8-Day US East Coast Tour From Washington DC: New York - Niagara Falls - Boston
Product Code: 82-62673
Buy 2, Get 3rd Discounted
OVERVIEW

Highlights

  • • Have a chance to enjoy a spectacular display of fireworks over the Falls
  • • Washington, D.C.
  • • Corning Museum of Glass
  • • Niagara Falls
  • • New York City
  • • Harvard University
  • • Metropolitan Museum of Arts
  • • Leesburg Premium Outlets
Tour Code
82-62673
Duration
8 days
Departure City
Washington, DC
End City
Washington, DC
Tour Type:
Bus/Coach
Language:
Chinese, English
Itinerary
Day 01
Washington, DC

Washington, D.C.

Hotel: Hilton Washington Dulles Airport/Holiday Inn Dulles Airport VA/Wyndham Garden Manassas/Holiday Inn Dulles Airport or similar

The tour guide will be waiting at the baggage claim area of DCA/IAD Airport and then take the scheduled shuttle bus to hotel.

If you arrive before 5:00pm you may join our optional night tour of Washington, D.C. (own expense).


Thanks for choosing your vacation with us; our professional tour guide will meet guests at the passenger waiting area of the Baggage Claim. Complimentary pick-up service of Dulles airport (IAD) and Reagan National Airport (DCA) are available 9:00AM-10:00PM. Guests might need to wait for other passengers. In addition, an optional night tour is available with at least 4 enrolled guests of arrival before 5:00PM ($25/person).
*Washington D.C. Night Tour (150 minutes):
When the night falls, Washington turns into a different city. See all the major sights and monuments of Washington DC lit up for the night on this comprehensive tour of the nation’s capital. With enjoyment of the tranquility, our tour will include the Air Force Memorial where you can easily overlook the Pentagon and the skyline of the capitol city, the waterside of Reflecting Pool where you can look up at the gorgeous U.S. Capitol building and National Mall (also known as Capitol Hill), the columned rotunda of Jefferson Memorial and the WWII Memorial where you can also oversee the grand Lincoln Memorial.

Visiting Attractions

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Washington, D.C. Night Tour $25.00/Adult; $15.00/Child(3-12); $25.00/Senior(65+)
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 02
Washington, DC

Washington D.C. In-Depth Tour

Hotel: Hilton Washington Dulles Airport/Holiday Inn Dulles Airport VA/Wyndham Garden Manassas/Holiday Inn Dulles Airport or similar

We will begin our day with visiting inside of the U.S. Capitol, the home for the US Congress. Then we will go to Virginia to see the Pentagon, the U.S. Department of Defense, from outside.

After that, we will head to George Washington’s Mount Vernon.

Our next stop in the afternoon is the International Spy Museum, which is the only museum that only exhibits spy related contents. It shows a large amount of Spy equipment collected from all over the world.

Moreover, there is a James Bond series movie exhibition in the museum. You will find the history of the series movie, and excellent Spy equipment of James Bond, even including the classical Bond vehicles: a Jaguar and an Aston Martin.

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
International Spy Museum $21.95/Adult; $14.95/Child(7-11); $15.95/Senior(65+)
Mt. Vernon $20.00/Adult; $10.00/Child(3-12); $19.00/Senior(65+)
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 03
Philadelphia

Washington, D.C. - Philadelphia

Hotel: Only for 2017: Sheraton/Hilton/Doubletree/Crown Plaza/Radisson/Hotel Somerset/Holiday Inn Only for 2018: Crowne(or Ramada) Plaza/Sheraton/Hilton/Courtyard by Marriottor or similar

We will begin our day with a visit to Capitol Hill - the home for the US Congress. Then we'll head to the Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam and Korean War Memorials. In addition, we will visit the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution. It located in the area called National Mall, holds the largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft in the world in 161,145 square feet of exhibition floor space.

Next stop will be the White House. Because the White House remains closed to the public, thus, guests will be only allowed to take photos from its outside. Furthermore, you surely don’t want to miss the opportunity to take our sightseeing cruise on the Potomac River (own expense)! Along the way, you will have chance to see the Washington Monument, the World War II Memorial, and the Thomas Jefferson Memorial.

Then we'll head northeast and visit Philadelphia, the birthplace of American democracy. We'll have free time at the Independence National Historical Park to explore. Inside the Independence Hall, you can stand right where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed. You will also be able to see the Liberty Bell and its famous crack. You will also see the Statue of Washington, Congress Hall, and many other great attractions of Philadelphia. And finally we will visit One Liberty Observation Deck(admission not included), which is the only observation deck in Philadelphia. Guests will stand on the shoulder of Philadelphia's 'giant', Benjamin Franklin, to see the historic city through a splendid 360-degree view.


Departures after Jan 1, 2018

We will head to Washington D.C. and go to the National Mall (also known as the Capitol Hill). The National Mall sees millions of visitors and protestors every year, but it has also played as host to many history-making events. Next, we will visit the Lincoln Memorial (30 minutes). This grand monument overlooks the Reflecting Pool, the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol.

Inside, the 19-foot marble statue of the 16th president is flanked by inscriptions of his Second Inaugural Address and the famous Gettysburg Address. Additionally, we will stop at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial (15 minutes) and the Korean War Memorial (15 minutes). The two monuments honor members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the wars. Then visit the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (1.5 hour).

We will take a glance at the human aviation and space heritage as well as have a vision of space travel in the future through thousands of objects on display, including the 1903 Wright Flyer, Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis, the Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia, and a lunar rock you can touch. Later we can take photos with backdrops of the White House (20 minutes) and the U.S. Capitol (20 Minutes) due to the visit limitation for the public. Along the way, you will also see and pass by the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, WWII Memorial and more.

Head Northeast, we will visit Philadelphia where known as the birthplace of American democracy. At the Independence National Historical Park (45 minutes), tour guide will arrange a free time for guests to walk around. Inside the Independence Hall, you will have a special moment of standing exactly where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed.

You also won’t miss the Liberty Bell which is recognized for its famous crack. Go beyond the iconic crack to learn how this State House bell was transformed into an extraordinary symbol. You will also see the Statue of Washington, Congress Hall, and many other great attractions.

Last but not least, we will go to downtown to visit Liberty Observation Deck (1 hour), which is the only observation deck in Philadelphia. Guests will stand on the shoulder of Philadelphia's 'giant', Benjamin Franklin, to see the historic city through a splendid 360-degree view.

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
One Liberty Observation Deck $14.50/Adult; $9.50/Child(3-11); $14.50/Senior(65+)
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 04
New York

New York City

Hotel: Only for 2017: Sheraton Stamford/Hilton Stamford/Holiday Inn Stamford. Only for 2018: Sheraton Stamford/Hilton Stamford/ Holiday Inn Stamford/Holiday Inn Bridgeport or similar

Our well organized tour will take you to the most famous landmark of NYC, the Empire State Building, where you can see the full view of this amazing city (admission to skydeck not included). Then you can enjoy a cruise on the Hudson River to see the Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge (own expense).

Afterwards we'll visit the veteran aircraft carrier, the U.S.S. Intrepid, which was invested with 120 million dollars to become a famous air and space museum (admission not included). Then we'll walk along Wall Street - the world’s financial center - and see Trinity Church, New York Stock Exchange and the symbolic Charging Bull. Then we'll visit the Metropolitan Museum (admission not included) - the biggest art gallery in world - Times Square, Madame Tussaud Wax Museum (admission not included) or Museum of Modern Art (admission not included).

We'll pass by Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center, One World Trade Center Site, and the Freedom Tower.

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Metropolitan Museum of Art $25.00/Adult; Free/Child(12-); $17.00/Senior(65+) It will be closed on major US holidays (such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year and Memorial Day).
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum $33.00/Adult; $24.00/Child(5-12); $31.00/Senior(65+) It will be closed on major US holidays (such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and Memorial Day). The opening time of new year: 10:00am-5:00pm.
Madame Tussauds New York $25.00/Adult; $23.00/Child(3-12); $25.00/Senior(65+) The opening time of Thanksgiving Day: 10:00am-10:00pm; The opening time of Christmas Day: 9:00am-10:00pm; The opening time of new year: 10:00am-8:00pm
Liberty Cruise $29.00/Adult; $17.00/Child(3-12); $24.00/Senior(65+)
Empire State Building Observatory Deck $36.00/Adult; $30.00/Child(6-12); Free/Child(5-); $34.00/Senior(62+) Opening time in Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year: 8:00am-2:00am
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 05
Boston

Yale University - Boston

Hotel: Clarion Hotel/Holiday Inn or similar

Starting early in the morning, we will visit Yale University to view its Gothic Style campus and to learn the interesting history of this colonial school. With our in-depth tour (own expense) we'll see where students live and study, and visit one of the most famous libraries in world on Yale campus (During exams, we will only visit the public area of the school).

After enjoying a wonderful red lobster feast in Boston (own expense), we will travel to the city of Cambridge and visit Harvard University. Here, you will discover Harvard’s campus and take pictures with the statue of John Harvard, known as the “Statue of Three Lies.” Also, we have a chance to take pictures with the backdrop of MIT’s main buildings.

For the rest of our Boston city tour, we will stop at the squares in front of the old Trinity Cathedral and the Hancock Building to take pictures. Then, we will pass by Boston Park, Swan Lake Park, Boston Public Library, and the gold dome State House to discover more of the cultural city! Take the Boston harbor cruise in the afternoon (own expense) to receive an overview of this historic city. Afterwards we'll spend time in Quincy Market, where you'll can shop for souvenirs or try the famous local food—New England clam chowder.


Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Boston Harbor Cruise $22.00/Adult; $17.00/Child(3-11); $20.00/Senior(65+) It will be closed on major US holidays (such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year and Memorial Day).
Yale In-Depth Tour $11.00/Adult; $7.00/Child(3-12); $11.00/Senior(65+)
Boston Lobster Dinner $32.00/Adult; $32.00/Child(3-12); $32.00/Senior(65+)
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 06
New York

Upstate New York - Niagara Falls

Hotel: Quality Inn & Suites at the Falls/Days Inn at the Falls/Holiday Inn at Niagara Falls or similar

Driving along the Erie Canal through Upstate New York, we will head to the magnificent Niagara Falls. Here we will be amazed by the deafening roar of the American Fall, the Horseshoe Fall and the Bridal Veil Fall! Go face-to-face with the pounding waters of Niagara Falls and get soaked with the mist from the thundering water when you are strolling in the State Park.

Take the famous Maid of the Mist cruise (seasonal, own expense) to get face to face with the falls! Also, see "Niagara: Legends of Adventure," a dramatic 45-minute IMAX film (own expense) on the new 45ft×25ft screen, to discover the history and culture of the Niagara Falls. In addition, you may enjoy the Native American "Spirit of the Mists" show (own expense)! After the show, you can choose to either back to the state park or play for a while in Niagara Casino.

Departures after Jan 1, 2018

Driving along with the Erie Canal with crossing over upstate of New York, we will be heading to the magnificent Niagara Falls. In Niagara Falls, guests will be amazed by the deafening roar of the American Fall, the Horseshoe Fall and the Bridal Veil Fall!

Go face-to-face with the pounding waters of Niagara Falls and get soaked with the mist from the thundering water when you are strolling in the State Park. Here, we will continue our tour in Niagara Falls by the famous Maid of the Mist boat ride (40 minutes, closed in Winter) which takes passengers as close to the falls as possible.

Absolutely, you won’t miss the "Niagara: Legends of Adventure", a dramatic 45-minute IMAX film on the new 45ft×25ft screen, to discover the history and culture of the Niagara Falls. In the evening, guests can freely arrange the night time - walking around the state park to watch the falls illumination or trying your lucks in the casino.

If you are not tired, you may have a chance to watch fireworks on the falls at 10 o’clock (depends on Niagara Bureau schedule)

Tips:

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Niagara Adventure Theater Movie $12.00/Adult; $8.00/Child(3-12); $12.00/Senior(65+) It will be closed on major US holidays (such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year).
Maid of the Mist $18.25/Adult; $10.65/Child(6-12); $18.25/Senior(65+) The optional tour is available from April/May - October depending on the weather.
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 07
Niagara Falls, NY

Niagara Falls - Washington, D.C.

Hotel: Hilton Washington Dulles Airport/Holiday Inn Dulles Airport VA/Wyndham Garden Manassas/Holiday Inn Dulles Airport or similar

In the morning you can explore the state park on your own or join our Niagara Falls in-depth tour to visit Whirlpool State Park and Old Fort Niagara (own expense).

Then we'll arrive in Washington, D.C. for the night.

In the morning, you can choose either: A. to stay in the Falls Park for self-exploration till returning the hotel, or, B. to take Niagara Falls In-depth Tour (Tour fee: $25/person, including $13 of the admission ticket; 120 minutes). This interesting and exciting tour includes two popular attractions: the magnificent natural wonder - Niagara Whirlpool State Park and the U.S. historic landmark - Old Fort Niagara. The Niagara Whirlpool’s greatest depth is 125 feet. It is estimated the whirlpool formed approximately 4,200 years ago by the upstream erosion of the Niagara escarpment by Niagara River. Old Fort Niagara is a rich historic landmark; it spans more than 300 years. Its commanding presence on the great lake caused it to play a critical role in the French and Indian War, the American Revolution and the War of 1812. The gorgeous Lake Ontario lies behind the Fort. Go back to the hotel after dinner.

Admission Fees

Activity Price Additional Information
Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour(Whirlpool State Park and Old Fort Niagara) $25.00/Adult; $15.00/Child(3-12); $22.00/Senior(65+) It will be closed on major US holidays (such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year).
  • All mandatory fees must be paid in cash to the tour guide and tickets cannot be pre-purchased separatedly.
  • Any optional activities you wish to join must be paid to your tour guide in cash.
Day 08
Washington, DC

Leesburg Premium Outlets - Hometown

On our last day we will go to the Leesburg Premium Outlets for one final shopping trip! Here you can find brand-name merchandise as 25% -70% lower than the market prices! Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets has more than 110 designers and name-brand outlet stores including Burberry, TUMI, Bose, Eddie Baue, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Calvin Klein, Reebok, Osh Kosh and etc. You will have plenty of time to shop and buy gifts for your family and friends.

Afterwards we'll head to the airport to depart for your flights.


Tips:
Customers who do not need airport drop-off service can be transferred to Chinatown (610 F St NW, Washington, D.C. 20004).
Please note that order of day-to-day itinerary is adjustable depending on tour start day.

Pick-up Details/Transfers
【Airport Pick-Up】
Complimentary pick-up service of Dulles airport is available from 9:00am to 10:00pm.

【Non-Airport Pick-Up】
Please arrange your own transportation to the hotel or you can meet your guide at the following location:

*The waiting area of No.11 Baggage Claim area at IAD Airport.
*The Baggage Claim area at Terminal B at DCA Airport.

If you do not need airport pick-up service, please remark it when booking.

【Airport Drop-Off】
For guests who depart on Tuesday:
Upon the tour completion, we will offer free airport drop-off service at two times. Guests can choose either one according to your flight’s departure time:
• 2:00pm for IAD airport (Please book flights after 4:00pm.)
• 4:00pm for IAD, DCA airports (Please book flights after 7:00pm.)

For guests who depart on Wednesday:
Upon the tour completion, we will offer free airport drop-off service at IAD & DCA
• Please book flights after 7:00pm.
WHAT'S INCLUDED

Package Includes

  • Complimentary airport pick-up and drop-off
  • 7-night hotel accommodations
  • Round-trip transportation in air-conditioned motorcoach
  • Professional tour guide

Package Excludes

  • Airfare and other transportation fees between your home and Washington, D.C.
  • All personal expenses, additional hotel services, and meals
  • Service Fee for tour guide (minimum USD 8.00/day per person)
  • Optional activities and entrance fees (prices and availability subject to change):
Special Notes
  • In the event of overbooking during peak season, we will arrange for you to stay at a hotel of equal or near-equal standards of service.
  • The itinerary and operating dates may change due to weather, traffic and other reasons during our busy season. Please reconfirm your order prior to the departure date.
  • Flight information must be provided in order for airport transfer services to be arranged. If flight information is not provided or relayed at the last minute, we will assume you have arranged your own transportation and no driver will be sent. If you decide to make the trip from the airport to the hotel yourself, please inform us at your earliest convenience. If you opt out of airport transfer service, you may still request said service provided we receive the request well in advance. Urgent requests to reinstate airport shuttle service will not be guaranteed. If a flight is delayed, Tours4Fun / local provider will attempt to arrange pick-up at a later time, but this is not guaranteed. If an airport transfer service is not available, all guests are responsible for arranging their own transportation from the airport to the hotel.
  • Depending on your arrival time, your hotel room may not be available until the afternoon. Most hotels allow check-in between 1:00pm-3:00pm, however some charge a fee for early check-in. Please check at the hotel desk to see if you may store your luggage at the hotel if you wish to explore the city on your own before check-in.
  • Please Note:
    1. Guests are not allowed to use a CITY PASS and admission ticket purchased by themselves to join the sightseeing attractions included in this tour.
    2. Guests who do use a CITY PASS or admission ticket purchased by themselves, will not be offered the transportation service for that day, and will possible need to pay a penalty fee. Please consult your tour guide for details.
  • Language: This tour is escorted by a professional bilingual tour guide and/or driver guide (English/Chinese). Tours and/or languages may be combined to operate this tour depending on the number of passengers who have booked a particular departure.
  • Bus Arrangement: Passengers on the same reservation will be arranged on the same bus unless stated otherwise. If you wish to be on the same bus as another party /an existing reservation, please note your request with the reservation number in the comment section on the checkout page or notify us at least 24 hours prior to tour departure.
  • Tours4Fun cooperates with top local area tour operators and ensures the best quality of services to all travelers. We provide tour coaches that all are insured with a liability insurance coverage from $5,000,000 to $10,000,000 to make sure that your trips are safer and more enjoyable.
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Pricing Info

Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email, normally within one to two business days.

Buy 2 Get 3rd Discounted
*The third guest joins the tour at a discounted rate (except applicable admission fees, mandatory tips, optional activities, and own expense items) on shared room basis.
*For buy 2 get 3rd discounted promotion, please choose the actual passenger numbers so that we can reserve the bus seat for each passenger.
*** Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy applies to discounted-fare passenger based on triple or quadruple price.
*No-shows will be assessed a penalty fee $405.00 per passenger, that is to be paid in cash by the other participating travelers of the reservation.
*Price for Single Occupancy applies when one person stays in one standard hotel room.
*Price for Double/Triple/Quadruple Occupancy applies when two/three/four people stay in one standard hotel room respectively.
*Triple/Quadruple price does not guarantee a third/fourth bed in the room since each room is equipped with 2 beds. Please check the availability at the time of check-in.
*Child enjoys the same price as adult as the 3rd/4th person in one room.
*Maximum room capacity: 4 people including adult and child/infant.

Reservation Info

    1.Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
    2. Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
    3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
    4. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.

Terms and Conditions

    - Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
    - Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.
    - Please refer to our Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy before you make reservation.
    - Please refer to Customer Agreement before you make reservation.
    - Local tour provider reserves the right to make modifications to tour arrangements including order of tour activities, hotel and its location if deemed necessary.
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can you please let me know when you go this Product Code: 82-62673
in July 2017. I am coming from Australia and need to book flights. Weprefer to start on 1/07/17.
thanks
09/20/2016 07:14:20
Tours4Fun 09/20/2016 08:42:14

Dear Dilini,

Thanks for your inquiry.

Regretfully we have not yet received the 2017 schedule for this tour.

Please check back with us on or about the month of December for any updates.

Thank you very much and we apologize for the inconvenience.


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