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8-Day New Year's Countdown East Coast Deluxe Tour from Philadelphia

  • Tour code: 472-606
  • Available: 12/26/2016
  • Depart from: Philadelphia, PA
  • Duration: 8 Days 7 Nights
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Highlights:

Visit Niagara Falls, New York, Boston, Washington, Philadelphia, Woodbury, Corning. Inclusions: 7 nights deluxe hotel accommodation, All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle

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Single: $1129
Double (/Person): $799
Third Person Adult: Free
Child (Age 2-9): Free
Fourth Person Adult: Free
Child (Age 2-9): Free

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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Philadelphia - Washington DC(123 miles)
  • Day 2 Washington DC - Corning - Niagara Falls(343 miles)
  • Day 3 Niagara Falls - Boston(407 miles)
  • Day 4 Boston - New York(190 miles)
  • Day 5 New York - Woodbury(90 miles)
  • Day 6 New Years Eve New York
  • Day 7 New York
  • Day 8 New York City
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Day 1 Philadelphia - Washington DC(123 miles)

In the morning our tour will begin in Philadelphia. We will visit Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. We will then proceed to Washington, D.C. to visit theUS Capitol Building and the White House. We will then continue to the Madame Tussauds Wax Musuem, National Museum of Natural History and Capitol Hill, before visiting the Lincoln Memorials and Vietnam Veterans Memorial. If time permits, we will also visit Korean War Veterans Memorial.

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
    One of Philadelphia's most famous landmarks, Independence Hall in Independence National Historical Park is the location where both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated, written, and ratified by the Founding Fathers of the USA.
  • Always Visit
    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 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
    The Washington, DC iteration of this worldwide phenomenon is as popular with tourists as ever. Hauntingly lifelike wax figures of celebrities, historical figures, and infamous characters line the halls of this beloved museum.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $23; Child (3-11 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $23|Opening Hours: Mon - Thu 12:00pm - 6:00pm, Fri - Sun 10:00am - 6:00pm
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    This museum in the nation's capital is part of the renown Smithsonian network of history museums. The collection contains more than 126 million biological specimens. This is routinely the most popular of the Smithsonian museums.
    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
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    Capitol Hill refers to the neighborhood around the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. It is one of the city's most densely populated residential areas, housing more than 35,000 residents.
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    This Greek-temple-style building houses a massive statue of a massive president. The memorial sees more than six million visitors ever year and was also the location at which Martin Luther King Junior gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech.
    Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes
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    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.
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    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.
Dulexe Hotel: Marriott Gaithhersburg or similar

Day 2 Washington DC - Corning - Niagara Falls(343 miles)

Today we will first drive Corning Glass Center. Afterwards, we will continue toward Niagara Falls, to view and take pictures at the spectacular natural wonder. The Falls consists of three sections: the Horseshoe Falls, the American Falls, and the Bridal Veil Falls. At night we will view the beautiful Niagara Falls Illumination. If we have the time, we will also see the Thundering Water Cultural Show.

Corning is a city in Steuben County, New York, United States, on the Chemung River. The population was 11,183 at the 2010 census. It is named for Erastus Corning, an Albany financier and railroad executive who was an investor in the company that developed the community.

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    Explore the science and art behind glassmaking at Corning's unique non-profit museum. View thousands of historic glass artifacts, learn interesting historical facts, and even create your own glass work during a workshop. This attraction is fun for people of all ages.
    Opening Hours: Daily 9:00am - 5:00pm, Seasonal Hours Vary, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 24, 25, January 1.

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
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    Niagara, like many impressive wonders of nature, is a sacred place for the local Native American people. This show uses dance as a storytelling medium through which to showcase the impact that the falls have had on native culture.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $21; Child (3-11 yrs) $13; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $20|Opening Hours: Daily 7:00pm - 8:00pm|Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes
Dulexe Hotel: Sheraton at the Falls or Similar

Day 3 Niagara Falls - Boston(407 miles)

Today we will continue our Niagara Falls tours, observing the Canadian Horseshoe Falls from the American Falls, Goat Island and Bridal Veil Falls Boat Ride and Niagara Falls IMAX movie. In the afternoon we will leave Niagara Falls for the historic town of Boston, where we will enjoy delicious Boston Lobster Dinner.

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.

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    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.
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    For those who wish to learn more about the geological activity that formed the most compelling natural attraction in the country, this IMAX movie is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the natural and cultural history of the area.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (3-11 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $12|Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes
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    Experience Niagara Falls like never before! This in-depth tour takes you on an exploration of historical Niagara, stopping at places Whirlpool State Park and Old Fort and allowing a look into another side of the Falls.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-11 yrs) $20; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $25|Opening Hours: Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.

Boston is a city as beautiful as it is historically significant. Visitors can walk the Freedom Trail and see where the seeds of the American Revolution were sown or visit the North End and look out over the harbor.

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    Lobster is considered a delicacy today, but that wasn't always the case. In the 1800s, eating lobster was a sign of poverty. Bostonians led the charge, helping to turn it into the coveted crustacean we view it as now.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $32; Child (3-11 yrs) $28; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $32|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Dulexe Hotel: Double Tree North Shore or similar

Day 4 Boston - New York(190 miles)

In the morning, we will tour Harvard University, MIT, the John Hancock Tower, the Freedom Trail, Boston Harbor Cruise and Quincy Market. After that we will continue to go to New York City.

Boston is a city as beautiful as it is historically significant. Visitors can walk the Freedom Trail and see where the seeds of the American Revolution were sown or visit the North End and look out over the harbor.

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    One of the most famous institutions of higher learning in the world, Harvard University in Cambridge, MA has been standing since 1636, making it the oldest university in the United States. Tourists come for both history and the architecture.
  • Always Visit
    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts is a research university known the world over for its highly selective and intense academics, and MIT alumni include 24 Nobel Prize winners and 22 Rhodes Scholars.
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    The John Hancock Tower is an iconic skyscraper in Boston, MA. Constructed in 1968, this beautiful blue building is staple of the Boston skyline. It is the tallest building both in Boston and all of New England.
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    This light 2.5-mile walking trail winds its way through some of Boston's most important historical locations. A favorite with tourists for its convenience and educational value, the Freedom Trail offers a view of Boston as it was and is.
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    Over the past few centuries, Boston Harbor has been both a symbol of the city's beauty and its passion, and Boston Harbor Cruises offer a unique view of a town bathed in history both national and natural.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $22; Child (3-11 yrs) $17; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $22|Opening Hours: Mar - Nov, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.|Duration: Approx. 50 Minutes
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    Quincy Market in the Faneuil Hall marketplace of downtown Boston is a historic building that still serves as a souvenir marketplace and food court today. The area has expanded to include two other marketplace buildings as well.
Dulexe Hotel: Crowne Plaza Newark, Renaissance Woodbridge or Similar

Day 5 New York - Woodbury(90 miles)

We will spend the day visiting the Woodbury Common Premium Outlets. Afterwards, we will return to our hotel in New York.

Woodbury is a town and village in Orange County, New York, United States. The Town of Woodbury and the area formerly known as the hamlet of Woodbury Falls was officially created on December 19, 1889 by an act of the Orange County Board of Supervisors.

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    The Woodbury Commons Premium Outlets in Central Valley, New York offers designer wares at bargain prices. Stores at the outdoor complex include Coach, DKNY, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo, Max Mara, LeSportsac, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Versace, and Williams-Sonoma.
Dulexe Hotel: Crowne Plaza Newark, Renaissance Woodbridge or similar

Day 6 New Years Eve New York

Today we will visit Trinity Church, the campus of Columbia University, and Fifth Avenue. Later, we will head back to Times Square to see the New Year's Eve Countdown. Afterwards, we will return to our hotel.

The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps, The Cultural Capital of the World... whatever you call New York City, its impact on worldwide culture and business is undeniable. Seeing this famous metropolis is something no one ever forgets!

  • Always Visit
    Built in the mid-1800s, Trinity Church (also called St. Paul's Chapel) is the oldest public building that is in continuous use in NYC. The current church is the third on this site; the first Trinity Church was built in 1698.
    Opening Hours: Please note that St. Paul's Chapel is temporarily closed while undergoing restoration. The churchyard will remain open. Check the St. Paul's Chapel blog for information and updates
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    New York City's Columbia University is one of the elite Ivy League Schools of the Unites States. It was founded before the American Revolution, and is the fifth-oldest institution of higher learning in the country.
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    One of the most famous shopping areas in the world-- and one of the most expensive-- New York City's Fifth Avenue cuts across Manhattan and hold some of its most famous landmarks and event centers.
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    Called "The Crossroads of the World," this major intersection in midtown Manhattan-- where Broadway hits Seventh Avenue-- is a world-famous icon of both New York City and the United States. It has appeared in countless forms of media.
Dulexe Hotel: Crowne Plaza Newark, Renaissance Woodbridge or Similar

Day 7 New York

Guests will spend the day in leisure. We will go shopping at Century 21. Alternatively, if guests have no interest in shopping, they can visit Ground Zero.

The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps, The Cultural Capital of the World... whatever you call New York City, its impact on worldwide culture and business is undeniable. Seeing this famous metropolis is something no one ever forgets!

  • Always Visit
    The first location of this New York department store chain opened in Brooklyn in 1961. Now, the flagship location is in Lower Manhattan.
    Opening Hours: Sun 11:00am - 8:00pm, Time may vary, Mon - Wed 8:00am - 9:00pm, Time may vary, Thu - Fri 8:00am - 11:30pm, Time may vary, Sat 10:00am - 9:00pm, Time may vary
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    In the United States, "Ground Zero" refers to the site of the tragic terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, and killed thousands of people. Today, the area is a construction site of future buildings and memorials.
    Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 7:30am - 9:00pm, Time may vary
Dulexe Hotel: Crowne Plaza Newark, Renaissance Woodbridge or Similar

Day 8 New York City

Today, we will visit Wall Street, the Statue of Liberty, and the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum. We will also have some time to visit One World Trade Center and Times Square. Afterward, we will visit the Museum of Modern Art. At the end of the tour, we will return to Philadelphia. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.

The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps, The Cultural Capital of the World... whatever you call New York City, its impact on worldwide culture and business is undeniable. Seeing this famous metropolis is something no one ever forgets!

  • Always Visit
    This famous street in New York City's Financial District has become synonymous with American financial enterprises. It is also the home of the New York Stock Exchange, and has been (or still is) the location of several other exchanges.
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    The Statue of Liberty was a gift from the French to the United Stated in the late 1800s. In the early 20th century, the statue became a symbol of hope to people emigrating the the US.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child (3-11 yrs) $25; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $25|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
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    This National Historic landmark is an authentic decommissioned World War II aircraft carrier. It now serves as a military history museum and banquet hall, and it on of New York City's most famous and popular attractions.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $31; Child (3-11 yrs) $24; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $31|Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 10:00am - 5:00pm, Holiady hours apply. Time subject to change. Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25., Sat - Sun 10:00am - 6:00pm, Last admission to the submarine Growler is one hour before the Museum closes.|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
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    One World Trade Center is the main building of the new World Trade Center complex in New York City. Once completed in late 2013, this will be both the tallest building in New York and third-tallest in the world.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $37; Child (3-11 yrs) $31; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $35|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun May 5 - Sep 4 9:00am - 10:00pm, Time may vary without notice, Mon - Sun Sep 11 - May 4 9:00am - 8:00pm, Time may vary without notice, Sep 5 - Dec 23 9:00am - 8:00pm, Closed on July 4th and Dec 31st, Dec 24 9:00am - 5:00pm, Dec 25 11:00am - 10:00pm
  • Always Visit
    Called "The Crossroads of the World," this major intersection in midtown Manhattan-- where Broadway hits Seventh Avenue-- is a world-famous icon of both New York City and the United States. It has appeared in countless forms of media.
  • Always Visit
    The MoMA is one of the most visited museums in the world, attracting over 3 million visitors per year. The impressive collection that it houses includes works by Pollock, Dali, van Gogh, Picasso, among others.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (0-16 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $18|Opening Hours: Sat - Wed 10:30am - 5:30pm, The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day., Fri 10:30am - 8:00pm, Thu 10:30am - 8:30pm

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