New York - Boston (214 miles)
Passengers will be picked up in New York in the morning. Today we will spend the day touring New York City. Stops include the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, the Empire State Building, you can choose either Ripliey's Believe it or not or Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, and an exploration of Rockefeller Center. We will travel to Boston for the night.
New York, NY
The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps, The Cultural Capital of the World... whatever you call New York City, its impact on worldwide culture and business is undeniable. Seeing this famous metropolis is something no one ever forgets!
Empire State Building
One of the most famous buildings in the world, the iconic Empire State Building is not just a symbol or New York City or the East Coast, but of the entire United States of America.
Admission (Optional): Adult $38; Child (Under 12 yrs) $32; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $36|Opening Hours: 8:00am - 2:00am|Duration: Approx. 50 Minutes
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
The New York City branch of this international chain of sculpture museums is one of the Big Apple's most popular spots for tourists and locals alike. Guests come from all over to see eerily lifelike wax figures.
Admission (Optional): Adult $30; Child (Under 11 yrs) $25; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $30
Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square Odditorium has been shocking and wowing spectators since 1939. This museum of oddities contains over 500 pieces in 18,000 square feet, and also features live sideshow performances throughout the day.
Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (Under 12 yrs) $20; Senior $25|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 1:00am, Last admission 12.00 midnight.Time are subject to change without notice.
Called "The Crossroads of the World," this major intersection in midtown Manhattan-- where Broadway hits Seventh Avenue-- is a world-famous icon of both New York City and the United States. It has appeared in countless forms of media.
Statue of Liberty Cruise
Although it is now known for its pale green hue, Lady Liberty was originally a shining copper statue. Oxidation has resulted in this gift from France to the United States taking on the color we see now.
Admission (Optional): Adult $29; Child (Under 12 yrs) $23; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $28|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum
The USS Intrepid, docked permanently in New York Harbor, is an authentic World War II aircraft carrier that now functions as a military history museum. On the deck of the ship is a collection of fighter planes.
Admission (Optional): Adult $33; Child (Under 12 yrs) $24; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $31|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 10:00am - 5:00pm, Holiday hours apply.|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
A member of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places as well as a National Landmark, the world-famous Rockefeller Center (named for John. D. Rockefeller's son) in Midtown Manhattan has been a New York hub since the 1930s.
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn Randolph or similar
Boston - Niagara Falls (467 miles)
We will leave Boston in the morning for the Niagara Falls. At arrivial we will take the famous Maid of the Mist boat ride and a stop at Old Fort Niagara. Also, you will have the opportunity to see the native show - Thundering Water Cultural Show, Niagara Falls Adventure Movie and Niagara Falls Night tour.
Niagara Falls, NY
Among the most beautiful natural wonders in the world, Niagara Falls are comprised of three waterfalls that thunder and astound, producing a higher flow rate than any other waterfall in the world and standing at a height of 167 feet.
Maid of the Mist
This famous boat ride is perhaps Niagara Falls' most popular attraction. Get ready to get wet: the Maid of the Mist takes its passengers as close to the falls themselves as it is possible for anyone to get.
Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (Under 12 yrs) $12; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20|Opening Hours: May - Oct|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
Thundering Water Cultural Show
This performance is a celebration of Native American culture and their interaction with the Falls throughout their history. "The Spirit of the Mist" show is performed in time with the falls via a method known as hoop dancing.
Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (Under 11 yrs) $13; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 7:00pm - 8:30pm|Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes
Old Fort Niagara
Fort Niagara and its pivotal location at the mouth of the Niagara River played a key role in the history of the US and Canada. The fort was central to struggles between the French, British, and Iroquois for the area.
Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (Under 11 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $12
Niagara Falls Adventure Movie
This movie and its accompanying exhibit look back on the history of human interaction with the glorious Niagara Falls, focusing heavily on the "Daredevils" who have tried to cross, jump, and throw themselves down its waters.
Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (Under 11 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $12|Opening Hours: Daily 10:00am - 4:30pm, Time vary seasonally, Closed January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
Niagara Falls Illumination
For more than 75 years, visitors to Niagara Falls have been able to enjoy a nighttime illumination of the impressive American and Horseshoe falls. Every night of the year at dusk, visitors can experience the falls a new way.
Admission (Mandatory): Adult $6; Child (Under 11 yrs) $6; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $6|Opening Hours: Daily 8:00pm, Varies Seasonally
Standard Hotel: La Quinta Inn/Holiday Inn/RIT INN or similiar
Niagara Falls - Corning/ Thousand Island - Boston
Niagara Falls - Corning - Boston (427 miles)
In the morning, we will leave Niagara Falls and head to Corning, NY to visit the Corning Glass Museum. Afterwards, we will return to Boston.
Corning is a city in Steuben County, New York, United States, on the Chemung River. The population was 11,183 at the 2010 census. It is named for Erastus Corning, an Albany financier and railroad executive who was an investor in the company that developed the community.
Corning Museum of Glass
This non-profit museum run by Corning Glass Works explores the science behind glassmaking the history of the art throughout human cultures. It contains tens of thousands of significant objects, some as much as 3,500 years old.
Will be visited in winters when Thousand Island Cruise is Closed
Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (Under 17 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 55 yrs) $17
Niagara Falls - Thousand Islands - Boston (550 miles)
Today, we will drive to the Thousand Islands region to take a cruise. Afterwards, we will head back to Boston.
Thousand Islands, NY
Available for departures from Apr thru Nov. The Thousand Islands is an archipelago at the Canada-U.S. border from the northeast corner of Lake Ontario. They stretch for about 50 miles. The U.S. islands are in the state of New York and the Canadian islands are in Ontario. The smaller islands only have single residences.
Thousand Islands Cruise
See the thousand islands of Alexandria Bay up close with this fun and educational boat tour of the area. From the incredible Bolt Castle to the mysterious Deer Island, there is so much to see in the St. Lawrence!
Admission (Optional): Adult $28; Child (Under 11 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $27|Opening Hours: Apr 1 - Nov 14, Close on Nov 14|Duration: Approx. 50 Minutes
Built by the original manager of New York City's famous Waldorf-Astoria hotel, Bolt Castle is on Heart Island in the 1000 Islands area of the St. Lawrence River. The massive stone masonry structure is a sight to behold.
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn Randolph or similar