|Tour Provider||Bunnik Tours|
|Number of Days||
10 to 20
Slow paced, Walking
|14 Aug 2019||02 Sep 2019||Available||AUD $10,055|
|25 Sep 2019||14 Oct 2019||Available||AUD $10,755|
Abbreviation: [B,L,D] Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Welcome to the United States of America, and its capital Washington, DC. Home to some of the country's most iconic monuments and buildings, including, of course, the White House, this is a city full of rich history just waiting to be explored. Enjoy a relaxing welcome drink at the hotel.
We set out for a tour of the major city sights this morning, visiting the Capitol Building, the White House, Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall and the Washington Monument. We'll also visit the International Spy Museum to learn about the craft, history and contemporary art of espionage before our group welcome dinner this evening. [B,D]
Today is at leisure for you to explore Washington, DC at your own pace. Why not make some time to explore one of the Smithsonian's 11 museums and galleries on the National Mall? [B]
On our way to Williamsburg today we'll stop at the house of America's first president and the capital's namesake, George Washington, in Mount Vernon. We'll also take a tour of Jamestown's historical sights and learn more about Pocohontas at the Visitor Centre. [B]
Colonial Williamsburg is considered the world's largest living museum, with over 40 sites and trades, two world-class museums and four historic taverns. After a short orientation, you'll be able to see as much of Colonial Williamsburg as you can fit into the rest of the day at your own pace. [B]
This morning we set out for Harpers Ferry, a quaint and historic community reminiscent of America's past. Enjoy an evening at leisure to explore the town's picturesque streets. [B,L]
Special Experience: En route to Harpers Ferry we'll stop in Charlottesville to visit Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's primary plantation, before lunch at the historic Michie Tavern.
We'll begin our day with a tour of the historic district in Harpers Ferry, which preserves around 100 historic buildings in what is essentially an intact 19th century town that played a pivotal role in the Civil War. [B]
Special Experience: Visit the Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Centre to learn more about America's Civil War, including a guided tour of the battlefield with a Civil War historian.
Lancaster, also known as Pennsylvania Dutch Country, is famed for its large Amish population. This morning we'll take a tour of Amish country and learn more about their culture, traditions and history. [B,L]
Special Experience: Immerse yourself in the culture of the Amish people as we share a traditional lunch with a family in their home.
On our way to New York we'll stop to see some of Philadelphia's iconic sights, such as the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and other revolutionary monuments. [B,D]
Special Experience: Discover New York City's Little Italy on a food tour down Arthur Avenue in the Bronx.
The huge, sprawling metropolis of New York is America's epicentre of arts, entertainment and dining, and undoubtedly has something to offer everyone. We're going to see some of the city's highlights today, such as the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, Times Square, the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Centre and Fifth Avenue. [B]
Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore this amazing city. [B]
Today we depart for Newport, Rhode Island, with a stop in Hartford for a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the home of Mark Twain, the accomplished author behind works such as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Roughing It and The Gilded Age. [B]
Newport, home to breathtaking views and historic mansions. Our morning tour will see us cruising down Ocean Drive and Millionaire's Row to see the opulent 'summer cottages' of the Gilded Age. We'll even have the opportunity to tour a few of the mansions, including the Breakers, home of the Vanderbilt family. [B]
After breakfast we'll continue our drive along the Cape Cod national seashore, stopping at the 'elbow' to see Chatham Lighthouse. We'll also spend some time in the coastal artisan colony of Provincetown, known for its eclectic and flamboyant culture, beautiful beaches and brilliant art galleries. [B]
Special Experience: Board a ferry to Martha's Vineyard, an island south of Cape Cod. Take in the breathtaking scenery on a tour of the island, which will include the famous Gingerbread Houses in Oak Bluffs and stops along the African American Heritage Trail. [B]
We'll be transported back in time as we explore the Plimoth Plantation today, a living museum that replicates the original settlement of the Plymouth Colony. We'll also visit
Plymouth Rock, the traditional site of disembarkation of the founders of the Plymouth Colony. [B]
Our tour today takes us along the path of the historical Freedom Trail, visiting sites of historical significance in the American Revolution. The trail connects 16 sites including Boston Common, the Old Granary Burying Ground, Quincy Market and Old North Church, each telling its own story. Tonight we'll enjoy a group dinner to farewell our amazing tour. [B,D]
Today we begin our journey home. [B]