Explore the eastern cities of the USA and Canada, enjoying many of the iconic sights and savouring the unbeatable mix of Old World charm and vibrant city life. This holiday is part of our GRAND EXPLORER range.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Visa/ESTA is required prior to travelling. Please call for more details.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will
consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or
guardian aged over 18 years old.
We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not
generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.
We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests
at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.
Flights are with British Airways from London Heathrow to New York,
returing from Washington. Regional connections from Manchester and Newcastle to
Heathrow are available at a supplement. All prices and airports are subject to availability. Flight supplements may apply. Please call for more details.
This holiday is operated by Leger Air Holidays Ltd. ATOL 3880.
Why not go the night before your
holiday for a relaxing start? You can park for FREE
for up to nine days at the Holiday Inn Ashford
North and enjoy an overnight stay with English
breakfast from just £38 per person. This offer is
subject to availability and based on two sharing a
twin/double room on a B&B basis. We’ll then
collect you from the hotel on the day of departure
and return you there at the end of your holiday.
To book this package, please call the hotel on
01233 713333, quoting ‘Leger Holidays’ and your
booking reference. If your holiday is longer than
nine days you can pay for additional days’ parking.
Ask one of our friendly reservations team for
more details when you book your holiday.
Single supplements and terms and conditions apply.
On Single Traveller holidays and
coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or
more, you don’t even have to think
about getting to your local joining point. If you live
within 20 miles of one of our free joining points
we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to
meet your transfer vehicle, then return you back
home at the end of your holiday. The cost is just
£30 per booking each way for up to four people
If you live a little further afield, you can also take
advantage of this convenient option for an
additional charge – please enquire at the time
Flight times are given at the time of booking. The times given are for guidance only and may change.
Exact flight times will be confirmed on travel document which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
For more information on flight times please contact our Reservations Department on 0844 324 9265
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We are able to pre-book flight seats with most airlines. There may be a charge for this service.
Any charges will be confirmed at the time of booking. Most other airlines will allocate your seats at check-in.
Luggage allowances vary from airline to airline. The luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 5kg for hand luggage.
Ryan Air's luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 10kg for hand luggage. All allowances are subject to changes made by the airline.
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The transfers on the majority of our flight tours are included. Our Reservations Staff will be able to advise you when you call.
On tours where you book your own flight the transfers may only be available at certain times or not at all.