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Trip Overview

Journey from America’s capital to the breathtaking majesty of Niagara Falls. Start in Washington where you will have ample opportunity to visit one of the Smithsonian Museums, take a picture in front of the White House, and stop by the many monuments around the city. Then head up to New York City where you will visit the Empire State Building, Times Square, the 9/11 Museum and Memorial, and Central Park. You will also take in a classic show on Broadway! From there it is up and across the border to the majestic Niagara Falls. There you can take in the beauty of the Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. A fun and unique journey awaits you!

Highlights

  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Washington, DC
  • Monuments by Moonlight tour of Washington, DC
  • Multi-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of New York City
  • New York CityPASS® including:
    - Empire State Building Experience
    - American Museum of Natural History
    - Top of the Rock Observation Deck OR Guggenheim Museum
    - Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island OR Sightseeing Cruise
    - 9/11 Memorial and Museum OR Intrepid Air and Space Museum
  • Tickets to a Broadway show
  • Niagara Adventure Pass* including:
    - Journey Behind the Falls
    - Hornblower Niagara Cruises
    - Niagara's Fury
    - White Water Walk
    - WEGO 48-hour hop-on, hop-off pass

Package Also Includes:

  • One-way Amtrak® in Coach accommodations from Washington, DC to New York City; New York City to Niagara Falls on the Northeast Regional® and Maple Leaf®
  • 8 nights' hotel accommodations

*Niagara Falls Adventure Pass is seasonal, in the off season the Niagara Wonder Pass will be substituted which includes Admission to the Butterfly Conservatory, Journey Behind the Falls, the Niagara's Fury and 2-day WEGO bus transportation

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 WASHINGTON, DC
Welcome to Washington, DC! Today you have a free day to either relax at your hotel or begin to go out and explore the city. (Overnight in Washington, DC)

DAY 2 WASHINGTON, DC
Today a hop-on, hop-off tour will transport you all around Washington, DC. With stops at the National Archives, Holocaust Museum, Capitol Hill, and Ford's Theatre there is no telling how much you will be able to do and see. And no trip to Washington is complete without a stop to take pictures in front of the White House! (Overnight in Washington, DC)

DAY 3 WASHINGTON, DC
Continue to explore around Washington at your leisure. Take time to visit one of the many Smithsonian Museums such as the American History Museum, the Institute of Art, and the Air & Space Museum. Tonight you will take a guided tour to the city's most popular monuments such as the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the Vietnam War Memorial, and Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial as they are spectacularly illuminated against the backdrop of the night sky. A wonderful time is to be had in America's Nation's Capital.

DAY 4 WASHINGTON, DC TO NEW YORK CITY
Today you will board Amtrak in Union Station and travel north to New York. Upon arrival check into your hotel and begin to explore the city with your convenient CityPASS! The pass will allow you admission to the Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Plaza, the American Museum of Natural History, and the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. (Overnight in New York City)

DAY 5 NEW YORK CITY
Continue your journey around the city by way of a multi-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. Your fully guided tour will bring you to New York's top attractions such as the Central Park, Bryant Park, and Times Square. You can also continue to use your CityPASS to visit the Empire State Building and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. (Overnight in New York City)

DAY 6 NEW YORK CITY
Your hop-on, hop-off pass is good for a second day and will allow you to visit any stops you haven't visited yet. Use it to travel over the Brooklyn Bridge, stop along 5th Avenue for shopping, or visit the Guggenheim Museum. The tour makes it easy to take in the best of what the “Big Apple” has to offer. This evening you will enjoy a night on the town as you take in a Broadway show! (Overnight in New York City)

DAY 7 NEW YORK CITY TO NIAGARA FALLS
Board Amtrak's Maple Leaf rail line in Penn Station for your journey on to Niagara Falls! Upon arrival into the city, check into the hotel and you will have a free evening to explore. (Overnight in Washington, DC)

DAY 8 NIAGARA FALLS
Today you have a full day to experience Niagara Falls. Your included attraction pass will give you access to the caverns and tunnels underneath the falls known as the Journey Behind the Falls, a cruise that will take you up to the Falls itself, and a 48-hour hop-on, hop-off pass to transport you all around the area. (Overnight in Niagara Falls)

DAY 9 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN NIAGARA FALLS

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

Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview

The Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview hotel is Canada's highest hotel and largest Hilton in the country. The Hilton is Niagara’s premier Fallsview hotel, overlooking both the Canadian and American Falls and directly connected by a glass enclosed walkway to the Fallsview Casino Resort.

Marriott Fallsview and Spa

The Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa enjoys the distinction as being the closest hotel to Niagara Falls. As the area's premiere AAA Four Diamond, five-star luxury hotel in Niagara Falls, this Marriott Niagara Falls Hotel overlooks the majestic waterfalls and is located just minutes away from a variety of exciting attractions and casinos.

Oakes Hotel Overlooking the Falls

The Oakes is the closest hotel to the Horseshoe Falls - Niagara's largest, most beautiful waterfall. Right in the heart of the Fallsview tourist area, The Oakes Hotel is also right next door to the brand new Niagara Fallsview Casino - a multi-faceted casino complex featuring a lavish Las Vegas style theatre, convention facilities, large shopping arcades, spectacular gaming areas and more!

Marriott on the Falls

A memorable trip to Niagara Falls includes a hotel stay at the Niagara Falls Marriott on the Falls. Located on Fallsview Boulevard in Ontario, our luxury hotel offers scenic vistas of Niagara Falls and the city from its expansive offering of guest rooms and suites. Situated within minutes of many popular tourist destinations, including the Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort, Seneca Casino, the Butterfly Conservatory and more.

Sheraton on the Falls

The contemporary four-diamond Sheraton on the Falls Hotel is located directly across the street from the falls in the heart of Niagara’s premier Fallsview district. This world-class hotel is situated in North America’s largest hotel and entertainment complex and offers magnificent views of the Canadian and American falls. Indoor connections to both Casino Niagara and the 125,000-square foot Fallsview Indoor Waterpark.

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.

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.

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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