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NUBNG - Historic American Cities by Rail

Step back in time at the historic sites of the American Eastern Seaboard on a weeklong tour by rail. Stroll the cobblestoned streets of colonial Boston, and take in landmarks of New York City and the serene marble monuments and vast green spaces of Washington, DC (with a visit to the more-than-a-century-old headquarters of National Geographic). This trip is just the ticket for history buffs.


National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: The Freedom Trail, Boston National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: NYC Photo Walk, New York National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: National Geographic Headquarters, Washington D
Carte Blanche: New York
Visit the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall
Evening walk along the Washington Mall
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
Price From
AUD $2,274
Start Location
Boston, United States
End Location
Washington D.C., United States
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Tour Themes
Discovery, Small Group
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Tour departure dates
06 Oct 201813 Oct 201812AUD $2,274
13 Oct 201820 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,274 
13 Apr 201920 Apr 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,274 
20 Apr 201927 Apr 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,274 
25 May 201901 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,274 
29 Jun 201906 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,274 
13 Jul 201920 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,274 
27 Jul 201903 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,274 
03 Aug 201910 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,274 
10 Aug 201917 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,274 
24 Aug 201931 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,274 
07 Sep 201914 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,274 
05 Oct 201912 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,274 
09 Nov 201916 Nov 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,274 
16 Nov 201923 Nov 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,274 
21 Dec 201928 Dec 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,274 
Day 1 - Boston
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Boston
Walk the Freedom Trail with a local history expert. It showcases some of the most historically significant sites that shaped the nation, and you'll learn about the beginnings of the American Revolution as it began in Boston. This afternoon is free to explore the city. Opt to visit Boston Common, Faneuil Hall, or try and catch a Red Sox game.
Day 3 - Boston/New York
Catch the train to New York City. This afternoon, enjoy a photo walk with a local photographer through the trendy Bushwick neighbourhood. With vibrant street art, a German beer history, and a melting pot of culture, we'll have numerous opportunities for some great shots. We'll also visit a few local shops for tastings and samples.
Day 4 - New York
Enjoy a full free day (and night) to explore the city that never sleeps. Opt to stroll Times Square or Central Park, catch a show, visit museums, the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, or the 9/11 Memorial.
Day 5 - New York/Philadelphia
Catch our train and continue on to Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love. Visit some of the American Revolutionary sites including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed.
Day 6 - Philadelphia/Washington D.C.
Continue by train to the capital, Washington DC. This evening, enjoy a walk with our CEO along the National Mall with the opportunity to view its iconic monuments and memorials including the Lincoln Memorial and reflecting pool, Vietnam Veterans, Korean War, and WWII memorials.
Day 7 - Washington D.C.
This morning, we visit the National Geographic headquarters for a behind-the-scenes tour to learn about the history of the society, its explorers' past and present and what the future holds as they continue their pursuit of exploration, education, and storytelling to change the world. The afternoon is at your leisure. Opt to visit the many free museums, parks, or take a stroll past the White House.
Day 8 - Washington D.C.
Depart at any time.