8 day escorted tour itinerary

Great Eastern Cities

A taste of America

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Focused on a feast of East Coast America, the Great Eastern Cities tour is a wonderful city spectacular that starts in the New York, then takes in the thunderous Niagara Falls, before detouring through beautiful Amish country and visiting the capital Washington DC. 

Catch glimpses of the iconic skyline of New York and absorb the hustle and bustle of the big city before heading through New York State, making your way through the Finger Lakes and crossing the border into Canada. Spend time at Niagara Falls viewing the Horseshoe Falls before heading back into the USA. Travel through the Appalachian Mountains towards the capital and the home of politics Washington DC. Continue on to the city of brotherly love Philadelphia. 

2018 Tour Departures:
21st April 2018
12th May 2018
02nd, 23rd June 2018
07th, 21st July 2018
11th August 2018
01st, 15th, 29th September 2018

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Morning city tour of New York City
  • Wine tasting in the beautiful Finger Lakes District
  • Time to stroll the mighty banks of Niagara Falls
  • Tour Gettysburg National Military Park
  • In Philadelphia, see the Liberty Bell, "Let Freedom Ring"
  • Exciting city tour of the Nation’s Capital, Washington D.C

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
8 days
Destination Breakdown
Options
Group basis, Escorted
Included
  • International flights
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • Service of a professional Tour Director days 2-8
  • New York City tour
  • Finger Lakes Region wine tasting
  • Gettysburg National Military Park
  • Washington DC city tour
  • Deluxe air-conditioned coach
  • Baggage porterage
Not included
  • Optional excursions
  • Tips for the guide and driver.
  • New York City

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Cycle round Central Park
    • See a Broadway show
    • Shop at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
    • Get a bird's eye view of Manhattan in a helicopter tour
    • Take a hop-on-hop-off bus around the city
  • Niagara Falls

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Journey behind the falls, to the observation deck at the foot of this 13 story tall wonder
    • Discover the story of the falls on Niagara's Fury
    • Get up close to Niagara Falls on the legendary boat tour
    • Visit Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens and take a self guided tour round the Butterfly Condervatory
    • Zip line a cross the Falls
  • Washington DC

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Take a guided tour round the US Capitol Building
    • Visit some of Washington DC's most historic sites along the National Mall
    • Become a spy as wander through the International Spy Museum
    • Head to George Town for shopping and dining
    • Visit the Eternal Flame at Arlington Cemetery
  • Philadelphia

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Tour Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence was signed
    • View The Liberty Bell - the symbol of Freedom
    • Visit the Benjamin Franklin Museum
    • Try a Philly Cheesesteak
    • Explore the streets of Independence National Historic Park