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Discover the top cities of the Atlantic Coast on this exciting 16-day train journey! Start in Boston getting to know this historic city then continue by way of a comfortable regional Amtrak train to New York City for an exciting three nights in the Big Apple. From there, it’s on to patriotic Philadelphia and our nation’s capital, Washington, DC. Then ride the rails south to Charleston and then Savannah, where you’ll be wooed by the charm and grandeur of these classic southern cities. Finally, spend two nights in Miami, enjoying the sunshine and the wilds of Everglades National Park. With sightseeing tours and special activities included in each destination, the East Coast has never looked better!

Highlights

  • Boston CityPASS® including:
    • New England Aquarium
    • Museum of Science
    • Skywalk Observatory
    • Boston Harbor Cruise OR Harvard Museum of Natural History
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Boston
  • New York City CityPASS® including:
    • Empire State Building Experience
    • American Museum of Natural History
    • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    • Top of the Rock Observation Deck OR Guggenheim Museum
    • Ferry Access to Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island OR Sightseeing Cruise
    • 9/11 Memorial and Museum OR Intrepid Air and Space Museum
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of New York City
  • Dinner at The View restaurant in New York City
  • The Philadelphia Pass – All-inclusive 1 Day including:
    • Hop-on, Hop-off Sightseeing tour
    • One Liberty Observation Deck
    • Philadelphia Museum of Art
    • Franklin Institute Science Museum
    • And many more!
  • Admission to the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Washington, DC
  • Monuments by Moonlight Tour in Washington, DC
  • Charleston Historic Tour and Mansion admission
  • Magnolia Plantation Tour in Charleston
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Savannah
  • Harbor cruise in Savannah
  • Sightseeing tour of Miami and Everglades National Park

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • One-way Amtrak® in Coach accommodations from Boston to New York City; New York City to Philadelphia; Philadelphia to Washington, DC; Washington, DC to Charleston; Charleston to Savannah; Savannah to Miami on the Northeast Regional®, Palmetto®, and Silver Meteor®
  • 15 nights' hotel accommodations
  • 1 meal included (1 dinner)
Trip Map

Disclaimer:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

DAY 1              YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN BOSTON
Welcome to Boston! Upon arrival, check-in to your hotel and begin to experience the city using your CityPASS along with your hop-on, hop-off tour. Your CityPASS includes admission to the New England Aquarium, Museum of Science, Skywalk Observatory at the Prudential Center, and more. (Overnight in Boston)

DAY 2              BOSTON
Continue to enjoy your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour to experience this historic city. See national historic landmarks such as the Old North Church and the site of the Boston Massacre. Stroll the beautiful Public Gardens or walk in the footsteps of history along the Freedom Trail. Boston is a fantastic city for exploring! (Overnight in Boston)

DAY 3              BOSTON TO NEW YORK CITY
This morning, board Amtrak's Northeast Regional route to journey on to New York City! Upon arrival you will be able to begin discovering the ‘city that never sleeps’ with your CityPASS, offering admission to top attractions, including the Empire State Building Observatory, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, the American Museum of Natural History, and more. (Overnight in New York City)

DAY 4              NEW YORK CITY
Begin making full use of your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour today. Your tour will guide you to popular New York attractions such as Bryant Park and the New York Public Library, Rockefeller Center and 5th Avenue, among others. (Overnight in New York City)

DAY 5              NEW YORK CITY
Discover more of New York City today with your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. After a full day of touring the city, enjoy dinner at The View Restaurant, the city’s only revolving rooftop restaurant and lounge, offering an all-encompassing dining experience. With spectacular 360-degree views and creative cuisine, the restaurant appeals to visitors and New Yorkers alike. (Overnight in New York City) D

DAY 6              NEW YORK CITY TO PHILADELPHIA
Make the short trip to Philadelphia today, and begin discovering the city with your Philadelphia Pass. Enjoy such historical sites as the Betsy Ross House, Independence Hall, Eastern State Penitentiary, the Liberty Bell, and more! (Overnight in Philadelphia)

DAY 7              PHILADELPHIA TO WASHINGTON, DC
This morning board Amtrak to journey on to America's Capital, Washington, DC! When in Washington, use your hop-on, hop-off tour to visit all of the sites. The tour stops off at all of the major attractions such as the White House, the Capitol Building, and all of the major memorials! Also enjoy admission to the International Spy Museum, featuring the largest display of international espionage products ever placed on public display. (Overnight in Washington, DC)

DAY 8              WASHINGTON, DC
Continue to explore Washington today. Your tour will guide you to all of the major Smithsonian Museums that are all free of charge! Other popular activities include walking around the National Mall between the Capital Building and the Lincoln Memorial. In the evening, enjoy the popular Monuments by Moonlight tour, featuring a tour of all the major monuments like the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials, lit up dramatically against the night sky. (Overnight in Washington, DC)

DAY 9              WASHINGTON, DC TO CHARLESTON
This morning board Amtrak's Palmetto route in Washington's Union Station for your journey south to Charleston. As the train winds its way toward South Carolina, settle in and enjoy the scenic views from the train. After arriving this evening, check in at your hotel and prepare for a full day of sightseeing around the city tomorrow. (Overnight in Charleston)

DAY 10            CHARLESTON
Today you will explore Charleston on a guided tour of the city! Your tour will bring you to some of Charleston's top attractions such as the Joseph Manigault Mansion, the very popular Rainbow Row where you will see many historic houses painted in festive, pastel colours, and the city's military college, The Citadel. Your full day of historic sightseeing will explore the best of what Charleston has to offer. (Overnight in Charleston)

DAY 11 CHARLESTON TO SAVANNAH

Enjoy a comprehensive tour today of one of the oldest Southern plantations, Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. Your guided tour will take you to the historic Magnolia Plantation House that rests along the Ashley River. Along with the tour of the house, you will enjoy a ride past the Audubon Swamp inhabited by alligators, egrets, and other native wildlife. Between the Magnolia Plantation House and the swamps, this tour will give you a unique blend of history and nature! This evening, board Amtrak for a short ride down to Savannah! Upon arrival check in at your hotel for a three-night stay. (Overnight in Savannah)

DAY 12            SAVANNAH
Today you will have a full day of sightseeing in Savannah! A hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour will guide you to Savannah's top attractions. Visit the Davenport House, the scenic Forsyth Park, and the world-famous River Street with its outdoor entertainment as well as many shops and places to eat. A wonderful day of touring awaits! (Overnight in Savannah)

DAY 13            SAVANNAH
Enjoy discovering more of Savannah today at your leisure today. This afternoon, you will board a riverboat for a sightseeing cruise of Savannah's harbour. A leisurely hour-long cruise will allow you to take in beautiful views from the open-air third-level deck of the boat. (Overnight in Savannah)

DAY 14            SAVANNAH TO MIAMI
Board Amtrak’s Silver Meteor this morning for the journey to Miami. Enjoy the comfortable ride and the scenery from your window along the way. Upon arrival in Miami, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. (Overnight in Miami)

DAY 15            EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK
Experience all the must-see attractions and landmarks in Miami on a sightseeing city tour today. Visit Little Havana, Downtown, Coconut Grove, Wynwood Walls, and much more. Also enjoy the great outdoors on your included sightseeing tour of Everglades National Park, the third largest park in the lower 48 states. Your guided tour will give you a better understanding of the park and its diverse ecosystem. Don’t forget to bring a camera along with you to capture the flora and fauna and animals! (Overnight in Miami)

DAY 16            YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN MIAMI

LEGEND FOR MEALS: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D –Dinner

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston Downtown

Our downtown Boston hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston – Downtown, is conveniently located in the heart of Boston’s Theater District and welcomes each guest with the aroma of the full-service on-site Starbucks® as well as our signature warm chocolate chip cookie. Easily make your way around the city with the Tufts Medical Center ‘T’ station nearby and Logan International (BOS) Airport just 4.5 miles away.

Element Boston Seaport

Recharge at Element Boston Seaport, located in the thriving Seaport District and across the street from the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, and just 10 minutes from Boston Logan International Airport.

Fairmont Copley Plaza

The Fairmont Copley Plaza hotel has been a symbol of Boston's rich history and elegance since its gala opening in 1912. Steps away from Copley Place, the boutiques of Newbury Street and the Hynes Convention Center.
Each of the Boston luxury hotel's 383 guestrooms and suites is well appointed with lavish décor and thoughtful amenities.

Sheraton Boston Hotel

Nestled in charming and historic Back Bay, the Sheraton Boston Hotel is ideally situated for business and leisure travel. The Sheraton is close to the Financial District and businesses in Copley Square and one block from famed Newbury Street.The hotel is connected via an indoor walkway to the Hynes Convention Center and to two hundred shops at the Prudential Center and Copley Place Mall. Take in fantastic views from one of our 1,220 newly renovated guestrooms.

The Francis Marion Hotel Charleston

The historic Francis Marion Hotel, named for the Revolutionary War hero Francis Marion, the “Swamp Fox,” has a long tradition of gracious service, elegant accommodations, and hosting splendid banquets and events dating back to its opening in 1924.

Holiday Inn Riverview Charleston

The Holiday Inn Charleston Riverview is a unique landmark hotel located right on the Ashley River and just 1.5 miles from the Historic District of Downtown Charleston. This 100% non-smoking, full-service hotel offers several complimentary amenities, as well as views of the Charleston Peninsula, the Charleston Harbor, the Ashley River, the City Marina, and more!

The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel

Experience the ultimate in southern charm at our hotel in the heart of historic Charleston. Opened in 1853, The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel is a unique hotel close to the Museum Mile and many historic downtown sights.

The Stewart Hotel

Staying at the The Stewart Hotel puts New York City at your fingertips. Just steps from Penn Station and most subway lines, it's easy to explore the city's most exciting neighborhoods and attractions; Madison Square Garden, the Empire State Building, and Fifth Avenue shopping. Or kick back and relax in your luxurious room. The comforts of technology await, including flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations and wireless Internet.

Holiday Inn New York City Times Square

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, Holiday Inn New York City - Times Square is a 35-story high-rise hotel that makes it easy to enjoy New York’s incomparable attractions, restaurants and retail stores.

Marriott Marquis

Surround yourself with the sights and sounds of the city at New York Marriott Marquis. One of the premier hotels in Times Square, our central location gives you easy access to NYC entertainment options and several subway lines to access any part of NYC.

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel

The Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel is an upscale moderate hotel that’s just completed a $160 million renovation to its guest rooms and meeting space. The hotel is just steps from the excitement of the Broadway theatres, prestige of Carnegie Hall and world-class shopping of Fifth Avenue - this location is the perfect way to immerse yourself in the best that New York has to offer.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Discover one of the premier hotels in Philadelphia when you stay at Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. This hotel in Philadelphia commands a towering presence in the heart of America's original capital.

Best Western Plus Savannah Historic District

The Best Western Plus Savannah Historic District is an inviting hotel with superior amenities and genuine southern charm. With a fantastic location in the Historic District, we are walking distance to River Street, City Market and local museums and historic sites.

DoubleTree Hotel Historic Savannah

Enjoy the newly renovated DoubleTree by Hilton Savannah Historic District hotel, situated between iconic River Street and Savannah’s City Market. Immerse yourself in the city and discover many nearby Savannah attractions.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Savannah Midtown

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Savannah Midtown is conveniently located around the corner from Savannah’s Twelve Oaks and Abercorn Walk shopping centers, and just a quick drive from downtown Savannah and Savannah/Hilton Head International airport.

Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Historic Distric

With its convenient location and historic framework, the Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Historic District makes for one of the best places to stay in Savannah, GA.

Courtyard Washington, DC/U.S. Capitol

Escape ordinary travel routines when you book at Courtyard Washington, DC/U.S. Capitol hotel near Union Station DC and NoMa station.

Holiday Inn Capitol

When visiting our nation's capital, cast your vote for the full-service comfort and convenient location of the Holiday Inn Capitol - Washington DC. Only minutes from the city's most popular museums and monuments, our inviting downtown Washington DC hotel accommodations feature classic décor and soothing color patterns sure to please even the most discriminating traveler.

The Mayflower Hotel

The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection has been a Washington, DC landmark since opening its doors over 90 years ago. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, our hotel has been completely refreshed, offering a host of modern amenities, while still maintaining a sense of iconic luxury. Immerse yourself in the beauty of our sweeping marble lobby before getting comfortable in our redesigned guestrooms.

Phoenix Park Hotel

Enjoy a unique opportunity to experience the luxury of Irish country estate in the heart of Washington, DC's Capitol Hill. With traditional oil paintings, opulent marble staircase and traditional décor. The Phoenix Park Hotel also embraces the charisma and magic of one of the most established dining and entertainment restaurants in the area, The Dubliner.

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Disclaimer:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

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