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Trip Overview

From the historic streets and neighborhoods of Boston to the gleaming monuments of the nation's capital, your trip is full of things to see and do. Walk in the footsteps of Paul Revere, John Adams and other Patriots of the Revolutionary Era as you walk the famous Freedom Trail, stroll through Boston Common, or visit any number of sites and attractions in Boston. Take in spectacular views of Manhattan from the Empire State building or cruise out to the Statue of Liberty in New York. See the place where the US Constitution, our Nation's founding document was brought to life in Philadelphia. Visit any number of fascinating museums or impressive monuments in Washington DC. Your American Heritage tour will be an unforgettable experience!

Highlights

  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Boston
  • Boston CityPASS*
  • Dinner at the Union Oyster House
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of New York City
  • New York CityPASS**
  • Dinner at The View Restaurant
  • Philadelphia CityPASS***
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Washington DC
  • Admission to the International Spy Museum or the Newseum.

Package Also Includes:

  • One-way Amtrak in Coach accommodations from Boston to New York City; New York City to Philadelphia; and Philadelphia to Washington, DC on the Northeast Regional
  • 9 nights' hotel accommodations
  • 2 meals included (2 Dinners)

*Boston CityPASS includes an admission to the New England Aquarium, Museum of Science, Skywalk Observatory at the Prudential Center, Museum of Fine Arts-Boston OR Boston Harbor Cruises

**New York CityPASS includes: Empire State Building Experience, American Museum of Natural History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Top of the Rock Observation Deck OR Guggenheim Museum, Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island OR Sightseeing Cruise, and 9/11 Memorial and Museum OR Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum.

***Philadelphia CityPASS includes an admission to The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus Company, One Liberty Observation Deck, Adventure Aquarium OR Philadelphia Zoo

Trip Map

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! Use your CityPASS for admission to some of Boston's most popular attractions like the New England Aquarium, the Museum of Science or the Skywalk Observatory at the Prudential Center to name a few. Take the time to journey into the city's revolutionary past by walking the Freedom Trail. Head over to Boston famous Italian American neighborhood, the North End, for some excellent culinary opportunities. (Overnight in Boston)

DAY 2 BOSTON
Enjoy a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of this historic city. See ancient burial grounds, national historic landmarks like the Old North Church and the site of the Boston Massacre. Stroll the beautiful Public Gardens and the vibrant Boston Common where all walks of Boston life can be found enjoying this open public space. Tonight, dinner is included at a popular, local restaurant. (Overnight in Boston) D

DAY 3 BOSTON > NEW YORK CITY
This morning, wrap up your time in “Beantown” as you prepare to head to Manhattan! Travel on your own and board Amtrak® to New York City. (Overnight in New York City)

DAY 4 NEW YORK CITY
Experience firsthand what the excitement of the Big Apple is all about with a one-day sightseeing tour on a hop-on, hop-off bus! Your onboard guide will point out the city's major landmarks and attractions and give you some history and background on this sprawling metropolis. Use your CityPASS to visit some must-see attractions like the Empire State Building, the American Museum of Natural History, the Museum of Modern Art and more! (Overnight in New York City)

DAY 5 NEW YORK CITY
Today continue your exploration of the sights and sounds of New York City. Take some time to do a little shopping on Fifth Avenue. This evening, head to the top of the world for your included dinner in New York's only revolving rooftop restaurant—The View. (Overnight in New York City) D

DAY 6 NEW YORK CITY > PHILADELPHIA
After waking and enjoying your last moments in New York on this trip, travel on your own to Penn Station and board Amtrak to Philadelphia. Relax on board as you travel south to the “City of Brotherly Love”! (Overnight in Philadelphia)

DAY 7 PHILADELPHIA
Philadelphia is a city rich in American history and culture. As the first capital of the United States and the birthplace of the American Constitution, Philadelphia offers so much to see and explore. Visit six of the city's best attractions including the Franklin Institute, One Liberty Observation Deck, the Philadelphia Zoo and more with your CityPASS! Take in the numerous sculptures and murals in the city with more public art exhibits than any other in the world. (Overnight in Philadelphia)

DAY 8 PHILADELPHIA TO WASHINGTON, DC
Travel to the train station and board Amtrak® as you head towards your next stop: Washington, DC. (Overnight in Washington, DC)

DAY 9 WASHINGTON, DC
Rediscover our Nation's history with a tour of the United States capital aboard a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. Stops include the Jefferson Memorial, the National Cathedral, and the Smithsonian. You will also have your choice of admission to two of the best museums in the country - choose from the infamous Crime Museum or the International Spy Museum. From grand monuments like the Lincoln Memorial and the Capitol Building to fascinating museums and exhibitions like the Smithsonian and the Library of Congress to the serene Arlington National Cemetery, Washington DC has so much to offer. (Overnight in Washington, DC)

DAY 10 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.

The Stewart Hotel

Staying at the The Stewart Hotel 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

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, Holiday Inn New York City - Times Square is a 35-story high-rise hotel that makes it easy to enjoy New York’s incomparable attractions, restaurants and retail stores.

Marriott Marquis

Surround yourself with the sights and sounds of the city at New York Marriott Marquis. One of the premier hotels in Times Square, our central location gives you easy access to NYC entertainment options and several subway lines to access any part of NYC.

Renaissance New York Times Square

Elevate your adventures in The City That Never Sleeps at Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel. Rising 26 stories above Times Square, our hotel has the soul of a boutique hotel with beautifully crafted interiors. Distinct among Times Square hotels in New York, Renaissance boasts stylish guest rooms, including new guest rooms with terraces overlooking Times Square.

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.

The Roosevelt Hotel

For a classic New York City hotel experience, none of the other hotels in New York City comes close to The Roosevelt Hotel. Opened in 1924 at the height of the Jazz Age, the "Grand Dame of Madison Avenue" continues to impress guests in its prime location at Madison Avenue and 45th Street in Midtown Manhattan.

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

Escape ordinary travel routines when you book at Courtyard Washington, DC/U.S. Capitol hotel near Union Station DC and NoMa station.

Courtyard by Marriott Embassy Row

Elegant comforts and attentive service are found inside the Courtyard Washington Embassy Row, a prestigious hotel conveniently located in the inner circle of Washington, D.C.

The Mayflower Hotel

The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection has been a Washington, DC landmark since opening its doors over 90 years ago. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, our hotel has been completely refreshed, offering a host of modern amenities, while still maintaining a sense of iconic luxury. Immerse yourself in the beauty of our sweeping marble lobby before getting comfortable in our redesigned guestrooms.

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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