Northeast Discovery – DC to Boston
8 days with G Adventures Rating:
Day 1 Washington DC
Arrive at anytime.
There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. We highly recommend booking pre-accommodation to fully experience this historic capital city.
Day 2 Washington DC/Philadelphia
Follow the trail of American history to Philly. Immerse in the local culinary scene with a Philly Cheesesteak Taste Test. Visit Independence National Historical Park and the Liberty Bell and learn about these iconic sites of American history. Visit the famous 'Rocky' steps before enjoying a free evening in the City of Brotherly Love. (B, L)
Day 3 Philadelphia/New York City
Leave Pennsylvania behind and welcome the Big Apple! Take to the streets and check out the city. Join the CEO for a walk over the Brooklyn Bridge, pass by Wall Street, see Lady Liberty from Battery Park, while exploring the streets, sounds and sights of Manhattan. Enjoy a free night to head up the Rockefeller, check out Times Square, check out the sights from the High Line, or take in a Broadway show. (B)
Day 4 New York City
Enjoy a full free day (and night) to explore the city that never sleeps. Opt to stroll Central Park, catch a show, visit museums, the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, or the 9/11 Memorial. (B)
Day 5 New York City/Portland
After taking a bite out of the Big Apple, travel to one of Bon Appetit's Restaurant Cities of the Year. Known for their craft beer, artsy vibe, and fresh seafood, enjoy a classic New England lobster bake in this coastal city. Then opt to head out for a night on the town with the locals. (B, D)
Day 6 Portland/Boston
Enjoy a free morning to soak up more of Portland. Opt to hop on a boat and tour the Portland coastline, take a brewery tour, or walk through old town to shop and sample some famous treats. In the afternoon, take the short drive from Portland down the coast to Boston. Opt to visit museums, go shopping, or indulge at world-class restaurants and local bars. Choose to check out the famous Fenway Park, home to baseball's Boston Red Sox on a tour or for a game if the team is in town. (B)
Day 7 Boston
Take a guided tour of Boston's Historic Freedom Trail, from Boston Common to Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market. Head to the North End to taste test the best Cannolis before enjoying a free day in the city. Absorb the history and culture of the city, or chow down on traditional New England fare. Opt to take a Havard tour, Duck Boat tour, Kayak on the Charles, set sail on a Harbor Cruise, or set off on a brewery tour. (B)
Day 8 Boston
Depart at anytime.
We highly recommend booking post-accommodation to fully experience this culturally historic city. (B)
All This Included
Iconic movie scenes and moments of history come alive on this tour of the northeast with some pretty tasty bites along the way. Follow the trail of American history to Philadelphia to visit the Liberty Bell and the famous "Rocky" steps, then venture to the Big Apple to explore the bustling streets of Manhattan. Dig into a classic New England lobster bake in the coastal city of Portland then take a guided tour of Boston's Historic Freedom Trail. Your heart, stomach, and mind will each be pleasantly filled by the end of this eight-day exploration.
Hotels (7 nights)
Boston, United States: The Midtown Hotel (or similar)
Portland, United States: Portland Hotel (or similar)
Washington DC, United States: DC Hotel (or similar)
Philadelphia, United States: Embassy Suites by Hilton Philadelphia Center City (or similar)
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