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ESCORTED BUS TOUR - Departure from Boston, MA. See the best of the Eastern USA & Canada, combining nature and history and visit the most exciting cities.
7 Nights hotel; Tour director; One way transportation from Boston to New York City; Maid of the Mist Cruise; Sightseeing tour in Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Washington DC & Philadelphia.
Gratuity; Meals; Personal expenses.
Hours of operation
Available Sunday departing at 8:00am, check-in by 7:45am.
2017 Dates: May 7, 21; June 11, 25; July 9, 23; August 6, 20; September 3, 17; October 8, 22.
Departs from Hampton Inn Bedford-Burlington, 25 Middlesex Turnpike, Bedford MA 01821.
Day 1: Boston–Quebec City.
Depart Boston and travel north through the White Mountain National Forest with spectacular scenery and natural geological formations formed by rivers and glacial erosive forces. We drive through Vermont with its beautiful nature vistas to the French-Canadian province of Quebec. Arrive to "Ville de Québec" the capital of Quebec.
Day 2: Quebec City–Montreal.
Begin the day with a visit of Old & New Quebec -Canada's only walled city- including Place Royale, Old Port, Le Chateau Frontenac, Notre Dame des Victories Church, the Diamond shaped Citadel and the Plains of Abraham. Travel southwest along the St. Lawrence River to the beautiful city of Montreal, Canada’s second-largest city.
Day 3: Montreal.
Our half day sightseeing tour of cosmopolitan Montreal includes Mont Royal, Old Montreal (Vieux-Montreal) the famous Parisian-style historic District, and a stop at the Notre Dame Cathedral for picture taking. The balance of the day is at leisure.
Day 4: Montreal–Ottawa-Toronto.
Depart Montreal for Ottawa, the capital of Canada. Nestled on the banks of the Ottawa, Rideau and Gatineau Rivers, Ottawa is one of the most beautiful G8 capitals in the world. We’ll view the grandeur of Parliament Hill's stately neo-Gothic architecture, the Canadian Mint, the hexagonal National Arts Centre & national institutions, parklands and waterways. After lunch, we’ll continue to Toronto, Canada's largest city on the shores of Lake Ontario.
Day 5: Toronto–Niagara Falls.
Begin the day with a short sightseeing tour including the historic and modern municipal buildings, the Parliament and colorful Chinatown. Stop at the world-renown Eaton Center, home to over 350 shops and services all under one roof. Travel south through the charming village of Niagara-On-The-Lake in the heart of Niagara’s glorious wine region. Then continue to Niagara Falls. This afternoon, we
will take a cruise on Niagara River, for amazing close ups at the base of the thundering waterfalls (seasonally). In the evening you’ll have free time to visit the illuminated water falls.
Day 6: Niagara Falls–Finger Lakes–Woodbury Commons-New York.
Back to USA, we cross today New York state and continue through the picturesque countryside dotted with the Finger Lakes and vineyards. Here we reach the “Borscht Belt” or the Catskill Mountains. This was the vacation and entertainment center for the Jewish community living in NYC until the 1970's. Actors, comedians, musicians like Woody Allen, Mel Brooks, Billy Crystal, Jerry Lewis, Barbara Streisand and many more, used to entertain the
audiences. After a short break at Woodbury Commons outlet center containing famous brands including Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Timberland and more, we will conclude our tour before driving to New Jersey for overnight.
Day 7: Washington DC.
We travel south to Washington through New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland. Upon arrival we visit the Air & Space Museum where hundreds of artifacts of aviation and space exploration can be found. We continue passing the Washington and Jefferson's monuments and we'll stop to visit Lincoln, Vietnam and Korean War memorials. We will end the day with a stop to view the White House, home to the American Presidents. Overnight Washington DC area.
Children 2-16 years and traveling with two adults in the same room receive a child discount on the tour price.
Some tours are not suitable for passengers which require wheelchairs and other disabilities.
We cannot guarantee hotel rooms for the handicapped.
Passengers with special needs, medical conditions and disabilities must advise Get America Tours when making their reservation.
Cancellation: 30 days prior 50% penalty, 14 days prior 100% penalty. No show 100% penalty.
Price listed is per person.
Passport required. Some nationalities may need multiple entry visa to the U.S.A. and a Canadian visa. US citizens must have a passport, passport card or State Issued Enhanced Driver’s License (when available) Travel Documents are the sole responsibility of the passengers.
No baggage handling is included. Due to space limits your baggage allowance is 1 suitcase and 1 handbag.
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