Like your coffee with two creams and two sugars? That’s a “double-double” in neighboring Canada and don’t you forget it! Doubling the fun from Washington D.C. to Québec City, this unforgettable panorama tour of the Eastern U.S. and Canada explores the cultural and historical differences between two fascinating North American regions. From New York City to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, you’ll take a bite out of the Big Apple, taste the freedom of Philadelphia, savor the monuments and museums of Washington, D.C., and sit down to a farm-to-table dinner with an Amish family. You’ll also enjoy the refreshing mist of breathtaking Niagara Falls before immersing yourself in the varied Canadian cityscapes of Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, and Québec City. The final course? A journey through the marvelous mountains of Vermont and New Hampshire with guided sightseeing in Boston. An authentic Italian handmade cannoli in Beantown is the cherry on top!
Location: Arrive In New York City
Welcome to New York City! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome drink.
Location: New York City–Philadelphia–Washington Dc
NEW YORK CITY Orientation drive en route to Philadelphia. PHILADELPHIA Orientation tour and free time to explore. WASHINGTON DC Free time this evening.
Location: Washington Dc
WASHINGTON DC Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the Vietnam, Lincoln, and Korean War Veterans Memorials, and photo stops at the White House and Capitol Hill. Free time this afternoon and evening.
Location: Washington Dc–Lancaster
WASHINGTON DC Scenic drive en route to the Amish town of Lancaster.LANCASTER Visit to an LF Amish family farm includes a traditional dinner.
Location: Lancaster–Niagara Falls, Ontario
LANCASTER Scenic drive through the Appalachian Mountains into New York state en route to the Canadian Niagara Falls. NIAGARA FALLS Free time this evening.
Location: Niagara Falls–Toronto
NIAGARA FALLS Sightseeing cruise below the falls. Scenic drive through Lake Ontario’s “Golden Horseshoe” en route to Toronto. TORONTO Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes two city halls, the Ontario legislature buildings, the university, and Chinatown. Free time this evening. ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Toronto with dinner atop the CN Tower. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
TORONTO Drive to Ottawa.OTTAWA Free time this evening.
OTTAWA Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the Canadian Mint, the Governor General and Prime Minister residences, National Arts Centre, Parliament Hill, and the Rideau Canal. Remainder of the day is free.
MONTRÉAL Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes Notre Dame Basilica, the Old Seminary of St. Sulpice, and a scenic drive to the top of Mount Royal. Free time this afternoon and evening.
Location: Montréal–Québec City
QUÉBEC CITY Free time this afternoon and evening.
Location: Québec City
QUÉBEC CITY Sightseeing with a Local Guide in Québec City (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) includes the Place d’Armes, Place Royale, and the Plains of Abraham. Free time this afternoon. See Montmorency Falls en route to dinner on LF Ile d’Orléans.
Location: Québec City–Franconia Notch State Park, New Hampshire–Boston
QUÉBEC CITY Scenic drive through Vermont and New Hampshire includes the White Mountains’ Franconia Notch State Park en route to Boston. BOSTON Free time this evening.
BOSTON Guided sightseeing includes Freedom Trail’s Boston Common, the Old State House and Faneuil Hall. Sample an authentic handmade LF Italian cannoli. Free time this afternoon before a farewell dinner in Boston’s North End.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Prices for sole occupancy are available on request
A forward-thinking young Italian named Antonio Mantegazza started it all back in 1928, when he purchased a rowboat to transport visitors across Lake Lugano in Switzerland. Big things come from small beginnings and as Antonio grew his business their sister company Globus was born, and from that came Cosmos in 1961.
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