2017 SEASON
May 2017 - Oct 2017

15 Day Eastern US & Canada Discovery with New York City Extension

Globus Guided Tour starting in Boston and finishing in New York

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Read 13 reviews and enjoy exclusive savings on Globus's 15 Day Eastern US & Canada Discovery with New York City Extension. Begin in exciting Boston where sightseeing focuses on historic sites such as the Old North Church and the Old State House. Then it's on to Quebec City,...read more

Overview

Operator: Globus
Type: Coach Tour (Premium)
Duration: 15 Days
From: Boston to New York
Tour Code: CUE
Visits: USA, Canada
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Day By Day

1

Arrive In Boston

Welcome to Boston! At 6 pm, meet your travelling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.
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Boston

Sightseeing focuses on the city's most prominent landmarks. See Boston Common; the Old State House; Old North Church, from where Paul Revere got the signal to start his famous ride; Freedom Trail; and Faneuil Hall, with a chance to browse in Quincy Market. Next, board a harbour CRUISE that takes you to see the Bunker Hill Monument. Balance of the day at leisure. (B)
3

Boston - Franconia Notch State Park - Quebec City

Journey north through New Hampshire, passing the state's capitol dome at Concord and continuing to the majestic beauty of Franconia Notch State Park in the scenic WHITE MOUNTAINS. Capture inspiring views of one of nature's true masterpieces as the grandeur of mountain scenery blends to a green carpet panorama in northern Vermont, which is blessed with innumerable forests and lakes. Enter the French-Canadian province of Quebec. The next two nights are in romantic Quebec City on the banks of the mighty St. Lawrence River. Until the British victory of 1759, Old Quebec was the centre of New France, and today is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This evening, why not enjoy regional French cuisine with dinner in Old Town Quebec? (B)
4

Quebec City

Start the day with an included tour by a Local Guide of Canada's only walled city, including the Place d'Armes, ancient Place Royale, and the Plains of Abraham. The balance of the day is free for independent sightseeing. Tonight's included dinner outing takes you to Montmorency Falls and over to ILE D'ORLEANS for a delightful dinner at a fine restaurant in a restored 17th-century flour mill. (B/D)
5

Quebec City - Montreal

Travel southwest to Montreal, Canada's second-largest city. Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes NOTRE DAME BASILICA, the Old Seminary of St. Sulpice, and a drive to the top of Mount Royal to enjoy a panoramic view of the city. Afternoon is at leisure. Perhaps stroll through the underground shopping area of Place Ville-Marie or visit historic Old Montreal. (B)
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Montreal - Ottawa

Drive west into Ottawa, the country's beautiful capital. On a guided tour, you'll see the Canadian Mint, residences of the Governor General and Prime Minister, the hexagonal National Arts Centre, Parliament Hill, the Rideau Canal, and the stately residences. Dinner tonight is at a specially selected restaurant. (B/D)
7

Ottawa - Toronto

This morning, take a guided tour of PARLIAMENT OF CANADA, where you'll be in the centre stage of Canadian democracy. Learn about the Parliament's history and hear stories about some of the key players. Later, sit back and relax as you journey through Ontario to Toronto, the cosmopolitan provincial capital. (B) Please Note: When the Parliament is unavailable to visit, a trip to Ottawa's Byward Market will be substituted, including the chance to sample a delicious Beavertail pastry, a Canadian specialty shaped like a beaver tail!
8

Toronto

On today's sightseeing, view Toronto's two city halls, the Ontario legislature buildings, the university, and some neighbourhoods, including Chinatown. The balance of the day is free, and your Tour Director will have plenty of suggestions for things to do and see in Canada's largest city. Our optional dinner outing includes a visit to the top of the famous CN Tower for great views of Toronto's harbour and skyline. (B)
9

Toronto - Niagara Falls

Drive around the "Golden Horseshoe" of Lake Ontario and through vineyards and rich farmlands. Then, board a Niagara Falls sightseeing CRUISE for a thrilling boat ride to view the thundering falls from river level. You may opt to take the optional helicopter flight over the falls. This evening, consider an optional dinner at a local restaurant followed by a once-in-a-lifetime experience to personally light up the falls. (B) Please Note: Operation of the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favourable weather and/or river conditions. Favourable conditions usually exist from May to November. When conditions are unfavourable, a walking tour through the scenic tunnels will be substituted.
10

Niagara Falls - Lancaster

Cross the border at Rainbow Bridge and enter New York State. Then, journey into Pennsylvania through the rolling Appalachian Mountains and on to Lancaster, home of the Amish and Mennonite communities whose religious faiths stress humility, family, community, simple living, and separation from the world. Tonight, visit an AMISH FAMILY and their farm, where you will learn more about their faith, culture, and traditional way of life that excludes the use of modern conveniences such as electricity and telephones. You'll have the chance to visit the barn, see their miniature horses, learn about their homemade quilts and crafts, and enjoy a delicious dinner. (B/D)
11

Lancaster - Washington DC

This morning, depart for Washington DC, the nation's capital. Join us for the optional dinner tonight at one of Washington's favourite restaurants, followed by an illumination tour of some of the city's most beautiful monuments. (B)
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Washington DC

This morning's sightseeing features many of Washington DC's famous landmarks, including the VIETNAM, KOREAN, and WORLD WAR II Memorials. Also stop for photos at the White House and Capitol Hill. An afternoon at leisure to do as you wish. Be sure to visit the many museums of the Smithsonian Institution. This evening's farewell dinner is hosted by your Tour Director. (B/D)
13

Washington DC - Philadelphia - New York City

Travel north this morning to Philadelphia for included sightseeing focusing on the important buildings of this historic city, the "Birthplace of the Nation." Visit major attractions, including INDEPENDENCE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK, home to the LIBERTY BELL and INDEPENDENCE HALL. Continue north into New Jersey and on to Newark International Airport for guests who have homebound flights. Check into the Sheraton New York Times Square in the late afternoon. Your evening is at leisure. (B)
14

New York City

A Local Guide takes you on a TOUR of the city's most famous sights: Times Square, Greenwich Village, the Financial District, and Chinatown. Then, great photo opportunities as you CRUISE New York Harbour and around the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. The afternoon is at leisure. During your free time in Manhattan, take advantage of our optional activities-perhaps a flightseeing trip, a visit to the Empire State Building, or a Broadway show. Your local host can help arrange these and other excursions, and offer useful shopping and dining tips as well. (B)
15

New York City

The tour ends today with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers are provided to Kennedy, LaGuardia, or Newark International Airports. (B)

Trip Inclusions

Included Experiences

  • BOSTON: Sightseeing tour; harbour cruise.
  • FRANCONIA NOTCH: See the White Mountains.
  • QUEBEC CITY: Sightseeing tour; special dinner on Ile d'Orleans in a restored flour mill.
  • MONTREAL: Sightseeing tour; visit Notre Dame Basilica.
  • OTTAWA: Sightseeing tour with Local Guide; visit the Parliament of Canada.
  • TORONTO: Sightseeing tour.
  • NIAGARA FALLS: Sightseeing cruise.
  • LANCASTER: Visit and dinner with an Amish family.
  • WASHINGTON DC: Sightseeing tour with Local Guide; farewell dinner.
  • PHILADELPHIA: Visit the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.
  • NEW YORK CITY EXTENSION.
  • HEADSETS throughout your tour.
  • FREE WI-FI: Available in most hotels.
  • INSIDE VISITS and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Local Favourites

  • Enjoy special dinner on Ile d'Orléans in a restored flour mill
  • Visit the Parliament of Canada
  • Visit and dinner with an Amish family

Included Meals

  • Breakfast (B) daily, 4 three-course dinners (D) including dinner with an Amish family in Lancaster and a farewell dinner in Washington DC; New York City Extension: breakfast (B) daily.

Superior Hotels

  • Hotel Classifications: Superior First Class (SF), First Class (F), Moderate First Class (MF), Deluxe (D), Moderate Deluxe (MD), Best Available (BA), National Park (NP)
  • Boston Sheraton Boston Hotel (F), Québec City Delta Québec (SF), Montréal Delta Montréal (SF), Ottawa Lord Elgin Hotel (F), Toronto Westin Harbour Castle Hotel (D), Niagara Falls Doubletree Fallsview Resort & Spa (SF), Lancaster Cork Factory Hotel (F), Washington DC Capital Hilton (SF); New York City Sheraton New York Times Square (SF)

Trip Notes

  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.

Operator Details

Region: USA
Style: Coach Tour
Accommodation: 4+ Star
Location: Central - Generally
Guided: Tour Host & Local Guides
Transport: Luxury Coach
Age Range: Open (min 8 years)
Flights: Internal Flights Included
Airport Transfers: Available, Not Included
Gratuities: Option to Pre Purchase
Max Group Size: 45 (Avg. 39)
Free WiFi: Onboard
* Source: Globus for trips in USA. Some variances may occur on individual tours and information is provided as a guide only. Refer to Trip Inclusions section for more details.

Reviews (13)

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Australia
Trip Date: 21/09/2016

“A wonderful holiday!”

A very well organised trip from Globus. Nice hotels and places we visit. Dining with the Amish family is the highlight for us fellow travelling companions were very friendly. The tour guide and driver were very nice too. Also special thanks to Yvonne from Global Journeys.

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Australia
Trip Date: 13/09/2016

“A great experience”

The tour director was great - really knew his stuff and a real 'peoples' person. The pace of the tour? I was intent on seeing as much as I could, so occupied any time free from the organised tour walking around sight seeing, etc. No problems sleeping of a night! It goes without saying that I did not get to see everything, but was more than happy with what I managed to fit in. All the inclusions were great and the options were all worth while doing. I started to feel the pace by Washington DC and at the same time not wanting the tour to end. Highlights - I enjoyed the lot of it. The restaurants included in the tour were very good, Washington DC, CN Tower dinner, New York [Chopper flight down the Hudson and Ellis Island]. My fellow travellers were great in making this solo traveller feel apart of the group.

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Australia
Trip Date: 12/07/2016

“A very enjoyable trip!”

Our Tour Director was informative of the places we visited. She was an excellent tour guide. The accommodation was good. There were many highlights with the trip including: Boston, Quebec City, dinner with an Amish family, New York and Washington. Seeing Niagara falls was an amazing experience for me. We even got to change the colour of the lights on the falls. Thank you very much Globus and Global Journeys.


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Australia
Trip Date: 05/07/2016

“Quick trip around eastern Canada and North eastern USA”

Quebec and Niagara Falls were great. We even got to change the colour of the lights on the falls. Accommodation was first class and included meals were very good. Lunch breaks on some days could have been a little shorter allowing earlier arrival times at destinations.

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