Experience the best of the East's cities, national parks, attractions and culture, and get "off the beaten track" to the lesser known special places and people that make up this fascinating region of America. From the scenic national parks of the Appalachian Mountains to the big-city sights and sounds of Chicago, the 18th century world of Amish country to the slow-paced life of the rural South.
Washington D.C. is the perfect introduction to the social, cultural and political history of the United States . Stand before the awe-inspiring monuments and explore the world renowned museums, such as the Smithsonian. Take advantage of the great nightlife in Georgetown before setting off for five days of adventure in the national parks, with a musical interlude in the home of country & western music, Nashville.
Hiking, horseback riding, whitewater rafting, and exploring caves are some of the activities awaiting you amidst the lush, natural beauty of the Appalachians - home to the American black bear and former haunt of the Cherokee Indians. Travel out of the woods and into the wildlife, Chicago that is!
The nation's third largest city, home to the Sears Tower and the " Loop ", has incredible nightlife, including the blues music scene on famous Halstead Street.Step back in time and sample the simpler life of the Amish, before arriving at one of America 's greatest natural attractions, Niagara Falls .
By day, get as close as you dare on the boat ride to the foot of the Falls, and at night see them lit up in all their glory. A last stop in the lovely and rural Finger Lake region of New York State, before returning to the excitement of the "Big Apple", New York City.