American Gateway

4 Day Experience


American Gateway


Day 1: New York, Finger Lakes & Niagara Falls

This morning we depart from the Big Apple heading north where we will pass the beautiful Delaware Gap to Watkins Glen State Park in the heart of the Finger Lakes region. Walk through Watkins Glen Canyon to visit the beautiful waterfalls and then continue to Niagara Falls passing Seneca Lake, arriving in the late afternoon. Tour the American Side of the Falls including the American Falls, Goat Island and Sister Island At night tour Niagara Falls where we can appreciate the colorful lighting of the waters.


Overnight: Ramada by Wyndham or similar.



Day 2: Niagara Falls & New Jersey

Leaving the hotel, hear the thundering water of Niagara-falls. See the falls up close from the Horse shoe falls and, experience the power aboard the Maid of the Mist (May-October). During winter until April when the Maid of the Mist is closed we tour the Scenic Tunnels. At Noon we depart south to New York State.
On the way to New York, enjoy a shopping excursion at one of the large outlet malls along the way, find your own bargain with brand name stores for less. Evening arrival to our hotel in New Jersey.


Overnight: La Quinta Inn & Suites, Clifton or similar.



Day 3: New Jersey, Philadelphia & Amish Country

Depart New Jersey into Pennsylvania, the city of brotherly love. Arriving in the historic area of Philadelphia we visit the famous Liberty Bell, one of the symbols of freedom in America, Constitution square and Congress Hall. Stroll Elfreth’s alley the oldest continuously inhabited street in America. We will continue on a panoramic tour of Philadelphia that includes the Financial district, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Historic Philadelphia and more.

When we depart from Philadelphia, we will get to see the famous “Rocky Steps” and then continue to Lancaster county home of the Amish people. After a break for lunch at the Amish marketplace we embark on an authentic Amish Buggy ride through the Amish farm country and learn how they live without the benefit of modern technology, no electricity, running water, telephone service, or appliances. After the ride we visit the Amish marketplace where we can shop for handmade arts crafts and products. Then we depart then for Washington DC.


Overnight: Wyndham Garden or similar.



Day 4: Washington DC & New York

Start the day with a visit of Thomas Jefferson Memorial, by the Tidal Basin, surrounded with famous Japanese cherry blossom trees. Visit the Arlington National Cemetery, the changing of the guard and the Kennedy family gravesite.

Next stop is Capitol Hill, see the US Capitol and the White House to understand the core of the US government. Continue to the Air and Space Museum before visiting the Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Korea and Vietnam Memorials.


In the late afternoon, we depart north for an evening arrival in New York.



Day 1 • New York → Finger Lakes → Niagara Falls

Day 2 • Niagara Falls → New Jersey

Day 3 • New Jersey → Philadelphia → Amish Country

Day 4 • Washington DC → New York


Departure & Return Location

330W 42nd St. 
In front of Port Authority Bus Terminal 42nd St. (btw. 8th & 9th Ave.)
New York, New York 10036 

(Google Map)



Departure Time

6:30 am

Excursion Includes

  • 3 nights hotel accommodation including tax and continental breakfast

  • Air conditioned Bus or Van

  • Professional, English speaking Tour Guide

  • Sightseeing in Niagara Falls, Philadelphia and Washington DC

  • Admission to the Maid of the Mist (Summer) or Panoramic Tunnels (Winter)

  • Tour in an authentic Amish Buggy through the country side 


Excursion Excludes

  • No lunch & dinner


Tour Code










*Per person

**Age 2-14, sharing room with 2 adults.

  • This tour is available to passengers with no Canadian Visa, these passengers will be accommodated on the USA side of the falls.
  • Child Rate only applies for children of ages 2-14, sharing a room with 2 adults.