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8-Day East Coast 2019 New Year Eve Countdown Tour from New York with airport pickup

Tour code: 955-2241
From USD $968
  • Available: 12/25
  • Depart from: New York, NY
  • Language: English; Mandarin Chinese
  • Duration: 8 Days 7 Nights

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Highlights:

Visit New York, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, Flushing, Newark, Princeton, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg. Inclusions: Roundtrip airport transfer, 7 nights hotel accommodations

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 - Princeton - Hershey - Christmas Village (155 miles)
  • Day 4
    Washington DC
  • Day 5
    Washington D.C. - Williamsburg - Virginia Beach (202 miles)
  • Day 6
    Newark - Philadelphia (44 miles)
  • Day 7
    New York Times Square Countdown
  • Day 8
    New York
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Day 1 New York (14 miles)

Today, guests will arrive at one of the there 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. For guests who meet tour guide before 9:00AM in JFK or LGA airport, guests can join NYC Morning Tour. Guests who arrive at JFK or LGA before 5:00pm have the option to tour the Flushing, Queens at their own leisure, we'll provided free left-luggage, and our guests can visit nearby Queens Crossing, Macy's Shopping Center. Those arriving at EWR before 12:00 can free to go to the Jersey Garden Outlets Mall. All who arrive before 4:30pm can join an optional Night Tour of the city.

Day 2 New York

Today, we will explore New York City by visiting the Financial District, where we will see Wall Street, Trinity Church, Federal Hall, the New York Stock Exchange and the Charging Bull statue. Then, we will go to the observation tower on the top of the Empire State Building to take in an amazing panoramic view of the city. We will also take an amazing Statue of Liberty cruise along the Hudson River. Then, we will visit lively Times Square before visiting Gulliver's Gate. We will also seize our opportunity to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art and visit the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. In the evening, we have the option of seeing a famous Broadway shows! (If you book the Broadway show tickets with us, we will provide $100 drop-off service for free!)

Day 3 New York - Princeton - Hershey - Christmas Village (155 miles)

In the morning, we will visit the campus of Princeton University, a prestigious Ivy League school. Then, we will head to the famous Herhsey's Chocolate World in Pennsylvania, where we will learn all about the chocolate-making process! Our last stop of the day is the Christmas Village.

Day 4 Washington DC

In the morning, we will head to Washington, D.C. and begin our exploration by visiting the U.S. Capitol. Then, we will take a National Ferry Cruise on the Potomac River to enjoy wonderful views of the Pentagon, the Air Force Memorial, the Fort McNair Officers Club, the Titanic Memorial and more. Next, we will see the White House, the most famous residence in the country, where great leaders like Barack Obama have lived. During the holiday season, we will have the chance to see the National Christmas Tree. Then, we will visit the Lincoln Memorial, the Korean War Memorial and the Vietnam War Memorial. After that, we will see the fascinating exhibits in the International Spy Museum and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum.

Day 5 Washington D.C. - Williamsburg - Virginia Beach (202 miles)

We will spend the afternoon having endless fun at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, VA. There will be several Christmas themed attractions and shows. In the evening, we will head to Virginia Beach, and enjoy the miles of beaches and hundreds of hotels and restaurants along the oceanfront.

Day 6 Newark - Philadelphia (44 miles)

In the morning, we will head to Delaware, the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution, where we will go shopping at the Christiana Mall, where we can enjoy tax-free prices at stores like Apple, Microsoft, Nordstrom, Cabela's, Michael Kors and more. Next, we will head to Philadelphia to visit National Independence Park, home of the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.

Day 7 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! ($375 for adults, $250 for kids)

3. New York Sightseeing Countdown Cruise. ($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 8 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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