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12-Day East Coast and Seattle 2017 New Year's Eve Countdown Deluxe Tour from New York

Tour Code: 055-2423   
From USD  $1083  
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Dec 25, 2015
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New York, NY
Duration:
12 Days 11 Nights

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Highlights: Visit New York, Niagara Falls, Boston, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, Corning, Flushing, Seattle. Inclusions: 11 nights hotel accomodations, Transportation via an air-conditioned vehicle. Exclusions: Airfare from New York to Seattle is not included

  • Exclusive Features:
    • Visit Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whirlpool Park, Old Fort Niagara
    • Enjoy casual time during the trip
    • Enjoy the most famous snow mountain views at altitudes of 2,000 meters
    • Special meal: German Pig trotter
  • Valued from $200 Gift Package:
    • Free Ripley's Believe it or not ticket of $32/person
    • Free Boston Lobster dinner of $32/room! (Taxes and tips not included: $7)
    • Free transport to hotel (value of $150) for who book the Broadway show in advance.
    • Exclusive free Bloomingdale's 10% off VIP card for everyone

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    Day 1

    New York (14 miles)

    Today, guests will arrive at one of the three major airports in the New York City Area (JFK, LGA, EWR), where they will be met by a tour guide at the baggage claim. There is a complimentary shuttle service from the airport to the hotel.
    (1) For guests who can meet tour guide with claimed baggage before 9:00 am at JFK/LGA airport, or arrive Flushing departure location before 9:30 am, we will offer New York Morning Tour.
    (2) Guests who meet tour guide before 5:00 pm at JFK/LGA airport will be sent to Flushing, Queens. Our guests can visit nearby Queens Crossing, Macy's Shopping Center. We have a customer service center in the center of Flushing with free luggage storage service and wifi. We will arrange a hotel drop-off service for guests based on the arrival time and volume.
    (2) Those arriving at EWR airport before 12:00 pm can go to the Jersey Garden Outlets Mall by taking our shuttle for free.
    (3) For those who arrive at JFK/LGA airport after 5:00 pm or those who arrive at EWR airport after 12:00 pm, we will directly take you to the hotel for rest.
    (4) All guests who can meet tour guide with claimed baggage before 4:30 pm, or arrive at Flushing/Chinatown departure location before 4:30 pm can join an optional Night Tour of the New York City.
    • Flushing, NY

      This famous and historical New York neighborhood is best known for its flourishing Chinatown area, the second-largest in New York City and the most quickly growing. Today, it is even larger than the Chinatown in Manhattan.
    • 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!

      Manhattan Morning Tour

      DUMBO (20 mins) → Madison Square & Flatiron Building (Outside view, 20 mins) → Washington Square & New York University (Outside view, 15 mins)

      Book in advance to enjoy the promotional price: $1/person (Seats guaranteed.) To enroll the morning tour on-site on the arrival day, the price will be: $25/person for adults and $15/person for children (0-11). (Seats limited.)

      Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (0-11 yrs) $15

      NYC Night Tour

      First we will visit Rockefeller Center(15 mins), before moving on to Times Square(30 mins), and then our last stop, an observation deck in New Jersey(15 mins), offers romantic, panoramic views of New York City.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (Under 12 yrs) $15|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Deluxe Hotel: Crowne(or Ramada) Plaza/Sheraton/Hilton/Courtyard by Marriott or equivalent
    Day 2

    New York - Philadelphia - Washington DC (236 miles)

    Today, we will drive to Philadelphia to see Independence National Park, the location of Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Afterwards, we will continue on our way to Washington DC to visit the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the Korean War Memorial. We can also take some photos of the exteriors of the White House and the US Capitol. Then, we will visit the National Air and Space Museum, followed by a Potomac River Cruise, during which we will see the Washington Monument, the World War II Memorial, and the Thomas Jefferson Memorial. (If the cruise closed, we will visit International Spy Museum instead)
    • Philadelphia, PA

      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!

      Independence National Historical Park

      This National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania serves as a way of preserving important Revolutionary War sites for future generations. Called "America's most historic square mile," this 55-acre park in the "Old City" district is not to be missed.

      Duration: Approx. 35 Minutes

      Liberty Bell

      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

      Independence Hall

      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

    • Washington, DC

      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.

      Lincoln Memorial

      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.

      White House

      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.

      US Capitol

      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

      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|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

      Potomac River Cruise

      The Potomac River runs along Washington, DC, the capital city of the United States of America. Visitors to this famous locale can opt to see many of the area's most historic landmarks and memorials in a unique way.

      If the cruise closed, we will visit International Spy Museum instead.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $26; Child (2-12 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23|Opening Hours: Mar - Nov, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

      Washington Monument

      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.

      World War II Memorial

      One of Washington, DC's many monuments and memorials, the WWII Memorial pays homage to those who served in the US military during that conflict. It was opened in 2002.

      Opening Hours: Open 24 Hours

      Jefferson Memorial

      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.

      International Spy Museum

      Dedicated to all things espionage, the International Spy Museum houses exhibits and collections that detail the history of spying. It features many informative films and interactive activities, like Spy in the City, an GPS-based scavenger hunt.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $26.45; Child (7-12 yrs) $15.85; Senior (Over 64 yrs) $21.15|Opening Hours: 9:00am - 7:00pm

    Deluxe Hotel: Sheraton/Hilton /Radisson/Wyndham/Shippen Place Hotel/ BW Premier Harrisburg/Four Points/Crowne Plaza/ Courtyard/Metro Points/ Tremont Plaza/Holiday Inn or similar
    Day 3

    Washington DC - Corning - Niagara Falls (428 miles)

    Today, we will drive north to Corning, NY to visit the Corning Museum of Glass. In the afternoon, we will arrive at the world-renowned Niagara Falls. Here, guests can overlook the deafening roar of the American Falls, the Horseshoe Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls! If time allows, we will also be able to take a Jet Boat Ride on the Niagara River. Then, we will continue to Niagara Falls to watch the IMAX Adventure. Afterwards, guests can explore on their own or take an in-depth tour of the area that visits places like Whirlpool State Park and Old Fort Niagara.
    • Corning, NY

      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 museum in western New York is dedicated to the history, art, and science behind glassmaking. Its collection contains more than 45,000 objects, some of which date back millennia. It was founded in 1951 and sees 400,000 visitors annually.

      Free visit the exhibition "JOURNEY TO THE MOON: HOW GLASS GOT US THERE", which shows this inconspicuous glass material played an indispensable role in creating an epic moon landing.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (Under 17 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $17

    • 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.

      Jet Boat Ride

      These exciting boat rides take passengers on a thrilling trip down the Niagara River! This 45-minute round-trip ride zooms through the Niagara Gorge, and even takes passengers to the famous Whirlpool rapids, all of a custom-built jet boat.

      Jet Boat tour will be closed under tough weather or river icy condition.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $69; Child (4-12 yrs, mini of 40' tall) $69; Senior (Over 55 yrs) $69|Opening Hours: 8am - 4:45pm|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

      Niagara Falls Adventure Movie

      This movie, which guests will view on an impressive 45-foot-wide screen, tells the history of human interaction with the falls, focusing largely on the "daredevils" who have crossed, boated, and even jumped off them.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (6-12 yrs) $9; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $12|Opening Hours: Daily 10:00am - 4:30pm, Time vary seasonally, Closed January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

      Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour

      This interesting and exciting fuller tour of the greater Niagara area takes guests to sights they otherwise may not see, such as the impressive water formation at Whirlpool State Park or the historic Old Fort Niagara.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-12 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $22; Tickets to Old Fort Niagara & Whirlpool State Park included

      Whirlpool State Park

      Whirlpool State Park overlooks the Niagara Gorge. Have a picnic in the field above before hiking below to see the whirlpool up close. The park includes hiking and biking trails, fishing spots, and a playground.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 7:00am - 6:00pm, Open Year-round, Dawn to Dusk

      Old Fort Niagara

      This impressive fort traces its colorful history back to 1678 and the establishment of the colony of New France in what would become the northeastern United States. This centuries-old building is a National Historic Landmark of the US.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $13; Child (Under 11 yrs) $6; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $13; Tickets to Old Fort Niagara & Whirlpool State Park included

    Standard Hotel: Adams Mark/Radisson/ R.I.T/Rochester Plaza/Park Plaza/Holiday Inn/Clarion Hotel or similar
    Day 4

    Upstate New York - Boston (214 miles)

    Today, we will leave New York and head for Boston, enjoying the scenery on the way. In the afternoon, we will visit the campuses of Harvard University and MIT, two of the world's premier higher learning institutions. Then, we will take a sightseeing tour of Boston, visiting places like Trinity Cathedral, the Hancock Building, the Boston Athenaeum, Boston Common, the Public Gardens, and the Massachusetts State House. For dinner, we will enjoy a fresh Boston lobster meal.
    • Boston, MA

      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.

      Trinity Church

      Trinity Church is located in Boston's upscale Back Bay neighborhood. It is a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, and the elaborate and ornate building has become a landmark and icon in downtown Boston.

      Opening Hours: Sun 12:00pm - 4:30pm, Tue - Sat 10:00am - 4:30pm

      John Hancock Tower

      The John Hancock Tower is an iconic skyscraper in Boston, MA. Constructed in 1968, this beautiful blue building is staple of the Boston skyline. It is the tallest building both in Boston and all of New England.

      Prudential Tower

      This iconic Boston skyscraper is the second-tallest building in the city at 750 feet tall and with 54 floors. Completed in 1964, the building has been a staple of the Boston skyline for nearly a half century.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $15; Child (0-12 yrs) $10; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $13

      Boston Common

      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.

      Boston Public Library

      The main branch of this municipal library system is located in Copley Square. It is the 3rd largest library system in the U.S. after the Library of Congress and the New York Public Library.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 5:00pm

      Harvard University

      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.

      MIT

      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.

      Massachusetts State House

      Perched grandly atop Beacon Hill, the Massachusetts State House has been the location of Massachusetts government since 1798. This iconic domed building houses the governor's offices and the state legislature. Tours must be scheduled in advance.

      Boston Lobster Meal

      At one time, lobster was considered low-class food, barely fit to be used as fertilizer. Not so today-- the most elite are willing to shell out a fortune for a good lobster, and Massachusetts is famous for its shellfish.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $32; Child (3-12 yrs) $32; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $32

    Standard Hotel: Quality Inn / Comfort Inn/ Days Inn/ Red Roof Inn or similar
    Deluxe Hotel: Sheraton/Double Tree/ Radisson/Courtyard/Four Points/Wyndham/Holiday Inn or similar
    Day 5

    Boston - New York (190 miles)

    In the morning, we will board a shop to take a breathtaking Boston Harbor cruise. Next, we will stop at the Quincy Market, where we can get a bite to eat and sample the local atmosphere (don't forget to try the famous New England clam chowder!). Afterwards, we will ride a bus to New York City, where we will stop at Fifth Avenue, a world class shopping paradise, and guests will get special discounts at certain stores. Any guests who do not want to go shopping will be able to amble around Central Park.
    • Boston, MA

      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 Harbor Cruise

      See the famous Boston skyline like never before with a cruise of Boston Harbor. From the peak of the Prudential tower to the quaint North End, this beautiful and historic city is best viewed from the bay!

      Admission (Optional): Adult $22; Child (3-12 yrs) $17; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20|Opening Hours: No service on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day

      Quincy Market

      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

    • 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!

      Fifth Avenue

      One of the most famous shopping areas in the world-- and one of the most expensive-- New York City's Fifth Avenue cuts across Manhattan and hold some of its most famous landmarks and event centers.

      Central Park

      New York City's world-famous park sees over 35 million visitors every year, and not without reason. From playgrounds to ponds, horse carriages to bird-watching, and ice skating to rock climbing, the possibilities are endless in the 843-acre commons.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 6:00am - 1:00am

    Standard Hotel: Sheraton/Hilton/Doubletree/Radisson/Hotel Somerset/Lafayette Yard Hotel/Wyndham Garden/Crowne Plaza/Courtyard/Hilton Garden/Holiday Inn or similar
    Day 6

    New York

    Our first stop of the day will be the Empire State Building so we can get a full view of the city we are about to explore. Then, we will take a Statue of Liberty Cruise that will take us to the base of Lady Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge. After that, we will stop by the USS Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum. In the Financial District, we will visit the New York Stock Exchange, the Charging Bull, Trinity Church, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Times Square, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, and Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum. Later, on a bus tour, we will see Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center, the United Nations Headquarters, Ground Zero, and One World Trade Center. In the evening, guests can arrange to see a performance on Broadway at their own expense.
    • 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!

      Empire State Building

      One of the most recognizable landmarks in the word, this famous skyscraper is the second-tallest building in New York City. It was completed in 1931 and made a U.S. National Historic Landmark in 1986.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $39.20; Child (6-12 yrs) $34; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $38.20|Opening Hours: 8:00am - 2:00am|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

      Statue of Liberty Cruise

      This boat ride through New York Harbor loops its way around Ellis Island, home of the Statue of Liberty. Ellis Island was the arrival point for immigrants to the East Coast of the US for decades.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $29; Child (3-12 yrs) $17; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $24|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

      Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum

      This famous military history museum on Manhattan's West Side is inside the now-defunct World War II aircraft carrier, the USS Intrepid. Exhibits include real military aircraft as well as recreations of military life aboard the ship.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $33; Child (5-12 yrs) $24; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $31|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 10:00am - 5:00pm, Holiday hours apply.|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

      New York Stock Exchange

      The "big board" and headquarters of the NYSE is located at the heart of Wall Street, in a distinctive classical-style building that is both a National Historic Landmark and a member of the National Register of Historic Places.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9:30am - 4:00pm, Time are subject to change.

      Charging Bull

      This bronze sculpture that sits at the northern tip of New York's Bowling Green Park is ready to strike! It was commissioned to represent the "strength and power of the American people" after the stock market crashed in 1987.

      Trinity Church

      Built in the mid-1800s, Trinity Church (also called St. Paul's Chapel) is the oldest public building that is in continuous use in NYC. The current church is the third on this site; the first Trinity Church was built in 1698.

      Opening Hours: 7:00am - 6:00pm

      The Metropolitan Museum of Art

      The Metropolitan Museum of Art is not just the largest art museum in the United States, but also one of the three biggest in the world. Its collection contains more than 2 million works of art.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (Under 11 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $17|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

      Times Square

      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.

      Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

      Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum is a favorite attraction of people all over the world. Uncannily lifelike wax sculptures of figures both modern and historic decorate the halls of this museum, which dates back to London and 1836.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-12 yrs) $23; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

      Fifth Avenue

      (Passing By) One of the most famous shopping areas in the world-- and one of the most expensive-- New York City's Fifth Avenue cuts across Manhattan and hold some of its most famous landmarks and event centers.

      Rockefeller Center

      (Passing By) A member of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places as well as a National Landmark, the world-famous Rockefeller Center (named for John. D. Rockefeller's son) in Midtown Manhattan has been a New York hub since the 1930s.

      United Nations

      (Passing By) This building in New York City has served as the global headquarters of the United Nations since 1952. The area has extraterritoriality status, meaning it is technically not bound by the laws of New York or even the United States.

      Ground Zero

      (Passing By) In the United States, "Ground Zero" refers to the site of the tragic terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, and killed thousands of people. Today, the area is a construction site of future buildings and memorials.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 8:00pm, Time may vary

      Broadway

      Broadway has been the heart of the New York's live theater scene for over a century. There is always a plethora of plays in production, ranging from classics to modern experiments, so visitors can always catch a show.
    Deluxe Hotel: Sheraton/Hilton/Doubletree/Radisson/Hotel Somerset/Lafayette Yard Hotel/Wyndham Garden/Crowne or similar
    Day 7

    New York Times Square Countdown

    In the morning, we will visit the Central Park of New York and the 5th Ave. We will pass by Trump Tower, Apple Flagship store, and more. (There would be no space for storage shopping bags so please do not purchase any goods on that day.) Then, we will head to Times Square to see New Year's Eve Countdown. Cheer with the entire world as the ball drops!

    You will have 3 options for the countdown:

    1. You may walk to Times Square and watch performances before the countdown. At the same time, the countdown zone will be closed for pedestrians only; you may experience the world-famous New Year street celebrations to witness the historic moment. (Free of charge)

    2.Buy an Applebee Party Pass! Be in the center of it all - and feel the electricity & excitement of a "real" Times Square New Year's Eve experience! Enjoy an All-Inclusive Evening of a Lifetime at The World's Largest Applebee's: Premium Chef's selection buffet, Premium Open Bar, Party Favors, House DJ / Live Entertainment, Dance Floor, Champagne Toast at Midnight ($375 for adults, $250 for kids)

    3. New York Sightseeing Countdown Cruise. Cruise into the New Year in style aboard our New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise! Your majestic evening on the ferry features stunning views of the New York City skyline and 3 hours of first-rate entertainment. In the climate-controlled interior of the cruise boat, dance the night away as the DJ spins the greatest hits of the year! Enjoy a little bubbly or pick your poison at the open bar as your countdown the final hours of 2018. When the clock strikes midnight, make a toast and turn your head to the sky for a brilliant firework display that illuminates iconic landmarks and adds splashes of color to the skyline. ($411/person, including transfer service to the pier)

    Free airport drop-off service is available after countdown event.

    After the end of the countdown, guests can choose to return to the hotel to rest or enjoy a free drop-off service directly to the three major airports (LGA / JFK / EWR), taking flight after 4:00 AM on 1 January 2019, only if the room is not occupied on that night (count by room), Tour fee does not change. If room is occupying, and drop-off service is needed for guests who shared the room, will be charged $20/person, please inform your tour leader in advance.
    ****Special Service:

  • Indoor waiting area on W48 St (between 5th Ave and 6th Ave);
  • Hotel shuttle bus: departure at 18:00/21:00/01:30.
  • All guests will be provided a pack of hand-warmer to keep warm in countdown zone.
    • 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!

      Central Park

      New York City's world-famous park sees over 35 million visitors every year, and not without reason. From playgrounds to ponds, horse carriages to bird-watching, and ice skating to rock climbing, the possibilities are endless in the 843-acre commons.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 6:00am - 1:00am

      Fifth Avenue

      One of the most famous shopping areas in the world-- and one of the most expensive-- New York City's Fifth Avenue cuts across Manhattan and hold some of its most famous landmarks and event centers.

      Times Square

      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.

      Applebee's Party

      Buy an Applebee Party Pass! Be in the center of it all and feel the electricity & excitement of a fantastic Times Square New Year's Eve experience! Enjoy an All-Inclusive Evening of a Lifetime at The World's Largest Applebee's: Premium Chef's selection buffet, Premium Open Bar, Party Favors, House DJ / Live Entertainment, Dance Floor, Champagne Toast at Midnight. At midnight, you will be able to watch the Ball Drop at the closest location.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $375; Child (Under 12 yrs) $250

      Hudson River Fireworks Dinner Cruise

      Cruise into the New Year in style aboard our New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise! Your majestic evening on the ferry features stunning views of the New York City skyline and 3 hours of first-rate entertainment. In the climate-controlled interior of the cruise boat, dance the night away as the DJ spins the greatest hits of the year! Enjoy a little bubbly or pick your poison at the open bar as your countdown the final hours. When the clock strikes midnight, make a toast and turn your head to the sky for a brilliant firework display that illuminates iconic landmarks and adds splashes of color to the skyline.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $411; Child $411

    Deluxe Hotel: Hyatt Regency New Brunswick/The Heldrich Hotel & Conference Center or equivalent
    Day 8

    New York - Seattle (2852 miles)

    Before boarding their flight to Seattle, guests will do some shopping. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.
    • Seattle, WA

      This city in the top-left corner of the United States is a major seaport as well as a cultural center. Whether you want to enjoy the scenery, grab some great coffee, or learn history, Seattle has something to offer.

      Seattle Night Tour

      Here you will enjoy a tour through famous sites in the city of Seattle from Seattle Harbor to see the Great Wheel, and Kerry Park to take photos at the best spots in Seattle. At the same time, we will visit Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room.
    Standard Hotel: Red Lion / Quality Inn / Comfort Inn / Hampton Inn or equivalent
    Day 9

    Seattle - Woodburn - Portland (199 miles)

    Today we will departure for Woodburn Premium Outlets in the morning, and enjoy all the tax-free shopping, paradise for purchasing indeed.
    • Woodburn, OR

      Surrounded by farmland, Woodburn, Oregon flourishes in the heart of the Willamette Valley just 35 miles south of Portland. The railroad and vision of Jesse H. Settlemier gave birth to the city of Woodburn in 1889. Woodburn has a rich cultural base because of the large populations of Anglos, Hispanics, Mennonites, Russians and senior citizens who have come to live, work and play here.

      Woodburn Outlets

      The Woodburn Outlets are the largest outlets in Oregon with more than 100 brands. Oregon is a great state for shopping, because there is no sales tax, so you'll be able to enjoy even more savings!

      Duration: 3-4 Hours

    Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn or similar
    Day 10

    Florence Beach - Sea Lion Caves (127 miles)

    After breakfast, we will drive along the coast to get great views of the Pacific Ocean. When we reach Florence Beach, we can take a special dune buggy ride. Then, we will visit the Sea Lion Caves.
    • Florence, OR

      Though this town in Oregon is small, it is home to a lively artistic and cultural community. The Sea Lion Caves are located in this area, a tourist attraction where many seals make their homes.

      Sea Lion Caves

      Sea Lion Caves are a connected system of sea caves and caverns open to the Pacific Ocean in the U.S. state of Oregon. Sea Lion Caves is one of the great sea grottos of the world, which were discovered in 1880 by a local seaman.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $14; Child (3-12 yrs) $9; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $14|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 5:00pm, Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day; Seasonal time applied.

      Florence Sand Rail Tour

      Experience the Oregon Dunes and Family Fun Park at Sandland Adventures. Professional drivers will show you a great time while you travel across an impressive natural wonder of endless shifting sand.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child (3-12 yrs) $35; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $35

      Giant Dune Buggy

      Florence Dune Buggy gives visitors a great chance to have fun at the Oregon Dunes. View an impressive natural wonder of endless shifting sand, unique tree islands, various wildlife and the spectacular Siuslaw River.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $15; Child (3-12 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $15|Opening Hours: Closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day

    Standard Hotel: Days Inn / Quality Inn or similar
    Day 11

    Woodburn Outlets

    Today, we will visit the Woodburn Outlets, the largest outlet mall in Oregon, for a day full of discount shopping.
    • Woodburn, OR

      Surrounded by farmland, Woodburn, Oregon flourishes in the heart of the Willamette Valley just 35 miles south of Portland. The railroad and vision of Jesse H. Settlemier gave birth to the city of Woodburn in 1889. Woodburn has a rich cultural base because of the large populations of Anglos, Hispanics, Mennonites, Russians and senior citizens who have come to live, work and play here.

      Woodburn Outlets

      The Woodburn Outlets are the largest outlets in Oregon with more than 100 brands. Oregon is a great state for shopping, because there is no sales tax, so you'll be able to enjoy even more savings!

      Duration: 3-4 Hours

    Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn or similar
    Day 12

    Seattle

    Today, we will go on a sightseeing tour of the Seattle, visiting the Boeing Factory, Pike Place Market, the Space Needle, the EMP Museum, and Pioneer Square. Afterwards, the tour will come to an end. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.
    • Seattle, WA

      This city in the top-left corner of the United States is a major seaport as well as a cultural center. Whether you want to enjoy the scenery, grab some great coffee, or learn history, Seattle has something to offer.

      Boeing Factory

      Boeing is the largest aircraft manufacture in the world. At its factory you will learn the history of aircraft making and also see one of the only 4 Dream lifters in the world; there will be professional Boeing employee guiding you to see the assembling process of the Boeing 7-series.

      Pike Place Market

      One of the oldest farmers' markets in the United States, the Pike Place Market first opened in 1909-- more than 100 years ago. The still-thriving market overlooking Elliot Bay sees more than 10 million visitors every year.

      Space Needle

      This icon of the American Northwest has adorned everything for movie screens to postage stamps. Built in 1961 for the 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle features outdoor elevators and a rotating restaurant at its top.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun

      EMP Museum

      The museum is founded by Microsoft co- founder Paul Allen and designed by Avant grade designer Frank Gehryhe, located at the foot of the Space Needle. Its colorful appearance is made up by 3000 pieces of metal means to present the strength of music and the beauty of flowing.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 10:00am - 5:00pm, Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

      Pioneer Square

      Pioneer Square in southwest Seattle, Washington is both the name of a neighborhood and the name of its central square. The Pioneer Square-Skid Road Historic District is listed on the United States' National Register of Historic Places.
    • Departure & Return

    • New York Arrival: Complimentary airport (JFK, LGA, EWR) pick up between 8:30am to 12:00am midnight (Landing Time). If customers arrived outside of the complimentary airport pickup hours, we can arrange 24 hours airport pick-up service for $120(include first 1st and 2nd persons, $10 for each additional person).
    • New York to Seattle:
      • Departure time before 2PM: we provide airport transportation, $120 for one way with maximum of 4 passengers.
      • Departure time after 2PM: A free airport drop off service is available for the three major airports: LGA, JFK or EWR. (EWR recommended.)
      Free transfer at Seattle airport is available between 9:00am and 10:00pm, tips for the driver is $8/person. If your arriving time is other than 9AM to 10PM, there will be $120 fee for the pick-up services for the first two guests, additional $10 will be charged from the fifth guest
    • Return Flight arrangement: There are still travel activities on the last day of the tour, please schedule flights to depart from SEA-TAC International Airport after 7:00pm.
    • Price Includes

    • Airport pick up from JFK/LGA/EWR and drop off on the last day. Complimentary transfer (excluded service fee $10/per person) is available between 8:30am and 12:00am midnight. Outside this time, guests will be charged $120 (first 1-2 guests) and $10 for each additional guest.
    • Dropoff at SEA on the last day
    • 11 nights hotel accomodations
    • Transportation via an air-conditioned vehicle
    • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
    • All taxes and fees included
    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child Senior
      Boston, MA
      Boston Harbor Cruise (Optional) $22 $17 (3-12 yrs) $20 (Over 65 yrs)
      Boston Lobster Meal (Optional) $32 $32 (3-12 yrs) $32 (Over 65 yrs)
      Prudential Tower (Optional) $15 $10 (0-12 yrs) $13 (Over 65 yrs)
      Corning, NY
      Corning Museum of Glass (Optional) $20 Free (Under 17 yrs) $17 (Over 62 yrs)
      Florence, OR
      Florence Sand Rail Tour (Optional) $35 $35 (3-12 yrs) $35 (Over 65 yrs)
      Giant Dune Buggy (Optional) $15 $15 (3-12 yrs) $15 (Over 62 yrs)
      Sea Lion Caves (Optional) $14 $9 (3-12 yrs) $14 (Over 65 yrs)
      New York, NY
      Applebee's Party (Optional) $375 $250 (Under 12 yrs) /
      Empire State Building (Optional) $39.20 $34 (6-12 yrs) $38.20 (Over 62 yrs)
      Hudson River Fireworks Dinner Cruise (Optional) $411 $411 /
      Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum (Optional) $33 $24 (5-12 yrs) $31 (Over 65 yrs)
      Madame Tussauds Wax Museum (Optional) $25 $23 (3-12 yrs) $25 (Over 65 yrs)
      Manhattan Morning Tour (Optional) $25 $15 (0-11 yrs) /
      NYC Night Tour (Optional) $25 $15 (Under 12 yrs) /
      Statue of Liberty Cruise (Optional) $29 $17 (3-12 yrs) $24 (Over 65 yrs)
      The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Optional) $25 Free (Under 11 yrs) $17 (Over 65 yrs)
      Niagara Falls, NY
      Jet Boat Ride (Optional) $69 $69 (4-12 yrs, mini of 40' tall) $69 (Over 55 yrs)
      Niagara Falls Adventure Movie (Optional) $12 $9 (6-12 yrs) $12 (Over 65 yrs)
      Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour (Optional) $25 $15 (3-12 yrs) $22 (Over 65 yrs)
      Old Fort Niagara (Optional) $13 $6 (Under 11 yrs) $13 (Over 65 yrs)
      Seattle, WA
      (Optional) $28 $14 (3-12 yrs) $28 (Over 62 yrs)
      Boeing Factory (Optional) $20 $14 (3-12 yrs) $20 (Over 65 yrs)
      EMP Museum (Optional) $25 $16 (3-12 yrs) $22 (Over 65 yrs)
      Seattle Night Tour (Optional) $25 $25 (3-12 yrs) $25 (Over 65 yrs)
      Space Needle (Optional) $26 $15 (3-12 yrs) $22 (Over 65 yrs)
      Washington, DC
      International Spy Museum (Optional) $26.45 $15.85 (7-12 yrs) $21.15 (Over 64 yrs)
      Potomac River Cruise (Optional) $26 $18 (2-12 yrs) $23 (Over 65 yrs)
      • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
      • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
    • Airfare from New York to Seattle is not included
    • Meals and drinks unspecified during the trip.
    • A mandatory service fees: Minimum $10 / day / person should be paid in cash to tour guide and the bus driver as a service fee. Any child / Infant reserving a seat will have to pay the service fees as well. Ex: 2 people taking a 2-day tour would pay: $10 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $40.
    • Personal room fees: such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
    • Any private expenses
    • Additional Note

    • City passes are not accepted during an escorted tour due to the fact that they do not correspond into the tour schedule. The group entrance tickets provided by tour guides have fast lane and tour guides accompany passengers for activities.
    • Bus Arrangement: Usually only passengers in the same order will be arranged in the same bus. If you book the tour separately with your friends and you want to sit in the same bus, you need to inform us before departure . Or you may be arranged in different buses.
    • Itineraries are subject to change due to the weather, transportation and other conditions, in order to provide the best experience for you.
    • Customers are held solely responsible for their own travel documents and/or visas if required.
    • Hotel rooms: Each hotel room can accommodate no more than 4 guests (adults or children), and existing bedding must be used
    • Language: All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour and/or driver guides (English/Chinese). Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.
    • Please be advised that from 12/31/2016 - 3/15/2017, winter tours will not visit Quebec due to weather condition.
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    Booking changes
    A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply. Please be noted that we do not allow departure change 48 hours before departure.

    Cancellations and Cancellation Fees
    Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to TakeTours by email or through web mail at Contact Us .

    Tour Departure: This tour has 100% guaranteed departure; if the tour is cancelled there will be refund of 120%. Restrictions apply; due to weather conditions, State Emergencies, Airport Closures or anything beyond the control of the tour operator the 120% refund will NOT apply.

    Cancellation penalties per person for tours last 5 or more days(Notification day and departure day are not counted)

    • Up to 46 days prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount.
    • 21-45 days prior to departure - 25% of total purchase amount.
    • 8-20 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
    • 1-7 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount.
    • Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.
    • Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
    • There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.

    NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.

    Itinerary Variations
    We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.

    Tour Cancellation:
    We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, TakeTours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour.. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.

    We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

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