East USA-Canada Freewheeler

A beautiful self drive tour along and through the cradle of the USA and Canada, with all the world famous highlights, but also overlooking the regions and meet the current locals. Really the states and Canada as it lives, relaxes and works today. An all in one must-see of the east coast of these two countries.

  • Day 01: Washington - arrival - rentalcar pickup - hotel - free at leisure
  • Day 02: Washington D.C.
  • Day 03: Washington - Corning
  • Day 04: Corning - Niagara Falls
  • Day 05: Niagara Falls - Toronto
  • Day 06: Toronto
  • Day 07: Toronto - Kingston
  • Day 08: Kingston - Montreal
  • Day 09: Montreal - free day
  • Day 10: Montreal - Quebec
  • Day 11: Quebec - Bangor
  • Day 12: Bangor - Boston
  • Day 13: Boston
  • Day 14: Boston - New York
  • Day 15: New York - arrival - transfer on your own - checkin
  • Day 16: Departure New York
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day 1

Washington - arrival - rentalcar pickup - hotel - free at leisure

1 Day

25 km

Immediatly after arrival, pick up the rental car at the airport and drive to the hotel. Afternoon free at leisure. Lodgings.

 

 

day 2

Washington D.C.

1 Day

20 km

Today you will have a chance to explore more of the nation’s capitol. Visit the city’s most famous sites which are mostly concentrated along the National Mall, often called the “Nation’s Front Yard”; it expands from the Lincoln Memorial on the Potomac to the Capitol Building and Supreme Court on Capitol Hill. Along the Mall are the majority of the 18 museums which comprise the Smithsonian Institution, the War Memorials, and the Washington Monument which offers rides to the top of the obelisk and lies south of the illustrious White House. Other points of interest are Arlington National Cemetery, the Library of Congress, the National Cathedral, and the National Zoo. Of course, there is more to Washington than historical site-seeing. Washington has also developed an active nightlife. Besides the world-class restaurants, you can see Broadway shows, Washingtononly political satires, and live music of all types. At the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, you can catch live theater and music performances.

 

Today’s Suggested Optional Experience NEWSEUM GENERAL ADMISSION (DCA-NEWS): The Newseum’s 250,000-square-foot news museum offers visitors a state-of-the-art experience that blends news history with up-to-the-second technology and hands-on exhibits. Each of the seven levels in this magnificent building is packed with interactive exhibits that explore how news affects our shared experience of historic moments. Whether you have just a few hours or want to spend all day, you’ll find something for everyone in the family in the Newseum’s 15 theaters and 15 galleries.

day 3

Washington - Corning

1 Day

480 km

A trip through the green Pennsylvania and the "Dutch Country", the region where the Amish live. In the afternoon, you arrive in Corning, where the famous glass museum is worth a visit. 

 

day 4

Corning - Niagara Falls

1 Day

270 km

A easy and relaxing route through the nordwest of New York State. The area of the 'Finger Lakes' changes to a green and rolling scenery and brings you to Buffalo. You are just a couple of miles away from the famous and enormous Niagara Falls. Lodgings in the hotel.

 

 

day 5

Niagara Falls - Toronto

1 Day

145 km

Visit the beautiful and impressive falls in the region: The Horseshoe Falls, the Bridal Veil Falls and make an unforgettable boat tour with the 'Maid of the Mist' or explore the 'tunnels' underneath the Falls. You can make a short stop at the stunning Niagara-on-the-Lake. And then to Toronto to spend the night.

day 6

Toronto

1 Day

You need a full day to discover this breathtaking city: Ontario Place and the waterfront, CN Tower, the New City Hall, Chinatown, Casa Loma, the shopping center EATON, the fascinating Ontario Science Center, etc.

day 7

Toronto - Kingston

1 Day

260 km

Enjoy your last walk and travel futher to the historic town of Kingston. Visit the old town city center and Old Fort Henry. Lodgings in the hotel.

 

day 8

Kingston - Montreal

1 Day

250 km

Just east of Kingston you will discover Gananoque, where you can decide to make a boat trip in the beautiful area of the Thousand Islands. To take a step back in the Canadian history, you can stop at Morrisburg to visit 'Upper Canada Village'. Then through Cornwall to Montreal.

 

 

day 9

Montreal - free day

1 Day

A full day in Montreal to visit this modern city by foot or carriage. Things to discover are Place Cartier, picturesque alleys, Place Ville Marie, the Olympic stadium, the beautiful cathedral of the Notre-Dame, Mount Royal park, ...

day 10

Montreal - Quebec

1 Day

260 km

Via a relaxing route along the river, you drive to Quebec. It's the most 'French' city of Canada and the bilingual capital of this province. It was the only fortified city in North America. Discover the old city center, the Citadel, the famous Frontenac Castle, the fortificaions, Place d'Armes, the Dufferin Terrasse and of course the little shops with artisanal goods. 

 

day 11

Quebec - Bangor

1 Day

385 km

After a short drive, you reach the American border and you travel through a beautiful lake region with Moosehaed Lake in Maine. Arrival in Bangor in the afternoon.

 

day 12

Bangor - Boston

1 Day

400 km

A little south to Bangor, you can visit the magnificent Acadia National Park, at the Atlantic Ocean. Via Portland and Portsmouth to Boston / Massachusetts. Hotels are at a half hour drive from the city center. 

 

day 13

Boston

1 Day

A free day to explore and discover the city: the historic inner town with Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Harvard University, the Freedom Trail, and more.

day 14

Boston - New York

1 Day

370 km

You leave Boston in the direction to Providence. Via Hwy 95 and the beautiful coast areas of Connecticut to the dazzeling metropole of New York. You drop off your car at the airport of Laguardia or Newark, or in one of the offices in the city, downtown Manhattan. (Drop off Washington - New York: 150 USD + Taxes)

 

day 15

New York - arrival - transfer on your own - checkin

1 Day

25 km

After arrival at the airport, transfer (not included) to the hotel. Free time for a first introduction.

 

day 16

Departure New York

1 Day

Time to do some last minute shopping for souvenirs and you take a transfer to the airport (not included) or a prolongation with supplement.

Standard hotels (0USST021)
is available starting at 2608 EUR

Prices apply for all departures in the date range. Departure is possible every day.

Rooms 21.04.22 - 31.05.22 01.06.22 - 30.06.22 01.07.22 - 17.08.22 18.08.22 - 15.10.22
2X DOUBLE ROOMS + 1 RENTALCAR (K2X2D) 2405 2503 2581 2448
DOUBLE ROOM 1 BED (K21) 2608 2707 2856 2652
QUADRUPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K42) 1543 1575 1654 1581
TRIPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K32) 1914 1962 2063 1958
SINGLE ROOM (K11) 5167 5363 5662 5254
per child in parents room 2 - 11 (DACHD12) 26 26 26 26
per childr in parents room 12 - 17 (DACHD18) 393 339 339 339
Alamo Suppl. Gold - per car (DALGOLD) 184 184 184 184

Superior hotels (0USSU021)
is available starting at 3203 EUR

Prices apply for all departures in the date range. Departure is possible every day.

Rooms 21.04.22 - 31.05.22 01.06.22 - 30.06.22 01.07.22 - 17.08.22 18.08.22 - 15.10.22
2X DOUBLE ROOMS + 1 RENTALCAR (K2X2D) 3001 3257 3336 3283
DOUBLE ROOM 1 BED (K21) 3203 3459 3609 3485
QUADRUPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K42) 1848 1979 2058 2025
TRIPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K32) 2308 2487 2588 2514
SINGLE ROOM (K11) 6369 6877 7176 6896
per child in parents room 2 - 11 (DACHD12) 41 41 41 41
per childr in parents room 12 - 17 (DACHD18) 470 470 470 470
Alamo Suppl. Gold - per car (DALGOLD) 184 184 184 184

Included

  • Hotelaccomodation based on lodging + local sales taxes, as per itinerary and as per chosen hotel category.
  • Car rental with GPS, adapted to the number of persons in the car, one driver.  Extra drivers and/or underage drivers can be added with supplement.
    • Single: Economy except if the car is brought back to another city than the one it started from, than Compact.
    • Double/Twin: Compact
    • Triple: Intermediate
    • Quadruple and 2x double rooms: Fullsize.
  • Any other car rental category can be provided with the appropriate price adjustment.
  • Only for selfdrives booked as published: roadbook with description of day by day itinerary. (Only available in Dutch and French)
  • Local roadmap of the State or Province (Canda), or a road atlas if the trip brings you through different states.

Not Included

All services NOT mentioned such as: 

  • International passport and charges for ESTA = USA and or ETA = Canada.
  • Airline tickets, airport taxes, fuel surcharge, security fee, and more.
  • Meals at the hotels except if confirmed differently at time of confirmation.
  • Resort fees, Urban fees, Facility fees and other fees charged by some hotels and to be paid locally.
  • Eventual cost for a (new) Belgian - European drivers licence, if the current one does not state "Drivers Licence" in English.
  • Warrant/Security Deposit/Guarantee cost for rental cars, motorhomes, motorbikes, hotels and more.
  • Fuel for the vehicles and parking costs. 
  • Charges for tollroads en toll bridges
  • Insurances (cancellation insurance, travel and assistance insurance, luggage insurance, etc).
  • Admissions to the national parks, to attractions, extra excursions, etc.
  • All personal expenses (Food & Drinks), souvenirs and more. 

Good To Know

FLIGHTS:

Wings ‘n Wheels is offering a large choice of European and American carriers which operates daily flights to and from the USA and Canada, starting from Brussels and as well as from the main airports in neighboring countries.

International and eventual domestic flights are not included. Airlines work with flexible prices and availability does change quickly. Use the contact form below and send it to your travel agent (enter your postal code or city name or the name of your travel agency) and indicate accurately your travel dates (departure and return) together with the surname (family name), first name and date of birth of each traveler and Wings ‘n Wheels will search for the best deals, considering itinerary and pricing.

A-LA-CARTE   -  TAILOR MADE:

All self-drive itineraries can be amended and tailormade “ à la carte” to your wishes.

CARRENTAL - DRIVERS LICENCE:

It is mandatory to present a NATIONAL driving licence with on the front side "Driving Licence". An international drivers licence is a translation only and not a valid document to rent a vehicle.