New York, Niagara Falls & Washington DC

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New York, Niagara Falls & Washington DC

Explore the highlights of North America's foundation-stone states, enjoying the bustling hub of New York's most momentous landmarks, including the Empire State building and Broadway, before experiencing the delights of breath-taking Niagara Falls. Then head South to historic Philadelphia and Washington DC, with included guided sightseeing and the chance to visit the Lincoln Memorial and enjoy photo stops at the White house - 2016 itinerary.

Special Offer

Included Start in Style on 2016 holidays

- Included private home pick-up when you book your 2016 North America or Worldwide holidays by 18 Dec 2015. Free within a 50 mile radius. Conditions apply.

9 days from


per person, for 2 people

Departure Details

Departing on 18/03/2016 from London Heathrow Apt

  • Niagara Falls
  • Central Park, New York
  • Times Square, New York
  • The Statue of Liberty, New York
  • A view of New York from the Rockefeller centre
  • Wall Street, New York
  • The Empire State building and Manhattan skyline, New York
  • The White House, Washington DC
  • The Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC
  • Capitol Hill, Washington DC
  • Independence Hall, Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia City Hall

Itinerary Map

DAY 1 : UK - New York.

Fly to New York City where you transfer to your hotel for two nights.

DAY 2 : New York City.

The 'Big Apple' is one of the world's most exciting cities, buzzing with atmosphere and packed with fascinating sights and great shops. On today's sightseeing tour, see New York City's major attractions including Broadway, the Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, bustling Chinatown, City Hall, Wall Street and Trinity Church. This evening choose from the many fine restaurants the city has to offer or enjoy one of the famous Broadway shows.

DAY 3 : New York City - Pocono Mountains - Niagara Falls.

Leave Manhattan and head north-west through the renowned Pocono Mountains and the scenic farmlands of upstate New York. Later this afternoon, cross the border and proceed to the Canadian side of the Niagara River in the province of Ontario.

DAY 4 : Niagara Falls.

The power of Mother Nature overwhelms the senses as you marvel at Niagara Falls, one of the world's most incredible natural spectacles. In the morning enjoy an included sightseeing tour that offers spectacular views of the waterfalls from scenic points on the rim of the gorge and from the decks of the sightseeing cruise, where you will experience the thundering columns of water up close. The afternoon is free, so why not visit attractions such as the Butterfly Conservatory, Great Gorge Adventure, Botanical Gardens, Niagara Parks Greenhouse or ride the aerial cable car? Note: The operation of the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favourable weather and/or river conditions. Usually these conditions exist from May to the end of October. When unfavourable conditions exist, a walking tour through the scenic tunnels will be offered. Last day of operation for the cruise is 30 November 2016.

DAY 5 : Niagara Falls - Philadelphia.

Head south-east, through the Appalachian Mountains and into the Susquehanna River Valley. Then it's on to the handsome city of Philadelphia for an overnight stay.

DAY 6 : Philadelphia - Washington DC.

The 'City of Brotherly Love' is also the birthplace of American Independence, and is therefore steeped in history. The morning orientation tour focuses on the city's historic landmarks. There will be free time in which you can visit Independence Hall, see the Liberty Bell and other sites within Independence National Historic Park. Afterwards, continue to the US capital and seat of government, Washington DC.

DAY 7 : Washington DC.

This morning enjoy a sightseeing tour with a local guide that includes a visit to Arlington National Cemetery and see the graves of American heroes, including those of John F Kennedy and his brother Robert. After, visit the Lincoln Memorial with photo stops at Capitol Hill and the White House. Afternoon and evening are at leisure. Why not visit historic Union Station for a great international lunch.

DAY 8 : Washington DC - UK.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK, or extend your stay in Washington, New York or with a cruise.

DAY 9 : Home landing in the UK.

NOTE: If you wish to extend your stay in New York, the transfer from Washington is by coach on the last day of your tour.

Hotels on Tour

  • Washington DC/Alexandria:Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria. <note>
  • NOTE:Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.</note>
  • New York:Excelsior Hotel
  • Niagara Falls:Best Western Plus Cairn Croft
  • Philadelphia:Wyndham Philadelphia Historical District

Autumn Foliage

Enjoy the spectacular colours of the north-eastern states and Ontario. Weather permitting, the best time historically to see the autumn foliage is on departures between 8 September-4 October.

Extend your stay FREE

2 extra nights in New York FREE on the following departures: 18 March, 24 June and 15 July. Subject to availability.

No Single Supplement Offer

No single supplements on tour on the following departures: 18 March, 1 July and 21 October. Subject to availability and not combinable with any other offer.

What's Included

  • Flights
  • Accommodation on tour
  • Services of a tour director
  • Porterage
  • Start in Style included door-to-door home pick up, book by 18th December 2015. Free within a 50 mile radius. Conditions apply.
  • Transfers
  • All local and airport taxes/service charges

Holiday Highlights

  • Manhattan sightseeing
  • Niagara Falls - sightseeing cruise
  • Rideau Canal Falls
  • Liberty Bell & Independence Hall
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Arlington Cemetery

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Good range of destinations. Good transport between Cities. Some of excursions (e.g. carriage ride in Philadelphia could be improved upon. Accommodation in Niagra very basic, other better hotels are available in resort. Philadelphia &amp; Washington h...


Well organised and tour director excellent. Hotels of a good standard. Guides had excellent knowledge.

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