Travel from the bright lights of New York City to the historic town of Boston, taking in the seascapes of Cape Cod en route, visit Quebec City and explore the cobblestone streest of Lower Town, explore Ottawa, Canada's capital, marvel at the spectacle of Niagara Falls and take in the history of Gettysburg, the site of one of the most famous battles of the Civil War.

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American Historic Highways

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Day 1

New York

Arrive in New York City, the world-famous Big Apple. See the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, the United Nations and much more.

Day 2

New York - Cape Cod

Drive east through the coastal towns and villages bordering Long Island Sound en route to charming Cape Cod.

Day 3

Cape Cod - Boston

The heritage of colonial America is revealed today as you visit cities founded by the Pilgrims and the Puritans. In Boston, visit the haunts of the revolutionary patriots who stoked the fires of democracy throughout the Colonies.

Day 4

Boston - Bar Harbour

Driving north along the eastern coastline you’ll pass through Salem, the site of the only witch trials in the United States, and the historic port city of Portland, Maine. Then it’s on to Acadia National Park.

Day 5

Bar Harbour - Quebec City

Journey across the Appalachian Mountains and past Moosehead Lake before crossing into the French-speaking Canadian Province of Québec.

Day 6

Quebec City

Discover historic Québec City and experience the locals’ ‘joie de vivre’. Fortifications of Upper Town overlook Lower Town with its narrow, steep cobble stone streets at the river front.

Day 7

Quebec City - Montreal

Explore Montréal, the world’s second largest French-speaking city.

Day 8

Montreal - Ottawa

Explore Ottawa, Canada’s capital.

Day 9

Ottawa - Toronto

Explore the ethnic diversity of Toronto’s neighbourhoods or enjoy the panoramic view of Toronto and Lake Ontario from the CN Tower.

Day 10

Toronto - Niagra Falls

Today, enjoy the thundering spectacular wonder of Niagara Falls.

Day 11

Niagra Falls - Gettysburg

Enjoy the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York en route to Pennsylvania. The simple lifestyle of the Amish enhances the rural beauty of the area. Continue to the most famous Civil War battleground, Gettysburg.

Day 12

Gettysburg - Washington, DC

Drive north to the nation’s capital, Washington, DC. The broad boulevards of the city will leave you with a dramatic impression of America’s seat of government.

Day 13

Washington, DC

Discover the monuments and museums of this grand city. The views from the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and Capitol Hill provide unforgettable images of the city.

Day 14

Washington, DC - Philadelphia

Take the short drive to Philadelphia, where you will have the day to explore.

Day 15

Philadelphia - New York

Visit Independence Park before ending your journey back in New York City.

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