Eastern Discovery
This tour offers a fabulous introduction to the cities and attractions of Eastern USA and Canada; starting in New York, with visits to Boston, Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Niagara Falls, Washington D.C. and Philadelphia...a tour which leaves you breathless. 
Day 1: New York – Boston
Depart NYC for historic New England. Travel along the Long Island Sound to historic Boston, MA. Enjoy a walking tour along the Freedom Trail which begins at the Boston Common and winds beside the State House, King’s Chapel, the old South Meeting House, the Boston Massacre site and the fronts of many taverns and pubs where America’s “Founding Fathers” toasted freedom. Walk the cobblestone streets of Beacon Hill steeped in history which contains one of the city’s most beautiful neighborhoods.
Motorcoach tour commences. Joining passengers meet in the lobby of the Hotel at 07:30 hours for a 08:00 hours departure.

Day 2: Boston - New England - Québec City
This morning travel through the rural New England states of New Hampshire and Vermont on your way to Canada. You will pass through small picturesque villages and the White Mountains,particularly beautiful during the fall foliage.You’ll cross the international border to enter the Canadian province of Québec. Perhaps visit an authentic maple farm and this evening, take the opportunity to sample some of the celebrated French Canadian cuisine (optional).

Day 3: Québec City - Montréal
Begin the day with a tour of Québec City, the French capital of the province and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Highlights include the Québec Provincial Parliament Building and the Citadelle. Then enjoy a walking tour of the walled city, where you will see the Chateau de Frontenac, as well as unparalleled views of the Saint Lawrence River. Then you may want to enjoy a delicious pastry, baguette or candy treat or if time allows, may we suggest a visit to Rue du Tresor before departing to Montréal. Upon arrival, go on a tour of Old Montréal, the area known as the “Vieux Port,” with stops at Place Jacques Cartier & Notre Dame Basilica.

Day 4: Montréal - Ottawa - Toronto
Depart Montréal for the capital of Canada, Ottawa. This vibrant city of parks and flowers boasts one of the most impressive parliament buildings in the world. In the afternoon, continue along the 1,000 Islands Parkway to the largest English-speaking  city in Canada, Toronto, located on the shore of Lake Ontario. Join an optional excursion on the St. Lawrence River which explores the magnificent scenery on a relaxing cruise.


Day 5: Toronto - Niagara Falls
Begin the day with a drive through Toronto’s impressive collection of modern skyscrapers, most notably, the CN Tower, the world’s tallest free-standing structure (1,815 ft./553 m). Do you dare to stand on the glass floor located more than 300 meters above Toronto (optional)? Continue along Lake Ontario, crossing the Welland Canal, before arriving at Niagara Falls, where you will be amazed at this natural wonder. Stroll along Table Rock, see the unique Floral Clock and view the thundering water of the Horseshoe Falls. Perhaps take an optional tour on the renowned Maid of the Mist boat ride at the base of the Falls.

Day 6: Niagara Falls - Gettysburg - Amish Country
Today ride through the rolling farmland of upstate New York, known as the Finger Lakes Region, and enter the Keystone State of Pennsylvania. This afternoon, visit the historic Gettysburg Civil War National Battleground, site of the largest battle ever fought on American soil and the place where President Lincoln gave his famous address in 1863. Travel along the Susquehanna River to South Pennsylvania for overnight..

Day 7: Amish Country - Washington, D.C.
Travel through rural countryside to Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Visit an Amish Museum and see their 300-year-old tradition of simple living (admission included). The Amish people live in a world that stopped in the  mid-1850s. They use no electricity, mechanical devices, nor modern equipment. In the afternoon, continue to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C.

Day 8: Washington, D.C.

Enjoy a city tour with such highlights as the U.S. Capitol Building, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, the F.B.I. Building, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, the White House and Arlington National Cemetery, site of the JFK Memorial. Spend the remainder of the day exploring some of the many museums comprising the Smithsonian Institute or simply walk the banks of the Potomac River.

Day 9: Washington, D.C. - Philadelphia - New York
Transfer to New York via Philadelphia, known as the “City of Brotherly Love”, where you will stop to visit Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. For passengers leaving the tour in Washington, D.C., tour ends upon check-out from your hotel.


Day

City

Hotel Name

01

BOSTON

Holiday Inn Brookline

02

QUÉBEC CITY

Hotel Universal

03

MONTRÉAL

Comfort Hotel Downtown Montreal

04

TORONTO

Bond Place Hote

05

NIAGARA FALLS

Best Western Cairn Croft Inn

06

AMISH COUNTRY

Holiday Inn York

07-08

WASHINGTON, D.C

Omni Shoreham Hotel


PRE & POST HOTELS

PRE Manhattan Times Square POST Manhattan Times Square


IMPORTANT NOTE

This tour crosses the U.S./Canada border. Passengers should obtain relevant visas for both nations prior to travel where necessary.



• Welcome reception to meet your ATI Tour Director and fellow travelers
• Guided walking tour of Boston’s historic Freedom Trail
• Travel through Vermont and New Hampshire and visit a quintessential New England town
• Guided tour of Québec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
• See Niagara Park’s Clock with 16,000 flowers & Westminster Chimes
• Tour Gettysburg National Military Park
• Visit to Amish Farmhouse and Museum
• See the Lincoln Memorial & “go back in time”
• Visit Philadelphia and view the Liberty Bell
• Comprehensive city tour of Washington, D.C

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES
• Tour & have dinner at a Canadian maple farm
• Night tour of Montréal and a classic French Canadian dinner
• Maid of the Mist ride with lunch at the revolving Skylon Tower at Niagara Falls
• Washington Monuments at night with dinner in fashionable Georgetown
• “All-American” Picnic at a surprise destination en route