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See the best of America's cosmopolitan east coast as you're immersed in its larger-than-life cities.

10 days From £2,395 per person
This is an independent non-escorted holiday

2022 Tour code: QEB22

About the tour

Soak up the historic heritage of Boston, enjoy a slice of the 'big apple' in New York City, get to know culture-rich Philadelphia and spend time in Washington D.C., the political powerhouse of the USA.

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Itinerary

Day 1 - To Boston

Fly into Boston on your first day, where you have a private transfer to your hotel for the next two nights.

Day 2 - Boston

Explore the best that Boston has to offer on this hop-on hop-off tour of the city. See Boston's top attractions, like the USS 'Constitution' and the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, to name a few on the loop. Enjoy discounted admission to attractions like the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum with the purchase of your tour.

If you upgrade to the Gold or Platinum Pass, you will be given your (seasonal) Harbor Cruise ticket when you check in for the Trolley Tour. These seasonal cruises depart periodically throughout the day close to Stop 1.

Day 3 - To New York

Today you will travel on board the Northeast Regional Amtrak from Boston, South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station. For the following three nights you will be staying at the 4* Sofitel New York in a Superior room, room only.

Day 4 - New York

Get the New York CityPASS and enjoy great discounts at some of the Big Apple's top attractions. usue your CityPASS tickets for NYC favorites like the Empire State Building, American Museum of Natural History, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Statue of Liberty, Guggenheim Museum, 9/11 Memorial and Museum and much more.

Day 5 - New York

See the highlights of New York City without the hassle of navigating traffic or public transportation by booking a Big Bus tour. The hop-on hop-off tour enables busy travelers to relax and enjoy the sights from the double-decker bus. Along the way, you can choose the attractions that interest you most rather than being caught up on a group tour.

Day 6 - To Philadelphia

Travel by Keystone Service Amtrak from New York, Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to North Philadelphia. For the following two nights you will be staying at the 4* Sofitel Philadelphia in a Classic room, room only.

Day 7 - Philadelphia

Explore the best that Philadelphia has to offer on this hop-on hop-off tour of the city. Visit 27 of Philadelphia's top attractions like, the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the United States Mint on a 90-minute loop in an opentop, double-decker bus. Select a single or multi-day pass, then board at any of the 27 stops and get to know the city in custom fashion, with live onboard narration. Learn about the history and heritage of one of America's oldest cities.

Day 8 - To Washington D.C.

Today you will travel on the Northreast Regional Amtrak from Philadelphia, to Washington Union Station. For the following two nights you will be staying at the 4* Capital Hilton Hotel.

Day 9 - Washington D.C.

Discover the most popular sights in Washington, DC on this relaxing hop-on hop-off bus tour. Drive past many of the top attractions in the nation's capital including the White House, the Washington Monument, the National Mall, historic Georgetown, and Arlington National Cemetery, and choose where you want to get off and explore in more detail.

Day 10 - Journey home

Today, it is time to depart America. Transfer to the airport today for your flight back to the UK.

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Due to the nature of our tours they are generally unsuitable for those with restricted mobility. If you’d like to discuss any particular holiday with us in this respect, then please don’t hesitate to call us.

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Eastern Cities of America

See the best of America's cosmopolitan east coast as you're immersed in its larger-than-life cities.

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