USA-and-Canada:-Historic-cities-and-incredible-vistas

1-3,Boston

Step back into American history among the brownstones in Boston. Bookworms will love The Old Corner Bookstore, frequented by famous early American authors, while lovers of the arts will be engrossed by a trip to the ballet at the Boston Opera House. Make sure you take a walk along the Freedom Trail to learn about the American Revolution. Other essential experiences include grabbing a bite to eat on Hanover Street, sipping a beer at the Cheers bar and viewing the picturesque skyline on a cruise around Boston Harbor.

1h06m to New Hampshire

4-6,New Hampshire

See the sights in New Hampshire, where quaint colonial towns defy time. With a zero sales tax, this is one of the best places in the United States to seek out a bargain in one of the many malls. Nature lovers will prefer the hiking opportunities presented by Mt. Washington. In winter, skis, snowmobiles and snow shoes replace hiking boots, but the scenery’s no less spectacular.

5h07m to Quebec City

3h25m to Quebec City

7-9,Quebec City

Discover the UNESCO-listed Old Québec, the only walled city to be found north of Mexico and crammed full of cobblestone streets which are a delight to wander. The city’s known for its famous Chateau Frontenac, the most photographed hotel in the world. Don’t forget to visit the Great Wall – it’s 4.6 km long with imposing gates.

2h39m to Montreal

0h45m to Montreal

10-12,Montreal

Brush up on your French when you visit Canada’s French-speaking city. The art and food scenes are among the best in the country. Sip espresso in a cafe on Plateau Mont-Royal, delight your tastebuds in one of the many food markets or unleash your creativity at a cooking class. Be sure to take in the 18th Century architecture of Old Montreal.

5h10m to Toronto

1h10m to Toronto

4h50m to Toronto

13-15,Toronto

Commanding centre stage on a world-class skyline, the CN Tower towers over downtown Toronto. In a city where over half its residents were born outside Canada, it’s the neighbourhoods and eateries that delight. Visit one of Canada’s premier museums, the Royal Ontario Museum, and soak up the history of the area. Time your trip right and catch the annual fair, the Canadian National Exhibition, which is the oldest in the world.

1h17m to Niagra Falls

1h10m to Toronto

2h04m to Niagra Falls

16-17,Niagra Falls

Experience a breathtaking ride on the iconic Maid of the Mist boat and witness the power of Niagara Falls as close as you dare. Get a soaking on the American side of the Falls with a visit to the Cave of the Winds, or take a helicopter ride for the ultimate view of the Niagara River – from above.

2h55m to Ithaca

1h10m to Toronto

2h04m to Niagra Falls

18,Ithaca

Make plans to visit the many magnificent waterfalls in the Ithaca area, from small cascades to enchanting hundred-foot drops. The city’s spectacular surroundings with their scenic gorges and lush rolling hills provide the perfect excuse to escape the city.

3h51m to New York

1h15m to New York

2h04m to Niagra Falls

19-21,New York

Find your favourite spot in the Big Apple. Will it be one of New York’s overlooked gems like tranquil Governor’s Island, the innovative High Line park or the farmers’ markets held in Union Square? Or perhaps you’ll want to tick off one of the city’s most famous landmarks, the Empire State Building or the Statue of Liberty? Try to fit in something a little different, whether it be a visit to New York Fashion Week, a free taping of The Today Show, or a concert at the Lincoln Center or Carnegie Hall.