6 Days USA East Coast Deluxe Tour
1. Hometown City - New York
Hotel: Crowne (Ramada) Plaza/Sheraton/Hilton/Courtyard by Marriott or similar
The first day itinerary is for your reference only; the schedule is subject to change upon your arrival. Thanks for choosing your vacation with us! You can choose any one of the major airports in New York (JFK & LGA) and in New Jersey (EWR) when you book your flight. Our professional tour guide will meet guests at the baggage claim area for the domestic flight, or at the Passenger Waiting Area for the international flight. (Passengers who arrive at Terminal 7, JFK please wait outside of the baggage claim area.)
Guests who arrive at JFK or LGA before 5PM will be sent to Flushing in Queens and provided free luggage storage service so that you can visit nearby Queens Corssing, Macy’s Shopping Center. Flushing is a safe and booming Asian commercial and retail area with many shopping and dining options. You will experience the distinctive Asian-American culture. For those who arrive at EWR airport, feel free to take our shuttle to Jersey Garden Outlet and we will take you back to the hotel as soon as the rooms are ready to check-in. All the guests who arrive before 4:30PM will be invited to join our delicately tailored night tour to get first-hand experience of “Sleepless Town” for only $25/adult and $15/child. (Recommended gratuity for the complimentary pick-up service: $10 per person per day)
2. New York City Tour
Hotel: Crowne (Ramada) Plaza/Sheraton/Hilton/Courtyard by Marriott or similar
At a first glance, travelling around the entire of New York City seems like the mission impossible; however, our highly organized tour is especially designed for you: by visiting amounts of famous landmarks, you will learn more of the city’s unique history, culture, and the core spirit of the New Yorkers! One World Observatory is located at One World Trade Center which is the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan, New York City. It is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. Then, Guests will take a sightseeing cruise tour on the Hudson River to enjoy the city view from a totally different angle, as well as take pictures with the backdrops of Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge. Furthermore, visit USS Intrepid, the national heritage that costs $120 million, which is reopen for visitors. Concorde supersonic airliner and a variety of aircrafts will be all in the exhibition. In addition, wandering around the world’s famous financial and securities trading center – Wall Street, taking pictures with Trinity Church, New York Stock Exchange and its signature sculpture Charging Bull, and visiting Times Square, Madame Tussauds’ - all of these will be made up into our tour later. Of course, we can’t miss the renowned Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the United States with collections of more than 2 million works of art. In the end of the day, our tour bus will pass by the Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center, Ground Zero and the new “Freedom tower” - One World Trade Center
3. Philadelphia - Washington DC
Hotel: Holiday Inn/Crowne Plaza/Shippen Place Hotel or similar
In the morning, we will visit Philadelphia where known as the birthplace of American democracy. At the Independence National Historical Park, you will have a special moment of standing exactly where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed inside the Independence Hall. You also won’t miss the Liberty Bell which is recognized for its famous crack. Go beyond the iconic crack to learn how this State House bell was transformed into an extraordinary symbol. You will also see the Statue of Washington, Congress Hall, and many other great attractions. Afterwards, we will head to Washington D.C. and visit the Lincoln Memorial. This grand monument overlooks the Reflecting Pool, the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol. Inside, the 19-foot marble statue of the 16th president is flanked by inscriptions of his Second Inaugural Address and the famous Gettysburg Address. We will also stop at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Korean War Memorial. The two monuments honor members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the wars. Next, we will go to Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum which is located
on the National Mall (also known as the Capitol Hill). We will take a glance at the human aviation and space heritage as well as have a vision of space travel in the future through thousands of objects on display, including the 1903 Wright Flyer, Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis, the Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia, and a lunar rock you can touch. Later we can take photos with backdrops of the White House and the U.S. Capitol due to the visit limitation for the public. The two buildings compose the nerve political center of Washington, D.C. and the nation.
Furthermore, you surely don’t want to miss the opportunity to take our exclusive DC cruise for sightseeing of the town along the Potomac River (Summer only when DC cruise resume). Along the way, you will also see and pass by the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, WWII Memorial and more.
4. Washington DC - Corning - Niagara Falls Night View
Hotel: Adam’s Mark / Radisson / Holiday Innor similar
We will arrive at Corning Museum of Glass around the noon. Corning Museum of Glass maintains the most comprehensive collections of historic and art glass in the world with 35,000 glass pieces representing 35 centuries of glass craftsmanship. Guests here will be invited to enjoy the Hot Glass Show which is performed by professional glass technicians. After the lunch, we will arrive at the world renowned Niagara Falls. Here, guests can overlook the deafening roar of the American Falls, the Horseshoe Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls! Take the voyage on the famous “Maid of the Mist” boat and face-to-face with the pounding waters. (No boat operation in winter. If time is available, guests will have chance to take the impressive and exciting Niagara Jetboat.) Get soaked with the mist when you are strolling in the State Park. Absolutely, you will like the "Niagara: Legends of Adventure", a dramatic 45-minute IMAX film on the new screen (45 feet × 25 feet), to discover the history and culture of the Niagara Falls. Afterwards, you can choose either: A. to self-explore the Falls Park till return the hotel, or, , B. to take Niagara Falls In-depth Tour (Tour fee: $25/person, including $13 of the admission ticket). This interesting and exciting tour includes two popular attractions: the magnificent natural wonder - Niagara Whirlpool State Park and the U.S. historic landmark - Old Fort Niagara. The Niagara Whirlpool’s greatest depth is 125 feet. It is estimated the whirlpool formed approximately 4,200 years ago by the upstream erosion of the Niagara escarpment by Niagara River. Old Fort Niagara is a rich historic landmark; it spans more than 300 years. Its commanding presence on the great lake caused it to play a critical role in the French and Indian War, the American Revolution and the War of 1812. The gorgeous Lake Ontario lies behind the Fort. At dusk, there will be an exciting Traditional Native American Dance Show, and the night will be ended with the beautiful native singing and the gorgeous traditional dancing! (The completeness of night view on certain summer evenings may be limited or not available due to late sunset time and US Federal Government regulations on driving hours.)
5. Upstate New York - Boston
Hotel: Doubletree / Radisson / Four Pointsor similar
We will cross the upstate New York and leave for Boston when you enjoy the
magnificent view of the Erie Canal and mountains on our comfortable tour bus.
n the afternoon, we will arrive in the city of Cambridge, MA and visit the Harvard University. Here, you will find Harvard’s oldest campus and take pictures with the statue of John Harvard, known as the “Statue of Three Lies”. Also, we have a chance to take pictures with the backdrop of MIT’s main buildings. For the rest of our Boston city tour, we will pass by old Trinity Cathedral, Hancock Building, Boston Athenaeum, Boston Park, Swan Lake Park, and overlook the Golden Dome of the State House. In addition, you will have the chance to taste very famous Boston lobsters feast for dinner - get excited!
6. Boston or New York - Hometown
In the morning, fun will begin as soon as you board the cruise ship and enjoy a breathtaking view of the Boston harbor. The next stop is the old Quincy Market. The old Quincy Market is opportune for strolling through, or to get a taste of the historical ambience as well as to pick out souvenirs among the assorted merchants and artisans. The Market was also surrounded by dozens of restaurants for dining option with a variety of authentic cuisines, and absolutely, you cannot miss the famous New England clam chowder.
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