Stars of the North East

Stars of the North East. 13 days/12 nights. Start: New York - End: New York.

  • Day 01: New York - arrival - transfer on your own - checkin
  • Day 02: New York - Full free day - Exploration at your rythm
  • Day 03: New York
  • Day 04: New York / Newark - Connecticut - Newport - Boston
  • Day 05: Boston - full day free - cityvisit
  • Day 06: Boston - Albany
  • Day 07: Albany – Syracuse - Niagara Falls
  • Day 08: Niagara Falls (Optional: Drive to Toronto and back 160 km X 2)
  • Day 09: Niagara Falls - Harrisburg
  • Day 10: Harrisburg - Gettysburg - Washington
  • Day 11: Washington D.C.
  • Day 12: Washington - Baltimore - Philadelphia
  • Day 13: Philadelphia - New York and departure
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day 1

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 2

New York - Full free day - Exploration at your rythm

1 Day

15 km

Enough time in the city to explore the greatness: Broadway & Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Central Park, several famous musea, beautiful shops on 5th Avenue, Empire State Building, Ground Zero, a boat trip with the ferry to the Statue of Liberty, and much more.

 

day 3

New York

1 Day

Further discovery of the city.

day 4

New York / Newark - Connecticut - Newport - Boston

1 Day

420 km

After picking up your rental car at the Alamo office at the Newark Airport, you travel north through the beautiful coast region and past cozy fishing villages in Connecticut. Take some time to make a stop in Newport, the cradle of the famous America's Cup races and discover the 10 Mile Ocean Drive, surrounded with extravagant villas and summer residences. Via Providence to Boston.

day 5

Boston - full day free - cityvisit

1 Day

10 km

Visit of the city: the historic downtown with Faneuil Hall Marketplace, follow the walk of the Freedom Trail, take a boattrip in the harbor and enjoy a tour with a typical trolley through Cambrigde.

 

day 6

Boston - Albany

1 Day

310 km

Softly shaped green hills and delicately coloured villages accompany you on your way to New York State. Stop at Stockbridge, a charming little town and home to many artists. Further on you arrive in Albany, the state capital and starting point for exploring the Adirondack Mountains. Visit of the State Capitol, the New York State Museum (9/11 disaster exhibition) and the Corning Tower, a panoramic platform.

day 7

Albany – Syracuse - Niagara Falls

1 Day

530 km

A brief visit of Syracuse, the city of hills, valleys, lakes and creeks. The city is located at the shore of Lake Ontario, just 32 kilometers from the beautiful region of the 'Finger Lakes'. Around these lakes, you will find a dozen vineyards on your way to another highlight, the Niagara Falls. You can start with a first encounter and plan a romantic diner with a view on the Falls.

 

day 8

Niagara Falls (Optional: Drive to Toronto and back 160 km X 2)

1 Day

Something you cannot miss today, is a boat tour with the "Maid of the Mist" right next to the waterfall. At the top of Skylon Tower you can admire a beautiful sound and light show. And for those who would like to take it to the next level, can book a helicopter tour above the spectacular waterfalls. You can also take some time to discover Niagara-on-the-lakes and stop by some cozy little shops.

 

day 9

Niagara Falls - Harrisburg

1 Day

530 km

A calmy and relaxed drive through the south region of the 'Finger Lakes'. In Corning, you cannot miss the famous glass museum and afterwards, you travel through the hilly scenery to Pennsylvania State. The journey continues to Williansport, in the north of the Appalachian Mountains. Here you can make a boat trip with the Hiawatha. The Hiawatha is a realistic copy of a river boat, used on the Susquehanna river during the 19th and 20th century. Follow the river to the south to Harrisburg, the historic capital of Pennsylvania with an interesting story. 

 

day 10

Harrisburg - Gettysburg - Washington

1 Day

220 km

From time to time, you will enter a different world today. The Amish recant every form of change and technology since they arrived here. They do not possess cars, do not use electricity, telephones nor televions. After this cultural immersion, you hit the road to Gettysburg, a very important battlefield in the Civil War. At the Visitor Center, you will find all the information and documentation you need to visit several cemetries and the most famous battlefields around the city. The day ends in Washington, the capital of the USA and a very beautiful city with a lot of parks and stunning monuments.

 

day 11

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 12

Washington - Baltimore - Philadelphia

1 Day

250 km

Today you travel back up north and visit Philadelphia, the cradle of the American independence. You will encounter the famous Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and Penn's Landing. Enjoy the evening with a cozy diner in one of the typical restaurants at the waterfront. 

 

day 13

Philadelphia - New York and departure

1 Day

185 km

Enjoy a last walk, some time to shop for souvenirs and travel back to New York City (Airport). Drop off the rental car and return flight. Prolongation possible with supplement.

 

Tourist class hotels (0USST21A)
is available starting at 2469 EUR

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

Rooms 01.05.22 - 31.05.22 01.06.22 - 30.06.22 01.07.22 - 17.08.22 18.08.22 - 04.09.22 05.09.22 - 31.10.22
2X DOUBLE ROOMS + 1 RENTALCAR (K2X2D) 2248 2364 2442 2364 2546
DOUBLE ROOM 1 BED (K21) 2469 2583 2732 2583 2765
QUADRUPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K42) 1436 1477 1555 1477 1580
TRIPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K32) 1784 1834 1935 1834 1987
SINGLE ROOM (K11) 4904 5123 5422 5123 5499
per child in parents room 2 - 12 (DACHD12) 26 26 26 26 26
per childr in parents room 12 - 17 (DACHD18) 306 223 223 223 316
Alamo Suppl. Gold - per car (DALGOLD) 184 184 184 184 184

Superior hotels (0USSU21A)
is available starting at 2974 EUR

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

Rooms 01.05.22 - 31.05.22 01.06.22 - 30.06.22 01.07.22 - 17.08.22 18.08.22 - 04.09.22 05.09.22 - 31.10.22
2X DOUBLE ROOMS + 1 RENTALCAR (K2X2D) 2818 2968 3047 2968 2755
DOUBLE ROOM 1 BED (K21) 3038 3188 3337 3188 2974
QUADRUPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K42) 1732 1864 1942 1864 1772
TRIPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K32) 2186 2335 2436 2335 2203
SINGLE ROOM (K11) 6039 6339 6638 6339 5914
per child in parents room 2 - 11 (DACHD12) 26 26 26 26 26
per childr in parents room 12 - 17 (DACHD18) 371 519 519 519 546
Alamo Suppl. Gold - per car (DALGOLD) 184 184 184 184 184

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.