Take a bite of the Big Apple on Trafalgar’s 11 Day Christmas in New York guided holiday. You’ll experience a white Christmas like never before. From ice skating at the Rockefeller to Macy’s elaborate Santaland, no one does Christmas like New York City. Then, make like a New Yorker and head north to the Catskills for the weekend. Enjoy breathtaking scenery and famous Catskill hospitality in this popular ski resort region. Next, it’s on to Boston, a city wreathed in Christmas lights and New England cheer. Five days in New York City will ensure there’s plenty of time to take advantage of the Christmas shopping sales and to enjoy a once in a lifetime Christmas Day.
11 days departing 17 December 2013
from $3,998 per person twin share
DAY 1: TUESDAY 17 DECEMBER 2013
ARRIVE NEW YORK
Welcome to New York – the Big Apple and an exciting city that never sleeps. This evening, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception at the hotel. After dinner why not take a walk down Fifth Avenue to see the wondrous winter window displays.
DAY 2: WEDNESDAY 18 DECEMBER 2013
TRAVEL TO UPSTATE NEW YORK
This morning enjoy a look around Midtown and Upper Manhattan. See Rockefeller Centre and St Patrick’s Cathedral, and drive down Broadway for a look through the theatre district before heading north into upstate New York, into the Catskill Mountains.
DAY 3: THURSDAY 19 DECEMBER 2013
Today enjoy the beauty of this lush wooded region. Discover the history of the area, learn about the native Iroquois tribe, and visit a local maple farm to see how maple syrup travels from trees to your table.
DAY 4: FRIDAY 20 DECEMBER 2013
UPSTATE NEW YORK – BOSTON (3 nights)
This morning travel east, into the Berkshire Mountain region of western Massachusetts before reaching Boston. Stay in the heart of this friendly and historic city, across from the famous Boston Common and the Freedom Trail.
DAY 5: SATURDAY 21 DECEMBER 2013
This morning see the highlights of new and old Boston – the North End, Paul Revere’s House, the Old North Church, the Bunker Hill Monument, and the Boston Common, as well as Chinatown, trendy Newbury Street and vibrant Copley Plaza.
DAY 6: SUNDAY 22 DECEMBER 2013
BOSTON AT LEISURE
Today, follow your heart in Boston. Rise early and hit the streets—or sleep late and enjoy a leisurely breakfast with a copy of the Boston Globe. Use your Hop-On, Hop-Off pass to explore many of the city’s most famous sights. If you like, cross the Charles River to Cambridge on an optional tour of Harvard University, America’s oldest institute of higher learning. (FB)
DAY 7: MONDAY 23 DECEMBER 2013
BOSTON – NEW YORK CITY (4 Nights)
Bid farewell to Boston and travel south back to New York City. En route, we stop in the heart of Connecticut in the capital city of Hartford. This evening, we venture into the borough of Brooklyn to see some fantastic Christmas light displays.
DAY 8: TUESDAY 24 DECEMBER 2013
NEW YORK CITY
It’s Christmas Eve in New York! Watch the last minute shoppers hurry about as you visit the festive Christmas markets. This afternoon you’re free to join the holiday spirit!
DAY 9: WEDNESDAY 25 DECEMBER 2013
NEW YORK CITY
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, before heading for your Christmas lunch at one of New York’s most iconic hotels. This afternoon take a stroll through Central Park or as an option attend the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.
DAY 10: THURSDAY 26 DECEMBER 2013
NEW YORK SIGHTSEEING AND AT LEISURE
Take a bite of the Big Apple today on a tour of the city’s highlights with a local guide. Today you will see, the site of the former World Trade Centre, Freedom Tower, Empire State Building, Chrysler Building and grand Central Park and much more. This evening, join your new friends for a very special farewell dinner at one of New York’s finest restaurants.
DAY 11: FRIDAY 27 DECEMBER 2013
DEPART NEW YORK CITY
Your journey comes to an end with a complimentary transfer to JFK Airport.
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