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Historic Highways of America Fly Drive

New York * Cape Cod * Boston * Ellsworth * Quebec City * Montreal * Ottawa * Toronto * Niagara Falls * Gettysburg * Williamsburg * Washington D.C.

Discover the Historic Highways of the Eastern Seaboard taking in the great US Cities of New York, Boston and Washington D.C., linking with the French inspired Montreal and Quebec City and the Ontario metropolis of Toronto and Ottawa and the majesty of Niagara Falls. 

15 days from £2,476 per person twin share + flights


Day 01 - UK - New York City

Following your United Airlines Flight from London to New York. Today, transfer independently to your hotel. Enjoy your evening at leisure exploring The Big Apple.

Overnight (2): New York - Skyline Hotel

Day 2 - New York City

A full day is yours to explore this exciting city, filled with people, famous sights, and skyscrapers. See the Statue of Liberty, Fifth Avenue, Central Park, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, the United Nations, and much more.

Day 03 - New York City - Cape Cod (270 miles)

After picking up your rental car, you will drive east through the coastal towns and villages bordering Long Island Sound and pass through Connecticut and Rhode Island en route to the rustic charm of Cape Cod.

Overnight (1): Falmouth - Shoreway Acres Inn 

Day 04 - Cape Cod - Boston (80 miles)

The heritage of colonial America is revealed today as you visit cities founded by the Pilgrims and the Puritans. In Boston, you can visit the haunts of the revolutionary patriots who stoked the fires of democracy throughout the Colonies.

Overnights (1): Boston - The Midtown Hotel

Day 5 - Boston - Acadia National Park - Bar Harbor (340 miles)

Driving north along the Eastern Coastline, you will pass through Salem, Massachusetts, the site of the only witch trials in the United States and the historic port city of Portland, Maine. Then on to Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor.

Overnight (1): Ellsworth, ME - Colonial Inn Ellsworth

Day 6 - Bar Harbor - Québec City (300 miles)

Journey across the Appalachian Mountains and past Moosehead Lake before crossing at the U.S. border into the French-speaking Province of Québec. Bright blue and white farmhouses dot the landscape as you travel through rolling countryside toward the provincial capital of Québec.

Overnight (1); Quebec City - Hotel Pur 

Day 7 - Québec - St. Lawrence River - Montréal (160 miles)

A full day to discover romantically medieval Québec City and experience the locals’ joie de vivre. Fortifications of Upper Town overlook Lower Town with its narrow, steep cobblestone streets at the river front. Visit the Citadel and Place-Royale. A short drive away is Île d’Órlèans. The island’s shoreline is dotted with attractive Victorian-style summer homes.

Overnight (1): Montreal - Hotel Travelodge Montreal Centre

Day 8 - Montréal - Ottawa (140 miles)

Today drive to Ottawa, Canada’s national seat of government.

Overnight (1): Ottawa - Travelodge West 

Day 9 - Ottawa - Toronto (270 miles)

Toronto, located on the shores of Lake Ontario, is a modern banking and business centre. Today you will have time to explore the ethnic diversity of Toronto’s neighbourhoods, or enjoy the panoramic view of Toronto and Lake Ontario from the CN Tower, the world’s tallest freestanding structure.

Overnight (1): Toronto - Bond Place Hotel

Day 10 - Toronto - Niagara Falls (88 miles)

Today, enjoy the thundering Niagara Falls and perhaps take a Maid of the Mist cruise.

Overnight (1): Niagara Falls - Best Western Plus Cairn Croft Hotel

Day 11 - Niagara Falls - Gettysburg (351 miles)

Enjoy the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York en route to the state of Pennsylvania. The simple lifestyle of the Pennsylvania Dutch enhances the rural beauty of the area. Continue to visit to the most famous Civil War battleground, Gettysburg.

Overnight (1): Gettysburg - Courtyard Gettysburg

Day 12 - Gettysburg – Charlottesville – Williamsburg (264 miles)

The dramatic Blue Ridge Mountains are contrasted by the rolling green Shenandoah Valley. Follow the crest of the mountains to Charlottesville, home to multiple U.S. presidents, including Thomas Jefferson. Then pass through the state capital of Richmond, as you drive eastward into Williamsburg, for a taste of Virginia’s colonial past.

Overnight (1): Williamsburg - Days Inn Williamsburg Colonial Area

Day 13 - Williamsburg - Washington, D.C. (170 miles)

In the morning, explore the grounds of Colonial Williamsburg, faithfully restored to create an accurate impression of the 18th-century Virginia capital. Then enjoy the verdant landscape of the Old Dominion as you drive north to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. The broad boulevards of Pierre L’Enfant’s masterfully designed city will leave you with a dramatic impression of America’s seat of government.

Overnights (2): Washington DC - Capitol Skyline Hotel

Day 14 - Washington, D.C.

Take the full day to explore the monuments and museums of this grand city. The Smithsonian Institution, a world-renowned complex of museums fronting the National Mall, is a repository of national artefacts and treasures. The views from the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, and Capitol Hill provide unforgettable images of the city.

Day 15 - Washington, D.C. - Philadelphia - New York City (240 miles)

Today you will have the chance to visit Independence Park in Philadelphia, where the spirit of the American Revolution was forged into the foundation of the new nation. Once over the Delaware River you will arrive in the Garden State of New Jersey en route to New York City. Return your car and transfer independently to the airport.

Alternatively – you can depart the United States from Washington DC. A Car hire one way drop off fee may be payable locally - Please contact us for details. We are happy to help!

Day 16 - Arrive UK



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  • Scheduled flights with United Airlines from Heathrow
  • Airport taxes, security charges and the Air Passenger Duty
  • 14 nights accommodation, room only
  • 12 days fully inclusive hire of an intermediate car with unlimited mileage, LDW, LIS, Sales Tax, Airport Fees, VLF and Local Surcharges
  • Detailed day-by-day itinerary, maps and directions to overnight hotels prior to your departure from the UK

Not Included

  • Meals
  • Fuel for hire car
  • Hotel Parking charges if applicable
  • One way drop fee of $99.00 plus tax payable locally
  • Extra charges apply to renters under 25 years of age
  • Weekend flight supplements Friday-Sunday £30 each way
  • Entrance fees to National Parks, attractions, activities and excursions

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