USA and Canada: Historic cities and incredible vistas
Day 1-3 Boston
Step back into American history among the brownstones in Boston. Bookworms will love The Old Corner Bookstore, frequented by famous early American authors, while lovers of the arts will be engrossed by a trip to the ballet at the Boston Opera House. Make sure you take a walk along the Freedom Trail to learn about the American Revolution. Other essential experiences include grabbing a bite to eat on Hanover Street, sipping a beer at the Cheers bar and viewing the picturesque skyline on a cruise around Boston Harbor.
Transfers to New Hampshire 1h05m
Day 4-6 New Hampshire
See the sights in New Hampshire, where quaint colonial towns defy time. With a zero sales tax, this is one of the best places in the United States to seek out a bargain in one of the many malls. Nature lovers will prefer the hiking opportunities presented by Mt. Washington. In winter, skis, snowmobiles and snow shoes replace hiking boots, but the scenery’s no less spectacular.
Transfers to Quebec City 5h13m3h40m
Day 7-9 Quebec City
Discover the UNESCO-listed Old Québec, the only walled city to be found north of Mexico and crammed full of cobblestone streets which are a delight to wander. The city’s known for its famous Chateau Frontenac, the most photographed hotel in the world. Don’t forget to visit the Great Wall – it’s 4.6 km long with imposing gates.
Transfers to Montreal 2h38m0h35m3h11m
Day 10-12 Montreal
Brush up on your French when you visit Canada’s French-speaking city. The art and food scenes are among the best in the country. Sip espresso in a cafe on Plateau Mont-Royal, delight your tastebuds in one of the many food markets or unleash your creativity at a cooking class. Be sure to take in the 18th Century architecture of Old Montreal.
Transfers to Toronto 5h13m1h10m4h50m
Day 13-15 Toronto
Commanding centre stage on a world-class skyline, the CN Tower towers over downtown Toronto. In a city where over half its residents were born outside Canada, it’s the neighbourhoods and eateries that delight. Visit one of Canada’s premier museums, the Royal Ontario Museum, and soak up the history of the area. Time your trip right and catch the annual fair, the Canadian National Exhibition, which is the oldest in the world.
Transfers to Niagra Falls 1h14m1h56m
Day 16-17 Niagra Falls
Experience a breathtaking ride on the iconic Maid of the Mist boat and witness the power of Niagara Falls as close as you dare. Get a soaking on the American side of the Falls with a visit to the Cave of the Winds, or take a helicopter ride for the ultimate view of the Niagara River – from above.
Transfers to Ithaca 2h56m
Day 18 Ithaca
Make plans to visit the many magnificent waterfalls in the Ithaca area, from small cascades to enchanting hundred-foot drops. The city’s spectacular surroundings with their scenic gorges and lush rolling hills provide the perfect excuse to escape the city.
Transfers to New York 3h16m