New York - Syracuse - Thousand Islands - Toronto (533 miles)
Depart New York and travel north, cross New York State and the Catskills. A lunch break in Syracuse. Traveling north to the Canadian-American border. We'll take a one hour cruise in the Thousand Islands (in season) - a spectacular natural phenomenon along the St. Lawrence River. We'll continue on our way to Toronto. Overnight area of Toronto
Syracuse is also well-provided with convention sites, with a downtown convention complex and, directly west of the city, the Empire Expo Center, which hosts the annual Great New York State Fair. The city derives its name from Siracusa, a city on the eastern coast of the Italian island of Sicily.
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 the Saint Lawrence River between New York and Ontario, there are 1,864 islands. This picturesque landscape has been a vacation destination for more than 150 years, and with good reason. The attractions include lighthouses, museums, fishing, and diving.
Opening Hours: Apr 1 - Oct 31
Standard Hotel: Delta Chelsea Hotel or similar
Toronto - Niagara Falls (79 miles)
We begin our tour of the Parliament building in Toronto, observe the tower - CN , a short stop at the University of Toronto and a special tour of the city's Chinatown area. Continue to the Welland Canal, We will learn how to raise / drop huge cargo ships from the low level of Lake Ontario to the high level of Lake Erie. Continue to visit the pastoral town "Niagara on the Lake". If weather permits, we can have a picnic on Lake Ontario. We will continue towards the Niagara Falls, stop at the Flower Vlock and the power stations, and afterwards we will reach the falls on their Canadian side. We will embark on an exciting cruise to the center of the Horseshoe Falls (in season), Arrive to the hotel. We will go out together for dinner, at the end of which we will return to the waterfalls for a night experience - watching the illuminated falls.
The capital of the province of Ontario, Toronto is the largest city in Canada. It is perched on the shores of beautiful Lake Ontario. This historic city combines modern innovation with traditional Canadian culture and style.
Ontario Legislative Building
The Ontario Legislative Building in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is the seventh structure to function as the parliamentary building of the province of Ontario. This impressive building is in the Richardsonian Romanesque architectural style and was built in 1893.
University of Toronto
Routinely placed in the top 30 institutions of higher learning in the world, the University of Toronto has been educating the masses since 1827. Widely considered the best university in Canada, it is known for its pioneering research.
One of the largest Chinatowns in North America is located in downtown Toronto, Ontario. Toronto contains several Chinatowns. This one is the oldest, dating back to the 1870s, and the historical area features many authentic groceries, restaurants, and shops.
Eaton Centre is a shopping mall like no other, and Toronto's most popular tourist attraction. The glass-domed building is as famous for its architecture and art as it is for the hundreds of stores inside.
Niagara Falls Canada, ON
Known and loved for both their power and their beauty, the Niagara Falls offer an experience unlike any other. More water tumbles down from the Niagara River every minute than any other place in the world.
Horseshoe Falls Cruise
The Horseshoe Falls (AKA the Canadian Falls), are part of Niagara Falls. This cruise takes you right to the base of this natural wonder, where you can hear the thundering water crash down around us.
Standard Hotel: Ramada Hotel Niagara Falls or similar
Niagara Falls - New York (408 miles)
After breakfast at the hotel, we will go see Niagara Falls from the American side before boarding the amazing Maid of The Mist cruise (*Seasonal) taking us as close as one can get to where the actual Falls. After that we begin to make our way back to New York City. On our way we will stop at Outlet Shopping Mall and we overnight in New Jersey.
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: May - Oct|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
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!
Standard Hotel: La Quinta or similar
New York - Washington DC - Philadelphia (365 miles)
We leave New York heading South. We will pass through the States of New Jersey, Delaware, and
Maryland, passing through the City of Baltimore ultimately arriving in Washington DC. We will see the White House from the outside (due to security we cannot enter). We will then visit Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, the Korean Memorial and the famous Reflection Pool which separates the Washington Monument from the Lincoln Memorial. Next we will visit "Daniel's World" in the Holocaust Museum before visiting ether the Bureau of Engraving and Printing OR The Iwo-Jima Memorial. We then continue on to The Air and Space Museum where we will have free time to walk around. Next we will drive towards Capitol Hill where we will have a view of the Capitol Building, home to the United States Congress. From there we will drive towards the restaurant district where we find both dinner as well as our hotel.
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.
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.
Marine Corps Iwo Jima Memorial
Also known as the Iwo Jima Memorial, this iconic pavillion was dedicated by Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1954 in remembrance of members of the US Marine Corps who died in battle since the United States' founding in 1775.
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
Capitol Hill refers to the neighborhood around the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. It is one of the city's most densely populated residential areas, housing more than 35,000 residents.
Opening Hours: Fri - Sat 8:30am - 4:30pm
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
Standard Hotel: Hampton Inn and Suites Alexandria or similar
Hershey - Lancaster - Philadelphia - New York (206 miles)
We begin the day in the State of Pennsylvania at the Hershey Chocolate Factory. We will then drive to visit Amish Farm and House. From there we will proceed towards the City of Philadelphia where our first stop will be on one of the nicest boulevards in the world, Benjamin Franklin Boulevard, in front of the famous Rocky Steps. We will then drive to see the famous Liberty Bell as well as the site of the Yoni Netanyahu Monument. We will then begin making our way back to New York City where we will arrive sometime in the evening.
Fun, sweetness and adventure await at Hershey's Chocolate World. You'll be greeted by giant HERSHEY'S Product Characters as you enter this delightful world of food, shops and entertainment devoted to all things chocolate.
Hershey Chocolate World
Explore the many wonders of CHOCOLATE! At Hershey's Chocolate World, a free 10-minute automated ride takes you through the steps of producing chocolate, from picking the cocoa beans to making candy bars.
Lancaster is a city located in South Central Pennsylvania which serves as the seat of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County and one of the oldest inland towns in the United States. The city's primary industries include healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services.
The Amish Farm and House
This authentic Amish farm in Lancaster, PA is more than 300 years old, and an educational experience for the whole family. This 25-acre farm is dedicated to teaching people about the Amish lifestyle in a fun and constructive way.
Opening Hours: Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.
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!
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