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Eastern US & Canada Discovery 2023 - Small Group

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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Like your coffee with two creams and two sugars? That’s a “double-double” in neighboring Canada and don’t you forget it! Doubling the fun from Washington D.C. to Québec City, this unforgettable panorama tour of the Eastern U.S. and Canada explores the cultural and historical differences between two fascinating North American regions. From New York City to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, you’ll take a bite out of the Big Apple, taste the freedom of Philadelphia, and savor the monuments and museums of Washington, D.C. You’ll also enjoy the refreshing mist of breathtaking Niagara Falls before immersing yourself in the varied Canadian cityscapes of Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, and Québec City. The final course? A journey through the marvelous mountains of Vermont and New Hampshire with guided sightseeing in Boston. An authentic Italian handmade cannoli in Beantown are your just dessert!

  1. Day 1
    ARRIVE IN NEW YORK CITY
    Welcome to New York City! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome drink.
  2. Day 2
    NEW YORK CITY–PHILADELPHIA–WASHINGTON DC
    The Big Apple & Brotherly Love Orientation drive through New York City en route to Philadelphia for an orientation tour focusing on the important buildings of this historic city, the “Birthplace of the Nation.” During your free time, you may want to visit the Liberty Bell, the National Constitution Center, or enjoy lunch and shopping at the Bourse Food Hall. Continue south to Washington DC, the nation’s capital, for a free evening. (B)

    FREE TIME TIPS
    EXPLORE MORE in Philadelphia with a visit to the legendary Liberty Bell, bearing timeless message: "Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land unto all the Inhabitants Thereof" where it rang out from Independence Hall to summon lawmakers to work and the citizenry to gather for news. Benjamin Franklin noted while writing a letter, "Adieu, the bell rings, and I must go among the grave ones and talk ‘politicks.’" Go beyond the iconic crack to learn how this State House bell was transformed into an extraordinary symbol of civil rights. And while no one living today has ever heard the bell ring freely due to its cracked surface, it still resounds with a message of freedom and hope.

    Meals:   Breakfast
  3. Day 3
    WASHINGTON DC
    Monumental Memorials Sightseeing with a Local Guide to see the nation’s legendary capital landmarks. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure where you may wish to visit the museums of the Smithsonian Institution. Join us for an optional dinner tonight at one of Washington’s favorite restaurants, followed by an illumination tour of some of the city’s most beautiful monuments. (B)

    TOUR HIGHLIGHT
    LEGENDARY LIVES Your Local Guide shares the iconic and patriotic monuments to American sacrifice and freedom commemorated in moving memorials. Marvel at the stately and sometimes somber remembrances of heroes and visionaries who shaped the American legacy. See the Vietnam, Lincoln, and Korean War Veterans Memorials, and stop for photo opportunities at the White House and Capitol Hill.

    Meals:   Breakfast
  4. Day 4
    WASHINGTON DC–LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA
    Pennsylvania’s Past & Present Journey further through Pennsylvania to Lancaster, home to Amish and Mennonite communities whose religious faiths stress humility, family, community, and simple living. (B,D)

    TOUR HIGHLIGHT
    CULTURE & TRADITION Learn of the timeless traditions of Amish life in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Hear about the simplicity and surprising beauty of the “plain” life that excludes the use of modern conveniences, such as electricity and telephones.


    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  5. Day 5
    LANCASTER–NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO
    Onward to Canada! Travel north through the rolling Appalachian Mountains and enter New York State. Cross the border into Canada for magnificent Niagara Falls. Enjoy an evening at leisure. (B)

    TOUR HIGHLIGHT
    EPIC RIDE Drive north from Pennsylvania to experience a piece of America’s oldest mountain ranges in the Appalachian Mountains. This 2,200-mile-long mountain range spans 14 states and extends into Canada with rolling forests and natural beauty that touches all who visit. Here, the legendary Appalachian Trail is a mecca for the adventurous nature-lovers along the longest footpath in the U.S. Pass through this beautiful part of America on your way to cross the Canadian border to Niagara Falls.

    Meals:   Breakfast
  6. Day 6
    NIAGARA FALLS–TORONTO
    Taking the Plunge Board a Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise for a thrilling boat ride to view the thundering falls from river level. Later, drive around the “Golden Horseshoe” of Lake Ontario and through vineyards and rich farmlands to Toronto. Tonight is free. You may wish to join an optional outing to visit the top of the famous CN Tower for great views of Toronto’s harbor and skyline while enjoying dinner. (B)

    NOTE:
    Operation of the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favorable weather and/or river conditions. Favorable conditions usually exist from May to October. When conditions are unfavorable, a visit to the Journey Behind the Falls will be substituted.

    TOUR HIGHLIGHT
    NATURAL WONDERS The famous natural wonder of Niagara Falls consists of three massive waterfalls – American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and Horseshoe Falls – plummeting from the southern end of Niagara Gorge. Spanning the border between Canada’s Ontario and America’s New York State, the largest of the falls is Horseshoe Falls – also known as the Canadian Falls –which straddles the border of both countries. Take a thrilling sightseeing cruise on the waters below the thunderous cascades of Niagara Falls and feel the mist and magic of this stunning spectacle of nature.

    Meals:   Breakfast
  7. Day 7
    TORONTO–OTTAWA
    Oh, Canada! Take a sightseeing tour of Toronto with a Local Guide. View Toronto’s two city halls, the Ontario legislature buildings, the university, and local neighborhoods, including Chinatown. Then, drive east to Canada’s beautiful capital, Ottawa. Located on the banks of the Ottawa River, Ottawa offers a unique blend of culture, history, and outdoor beauty. Tonight is at leisure, why not enjoy one of Ottawa’s many special restaurants. (B)

    TOUR HIGHLIGHT
    CITY SIGHTS Explore the sights of the capital of Ontario with a guided sightseeing tour of Toronto’s landmarks amid its soaring skyscrapers (all dwarfed by the iconic and stratospheric CN Tower). You’ll see Toronto’s two city halls, the Ontario legislature buildings, the university, and local neighbourhoods, including the open-air markets and shops of Chinatown.

    Meals:   Breakfast
  8. Day 8
    OTTAWA
    Tour with a Local Guide to see Ottawa in-depth. Remainder of the day is free. (B)

    TOUR HIGHLIGHT
    CULTURE & TRADITION Explore the city of Ottawa to see its famous landmarks, including Canadian Mint, residences of the Governor General and Prime Minister, the hexagonal National Arts Centre, Parliament Hill, the Rideau Canal, and the stately residences.

    Meals:   Breakfast
  9. Day 9
    OTTAWA–MONTRÉAL
    Magical Montréal Travel to Montréal to enjoy a sightseeing tour with a Local Guide This evening is at leisure, perhaps stroll through the underground shopping area of Place Ville-Marie or visit historic Old Montréal. (B)

    TOUR HIGHLIGHT
    CULTURAL GEM Explore the cultural capital of Canada where the traditional Québécois style is celebrated along its cobblestone streets and grand buildings in European flair. Stroll the historic streets of Montréal to see Notre Dame Basilica, the Old Seminary of St. Sulpice, and the Old Port of Montréal.

    Meals:   Breakfast
  10. Day 10
    MONTRÉAL–QUÉBEC CITY
    French-Canadian Treasures Travel east to Québec City and spend the next two nights in this romantic city located on the banks of the mighty St. Lawrence River. Until the British victory of 1759, Old Québec was the center of New France, and today is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This evening, why not enjoy regional French cuisine with dinner in Old Town Québec? (B)


    Meals:   Breakfast
  11. Day 11
    QUÉBEC CITY
    French Sights & Bites Join your Local Guide this morning for an included tour of Québec City, Canada’s only walled city, including the Place d’Armes, ancient Place Royale, and the Plains of Abraham. The rest of the afternoon is free for independent sightseeing. Tonight’s included dinner outing takes you to Montmorency Falls and over to [LF] Ile d’Orléans for a delightful dinner at a fine restaurant in a restored 17th-century flour mill. (B,D)

    LOCAL FAVORITE
    LOCAL TASTES Le Moulin de Saint-Laurent is filled with a rich history originating from the era of the French Régime in Québec as a flour mill which formerly served the villagers of Ile d’Orléans. Take in the charming ambience of this lovingly restored stone wood-beamed restaurant to experience the treasured traditions of French Québec.

    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  12. Day 12
    QUÉBEC CITY–FRANCONIA NOTCH STATE PARK, NEW HAMPSHIRE–BOSTON, MASSACHUSSETS
    Treasures of New England Journey south to capture inspiring views of New England’s natural beauty through Vermont and New Hampshire. Next, pass New Hampshire’s state capitol dome at Concord and continue to Boston. This evening is at leisure. (B)

    TOUR HIGHLIGHT
    NATURAL WONDERS Drive through some of America’s most beautiful natural masterpieces in the Green Mountains of northern Vermont. Here, the grandeur of mountain scenery and forest greenery are dotted with deep-blue lakes and panoramas for the perfect photo opportunities. Continue through the rich beauty of New Hampshire to the majestic beauty of Franconia Notch State Park in the stunning scenery of the White Mountains.

    Meals:   Breakfast
  13. Day 13
    BOSTON
    The Freedom Trail This morning, a sightseeing tour focuses on the city’s most prominent landmarks of the Freedom Trail. See Boston Common, the Old State House, the Old North Church, and Faneuil Hall. Enjoy a Boston favorite, an authentic handmade [LF] Italian cannoli. The balance of the afternoon is at your leisure. Tonight, join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner at a local restaurant in the famed North End district. (B,D)

    LOCAL FAVORITE
    LOCAL TASTES After a day of exploring the iconic sites along the Freedom Trail, enjoy a Boston tradition with authentic handmade Italian cannoli. Later, take a seat in Boston’s legendary North End district for a farewell dinner in the American tradition.

    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  14. Day 14
    BOSTON
    Safe travels until we meet again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast

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Inclusions

Small Group Discoveries
Globus offers Small-Group Discoveries on select North America dates. A Small-Group Discovery is limited to an average of just 24 guests per departure. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus escorted tour, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery trip is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.

Operation of the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favorable weather and/or river conditions. Favorable conditions usually exist from May to October. When conditions are unfavorable, a visit to the Journey Behind the Falls will be substituted.

Enjoy spectacular fall colors on our Fall Foliage departures: September 15 through October 6 (Mother Nature permitting).
Meals:
Breakfast daily, 3 dinners

Health and Safety Protocols for Globus Tours

The world is waiting to be rediscovered! And Globus helps you reunite with your favorite destinations through our ongoing commitment to travel with the ease and confidence travelers have come to expect on tour with us. No matter where you travel, our global network of travel experts has you ready to reconnect.

And along the way, we’re step-for step with you to remove the worries and hassles that might make aspiring globetrotters hesitate when taking that first step in discovering dream destinations once again. With exceptional health and safety protocols and on-trip contingency plans for unexpected surprises, Globus travelers see more of the world with more peace of mind.

A SAFE & WARM WELCOME

Globus will conduct tour check-in procedures and pre-trip health screenings to offer guests a safe start and peace of mind throughout the journey. This includes proof of vaccination for all guests.

BLENDING CULTURAL PROXIMITY WITH SOCIAL DISTANCE

There may be times on tour or on the motorcoach when social distancing is required. We will take care in assuring any local guidelines are followed in a safe and comfortable way for our guests. For any cases where masks are required due to local guidelines, we ask that guests bring their own approved N95 (FFP2) masks for their own comfort and safety. Our wireless listening technology enables safe distances between our guests and other travelers during excursions.

FOCUS ON GUEST AND TEAM MEMBER HEALTH

To ensure a healthy environment for each of our guests and our team, our Tour Directors, Local Hosts, and motorcoach drivers are fully vaccinated, and Globus is also requiring that all travelers are fully vaccinated before joining the trips. Additionally, regular guest checks are conducted, and, when required by local guidelines, masks will be worn by our guests and by our team when accompanying guests. In all other cases, masks are optional for guests.

TOUCHING HEARTS, NOT HANDS

Traveling with Globus removes many of the “touch points” of travel, including luggage handling, check in/out, expedited entry into attractions and more. Globus are further reducing risk with hands-free service, meaning all self-services replaced by staff, including buffet meals replaced with table service. Globus will also ensure hand sanitizing is available throughout each trip, on coach and in hotels.

COMMITMENT TO CLEAN

As a part of Globus' commitment to clean, Globus is requiring enhanced cleaning procedures with hotel partners, on motorcoaches, vehicles and throughout every trip, including additional daily disinfecting procedures that go above-and-beyond already strict health and safety procedures.

PARTNERS IN DISCOVERY AND IN HEALTH

Globus has strict health and safety protocols, which have been in place for years, focused on ensuring all aspects of operation- from vehicles and equipment used on trip to excursions and hotel procedures. This process will continue with new, elevated health and safety checks, to maintain their promise that each touch-point on tours and cruises are considered in their commitment to guest and team member well-being.

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Accommodations

Gratuities for Tour Director and driver are available for pre-purchase.

Any applicable Goods and Service Tax (GST) and/or Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) for Canada are additional. Taxes will be calculated and listed at the time of booking, prior to payment being collected.

New York City: Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
Discover an urban retreat in the heart of Midtown NYC at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel. You will be just a short walk away from Broadway Theatres, Rockefeller Center, Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, museums, shopping, and worldly cuisine throughout, including famed Restaurant Row in Hell¿s Kitchen. This warm, inviting hotel offers intuitively designed guestrooms and suites, where perks like high-speed Wi-Fi, luxurious bedding, and deluxe amenities await. Break a sweat in the 4,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art fitness center featuring a Peloton room, sip on cocktails or Starbucks® coffees at the sophisticated Library Bar, and enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi in all public spaces. The Sheraton New York looks forward to welcoming you to this chic, modern hotel in the heart of famous Times Square, NY.
Address:
811 7th Ave
New York NY, United States
Washington DC: Capital Hilton
Located two blocks from the White House and within closing walking distance to downtown attractions, shopping and restaurants, this hotel is a perfect location for your visit to DC. The hotel features a lobby lounge, full service restaurant, gift shop, ATM, concierge, premier health club and full service day spa. This hotel is 100% non-smoking.
Address:
1001 16th St Nw
Washington DC, United States
Lancaster: Holiday Inn Downtown Lancaster
The Holiday Inn Lancaster is in the heart of a vibrant, bustling small city, and just minutes away from the unique sites and shopping that Lancaster is known for.
Address:
26 East Chestnut Street
Lancaster PA, United States
Niagara Falls: Doubletree Fallsview Resort & Spa by Hilton
This hotel is located just two blocks from Horseshoe Falls and American Falls in Niagara Falls. With location-inspired architecture, the resort presents a luxurious, full service experience.
Address:
6039 Fallsview Boulevard
Niagara Falls ON, Canada
Toronto: Westin Harbour Castle Toronto
The Westin Harbour Castle Toronto Hotel is located on the vibrant waterfront of Lake Ontario and within short walking distance to the theatre and entertainment districts. The hotel features two restaurants, a lounge, coffee bar, full service fitness center and spa, as well as full service concierge services. This Four diamond property is a landmark downtown Toronto Hotel.
Address:
1 Harbour Square
Toronto ON, Canada
Ottawa: Lord Elgin Hotel
One of Ottawa's finest hotels and ideally located in the heart of downtown Ottawa. The hotel features 355 well-appointed guestrooms, and is perfectly located in the heart of Ottawa within walking distance of the Rideau Canal, Parliament Hill, Confederation Park, and many museums.
Address:
100 Elgin Street
Ottawa ON, Canada
Montreal: Delta Montreal Hotel
Located in the heart of downtown Montreal, Quebec, Canada, the Delta Montreal soars above President Kennedy Avenue, showcasing unique Canadian artwork in the lobby, a wealth of superior amenities, and exceptionally comfortable accommodations. The Delta Montreal features 456 guestrooms with angular layouts that lend a spacious feel. Sleek, dark mahogany furniture complements earth-toned carpets and draperies, and all rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows, and plush bedding. All of this is topped off with fantastic dining options and world-class service.
Address:
475 Avenue President Kennedy
Montreal QC, Canada
Quebec City: Hilton Quebec
The Hilton Hotel Quebec City is located on Parliament Hill, directly linked to Place Quebec - a modern underground complex with several boutiques and restaurants. The hotel features an outdoor heated swimming pool, full fitness center, self-service business center, a restaurant and bar at lobby level, as well as a lounge on the 23rd floor offering breathtaking views of the city.
Address:
1100, Boulevard Rene-Levesque East
Quebec City QC, Canada
Boston: Sheraton Boston Hotel
Sheraton Boston is a 1220 room hotel located just four miles from the Boston Logan Airport in Back Bay Boston. Rooms have fantastic views of the Charles River or Historic Back Bay. Enjoy indoor access to shopping and restaurants at the Prudential Center or Copley Place, both connected to the Sheraton Boston. The hotel has an Indoor/Outdoor saline heated swimming pool. Enjoy local New England fare at the Side Bar & Grille or a coffee at the Starbucks in the lobby.
Address:
39 Dalton St
Boston MA, United States

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