Boston - Newport - New Haven - New York (253 miles)
Today we will travel from Boston, MA to Newport, RI, where we will visit the Breakers Mansions. We will then head to New Haven, CT and tour Yale University. Then we will travel to New York .
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.
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 $26; Child (Under 12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $26|Opening Hours: Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas
New Haven, CT
New Haven is a coastal city in the U.S. state of Connecticut. It is located on New Haven Harbor on the northern shore of Long Island Sound in New Haven County, Connecticut, and is part of the New York metropolitan area. Besides, New Haven is the home of Yale University.
Founded in 1701, this world-famous university is the third-oldest in the United States. This Ivy-League school is consistently ranked as one of the best institutions of higher learning in the entire world, and admission is extremely competitive.
Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn or similar
New York - Philadelphia - Washington D.C (292 miles)
We will travel to Philadelphia, PA in the morning to see the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, and then we will head to Lancaster, PA to visit the Amish Village. The Amish are known for plain dress and not use any modern technology. They do not use electricity, and do not drive car. They use horse-drawn carriages as their transportation. You will see the carriages along the road in their village.
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: Closed on Christmas Day.
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.
Lancaster is a city located in South Central Pennsylvania which serves as the seat of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County and one of the oldest inland towns in the United States. The city's primary industries include healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services.
The Amish Farm and House
This authentic Amish farm in Lancaster, PA is more than 300 years old, and an educational experience for the whole family. This 25-acre farm is dedicated to teaching people about the Amish lifestyle in a fun and constructive way.
Admission (Optional): Adult $29; Child (3-12 yrs) $19; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $28|Opening Hours: Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn or similar
Washington D.C. - New Jersey (203 miles)
Today we will go to Washington, DC to see all of the famous monuments, including US Capitol, Korean War Veterans , White House, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, DC In-Depth Tour, Jefferson Memorial, National Air and Space Museum.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes
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: 10:00am - 7:30pm, Open daily except December 25
Washington DC In-Depth tour
We will visit two of the most recognizable landmarks in the world. The Capitol Hill, which is a symbol of representative democracy in the world, and the Library of Congress, the oldest cultural institution in the U.S.
Admission (Mandatory): Adult $28; Child (3-12 yrs, service fee) $28; Senior (Over 65 yrs, service fee) $28
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
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.
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.
New York Time Square Countdown
Depart from hotel, you will have free time in Times square and then wait for the countdown. You will celebrate the spectacular New Year's Eve countdown together with the people around the world!
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!
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.
Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Comfort inn or similiar
New York - Woodbury - Boston (257 miles)
We will depart from our New York hotel to go to the Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, where we will enjoy holiday shopping deals at any of 220 outlet stores. After shopping, we will go back to Boston.
Woodbury is a town and village in Orange County, New York, United States. The Town of Woodbury and the area formerly known as the hamlet of Woodbury Falls was officially created on December 19, 1889 by an act of the Orange County Board of Supervisors.
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
This outlet mall in Central Valley, New York is loaded with high value products available at unbelievable discount prices. Come up from New Jersey to shop at Calvin Klein, Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Polo Ralph Lauren and many more.
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn or similar