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East Coast Rail Adventure

Washington DC * Philadelphia * New York City * Boston

Travel between these four great East Coast Cities by Rail and explore with included city tours. Visit the Big Apple, The City of Brotherly Love, the Nation’s Capital and Beantown. 

10 days from £ 2,945 per person twin share + flights


Day 1 - UK - Washington DC

Your holiday to the US East coast begins with a scheduled flight with Virgin Atlantic from London Heathrow. - Please contact us for details if you would prefer to fly from Manchester or any other UK domestic airport. On arrival, you will be transferred by Shuttle to your downtown hotel. Your travel documents will be provided at the hotel. Washington DC is the capital of the United States and home to many patriotic symbols including the White House, Capitol Building and the Washington Monument. This evening why not take a relaxing walk along the National Mall to view some of the buildings followed by dinner in one of the many restaurants in the Georgetown area of the city.

Overnights: (2) - Washington DC - Courtyard Washington DC or similar 

Day 2 - Washington DC 

This morning take a hop on/hop off city tour of Washington. The tour includes such sites as Capitol Hill, Library of Congress, Washington Monument, Arlington National Cemetery, the White House and the Jefferson and Lincoln Memorials. This afternoon, why not visit one of the many museums owned by the Smithsonian Institute, like the Museum of Natural History or the Air and Space Museum ideally located on the National Mall. 

Sit back while our expert tour guides help you discover the beauty and majesty of Washington D.C. The popular Old Town Trolley tour covers Washington's major attractions such as the Lincoln Memorial, Washington National Cathedral, the White House, the museums of the Smithsonian Institution, and Vietnam Veteran's Memorial. Our licensed and professional tour guides share colourful anecdotes, humorous stories and well researched historical information.

Hop on - Hop off. Tour at your own pace for the entire day! As you tour the nation’s 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. Trolleys will come by each stop every 30 minutes. Your Boarding Pass is your ticket to re-join the tour at any designated stop.

Day 3 - Washington DC – Philadelphia

This morning, transfer to Union Station for the train to Philadelphia. Upon arrival, a greeter will meet you and transfer you to your hotel.  Philadelphia is home to many National historical sites that relate to the founding of the United States as well as several major museums. Why not try a Philly Cheese steak at Pats King of Steaks or Geno's on 9th Avenue and Passyunk Square for a real Philadelphian delicacy? Or visit The Museum of the American Revolution which opens its doors this spring in Philadelphia's Historic District, just steps from Independence Hall and in the heart of a city that served as the headquarters for the Revolution. Through immersive exhibitions and priceless artefacts, the museum traces the evolution of the colonies from the earliest days of unrest through a legendary war and the improbable victory that led to a new nation. Highlights include General Washington’s original headquarters tent, Revolutionary War weapons, centuries-old military documents and hundreds of other authentic objects.

Overnights (2): Philadelphia - Philadelphia Marriott or similar

Day 4 - Philadelphia 

Your hop-on/hop-off city tour stops at such sites as the Liberty Bell Museum and Independence Hall, the Franklin Museum and More. If you are feeling fit, run up the stairs to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and re-enact the scene from the film, Rocky! 

Step aboard one of our signature burgundy and green Victorian-style "open-air" trolleys. Enjoy the view as the past meets the present through the colourful narrative of our experienced tour guides.  Trolley tours have frequent departures from the North-East Corner of 5th and Market Streets.  Our knowledgeable staff will enlighten and entertain you with humorous stories and fascinating facts about Philadelphia’s famous sights and attractions

Day 5 - Philadelphia - New York City 

Morning transfer to 30th St Station for the train to New York City, you will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. The hotel is centrally located in Midtown Manhattan and close to many of the cities celebrated areas such as Times Square, Broadway and the Rockefeller Centre. 

Overnights (2): New York City - Sheraton Times Square or similar 

Day 6 - New York City 

Board New York’s hop-on/hop-off experience at Times Square. Stops include Greenwich Village, Empire State Building, Soho, The World Trade Centre Site, Lincoln Centre, Metropolitan Museum, Central Park and Fifth Avenue. This afternoon, why not take the ferry to Ellis Island and visit the Statue of Liberty or take a boat cruise around Manhattan. 

Discover the best of New York City sightseeing from high above the city streets with this double-decker bus tour. Let our professional tour guides lead you on 5 unique bus loops highlighting the most iconic Big Apple attractions. Times Square, Central Park, the Brooklyn Bridge, One World Trade Center, and the Empire State Building are just a few of the must-see attractions you’ll view while relaxing on the top deck of one of our comfortable buses.

Want to get out and explore some of New York’s most famous sights up close? No problem! You can hop-off at any of our 50 designated stops, conveniently located near top attractions. Take your time exploring your favourite sights by foot, then catch the next bus when you’re ready! With unlimited hop-on, hop-off access throughout the city,

Day 7 - New York City - Boston 

Transfer to Penn Station to board the Amtrak Service to Boston, on arrival at South Station, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The centrally located hotel allows you to walk to most sections of "America's Walking City" - whether it’s the bustling waterfront historic city centre or elegant Back Bay. Boston is one of the most historic cities in the United States. Older than the United States itself by more than a century and you can discover more about its history by following the Freedom Trail a 2.5-mile, red-lined route that leads you to 16 historically significant sites — each one an authentic treasure. Explore museums and meetinghouses, churches, and burying grounds. This evening if the schedule allows, why not take in a baseball game at Fenway Park and view the holders of 8 World Series - the Boston Red Sox. 

Overnights (2): Boston - Wyndham Beacon Hill Hotel or similar 

Day 8 - Boston 

Boston Hop-on/Hop-off tour features sites along the Freedom Trail, Back Bay and Beacon Hill including stops for the USS Constitution, a frigate built in the 18th century which took part in the wars with Britain in the 1800's, Faneuil Hall and Copley Square. 

See the best of Boston with our popular tour and now experience the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. From Beacon Hill to the New England Aquarium, the Back Bay to Boston Common, Old Town Trolley is the best way to experience Boston. Hop on and Hop off at any of the 20 designated stops.

Day 9 - Boston – UK

Time for last minute souvenir hunting or sightseeing before the shuttle transfers you to Boston Logan International Airport to check in for your flight home. 

Day 10 - Arrive UK


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Tour Price Includes:

  • Scheduled flights with Virgin Atlantic from Heathrow
  • Airport taxes Security charges and the Air Passenger Duty
  • 8 nights accommodation, room only
  • Arrival and Departure Airport Transfers 
  • Transfers to and from Rail Stations 
  • Bus/Trolley City Tour in each City
  • Standard Rail Ticket between each city 

Not Included:

  • Meals
  • Entrance fees to National Parks, attractions, activities and excursions not detailed above
  • Weekend flight supplements Friday-Sunday £24 each way

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