8 Days New East Coast Cultural Arts Tour Package from Take Tours $630/- (Posted on Jun 28 2011)

8 Days New East Coast Cultural Arts Tour Package from Take Tours $630/-

8-Day New East Coast Cultural Arts Tour B

From: USD$630
Tour Code: 155-1111
Available: Wed, Sat
Depart from: New York, NY
Highlights: 7 nights 4-5 stars hotels, airport transfers and bus transportation are included. Visit U.S. Mint and Top Universities: Harvard, Yale, MIT, Princeton, Columbia, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, Boston, Baltimore, Princeton, Hershey, Corning, Newport, Niagara, Buffalo, Cambridge, New Haven.

Optional:* Maid of the Mist is avaliable (May, 2011), * Niagara Falls IMAX movie and more…
U.S. side only – Passengers do not need a visa/passport to join this tour.

Buffalo NY

Buffalo NY

DAY1 Home – New York City (Free Airport Pick Up)
The tour arrives in New York City, the most populous city in the United States and the largest city since 1790. Our tour guide will meet you directly at the airport (JFK / LGA / EWR) to transfer you aboard our scheduled group shuttles to the hotel (check-in after 3PM).
Pick-up service from JFK, LGA and EWR airports. For the best service, please choose EWR (Newark Liberty International Airport).
Deluxe Hotel: Sheraton/Renaissance or equivalent

DAY2 Princeton University – Philadelphia – Baltimore – Washington DC
Morning drive to Princeton, New Jersey, visit Princeton University. Then go to the birthplace of the United States – Philadelphia. Visit U.S. Mint, Independence Hall and Liberty Bell, Old Parliament House, the National Independence Park, Fort McHenry. Visit Inner Harbour of Baltimore, take photos with ancient warships, you also can enter the World Trade Center to witness the city’s appearance at your own expense. Overnight in Washington DC.
Deluxe Hotel: Sheraton/Renaissance or equivalent

DAY3 Washington D.C. City Tour
View the splendid Capitol Hill in the morning, then you have three hours to explore one or more of the magnificent museums on the National Mall-Air and Space, Natural History, Gallery of Arts… Plus, Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, White House, Vietnam and Korean War Memorial, cruise on Potomac River and Tidal Basin.
Deluxe Hotel: Sheraton/Westin or equivalent

DAY4 Washington D.C. – Hershey’s Chocolate World – Corning Glass – Niagara Falls
We will continue to Hershey’s Chocolate World, which features marketplace shops and restaurants. There is the chocolate tour, offering views of the chocolate making process, and concluding with a free sample of a Hershey’s chocolate. The visitor’s center also boasts a spectacular 3-D Show and chocolate tastings (optional). The tour then continues to the Corning Museum of Glass. The Museum is home to the world’s most complete collection of glass, about 4,500 individual pieces. Visitors can explore the science and technology of glass in the exhibit area, watch artisans in glass-making demonstrations, even try their hand at glass-working in short daily workshops. The souvenir shops at the museum offers pretty and delicate gifts fro friends and family. Afterward, the tour will head to Niagara Falls to enjoy its beautiful night views. At night, we are treated to a light show, where every evening the Falls are lit in the colors of the rainbow. The lighting of the Falls, a 140 year old tradition, allow visitors to enjoy the beauty of the mighty Niagara clearly even at night.
Deluxe Hotel: Adam’s Mark/Holiday Inn or equivalent

DAY5 Niagara Falls – Boston
We will continue the next day with tours of Niagara Falls, including a visit to IMAX Niagara Falls. Home to “The Falls Movie: Legends and Daredevils,” the IMAX provides a glimpse into the stories of the courageous few who dared to climb into a barrel and tumble down the powerful Falls. The most powerful waterfall in North America, an average of 4 million cubic feet of water falls over the crest every minute. A historical boat ride aboard the world-famous Maid of the Mist offers up close and exciting views of the Falls (seasonal). There is also the Cave of the Winds, which brings you closer to the waters of Niagara Falls than ever before (optional). After an elevator ride deep into the Niagara Gorge, a series of wooden walkways lead to the hurricane deck – a mere 20 feet from the towering Bridal Veil Falls. The tour will then continue to Boston. Time permitting, we will arrive in Boston for a lobster dinner, the area’s famous export.
Deluxe Hotel: Sheraton/Doubletree or equivalent

DAY6 Boston – New York
In the morning, we will tour the USS Constitution, the world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat. The USS Consitution has had an exemplary naval record, defeating British forces on several occasions. Our tour will be narrated by several of USS Constitution’s active-duty United States Sailors. We will also visit a nearby WWII battleship that has witnessed its share of naval engagements. The tour then continues to Yale University. A member of the Ivy League, it has produced famous alumni such as Presidents William Howard Taft, Gerald Ford, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. We will visit its beautiful campus to see distinct examples of American architecture. The tour returns to New York, and time permitting, we will tour New York’s Soho, Chinatown, and Little Italy.
Deluxe Hotel: Sheraton/Hyatt or equivalent

DAY7 New York City Tour (Full Day)
We will spend the day touring New York City, the most populous city in the United States and the center of global commerce, finance, media, culture, art, fashion and entertainment. We will visit the tallest building in New York City, the Empire State Building. The Art Deco styled building spans 102 floors, and offers breathtaking 360 views of New York. From its observation deck, you can relive scenes from popular movies such as Sleepless in Seattle. You can also take a boat ride (Water Taxi or Circle Line – admission ticket not included) around Manhattan harbor where you can see the Statue of Liberty and the incredible Manhattan skyscrapers. From there, we will board another type of vessel, the USS Intrepid. Commissioned in August 1943, the aircraft carrier participated in numerous naval battles during WWII. It is now docked on the side of Manhattan, and serves as the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum. On the deck of the Intrepid, visitors can view powerful example of military aircraft, including fighter jets, helicopters, and even a submarine. The tour then continues to Metropolitan Museum of Art. The museum has a permanent collection containing more than two million works of art, with works of art from classical antiquity and Ancient Egypt, paintings and sculptures from nearly all the European masters, and an extensive collection of American and modern art. It also maintains notable holdings of African, Asian, Oceanic, Byzantine and Islamic art. We will have an opportunity to tour luxurious Fifth Avenue. This “most expensive street in the world” features the world’s most expensive retail spaces. Shops like Bergdorf-Goodman, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Emanuel Ungaro, Gucci, Ferragamo, and Versace line the avenue. Kids can visit FAO Schwartz, the world’ s largest toy store. We will also tour the United Nations headquarters, the meeting site for international affairs. The area, home to delegates and representatives around the world is considered international territory. Our tour may view other notable sites such as Wall Street and Ground Zero in the Financial District.
Deluxe Hotel: Sheraton/Crowne Plaza or equivalent

boston at night

boston at night

DAY8 New York – Woodbury Common – West Point Academy
In the morning, we will head to Woodbury Common Premium Outlet. One of the largest contiguous outlet centers in the world, the shopping centers features 220 brand name stores such as Coach, Gap, J. Crew, Jimmy Choo, Polo Ralph Lauren, Versace, and Armani Exchange. What’s more, visitors can take advantage of everyday savings of 25 to 65 percent. From there, the tour continues to the United States Military Academy at West Point. The academy sits on scenic high ground overlooking the Hudson River and the entire central campus is a national landmark and home to scores of historic sites, buildings, and monuments. The school has produce numerous successful graduates, including Presidents Ulysses S. Grant and Dwight D. Eisenhower. In the evening, the tour will return to New York.

Guests departing our tour from New York should arrange for flights out of New York area airport after 7pm (The tour will be at the airport at around 5:00pm)

Departure and Return Details

  • Courtesy airport (JFK, LGA, EWR) pick up between 9am and 10pm
  • 3:00 pm  87 Bowery, New York, NY 10013 (Chinatown)

Return (approximate):

  • Please book the flight out from New York after 7:00pm.


  • Airport pick up between 9:00am and 10:00pm.
  • (Additional charge for transfers if arriving beyond the above period – $100/way based on 2ppl and below, and $10 more will be charged for each additional ppl)
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle
  • Tour guide (Level 2: semi-guided tour)
  • All taxes and fees included


  • Air fares between your city and New York/Boston
  • Laundry, valet, telephone calls, wines and liquors other than those specified.
  • All admission fees, meals or other expenses of personal nature are not included unless published for a particular tour.
  • Service Fees for tour guide/bus driver (min. $6 /day per person).

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Posted by on Jun 28 2011. Filed under Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, New Haven, New York, Niagara Falls, North America, USA, Washington DC.

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8 Days New East Coast Cultural Arts Tour Package from Take Tours $630/-

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