America's Heritage Rail Tour
You will have a chance to sample all of America's Heritage on this enjoyable 14 day Rail Tour. Take a Tea Party tour and wander the Freedom Trail throughout the city before taking in the best that New York City has to offer. Historic Williamsburg, the capital of the Virginia Colony from 1699 to 1780, played a significant role in the American Revolution. Whilst here, make sure to visit the Visitors Centre, which is a museum of its colonial history. From here, travel on the current capital of the USA, Washington DC.
- New York City
- Historic Williamsburg
- Washington DC
Welcome to Boston! At Logan International Airport, you will be greeted by your local host and assisted with your hotel transfer. While in Boston experience the Freedom Trail, as it winds its way through 350 years of history. Stop at bustling Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market. Visit Old Ironsides, the oldest ship in the US Navy. See the boats in the Public Gardens, or enjoy a whale watch cruise from Boston Harbor.
Depart this morning for "The Big Apple." Your AMTRAK train allows you to relax and enjoy the comfort and service of rail travel. New York, a mere rock of an island, is the nation's largest city and commercial centre. From Wall Street's stock exchange to the galleries of SoHo, the sparkling diamond district and the cobblestone streets in the South Street Seaport, New York has something for everyone. Take the ferry to Ellis Island and view the Statue of Liberty, which welcomed immigrants to the land of freedom. Explore the neighbourhoods, take in the bright lights of Broadway, shop on Fifth Avenue and eat your way through Chinatown, Little Italy or New York's famous deli's.
Welcome to Philadelphia! Explore this marvelous city, home to Independence National Park, with the Liberty Bell, Franklin Court and Independence Hall. Discover the city's many museums-from the Franklin Institute to the Rodin Museum; and from the unusual Mutter Museum of human anatomy to the world-class Musuem of Art; the City of Brotherly Love is endlessly eclectic. See, up close, the Liberty Bell, which marks the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence. Tread upon the floorboards where Betsy Ross stitched the American flag. Explore the historic Independence Hall, where the US was born. Stroll the bustling water-front at Penn's Landing, marking the site where William Penn, city founder, landed in 1682. This evening, enjoy fine dining at one of Philadelphia's famous eateries, or stroll lively South Street.
Journey today to Williamsburg, Virginia's colonial capital, the most extensively restored 18th century town in the US, or visit Busch Gardens, for a day of fun and entertainment.
Depart today for Washington's history, power and spectacular beauty. Arrive in Union Station, restored to turn-of-the-century grandeur, and view the sights from your trolley tour. Enjoy the city's famous monuments, explore the Smithsonian's many museums or visit Arlington National Cemetery, the White House, the Capitol Building and much more.
Take time for last minute shopping or sightseeing before your homeward flight.
- All AMTRAK rail transportation
- Lodging as indicated, including tax
- English sightseeing tours in BOS, NYC, PHL and DC
- Passenger Documentation
- Boston Elite Limo Service
Daily Departures Year Round.