United States: East Meets West
Your United States tailor-made holiday includes:
- Authentic local experiences
- International & internal flights
- 8 nights in 4* hotels & hand-picked local gems
- Boston to New York train
- New York to Washington train
- Boston Trolley tour
- Harbor Lights Circle Line Cruise
- Washington Monuments by Night tour
- San Francisco city tour with Alcatraz
- All transfers
Your United States travel itinerary:
Days 1 - 2: Boston
Board your classic San Francisco-style trolley and discover Boston’s Freedom Trail and Faneuil Hall Marketplace, with a stop off at the 450,000 paintings and sculptures in the Museum of Fine Arts and the Seaport District. Choose to ascend the dizzy heights of Boston’s Skywalk Observatory or watch the waddling penguins at the excellent New England Aquarium. After all that sightseeing, relax and refresh in one of the city’s trendy restaurants, perhaps trying a steaming bowl of classic New England clam chowder.
Days 3 - 4: New York
Spend some time uncovering the delights of NYC, the most exciting city in the world. You’ll never be bored as there is so much to do here – a few of our favourite attractions include wandering past the flowers and art exhibits of the elevated High Line, soaking up the views from the top of the Empire State Building and re-enacting Breakfast at Tiffany’s on 5th Avenue. Once you’ve taken in the sights, watch the New York skyline come alive after dark on your sunset Harbor Lights Cruise.
Days 5 - 6: Washington DC
Take the train to Washington DC, the capital of the United States. From Capitol Hill and the Smithsonian to the Lincoln Memorial and the White House, DC is home to some of the USA’s most significant landmarks. But it’s not just history and heritage – Washington DC is also contemporary and cool, offering world-class dining and nightlife along with designer shopping precincts from Penn Quarter to Georgetown. Hop on board an open-air trolley and see the city’s monuments illuminated at night.
Days 7 - 8: San Francisco
Fly to San Francisco and take the morning ferry to Alcatraz Island to learn more about the legendary prison that once housed Al Capone. Spend the afternoon exploring the sights and sounds of San Francisco, including the lively Fisherman’s Wharf, the huge Golden Gate Park and the steep and winding Lombard Street. Perhaps walk or cycle across the 1.7-mile Golden Gate Bridge for far-reaching views of the bay.
Days 9 - 10:
Depart San Francisco and return to the UK.
Hotels on this United States holiday:
- Boston - 4* Fairmont Copley Plaza
- New York - 4* Affinia Shelburne
- Washington DC - 4* nights at the 4* Fairmont Hotel
- San Francisco - 3* Zephyr Hotel
Here are some of our other holidays to United States
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Las Vegas - 4.5* MGM Grand Hotel & Casinoescape4.5 StarsRead more >>
Fronted by the iconic 45-foot bronze lion, this statuesque resort boasts modern rooms and suites with chic designs. Grand Queen rooms provide plenty of space, and boast spectacular views over the world-famous strip. Cool off in one of four pools, or float gently around the lazy river. Hire a pool cabana, and enjoy your very own private patio, flat screen television, and mini refrigerator to keep the drinks ice-cold. The Grand Spa features 30 treatment rooms, as well as saunas, whirlpools and lounges to help you recharge and revitalise. Ask the concierge to arrange a round of golf at one of the nearby courses, and practice your swing. Watch the magnificent acrobats in the Cirque Du Soleil show, or marvel at illusionist David Copperfield’s legendary tricks. When it comes to dining, you will be truly spoilt for choice. Choose from a plethora of international dishes on display at the Grand Buffet, or dine at the acclaimed Hakkasan restaurant, which promises authentic Cantonese cuisine at its best. After dark, dance the night away to world-famous DJs at Hakkasan Nightclub, or retreat to the Ling Ling Lounge, illuminated in soothing hues of blue, and raise a toast to paradise.3 Nights from£679 ppBook by 30 Mar 2017
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Las Vegas - 5* The Cosmopolitanescape5 StarsRead more >>
Set in the heart of the Las Vegas strip, the mesmerising Cosmopolitan resort promises decadent rooms and studios looking out over the world-famous Vegas skyline. Upgrade to a Terrace Suite for your very own oversized private terrace, a sleek modern kitchen, and a bubbler tub in the master bathroom. Whatever your mood, there is a pool scene for you – the Boulevard lagoon combines upbeat music with lounge chairs and daybeds. Take in live performances on the pool stage, or, when the midday sun becomes too much, retreat beneath a marquee and enjoy a movie. For ultimate privacy, peace and tranquillity, sink into a poolside cabana at the Bamboo Pool. Or, for a vibrant beach club scene, head to the Marquee Dayclub lagoon, which transforms into an extension of the Marquee nightclub after dark. Allow the concierge team to arrange a spa treatment at the Sahra Spa & Hammam. Indulge in the Moroccan Journey treatment and experience a luxurious cleanse, exfoliation, soothing tea-infused shea butter bamboo scrub, and signature Sahra massage. World-class chefs have designed exquisite dishes across the inspired restaurants. The award-winning Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill is not to be missed, while chic cocktail house BOND is the perfect place to dance the night away.3 Nights from£745 ppBook by 30 Mar 2017
New York: New York - 3.5* Distrikt Hotel3.5 StarsRead more >>
Enjoy being right in the heart of Manhattan at this hotel, which features an eye-catching design and unique artwork displayed in the lobby. In your spacious room, you will find award-winning beds and decadent bathroom amenities – exactly what you need after a busy day of exploring. Family rooms provide plenty of space for everyone, while Collage Bistro and Bar serves a delicious breakfast. Feast on salmon bagels from the renowned Davidovich Bakery, and enjoy a steaming cup of Distrikt Blend coffee. Fancy an afternoon of relaxation? Make the most of the hotel’s happy hour, from 2-7pm, and sample some of the uniquely-crafted cocktails. The Island Leaf is our favourite.3 Nights from£749 ppBook by 30 Mar 2017
Las Vegas - 5* Ariaescape5 StarsRead more >>
Enjoy the luxurious comfort of this curvaceous resort, which provides the ultimate sumptuous Escape. Sky suites promise spacious indulgence, with Hermes bath products and in-suite saunas towering high over the glittering landscape. Cool off in one of three pools, or retreat to the Sky Pool, which has a private guest entrance, complimentary refreshments and luxurious amenities. Step into the Aji stone-walled spa and listen to the soothing sounds of the tranquil water garden during your massage. With 16 restaurants, numerous bars, a 150,000 square-foot casino and a nightclub, there is plenty to keep you entertained. Don’t miss the Cirque du Soleil show, Zarkana, performed while you enjoy a succulent dinner of lobster gazpacho and shrimp tempura. Featuring a cast of 70 world-class acrobats, it is impossible not to be wowed by this spectacular display.3 Nights from£759 ppBook by 30 Mar 2017