SunshineBoston

5-Day Boston, Niagara Falls, Thousand Island, Martha's Vineyard Tour from New York

From USD  $440  
Available:
Sun (4/15 - 10/14)
Depart from:
New York, NY
Duration:
5 Days 4 Nights

Highlights: Visit Niagara Falls (Maid of the Mist, Niagara Falls Adventure Movie, Niagara Falls Illumination, Old Fort Niagara, Thundering Water Cultural Show), Boston (Boston Duck Tour, Boston Harbor Cruise, Massachusetts State House, MIT, Quincy Market, Trinity Church), Marthas Vineyard, Thousand Islands. Inclusions: 4 nights hotel accommodation

  • This tour requires a lot of walk, please wear comfortable shoes.
  • Details

  • Policies

Day 1

New York - Boston (190 miles)

In the morning, we will travel from New York City to Boston, where we will visit the New England Aquarium. We will also take a famous Boston Duck Tour to see the city from the land and water.
  • Boston, MA

    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.

    New England Aquarium

    Considered one of the most enrapturing aquariums in the country, the New England Aquarium houses all manner of aquatic life in its Giant Ocean Tank and also features a large IMAX theater.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $28; Child (3-11 yrs) $19; Senior (Over 60 yrs) $26|Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm, Sat - Sun 9:00am - 6:00pm, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25.

    Boston Duck Tour

    Boston's famous Duck Tours are a way unlike any other to see the best the city has to offer! The fun begins as soon as you board your "DUCK", an authentic, renovated World War II amphibious landing vehicle.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $43; Child (3-11 yrs) $31; Infant (0-3 yrs) $10.50; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $36|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 5:00pm|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 20 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn Randolph or equivalent
Day 2

Boston - Niagara Falls (407 miles)

We will leave Boston at 7:00am for the Niagara Falls. When we arrive, we will ride the Maid of the Mist cruise to explore the beauty of Niagara Falls, guests will also have the opportunity to enjoy a native journey Indian Show - The Spirit of the Mist, Niagara Falls night tour and Niagara Falls Adventure Movie.
  • 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.

    Old Fort Niagara

    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.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (Under 11 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $12|Opening Hours: Jan - Jun 9:00am - 5:00pm, Jul - Aug 9:00am - 7:00pm, Sep - Dec 9:00am - 5:00pm

    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.

    From 2018-04-27 to 2018-11-04

    Admission (Optional): Adult $19.25; Child (6-12 yrs) $11.20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $19.25|Opening Hours: May - Oct|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 $25; Child (Under 11 yrs) $13; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 7:00pm - 8:30pm|Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes

    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

    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

Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Rochester Airport or similar
Day 3

Niagara Falls - Thousand Islands - Boston (550 miles)

Today, we will drive to the Thousand Islands region to take a cruise. Afterwards, we will head back to Boston.
  • Thousand Islands, NY

    Available for departures from Apr thru Nov. The Thousand Islands is an archipelago at the Canada-U.S. border from the northeast corner of Lake Ontario. They stretch for about 50 miles. The U.S. islands are in the state of New York and the Canadian islands are in Ontario. The smaller islands only have single residences.

    Thousand Islands Cruise

    See the thousand islands of Alexandria Bay up close with this fun and educational boat tour of the area. From the incredible Bolt Castle to the mysterious Deer Island, there is so much to see in the St. Lawrence!

    Admission (Optional): Adult $28; Child (Under 11 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $27|Opening Hours: Apr 1 - Nov 14, Close on Nov 14|Duration: Approx. 50 Minutes

    Boldt Castle

    Built by the original manager of New York City's famous Waldorf-Astoria hotel, Bolt Castle is on Heart Island in the 1000 Islands area of the St. Lawrence River. The massive stone masonry structure is a sight to behold.
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn Randolph or similar
Day 4

Martha's Vineyard (187 miles)

Today, we will leave Boston and drive down the Massachusetts coastline, boarding a ferry to Martha's Vineyard. Once there, we will take a tour of the island, visiting places like an Alpaca Farm. We will also visit the villages of Edgartown and Oak Bluffs, and have a Mini Island tour. In the evening, we will return to Boston.
  • Marthas Vineyard, MA

    The largest island not connected to mainland by a bridge or tunnel on the East Coast of the United States. Beautiful beaches, grand mansions, great restaurants and shops are all around on the island.

    Martha's Vineyard Island Ferry

    The Martha's Vineyard Ferry carries passengers between the island and the shores of Cape Cod, the only way for tourists to reach the island if they do not own a private vessel.

    Admission (Mandatory): Adult $20; Child (5-12 yrs) $9; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20

    Alpaca Farm

    This farm is a truly unique location on Martha's Vineyard, where alpacas are bred and raised. Come visit these unique, quirky animals and walk the quaint, open farmlands.

    Opening Hours: Mon - Sun Sep - May 10:00am - 4:00pm, Mon - Sun Jun - Aug 10:00am - 5:00pm

    Oak Bluffs

    This tiny town on the island of Martha's Vineyard is the first thing many people see when they arrive for their vacation. It most loved for its "gingerbread cottages" and other historic buildings from the late 1800s.

    Edgartown

    This small town comprises the eastern part of Martha's Vineyard. It is an extremely popular tourist spot due to its ease of access, historical significance as a whaling town, and gorgeous beaches and other ocean scenery.

    Mini Island Tour

    This is a quick but comprehensive way to see the island of Martha's Vineyard. We will see one of the island's quaint lighthouses and visit the local alpaca farm, as well as receiving a bus pass for our time.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (Under 12 yrs) $25; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25

Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn Randolph or similar
Day 5

Boston - New York (216 miles)

Today, we will take a city tour of Boston, making stops at MIT and the Massachusetts State House and then take a Harvard University in-depth tour. We may also visit Skywalk Observation Deck at prudential center. Later, guests can choose to take either a self-guided tour or a Boston Harbor cruise. We will also visit Trinity Church, Quincy Market and have Boston Lobster Meal. In the end, guests will have option to choose to return to New York.
  • Boston, MA

    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.

    Harvard University In-Depth Tour

    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. Our unique student led campus tour will tell you the most interesting stories of both history and the architecture.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (Under 12 yrs) $7; Senior $12|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    MIT

    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.

    Prudential Tower

    This iconic Boston skyscraper is the second-tallest building in the city at 750 feet tall and with 54 floors. Completed in 1964, the building has been a staple of the Boston skyline for nearly a half century.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (Under 12 yrs) $14; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $16

    Massachusetts State House

    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.

    Boston Harbor Cruise

    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.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $23; Child (Under 11 yrs) $19; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $21|Opening Hours: No service on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    Trinity Church

    Trinity Church is located in Boston's upscale Back Bay neighborhood. It is a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, and the elaborate and ornate building has become a landmark and icon in downtown Boston.

    Opening Hours: Sun 12:00pm - 4:30pm, Tue - Sat 10:00am - 4:30pm

    Quincy Market

    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.

    Opening Hours: Mon - Sat 10:00am - 9:00pm, Sun 12:00pm - 6:00pm

    Boston Lobster Meal

    At one time, lobster was considered low-class food, barely fit to be used as fertilizer. Not so today-- the most elite are willing to shell out a fortune for a good lobster, and Massachusetts is famous for its shellfish.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child $35; Senior $35

  • Departure & Return

Location Address Departure Return
New York, NY map link 47 Chrystie street, New York, NY (New York, NY) 8:30am 10:00pm

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

  • Bus rides between New York City and Boston will be provided by a third party. The tour guided will meet guests at the bus stop in Boston for pickup and drop-off, tour guide will not accompany the ride.
  • Luggage Policy: Maximum one luggageper per ticket. We will charge $10 for every extra suitcase. Unclaimed luggage will keep for 30 days and then discard it.
  • Price Includes

  • 4 nights hotel accommodation
  • Transportation via air conditioned motor coach; or via 7-Seat/15-Seat minibus, subject to guest numbers
  • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
  • All taxes
  • Price Excludes

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child Infant Senior
    Boston, MA
    Boston Duck Tour (Optional) $43 $31 (3-11 yrs) $10.50 (0-3 yrs) $36 (Over 65 yrs)
    Boston Harbor Cruise (Optional) $23 $19 (Under 11 yrs) / $21 (Over 65 yrs)
    Boston Lobster Meal (Optional) $35 $35 / $35
    Harvard University In-Depth Tour (Optional) $12 $7 (Under 12 yrs) / $12
    New England Aquarium (Optional) $28 $19 (3-11 yrs) / $26 (Over 60 yrs)
    Prudential Tower (Optional) $20 $14 (Under 12 yrs) / $16 (Over 62 yrs)
    Marthas Vineyard, MA
    Martha's Vineyard Island Ferry (Mandatory) $20 $9 (5-12 yrs) / $20 (Over 65 yrs)
    Mini Island Tour (Optional) $25 $25 (Under 12 yrs) / $25 (Over 65 yrs)
    Niagara Falls, NY
    Maid of the Mist (Optional) $19.25 $11.20 (6-12 yrs) / $19.25 (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)
    Old Fort Niagara (Optional) $12 $8 (Under 11 yrs) / $12 (Over 65 yrs)
    Thundering Water Cultural Show (Optional) $25 $13 (Under 11 yrs) / $25 (Over 65 yrs)
    Thousand Islands
    Thousand Islands Cruise (Optional) $28 $15 (Under 11 yrs) / $27 (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 $10.00/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: $10 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $40.
  • 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

  • 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.
Single Double(/person) Third Person Fourth Person
Adult Child Adult Child
$598 $440 Free Free $276 $276

Pricing Policy

  • Buy 2 Get 3rd Free details:
    (1) Offer applies to 3rd person sharing one room with two paying adults. 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 $276 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.
  • Children aged under 8 yrs will have to have car seat and safety seat belt for car seat, to take our tours. Customers will need to prepare car seats and themselves, tour operator is not responsible.
  Booking Information
1 Departure Date:
Notify me when this tour is available.
2 Number of Rooms:
3 Departure:
 8:30am 47 Chrystie street - New York, NY
  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 each passenger should book tour at least 3 weeks before departure date. The passenger may make reservation via email; however, seats will not be assigned until the deposit has been paid. At the 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)
  • 10% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change more than 14 days before departure (not including departure date).
  • 25% of total fee will be charged if cancel or change within 8 to 14 days before departure date (not including departure date).
  • 50% 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 the 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 the 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 for 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 for 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 the 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 lifeguard 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).