Eastern US & Canada Discovery Escorted Tour
Included on your escorted tour
All travel by air conditioned luxury coach
Services of a Tour Director
Accommodation in a twin bedded room with private facilities
Admissions as shown in the itinerary
State and Local Taxes
Porterage (1 bag)
Day 1 of Land Tour – New York
Fly to New York, the ‘Big Apple’. Transfer to your hotel where this evening meet your Tour Director who will advise you about the experience ahead of you.
Day 2 of Land Tour – New York – Boston
Depart New York for historic New England. Travel along the Long Island Sound to Boston. Enjoy a walking tour along the Freedom Trail which begins at the Boston Common and winds beside the Old State House, King’s Chapel, the old South Meeting house, the Boston Massacre site and the fronts of many taverns and pubs where America’s Founding Fathers toasted freedom. Walk the cobblestone streets of Beacon Hill steeped in history which contains one of the city’s most beautiful neigbourhoods.
Day 3 of Land Tour – Boston – New England – Quebec City
Travel through the rural New England states of New Hampshire and Vermont on your way to Canada. Pass through picturesque villages and the White Mountains. Cross the International border into Canada (make sure you have the correct entry requirements for your passport). Arrive in the Canadian Province of Quebec.
Day 4 of Land Tour – Quebec – Montreal
Start with a tour of Quebec City, the French Capital of the province. Landmarks include the Quebec Provincial Parliament Building and the Citadelle. They enjoy a walking tour of the walled city to see the Chateau de Frontenac and the St Lawrence River. Continue to Montreal. Enjoy a tour of Old Montreal with stops at the Place Jacques Cartier & Notre Dame Basilica.
Day 5 of Land Tour – Montreal – Ottawa – Toronto
Leaving Montreal behind continue to the capital of Canada, Ottawa. This vibrant city of parks and flowers boasts one the most impressive parliament buildings in the world. In the afternoon continue along the 1,000 Islands Parkway to the largest English speaking city in Canada, Toronto. A magnificent city located on the shores of Lake Ontario.
Day 6 of Land Tour – Toronto – Niagara Falls
Day 7 of Land Tour – Niagara Falls – Gettysburg – Amish Country
Today, ride through the rolling farmland of upstate New York, known as the Finger Lakes Region, and enter the Keystone State of Pennsylvania. This afternoon, visit the historic Gettysburg Civil War National Battleground, site of the largest battle ever fought on American soil and the place where President Lincoln gave his famous address in 1863. Travel along the Susquehanna River to Williamsport in South Pennsylvania for the night.
Day 8 of Land Tour – Amish Country – Washington D.C
This morning, travel through the rural countryside into Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Visit an Amish Museum and see their 300-year-old tradition of simple living (admission included). The Amish people live in a world that stopped in the mid-1850s. They use no electricity, mechanical devices, or modern equipment. In the afternoon, continue to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C.
Day 9 of Land Tour – Washington D.C
Enjoy a city tour with such highlights as the U.S. Capitol Building, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, the F.B.I. Building, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, the White House and Arlington National Cemetery, site of the JFK Memorial. Spend the remainder of the day exploring some of the many museums comprising the Smithsonian Institute or simply stroll the banks of the Potomac River.
Day 10 of Land Tour – Washington D.C – Philadelphia – New York City
First is a stop in Philadelphia en route to New York. It is the birthplace of a nation and you will stop to see Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.
Day 11 of Land Tour - New York City
Transfer to the airport or to the cruise port for embarkation.