Canada Tours from Boston
Canada is a North American country stretching from the U.S. in the south to the Arctic Circle in the north. Major cities include massive Toronto, west coast film centre Vancouver, French-speaking Montreal and Quebec City, and capital city Ottawa. Canada's vast swaths of wilderness include lake-filled Banff National Park in the Rocky Mountains. It's also home to Niagara Falls, a famous group of massive waterfalls.
Boston - Niagara Falls (466 miles)
We will leave Boston at 7:00 am and head to Niagara Falls. When we arrive, we will visit the Old Fort, guests will also have the opportunity to enjoy a native journey Indian Show - Thundering Water Cultural Show.
Niagara Falls, NY Among the most beautiful natural wonders in the world, Niagara Falls are comprised of three waterfalls that thunder and astound, producing a higher flow rate than any other waterfall in the world and standing at a height of 167 feet.
- Old Fort Niagara Fort Niagara and its pivotal location at the mouth of the Niagara River played a key role in the history of the US and Canada. The fort was central to struggles between the French, British, and Iroquois for the area.
- Thundering Water Cultural Show This performance is a celebration of Native American culture and their interaction with the Falls throughout their history. "The Spirit of the Mist" show is performed in time with the falls via a method known as hoop dancing.
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn or similar
Niagara Falls - Toronto (79 miles)
In the morning, we will cross the Rainbow Bridge to see an IMAX Movie, ride the Maid of the Mist, and ascend the Skylon Tower. In the afternoon we will arrive in Toronto, where we will visit places such as the University of Toronto, Casa Loma, City Hall, and Chinatown.
Niagara Falls Canada, ON Known and loved for both their power and their beauty, the Niagara Falls offer an experience unlike any other. More water tumbles down from the Niagara River every minute than any other place in the world.
- Hornblower Niagara Cruise The famous Maid of the Mist boat tour has been around since the 1800s, and is the only way to get truly up close to the falls. The boat drives right into the rapids, and has had many famous guests.
- Rainbow Bridge The Rainbow Bridge across the Niagara River connects Niagara, Ontario to Niagara, New York. It is an international landmark and impressive architectural feat. In addition to private vehicles, pedestrians and bikes can cross the bridge for a small toll.
- Niagara Falls IMAX The IMAX Theater on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls is currently showing an exciting film that looks at the "daredevils" who have attempted to throw themselves over its edge and live to tell the tale.
- Skylon Tower For a bird's-eye view of the entire Niagara area, look no further than the Skylon Tower. Located on the Canadian side of the falls, this impressive tower gives guests a chance to literally see the falls from a new angle.
Toronto, ON The capital of the province of Ontario, Toronto is the largest city in Canada. It is perched on the shores of beautiful Lake Ontario. This historic city combines modern innovation with traditional Canadian culture and style.
- CN Tower Nominated as one of the seven wonders of the modern world, this architectural achievement is perhaps Canada's most famous landmark. For a long time, it was the tallest freestanding structure in the entire world.
- University of Toronto Routinely placed in the top 30 institutions of higher learning in the world, the University of Toronto has been educating the masses since 1827. Widely considered the best university in Canada, it is known for its pioneering research.
- Toronto City Hall This unique building complex is one of the most famous in Toronto, and also the home of the city's municipal government.
- Ontario Legislative Building The Ontario Legislative Building in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is the seventh structure to function as the parliamentary building of the province of Ontario. This impressive building is in the Richardsonian Romanesque architectural style and was built in 1893.
- Mariposa Toronto Harbour Cruise Lake Ontario Cruises offer gorgeous views of Toronto from the waters of Lake Ontario, one of the famous Great Lakes of North America. Guests can take boat tours of the city to see its sights in a new way!
- Casa Loma Prolific businessman Sir Henry Pellatt commissioned Casa Loma in 1911 to be built as his "dream castle." The mansion took three years to complete and cost Pellatt $3.5 million dollars (almost $85 million in today's money).
- Chinatown One of the largest Chinatowns in North America is located in downtown Toronto, Ontario. Toronto contains several Chinatowns. This one is the oldest, dating back to the 1870s, and the historical area features many authentic groceries, restaurants, and shops.
Deluxe Hotel: Crowne Plaza Hotel or similar
Toronto - Thousand Islands - Ottawa - Montreal (411 miles)
In the morning, we will leave Toronto for the Thousand Islands to take a Boat Tour of the area, in winters as the Cruise is closed we will be spending more time exploring Ottawa, ON, where we will visit Parliament Hill. From there, we will journey to Montreal, QC to see the Olympic Stadium and Tower, Old Montreal, St. Josephs Oratory and the Notre-Dame Basilica.
Thousand Islands, ON An international tourism destination situated between Canada and the United States along the St. Lawrence River. The region takes its name from the more than 1,000 islands that dot the lakes and rivers along this international waterway.
- Thousand Islands Cruise In the Saint Lawrence River between New York and Ontario, there are 1,864 islands. This picturesque landscape has been a vacation destination for more than 150 years, and with good reason. The attractions include lighthouses, museums, fishing, and diving.
Ottawa, ON Located on the Ottawa River in eastern Ontario, Canada's capital city is also its center of technology and politics. This historic city features many museums, art galleries, and performance centers as well as other attractions like the Rideau Canal.
- Parliament Hill Parliament Hill, located on the banks of the Ottawa River Canada's capital city, is home to the Canadian Parliament. The gorgeous location and dramatic architecture make this a huge tourist location-- more than 3 million people come every year.
Montreal, QC Montreal, Quebec is the second-largest city in Canada, and the center of French Canadian culture. Called "Canada's Cultural Capital," Montreal offers much to see and do, whether you are looking to explore history or the arts.
- Olympic Stadium and Tower The impressive tower that juts out of the Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Quebec is the tallest inclined tower in the world, and an impressive feat of engineering. Visitors can make their way to the top and overlook the city.
- Notre-Dame Basilica The Notre-Dame Basilica-Cathedral in Montreal, Quebec is the oldest parish church in North America, founded in 1647. It is also the first to be elevated to the rank of basilica. Visitors also come for its impressive neoclassical architecture.
- Old Montreal The neighborhood in Montreal, Quebec known as "Old Montreal" is the oldest area of the city, with some structures dating as far back as New France settlements. The area contains many museums as well as sightseeing opportunities.
- St. Josephs Oratory The dome of the St. Joseph's Oratory is the second-largest in the world, after only that at St. Peter's Basilica in Roma itself. This is a major site of worship for Roman Catholics in all of Canada.
- Montreal Biodome The Biodome is separated into four areas, each representing one of the dominant ecosystems in the western hemisphere. The areas are: the Tropical Forest, the Laurentian Forest, the Saint Lawrence Marine Ecosystem, and a polar area.
Deluxe Hotel: Gouverneurs/Des Seigneurs/Le Dauphin/Holiday Inn or similar
Montreal - Quebec - Boston (552 miles)
In the morning we will pay a visit to Quebec City, QC and La Citadelle de Quebec before heading to Boston, MA.
Quebec City, QC Quebec City is one of the oldest cities in North America. It was founded by Samuel de Champlain in 1608, and some of the architecture in Old Quebec dates back centuries. The Chateau Frontenac is the most famous landmark.
- Citadelle of Quebec This fort has been an active military installation for almost two hundred years. It sits on a key bend in the St. Lawrence river and was originally intended to guard against an American invasion of Canada.
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BOOKING AND RESERVATION
- All tours are for early booking, tour operator suggests the each passenger should book tour at least 3 weeks before departure date. Passenger may make reservation via email; however, seats will not be assigned until the deposit has been paid. At time of reservation, passenger may require to provide name, phone number and address and specify designated tour and date of travel.
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CANCELLATION OR CHANGE POLICY
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