|1. Boston - Quebec City
Travel north through the White Mountain National Forest with spectacular scenery and natural geological formations formed by rivers and glacial erosive forces. We’ll drive through Vermont with its beautiful nature vistas to the French-Canadian province of Quebec. Arrive to “Ville de Québec “ the capital of the Canadian province of Quebec.
2. Quebec City - Montreal
Our tour today includes a guided tour of Canada’s only walled city. Begin the day with a visit of Old & New Quebec including Place Royale, Old Port, Le Chateau Frontenac, Notre Dame des Victories Church, the Diamond shaped Citadel and the Plains of Abraham. Travel southwest along the St. Lawrence River to the beautiful city of Montreal, Canada’s second-largest city.
Our half day sightseeing tour of cosmopolitan Montreal includes Mont Royal, Old Montreal ( Vieux-Montreal ) the famous Parisian-style historic District, and a stop at the Notre Dame Cathedral for picture taking. The balance of the day is at leisure. Enjoy a local Montreal restaurant or stroll through the underground shopping area of Place Ville-Marie.
4. Montreal - Ottawa - Toronto
Depart Montreal for Ottawa, the capital of Canada. Nestled on the banks of the majestic Ottawa, Rideau and Gatineau Rivers, Ottawa is one of the most beautiful G8 capitals in the world. We’ll view the grandeur of Parliament Hill's stately neo-Gothic architecture, the Canadian Mint , the hexagonal National Arts Centre & national institutions, parklands and waterways. After lunch, we’ll continue to Toronto, Canada's largest city on the shores of Lake Ontario.
5. Toronto - Niagara Falls
Begin the day with a short sightseeing tour including the historic and modern municipal buildings, the Parliament and colorful Chinatown. Stop at the world-renown Eaton Center, home shops and services all under one roof. Travel south through the charming village of Niagara-On-The- Lake, in the heart of Niagara’s glorious wine region. Then continue to Niagara Falls. This afternoon, we will take a cruise on Niagara River, for amazing close ups at the base of the thundering waterfalls (seasonally). In the evening you’ll have free time to visit the illuminated water falls.
6. Niagara Falls – Finger Lakes – New York
This morning enjoy a cruise among the fabled 1,000 Islands in the St. Lawrence River. After the cruise we will cross the bridge back to the United States. Continue south through central New York state to the “Borscht Belt” or the Catskill Mountains. This was the vacation and entertainment center for the Jewish community living in NYC. until the seventies of last century. Actors, comedians, musicians like Woody Allen, Mel Brooks, Billy Crystal, Jerry Lewis, Barbara Streisand and many more, used to entertain the audiences We will conclude our tour before driving back via New Jersey to New York City.
Check-in by 7:45am
Departure time: 8:00am
Hampton Inn Bedford-Burlington, MA
25 Middlesex Turnpike
Bedford Massachusetts 01821
Return approximately 6:30pm
155 West 32nd Street
(South Door entrance of Hotel Pennsylvania)
New York, NY