IMPORTANT NOTE: Visa/ESTA is required prior to travelling. Please call for more details.
Fly to New York. Transfer to your hotel for a three-night stay.
Day 2 - New York
Join our included, guided sightseeing tour by coach. Your local guide will show you many of Manhattan’s highlights, including the Empire State Building, Broadway, Greenwich Village, Chinatown, Times Square and Wall Street. You will have the afternoon at leisure, for your own exploration.
Day 3 - Free Time in New York
Enjoy a day at leisure for your own exploration of New York City. Enjoy the tranquillity of Central Park, wander the streets of Little Italy or shop 'til you drop on Fifth Avenue with its famous stores such as Bloomingdales, Macy’s and Saks. Or perhaps enjoy a visit to historic Ellis Island and visit some of the museums and art galleries.
Day 4 - New York to Boston
We meet up with our Tour Manager, leave New York and drive to Boston where we stay for two nights. Enjoy a guided walking tour along the Freedom Trail, which begins at Boston Common and winds beside the State House, King’s Chapel, the old South Meeting House, the Boston Massacre site and the fronts of many taverns and pubs where America’s ‘Founding Fathers’ toasted freedom. Walk the cobblestone streets of Beacon Hill, steeped in history, which contains one of the city’s most beautiful neighbourhoods.
Day 5 - Free time in Boston
A free day in Boston. Why not explore Back Bay, one of Boston’s most charming neighbourhoods. The streets are arranged in an orderly grid, and are renowned for elegant homes, the architectural marvels of Copley Square, and its signature stately boulevard, Commonwealth Avenue. The treasures of Back Bay are the grand Back Bay townhouses.
Day 6 - Boston to New England to Quebec City
This morning, travel through the rural New England states of New Hampshire and Vermont on your way to Canada, passing small picturesque villages and the White Mountains. Continue to Quebec City for a two-night stay.
Day 7 - Quebec City
Begin the day with a tour of Quebec City, the French capital of the province and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Highlights include the Quebec Provincial Parliament Building and the Citadelle. Enjoy an included walking tour of the walled city, where you will see the Château de Frontenac, as well as unparalleled views of the Saint Lawrence River.
- Included meals: Continental Breakfast
Day 8 - Quebec City to Montreal
We head south to Montreal, the second largest French-speaking city in the world. Regarded as one of the ‘most liveable cities in the world’, Montreal is a joy to explore. Upon arrival, we enjoy a tour of Old Montreal, the area known as the ‘Vieux Port,’ with stops at Place Jacques Cartier and Notre Dame Basilica. In the evening, be sure to try out one of the many sidewalk cafés specialising in French cuisine with a Canadian influence. Stay overnight in Montreal.
- Included meals: Continental Breakfast
Day 9 - Montreal to Ottawa to Toronto
Depart Montreal for the capital of Canada, Ottawa. This vibrant city of parks and flowers boasts one of the most impressive parliament buildings in the world, guarded by the instantly recognisable ‘Mounties’ – the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. In the afternoon, continue along the 1,000 Islands Parkway to the largest English speaking city in Canada, Toronto, located on the shore of Lake Ontario. Enjoy an orientation tour on arrival. Stay overnight in Toronto.
Day 10 - Toronto to Niagara Falls
Begin the day with a drive through Toronto with its impressive skyscrapers, most notably, the CN Tower. We continue along Lake Ontario to the magnificent Niagara Falls. View the thundering water of the Horseshoe Falls, one of the world’s most incredible natural spectacles. Take an included tour on the renowned Hornblower Niagara Cruise (formerly the Maid of the Mist) boat ride at the base of the Falls. Overnight in Niagara.
Day 11 - Niagara Falls to Amish Country
Today, travel through the rolling farmland of upstate New York, and enter the State of Pennsylvania. Travel through rural Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Visit an Amish Museum and see their 300-year-old tradition of simple living (admission included). We stay overnight in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Day 12 - Amish Country to Washington D.C.
We travel to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. where we stay for two nights. Join our evening ‘Monuments By Night’ tour.
- Included meals: Breakfast
Day 13 - Washington D.C.
Enjoy a city tour with such highlights as the U.S. Capitol Building, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, the F.B.I. Building, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and the White House, home of every American President after George Washington. Next, visit Arlington Cemetery and see the lines of white headstones of America’s fallen heroes. The shrine to assassinated President John F Kennedy and his family is a sombre sight, but the view across the city is unforgettable. Spend the remainder of the day exploring some of the many museums comprising the Smithsonian Institute or simply walk the banks of the Potomac River.
Transfer to Washington Dulles International Airport for the overnight return flight.
Arrival in the U.K.
Prices are per person, based on two sharing.
Extras: optional excursions; single room supplement £849; travel insurance from £70; visa/ESTA application fees; all meals, admissions and gratuities except those mentioned; regional connection flight supplements will apply; Heathrow flight supplements may apply depending on availability.
We do have holidays that are suitable for wheelchair users, however the person using the wheelchair will need to be able to get on and off the coach if a coach tour is booked. Our coaches are not suitable for someone who is wheelchair reliant as we can only take folding wheelchairs that are stored in the luggage compartment.
We cannot guarantee that assistance will be available for the disabled person / wheelchair user and such bookings will only be accepted if that person is travelling with an able-bodied person who is fully able to attend to the needs of his/her co-traveller.
Passengers travelling by Eurostar in standard class seats must be able to walk 200 yards (183 metres) unaided. Please note; only collapsible wheelchairs are permitted on board standard class Eurostar coaches, as these must be stored in the luggage storage areas. Any passengers who are wheelchair reliant are required to be allocated in the 'Standard Premier' coaches where wheelchair user spaces are located. As these spaces are limited to 1 per train you must advise us immediately if you require them in order that we can reserve with Eurostar.
Excursions on our tours visit places of interest and public buildings. These may not be able to accommodate people with walking difficulties and wheelchair access may not be available. Excursions which include sightseeing tours may involve walking long distances and sometimes over cobbled or uneven surfaces.
The accommodation we use on our tours may not have ground floor rooms and in some instances lifts will not always be available. Occasionally access to your hotel may involve walking distances from the coach park and some hotels have a flight of steps to the Reception.
It is very important that checks are made with regard to the suitability of a tour for you prior to you make any booking with us.
To book this tour, just give our friendly team a call on 01709 787 463 or book online at www.leger.co.uk