Day 1 Hometown - New York
Our tour guide will meet you at the airport (Baggage Claim Area) and transfer to the hotel.
Pick-up service for JFK, LGA and EWR airports at 9:00am-10:00pm (Airport pick-up is free only between 9:00am-10:00pm). For the best service, please choose EWR (Newark Liberty International Airport).
*For customers who arrive earlier and want to meet the tour at the airports, please refer to the following meet points:
JFK - Terminal # 7 "Hudson News" newsstand
EWR - Terminal C Continental Airlines
LGA - Terminal B United Airlines
For customers who arrive earlier or arrive beyond the three main airports in New York (EWR, LGA and JFK), we also offer following pickup location for your convenience:
5:00pm-Chinatown, 48 Bowery, New York, NY 10013.
When you choose to be picked up in above pickup location instead of airport pickup, please DO write down your requirement in the comment column when you book this tour online in advance, so we can arrange this.
There is also an exciting night tour of New York City (optional) where you can experience the bright lights of the big city. You can see all of the wonderful NYC landmarks like never before in the beautiful night sky. The tour will take you to the South Street Seaport to enjoy the spectacular views of the NYC bridges at night. You will also see Midtown Manhattan which is the largest central business district in the world and is home to the NYCs tallest and most famous buildings like the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building. The tour will also take you to see the world famous Rockefeller Center, an art deco marvel covering 11 acres in midtown Manhattan and home to NBC studios, an outdoor ice skating rink (winter), and Prometheus. Then you will visit Times Square and Broadway which is known as the Theater District or the Great White Way.
NY Night Tour
*Between 2-3 hours depending on traffic, tour generally start at 6:45-7:00pm
*Attractions visited: Time square, Brooklyn bridge, and Rockafella Center (these
attractions will not be visited during the day tour)
*Dinner will not be included but customers are able to get food at their own expense
when they are in Time Square.
Optional NYC night tour has limited seating and may sell out. Please try to arrive before 3:30 p.m. and speak with the tour guide regarding the night tour if you wish to take the night tour.
||Hotel: Sheraton Hotel, Marriott, Renaissance or Hotels offering similar standards of service|
Day 2 New York City - PHILADELPHIA
The bus tour begins today with a New York City tour of the Big Apple where you will tour Chinatown; the largest in the United States. You will also tour the heart of the financial district at Wall Street where you can also see the world famous bronze charging bull; the unofficial symbol of the financial district. The tour also takes you to Ground Zero where you can pay your respects to the events from Sept. 11, 2001. The tour continues through downtown NYC with a visit to the South Street Seaport; a historic landmark that offers dining, museums, and a shopping mall at Pier 17. It also features amazing views of the East River and the Brooklyn Bridge. You will also take a boat ride (Water Taxi or Circle Line - admission ticket not included) around Manhattan harbor where you can see the Statue of Liberty and the incredible Manhattan skyscrapers. You will also visit the world famous Empire State Building; a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper which is the tallest building in New York City. You will be able to go up to the 86th floor observatory and enjoy the panoramic views from within a glass enclosed pavilion and from the surrounding open-air promenade. Then the tour will take you to the wonderful place, Believe It or Not. The tour also takes you to the United Nations where 192 countries meet to discuss issues like human rights and achieving world peace. You will also see Rockefeller Center which is home to NBC studios, outdoor skating rink, and the famous Christmas tree which has delighted crowds for over 75 years. The bus tour also takes you through Fifth Avenue NYC which is ranked as one of the most expensive streets in the world. You will also see the historic and just renovated Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum. You will also visit the "Crossroads of the World" at Times Square. Afterwards you will travel to and stay overnight in Philadelphia.
||Hotel: Hyatt Regency, Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill or Hotels offering similar standards of service|
Day 3 Philadelphia - Washington D.C.
In the morning the bus tour will visit Philadelphia. You will visit Independence Hall where George Washington was appointed commander in chief of the Continental Army, the Declaration of Independence was adopted in 1776, and the U.S. Constitution was drafted in 1787. You will also see the Liberty Bell which has been a symbol of liberty for over 200 years. The bus tour will then take you to the nations capital; Washington D.C. Here you will visit the Lincoln Memorial which is in the form of a Greek temple and contains a large seated sculpture of Abraham Lincoln and inscriptions of two well-known speeches by Lincoln. You will also visit the Jefferson Memorial which is dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, an American Founding Father and the third president of the United States. The tour also takes you to the National Museum of Natural History which is part of the Smithsonian Institution and is the worlds finest museum and research complex. The Museum is dedicated to stimulating curiosity, discovery, and learning about the natural world through its unmatched research, collections, exhibitions, and educational outreach programs. You will also see the White House which is one of the worlds most famous building and is the residence and workplace for the President of the U.S. The tour will also take you to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial which was designed by Maya Ying Lin and honors members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War and who died in service or are missing.
||Hotel: Marriott Gaithersburg, Marriott Dulles or Hotels offering similar standards of service|
Day 4 Washington D.C. - Hershey's Chocolate World - Corning Glass Center - Niagara Falls
In the morning the bus tour will depart from Washington D.C. and travel to Hershey, Pennsylvania where you will visit the sweetest place in the world; Hersheys Chocolate World. Here you will be greeted by giant Hersheys characters as you enter this wonderful world of food, shops and entertainment devoted to all things chocolate. You will also learn how chocolate is made at a special presentation. Next, the bus tour will travel to Corning, New York to visit the Corning Museum of Glass which is the largest glass museum in the world with more than 45,000 objects from over 3,500 years of glassmaking history. You will also see live, narrated glassmaking demonstrations. Afterwards the bus tour will take you to Niagara Falls. The Falls is collectively made from the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and the Canadian Horseshoe Falls and are famous for their beauty and as a valuable source of hydroelectric power. In the evening you can enjoy breathtaking views when the intense spotlights shower the falls with different shades of rainbow colors. The Falls is also a place where many couples come to admire the beauty of the falls while enjoying a romantic evening.
||Hotel: Hyatt Regency, Hotel Indigo or Hotels offering similar standards of service|
Day 5 Niagara Falls - Hometown
In the morning the bus tour will see the spectacular views of Niagara Falls up close. A ride on the Maid of the Mist boat ride (seasonal) will soak you as you explore the roar of the Falls. This historical ride is a half hour thrill of a lifetime and is North Americas oldest tourist attraction as millions of visitors have enjoyed the boat tours since 1846. You will also go to the IMAX Theatre to experience the Falls like never before. Here you can see "The Falls Movie: Legends and Daredevils" - one of the most spectacular IMAX movies of all time. You will sit in a giant six-story movie screen and feel the power of 12,000 watts of thunderous digital surround sound where you can see behind the mist, myths and mysteries of one of the most storied natural wonders of the world. In the afternoon, the tour will transfer you to the Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF).
We will head to Buffalo, New York to board our flights home from the BUF airport. Please confirm that BUF flight departure times are post 1:30 PM.