Experience the big cities of the East Coast on this 9 day journey from Washington D.C. to Boston. There are countless options to explore these cities, taking in their unique history and cultures. Sample the local cuisines, from Philadelphia's Philly cheese steak, to Boston's Clam Chowder, and uncover the local experiences beyond the iconic monuments and buildings.

Back to New England Tours

Why We Love It

Experience rail travel

Visit many national historic sites

Bustling New York City

Want to know more?

REQUEST A QUOTE or

Day by day Itinerary

Eastern Cities by Rail

Double click
to zoom in Double right click
to zoom out

View All Days

Day 1

Washington D.C.

Boasting monuments and memorials, eclectic neighbourhoods and a true local flavour - the nation's capital is a place unlike any other. Spend a couple of days exploring the fascinating (and free) Smithsonian Museums, photographing iconic sites including the White House and the Lincoln Memorial, visit Arlington National Cemetery or take in a sporting event or live performance.

Day 2

Washington D.C.

See Day 1.

Day 3

Philadelphia

Board the Amtrak train bound for Philadelphia, home of many historic sites and museums. Tour the city, visiting the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. Make sure to sample a Philly cheese steak after climbing the iconic Rocky steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Day 4

Philadelphia

See Day 3.

Day 5

New York City

Continue your train journey north to the 'Big Apple'. There are countless options to explore in the city, including Central Park, Rockefeller Center, Times Square and Greenwich Village. Perhaps catch a broadway show or a sporting event in the evenings.

Day 6

New York City

See Day 5.

Day 7

Boston

Transfer to Penn Station to board your final train north to Boston. An easily walkable city, take some time to explore the Freedom Trail, Faneuil Hall and Beacon Hill. Be sure to taste test some New England Clam Chowder or watch a Red Sox game.

Day 8

Boston

See Day 7.

Day 9

Boston

Your journey finishes in Boston today.

Speak with a travel designer
to create your custom itinerary now!

1300 295 049 REQUEST A QUOTE

View the Terms & Conditions