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East Coast USA and Canada

Operated by: Trafalgar

14 Days from $3,942 per person
APR - OCT 2023
Aerial view of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Countries Visited

United States, Canada ...more United States, Canada

Locations Visited

New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, Lancaster County, Niagara Falls, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec City, Montreal, Franconia Notch State Park, Boston ...more New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, Lancaster County, Niagara Falls, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec City, Montreal, Franconia Notch State Park, Boston
  1. Day 1 Greetings From New York City

    Take a bite of the Big Apple and you’ll wish you’d had more, as the vision and passion of this vibrant city inspires you to believe your dreams really will come true. Check in to your New York hotel and spend the afternoon exploring its soaring skyline on your terms. This evening, you’ll meet your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a Welcome Reception at 6 p.m.

    meals Welcome Reception
    hotel New York Hilton Midtown
  2. Day 2 Explore the Highlights of NYC and Philadelphia

    From the iconic to the unexpected, we embark on an orientation tour of the City that Never Sleeps. View the towering Art Deco façades of the Empire State Building, pulsating Times Square and the tranquil mid-city oasis of Central Park. We’ll journey through the Land of the Free to Philadelphia and visit the Liberty Bell Center to gaze upon the famous cracked bell whose inscription has inspired so many to “proclaim liberty”. View Independence Hall, site of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, before traveling to Washington, D.C.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Capital Hilton
  3. Day 3 Immerse Yourself into Historical Washington, D.C.

    Celebrate the proud heritage of a nation as you view the memorials and monuments that have made Washington famous. Pass the White House, the U.S. Capitol Building, the Lincoln Memorial, and the World War II and Vietnam War memorials. Visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture on a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience. This is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture and houses over 36, 000 fascinating artifacts.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Capital Hilton
  4. Day 4 Engage in the Stories of Amish Country Dive Into Culture

    Journey into the rural back roads of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County with a Local Specialist today, immersing yourself in the traditional agricultural lifestyle of the Amish and the Mennonites, who live much the same they did when they first settled here over 200 years ago. This evening enjoy a hearty Regional Dinner, and try your hand at making your own whoopie pies for dessert.

    meals Breakfast, Regional Dinner
    hotel The Inn at Leola Village
  5. Day 5 Discover the Artistry of Glassblowing

    We’ll travel north across Pennsylvania’s rural landscapes to the eastern corner of New York State, stopping en route at the Corning Museum of Glass. Witness first-hand the delicate craft of glassblowing and admire the glass artistry on display in its galleries. Later, we’ll cross the Canadian border bound for Niagara Falls.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Hilton Niagara Falls/Fallsview Hotel & Suites
  6. Day 6 Take in the Sights and Flavours of Niagara Falls Connect with Locals

    Experience the soul-stirring rush of cascading waters as we embark on an exhilarating boat ride to the base of Horseshoe Falls, which plunges dramatically into Lake Ontario. Enjoy some free time to explore on your own, contemplating this tremendous force of nature. We’ll continue to the flower-filled, tree-lined historic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. This evening we'll Connect With Locals at a local winery and sample some of Niagara’s regional cuisine paired with their delicious vintages at a Be My Guest dinner.

    meals Breakfast, Be My Guest
    hotel Hilton Niagara Falls/Fallsview Hotel & Suites
  7. Day 7 Get Expert Hockey Tips and Tricks Dive Into Culture

    Skirt the shores of Lake Ontario and stop in Oakville where you will learn the art of playing hockey like a real Canadian hockey player. Dive Into Culture and embrace Canada's national sport, learning the secrets and superstitions of hockey players as a team staff member walks you through a day in the life of a player. Go inside the players' dressing room and put on the full hockey gear. Grab your stick and it's off onto the ice where you'll soon find out whether you are a lefty or righty, and learn how to score the big goal. Continue to Toronto where the rest of the day is free to enjoy and explore this lively city.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
  8. Day 8 Tour Toronto and Explore Ottawa

    After an introductory tour of Toronto, head to Ottawa for an orientation tour of Canada's capital city. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Sheraton Ottawa Hotel
  9. Day 9 Unlock the Traditions of Quebec City Make Travel Matter Dive Into Culture

    Enjoy a breakfast on the grounds of the Museum of History followed by a presentation of the Algonquin People including the Friendship dance. Enjoy a  MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience and support the Manitobah Mukluks Storyboot School, a Treadright supported project. Our love affair with French-speaking Canada continues today as we go on our voyage to Québec City and the UNESCO-listed Old Québec. Immerse yourself in the city’s joie de vivre and romantic 17th-century façades, but not before we Dive Into Culture with lunch at an authentic Cabane a Sucre (Sugar Shack), a tradition dear to Quebecois.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch
    hotel Delta Hotels Quebec
  10. Day 10 Wander the Historic Streets of Quebec City

    Explore Quebec City's winding streets and historic sites, joining your Local Specialist for an in-depth discovery of a city that exudes all the charm of old Europe. Delve into Quebec City’s French and English military past at the fortified Citadel and the Plains of Abraham, the site of a major colonial battle. The afternoon and evening are yours to explore La Vieille Capitale on your terms.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Delta Hotels Quebec
  11. Day 11 Sample the Flavours of Montréal Dive Into Culture

    Visit a local farmers market outside of Montréal to Dive Into Culture and experience the flavours of the region during a lunch tasting including wine and cider. Savour the good life as you arrive in Montréal. Meet your Local Specialist and visit Notre-Dame Basilica, the Old Port of Montréal, and Place Jacques Cartier. The rest of the day is at leisure.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch
    hotel Le Centre Sheraton Montréal Hotel
  12. Day 12 Journey to Rustic Franconia Notch

    Return to the United States this morning and traverse New Hampshire bound for Franconia Notch, in the heart of the White Mountains. As you journey past sugar maple and white birch in their thousands, keep a keen eye out for the black bear, moose and deer that find sanctuary in these scenic forest landscapes.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Boston Park Plaza
  13. Day 13 Engross in the History of Boston

    Connect with the living history of Boston this morning, touring the city’s red brick Freedom Trail with stops at the Old North Church and Boston Harbor, the site of the famous Tea Party. Spend the rest of the day on your terms. Consider a visit to the bar that inspired the TV show Cheers or stroll through the centuries-old Boston Common. This evening, toast your memorable East Coast experiences at a Farewell Dinner.

    meals Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
    hotel Boston Park Plaza
  14. Day 14 Farewell Boston

    Depart Boston today at your leisure.

    meals Breakfast
East Coast USA Canada New York Boston Guided Tour Map
Price Includes

Whats Included

  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • All transport and transfers shown
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Optional Experiences and free time

Dining Summary

  • 1 Welcome Reception (WR)
  • 13 Breakfast (B)
  • 1 Dinner (D)
  • 1 Regional Dinner (RD)
  • 1 Be My Guest (BMG)
  • 2 Lunch (L)
  • 1 Farewell Dinner (FD)

Be My Guest

  • Niagara-on-the-Lake: Visit a locally owned winery and savor regional flavors paired with their delicious wines.

Dive Into Culture

  • Leola: Inside the Homestead at Plain & Fancy Farm, you learn of Amish traditions and practices, plain clothing and life without electricity from the grid. Homestead truly provides insights into the complex riddles of a culture so very different from your own.
  • Quebec City: Dive into Culture with lunch at an authentic Cabane a Sucre (Sugar Shack), a tradition dear to Quebecois.
  • Montreal: Visit a local farmers market outside of Montreal to Dive into Culture and experience the flavors of the region during a lunch tasting including wine and cider.

Iconic Experience

  • Washington, D.C.: Roam the corridors of power, oak-lined avenues and noble tributes to America's famous sons and daughters, as you explore the nation's proud heritage today. View the White House, striking Washington Monument and National Mall, stretching from the Lincoln Memorial to the Capitol building. Reflect on the country's darkest days at the Lincoln Memorial and somber memorials to World War II and the Vietnam War.

MAKE TRAVEL MATTER®

  • Ottawa: Join this MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience to learn about and support the Manitobah Mukluks Storyboot School, a Treadright supported project.

Must-see Highlights

  • : Explore Washington D.C., Quebec City, Montreal, and Boston with a Local Specialist
  • : Discover New York City, Toronto, Ottawa, Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • : Visit Liberty Bell Center, Corning Museum of Glass, Niagara Falls, Amish Country in Lancaster County
  • : View the Empire State Building, White House, Lincoln Memorial, Independence Hall
  • : Scenic Cruise at Niagara Falls

Whats Included

  • : An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • : Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • : All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • : All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • : Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • : Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • : Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • : All transport and transfers shown
  • : Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • : Optional Experiences and free time

Dates & Prices

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a twin room. To request a personalized travel quote, click "Request Quote" and a Travel Specialist will send your custom quote including airfare if requested.

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Optional Add-Ons

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.

Niagara Falls

Available on Day 6

Niagara Parks Power Station

For 100 years, the “Canadian Niagara Power Company generating station” harnessed the powerful energy of the Horseshoe Falls and turned it into a great source of electricity. Now, years after its turbines came to a halt, the wonder of this hydropower pioneer is coming back to life in an entertaining and educational experience that highlights both the remarkable history and unique architectural features of this 115-year-old engineering marvel. Repurposed artifacts, interactive exhibits and interpretative installations offer a first-hand look at how this hydropower pioneer harnessed the power of water to generate electricity for 100 years.
Adult Price: $28

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