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TrekAmerica
New York Area to Boston
11 days
From $2,629
Tour code: CP

Highlights

  • Canadian Wilderness canoe trip in Algonquin Provincial Park
  • Encounter Niagara Falls up close on a ‘Maid of the Mist’ boat trip
  • City sightseeing in Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City
  • Scenic walks and hikes
  • Admission to national & provincial parks - Acadia and Algonquin

Discover the spirit of the early settlers along Native American trade routes. Hike and canoe through wild landscapes, share stories around the campfire and explore some of the best national and provincial parks of the East. Throw in some awesome city experiences and a few 21st Century thrills for good measure and you've got road trip perfection!

What's included?

  • Services of a TrekAmerica tour leader
  • All accommodation, camping fees & equipment (except sleeping bag)

Transport

Private transportation with free Wi-Fi (USA only)

Accommodation

Camping (8 nights), budget lodging (2 nights)

Itinerary

Day 1
New York Area - Niagara Falls
Check out Mother Nature's most epic creation, Niagara Falls. Made up of three waterfalls, this mighty natural wonder will blow you away with its sheer power. The noise it makes is pretty immense too! Take the included ‘Maid of the Mist’ boat trip for a truly awesome up-close perspective of the falls. Prepare to get very wet!

Meals: Camping food kitty applies to this tour

Days 2-3
Toronto
Take some time to explore the wares of Kensington Market, a huge area where you can find some interesting souvenirs for the folks back home or simply pick up some tasty treats for the road. For a different perspective on this vibrant and multicultural city head up to the top of the 457-metre high CN Tower for some great (if a little dizzying) views. Rent a bike to explore the city or catch a ferry to the car-free Toronto Islands and soak up the tranquillity. At night, head to the Distillery District, a five-hectare area devoted to Toronto's finest eateries and drinking establishments, or grab your fellow trekkers and catch a baseball game.  

Optional activities:

  • Baseball game CA$20-$50
  • Bike rental CA$15-$35
  • CN Tower CA$36-$48
  • CN Tower EdgeWalk CA$225

Meals: Camping food kitty applies to this tour

Days 4-5
Algonquin Provincial Park
In the true spirit of the Canadian pioneers, set off on an unforgettable included wilderness canoe trip in the province's largest and best-known park, Algonquin Provincial Park. With thousands of possible canoe routes to be taken, this truly is one of the most unique ways to explore the area, so enjoy! Keep an eye out for a sighting of moose or Black Bears.

Meals: Camping food kitty applies to this tour

Days 6-7
Montreal
A true cultural mix is next on the agenda with a visit to Montreal - the second largest city in Canada. Enjoy the city's French culture, narrow lanes and quirky cafes. For adventure seekers, you can rip it up across the Lachine Rapids by high-powered jet boat. For the foodies amongst you, Montreal has some great cuisine to sink your teeth into. Why not try a local favourite, poutine? Delicious cheesy curds on thin French fries all topped with a thick gravy, yum! Or how about a ‘Reuben’ smoked meat sandwich, which is totally delicious and melts in your mouth? For a culinary adventure, Montreal's famous restaurant in the dark, O'Noir, will totally tickle your taste buds.

Optional activities:

  • French cuisine CA$varies
  • O'Noir restaurant in the dark from CA$39-$47
  • Jet boat ride CA$69

Meals: Meals paid locally

Day 8
Quebec City
It's time to enjoy some French culture in Quebec City, as you explore the streets of North America's only surviving walled city. Practice your French and embrace the European flair or get snap-happy around the historic Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Fuelled by warm pastries and scrumptious local cheeses, pay a visit to the Basilique Cathedrale - the Notre Dame de Quebec. With its gold interior and ornate carving, it's a majestic wonder definitely worthy of your time. The compact size of this city makes one night here easily doable, so get out and really discover this picturesque city.

Optional activities:

  • Citadelle Museum CA$16
  • Montmorency Falls cable car CA$15
  • Ghost walking tour of Old Quebec CA$20

Meals: Camping food kitty applies to this tour

Days 9-10
Acadia National Park
As you say au revoir to Canada, you head back onto US soil and make your way to the only national park in New England. Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island is beautiful all year round, but the colours really come alive in autumn so if you're travelling later in the season you could be in for a treat. It's time to get out there amongst nature, so hit the many trails for some hiking, biking, or choose to sea kayak amongst hidden coves. Enjoy the picturesque town of Bar Harbor and if you're a fan of beer, check out the local microbreweries.  

Optional activities:

  • Bike rental US$24-$30
  • Sea kayaking US$48-$58

Meals: Camping food kitty applies to this tour

Day 11
Boston
This tour ends at our gateway hotel at approximately 17:00 hrs. We can book you post-tour accommodation at our gateway hotel if required. If you are planning to fly tonight, please do not book a flight that departs before 21:00 hrs.

Meals: Camping food kitty applies to this tour

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