

  • Always Visit
    More» Fort Niagara and its pivotal location at the mouth of the Niagara River played a key role in the history of the US and Canada. The fort was central to struggles between the French, British, and Iroquois for the area. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (Under 11 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $12
  • Always Visit
    More» 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. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (Under 11 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $12|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn Randolph or similar
Day 7

Boston - White Mountain National Forest - Boston (149 miles)

Today we will travel from Boston to Climb to the highest peak in New England on the world's first mountain-climbing cog railway! It is combining 19th century innovation with 21st century eco-friendly biodiesel technology. It is also the only cog railway east of the White Mountains! During your trip you will travel over Jacob's Ladder, the second steepest trestle in the world with a 37.41% grade. The engines and coaches are designed and built at the Cog by its crew of talented machinists and craftsmen.

After the cog railway tour, we will go fruit picking, a fun activity for the whole family! you may pick the strawberries, cherries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, apples, pumpkins and more in their harvest season. If the fruit Picking farm is not open on the travel date, we will visit Merrimack Outlet instead.

  • Always Visit
    More» The Mount Washington Cog Railway was the first mountain-climbing cog railway, and has been humming along since 1868. It is still the second-steepest railway of its kind in the world, climbing at as much as a 37% incline. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $66; Child (Under 11 yrs) $39; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $61|Duration: Approx. 3 Hours

  • More» This impressive shopping mall in southern New Hampshire offers designer wares at bargain prices. Stores at the outdoor complex include Coach, Michael Kors, Guess, True Religion, Polo Ralph Lauren, Saks 5th Avenue off 5th, Bloomingdales Outlet, Lucky, and Banana Republic. «Less
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn OR Similar
Day 8

Boston

Today we will tour the city of Boston, MA, visiting the campuses of Harvard and MIT. We will see the Boston Common, home of the Massachusetts State House. A stop by Quincy Market will give us a chance to eat. After, we can take a boat ride in Boston Harbor. At the end of the day, guests will be returned to Logan Airport for their flights home. See "Departure and Return" for more detailed information on when to book flights.

More» Boston is a city as beautiful as it is historically significant. Visitors can walk the Freedom Trail and see where the seeds of the American Revolution were sown or visit the North End and look out over the harbor. «Less

  • Always Visit
    More» The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts is a research university known the world over for its highly selective and intense academics, and MIT alumni include 24 Nobel Prize winners and 22 Rhodes Scholars. «Less
  • Always Visit
    More» One of the most famous institutions of higher learning in the world, Harvard University in Cambridge, MA has been standing since 1636, making it the oldest university in the United States. Tourists come for both history and the architecture. «Less
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    More» Boston's famous park has been serving citizens of the city for over 200 years. The 50 acres of rolling lawns and clear ponds have seen the likes of everyone from Martin Luther King to Paul Revere. «Less
  • Seasonal
    More» For hundred of years, Boston Harbor has been a place of dramatic importance in the United States. Now guests can experience it in a whole new way with an exciting boat tour of the area. «Less
    Admission (Optional): Adult $21; Child (Under 11 yrs) $17; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $19|Opening Hours: Mar - Nov|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    More» Quincy Market in the Faneuil Hall marketplace of downtown Boston is a historic building that still serves as a souvenir marketplace and food court today. The area has expanded to include two other marketplace buildings as well. «Less
  • Always Visit
    More» Perched grandly atop Beacon Hill, the Massachusetts State House has been the location of Massachusetts government since 1798. This iconic domed building houses the governor's offices and the state legislature. Tours must be scheduled in advance. «Less
  • Departure & Return

  • Boston Airport Pickup:
    • Free airport pick-up time is between 9:00am and 9:00pm based on estimated time of arrival of your flight.
    • If your arrival time is between 9:00pm and 11:30pm, there is additional fee of $50 per party
    • if the arrival time is between 11:30pm and 8:59am, guests need to get themselves to the hotel or request an appointment.
    Note: We suggest you to arrange your flight arrive Boston logan airport after 2 pm because the hotel earliest check in time is 3 pm, if you arrive before that, you will have to wait in the hotel lobby until check in available
  • Return Flight Arrangement: There are still travel activities on the last day of the tour, so please schedule flights to depart from Boston after 6:00 pm (the tour will be at Logan Airport at around 4:00pm).
  • Price Includes

  • Round trip airport transfer
  • 7 nights hotel accommodations
  • Transportation via Deluxe Air Conditioned, Lavatory Equipped motor coach; sometimes may be via 7-Seat or 15-Seat minibus.
  • Tour guide (Level 2: semi-guided tour)
  • All Taxes included
  • Price Excludes

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child Senior
    Boston, MA
    Boston Harbor Cruise (Optional) $21 $17 (Under 11 yrs) $19 (Over 65 yrs)
    Corning, NY
    Corning Museum of Glass (Optional) $18 Free (Under 17 yrs) $16 (Over 65 yrs)
    Hartford, CT
    Mark Twain House & Museum (Optional) $19 $11 (Under 11 yrs) $15 (Over 65 yrs)
    New York, NY
    Empire State Building (Optional) $29 $23 (Under 11 yrs) $26 (Over 65 yrs)
    Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum (Optional) $24 $19 (Under 11 yrs) $20 (Over 65 yrs)
    Madame Tussauds Wax Museum (Optional) $30 $25 (Under 11 yrs) $30 (Over 65 yrs)
    NYC Night Tour (Optional) $25 $15 (Under 11 yrs) $25 (Over 65 yrs)
    Statue of Liberty Cruise (Optional) $29 $20 (Under 11 yrs) $26 (Over 65 yrs)
    Newport, RI
    Breakers Mansion (Optional) $20 $6 (Under 11 yrs) $20 (Over 65 yrs)
    Niagara Falls, NY
    Maid of the Mist (Optional) $17 $10 (Under 11 yrs) $17 (Over 65 yrs)
    Niagara Falls Adventure Movie (Optional) $12 $8 (Under 11 yrs) $12 (Over 65 yrs)
    Niagara Falls Illumination (Optional) $6 $6 (Under 11 yrs) $6 (Over 65 yrs)
    Old Fort Niagara (Optional) $12 $8 (Under 11 yrs) $12 (Over 65 yrs)
    Thundering Water Cultural Show (Optional) $20 $13 (Under 11 yrs) $20 (Over 65 yrs)
    Washington, DC
    Potomac River Cruise (Optional) $26 $15 (Under 11 yrs) $26 (Over 65 yrs)
    White Mountain National Forest
    Mt Washington Cog Railway (Optional) $66 $39 (Under 11 yrs) $61 (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.
  • Fuel charge: $1 per day per person.
  • All meals and drinks during the trip. The tour guide will make eating arrangements.
  • Service Fees: A total of $8.00/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: $8 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $32.
  • 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
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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 $715 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.
  • To display prices, please mouse over the date on the calendar; the relevant cost-per-person will be displayed.
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  • 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:
  • 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).