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Great Cities of the Northeast

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1 (800) 268-7252
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Trip Overview

Experience the history and excitement of four northeast cities on this 8-day journey. Start off in Boston, where you will get to explore the historical streets that line the famous Freedom Trail. From there head to the “Big Apple” to enjoy the bright lights and the top attractions of New York City. Then journey down to Philadelphia where you will get to see where the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the creation of the Constitution of the United States took place. From there you will cap off your patriotic journey in America’s Nation’s Capital of Washington, DC. A true historical experience awaits you!

Highlights

  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Boston
  • Multi-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of New York City
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Philadelphia
  • Multi-day Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Washington DC






Package Also Includes:

  • One-way Amtrak in Coach accommodations from Boston to New York; New York to Philadelphia; and Philadelphia to New York on the Northeast Regional®
  • 7 nights' hotel accommodations
  • One-way private transfer from airport to hotel in Boston

Disclaimer:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

DAY 1 YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN BOSTON
Welcome to Boston! Today you will be transferred from the airport to your hotel. Upon arrival check-in to your hotel and begin to experience the city on your own! (Overnight in Boston)

DAY 2 BOSTON
Enjoy a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of this historic city. See national historic landmarks such as the Old North Church and the site of the Boston Massacre. Stroll the beautiful Public Gardens or walk in the footsteps of history along the Freedom Trail. Boston is a fantastic city for exploring. (Overnight in Boston)

DAY 3 BOSTON > NEW YORK CITY
This morning, board Amtrak's Northeast Regional route to journey on to New York City! Upon arrival you will be able to travel around the city on a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. Your fully guided tour will bring you to such important New York attractions as the Empire State Building, Central Park, and of course a jaunt across the Brooklyn Bridge. (Overnight in New York City)

DAY 4 NEW YORK CITY
Continue your adventure around New York City onboard your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. Your tour will guide you to more New York attractions such as Bryant Park and the New York Public Library, Rockefeller Center, and 5th Avenue. (Overnight in New York City)

DAY 5 NEW YORK CITY > PHILADELPHIA
Today travel to Penn Station and board Amtrak to continue on to Philadelphia. Upon arriving in the “City of Brotherly Love” you will board a hop-on, hop-off tour that will bring you to such historical sites as the Betsy Ross House, Independence Hall, Eastern State Penitentiary, and the Liberty Bell! (Overnight in Philadelphia)

DAY 6 PHILADELPHIA > WASHINGTON, DC
This morning board Amtrak to journey on to America's Capital, Washington, DC! When in Washington, you can use a hop-on, hop-off tour to visit all of the sites. The tour stops off at all of the major attractions such as the White House, the Capitol Building, and all of the major memorials! (Overnight in Washington, DC)

DAY 7 WASHINGTON, DC
Continue to explore Washington today. Your tour will guide you to all of the major Smithsonian Museums that are all free of charge! Other popular activities include walking around the National Mall between the Capital Building and the Lincoln Memorial. (Overnight in Washington, DC)

DAY 8 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN WASHINGTON, DC

LEGEND FOR MEALS: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

Boston Park Plaza

Built in 1927, the Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers is a member of Historic Hotels of America. This grand hotel is adjacent to the Public Garden with its Swan Boats and the chic boutiques, art galleries and restaurants of the world famous Newbury Street. Relax in the comfort and style of one of the 950 graciously appointed and distinctively decorated guestrooms and suites

Fairmont Copley Plaza

The Fairmont Copley Plaza hotel has been a symbol of Boston's rich history and elegance since its gala opening in 1912. Steps away from Copley Place, the boutiques of Newbury Street and the Hynes Convention Center.
Each of the Boston luxury hotel's 383 guestrooms and suites is well appointed with lavish décor and thoughtful amenities.

Hampton Inn & Suites Boston Crosstown

Hampton Inn & Suites Boston Crosstown is centrally located in the South End of Boston and offers ease of access to popular areas of Boston- the Back Bay, Symphony, Longwood, Waterfront, South Boston, and Fenway Park.

Sheraton Boston Hotel

Nestled in charming and historic Back Bay, the Sheraton Boston Hotel is ideally situated for business and leisure travel. The Sheraton is close to the Financial District and businesses in Copley Square and one block from famed Newbury Street.The hotel is connected via an indoor walkway to the Hynes Convention Center and to two hundred shops at the Prudential Center and Copley Place Mall. Take in fantastic views from one of our 1,220 newly renovated guestrooms.

The Midtown Hotel

Centrally located in downtown Boston, The Midtown Hotel blends comfort and convenience with affordability. This moderately priced hotel, nestled in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, puts the city at your doorstep.

Affinia Manhattan Hotel

Staying at the Affinia Manhattan puts New York City at your fingertips. Just steps from Penn Station and most subway lines, it’s easy to explore the city’s most exciting neighborhoods and attractions; Madison Square Garden, the Empire State Building, and Fifth Avenue shopping. Or kick back and relax in your luxurious room. The comforts of technology await, including flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations and wireless Internet.

Holiday Inn New York City Times Square

The brand New Holiday Inn New York City – Times Square is located in the heart of Midtown-Times Square, steps away from New York's best and most amazing attractions and shopping.

Marriott Marquis

The New York Marriott Marquis brings the energy of Manhattan to your door. Located in the heart of Times Square and the Broadway theater district, this Midtown NYC hotel is perfect for weekend getaways, family and business travel. This Broadway hotel sparkles with updated hotel rooms and suites, high-speed elevators and six hotel restaurants and lounges.

Renaissance NY Times Square

Discover the center of location and luxury at the Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel and rethink everything you know about staying in the heart of NYC. Only steps away from Midtown's famed entertainment, attractions and Fortune 500 headquarters. Rising 26 stories above Times Square, this full-service hotel in New York City has the soul of a boutique NYC hotel. This Times Square NYC hotel also features completely redesigned New York hotel guest rooms.

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel

The Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel is an upscale moderate hotel that’s just completed a $160 million renovation to its guest rooms and meeting space. The hotel is just steps from the excitement of the Broadway theatres, prestige of Carnegie Hall and world-class shopping of Fifth Avenue - this location is the perfect way to immerse yourself in the best that New York has to offer.

Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia E Penns Landing

Our new hotel in the historic Old City district of Philadelphia is renovated with all the comforts of modern life in the birthplace of America.

Holiday Inn Express Midtown Philadelphia

Visit the Holiday Inn Express Midtown and surround yourself with a convenient, clean and comfortable atmosphere in downtown Philadelphia. The Midtown location is within walking distance to a variety of restaurants and unique boutiques. It takes minutes to walk to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, where you can visit the nearby Reading Terminal Market for a quick lunch! This hotel is just a short walk to Philadelphia's historical sites; The Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, National Constitution Center and Betsy Ross House.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Discover one of the premier hotels in Philadelphia when you stay at Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. This hotel in Philadelphia commands a towering presence in the heart of America's original capital.

Courtyard Washington, DC/U.S. Capitol

Plan your stay at the Courtyard Marriott Washington, DC/U.S. Capitol, with an ideal location, just one metro stop from Union Station - the transportation hub our National's capital.

Holiday Inn Capitol

When visiting our nation's capital, cast your vote for the full-service comfort and convenient location of the Holiday Inn Capitol - Washington DC. Only minutes from the city's most popular museums and monuments, our inviting downtown Washington DC hotel accommodations feature classic décor and soothing color patterns sure to please even the most discriminating traveler.

The Mayflower Hotel (formerly Renaissance Mayflower Hotel)

The Mayflower Hotel has matchless classic elegance with an abundance of modern conveniences.

Phoenix Park Hotel

Enjoy a unique opportunity to experience the luxury of Irish country estate in the heart of Washington, DC's Capitol Hill. With traditional oil paintings, opulent marble staircase and traditional décor. The Phoenix Park Hotel also embraces the charisma and magic of one of the most established dining and entertainment restaurants in the area, The Dubliner.

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Disclaimer:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

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