The thought of traveling to the east coast of America for a week long getaway may be a daunting process on it’s own, however many tour providers have turned a cumbersome multi-faceted experience into a hassle-free vacation getaway for many to enjoy. Enter the guided tour, escorted tour and guided vacation. A package similar to an independent fly and drive that includes most amenities in one single, affordable price. Here are a few of our recommended east coast vacation ideas.
Flowing along the international border between Ontario, Canada and New York State, Niagara Falls is the world renowned group of massive waterfalls located on the Niagara River. It is composed of two main sections, the Canadian Horseshoe Falls, named for its 2600-foot horseshoe shaped crest, and the smaller American Bridal Veils Falls. Niagara Falls as a whole represents an impressive natural wonder that inspires awe in millions of visitors each year.
Originally named by the natives as Onguiaahra, which means, “thundering water”, Niagara Falls is famous for its beauty as well as the valuable source of hydroelectric power it provides. Formerly the site for war battles of old, the falls today are heralded as a spectacular vacation victory filled with once-in-a-lifetime sights, unique attractions, world-class accommodations and dining, thrilling nightlife and much more.
The best east coast tours will take you from one sightseeing destination to the next. If you’re interested in seeing Niagara Falls, Toronto and Washington D.C. we recommend taking an east coast tour package via private plane. Here is your next stop:
Tour the Capitol of Ontario
Enjoy sightseeing in Toronto. The largest and arguably the most metropolitan city in Canada, Toronto resides as the local capital of Ontario. With one of the most diversified economies in North America, Toronto boasts the largest concentration of corporate headquarters, cultural institutions and artistic communities in the country. The iconic CN Tower defines the Toronto skyline against the banks of the Ontario River and remains the tallest tower in the Western hemisphere as well as the city’s top attraction.
Exuding both cultural and social diversity, this dynamic city hosts a healthy performing arts scene as well as a sporting collection of professional sports teams including hockey (Of course), basketball, soccer, Canadian football and baseball. Not bad, eh?
Washington D.C. U.S. Federal Government Headquarters
Foundation Of The United States Of America
Named after the famous explorer Christopher Columbus, the District of Columbia is the capital of the United States and, ironically, not part of any state serving as a separate entity. It houses the centers of all three branches of the U.S. federal government, and is brimming with American culture from its abundance of museums and national landmarks. Among the must-see sights for visitors are the Smithsonian Museums, Capitol Building, and the tallest structure in D.C. – the Washington Monument
Designated a historic national monument in 1960, Mount Vernon was the George Washington’s plantation mansion located near the Potomac River in Virginia. Washington’s older brother named the property in honor of his highly esteemed commanding officer, Vice Admiral Edward Vernon. Washington spent the majority of his two-term presidency living on the Mount Vernon estate since the White House had not yet been built.
In closing, we hope you enjoyed our detailed explanations of some of the most stunning, exciting and authentic locations on the east coast of America. In order to enjoy your getaway, it’s important to become familiar with the area you plan to travel to in order to prevent any unnecessary mishaps as you travel to your destination of choice.