Arrive and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon our guide will contact you to give you a general orientation of the city of Chicago. Later we include a transfer to the Millenium Park and famous neighborhood The Loop with its theaters and spectacular neon lights. Time for dinner and free. Accommodation.
After breakfast, we set out on a comprehensive tour. During the visit, we will have the chance to see the most important sights of the city: The New Millennium Park, Sears Tower, Grant Park, the famous elevated Loop Train, Downtown, The Museum Campus that houses the Adler Planetarium, the Field Natural History Museum and the Shedd Aquarium. Then we cross the bridges over the Chicago River and enjoy a panoramic view of the city from the lake. We have the rest of the morning free to walk through the city centre or admire the view from the Willis Tower. Free time to have lunch followed by a visit to Navy Pier. When it was first built in 1916, it was the largest boat landing in the world, and has now been converted into the heart of the city’s leisure district. Optionally, we can go on a famous water tour on the beautiful Chicago River and see the varied and impressive architecture of this attractive city. Accommodation.
CHICAGO 54ºF - INDIANAPOLIS 59ºF
After breakfast, free time to explore the Magnificent Mile with its hundreds of shops and restaurants. Visitors who are interested can climb to the top of the John Hancock Building and enjoy the view of the city. In the after, we set out for Indianapolis. Arrival and accommodation in the city of the Indy Formula and the Indianapolis 500.
INDIANAPOLIS 59ºF - DAYTON 59ºF - PITTSBURG 55ºF
After breakfast, our day starts, in this case, dedicated to the automotive sector, one of the most important US industries. Free time to visit the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the car museum. Then we continue to DAYTON, the city in which the Wright Brothers (the inventors of the airplane) worked, and today the site of the US Air Forces Museum. We pay a visit to this interesting site, which has more than 300 aircraft. Then we carry on to PITTSBURGH and our accommodation. Note: on Sundays when there are races, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway museum is closed.
PITTSBURG 55ºF - HARPERS FERRY 57ºF - WASHINGTON 45ºF
After breakfast, departure to the beginning of the visit of Washington D.C. We begin the view of the city, first we see the Pentagon on our way en route, with photographic stop at the Iwo Jima Memorial, both in Virginia. We will continue with stops at the Lincoln, Korea and Vietnam Memorial; We visit the John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, then we will make a photo stop at the White House and finally we will border the Capitol, ending in the museum area of Washington.In the afternoon, we go on a boat trip on the River Potomac to see some of the main landmarks of the city. After the trip, we return to the hotel. In the evening, we take an optional tour of Washington by night and then return to our accommodation. Note: due to the weather conditions, the Potomac River boat does not operate from October to March.
WASHINGTON 45ºF - LANCASTER 57ºF - PHILADELFIA - NEW YORK 72ºF
Breakfast and departure from Washington for LANCASTER, where we will see the typical farms of the Amish and their 18th-century lifestyle. We will then go on to PHILADELPHIA. Arrival and stop for a walk in the famous National Independence Park with the famous Liberty Bell, then free time for a coffee before going on to NEW YORK. Arrival in the evening.
NEW YORK 72ºF
After breakfast, a panoramic tour of the city seeing higher, middle and lower Manhattan. We will visit Wall Street, Rockefeller Center, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Central Park, Columbus Circle, the AOL/ Time Warner Building, the famous Village, Little Italy and Battery Park (with the Statue of Liberty). There will be an optional boat trip around Manhattan. In the evening, we include a transfer to Times Square, the real heart of the city, with Broadway’s musicals and its spectacular lights.
NEW YORK 72ºF
After breakfast, free day in the Big Apple with an optional contrasts tour to see the main attractions of each of New York’s great districts: Bronx, Harlem, Queens, Brooklyn. Afternoon free.
NEW YORK 72ºF
After breakfast, end of our services.