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Eastern Canada & USA Explorer with Boston Extension

(17 days, Montreal - Boston, 2015)
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.

5–star luxury

Ultimate Inclusions

  • Exclusive Full range of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts
  • Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • Canadian Tour Director
  • Luxury Coach
  • Dedicated Canada Based Team
  • Scenic airport representatives
  • Return Airport Transfers
  • Small group - maximum 40 guests

Scenic Special Stays

  • The Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac
  • Falls view room at the Hilton Hotel, Niagara Falls

Scenic Enrich

Exclusive once in a lifetime experiences

  • Tour Parc Omega viewing native wildlife
  • Traditional Québécois meal at a local Sugar Shack
  • Tour of World Heritage listed Québec City
  • Live performance on Broadway, New York City

Scenic Free Choice

  • 11 activity options and 3 dining experiences to choose from in 3 destinations

Dining Experiences

  • 25 superb meals including 16 Breakfasts (B), 1 Lunch (L) and 8 Dinners (D)

Scenic Highlights

  • Niagara Falls Cruise
  • Algonquin Provincial Park
  • Guided tour of Canada’s Capital, Ottawa
  • Notre-Dame Basilica is one of the most exquisite Cathedrals in the world
  • Discover stylish Montréal
  • Learn of the Amish way of life and enjoy a traditional feast
  • Historical Washington D.C. City Tour
  • New York City Hop-on-Hop-off bus
  • The glorious fall colours of North America are truly remarkable.


Day 1: Montréal
Welcome to French Canada’s cosmopolitan city, Montréal. Your Scenic Representative will personally meet you at Montréal airport and transfer* you to your downtown hotel.
Two Night Stay: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Day 2: Montréal (B,D)
Discover this city on a sightseeing tour with a highlight visit to Notre–Dame Basilica. This afternoon is yours to explore the city. Enjoy a ‘Welcome to Eastern Canada’ dinner with your fellow travellers and Tour Director tonight.
Day 3: Montréal - Québec City (B,L,D)
SCENIC ENRICH Taste traditional Québécois fare at a local Sugar Shack. SCENIC ENRICH Tour within the walls of the Vieux Carré (Old City).
Two Night Special Stay: Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
Day 4: Québec City (B)
SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) guided walking tour through Québec City; or (2) a horse and carriage ride; or (3) massage at Le Château Frontenac; or (4) gourmet walking tour of Québec City; or (5) heli flightseeing.
Day 5: Park Omega - Ottawa (B,D)
SCENIC ENRICH Discover native wildlife in their natural habitat at Park Omega. SCENIC FREE CHOICE Dining tonight.
Two Night Stay: Fairmont Château Laurier
Day 6: Ottawa (B)
Roam through Canada’s capital city of Ottawa whilst enjoying an interpretive guided tour including the imposing Parliament Buildings and Government House. SCENIC FREE CHOICE (1) Canadian Museum of History; or (2) ByWard Market Culinary tour; 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 (B)
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.
Two Night Stay: The Fairmont Royal York Hotel
Day 8: Toronto (B,D)
This morning ascend 346 metres to the observation deck at the top of CN Tower. Tour the lakefront and downtown of Toronto. Remainder of the day is at your leisure.
Day 9: Niagara Falls (B,D)
We continue south to the picturesque village of Niagara–on–the–Lake. Board the Niagara Falls cruise to feel the spray of the falls.
Overnight Special Stay: Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls, Fallsview room
Day 10: Niagara Falls - Lancaster (B,D)
Travel into Pennsylvania through the rolling Appalachian Mountains before arriving into Lancaster, home to the religious Amish and Mennonite communities. Savour a traditional home–style Amish feast.
Overnight Stay: Marriott Lancaster at Penn Square or similar
Day 11: Lancaster - Washington D.C. (B)
Visit an Amish farm and house as a 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
Day 12: Washington D.C. (B,D)
Enjoy a historical tour of Washington D.C. followed by an afternoon at leisure.
Day 13: Washington D.C. - New York City (B)
Travel to Philadelphia for a 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
Day 14: Manhattan, New York (B,D)
Discover New York at your own pace on the Hop-on-Hop-off Double Decker Bus. Enjoy dinner tonight with your Tour Director and fellow travellers. SCENIC ENRICH Marvel at the talents and creativity as you are entertained throughout a spectacular Broadway production.
Day 15: New York - Boston (B)
This is an independent extension, not escorted by a Scenic Tour Director.

This morning board the Amtrak – Acela Express to Boston. Relax in Business Class seating and enjoy superior comfort and service.
Two Night Stay: Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel

Day 16: Boston (B)
Explore Boston at your leisure with a Hop-on-Hop-off tour of historic sites such as Boston Common, Copley Square, Government Centre, Quincy Market or the fashionable Newbury Street.
Day 17: Boston (B)
Enjoy breakfast before transferring* to the airport for your homebound flight.

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

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May 2015
from AUD $9,540
Jun 2015
from AUD $9,540
Jul 2015
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Aug 2015
from AUD $9,840
Sep 2015
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17 Days
AUD $9,540
per person twin share
16 May 2015
06 Jun 2015
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18 Jul 2015
08 Aug 2015
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12 Sep 2015
26 Sep 2015
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