Some of the East Coast’s most vibrant and exciting cities come alive on this tour of the East Coast visiting Washington DC, Philadelphia, and New York City. Of course, you’ll see the must-see sights, including Arlington National Cemetery, where you’ll take a guided tram tour, and the famous memorials in Washington DC; the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall in Philadelphia; and Times Square, Greenwich Village, and the Financial District in New York City. You’ll also visit the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City. </BR></BR>To make your tour of the east coast unique, Globus has also included some special experiences, such as a pizza tour in New York City. This tour will show you some of Brooklyn’s landmarks, including Coney Island, Brighton Beach, and famous movie locations, as well as a pizza tour. Additionally, Globus has arranged dinner at the historic City Tavern in Philadelphia, once host to George Washington, William Penn, and the First Continental Congress. </BR></BR>Free time in Washington DC and New York City gives you an opportunity to explore more of the historical sights, experience the fabulous shopping, see a Broadway show, discover the many museums, grab a drink in a pub or café, and much more. Guided sightseeing combined with free time to explore on your own makes this the perfect tour to experience the East Coast’s thrilling cities.</BR></BR>Special Event – July 4th in Washington DC</BR>The nation’s capital is the perfect place to celebrate American Independence Day. Festivities include a parade down Constitution Avenue, free concerts, and a spectacular fireworks presentation over the National Mall. Don’t forget to wear your red, white, and blue! Available on the July 2, 2016 departure.

City Highlights

WASHINGTON DCSightseeing with a Local Guide including Arlington National Cemetery tram tourPHILADELPHIASightseeing including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall; [LF] dinner at historic City TavernNEW YORK CITY[LF] Brooklyn Pizza tour; sightseeing; 9/11 Memorial

Meals

Breakfast daily, 1 lunch, 3 three-course dinners including a farewell dinner in New York City

Notes

NOTE:The July 2 departure of Tour AK spends July 4th in Washington DC. Festivities include a parade, concerts, and a huge fireworks display on the grounds of the Washington Monument.The September 5 departure of Tour AK spends the 9/11 National Day of Remembrance in New York City. 2016 marks the 15th anniversary of the events of September 11. Choose to show your patriotism and respect at one of the many events being planned throughout the city. Want more time in New York? Consider adding additional nights to the end of your vacation to experience more of all the city has to offer—the glittering lights of Broadway, views from the top of the Empire State Building, or the tranquility of Central Park.

Transportation

Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotels.

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