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6-Day U.S. and Canada East Coast Highlight Tour from Boston

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Our Price: from $575 (per person, based on double occupancy) Available: Thu (4/11-11/7) Depart from: Boston, MA Highlights:  Visit Niagara Falls, New York, Montreal, Toronto, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, Niagara Falls Canada, Ottawa, Quebec City, Corning. Inclusions: 5 nights hotel accommodation

Day 1: Boston - New York (190 miles)

We will leave from Boston's Chinatown in the early morning and make our way to New York City. There, we will see sights such as the Fifth Avenue, Times Square, and the Empire State Building, you can choose either Ripliey's Believe it or not or Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. We will leave New York in the late afternoon to check in to the hotel.

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!

  • 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, Holiday hours apply. Time subject to change. Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25.|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
  • 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 (Under 12 yrs) $23; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $28|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
  • This building in New York City has served as the global headquarters of the United Nations since 1952. The area has extraterritoriality status, meaning it is technically not bound by the laws of New York or even the United States.
    Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 4:30pm, Time are subject to change without notice. All visitors must exit the building by 5:30pm, Sat - Sun 10:00am - 4:30pm, Close on: Parliament time, New Year's Day/Good Friday/Memorial Day/Independence Day/Eid al-Fitr/Labour Day/Eid al-Adha/Thanksgiving Day/Christmas Day (observed)
  • Called "The Crossroads of the World," this major intersection in midtown Manhattan-- where Broadway hits Seventh Avenue-- is a world-famous icon of both New York City and the United States. It has appeared in countless forms of media.
  • A member of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places as well as a National Landmark, the world-famous Rockefeller Center (named for John. D. Rockefeller's son) in Midtown Manhattan has been a New York hub since the 1930s.
  • One of the most famous shopping areas in the world-- and one of the most expensive-- New York City's Fifth Avenue cuts across Manhattan and hold some of its most famous landmarks and event centers.
  • 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 $38; Child (Under 12 yrs) $32; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $36|Opening Hours: 8:00am - 2:00am|Duration: Approx. 50 Minutes
  • 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 - Sun 9:00am - 1:00am, Last admission 12.00 midnight.Time are subject to change without notice.

Standard Hotel: La Quinta hotel or similar

Day 2: Philadelphia - Washington D.C. (139 miles)

Today, we will travel to Philadelphia, PA to see the Liberty Bell, the US Mint and Independence Hall. Then, we will head to Washington, DC to see some of the city's most famous monuments before settling down for the evening.

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

  • 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.
    Opening Hours: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • 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.
    Opening Hours: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • The United States Mint in Philadelphia, PA was the first mint in the United States, created in 1792 as a way to begin establishing an American economy. Visitors can tour the facility and learn about its history.
    Opening Hours: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
    Opening Hours: 24/7
  • 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.
  • 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.
    Opening Hours: Mon - Sat, Closed on Sundays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, New Year (1/1) & President's Inauguration Day
  • It's part of the Smithsonian Institution and is the worlds finest museum and research complex. The Museum is dedicated to stimulating curiosity, discovery, and learning about the natural world through its unmatched research, collections, exhibitions, and educational outreach programs.
    Opening Hours: 10:00am - 5:30pm, Close on December 25
  • 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.
  • 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 12 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23|Opening Hours: Mar - Nov, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Comfort inn or similar

Day 3: Washington DC - Corning - Niagara Falls (430 miles)

We will head north to the Corning Glass Museum in Corning, NY before continuing on to Niagara Falls, NY to view the night time Illumination of the Falls.

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.

  • 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 55 yrs) $17

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.

  • 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

Standard Hotel: Sleep inn or similar

Day 4: Niagara Falls - Toronto (44 miles)

In the morning, we will ride the Maid of the Mist (or Horn Blower at Canada side). Then we will cross the Rainbow Bridge to see an IMAX Movie and ascend the Skylon Tower. In the afternoon we will arrive in Toronto, where we will visit places such as the University of Toronto, Casa Loma, City Hall, and Chinatown.

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.

  • 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.
    From 2018-04-27 to 2018-11-04
    Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (Under 12 yrs) $12; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20|Opening Hours: May - Oct|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

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.

  • The famous Maid of the Mist boat tour has been around since the 1800s, and is the only way to get truly up close to the falls. The boat drives right into the rapids, and has had many famous guests.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child (3-12 yrs) $21; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $35|Opening Hours: Apr 7 - Nov 31, 8:30 - Dusk|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
  • The Rainbow Bridge across the Niagara River connects Niagara, Ontario to Niagara, New York. It is an international landmark and impressive architectural feat. In addition to private vehicles, pedestrians and bikes can cross the bridge for a small toll.
  • The IMAX Theater on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls is currently showing an exciting film that looks at the "daredevils" who have attempted to throw themselves over its edge and live to tell the tale.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $15; Child (6-12 yrs) $11; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $15
  • For a bird's-eye view of the entire Niagara area, look no further than the Skylon Tower. Located on the Canadian side of the falls, this impressive tower gives guests a chance to literally see the falls from a new angle.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $15; Child (3-12 yrs) $9; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $15|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

The capital of the province of Ontario, Toronto is the largest city in Canada. It is perched on the shores of beautiful Lake Ontario. This historic city combines modern innovation with traditional Canadian culture and style.

  • Nominated as one of the seven wonders of the modern world, this architectural achievement is perhaps Canada's most famous landmark. For a long time, it was the tallest freestanding structure in the entire world.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $43; Child (4-12 yrs) $32; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $39|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun Jan 1 - Dec 31 8:30am - 11:00pm, Closed on 12/25
  • Routinely placed in the top 30 institutions of higher learning in the world, the University of Toronto has been educating the masses since 1827. Widely considered the best university in Canada, it is known for its pioneering research.
  • This unique building complex is one of the most famous in Toronto, and also the home of the city's municipal government.
  • The Ontario Legislative Building in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is the seventh structure to function as the parliamentary building of the province of Ontario. This impressive building is in the Richardsonian Romanesque architectural style and was built in 1893.
  • Lake Ontario Cruises offer gorgeous views of Toronto from the waters of Lake Ontario, one of the famous Great Lakes of North America. Guests can take boat tours of the city to see its sights in a new way!
    Admission (Optional): Adult $28; Child (5-15 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $28
  • Prolific businessman Sir Henry Pellatt commissioned Casa Loma in 1911 to be built as his "dream castle." The mansion took three years to complete and cost Pellatt $3.5 million dollars (almost $85 million in today's money).
    Admission (Optional): Adult $30; Child (4-13 yrs) $20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25
  • One of the largest Chinatowns in North America is located in downtown Toronto, Ontario. Toronto contains several Chinatowns. This one is the oldest, dating back to the 1870s, and the historical area features many authentic groceries, restaurants, and shops.
  • Just south of the CN Tower in Toronto, you will find Ripley's Aquarium, opened in 2013. It is divided into nine galleries, each themed after a specific marine environment, showcasing the diverse animals that live in each.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $40; Child (6-13 yrs) $28; Child (3-5 yrs) $14; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $28

Dulexe Hotel: Best Western or similar

Day 5: Toronto - Thousand Islands - Ottawa - Montreal (347 miles)

In the morning, we will leave Toronto for the Thousand Islands to take a Boat Tour of the area, in winters as the Cruise is closed we will be spending more time exploring Ottawa, ON, where we will visit Parliament Hill. From there, we will journey to Montreal, QC to see the Olympic Stadium and Tower, Old Montreal and the Notre-Dame Basilica.

An international tourism destination situated between Canada and the United States along the St. Lawrence River. The region takes its name from the more than 1,000 islands that dot the lakes and rivers along this international waterway.

  • In the Saint Lawrence River between New York and Ontario, there are 1,864 islands. This picturesque landscape has been a vacation destination for more than 150 years, and with good reason. The attractions include lighthouses, museums, fishing, and diving.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $28; Child (Under 11 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $27|Opening Hours: Apr 1 - Oct 31

Located on the Ottawa River in eastern Ontario, Canada's capital city is also its center of technology and politics. This historic city features many museums, art galleries, and performance centers as well as other attractions like the Rideau Canal.

  • Parliament Hill, located on the banks of the Ottawa River Canada's capital city, is home to the Canadian Parliament. The gorgeous location and dramatic architecture make this a huge tourist location-- more than 3 million people come every year.

Montreal, Quebec is the second-largest city in Canada, and the center of French Canadian culture. Called "Canada's Cultural Capital," Montreal offers much to see and do, whether you are looking to explore history or the arts.

  • The impressive tower that juts out of the Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Quebec is the tallest inclined tower in the world, and an impressive feat of engineering. Visitors can make their way to the top and overlook the city.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (Under 11 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23
  • The Notre-Dame Basilica-Cathedral in Montreal, Quebec is the oldest parish church in North America, founded in 1647. It is also the first to be elevated to the rank of basilica. Visitors also come for its impressive neoclassical architecture.
  • The neighborhood in Montreal, Quebec known as "Old Montreal" is the oldest area of the city, with some structures dating as far back as New France settlements. The area contains many museums as well as sightseeing opportunities.
  • The Biodome is separated into four areas, each representing one of the dominant ecosystems in the western hemisphere. The areas are: the Tropical Forest, the Laurentian Forest, the Saint Lawrence Marine Ecosystem, and a polar area.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $21; Child (Under 11 yrs) $10; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $19

Standard Hotel: Hotel Le Prestige or similar

Day 6: Montreal - Quebec - Boston (560 miles)

In the morning we will pay a visit to Quebec City, QC and La Citadelle de Quebec before heading to Boston, MA.

Quebec City is one of the oldest cities in North America. It was founded by Samuel de Champlain in 1608, and some of the architecture in Old Quebec dates back centuries. The Chateau Frontenac is the most famous landmark.

  • This fort has been an active military installation for almost two hundred years. It sits on a key bend in the St. Lawrence river and was originally intended to guard against an American invasion of Canada.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (Under 11 yrs) $20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20|Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes
  • The ramparts of Quebec City, located throughout the city, are the remaining walls and gates that were once part of the city's system of defensive fortifications.
  • The Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac is a famous grand hotel and a National Historic Site of Canada. The hotel, which is essentially a castle, sits on a hilltop in the city, and is perhaps the most-photographed hotel in the world.
  • The tour will be leading by local Quebec tour guide to visiting the downtown of Old Quebec, La Citadelle and also the world famous castle hotel - Chateau Frontenac.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (0-11 yrs) $20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20

 

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