Boston - Niagara Falls (466 miles)
Guests will be picked up in the morning in Boston to begin this wonderful tour! Boarding a motor coach, we will travel west through Massachusetts and upstate New York before arriving in Niagara Falls in the early evening.
Standard Hotel: Quality Hotel at the Falls or similar
Niagara Falls - Williamsport (223 miles)
Today, we will cross the border into Canada to see Niagara Falls. We will have the option of taking a cruise to the base of Horseshoe Falls. After lunch, we will travel south through the rolling farmlands of New York into Pennsylvania, continuing through the Appalachian Mountains towards the Williamsport area.
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
Take a ride on the world-famous Maid of the Mist, where you can get up close and personal with the Niagara Falls like never before! Passengers will be driven right into the spray kicked up by the roaring waters.
Admission (Optional): Adult $19.75; Child (6-12 yrs) $12.65; Infant (Under 5 yrs, accompanying parents) Free
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Williamsport, Best Western Plus Country Cupboard Inn or similar
Williamsport - Lancaster - Washington, D.C. (240 miles)
Following the course of the picturesque Susquehanna River, we will head in the direction of Harrisburg before heading east into Pennsylvania Dutch Country, home to many Amish families. We will visit the Amish Farm and House in Lancaster, learning more about how they preserve traditional elements of late 17th-century European rural culture in their day-to-day lives. The tour then continues to Washington, D.C., where we will stay overnight.
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.
Opening Hours: Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.
Standard Hotel: Comfort inn & Suites Alexandria, Sleep Inn Suites Marlboro or similar
Washington, D.C. - Philadelphia - New York (233 miles)
We will begin the day by traveling north to the "City of Brotherly Love" - Philadelphia - the birthplace of American independence, seeing symbols of freedom such as the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, where the Declaration of independence was signed and the U.S. Constitution was written. In the early afternoon, we will arrive in the New York City area.
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!
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.
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.
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Hasbrouck Heights or similar
New York - Boston (214 miles)
We will depart New York to return to Boston, driving through scenic Connecticut. Upon our arrival in Boston, we will tour this fascinating, historic city, seeing such sights as Quincy Market (also referred to as Faneuil Hall, a great spot for a bite to eat!), the Boston Common, and Harvard University. Guests will be returned to the pickup location, bringing an end to this tour.
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.
Boston's famous park has been serving citizens of the city for over 200 years. The 50 acres of rolling lawns and clear ponds have seen the likes of everyone from Martin Luther King to Paul Revere.
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.
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.