Best of America's East

  • Duration: 12 Days / 11 Nights
  • New York - Boston - Niagara Falls, NY - Washington DC - Philadelphia - New York
  • 2-day NYC Hop-on Hop-off Tour & Attraction Pass
  • Walking Tour: Downtown Freedom Trail plus Beacon Hill to Copley Square/Back Bay Or
  • Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour with 14 Stops
  • Admissions to Museum of Glass at Corning, NY
  • Option of Maid of the Mist + Cave of Winders in Niagara Falls, NY or City Cruises Voyage to the Falls+ Journey behind the Falls in new York, ON, Canada **
  • Washington DC One day hop-on hop Off Tour
  • Rental of a mid-size car
  • Unlimited Mileage, Rental Car Insurance (CDW/LDW)

Enjoy a comprehensive 12-day tour of the best sightseeing spots in the East! From New York to Boston, Niagara Falls to Washington DC, Philadelphia and finally back to New York – every day will be an adventure. Start your journey with a two-day NYC Hop-On/Hop-Off Tour.  Access your choice of some of the most popular attractions in New York. Discover all that Boston has to offer with a Walking Tour.  Alternatively, hop on our Boston Trolley Tour. Take in the majesty of Niagara Falls (you have the choice of Niagara Falls, NY or Niagara Falls, ON, Canada from Maid of the Mist or City Cruises Voyage to the Falls.  Go on a tour of Washington DC and visit the memorials to Jefferson, Lincoln and other past Presidents. Stop by White House for pictures and take a walk down The Mall. This unprecedented experience will definitely leave you wanting more!

This tour is fully customizable.  It is possible to operate the tour in the opposite direction

Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for information and assistance.

This afternoon arrive at New York.  Transfer on your own to your hotel.  Hotel check-in starts at 4:00 PM.
Rest of the day free.

Overnight in New York, NY.
Sightseeing Hop on Hop Off Tour & Admission to Attractions Pass - Our tour package includes a Sightseeing Hop on Hop Off Tour & Admission to Attractions Pass that will allow you two days of Hop-on Hop Off Tour of New York and access to some of the most popular attractions in New York. You will be able to hit all the stops that really matter on a New York tour. The Bus Pass allows you to explore Downtown, Uptown, and Brooklyn. Snap pictures from your upper deck seat on our Double Decker Bus. Learn about the city’s rich history at Museum of The City of New York. The pass also allows you access to New York’s most popular attractions including  the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Roundtrip Ferry Tour **.
** For more details, please review Inclusions and FAQ.

Overnight in New York, NY.
Continue your 2-day NYC Tour and Admissions Pass.

Overnight in New York, NY.
Driving Distance: 216 Miles | 5 hours

This morning, we will start early.  After breakfast proceed to pick up your car from the Rental Car depot. From there, you will be heading north toward Boston where the day's itinerary awaits. Let's get ready for an exciting and full day of fun & exploration!

Overnight in Boston, MA.
Today you have the choice of any one of the two options.
Walking Tour: Downtown Freedom Trail plus Beacon Hill to Copley Square/Back Bay - Be a part of history on this captivating walking tour of Boston Freedom Trail. Begin by visiting Faneuil Hall and marvel at the birthplace of American Revolution. Relive the historic moments of The Boston Massacre as you take in the atmosphere while seeing Old and New State Houses. Enjoy wandering bustling downtown, passing the beguiling Boston Common and one of America’s biggest skyscraper, John Hancock Tower. End your walk in majestic Copley Square, with a professional guide on hand to provide detailed accounts throughout the tour. Walk through Boston’s illustrious past to truly embrace the amalgamation of culture and history that has made its mark on our nation's timeline.

Boston Trolley Tour with 14 Stops - Take in the best of Boston with this hop-on hop-off tour loop! All of the city's top attractions are along the route, from the USS ‘Constitution’ and Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum to many more. What’s more, discounted admission to attractions like the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum comes free with a purchase of this tour. Travelers can experience all that Boston has to offer by hopping off at any of the stops—explore at your own pace and style! Hop back on when you're done at one location and continue exploring until you've seen all that Boston offers. Not only is it an efficient way to see everything, but it can also make an unforgettable journey through Beantown!

Note: We also offer tours of Harvard & MIT as an optional add-on.

Overnight in Boston, MA.
Free day in Boston, there are so many ways that you can make the most of your time in this delightful city. Take a stroll through the historical streets in the center of Boston and admire all the old homes with their beautiful architecture. Stop for lunch at one of the fantastic restaurants scattered throughout the city, where you can sample some of the delicious specialties that Boston has to offer. If you prefer a more vivid experience, visit Copley or Faneuil Square, buzzing with street performers and artists galore. Don't forget to take some time to explore Boston's waterfront views and savor a relaxing boat ride along the Charles River. Whether it's sightseeing, taking in an event, or wandering aimlessly around this vibrant cityscape, a day spent in Boston will certainly delight!

Overnight in Boston, MA.
Driving Distance: 469 Miles | 8 ½ hours
For an unforgettable road trip, driving from Boston to Niagara Falls is a journey that should not be missed. Starting from the colonial east coast, travelers will be transported to the majestic Niagara Falls, for one of nature’s most stunning sights. Along the way, there are plenty of incredible attractions trhat you could visit.  
Of particular interest would be the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, in upstate New York. Discover 35 centuries of glass art, science, and innovation in the galleries and special exhibitions at the Corning Museum of Glass. Experience the wonder of glassmaking through daily, narrated demonstrations and interactive exhibits and special exhibitions. Tickets to the Museum of Glass is included.  Please note – you will need at least two to three hours to visit the Museum.

New York has the fastest-growing Amish and Mennonite populations in the United States. There’s a combined population of the two religious groups of around 25,000 throughout the state. Many people outside of the communities don’t know much about them or their beliefs. They have fascinating communities with really unique atmospheres. Their slow pace of life is something we can all learn from in today’s hectic society. One small Mennonite and Amish town in New York where you can immerse yourself in this distinctive culture is Penn Yan.  Penn Yan will be interesting stop to make on your drive to Niagara Falls, NY.

The drive from Boston to Niagara Falls will be rewarding, especially when you get your first glimpse of the beauty that awaits you at the Falls. 

Overnight in Niagara Falls, NY, or Niagara Falls, ON.
Today is a day for you to enjoy the beauty of Niagara Falls.  You have a choice of any one of the two breathtaking experiences we offer in Niagara Falls.

Experience Combo 1 – Niagara Falls, NY - Maid of the Mist & Cave of the Winds Admissions combo
Niagara Falls, NY is a must-see destination for any traveler. Experience Combo 1 at Niagara Falls pairs the giant spectacle of the legendary Maid of the Mist boat ride with the thrilling Cave of the Winds tour. Take in up-close views and feel the thunderous roar of the mighty waterfall on board Maid of the Mist, as you journey right into the heart of Niagara Falls. Afterward, prepare to be awed by Cave of Winds which takes visitors across wooden walkways positioned around Bridal Veil Falls for enchanting and picturesque perspectives. This experience combo promises an unforgettable day in one of the world's most beautiful and powerful destinations.

Experience Combo 2 – Niagara Falls, ON, Canada (you may require a Canadian Visa to exercise this option) – City Cruises – Voyage to the Fall and Journey Behind the Falls.
For a thrilling and unforgettable experience, we highly recommend making a trip to the stunning Niagara Falls in Ontario, Canada. Starting your journey with Voyage to the Falls is essential for getting an up close view of the majestic falls – it's an experience truly like no other. Afterward, follow up Voyage to the Falls with Journey Behind the Falls – a tour through tunnels to visit sections behind the falls and hear thundering vibrations of water. This is sure to make your afternoon more adventurous! To end the day off in style, treat yourselves to dinner at Skylon Tower located at 775 feet above sea level, and overlook stunning views of Niagara River and beyond. 

Overnight in Niagara Falls, NY, or Niagara Falls, ON.
Driving Distance: 404 Miles | 9 hours
Start your day off with a memorable experience as you take a scenic drive through outstanding vistas along the Appalachian Mountains. Soak up the natural beauty of the American East before making a stop at Gettysburg Civil War National Battleground to discover interesting tidbits of history and explore the exact place where President Lincoln made his stirring speech back in 1863. Finish up your memorable day on the way to Washington, D.C..  Make sure you take some time this evening to see the national monuments illuminated in all their splendor against an evening sky! 

Overnight in Washington, D.C
Washington D.C. is a place to explore and experience the history of the United States, offering captivating landmarks and fascinating attractions that define our country’s capital. From the iconic national treasures such as The U.S. Capitol Building and Lincoln Memorial, to opulent architectural wonders like the Washington Monument or White House, there is much to be admired in D.C. Other unique spots include The Supreme Court, Library of Congress, F.B.I Building, and Arlington National Cemetery; honored site of the JFK Memorial. No visit would be complete without exploring some of the world renowned Smithsonian Institute museums which will leave you marvelling at the rich heritage of our nation. Alternatively you can simply sit back, relax and gaze on the beauty of nature while you stroll along the beautiful Banks of the Potomac River; what a perfect end to your sightseeing day! 

Park your car today.  The most efficient way to see Washington DC in a day would be the Washington DC Hop On Hop Off  Tour.  We have you covered. 

Included in your Self Drive Drive Package: Washington DC Hop On Hop Off  Tour.
For the ideal way to experience Washington DC’s wealth of historical monuments and landmarks, look no further than a classic hop-on, hop-off bus tour. This convenient one-day ticket will provide hours of exploration, as you learn about all that this beautiful city has to offer with pre-recorded commentary that is also offered in 8 different languages. Have an even more immersive journey by taking advantage of the bike rental offer included within your purchase to truly feel at one with the area and its surroundings. For those looking for something a little more unique, take advantage of the ARTECHOUSE DC Offer included in your pass - a contemporary art space offering stimulating installations in both virtual and physical reality.

Overnight in Washington, D.C
Driving Distance: 139 Miles | 3 hours
As you continue your journey to Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, you will experience history and culture as you explore the birthplace of America. Visit Independence Hall and get a glimpse back into revolutionary times with a look at the iconic Liberty Bell. For those who are hungry for more, there’s an optional evening dinner where guests can enjoy a taste of the local delicacy known throughout the world: Philly Cheese Steak. Sit down in one of Philadelphia’s classic restaurants and have an unforgettable meal!

Overnight in Philadelphia, PA
Driving Distance: 140 Miles | 3 hours
This morning, it's time to check out of the hotel and make the journey back to New York City. Once you arrive, drop off your rental car before heading to the airport for your return flight. Make sure you get there with plenty of time to check in for your flight. Enjoy a safe and pleasant journey home!

End of Best of the East Tour.


  • 11 Night accommodations.
    • 3 nights in New York
    • 3 nights in Boston
    • 2 nights in Niagara Falls, NY, or Niagara Falls, ON.
    • 2 nights in Washington D.C
    • 1 night in Philadelphia, PA
  • Sightseeing Hop on Hop Off Tour & Admission to Attractions Pass.  ** This will include:

Two days of Hop on Hop Off Bus Tour Pass.

9/11 Memorial & Museum


Legoland Discovery Center New Jersey

Madame Tussauds New York

Madison Square Garden All Access Tour


One World Observatory

Top of the Rock® Observation Deck at Rockefeller Center

American Museum of Natural History

Circle Line Landmarks Cruise

Circle Line Liberty Cruise

Guggenheim Museum

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Museum of the City of New York

NY Aquarium

Radio City Music Hall Stage Door Tour

St. Patrick’s Cathedral Tour


Food On Foot Tours

Graffiti & Street Art Walking Tour of Brooklyn

Greenwich Village Walking Tour

Inside Broadway Walking Tour

Lower Manhattan Walking Tour

NYC Slavery and Underground Railroad Tour

SoHo and Little Italy Walking Tour

Spirits On Foot - Beer, Spirits & Wine Crawl

Times Square Walk, Talk & Dance

Walk This Way Thru Harlem Tour

  • Boston - Choice of any one
    • Walking Tour: Downtown Freedom Trail plus Beacon Hill to Copley Square/Back Bay Or
    • Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour with 14 Stops
  • Admissions to Museum of Glass, Corning, NY.
  • Niagara Falls - Choice of any one
    • Maid of the Mist+ Cave of Winders .
    • City Cruises Voyage to the Falls+ Journey behind the Falls.
  • Washington D.C. - Big Bus - Washington DC Classic One-Day Pass
  • Rental of a mid-size car.
  • Rental Car Insurance – CDW/LDW.  Minimum deductible of US $500 will apply.
  • Unlimited Mileage.
  • Taxes.


  • Airfare.  Offered as a supplement on request.
  • Breakfast and other meals.
  • Resort Fees may apply at some of the hotels.
  • Additional Driver Fees.
  • Roadside assistance. 
  • Gas for the vehicle.
  • GPS. Racks, etc.
  • Child and Infant Seats.
  • Parking (including at hotels) and Tolls.
  • Park Fees (where applicable).
  • Porterage at hotels. 
  • Bottled Water in hotel rooms.
  • Visa and Documentation Fees.
  • Telephone calls, Laundry, and other expenses.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Gratuities for hotel staff (optional).
  • Travel Insurance – highly recommended. If client declines your offer to sell Travel Insurance, you are required to secure a Liability Waiver signed by the client that you must provide us on demand.  We sell Travel Insurance to residents of Ontario.  Non-residents of Ontario as well as clients from abroad must purchase Travel Insurance in the province/state/country where they reside. 
  • Optional Tours and activities.
  • Early Check-in and Late Check-out charges.  Charges will apply.
  • If applicable, cost of any RTPCR/Antigen Test or costs related to quarantine.

Accommodations Featured

DestinationsStandard HotelsDeluxe Hotels
New York, NY
Hilton Garden Inn Secaucus/Meadowland
Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
Boston, MA
Hampton Braintree
Boston Marriott Quincy
Niagara Falls, NY
Hampton Inn
Hampton Inn Niagara Falls Blvd
Washington D.C
Hyatt Place Chantilly Dulles Arpt S
Washington Hilton
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for information and assistance.


Room Configuration Beds Occupancy

For more information on Rooming and how rates apply, please refer to Important Notes

Optional Tour

These optional tours can be booked with our package. Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for rates.

Notes about this Tour

Operation Info

YearOperating Dates
20231 May to 31 Oct 
20241 May to 31 Oct 
 Blackout dates may apply. Please check with us for more details



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