NEW YORK 77ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival Reception. Transfer to hotel and free time. You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.
NEW YORK 77ºF
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 77ºF
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 77ºF - BOSTON 61ºF
We leave to BOSTON, Massachusetts. Arrival at midday and panoramic tour of the city which was key in the Independence of the United States. We will visit Beacon Hill, Harvard University, the gardens of Boston Common, Trinity Church and we will end up at Quincy Market, a busy area by the docks, full of shops and restaurants, where we will have free time before going back to the hotel and our accommodation.
BOSTON 61ºF - WOODSTOCK 61ºF - BEN AND JERRY'S - MONTREAL 61ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Cross two states. Visit a factory of the famous ice creams Ben & Jerry’s. Cross the Canadian border. After breakfast, we cross two Eastern US states that have the most spectacular scenery: New Hampshire and Vermont, stopping at WOODSTOCK (Vermont), a beautiful town with restored Georgian houses. Then we continue to the Ben and Jerry´s Factory where we will learn about the history and production methods and taste one of the most famous ice creams in the world. In the afternoon, we cross the Canadian border and arrive at MONTREAL. Accommodation.
Morning sightseeing tour of MONTREAL included after breakfast. We will visit, among other places, the Olympic Village from the 1976 Olympics, the Parc Mont Royal, St. Joseph Oratory, the Port of Montreal and the Cathedral. Free afternoon to stroll around Old Montreal and its shops and restaurants where you will have a chance to taste its renowned cuisine. In the afternoon, you will have the option to enjoy the light show at Notre Dame Basilica. Sojourn.
MONTREAL 61ºF - QUEBEC 52ºF
We will depart for QUEBEC after breakfast. Arrival and sightseeing tour to visit its more important sites such as: the Notre Dame Basilica, the Chateaux Frontenac, the Place Royale, Sainte Anne de Beaupré and the Citadelle. Free afternoon in the city to explore Old Quebec, with its typical restaurants and taverns full of French savour. Sojourn.
After breakfast. Free day in the city for personal activities and to explore all its corners. You will have the option to visit the Montmorency Falls, the Sugar Shack and Laurier Quebec shopping mall.
QUEBEC 52ºF - ST AGATA DES MONTS - MT TREMBLANT - OTTAWA
Right after breakfast, a stage full of Canadian landscapes will begin. We will visit the Laurentian Hills where we will make a stop in the charming town of Sta Agathe des Monts and will continue to Mount Tremblant, with its world-famous ski station. From there, we will continue to OTTAWA, capital city of Canada. Arrival and sojourn.
OTTAWA - THOUSAND ISLANDS - TORONTO 68ºF
Tour of the city after breakfast. We will visit the Citadel, the Canal Rideau and the Parliament Buildings where we will watch the Changing of the Guard (only July and August). We will then continue to Gananoque where we will take a sightseeing cruise offering spectacular river landscapes of St. Lawrence and the 1000 islands. After disembarking, we will continue south arriving at our hotel in Toronto late in the afternoon.
After breakfast, we include a sightseeing tour during which we will visit Chinatown, City Hall, the Financial District, Eaton Center, Casa Loma and the city’s most important tourist sites. In the afternoon, you will have the option to visit the CN Tower, shop at Eaton Center or walk around the Underground City with 25 km of shopping gallerias right under the financial district. In the evening, you will have a chance to visit Queens Quay, a lively leisure area full of restaurants. Sojourn.
TORONTO 68ºF - NIAGARA FALLS - BUFFALO 68ºF
After breakfast, we will go to the beautiful town of NIAGARA ON THE LAKE. After strolling around for some time, we will continue to Niagara Falls. Once there, we will take photos of the Floral Clock before we get on the Hornblower Niagara Cruise, a small boat that will take us to the foot of the famous falls. We will later have some free time to enjoy the Clifton Hill attractions. We will cross over to the United States in the afternoon and we sojourn at our hotel in BUFFALO.
BUFFALO 68ºF - WASHINGTON 73ºF
After breakfast, we begin our journey to WASHINGTON D.C. Our route passes through the Pennsylvanian countryside before reaching the U.S. capital. On arrival, we include an evening transfer to Georgetown, the liveliest neighbourhood in the city which is full of bars and restaurants. Accommodation.
After breakfast we take a tour of the city. First, we take a walk around the Pentagon and then pay a visit to Arlington Cemetery, the JFK Memorial and the Iwo Jima Memorial. We then stop at the Lincoln, Korea and Vietnam Memorials and a stop at the White House to take a photo. Then we take a stroll around the Capitol. 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 73ºF - LANCASTER 75ºF - PHILADELFIA - NEW YORK 77ºF
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.End of our services.