WASHINGTON, D.C., NIAGARA FALLS & N.Y.C.

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East Coast Beauty: A 9-Day Guided Tour in the U.S.

See the U.S. capitol and the Big Apple like never before on this 9-Day guided tour of the U.S. In Washington, D.C., walk past the White House and Washington Monument and through the National Mall; and later, pay homage to fallen soldiers at the Lincoln and World War II memorials. Visit Gettysburg with a Local Expert, who will guide you through one of the Civil War’s most pivotal battles. Cruise to the base of the cascading Niagara Falls. Travel to the Finger Lakes, where eleven lakes lap against the forest and nearby towns; and taste fine wines and microbrews at a local winery. Admire the iconic skyline of New York City before ascending to the Top of the Rock for a birds-eye of the skyscrapers, parks, and rivers below. Later, cruise the harbor past the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

Washing D.C., Niagara Falls and N.Y.C. Guided Tour

Join a Lecture Aboard the MV Teal in Finger Lakes

Become a student aboard the MV Teal as you engage in Floating Classroom activities run by the non-profit Discover Cayuga Lake. Experienced educators will provide narration and hands-on ecology lessons as you participate in this scenic eco-tour on the Finger Lakes' longest lake.

Discover Cayuga Lake Ithaca New York, NYC

Visit Gettysburg and Learn About the Famous Battle

Take a short trip to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania where your Local Expert will explain the history and importance behind one of the Civil War's most pivotal battles.

Civil War Soldier Statue, Gettysburg​, USA

 

Package Price:

Start from USD 3,667 per person

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Day 1
A Monumental Time in Washington, D.C.
Dinner with Wine
Fairmont Washington D.C. Georgetown
Activity
Welcome to Washington, D.C., the nation's capital and a haven for history and art buffs alike. On arrival at the airport, your transfer will take you to the luxurious Fairmont Hotel Georgetown. Join your Travel Director and meet fellow guests at a private Welcome Dinner with drinks at 18:00.
Day 2
Washington, D.C. Sightseeing
Breakfast
Fairmont Washington D.C. Georgetown
Activity
In the morning, learn about the proud heritage of a nation. View the stately White House, striking Washington Monument, and sprawling National Mall. Reflect on the country's most turbulent days at the Lincoln Memorial and the somber World War II Memorial. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Ask your Travel Director for their sightseeing and dinner recommendations to help you to make the most of America’s capital.
Day 3
Gettysburg and Harrisburg
Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel
Activity
Join a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience in Gettysburg as you meet your Local Expert at the site of one of the Civil War's most pivotal, and fatal battles. Today the Gettysburg Foundation focuses not just on preserving artifacts from the battlefield but also on education to promote democracy. Move on to Harrisburg, the state capital of Pennsylvania situated on the Susquehanna River. This historic hub is now a beautiful and vibrant city. Enjoy Dinner with wine at a local restaurant in Harrisburg.
Day 4
On to Niagara
Breakfast
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Activity
Make your way to the Corning Museum of Glass, where you can learn about the art, history, culture, technology, science, craft, and design that tells the riveting story of the museum's single material, glass. Arrive at Niagara Falls, where your hotel overlooks the majestic Horseshoe Falls – the largest of the three waterfalls in this area.
Day 5
Niagara Up-Close
Breakfast, Lunch with Wine
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Activity
View thundering Niagara Falls during a thrilling cruise to the base of the cascades. Afterwards, visit Arrowhead Springs Vineyards where you will meet the owner for a private lunch and wine tasting. This afternoon witness the falls in a new light as you descend 150 feet (46 metres) by elevator to a viewing deck at the base of the Bridal Veil Falls. This evening, you'll have time to relax on your own.
Day 6
The Finger Lakes of New York
Breakfast
Ithaca Marriott Downtown on the Commons
Activity
This morning, you’ll leave the falls behind and travel to the Finger Lakes region of New York. This beautiful natural setting features eleven glacial lakes situated among forested hills. Stop in the historic town of Seneca Falls for lunch. Home to the 1848 Women’s Right’s convention and the inspiration for “Bedford Falls” in It’s a Wonderful Life, take some time to stroll the streets and explore the quaint shops. Depart Seneca Falls and head to Ithaca where you’ll join a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience and become a student aboard the MV Teal as you engage in Floating Classroom activities run by the non-profit Discover Cayuga Lake. Experienced educators will provide narration and hands-on ecology lessons as you participate in this scenic eco-tour on the Finger Lakes’ longest lake.
Day 7
A Bite of the Big Apple
Breakfast
Conrad New York Midtown
Activity
Take a bite of the Big Apple on a tour of the city's highlights with a Local Expert. See the Empire State Building and the mirrored peak of the Art Deco Chrysler Building as you admire one of the world’s most iconic skylines. Afterward, ascend to the Top of the Rock – the 70th floor of the Rockefeller Center Building – for a sweeping view of the skyscrapers, parks, rivers and urban canyons that make up the teeming isle of Manhattan.
Day 8
Exploring N.Y.C.
Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
Conrad New York Midtown
Activity
This morning, choose to enjoy a harbour cruise with impressive views of the Manhattan skyline, Ellis Island, and the towering Statue of Liberty. Glide down the Hudson River and get a glimpse of several stunning landmarks. Alternatively, if it’s tranquility you’re after, relish the calm of Central Park with a scenic bike ride. The rest of the day is yours to spend as you please. A lively Celebration Dinner this evening concludes your journey. Join your fellow travellers at Redeye Grill, a sophisticated, timeless, and comfortable dining experience in Midtown Manhattan.
Day 9
Depart New York City
Breakfast
Activity
It’s time to say goodbye to the Empire State. A morning transfer will take you to JFK International Airport, LaGuardia Airport or Newark Liberty International Airport for your flight home. Alternatively, choose to see more of New York by extending your stay at your own rhythm.
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per person

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  • Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas. 

  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary. 

  • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.

  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.

  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).

  • From time to time, your Travel Director will delight you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.

  • If your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times. If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport.

  • Our Well-Being Directors take a proactive approach to your welfare ensuring all well-being regulations are met (available on tours with 21 or more guests).

  • Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxurious, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom. Our customized luxury coaches are sanitized before the start of your tour and are maintained to very high standards. Physical distancing measures have been implemented on our customized luxury coaches.

  • Experience enhanced hygiene protocols to align with the latest guidance following COVID-19.All Travel Directors, Well-Being Directors and Drivers have completed training in enhanced well-being and hygiene protocols.

  • We only work with establishments we are confident will consistently adhere to our high well-being standards, which include hotels, restaurants and sight-seeing venues.

  • Hand sanitizer is freely available on board for you to use throughout the day. 

excludes
  • All international / domestic flights, taxes & fees

  • All personal expenses & porterage

  • Travel visa application (if needed)

  • Gratuities / Tipping & Travel insurance coverage

  • High season surcharge (if applicable)