Autumn Leaves Tour

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Imagine traveling through the heart of America’s history while witnessing the kaleidoscopic spectacle of fall colors in the Northeastern United States.  Our 14-day Autumn Leaves Tour takes you from Philadelphia to Gettysburg, Niagara Falls, along the shores of Lake Ontario, through the Adirondacks, the Green & White Mountains, Boston, Cape Cod, Bridgeport...
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Overview

Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

    • Tour Civil War battlefields in historic Gettysburg
    • Discover Philadelphia, the birthplace of the United States Constitution
    • Visit the Corning Museum of Glass
    • See the spectacle of the astonishing Niagara Falls, Canada
    • Explore Kingston, Canada's first capital
    • Enjoy a sightseeing cruise through the 1000 Islands
    • Drive through the beautiful scenery of Adirondack Park, the White and Green Mountains

What's this trip about?

    Imagine traveling through the heart of America’s history while witnessing the kaleidoscopic spectacle of fall colors in the Northeastern United States.  Our 14-day Autumn Leaves Tour takes you from Philadelphia to Gettysburg, Niagara Falls, along the shores of Lake Ontario, through the Adirondacks, the Green & White Mountains, Boston, Cape Cod, Bridgeport, New York City and back into Philadelphia against a backdrop of the rich colors of fall. 

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Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportAll internal ground transport included
Start CityPhiladelphia
End CityPhiladelphia

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural
  • National Parks
  • Nature & Wildlife

Destinations

  • North America
  • United States

Attractions

  • Boston
  • Gettysburg
  • Niagara Falls
  • Philadelphia

Activities

  • Culture
  • History
  • Nature
  • Short Cruise

Trip includes

    • Hotel Accommodations: Includes 13 nights of hotel accommodations based on twin/double occupancy in moderate hotels.
    • Sightseeing: and special events as listed in the tour itinerary.
    • Baggage Handling: To and from your hotel room throughout your land tour for one piece of checked baggage per person.
    • Service: Your tour is accompanied throughout by a professionally trained tour director who is knowledgeable on the local area and will provide you with a wealth of information. Their friendly service will make your trip a memorable experience.

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Itinerary

Day 1 & 2

Philadelphia, PA

Arrive in Philadelphia. Guests who have booked their flights through YMT will be greeted at the airport and transferred to their hotel. On day 2 enjoy a sightseeing tour of historic Philadelphia — the cradle of American liberty. You will see Independence National Historic Park, the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Franklin Court and more.

✦ Wyndham Garden Philadelphia Airport or similar

Day 3

Gettysburg

Start your tour through the colorful fall scenery of Pennsylvania Dutch Country. You will stop at an Amish outpost to learn more about this traditional way of living. In Gettysburg you’ll see the most important battlefield of the Civil War, brought to life by the stories you’ll hear from your local battlefield guide.

✦ Courtyard by Marriott or similar

Day 4 & 5

Niagara Falls

Travel north through the autumn landscapes of Pennsylvania and New York for a lunchtime stop and visit to the Corning Museum of Glass, which showcases beautiful pieces of glass art and demonstrates the art of glass blowing. Later, you will cross the border to Canada f...

Day 6

Kingston and 1000 Islands Region

Continue along the shores of Lake Ontario to Kingston, Canada's first capital from 1841-1844 and home to Fort Henry, the Royal Military College of Canada, amongst many other historic landmarks. In Gananoque, you'll board a 2.5-hour boat cruise through the heart of the...

Day 7

Rutland via Lake Placid

After crossing back into the U.S., continue through the beautiful Adirondack region, a six million- acre civilized wilderness, dotted with quaint towns and charming lakeside villages. It is the largest protected area in the contiguous United States, larger than the pa...

Day 8

Ogunquit/Wells via White Mountains

As you leave the Green Mountains enter the next spectacular forest area of New England: The White Mountains! Your tour will take you to Franconia Notch State Park. You will stop at Flume Gorge and have an opportunity to walk through this beautiful scenery. Next enjoy ...

Day 9

Boston

Today we travel south along the New England coast to visit beautiful and historic Boston. En route, we stop at one of the iconic lighthouses. Enjoy an afternoon city tour of Boston, where you will follow parts of the Freedom Trail and see Boston Common, Paul Revere Ho...

Day 10 & 11

Cape Cod

On day 10, after a brief stop in Plymouth where New England was first established, follow the New England coastline further until you reach the peninsula of Cape Cod. Enjoy local sightseeing and explore the history and art scene of this famous summer playground of the...

Day 12

Bridgeport

En route to Connecticut, we stop in the smallest state in the Union, Rhode Island. In Newport, you will enjoy an included tour of one of the famous mansions, once home to the likes of the Vanderbilt’s. Today these impressive villas are all beautifully restored and pre...

Day 13

Philadelphia via New York City

Today, a short drive from Bridgeport, you will arrive in New York City. You will have time to see the major sights of the Big Apple on a panoramic city tour, including the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, the Chrysler Building, Central Park and many more. In...

Day 14

Return Home

Depart for home today with lots of photos, stories, memories and new friends!

Note: Some of the sightseeing and visits included in this tour require walking and some periods of standing. Steps, stairs and uneven ground will also be encountered occasionally. This should not pose a challenge to most guests, but please consider this when booking this tour.

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Please note that this is a proposed itinerary; the actual itinerary may vary due to season, special events, or weather. Because our tour arrangements are often made a year or more in advance, YMT Vacations reserves the right to alter the itinerary. Itinerary changes a...

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Dates & Availability

Price From $1,599
Price per day$114
Single supplement (single occupancy)$950
Last Updated: 7/16/2018

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The total tour cost includes the tour price (regular or promotional) and the compulsory local payment. The promotional price is subject to change. Check directly with the operator for the latest price offer. The tour operator requires you to pay only the tour price to purchase your travel. The compulsory local payment will be paid when you join the trip. All prices are based on double, twin or triple share occupancy. Solo passengers will be accommodated in a double, twin or triple room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender. Single supplement only needs to be paid if the passenger does not want to share and requests their own room. Discounts can only be applied at the time of booking and cannot be added at a later date, regardless of any changes made to the original booking.

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