8 or 10 days
Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C.

Venture along the East Coast for a glimpse into U.S. history—from its Revolutionary beginnings to modern-day politics. Explore the most popular and culturally rich sites that Boston, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington D.C., have to offer.

  • Day 1: Travel to Boston

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a tour of Boston Common and Beacon Hill

    Visit the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Optional: Duck Tour

    Optional: Duck Tour

    See Boston by land and by sea in an authentic renovated amphibious WWII landing vehicle. Your conDUCKtor will narrate and navigate a comprehensive tour of the birthplace of freedom in one of the brightly coloured "Duck Boats." Sights include the Boston Common, Copley Square, the Old North Church, the golden-domed State House, fashionable Newbury Street and more. And just when you think you’re nearly done, pass by EF Center Boston and splash into the Charles River for spectacular views of both the Boston and Cambridge skylines. 

    Dinner at Faneuil Hall

  • Day 2: Boston • Cambridge • Lexington • Concord

    Take a guided tour of Boston and Cambridge:

    • Freedom Trail
    • Paul Revere House
    • Old North Church
    • Copps Hill Burying Ground
    • Bunker Hill
    • Faneuil Hall
    • Old South Meeting House
    • Old State House
    • Back Bay
    • Harvard Square

    Take a guided tour of Lexington and Concord:

    • Lexington Battle Green
    • Old North Bridge
    • Author's Row

    Concord Historical House

    Dinner in Boston

    Participate in an evening activity
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Theatre performance

    Theatre performance

    Get a taste of Boston’s performing arts scene with a live theatre performance this evening.
  • Day 3: New York City

    Arrive in New York City

    Take a guided tour of Midtown

    Central Park

    Dinner in New York

    Visit the Empire State Building by night 

  • Day 4: New York City

    Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

    Visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

    Visit Times Square

    Attend a Broadway show (based on a select list of current shows) 

  • Day 5: Philadelphia • Washington, D.C.

    Sightseeing in Philadelphia

    Visit Independence Hall

    Visit the Liberty Bell Center

    Dinner in Philadelphia
  • Day 6: Washington, D.C.

    Visit Arlington National Cemetery

    • Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    • Kennedy gravesites

    Make a photo stop at the Canadian Embassy

    Visit Mount Vernon

    Dinner in Washington DC

    Legends of Alexandria Tour
  • Day 7: Washington, D.C.

    Explore Washington, D.C. highlights:

    • Photo stop at the White House
    • Photo stop at the Washington Monument
    • WWII Memorial

    Visit Capitol Hill

    • United States Capitol
    • Library of Congress
    • Supreme Court
    • National Archives

    See the Library of Congress and Supreme Court

    The Smithsonian Museums

    Dinner in Washington DC

    Take a guided night tour of Washington, D.C.

    • Lincoln Memorial
    • Korean War Veterans Memorial
    • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Day 8: Washington, D.C. • Depart for home

    Explore the Tidal Basin

    • FDR Memorial
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
    • Jefferson Memorial

    National Archives (Time Permitting)

Add 2 more days

  • Day 8: Washington, D.C. • Williamsburg

    Explore the Tidal Basin

    • FDR Memorial
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
    • Jefferson Memorial

    National Archives (Time Permitting)

    Drive along Embassy Row

    • View the residence of the Vice President

    Visit to the National Zoo

    Dinner in Washington DC
  • Day 9: Williamsburg

    Jamestown Settlement

    Take a guided tour of Jamestown Settlement

    • Reproductions of original boats used when settlers came to America
    • 17th-century colonial fort
    • Traditional Powhatan Village

    Guided Sightseeing of Colonial Williamsburg

    Dinner in Williamsburg

    Evening Activity in Williamsburg
  • Day 10: Washington, D.C. • Depart for home

    Free time in Washington DC
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  • Day 1: Travel to Boston

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a tour of Boston Common and Beacon Hill

    Visit the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Optional: Duck Tour

    Optional: Duck Tour

    See Boston by land and by sea in an authentic renovated amphibious WWII landing vehicle. Your conDUCKtor will narrate and navigate a comprehensive tour of the birthplace of freedom in one of the brightly coloured "Duck Boats." Sights include the Boston Common, Copley Square, the Old North Church, the golden-domed State House, fashionable Newbury Street and more. And just when you think you’re nearly done, pass by EF Center Boston and splash into the Charles River for spectacular views of both the Boston and Cambridge skylines. 

    Dinner at Faneuil Hall

  • Day 2: Boston • Cambridge • Lexington • Concord

    Take a guided tour of Boston and Cambridge:

    • Freedom Trail
    • Paul Revere House
    • Old North Church
    • Copps Hill Burying Ground
    • Bunker Hill
    • Faneuil Hall
    • Old South Meeting House
    • Old State House
    • Back Bay
    • Harvard Square

    Take a guided tour of Lexington and Concord:

    • Lexington Battle Green
    • Old North Bridge
    • Author's Row

    Concord Historical House

    Dinner in Boston

    Participate in an evening activity
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Theatre performance

    Theatre performance

    Get a taste of Boston’s performing arts scene with a live theatre performance this evening.
  • Day 3: New York City

    Arrive in New York City

    Take a guided tour of Midtown

    Central Park

    Dinner in New York

    Visit the Empire State Building by night 

  • Day 4: New York City

    Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

    Visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

    Visit Times Square

    Attend a Broadway show (based on a select list of current shows) 

  • Day 5: Philadelphia • Washington, D.C.

    Sightseeing in Philadelphia

    Visit Independence Hall

    Visit the Liberty Bell Center

    Dinner in Philadelphia
  • Day 6: Washington, D.C.

    Visit Arlington National Cemetery

    • Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    • Kennedy gravesites

    Make a photo stop at the Canadian Embassy

    Visit Mount Vernon

    Dinner in Washington DC

    Legends of Alexandria Tour
  • Day 7: Washington, D.C.

    Explore Washington, D.C. highlights:

    • Photo stop at the White House
    • Photo stop at the Washington Monument
    • WWII Memorial

    Visit Capitol Hill

    • United States Capitol
    • Library of Congress
    • Supreme Court
    • National Archives

    See the Library of Congress and Supreme Court

    The Smithsonian Museums

    Dinner in Washington DC

    Take a guided night tour of Washington, D.C.

    • Lincoln Memorial
    • Korean War Veterans Memorial
    • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Day 8: Washington, D.C. • Depart for home

    Explore the Tidal Basin

    • FDR Memorial
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
    • Jefferson Memorial

    National Archives (Time Permitting)

Add 2 more days

  • Day 8: Washington, D.C. • Williamsburg

    Explore the Tidal Basin

    • FDR Memorial
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
    • Jefferson Memorial

    National Archives (Time Permitting)

    Drive along Embassy Row

    • View the residence of the Vice President

    Visit to the National Zoo

    Dinner in Washington DC
  • Day 9: Williamsburg

    Jamestown Settlement

    Take a guided tour of Jamestown Settlement

    • Reproductions of original boats used when settlers came to America
    • 17th-century colonial fort
    • Traditional Powhatan Village

    Guided Sightseeing of Colonial Williamsburg

    Dinner in Williamsburg

    Evening Activity in Williamsburg
  • Day 10: Washington, D.C. • Depart for home

    Free time in Washington DC
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  • Transportation

    Whether it’s by plane, motor coach, train, ferries or subways—your transportation is all covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Meals

    Traditional breakfasts and dinners bring local flavors to life as part of your tour experience. Lunches are left for you to discover new favourite dishes of your own.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your dedicated Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides add cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • Customary gratuities

    To make things even easier we’ve included all tips to show appreciation to your Tour Director, local guides, and bus driver at the end of your tour.

  • Overnight security

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