8-DAYS TOUR EAST COAST & EAST CANADA
Visit New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Corning, Niagara Falls, Toronto, Thousand Islands, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec, Boston
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Day 1, ARRIVAL NEW YORK
Upon arrival, transfer to hotel for accommodations.
Optional New York City night tour is available at $ 35/ person for passengers arriving before 5PM.
Hotel: Woodbridge at Metropark / Hilton East Brunswick or similar
Day 2, NEW YORK CITY TOUR
In the morning, we visit the most famous landmark of NYC, the Empire State Building, where you can see the full view of this amazing City. Cruise on Hudson River to see the Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge. Visit the old aircraft carrier the U.S.S. Intrepid, which was invested with 120 million dollars to become a famous air and space museum. Walk along Wall Street—the world’s financial center. See the Trinity Church, New York Stock Exchange and the symbolic Charging Bull. Visit the Metropolitan Museum-the biggest art gallery in the world, Times Square, Madame Tussaud Wax Museum. Pass by Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller center, United Nation headquarters, World Trade Center Site, Freedom Tower.
Hotel: Woodbridge at Metropark / Hilton East Brunswick or similar
Day 3, PHILADELPHIA – WASHINGTON DC
Visit Philadelphia, the birth place of the United States: spend time at the Independent Park to see the Independent Hall and the Liberty Bell, take pictures with the statue of first president George Washington. Arrive at the capital Washington D.C. Visit Lincoln Memorial, Korean&
Vietnam War memorials. Enjoy some free times at the National Air & Space Museum to learn the milestones of human beings had made to overcome gravity. See White house and the US Capitol.
Hotel: Ramada Plaza/Holiday Inn Gaithersburg or similar
Day 4, WASHINGTON D.C. – CORNING CENTER- NIAGARA FALLS
Visit Corning Museum of glass, which currently has a collection of more than 45,000 glass objects, some over 3,500 years old. Watch hot glass making show. Visit the magnificent Niagara Falls. Inside the Niagara Falls State Park, you can see the 3 beautiful falls including the American Falls, Horse Shoe Falls, and the Bridal Veil Falls. And take the “Maid of the Mist” boat(closed in winter) to get a real feeling of the magic of nature. After this you can choose to: A. stay in the park to see more of the falls; B. join the optional In-depth tour of Niagara, to see the Whirl Pool, and the Old Fort of Niagara. ($25/ person including a $13 ticket of Fort Niagara). In the evening, transfer to hotel after dinner.
Hotel: Adam’s Mark/Holiday Inn Airport or similar
Day 5, NIAGARA FALLS – TORONTO
Cross the border to Canada in the morning; Niagara Falls walking tour, IMAX movie* & Skylon Tower* observation deck. Lunch at the Skylon Tower’s restaurant than Proceed to Toronto. Upon arrival, visit the financial district, City Hall, Ontario Parliament Building, Toronto University & the CN Tower*.
Hotel: Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport /Radisson Hotel Toronto East or similar
Day 6, TORONTO – THOUSAND ISLANDS – OTTAWA – MONTREAL
In the morning, we will leave the hotel for the Thousand Islands. Thousand Islands, located between America and Canada, which has 1864 individual islands sparkling over the lake. Here, guests will have the chance to cruise around the Thousand Islands Lake, appreciate the fabulous nature views. After, we will travel to the Capital of Canada, Ottawa. Here we will visit the National War Memorial, Parliament buildings and Peace Tower with the height of 295 feet. Canada’s Parliament buildings are commonly viewed as the one of the most magnificent government centers in the world with firm stone exterior and vivid setting on the cliffs! The buildings consist of the House of Commons, the Library of Parliament, the Hall of Honor, the Senate, and the impressive Peace Tower. After a short stay, guests will be driven to Montreal, which is the second largest city of Canada. Also, the famous Olympic Tower is located here, it remains as the most famous landmark of Montreal. In addition, Notre-Dame Basilica and the Old Montreal are the highlights of the rest of schedule today. Lastly, plenty of dinner options in Chinatown will bring all the guests a happy ending for the day!
Hotel: Best Western Plus Hotel Universel Drummondville /Gouverneur Trois-Rivieres or similar
Day 7, MONTREAL – QUEBEC – BOSTON
In the morning, we will go to another beautiful French style city, Quebec. As you wander past period buildings along cobblestone streets, enjoy the area’s boutiques, art galleries, and restaurants. A visit to Palace Royale is like a step back in time to the early days of New France. Visit the Notre-Dame de Quebec Basilica-Cathedral and you will see a large number of pieces of art. You will also have chance to take pictures with the world’s most photographed hotel Château Frontenac and the Parliament Building as well as enjoy an authentic French cuisine.After that, we will have a short stay at duty-free stores, then head to Boston, the cultural rich city in American history. You will be recommended with its famous fresh lobsters feast – get excited!
Hotel: Wyndham Boston Andover /Holiday Inn Tewksbury Andover or similar
Day 8, BOSTON – NEW YORK AIRPORT
Starting early from the hotel, to visit the oldest campus in America, Harvard University. After taken pictures with the 3 lies statue of Mr. John Harvard. Proceed to make a photo stop at another world known school-MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Stop at the Copley Square to see the old Trinity Church and the modern John Hancock building. Follow the Freedom Trail you can spot the Boston Common, the golden dome Massachusetts State House. Take Boston harbor cruise and enjoy the fantastic view of this historic city. Try a real Bostonian lunch at the Quincy Market and. tour ends at noon, transfer to Logan Airport (book flights depart BOS after 1:30 pm) or proceed to New York Airport (book flights depart JFK/LGA/EWR after 8:00pm
Depart New York every Wednesday & Saturday
Bilingual (English/Chinese Speaking Tour Guide)
Optional tours (to be offered by Tour Guide during the tour)
Driver & tour guide’s tips at $ 9 per person per day.
Other services not included in the above itinerary
This is a join group (Seat In Coach)
We reserve the right to modify the itinerary and hotels for the benefit of the group
Rates are subject to change unless booked and finalized.
OPTIONAL TOURS/ADMISSION FEES:
As for the admission fees, below supposedly payable during the tour with the tour guide. You can pre-pay but sometimes it gets cancelled due weather and time constraints.
Below are the rates as of this time (to be collected by tour guide during the tour only)
Metropolitan Museum $ 28.00
Empire State building $ 35.00
Manhattan Cruise $ 39.00
New York Night Tour $ 28.00
Intrepid Air and Sea USS $ 36.00
Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum $ 31.00
Chinese Dinner in DC $ 23.00
Corning Glass Center $ 18.00
Niagara Falls “Maid of Mist” $ 20.00
Niagara Falls Imax movie (Canada side) $ 12.00
Native American show $ 20.00
In-depth Niagara Falls tour $ 29.00
Boston Harbor Cruise $ 25.00
Thousand Island Cruise $ 34.00
1000 Island Lunch $ 18.00
Boston Lobster Dinner $ 35.00
Skylon Tower Observation Deck $ 19.00
Skylon Revolving Restaurant Lunch $ 48.00
C.N. Tower $ 39.00
Old Quebec City Tour $ 15.00
French Cuisine Lunch Quebec City $ 43.00