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3-Day Secret Caverns, Niagara Falls (overnight in Scenic Hotel) and Washington D.C. Tour from New York/New Jersey

  • Tour code: 155-6280
  • Available: Daily (05/01~10/15)
  • Depart from: New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Jersey City, NJ; Parsippany, NJ; Flushing, NY; East Brunswick, NJ; Brooklyn, NY
  • Duration: 3 Days 2 Nights
From USD$168

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Highlights:

Visit Schenectady (Secret Caverns), Niagara Falls (Maid of the Mist, Niagara Falls Illumination, Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour), Philadelphia (Independence Hall, Liberty Bell), Washington, DC, Corning, Watkins Glen.

Special Remarks:

  • Overnight stay in scenic hotel, few minutes' walk to the one of the Seven "New World Wonders" - Niagara Falls
  • Get closer to Niagara Falls by taking the Maid of Mis
  • 24 hours in the Niagara Falls area with many in-depth tour options, and watch the spectacular Niagara Falls Illumination
  • Experience the Watkins Glen in Finger Lake Area
  • Be on the National ferry cruise of Washington DC

Pricing Details

Single: $268
Double (/Person): $168
Third Person Adult: $128
Child (Age 0-12): $128
Fourth Person Adult: $128
Child (Age 0-12): $128

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.

  • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 yrs old. Child above 2 yrs must take the seat. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses for the infant under 2 yrs.
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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 New York - Secret Caverns - Niagara Falls(403 miles)
  • Day 2 Niagara Falls - Corning(Nov - Mid May) /Watkins Glen(Mid May - Oct)(141 miles)
  • Day 3 Washington DC - Philadelphia - New York(236 miles)
  • Itinerary schedule for 5/26, 7/4, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25, 9/1 Departure:
    D1 Philadelphia - Washington DC
    D2 Corning/Watkins Glen - Niagara Falls
    D3 Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour - New York (*Not visit Secret Caverns)
    Please Note: During these days the pick up point Parsippany NJ is not available.
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Day 1 New York - Secret Caverns - Niagara Falls(403 miles)

Guests will be picked up in New Jersey and New York in the early morning. We will head north to Secret Caverns in upstate New York. We will then continue on to Niagara Falls, NY where we will see IMAX and Niagara Falls Illumination.

Located in eastern New York, Schenectady is near the confluence of the Mohawk and Hudson rivers. Serves as the same metropolitan area like the state capital, Albany.

  • Due to the cold weather and frozen road since November, Secret Caverns may be closed on some departure date
    Discovered by a farmer after his cattle wandered into the entrance to cool down, the Secret Caverns are a kitschy and odd alternative to the nearby larger enterprise, Howe Caverns. A 103-step staircase is the only way in or out
    Due to the cold weather and frozen road since November, Secret Caverns may be closed on some departure date
    Admission (Optional): Adult $18; Child (6-12 yrs) $10; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $18|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

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.

  • 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 (3-12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $12|Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes
  • The completeness of night view on certain summer evenings may be limited or not available due to late sunset time and US Federal Government regulations on driving hours.
    Visitors to Niagara can enjoy a spectacular nighttime illumination of the falls. Please note that a complete view may be limited on certain summer evenings due to the later sunset time and government regulations of driving hours.
    The completeness of night view on certain summer evenings may be limited or not available due to late sunset time and US Federal Government regulations on driving hours.
    Opening Hours: Daily 8:00pm, Varies Seasonally
Standard Hotel: Days Inn at the Falls, Quality Inn at the Falls or equivalent

Day 2 Niagara Falls - Corning(Nov - Mid May) /Watkins Glen(Mid May - Oct)(141 miles)

We will then continue to explore Niagara Falls, NY where we will take the famous Maid of the Mist. Guests will have the chance to choose either to stay in the Falls Park for self-exploration or have an in-depth tour that includes visits to the Whirlpool State Park and Old Fort Niagara. We will then head to Watkins Glen State Park in the Finger Lakes region of New York. According to weather condition, Watkins Glen is closed and we will instead visit the Corning Glass Museum.

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
    This famous boat ride gets passengers up close and personal with the Niagara Falls! The Maid rides right into the mists thrown up by the roaring cascade as the Niagara River tumbles over the edge of the falls.
    From 2018-04-27 to 2018-11-04
    Admission (Optional): Adult $19.25; Child (6-12 yrs) $11.20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $19.25|Opening Hours: May - Oct|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
  • Always Available
    This interesting and exciting fuller tour of the greater Niagara area takes guests to sights they otherwise may not see, such as the impressive water formation at Whirlpool State Park or the historic Old Fort Niagara.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-12 yrs, including $13 of the Old Fort Niagara admission ticket) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs, including $13 of the Old Fort Niagara admission ticket) $22; Tickets to Old Fort Niagara & Whirlpool State Park included|Opening Hours: Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.

Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York. This is the birthplace of the Watkins Glen International, one of the premier automobile road racing tracks in the United States. Sitting on the south shore of Seneca Lake, it is also famous for its beautiful natural sceneries.

  • Please note that we will not go to Watkins Glen State Park on the following dates for 2018: Wine Festival Weekend July 13-15, NASCAR Race Aug 4-6, Italian Festival Aug 10-12, Vintage Race September 7, 2018.
    Glen Creek has carved a dramatic gorge into the Watkins Glen hillside, resulting in a large, cavern-like network of rock formations.
    Please note that we will not go to Watkins Glen State Park on the following dates for 2018: Wine Festival Weekend July 13-15, NASCAR Race Aug 4-6, Italian Festival Aug 10-12, Vintage Race September 7, 2018.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $10; Child (3-12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $10|Opening Hours: Daily May - Oct 9:00am - 5:30pm, Seasonal|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

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.

  • Replace Watkins Glen State Park during winter (Nov - Apr)
    This museum in western New York is dedicated to the history, art, and science behind glassmaking. Its collection contains more than 45,000 objects, some of which date back millennia. It was founded in 1951 and sees 400,000 visitors annually.
    Replace Watkins Glen State Park during winter (Nov - Apr)
    Admission (Optional): Adult $19.50; Child (Under 17 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 55 yrs) $16.60
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn/Red Roof Inn, MD or equivalent

Day 3 Washington DC - Philadelphia - New York(236 miles)

In the morning, we will head south to Washington, DC to see all of the famous monuments, like National Air and Space Museum, Potomac River Cruise, US Capitol (outside), White House (outside), Lincoln Memorial. Guests will have the chance to visit Madame Tussauds Wax Museum if time permits. (If the cruise closed, we will visit International Spy Museum instead. ) We will then travel to Philadelphia, PA to see the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall in National Independence Park. We will return to New York at night. See "Departure and Return Details" for flight and dropoff information.
Note: starting from 1/1/2019, we will no longer visit Philadelphia.

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
    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: 10:00am - 7:30pm, Open daily except December 25
  • If the cruise closed, we will visit International Spy Museum instead.
    The Potomac River runs along Washington, DC, the capital city of the United States of America. Visitors to this famous locale can opt to see many of the area's most historic landmarks and memorials in a unique way.
    If the cruise closed, we will visit International Spy Museum instead.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $26; Child (2-12 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23|Opening Hours: Mar - Nov, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
  • Outside Visit
    (Outside 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.
  • Outside Visit
    (Outside 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
    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
    The Washington, DC arm of this worldwide phenomenon is a sight to behold. Amazingly and sometimes eerily lifelike figures line the halls of this art museum in the form of celebrities and politicians both famous and infamous.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $23; Child (3-12 yrs) $17; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23|Opening Hours: Mon - Thu 12:00pm - 6:00pm, Fri - Sun 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Always Visit
    Dedicated to all things espionage, the International Spy Museum houses exhibits and collections that detail the history of spying. It features many informative films and interactive activities, like Spy in the City, an GPS-based scavenger hunt.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $21.95; Child (3-12 yrs) $14.95; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $15.95|Opening Hours: 9:00am - 7:00pm

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

  • 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.
    Opening Hours: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Outside Visit
    (Outside 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.
    Opening Hours: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Always Visit
    This National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania serves as a way of preserving important Revolutionary War sites for future generations. Called "America's most historic square mile," this 55-acre park in the "Old City" district is not to be missed.
Itinerary schedule for 5/26, 7/4, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25, 9/1 Departure:
D1 Philadelphia - Washington DC
D2 Corning/Watkins Glen - Niagara Falls
D3 Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour - New York (*Not visit Secret Caverns)
Please Note: During these days the pick up point Parsippany NJ is not available.

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

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Tour Departure: This tour has 100% guaranteed departure; if the tour is cancelled there will be refund of 120%. Restrictions apply; due to weather conditions, State Emergencies, Airport Closures or anything beyond the control of the tour operator the 120% refund will NOT apply.

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(Notification day and departure day are not counted)

NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.

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We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.

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We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, TakeTours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour.. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.

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I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Raman on 2018-07-27

Had a great time. Our guide Mike Lee and bus driver Mr. Wu are the best. Mike made sure that my dad's needs were taken care of. He is very helpful and caring.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Pavan on 2018-07-09

It was awesome trip. Without Bustour we wouldn't have covered these many places in a short time. It was very well planned and executed. Especially tour guide Rachelle was always top on it. Thanks team

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Ravi on 2018-07-09

Enjoyed this tour.. the tour guide name Mike is good and friendly.. accomodation on first night is nice, but the second night just okay.. recommended..

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