GLOBUS 2017: Eastern US & Canada Discovery (CU)
13 days from Boston to New York
Savor the diversity and enchantment of the great cities of the Northeast and Canada on this enticing tour. Your vacation begins in Boston and ends in New York City with overnights in Boston, Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Niagara Falls, Lancaster, and Washington, DC. You'll enjoy guided sightseeing of the must-see sights in each of the cities, such as Boston's Freedom Trail; Quebec City's Palace Royale, the historic square known as the birthplace of French America; Montreal's 19th-century Notre Dame Basilica, where Globus has included an inside visit; Toronto's Chinatown; Washington, DC's most famous landmarks; and Philadelphia's Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. Sightseeing in Canada's capital, Ottawa, features a guided tour of the Parliament of Canada, where you'll learn about the Parliament's history and hear stories about some of the key players-a special experience offered by Globus. On this tour, Globus has arranged some fun experiences to make your vacation unique. From Quebec City, travel to Ile d'Orleans, a picturesque island where you'll enjoy dinner at a fine restaurant in a restored 17th-century flour mill. You'll also visit an Amish family and their farm in Lancaster to learn about their traditional way of life that excludes the use of modern conveniences, such as electricity and telephones. Of course, no vacation to Eastern Canada is complete without a stop at Niagara Falls. In Niagara Falls, you'll spend the night and enjoy a cruise to view the thundering falls from the river level. All of this and more are included on this exciting tour through Eastern Canada and the US.
- Tour Operator
- Offer valid through 9/30/2017
- 13 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Boston||Welcome to Boston! At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.|
|Day 2||Boston||Sightseeing focuses on the city's most prominent landmarks. See Boston Common; the Old State House; Old North Church, from where Paul Revere got the signal to start his famous ride; Freedom Trail; and Faneuil Hall, with a chance to browse in Quincy Market. Next, board a harbor CRUISE that takes you to see the Bunker Hill Monument. Balance of the day at leisure. (B)|
|Day 3||Quebec City||Journey north through New Hampshire, passing the state's capitol dome at Concord and continuing to the majestic beauty of Franconia Notch State Park in the scenic WHITE MOUNTAINS. Capture inspiring views of one of nature's true masterpieces as the grandeur of mountain scenery blends to a green carpet panorama in northern Vermont, which is blessed with innumerable forests and lakes. Enter the French-Canadian province of Quebec. The next two nights are in romantic Quebec City on the banks of the mighty St. Lawrence River. Until the British victory of 1759, Old Quebec was the center of New France, and today is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This evening, why not enjoy regional French cuisine with dinner in Old Town Quebec? (B)|
|Day 4||Quebec City||Start the day with an included tour by a Local Guide of Canada's only walled city, including the Place d'Armes, ancient Place Royale, and the Plains of Abraham. The balance of the day is free for independent sightseeing. Tonight's included dinner outing takes you to Montmorency Falls and over to [LF] ILE D'ORLEANS for a delightful dinner at a fine restaurant in a restored 17th-century flour mill. (B,D)|
|Day 5||Montreal||Travel southwest to Montreal, Canada's second-largest city. Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes NOTRE DAME BASILICA, the Old Seminary of St. Sulpice, and a drive to the top of Mount Royal to enjoy a panoramic view of the city. Afternoon is at leisure. Perhaps stroll through the underground shopping area of Place Ville-Marie or visit historic Old Montreal. (B)|
|Day 6||Ottawa||Drive west into Ottawa, the country's beautiful capital. On a guided tour, you'll see the Canadian Mint, residences of the Governor General and Prime Minister, the hexagonal National Arts Centre, Parliament Hill, the Rideau Canal, and the stately residences. Dinner tonight is at a specially selected restaurant. (B,D)|
|Day 7||Toronto||This morning, take a guided tour of [LF] PARLIAMENT OF CANADA, where you'll be in the center stage of Canadian democracy. Learn about the Parliament's history and hear stories about some of the key players. Later, sit back and relax as you journey through Ontario to Toronto, the cosmopolitan provincial capital. (B) NOTE:When the Parliament is unavailable to visit, a trip to Ottawa's Byward Market will be substituted, including the chance to sample a delicious Beavertail pastry, a Canadian specialty shaped like a beaver tail!|
|Day 8||Toronto||On today's sightseeing, view Toronto's two city halls, the Ontario legislature buildings, the university, and some neighborhoods, including Chinatown. The balance of the day is free, and your Tour Director will have plenty of suggestions for things to do and see in Canada's largest city. Our optional dinner outing includes a visit to the top of the famous CN Tower for great views of Toronto's harbor and skyline. (B)|
|Day 9||Niagara Falls||Drive around the 'Golden Horseshoe' of Lake Ontario and through vineyards and rich farmlands. Then, board a Niagara Falls sightseeing CRUISE for a thrilling boat ride to view the thundering falls from river level. You may opt to take the optional helicopter flight over the falls. This evening, consider an optional dinner at a local restaurant followed by a once-in-a-lifetime experience to personally light up the falls. (B) NOTE:Operation of the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favorable weather and/or river conditions. Favorable conditions usually exist from May to November. When conditions are unfavorable, a walking tour through the scenic tunnels will be substituted.|
|Day 10||Lancaster||Cross the border at Rainbow Bridge and enter New York State. Then, journey into Pennsylvania through the rolling Appalachian Mountains and on to Lancaster, home of the Amish and Mennonite communities whose religious faiths stress humility, family, community, simple living, and separation from the world. Tonight, visit an [LF] AMISH FAMILY and their farm, where you will learn more about their faith, culture, and traditional way of life that excludes the use of modern conveniences such as electricity and telephones. You'll have the chance to visit the barn, see their miniature horses, learn about their homemade quilts and crafts, and enjoy a delicious dinner. (B,D)|
|Day 11||Washington, DC||This morning, depart for Washington, DC, the nation's capital. Join us for the optional dinner tonight at one of Washington's favorite restaurants, followed by an illumination tour of some of the city's most beautiful monuments. (B)|
|Day 12||Washington, DC||This morning's sightseeing features many of Washington, DC's famous landmarks, including the VIETNAM, KOREAN, and WORLD WAR II Memorials. Also stop for photos at the White House and Capitol Hill. An afternoon at leisure to do as you wish. Be sure to visit the many museums of the Smithsonian Institution. This evening's farewell dinner is hosted by your Tour Director. (B,D)|
|Day 13||New York||Travel north this morning to Philadelphia for included sightseeing focusing on the important buildings of this historic city, the 'Birthplace of the Nation.' Visit major attractions, including INDEPENDENCE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK, home to the LIBERTY BELL and INDEPENDENCE HALL. Continue north into New Jersey and on to Newark International Airport for guests who have homebound flights. Please schedule flights after 4 pm. For guests with flights out of Kennedy or LaGuardia International Airports, transfers are not included, and it is suggested to book flights after 6 pm. The tour ends at the Sheraton New York Times Square in the late afternoon for those guests with extra nights. (B)|
- US$ Price Details
Gratuities for Tour Director and driver are available for pre-purchase. 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.Single Room Supplement: $1,035 to $1,250Triple Room Reduction per person: $200 to $255Extra Nights per person in Boston:May-August (except departures June 6 & August 8): in single room $294; in twin room $168; in triple room $131Departures June 6, August 8, & October 10: in single room $447; in twin room $245; in triple room $182September-October (except departure October 10): in single room $370; in twin room $207; in triple room $157Extra Nights per person in New York:May-June: in single room $448; in twin room $253; in triple room $197July- August: in single room $421; in twin room $239; in triple room $188September-October: in single room $529; in twin room $293; in triple room $224
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