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Best of Eastern Canada & USA

16 Days from $4,496 per person

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Uncover the best of Eastern Canada and the USA as you explore Canada’s natural wonder, the charms of New England, and sweeping skylines of New York City.

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Uncover the best of Eastern Canada and the USA as you explore Canada’s natural wonder, the charms of New England, and sweeping skylines of New York City.

  1. Welcome to Toronto, a vibrant city on Lake Ontario. On arrival at Toronto International Airport, a transfer will take you to your hotel. At 6:00, you' ll meet your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a Welcome Dinner.

    meal(s):Dinner with Wine
    hotel:Hilton Toronto
  2. See Queen's Park and the Parliament Buildings, before venturing on to spectacular Niagara Falls. View this great natural wonder up-close on a cruise to the base of the falls. Browse quaint Niagara-on-the-Lake before returning to Toronto.

    meal(s):Breakfast
  3. Journey to historic Kingston, otherwise known as the Limestone City, and view the old buildings, churches and fortifications. Continue on to the Canadian capital of Ottawa.

    meal(s):Breakfast
    hotel:Hilton Lac-Leamy
  4. Explore Ottawa with a tour of the city, before heading to the French-speaking metropolis of Montreal. Join a Local Expert who will guide you around Old Montreal, Mount Royal, and the iconic Notre-Dame Basilica.

    meal(s):Breakfast
    hotel:Le St-Martin Hôtel Particulier
  5. Today is a day for foodies. Enjoy lunch at a local sugar shack and learn how maple syrup is created and harvested, before visiting the awe-inspiring Montmorency Falls. Enjoy an afternoon in Quebec City. In the evening you' ll choose from a selection of top local restaurants.

    meal(s):Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Wine
    hotel:Manoir Victoria
  6. Discover more of Quebec's unique European charm with a Local Expert. You'll see the Latin Quarter, Plains of Abraham, City Hall and Palace Royale, plus views of Château Frontenac. The rest of the day is yours at leisure.

    meal(s):Breakfast
  7. Bid 'Au Revoir' to Quebec City as you cross the U.S. border and travel toward Mount Desert Island on the Atlantic Coast. Make the most of the tranquil setting on this scenic island at your hotel.

    meal(s):Breakfast
    hotel:Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina
  8. Take in the natural beauty of Acadia National Park, with its dramatic rocky shoreline. You'll have time to explore Bar Harbor. The evening is saved for a delectable Highlight Dinner with your new friends, as you feast on authentic Maine lobster.

    meal(s):Breakfast, Dinner with WIne
  9. Follow the rocky Maine shoreline, stopping in picturesque Kennebunkport, a New England resort town with a number of fine, well-preserved mansions. After your arrival into Boston, enjoy an appetizing dinner at a local restaurant.

    meal(s):Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel:Hyatt Regency Boston
  10. Famous for its American Revolutionary war history, Boston is the place for history buffs. Join your Travel Director as they guide you along the Freedom Trail. The rest of your day is at leisure.

    meal(s):Breakfast
  11. Travel to Pennsylvania's largest city, Philadelphia, where the Liberty Bell first chimed and Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence. Explore the city with your Travel Director, who will point out key landmarks.

    meal(s):Breakfast
    hotel:Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
  12. Explore Independence National Historic Park and visit the Liberty Bell before enjoying some leisure time. Afterwards, journey to Washington, D.C., the nation's capital.

    meal(s):Breakfast
    hotel:The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection
  13. In the morning, delve into the nations's heritage and view the White House, Washington Monument, and sprawling National Mall. Reflect on the country's most turbulent days at the Lincoln Memorial and the World War II Memorial. The rest of the day is at leisure.

    meal(s):Breakfast
  14. Follow the bright lights to New York City. Visit the Top of the Rock Observation Deck with stunning views of the New York skyline. Your hotel is in the heart of Times Square.

    meal(s):Breakfast
    hotel:New York Marriott Marquis
  15. Explore the 'City that Never Sleeps' with your Local Expert, before heading out on your own. If it's tranquility you're after, relish the calm of Central Park. Join your Travel Director and fellow guests for a Celebration Dinner at vibrant Bond 45 and toast to new friends and fantastic memories.

    meal(s):Breakfast, Dinner with WIne
  16. A morning transfer will take you to JFK International, LaGuardia Airport or Newark Liberty International Airport for your flight home. Alternatively, extend your stay at your own pleasure.

    meal(s):Breakfast
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Price is per person and is based on two people sharing a twin bedded room. Single rooms are available at a supplement.

Single Room Supplement: $2,275.

Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver $187 per person.

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Always included in your GET vacation

  • Professional Travel Director Professional Travel Director
  • Expertly Selected Hotels Expertly Selected Hotels
  • Most Meals Most Meals
  • WIFI on Coach and in Hotels WIFI on Coach and in Hotels
  • VIP Access VIP Access
  • Cultural Enrichment Cultural Enrichment
  • Sightseeing with Local Experts Sightseeing with Local Experts
  • Hotel Tips Hotel Tips

Meal Summary

15 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 5 dinners

Included Highlights

Signature Experiences

  • New York: Dine in the home of a local with your EatWith host and hear about their life in Manhattan in the city that never sleeps.
  • Quebec: Let a French-Canadian, or Quebecois, Local Expert introduce you to the city’s uniquely European feel and key highlights, including The Citadel, Latin Quarter and Royal Palace.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Niagara Falls: Board your cruise and greet the howling spray, wind and thunder at the base of the falls. Browse the shops and galleries of Niagara-on-the-Lake.
  • Washington, D.C.: View the sites of this historic capital including the White House and Capitol Hill. Visit the Lincoln Memorial.
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  • We suggest bringing a variety of lightweight clothing items that can be layered to save space in your suitcase and give you more options for how to dress. For more helpful information please refer to our Packing Tips & Packing List.

  • At the end of your guided vacation, it’s customary to offer your motor coach driver and Travel Director a gratuity.  We recommend $4-5 per person/per day for your driver and $6-7 per person/per day for your Travel Director.  Recommended gratuity for a Local Host and Local Specialist is 1-2 dollars per person, paid at the conclusion of each guided visit.  A convenient option is to prepay your tips before your departure.

  • Baggage on our trips is restricted to one large suitcase per person with dimensions not exceeding 30x19x10 inches and a maximum weight of 50 pounds. You are also permitted one piece of hand luggage, which should be small enough to fit under your coach seat or on the small overhead shelf compartment. Please note that luggage with an adjustable handle and wheels will not fit in the overhead compartment of the coach. Hotel porterage is included in your vacation.

  • You will need to be comfortable on your feet, walking and standing for up to three hours in various weather conditions.  All of our vacations involve walking, often on cobblestone and uneven surfaces in historic city centers.  In order to get the most out of your vacation you need to be able to comfortably walk 1-3 miles unassisted in one day, be in good condition and be able to keep pace with the group. 

    If you need any medications, it is important that you bring enough to last you the whole trip and keep them in your carry-on bag while you travel.

  • We highly recommend our optional Travel Protection Plan, which allows you to cancel for any reason up to 24 hours before departure. The plan also includes trip interruption, baggage loss or delay, and medical and emergency assistance. Click here for a summary of coverage details, terms and conditions.

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Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.

Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor Nature Cruise

Adult Price: $34.00 | Child Price: $22.00

Bar Harbor was once the playground of the industrial moguls of the 19th century. This cruise highlights the history and ecology of this enchanting old harbor. Keep your eyes peeled for seals, porpoises, whales and eagles along with the picturesque mansions and lighthouses that dot the phenomenally scenic coastline of ‘Down East’ Maine! Adults must show ID to board. Tour duration: 2.5 hours. (Minimum: 15 passengers). Subject to weather conditions.

Boston

"Hahvahd" Walking Tour

Adult Price: $32.00 | Child Price: $32.00

Come along for an enlightening tour of "Hahvahd", the beautiful and historic campus of one of the world’s premiere educational institutions. Led by actual current students, you will be entertained and inspired with stories about Harvard history and personal experiences in the University they call home. While exploring the campus, you’ll learn about Harvard history, including the untold stories and lore of Harvard University, and Harvard culture - stories and tips from current students about what it's like to live and study at Harvard. Walk around the famous Harvard Yard – including Old Yard and New Yard – and view historic buildings including Harvard Lampoon, Memorial Hall, Sever Hall, the 320,000-squarefoot Widener Library, home to three million volumes; the Harvard Memorial Church, honoring Harvard’s men and women who gave their lives during World War I; Massachusetts Hall, the oldest surviving building at Harvard College and one-time dormitory to US Founding Fathers John Adams, John Hancock and Samuel Adams; and the John Harvard Statue, honoring the university’s first benefactor.

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls Helicopter Flightseeing

Adult Price: $121.00 | Child Price: $75.00

Enjoy an exhilarating and scenic helicopter flight and experience the views of the awe-inspiring Niagara Region as you gently lift off over the Whirlpool Rapids and Rainbow Bridge. See the green grass and floral beauty of Queen Victoria Park stretch below you as the helicopter passes by the American Falls and Skylon Tower. Follow the curve of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls and see rainbows magically appear and disappear. This is a ride you do not want to miss! Operates daily, weather permitting. Subject to weather conditions.

Philadelphia

Dinner at Historic City Tavern & Guided Walking Tour of Old Town

Adult Price: $77.50 | Child Price: $77.50

Old Town Philadelphia, the historic center of this great city, is best seen by foot. Come join us for a walking tour around the streets where the American nation was born. Step back in time with our knowledgeable guide to see where Betsy Ross created the first American Flag, Carpenter’s Hall where the First Continental Congress met in 1774, the site of Benjamin Franklin’s home, the First Bank of the United States and much more. We end the tour with a three-course dinner at the historic City Tavern, a favorite meeting place of many of the Founding Fathers, and often called the unofficial site of the First Continental Congress.

Washington

Washington Illumination Tour and Dinner at Clyde's Restaurant

Adult Price: $69.00 | Child Price: $69.00

You’ll be wowed by this illuminated overview of the nation’s capital city at night! See the Capitol, the White House and the Jefferson Memorial. Visit the Kennedy Center for a rooftop walk and end the evening at the Iwo Jima Marine Corps Memorial. (Stops are subject to weather and local restrictions). Dinner is then served at Clyde's Restaurant. Clyde's Restaurant is where you'll find a home away from home. Clyde's is a family restaurant born from a sincere belief that great dining begins with fresh ingredients, friendly people and an unforgettable atmosphere.

New York

Zephyr Statue of Liberty Express Cruise

Adult Price: $28.00 | Child Price: $28.00

There’s no better way to see the Statue of Liberty! Climb aboard for this 60-minute cruise and take advantage of the elegant amenities inside while admiring the spectacular sights outside. Narrated by informative and wildly entertaining guides, this tour will cruise by the legendary landmarks of downtown and pause at the feet of Lady Liberty. Capture perfect pictures from the breezy sundeck or from the climate-controlled inside. It’s an unforgettable experience!

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