Landscapes of Eastern Canada & USA Escorted Tour

New York • Washington • Niagara Falls • Toronto • Montreal • Boston

Compare the cultures, sights and sounds of the east coast’s most powerful and historic cities to the European charm and old worldly feel of French Canada. This lively trip also takes you through the peaceful Dutch farmlands of Pennsylvania and passed the roaring Niagara Falls: a recipe for an exhilarating east coast adventure

From €2585pp

What's included

  • Return flights from Dublin to New York and return from Boston
  • 14 NIGHTS hotel accommodation in selected tour hotels
  • Sightseeing tours of New York, Philadelphia & Washington
  • Cruise to the base of Niagara Falls
  • Scenic cruise of Thousand Islands National Park
  • Sightseeing tours of Quebec City & Montreal
  • 2018 Tour Departure Dates: 20 Apr, 11, 18 May, 08, 15 June, 06, 20 Jul, 10, 17 Aug, 07, 14, 21, 28 Sep. 05 Oct
  • Quote Ref 1537429

Staff Tips

Washington-Draft beers, even the fancy Belgian ones, are half-price at Brasserie Beck weekdays between 5 and 7 p.m.

Margaret Campbell

Travel Expert

Toronto-The new Queens Quay makes the Lake Ontario waterfront a stroller’s paradise. Here you will find a mix of parks, shopping and restaurants all connected by the Water’s Edge Promenade. Hop on a ferry over to the nearby Toronto islands where beaches, a family amusement park and paved walking trails await.

Deborah Heddles

Travel Expert

Montreal-St. Catherine Street is home to many of Montreal’s department stores so a visit here is a must. You will find all the international brands along with some the well-known Canadian brands such as the Hudson Bay Company and Roots Canada.

Tracy Crowley

Travel Expert

Your Adventure...

Arrive New York
New York to Philadelphia
Philadelphia to Washington
Washington
Washington to Lancaster
Lancaster to Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls Sightseeing
Niagara Falls to Toronto
Toronto to Ottawa
Ottawa to Quebec City
Quebec City Sightseeing
Quebec City to Montreal
Montreal to Boston
Boston Sightseeing
Depart Boston
  • Day 1 Arrive New York

    Welcome to New York City. On arrival make your own way to your downtown hotel and get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director in the afternoon.
    Overnight in New York at the Excelsior Hotel

  • Day 2 New York to Philadelphia

    Enjoy a guided tour of New York City with a Local Specialist. Venture south to Philadelphia and visit Independence National Historical Park. Visit the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were both signed. The rest of the day is free.
    Overnight in Philadelphia at the Holiday Inn Philadelphia Cherry Hill

  • Day 3 Philadelphia to Washington

    Drive to Washington, D.C., the nation's capital, where you will see many of the city's landmarks including the White House, The Smithsonian Museums, The Lincoln Memorial and more. The rest of the day is yours to do as you please.
    Overnight in Washington at the Courtyard Alexandria Old Town.

  • Day 4 Washington

    Enjoy a full day at leisure to continue exploring the capital city. Whether you want to delve into American political history, explore the Arlington military cemetery or immerse yourself in the art of the Smithsonian, your Travel Director will be happy to help you plan your day. This evening, an optional illumination tour of Washington's memorials and monuments will be available.
    Overnight in Washington at the Courtyard Alexandria Old Town

  • Day 5 Washington to Lancaster

    Enter Pennsylvania Dutch farm country, one of the largest settlements of Amish people in the world. Join a Local Specialist to learn about their interesting culture and way of life. This evening, perhaps join an optional Amish family-style dinner featuring their traditional fare.
    Overnight in Lancaster at the Wingate by Wyndham Lancaster.

  • Day 6 Lancaster to Niagara Falls

    QUEBEC CITY

    The day is at your leisure to further explore the sights of this charming World Heritage Site. You can enjoy an optional full day excursion to Tadoussac including 3-hours of whalewatching on the St. Lawrence River at the mouth of the Saguenay River.
    Overnight in Quebec City at the Delta Quebec. Full breakfast included.

  • Day 7 Niagara Falls Sightseeing

    Niagara Falls is perhaps one of the greatest and most famous natural wonders of the world. See the Canadian and American cascades this morning as you cruise to the base of Horseshoe Falls. The afternoon is free to relax or explore further. Perhaps partake in an optional excursion to Niagara-on-the-Lake, including a visit to a local ice winery followed by a fun dinner and show.
    Overnight in Niagara Falls at the Best Western Plus Cairn Croft.

  • Day 8 Niagara Falls to Toronto

    Travel north this morning through the rich farmlands of the Niagara Peninsula before arriving in Toronto. The rest of the day and evening are yours to explore this multicultural city. Perhaps join your fellow travellers for an optional dinner at the famous CN Tower.
    Overnight in Toronto at the Chelsea Hotel

  • Day 9 Toronto to Ottawa

    Stop today in the picturesque city of Kingston where you will board a scenic cruise for an introduction to the beauty and heritage of Thousand Islands National Park. This area of the St. Lawrence River is treasured by the locals for its serene atmosphere and refreshing waters. Head to Ottawa where you will enjoy an orientation tour of the city's most famous landmarks. The rest of the day is free.
    Overnight in Ottawa at the Days Inn Downtown

  • Day 10 Ottawa to Quebec City

    As you enter the French-speaking province of Quebec, you'll notice the change in language and traditions. Arrive in Quebec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dating back to 1608, the city has retained its fortified colonial core. With its narrow cobblestone streets and stone buildings, it exudes a strong European feel.
    Overnight in Quebec City at the Hotel Classique

  • Day 11 Quebec City Sightseeing

    Join a Local Specialist on an exploration of Old Quebec, the historic heart of French Canada. Learn about the city's history and culture while strolling past its many attractions and driving along the famous Plains of Abraham Park. The afternoon and evening are yours to do as you please.
    Overnight in Quebec City at the Hotel Classique

  • Day 12 Quebec City to Montreal

    This morning, a traditional Iconic Breakfast is served at Erabliere le Chemin du Roy. Enjoy breakfast at this Cabane a Sucre (Sugar Shack) while learning how maple syrup is made and used for various maple products. Travel through the French Canadian countryside to Montreal, one of Canada's liveliest cities. On arrival, embark on an orientation tour of the city with a Local Specialist. This evening is free.
    Overnight in Montreal at the Sandman Montreal Longueuil

  • Day 13 Montreal to Boston

    Cross the border back into the United States with a journey into Vermont's scenic White Mountains with quaint wooden chapels and groves of maples-a spectacular sight in autumn. Travel through New Hampshire and view the State Capitol in Concord before arriving in Boston, Massachusetts.
    Overnight in Boston at the Holiday Inn Express Saugus.

  • Day 14 Boston Sightseeing

    Your morning sightseeing tour introduces you to the famous Freedom Trail, a historic path winding its way through the city as it traces 350 years of history. See The Old North Church, Paul Revere's House, bustling Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market and the Boston Harbor, site of the Tea Party and home to Old Ironsides. The afternoon is free to explore on your own.
    Overnight in Boston at the Holiday Inn Express Saugus.

  • Day 15 Depart Boston

    Bid farewell to your Travel Director and travel companions as your trip comes to an end.

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