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American Gateway 4-Day Excursion

  • LOCATION: North-East Coast
  • TOUR: Guided Tour
  • In English
  • DURATION: 4-Day
  • BY: Motor-Coach
  • Niagara Falls + Washington + Philadelphia
  • Sightseeing in all Cities + Maid of Mist Cruise + Amish Buggy Ride
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Why choose the American Gateway

With this mini tour you will explore some incredible natural beauties including upstate New York, Niagara Falls and 2 of the most important cities in the US: tha capital Washington DC and Philadelphia. Visit Hitoric Landmarks escorted by professional Tour Guide. American Gateway 4-Day Excursion - Hotel & Breakfast Included! is a great tour to discover the North-East region of the US. With this mini tour you will explore some incredible natural beauties including upstate New York, the natural wander Niagara Falls as well as visit some of the largest cities in the continental US including the capital of the US Washington DC, the home of our founder fathers Philadelphia and the unique Amish countryside. Onboard a luxury motor-coach and with the help of a professional tour guide that will be with you throughout this Journey, you will explore some of the best that this region has to offer.

Free Cancellartion until 72 hours before your reservation starts.


  • 3 nights in Hotel with Continental Breakfast included!
  • Professional Tour Guide in English
  • Sightseeing in all Cities + Maid of Mist Cruise + Amish Buggy Ride
  • Visit Niagara Falls + Washington + Philadelphia

Itinerary American Gataway in 4-Day

1st Day: New York – Finger Lakes – Niagara Falls

In the morning you will depart from the Big Apple heading north on your way to Buffalo you will pass the beautiful Delaware Gap to Watkins Glen State Park in the heart of the Finger Lakes region. Here you will stop for a walk through Watkins Glen Canyon and visit the stunning waterfalls, after the sightseeing you will continue towards Seneca Lake to reach Niagara Falls in the late afternoon. Once arrived at Niagara Falls you will visit the American Side of the Falls including Goat Island and Sister Island and at night you will tour the falls to appreciate the colorful lighting of the waters. You will spend the night at the: Executive Inn Super 8

2nd Day: Niagara Falls – New Jersey

Leaving the hotel in the morning you will have a chance to explore the falls up-close from the Horse Shoe Falls and you will then hop onboard the historic vessel Maid of the Mist (May-October) for a scenic cruise where you will be able to almost “touch” the falls. In the winter (November to April) you will instead tour the Scenic Tunnels, a journey behind the falls, where you have great photo opportunity. At noon you will depart south towards New Jersey and on the way you will stop for shopping spree at one of the largest outlet malls along the way, find your own bargain! Early evening arrival in New Jersey. You will spend the night at the: La Quinta Inn & Suites Fairfield

3rd Day: New Jersey – Philadelphia – Lancaster Country – Washington DC

In the morning you will leave New Jersey and head south to reach Philadelphia. Upon arrival you will embark on a panoramic tour that includes: Benjamin Franklyn Parkway and Elfert Alley, the oldest inhabited street in America, and much more. You will arrive at the famous and historic Constitution Square where you will visit some of the oldest monuments in America including Constitution Hall and the famous Liberty Bell. Leaving Philadelphia you will pass by the famous “Rocky Steps”, the 72 stone steps before the entrance of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. You will leave Philadelphia and proceed towards Lancaster County home of the Amish people. You will start with a ride on an authentic Amish Buggy (the traditional Amish carriage) through the Amish farm country, and learn how this community still leaves without the use of modern technology such as electricity, running water, telephone service or general appliances. After the ride you will visit the characteristic Amish marketplace where you can find extraordinary handmade arts crafts and typical products. In the late afternoon we start to get to Washington DC.You will spend the night at the: Wyndham Garden Washington DC North BW Parkway.

4th Day: Washington DC – New York

In the morning you will start with a visit to the Memorial dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, the area is known as the Tidal Basin, if you have the good fortune to do this tour during the spring you will be enchanted by cherry trees that surrounds it. This time of year Washington has a popular National Cherry Blossom Festival, this year from 15 March to 16 April 2017, next we will visit the famous Arlington National Cemetery to assist at the changing of the guards and visit the Kennedy family gravesite. The tour will continue to see Capitol Hill, the White House, the Mall, where all major museums are located, and where you will stop for a visit to the Air and Space Museum, you will then proceed towards the national monuments park and you will visit some of the most important memorials including: the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Memorial, Marthin Luther King and Korean War Memorial and Vietnam Memorial. Late afternoon departure to New York for an early evening arrival.

Available: All year round - Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Attention: On Saturday Reverse Itinerary (New York Philadelphia Washington - Washington DC New Jersey - New Jersey Finger Lakes Niagara Falls - Niagara Falls New York)

American Gateway Photos

How much & What's included

Single Room
$910.00 per Person - tax and fees included
Double Room
$695.00 per Person - tax and fees included
Triple Room
$673.00 per Person - tax and fees included
Quadruple Room
$662.50 per Person - tax and fees included

Included in the Price:

  • 4 days Excursion to Niagara Falls + Washington + Philadelphia
  • Professional Tour Guide in English
  • 3 nights in Hotel, local tax and fees included
  • Continental Breakfast
  • City tour of Niagara Falls, Washington DC and Philadelphia
  • Admission to Maid of Mist Cruise (summer) or to Scenic Tunnel Journey behind the Falls (winter)
  • Amish Buggy Ride>

Not Included in the Price:

  • Food and Beverages
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities: Recommended $5 for the Guide and $5 for the Driver per person


Free & Easy Cancellation up to 3 days in advance for a full refund.

Where and When

Departure Point:
Gray Line Visitor Center, 777 8th Avenue, between 47nd and 48th Street, New York
Departure Dates:
All year round - Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Departure Time: 07:00am - Meeting Time: 06:45 am
Black-out Dates:

Schedule & Language Option

Departures Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
07:00 am
  • On Saturday Reverse Itinerary

Notes on Tours outside the U.S.A.

Please note:
  • All passengers are required to have a current valid passport on the day of travel.
  • All passengers are required to have proper identification when entering or leaving the United States (e.g. Visa - Immigration documents)
  • Passengers without the proper travel documents to cross and visit Canada, can still join this tour. In such event, the passenger will remain at the hotel on the American side, and will not join any part of the tour that will take place in the Canadian territory. You will be able to join the boat ride on the Maid of the Mist as this departs from the American side of the Falls. You will get to see the American Falls and the Canadian Falls from the boat. During the winter months, when the Maid of the Mist is not operating, you will be able to walk to the Falls on your own. There are no substitute attractions on the America side of the Falls. Hotel on the US Side: Howard Johnson Close to the Fall.
  • Please note that all venues included in the tour description, including, but not limited to, restaurants, attractions and museums may change without prior notice.
  • The Tour is escorted by professional Tour Guide; please note the Guide might narrate in more than one language.
  • No meals or bevarages included, unless explicitly stated otherwise.
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required.

Useful Information

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Voucher Exchange:
Please print and present your Voucher at Tour Guide -or- Drive. Please arrive at designated meeting point 10 minutes before scheduled departure time. Click-here to check out our Voucher-Sample.
Discounted Rates:
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