East Coast USA and Canada End Boston

14 days

East Coast USA and Canada End Boston
Perfect for history lovers, you’ll connect with the heritage of two nations, exploring Washington D.C.’s White House and Lincoln Memorial, a simpler Amish way of life, strolling Canada's French inspired Montreal, Ottawa, and Toronto, and the thunderous Niagara Falls on this East Coast USA and Canada tour.
Sightseeing highlights
  • Explore Washington D.C., Amish Country in Lancaster County, Oakville Hockey Academy, Quebec City, Montreal and The Sugar Shack with a Local Specialist
  • Discover New York City, Toronto, Ottawa, Boston
  • Visit The Smithsonian Institution, Ferme Guyon Farmers Market, Notre Dame Basilica, Liberty Bell Centre, Corning Museum of Glass, Niagara Falls
  • View Time Square, the Empire State Building, White House, Lincoln Memorial, Independence Hall
  • Scenic Cruise Cruise Niagara Falls and embark on an exhilarating boat ride to the base of Horsesh Fall
Iconic Experience
  • New York City: Join a Local Specialist on a guided journey through New York City's iconic sights including the Empire State Building, SoHo, Greenwich Village, Wall Street and Central Park.
  • Philadelphia: Explore the UNESCO-listed Independence National Historic Park and see its famous cracked bell whose inscription has inspired so many to "proclaim liberty". Also see Independence Hall where The Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution were both debated and signed.
  • Washington, D.C.: Explore the nation's proud heritage today as you 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 sombre memorials to World War II and the Vietnam War.
  • Niagara Falls: Embark on an exhilarating boat ride to the base of Horsesh Falls, which plunges dramatically into Lake Ontario as you contemplate this tremendous force of nature.
  • Toronto: Get ready to unlock the best of Toronto. Tick off all the must-sees including Queens Park, named in 1860 after Queen Victoria, and the bustling district of Dundas Square -- the site of many public events, performances and art displays. Then venture to University Avenue and the Provincial Parliament Buildings.
  • Ottawa: Delve into Canada's capital city as you enjoy views of the elegant Gothic buildings of Parliament Hill, Rideau Hall, the residence of the Governor General of Canada and the beautiful downtown galleries, museums and parks.
  • Quebec City: Join a Local Specialist and explore Quebec City's winding streets and historic sites for an in-depth discovery of a city that exudes all the charm of old Europe. Walk the narrow streets of UNESCO listed Old Quebec and delve into Quebec City's French and English military past as you pass the Plains of Abraham and fortified Citadel.
  • Montreal: Join a Local Specialist who will introduce you to Montreal, Canada's cultural capital where festivals, art, cuisine and a certain joie de vivre are all part of the daily make up. Admire how old European style architecture can sit so naturally beside beautiful contemporary masterpieces.
  • Montreal: Discover the history of the first neo-gothic church in Canada as you visit the Notre Dame Basilica. Marvel at its breathtaking architecture and striking interior filled with exceptional stained glass windows.
  • Franconia Notch State Park: Enjoy a scenic drive through Franconia Notch, in the heart of the White Mountains. Journey past sugar maple and white birch. Make sure to keep an eye out for the black bear, moose and deer that find sanctuary in this scenic forest landscape.
  • Boston: Discover some of Boston’s most famous sights as you delve into the city’s transformative past. Follow part of the red-brick Freedom Trail that brings the story of the American Revolution to life. Sights include Beacon Hill, Newbury Street, Faneuil Hall Marketplace and the Meeting House.
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.
  • Lancaster County: Visit the Corning Museum of Glass and learn about the art, history, culture, technology, science, and craft that tells the riveting story of the museum's single material, glass. It was founded in 1951 by Corning Glass Works and currently has a collection of more than 45,000 glass objects, some over 3,500 years old.
  • Niagara Falls: Dive into Culture and embrace Canada's national sport, learning the secrets and superstitions of hockey players as you walk through a day in the life of a player. Go inside the players' dressing room and put on the full hockey gear with the help of a coach -grab your stick and it's off onto the ice.
  • 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.