National Geographic Journeys: Historic American Cities by Rail (NUBNG)
Trip Style: Information Not available
Service Level: Upgraded
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 16, Avg 12.
Meals Included: 7 breakfasts
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Explore the US via rail, walk the Freedom Trail with a history expert, enjoy a NYC photo walk with a photographer, visit the National Geographic headquarters for a tour
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.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 12/31/2017
- 8 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Boston||Day 1 Boston|
There are no planned activities today, so spend the time exploring Boston. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Boston||Day 2 Boston (1B)|
Opt to visit museums, go shopping at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, or visit Boston Common or Harvard square. If theres time, visit famous Fenway Park, home to baseballs Boston Red Sox, maybe even catch a game. For authentic Italian-American food and atmosphere, try Hanover Street in the North End. Included Activities: The Freedom Trail
|Day 3||New York||Day 3 Boston/New York (1B)|
Catch the train to New York City. This afternoon, enjoy a photo-walk with a local photographer through the trendy Bushwick neighborhood. With vibrant street art, a German beer history and a melting pot of culture, well have numerous opportunities for some great shots. We also will visit a few local shops for tastings and samples. Included Activities: NYC Photo Walk Transport: Train (4.00-5.00 hours, 220km)
|Day 4||New York||Day 4 New York (1B)|
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, Empire State building or the 9/11 Memorial.
|Day 5||Philadelphia||Day 5 New York/Philadelphia (1B)|
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. Included Activities: Liberty Bell Visit Independence National Historical Park Visit Transport: Train (1.00-2.00 hours, 100km)
|Day 6||Washington, DC||Day 6 Philadelphia/Washington DC (1B)|
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. Included Activities: Monuments by Moonlight Transport: Train (1.50-2.50 hours, 225km)
|Day 7||Washington, DC||Day 7 Washington DC (1B)|
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 story telling to change the world. The afternoon is free to explore, opt to visit the many free museums, parks or take a stroll past the White House. Included Activities: National Geographic Headquarters
|Day 8||Washington, DC||Day 8 Washington DC (1B)|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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