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Cosmos Cities of the Great East (8460)

8 days from Boston to Washington DC 
History comes alive on this East Coast tour featuring some of the East Coast’s most thrilling cities: Boston, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington D.C.

On this East Coast tour, enjoy sightseeing in each city. With an expert Local Guide—someone who knows the ins and outs of the city—see some of Boston’s historic sites including Boston Commons, the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, and the Freedom Trail. In New York City, see Times Square, Greenwich Village, Chinatown, and more. In Philadelphia, visit the Liberty Bell, a symbol of liberty, and Independence Hall, the birthplace of America where the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution were debated and signed. In Washington DC’s famous landmarks, including the graves of John and Robert Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery, the Lincoln Memorial, and Washington Monument. Stop for photos at Capitol Hill and the White House. This vacation designed for value-minded travelers also features a harbor cruise in Boston. See Bunker Hill Monument—site of the June 17, 1775, battle—and the Boston Tea Party boat. You’ll also have free time on your own to explore. Perhaps join an optional dinner in one of Washington DC’s favorite restaurants, followed by an illumination tour of the monuments. In Boston, explore the cobblestone streets and savor a meal at one of the many world-class restaurants. Perhaps enjoy a Broadway show in New York City, shop on famous Fifth Avenue, or visit historic Ellis Island.

Guided sightseeing combined with free time to explore on your own makes this the perfect tour to experience the East Coast’s thrilling cities.

Cosmos Promotions & Special Offers

  • Book early and save $50 per person on 2019 Cosmos vacations worldwide*
    Must be booked between 06/06/18 and 10/23/18 - for Travel Dates between 01/01/19 and 12/31/19
Restrictions May Apply

Cosmos Highlights & Sightseeing

BOSTON
Sightseeing with Local Guide; harbor cruise

NEW YORK CITY
Sightseeing with Local Guide

PHILADELPHIA
Sightseeing; visit the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall

WASHINGTON DC
Sightseeing with Local Guide; visit Arlington National Cemetery

Itinerary (2019)

Day 1BOSTON.
 Welcome to Boston, a treasure trove of American history. Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.
Day 2BOSTON.
 Your morning guided tour of Boston highlights the historic sites near Boston Common, the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, Old North Church, and the Freedom Trail. Next, board a harbor CRUISE to see the Bunker Hill Monument and the Boston Tea Party ship. The rest of the day is free to explore on your own. (CB)
Day 3BOSTON–NEW YORK CITY.
 Depart Boston and head south to the “Big Apple.” Upon arrival, take an optional cruise of New York Harbor and view the magnificent architectural wonders and historical landmarks that make this the most famous skyline in the world. The remainder of your day and evening are at leisure. Perhaps take in a Broadway show this evening. (CB)
Day 4NEW YORK CITY.
 Today begins with a guided tour of the city’s most famous sights; Times Square, Greenwich Village, the Financial District, and Chinatown. Afterward, you are free to explore more of New York at your leisure. Perhaps visit historic Ellis Island, enjoy a dazzling tour around the city by helicopter, walk the streets of Chinatown and Little Italy, or shop on Fifth Avenue. Your Tour Director will be available to help you with additional sightseeing plans as well as give shopping and dining suggestions. (CB)
Day 5NEW YORK CITY–PHILADELPHIA.
 This morning, travel to the “City of Brotherly Love.” Afternoon sightseeing focuses on historic buildings important to the birth of the nation. Visit the LIBERTY BELL and INDEPENDENCE HALL. (CB)
Day 6PHILADELPHIA–WASHINGTON DC.
 Depart the handsome city of Philadelphia for the U.S. capital and seat of government, Washington DC, for a 2-night stay. Your afternoon is free for independent exploration. The nation’s capital has an endless list of things to do, from museums packed with history to the National Mall.
Day 7WASHINGTON DC.
 Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide features many city landmarks and ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY to see the graves of American heroes, including those of John and Robert Kennedy. Also, see the Lincoln and National WWII Memorials, Washington Monument, and photo stops at Capitol Hill, the White House, and other well-known sights. This evening, join an optional dinner at one of Washington’s favorite restaurants, followed by an illumination tour of the monuments.
Day 8WASHINGTON DC.
 Your vacation ends this morning. You can also extend your vacation with extra nights and explore Washington DC further.

Included Cosmos Meals

4 continental breakfasts

Cosmos Pricing Details

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

Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.

Single Room Supplement:
$725 to $820

Triple Room Reduction per person:
$185 to $215

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 21 & 28 (if Mother Nature permits).

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Cosmos Tour Dates


Guaranteed Departure  indicates Guaranteed Departure
*Tour Land StartCosmos RetailRequest Quote
06/01/2019 $1,749.00
Guaranteed Departure 06/15/2019 $1,749.00
07/13/2019 $1,679.00
07/27/2019 $1,679.00
08/17/2019 $1,679.00
08/31/2019 $1,789.00
Guaranteed Departure 09/07/2019 $1,789.00
09/21/2019 $1,789.00
09/28/2019 $1,789.00
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