Capital building, Washington DC

Great Eastern Cities Escorted Tour

Great Eastern Cities Escorted Tour

7 night coach tour from £1,249 per person
including flights, escorted tour and accommodation 

8 days of touring that packs a big punch – New York, the capital Washington D.C. and one of the wonders of the world, Niagara Falls, not to mention the fascinating Amish Country of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia.
This tour uses moderate accommodation to deliver exceptional value for money and with our flexible planning service you the option is there to extend your stay either side of the fixed tour in New York or we can take you off to New England or the warmth and sunshine of Florida – the choice is yours.

Day 1 – New York Arrival

Arrive in to New York, there are numerous daily services from a choice of U.K. airports. The city that never sleeps, and transfer independently to your hotel, where you will meet your Tour Director for the next week. If you would prefer a private transfer from the airport to your hotel, we can arrange this for you. Overnight – New York

The Dylan Hotel

Day 2: New York Sightseeing

This morning you will enjoy a city tour of New York which includes some of the most famous sights of Manhattan. Catch glimpses of the famous skyline as you absorb the bustle and energy of the Big Apple. The rest of today is at leisure. Your Tour Director will assist you in making plans. May we suggest a stroll through Central Park, a bird’s eye view on a Manhattan Helicopter Tour (Optional) or re-enact history with a kiss in Times Square. Bring your camera! Overnight – New York.

The Dylan Hotel

Day 3: New York – Finger Lakes – Niagara Falls, Canada

Today, your tour takes to the road, you travel by luxury air-conditioned coach across New York state through the Finger Lakes Country and towards the Canadian border, arriving at one of the world’s natural wonders, breathtaking Niagara Falls. Indulge in a spot of wine-tasting at Watkins Glen, on the shores of Lake Seneca, named for the Seneca Indian Nation. Spend the evening at the romantic Niagara Falls. Overnight – Niagara Falls.

Best Western Cairn Croft

Day 4: Niagara Falls, Canada – Amish Country, Pennsylvania

This morning you will have time to explore the Falls. Perhaps take a ride aboard Hornblower Cruises along the base of the falls followed by lunch overlooking the falls (Optional) or stroll along Table Rock to view the thundering waters of the Horseshoe Falls. Depart Niagara and travel into Pennsylvania Dutch country, also known as Amish Country, for your overnight stay. Overnight – Williamsport.

SureStay Collection by Best Western Genetti Hotel

Day 5: Amish Country – Gettysburg – Washington D.C.

This morning travel through the Appalachian Mountains along the picturesque Susquehanna River, the longest river on the American East Coast. Visit the historic Gettysburg Civil War National Battleground, site of the largest battle ever fought on American soil, and the place where President Lincoln gave his famous address in 1863. From here, you will journey to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., where you may enjoy a memorable evening tour and dinner (Optional).

Hotel Alexandria Mark Centre

Day 6: Washington D.C.

Enjoy a tour of the National’s Capitol with such highlights as: the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the White House and Arlington National Cemetery, site of the JFK Memorial. Spend the remainder of the day exploring some of the many museums that make up the Smithsonian Institute or simply stroll the banks of the Potomac River.

Hotel Alexandria Mark Centre

Day 7: Washington D.C. – Philadelphia

This morning, you continue your journey to Philadelphia, the “City of Brotherly Love” and the birthplace of America, where the Declaration of Independence was adopted on the 4th of July 1776. Here you will see Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell on a comprehensive city tour.

Philadelphia 201 Hotel

Day 8: Philadelphia – New York

This morning you return to New York City where you will be dropped off at the airport for your flight back to the U.K, that is of course unless you would like to extend your stay where numerous possibilities are open to you. You might like to spend more time in New York City, link up with another tour, perhaps to New England or if you fancy some warmth we could fly you to the Sunshine State, Florida for some relaxation time.

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2019 Departure Dates & Prices

Prices from:

Single: £1,809
Twin: £1,249

Departure dates:

20th April
04th May
11th May
01st June
22nd June
06th July
20th July
27th July
10th August
31st August
14th September
28th September

Tour Highlights

  • Become a part of the hustle and bustle of Manhattan with a morning tour of its many iconic sites, including Times Square
  • Taste the wines of upstate New York while stopping at Watkins Glen in the Finger Lakes
  • Feel the mists while taking in the natural wonder of Niagara Falls
  • Walk the hallowed grounds of Gettysburg, the most decisive battle the American Civil War
  • See the seats of power of American Government with a grand city tour of Washington, D.C.
  • Explore the birthplace of America in Philadelphia by seeing where it all started at Independence Hall and capturing a glimpse of the iconic Liberty Bell

Optional Experiences

  • Take a cruise around New York Bay enjoying fabulous views of the Statue of Liberty
  • Relive your American film memory with a ride to the top of the iconic Empire State Building
  • Experience Niagara Falls “up close” experience with a boat ride under the falls followed by lunch atop the Skylon Tower
  • Capture the stunning lit up landmarks of Washington, D.C. with a night tour followed by a with dinner in fashionable Georgetown
  • Experience quintessential home cooking’ in America’s oldest operating tavern in Philadelphia

Flight Upgrades

Reduced premium cabin travel available.

Prices from
Premium/World Traveller Plus: £249 each way
Business/Club Class: £1,249 each way

Call us on 01159 610590 for availability and details.

Why Book With C.N.A?

  • All holidays ATOL protected.
  • Tailored itinerary to suit you.
  • Choice of airlines & departure points.
  • Deals on flight upgrades.
  • Low booking deposit.

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