North by North East
Sightseeing; Boat Cruise; niagara Falls; Québec City; USA Adventure Tour; Harvard University; Mt. Royal; Olympic Stadium; St. Lawrence River Valley; University of Toronto; Lake Michigan; Buckingham Fountain; Navy Pier; Chicago River; Freedom Trail; St. Joseph's Oratory; Thousand Islands; Yonge Street; Tour of USA; Hancock Building; Sears Tower; the Magnificent Mile;
Enjoy 12 Days North by North East tour featuring sightseeing and many activities in New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Quebec, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. Start off your trip in the yachting capital of the USA, Newport and see the summer mansions of the rich ...Read Full Description
- Trip Length:
- 12 days
- Best Time to Go:
Jun 27, 2008 to Jul 08, 2008
Jul 11, 2008 to Jul 22, 2008
Jul 25, 2008 to Aug 05, 2008
Aug 01, 2008 to Aug 12, 2008
Sep 12, 2008 to Sep 23, 2008
Aug 15, 2008 to Aug 26, 2008
- Recommended for:
Infants (under 2)
Children (2 - 5)
Children (6 - 8)
Children (9 - 11)
Children (12 - 14)
Children (15 - 17)
Adults (18 - 20)
Adults (25 - 29)
Family Trip, Group Retreat, Trip Around the World
Detailed Trip Description
Enjoy 12 Days North by North East tour featuring sightseeing and many activities in New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Quebec, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. Start off your trip in the yachting capital of the USA, Newport and see the summer mansions of the rich and the famous. Then take a sightseeing tour in Boston; see Harvard University, Boston Commons and the original 'Cheers' Bar. Don't forget to walk the Freedom Trail. Then go to Maine to take a scenic drive through the novelist 'Stephen King's Territory.' Cross the border into Canada and enjoy the scenic drive through Quebec. Visit the only walled city in North America, Quebec City. Take a sightseeing tour in Montreal and visit the old town and its old port. While in Montreal, visit Mt. Royal, Montreal's largest park that overlooks the city and see St. Joseph's Oratory. You can even check out the unique Olympic Stadium. Then hop on over to Toronto and travel along the St. Lawrence River Valley, see the Thousand Islands and have a sightseeing tour. While you're there, see CN Tower, the eclectic shops on Yonge Street and the University of Toronto. Ready for some romance? Go to Niagara Falls to take the Maid of the Mist boat cruise to the base of the Falls and have an evening illuminations tour. Then go to Cleveland to visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! End your trip in Chicago where you will first have a city sightseeing tour. Then see Lake Michigan, Buckingham Fountain, the Navy Pier and Chicago River. Ready for more sightseeing? Go to Soldier Field home to "The Bears" American Football. Before you go don't forget to check out the U.S. cellular Field, home to the Chicago White Sox baseball club. Finally see the Hancock Building, Sears Tower and the Magnificent Mile.
Day 1 - Boston
New York to Boston.
From the Big Apple to Beantown. Two tantalizing cities, four fabulous East Coast states, and a coach load of clients all adds up to a whole lot of fun! We'll glance at the lifestyles of the rich and famous as we drive by some of Newport, Rhode Island's summer mansions. And don't worry, "Everybody knows your name" in historic and eclectic Boston, Massachusetts.
See the major sights before settling in and getting to know each other over dinner at our hotel. ( Dinner )
Day 2 - Boston
Cheers, Everyone! Hang out with the brains at Harvard University, roll up to the "Cheers" bar, walk in the footsteps of great Americans, savour the sights and smells of Quincy Marketplace and Fanueil Hall, or just hop on and off the optional trolley tour around this amazing town.
With more universities than any other U.S. city, there is plenty of nightlife for you to discover. ( Breakfast )
Day 3 - Quebec
Boston to Quebec City.
Later, U.S.A. Bon Jour Canada! France meets North America in the French speaking province of Quebec. After driving through Stephen King territory, the state of Maine, you'll cross over the border into Canada and continue to the unique Quebec City - the only walled city in North America.
Food and Dining
Brush up on your French over dinner tonight in the heart of downtown Quebec. ( Breakfast, Dinner )
Day 4 - Quebec
You'll fall under Quebec City's spell during a guided tour of the Old City, the cradle of French civilization in North America. Soak up Quebec's "joie de vivre" attitude this afternoon with free time to wander the cool cafés and windy streets.
Food and Dining
Enjoy a breathtaking view of Quebec by joining us for an optional dinner in the city's only revolving restaurant. ( Breakfast )
Day 5 - Montreal
Quebec City to Montreal.
Ooooh La La! Montréal is hip and happening with all the culture, sophistication, and cafes as the city of Paris, France.
Your road crew will show you all the highlights of this charismatic place during a city tour. ( Breakfast )
Day 6 - Toronto
Montreal to Toronto.
You'll know why it's called the Thousand Islands as we wander alongside this area of the lovely St. Lawrence River Valley.
Small Ship or Yacht Cruise
For a closer look, take an optional boat cruise and check it out.
Then we're on our way to Canada's largest city and a spot with international flair - Toronto. An afternoon sightseeing tour will introduce you to the fabulous city.
Food and Dining
Join us tonight for dinner and then a night out on the town. ( Dinner )
Day 7 - Toronto
The sky's the limit! Feel the global groove of this city by visiting its diverse neighborhoods and shopping areas.
If you are game, catch an optional tour of Toronto's baseball stadium, Rogers Centre, or get your adrenaline going by zooming up the world's tallest freestanding structure, the CN Tower.
Day 8 - Niagara Falls
Toronto to Niagara Falls.
Small Ship or Yacht Cruise
Wet & Wild. Throw on a blue rain poncho and get wet at the base of Niagara Falls on the "Maid of the Mist" boat cruise.
If that isn't enough, perhaps you'd like a bird's eye view of it all on an optional helicopter ride.
Still not done? See Niagara Falls lit up at night after dinner with your Contiki mates. ( Breakfast, Dinner )
Day 9 - Cleveland
Niagara Falls to Cleveland.
I Love Rock N' Roll! Get your passports ready as we cruise back into the "Good Old U.S.A." and rock on over to Cleveland, Ohio with a visit to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Jam with your new friends tonight at one of downtown Cleveland's nightspots. ( Breakfast, Dinner )
Day 10 - Chicago
Cleveland to Chicago.
Sweet Home, Chicago! This city is great - awesome architecture, raw blues, cosmopolitan shopping, and hot bars.
After the road crew introduces you to this cool place with a sightseeing tour, why not enjoy a night out on the town? ( Breakfast )
Day 11 - Chicago
Chicago at Leisure.
Catch a birds eye view of the city on top of the world's tallest building, sink your teeth into Chicago's famous thick crust pizza, or ponder the glories of this city's smart museums - today is your day to get out there and blow through this "Windy City."
Meet up with your touring buddies for another night of fun in America's third largest city. ( Breakfast, Dinner )
Day 12 - Chicago
Say a final farewell as your tour ends this morning at the hotel. (Breakfast)
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