East Coast 8 Days Deluxe Tour from New York with Airport Transfer (Wed/Sat)

Tour Code : 155-149


Based on 4 Reviews
Our Price: $765.00
Start City: New York
End City: New York
Duration: 8 Days 7 Nights
Operational days:
Jun 24 2017 - Jun 30 2017  Wed/Sat
Jul 01 2017 - Jul 31 2017  Wed/Sat
Aug 01 2017 - Aug 31 2017  Wed/Sat
Sep 01 2017 - Sep 30 2017  Wed/Sat
Oct 01 2017 - Oct 31 2017  Wed/Sat
Nov 01 2017 - Nov 30 2017  Wed/Sat
Dec 01 2017 - Dec 31 2017  Wed/Sat
Jan 01 2018 - Jan 31 2018  Wed/Sat

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Day 1   Hometown – NYC (Self-guided tour in Flushing)
Today, guests will arrive at one of the three major airports in the New York City Area (JFK, LGA, or EWR), where they will be met by a tour guide at the baggage claim. There is a complimentary shuttle service from the airport to the hotel. Guests who arrive at JFK or LGA before 3:00pm have the option of joining a tour in Flushing, Queens. Those arriving at EWR can go to the Jersey Garden Outlets Mall for an additional $10. All who arrive before 5:00pm can join an optional Night Tour of the city.

Flushing, NY This famous and historical New York neighborhood is best known for its flourishing Chinatown area, the second-largest in New York City and the most quickly growing. Today, it is even larger than the Chinatown in Manhattan.

NYC Night Tour First we will visit Rockefeller Center, before moving on to Times Square, and then our last stop, an observation deck in New Jersey, offers romantic, panoramic views of New York City.

Deluxe Hotel: Sheraton / Hilton / Doubletree / Radisson / Hotel Somerset / Crowne Plaza / Courtyard / Hilton Garden / Holiday Inn in New Jersey or similar

Day 2   New York City Tour
We will spend the day touring New York City, seeing all the best sights this metropolis has to offer. We will take a sightseeing cruise to get close to the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge. Then, we will go to the USS Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum. In the Financial District, we will visit the New York Stock Exchange, the Charging Bull, Trinity Church, the metropolitan Museum of Art, Times Square, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art. Later, on a bus tour, we will see Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center, the United Nations Headquarters, Ground Zero, and the under-construction Freedom Tower.

Statue of Liberty Cruise - This boat ride through New York Harbor loops its way around Ellis Island, home of the Statue of Liberty. Ellis Island was the arrival point for immigrants to the East Coast of the US for decades.

Brooklyn Bridge - Easily one of New York City's most recognizable landmarks, the towering arches of the Brooklyn Bridge have welcomed drivers to the island of Manhattan for years. The two automobile lanes of the bridge are divided by a designated pedestrian walkway.

Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum - This famous military history museum on Manhattan's West Side is inside the now-defunct World War II aircraft carrier, the USS Intrepid. Exhibits include real military aircraft as well as recreations of military life aboard the ship.

New York Stock Exchange - The "big board" and headquarters of the NYSE is located at the heart of Wall Street, in a distinctive classical-style building that is both a National Historic Landmark and a member of the National Register of Historic Places.

Charging Bull - This bronze sculpture that sits at the northern tip of New York's Bowling Green Park is ready to strike! It was commissioned to represent the "strength and power of the American people" after the stock market crashed in 1987.

Trinity Church - Built in the mid-1800s, Trinity Church (also called St. Paul's Chapel) is the oldest public building that is in continuous use in NYC. The current church is the third on this site; the first Trinity Church was built in 1698.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art is not just the largest art museum in the United States, but also one of the three biggest in the world. Its collection contains more than 2 million works of art.

Times Square - Called "The Crossroads of the World," this major intersection in midtown Manhattan-- where Broadway hits Seventh Avenue-- is a world-famous icon of both New York City and the United States. It has appeared in countless forms of media.

Madame Tussauds - Wax Museum Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum is a favorite attraction of people all over the world. Uncannily lifelike wax sculptures of figures both modern and historic decorate the halls of this museum, which dates back to London and 1836.

Fifth Avenue - One of the most famous shopping areas in the world-- and one of the most expensive-- New York City's Fifth Avenue cuts across Manhattan and hold some of its most famous landmarks and event centers.

Rockefeller Center - A member of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places as well as a National Landmark, the world-famous Rockefeller Center (named for John. D. Rockefeller's son) in Midtown Manhattan has been a New York hub since the 1930s.

United Nations - This building in New York City has served as the global headquarters of the United Nations since 1952. The area has extraterritoriality status, meaning it is technically not bound by the laws of New York or even the United States.

Ground Zero - In the United States, "Ground Zero" refers to the site of the tragic terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, and killed thousands of people. Today, the area is a construction site of future buildings and memorials.

One World Trade Center - One World Trade Center is the main building of the new World Trade Center complex in New York City. Once completed in late 2013, this will be both the tallest building in New York and third-tallest in the world.

Deluxe Hotel: Sheraton / Hilton / Doubletree / Radisson / Hotel Somerset / Crowne Plaza / Courtyard / Hilton Garden / Holiday Inn in New Jersey or similar

Day 3   Philadelphia - Washington DC
Today, we will drive to Philadelphia to see Independence National Park, the location of Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Afterwards, we will continue on our way to Washington DC to visit the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the Korean War Memorial. We can also take some photos of the exteriors of the White House and the US Capitol. Then, we will visit the National Air and Space Museum, followed by a Potomac River Cruise, during which we will see the Washington Monument, the World War II Memorial, and the Thomas Jefferson Memorial.

National Independence Park - This National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania serves as a way of preserving important Revolutionary War sites for future generations. Called "America's most historic square mile," this 55-acre park in the "Old City" district is not to be missed.

Liberty Bell - The famously cracked Liberty Bell is a sign of American Independence and spirit. Located at Liberty Bell Center in Philadelphia, PA, this symbol of the American Revolution was crafted in 1752-- more than 250 years ago.

Independence Hall - One of Philadelphia's most famous landmarks, Independence Hall in Independence National Historical Park is the location where both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated, written, and ratified by the Founding Fathers of the USA.

Lincoln Memorial - This iconic American monument honors the 16th president of the United States. Abraham Lincoln was president during the American Civil War, and is most famous for the Emancipation Proclamation that freed all of the slaves in the US.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial - This memorial in Washington, DC serves as a place to remember the American soldier who were lost or killed during the tumultuous Vietnam War. Originally controversial in design, the simple memorial has become a shrine for the American people.

Korean War Veterans Memorial - This memorial commemorates those who served for the United States in the Korean War. It is located south of the Reflecting Pool at the National Mall. The simple memorial is triangular in shape will a circle at the top.

White House - The world-famous White House in Washington, DC is the official residence of the president of the United States and the place where most of the work is done. The facade of this neoclassical mansion is a global icon.

US Capitol - The famous United States Capitol is the meeting place of the US Congress, and has been for more than 200 years. The building is famous for its elaborate dome and intricately designed, detailed columns.

National Air and Space Museum - One of the Smithsonian Institute's museums in Washington, DC, the National Air and Space Museum chronicles the history of flight. From the Wright Brother to Buzz Aldrin, the exhibits at this museum explore all of humanity's air travels.

Potomac River Cruise - The Potomac River runs along Washington, DC, the capital city of the United States of America. Visitors to this famous locale can opt to see many of the area's most historic landmarks and memorials in a unique way.

Washington Monument - This iconic obelisk is a memorial to the commander-in-chief of the American revolutionary army and eventual the first president of the United States of America, George Washington. The massive stone structure began construction in 1848.

World War II Memorial - One of Washington, DC's many monuments and memorials, the WWII Memorial pays homage to those who served in the US military during that conflict. It was opened in 2002.

Jefferson Memorial - The Thomas Jefferson Memorial is a memorial to the third president of the United States. The impressive building is neoclassical in design and has been standing since 1943. It sees more than two million visitors every year.It's only available during the Cherry Blossom time.

Deluxe Hotel: Sheraton / Hilton / Radisson / Wyndham / Four Points / Crowne Plaza / Courtyard / Metro Points / Tremont Plaza / Holiday inn or similar

Day 4   Washington DC - Corning - Niagara Falls
Driving through the hilly countrysides of Pennsylvania and New York state, we will enjoy the rural scenery as we head north to visit the Corning Glass Museum in Corning, NY. We will then continue on to Niagara Falls, NY where we will take the famous Maid of the Mist boat ride (or Jet Boat), see the Adventure Movie and Thundering Water Cultural Show. Guests can then choose either to stay in the Falls Park for self-exploration or have an in-depth tour that includes visits to the Whirlpool State Park and Old Fort Niagara.

Corning Museum of Glass - This museum in western New York is dedicated to the history, art, and science behind glassmaking. Its collection contains more than 45,000 objects, some of which date back millennia. It was founded in 1951 and sees 400,000 visitors annually.

Maid of the Mist - This famous boat ride gets passengers up close and personal with the Niagara Falls! The Maid rides right into the mists thrown up by the roaring cascade as the Niagara River tumbles over the edge of the falls.

Jet Boat Ride - These exciting boat rides take passengers on a thrilling trip down the Niagara River! This 45-minute round-trip ride zooms through the Niagara Gorge, and even takes passengers to the famous Whirlpool rapids, all of a custom-built jet boat.

Niagara Falls Adventure Movie - This movie, which guests will view on an impressive 45-foot-wide screen, tells the history of human interaction with the falls, focusing largely on the "daredevils" who have crossed, boated, and even jumped off them.

Thundering Water Cultural Show - Niagara, like many impressive wonders of nature, is a sacred place for the local Native American people. This show uses dance as a storytelling medium through which to showcase the impact that the falls have had on native culture.

Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour - This interesting and exciting fuller tour of the greater Niagara area takes guests to sights they otherwise may not see, such as the impressive water formation at Whirlpool State Park or the historic Old Fort Niagara.

Old Fort Niagara - Standing on a bluff above Lake Ontario not far from Niagara Falls, Old Fort Niagara has dominated the entrance to the Niagara River since 1726. The colorful history of the site began even earlier, and continues to the present day.

Whirlpool State Park - Whirlpool State Park overlooks the Niagara Gorge. Have a picnic in the field above before hiking below to see the whirlpool up close. The park includes hiking and biking trails, fishing spots, and a playground.

Deluxe Hotel: Adam's Mark / Radisson / R.I.T / Rochester Plaza / Park Plaza / Holiday Inn / Clarion Hotel or similar

Day 5   Upstate New York – Boston
Driving along the Erie Canal in upstate New York, we will continue our journey to Boston, MA. Here, we will tour the campuses of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After that, we will pass Trinity Church, the Hancock Building, Boston Common, the Public Gardens, the Boston Athenaeum, and the golden dome of the Massachusetts State House. In the evening, we will enjoy a delicious Lobster Dinner.

MIT - The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts is a research university known the world over for its highly selective and intense academics, and MIT alumni include 24 Nobel Prize winners and 22 Rhodes Scholars.

Harvard University - One of the most famous institutions of higher learning in the world, Harvard University in Cambridge, MA has been standing since 1636, making it the oldest university in the United States. Tourists come for both history and the architecture.

Trinity Church - Trinity Church is located in Boston's upscale Back Bay neighborhood. It is a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, and the elaborate and ornate building has become a landmark and icon in downtown Boston.

Boston Common - Boston's famous park has been serving citizens of the city for over 200 years. The 50 acres of rolling lawns and clear ponds have seen the likes of everyone from Martin Luther King to Paul Revere.

Boston Lobster Dinner - (The lobster dinner is on a Chinese restaurant style) New England is known for its lobster. Having a lobster dinner in Boston is certainly on many a visitor's to-do list.

John Hancock Tower - The John Hancock Tower is an iconic skyscraper in Boston, MA. Constructed in 1968, this beautiful blue building is staple of the Boston skyline. It is the tallest building both in Boston and all of New England.

Deluxe Hotel: Sheraton / DoubleTree / Radisson / Courtyard / Four Points / Wyndham / Holiday Inn or similar

Day 6   Boston - Newport - Plymouth - Boston
To start the day, we will take a Boston Harbor Cruise and enjoy a fantastic view of this historic city from the bay. (In the Winter, we will go to the New England Aquarium). We will then visit Quincy Market for some food and shopping. After, we will leave Boston for the day and head to Plymouth, MA to see Plymouth Rock, the place where the pilgrims landed. In nearby Newport, RI, we visit the illustrious Breakers Mansion, a former home of the Vanderbilts. We will return to Boston for the night.

Boston Harbor Cruise - See the famous Boston skyline like never before with a cruise of Boston Harbor. From the peak of the Prudential tower to the quaint North End, this beautiful and historic city is best viewed from the bay!

New England Aquarium - Considered one of the most enrapturing aquariums in the country, the New England Aquarium houses all manner of aquatic life in its Giant Ocean Tank and also features a large IMAX theater.

Quincy Market - Quincy Market in the Faneuil Hall marketplace of downtown Boston is a historic building that still serves as a souvenir marketplace and food court today. The area has expanded to include two other marketplace buildings as well.

Breakers Mansion - The Breakers mansion is not just one of the most famous, but is the largest and grandest of the several historical Newport "cottages" that dot the ritzy coastline. The four-story building is located on 14 acres of waterfront property.

Plymouth Rock - Plymouth Rock in Plymouth, Massachusetts is an important cultural landmark in the Unites States. It is considered to be the place where European pilgrims first landed and established what would become the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1620.

Deluxe Hotel: Sheraton / DoubleTree / Radisson / Courtyard / Four Points / Wyndham / Holiday Inn or similar

Day 7   Boston - New Haven - New York
Today we will head to Connecticut, and enjoy a brief stop at Yale University. After seeing this famous school, we will head south to the Big Apple. We will arrive in New York City by the early evening, and guests will have the chance to shop at the luxurious stores on Fifth Avenue. Guests may also opt to see a Broadway show after 7:00pm and get back to the hotel at their own expense.

Yale University - Founded in 1701, this world-famous university is the third-oldest in the United States. This Ivy-League school is consistently ranked as one of the best institutions of higher learning in the entire world, and admission is extremely competitive.

Fifth Avenue - One of the most famous shopping areas in the world-- and one of the most expensive-- New York City's Fifth Avenue cuts across Manhattan and hold some of its most famous landmarks and event centers.

Deluxe Hotel: Sheraton / Hilton / Doubletree / Radisson / Hotel Somerset / Crowne Plaza / Courtyard / Hilton Garden / Holiday Inn in New Jersey or similar
Day 8   New York - West Point - Woodbury - New York
Today we will drive north of the city. Our first stop will be the famous military academy, West Point, in the town of West Point, NY. Here, we will learn about the Unites States' military history. From there, we will make our way to Woodbury Commons Premium Outlets in Woodbury, NY for some bargain shopping. At the end of the day, we will head back to New York City for flights home. See "Departure and Return Details" for information on when to book flights.

West Point Military Academy - This famous military academy not far from New York City was established in 1802, making it the oldest in the country. In addition to the school, it is also home of the US military's oldest museum.

We will arrange Military official guides to assist your visit at the academy, so you must prepare your effective ID card.

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets - The Woodbury Commons Premium Outlets in Central Valley, New York offers designer wares at bargain prices. Stores at the outdoor complex include Coach, DKNY, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo, Max Mara, LeSportsac, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Versace, and Williams-Sonoma.

Inclusions

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  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • Roundtrip transportation via Air Conditioned
  • Tour guide
  • Airport pick up from JFK/LGA/EWR and drop off on the last day. Complimentary transfer (excluded service fee $8/per person) is available between 9:00am and 10:00pm. Beyond this time, guests will be charged $120 (first 1-2 guests) and $10 for each additional guest.

 

Additional Note:

City passes are not accepted during an escorted tour due to the fact that they do not correspond into the tour schedule. The group entrance tickets provided by tour guides have fast lane and tour guides accompany passengers for activities.

 

Departure & Return:

 

Departure:
  • Courtesy airport (JFK, LGA, EWR) pick up between 9:00am and 10pm
  • Arrival before 6:00pm at  map link87 Bowery (2nd Floor), New York, NY 10013 (Chinatown), we will transfer you to the hotel free
  • Arrival before 5:00pm at  map link 133-35 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354 (New York Food Court), we will transfer you to the hotel free
 
Return (approximate):
  • For JFK, LGA, EWR departure, please book your flights after 07:00pm
  • 5:00pm  map link135-20 39th Ave, Flushing, NY 11358-2207 (In front of Sheraton Hotel)
  • 6:00pm  map link87 Bowery, New York, NY 10013 (Chinatown)

 

Exclusions

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Optional Admission Fees:

 

Destination Adult Child Senior
Boston, MA
Boston Harbor Cruise $22 $17 (3-12 yrs) $20 (Over 62 yrs)
Boston Lobster Dinner $30 $30 (3-12 yrs) $30 (Over 62 yrs)
New England Aquarium $27 $18 (3-12 yrs) $25 (Over 62 yrs)
Corning, NY
Corning Museum of Glass $18 Free (Under 17 yrs) $16 (Over 62 yrs)
New Haven, CT
Yale University $11 $7 (3-12 yrs) $11 (Over 62 yrs)
New York, NY
Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum $26 $21 (3-12 yrs) $22 (Over 62 yrs)
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum $25 $23 (3-12 yrs) $25 (Over 62 yrs)
New York Night Tour $25 $25 $25
NYC Night Tour $25 $15 (3-12 yrs) $25 (Over 62 yrs)
Statue of Liberty Cruise $29 $17 (3-12 yrs) $24 (Over 62 yrs)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art $25 Free (Under 12 yrs) $17 (Over 62 yrs)
Newport, RI
Breakers Mansion $20.99 $6.99 (3-12 yrs) $20.99 (Over 62 yrs)
Niagara Falls, NY
Jet Boat Ride $61 $51 (4-12 yrs, Children
under 4 yrs are not allowed to ride.)
$51 (Over 62 yrs)
Maid of the Mist $17 $9.90 (3-12 yrs) $17 (Over 62 yrs)
Niagara Falls Adventure Movie $12 $8 (3-12 yrs) $9 (Over 62 yrs)
Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour $25 $15 (3-12 yrs) $22 (Over 62 yrs)
Thundering Water Cultural Show $20 $13 (3-12 yrs) $20 (Over 62 yrs)
Washington, DC
Chinese Style Dinner $16 $11 (6-12 yrs) $16 (Over 62 yrs)
Potomac River Cruise $25 $17 (2-12 yrs) $22 (Over 62 yrs)
West Point, NY
West Point Military Academy $14 $11 (6-12 yrs) $14 (Over 62 yrs)

 

  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
  • All meals and drinks during the trip.
  • A mandatory service fees: Minimum $8 / day / person should be paid in cash to tour guide and the bus driver as a service fee. Any child / Infant reserving a seat will have to pay the service fees as well.
  • Personal room fees: such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
  • Any private expenses

 

Departure and Return Details

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Departure Return Locations (Return times are estimated)
09:00 am JFK Airport | LGA Airport | EWR Airport
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