1. Home City - New York
Hotel: Holiday Inn JFK Airport/ Ramada Plaza Newark Airport or similar
Depart from the US for your domestic flight to New York. Upon arrival in New York, transfer to the hotel by complimentary hotel shuttle bus and check in on own. The remainder of the day will be at your own leisure to enjoy.
2. New York - Niagara Falls
Hotel: Wyndham Super 8 or similar
This morning we depart from the Big Apple heading north where we will pass the beautiful Delaware Gap to Watkins Glen State Park in the heart of the Finger Lakes region. Walk through Watkins Glen Canyon to visit the beautiful waterfalls and then continue to Niagara Falls passing Seneca Lake, arriving in the late afternoon. Tour the American Side of the Falls including the American Falls, Goat Island and Sister Island. At night tour Niagara Falls where we can appreciate the colorful lighting of the waters.
3. Niagara Falls (Apr. Only)
Hotel: Wyndham Super 8 or similar
Leaving the hotel, hear the thundering water of Niagara Falls. See the falls up close from the Horse shoe falls and, tour the n. Around noon, depart to Toronto, the largest city in the biggest country in the world! See City Hall and Eaton Center. Return to Niagara Fall and overnight.
Niagara Falls - Thousand Islands (May-Oct.)
Hotel: Comfort Inn Gananoque or similar
Leaving the hotel, hear the thundering water of Niagara Falls. See the falls up close from the Horse shoe falls and, experience the power aboard the Maid of the Mist. Around noon depart to the picturesque village of Niagara on the lake, before we continue to Toronto, the largest city in the biggest country in the world! See City Hall and Eaton Center. Towards evening depart Toronto east along the world famous Lake Ontario for an evening arrival to the Thousand Islands area.
4. Niagara Falls - New Jersey (Apr) (B)
We spend the morning visiting the Welland Canal Locks see how this amazing testament to man ingenuity can move huge ships up and down the Niagara escarpment, we stop for lunch in Niagara on the Lake a unique lakeside village. After lunch we head to New York State. On the way to New York, enjoy a shopping excursion at one of the large outlet malls along the way, find your own bargain with brand name stores for less. Evening arrival to our hotel in New Jersey.
Thousand Island - New Jersey (May-Oct.)
Hotel: La Quinta Inn & Suites or similar
We start the day with a cruise through the amazing Thousand Islands along the St Laurence River, see the houses of the rich and famous built atop private islands. After the cruise we head south to New-York State. On the way to New York, enjoy a shopping excursion at one of the large outlet malls along the way, find your own bargain with brand name stores for less. Evening arrival to our hotel in New Jersey.
5. New Jersey - Washington DC (B)
Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites or similar
Depart from New Jersey to Pennsylvania and to the city of brotherly love Philadelphia. Arriving in the historic area of Philadelphia we visit the famous Liberty Bell, one of the symbols of freedom in America, Constitution Square and Congress Hall. Stroll Elfreth's Alley the oldest continuously inhabited street in America. Continue on a panoramic tour of Philadelphia that includes the financial district, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Historic Philadelphia and more. Departing Philadelphia we see the famous "Rocky Steps" and then continue to Lancaster county home of the Amish people. We start our visit with a ride on an authentic Amish Buggy through the Amish farm country and learn how they live without the benefit of modern technology, no electricity, running water, telephone service, or appliances. After the ride we visit the Amish marketplace where we can shop for handmade arts crafts and products. In the late afternoon we depart east for an evening arrival in Washington DC.
6. Washington DC - New York (B)
Hotel: Magnuson Hotel or similar
Start the day with a visit to Arlington National Cemetery the changing of the guards and the Kennedy family gravesite. Next, visit the Mint and learn how the US tries to keep the US Dollar safe from counterfeiters. Our visit continues to Capitol Hill. See the Capitol, Senate and White House to understand the core of the US government. Continue to the Air and Space Museum before visiting the Lincoln, Washington, Korea and Vietnam Memorials. In the late afternoon we depart Nord for an evening arrival in New York.
7. New York - Home (B)
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 to feel the core spirit of the New York, by visiting amounts of famous landmarks and museums to learn more of its unique history, and shopping in the world top brand boutiques! Our tour bus will take guests see around the Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center, United Nations Headquarters, Ground Zero and the new construction of WTO Freedom tower. (Liberty Cruise Admission @USD29.00 per person NOT included) After tour, we will drop you off at New York Airport for your flight back home as your trip comes to an end.