Patriot Trails North America Tour

9-day Vacation in the United States and Canada

On this epic tour of North America, you will explore two of the biggest nations on Earth: the United States and Canada. Both countries offer cosmopolitan cities and natural wonders galore. For even more vacation ideas, consider our range of Canada Tours and United States Tours.

From the Freedom Trail of Boston to the city of Quebec, this North American tour takes you through two nations that have so much to offer visitors. Visit New England, Washington, D.C, and Canada’s famous eastern cities on this tour of a lifetime.

This is the perfect option for anyone considering a vacation in either the US or Canada and they can’t decide between the two! Keep scrolling to learn more about this incredible tour, and please get in touch if you have any questions!

9 Days from $3059/person CAD
Family
Guided
Off The Beaten Path
Premium

Primary Location

United States & Canada

Departures

Selected Sunday departures from April to September, 2023

Included:

  • 8-nights accommodation in premium hotels with a private bath and/or shower
  • Services of a professional multilingual Tour Manager throughout
  • Welcome Reception and meet your fellow travelers
  • Retrace the start of the American Revolution by experiencing Boston’s historic Freedom Trail
  • Travel through Vermont and New Hampshire, visiting a quintessential New England town
  • Tour UNESCO world heritage sites of Old and New Québec City
  • Feel the mists while taking in the natural wonder of Niagara Falls
  • Walk the hallowed grounds of Gettysburg, the most decisive battle of the American Civil War
  • Get an up-close taste of Amish culture at traditional farmhouse museum in Pennsylvania Dutch Country
  • See the seats of power of the American Government with a grand city tour of Washington, D.C.
  • Explore the birthplace of America in Philadelphia by seeing where it all started at Independence Hall and capturing a glimpse of the iconic Liberty Bell
  • Transportation by a comfortable air-conditioned motor coach equipped with Wi-Fi throughout
  • Hotel, state and local taxes, service charges, and porterage service (limit one piece of checked luggage per person)
  • Information kit

Not Included:

  • Airfare unless specified in the tour itinerary
  • Meals are not included in order to allow for more flexibility
  • Laundry, telephone, optional excursions and other items of a personal nature
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Pre and Post Accommodation
  • Airport Transfers
  • Everything that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy, and for travel in low season
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel
  • Prices are subject to change
  • Hotel services in the United States customarily do not include breakfast. If you do not wish to have breakfast at the hotel restaurant (where available), you may frequently find coffee shops and restaurants close by which serve good and inexpensive breakfasts. Some hotels do offer a continental breakfast. Usually, this continental breakfast is basic and contains coffee and pastries. Variations between the different hotels may result in the following also being available, cereal, cheese, fruit, etc
  • Each passenger traveling on an escorted tour is allowed one piece of checked baggage per person due to space limitations. Additional luggage will be charged at $7.00 per person per day (price is subject to change)
  • Due to the nature of this holiday, bags are handled many times, so a durable, reasonably sturdy, and clearly labeled bag is required. The Tour Manager will issue you a special luggage tag which should remain on your customer’s bag at all times to help ensure the bag is delivered to, and retrieved from, the hotel room at each destination
  • All coaches are equipped with air-conditioning and an onboard lavatory. Additionally, coaches may have the following onboard amenities: wi-fi, footrests, luggage nets, movable seats, individually adjustable air conditioning, etc
  • Complimentary breakfast may be offered by a hotel and discontinued at any time with or without notice
  • Child 11 years and under with 2 adults sharing existing bedding with minimum child age is 7 years (child rates are on request)
  • We can not accept bookings on motorcoach tours for children less than seven (7) years of age. For all tours, children and young adults under the age of 21 must be accompanied by and share their room with an adult at least 21 years of age. Some hotels may also require that at least one of the room occupants is 21 years of age or older

Optional Extras:

  • Dine at a traditional Canadian Maple Sugar Farm
  • Enjoy the renowned cuisine of Québec amidst the old world charm of Montréal’s historic district
  • Take in the Toronto cityscape atop the CN Tower, the largest freestanding tower in the world
  • Experience Niagara Falls “up close” experience with a boat ride under the falls followed by lunch atop the Skylon Tower
  • Capture the stunning lit up landmarks of Washington, D.C. with a night tour followed by a with dinner in fashionable Georgetown
  • All optional excursions are subject to change and availability. Optional excursions are to be booked with the Tour Manager
  • Pre and post accommodation

PRIVATE GROUP TRAVEL

All United States escorted tours are available for exclusive groups with a minimum of 10 rooms. Please contact us for dates and prices.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Boston

Arrive at Logan International Airport and proceed independently to your hotel where you will meet your tour director in the evening.

Accommodation at the Courtyard by Marriott Boston Brookline, Boston, or similar

Day 2: Tour From Boston to New England to Quebec City

This morning, you will travel through the rural New England states of New Hampshire and Vermont on your way to Canada. You will pass through small picturesque villages and the White Mountains, which are particularly beautiful during the fall foliage.

You’ll cross the international border to enter the Canadian province of Quebec. Visit an authentic maple farm late afternoon and sample some celebrated French Canadian cuisine in the evening (optional).

Accommodation at the Hotel Universel, Quebec City, or similar

Day 3: Quebec City Tour Then Travel Montreal

Begin the day with a tour of Quebec City, the French capital of the province, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Highlights include the Quebec Provincial Parliament Building and the Citadel. Then enjoy a walking tour of the walled city, where you will see the Chateau Frontenac, as well as unparalleled views of the Saint Lawrence River.

Then you may want to enjoy a finishing pastry, baguette, or candy treat, and, if time allows, may we suggest a visit to Rue du Tresor, a year-round, open-air art gallery, before departing to Montreal.

Upon arrival, go on a tour of Old Montreal, the area known as the “Vieux Port,” with stops at Place Jacques Cartier and Notre Dame Basilica.

Accommodation at the Best Western Ville-Marie Montréal Hôtel & Suites, Montreal, or similar

Day 4: Montreal > Ottawa > Toronto

Depart Montreal for the capital of Canada, Ottawa. This vibrant city of parks and flowers boasts one of the most impressive parliament buildings in the world. In the afternoon, continue along the Thousand Islands Parkway where there is an optional cruise excursion on the St. Lawrence River to see the magnificent scenery.

Afterwards, make your way to the largest English-speaking city in Canada, Toronto, located on the shore of Lake Ontario.

Accommodation at the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto, Toronto, or similar

Day 5: Toronto > Niagara Falls

Begin the day with a drive through Toronto’s impressive collection of modern skyscrapers, most notably, the CN Tower, one of the world’s tallest free-standing structures (1,815 ft./553 m). Do you dare to stand on the glass floor located over 300 meters above Toronto (optional)?

Continue along Lake Ontario, crossing the Welland Canal, before arriving at Niagara Falls, where you will be amazed at this natural wonder.

Stroll along Table Rock, see the unique Floral Clock, and view the thundering water of the Horseshoe Falls. Perhaps take an optional tour on the renowned Hornblower Cruises boat ride at the base of the falls.

Accommodation at the Best Western Cairn Croft Inn, Niagara Falls, or similar

Day 6: Niagara Falls > Gettysburg > Amish Country

Today, you will ride through the rolling farmland of upstate New York, known as the Finger Lakes Region, and enter the keystone state of Pennsylvania. This afternoon, visit the historic Gettysburg Civil War National Battleground, the site of the largest battle ever fought on American soil, and the place where President Lincoln gave his famous address in 1863. Travel along the Susquehanna River to South Pennsylvania, where you’ll stay overnight.

Accommodation at the Wyndham Garden York, Amish Country, or similar

Day 7: Amish Country, Washington, D.C.

Travel through rural countryside to Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Visit an Amish Museum and see their 300-year-old tradition of simple living (admission included). The Amish people live in a world that stopped in the mid-1850s. They use no electricity, mechanical devices, or modern equipment. In the afternoon, continue to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C.

Accommodation at the Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C., or similar

Day 8: Tour Washington, D.C.

Enjoy a tour of the Nation’s Capital, with such highlights as the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the White House, and Arlington National Cemetery, the site of the JFK Memorial. Spend the remainder of the day exploring some of the many museums comprising the Smithsonian Institute or simply stroll the banks of the Potomac River.

Accommodation at the Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C., or similar

Day 9: Washington, D.C. to New York City

Transfer to New York via Philadelphia. It is the birthplace of a nation and you will stop to see Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Your tour ends in midtown Manhattan upon arrival at approximately 5:00 pm (depending on traffic conditions).


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