East Coast Insider Tour
The cities of the USA's East Coast are chock-a-block with iconic sights, fascinating museums and exciting experiences. This semi-escorted tour includes a perfect mix of guided and independent travel and sightseeing, taking in Boston, New York, Philadelphia AND Washington DC.
- Small group tour - maximum 20 passengers
- Walking tours of Boston, New York and Philadelphia
- Insider Washington DC city tour
Business Class Amtrak rail between cities
Arrive into Boston Logan Airport where you will be met and transferred to your hotel where you can settle in prior to meeting your group in the morning. If you are feeling energetic after your flight, why not start exploring Boston's great restaurants and bars?
This morning your local expert guide will take you on a walking tour of the city, retracing the steps of the the Freedom Trail including Boston Common, Kings Chapel and the pubs and taverns where America's Founding Fathers toasted freedom. Stop for lunch - perhaps try Boston's famous clam chowder- before a visit to Quincy Market. The rest of the afternoon and evening is at leisure. Your local expert will help you plan your time. Why not book an optional whale watching tour?
BOSTON TO NEW YORK CITY
After breakfast you will be transferred to the station for your Business Class Amtrak train journey to New York's Pennsylvania Station. Check into your nearby hotel and enjoy free time for the afternoon and evening.
Begin the day with a guided walking tour of Manhattan taking in the famous skyline and most popular sights. Your local expert will be happy to help you plan the evening whether you decide to book a table at one of New York's great restaurants, take in a Broadway show or view the city lights from the top of the Empire State Building. /p>
After breakfast you have a whole day at leisure. There is so much to do in New York City! Your local expert can help to book a multitude of optional experiences for today - stroll through Central Park, take a helicopter tour over Manhattan, take a ferry to Brooklyn or Staten Island or tour some of the world class museums and galleries.
NEW YORK TO PHILADELPHIA
Head back to Penn Station for your Amtrak train to Philadelphia. You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel before your guided walking tour of Philadelphia's historic landmarks from the 'Rocky steps' to the Liberty Bell and John F.Kennedy Plaza. Afternoon and evening at leisure to enjoy the Art Museum, the Mint, watch how US Dollars are made, Reading Terminal Market and Love Park.
PHILADELPHIA TO WASHINGTON DC
Make your way to the station for your Business Class Amtrak train to Washington D.C.’S Grand Union Station. Your hotel is within walking distance so check in and spend the rest of the day at leisure taking in the nation’s capital city which captures the true spirit of America from the founding fathers to today’s president. Perhaps spend the afternoon visiting some of Washington's Smithsonian Museums.
Today you'll enjoy an in-depth city tour and experience highlights including the U.S Capitol Building, Supreme Court, F.B.I Building, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and Arlington National Cemetary.
WASHINGTON & HOME
Your tour ends after breakfast. Bid farewell to the new friends you have made and transfer to the airport for your flight home.
- 7 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast
- Experienced local City Experts
- Airport transfers in New York and Washington DC
- Transfers on deprture in Boston and arrival in Philadelphia
- International flights from London (please ask if regional airports are required)
- Guided tours in all four cities
2019 Departure dates - 10 Aug, 24 Aug, 07 Sep, 21 Sep