Capital to Capitol

Capital to Capitol

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Capital to Capitol

14 Days Starting in Ottawa, ON, Canada and ending in Washington, DC, USA

Visiting: Ottawa, Montreal, Portland, Boston, Cape Cod, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Washington

Tour operator:

Travelling Time

Tour code:

TT-USA18

Recommended For:

50 plus, Couples, Singles

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Group size:

12 - 40

Physical rating:

Low

Age range:

21-99

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:
English
Interests:

Art, History, Music

From:
$3675
$3574 (USD) The Big ADVENTURE Sale: -$101

This tour is no longer available, please see similar tours below or send an enquiry

Tour Overview

On this fantastic 13 night escorted tour we will be visiting Canada’s Capital, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec Province before crossing into the United States. As you travel through all six states that make up New England, you’ll be spending time in places like Portland Maine, Boston, Plymouth Rock, Cape Cod, Providence Rhode Island and many more. After leaving New England we will continue south down the East Coast…through another six States – New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware & Virginia before our final destination Washington DC and of course it’s Capitol!

Highlights

  • Tour of Montreal City

  • Tour Portland Maine

  • Guided tour of Boston

  • Witch House in Salem

  • Day trip to Cape Cod

  • Tour of Washington DC

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Ottawa
Location: Ottawa
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

Welcome to Ottawa – Canada’s Capital, in the east of southern Ontario, near the city of Montréal and the U.S. border. After check in, you’ll join your fellow travellers, guide and driver for a welcome drink at the bar.

Day 2 : Montreal
Location: Montreal
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

Today we will spend a few hours enjoying scenic Ottawa before travelling the short distance to Montréal, the largest city in Canada’s Québec Province, is set on an island in the Saint Lawrence River. We will be joined by a local guide who will show us the highlights and tell stories about this wonderful city.

Day 3 : Montreal
Location: Montreal
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

You will have more time to explore the city of Montréal at your own pace. After some well deserved R&R at the hotel, it will be time to spend the evening enjoying the city’s Quartier des Spectacles – Montréal’s fabulous Entertainment District.

Day 4 : Maine
Location: Portland
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

We will say au revoir to Canada today and cross the border at the Stanstead Border/Derby Line Vermont crossing – Welcome to the USA! After lunch in Vermont (State #1), we will make our way to Portland Maine (State #2), where we’ll explore the Old Port waterfront and the nearby Western Promenade Park. Tonight, you’ll be free to explore Portland at leisure.

Day 5 : Boston
Location: Boston
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

Continuing our journey down the picturesque Maine Coastline we’ll stop at the home of the 1692 witch trials in Salem Massachusetts (State #3). We will visit landmarks from this period including the Witch House and the former home of a trial judge. After lunch, we will make the short costal journey to Boston, Massachusetts’ capital and largest city. Founded in 1630, it’s one of the oldest cities in the U.S. This evening, it’s time to relax and enjoy the night life of downtown Boston.

Day 6 : Boston
Location: Boston
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

This morning it’s time to continue our New England discovery. First, we will make the short drive to Plymouth – located just south of Boston. In the site of the first Pilgrim settlement, founded in 1620, we will visit Plymouth Rock and see The Mayflower II, a full-scale replica of the ship that carried the Pilgrims across the Atlantic. After lunch we will make another short journey to Providence – the capital city of Rhode Island (State #4 since arriving in New England) After a few hours sight-seeing in Providence we’ll return to Boston for another evening of local entertainment.

Day 7 : Cape Cod
Location: Cape Cod
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

This morning we will leave the hotel for a day on Cape Cod! The site of quaint villages, seafood shacks, lighthouses, ponds, bays and ocean beaches. In the large town of Hyannis the John F. Kennedy Museum is the first stop on the Kennedy Legacy Trail through downtown, where ferries depart to the resort islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. You’ll have plenty time to travel on the local ferries and to enjoy all that “The Cape” has to offer before making our way back to Boston this evening.

Day 8 : Boston
Location: Boston
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

Today we’ll enjoy a driving tour of Concord – the capital city of New Hampshire (State #5) then you’ll be free to discover more of what Boston can offer! There is so much to see and do in this vibrant city, you’ll be spoilt for choice! With its many colleges and universities, music, theatre, and entertainment venues, plus an abundance of restaurants, you’ll never be at a loss for things to do in Boston.

Day 9 : Pennsylvania
Location: Pennsylvania
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

Leaving Boston we arrive in the 6th and final State in New England, Connecticut! We will pay a visit to the Mark Twain House & Museum in the capital Hartford. After lunch it is time to travel through New York and New Jersey to our home for the next couple of days, Philadelphia. You will be free to explore Pennsylvania’s largest city which displays the Liberty Bell at Independence Hall.

Day 10 : Philadelphia
Location: Philadelphia
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

Explore “Philly” – The City of Brotherly Love. Perhaps take a run up the iconic steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, immortalised by Sylvester Stallone in the film “Rocky.” Let us know if you make it and we will treat you to a Cheese Steak!

Day 11 : Washington Dc
Location: Washington
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

This morning we make our way to Washington DC. En route we will cross the state line into Dover Delaware for a coffee break before spending the day at Baltimore’s Inner Harbour! This sightseeing hub is home to Maryland’s Science Center, Planetarium, Observatory, National Aquarium and much more. From Inner Harbour we make the hour long drive to Washington DC for the first of our 3 nights in the Nation’s Capital.

Day 12 : Washington Dc
Location: Washington
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

Today starts with a visit to the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, the final resting place of President John F Kennedy. Later, back in DC, you’ll be free to explore imposing monuments and buildings – including the iconic Capitol, White House and Supreme Court.

Day 13 : Washington Dc
Location: Washington
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

On our final day in DC, you will have more time to explore this wonderful city. This evening, feel free to join us on a trip to Georgetown, a charming area whose cobblestone streets are lined with shops, restaurants and nightlife which spans boisterous college bars, traditional taverns and intimate live music lounges.

Day 14 : Tour Ends
Location: Washington
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

Today we have to say goodbye to Washington DC and to the USA as our tour comes to an end.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

  • Free Wi-Fi at Accommodation

  • Fully Guided

  • Meals – Breakfast Only

What's Not Included

  • Additional Services

  • Insurance

  • International Travel

  • Optional

Check out our Q&As

  • Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes

  • Are all the relevant entry visa’s included in the price of the tour?

    Yes

  • Is free Wi-Fi available in the accommodation used?

    Yes

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

  • Can you assist with pre or post tour accommodation?

    Yes

  • Are vaccinations required for this tour?

    Yes

  • Does Travelling Time offer financial protection and bonding?

    Yes. In fact every penny of your money is protected by our TTA Membership - Q1893 and for flight inclusive trips we have an Air Travel Organisers Licence ATOL T7516

  • How long has the tour company been trading?

    30 + Years

  • Can I join the tour once it has departed?

    Yes - Our tours are very flexible and you can join us for all or part of the tour. Please get in touch to discuss.

Reviews of this Operator

David Tucker - Hull  

We'll never go anywhere else!

25-May-2023

We have been on several holidays with Travelling Time, and had the best time...We always say it'll never get better, but it does. Lynda, Rachael and Shawn make a heck of a team. They go that step further each and every time, and look after us all beautifully - that's why so many of us come back again and again.

Fiona & Bobby Flett  

Exemplary Service and Unforgettable Memories

20-Sep-2023

Travelling Time truly exceeded my expectations! The level of service, from booking to the actual tour, was exceptional. The guides were not just informative but also passionate about the destinations. Every aspect of the trip was carefully crafted, ensuring a perfect balance of relaxation and exploration. Thanks to Travelling Time, I now have a treasure trove of unforgettable memories.

Robin Stewart, Edinburgh  

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20-Oct-2023

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Kate & Bob Pollock  

A Traveller's Dream Come True:

01-Nov-2023

Choosing Travelling Time was the best decision I made for my vacation. Their expertise in crafting unique and immersive experiences sets them apart. The itinerary was well-paced, covering both iconic landmarks and hidden gems. The attention to detail, coupled with a friendly and knowledgeable staff, made every day of the tour special. Travelling Time, you've made a lifelong customer out of me!

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12-Oct-2023

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John Simpson, Leeds  

Well done Travelling Time!

07-Sep-2023

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Pat & Ray  

Magical Moments, Thanks to Travelling Time

16-Aug-2023

My experience with Travelling Time was nothing short of magical. From the moment I booked my tour to the last day of the journey, everything was flawlessly executed. The itinerary was diverse and exciting, showcasing the best each destination had to offer. I appreciate the personal touch and commitment to creating unforgettable moments. Travelling Time, you've won my heart, and I'll definitely be booking with you again!

Andrew Jones  

A Journey Beyond Expectations

12-Jul-2023

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  • Free Date Changes

    Travelling Time allows you to make 1 free date changes, as long as the change is made at least 60 days before the start of the tour.

  • Transfer as credit to Future Tours

    Travelling Time allows you to transfer existing payments to a future tour to avoid cancellation fees if you can't travel and inform travelling time, 90 days before departure.

  • Low Deposit

    Travelling Time requires a minimum deposit of 100 GBP per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 60 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of travelling time charges.

    Up to 57 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 56 days before tour starts: Forfeit 75% of booking price.

    At 42 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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