Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | USA
FROM: AUD $1,555 pp

Embark on an epic East Coast journey from New York City to Philadelphia, where history comes alive with visits to the Liberty Bell and iconic landmarks. Then, delve into Washington DC's political heart and explore its monuments. Next, head north to experience the natural wonders of Watkins Glen State Park and the majestic Niagara Falls. Feel the thunderous power aboard the Maid of the Mist or explore the Power Vista Hydroelectric Station and Cave of the Winds in winter. Shop at outlet malls en route to New York City, where the tour concludes amidst the city lights.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates

Trip Highlights

New York City - Start and end your tour in the elegant city that never sleeps and indulge in a shopping spree
Lancaster County - Embody the Amish lifestyle and cruise on an Amish buggy, learn about their lifestyle and browse a local marketplace for handmade crafts and products
Finger Lakes - Navigate through this region and marvel at the stunning sites that accompany the area
Philadelphia - Visit the city of brotherly love, embrace the cities rich history with sightseeing of Liberty Bell, Constitution Square, and Congress hall, stroll Elferth's alley and conquer "Rocky Steps"
Washington DC - Uncover highlights of the capital, including the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Capitol Hill and the White House, perhaps the world's most recognisable building
Niagara Falls - Take in the dramatic views of Niagara Falls and experience the sheer power aboard the Maid of the Mist (May - October) or tour the Power Vista Hydroelectric Station (November - April)

Included

3 breakfasts
Escorted by a knowledgeable local tour guide. Please note that guiding will be in English plus one additional language
Sightseeing in Philadelphia, Washington DC and Niagara Falls
Amish Buggy Ride
1 piece of luggage (no weight limit) and 1 small carry on bag, such as a rucksack
Note: This tour is operated in conjunction with our trusted partner and you will join travellers from different operators, not solely On The Go
3 nights 2-4 star hotels
All relevant transportation in an air-conditioned private minibus or coach
Admission to Arlington National cemetery (Foreign visitors must present a passport, US nationals can present state or government issued passport or valid I.D) and the Air and Space Museum in Washington DC
Niagara Falls Maid of the Mist cruise (Summer) or Power Vista (Winter)
One tree planted with NGO One Tree Planted for every passenger, supporting reforestation projects around the world

Not Included

International flights & visas
Airport transfers
Optional activities
Any meals or drinks not specified in the inclusions
Items of a personal nature
Tips for your tour guide - an entirely personal gesture!

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to New York and Philly!

New York - Philadelphia - Washington DC. Leaving New York early this morning, we journey through New Jersey into the heart of Pennsylvania, landing in Philadelphia. Upon arrival, we delve into its rich heritage, starting at the revered Liberty Bell.

Our tour continues with a pilgrimage to Constitution Square and Congress Hall. We will meander through Elfreth’s Alley, the oldest continuously inhabited street in the United States.

As we bid farewell to Philadelphia, our journey takes us to the iconic "Rocky Steps", before we drive north, into Lancaster County, also known as Amish Country. Immerse yourself in their timeless traditions as we take a ride aboard an authentic Amish Buggy, a portal to a simpler way of life. After the Buggy ride, we visit the Amish marketplace before completing our journey to Washington DC to spend the night.

Accommodation: Crowne Plaza, Dulles International Airport or similar.

Tour pick up: The meeting point for this tour is in NYC Outside Port Authority side entrance - 330W 42nd (btw. 8th & 9th Ave.) New York at 6:30am. Please ensure you arrive in New York the day before your tour starts.
Overnight: Washington DC

Day 2

Washington DC Sightseeing

Washington DC - New Jersey. Begin your day with a visit to the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, nestled by the serene Tidal Basin, enveloped in the ethereal beauty of iconic Japanese cherry blossom trees. Pay homage at the Arlington National Cemetery, where the solemn Changing of the Guard and the Kennedy family gravesite stand as poignant reminders of history's echoes.

Venture onwards to Capitol Hill, where the majestic US Capitol and the iconic White House stand as bastions of American governance, offering a glimpse into the nation's beating heart. Dive into the marvels of aviation and space exploration at the Air and Space Museum, before embarking on a poignant journey through history at the Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Korea, and Vietnam Memorials. We then settle for the night in New Jersey.

Accommodation: La Quinta Inn & Suites, Clifton or similar.
Overnight: New Jersey  |  Breakfast

Day 3

Niagara Falls

New Jersey - Finger Lakes - Niagara Falls. This morning, our journey northward leads us through the picturesque Delaware Water Gap en route to Watkins Glen State Park, nestled in the heart of the enchanting Finger Lakes region. Wander through Watkins Glen Canyon to marvel at its stunning waterfalls before pressing onward to Niagara Falls, tracing the shores of Seneca Lake along the way.

Arriving in the late afternoon, we'll embark on a tour of the US side of Niagara, taking in the majestic sights of the American Falls, Goat Island, and Luna Island. As night falls, immerse yourself in the mesmerizing spectacle of Niagara Falls aglow with vibrant hues under the colourful lights. (For winter itineraries, we'll swap Watkins Glen State Park for Montour Falls.)

Accommodation: Ramada by Wyndham or Comfort Inn the Pointe or similar.
Overnight: Niagara Falls  |  Breakfast

Day 4

Shopping Spree in NYC

Niagara Falls - New York. As we bid farewell to the hotel, prepare to be awed by the thunderous roar of Niagara Falls. Get up close to the majestic Horseshoe Falls and feel the sheer power aboard the Maid of the Mist (available May through October). During the winter months until April, when the Maid of the Mist is closed, we'll embark on an equally thrilling adventure, touring the Power Vista Hydroelectric Station and venturing into the exhilarating Cave of the Winds. By noon, we'll begin our journey southward to New York State. Along the way, indulge in a shopping spree at one of the sprawling outlet malls, where you can snag fantastic deals on renowned brands. As evening descends, we'll arrive back in the vibrant bustle of New York City, bringing our unforgettable adventure to a close.

This tour is scheduled to end between 20:00 – 21:00, this is an estimated time only. Actual time may change based upon local conditions. Please ensure your departure flight is booked with this time in mind, we recommend booking your flights for the following day.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates are guaranteed with 1 traveller. 'Twin / Double' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to all solo travellers, or if your booking party cannot reach the minimum of 2 persons in a room. Single Rooms can also be booked by any other person wanting the comfort and privacy of their own room.

Guaranteed Departure
2024
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At a Glance

Range
Trip Type
Starts
New York
Ends
New York
Departs
Saturday
Group Size
Min 1 / Max 50
Hotel Rating
2-4 star hotels
Tour Guide
Escorted by a tour guide
Meals
Breakfast: 3
Countries
Minimum Age
No minimum age
Arr. Transfer
No
Dep. Transfer
No
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