Classic Travel

9 Day - Washington, Niagara Falls & New York City Tour

Package Details

Overview

From $3,699* pp

Tour Provider: Collette
Region: North America
Duration: 9 Days


Itinerary

Day 1. Arlington, Virginia - Tour Begins

On a journey that takes you through Washington, D.C., Niagara Falls, and New York City, discover the quintessential sites of the East Coast. Your journey begins in the nation’s capital: Washington, D.C. Immerse yourself in the epic story of America. Accommodation: Courtyard by Marriott Crystal City

Day 2. Washington, D.C.

Experience the seat of American democracy with a guided tour of the storied U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. Afterwards, take in the celebrated history of America’s capital on a tour with a local expert. Delight in wonderful views of the White House, National Mall, historic monuments, and famous museums. Along the way, you’ll stop at the moving World War II Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the Korean War Memorial. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner. Accommodation: Courtyard by Marriott Crystal City Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 3. Arlington - Washington, D.C.

Embark on a narrated tour of Arlington National Cemetery, taking you to the Tomb of the Unknowns and the John F. Kennedy gravesite. Then, get a glimpse into the life of the President when you visit the White House Visitor Center. Explore the history of legendary 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue and see artifacts from the White House collection. Then, it’s your choice! Step into the pages of history and uncover some of the treasures of the Smithsonian Institution with a visit to the National Air and Space Museum -OR- the National Museum of American History. Tonight you may choose to join an optional twilight tour of D.C. including dinner. Accommodation: Courtyard by Marriott Crystal City Meals: Breakfast

Day 4. Arlington - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Head north towards Pittsburgh, a thriving city that sits at the junction of historic architecture and modern technology. In the early 20th century, Pittsburgh functioned as a booming industrial capital by producing steel. En route to the city, stop for lunch at a charming, historic tavern dating back to the 1700s. After arriving in “Steel City,” scale the side of Mt. Washington with a ride on the Duquesne Incline. Completed in 1877, this funicular and track were recently restored to carry travelers to the top of the lookout point. From the observation deck, marvel at the best view of Pittsburgh while learning about this illustrious city with a local guide. Accommodation: DoubleTree by Hilton Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5. Pittsburgh - Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

As you journey to Niagara Falls, travel through the Great Lakes port of Erie, sheltered by Presque Isle Peninsula, a natural bay formed on the southeast shore of Lake Erie. Take in views of the lake on one side and Erie’s wine country, the largest grape-growing region east of the Rockies, on the other. This evening, enjoy dinner while admiring an awe-inspiring view of Niagara Falls. Accommodation: Sheraton on the Falls Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 6. Niagara Falls

Experience the wonder of Niagara Falls from a different perspective when you embark on a boat cruise to the base of the falls.* Be amazed by the power of the falls as you witness the thundering water from up-close. This afternoon, enjoy some free time to discover the area on your own. Accommodation: Sheraton on the Falls Meals: Breakfast

Day 7. Niagara Falls - Corning, New York, U.S.A. - New York City

Travel back across the U.S. border to New York. En route to New York City, enjoy a visit to the Corning Museum of Glass. Dedicated to the art, history, and science of glass, this museum was established in 1951 and contains a world-renowned glass-working school. Not only does the museum hold the most comprehensive collection of glass in the world, it’s also the site where the technology for the touch screen on the Apple iPhone was developed. After your visit, continue on to New York City, “the city that never sleeps.” Accommodation: Sheraton Times Square Hotel Meals: Breakfast

Day 8. New York City

Welcome to New York, New York! After breakfast at a local diner, embrace the city’s energy on a locally guided tour of the “Big Apple.” Find yourself in Greenwich Village, the Wall Street district, Chinatown, and Central Park. You’ll see the Empire State Building and many other time-honored landmarks. Reflect at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, a poignant tribute to the lives lost. Tonight, gather for your final taste of New York City with a farewell dinner at a local restaurant. Accommodation: Sheraton Times Square Hotel Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 9. New York City - Tour Ends

Your tour comes to a close today. Depart with fantastic memories of the Eastern United States and Canada!


Description

Get better acquainted with this iconic region of North America on a tour that features Washington, D.C.; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Niagara Falls and New York, New York. Begin your journey in America’s capital city, Washington, D.C., on a guided city tour where you’ll see panoramic views of the Capitol building and the White House. Continue on to Pittsburgh, commonly known as “Steel City” and “the City of Bridges.” In Niagara Falls, get an up-close look at the mighty falling waters when you cruise to the base of this powerful natural wonder. Your East Coast journey ends in New York City, where you’ll immerse yourself in the energizing bustle of the “Big Apple.” Enjoy a locally guided city tour and visit poignant sites like the 9/11 Museum & Memorial.


BONUS: Includes Travel Protection Plan insurance which allows you to cancel up to 24 hours prior to departure!

Plus Prepaid gratuities are also included. 


Your Guided Holiday includes:

  • 8 nights accommodation in 4 star hotels
  • A total of 11 meals - 7 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 3 Dinners
  • Select activities & inclusions

Price is based on select departures in May, September & October  2021.  Surcharge applies for April, June, July & August 2021. 

** Extend your holiday and add on a cruise or stopover. Call us for details **


Must-See Inclusions:

  • White House Visitor Centre - Located on famous Pennsylvania Ave, this Visitor Center allows guests to explore exhibits and films connected to the house of the US Presidents. On view are aspects of the architecture and furnishings of the White House as well as over 90 artifacts from the Executive Mansion.
  • Arlington National Cemetery -  Comprised of land once developed by the grandson of George Washington, Arlington went on to become the home of Confederate General Robert E. Lee and later a village for the training and assistance of newly freed slaves. The first military burial took place here in 1864. Today Arlington's white headstones and monuments mark the final resting place of American heroes.
  • 9/11 Memorial & MuseumToday, the two reflecting pools of the 9/11 Memorial are as iconic as any site in New York City. Marking the footprints of the original Twin Towers, this contemplative plaza offers an opportunity to reflect on the events of that tragic day. A trip to New York City wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the 9/11 Museum to learn the story of that fateful day through interactive displays, photos, videos, artifacts and narratives. Take time to reflect at this tribute to lives lost.

Choice on TourFrom the Wright Flyer to the Apollo 11 command module, discover the technical marvels and wonders of aviation at the National Air and Space Museum -OR- delve into the history of the United States at the National Museum of American History, which contains the original Star-Spangled Banner.

Culinary Inclusions:

  • Step back in time for lunch at a historic taven dating back to the 1700s
  • Enjoy dinner overlooking the Niagara Falls at night time
  • Take a bite of the "Big Apple" with dinner at a local New York Restaurant

Cultural Experiences:

  • Duquesne InclineThe Duquesne Incline is a funicular that scales the side of Mt. Washington. Completed in 1877, this funicular and track were recently restored to carry travelers to the top of the lookout point, where you will marvel at the best view of Pittsburgh.
  • Niagara Falls Cruise - Experience the wonder of Niagara Falls from a different perspective when you embark on a boat cruise to the base of the falls. Be amazed by the power of the falls as you witness the thundering water from up-close.
  • Corning Museum of Glass - Visit the Corning Museum of Glass, the site where the touch screen technology on the Apple iPhone was developed. Dedicated to the art, history, and science of glass, this museum was established in 1951 and contains a world-renowned glass-working school.
  • U.S. Capitol Building Tour - Set on top of Capitol Hill and the eastern end of the National Mall, this building is home to the U.S. Congress. First used in November of 1800, the Capitol Building is a symbol of American democracy. Designed by a Scottish-trained physician living in the British West Indies, the building is made up of two rectangular parts with a centralized dome.
  • World War II Memorial - The National WW II Memorial is dedicated to the 16 million who served in the armed forces, the 400,000 who perished and all those who supported the war effort on the home front. Dedicated in 2004 and designed by architect Friedrich St Florian, the memorial sits in a place of honor on the National Mall. It was the culmination of an 11-year effort, mainly funded with private contributions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Terms & Conditions

Conditions apply. Subject to availability and change without notice. Full supplier conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only. Prices valid at the time of publication. Prices are per person based on twin share occupancy unless otherwise stated and displayed in $AUD. Member savings are calculated using the original advertised price.

Valid for new bookings made up to 30 June 2020, travel commenced between 01 April – 02 October 2021. Travel protection must be purchased at time of booking. Guest may choose to change departure dates up to 60 days prior to originally booked departure date and move all deposited funds including travel protection to the new departure date. Travel for the new departure date must commence on or before 31 December 21. Bookings are subject to any difference in price between the new date and the date originally booked and will be the responsibility of the guest. Offers are not combinable with seasonal offers, hot deals, flash sales or any other offer in the marketplace. Offers can expire earlier due to space

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