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Eastern Canada & USA Explorer with Boston Extension

(17 days, Montreal - Boston, 2014)
Canada USA Explorer & Boston Extension
This 17 day tour of Eastern Canada includes Québec City and Niagara Falls plus 7 nights in the US exploring Lancaster, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, New York and Boston.

This action-packed 17 day tour begins with two nights in the ‘Paris of North America’, Montréal, before heading to the famous walled city, Québec City where you will stay in the grand and gracious Fairmont Chateau Frontenac and then visit Parc Omega to see native wildlife including bear, deer and beavers. Discover Canada’s grand capital Ottawa, before cruising through the delightful Thousands Islands, an 80 kilometre archipelago of islands and the gateway to the USA. Next stop is Toronto and a cruise at the mighty Niagara Falls.

Crossing into the United States you will travel into Pennsylvania and visit the Amish community at Lancaster, including visiting a local farm to learn about the Amish way of life. You will tour Washington D.C. including famous sites such as The White House and World War II Memorial, discover historical Philadelphia, soak up the ‘Big Apple’, New York City and conclude this exceptional holiday in beautiful Boston.

16 night land tour including 2 nights in Montréal, Québec City, Washington D.C., New York and Boston

Scenic Tours

Ultimate Features

  • Maximum of 40 guests
  • Full range of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts
  • Fully escorted
  • Canadian Tour Director
  • Luxury Coach
  • Dedicated Canada Based Team
  • Scenic airport representatives

5-Star Inclusions

  • Falls View rooms at Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls
  • Airport transfers

Included Scenic Enrich

  • Experience the authentic culinary delights of French Canada during a traditional Québécois meal at a local Sugar Shack
  • Explore the cultural significance and the reason Québec City has been acknowledged as a World Heritage-listed site during a guided sightseeing tour
  • Tour Parc Omega viewing native wildlife such as bear, wolves, wapitis, red deer and beavers in their natural habitat

Included Scenic Free Choice

  • Québec - enjoy an informative guided walking tour through Québec City; or relax on a sightseeing tour of Old Québec on board a horse and carriage ride; or a Swedish massage at The Fairmont Le Château Frontenac; or experience Quebec City’s gourmet authenticity on a walking gastronomic tour; or cruise along the St Lawrence River; or Le Massif de Charlevoix train day tourˆ offers stunning scenery and gourmet dining
  • Ottawa - discover Canada’s social history in the Museum of Civilisation; or explore stories of an evolving city in the Bytown Museum; or learn about Canada’s military history at the War Museum; or visit the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride Stables; or view the permanent exhibitions at the National Gallery of Canada; or explore at your own pace on a self guided cycling tour

Included Scenic Dining

  • 25 superb meals including 16 Full Breakfasts - hot and cold buffet selections (FB), 1 Lunch - banquet (L), 8 Dinners - 3 course à la carte and buffet (D)

Included Scenic Special Stay

  • Centrally located, The Fairmont Le Château Frontenac is the heart of Québec City. Located inside the walled Old City overlooking the St Lawrence River
  • The Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls is stunningly situated overlooking the impressive Niagara Falls. Watch the water cascade over the falls from the privacy of your Fallsview room

Included Scenic Highlights

  • Discover stylish Montréal, known as the Paris of North America
  • Algonquin Provincial Park, Ottawa’s first Provincial Park is home to a diverse range of plant and animal species
  • Roam through Canada’s capital city of Ottawa
  • Ascend 346m to the observation deck of the CN Tower in Toronto
  • Niagara Falls Cruise and the SkyWheel for different perspectives of the falls
  • Savour an Included traditional family-style Amish Feast
  • Enjoy a traditional Amish experience, learning of their way of life upholding values of a non industrialised world
  • Historical Washington D.C. City Tour includes visits to Arlington Cemetery, National Mall and the Korean and Vietnam War Memorials
  • Discover New York at your own pace on a Hop-on-Hop-off Double Decker Bus
Day 1: Montréal
Welcome to French Canada’s cosmopolitan city, Montréal. Meet your Scenic Tours’ Representative at Montréal airport and transfer* to your downtown hotel (please ensure flight arrives prior to 5pm).
Two Night Stay: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Day 2: Montréal (FB,D)
Discover this city on an Included sightseeing tour with a highlight visit to Notre-Dame Basilica. This afternoon is yours to explore the city. Get acquainted with your fellow travellers and Tour Director tonight as you enjoy a ‘Welcome Dinner’.
Day 3: Montréal - Québec City (FB,L,D)
SCENIC ENRICH: Taste traditional Québécois fare at a local Sugar Shack. Enjoy an Included SCENIC ENRICH activity today as you tour within the walls of the Vieux Carré (Old City).
Two Night Special Stay: Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
Day 4: Québec City (FB)
Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE^ activities this morning. This afternoon is yours to enjoy at your own pace.
Day 5: Parc Omega - Ottawa (FB,D)
Today enjoy the Included SCENIC ENRICH highlight of Parc Omega. Discover native wildlife such as bear, wolves, wapitis, red deer and beavers in their natural habitat. Continue to Ottawa.
Two Night Stay: Fairmont Château Laurier
Day 6: Ottawa (FB)
Roam through Canada’s capital city of Ottawa whilst enjoying an Included interpretive guided tour including the imposing Parliament Buildings, Government House and the official residence of the Prime Minister. Travel along Rideau Canal, Ottawa’s first World Heritage-listed site and the world’s largest ice skating rink come winter. This afternoon enjoy SCENIC FREE CHOICE select from: (1) Museum of Civilisation; or (2) explore the Bytown Museum; or (3) visit the War Museum; or (4) Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride Stables; or (5) National Gallery of Canada; or (6) self guided cycle.
Day 7: Algonquin Provincial Park - Toronto (FB)
Today we head through Algonquin Provincial Park, home to a diverse range of plant and animal species. Algonquin was the first provincial park in Ontario offering protection of a variety of natural and cultural features. It is best known by visitors for its opportunity to spot moose. Continue to Toronto.
Two Night Stay: The Fairmont Royal York Hotel
Day 8: Toronto (FB,D)
Included this morning is your 346m ascent to the observation deck at the top of CN Tower. Tour the lake front and downtown of Toronto. Remainder of the day is at your leisure. Enjoy dinner at your hotel this evening.
Day 9: Niagara Falls (FB,D)
We continue south to the village of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Board the Included Niagara Falls cruise to feel the spray of the falls. Canada’s largest observation wheel, the Niagara SkyWheel is Included for a different perspective offering views of Horseshoe and American Falls.
Overnight Special Stay: Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls, Fallsview room
Day 10: Niagara Falls - Lancaster (FB,D)
Travel into Pennsylvania through the rolling Appalachian Mountains before arriving into Lancaster, home to the religious Amish and Mennonite communities. Savour an Included traditional family-style Amish Feast.
Overnight Stay: Marriott Lancaster at Penn Square or similar
Day 11: Lancaster - Washington D.C (FB)
Your Included Amish experience this morning involves visiting an Amish Farm and House as a local guide explains the culture, faith and traditional way of life before venturing to the nation’s capital, Washington D.C.
Two Night Stay: The Fairmont Washington or similar
Day 12: Washington D.C (FB,D)
This morning, enjoy an Included historical tour of Washington D.C followed by an afternoon at leisure.
Day 13: Washington D.C. - New York City (FB)
Travel this morning to Philadelphia for an Included sightseeing tour of this historic city before continuing on to the exciting and vibrant New York City.
Two Night Stay: The Renaissance New York Times Square or similar
Day 14: Manhattan, New York (FB,D)
Discover New York at your own pace on the Included Hop-on-Hop-off Double Decker Bus. Enjoy dinner tonight with your Tour Director and fellow travellers.
Day 15: New York - Boston (FB)
Please note This is an independent extension, not escorted by a Scenic Tours Tour Director

This morning board the Amtrak - Acela Express to Boston. Relax in Business Class seating and enjoy superior comfort and service. Travel through Connecticut to the historic city of Boston. Enjoy an evening at leisure to familiarise yourself in the capital of Massachusetts.
Two Night Stay: Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel

Day 16: Boston (FB)
Explore Boston at your leisure with a Hop-on-Hop-off of historic sites such as Boston Common, Copley Square, Government Centre, Quincy Market or the fashionable Newbury Street. Baseball fans may choose to stop at Fenway Park or movie lovers to Beacon Hill area where films such as ‘Good Will Hunting’ and the original ‘Thomas Crown Affair’ were filmed.
Day 17: Boston (FB)
Enjoy breakfast before transferring* to the airport for your homebound flight.

^Le Massif Train Day Tour Option incurs an additional cost, must be booked prior to departure and is subject to seasonal operations.

*Check transfer entitlements with your travel agent. For guests who have already received documentation - refer to your booking summary.

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May 2014
from AUD $8,840
Jun 2014
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Jul 2014
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Aug 2014
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Sep 2014
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At a glance

17 Days
AUD $8,840
per person twin share
20 May 2014
On Request
20 May 2014
On Request
07 Jun 2014
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19 Jul 2014
On Request
09 Aug 2014
30 Aug 2014
06 Sep 2014
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27 Sep 2014
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