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6-Day 2019 New Year's Eve Countdown East Coast Deluxe Tour from New York with Airport Transfer

Tour code: 055-2241
From USD $660
  • Available: 12/27
  • Depart from: New York, NY
  • Language: English; Mandarin Chinese
  • Duration: 6 Days 5 Nights

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Highlights:

Visit New York, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, Flushing. Inclusions: 5 nights hotel accomodations, Transportation via air-conditioned vehicle

Special Remarks:

  • Only cost $1 per person (seats guaranteed) if guests reserve the New York morning tour in advance when your booking
  • Celebrate the New Year at Times Square Countdown with 3 choices
  • Free hand warmer on New Year's Eve

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1
    New York (14 miles)
  • Day 2
    New York
  • Day 3
    New York - Philadelphia - Washington DC (236 miles)
  • Day 4
    Washington D.C. City Tour
  • Day 5
    New York Times Square Countdown
  • Day 6
    New York
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Day 1 New York (14 miles)

Today, guests will arrive at one of the three major airports in the New York City Area (JFK, LGA, EWR), where they will be met by a tour guide at the baggage claim. There is a complimentary shuttle service from the airport to the hotel.
(1) For guests who can meet tour guide with claimed baggage before 9:00 am at JFK/LGA airport, or arrive Flushing departure location before 9:30 am, we will offer New York Morning Tour.
(2) Guests who meet tour guide before 5:00 pm at JFK/LGA airport will be sent to Flushing, Queens. Our guests can visit nearby Queens Crossing, Macy's Shopping Center. We have a customer service center in the center of Flushing with free luggage storage service and wifi. We will arrange a hotel drop-off service for guests based on the arrival time and volume.
(2) Those arriving at EWR airport before 12:00 pm can go to the Jersey Garden Outlets Mall by taking our shuttle for free.
(3) For those who arrive at JFK/LGA airport after 5:00 pm or those who arrive at EWR airport after 12:00 pm, we will directly take you to the hotel for rest.
(4) All guests who can meet tour guide with claimed baggage before 4:30 pm, or arrive at Flushing/Chinatown departure location before 4:30 pm can join an optional Night Tour of the New York City.

Day 2 New York

Our first stop of the day will be the Empire State Building so we can get a full view of the city we are about to explore. Then, we will take a Statue of Liberty Cruise that will take us to the base of Lady Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge. After that, we will stop by the USS Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum. In the Financial District, we will visit the New York Stock Exchange, the Charging Bull, Trinity Church, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Times Square, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, and Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum. Later, on a bus tour, we will see Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center, the United Nations Headquarters, Ground Zero, and One World Trade Center. In the evening, guests can arrange to see a performance on Broadway at their own expense.

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

In the morning we will visit Philadelphia. We will take a Philadelphia Double Decker Tour. Then we will inside visit the National Independence Park, Congress Hall and Liberty Bell. Then we will view the famous Independence Hall from outside. Afterwards we will visit the One Liberty Observation Deck. In the afternoon, we will head to Washington D.C. We can choose to take a Washington Night Tour, including the visit of World War II Memorial, Washington Monument, Air Force Monument, Jefferson Memorial and also outside visit the The Pentagon.

Day 4 Washington D.C. City Tour

We will begin our day by visiting the U.S. Capitol Building, home of the U.S. Congress. We will also visit the Library of Congress. Then, we will continue to the Lincoln Memorial, which overlooks the Reflecting Pool and the Washington Monument. Our tour will also stop at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, and the National Air and Space Museum. We can also take photos outside the White House before embarking on a Potomac River cruise (if closed, we will visit International Spy Museum instead) that will give us great views of the Jefferson Memorial and the World War II Memorial.

Day 5 New York Times Square Countdown

In the morning, we will visit the Central Park of New York and the 5th Ave. We will pass by Trump Tower, Apple Flagship store, and more. (There would be no space for storage shopping bags so please do not purchase any goods on that day.) Then, we will head to Times Square to see New Year's Eve Countdown. Cheer with the entire world as the ball drops!

You will have 3 options for the countdown:

1. You may walk to Times Square and watch performances before the countdown. At the same time, the countdown zone will be closed for pedestrians only; you may experience the world-famous New Year street celebrations to witness the historic moment. (Free of charge)

2.Buy an Applebee Party Pass! Be in the center of it all - and feel the electricity & excitement of a "real" Times Square New Year's Eve experience! Enjoy an All-Inclusive Evening of a Lifetime at The World's Largest Applebee's: Premium Chef's selection buffet, Premium Open Bar, Party Favors, House DJ / Live Entertainment, Dance Floor, Champagne Toast at Midnight ($375 for adults, $250 for kids)

3. New York Sightseeing Countdown Cruise. Cruise into the New Year in style aboard our New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise! Your majestic evening on the ferry features stunning views of the New York City skyline and 3 hours of first-rate entertainment. In the climate-controlled interior of the cruise boat, dance the night away as the DJ spins the greatest hits of the year! Enjoy a little bubbly or pick your poison at the open bar as your countdown the final hours of 2018. When the clock strikes midnight, make a toast and turn your head to the sky for a brilliant firework display that illuminates iconic landmarks and adds splashes of color to the skyline. ($411/person, including transfer service to the pier)

Free airport drop-off service is available after countdown event.

After the end of the countdown, guests can choose to return to the hotel to rest or enjoy a free drop-off service directly to the three major airports (LGA / JFK / EWR), taking flight after 4:00 AM on 1 January 2019, only if the room is not occupied on that night (count by room), Tour fee does not change. If room is occupying, and drop-off service is needed for guests who shared the room, will be charged $20/person, please inform your tour leader in advance.
****Special Service:

  • Indoor waiting area on W48 St (between 5th Ave and 6th Ave);
  • Hotel shuttle bus: departure at 18:00/21:00/01:30.
  • All guests will be provided a pack of hand-warmer to keep warm in countdown zone.
  • Day 6 New York

    Happy New Year! Today we will conclude our tour.

    Flights before 2:00PM: Paid drop-off service to three major airports (LGA, JFK or EWR).

    Flights between 2:00PM and 7:00PM: Free airport drop-off service to three major airports (LGA, JFK or EWR).

    Flights after 7:00PM: Free transfer to Jersey Garden Outlets is available.

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    I recommend this tour!

    Posted by: Karen on 2016-01-08

    My friend and I had this tour last December 27, 2015 to January 1, 2016. We really enjoyed the tour. We liked our tour guide June Lin. She is nice and she explained explained/translated everything in English. All the hotels that we stayed in were nice and clean. Itinerary would be perfect and better if they gave us more time in Philadelphia. We had only limited tim, and we were not able to see/enter the Liberty Bell Museum. Overall, I would still recommend this tour.

    I recommend this tour!

    Posted by: Karen on 2016-01-02

    My friend and I had this tour from December 27, 2015 to January 1, 2016. We enjoyed the tour. Our tour guide, June Lin, was very nice and she was good. Everything was translated/explained in English. All the hotels that we stayed were are very nice and clean. The itinerary was great except that we should have given more time or an extra hour to explore Philadelphia. It was so fast that we were not able to go inside the Liberty Bell Museum and see the real Liberty Bell. Overall, we are happy with this tour.

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