Southampton - Embark Queen Mary 2
Start your holiday in Southampton where you’ll board the majestic Queen Mary 2 and set sail for New York, chasing the sunset across the ocean. Queen Mary 2 is a spectacular ship whose very essence, from grand design to final flourishes, harks back to the grand old ocean liners of the golden age of travel - there’s simply no better way to cross the Atlantic.
Find world-class entertainment, an on board planetarium, as well as the Canyon Ranch SpaClub® and famous speakers from the arts and beyond to entertain you on your voyage. In keeping with Cunard’s luxurious and refined service you can also enjoy daily traditional afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters in the magnificent Queens Room, accompanied by the gentle strains of the live orchestra.
New York - Disembark Queen Mary 2 and Hotel Stay
Welcome to the Big Apple! This morning you’ll awake to the sight of the most famous skyline in the work and the Statue of Liberty holding her torch aloft. From Fifth Avenue's Museum Mile to Central Park's peaceful walkways, New York City is awash with things to see and do during your two night hotel stay.
New York - Hotel Stay
Whether you’re into shopping, food, culture or entertainment, we guarantee you won’t be disappointed by this much-loved city. Gaze upwards in awe at the famous monuments and skyscrapers that tower above you before climbing them for fantastic views across the city; enjoy the tranquillity of Central Park with its rolling meadows or immerse yourself in the magic of theatre at a legendary Broadway show.
Philadelphia & Washington DC - Tour and Hotel Stay
Today you’ll travel to Washington, stopping in Philadelphia for a short city tour on the way. Here you’ll visit some of the most significant buildings in this historic city known as the "Birthplace of the Nation”, including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were signed before arriving in Washington DC in the evening.
Washington DC - Hotel Stay and Tour
History, politics, art and culture; Washington DC is a fascinating glimpse into America’s epic history. This morning, your tour will take you to some of the city’s most famous icons including the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall and of course the majestic White House which you’ll get to view from the outside (and take that perfect holiday snap!).
Niagara Falls - Hotel Stay and Tour
En route to Niagara Falls, prepare to be awe-struck by views of the Appalachian Mountains and the Susquehanna River as you make your way through some of North America’s most dramatic scenery. You’ll also stop at Gettysburg National Military Park and Williamsport before arriving at Niagara Falls for your two night stay.
Niagara Falls - Hotel Stay and Tour
Enjoy the most privileged experience of the falls on board your Hornblower cruise as you sail past all three of the falls. Watch as the sun glints off the surface and the roaring waters plunge, creating a mesmerising mist that your ship will disappear into. A change of pace awaits in the quaint town of Niagara-on-the-Lake; a pretty jumble of colonial architecture, boutique ice cream shops - and even a chocolate factory!
Toronto - Hotel Stay
Your Niagara discovery complete, you’ll transfer to Toronto for a four night hotel stay. Vivacious and liveable, Toronto is an exciting city that hums with activity. It’s also a multicultural city (over 140 different languages are spoken in the city!) which means a heady mix of food and flavours and some of the finest restaurants in the world. Don’t miss the CN Tower that dominates the city skyline, for incredible views over the city.
Toronto - Embark The Canadian
Today you’ll head to the railway station in Toronto where you’ll embark VIA Rail’s Canadian for a four night journey from Toronto to Vancouver through the stunning Canadian Rockies. Enjoy delicious dining as you travel alongside turquoise glacier-fed lakes, winding river canyons and thick blankets of forest.
As you speed through the Canadian countryside towards Winnipeg, you’ll enjoy a wide variety of activities ranging from wine tastings to musical entertainment. Relax and enjoy the view from your sleeper plus berth, where your comfortable seats convert to a cosy bed at night, or share stories over a coffee with your fellow travellers in the Park Car.
All your meals on board are included and during your journey you’ll enjoy generous three-course lunch and dinner menus in Skyline car, which features a scenic dome section - the perfect place to admire the breathtaking scenery as it unfolds around the train. A selection of beers and wines are available to purchase by the glass to accompany your meal.
This iconic rail trip offers a unique and intimate way to see forests, prairies, lakes and the Canadian Rockies in all their splendour. Sit back and relax as awe-inspiring landscapes pass right by your window or get an even better view through the windows that extend above you to the ceiling in the Panorama Car. Every moment spent on board the Canadian is unique.
Vancouver - Disembark The Canadian and Hotel Stay
You’ll arrive in Vancouver having crossed the entire length of Canada and disembark the Canadian for an overnight hotel stay. Vancouver provides stunning scenery to discover with endless outdoor activities all year-round. Have breakfast with a grizzly bear at Grouse Mountain or appreciate nature from the thrilling perspective of the Capilano Suspension Bridge.
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