GLOBUS 2020: Eastern US & Canada Discovery with New York City (CUE)
16 days from New York City to New York
This guided tour of Northeastern United States and Canada begins in New York City-the 'Big Apple'-with a sightseeing tour of New York City's most iconic spots, including the Empire State Building, China Town, and Broadway. Travel to Philadelphia to see the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, and visit the nation's Capital, Washington, DC. You'll see famous landmarks, including the Vietnam, Korean, and Lincoln Memorials. Snap photos in front of the White House, and enjoy free time to explore one of the many museums of the Smithsonian Institution. You'll travel through the pastoral landscapes of Pennsylvania and visit a farm in the Amish countryside of Lancaster. Pass through the Appalachian Mountains to the border of New York and Ontario, Canada-to experience majestic Niagara Falls. Next, enjoy Lake Ontario, and travel through vineyards and farmland to arrive in the cosmopolitan city of Toronto. Visit Ottawa, the capitol of Canada to enjoy the Royal Canadian Mint, Arts Centre, and state residences. From Montreal's Notre Dame Cathedral, and the banks of the mighty Lawrence River, you'll also enjoy fine sights and cuisine in the French-Canadian province of romantic Quebec City. Soak up the stunning scenery of Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Arrive in Boston to take in the sights, including the Old North Church, Boston Common, Freedom Trail, and more, before boarding a harbor cruise to see the Bunker Hill Monument. Your guided tour of New England, New York, and Canada highlights the best of the Northeast with natural and historical discoveries. Add extra nights to your guided vacation of Northeastern United States and Canada with a 2-night stay in New York City with the opportunity to take a flightseeing tour, a visit to the Empire State Building, or a Broadway show! Your extended tour in New York City includes a scenic sightseeing cruise and a visit to famous One World Observatory for incredible views of the Manhattan skyline and beyond.
|Offer valid through 3/31/2020|
|Day 1||New York||Welcome to New York City! At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome dinner. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure. (D)|
|Day 2||Washington, DC||This morning on the included sightseeing tour with a Local Guide, visit Broadway, the Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, Chinatown, City Hall, Wall Street, and Trinity Church. Later, head to Philadelphia for included sightseeing focusing on the important buildings of this historic city, the 'Birthplace of the Nation.' Visit major attractions, including the LIBERTY BELL and INDEPENDENCE HALL. Continue south to WASHINGTON, DC, the nation's capital. (B)|
|Day 3||Washington, DC||This morning's sightseeing features many of WASHINGTON, DC's famous landmarks, including the VIETNAM, KOREAN, and LINCOLN Memorials. Also, stop for photos at the White House and Capitol Hill. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure or visit the many museums of the Smithsonian Institution. Join us for an optional dinner tonight at one of Washington's favorite restaurants, followed by an illumination tour of some of the city's most beautiful monuments. (B)|
|Day 4||Lancaster||Today we journey further through Pennsylvania to Lancaster, home to Amish and Mennonite communities whose religious faiths stress humility, family, community, simple living, and separation from the world. Tonight, visit an [LF] AMISH FAMILY and their farm, where you will learn more about their faith, culture, and traditional way of life that excludes the use of modern conveniences, such as electricity and telephones. You'll have the chance to visit the barn, see their miniature horses, learn about their homemade quilts and crafts, and enjoy a delicious dinner. (B,D)|
|Day 5||Niagara Falls||Today travel north through the rolling Appalachian Mountains and enter New York State. Cross the border into Canada for magnificent Niagara Falls. Enjoy an evening at leisure. (B)|
|Day 6||Toronto||This morning, you may opt to take the optional helicopter flight over the falls. Then board a Niagara Falls sightseeing CRUISE for a thrilling boat ride to view the thundering falls from river level. Later, drive around the 'Golden Horseshoe' of Lake Ontario and through vineyards and rich farmlands to Toronto, the cosmopolitan provincial capital. (B)NOTE:Operation of the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favorable weather and/or river conditions. Favorable conditions usually exist from May to November. When conditions are unfavorable, a walking tour through the scenic tunnels will be substituted. |
|Day 7||Toronto||On today's sightseeing, view Toronto's two city halls, the Ontario legislature buildings, the university, and local neighborhoods, including Chinatown. The balance of the day is free, and your Tour Director will have plenty of suggestions for things to do and see in Canada's largest city. Tonight's optional dinner outing includes a visit to the top of the famous CN Tower for great views of Toronto's harbor and skyline. (B)|
|Day 8||Ottawa||Drive east into Ottawa, the country's beautiful capital. On a guided tour, you'll see the Canadian Mint, residences of the Governor General and Prime Minister, the hexagonal National Arts Centre, Parliament Hill, the Rideau Canal, and the stately residences. Tonight, why not enjoy one of Ottawa's many special restaurants. (B)|
|Day 9||Montreal||Travel to Montreal, Canada's second-largest city. Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes NOTRE DAME BASILICA, the Old Seminary of St. Sulpice, and a drive to the top of Mount Royal to enjoy a panoramic view of the city. This afternoon is at leisure. Perhaps stroll through the underground shopping area of Place Ville-Marie or visit historic Old Montreal. (B)|
|Day 10||Quebec City||Today, continue east to Quebec City and spend the next two nights in this romantic city located on the banks of the mighty St. Lawrence River. Until the British victory of 1759, Old Quebec was the center of New France, and today is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This evening, why not enjoy regional French cuisine with dinner in Old Town Quebec? (B)|
|Day 11||Quebec City||Join your Local Guide this morning for an included tour of Quebec City, Canada's only walled city, including the Place d'Armes, ancient Place Royale, and the Plains of Abraham. The balance of the day is free for independent sightseeing. Tonight's included dinner outing takes you to MONTMORENCY FALLS and over to [LF] ILE D'ORLEANS for a delightful dinner at a fine restaurant in a restored 17th-century flour mill. (B,D)|
|Day 12||Boston||Journey south and capture inspiring views of one of nature's true masterpieces as the green carpet panorama blends to the grandeur of mountain scenery in northern Vermont, which is blessed with innumerable forests and lakes. Then, through New Hampshire to the majestic beauty of FRANCONIA NOTCH STATE PARK in the scenic White Mountains. Next, pass New Hampshire's state capitol dome at Concord and continue to Boston. This evening is at leisure. (B)|
|Day 13||Boston||Sightseeing focuses on the city's most prominent landmarks. See Boston Common; the Old State House, OLD NORTH CHURCH, Freedom Trail; and Faneuil Hall, with a chance to browse in Quincy Market. Next, board a harbor CRUISE that takes you to see the Bunker Hill Monument. Later, enjoy a Boston favorite, an authentic Italian handmade [LF] CANNOLI. Balance of the day is at your leisure. Tonight, join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner at a local restaurant in the famed North End neighborhood. (B,D)|
|Day 14||New York||This morning, travel to New York City and enjoy a free evening to explore the vibrant city. (B)|
|Day 15||New York||Your New York extension includes a scenic narrated skyline harbor CRUISE to see the city's famous landmarks. Also included, a visit to the famous ONE WORLD OBSERVATORY, poised on top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere providing dramatic panoramic views of the city and surrounding waters. During your free time, why not take advantage of our optional activities-perhaps a flightseeing trip, a visit to the Empire State Building, or a Broadway show. Your local host can help arrange these and other excursions, and offer useful shopping and dining tips as well. (B)|
|Day 16||New York||The tour ends today with guests departing on individual schedules. (B)|
|US$ Price Details|
Gratuities for Tour Director and driver are available for pre-purchase. Any applicable Goods and Service Tax (GST) and/or Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) for Canada are additional. Taxes will be calculated and listed at the time of booking, prior to payment being collected.Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.Single Room Supplement: $1,880 to $2,115Triple Room Reduction per person: $385 to $455Extra Nights per person in New York City:May-June: in single room $456; in twin room $254; in triple room $196July-August: in single room $422; in twin room $237; in triple room $185September-October: in single room $533; in twin room $292; in triple room $221
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