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Cosmos New York, Niagara Falls & Washington DC (8000)

8 days from New York City to Washington DC 
Historic sites, thrilling cities, and awe-inspiring scenery…these are the perfect words to describe this East Coast tour featuring New York City, Niagara Falls, Philadelphia, and Washington DC. You’ll spend two nights each in New York City, Niagara Falls, and the Washington DC area, and an overnight in Philadelphia. You’ll also visit Corning, New York, once voted Most Fun Small Town in America.

On this affordable vacation, sightseeing or an orientation tour is included in each city. In New York City, see the major attractions, including Broadway, Wall Street, the Empire State Building, and more. In Philadelphia, see the historic landmarks. In Washington DC, visit Arlington National Cemetery, where John and Robert Kennedy are laid to rest; the Lincoln and National WWII Memorials; and the Washington Monument. Also enjoy photo stops at Capitol Hill and the White House.

This East Coast tour also features gorgeous scenery. Enjoy drives through the picturesque Poconos and through the beautiful Appalachian Mountains into the Susquehanna River Valley. But that’s not all...wait until you witness breathtaking Niagara Falls! Be sure to have your camera ready as you enjoy a sightseeing cruise past the world-famous falls. During your free time in Niagara Falls, perhaps visit the Butterfly Conservatory, Great Gorge Adventure, or Botanical Gardens, or ride the aerial cable car.

From the bustling cities to the majestic scenery, this East Coast tour is a great vacation for savvy travelers. You’re sure to arrive home with plenty of stories and photos to share.

Cosmos Promotions & Special Offers

  • Book early and save $50 per person on 2018 Cosmos vacations (excluding Cuba).*
    Must be booked between 06/21/17 and 10/17/17 - for Travel Dates between 01/01/18 and 12/31/18
Restrictions May Apply

Cosmos Highlights & Sightseeing

In New York City, Niagara Falls, and Washington DC; orientation tour in Philadelphia, Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise, Arlington National Cemetery, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, National WWII Memorial, Capitol Hill, and the White House.

Cosmos Hotels

NEW YORK CITY Excelsior Hotel (ST)
NIAGARA FALLS Best Western Plus Cairn Croft (F)
PHILADELPHIA Hampton Inn Philadelphia Convention Center (ST) or Courtyard Philadelphia City Avenue (F)
WASHINGTON DC AREA Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria (F)

Itinerary (2018)

Day 1NEW YORK CITY.
 Welcome to the “Big Apple!” Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.
Day 2NEW YORK CITY.
 New York City is one of the world’s most exciting cities, buzzing with atmosphere and packed with fascinating sights. On today’s sightseeing tour, see the major attractions—Broadway, the Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, bustling Chinatown, City Hall, Wall Street, and Trinity Church. This evening, choose from the city’s many fine restaurants or maybe take in a Broadway show.
Day 3NEW YORK CITY–CORNING–NIAGARA FALLS.
 Depart Manhattan, heading across New Jersey through the Poconos and into upstate New York, arriving in Corning midday. Late this afternoon, cross the border to the Canadian side of the Niagara River in Ontario. Spend the next two nights in beautiful Niagara Falls.
Day 4NIAGARA FALLS.
 This morning, enjoy a sightseeing excursion to Niagara Falls that includes a SIGHTSEEING CRUISE past the world-famous falls. Your afternoon is free, so consider visiting the Butterfly Conservatory, Great Gorge Adventure, Botanical Gardens, and Niagara Parks Greenhouse, or maybe ride the aerial cable car.

NOTE:
Operation of the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favorable weather and/or river conditions. When weather is unfavorable, a walking tour through the scenic tunnels will be substituted.
Day 5NIAGARA FALLS–PHILADELPHIA.
 Head southeast through the Appalachian Mountains and into the Susquehanna River Valley. Then, on to the handsome city of Philadelphia for an overnight stay.
Day 6PHILADELPHIA–WASHINGTON DC AREA.
 The birthplace of American independence, the “City of Brotherly Love” is steeped in history. Your morning orientation tour focuses on the historic landmarks, then on to the U.S. capital and seat of government, Washington DC, for a 2-night stay. Later, join the optional outing, featuring dinner and a tour of the city’s most famous monuments and memorials.
Day 7WASHINGTON DC AREA.
 The nation’s capital is a sightseeing treasure trove, and your half-day tour with a Local Guide features a visit to ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY to see the graves of American heroes, including those of John and Robert Kennedy. After, the Lincoln and National WWI Memorials, Washington Monument, and photo stops at Capitol Hill, the White House, and other well-known sights. The afternoon is free. Your Tour Director will make suggestions for independent exploration.
Day 8WASHINGTON DC AREA.
 The trip ends today with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers to Dulles or Reagan International Airports are included. You can also extend your vacation with extra nights and explore Washington DC further with a variety of exciting optional excursions. For passengers who would like to return to New York City, the motorcoach will transfer you to Newark International Airport (please schedule flights after 5:30 pm) or to the Excelsior Hotel at no additional cost.

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Cosmos Pricing Details

Gratuities for Tour Director and driver are available for pre-purchase.

Any applicable Goods and Service Tax (GST) and/or Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) for Canada are additional. Taxes will be calculated and listed at the time of booking, prior to payment being collected.

Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.

Single Room Supplement:
$590 to $680

Triple Room Reduction per person:
$130 to $155

Additional accommodations before or after your tour may be available.

Cosmos Notes

Enjoy the fall colors of New York and surrounding areas on our special fall foliage departures: September 6 to October 2 (if Mother Nature permits).

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Cosmos Tour Dates


Guaranteed Departure  indicates Guaranteed Departure
*Tour Land StartCosmos RetailRequest Quote
Guaranteed Departure 08/29/2017 $1,504.00
Guaranteed Departure 09/01/2017 $1,593.00
Guaranteed Departure 09/05/2017 $1,593.00
Guaranteed Departure 09/26/2017 $1,593.00
Guaranteed Departure 10/17/2017 $1,593.00
03/23/2018 $1,517.00
04/20/2018 $1,586.00
05/04/2018 $1,586.00
05/08/2018 $1,586.00
05/18/2018 $1,586.00
05/22/2018 $1,586.00
05/25/2018 $1,586.00
05/31/2018 $1,586.00
06/01/2018 $1,586.00
06/07/2018 $1,586.00
06/08/2018 $1,586.00
06/12/2018 $1,586.00
06/15/2018 $1,586.00
06/22/2018 $1,586.00
06/29/2018 $1,586.00
07/06/2018 $1,557.00
07/13/2018 $1,557.00
07/24/2018 $1,557.00
08/03/2018 $1,557.00
08/07/2018 $1,557.00
08/10/2018 $1,557.00
08/14/2018 $1,557.00
08/17/2018 $1,557.00
08/21/2018 $1,557.00
08/24/2018 $1,557.00
08/28/2018 $1,557.00
08/31/2018 $1,557.00
09/04/2018 $1,626.00
09/06/2018 $1,626.00
09/11/2018 $1,626.00
09/13/2018 $1,626.00
09/18/2018 $1,626.00
09/20/2018 $1,626.00
09/21/2018 $1,626.00
09/25/2018 $1,626.00
09/28/2018 $1,626.00
10/02/2018 $1,606.00
10/05/2018 $1,606.00
10/16/2018 $1,606.00
10/19/2018 $1,606.00
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