Multi-Day Tour | Independent, Private

American's Costal Capitals (9 days)

American Excursionist

Boston, MA, United States To Washington, DC, United States

Valid for Departures Now Through: 01 Feb 2019


Day 1
Boston, MA United States
Mandarin Oriental, Boston None


Get the best VIP treatment on arrival into Logan Airport and be transferred to your fantastic hotel overlooking Boston Public Garden. Take a stroll down Newbury Street and enjoy a special welcome dinner of local seafood we have arranged for your first night in the USA.

Day 2
Boston, MA United States
Mandarin Oriental, Boston Breakfast


Meet your expert local guide and walk the infamous Freedom Trail — reliving America’s tumultuous revolutionary history. Visit the home of American hero Paul Revere and grab a bite at Faneuil Hall. Take in a great view of Boston from the Skywalk Observatory and meet a Graduate Student in a field of your interest at Harvard or MIT as you explore Cambridge. In the evening, catch a baseball game (pending schedule) at Fenway Park.

Day 3
Boston, MA United States
New York City, NY United States
The Mark Breakfast
NEW YORK DOWNTOWNContinue by train to the Big Apple in the morning. Upon arrival at the train station a greeter will meet you and escort you to your transfer vehicle to bring you to your hotel. After checking in, take an afternoon walking tour of New York’s original Dutch town and visit key historic sights of Lower Manhattan. Then get an overview of the city by private helicopter flying over the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and other highlights of downtown Manhattan.
Day 4
New York City, NY United States
The Mark Breakfast, Lunch


Your expert guide will give you an overview of Manhattan from a different perspective. Visit a cutting edge art gallery in the Meatpacking District, experience a local Chinese shopping street in Chinatown, take a pedicab tour of Central Park stopping for a gourmet deli-style picnic, and then meet a curator after-hours at New York’s most famous museum. Head back to your hotel to freshen up and this evening take in a Broadway show and meet the cast after the show!

Day 5
New York City, NY United States
The Mark Breakfast, Snack
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This morning, explore the hidden gems of Brooklyn - the hippest neighborhood in NYC - with your local guide. Ride by bike and stop off for delicious treats along the way. This leisurely adventure will take you to hidden eateries, through charming tree-lined streets and parks and perhaps to a local chocolatier or two. The afternoon and evening are at your own leisure.

Day 6
New York City, NY United States
Philadelphia, PA United States
The Rittenhouse Breakfast


This morning, take the train to the city of Brotherly Love. Meet your guide for a driving tour through the history of the American revolution visiting Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Tour The Barnes Foundation, one of the top art collections in the USA, with a curator.

Day 7
Philadelphia, PA United States
Washington, DC United States
The Jefferson, Washington, DC Breakfast


Depart by train for the political capital of the USA, which has recently become a vibrant hub for food and art. On your first evening, enjoy a private night tour of the monuments, surrounded by illuminated fountains and amazing views.

Day 8
Washington, DC United States
The Jefferson, Washington, DC Breakfast


Today, tour some of the city’s top sites including the National Gallery of Art, the Library of Congress, the Supreme Court, and Kennedy’s grave. In the evening, experience D.C.’s new African American renaissance with great jazz music, soul food and neighborhood art galleries.

Day 9
Washington, DC United States
None Breakfast


After checking out of your hotel, head to Dulles International Airport in time to catch your return flight home.

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Before building Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States moved several times, including New York City and Philadelphia. Aboard luxury trains, experience both the historical and the cutting edge of America’s Atlantic cities — including Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Immerse yourself in history as well as the most innovative in cuisine, art and culture while you are led by expert guides and fascinating locals.

About Us

American Excursionist is a luxury DMC for the entire United States (including Alaska and Hawaii) and the Caribbean offering unique hotel and tour packages. With dedicated staff and excellent rates at luxury accommodations across the region, we differentiate ourselves through our access to unique experiences, experts and guides. Examples include access to museums after hours, tickets to VIP events & parties and meeting unique personalities. We also provide end-to-end client support, including VIP transportation, foreign-language concierge support, exotic car rental, and chartering private jets and yachts.

Insider Tip

We have negotiated the most competitive rates with top 5-star and boutique accommodations which we pass on to you.

Terms & Conditions

Our terms and conditions are available on our website - please click here for details. Please note that at this time we do not organize set departures or group buy-in departures.

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Jazz and Historical Tour

By: Michelle Cantu

Reviewed on: 23 Mar 2018

We took two private tours: one for the historical aspect and one for history of jazz. Both were amazing and would do them again. We were fortunate to have Tyler as a guide and he was top notch. I can’t say enough positive about him: intelligent, personable, knowledgeable and entertaining. We had a private car as well and would recommend that as well.
Travel Advisor:  Cristina Buaas
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Washington DC

By: GG

Reviewed on: 21 Apr 2018

Absolutely was a treat for us four women...our driver, Cesar was soooo nice to us and helpful in everything we asked of him...He was very knowledgeable about the city and sights...always punctual when picking us up...he was a real gentleman...I will recommend him to any of my friends traveling to that area....thank you very much for making our trip very special...
Travel Advisor:  Dondrea Sullivan
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LA food tour

By: Chip

Reviewed on: 06 Aug 2018

The LA downtown food tour was superb! Sally with Sixtastes was a great guide! We got excellent food from different cultures while learning about downtown's history. Definitely will do again!
Travel Advisor:  Bowden Sarrett
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