Lincoln Memorial | Washington DC | USA
FROM: NZD $2,025 pp

Take in the best of the American Northeast and pop into Canada on this 5-day tour from New York City. Discover the scenic Finger Lakes region and enjoy a Maid of the Mist cruise to get up close to Niagara Falls. Uncover the highlights of Toronto, cruise the 1,000 Islands and enjoy a shopping spree in New York state. Then discover two of the region's most important cities, Philadelphia and the US capital, Washington DC, before returning to the Big Apple.

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
Niagara Falls - Take in the dramatic views of Niagara Falls and experience the sheer power aboard the Maid of the Mist
1000 Islands - Relax on a cruise along the St. Lawrence River and admire the wonderful structures situated on the private islands
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
Toronto - Visit iconic landmarks across the City and embrace its history of Hockey, Distillery and its Financial importance in Canada
Philadelphia - Delve into 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

Included

4 breakfasts
Escorted by a knowledgeable local tour guide. Please note that guiding will be in English plus one additional language
Sightseeing in Niagara Falls, Toronto, 1000 Islands, Philadelphia and Washington DC
1000 Islands cruise (May to October)
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
One tree planted with NGO One Tree Planted for every passenger, supporting reforestation projects around the world
4 nights 2-4 star hotels
All relevant transportation in an air-conditioned private minibus or coach
Admission to the Maid of the Mist
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

Not Included

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

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Niagara Falls!

New York City - Finger Lakes - Niagara Falls. On the first morning, we leave New York City, travelling north and journeying through the scenic Delaware Water Gap en route to Watkins Glen State Park, nestled in the Finger Lakes region. We'll explore Watkins Glen Canyon on foot, taking in its stunning waterfalls, before heading to Niagara Falls. Along the way, we'll pass by the beautiful Seneca Lake, arriving in Niagara Falls in the late afternoon.

We'll tour the American side of Niagara Falls, visiting landmarks such as the American Falls, Goat Island, and Luna Island. We'll also embark on the famous Maid of the Mist boat ride to feel the immense power of the falls up close. In the evening, we'll enjoy the vibrant illumination of the falls.

Accommodation: Ramada by Wyndham 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: Niagara Falls

Day 2

Toronto & 1000 Islands cruise

Niagara Falls - Toronto (Canada) - 1000 Islands (USA). Our day begins with a breath-taking view of Horseshoe Falls, followed by a visit to the charming village of Niagara-on-the-Lake. From here, we proceed to Toronto, Canada's financial hub. In Toronto, we explore HTO Park, Brookfield Place (which houses the Hockey Hall of Fame), City Hall, and the Distillery Historic District. In the evening, we depart Toronto, travelling east along the renowned Lake Ontario, arriving at the 1000 Islands area by nightfall.

Please note: On certain April departures the tour may return to Niagara Falls for overnight.

Accommodation: Gananoque - Comfort Inn or similar (April: Niagara Falls - Ramada by Wyndham or similar).
Overnight: 1000 Islands  |  Breakfast

Day 3

1000 Islands & NYC Shopping Spree

1000 Islands - New York. We kick off the day with an enchanting cruise through the stunning 1000 Islands on the St. Lawrence River, a route first navigated nearly 500 years ago by the French explorer Jacques Cartier. Marvel at the luxurious mansions perched atop private islands, including the magnificent Boldt Castle and Heart Island.

As we journey back to New York, we'll indulge in a shopping spree at one of the expansive outlet malls along the route, where you can snag incredible deals at brand-name stores. We'll head to New Jersey in the evening, wrapping up a day filled with breath-taking sights and fantastic finds.

Accommodation: Clifton - La Quinta Inn and Suites or similar.
Overnight: New Jersey  |  Breakfast

Day 4

Welcome to Philly and the Capital!

New Jersey - Philadelphia - Washington DC. Leaving New Jersey early this morning, we journey through picturesque landscapes into the heart of Pennsylvania, landing in Philadelphia, the illustrious "City of Brotherly Love". On arrival, we delve into its rich tapestry of heritage on a sightseeing tour, beginning at the revered Liberty Bell, an emblem of freedom etched into American history.

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

As we bid farewell to Philadelphia, our journey takes us to ascend the iconic "Rocky Steps", before embarking northward to the Lancaster County, also known as Amish country. We enjoy a ride aboard an authentic Amish Buggy, a portal to a simpler way of life. Upon conclusion of the buggy ride, we shall convene at the Amish marketplace. We then make our way to Washington DC for the night.

Accommodation: Crowne Plaza, Dulles International Airport or similar.
Overnight: Washington DC  |  Breakfast

Day 5

Washington DC Sightseeing

Washington DC - New York City. Begin our day with a visit to the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, nestled by the serene Tidal Basin and surrounded by Japanese cherry blossom trees, which erupt into bloom in spring. Pay homage at the Arlington National Cemetery, where the solemn Changing of the Guard and the Kennedy family graveside stand as poignant reminders of history.

Venture onward 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 depart in the late afternoon for an evening arrival in New York.

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