USA and Canada Express
9 days from £1,459
- See the Niagara Falls up close on the famous Maid of the Mist cruise!
- Play it cool in the trendy streets of Toronto
- Practise your language skills in French-speaking Montreal
- Chase thrills and spills in the adventure paradise of Stowe
- Discover laid-back life in Boston on the east coast
- Sleep in comfort: accommodation in American hotels and hostels included!
Tour around north-eastern USA and Canada on this fantastic 9 day trip! Travelling with a small group and guide, you will discover buzzing cities such as Boston and Toronto as well as the mighty Niagara Falls and the adventure wonderland of Stowe. You will travel in style on board a private vehicle with free Wi-Fi and spend your nights in comfort in hostels and hotels. This really is the ultimate way to experience the very best of northeast America and Canada!
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Day 1: New York Area – Niagara Falls
We’ll leave the New York area behind and venture north towards the mighty Niagara Falls. These epic falls are actually made up of 3 waterfalls, all of which combine to make an impressive spectacle and an ear-bursting amount of noise! Settle down for the night in your comfortable guesthouse. We’ll see the falls up close tomorrow!
Day 2: Niagara Falls – Toronto
Board the legendary ‘Maid of the Mist’ to see the falls up close. Then it’s time to hop across the border via the iconic Rainbow Bridge to begin our Canadian adventures! Trendy Toronto is our first stop. Enjoy some free time to check out the fashionable boutiques and cosy cafes.
Day 3-4: Montreal
Montreal is the second-largest French-speaking city in the world! Enjoy some European vibes in the museums, galleries and cocktail clubs. If you fancy some retail therapy, check out ‘Underground City’ with its fantastic selection of shops.
Day 5-6: Stowe
Time for some adventure activities in Stowe. Winter or summer, there are bags of exciting things to do, from skiing to mountain biking. Check out the Ben & Jerry’s ice cream factory on an included tour.
Day 7-8: Boston
Head to the east coast now and discover Boston. We’ll kick off with a walk along the Freedom Trail and check out America’s best historical sights. Then you’re free to explore the city for yourself. Chill out on Boston Common, get the rounds in at Trillium’s beer garden, or catch the Boston Red Sox at a baseball game. TV comedy fans should also check out the legendary Cheers bar!
Day 9: Boston – New York Area
We head south this morning and back to the hotel where we started. The trip ends here at approximately 5pm. If you plan to fly out this evening, please do not book a flight that departs before 9pm to allow time for transfer and check-in.
There is no scheduled time in New York City itself on this trip.
Please note activities and itineraries are subject to change
- 8 nights’ hotel and hostel accommodation
- Transport between included destinations
- See Niagara Falls up close on the Maid of the Mist
- Discover trendy Toronto
- Enjoy the European vibes of Montreal
- Hiking and swimming in Stowe
- Ben & Jerry ‘s ice cream factory tour
- Walk along Boston’s Freedom Trail
- Free on-board Wi-Fi (USA only)
- 24-hour emergency support
- Travel Insurance
- Meals, snacks and drinks
- Optional Activities
- Airport transfers
8 nights of accommodation are included on this tour. Unlike many of our other American tours which require travellers to camp in the evenings, you will spend your nights in warm and comfortable hotel and lodging accommodation! See America in style! 6 nights will be spent in budget lodging and 2 nights will be spent in hotels.
Meals are not included on this tour. This is a great chance to immerse yourself in American culture by finding your own food in delis and diners in each awesome stop!
Your tour begins at a hotel in the New York Area on day 1 at 7:30am. Due to this early start, we recommend you arrive the night before and book an extra night of accommodation at your own cost. Please speak to a travel advisor for more information.
Your tour ends in the New York Area on day 9 at approx. 5pm. If you plan to fly out that night, please don’t book a flight that departs before 9pm to allow time for transfers and check-in.
The minimum age to join this trip is 18. Please be aware that the legal drinking age in the USA is 21. If you are under 21 years old you will not be able to buy alcohol or enter clubs/casinos.
British Nationals visiting the USA will be able to travel (for tourism purposes) under the US Visa Waiver Programme for up to 90 days. If you intend to stay for longer than this, plan to work, have ever been arrested or hold any criminal convictions, you will need to apply for a visa. American immigration procedures can be a little confusing, so for full and further details please either call us, or contact the US Embassy.
British nationals will need to apply for a Canadian eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) in advance of travel. Please check the embassy website for up to date information.
How Many People Will There Be On The Tour?
The maximum group size is 13 people.
What Is The Average Age Of The Tour Participants?
The age range is 18-38 and early to mid-twenties are the most common ages.
What Is The Drinking Age In Canada?
In Quebec, where Montreal is located, the drinking age is 18 years old. Good news for you under-21s!