Multi-Day Tour

Historic American Cities by Rail (8 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Boston, MA, United States To Washington D.C.

Valid for Departures: 30 Jun 2018 - 21 Dec 2019

Historic American Cities by Rail (8 days)

Day 4

New York

Day 5

New York/Philadelphia

Day 7

Washington D.C.

Day 8

Washington D.C.

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Boston, MA United States
None None
Day 1 Boston: There are no planned activities today, so spend the time exploring Boston. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Boston, MA United States
None Breakfast
Day 2 Boston: Opt to visit museums, go shopping at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, or visit Boston Common or Harvard square. If there's time, visit famous Fenway Park, home to baseball's Boston Red Sox, maybe even catch a game. For authentic Italian-American food and atmosphere, try Hanover Street in the North End. Included Activities: The Freedom Trail
Day 3
Boston, MA United States
None Breakfast
Day 3 Boston/New York: Catch the train to New York City. This afternoon, enjoy a photo-walk with a local photographer through the trendy Bushwick neighborhood. With vibrant street art, a German beer history and a melting pot of culture, we'll have numerous opportunities for some great shots. We also will visit a few local shops for tastings and samples. Included Activities: NYC Photo Walk Transport: Train
Day 4
New York
None Breakfast
Day 4 New York: Enjoy a full free day (and night) to explore the city that never sleeps. Opt to stroll Times square or Central Park, catch a show, visit museums, the Statue of Liberty, Empire State building or the 9/11 Memorial.
Day 5
New York/Philadelphia
None Breakfast
Day 5 New York/Philadelphia: Catch our train and continue on to Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love. Visit some of the American Revolutionary sites including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall – where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed. Included Activities: Liberty Bell Visit Independence National Historical Park Visit Transport: Train
Day 6
Philadelphia, PA United States
None Breakfast
Day 6 Philadelphia/Washington D.C.: Continue by train to the capital, Washington DC. This evening, enjoy a walk with our CEO along the National Mall with the opportunity to view its iconic monuments and memorials including the Lincoln Memorial and reflecting pool, Vietnam Veterans, Korean War and WWII memorials. Included Activities: Monuments by Moonlight Transport: Train
Day 7
TBD
None Breakfast
Day 7 Washington D.C.: This morning, we visit the National Geographic headquarters for a behind the scenes tour to learn about the history of the society, its explorers past and present and what the future holds as they continue their pursuit of exploration, education and story telling to change the world. The afternoon is free to explore, opt to visit the many free museums, parks or take a stroll past the White House. Included Activities: National Geographic Headquarters
Day 8
TBD
None Breakfast
Day 8 Washington D.C.: Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day

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Description

Step back in time at the historic sites of the American Eastern Seaboard on a weeklong tour by rail. Stroll the cobblestoned streets of colonial Boston, and take in landmarks of New York City and the serene marble monuments and vast green spaces of Washington, DC (with a visit to the more-than-a-century-old headquarters of National Geographic). This trip is just the ticket for history buffs.

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G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering the widest selection of affordable small group tours, safaris and expeditions all over the world. Founded by entrepreneur owner Bruce Poon Tip in 1995 and powered by an international team of passionate change makers, G Adventures was the first adventure travel company to offer 100% guaranteed departures in 2013. With nearly 700 itineraries and 110,000 travelers each year, G Adventures' award-winning trips put travelers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife. For more information, please visit: www.gadventures.com.

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