New York - New Haven - Newport - Boston (225 miles)
In the morning, we will depart from New York City to New Haven, CT to visit the campus of Yale University. After lunch, we will continue to Newport, RI, where we will see the famous Breaker's Mansion. Afterward, we will drive north to Boston to enjoy a delicious dinner at Quincy Market .
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.
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.
The Breakers Mansion is the largest and most opulent of the famous and historical Newport Mansions open to the public. Built by the Vanderbilt family at the turn of the century, this "summer cottage" stuns and amazes.
Opening Hours: Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas
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.
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
Deluxe Hotel: Four Points by Sheraton Wakefield Boston Hotel & Conference Center
Boston - Ithaca - Niagara Falls (441 miles)
Our first stop of the day will be the campus of the Cornell University, located in Ithaca, part of the Finger Lakes Region. We will then continue on to Niagara Falls, NY where we will take the famous Maid of the Mist boat ride (No boat operation in winter), if time is available, guests will have chance to take the impressive and exciting Niagara JETBOAT (JetBoat tour will be closed under tough weather or river icy condition).
Home to over 20,000 students, Cornell University is an Ivy League university situated in the heart of Ithaca, NY. Visitors can walk the large, lush campus, and explore nearby sites like Bebe Lake and Tirphammer Falls.
Opening Hours: Daily
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.
Maid of the Mist
Soak in the excitement of Niagara falls (literally). This world-famous boat tour takes you directly into the basin of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls for unprecedented views you can't get anywhere else. Don't forget your rain gear and sense of adventure!
Opening Hours: Apr - Nov 4 10:00am - 4:00pm|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Niagara Falls or similar
Niagara Falls - Corning - Washington DC (370 miles)
We will then continue to explore Niagara Falls, Guests will have the chance to choose either to stay in the Falls Park for self-exploration. We will then head to Corning Glass Museum in Corning, NY. This museum in western New York is dedicated to the history, art, and science behind glass-making. Its collection contains more than 45,000 objects, some of which date back millennia.
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
Explore the science and art behind glassmaking at Corning's unique non-profit museum. View thousands of historic glass artifacts, learn interesting historical facts, and even create your own glass work during a workshop. This attraction is fun for people of all ages.
Deluxe Hotel: Capitol Skyline Hotel
Washington DC - Philadelphia (123 miles)
First, we will go to Capitol Hill and visit sites such as the Lincoln Memorial and the Korean War Memorial. Then, we will visit the National Air and Space Museum and National Museum of Natural History. Later, we can take photographs outside the White House and the U.S. Capitol Building. Along the way, we will also pass by the Washington Monument, the World War II Memorial, and the Thomas Jefferson Memorial. Afterwards, we will continue on our way to Philadelphia.
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.
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.
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.
This iconic obelisk is a memorial to the commander-in-chief of the American revolutionary army and eventual the first president of the United States of America, George Washington. The massive stone structure began construction in 1848.
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.
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. It's only available during the Cherry Blossom time.
Opening Hours: 24/7
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
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
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Philadelphia Stadium
Philadelphia - Princeton - New York (38 miles)
We will see the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall in National Independence Park, Then visit University of Pennsylvania. On the way back to New York, A tour visiting the Princeton University will be arranged.
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
University of Pennsylvania
The University of Pennsylvania (commonly known as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university located in Philadelphia. Incorporated as The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn is one of 14 founding members of the Association of American Universities and one of the nine original colonial colleges.
Princeton is known for the Ivy League Princeton University. The campus includes the Collegiate Gothicstyle University Chapel and the broad collection of the Princeton University Art Museum are popular spots to see.
Princeton University, one of the nation's oldest universities and member of the Ivy League. Princeton students will be the tour guide showing the campus to you.
Deluxe Hotel: Hilton Newark Penn Station