Historic Trails of the East

12 Day Guided Tour from New York to Atlanta with Scenic

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Scenic's 12 Day Historic Trails of the East. There's nothing like a journey through history to give you a fresh perspective on the here and now. If you're looking to gain a greater understanding of this important region, here's an itinerary that will help you to make huge inro...read more

     
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Guided Tour Starts In
Starts In
New York
Guided Tour Ends In
Ends In
Atlanta
Accomodation
Accomodation
4.5 - 5 Star
40
Max Group Size
40
Guided Tour
Trip Style
Guided Tour
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
USA
Trip Operated By:
Scenic
Scenic
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Trip Code:
HEUS-1

Itinerary

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1 New York City
Your wonderful journey through America’s east begins with a two night stay at the Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel, right in the heart of pulsating New York City.
2 New York City
Take a bite out of the Big Apple and discover New York City at your own pace on board a hop-on-hop-off double decker bus. View iconic sites such as Fifth Avenue, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, Madison Square Garden and the Statue of Liberty. Tonight, become acquainted with your Tour Director and travelling companions over a ‘welcome to the USA’ dinner. Enrich: Be entertained by a spectacular Broadway production, a must-see in New York City. After all, no place on Earth exemplifies the magic of theatre more. (B/D)
3 Philadelphia - Lancaster
Travel to Philadelphia and enjoy a tour through the ‘City of Brotherly Love’. See the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, the very spot where John Hancock, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson signed the Declaration of Independence, where George Washington took office, and where the US Constitution was ratified. Later, continue to the Amish community of Lancaster, where you’ll enjoy an overnight stay at Lancaster Arts Hotel. This evening, immerse yourself in a community completely separate from the modern industrialised world, as you enjoy a traditional family-style Amish feast. (B/D)
4 Lancaster - Gettysburg
Start your day with a visit to an Amish farm and house as a local guide explains their culture, faith and way of life, which excludes modern conveniences such as electricity or telephones. Later, take the historic trail to Gettysburg for your overnight stay at the splendid Wyndham Gettysburg Hotel. Enrich: Gain an insight into the American Civil War during a guided tour of Gettysburg National Military Park. The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War and was the inspiration for President Abraham Lincoln’s immortal ‘Gettysburg Address’. Enrich: Following dinner, be fascinated as Abraham Lincoln is brought to life in an exclusive, informative and entertaining living history presentation. (B/D)
5 Mount Vernon - Washington D.C
Enrich: Visit Mount Vernon Estate where the first US President, George Washington, and his wife Martha lived for over 40 years. The mansion is set on over 50 acres of Washington’s extensive plantation. Continue to Washington D. C., the capital of the United States of America, and settle into the luxurious Fairmont Washington D. C. for a two night stay. (B/D)
6 Washington D.C.
Today, delve into US history on a tour of Washington D. C., featuring the White House, Capitol Building and the Lincoln Memorial. The afternoon will be yours to spend as you wish. You may choose to visit one of the plethora of exceptional Smithsonian Museums. (B)
7 Washington D.C. - Williamsburg
Continue your journey to Williamsburg, a city shaped by history. This 18th century capital city of Virginia is a must see. Tour Colonial Williamsburg, a living history museum, then enjoy a lively dinner. Tonight your overnight stay will be at the Williamsburg Lodge. (B/D)
8 Williamsburg - Charleston
Travel to South Carolina’s oldest and most charming city, Charleston. Spend two nights at the charming French Quarter Inn. (B)
9 Charleston
Explore Charleston a tour through the quaint cobblestone streets. Freechoice: Choose from a diverse range of activities today. Inhale the exotic aromas of the Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, or discover the beauty and history of Charleston’s harbour on board a sightseeing cruise. Alternatively, take a horse and carriage ride through the quaint streets of this historical city. Freechoice Dining: Tonight, experience southern food and hospitality at your choice of restaurant. (B/D)
10 Charleston - Savannah
Continue to the seaport town of Savannah, situated on the border of South Carolina and Georgia. Learn the history on a hop-on-hop-off trolley tour and experience the southern hospitality that Savannah is famous for. You’ll spend the night at the historic Mansion on Forsyth Park. (B/D)
11 Savannah - Atlanta
Leave the small town charm of Savannah behind and head to the bustling metropolis that is Atlanta. Check in at the Grand Hyatt for your overnight stay. (B/D)
12 Atlanta
It’s time to say goodbye after a wonder-filled journey and transfer to the airport for your onward flight. (B)
1 New York City
Your wonderful journey begins with a two night stay at the Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel, right in the heart of pulsating New York City.
2 New York City
Take a bite out of the Big Apple and discover New York City at your own pace on board a hop-on hop-off double decker bus. View iconic sites such as Fifth Avenue, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building and the Statue of Liberty. Tonight, join your travelling companions over a welcome dinner. Enrich: Be entertained by a spectacular Broadway production, a must-see in New York City. After all, no place on Earth exemplifies the magic of theatre more. (B/D)
3 New York - Lancaster
Today we visit an Amish farm for an insight into their culture, faith and way of life, which excludes modern conveniences such as electricity or telephones. This evening, enjoy a traditional family-style Amish feast. Overnight at the Inn at Leola Village. (B/D)
4 Lancaster - Washington D.C
Take the historic trail to Gettysburg. Enrich: Gain an insight into the American Civil War during a guided tour of Gettysburg National Military Park. The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War and was the inspiration for President Abraham Lincoln’s immortal ‘Gettysburg Address’. Continue to Washington D.C., and settle into the luxurious Fairmont Washington D.C. for a two night stay. (B/D)
5 Washington D.C
Delve into US history on a tour of Washington D.C., featuring the White House, Capitol Building and the Lincoln Memorial. The afternoon is yours to explore the city or the plethora of exceptional Smithsonian Museums. (B)
6 Washington D.C. - Williamsburg
Continue your journey to Williamsburg, a city shaped by history. Tour Colonial Williamsburg, a living history museum, then enjoy a lively dinner. Overnight stay at the Williamsburg Lodge. (B/D)
7 Williamsburg - Charleston
Travel to South Carolina’s oldest and most charming city, Charleston. Spend two nights at the charming Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel. (B)
8 Charleston
Explore Charleston on a tour through the quaint cobblestone streets. Freechoice: Choose from a diverse range of activities. Freechoice Dining: Tonight, experience Southern food and hospitality at your choice of restaurant. (B/D)
9 Charleston - Savannah
Continue to the seaport town of Savannah. Learn the history on a hop-on hop-off trolley tour. Enjoy a two night Special Stay at either the historic Mansion on Forsyth Park or The Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront. (B/D)
10 Savannah
Enjoy a full day at leisure. Wander Savannah’s tree-filled squares or explore Factors Walk and River street, where old cotton warehouses house trendy shops, taverns and restaurants. (B)
11 Savannah - Atlanta
Leave the small town charm of Savannah behind and head to the bustling metropolis that is Atlanta. Check into the Grand Hyatt for a two night stay. (B/D)
12 Atlanta
Visit the Atlanta History Center, which features a range of innovative exhibits on all things Atlanta. Continue to the home of Pulitzer Prize winner Margaret Mitchell, author of the classic Civil War novel ‘Gone With the Wind’. The afternoon is yours to unwind. (B)
13 Atlanta
It’s time to say goodbye at the end of a wonder-filled journey. Transfer to the airport for your onward flight (B)

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Sunday 21 Jul 2019 Thursday 01 Aug 2019 254per person 8,741per person Sold Out
Sunday 18 Aug 2019 Thursday 29 Aug 2019 254per person 8,741per person Enquire
Sunday 21 Jul 2019 Thursday 01 Aug 2019 332solo traveller 11,263solo traveller Sold Out
Sunday 18 Aug 2019 Thursday 29 Aug 2019 332solo traveller 11,263solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 19 Apr 2020 Friday 01 May 2020 282per person 9,713per person Enquire
Sunday 17 May 2020 Friday 29 May 2020 282per person 9,713per person Enquire
Sunday 19 Jul 2020 Friday 31 Jul 2020 278per person 9,567per person Enquire
Sunday 16 Aug 2020 Friday 28 Aug 2020 275per person 9,480per person Enquire
Sunday 19 Apr 2020 Friday 01 May 2020 363solo traveller 12,337solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 17 May 2020 Friday 29 May 2020 363solo traveller 12,337solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 19 Jul 2020 Friday 31 Jul 2020 354solo traveller 12,026solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 16 Aug 2020 Friday 28 Aug 2020 349solo traveller 11,861solo traveller Enquire
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