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Leaf peepers get ready - this nine-day train journey brings you up close and personal to the most dazzling display of fall colors in North America, on the rugged Northeast Coast. From Boston to New York City, and then up to Montreal and Quebec City in Canada, you won’t want to miss this scenic journey presenting Autumn in all of its brilliant glory!

Highlights

  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Boston
  • Sightseeing tour of New England’s Fall Foliage
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of New York City
  • Sightseeing walking tour of Central Park
  • Sightseeing city tour of Montreal
  • Sightseeing city and countryside tour of Quebec City

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • One-way Amtrak® in Coach accommodations from Boston to New York City; and New York City to Montreal onboard the Northeast Regional® and the Adirondack®
  • VIA Rail® from Montreal to Quebec City on the Corridor®
  • 8 nights' hotel accommodations
  • 1 meal (1 dinner)
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  BOSTON
Welcome to Boston! This historic coastal city is full of sights you won’t want to miss. Begin to explore “Beantown” today on your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of the city. Visit historic sites, like Paul Revere’s House, the Boston Common, and the Old State House. Take a leisurely stroll through the gorgeous Public Garden and enjoy a swan boat ride. You’ll also have the chance to see Boston’s modern marvels, including Copley Square and the Boston Christian Science Center’s magnificent reflecting pool. (Overnight in Boston)

DAY 2              BOSTON
Today, your Fall Foliage Tour awaits! Board a comfortable coach for a ride through a region awash in stunning seasonal colors. Sit back and relax as you travel past quiet ponds, ancient farms, weathered roadside taverns, and sturdy colonial churches, all of which are surrounded by the glorious red, orange, and yellow hues. Your pleasant afternoon of leaf peeping will be capped off with a stop at a native orchard for apples and cider. Tonight, enjoy dinner at one of Boston’s most iconic restaurants! (Overnight in Boston) D

DAY 3              BOSTON TO NEW YORK CITY
Depart Boston today and take Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train to New York City. Upon arrival, check in at your hotel and begin using your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour to discover the city’s top attractions, including the Empire State Building and the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. (Overnight in New York City

DAY 4            NEW YORK CITY
Enjoy your excursion today through the rich foliage, exquisite gardens and interesting cultural history of Central Park – made even more spectacular bursting with fall colors. Your experienced guide will inform you of the many interesting details and anecdotes of one of the most famous parks in the world. (Overnight in New York City)

DAY 5              NEW YORK CITY TO MONTREAL
Board Amtrak’s Adirondack train this morning for the scenic journey to Montreal. Enjoy the fall colors outside as you sit back and relax onboard. Arrive in Montreal in the evening and settle in at your hotel for a two-night stay. If you are feeling adventurous, perhaps visit Montreal's Underground City for a unique shopping experience or stroll down historic Rue St. Paul as you take in the European charm of Old Montreal. (Overnight in Montreal)

DAY 6              MONTREAL
Today you will tour Quebec's largest city on your Heart of Montreal City Tour. Your guided sightseeing tour will take you to Olympic Stadium, Montreal Harbor, the historic Hotel de Ville, Mary Queen of the World Cathedral, Golden Square Mile, and many more popular hot spots. Fall colors combine with old-world elegance all over the city, offering an impressive autumnal experience with a distinctly European flair. (Overnight in Montreal)

DAY 7              MONTREAL TO QUEBEC CITY
Today you will board VIA Rail and depart for Quebec City! Enjoy the short and scenic journey. After you check into your hotel you are free to explore all there is to offer in the capital city of the Quebec province. You may want to stroll down the bustling streets and take in some of the Old Quebec charm, visit the iconic and picturesque Chateau Frontenac, or even visit the View-Port de Quebec markets! (Overnight in Quebec City)

DAY 8              QUEBEC CITY
Discover Quebec City’s brilliant fall colors today on your city and countryside tour. Start with a complete visit through Old Québec, the Plains of Abraham, the fortified city, the Château Frontenac, the Place-Royale and more. After a short break, continue the tour with a trip along the Beaupré Coast, where you can visit the Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré Shrine, see the Montmorency Falls and the Island of Orléans. After a full day touring the city, return to your hotel for a final night’s stay. 

DAY 9              YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN QUEBEC CITY

Legend for meals: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D – Dinner

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

A brand new design blending a contemporary decor with a vintage flair reminiscent of Montreal’s golden years. The authenticity of our building, a historic heritage monument, will be preserved.

Le Nouvel Hotel & Spa

Le Nouvel Hotel & Spa, a 4 star hotel located in downtown Montreal, is within walking distance to the Bell Centre and Crescent Street and just a few minutes from the Casino and other major attractions. Our hotel in Montreal is proud to offer accommodations and amenities that make you feel at home, all in a fantastic Montreal location.

Renaissance Montreal Downtown

Discover the beautiful design and ideal location of Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel, offering the perfect accommodations in Montreal for both rest and play.

Le Centre Sheraton Montreal

Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel is located in downtown Montreal, just minutes away from shopping, nightlife and great restaurants.

Hotel Chateau Laurier Quebec

Hôtel Château Laurier Québec is ideally located in the heart of the city, on Parliament Hill, nestled between the Plains of Abraham, a vast urban park, the lively Grande Allée street and a few blocks from the Québec City Convention Center. Only a 35-minute drive from the Jean-Lesage International Airport (YQB).

Hilton Québec

Hilton Québec in Québec City offers a selection of spacious rooms with a light and airy atmosphere, perfect for couples and families alike. Each of them is stylishly decorated and boasts panoramic views of the city of Old Québec, Parliament Hill, and Laurent Ian Mountains. **The Hilton Quebec City will be closing in 2020 for renovations**

Hotel Manoir Victoria

The Hotel Manoir Victoria located in the heart of historic, culturally vibrant, gastronomic and romantic Old Québec. This hotel is just a 2-minute ride to Voyager Bus and Via Rail stations. This unique, European-style hotel extends a warm and friendly welcome in an inviting decor and spectacular surroundings that have been delighting visitors for centuries.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston Downtown

Our downtown Boston hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston – Downtown, is conveniently located in the heart of Boston’s Theater District and welcomes each guest with the aroma of the full-service on-site Starbucks® as well as our signature warm chocolate chip cookie. Easily make your way around the city with the Tufts Medical Center ‘T’ station nearby and Logan International (BOS) Airport just 4.5 miles away.

Element Boston Seaport

Recharge at Element Boston Seaport, located in the thriving Seaport District and across the street from the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, and just 10 minutes from Boston Logan International Airport.

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.

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 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.

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.

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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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