Take this amazing three day tour and make the most of your trip to Niagara Falls Tour and Washington Tour Watkins Glen, Secret Caverns from New York/New Jersey!
- Experience the beauty of Watkins Glen State Park, a natural paradise that boasts many canyons and waterfalls
- Climb aboard the Maid of the Mist, and ride into the mists thrown up by the roaring cascade as the Niagara River tumbles over the edge of the falls
- Visit Washington, D.C., the famous monuments, the vast museums, and the Americana that characterize this historic city
Day 1: New York – Corning Museum of Glass – Niagara Falls Night Views
Corning Museum of Glass
We are going to see the renowned Niagara Falls. Overlooking American Fall, the Horseshoe Fall and the Bridal Veil Fall, you will be astounded by the deafening roar of the falls. It’s the combination of height and volume that makes Niagara Falls so beautiful. Itinerary: New York → Corning Museum of Glass (Optional, 75 mins) → Watkins Glen & Finger Lake (Optional, 90mins, will not be visited based on attraction closure.) → Hotel → Niagara Falls Night Tour (Optional, 90mins).
The Corning Museum of Glass In western New York is dedicated to the history, art, and science behind glassmaking. Its collection contains more than 45,000 objects, some of which date back millennia. Guests here will be invited to watch the Hot Glass Show which is performed by professional glass craftsman, and, will have chance to know how ancient Egyptian made the world first glass mask in 3000 years ago!
Watkins Glen State Park
Watkins Glen State Park Glen Creek has carved a dramatic gorge into the Watkins Glen hillside, resulting in a large, cavern-like network of rock formations.Within two miles, the glen’s stream descends 400 feet past 200-foot cliffs, generating 19 waterfalls along its course. The gorge path winds over and under waterfalls and through the spray of Cavern Cascade.
Niagara Falls Night Tour. Get closer to America’s Oldest State Park at Niagara Falls State Park! Enjoy some awe-inspiring sceneries and adventure-packed experience with us! Niagara Falls is actually not one waterfall, but three. The Niagara River flows down from Lake Erie and is divided by Goat Island. There, part of it flows to the horseshoe-shaped Canadian Falls (aptly named Horseshoe Falls), and the rest flows to the American Falls.
At the American falls, the river is also split by a second small island, Luna Island, creating the third, small waterfall known as Bridal Veil Falls.
Day 2: Niagara Falls – Corning
Follow the tour along the Niagara River to the Old Fort Niagara, learn the history and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Niagara area. The significant location of Old Fort is right next to Lake Ontario. Later coming back to Niagara Falls, explore more.
Itinerary: Niagara Falls In-depth Tour (Optional, 150mins, including Old Fort Niagara + Whirlpool State Park + IMAX Movie (U.S. side) + Niagara Falls Daytime View) → Niagara Jetboat (Optional, 45 mins) → Cave of the Winds (Optional, 90 mins, will not be visited based on attraction closure) → Maid of the Mist (Optional, 30 mins, will not be visited based on attraction closure)
Niagara In-Depth Tour
This interesting and exciting tour includes two popular attractions: the magnificent natural wonder – Niagara Whirlpool State Park and the U.S. historic landmark – Old Fort Niagara. The Niagara Whirlpool’s greatest depth is 125 feet. It is estimated the whirlpool formed approximately 7,500 years ago by the upstream erosion of the Niagara escarpment by Niagara River.
Old Fort Niagara is a rich historic landmark; it spans more than 300 years. Its commanding presence on the great lake caused it to play a critical role in the French and Indian War, the American Revolution and the War of 1812.
The gorgeous Lake Ontario lies behind the Fort. Niagara Falls Jetboat Experience the Niagara River like no other way possible. The exciting boat rides take passengers on a thrilling trip down the Niagara River! This round-trip ride zooms through the Niagara Gorge, and even takes passengers to the famous Whirlpool rapids, all of a custom-built jet boat.
Cave of the Winds
The Cave of the Winds on the New York side of Niagara Falls is an attraction which allows sightseers to walk right up to the base of the Bridal Veil Falls with water crashing down right on them and flowing beneath the decking.
Maid of The Mist It’s the combination of height and volume that makes Niagara Falls so beautiful. More than 6 million cubic ft. (168,000 cubic meters) of water goes over the crest line of the falls every minute during peak daytime tourist hours. This famous Maid of the Mist ride gets passengers as close as possible to the Niagara Falls! The Maid rides right into the mists thrown up by the roaring cascade as the Niagara River tumbles over the edge of the falls.
Tips: * Maid of the mist and Cave of the Winds usually opens during late April to early November, it depends on weather. * Jetboat will be operated only when weather condition allows; in case of storm, snow, icy condition of the Niagara River, the boat tour will be closed for safety reasons. Minimum age for passenger who wants to take Jetboat is 4 years old with a height limit of minimum 40 inches.
Day 3 Washington D.C. – New York
We will visit Washington, D.C. Monuments, museums, and Americana characterize this historic city.
Itinerary: Washington D.C. → U.S. Capitol in-depth tour (optional, 120 minutes) → White House (Outside visit, 20 mins) → Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial (40 mins) → News Museum (optional, 75 minutes, 01/01/2020 closed) → Madame Tussauds President Gallery (Optional, 60 mins) → DC Sightseeing Cruise (Optional, 60 mins).
We will also pass by: Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument, WWII Memorial etc. We will visit Washington, D.C. Monuments, museums, and Americana characterize this historic city.
Summer Itinerary: Apply when DC Sightseeing Cruise resumes Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial (40 mins) → White House (Outside visit, 20 mins) → U.S. Capitol In-depth Tour (Optional, 120 mins, include Supreme Court of the United States (Outside visit) & Library of Congress (Outside visit) ) → Madame Tussauds President Gallery (Optional, 50 mins) → DC Sightseeing Cruise (Optional, 60 mins)
We will also pass by: US Treasury Building (the architecture on the back of $10 dollar note), Washington Monument, etc.
Winter Itinerary: Apply when DC Sightseeing Cruise closes Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial (40 mins) → White House (Outside Visit, 20 mins) → U.S. Capitol In-depth Tour (Optional, 120 mins, include Supreme Court of the United States (Outside visit) & Library of Congress (Outside visit) ) → Madame Tussauds President Gallery (Optional, 50 mins) → Newseum (Optional, 75 mins, will be closed from 01/01/2020) OR National Museum of Natural History (Optional, 90 mins. Effective from 01/01/2020)
We will also pass by: US Treasury Building (the architecture on the back of $10 dollar note), Washington Monument, etc. Want to visit more cities start from New York? Check out our tours from New York. You will find the perfect one from many different destinations and duration.
Tips: * Due to the DC sightseeing cruise closed from seasonally January to March, we will temporarily stop visiting this attraction. * During the closure of U.S. Capitol, we will see the exterior of the building from outside. The Capitol Visitor Center is open to visitors from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Saturday except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s and on Inauguration Day. * Newseum will be removed from 01/01/2020 and National Museum of Natural History will be visited instead.
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