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East Coast USA and Canada

14 Days 2 Countries 14 Cities

Visit New York, Washington DC, Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City, Boston and more on this Discoveries trip.

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About this trip

America and Canada's principal eastern metropolises meet on this multi-city break featuring New York City, Boston, D.C., Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City – with Niagara Falls fusing the two.

You'll enjoy Insider moments like… the intriguing politics of Washington, D.C. explained by an expert we know in the capital who shows you the key sights and shares the secrets of the city's powerful players. We also meet locals in Montreal and Quebec City, each adding a personal spin to their home cities.


Trip type: Discoveries i

Trip code: DEUS

13 Nights

accommodation

18 Meals
  • 13 full breakfasts.

  • 5 dinners (including Be My Guest).

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East Coast USA and Canada

Your Itinerary

1. Arrive New York City

Welcome to New York City. Check into your hotel and head out on your own for an afternoon of discovering the city. Grab a slice of pizza or a hot dog from a street vendor, browse the high-end shops or just relax at your hotel. At 5:30 p.m. meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.

Meal(s)
Welcome Reception
Hotel
New York Marriott East Side

2. New York – Philadelphia – Washington, D.C. (2 nights)

Take a bite out of the Big Apple on an orientation tour of the city. View the towering Empire State Building, pulsating Times Square and grand Central Park. Travel on to the City of Brotherly Love and visit the Liberty Bell Center. View Independence Hall, site of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, before travelling on to Washington, D.C., the nation's capital. This evening enjoy a dinner in the capital city.

Meal(s)
Full Breakfast
Dinner
Hotel
Capital Hilton

3. Washington, D.C. Sightseeing and Free Time

Immerse yourself in the proud heritage of a nation today as you view the White House, the U.S. Capitol Building, the Lincoln Memorial, the World War II and Vietnam War memorials with a Local Specialist. Enjoy the remainder of the day on your own—perhaps visit one of the Smithsonian's museums or galleries or take a stroll around Dupont Circle.

Meal(s)
Full Breakfast

4. Washington, D.C. – Lancaster County/Amish Country

Roll back in time to explore the rural back roads of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County with a Local Specialist. Learn about the traditional agricultural lifestyle of the Amish and the Mennonites, who live much the same as they did when they first settled here over 200 years ago. Arrive at your hotel, a historic preservation in the heart of Amish Country. Tonight, after a hearty dinner, practice preparing whoopie pies, a delicious Cultural Insight, for your dessert.

Meal(s)
Full Breakfast
Dinner
Hotel
The Inn at Leola Village Authentic Accommodation

5. Lancaster County – Niagara Falls (2 nights)

Depart Lancaster County and journey across Pennsylvania into the eastern corner of New York. Arrive in Canada at the majestic Niagara Falls.

Meal(s)
Full Breakfast
Hotel
Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls/Fallsview

6. Niagara Falls Sightseeing and Free Time

After soaking up the panoramic views and thunderous roar of the falls, set out on an exhilarating boat ride to the base of spectacular Horseshoe Falls. Enjoy some free time to explore on your own before travelling on to the picturesque community of Niagara-on-the-Lake. This evening, visit a family-owned winery for an exclusive tour and tasting of their award-winning wines, including ice wine, a speciality to the region and a drink that can only be produced in a few other areas of the world. Later, relax at a Be My Guest dinner with captivating views of the vineyard.

Meal(s)
Full Breakfast
Be My Guest Dining

7. Niagara Falls – Toronto

Arrive on the shores of the Great Lake Ontario and cosmopolitan Toronto today and set out for an orientation tour of the city. There is time to explore on your own this afternoon or perhaps join an optional tour of the CN Tower.

Meal(s)
Full Breakfast
Hotel
Sheraton Centre Toronto

8. Toronto – Ottawa

Travel to Ottawa, Canada's stately capital. Enjoy an introductory tour of the city, including the elegant buildings of Parliament Hill, Rideau Hall, the residence of the Governor General of Canada and the beautiful downtown galleries and museums.

Meal(s)
Full Breakfast
Hotel
Novotel Ottawa

9. Ottawa – Quebec City (2 nights)

Bid adieu to Ottawa this morning. Set off for Quebec City and Old Quebec, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the only walled city north of Mexico in the western hemisphere. You'll feel as if you've just set foot into Old Europe with its classic bistros, sidewalk cafés and cobblestone streets. Tonight, enjoy a delectable Regional Meal at a local restaurant.

Meal(s)
Full Breakfast
Regional Meal
Hotel
Hilton Quebec City

10. Quebec City Sightseeing

Explore Quebec City's winding streets and historic sites with your Local Specialist. Learn about the city's French and English military past at the fortified Citadel and the Plains of Abraham, the site of a major colonial battle. This afternoon, you might choose to visit a gallery, take a carriage ride through the cobblestone streets or simply relax at a café. Perhaps this evening partake in an optional dinner at a winery nestled along the picturesque Saint Lawrence River.

Meal(s)
Full Breakfast

11. Quebec City – Montreal

Arrive in Montreal where your Local Specialist introduces you to the pleasures of the city, including the spectacular Notre-Dame Basilica, the colourful port area and Place Jacques-Cartier, epicentre of the old city.

Meal(s)
Full Breakfast
Hotel
Le Centre Sheraton Montreal

12. Montreal – Franconia Notch – Boston (2 nights)

Leave the second largest city in Canada and cross back into the United States. Traverse New Hampshire on your way to Franconia Notch in the heart of the White Mountains. As you make your way through forests of sugar maple and white birch, watch for the black bear, moose and deer that call this area home. Arrive in Boston at your hotel.

Meal(s)
Full Breakfast
Hotel
Omni Parker House Authentic Accommodation

13. Boston Sightseeing and Free Time

Discover Boston's rich history, from the Old North Church to Boston Harbor—site of the famous Tea Party—and along the Freedom Trail with a tour of the city. This afternoon, continue your exploration as you please—visit the bar that inspired the TV show Cheers or explore the lovely Public Gardens. This evening, toast your holiday and your newfound friends at a Farewell Dinner.

Meal(s)
Full Breakfast
Farewell Dinner

14. Boston – Newport – Depart New York City

Once the summer home of the Vanderbilts, Astors and Carnegies, the “captains of industry,” the seaside town of Newport now offers history aficionados a wealth of stunning architectural landmarks. See the rows of mansions along Ocean Drive before returning to New York. A transfer is provided to New York JFK International Airport and to the New York Marriott East Side hotel for those extending their stay.

Meal(s)
Full Breakfast

The Trafalgar Difference

  • Hidden Treasures
    Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

  • Be My Guest
    at a family-owned winery with a tour and tasting.

  • Local Specialists
    in Washington, D.C., the Amish countryside, Quebec City and Montreal.

  • Cultural Insights
    practicing to prepare whoopie pies.

  • Authentic Accommodation
    Omni Parker House, Boston, Massachusetts, USA The legendary ‘Saturday Club’ at this Authentic Accommodation was frequented by some of the brightest minds from the Golden Age of Literature—Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne and Longfellow. Generations of local and national politicians—including Ulysses S. Grant, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, and William Jefferson Clinton—assembled for private meetings, press conferences, and power breakfasts here.
    The Inn at Leola Village, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA Slated for demolition in 1999 to make way for a convenience store and an automotive servicing franchise, Dutch-style country homes and workplaces dating back to the 1800s were renovated to preserve their history and create what is now a truly unique Authentic Accommodation.

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What's Included

Sightseeing Highlights

    • City tour in Washington, D.C., Montreal, Quebec City and Boston

    • Orientations of New York City, Toronto and Ottawa

    • Visit Niagara Falls, a winery at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Lancaster County and the Liberty Bell Center

    • View the White House, Lincoln Memorial, Independence Hall and the Empire State Building

    • Scenic Drive along Ocean Drive in Newport


What's Included

Dining

    • 13 full breakfasts.

    • 5 dinners
      (including Be My Guest).


What's Included

Travel Highlights

    • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

    • Hand-picked 4 and 5 star accommodation

    • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

    • Optional Experiences and free time

    • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

    • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

    • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

    • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

    • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

    • VIP entry to many sights

    • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

    • 13 nights First Class accommodation


    Airport Transfers

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Enjoy the wonder of travel, crisscrossing the globe through the seasons. On effortless adventures in breathtaking new horizons, forge lifelong friendships and memories. Our lovingly crafted itineraries are a fascinating mosaic of cultures, flavours, festivals and local stories. We’re with you all the way, guiding you and ensuring you experience the real thing: the sheer love of travel, entirely hassle-free.


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Meet warm-hearted locals and like-minded travellers. Along your journey of discovery, stop to share stories and flavours with local farmers, chefs and winemakers. Pause to admire the handicrafts and rich traditions of amazing artisans. Explore the essence of Europe through captivating accounts shared by expert historians and savvy local guides.


Taste

Travelling with your tastebuds, treating them to new flavours, spices and textures along the way. From the very first breakfast to the last nightcap, travelling through Europe indulges your palate, with every meal an opportunity to discover regional fare. Savour each new flavour, try the local tipple and take home fresh culinary inspiration. Let us share our love for food and hospitality with you.


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Once you've packed your suitcase, we take care of the rest, removing all your concerns so that you can be secure in the knowledge that an award-winning global company with an impeccable reputation has taken care of every little detail. We arrange everything you'll need along your journey - meals, accommodation and travel logistics, because we are with you all the way. Travel the world with peace of mind, knowing you’re in the hands of Trafalgar.


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