10 Day Tour from New York to New York
Day 1: New York City
Welcome to the “Big Apple!” Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.
Day 2: New York City
New York City is one of the world’s most exciting cities, buzzing with atmosphere and packed with fascinating sights. On today’s sightseeing tour, see the major attractions—Broadway, the Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, bustling Chinatown, City Hall, Wall Street, and Trinity Church. This evening, choose from the city’s many fine restaurants or maybe take in a Broadway show.
Day 3: New York City–Corning–Niagara Falls
Depart Manhattan, heading across New Jersey through the Poconos and into upstate New York, arriving in Corning midday. Late this afternoon, cross the border to the Canadian side of the Niagara River in Ontario. Spend the next two nights in beautiful Niagara Falls.
Day 4: Niagara Falls
This morning, enjoy a sightseeing excursion to Niagara Falls that includes a SIGHTSEEING CRUISE past the world-famous falls. Your afternoon is free, so consider visiting the Butterfly Conservatory, Great Gorge Adventure, Botanical Gardens, and Niagara Parks Greenhouse, or maybe ride the aerial cable car.
Operation of the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favorable weather and/or river conditions. When weather is unfavorable, a walking tour through the scenic tunnels will be substituted.
Day 5: Niagara Falls–Philadelphia
Head southeast through the Appalachian Mountains and into the Susquehanna River Valley. Then, on to the handsome city of Philadelphia for an overnight stay.
Day 6: Philadelphia–Washington DC Area
The birthplace of American independence, the “City of Brotherly Love” is steeped in history. Your morning orientation tour focuses on the historic landmarks, then on to the U.S. capital and seat of government, Washington DC, for a 2-night stay. Later, join the optional outing, featuring dinner followed by a tour of the city’s most famous monuments and memorials.
Day 7: Washington DC Area
The nation’s capital is a sightseeing treasure trove, and your half-day tour with a Local Guide features a visit to Arlington National Cemetery to see the graves of American heroes, including those of John and Robert Kennedy. After, the Lincoln and National WWI Memorials, Washington Monument, and photo stops at Capitol Hill, the White House, and other well-known sights. The afternoon is free. Your Tour Director will make suggestions for independent exploration.
Day 8: Washington DC Area
Continue by motor-coach into New York City and check into the Excelsior Hotel for the next two nights.
Day 9: New York City
Stay a little longer in the Big Apple and discover the sights this amazing city has to offer. During your free time in Manhattan, take advantage of several optional activities, such as a helicopter flight over the “City That Never Sleeps,” a ride up to the 86th floor of the Empire State Building, or a Manhattan harbor cruise. Your local host can help arrange these and other excursions, as well as offer useful shopping and dining tips.
Day 10: New York City
The trip ends today with guests departing on individual schedules. Airport transfers are provided to Kennedy, LaGuardia, or Newark International Airports
In New York City, Niagara Falls, and Washington DC; orientation tour in Philadelphia, Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise, Arlington National Cemetery, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, National WWII Memorial, Capitol Hill, and the White House. Inside visits as shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
New York, Pocono Mountains, Niagara Falls, Philadelphia, and Washington DC.
Local Guides for city sightseeing in New York City and Washington DC; services of a professional Tour Director, local host service in New York City, where information is provided for independent exploration and dining.
NOTE: Enjoy the fall colors of New York and surrounding areas on our special fall foliage departures: September 7 to October 3 (if Mother Nature permits).
New York City: Excelsior Hotel (ST)
Niagara Falls: Best Western Plus Cairn Croft (F)
Philadelphia: Wyndham Philadelphia Historical District (F)
Washington DC Area: Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria (F)
Dates and Prices
The price listed does not include your airfare, taxes or fees.
Popular Departure – due to itinerary and time of year, this departure historically sells out quickly. Early booking is encouraged.
Any applicable Goods and Service Tax (GST) and/or Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) for Canada are additional.
Taxes will be calculated and listed at the time of booking, prior to payment being collected.
Prices based on Double Room occupancy.
Gratuities for Tour Director and driver are available for pre-purchase.
Single Room Supplement: $845 to $1,050
Triple Room Reduction per person: $205 to $260
Additional accommodations before or after your tour may be available.