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7-Day New York/New Jersey to Philadelphia, Washington D.C, Boston, Niagara Falls, Corning , New York City and Shopping Outlet Tour

Avg $690 per person

Tour Code : TBTNYC-0044

Duration : 7 day(s) 6 night(s)

Departure City : New York City; Newark

Availability : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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We will start our exciting tour from New York City to sightsee the charm of DUMBO, Madison Square & Flatiron Building (Outside view), Washington Square & New York University (Outside view), Rockefeller Center, Empire State Building, Hudson River, the USS Intrepid Sea-Air-Space, Wall Street, Times Square, Madame Tussauds, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Philadelphia, the Independence National Historical Park, the Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Statue of Washington, Congress Hall, Washington D.C.; the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, Smithsonian National Air, Space Museum, International Spy Museum, Corning Museum of Glass, Niagara Falls, American Fall, the Horseshoe Fall, the Bridal Veil Fall, Niagara Whirlpool State Park, Old Fort Niagara, Lake Ontario, the Harvard University, Boston harbor, Old Quincy Market, West Point, West Point Museum, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, the Empire State Building, USS Intrepid, Wall Street, Times Square, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Madame Tussauds in our guided bus tour. We will watch Niagara IMAX Movie, take a Maid of the Mist ride, Jetboat ride on the Niagara River, cruise tour on the Hudson River, enjoy cruise ship in Boston harbor and also enjoy Broadway shows.

Itinerary

Our first day will start in New York City. Meet our professional tour guide at any one of the major airports (JFK, LGA, EWR). We will pick up our valued guests from the baggage claim area for the domestic flight and for the international flight at the Passenger Waiting Area. (The passengers, who arrive at Terminal 7of JFK Airport, please wait outside of the baggage claim area.)

Visitors who arrive will be sent to Flushing Queens. Free luggage storage service will be provided so visitors can enjoy visiting nearby Queens Crossing, Macy’s Shopping Center and do wonderful shopping and taste fresh food in a very safe environment.

Visitors who arrive at EWR airport will take our shuttle service to Jersey Garden Outlet. We will take you to the reserved hotel when rooms are ready to check-in.

New York Morning Tour
Visitors who arrive before 9:00 AM in JFK or LGA airport may join an exciting morning tour. We will explore DUMBO, Washington Square and New York University (Outside view) and Madison Square and the Flatiron Building (Outside view).

New York Night Tour
Travelers who arrive before 4:30 PM may join our fantastic night tour. We will explore the charm of Times Square, Rockefeller Center and observation point in NJ. Night stay will be at the hotel.

Hotel: E Hotel Banquet & Conference Center/Red Roof Inn/Days Inn or similar.

Begin our journey in the morning and explore the main landmarks of this historical and rich cultural city. We will visit the One World Observatory and enjoy the beautiful view of the central park and the entire of New York City from the observation deck. Next, we will take a sightseeing cruise tour on the Hudson River. We will be amazed by the view of the city and take memorable pictures with the backdrops of the Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge. Then we will sightsee a great exhibition of aircraft at USS Intrepid. Later we will enjoy walking around the Wall Street, here we will take pictures with Trinity Church, New York Stock Exchange, and Charging Bull. We will also visit the Times Square and Madame Tussauds. Today’s last stop will be the renowned Metropolitan Museum of Art. Here we will view the great collection of artwork. We will pass by the Rockefeller Center, Fifth Avenue, One World Trade Center, and Ground Zero. Night stay will be in the hotel.

Hotel: E Hotel Banquet & Conference Center/ Red Roof Inn/Days Inn or similar.

This museum was founded in 1982 when the founders acquired the ‘Intrepid’ aircraft which served as carrier during World War II and the Vietnam War. It also houses world’s first space shuttle - Enterprise in the Space Shuttle Pavilion. There are also 28 other restored aircrafts on display in the museum.
Spread over 5 floors covering an 85000 square feet area, Madam Tussauds Wax Museum New York is an ideal tourist destination that especially emphasizing on New York City theme, acting habitat to brilliant life-like wax creations. The museum adds new wax figures after every few months to its already existing collection of over 200 wax figures.
This is a commercial area located in Manhattan. It is at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue. It is a major entertainment center for visitors. It is also the annual "ball drop" spot on every New Year's Eve, a tradition which started in December 31, 1907, which draws millions of people towards Times Square every New Year.
Wall Street of New York is famous for the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ, because of which it has become the synonym to the US financial markets. There are also headquarters of some other less known stock exchanges in the area. It is an 8-block-long street running from Broadway to South Street in Lower Manhattan.

Today in the morning we will leave New York and head to Philadelphia. Here we will visit the Independence National Historical Park. We will sightsee the Independence Hall and stand where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed. After that, we will witness the Statue of Washington, the Congress Hall, Liberty Bell, and many other great sights. Then we will travel towards Washington, D.C. Upon arrival, we will explore the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Memorial and Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Next, we will take photos with backdrops of the White House and the U.S. Capitol. We will enjoy the thrilling ride of a DC cruise along the Potomac River and enjoy the alluring view of the town (Summer schedule). On the way, we will also look at and pass by the WWII Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial and many more. Head to the hotel for the night stay.

Note: In the winter when DC cruise is closed, we will visit the International Spy Museum

Hotel: Days Inn/Quality Inn/Comfort Inn or similar.

The cruise is available for a ride over the Potomac River scrolling along the view of the city’s greatest monuments and noteworthy structures in a glimpse. The visitors can have fun and relax in the cruise ride.
It is an important legislative building in Philadelphia which is well-known for the being the birthplace for the United States Declaration of Independence and the adoption of United States Constitution. The Independence National Historical Park where it is situated is a world heritage site. Built from 1732- 1751, the Independence Hall has a red brick construction in a Georgian style.
Located to the south of the Reflecting Pool on the National Mall, the Korean War Veterans Memorial symbolizes warriors who fought the Korean War. It is a triangular-shaped structure topped by a circle.
The Liberty Bell is an iconic representation of American Independence. The large bell is known for the Biblical reference of the verse “Proclaim LIBERTY Throughout all the Land unto all the Inhabitants Thereof”. Earlier known as the State house bell, it was used to call lawmakers to the legislative sessions to be held at the Independence National Historical Park.
This building was built in 1920 as a memorial to the 16th President of United States, Abraham Lincoln. He was the President of United States at the time of the American Civil War. The building is constructed in a Greek style with a large sculpture of Abraham Lincoln and inscriptions of his two famous speeches over it.
The city of Philadelphia, also known as Philly is one the popular cities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a prominent state in the United States of America. It played an important role during the American Revolution as a meeting place for members of the Federal department. Philadelphia is popular due to its culture, arts, and history which attracts huge tourists’ footfall to the city every year.
This is one of the largest municipal building spread over a 14-acre area. It holds the most important public rooms of the city council such as the Council Chamber, the Mayor Reception Room, the Conversation Hall and the Supreme Court. You will be delighted to watch the exterior of the building covered with sculptures representing many continents and seasons and many other allegorical representations.
Located just a couple blocks away from National Air and Space Museum, the US Capitol building is the meeting point of the Congress of United States. It has a white exterior built in a neo-classical style. It is situated on top of the Capitol Hill and its origins date back to the year 1800.
Built on a total area of around 2-acres, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was constructed in the memory of soldiers of the US army who were part of the Vietnam War. The memorial is known to have some controversy over the building’s design at the time of its construction.
Washington D.C, the capital city of United States of America lies on the Potomac River with bordering states of Maryland and Virginia. The city has been bejeweled by the 3 main branches of the Federal Government, the US Capitol, the White House and the Supreme Court and many other historical museums and performing-arts centers.
Designed by the Irish architect- James Hoban in white Aquia Creek Sandstone in neo-classical style, the White House is the official residence of the US President starting John Adams, the second US President in 1800. It is located at the Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C.

Today in the morning we will start our day and travel towards Corning. We will explore the Museum of Glass and learn about the history, art, and science of glassmaking. It was a great experience to see a remarkable collection of glass objects. We may also join the Hot Glass Show and enjoy the performance of professional glass craftsmen. After lunch, we will leave the corning. Our next stop will be the well-known Niagara Falls. Here we will sightsee the spectacular beauty of the Horseshoe Fall, Bridal Veil Fall, and American Fall. Next, we will take an exciting ride of the Maid and the Mist and get as close as possible to Niagara Falls. We may watch an IMAX movie and learn about the history of human interaction with the Falls (optional fee). Then we will join a Niagara In-depth Tour to explore the Old Fort Niagara, Niagara Whirlpool State Park, and the Lake Ontario. At night, we will enjoy the outstanding and fantastic views of the nighttime illumination of Niagara Falls. When night falls, we will head to the hotel to catch some rest.

Note: Travelers may stay in the Falls Park for self-exploration if they are not joining the In-Depth tour. Due to late sunset time and US Federal Government regulations, night view on some summer evenings may be limited or not available. In the winter season, we will take a Jetboat ride on the Niagara River instead of the Maid of the Mist. Jetboat tour will be closed in bad weather conditions.

Hotel: Days Inn/Quality Inn/Sleep Inn or similar.

This museum is a reservoir of over 45000 objects and is located to the west of New York State. It is primarily dedicated to highlighting the history of the art of glass-making with facts like the origins of the first ever glass mask made 3000 years ago. You will also be enlightened about the art and the science behind glass-making. Viewers are baited to watch the Hot Glass show conducted by the professional glass craftsmen.
Here, the tourists will witness 6 million cubic feet of water falling over the edge on the top line, right in front of their eyes. The Maid of the Mist ride helps you delve deeper into the falls to have a view like never before!
Niagara Falls is one of the most storied tourist attractions of the world. This is a waterfall with a total height of around 167 Feet, situated at the border of Canada and the United States. The Canadian part of the falls is also known as Horseshoe Falls, while it is divided into American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls towards the American side.
The Legends of Adventure movie is showcased in a 314 seat auditorium picturizing the myths and the mysteries centered on the river Niagara. The sound is delivered through Digital Dolby surround sound as well as the river Niagara itself playing background music for the show. All the more, there are complimentary headsets provided for people of Chinese, Korean and Spanish origins.
This in-depth tour visits Niagara Whirlpool State Park and the Old Fort Niagara.
Niagara Whirlpool State Park is spread over a 109 acre area in Niagara county, New York. It is famous for the Niagara Whirlpool formed in the Niagara Gorge towards the downstream of the Niagara Falls. The depth of the whirlpool is 125 feet and it was formed around 4200 years ago. The Niagara Old Fort at the mouth of the Niagara River was built around 300 years ago to control the enemies entering into the great lakes and the continent during the colonial wars. It was established by the French rulers in 1679.
The Jet boat provides you a chance to play among the white water rapids on the Niagara River. It is enjoyed through a custom-built vessel that uses a triple turbo diesel waterjet system for better control, as you will be zipping past propelling and steering between the harsh courses of rapids.
The Old Fort Niagara is a 300 year’s old fort that holds supreme historical importance. The fort is known to have played a critical role during the war between France and India, the American Revolution and the War of 1812.
The Niagara Whirlpool State Park attracts public as it has is a 125 feet deep Niagara whirlpool formed between the Niagara Gorge to the downside of the River Niagara. It is known to have been formed around 4200 years ago.

Begin our day in the morning and travel to Boston. We will enjoy the comfortable journey and splendid views of the Erie Canal and mountains. In the afternoon, we will reach the city of Cambridge. Our first stop will be the Harvard University. Here we will visit the Harvard’s oldest campus and take pictures with the Statue of Three Lies. After that, we will also take pictures with the backdrop of MIT’s main buildings. While taking a Boston city tour, we will pass by the Boston Athenaeum, Swan Lake Park, old Trinity Cathedral, Boston Park, Hancock Building, and overlook the Golden Dome of the State House. At night, we will enjoy the delicious Boston lobster feast. Night stay will be at the hotel.

Hotel: Quality Inn/ Days Inn/Red Roof Inn or similar.

Begin our exciting day in the morning. We will enjoy an incredible tour of a cruise ship and witness awesome sight of the Boston Harbor. Next, we will take a stop at the old Quincy Market. Here we will wander around, do some shopping and taste a variety of fresh authentic food. We may not miss the well-known New England clam chowder as well. After that will travel back to New York City. At night time, we may enjoy the world known Broadway shows. Following the night tour, we will go to the hotel to spend the night.

Note: Travelers may book tickets from a tour guide in advance because of the limited seats. Additional charges will be paid for transportation and show tickets.

Hotel: E Hotel Banquet & Conference Center/ Red Roof Inn/Days Inn or similar.

On the morning of the last day, we will first visit the United States Military Academy at West Point. The proficient Academy’s official tour guide will lead the informative tour of the Academy. Then we will visit the West Point Museum and see a collection of weapons used as a training aid. Our next stop will be the Woodbury Common Premium Outlets. We will shop named branded and designer products and enjoy 25% to 65% discounts on huge variety. We will conclude our tour and provide complimentary drop-off service to visitors to JFK/LGA/EWR airport.

Note: All Foreign National travelers, no matter their age, must provide a valid passport and visa, and present their own form of identification. All U.S. Citizens ages 16 and older must provide and present their own valid photo identification such as a current valid passport or driver's license, or school ID (must be school-age). If anyone is under the age of 16 he/she must be accompanied by an adult. Travelers who don’t visit West Point Academy are able to go shopping in outlets only. West Point Museum is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year. Travelers must book their departure flights after 7:00 pm.

Inclusive

  • Air-conditioned transport services.
  • Taxes are included in the Tour Price.
  • Experienced tour-guide.
  • Hotel Stay

Exclusive

Optional Attractions Adult Child
Boston Harbor Cruise $22 $17 (3-11)
Boston Lobster Dinner $32 $32
DC Potomac River Cruise $26 $18 (2-12)
International Spy Museum $21.95 $14.95 (7-11)
Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum $33 $24 (3-12)
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum NYC $25 $23 (4-12)
Maid of the Mist (Seasonal) $19.25 $11.20 (6-12)
Metropolitan Museum of Art $25 Free (under 12)
New York City Night Tour $35 $25
New York Morning Tour $25 $15
Niagara Falls IMAX Movie USA $12 $8 (6-12)
Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour $25 $15 (under 11)
Niagara Jet Boat $66 $56 (4-12)
One World Trade Center $37.00 $30.00
Statue of Liberty Cruise $29 $17 (3-12)
West Point Military Academy (ID Required) $16 $13 (2-11)
  • All of the meals during the tour.
  • A minimum wage of $10 must be paid in cash to the bus driver and tour guide for mandatory fees services. Any child is also subjected to pay the service fees. In case the visitors take the tour of 2 days then the services fees will be paid separately for each day.
  • Some other service charges may apply, such as personal room, valet services or beverages or any other bar items.
  • Private expenses will be paid by the visitors.

FAQ'sExpand

How much baggage is allowed to carry?

It depends on two things; if the tour is via 14 seat minibus then only one piece of baggage is allowed to carry otherwise it is recommended to carry two pieces of standard sized baggage per passenger. Always keep in mind that this is a tour bus ride, the less your baggage the more happy and lighter you will be.

Is restroom available on the bus?

The answer is yes. But it is recommended that you use the toilet only when there is a personal emergency. If you can wait then you should know that the bus stops along the way after every 2 to 3 hours. It helps the Bus crew to maintain a clean atmosphere on the bus. If there is personal emergency and you want to use it urgently then you can ask the staff to open it for you. 

What can we do if we choose not to go on the optional activities?

Definitely yes, if you wish not to participate in the tour activities you have option to hang around the tourist attractions as you like to. Some folks don’t want to go along with the tour activities which they had booked. It is allowed to go on your own but before you leave you have to inform the tour guide so he get notified and also he can inform you on the return time. It’s not wise to dispatch the group without informing the tour guide.

I am a vegetarian, what options I have on this tour?

It doesn’t matter you are vegetarian or not, because at meal break you will be presented with list of menus to choose from. You can enjoy various ethnic restaurants, street foods, and fast food restaurants along the way.  Plenty of vegetarian meals you can look for from the menu.

Is the drop-off location the same as boarding location?

Yes, you will be dropped-off at the same location where you started your journey. If there is change in location you will be notified through tour Special Notes page. Also you can ask your tour guided, most probably you will be notified.

Will the bus wait for me if I’m late?

The answer is sadly no. Tour buses will leave on time. It is wise to be punctual and arrive at the departure location half an hour before the depart time. This is a group tour where group needs are preferred over single individual. It is difficult for the bus to wait so please be understandable.

What is the payment method that Top Bus tours accept?

You can easily pay through Visa and MasterCard, American Express and Discover. Payments received are processed thru PayPal. The reason for that is to protect your transaction safety and provide you fast payment services. Cash is also acceptable with a 3% discount.

What happens if I don’t have PayPal account?

If you pay in cash you can also avail 3% discount and you should not be worried if you don’t have PayPal account. You can pay without it too; select the payment method when checking out for tour. First check as PayPal your payment method, then you will be preceded to PayPal checkout page. There you can see two options:

1)      Have a PayPal account; if you are paying via PayPal then simply transfer the payment to PayPal account.

2)      Don’t have PayPal account, Look for the check box that says “Don't have a PayPal account”, in the form fill your payment method (credit card) information which will be secured by PayPal’s SSL encryption, and after finishing the details click submit. That is all; your particular credit card will be billed as “PayPal TopBusTours”.

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