Best of Eastern Canada and USA

15 night tour - Starting in Toronto, Ontario - ending in New York City, New York.

A Premium Escorted Tour with Insight Vacations.

Insight Vacations Premium Escorted journeys are carefully planned with over 35 years experience, enjoy VIP return private UK airport transfers, deluxe hotels, business class legroom and complimentary WiFi and water onboard luxury motorcoaches.

This comprehensive tour enjoys two-night stays in some of North America's key destinations: Toronto, Quebec City, Bar Harbor, Boston, Washington, D.C. and New York City. The spectacular scenery en route ensures that every day is as enjoyable as the previous one.

2016 Guaranteed departure dates:
May 15th & 29th
July 03rd & 31st
August 28th
September 11th
October 01st
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Day 1: Arrive Toronto

Welcome to Canada! On arrival at Toronto International Airport, there is a transfer to your tour hotel. Relax and settle in or take a walk to the entertainment, fashion, theatre and financial districts. At 6.00 pm, join your Tour Director for a Welcome Reception and an opportunity to mingle and get to know each other over a pleasant evening with drinks and a light meal.

Hotel: Hilton Toronto

Welcome Dinner

Day 2: Toronto and The Thundering Falls

After a good night's rest, rise to the top of the CN Tower, the tallest free-standing tower in the Americas, for views from four look-out levels. Travel up University Avenue to see Queen's Park, the Parliament Buildings and museum row. Now it's on to spectacular Niagara Falls. View this great natural wonder up-close on a cruise to the base of the falls. Browse the shops and galleries of Niagara-on-the-Lake before returning to Toronto.

Hotel: Hilton Toronto

Full Breakfast

Day 3: Kingston and Ottawa

Follow the shore of Lake Ontario to historic Kingston to view the old buildings, churches and fortifications. Continue to the Canadian capital of Ottawa for a visit to the Museum of Nature, which interprets the story of Canada's settlement throughout the ages.

Hotel: Hilton Lac-Leamy

Full Breakfast

Day 4: Ottawa to Montreal

Enjoy an orientation tour along Ottawa's stately boulevards seeing the green-peaked roofs of the Parliament, City Hall and National Gallery of Canada. Next, continue to Montreal in the French-speaking province of Quebec, known for its many festivals. Join a Local Expert to see the cobblestone streets and buildings of the old town, the grand mansions of Mount Royal, and visit the Notre-Dame Basilica.

Hotel: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, Montreal

Full Breakfast

Day 5: The Old Walled City of Quebec

Depart Montreal and venture north to visit the Montmorency Falls. Continue to Quebec City, set atop sheer cliffs at a narrowing of the St. Lawrence River. Your hotel is situated in the atmospheric heart of the old town and the rest of the day is yours to soak up the old world charm. For your dining pleasure, choose from a selection of local restaurants.

Hotel: Manoir Victoria, Quebec City

Full Breakfast, Dine-Around

Day 6: Quintessential Quebec

In the morning, experience Quebec's unique European charm with a Local Expert: the Latin Quarter, Plains of Abraham, ramparts, National Assembly, Basilica, City Hall, Place Royale and Citadel.

Hotel: Manoir Victoria, Quebec City

Full Breakfast

Day 7: Quebec to Bar Harbor

Bid ‘Au Revoir' to Quebec and cross the US border. Enjoy the countryside while travelling east towards Mount Desert Island on the Atlantic coast. Your home for the next two nights is the quintessential New England fishing village of Bar Harbor, Maine.

Hotel: Bluenose Inn

Full Breakfast

Day 8: Explore Acadia National Park

While here, take in the natural beauty of Acadia National Park, with its dramatic rocky shoreline, beaver ponds and spectacular views from the top of Cadillac Mountain. There is also time to explore Bar Harbor on your own or perhaps join an optional nature cruise. In the evening, feast on a traditional Maine lobster dinner.

Hotel: Bluenose Inn

Full Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9: The Coast of New England to Boston

Follow the rocky Maine shoreline south, stopping in picturesque Kennebunkport for a chance to soak up typical New England life. Pass by New Hampshire's only coastal city of Portsmouth en route to Boston, Massachusetts.

Hotel: Hyatt Regency Boston

Full Breakfast

Day 10: Boston, the Cradle of Liverty

Boston is one of America's oldest and most historic cities. Join your Tour Director for a look at some of the sites along the Freedom Trail including Beacon Hill, Faneuil Hall, Charlestown, Bunker Hill Pavilion and the meeting house where the Boston Tea Party was planned. The afternoon is at leisure for more sightseeing or shopping. Later, enjoy a delectable dinner with your travelling companions.

Hotel: Hyatt Regency Boston

Full Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11: Exploring the Streets of Philadelphia

Travel to Philadelphia where the Liberty Bell first chimed and Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence. Amid ‘America's Most Historic Square Mile', explore Independence National Historic Park, visit the Liberty Bell and view Independence Hall.

Hotel: Marriott Philadelphia Downtown

Full Breakfast

Day 12: Washington, D.C. "The American Rome"

Drive to Washington, D.C. where you can enjoy some leisure time. Perhaps visit the Kennedy Center, one of the Smithsonian's museums or stroll through the historic cobblestone streets of Georgetown.

Hotel: The Mayflower Renaissance Washington, D.C.

Full Breakfast

Day 13: Washington, D.C. Sightseeing and Leisure Time

In the morning, see Capitol Hill and the White House on your guided city tour. Stops include the Lincoln Memorial and the World War II and Vietnam Veterans Memorials. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure.

Hotel: The Mayflower Renaissance Washington, D.C

Full Breakfast

Day 14: A Bite of the Big Apple

Depart the nation's capital and head to the Big Apple. Embark on a harbour cruise to take in dazzling views of Manhattan's skyline, Ellis Island and the towering Statue of Liberty. Your modern hotel could not be more central - set in vibrant Times Square. Step out on your own in the evening and feel the pulse of the city.

Hotel: New York Marriott Marquis

Full Breakfast

Day 15: A Manhattan Masterpiece

Starting from your prestigious Broadway address, your morning orientation tour includes the Financial and Broadway Districts and Battery Park. Afterward, visit the 'Top of the Rock' Observation Deck, with stunning views of the New York skyline. New York dining is legendary so in the evening, join your Tour Director and newfound friends for a Celebration Dinner at a New York restaurant.

Hotel: New York Marriott Marquis

Full Breakfast, Celebration Dinner

Day 16: Depart New York City or extend your stay

Your tour draws to a close after breakfast. There are departure transfers to JFK and Newark International Airports and La Guardia Airport.

Full Breakfast

Your Insight Vacations Tour Highlights



Toronto: Until recently, the CN Tower was the tallest free standing structure on earth - the views are to die for.
Niagara Falls: Board your cruise and greet the howling spray, wind and thunder at the base of the falls.
Montreal: See the cobblestone streets, architecture of the old town buildings and soak in the old world charm with a Local Expert.
Quebec: Experience the unique European charm with a Local Expert.
Bar Harbor: Experience the natural beauty of Acadia National Park.
Boston: Follow part of Boston's red-brick Freedom Trail which brings to life the story of the American Revolution.
Washington, D.C.: Your ‘monumental' guided tour includes the Lincoln and World War II Memorials.
New York: View Manhattan's skyscrapers, Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty from your New York harbour cruise.
New York: Enjoy sweeping skyline views from the Top of the Rock Observation Deck at New York's Rockefeller Center.


Toronto: Travel up University Avenue to see museum row, Queen's Park and City Hall.

Niagara Falls: Browse the shops and galleries of Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Kingston: See the old buildings, churches and fortifications.

Ottawa: Visit the Canadian Museum of Civilization.

See the Parliament building, City Hall and National Gallery of Canada.

Montreal: Join a local guide to see the cobblestone streets and buildings of the old town. Enjoy the views from Mount Royal. Experience the grand decor of Notre-Dame Basilica.

Quebec: Visit the Montmorency Falls.

See the Latin Quarter, Plains of Abraham, National Assembly, Basilica, City Hall, Place Royale, the Citadel and the historic walls of the City.

Kennebunkport: Stroll along the shops and historic buildings.

Philadelphia: View Independence Hall and visit the Liberty Bell.

Washington, D.C.: See the White House and visit the Lincoln Memorial.

New York: See Times Square, the Financial and Broadway Districts and Battery Park.


Quebec: Enjoy a Dine-Around evening in Quebec City.
New York: The foodie culture of this city is legendary. Find out why at your farewell Celebration Dinner with wine.
1 Welcome Dinner (WD), 15 Full Breakfasts (FB), 1 Dine-Around (DA), 2 three-course table d'hôte Dinners (D) and 1 Celebration Dinner (CD)


New York: Experience the excitement of a major city at the Marriott Marquis situated in Times Square.
Quebec: With its unique and contemporary style, the Hotel Manoir Victoria is located in the heart of the historic and culturally vibrant Old Quebec.
Washington, D.C.: The Mayflower Renaissance is a luxury hotel with unmatched elegance highlighted by an abundance of modern conveniences.


An expert Insight Tour Director, at the pinnacle of their career, will guide you on your journey. Serving as your 'travelling concierge', this skilled guide will act as consummate organiser and be your 'friend in a foreign land'.
Enjoy the unique comfort of Insight's luxury air-conditioned 40-seat coach, with extended leg room and an on-board restroom. It's Business Class comfort, complete with complimentary bottled water for you to enjoy during your luxury coaching tour.
A personal radio headset gives you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating insights and commentaries.
At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling with prompt delivery right to your door. Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. Plus, we include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi.
With Insight Flourishes, from time to time, your Tour Director will enchant you with local tidbits, each representing authentic food or beverages unique to the destination.
Included airport transfers on Day 1 and Day 16.


Your holiday begins in true style from the moment we collect you from your front door for a relaxed journey to your choice of departure airport. Your wonderfully appointed executive car is reserved exclusively for your use, ensuring an uninterrupted, hassle-free journey to your departure airport.

Each and every Insight tour begins and ends with our unique and truly unrivalled private car door to door transfer service. You will be met at your front door by your driver who will assist with your bags before whisking you to your choice of departure airport in a private executive saloon car, all in plenty of time to make your way to your check-in desk. With Insight you really will experience an exclusive service, enjoying your journey in a standard of car that you would expect to associate with Insight standards. All of our cars are up-to-date models and maintained to the highest standards. We will arrange a convenient pick-up time from your home that suits you, not us or other passengers. Each car is equipped with the latest satellite navigation intelligence to ensure your continued peace of mind and a speedy journey.

At the end of your tour, on arrival at your chosen UK airport, you will be greeted by your waiting driver in the arrivals hall and escorted to your car for the smooth and comfortable journey directly back home.

Should you wish to make your own way to the airport, all you need do is advise us at the time of making your reservation and a discount will be offered.

Terms and conditions apply.

Tour Only Cost: All prices quoted below are per adult person, per tour in British Pounds (GBP)

Departure Dates

Single Twin/Double Triple Quad
All departures in May & July 2016 £4810* £3548* £3197* Please call
All departures in August, September & October 2016 £4978* £3646* £3295* Please call
* 2016 Early Payment Discount - Insight's most popular tours fill very quickly. Don't be disappointed, book early and pay your balance in full as below and save up to 10% Off the prices shown above - Ask us at time of booking.
Pay for your 2016 tour in full by 29th January 2016 and SAVE 7.5%
Pay for your 2016 tour in full by 29th April 2016 and SAVE 5%
Repeat Client Discount - Have you travelled with Insight Vactions before, within the last 5 years ! - if so you qualify for a 5% discount - Ask us at time of booking.
Children aged 5-17 may qualify for a discount off up to 10% when sharing a room with 2 adults - Please call us for details. 
Not included in your tour cost:
Flights – we can package your tour with flights at very competitive airfares using our airline partners. Please call us to discuss the best airline for your itinerary.
Pre or post accommodation - If you want to extend your stay at the start or the end of your escorted tour or add another destination to your booking please call us and we will be happy to provide a quote.
Meals, other than those listed in the itinerary.
The customary gratuities for the Tour Director and local drivers are not included and are paid locally, if you prefer these can be pre-paid to us in advance for £118.00 per person.
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When you are ready to go ahead with the booking, a non-refundable deposit of 20% will be due at time of booking or the full balance if you are due to travel within 8 weeks.