Day 1: Hometown - New York City
Our tour guide will meet you at the airport (Baggage Claim Area) and transfer to hotel.
Pick-up service for JFK, LGA and EWR airports. For the best service, please choose EWR (Newark Liberty International Airport).
NYC night tour available only arrivals before 5 PM for an additional $25 fee (optional).
There is an exciting night tour of New York City (optional) where you can experience the bright lights of the big city. You can see all of the wonderful NYC landmarks like never before in the beautiful night sky. The tour will take you to the South Street Seaport to enjoy the spectacular views of the NYC bridges at night. You will also see Midtown Manhattan which is the largest central business district in the world and is home to the NYCs tallest and most famous buildings like the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building. The tour will also take you to see the world famous Rockefeller Center, an art deco marvel covering 11 acres in midtown Manhattan and home to NBC studios, an outdoor ice skating rink (winter), and Prometheus. Then you will visit Times Square and Broadway which is known as the Theater District or the Great White Way.
Hotel: Sheraton Hotel, Marriott, Renaissance or similar
Day 2: New York City - Philadelphia.
The bus tour begins with a New York City tour of the Big Apple where you will tour Chinatown; the largest in the United States. You will also tour the heart of the financial district at Wall Street where you can also see the world famous bronze charging bull; the unofficial symbol of the financial district. The tour also takes you to Ground Zero where you can pay your respects to the events from Sept. 11, 2001. The tour continues through downtown NYC with a visit to the South Street Seaport; a historic landmark that offers dining, museums, and a shopping mall at Pier 17. It also features amazing views of the East River and the Brooklyn Bridge. You will also take a boat ride (Water Taxi or Circle Line - admission ticket not included) around Manhattan harbor where you can see the Statue of Liberty and the incredible Manhattan skyscrapers. You will also visit the world famous Empire State Building; a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper which is the tallest building in New York City. You will be able to go up to the 86th floor observatory and enjoy the panoramic views from within a glass enclosed pavilion and from the surrounding open-air promenade. The tour also takes you to the United Nations where 192 countries meet to discuss issues like human rights and achieving world peace. You will also see Rockefeller Center which is home to NBC studios, outdoor skating rink, and the famous Christmas tree which has delighted crowds for over 75 years. The bus tour also takes you through Fifth Avenue NYC which is ranked as one of the most expensive streets in the world. You will also see the historic and just renovated Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum. You will also visit the "Crossroads of the World" at Times Square. Afterwards you will travel to and stay overnight in Philadelphia.
Hotel: Hyatt Regency, Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill or similar
Day 3: Philadelphia - Washington D.C.
In the morning the bus tour will visit Philadelphia. You will visit Independence Hall where George Washington was appointed commander in chief of the Continental Army, the Declaration of Independence was adopted in 1776, and the U.S. Constitution was drafted in 1787. You will also see the Liberty Bell which has been a symbol of liberty for over 200 years. The bus tour will then take you to the nations capital; Washington D.C. Here you will visit the Lincoln Memorial which is in the form of a Greek temple and contains a large seated sculpture of Abraham Lincoln and inscriptions of two well-known speeches by Lincoln. You will also visit the Jefferson Memorial which is dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, an American Founding Father and the third president of the United States. The tour also takes you to the National Museum of Natural History which is part of the Smithsonian Institution and is the worlds finest museum and research complex. The Museum is dedicated to stimulating curiosity, discovery, and learning about the natural world through its unmatched research, collections, exhibitions, and educational outreach programs. You will also see the White House which is one of the worlds most famous building and is the residence and workplace for the President of the U.S. The tour will also take you to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial which was designed by Maya Ying Lin and honors members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War and who died in service or are missing.
Hotel: Marriott Gaithersburg, Marriott Dulles or similar
Day 4: D.C. - Hershey - Corning Museum of Glass - Niagara Falls
In the morning the bus tour will depart from Washington D.C. and travel to Hershey, Pennsylvania where you will visit the sweetest place in the world; Hersheys Chocolate World. Here you will be greeted by giant Hersheys characters as you enter this wonderful world of food, shops and entertainment devoted to all things chocolate. You will also learn how chocolate is made at a special presentation. Next, the bus tour will travel to Corning, New York to visit the Corning Museum of Glass which is the largest glass museum in the world with more than 45,000 objects from over 3,500 years of glassmaking history. You will also see live, narrated glassmaking demonstrations. Afterwards the bus tour will take you to Niagara Falls. The Falls is collectively made from the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and the Canadian Horseshoe Falls and are famous for their beauty and as a valuable source of hydroelectric power. In the evening you can enjoy breathtaking views when the intense spotlights shower the falls with different shades of rainbow colors. The Falls is also a place where many couples come to admire the beauty of the falls while enjoying a romantic evening.
Hotel: Hyatt Regency, Hotel Indigo or similar
Day 5: Niagara Falls - Boston
In the morning the bus tour will see the spectacular views of Niagara Falls up close. A ride on the Maid of the Mist boat ride (seasonal) will soak you as you explore the roar of the Falls. This historical ride is a half hour thrill of a lifetime and is North Americas oldest tourist attraction as millions of visitors have enjoyed the boat tours since 1846. You will also go to the IMAX Theatre to experience the Falls like never before. Here you can see "The Falls Movie: Legends and Daredevils" - one of the most spectacular IMAX movies of all time. You will sit in a giant six-story movie screen and feel the power of 12,000 watts of thunderous digital surround sound where you can see behind the mist, myths and mysteries of one of the most storied natural wonders of the world. Afterwards, the bus tour will travel to the historic city of Boston which is the capital and largest city of Massachusetts and also one of Americas oldest cities, with a rich economic and social history. Upon arrival you will be able to feast on a delicious lobster dinner.
Hotel: Crowne Plaza Boston North Shoe or similar
Day 6: Boston city tour - NYC (Time Square)
In the morning the bus tour will continue the city tour of Boston with a stop at Harvard University; the oldest university in the United States. You will also visit Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); a world-class institution that educates students in science and technology. The tour will also take you to the Massachusetts State House which is the magnificent setting for their state government for over two centuries has become an outstanding museum reflecting the history of Massachusetts since colonial times. You will also enjoy the shops and foods at the Faneuil Hall Marketplace, also known as Quincy Market which is set around a cobblestone promenade where jugglers, magicians and musicians entertain the passers-by. Afterwards, the bus tour will head back towards New York City by enjoying a fabulous Broadway performance. (Limited last minute tickets and shows choices).
Hotel: Sheraton Hotel, Marriott, Renaissance or similar
Day 7: West Point Military Academy - Woodbury Common Premium Outlets -NYC Airport
In the morning the bus tour will visit West Point Military Academy which is famous as the best in leader development and accomplishes its mission by developing cadets intellectually, physically, militarily, ethically, spiritually, and socially. A favorite expression at West Point is that "much of the history we teach was made by people we taught." Some well known graduates and great leaders were Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, John J. Pershing, Douglas MacArthur, Dwight D. Eisenhower, George S. Patton, and Norman Schwarzkopf. You will also go shopping at the Woodbury Common Premium Outlets. Woodbury Common has 220 stores on more than 800,000 square feet and is one of the largest outlet centers in the world. Woodbury Common is a shopaholics dream where you can get designer clothing at bargain prices. Not only is there great deals on clothing but there are stores for home furnishing, jewelry, luggage, leather, gifts and specialty items as well. Some of the stores where you can find remarkable savings are Adidas, Barneys New York Outlet, Burberry, Coach, Dolce & Gabbana, Ed Hardy, Fendi, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, J.Crew, Jimmy Choo, Juicy Couture, Lacoste, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Prada, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Tods, Ugg, and many more.This tour concludes in New York where guests can schedule their flights to depart from NYCAirport (EWR, LGA or JFK airport) after 6:45 PM
Flight Arrival and Departure Times:
- Airport pickups are free only for arrivals in NYC area airports (EWR, JFK, or LGA) between 9 AM - 10 PM. All other times will have to pay a surcharge.
- On the final day of the tour, please have your departure flight from a NYC area airport (JFK, EWR or LGA) after 6:45 PM or you can depart from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) after 1:00 PM.
- We reserve the right to amend the itinerary.
To enter Canada, all travelers need a US passport, Alien Resident Card, US birth certificate, or valid entry visa, We are not responsible if customers are denied entry into the USA or Canada for any reason. When such incident happens, the tour fare is non-refundable and non-transferable. Please visit the site below for information:
- Hotel accommodations. All rates are per person per room in single, twin double, triple, or quarter occupancy inclusive of taxes. Children under 9 years of age (at start of tour) must share a room with two adults, otherwise the child pays twin room supplement.
- Roundtrip deluxe air conditioned bus transportation.
- Experienced tour leader for each tour to let you enjoy in-depth sightseeing.
Price Does Not Include:
- Round trip air ticket from your hometown.
- Visa application fees.
- Laundry, valet, telephone calls, wines and liquors other than those specified.
- All meals and drinks during the trip, but the tour guide will arrange for it.
- All admission fees and all other private expenses.
- Tips to guides and drivers (Suggested tip: $8.00 per person, per day).
Admission tickets Optional:
- Liberty Cruise - Adult-$30.00 / Child-$25.00
- Empire State & SKYRIDE - Adult-$43.00 / Child-$34.00
- USS Intrepid - Adult-$24.00 / Child-$19.00
- Mademe Tussauds Wax Museum - Adult-$25.00 / Child-$20.00
- Washington Boat Ride - Adult $22.00 / Child $18.00
- Corning Museum - Adult-$14.00 / Child-free (under 17yrs)
- Maid of the Mist & IMAX Movie - Adult-$31.50 / Child-$21.00
- Boston Cruise - Adult-$20.00 / Child-$12.00
- West Point - Adult-$12.00 / Child-$7.00
- Prices may change without notice.