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8-Day New East Coast Cultural Arts Tour - Free New York Airport Pick Up

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Highlights: Visit New York, Niagara Falls, Washington, DC, Boston, Philadelphia, Newport, Flushing, Corning, New Haven, Princeton. Inclusions: 7 nights hotel accomodations, Transportation via air-conditioned vehicle

  • Only cost $1 per person (seats guaranteed) if guests reserve the New York morning tour when your booking
  • Tour is 100% guaranteed; if cancelled 120% of the price will be refunded
  • U.S. side only - Passengers do not need a Canada visa/passport to join this tour

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Pre-tour: If you arrive before the tour's starting date, please self check-in the hotel. You may take shuttle to meet our tour guide at airport on the departure date. The airport hotels suggested (Days Inn JFK , Hampton Inn LGA, Hilton Newark EWR) have complimentary shuttle service 24 hours

Post-tour: If you extend the hotel after the tour ends, the tour will transfer you to the airport. The airport hotels suggested (Days Inn JFK , Hampton Inn LGA, Hilton Newark EWR) have complimentary shuttle service 24 hours

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    Day 1

    New York (14 miles)

    Today, guests will arrive at one of the there 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. For guests who meet tour guide before 9:00AM in JFK or LGA airport, guests can join NYC Morning Tour. Guests who arrive at JFK or LGA before 5:00pm have the option to tour the Flushing, Queens at their own leisure, we'll provided free left-luggage, and our guests can visit nearby Queens Crossing, Macy's Shopping Center. Those arriving at EWR before 12:00 can free to go to the Jersey Garden Outlets Mall. All who arrive before 4:30pm can join an optional Night Tour of the 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 (3-12 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

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

    New York

    Today, we will spend the day touring New York City, visiting some of this city's most iconic landmarks, like the Empire State Building to overlook this sprawling metropolis. Then, we will take a sightseeing cruise to the Statue of Liberty. We will also come to Times Square to visit Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. Pass by Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center, Ground Zero.

    Note:Starting from Jan 1st, 2019, we will no longer visit Empire State Building, and go to visit One World Observatory instead.

    • 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.

      Before 2018-12-31

      Admission (Optional): Adult $37; Child (6-12 yrs) $31; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $35|Opening Hours: 8:00am - 2:00am|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 10 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 - Fri 10:00am - 5:00pm, Holiday hours apply. Time subject to change. Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25.|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

      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: Fri - Sat 10:00am - 9:00pm, Time are subject to change without further notice., Sun - Thu 10:00am - 5:30pm, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1, and the first Monday in May.|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

      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.

      One World Trade Center

      One World Trade Center is the main building of the new World Trade Center complex in New York City. Once completed in late 2013, this will be both the tallest building in New York and third-tallest in the world.

      From 2019-01-01

      Admission (Optional): Adult $37; Child (6-12 yrs) $30.50; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $35|Opening Hours: 9:00am - 10:00am|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 10 Minutes

    Deluxe Hotel: Crowne(or Ramada) Plaza/Sheraton/Hilton /Courtyard by Marriott or similar
    Day 3

    New York - Princeton - Philadelphia - Washington DC (235 miles)

    In the morning, we will visit Princeton, NJ to see the campus of the prestigious Ivy League school, Princeton University. Next, we will depart for historic Philadelphia, PA to visit National Independence Park, where we will see the famous Liberty Bell. Then we will go to visit One Liberty Observation Deck, which is the only observation deck in Philadelphia. In the afternoon, we will head to Washington D.C., and visit the Madame Tussands in Washington D.C. We will have the chance to explore the inner structure of The White House, taking photographs with Oval Office desk aka The Resolute Desk. Next, we will visit the White House (exterior, reverse side of $20 Bill). We will also visit the U.S. Department of Treasury (exterior, reverse side of $10 Bill), Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial and Vietnam War Memorial. (Due to effect of early sunset during winter time, we will visit Lincoln Memorial after dusk.)
    • Princeton, NJ

      Princeton is known for the Ivy League Princeton University. The campus includes the Collegiate Gothic–style University Chapel and the broad collection of the Princeton University Art Museum are popular spots to see.

      Princeton University

      This illustrious university in central New Jersey is one of the oldest and most highly regarded institutions of higher learning in the entire United States of America. It has been associated with 35 Nobel Prize laureates.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $10; Child (3-12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $10|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    • 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

      Congress Hall

      When Philadelphia was the capital of the newly-formed United States of America, this building was home to the young Congress and all of its proceedings. Congress Hall stands right next to Independence Hall in Independence National Park.

      Opening Hours: 9:00am - 7:00pm, Closed on all major federal holidays except Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, and Veteran's Day.

      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

      One Liberty Observation Deck

      At the top of One Liberty Tower, visitors can get the best panoramic view of the city of Philadelphia from 57 floors above this beautiful city.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $14.50; Adult (Since 01/01/2019) $15; Child (3-11 yrs) $9.50; Child (3-11 yrs, Since 01/01/2019) $10; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $14.50; Senior (Over 65 yrs, Since 01/01/2019) $15|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 10:00am - 9:00pm

    • 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.

      Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

      The Washington, DC arm of this worldwide phenomenon is a sight to behold. Amazingly and sometimes eerily lifelike figures line the halls of this art museum in the form of celebrities and politicians both famous and infamous.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $23; Child (3-12 yrs) $17; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23|Opening Hours: Mon - Thu 12:00pm - 6:00pm, Fri - Sun 10:00am - 6:00pm

      White House

      (Outside Visit) 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.

      Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

      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.

      Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

      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.

      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.
    Deluxe Hotel: Day Inn/Comfort Inn/Doubletree by Hilton/Metro Points/Springhill by Marriott or equivalent
    Day 4

    Washington DC

    Depart from the hotel in the early morning; we will first visit the US Capitol (reverse side of $50 bill). Our professional tour guide will bring you inside and have a look around the interior of the Capitol building (if the Capitol is closed, we will see the exterior of the Capitol building instead.) We will also visit the Library of Congress (exterior), which has served the United States Congress for more than 200 years, and Supreme Court of the United States (exterior).
    Summer: we will take the D.C. Cruise along Potomac River to see many of the areas' most historic landmarks and memorials in a unique way. In the afternoon, you will be able to visit the Smithsonian Institution freely(no tour guide). We will also visit Newseum. In the evening, guests need to gather in front of Air and Space Museum and then will be taken to have dinner.
    Winter: we will visit International Spy Museum. Along the way, you will see the Washington Monument, the World War II Memorial, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial and etc. We will also visit Newseum, a top 10 ranked popular attraction in Washington D.C. In the afternoon, the tour will go to DCA and come back to New York City. In the afternoon, you will be able to visit the Smithsonian Institution freely(no tour guide). In the evening, guests need to gather in front of Air and Space Museum and then will be taken to have dinner.
    • 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.

      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.

      We'll visit the exterior of it due to the government shutdown.

      Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 15 Minutes

      Library of Congress

      (Outside Visit) The Library of Congress is the oldest cultural institution established by federal mandate in the US, divided between three buildings in Capitol Hill and a Virginia campus. It is the largest library in the world.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sat 8:30am - 4:30pm

      US Supreme Court Building

      (Outside Visit) The Supreme Court is another magnificent addition to Washington's neoclassical buildings. It is home to the country's highest governing judicial body. Visitors may tour the building on their own and also attend court, provided that it is in session.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 4:30pm

      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.

      Summer Schedule

      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

      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.

      Winter Schedule

      Admission (Optional): Adult $21.95; Child (3-12 yrs) $14.95; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $15.95|Opening Hours: 9:00am - 7:00pm

      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.

      Opening Hours: 24/7

      Newseum

      This interactive museum details the history of journalism, news, and media. Established in 1997, it is located in a sleek, modern building filled with multiple theaters and exhibits. It is also where Al Jazeera America has its studios.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $26; Child (7-18 yrs, 3-12) $16; Senior (Over 65 yrs, 62+) $21|Opening Hours: Mon - Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm, Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year's Day, Sun 10:00am - 5:00pm

      Smithsonian Institution

      Centered on the National Mall, the Smithsonian Institution is a series of museums dedicated to research and spreading knowledge. Some of the most notable Smithsonian museums are the National Air and Space Museum and the Museum of American History.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 8:30am - 5:30pm

    Deluxe Hotel: Holiday Inn/Crowne Plaza/Shippen Place Hotel or similar
    Day 5

    Corning - Niagara Falls (146 miles)

    Driving through the hilly countrysides of Pennsylvania and New York state, we will enjoy the rural scenery as we head north to visit the Corning Glass Museum in Corning, NY. 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). Then see the Adventure Movie. Guests can then choose either to stay in the Falls Park for self-exploration or have an in-depth tour that includes visits to the 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.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $19.50; Child (Under 17 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 55 yrs) $16.60|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 40 Minutes

    • 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 Adventure Movie

      (Optional if time permits) 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 (3-12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $12|Opening Hours: Daily 10:00am - 4:30pm, Time vary seasonally, Closed January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

      Maid of the Mist

      This famous boat ride gets passengers up close and personal with the Niagara Falls! The Maid rides right into the mists thrown up by the roaring cascade as the Niagara River tumbles over the edge of the falls.

      Subject to the season and weather

      Admission (Optional): Adult $19.25; Child (6-12 yrs) $11.20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $19.25|Opening Hours: May - Oct|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

      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.

      Replace Maid of the Mist during winter (Nov - Apr)

      Admission (Optional): Adult $66; Child (4-12 yrs) $56; Senior (Over 55 yrs) $56|Opening Hours: Daily 8:00am - 6:00pm, Times Vary, Closed January 1.|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

      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, including $13 of the Old Fort Niagara admission ticket) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs, including $13 of the Old Fort Niagara admission ticket) $22; Tickets to Old Fort Niagara & Whirlpool State Park included|Opening Hours: Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

      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

      Standing on a bluff above Lake Ontario not far from Niagara Falls, Old Fort Niagara has dominated the entrance to the Niagara River since 1726. The colorful history of the site began even earlier, and continues to the present day.

      Opening Hours: Jan - Jun 9:00am - 5:00pm, Jul - Aug 9:00am - 7:00pm, Sep - Dec 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Deluxe Hotel: Adams Mark/Radisson/R.I.T/Rochester Plaza/Park Plaza/Holiday Inn/Clarion Hotel or similar
    Day 6

    Niagara Falls - Boston (407 miles)

    Driving along the Erie Canal in upstate New York, we will continue our journey to Boston, MA. Here, we will tour the campuses of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After that, we will pass Trinity Church, the Hancock Building, Boston Common, the Public Garden, the Boston Athenaeum, while overlooking the golden dome of the Massachusetts State House. In the evening, we will enjoy a delicious Lobster Dinner.
    • 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.

      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.

      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.

      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.

      Public Garden

      Adjacent to the Boston Common, this was the first public botanical gardens in the U.S. Established in 1837, the garden is known for the swan boats that visitors can take onto the ponds.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 7:00pm

      Boston Athenaeum

      As one of the oldest independent libraries in the United States - founded in 1807 - the Boston Athenaeum contains a rare book collection of over 100,000 volumes and a comparable collection of art.

      Opening Hours: Tue 12:00pm - 8:00pm, Wed - Sat 10:00am - 4:00pm

      Boston Lobster Dinner

      (The lobster dinner is on a Chinese restaurant style) New England is known for its lobster. Having a lobster dinner in Boston is certainly on many a visitor's to-do list.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $32; Child (3-12 yrs) $32; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $32|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

      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.
    Deluxe Hotel: Sheraton/DoubleTree/Radisson/Courtyard/Four Points/Wyndham/Holiday Inn or similar
    Day 7

    Boston - Newport - Boston (145 miles)

    Today we will take a relaxing Boston Harbor cruise, giving us a breathtaking view of the city from the water. The next stop is the Quincy Market. We will also go to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. In the afternoon, we will drive south stop at Newport, RI to visit Breakers Mansion.
    • 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

      John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

      This museum is the Presidential Library of the 35th president and its glass-encased lobby and outdoor patio offer amazing views of the bay. It is the official repository of documents from the Kennedy Administration.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $14; Child (Under 12 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $12|Opening Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Closed: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas

    • Newport, RI

      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.

      Breakers Mansion

      The Breakers mansion is not just one of the most famous, but is the largest and grandest of the several historical Newport "cottages" that dot the ritzy coastline. The four-story building is located on 14 acres of waterfront property.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $24; Child (6-17 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $24|Opening Hours: Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas

    Deluxe Hotel: Sheraton/DoubleTree/Radisson/Courtyard/Four Points/Wyndham/Holiday Inn or similar
    Day 8

    Boston - New Haven - New York (218 miles)

    Today we will head to Connecticut, and enjoy a brief stop at Yale University. After seeing this famous school, we will head south to New York. Alternatively, guests may skip the New Haven trip and opt to be dismissed in Boston. See "Departure and Return Details" for dropoff information and information on when to book flights.
    • 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.

      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.
    • Departure & Return

    • Price Includes

    • 7 nights hotel accomodations
    • Transportation via air-conditioned vehicle
    • 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 00:00am. Outside this time, guests will be charged $120 (first 1-2 guests) and $10 for each additional guest.
    • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
    • Taxes
    • 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 Dinner (Optional) $32 $32 (3-12 yrs) $32 (Over 65 yrs)
      John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum (Optional) $14 Free (Under 12 yrs) $12 (Over 62 yrs)
      Corning, NY
      Corning Museum of Glass (Optional) $19.50 Free (Under 17 yrs) $16.60 (Over 55 yrs)
      New York, NY
      Empire State Building (Optional) $37 $31 (6-12 yrs) $35 (Over 62 yrs)
      Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum (Optional) $33 $24 (5-12 yrs) $31 (Over 65 yrs)
      Manhattan Morning Tour (Optional) $25 $15 (0-11 yrs) /
      NYC Night Tour (Optional) $25 $15 (3-12 yrs) $25 (Over 65 yrs)
      One World Trade Center (Optional) $37 $30.50 (6-12 yrs) $35 (Over 65 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)
      Newport, RI
      Breakers Mansion (Optional) $24 $8 (6-17 yrs) $24 (Over 65 yrs)
      Niagara Falls, NY
      Jet Boat Ride (Optional) $66 $56 (4-12 yrs) $56 (Over 55 yrs)
      Maid of the Mist (Optional) $19.25 $11.20 (6-12 yrs) $19.25 (Over 65 yrs)
      Niagara Falls Adventure Movie (Optional) $12 $8 (3-12 yrs) $12 (Over 65 yrs)
      Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour (Optional) $25 $15 (3-12 yrs, including $13 of the Old Fort Niagara admission ticket) $22 (Over 65 yrs, including $13 of the Old Fort Niagara admission ticket)
      Philadelphia, PA
      One Liberty Observation Deck (Optional)
      $14.50
      $15 (Since 01/01/2019)
      $9.50 (3-11 yrs)
      $10 (3-11 yrs, Since 01/01/2019)
      $14.50 (Over 65 yrs)
      $15 (Over 65 yrs, Since 01/01/2019)
      Princeton
      Princeton University (Optional) $10 $8 (3-12 yrs) $10 (Over 65 yrs)
      Washington, DC
      International Spy Museum (Optional) $21.95 $14.95 (3-12 yrs) $15.95 (Over 65 yrs)
      Madame Tussauds Wax Museum (Optional) $23 $17 (3-12 yrs) $23 (Over 65 yrs)
      Newseum (Optional) $26 $16 (7-18 yrs, 3-12) $21 (Over 65 yrs, 62+)
      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.
    • 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.
    • Policies

      Confirmation

    • Your ticket(s) will be confirmed at the time of booking. Please allow up to 8 hours to receive the confirmation. Your booking will be processed as soon as possible.

      Redemption

    • Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

      Terms & Condition

    PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

    The purchase of any travel services represents your acceptance Terms & Conditions set out herein. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand these Terms & Conditions prior to booking.

    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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