American Heritage – The Best of East Coast Cities by Rail

Boston • New York • Philadelphia • Washington

From the historic streets and neighborhoods of Boston to the gleaming monuments of the nation’s capital, your trip is full of things to see and do.
Walk in the footsteps of Paul Revere, John Adams and other Patriots of the Revolutionary Era as walk the famous Freedom Trail, stroll through Boston Common, or visit any number of sites and attractions in Boston. Take in spectacular views of Manhattan from the Empire State building or cruise out to the Statue of Liberty in New York. See the place where the US Constitution, our nation’s founding document was brought to life in Philadelphia. Visit any number of fascinating museums or impressive monuments in Washington DC. Your American Heritage tour will be an unforgettable experience!
From €2750pp

What's Included

  • Flights from Dublin to Boston
  • 2 NIGHTS hotel accommodation in Boston with a Boston CityPass, Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Boston and Dinner at Union Oyster House
  • 3 NIGHTS hotel accommodation in New York with a New York CityPass Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of New York and Dinner at “The View”.
  • 2 NIGHTS hotel accommodation in Philadelphia with a Philadelphia City Pass
  • 2 NIGHTS hotel accommodation in Washington with a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour and a choice of admission to either the International Spy Museum or the Newseum.
  • Amtrak train from Boston to New York to Philadelphia to Washington
  • Flights from Washington to Dublin
  • Price based on 2 adults sharing, travelling November 2018
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Staff Tips

Boston-The South Street Diner is open all night every night - from 5 pm till 5 am. The diner features a regular dinner menu along with burgers, sandwiches, subs, wraps and some great breakfasts served all night long. Beer and wine are available and one of the specialties of the house is a "Desserts of the 50's" menu featuring sweets that might conjure up memories of Arnold's Drive-In on “Happy Days”.

Ashling O Hara

Travel Expert

New York-If Jazz is your thing, then a visit to the Lincoln Center's glassy venue, Frederick P. Rose Hall, which floats five stories above Columbus Circle is definitely a must! In this complex, you can dine and hear world-class music at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, take in a show with stunning views of Central Park in The Appel Room or sit in one of the best concert halls in town in the Rose Theater.

Claire Somers

Travel Expert

Washington-Fly a kite next to the Washington Monument for a great family photo.

Leah Quinn

Travel Expert

Your Adventure...

Your Journey Begins in Boston
Boston to New York City
New York City
New York City
New York City to Philadelphia
Philadelphia to Washington DC
Washington DC
Your Journey Ends in Washington DC
  • Day 1 Your Journey Begins in Boston

    Welcome to Boston! Use your CityPASS for admission to some of Boston's most popular attractions like the New England Aquarium, the Museum of Science or the Skywalk Observatory at the Prudential Center to name a few. Take the time to journey into the city's revolutionary past by walking the Freedom Trail. Head over to Boston famous Italian American neighborhood, the North End, for some excellent culinary opportunities. (Overnight in Boston –Boston Park Plaza Hotel or similar)

  • Day 2 Boston

    Enjoy a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of this historic city. See ancient burial grounds, national historic landmarks like the Old North Church and the site of the Boston Massacre. Stroll the beautiful Public Gardens and the vibrant Boston Common where all walks of Boston life can be found enjoying this open public space. Tonight, dinner is included at a popular, local restaurant.
    (Overnight in Boston –Boston Park Plaza Hotel or similar)

  • Day 3 Boston to New York City

    This morning, wrap up your time in “Beantown” as you prepare to head to Manhattan! Travel on your own and board Amtrak® to New York City.
    (Overnight in New York City, Holiday Inn New York City Times Square or similar)

  • Day 4 New York City

    Experience first hand what the excitement of the Big Apple is all about with a one-day sightseeing tour on a hop-on, hop-off bus! Your onboard guide will point out the city's major landmarks and attractions and give you some history and background on this sprawling metropolis. Use your CityPASS to visit some must-see attractions like the Empire State Building, the American Museum of Natural History, the Museum of Modern Art and more!
    (Overnight in New York City, Holiday Inn New York City Times Square or similar)

  • Day 5 New York City

    Today continue your exploration of the sights and sounds of New York City. Take some time to do a little shopping on Fifth Avenue. This evening, head to the top of the world for your included dinner in New York's only revolving rooftop restaurant—The View.
    (Overnight in New York City, Holiday Inn New York City Times Square or similar)

  • Day 6 New York City to Philadelphia

    After waking and enjoying your last moments in New York on this trip, travel on your own to Penn Station and board Amtrak to Philadelphia. Relax on board as you travel South to the “City of Brotherly Love”!
    (Overnight in Philadelphia, Holiday Inn or similar)

  • Day 7 Philadelphia

    Philadelphia is a city rich in American history and culture. As the first capital of the United States and the birthplace of the American Constitution, Philadelphia offers so much to see and explore. Visit six of the city's best attractions including the Franklin Institute, One Liberty Observation Deck, the Philadelphia Zoo and more with your CityPASS! Take in the numerous sculptures and murals in the city with more public art exhibits than any other in the world. (Overnight in Philadelphia, Holiday Inn or similar)

  • Day 8 Philadelphia to Washington DC

    Travel to the train station and board Amtrak® as you head towards your next stop: Washington, DC.
    (Overnight in Washington, DC, Phoneix Park Hotel or similar)

  • Day 9 Washington DC

    Rediscover our nation's history with a tour of the United States capital aboard a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. Stops include the Jefferson Memorial, the National Cathedral, and the Smithsonian. You will also have your choice of admission to two of the best museums in the country - choose from the infamous Crime Museum or the International Spy Museum. From grand monuments like the Lincoln Memorial and the Capitol Building to fascinating museums and exhibitions like the Smithsonian and the Library of Congress to the serene Arlington National Cemetery, Washington DC has so much to offer.
    (Overnight in Washington, DC, Phoneix Park Hotel or similar)

  • Day 10 Your Journey Ends in Washington DC

    Transfer independently to Dulles Airport for your departure flight home.

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