Sample Itinerary
Eastern Canada & USA
For cruising and history enthusiasts, a journey to see some of the most famous bodies of water and sites of historical significance.

From Toronto, Canada ending in New York City, USA- 15-18 days

Spring, Summer, best in Autumn

Hotels from 2 to 4 Star


Exciting views of Casa Loma, Toronto's own European Castle, the skyscrapers of the financial district and the CN tower before time to explore in the afternoon. Visit the Distillery District, the Eaton Centre or if you prefer peace and quiet, take a ferry to Centre Island for amazing views of the city skyline.

Toronto to Niagara Falls: 130 km

Enjoy a classic cruise to the base of the Horseshoe Falls, then take an elevator down 50 metres to get behind the water itself on the Journey Behind the Falls. In the afternoon ample free time to see the botanical gardens and the famous floral clock.

Toronto - Thousand Islands - Ottawa: 500 km

Journey to Kingston, Where Lake Ontario drains into the St Lawrence River. Board a lunch cruise among the 1,864 islands of Thousand Islands National Park with views of the beautiful wooded islands and wonderfully clear waters.

Ottawa to Montreal: 200 km

Explore Canada's capital city, located on the Ottawa River. Visit Parliament Hill to see the Peace Tower and Supreme Court of Canada. Explore the Chateau Laurier, built in 1912 for the Grand Trunk Railway, and the Rideau Canal, the oldest canal system in North America.

Montreal - Mount Royal Hill & Vieux Montreal

Visit the Oratoire de St Joseph, the Basilica of Notre Dame, the Olympic Stadium, and the Underground City built along the downtown metro system. In the afternoon, tour one of the oldest urban areas in North America, the old town-Vieux Montreal and visit the Pointe-a-Calliere museum. Enjoy dinner at a typical Quebecois French restaurant.

Montreal to Quebec City: 270 km

Travel through farmland and forest along the St Lawrence River to Quebec City, one of the oldest European settlements in the Americas. Visit La Citadelle, the ramparts of the old city and the Plains of Abraham. In the evening ride the Old Quebec Funicular to a restaurant in the Upper or Lower Town.

Quebec City

Explore the boutiques offering hand-made goods or take tea at the famous Chateau Frontenac hotel. In the afternoon, visit the waterfalls at Montmorency and take a cable car ride to the top. End the day by visiting an erabliere or sugar shack to learn about maple syrup and enjoy a traditional family meal accompanied by Quebecois entertainment.


Start at Boston Common and visit Faneil Hall, the Old State House, Paul Revere's House, the Old North Church and the Old South Meeting House. Then onto the USS Constitution and Bunker Hill through the commercial center of the city. Venture to the North End and its famous Italian restaurants for dinner.

Boston, MA to New York City, NY: 355 km

Enjoy a stop at Mystic Seaport, the nation's largest maritime museum, including sixty 19th century seafarer buildings and sixteen meticulously preserved boats. Continue on a scenic drive through southeast Connecticut, one of the richest areas in the country, to New York City.

New York City

Visit major sites Uptown to Downtown including Central Park, 5th Avenue, the Lincoln Center, Rockefeller Center, Grand Central Station, Times Square and Broadway, SoHo, Greenwich Village, Wall Street and the Battery. Then board the Staten Island Ferry for a leisurely cruise to view the Statue of Liberty from New York Harbor.

New York City, NY to Washington DC: 375 km

Explore the museums of the Smithsonian Institute along the National Mall. At lunchtime, visit either the Georgetown neighborhood in the oldest section of the city or experience the hum of political intrigue on K Street. In the afternoon free time to visit the United States Holocaust Museum, the Newseum and the International Spy Museum.

Washington DC - Gettysburg, PA - Lancaster, PA: 280 km

Visit the site of the battle which spelled the beginning of the end for the Confederate Army in the Civil War. Explore the battlefield on a guided tour including all the major sites and monuments, as well as the Cyclorama at the Visitors Center. Journey on to Lancaster through the Appalachian foothills.

Lancaster, PA - New Jersey:

On the last day, enjoy a guided tour of the Amish community centered around the villages of Intercourse and Bird-in-Hand. Visit a working Amish farm to observe horse-drawn plows at work and a one-room school house where Amish children are educated. For lunch have a typical family-style Amish feast featuring local produce. In the afternoon, journey on to New Jersey for return flights with a stop at one of the famous shopping malls.