FOUR DAY TOUR - Niagara, Washington, Philadelphia and Amish County (3 nights)
3 NIGHTS IN HOTEL INCLUDING TAXES AND BREAKFAST
AIR-CONDITIONED BUS OR VAN AND PROFESSIONAL TOUR GUIDE
SIGHTSEEING IN NIAGARA FALLS, PHILADELPHIA AND WASHINGTON DC
ADMISSION TO THE MAID OF THE MIST (SUMMER) OR SCENIC TUNNELS (WINTER)
NEW YORK – FINGER LAKES – NIAGARA FALLS
In the morning we depart from the Big Apple heading towards the north where we will pass the Delaware Gap to Watkins Glen State Park, in the heart of the region of Fingers Lakes. Once arrived, we will walk through Watkins Glen Canyon to visit the beautiful waterfalls and then we will continue the trip to Niagara Falls, where we will arrive in late afternoon, passing Seneca Lake. The tour continues on the American side of the waterfalls, where we will visit Goat Island and the 3 Sister Islands. At night we will visit the Canadian side of the waterfalls where we can appreciate the wonderful colorful lighting of the waters.
Niagara Falls, Canada – Wyndham Super 8
NIAGARA FALLS – NEW JERSEY
Leaving the hotel, we will visit the waterfalls from close, hearing the thundering waters aboard the Maid of the Mist (May to October). During winter until April when the Maid of the Mist is closed, we will admire the waterfalls from behind through the Scenic Tunnel. At noon, we depart towards to New York State.
After lunch on the way to New York, we will visit a wonderful outlet where you will be able to find bargains in brand name stores.
Evening arrival to our hotel in New Jersey. La Quinta Hotel & Suites, Fairfield/Clifton – NJ
NEW JERSEY – PHILADELPHIA – WASHINGTON DC
Depart from NJ to Pennsylvania and then to the city of brotherly love, Philadelphia. Arriving in the historic area of the city, we visit the famous Liberty Bell, one of the symbols of freedom in America, Constitution Square, and Congress Hall. We will continue our tour visiting the Elfreth’s Alley, the oldest inhabited street in America. We will continue on a panoramic tour of the city that includes the Financial District, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Historic Philadelphia and more. Before leaving Philadelphia, we see the famous “Rocky Steps”, then continue to Lancaster County. Ride on an authentic Amish Carriage through the place and learn how this community lives without technology, electricity, telephone or home appliances. After the ride, we visit the Amish market where we can shop for crafts and products. In the late afternoon, we will depart to arrive in the early evening to Washington D.C.
Overnight: Holiday Inn & Suites, Washington DC.
WASHINGTON DC – NEW YORK
We start the day with a visit to the Arlington National Cemetery to see the
changing of the guards and Kennedy family gravesite. Next, we will visit the
Mint (Philadelphia US Mint on Saturday’s departure only) to learn how the
United States tries to keep the US Dollar safe from counterfeiters. We will
continue visiting the Capitol, Senate, and White House, the heart of the
American government. Then, we will proceed with the tour visiting the Air and
Space Museum before visiting the Lincoln, Washington, Korea and Vietnam
In the late afternoon, we depart north for an evening arrival in New York.
NB. To go to the Canadian side, it is necessary to show your passport and a visa if it applies to your nationality.