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Landscapes of Eastern Canada & USA

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15 Days from $2,610 per person
The White House, D.C.

Countries Visited

USA, Canada ...more USA, Canada

Locations Visited

New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, White House, Lancaster (PA), Niagara Falls (ON), Toronto (ON), Ottawa (ON), Quebec City, Montreal (QC), Boston Harbor, Boston ...more New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, White House, Lancaster (PA), Niagara Falls (ON), Toronto (ON), Ottawa (ON), Quebec City, Montreal (QC), Boston Harbor, Boston
  1. Day 1 Arrive New York City

    Welcome to New York City. Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon.

    hotel The Excelsior
  2. Day 2 New York City – Philadelphia

    Enjoy a guided tour of New York City with a Local Specialist. Venture south to Philadelphia and visit Independence National Historical Park. Visit the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were both signed. The rest of the day is free.

    hotel Holiday Inn Philadelphia-Cherry Hill
  3. Day 3 Philadelphia – Washington, D.C. (2 Nights)

    Drive to Washington, D.C., the nation's capital, where you will see many of the city's landmarks including the The White House, The Smithsonian Museums, The Lincoln Memorial and more. The rest of the day is yours to do as you please.

    hotel Courtyard Alexandria Old Town/Southwest
  4. Day 4 Washington, D.C. Free Time

    Enjoy a full day at leisure to continue exploring the capital city. Whether you want to delve into American history or visit the Smithsonian, your Travel Director will be happy to help you plan your day.

    meals Continental Breakfast
  5. Day 5 Washington, D.C. – Lancaster

    Enter Pennsylvania Dutch farm country, one of the largest settlements of Amish people in the world. Join a Local Specialist and learn about their way of life. This evening, perhaps join an optional Amish family-style dinner.

    meals Continental Breakfast
    hotel Wingate by Wyndham Lancaster/PA Dutch Country
  6. Day 6 Lancaster – Niagara Falls (2 Nights)

    Head northwest, crossing western New York State along the Susquehanna River and through the Appalachian Mountains. Cross the border into Canada before arriving in Niagara Falls late afternoon.

    meals Continental Breakfast
    hotel Best Western Plus Cairn Croft
  7. Day 7 Niagara Falls Sightseeing and Free Time

    Niagara Falls is perhaps one of the greatest natural wonders. See the Canadian and American cascades as you cruise to the base of Horseshoe Falls. The afternoon is free to relax or explore further. Perhaps partake in an optional excursion to Niagara-on-the-Lake.

  8. Day 8 Niagara Falls – Toronto

    Travel north this morning through the rich farmlands of the Niagara Peninsula before arriving in Toronto. The rest of the day and evening are yours to explore this multicultural city.

    hotel Chelsea Hotel Toronto
  9. Day 9 Toronto – Kingston – Ottawa

    Stop in the picturesque city of Kingston and board a scenic cruise for an introduction to the beauty of Thousand Islands National Park, treasured by the locals for its serene atmosphere. Head to Ottawa where you will enjoy an orientation tour of the city's most famous landmarks. The rest of the day is free.

    hotel Quality Inn & Suites Gatineau
  10. Day 10 Ottawa – Quebec City (2 Nights)

    As you enter the French-speaking province of Quebec, you'll notice the change in language and traditions. Arrive in Quebec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its narrow cobblestone streets and stone buildings, it exudes a strong European feel.

    hotel Hôtel Universel Québec
  11. Day 11 Quebec Sightseeing and Free Time

    Join a Local Specialist on an exploration of Old Quebec, the historic heart of French Canada. Learn about the city's history and culture while strolling past its many attractions and driving along the famous Plains of Abraham Park. The afternoon and evening are yours to do as you please.

  12. Day 12 Quebec City – Montreal

    This morning, a traditional Iconic Breakfast is served at Erabliere le Chemin du Roy. Enjoy breakfast at this Cabane a Sucre (Sugar Shack) while learning how maple syrup is made and used for various maple products. Travel through the French Canadian countryside to Montreal, one of Canada's liveliest cities. On arrival, embark on an orientation tour of the city with a Local Specialist. This evening is free.

    meals Iconic Breakfast
    hotel Sandman Montreal Longueuil
  13. Day 13 Montreal – Boston (2 Nights)

    Cross the border back into the United States with a journey into Vermont's scenic White Mountains with quaint wooden chapels and groves of maples-a spectacular sight in autumn. Travel through New Hampshire and view the State Capitol in Concord before arriving in Boston, Massachusetts.

    hotel Holiday Inn Express, Saugus
  14. Day 14 Boston Sightseeing and Free Time

    Your morning sightseeing tour introduces you to the famous Freedom Trail, a historic path winding its way through the city as it traces 350 years of history. See The Old North Church, Paul Revere's House, bustling Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market and the Boston Harbor, site of the Tea Party and home to Old Ironsides. The afternoon is free to explore on your own.

    meals Continental Breakfast
  15. Day 15 Depart Boston

    Bid farewell to your Travel Director and travel companions as your trip comes to an end. If you're not ready for your trip to come to an end, choose to extend your stay at the Holiday Inn Express in Boston or at the Excelsior Hotel New York.

    meals Continental Breakfast
Price Includes

Dining Highlights

  • 6 Breakfasts

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • City orientation tours
  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Boston Sightseeing includes the Freedom Trail, Old North Church, Paul Revere's House, Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market and historic Boston Harbor
  • Kingston Board a scenic cruise through the Thousand Islands National Park region
  • Lancaster Learn about the Amish culture and way of life with a Local Specialist
  • Montreal Embark on an orientation tour of the city with a Local Specialist
  • New York Enjoy a guided tour with a Local Specialist
  • Niagara Falls View the Canadian and American falls aboard a cruise
  • Ottawa View some of the city's well-known landmarks like Parliament Hill and Rideau Hall
  • Quebec City Explore Old Quebec and other famous sites of the city with a Local Specialist
  • Quebec City Iconic Breakfast at a traditional Cabane a Sucre (Sugar Shack) where you'll learn how maple syrup is made
  • Toronto Sightseeing includes the CN Tower and Chinatown
  • Washington, D.C. Visit some of the city's most famous landmarks

Dates & Prices
Airfare is not included, but can be added to quote upon request
  • Definite Departure
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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.


Dinner & Guided Walking Tour of Old Town

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, where you can enjoy a meal with your new-found friends. Approx. duration: 2 hours
Adult Price: $80 

Washington, D.C.

Washington Illumination Tour

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.) Approx. duration: 2 hours
Adult Price: $40 


Amish Buggy Ride

Enjoy a ride through the Amish countryside on a horse-drawn wagon. You never know what you may see on the back roads during this 20-25 minute ride, be it children at recess at the one-room school, farmers plowing or harvesting with mules and horses, Amish roadside businesses, cows heading to the barn for milking, or Amish homes with the flowers and gardens. Travel as the Amish travel, and watch the world go by at a slower pace in the oldest Amish settlement in the world. Approx. duration: 20-25 minutes
Adult Price: $14 

Amish Family Meal

The Amish Home Meal is a PA Dutch family style meal that is prepared in the kitchen of the Restaurant at Plain & Fancy. You may also shop in the little store to purchase Amish made products and visit in the barn with the miniature horses! Approx. duration: 2 hours
Adult Price: $43 

Niagara Falls

Oh, Canada Eh? Dinner Show

The original all-Canadian musical experience! Located in Niagara Falls, the award-winning Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show has entertained over 800,000 guests from around the world and is the seven-time winner of Niagara Falls Tourism's Attraction of the Year. Our two-hour show features all-Canadian music; from maritime folk songs to modern pop. Come meet our singing Mountie, Hockey Player, Anne of Green Gables, Klondike Kitty and more. Full of laughs, this musical celebration of Canada will delight audiences of all ages. While you're enjoying the show, our performers serve our famous all-Canadian, family-style meal: French Canadian Pea Soup, Garden Salad, Fresh Bread, Alberta Grade Eh? Roast Beef, Lightly Battered and Fried Atlantic Haddock, Manitoba Roast Chicken, New Brunswick Vegetable Medley, PEI Potatoes and Maple Chocolate Cake for dessert. At what other restaurant are you served your dinner by a singing Mountie? A new, re-imagined version of the Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show is now on stage. This high energy production features over 65 songs from all-Canadian artists including music from Celine Dion, the Bare Naked Ladies, Shania Twain, Avril Lavigne & Paul Anka. Approx. duration: 2 hours.
Adult Price: $81 

Niagara on the Lake Excursion and Ice Wine Tasting

Often touted as one of Ontario’s most beautiful towns, Niagara-on-the-Lake is a quaint little town of 15,000 people, nestled on the shores of Lake Ontario where the Niagara River opens out into the lake. This beautiful and historic town used to be home for Ontario’s parliament and it has the distinction of having the world’s first anti-slavery law passed here in 1793. The architecture dates back to when the town was originally known as Newark—the first capital of Upper Canada in 1792. Niagara-on-the-lake offers many interesting attractions on the main street and surrounding area. Take a walk up and down the main street, admire the colonial architecture and explore the many rustic shops and eateries of this historic town. Some highlights on the main street are the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Greaves Jams & Marmalades, boutique ice cream shops and many other little family-run boutique shops and cafes. The climate and conditions in the Niagara region make it one of the best areas in Canada for growing fruit and making wines, so we visit a boutique winery to learn about and taste the famous “Icewine.” Elegant, silky, lush, decadent—wine critics wear out thesauruses describing Icewine. Year after year, the Icewines made by the Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake take the top awards at competitions around the globe. Approx. duration: 2 hours
Adult Price: $25 


CN Tower Admission and Horizons Restaurant

Your evening begins with a thrilling 58-second trip to the LookOut level in one of 6 glass-faced elevators. Then head to 360 The Restaurant, one of Toronto's finest, featuring unforgettable Canadian cuisine combined with an outstanding revolving view of Toronto more than 1,150 feet below. 360 offers market-fresh cuisine, showcasing Canadian ingredients that are sure to provide an incomparable culinary experience. After dinner, enjoy visiting the 2 observation levels, experience the spellbinding Glass Floor and enjoy panoramic views of Toronto and beyond from indoor and outdoor observatories. Approx. duration: 3 hours
Adult Price: $111 

Québec City

Tournebroche Gourmet Bistro Dinner and Montmorency Falls

Gaze upon the towering Montmorency Falls; higher than the Niagara Falls, the impressive Montmorency Falls stands 272 feet tall. The falls form at the mouth of the Montmorency River, where it drops over a cliff into the St. Lawrence River. Then enjoy a 3-course meal and glass of wine at one of Quebec City’s local favorites. Located in a vibrant part of the historic district of Vieux-Québec, you can choose from a select menu using the freshest organic seasonal ingredients, sourced from local farms and rooftop gardens. Approx. duration: 2.5 hours
Adult Price: $75 

Evening On Ile D' Orleans and Montmorency Falls

Join us for a special evening on the Ile d’Orleans. Located a few miles east of downtown Quebec in the St. Lawrence River, the “Island of Orleans” was one of the first areas occupied by early French colonists. Gaze upon the towering Montmorency Falls; higher than the Niagara Falls, the impressive Montmorency Falls stands 272 feet tall. The falls form at the mouth of the Montmorency River, where it drops over a cliff into the St. Lawrence River. Then travel through the rolling farmlands to the south side of the island and stop for a dinner at Le Moulin de Saint-Laurent Restaurant with renowned Chef Martin Pronovost, who has been nominated for a Crystal Award in the category 'Canadian Chef of the Year' in both 2010 and 2011. Passionate about food and with an eye and ear always looking toward trends, culinary innovation remains a continual objective. To that end, with abundant creativity, Martin prepares meals with great passion and the result is a flavorful table for you to discover. Approx. duration: 3 hours.
Adult Price: $68 


Hahvahd Walking Tour

Come along for an enlightening tour of "Hahvahd," the beautiful and historic campus of one of the world’s premier 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-square-foot 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. Approx. duration: 1.5 hours
Adult Price: $33 

Boston Harbor Cruise

We’ll regale you with heroic tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Approx. duration: 1.5 hours
Adult Price: $31 

Independent Reviews
Trusted Customer
Sunday, October 15, 2017
All of our questions were answered quickly and in a friendly manner. We were prepared to have a great vacation.....and we did!
The tour was a wonderful experience! Only item we believe needs to be corrected is in the description of the Lancaster PA Amish buggy ride option......it was not a "buggy" but a specially designed "wagon" ride. So sad that tourists were not given the option of having their photo taken with a real "buggy", even without a horse and by standing beside the "buggy" rather than the "wagon".
Response from Grand European Travel:
We are sorry to hear about this disappointment but happy that you enjoyed the trip overall.  Thank you for taking the time to write.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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