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  • Date: June
  • Destination: Eastern USA
  • Duration: 8 nights
  • Price: 2219
Destination USA
From Dublin
Date June to October 2016
Duration 7 Nights
Price From only €2,069 pp
Flight Details To Be Confirmed
To Be Confirmed

Details are for guidance only and are subject to change

Introduction to the Great Eastern Cities

Explore the most exciting cities of the Eastern United States on this tour. Start your tour in New York City, and experience Niagara Falls, Amish Country, Washington D.C. and more.

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive in New York and transfer to your hotel. You will meet your guide in the hotel in the afternoon.

Day 2 : This morning enjoy a city tour of New York which includes some of the most famous sights of Manhattan. Catch glimpses of the famous skyline as you absorb the bustle and energy of the Big Apple. The afternoon and evening are at your leisure. Your guide will assist you in making plans.

Day 3 : Today, drive across New York state through the Finger Lakes Country and towards the Canadian border, arriving at one of the world’s natural wonders, breathtaking Niagara Falls. Indulge in a spot of wine-tasting at Watkins Glen, on the shores of Lake Seneca, named for the Seneca Indian  Nation. Spend the evening at the romantic Niagara Falls.

Day 4 : This morning you will have time to explore the Falls. Perhaps take a ride aboard the Maid of the Mist (optional), or stroll along Table Rock to view the thundering waters of the Horseshoe Falls. Join us on an optional trip to Skylon Tower for lunch at its revolving restaurant. Skylon Tower, hovering 775 feet above Niagara gorge, features an observation deck that affords views of an 8,000 mile area, almost as far as the eye can see. Depart Niagara and travel into Pennsylvania Dutch country, also known as Amish Country, for your overnight stay.

Day 5 : This morning travel through the Appalachian Mountains along the picturesque Susquehanna River, the longest river on the American East Coast. 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. From here, you will journey to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., where you may enjoy a memorable evening tour and dinner in Georgetown (optional).

Day 6 : 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 stroll the banks of the Potamac River.

Day 7 : This morning, we continue our journey to Philadelphia, the “City of Brotherly Love” and the birthplace of America, where the Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4, 1776. Here you will see Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell on a comprehensive city tour. Join us this evening for an optional dinner at one of the cities most famous venues for the local delicacy of Philly Cheese Steak.

Day 8 : This morning we return to New York City. Arrival back in JFK Airport: approximately 11:30am. Return overnight flight to Dublin or Shannon

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Price inclusions

  • Flight Dublin to New York
  • Transfers on luxury coaches throughout
  • 7 nights accommodation, staying in centrally located hotels
  • Room only basis
  • Tours each day, outlined in the itinerary
  • Daily Excursions
  • Flight New York to Dublin (overnight)
  • Services of guide and local representatives
  • Taxes and charges of €180

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Booking remarks

  • Inclusive of taxes and service charges as indicated
  • Single room supplement from €510 – €580
  • Non refundable or transferable booking deposit 10% per person
  • Full payment due on confirmation
  • 2% surcharge if balance is paid by credit or charge card
  • Optional Insurance €48 (conditions apply)
  • Taxes, charges or compulsory charges introduced after publication are not included in the above price
  • Dates are subject to confirmation at time of booking. Flight dates, times and airlines are subject to availability and may require extra nights before or after your tour.

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Accommodation details

New York City : The Lexington Hotel or similar – 2 nights

Niagara Falls : Best Western Cairn Croft or similar – 1 night

Amish Country  : Holiday Inn York or similar – 1 night

Washington D.C. : Doubletree Washington Silver Spring Hotel or similar – 2 nights

Philadelphia : Sheraton Downtown or similar – 1 night

Optional extensions of stay are available in New York City before and after your tour. Ask us for more details.

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Dates and Prices

Date Price
04 June 2016 €2,219
25 June 2016 €2,219
09 July 2016 €2,029
23 July 2016 €2,029
13 August 2016 €2,029
03 September 2016 €2,219
17 September 2016 €2,219
01 October 2016 €2,219

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