Boston - Niagara Falls (407 miles)
We will leave Boston at 7:00 am and head to Niagara Falls. When we arrive, we will visit the Old Fort, guests will also have the opportunity to enjoy a native journey Indian Show - Thundering Water Cultural Show.
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
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
Standard Hotel: Universal Inn or similar
Niagara Falls - Toronto (41 miles)
In the morning, we will cross the Rainbow Bridge to see an IMAX Movie, ride the Maid of the Mist, 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.
Niagara Falls Canada, ON
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.
Hornblower Niagara Cruise & Incline Railway
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.
Niagara Falls IMAX
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
University of Toronto
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.
Toronto City Hall
This unique building complex is one of the most famous in Toronto, and also the home of the city's municipal government.
Ontario Legislative Building
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.
Mariposa Toronto Harbour Cruise
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.
Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
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
Deluxe Hotel: Best Western or similar
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.
Thousand Islands, ON
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.
Thousand Islands Cruise
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.
Olympic Stadium and Tower
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
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, QC
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.
Citadelle of Quebec
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
Ramparts of Quebec City
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.
Quebec City In-Depth Tour
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