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This is a memorable excursion from sophisticated Manhattan and thundering Niagara to the Pennsylvania Dutch countryside and the inspiring national monuments in D.C.

Detailed Itinerary

Arrive in New York, the city that never sleeps, and transfer independently to your hotel, where you will meet your Tour Director.

This morning enjoy a city tour of New York which includes some of the most famous sights of Manhattan. Catch glimpses of the famous
skyline as you absorb the bustle and energy of the Big Apple. The rest of today is at leisure. Your Tour Director will assist you in making plans. May we suggest a stroll through Central Park, a bird’s eye view on a Manhattan Helicopter Tour (optional), or reenact history with a kiss in Times Square. Bring your camera!

Leave the city that never sleeps behind and travel to upstate New York through the Finger Lakes Countryside along Lake Seneca, named for the Seneca Indian Nation and stop in Watkins Glen for local wine tasting. Continue Westbound where you overnight at the romantic Niagara Falls.

This morning you will have time to explore the Falls. Perhaps take a ride aboard Horn blower Cruises along the base of the falls followed by lunch overlooking the falls (optional), or stroll along Table Rock to view the thundering waters of the Horseshoe Falls. Depart Niagara and travel into Pennsylvania Dutch country, also known as Amish Country, for your overnight stay.

This morning travel through the Appalachian Mountains along the picturesque Susquehanna River, the longest river on the American East Coast. Visit the historic Gettysburg Civil War National Battleground, site of the largest battle ever fought on American soil, and the place where President Lincoln gave his famous address in 1863. From here, you will journey to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., where you may enjoy a memorable evening tour and dinner (optional).

Enjoy a tour of the National’s Capitol with such highlights as: the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the White House and Arlington National Cemetery, site of the JFK Memorial. Spend the remainder of the day exploring some of the many museums comprising the Smithsonian Institute or simply stroll the banks of the Potomac River.

This morning, we continue our journey to Philadelphia, the “City of Brotherly Love” and the birthplace of America, where the Declaration
of Independence was adopted on July 4, 1776. Here you will see Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell on a comprehensive city tour

This morning we return to New York City. Arrival Newark Airport: approximately 10:30 am. Arrival JFK Airport: approximately 12:00 pm. Arrival Manhattan hotel: approximately 16:00.

Inclusions

+ 3 complimentary breakfasts*
+ Become a part of the hustle and bustle of Manhattan with a morning tour of its many iconic sites, including Times Square
+ Taste the wines of upstate New York while stopping at Watkins Glen in the Finger Lakes
+ Feel the mists while taking in the natural wonder of Niagara Falls
+ Walk the hallowed grounds of Gettysburg, the most decisive battle in the American Civil War.
+ See the seats of power of American Government with a grand city tour of Washington, D.C.
+ Explore the birthplace of America in Philadelphia by seeing where it all started at Independence Hall and capturing a glimpse of the iconic Liberty Bell.

Exclusions

International airfares
Optional activities
Other meals, drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not specified on the program
Personal equipment
Travel insurance
Gratuities
Voluntary tips for guides or drivers
Travel and medical insurance
Any items not mentioned as included

Notes

Hotels Used
New York - City Hyatt Grand Central New York
Niagara Falls - Niagara Riverside Resort
Williamsport - Hotel Genetti Hotel, SureStay Collection by Best Western
Washington, D.C. - Omni Shoreham Hotel*
Philadelphia - Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown
*Complimentary breakfast offered by a hotel may be discontinued at any time with or without notice.

IMPORTANT NOTE
This tour crosses the U.S./Canada border. Passengers should obtain relevant visas for both nations prior to travel where necessary.

Please note that the prices are starting from and that upon sending a new request with specific date we will send the applicable rate and availability.

EXPERIENCE MORE (OPTIONALS) Rates available on request
+ Take a cruise around New York Bay enjoying fabulous views of the Statue of Liberty.
+ Experience Niagara Falls “up close” experience with a boat ride under the falls followed by lunch atop the Skylon Tower.
+ Capture the stunning lit up landmarks of Washington, D.C. with a night tour.

Program Touring / Guide

Escorted Experience

Trip Highlights

New York - Niagara Falls - Amish Country - Washington, D.C - Philadelphia

Fixed Departure
15 Jun, 2024

Hotel
AUD 2,432 P P twin share
AUD 3,489 P P single
AVAILABLE

29 Jun, 2024

Hotel
AUD 2,432 P P twin share
AUD 3,489 P P single
AVAILABLE

13 Jul, 2024

Hotel
AUD 2,099 P P twin share
AUD 3,200 P P single
ON REQUEST

27 Jul, 2024

Hotel
AUD 2,099 P P twin share
AUD 3,200 P P single
AVAILABLE

03 Aug, 2024

Hotel
AUD 2,099 P P twin share
AUD 3,200 P P single
ON REQUEST

17 Aug, 2024

Hotel
AUD 2,099 P P twin share
AUD 3,200 P P single
AVAILABLE

24 Aug, 2024

Hotel
AUD 2,099 P P twin share
AUD 3,200 P P single
AVAILABLE

07 Sep, 2024

Hotel
AUD 2,432 P P twin share
AUD 3,489 P P single
AVAILABLE

21 Sep, 2024

Hotel
AUD 2,432 P P twin share
AUD 3,489 P P single
AVAILABLE

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