CITIES OF THE GREAT EAST - 2017
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From the multiple city landmarks of Washington DC to the hustle and bustle of New York City, this is a new tour not to be missed. Arrive in Washington DC and experience the many famous landmarks and attractions on your guided sightseeing tour. Travel to the “City of Brotherly Love” – Philadelphia and see the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. Visit Boston, one of the country’s oldest cities before heading to New York City, which offers unforgettable sightseeing, activities, shopping and dining.
In Washington DC, Philadelphia, Boston, and New York City; Arlington National Cemetery, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, National WWII Memorial, Capitol Hill, White House, Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, Boston Common, Faneuil Hall, Old North Church, Freedom Trail, Boston Harbour cruise, Bunker Hill Monument, Boston Tea Party boat, Times Square, Greenwich Village, New York Financial District, and Chinatown.
Local Guides for city sightseeing in Washington DC, Boston, and New York City; services of a professional Tour Director.
Boston Harbour cruise; private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.
Twin-bedded rooms with private bath or shower, hotel taxes, service charges, and tips for baggage handling.
- INSIDE VISITS as shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
Personalise your tour ahead of time with additional excursions.
4 continental breakfasts (CB).
Day by Day
WASHINGTON DC AREA.
Welcome to the nation's capital. Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.
WASHINGTON DC AREA.
Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide features many city landmarks and Arlington National Cemetery to see the graves of American heroes, including those of John and Robert Kennedy. Also see the Lincoln and National WWI Memorials, Washington Monument, and photo stops at Capitol Hill, the White House, and other well-known sights. This evening, join an optional dinner at one of Washington's favourite restaurants, followed by an illumination tour of the monuments.
WASHINGTON DC AREA-PHILADELPHIA.
This morning, travel to the "City of Brotherly Love." Afternoon sightseeing focuses on historic buildings important to the birth of the nation. Visit the LIBERTY BELL and INDEPENDENCE HALL.
North to Boston, one of the country's oldest cities, where cobblestone streets and historic sites are nestled among world-class restaurants, shops, and cafes.
Your morning guided tour of Boston highlights the historic sites near Boston Common, the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, Old North Church, and the Freedom Trail. Next, board a harbour CRUISE to see the Bunker Hill Monument and the Boston Tea Party boat. The rest of the day is free to explore on your own. (CB)
NOTE: On tour departure 0617; Due to the Tall Ships being in Boston, the included Boston Harbor Cruise is unavailable.
BOSTON-NEW YORK CITY.
Depart Boston and head south to the "Big Apple." Upon arrival, take an optional cruise of New York Harbour and view the magnificent architectural wonders and historical landmarks that make this the most famous skyline in the world. The remainder of your day and evening are at leisure. Perhaps take in a Broadway show this evening. (CB)
NEW YORK CITY.
Today begins with a guided tour of the city's most famous sights; Times Square, Greenwich Village, the Financial District and Chinatown. Afterward, you are free to explore more of New York at your leisure. Perhaps visit historic Ellis Island, enjoy a dazzling tour around the city by helicopter, walk the streets of Chinatown and Little Italy, or shop on Fifth Avenue. Your Tour Director will be available to help you with additional sightseeing plans as well as give shopping and dining suggestions. (CB)
NEW YORK CITY.
The trip ends today with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers to Kennedy, LaGuardia, or Newark International Airports are included. (CB)
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