4-Day American Gateway Tour from New York *Fully Guided*

  • Tour code: 237-281
  • Available: Mon;(Year Round); Mon, Thu & Sat (from 04/01)
  • Depart from: New York, NY
  • Duration: 4 Days 3 Nights
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Visit the Finger Lakes, Watkins Glen State Park, Niagara Falls, Washington DC, and more. 3-night hotel accommodations. Roundtrip ground transportation and tour guide.

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  • Tour is available in English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Hebrew.

Pricing Details

Single: $819
Double (/Person): $626
Third Person Adult: $567
Child (Age 2+ yrs): $567
Fourth Person Adult: $567
Child (Age 2+ yrs): $567

Note: *Price in USD is based on the lowest price per person per room over the next 30 days. Exact prices are displayed when you select a date.

  • For every reservation there must be at least 1 person who is 18 years of age. Children under 2 years of age travel free of charge.
  • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 2-14 yrs old. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses. Children sharing a room with 2 adult passengers pay the same price as a third or fourth adult. Please note that each hotel room can only accommodate up to 4 guests of any age.
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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 New York - Finger Lakes - Watkins Glen - Niagara Falls(499 miles)
  • Day 2 Niagara Falls - New Jersey(434 miles)
  • Day 3 New Jersey - Philadelphia - Washington DC(235 miles)
  • Day 4 Washington DC - Lancaster - New York(282 miles)
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Day 1 New York - Finger Lakes - Watkins Glen - Niagara Falls(499 miles)

Passengers will be picked up in New York City in the early morning. Today we will head north to New York's Finger Lakes Region where we will visit Watkins Glen State Park. From there, we will make our way to Niagara, NY, where we will spend time on Goat Island and, in the evening, view the Illumination of the Falls.

The Finger Lakes are located in the west-central section of Upstate New York in the United States. This popular tourist destination consists of eleven lakes and these are: Canadice Lake, Canandaigua Lake, Cayuga Lake, Conesus Lake, Hemlock Lake, Honeoye Lake, Keuka Lake, Otisco Lake, Owasco Lake, Seneca Lake and Skaneateles Lake. The lakes resemble fingers because they are long and narrow.

Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York. The population was 1,859 at the 2010 census. Watkins Glen is home to Watkins Glen International, one of the premier automobile road racing tracks in the United States.

  • Always Visit
    Touted as a National Scenic Trail in the US, the Watkins Glen State Park is the perfect destination for outdoor activities and nature photography. South of Seneca Lake, visitors can anticipate breathtaking natural trails, waterfalls, unique rock formations, cascades, and more.
    Opening Hours: Daily May - Oct 9:00am - 5:30pm, Seasonal

Among the most beautiful natural wonders in the world, Niagara Falls are comprised of three waterfalls that thunder and astound, producing a higher flow rate than any other waterfall in the world and standing at a height of 167 feet.

  • Always Visit
    For more than 75 years, visitors to Niagara Falls have been able to enjoy a nighttime illumination of the impressive American and Horseshoe falls. Every night, at dusk, visitors can experience the falls lit in the colors of the rainbow.
    Opening Hours: Daily 8:00pm, Varies Seasonally
  • Always Visit
    Goat Island is an Island in the Niagara River located between the two waterfalls that makes up Niagara Falls. Its Terrapin Point is often visited by tourists and offers some of the most breathtaking views of the falls.
Standard Hotel: Executive Inn Super 8, Niagara Falls or similar

Day 2 Niagara Falls - New Jersey(434 miles)

In the morning, we will ride the Maid of the Mist. At noon, we will head back south, making a pit stop at the Woodbury Commons Premium Outlets. We will spend the night in New Jersey.

Among the most beautiful natural wonders in the world, Niagara Falls are comprised of three waterfalls that thunder and astound, producing a higher flow rate than any other waterfall in the world and standing at a height of 167 feet.

  • Seasonal
    Soak in the excitement of Niagara falls (literally). This world-famous boat tour takes you directly into the basin of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls for unprecedented views you can't get anywhere else. Don't forget your rain gear and sense of adventure!
    Opening Hours: Mon - Fri Apr 1 - May 19 9:00am - 5:00pm, Weekends (9am - 6pm), May 20 - May 21 9:00am - 8:00pm, Victoria Day Weekend, May 22 - May 26 9:00am - 6:00pm, Victoria Day Weekend, Sun - Fri May 30 - Jun 16 9:00am - 6:00pm, Saturday (9am - 8pm), Mon - Sun Jun 17 - Aug 8 8:30am - 8:00pm, Mon - Sun Aug 9 - Sep 3 9:00am - 7:30pm, Mon - Fri Sep 4 9:00am - 5:00pm, Labor Day Only, Mon - Fri Sep 5 - Oct 3 9:00am - 5:00pm, Weekends (9am -6pm), Mon - Sun Oct 4 - Oct 31 9:00am - 5:00pm, Mon - Sun Nov 1 - Nov 5 10:00am - 4:00pm|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
Standard Hotel: New Jersey - Howard Johnson Clifton

Day 3 New Jersey - Philadelphia - Washington DC(235 miles)

We will travel to Philadelphia, PA in the morning to see the Liberty Bell and Congress Hall, and then head to Washington, DC to see all of the famous monuments. This is also where we will spend the night.

One of the most historically significant cities in the United States, Philadelphia was the original American capital. The City of Brotherly Love draws history buffs and lovers of culture from all corners of the globe!

  • Always Visit
    When Philadelphia was the capital of the newly-formed United States of America, this building was home to the young Congress and all of its proceedings. Congress Hall stands right next to Independence Hall in Independence National Park.
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    The famously cracked Liberty Bell is a sign of American Independence and spirit. Located at Liberty Bell Center in Philadelphia, PA, this symbol of the American Revolution was crafted in 1752-- more than 250 years ago.

The capital of the United States of America sits on the scenic Potomac River. Monuments, museums, and Americana characterize this historic city, which is located in the District of Columbia between the states of Maryland and Virginia.

  • Always Visit
    The famous United States Capitol is the meeting place of the US Congress, and has been for more than 200 years. The building is famous for its elaborate dome and intricately designed, detailed columns.
  • Always Visit
    The world-famous White House in Washington, DC is the official residence of the president of the United States and the place where most of the work is done. The facade of this neoclassical mansion is a global icon.
  • Always Visit
    One of the Smithsonian Institute's museums in Washington, DC, the National Air and Space Museum chronicles the history of flight. From the Wright Brother to Buzz Aldrin, the exhibits at this museum explore all of humanity's air travels.
    Opening Hours: Open daily except December 25
  • Always Visit
    This iconic American monument honors the 16th president of the United States. Abraham Lincoln was president during the American Civil War, and is most famous for the Emancipation Proclamation that freed all of the slaves in the US.
  • Always Visit
    This iconic obelisk is a memorial to the commander-in-chief of the American revolutionary army and eventual the first president of the United States of America, George Washington. The massive stone structure began construction in 1848.
  • Always Visit
    This memorial in Washington, DC serves as a place to remember the American soldier who were lost or killed during the tumultuous Vietnam War. Originally controversial in design, the simple memorial has become a shrine for the American people.
  • Always Visit
    This memorial commemorates those who served for the United States in the Korean War. It is located south of the Reflecting Pool at the National Mall. The simple memorial is triangular in shape will a circle at the top.
Standard Hotel: Howard Johnson Gateway Hotel or similar

Day 4 Washington DC - Lancaster - New York(282 miles)

In the morning, we will visit the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and Arlington National Cemetery. On our way back to New York, we will stop in Lancaster, PA to visit Amish Country. We will return to New York at night. See "Departure and Return Details" for more information.

The capital of the United States of America sits on the scenic Potomac River. Monuments, museums, and Americana characterize this historic city, which is located in the District of Columbia between the states of Maryland and Virginia.

  • Always Visit
    This military cemetery spans more than 600 acres in northern Virginia on the border with Washington, DC. It contains the graves of Presidents Taft and Kennedy as well as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
  • Always Visit
    Although the Mint in DC is closed to tours, the nearby Bureau of Engraving and Printing still offers visitors a look inside the moneymaking process. Visitors can learn about the history of US currency and see bills being printed.

  • Always Visit
    This authentic Amish farm in Lancaster, PA is more than 300 years old, and an educational experience for the whole family. This 25-acre farm is dedicated to teaching people about the Amish lifestyle in a fun and constructive way.
    Opening Hours: Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

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