Cities and mountains of North East USA
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Group Size: Max 25
Trip code: CTEU
Duration: 7 days
Keep it East side with this banging tour of Northeastern USA. From Chicago’s soaring skyscrapers and deep-dish pizzas, NYC’s incomparable razzamatazz, and Boston’s Freedom Trail, sport stadiums and Ivy League Universitiestothe stunning mountain landscapes and luminous night skies of the Catskills, it’s wall-to-wall American wonders. With tons of included activities from tours of Chicago’s historic and sporting highlights and a visit to Boston’s illustrious Harvard University to lip-smacking pizza dinners and laid-back market dining, this trip’s one delicious slice of American pie!
- Get schooled with a student-led tour of Harvard, Boston
- Explore Chicago’s biggest and boldest bits on a tour of its highlights from Guaranteed Rate Stadium to Lake Michigan
- Get a taste of America’s finest culinary offerings with deep-dish pizza in Chicago and dinner at Boston’s iconic Time Out Market
- Hike into the mountains before toasting s'mores under a canopy of stars in the Catskills
- Finish up your tour in the one-and-only Big Apple
Day 1: Chicago. Welcome to the Windy City! Start with a guided tour of some of the biggest and boldest highlights, including Soldier Field, Guaranteed Rate Stadium, Lake Michigan, Buckingham Fountain and more – phew! Go local this evening with a mouth-watering pizza dinner.
Day 2: Chicago. Chicago’s your oyster today. Join our optional ‘bike and roll’ tour, book our fascinating architectural cruise, or get a bird’s eye view of the city streets from the Observation Deck. Check out Chicago’s incredible international food scene tonight with a few brewskis.
Day 3: Catskill Mountains (via NYC). Hop on a flight to NYC today, from where we’ll take a private coach into the mountains. Check into our accommodation and feel the peace of your beautiful natural setting wash over you. You’ll sleep like a baby tonight after all that fresh mountain air!
Day 4: Catskill Mountains. You’ve got a full day in your gorgeous mountain setting to hike, swim, hire a bike or just sit back and soak up the beauty of your surroundings. Tonight, get together round a fire to toast some s'mores under a canopy of stars – life doesn’t get any better than this.
Day 5: Catskill Mountains to Boston. ‘Beantown’ is on the menu today. This forward-thinking city is packed to the rafters with art, history, sports, great food, and beautiful public parks. We’ll get the measure of its culinary chops with an included dinner at the iconic Time Out Market – yum!
Day 6: Boston. Start the day at the legendary Harvard University with a student-led tour, then the rest of the day is yours. Join our optional Freedom Trail walk, take a stroll through the Emerald Necklace and tuck into some of the city’s famous seafood – amazing!
Day 7: Boston to NYC and trip end. The time has come to say your goodbyes and either head home or continue your travels. There’s a complimentary transfer to NYC if you’re headed in that direction, with a drop at the Moxy Times Square. See you next time!
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Your trip starts in Chicago on day 1. As there are planned activities for day 1, we recommend you arrive into Chicago at least 1 day in advance of your trip. If you need help arranging pre-tour accommodation please let us know.
Your trip ends in Boston on day 7, however we include a transfer to New York City where you will be dropped near Times Square. If you want to take some independent travel time in NYC, let us know and we can recommend some accommodation options.
Airport transfers are not included, and you will need to meet your group at the starting hotel on day 1. Once your trip is confirmed, we will advise on the best way to get from the airport to the starting hotel.
6 nights of accommodation are included in this trip. You’ll be staying in twin-share rooms. If you’re travelling with a partner or friend, let us know so we can place you together.
6 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners are included. You’ll need to source the rest of your meals yourself. This gives you maximum flexibility to eat where and when you like.
You’ll need to be a minimum of 18 years old to participate in this trip. This trip is designed for 18-35 year olds.
British passport holders can enter the USA for up to 90 days without a visa. You’ll need to apply online for an Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) though. Your passport should be valid for the proposed duration of your stay.
If you’re under 21, you won’t be able to enter bars, clubs or other establishments where alcohol is served. It’s recommended that even if you are over 21, you always carry a valid form of ID.
Please note: Visa, passport and entry restrictions can be subject to change. Always check foreign travel advice before your trip.