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Trip Overview

Journey across eastern Canada and the northeast part of the United States on this multi-city trip! Start in Montreal, a fun, multicultural city. From there it is on to Quebec City and Toronto. Then you will continue on to Niagara Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Then after crossing the border you will head on to New York City, the “Big Apple”! After spending time at the Empire State Building, Times Square, and Central Park your journey continues on to Philadelphia the “City of Brotherly Love” before ending in Washington, DC.


  • Take in the sights of eastern Canada and the USA's north-east coast by rail
  • Discover Quebec and Montreal with sightseeing tours
  • View the famous landmarks and hidden gems of Toronto with a CityPASS
  • Marvel at Niagara Falls in incredible detail with an Adventure Pass
  • Explore New York City's iconic sites with a CityPASS including access to the Empire State Building!
  • Unearth the treasures of the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia
  • Admire the monuments of Washington, DC on a tour by moonlight


  • Flights from London to Quebec City and Washington, DC to London
  • Transfers from airport to hotel in Quebec City and hotel to airport in Washington, DC
  • Amtrak and VIA Rail rail travel in standard class throughout
  • 12 nights' hotel stay
  • Sightseeing city tour of Quebec City
  • Sightseeing city tour of Montreal
  • Toronto CityPASS® including:
    - CN Tower
    - Casa Loma
    - Royal Ontario Museum
    - Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
    - Toronto Zoo OR Ontario Science Center
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Toronto
  • Niagara Falls Adventure Pass including:
    - Journey Behind the Falls
    - Hornblower Niagara Cruises
    - Niagara's Fury
    - White Water Walk
    - WEGO 48-hour hop-on, hop-off pass
  • New York City CityPASS® including:
    - Empire State Building Experience
    - American Museum of Natural History
    - Top of the Rock Observation Deck OR Guggenheim Museum
    - Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island OR Sightseeing Cruise
    - 9/11 Memorial and Museum OR Intrepid Air and Space Museum
  • Multi-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of New York City
  • Philadelphia CityPASS® including:
    - The Franklin Institute
    - Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour
    - One Liberty Observation Deck
    - Adventure Aquarium OR Philadelphia Zoo
  • Multi-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Washington, DC
  • Monuments by Moonlight tour of Washington, DC
Trip Map


Prices are subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Amtrak Vacations is a member of ABTA (Y6401) and all holidays including flights are ATOL protected, number 7579.

Welcome to Montreal! Once your flight arrives a transfer will connect you from the airport to Le Nouvel Hotel & Spa. Take the day to relax at your hotel or explore the city. (Overnight in Montreal)

Included today is a guided tour of Montreal. Your guide will provide some amazing stories and background on the town while riding past popular and historic points of interest such as Old Montreal, Montreal Harbor, Chinatown, and Bonsecours Market Building. This afternoon board VIA Rail to journey over to Quebec City and, on arrival, check in at the Hotel Chateau Laurier Quebec. (Overnight in Quebec City)

Today you will get to explore Quebec City on a guided tour. The tour makes stops at the famous Chateau Frontenac, the National Assembly, the Latin Quarter, and the Plains of Abraham. This is a perfect way of experiencing this historic city. (Overnight in Quebec City)

This morning board VIA Rail to travel over to Toronto. Upon arrival, check in at the Eaton Chelsea Hotel and begin to explore the city with the use of your CityPASS. Your pass includes admission to the CN Tower, the Royal Ontario Museum, and the Toronto Zoo! (Overnight in Toronto)

Continue to explore the city with your CityPASS as well as a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. Your tour will guide you to some of Toronto's most famous locations such as Eaton Centre, Casa Loma, and Toronto's harbourfront. You can use the CityPASS to gain access to Casa Loma as well as Ripley's Aquarium of Canada. (Overnight in Toronto)

This morning you will board the VIA Rail to travel to the majestic Niagara Falls. After checking in at the Radisson Hotel & Suites Fallsview, you can begin to explore all around the Falls region. Use your pass to visit the caverns and caves within the Journey Behind the Falls, a ride on a cruise up to the Falls, and a hop-on, hop-off tour of the city. (Overnight in Niagara Falls)
Today you will travel east to New York City, the “Big Apple”! As you travel through New York, enjoy the scenery of forests, lakes, and sprawling fields before arriving into the city. On arrival, check in at the Holiday Inn New York City Times Square. (Overnight in New York City)

Begin to explore the best of New York's attractions with your CityPASS. The pass will allow you access to the Empire State Building, American Museum of Natural History, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. You will also have a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour that will transport you around to all of these attractions. (Overnight in New York City)

Continue to explore the city with your hop-on, hop-off tour. The tour will make stops at Central Park, Times Square, and 5th Avenue. Also you can continue to use your CityPASS for access to the 9/11 Museum and Memorial as well as bay cruise. (Overnight in New York City)

This morning you will travel from New York City down to Philadelphia, the “City of Brotherly Love”. Upon arrival, check in at the Holiday Inn  Express Philadelphia E Penns Landing and use your CityPASS to visit the Franklin Institute, the National Constitution Center, and the Adventure Aquarium. (Overnight in Philadelphia)

After your stay in Philadelphia you will continue on to Washington, DC. Upon arrival, check in at the Phoenix Park Hotel and use your hop-on, hop-off to visit the many important Smithsonian museums such as the Air & Space Museum, the Holocaust Museum, or the American History Museum. (Overnight in Washington, DC)

Continue to explore Washington with your hop-on, hop-off tour. Stop off at the National Cathedral, take a stroll along the National Mall, and take pictures in front of the White House. Then tonight you will take a tour of the city's most important monuments such as the Vietnam War Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Washington Monument as they are illuminated to highlight their glory. (Overnight in Washington, DC)

Today a transfer will connect you from your hotel to the airport for your flight back to London.


Arrive back in the UK today and make your way home.

Legend for meals: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

Fairmont Le Reine Elizabeth (Formerly Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth)

A brand new design blending a contemporary decor with a vintage flair reminiscent of Montreal’s golden years. The authenticity of our building, a historic heritage monument, will be preserved.

Le Nouvel Hotel & Spa

Le Nouvel Hotel & Spa, a 4 star hotel located in downtown Montreal, is within walking distance to the Bell Centre and Crescent Street and just a few minutes from the Casino and other major attractions. Our hotel in Montreal is proud to offer accommodations and amenities that make you feel at home, all in a fantastic Montreal location.

Renaissance Montreal Downtown

In the heart of downtown Montreal, steps from the iconic Place Ville Marie and the shopping hub of St. Catherine St, a design adventure awaits you. Featuring splendid rooms and a lobby inspired by local street art, this sophisticated hotel with its eclectic flair perfectly blends business with pleasure. Enjoy modern pan Asian cuisine in our refined restaurant,

Le Centre Sheraton Montreal

Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel is located in downtown Montreal, just minutes away from shopping, nightlife and great restaurants.

Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview

The Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview hotel is Canada's highest hotel and largest Hilton in the country. The Hilton is Niagara’s premier Fallsview hotel, overlooking both the Canadian and American Falls and directly connected by a glass enclosed walkway to the Fallsview Casino Resort.

Marriott Fallsview and Spa

The Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa enjoys the distinction as being the closest hotel to Niagara Falls. As the area's premiere AAA Four Diamond, five-star luxury hotel in Niagara Falls, this Marriott Niagara Falls Hotel overlooks the majestic waterfalls and is located just minutes away from a variety of exciting attractions and casinos.

Oakes Hotel Overlooking the Falls

The Oakes is the closest hotel to the Horseshoe Falls - Niagara's largest, most beautiful waterfall. Right in the heart of the Fallsview tourist area, The Oakes Hotel is also right next door to the brand new Niagara Fallsview Casino - a multi-faceted casino complex featuring a lavish Las Vegas style theatre, convention facilities, large shopping arcades, spectacular gaming areas and more!

Radisson Hotel & Suites Fallsview

Situated on the Ontario side of Horseshoe Falls, the Radisson Hotel & Suites Fallsview, ON offers a prime location for visiting this impressive natural wonder.

Marriott on the Falls

A memorable trip to Niagara Falls includes a hotel stay at the Niagara Falls Marriott on the Falls. Located on Fallsview Boulevard in Ontario, our luxury hotel offers scenic vistas of Niagara Falls and the city from its expansive offering of guest rooms and suites. Situated within minutes of many popular tourist destinations, including the Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort, Seneca Casino, the Butterfly Conservatory and more.

Sheraton on the Falls

The contemporary four-diamond Sheraton on the Falls Hotel is located directly across the street from the falls in the heart of Niagara’s premier Fallsview district. This world-class hotel is situated in North America’s largest hotel and entertainment complex and offers magnificent views of the Canadian and American falls. Indoor connections to both Casino Niagara and the 125,000-square foot Fallsview Indoor Waterpark.

Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac

Ideally located inside the walls of Old Quebec, the iconic Fairmont Le Château Frontenac has undergone a multimillion dollar renaissance project that will reposition it as one of the world’s leading hotels.

Hotel Chateau Laurier Quebec

Hôtel Château Laurier Québec is ideally located in the heart of the city, on Parliament Hill, nestled between the Plains of Abraham, a vast urban park, the lively Grande Allée street and a few blocks from the Québec City Convention Center. Only a 35-minute drive from the Jean-Lesage International Airport (YQB).

Hilton Québec

Hilton Québec in Québec City offers a selection of spacious rooms with a light and airy atmosphere, perfect for couples and families alike. Each of them is stylishly decorated and boasts panoramic views of the city of Old Québec, Parliament Hill, and Laurent Ian Mountains.

Chelsea Hotel Toronto (formerly Eaton Chelsea hotel)

Canada's largest hotel with 1590 guest rooms, the Chelsea Hotel, Toronto is centrally located and just step's from the city's best shopping, theatres, nightlife and attractions.

Fairmont Royal York

Toronto’s landmark hotel, The Fairmont Royal York has everything you need for a memorable stay in Toronto – opulent surroundings, a knowledgeable Concierge team, fine dining, exercise facilities, plus so much more. We’re conveniently located across from Union Station at 100 Front Street West within the financial and entertainment districts.

Sheraton Centre Toronto

Located in the financial and entertainment districts, the CAA/AAA Four Diamond Sheraton Centre Toronto is connected to PATH, a 16-mile underground network of shops and services. Shopping, theatre, world-class dining and Toronto. Experience utmost comfort and style in an urban setting.

The Stewart Hotel

Staying at the The Stewart Hotel puts New York City at your fingertips. Just steps from Penn Station and most subway lines, it's easy to explore the city's most exciting neighborhoods and attractions; Madison Square Garden, the Empire State Building, and Fifth Avenue shopping. Or kick back and relax in your luxurious room. The comforts of technology await, including flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations and wireless Internet.

Holiday Inn New York City Times Square

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, Holiday Inn New York City - Times Square is a 35-story high-rise hotel that makes it easy to enjoy New York’s incomparable attractions, restaurants and retail stores.

Marriott Marquis

Surround yourself with the sights and sounds of the city at New York Marriott Marquis. One of the premier hotels in Times Square, our central location gives you easy access to NYC entertainment options and several subway lines to access any part of NYC.

Renaissance New York Times Square

Elevate your adventures in The City That Never Sleeps at Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel. Rising 26 stories above Times Square, our hotel has the soul of a boutique hotel with beautifully crafted interiors. Distinct among Times Square hotels in New York, Renaissance boasts stylish guest rooms, including new guest rooms with terraces overlooking Times Square.

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel

The Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel is an upscale moderate hotel that’s just completed a $160 million renovation to its guest rooms and meeting space. The hotel is just steps from the excitement of the Broadway theatres, prestige of Carnegie Hall and world-class shopping of Fifth Avenue - this location is the perfect way to immerse yourself in the best that New York has to offer.

The Roosevelt Hotel

For a classic New York City hotel experience, none of the other hotels in New York City comes close to The Roosevelt Hotel. Opened in 1924 at the height of the Jazz Age, the "Grand Dame of Madison Avenue" continues to impress guests in its prime location at Madison Avenue and 45th Street in Midtown Manhattan.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Discover one of the premier hotels in Philadelphia when you stay at Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. This hotel in Philadelphia commands a towering presence in the heart of America's original capital.

Courtyard Washington, DC/U.S. Capitol

Escape ordinary travel routines when you book at Courtyard Washington, DC/U.S. Capitol hotel near Union Station DC and NoMa station.

The Mayflower Hotel

The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection has been a Washington, DC landmark since opening its doors over 90 years ago. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, our hotel has been completely refreshed, offering a host of modern amenities, while still maintaining a sense of iconic luxury. Immerse yourself in the beauty of our sweeping marble lobby before getting comfortable in our redesigned guestrooms.

Phoenix Park Hotel

Enjoy a unique opportunity to experience the luxury of Irish country estate in the heart of Washington, DC's Capitol Hill. With traditional oil paintings, opulent marble staircase and traditional décor. The Phoenix Park Hotel also embraces the charisma and magic of one of the most established dining and entertainment restaurants in the area, The Dubliner.

The Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown

The Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown

Located directly across from the Washington Convention Center, this Renaissance Downtown Washington, DC luxury hotel is ideal for experiencing the history and culture of the nation's capital.

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Prices are subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Amtrak Vacations is a member of ABTA (Y6401) and all holidays including flights are ATOL protected, number 7579.

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