Boston - New York (190 miles)
Passengers will be picked up in the Boston area in the early morning. Today, we will drive from Boston southwest to New York City. Upon our arrival in NYC at night, guests are invited to join an optional night tour of the city.
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!
NYC Night Tour
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.
*Departure is depending on NYC weather, traffic, and city event. And, tickets are only sold on the departure day with tour guide.
Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-11 yrs) $20
Deluxe Hotel: Crowne Plaza Edison, Radisson Somerset or Similar
New Jersey - Philadelphia - Washington DC (220 miles)
We will first tour Philadelphia, PA today, home of National Independence Park. Here, we will see the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. From there, we will head to Washington, DC to see all of the famous monuments as well as museums like the National Museum of Natural History. This is also where we will spend the night.
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!
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 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
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 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.
National Museum of Natural History
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
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
The Washington, DC iteration of this worldwide phenomenon is as popular with tourists as ever. Hauntingly lifelike wax figures of celebrities, historical figures, and infamous characters line the halls of this beloved museum.
Admission (Optional): Adult $23; Child (3-11 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23|Opening Hours: Mon - Thu 12:00pm - 6:00pm, Fri - Sun 10:00am - 6:00pm
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.
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.
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.
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.
Potomac River Cruise
The Potomac River runs alongside the United States' capital city, and visitors who want to more fully experience DC can take boat tours of the area and see monuments in a new and exciting way!
Admission (Optional): Adult $26; Child $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23|Opening Hours: Mar - Nov, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
Deluxe Hotel: Sheraton Dulles Airport, Hyatt or similar
Washington DC - Corning - Niagara Falls (343 miles)
Today we will journey north to spend time at the Corning Glass Museum in Corning, NY. We will then continue on to Niagara Falls, Canada where we will view the nighttime 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.
Corning Museum of Glass
This unique museum in western New York State showcases thousands of objects that illustrate the history of and science behind glassmaking. The museum tour includes live demonstrations by expert glassblowers as well as ancient artifacts.
Admission (Optional): Adult $19.50; Child (Under 12 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $19.50
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.
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, at dusk, visitors can experience the falls lit in the colors of the rainbow.
Opening Hours: Daily 8:00pm, Varies Seasonally
Deluxe Hotel: Quality Inn Niagara Falls Canada, Best Inn, Motel 6 or similar
Niagara Falls - Toronto (41 miles)
In the morning, we will ride the Hornblower Niagara Cruise before crossing the border to see the IMAX Adventure Movie and ascend the Skylon Tower. In the afternoon, we will arrive in Toronto, where we will visit the CN Tower, the Ontario Legislative Building, City Hall, Ripley's Aquarium and Casa Loma. We will also have the chance to take a Lake Ontario cruise. In the evening, we will go to Chinatown for dinner.
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
This boat tour takes visitors as close to the falls as they can possibly get! It is know around the world and has even been featured in movies and television shows such as The Office.
Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child $21; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $35|Opening Hours: 8:30 - Dusk|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
Niagara Falls IMAX
Home of one of the most spectacular IMAX adventure of all time. In 45 minutes you'll witness the sights and sounds of the Falls through the perspective of the daredevils who have tried to conquer it.
Admission (Optional): Adult $15; Child $11; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $15
The Skylon Tower stands high above the base of Niagara Falls, and offers guests a birds-eye view of this natural wonder. Guests can even have lunch in the revolving dining room at the top of the tower!
Admission (Optional): Adult $15; Child (3-12 yrs) $9; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $15|Duration: Approx. 50 Minutes
Skylon Revolving Restaurant Lunch
The impressive Skylon Tower, jutting into the air above Niagara Falls, features the Revolving Dining Room, a one-of-a-kind eatery the makes a full revolution every hour. Sitting just below the observation deck, guests can enjoy views and food!
Admission (Optional): Adult $45; Child $35; Senior $45
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.
One of Canada's most recognizable landmarks, this tower had an impressive three-decade reign as the tallest freestanding structure in the world. It is still one of the most impressive buildings in its country and a favorite spot of tourists.
Admission (Optional): Adult $40; Child (3-12 yrs) $29; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $35|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun Jan 1 - Dec 31 8:30am - 11:00pm, Closed on 12/25
Mariposa Toronto Harbour Cruise
The city of Toronto sits on the shores of Lake Ontario, and it is impossible to truly enjoy this majestic city without seeing it front the water. View sights like the CN tower as never before!
Admission (Optional): Adult $27; Child (3-12 yrs) $17; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $27
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.
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 $24; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $24
This century-old Gothic-style house in Toronto was originally the home of financier Sir Henry Mill Pellatt. Today, it serves as a museum that showcases the history of life in Toronto and what life was like in the early 1900s.
Admission (Optional): Adult $30; Child (1-13 yrs) $20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25; July - Dec
Toronto Chinese Dinner
Treat yourself to a specialty dinner in one of the largest Chinatowns in the Western Hemisphere! Freshly-cooked meats and vegetables decorate the windows of the esteemed restaurants, from whole cooked ducks to beef ribs and so much more. Enjoy!
Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child $20; Senior $25
Deluxe Hotel: Crowne Plaza, Radisson or similar
Toronto - Thousand Islands - Ottawa - Montreal (347 miles)
In the morning, we will leave Toronto for the Thousand Islands region, where we will take a boat tour of the area before continuing to Ottawa, the Capital of Canada where you can find the landmark such as the Parliament & the Centennial flame. Once arrive you can enjoy free time for photos and lunch. Once arrive you can enjoy free time for photos and lunch. On the way to Montreal (Double Decker City Tour*). we will also enter Quebec province. When arrive in Montreal, visit into Montreal Chinatown to enjoy dinner and then head back to hotel.
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 (3-12 yrs) $14; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $25|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.
Montreal Double Decker City Tour
The Double Decker City Tour is a unique way to see the landmarks of Montreal. Discover Montreal and see numerous attractions including the Notre Dame Basilica, the Old Port of Montreal and so much more!
Admission (Optional): Adult $30; Child (3-12 yrs) $25; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $30
Deluxe Hotel: Sandman Hotel or similar
Montreal - Quebec - Boston (443 miles)
In the morning we will visit French Canada with a tour of Quebec City, QC (weather permitting) , where we will have a French-style lunch before heading to Nashua, NH.
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.
French Canadian Cuisine Lunch
On any trip to Quebec, you should not miss your opportunity to sample some delicious authentic French Canadian cuisine, especially poutine, which is french fries topped with gravy and cheese curds.
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.
Standard Hotel: Radisson Nashua or similar
Nashua - Boston (46 miles)
Today we will take a city tour of Boston, beginning with the campuses of Harvard University and MIT. Then we will take a relaxing Boston Harbor Cruise, giving us a breathtaking view of the city from the water. Then go to Quincy Market to enjoy local traditional cuisine. Tour ends here.
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.
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.
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.
Boston Harbor Cruise
Over the past few centuries, Boston Harbor has been both a symbol of the city's beauty and its passion, and Boston Harbor Cruises offer a unique view of a town bathed in history both national and natural.
Admission (Optional): Adult $22; Child (3-12 yrs) $17; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $22|Opening Hours: No service on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day|Duration: Approx. 50 Minutes
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