New York, Niagara Falls, Washington DC: $1483, $1552, or $1572*

New York, Niagara Falls, & Washington DC

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8 Day Tour from New York City to Washington, DC

June 17 – 24, 2016 = $1552 *

July 1 – 8, 2016 = $1483 *

July 15 – 22, 2016 = $1483 *

Aug. 9 – 16, 2016 = $1483 *

Sept. 6 – 13, 2016 = $1572*

*Based on double occupancy (two to a room). Seats are limited. Air fare is not included in price but is available for purchase.

 

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Prices and specials quoted are current as of the date provided by the travel supplier. Please contact Travelers Lane for the most up-to-date information. 314-223-1224. Thank you.

 

Vacation Overview

On this affordable vacation, arrive in the “Big Apple” and venture northwest through the Pocono Mountains to upstate New York. Cross the border to the Canadian side of the Niagara River and spend two nights in beautiful Niagara Falls. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Niagara Falls, and board a thrilling boat ride to view the thundering waterfalls from river level. During your free time in Niagara Falls, perhaps visit the Butterfly Conservatory, Great Gorge Adventure, Botanical Gardens, or ride the aerial cable car. Next, travel southeast through the Appalachian Mountains to the City of Brotherly Love—Philadelphia! Explore the birthplace of American independence on your Philadelphia orientation tour before moving on to the U.S. capital, Washington DC. Washington DC is a sightseeing treasure trove, and your tour highlights the well-known sites, such as Arlington National Cemetery and the Korean and Vietnam War Memorials. Your vacation ends with free time to explore Washington DC.

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Itinerary

 

Day 1New York City

Welcome to the “Big Apple!” Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.

Day 2New York City

New York City is one of the world’s most exciting cities, buzzing with atmosphere and packed with fascinating sights. On today’s sightseeing tour, see the major attractions—Broadway, the Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, bustling Chinatown, City Hall, Wall Street, and Trinity Church. This evening, choose from the city’s many fine restaurants or maybe take in a Broadway show.

Day 3New York City–Corning–Niagara Falls

Depart Manhattan, heading across New Jersey through the Poconos and into upstate New York, arriving in Corning midday. Late this afternoon, cross the border to the Canadian side of the Niagara River in Ontario. Spend the next two nights in beautiful Niagara Falls.

Day 4Niagara Falls

This morning, enjoy a sightseeing excursion to Niagara Falls that includes a SIGHTSEEING CRUISE past the world-famous falls. Your afternoon is free, so consider visiting the Butterfly Conservatory, Great Gorge Adventure, Botanical Gardens, and Niagara Parks Greenhouse, or maybe ride the aerial cable car.

NOTE:
Operation of the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favorable weather and/or river conditions. When weather is unfavorable, a walking tour through the scenic tunnels will be substituted. Last day of operation for the 2016 season is 30 November.

Day 5Niagara Falls–Philadelphia

Head southeast through the Appalachian Mountains and into the Susquehanna River Valley. Then, on to the handsome city of Philadelphia for an overnight stay.

Day 6Philadelphia–Washington DC Area

The birthplace of American independence, the “City of Brotherly Love” is steeped in history. Your morning orientation tour focuses on the historic landmarks, then on to the U.S. capital and seat of government, Washington DC, for a 2-night stay. Later, join the optional outing, featuring dinner followed by a tour of the city’s most famous monuments and memorials.

Day 7Washington DC Area

The nation’s capital is a sightseeing treasure trove, and your half-day tour with a Local Guide features a visit to Arlington National Cemetery to see the graves of American heroes, including those of John and Robert Kennedy. After, the Lincoln and National WWI Memorials, Washington Monument, and photo stops at Capitol Hill, the White House, and other well-known sights. The afternoon is free. Your Tour Director will make suggestions for independent exploration.

Day 8Washington DC

The trip ends today with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers to Dulles or Reagan International Airports are included. You can also extend your vacation with extra nights and explore Washington DC further with a variety of exciting optional excursions. For passengers who would like to return to New York City, the motorcoach will transfer you to Newark International Airport (please schedule flights after 5:30 pm) or to the Excelsior Hotel at no additional cost.

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Vacation Highlights

Sightseeing:
In New York City, Niagara Falls, and Washington DC; orientation tour in Philadelphia, Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise, Arlington National Cemetery, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, National WWII Memorial, Capitol Hill, and the White House. Inside visits as shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Scenic Highlights:
New York, Pocono Mountains, Niagara Falls, and Philadelphia.

Guides:

Local Guides for city sightseeing in New York City and Washington DC; services of a professional Tour Director.

NOTE:
Enjoy the spectacular colors of New York and surrounding areas on our special fall foliage departures: September 8 to October 4 (if Mother Nature permits).

Hotels

NEW YORK CITY Excelsior Hotel (ST)
NIAGARA FALLS Best Western Plus Cairn Croft (F)
PHILADELPHIA Wyndham Philadelphia Historical District (F)
WASHINGTON DC AREA Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria (F)

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Optional Excursions

The following list of optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These optional excursions might or might not be available. Whether it’s a special dinner, a local show or a special behind-the-scenes glimpse into an historical site, optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further. Plus, they give you flexibility. We include the must-see sites and experiences, and we also understand that people take interest in different activities and may want to craft a more personal vacation by hand-picking optional excursions that appeal to them.

Availability is subject to sufficient participation, weather conditions, seasonal suitability, days of operation, group interests, and general feasibility for your vacation. The approximate value listed gives you a good, general idea of what you can expect to pay but may vary once you are on your vacation. Some information provided might be in a foreign currency; to get an estimated price, use a currency converter for exchange rate information (pricing may vary at the time of booking).

CITY: New York City

90-Minute Skyline Cruise View the magnificent architectural wonders and historical landmarks that make this the most famous skyline in the world. This 90-minute Skyline Cruise offers more sights than any other cruise in the New York Harbor. An entertaining and informative “certified” Tour Guide will provide interesting facts about all the sights that make New York City so special, including the Empire State Building, the United Nations, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the Statue of Liberty. Frequent departures throughout the day all year round.

Approximate value: $29 USD per person
Broadway Shows No trip to New York is complete without attending a Broadway show. From the newest musical sensation to perennial favorites, there is something for everyone on Broadway. Discounted tickets are available for many shows, The New York Philharmonic, and the Metropolitan Opera. Prices range from around $100 up to $200 per person. Prices vary based on show, schedule and seat location. The price shown above is a “from” price only and actual pricing will be provided when ordering.

Approximate value: $100 USD per person
Empire State Building The Empire State Building offers unmatched views of New York and neighboring states. Get skyward and discover what the city looks like when you are 1,050 feet high at the top of New York’s most iconic skyscraper. The 86th floor observatory, with its popular 360-degree outdoor deck, also has indoor viewing galleries for guests to enjoy the views rain or shine, day or night.

Approximate value: $32 USD per person
New York Helicopter Tour ‘The Big Apple’ New York City isn’t called the “Big Apple” for nothing!! No visit to New York City is complete without a dazzling and incredible tour around the city from the air. Sights you will see include Governors and Ellis Islands, Manhattans Financial District, the New Freedom Tower, Empire State Building, Chrysler, Woolworth, Met Life Buildings, USS Intrepid, the George Washington Bridge and Central Park. The “Big Apple,” is a 11-15 minute flight. (Note: There is a mandatory $35.00 per person heliport facility/security fee which must be paid directly at heliport.)

Approximate value: $150 USD per person
New York, New York Helicopter Tour This is an enhanced harbor tour that includes views of New York City’s five boroughs! Your tour begins down the Hudson River, Manhattan’s Financial District, Woolworth Building, and Ellis Island-allowing for a birds-eye view of the Statue of Liberty, Governors Island, and Verrazano Bridge, which joins Brooklyn and Staten Island. Then return up the Hudson to view Midtown’s famous skyscrapers: Empire State, Chrysler, and Met Life (Pan Am) Buildings; along with Central Park; Yankee Stadium, home of the New York Yankees; St. John the Devine Cathedral; Columbia University; George Washington Bridge; and the Palisade of New Jersey. Tour last approximately 20 minutes.

Approximate value: $215 USD per person
Top of the Rock At 850 feet above sea level, you are at the crossroads of commerce and culture, atop an art deco masterpiece and monument to progress. Originally opened over 70 years ago, the design of this deck was inspired by great ocean liners of the era, the perfect metaphor for floating above New York with unobstructed views in all directions. At Top of the Rock, you are surrounded by history, intrigue, architecture, transportation, invention, collaboration, and over eight million people from all over the world. The 67th and 69th floors include outdoor terraces which feature fully transparent, safety glass. The 70th floor, the uppermost level, provides a completely open air, unobstructed 360-degree view of New York City and beyond.

Approximate value: $28 USD per person

CITY: Niagara Falls

Niagara Helicopter Sightseeing Take a thrilling eight-minute ride over the most famous falls in North America. You will be dazzled by the sights of the Rainbow Bridge, Horseshoe Falls, and Whirlpool Rapids. Bring your camera and it’s up, up, and away! Helicopter tour duration approximately 12 minutes. Weather permitting.

Approximate value: $130 CAD per person
Skylon Tower Dinner Niagara Falls fine dining is quite literally taken to the top at this world-famous Revolving Dining Room at 775 feet above the Falls. Relax and enjoy as we revolve silently 360 degrees once each hour. Dine by night and you’ll discover the magic of the Falls illumination, dazzling city lights below and seasonal Falls fireworks. And the admission to the Ride-to-the-Top and Indoor/Outdoor Observation Decks Niagara Falls attraction is always FREE when dining. After dinner, take a ride with us to Table Rock for a view of the falls at night, where every year over 8 million visitors stand close to the thundering water rushing over the brink of the Horseshoe Falls.

Approximate value: $65 CAD per person

CITY: Philadelphia

Philadelphia Carriage Ride Enjoy an evening horse-drawn carriage ride from Independence Hall with a knowledgeable guide. A wonderful way to see this historic city!

Approximate value: $29 USD per person

CITY: Washington DC

Washington DC by Night & Dinner at a Favorite Local Restaurant The evening starts with dinner at a favorite local restaurant, then continues with an illumination tour of several of the most famous memorials, including the WWII and Jefferson Memorials, as well as the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The tour lasts about 2 hours not including dinner.

Approximate value: $53 USD per person

Any applicable Goods and Service Tax (GST) and/or Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) for Canada are additional. Taxes will be calculated and listed at the time of booking, prior to payment being collected.

Prices based on double room occupancy.

Single Room Supplement:
$595 to $725

Triple Room Reduction per person:
$135 to $175

 

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Travel Terms & Conditions
The purchase of any travel services offered by the tour company constitutes a contractual arrangement between you (the Traveler) and the tour company and represents your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand the Terms & Conditions prior to booking. These Terms & Conditions cover Deposit & Final Payment information, Air-Inclusive Deposits & Final Payment, Revisions & Revision Fees, Air Arrangements, Participation, Travelers Who Need Special Assistance, Young Travelers, Smoking, Price Policy, Visas and Passports, Hotels & Accommodations, Baggage Allowance, Travel Documents, Not Included in the Land Price, Refunds, Service Inquires After the Vacation, Holidays, Safety, Photos & Pictures, Optional Excursions, and Responsibility.

Important Notes
o Vacation departures, itineraries and prices are subject to change.
o A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit is required for the tour company to reserve space for you. View Terms & Conditions for limited exceptions.
o The following charges are not included in the land vacation price unless otherwise noted: airfare to and from the start of your vacation; Intra-vacation air unless specified in the itinerary; airline baggage fees including checked and/or excess baggage fees; Federal inspection fees for the Federal U.S. Customs and Immigrations; International Air Transportation tax; agricultural tax; other per person taxes imposed by government entities; airport taxes and fees including the September 11th Security fee up to $10 per person, passenger facility charges up to $18 per person, Federal domestic flight segment fees up to $3.70 per segment, and U.S. and International arrival and departure and other government-imposed added by the airline and applicable at time of booking; port taxes; passports; visas (except on Cuba programs) and vaccinations; tips to your Tour or Cruise Director, the tour company Group Leader in Cuba, Local Host, driver, Local Guides, and/or ship’s crew; gratuities on ferries, trains, and cruise ships; laundry; telephone; minibar; alcohol, beverages, and food outside of the contracted Globus menu as presented at a hotel or restaurant or onboard your vessel (these extra items will be billed to you before leaving the hotel, ship, or restaurant); airport transfers on non-qualifying flights; optional excursions; additional activities and excursions purchased online; porterage at airports and train stations; Travel Protection; and all other items of a personal nature.
Booking your Vacation with Air For air departure dates within 331 days, you’ll be offered a choice of carriers and flight schedules as well as price points to choose from when selecting your flights. Your schedule will be provided to you at the time of booking (schedules are subject to change by carriers). The tour company offers 2 air options: Flex Air and Instant Purchase Air. Flex Air allows flexibility if you want to make changes to your vacation schedule. Instant Purchase Air may offer additional airline options but has more restrictions. Some vacations may only offer one Air type option. Guaranteed air-inclusive prices: air is only available to passengers traveling from the United States and only available when booked in conjunction with a land vacation. An additional $300 per person non-refundable air deposit is required for Flex Air booked in conjunction with any land vacation (i.e. air-inclusive vacation). Air can only be booked by the tour company in conjunction with a vacation package. Instant Purchase Air requires air payment in full at time of booking (i.e. air-inclusive vacation) plus non-refundable service fee ($30 per person for North America, $50 per person for International air). Once booked, Instant Purchase Air is non-refundable, and non-changeable. Some vacations may only offer one Air type option. However, once your airfare is confirmed and the tour company has received your full air and land deposit, your air-inclusive vacation price is guaranteed.
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return travel from some countries, international travelers are required to pay entry and/or exit fees at the airport. These fees will be collected by the local government and are payable by the traveler at time of travel. Your confirmation booking information will contain information about these fees.
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