New York - Keeseville - Montreal (342 miles)
In the morning, we will depart from New York, driving to Keeseville to visit the Ausable Chasm. Afterwards, we will continue to Montreal, where we will enjoy a French style dinner before checking into our hotel for the night.
Keeseville is a hamlet in Clinton and Essex counties, New York, in the United States.It developed along the Ausable River, which provided water power for mills and industrial development.
Ausable Chasm, carved into upstate New York's Adirondack Mountains by an eponymous river, is made of 500-foot-thick Potsdam sandstone that is over 500 million years old. At its southern end, it drains into Lake Champlain.
Admission (Optional): Adult $33; Child (3-12 yrs) $21.70; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $33; Trail only|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Standard Hotel: Travelodge Hotel Montreal Airport. QC or equivalent
Montreal - Ottawa (129 miles)
In the morning, we will visit the Olympic Tower and see some of the other facilities that were part of the 1976 Olympic Games. Afterwards, we will visit Ottawa, where we can see the annual Canadian Tulip Festival and take a cruise on the Ottawa River, also we have chance to
visit Canadian Museum of History and Parliament Hill.
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.
One of the unique features of the Montreal Olympic Stadium is its inclined tower. The observatory that sits atop the tower offers a bird's-eye view of the city.
Admission (Optional): Adult $23.75; Child (5-17 yrs) $11.75; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $21.50
Gatineau is a city in western Quebec, Canada. It is the fourth-largest city in the province after Montreal, Quebec City, and Laval. It is located on the northern bank of the Ottawa River, immediately across from Ottawa, together with which it forms Canada's National Capital Region.
Canadian Museum of History
The Canadian Museum of History is one of North America's oldest heritage and cultural preservation sites. It explores 20,000 years of human history and Canadian culture and is visited by more than 1.2 million people every year.
Admission (Optional): Adult $23; Child (3-12 yrs) $13.80; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20.71
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.
Canadian Tulip Festival
This massive flower festival held annually in Ottawa, Ontario bills itself as the largest tulip festival in the world with more than one million of the flowers on display. It gets more than 500,000 visitors every May.
Ottawa River Boat Cruise
From the comfort a climate-controlled cruise ship, you will sail down the beautiful Ottawa River, the border between Quebec and Ontario, seeing Victorian mansions and expansive Canadian forests as you kick back, relax, and float along.
Admission (Optional): Adult $29; Child (6-15 yrs) $19; Senior (Over 60 yrs) $26|Opening Hours: May 1 - Oct 31
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.
Standard Hotel: Days Inn Brockville. ON or equivalent
Ottawa - Thousand Islands - New York (357 miles)
Today, we will journey to the Thousand Islands region to take a boat cruise of the area that will show off the amazing scenery, including the lovely Boldt Castle. We will also get to see the Shortest International Bridge in the world. Afterwards, we will go back to New York.
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 addition to taking in the scenery, passengers on boat tours of this area can learn some of the history of the region-- which was once home to pirates and bootleggers-- and enjoy views of some famous spots.
Admission (Optional): Adult $29.50; Child (3-11 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25; tax included
Thousands Islands Lunch
Have a pristine meal beside the gorgeous Thousand Island Lake. Enjoy a special lunch buffet while looking out at the gorgeous scenery offered by this unique location on the St. Lawrence River at the border of the US and Canada.
Admission (Optional): Adult $18; Child (3-12 yrs) $13; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $18
Built by the original manager of New York City's famous Waldorf-Astoria hotel, Bolt Castle is on Heart Island in the 1000 Islands area of the St. Lawrence River. The massive stone masonry structure is a sight to behold.