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2019 USA AND CANADA OFFERS WITH GLOBUS! 

Discover the Americas with different attractions to enthrall you from beautiful scenery to exciting cities.

Take time out, create new memories and make new friends by joining a Globus tour of USA & Canada.

 

Book by 27 November 2018 and save 10% on any Globus tour!*

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EASTERN US & CANADA DISCOVERY

14 days, NEW YORK to BOSTON

From only $4,409pp*, save $490 per person*! 

This guided tour of Northeastern United States and Canada begins in New York City—the “Big Apple”—with a sightseeing tour of New York City’s most iconic spots, including the Empire State Building, China Town, and Broadway.

Travel to Philadelphia to see the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, and visit the nation’s Capital, Washington, DC. You’ll see famous landmarks, including the Vietnam, Korean, and Lincoln Memorials.

Snap photos in front of the White House, and enjoy free time to explore one of the many museums of the Smithsonian Institution.

Experience majestic Niagara Falls - a highlight of this trip. In Canada you'll also get to enjoy Lake Ontario, and travel through vineyards and farmland to arrive in the cosmopolitan city of Toronto.

Your guided tour of New England, New York, and Canada highlights the best of the Northeast with natural and historical discoveries. Take the trip and your memories for life awaits you! 

SPIRIT OF THE AMERICAN WILD WEST

10 days, DENVER ROUNDTRIP 

From only $3,266pp*, save $363 per person*!

Follow in the pioneer spirit of the wild frontier with a guided tour of the American West. Your escorted tour through Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming’s American West starts in the “Mile High City” of Denver to see its historic sites at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, including Red Rocks Amphitheatre and Buffalo Bill’s Grave & Museum.

Head north to spectacular Rocky Mountain National Park to explore the alpine vistas from Trail Ridge Road over the Continental Divide. Stay overnight in the old-world charm of Estes Park’s Stanley Hotel—inspiration for Stephen King’s thriller, The Shining. Continue to the black hills of South Dakota to see the spectacular monument to four U.S. presidents, carved into historic Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

Your escorted holiday through the American West explores South Dakota, Wyoming, and Colorado—where legends were made in fur trading, cattle ranching, cowboys, rodeos, railroads, and magnificent wildlife of the western plains and mountain peaks of the United States.

NEW ENGLAND & THE HUDSON VALLEY

12 days, NEW YORK roundtrip 

From only $4,319pp*, save $480 per person*!

Explore the beauty of America’s historic East Coast on your guided tour of New England and New York’s Hudson Valley. Your trip begins in the “Big Apple” of New York City, where you’ll see iconic sights—from Broadway to the Empire State Building.

Visit the Hartford, Connecticut homes of legendary American authors, Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mark Twain. Continue north to Lexington, Massachusetts, scene of the first battle of the American Revolution. Walk where history was made in Concord and Boston, and see the Old North Church of Paul Revere’s famous midnight ride.

Take the Lake Champlain ferry for a scenic crossing into New York, and travel through the Adirondack foothills to Lake Placid—host city of two winter Olympic Games. You’ll enjoy exploring the village, and spending the night in this lovely lakeside resort.

Consider taking your escorted holiday in New England during the stunning fall foliage season, for breathtaking autumn colours.

Ready, set, experience the USA and Canada in 2019 with Globus and save! The earlybird saves 10% so don't miss out, book your trip today! Simply fill out the enquiry form or give us a call on 1300 487 283 to book. 

*Terms & Conditions: From price is per person, twin share, based on these travel dates: EASTERN US & CANADA DISCOVERY: 03 May 2019, SPIRIT OF THE AMERICAN WILD WEST: 27 Sep 2019 and NEW ENGLAND & THE HUDSON VALLEY: 09 July 2019. Price includes a 10% discount when you book & deposit by 27 November 2018. All care is taken to promote correct pricing at time of printing, is subject to tour availability and will be confirmed at time of reservation. All information is correct as at 27 July 2018 but are subject to availability, black-out periods and change or withdrawal. Itinerary advertised is taken from the supplier. For more information please contact your itravel agent. Promotion ends 27 Nov 2018 unless sold out prior.

TOUR DETAILS - The best of the USA awaits!

EASTERN US & CANADA DISCOVERY

DAY 1

ARRIVE IN NEW YORK CITY.
Welcome to New York City! At 6 pm, meet your travelling companions for a welcome dinner. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure. (D)

DAY 2

NEW YORK CITY-PHILADELPHIA-WASHINGTON DC.
This morning on the included sightseeing tour with a Local Guide, visit Broadway, the Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, Chinatown, City Hall, Wall Street, and Trinity Church. Later, head to Philadelphia for included sightseeing focusing on the important buildings of this historic city, the "Birthplace of the Nation." Visit major attractions, including the LIBERTY BELL and INDEPENDENCE HALL. Continue south to Washington DC, the nation's capital. (B)

DAY 3 

WASHINGTON DC.
This morning's sightseeing features many of Washington DC's famous landmarks, including the VIETNAM, KOREAN, and LINCOLN Memorials. Also, stop for photos at the White House and Capitol Hill. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure or visit the many museums of the Smithsonian Institution. Join us for an optional dinner tonight at one of Washington's favourite restaurants, followed by an illumination tour of some of the city's most beautiful monuments. (B)

DAY 4

WASHINGTON DC-LANCASTER.
Today we journey further through Pennsylvania to Lancaster, home to Amish and Mennonite communities whose religious faiths stress humility, family, community, simple living, and separation from the world. Tonight, visit an AMISH FAMILY and their farm, where you will learn more about their faith, culture, and traditional way of life that excludes the use of modern conveniences, such as electricity and telephones. You'll have the chance to visit the barn, see their miniature horses, learn about their homemade quilts and crafts, and enjoy a delicious dinner. (B,D)

DAY 5

LANCASTER-NIAGARA FALLS.
Today travel north through the rolling Appalachian Mountains and enter New York State. Cross the border into Canada for magnificent Niagara Falls. Enjoy an evening at leisure. (B)

DAY 6

NIAGARA FALLS-TORONTO.
This morning, you may opt to take the optional helicopter flight over the falls. Then board a Niagara Falls sightseeing CRUISE for a thrilling boat ride to view the thundering falls from river level. Later, drive around the "Golden Horseshoe" of Lake Ontario and through vineyards and rich farmlands to Toronto, the cosmopolitan provincial capital. (B) NOTE: Operation of the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favourable weather and/or river conditions. Favourable conditions usually exist from May to November. When conditions are unfavourable, a walking tour through the scenic tunnels will be substituted.

DAY 7

TORONTO.
On today's sightseeing, view Toronto's two city halls, the Ontario legislature buildings, the university, and local neighbourhoods, including Chinatown. The balance of the day is free, and your Tour Director will have plenty of suggestions for things to do and see in Canada's largest city. Tonight's optional dinner outing includes a visit to the top of the famous CN Tower for great views of Toronto's harbour and skyline. (B)

DAY 8

TORONTO-OTTAWA.
Drive east into Ottawa, the country's beautiful capital. On a guided tour, you'll see the Canadian Mint, residences of the Governor General and Prime Minister, the hexagonal National Arts Centre, Parliament Hill, the Rideau Canal, and the stately residences. Tonight, why not enjoy one of Ottawa's many special restaurants. (B)

DAY 9

OTTAWA-MONTREAL.
Travel to Montreal, Canada's second-largest city. Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes NOTRE DAME BASILICA, the Old Seminary of St. Sulpice, and a drive to the top of Mount Royal to enjoy a panoramic view of the city. This afternoon is at leisure. Perhaps stroll through the underground shopping area of Place Ville-Marie or visit historic Old Montreal. (B)

DAY 10

MONTREAL-QUEBEC CITY.
Today, continue east to Quebec City and spend the next two nights in this romantic city located on the banks of the mighty St. Lawrence River. Until the British victory of 1759, Old Quebec was the centre of New France, and today is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This evening, why not enjoy regional French cuisine with dinner in Old Town Quebec? (B)

DAY 11

QUEBEC CITY.
Join your Local Guide this morning for an included tour of Quebec City, Canada's only walled city, including the Place d'Armes, ancient Place Royale, and the Plains of Abraham. The balance of the day is free for independent sightseeing. Tonight's included dinner outing takes you to MONTMORENCY FALLS and over to ILE D'ORLEANS for a delightful dinner at a fine restaurant in a restored 17th-century flour mill. (B,D)

DAY 12

QUEBEC CITY-FRANCONIA NOTCH STATE PARK-BOSTON.
Journey south and capture inspiring views of one of nature's true masterpieces as the green carpet panorama blends to the grandeur of mountain scenery in northern Vermont, which is blessed with innumerable forests and lakes. Then, through New Hampshire to the majestic beauty of FRANCONIA NOTCH STATE PARK in the scenic White Mountains. Next, pass New Hampshire's state capitol dome at Concord and continue to Boston. This evening is at leisure. (B)

 

DAY 13

BOSTON.
Sightseeing focuses on the city's most prominent landmarks. See Boston Common; the Old State House, OLD NORTH CHURCH, Freedom Trail; and Faneuil Hall, with a chance to browse in Quincy Market. Next, board a harbour CRUISE that takes you to see the Bunker Hill Monument. Later, enjoy a Boston favourite, an authentic Italian handmade CANNOLI. Balance of the day is at your leisure. Tonight, join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner at a local restaurant in the famed North End neighborhood. (B,D)

DAY 14

BOSTON.
Your tour ends this morning with guests departing on individual schedules. For guests who would like to return to New York City, the motorcoach will return to the Sheraton New York Times Square at no additional cost. Transfers are not included to the New York area International Airports. (B)

SPIRIT OF THE AMERICAN WILD WEST

DAY 1

ARRIVE IN DENVER.
Welcome to colourful Colorado! At 6 pm, meet your travelling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.

DAY 2

DENVER.
After breakfast, a sightseeing tour of the "Mile High City," includes Union Station, historic neighbourhoods, and RED ROCKS AMPHITheatre to view the naturally formed acoustic stage. Here, visit the Colorado Music Hall of Fame to learn of the legendary music acts that played here, from Johnny Cash to the Beatles. Then, visit BUFFALO BILL'S GRAVE & MUSEUM to learn about the life of William F. Cody who brought the Wild West alive through his travelling show in the late 1800s. This evening, dine at the BUCKHORN EXCHANGE, Denver's original steakhouse serving Old West fare since 1893. (B,D)

DAY 3

DENVER-ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-ESTES PARK.
Leave Denver for Grand Lake and the western entrance of ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK. Take scenic Trail Ridge Road, once known as the "Dog Trail" by the Arapaho people, and travel over the Continental Divide through high alpine fields. As you travel along the national scenic byway, watch for the regal elk that call this region home. (B) SPECIAL FEATURE: Tonight, stay at the Stanley Hotel, known for its old world charm, modern accommodations, and as the inspiration for American horror novelist, Stephen King's, The Shining. Enjoy panoramic views of Estes Lake and the Colorado Rocky Mountains while exploring the hotel's iconic past guest list. Another special feature by Globus. NOTE: The drive through Rocky Mountain National Park is subject to favorable road and weather conditions.

DAY 4

ESTES PARK-MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL-KEYSTONE.
Today, travel north through the grasslands of Wyoming and into the majestic black hills of South Dakota. Visit MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, a giant monument to four great American presidents: Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. (B)

DAY 5

KEYSTONE. EXCURSION TO PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION & BADLANDS NATIONAL PARK.
After breakfast, visit PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION where a local Lakota guide will discuss the history of these great historic people. Visit the Red Cloud Indian School and Heritage Centre to learn more about the school's purpose, the reservation, and challenges faced by the Lakota people. Afterward, continue to BADLANDS NATIONAL PARK to see spectacular scenery in the region. (B,L,D)

DAY 6

KEYSTONE-CUSTER STATE PARK-CRAZY HORSE MEMORIALDEADWOOD.
This morning, visit CUSTER STATE PARK and enjoy a BUFFALO SAFARI. Along the way, watch for free roaming bison, elk, or charismatic burros. Next, visit CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL, a monument carved out of a mountain paying respect to the great Lakota leader, Chief Crazy Horse. Then, off to Deadwood, a lawless frontier town during the 1876 Gold Rush for a guided tour highlighting the towns colourful past and characters. Overnight, discover Deadwood's Wild West ways as you walk in the footsteps of legends like Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok. (B)

DAY 7

DEADWOOD-FORT LARAMIE NHS-LARAMIE.
Today, return to Wyoming for a visit to the FOR T LARAMIE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE. Originally established as a fur trading fort where caravans of Lakota would trade buffalo robes each spring, it eventually became known as a military post playing a key r ole in the Indian Wars. Later, continue south to Laramie where the Wild West culture still lives. (B)

DAY 8

LARAMIE-MEDICINE BOW NATIONAL FOREST-STEAMBOAT SPRINGS.
After breakfast, travel along the Snowy Range Scenic Byway through MEDICINE BOW NATIONAL FOREST and enter northern Colorado. Along the way, look for moose, pronghorn sheep, bears, and even wolverines that call this region home. Later, arrive in Steamboat Springs, once the summertime hunting ground for the Native American Ute and more recently settled by generations of cattle ranchers creating today's well-known authentic cowboy culture. This evening, you may wish to attend the weekly famous Jackpot Pro Rodeo. (B) NOTE: The Snowy Range Scenic Byway route is subject to favorable road and weather conditions. NOTE: The Jackpot Pro Rodeo operates Friday and Saturdays from mid-June through mid-August.

DAY 9

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS.
Today is at leisure. Perhaps, take a stroll around town to learn about Steamboat's remarkable Olympic heritage. Visit the many quaint shops on Lincoln Avenue, soak in the hot springs, or take the Steamboat Gondola for endless hikes and chances to spot Rocky Mountain wildlife. Tonight, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner. (B,D)

DAY 10

TEAMBOAT SPRINGS-DENVER.
This morning, travel to Denver International Airport for guests who have homebound flights. Please schedule flights after 3 pm. The tour ends at the Renaissance Denver Downtown City Centre hotel in the late afternoon for those guests with extra nights. (B)

NEW ENGLAND & THE HUDSON VALLEY

DAY 1

ARRIVE IN NEW YORK CITY.
Welcome to New York City! At 6 pm, meet your travelling companions for a welcome dinner. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure. (D)

DAY 2

NEW YORK-HARTFORD.
This morning, a sightseeing tour with a Local Guide includes Broadway, the Empire State Building, City Hall, and Wall Street. Then, travel north to Connecticut for Nook Farm, Hartford's tightly knit historical community of intellectuals, leaders, and reformers. Visit the HARRIET BEECHER STOWE Centre, the modest home of the author who penned Uncle Tom's Cabin and became known as "the little lady who started the Civil War." Then, visit MARK TWAIN'S HOUSE & MUSEUM, for a guided tour of the writer's opulent 19-room home. (B)

DAY 3

HARTFORD-LEXINGTON-CONCORD-BOSTON.
This morning, continue north into Massachusetts to Lexington, the "birthplace of America" and the location of the first battle of the American Revolution on April 19, 1775. Visit Battle Green and the Minuteman Statue, a life size representation of a colonial farmer with musket, and a tribute to the Lexington militia. Then on to historic BUCKMAN TAVERN, used as the headquarters to the militia during the American Revolution. Continue onto Concord visiting the Old North Bridge, site of the infamous "shot heard round the world" before enjoying lunch at the historic CONCORD COLONIAL INN. After lunch, continue to Boston for a free evening to explore this vibrant historic city. Perhaps enjoy one of the many popular restaurants in the North End. (B,L)

DAY 4

BOSTON.
This morning, your guided sightseeing focuses on the city's most prominent landmarks. See Boston Common; the Old State House; Old North Church, from where Paul Revere got the signal to start his famous ride; Freedom Trail; and Faneuil Hall, with a chance to browse through Quincy Market. The balance of your day is free to explore Boston. Be sure to visit the city's wealth of museums and galleries. (B)

DAY 5

BOSTON-SALEM-PORTLAND.
Today, we travel to Salem, famous for the 1692 witch trials, for a tour with a Local Guide. Next, follow the coast into Maine and stop at Cape Neddick's Nubble Lighthouse. Admired by painters and photographers, this historic lighthouse sits on a large rock just offshore and continues aiding mariners by light and horn. Continue north to the old port town of Portland for a city tour and a free evening (B)

DAY 6

PORTLAND-FREEPORT-JACKSON.
This morning, enjoy a SPECIAL PRESENTATION over breakfast to learn about a day in the life of Cape Neddick's Nubble Lighthouse "keeper." After breakfast, travel to Freeport for an orientation tour and free time to enjoy the Casco Bay Village. Then, travel west into New Hampshire, visiting the picturesque Albany Covered Bridge before continuing further into the White Mountains for your over night stay at the historic Eagle Mountain House. (B,D)

DAY 7

JACKSON-MONTPELIER-STOWE-ESSEX.
After breakfast, travel to Montpelier, the capital of Vermont, for an orientation tour and free time. Then, visit a MAPLE SYRUP FARM, where you'll learn the art of making maple syrup and enjoy a local treat. Continue west through the Green Mountains, stopping in beautiful Stowe with time to explore the quintessential New England village. Then, onto Essex where you will spend the next two nights at the countryside resort. (B) SPECIAL FEATURE: Overnight at the elegant Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa. Nestled in the countryside, the resort offers bold rooms with culinary themed decor highlighted with the textures and colours of food. With the famed Cook Academy onsite, the Essex is the perfect place for culinary exploration with the seasonally designed menus at the various onsite restaurants.

DAY 8

ESSEX. EXCURSION TO SHELBURNE.
This morning, visit the SHELBURNE HERITAGE PARK, a unique experience of American history, art, and design. In addition to the decorative, folk, and fine art, you can explore the museum's multiple distinct New England structures, each filled with beautiful, fascinating, and whimsical objects. This afternoon, visit a certified sustainable winery, the SHELBURNE VINEYARD, for a sampling of Vermont's finest quality wine while learning of the vineyard's admirable practices. This afternoon, return to the resort for leisure time before a special DEMONSTRATION CULINARY EXPERINCE dinner. (B,D)

DAY 9

ESSEX-LAKE CHAMPLAIN-LAKE PLACID.
Today, continue to the shores of Lake Champlain and board a FERRY for the scenic crossing into New York. Travel through the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains to the village of Lake Placid, site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics. This afternoon is free to explore the village. Why not visit the Olympic Centre, shop for souvenirs on Main Street, dine at a local restaurant, or enjoy your lakeside resort. (B)

DAY 10

LAKE PLACID-SARATOGA SPRINGS-BERKSHIRES.
This morning, visit the OLYMPIC JUMPING COMPLEX to experience the ski jumper's perspective high above the Adirondack Mountains. Then, travel south to the "Queen of the Spas," Saratoga Springs , for an orientation tour and free time to explore the rich heritage as a health resort. Later, continue into the Berkshires for a visit to the NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM and enjoy the artist's works including his iconic Saturday Evening Post covers depicting small-town Americana. (B)

DAY 11

BERKSHIRES-WEST POINT-TARRYTOWN.
After breakfast, travel along the Hudson River to VANDERBILT MANSION HISTORIC SITE for a private guided tour. The gilded age mansion, known as "Hyde Park" was home to Frederick William Vanderbilt and his family for nearly fifty years. After lunch, t ravel to WEST POINT MILITARY ACADEMY for a tour with a Local Guide. Learn the story of West Point, its role in the Revolution, stories of the graduates that shaped our nation, and the cadet experience. Tonight, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner. (B,D)

DAY 12

TARRYTOWN-NEW YORK CITY.
After breakfast, time for independent exploration of Tarrytown, home to the fabled Sleepy Hollow Cemetery made famous by Washington Irving's short story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Continue to New Jersey and on to Newark International Airport for guests who have homebound flights. Please schedule flights after 4 pm. For guests with flights out of Kennedy or LaGuardia International Airports, transfers are not included and it is suggested to book flights after 6 pm. The tour ends at the Sheraton New York Times Square in the late afternoon for those guests with extra nights. (B)

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