Day 1 Boston There are no planned activities today, so spend the time exploring Boston.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Boston (1B) Opt to visit museums, go shopping at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, or visit Boston Common or Harvard square. If there's time, visit famous Fenway Park, home to baseball's Boston Red Sox, maybe even catch a game. For authentic Italian-American food and atmosphere, try Hanover Street in the North End.
Guided Tour of the Freedom Trail
Day 3 Boston/New York City (1B) Catch the train to New York City. This afternoon, enjoy a photo walk with a local photographer through the trendy Bushwick neighbourhood. With vibrant street art, a German beer history, and a melting pot of culture, we'll have numerous opportunities for some great shots. We'll also visit a few local shops for tastings and samples.
NYC Photo Walk
Train (4.00-5.00 hours, 220km)
Day 4 New York City (1B) Enjoy a full free day (and night) to explore the city that never sleeps. Opt to stroll Times Square or Central Park, catch a show, visit museums, the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, or the 9/11 Memorial.
Day 5 New York City/Philadelphia (1B) Catch our train and continue on to Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love. Visit some of the American Revolutionary sites including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall — where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed.
Liberty Bell Visit
Independence National Historical Park Visit
Train (1.00-2.00 hours, 100km)
Day 6 Philadelphia/Washington DC (1B) Continue by train to the capital, Washington DC. This evening, enjoy a walk with our CEO along the National Mall with the opportunity to view its iconic monuments and memorials including the Lincoln Memorial and reflecting pool, Vietnam Veterans, Korean War, and WWII memorials.
Monuments by Moonlight
Train (1.50-2.50 hours, 225km)
Day 7 Washington DC (1B) This morning, we visit the National Geographic headquarters for a behind-the-scenes tour to learn about the history of the society, its explorers' past and present and what the future holds as they continue their pursuit of exploration, education, and storytelling to change the world. The afternoon is at your leisure. Opt to visit the many free museums, parks, or take a stroll past the White House.
National Geographic Headquarters
Day 8 Washington DC (1B) Depart at any time.