4-Day Eastern Highlights from New York by Rail - U.S. side only

  • Tour code: 242-1046
  • Available: Daily
  • Depart from: New York, NY
  • Duration: 4 Days 3 Nights
From USD$1199

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Visit Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls Illumination), Washington, DC (White House, US Capitol, Arlington National Cemetery, Jefferson Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, National Air and Space Museum, National Museum of Natural History, Vietnam Veterans Memorial). Inclusions: 3 nights hotel accommodations at the above stated or similar hotel

Special Remarks:

  • U.S side only - Passengers do not need a visa/passport to join this tour.

Pricing Details

Single: $1499
Double (/Person): $1199
Third Person Adult: $899
Child (Age 2-16): $749
Fourth Person Adult: $699
Child (Age 2-16): $699

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.

  • Children 2 to16 years: Rates apply for up to 2 children sharing a room with at least 2 paying adults.
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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 New York - Washington(226 miles)
  • Day 2 Washington DC - Philadelphia(139 miles)
  • Day 3 Philadelphia - Niagara Falls(414 miles)
  • Day 4 Niagara Falls to New York
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Day 1 New York - Washington(226 miles)

    Travel by train from New York to Washington DC.

    Hop on - Hop off. Tour at your own pace for the entire day!
    As you tour the nations capital you will have the opportunity to get off the trolley and visit memorials, museums, and historical points of interest; as well as opportunities for shopping and dining throughout the city. When you're ready, just re-board and it's on with the tour.

    20 stops.†

  • Washington Welcome Center/Ford's Theatre/Peterson House-Tour Transfer Station: Orange/Green & Hotel Shuttle.

  • White House/Visitor Center

  • National Archives/U.S. Navy Memorial

  • Union Station/Smithsonian Postal Museum -Begin DC Duck Tour Here.

  • U.S. Capitol/Supreme Court/ Library of Congress†

  • Smithsonian Air & Space Museum/ Museum of the American Indian/U.S. Botanical Gardens

  • Holocaust Memorial Museum/Bureau of Engraving & Printing

  • Jefferson Memorial/George Mason Memorial

  • Lincoln Memorial/Vietnam Veterans Memorial/Korean War Veterans Memorial/World War II Memorial/Arlington Cemetery.¬†Transfer to Arlington National Cemetery Shuttle.

  • National Museum of American History/Washington Monument

  • National Museum of Natural History

  • Newseum/National Gallery of Art

  • White House Gifts

  • National Geographic Museum/Mayflower Hotel

  • Dupont Circle/Woodrow Wilson House/Textile Museum/Phillips Collection

  • Kalorama/Adams Morgan/National Zoo†

  • National Cathedral

  • Georgetown/Old Stone House†

  • Decatur House/Lafayette Square/White House

  • Chinatown/Grand Hyatt Hotel

    Overnight in Washington.

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 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.
    Opening Hours: Mon - Sat, Closed on Sundays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, New Year (1/1) & President's Inauguration Day
  • 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
  • Always Visit
    The Thomas Jefferson Memorial is a memorial to the third president of the United States. The impressive building is neoclassical in design and has been standing since 1943. It sees more than two million visitors every year. It's only available during the Cherry Blossom time.
    Opening Hours: 24/7
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
    Opening Hours: Oct - Mar 8:00am - 5:00pm, The guard is changed every hour on the hour Oct 1 through Mar 31., Apr - Sep 8:00am - 7:00pm, The guard is changed every half hour from April 1 through Sept 30.
  • Always Visit
    It's 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.
    Opening Hours: 10:00am - 5:30pm, Close on December 25
Standard Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott Washington Capitol Hill/Navy Yard (140 L Street SE, Washington DC 20003) or Similar

Day 2 Washington DC - Philadelphia(139 miles)

Today we will travel by train to Philadelphia, PA, where guests can spend the day taking another hop-on-hop-off tour, this time of the City of Brotherly Love!
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Historic District Philadelphia or similar

Day 3 Philadelphia - Niagara Falls(414 miles)

Today we will head north to Niagara Falls, NY, where we will arrive in time to see the Illumination of the Falls.

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
Standard Hotel: Michaels Inn Niagara Falls or similar

Day 4 Niagara Falls to New York

Transfer from the hotel to the train station, then return to New York by train.





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