4D/3N - 2022 American Gateway

    American Gateway

    New York-Finger Lakes-Niagara Falls-New Jersey-Philadelphia-Washington DC-Amish Country

    4days/3nights, New York/New York

    2022 depart Mon, Thu, Sat:  year round (itinerary in reverse for Saturdays’ departure).

    Cost from $1210 pp twin share (s/supp $320)  

day 01 New York-Finger Lakes-Niagara Falls

06.30 meet the tour director and your travel companions at the following meeting point:

Grayline Visitor Centre - Port Authority Bus Terminal 42nd St. (between 8th & 9th Ave.)

07.00 depart on your American Gateway Tour.

We head north where we will pass the beautiful Delaware Water Gap to Watkins Glen State Park in the heart of the Finger Lakes region. Walk through Watkins Glen Canyon to visit the beautiful waterfalls and then continue to Niagara Falls passing Seneca Lake, arriving in the late afternoon (winter itinerary goes to Montour Falls instead of Watkins Glen State Park).
Tour the US side of Niagara including the American Falls, Goat Island and Luna Island. At night enjoy Niagara Falls where we can appreciate the colourful lighting of the waters.

We depart from the Big Apple heading north where we will pass the beautiful Delaware Water Gap to Watkins Glen State Park in the heart of the Finger Lakes region. Walk through Watkins Glen Canyon to visit the beautiful waterfalls and then continue to Niagara Falls passing Seneca Lake, arriving in the late afternoon (winter itinerary goes to Montour Falls instead of Watkins Glen State Park). Tour the US side of Niagara including the American Falls, Goat Island and Luna Island. At night enjoy Niagara Falls where we can appreciate the colorful lighting of the waters.

day 02 Niagara Falls-New Jersey

Leaving the hotel, hear the thundering water of Niagara Falls. See the magnificent Horse Shoe Falls up close and experience the power aboard the Maid of the Mist (May-October). During winter until April when the Maid of the Mist is closed we tour the Scenic Tunnels. At noon, we depart south to New York State.
On the way to New York, enjoy a shopping excursion at one of the large outlet malls along the way, find your own bargain with brand name stores for less. Evening arrival at our hotel in New Jersey.

day 03 New Jersey-Philadelphia-Washington

Depart from New Jersey to Pennsylvania and to the city of brotherly love Philadelphia. Arriving in the historic area of Philadelphia we visit the famous Liberty Bell, one of the symbols of freedom in America, Constitution square and Congress Hall. Stroll Elfreth’s Alley, the oldest continuously inhabited street in America. Continue on a panoramic tour of Philadelphia that includes the financial district, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Historic Philadelphia and more. Departing Philadelphia we see the famous “Rocky Steps”, then continue north to Lancaster county home of the Amish people. Ride on an authentic Amish Buggy through the Amish farm country and learn how they live without the benefit of modern technology, no electricity, running water, telephone service, or appliances.
After the ride we visit the Amish marketplace where we can shop for handmade arts crafts and products. We depart then for DC where will spend the night.

day 04 Washington DC-New York

Start the day with a visit of Thomas Jefferson Memorial, by the Tidal Basin, surrounded with famous

Japanese cherry blossom trees. Visit the Arlington National Cemetery, the changing of the guard and the

Kennedy family gravesite. Next stop is Capitol Hill. See the US Capitol and the White House to understand

the core of the US government. Continue to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (while Air

and Space Museum is closed due to renovations) before visiting the Lincoln, Korea and Vietnam Memorials.

In the late afternoon, we depart north for an evening arrival in New York.

Inclusions: 3* accommodation, breakfasts daily, professional tour director, air conditioned coach, service charges, taxes.

Hotels: Niagara Falls- Ramada by Wyndam, New Jersey-La Quinta Hotel & Suites 38, Washington-Wyndham Garden Hotel

Sightseeing Niagara Falls, Maid of the Mist (summer) or Scenic Tunnels (winter), Philadelphia, Washington DC, Amish Buggy Ride, Arlington National Cemetery (ID or passport required)

Notes: this is a bilingual tour. Tours are subject to change without notice pending climatic and local traffic conditions.

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