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4-day Niagara Falls, Washington DC, and Philadelphia Tour from New York provided by Empire Vacations Day Tours - New York

4-day Niagara Falls, Washington DC, and Philadelphia Tour from New York

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 21/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 21/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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14 stops
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Important Information
Departure Point
W 42nd St & Port Authority Terminal, W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036, USA
4 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Professional tour guide
  • Transportation by 15-passenger van or a full-sized bus
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation including tax and continental breakfast
  • Wifi on bus only
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair transportation must be requested in advance
  • Maximum of three people per room. If traveling with a party of 4 or more, or desire to have separate rooms please make separate bookings
  • Children under the age of 2 are free, please advise at time of booking if infant is traveling
  • All passengers are required to have proper identification when entering or leaving the United States. For entry to Canada, it is the passenger’s responsibility to make sure in advance that visa requirements are met
  • Passengers without the proper travel documents to cross and enter Canada can still join this tour. In such event, the passenger will remain at the hotel on the United States side of the Falls and will not join any part of the tour that will take place in the Canadian territory. You will be able to join the boat ride on the Maid of the Mist as this departs from the American side of the Falls. You will get to see the American Falls and the Canadian Falls from the boat. During the winter months, when the Maid of the Mist is not operating, you will be able to walk to the Falls on your own. There are no substitute attractions on the America side of the Falls. Outlet shopping is located on the American side and does not require a Canadian visa or passport
  • Montour Falls will replace Watkins Glenn Park during winter months when it is inaccessible
  • For tours with fewer guests, vans may be substituted
  • Tours can be bilingual/multilingual as they are offered in many different languages
  • Luggage is limited to one piece and a small carry on per person
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Hotel Accommodations: Wyndham Super 8 Hotel, La Quinta Inn & Suites, and Wyndham Garden. Please note specific hotels mentioned not guaranteed
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Due to security a passport or U.S. ID will be required to enter Arlington Cemetery
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Fais_Geof wrote a review May 2019
Chiang Mai, Thailand130 contributions9 helpful votes
Tour arrangement & confirmation has been arrange perfectly. Everything meet on time, accommudations room been provided was above expectation. Our Tour Guide “Mr. Brian Montgomery” he was very knowledgeable in selling his product as Tour Guide. He is a very friendly & helpful
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Date of experience: May 2019
Response from MikeEmpire, Public Relations Manager at 4-day Niagara Falls, Washington DC, and Philadelphia Tour from New York
Responded 24 May 2019
Hi Fais, Thank you so much for your kind words. It was a pleasure serving you. Marko Empire Team
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Debbie W wrote a review Sep 2018
12 contributions1 helpful vote
The destinations on this tour were great and Niagara Falls were amazing, but I have to say the stress of finding out 14hours prior to departure that the tour you’ve booked through the Viator website does not actually correspond with what Empire Vacations offers was a big let
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Response from EmpireVacationsInc, Public Relations Manager at 4-day Niagara Falls, Washington DC, and Philadelphia Tour from New York
Responded 19 Oct 2018
Hi Debbie, Thank you for the review. We are aware that you werre misinformed about the program and we tried our best to help you. I hope will see you again! Marko Empire Team
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Jode01 wrote a review Sep 2018
Melbourne, Australia579 contributions58 helpful votes
This trip from Empire Vacations is good. BUT But!!! If booking through Viator beware. The Saturday tour does not go to Niagara Falls first. If you want to start and finish in NYC than ok, but if like us you choose to skip the drive from Washington back to NYC and continue your
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bharatabhyankar wrote a review Oct 2017
Mumbai, India127 contributions42 helpful votes
We took the 4 day trip which is nothing but the combination of 2-Day Niagara Falls + 2-Day DC, Philadelphia and Amish Country. Overall the tour was very well coordinated. Empire Vacations provide multiple language options and within the bus you will sit according to your
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Date of experience: September 2017
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By: Empire Vacations Day Tours - New York
I understand that we are all dealing with Covid 19 during this stressful time. However we decided to take this tour
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Hi we traveled from , Uk Liverpool, 26 Feb 20, Early strart 7am . Greatt drive to Philadelphia, very good interesti
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A good experience overall
The administration of the trip was well organized. The bus was comfortable and even had a toilet on board. Our guid
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Brilliant -but......
Guide was very helpful & informative- coach was comfortable and driver, Harold a great character-Plenty of loo stop
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Fabulous day trip to Washington
We went on the day tour to Washington and boy were we awe struck. Bruno our tour guide was absolutely amazing. Hi
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Would really recommend this trip! The length of the trip is a little longer than stated as it is a 4 hour trip from
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
The Good - our guide Bruno was enthusiastic, entertaining and informative and our driver Harold also did his job v
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Washington DC from New York
The trip was amazing with so many sights visited. 3 guides on board to accommodate the different nationalities, and
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NASA dream experiences
Good organisation, professional and helpful guide, very good driver, comfortable minibus, nice people, magnificent
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Very nice guide
The argentinian guide I think Andy, was very nice . We were with some noisy guys ,but he managed the situation.
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Richard L
@ Day Niagara Falls Trip by Bus.
The trip was properly organized. The bus left NY @ approx. 8.30am, our guide Tim was quite good information through
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Deborah F
Grey line are great
Took this day trip to Washington, so glad we did, it was a whistle stop tour to give you a taste of the place to en
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Brilliant Bus Trip
Well organised and tour guides were great. Enough stops along the way to make the long journey interesting and to f
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Well organised tour
The tour was very well organized. Our tour guide, Z, was very helpful and knowledgable. The journey to DC was splen
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Boston tea party
I was looking forward to seeing the ship of the Boston tea party. This was what I wanted to see but we had only a f
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Key Details
  • Watkins Glen State Park, She-Qua-Ga Falls, and 11 more
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish
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