Arrive at any time. Welcome meeting in the evening.
Head south to Philadelphia and discover the path of American history. Visit Independence National Historic Park and explore the facts and myths surrounding the Liberty Bell, the symbol of freedom. Continue the short drive (about 3 hrs) to Washington DC. Approximate Distance: 240mi/385 km Estimated Travel Time: 6 hrs (including excursions and stops)
Today is all about the capital of the United States. There is so much to see and do in Washington DC that you can't see it all in one day. Take your time as you spend a full day exploring this fascinating city. Tour the National Monuments and memorials including the White House, Washington Monument, Reflecting Pool and the Lincoln Memorial. Visit the National Mall that includes 15 museums such as the Air and Space Museum and the National Museum of Natural History.
Discover the story of the Amish people, their history and their beliefs as we pass through Lancaster County, home to the largest Amish community in the United States. Enjoy an included Amish buggy ride through some of the most beautiful scenery on the East Coast, followed by an optional meal at a classic Pennsylvania Dutch restaurant. Later, tour the Hershey's chocolate factory (free chocolate!) before arriving in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's capital city. Approximate Distance: 145mi/235 km Estimated Travel TIme: 6 hrs (with stops and excursions)
This morning, keep heading North to Niagara Falls. Feel the rushing waters of the falls by taking the famous 'Maid of the Mist' boat tour. Optionally, dive into a world of discovery at the Cave of the Winds and get soaked! Stay until darkness settles over the falls to see them beautifully illuminated in a rainbow of colour. Approximate Distance: 310mi/500 km Estimated Travel Time: 8 hrs (with stops)
Enjoy a day out in nature as you take in the natural beauty of the Finger Lakes region. Discover one of the highest waterfalls east of the Rocky Mountains, Taughannock Falls, dropping 215 feet. Explore this beautiful area on foot or just relax by the lake. Approximate Distance: 320mi/515 km Estimated Travel Time: 8 hrs (with stops and excursions)
Keep journeying east to historic Boston. Enjoy an orientation tour of the city highlighting the famous Freedom Trail, a 2.5 mile red-brick walking trail to discover the history of American Revolution. There is much to see in this lively city including museums, shopping, restaurants and bars. If there's time, visit famous Fenway Park, home to baseball's Boston Red Sox. For authentic Italian food (and atmopshere!) try Hanover Street in the North End. Approximate Distance: 170mi/275 km Estimated Travel Time: 5 hrs
Heading south, make your way along one of the busiest stretches of highway in the US to New York City. Enjoy the last afternoon with an orientation tour of the city. View NYC's landmark, the Statue of Liberty, opt to stand on top of the world at the Empire State Building and remember 9/11 with a visit to Ground Zero. Enjoy a last dinner with your group before saying goodbye. Approximate Distance: 190mi/275 km Estimated Travel Time: 5 hrs
Depart at any time.