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Deluxe Guided Vacations and Cruises Since 1989!
Philadelphia & New York City
The Two Most Iconic Cities in the USA
Start with a visit to historic Philadelphia and then spend 3 nights exploring New York City

9 Day Package
Tour Dates: October 6 - 14, 2022
15 Meals Included


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Price Per Person:

$3435.00 Double Occupancy
$3190.00 Triple Occupancy
$3190.00 Quad Occupancy
$4185.00 Single Occupancy

Price shown is based on departure from Chicago. Price will vary for other departure cities.

Activity Level:

Fasterpace- climbing stairs and prolonged standing- potential of energetic activities along with walking measurable distances (up to two miles) over varied landscapes- longer days with possible evening activities

Tour Highlights:

Exploring the Flight 93 National Memorial and Visitor’s Center
Touring Independence Hall and viewing the Liberty Bell
Checking out the Museum of the American Revolution
Enjoying a three-night stay in Times Square, with lots of time for you to explore
Experiencing the energy that is Broadway, with two Broadway performances
Immersing yourself in immigrant history with visits to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
Taking time to reflect at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum
Ascending to Top of the Rock, where spectacular city views will surround you
Lights! Camera! Action! Touring NBC Studios
Honoring Civil War service at the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument and all who lost their lives while serving at the Fountain of Eternal Life
Celebrating all types of music at the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
Home pick up and return
Guidance of a professional Tour Manager

Daily Itinerary:

Gathering Day - October 6
  • Travelers depart for our ‘gathering overnight’ hotel in South Bend, IN. 
  • Get acquainted with fellow travelers and your tour manager, and enjoy a complimentary breakfast the following morning

DAY 1- October 7 (D)
  • As we depart Indiana, sit back and leave the driving to us, and enjoy Ohio farm country views
  • Climbing the Pennsylvania mountains and crossing the Allegheny River we’ll arrive in Shanksville, PA to visit Flight 93 National Memorial and Visitor’s Center. Once a common field, it became a field of honor forever
  • We’ll enjoy dinner together tonight prior to a restful night in Somerset, PA

DAY 2- October 8 (B,L)
  • Upon arrival in Philadelphia, named "the birthplace of America", a tour of the Museum of the American Revolution awaits us - bringing relics of the Revolutionary War into public view for the first time in decades
  • Let’s do lunch! When in Philadelphia, enjoying a Philly cheesesteak is a must!
  • Our two-night Philadelphia stay is near the Ben Franklin Bridge, a suspension bridge spanning the Delaware River, connecting Philadelphia, PA and Camden, NJ

DAY 3- October 9 (B,D)
  • We’ll immerse ourselves in history and explore the landmarks that represent our nation’s founding, with visits to Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the National Constitution Center and a walk through the historic district past Betsy Ross’s House and Christ Church
  • Prior to our dinner at Chart House, the afternoon is yours to explore the “City of Brotherly Love” at your leisure

DAY 4- October 10 (B,D)
  • Welcome to "The Big Apple”, with a three-night stay near Times Square! NYC, the largest city in the U.S., is an architectural marvel, with historic monuments, magnificent buildings, and dazzling skyscrapers. IMPORTANT - PLEASE NOTE: While in New York City, we may take multiple subway rides, and not all subway stations are handicapped accessible
  • We’ll spend time reflecting with our visit to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum
  • On a walking tour, we’ll explore Wall Street, Trinity Church, St. Paul’s Chapel, FDNY Memorial Wall and Ten House and more!
  • After a day of touring, we’ll enjoy dinner together

DAY 5- October 11 (B)
  • For early risers, the Today Show!
  • A tour favorite: Lights! Camera! Action! NBC Studio tour! We’ll see the sets of famous TV shows and learn how they are produced
  • Ascending 70 floors to Top of the Rock observation deck will offer us a spectacular 360-degree view of all of Manhattan Island, Central Park and the East and Hudson Rivers
  • Enjoy a free afternoon and evening to explore the many sites, sounds, and dining options in the “city that never sleeps”. [Tour favorite suggestion: Visiting St. Patrick’s Cathedral]
  • We’ll “give our regards to Broadway” this evening with the first of our two Broadway shows – TBA

DAY 6- October 12 (B,L)
  • We’ll start the day becoming immersed in the immigrant story with a ferry ride to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Our walking tour up Broadway will take us through historic Bowling Green Park, past the famous bronze bull, the Wall Street Stock Exchange area and on to Trinity Church and St. Paul’s Chapel – the little church that stood through the 9/11 trauma
  • This afternoon, we’ll take in another Broadway show – TBA
  • Tonight, catch the feeling of NYC in Times Square, enjoying dinner on your own and taking in the hustle and bustle of this famous site

DAY 7- October 13 (B,D)
  • We say a fond farewell to NYC this morning as we make our way to Cleveland, OH
  • Upon our arrival in Cleveland, OH, our overnight stay, we’ll visit the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument. This Monument’s impressive structure, consisting of a 125’ column surrounded at its base by a Memorial Room and esplanade, and topped with a statue of the Goddess of Freedom, honors the over 9000 Cleveland-area individuals who served in the Civil War Union Army
  • A short walk away, the Fountain of Eternal Life, also referred to as "Peace Arising from the Flames of War", is a symbol for the constant effort for peace
  • Our dinner together tonight will be a perfect time to share with each other our favorite tour sites and experiences prior to turning in for the evening

DAY 8- October 14 (B,L)
  • Music is a universal language! Before we depart Cleveland, we’ll check out the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Dedicated to preserving the living legacy of music, from Delta blues, rock and roll and hip-hop to industrial, soul and alternative styles
  • Welcome back to your departure locations!


 

Additional Tour Information:

Deposit: $400 per person. Plus an additonal cost for Trip Cancellation / Interruption Insurance. Please let your agent know if you wish to purchase.

Final Payment Due: August 23, 2022
 
Cancellation Policy: 120 days or more prior to departure: Admin Fee (25% of deposit) forfeited; 119- 75 days prior to departure: deposit forfeited; 74- 30 days prior to departure: 50% of tour price forfeited; 29 days or less: no refund. Cancellation / Interruption Protection could protect you from these charges. Protection payment is non refundable. Please read Protection terms: http://www.tripmate.com/wpTPD30

Prices in our brochure and on our website were effective on April 1, 2021. At the time you purchase your tour, prices may be higher because of an increase in carrier charges. For current prices, please call us at 800-421-3330.
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