New York City, Washington, DC, Ireland

Date: August 4, 2013
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New York City, Washington, DC, Ireland

New York City/Atlantic City
Shopping and Gaming
Sample Itinerary

Day 1
Welcome to America. After landing at Newark Airport, we will greet and transport you to your deluxe motorcoach. Waiting on the bus will be your welcome package. We have chosen items that you may like such as coupons for shopping, gaming bonuses and good things to eat. Our journey starts with a ride to Atlantic City. This will be our destination for the next two days. After arriving at the Revel Hotel situated on the Boardwalk, with beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean, we will have time to freshen up and meet for a fabulous dinner at the hotel. The remainder of the evening is on your own with many gaming options available to you.

Day 2
After a sumptuous breakfast you are on your own to discover what Atlantic City has to offer. There are many opportunities to shop, dine and many gaming options for you to enjoy. Tonight, we will have a special dinner and a show for you. The night is yours to enjoy.

Day 3
Today we start off with a great breakfast after which we begin our journey to New York City. Arriving in the Big Apple, we check into our hotel, the Mandarin Oriental. We will have a short meeting at the hotel to discuss your travel plans for the next days.
Today, we will experience a food tour, which includes a chocolate shop, a cheese monger, and many tasty treats throughout the day with our step- on guide. The day would not be complete without time to spend shopping on Fifth Avenue, with all the great stores such as Cartier’s, Saks 5th Ave., Louis Vuitton, FAO Schwartz, and all the many fine stores on Fifth Avenue. We will be there for you as you shop if you have any questions. Dinner tonight will be at a fun place, the world-famous Carnegie Deli. The atmosphere is as fun as the food. We have chosen a Broadway show for you tonight.

Day 4
After a delicious breakfast at the Mandarin, we board our motorcoach and make our way downtown to see the Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island and Ground Zero. We will make a stop at Century 21 for shopping. This store has designer apparel deeply discounted at 70 – 90%. Tonight we will have dinner at Da Rosina a wonderful Italian restaurant with the feel of Tuscany in the heart of Broadway. Tonight we will enjoy another Broadway show.

Day 5
After breakfast, we will head out to the Empire State building where we will take the elevator to the 102nd floor for wonderful views of the city. Our next stop will be the United Nations where we will have a guided tour and lunch. Our next stop will be a guided tour of New York City’s Chinatown with opportunities to shop and enjoy your favorite foods. We will have dinner at a famous Chinatown restaurant. Afterwards we will head uptown for more shopping time.

Day 6
Today we head out to Long Island, for a tour of two vineyards, “Mansion Row” tour, and a stop at Cooper’s Beach and a lovely lunch at the Southampton Public House. We will also visit the only buffalo farm on Long Island. After returning to the city, we will again take you to Fifth Avenue for more shopping. Dinner tonight will be at Ruby Foo’s, a famous Japanese restaurant or another choice. After the dinner, we have tickets to one of Broadway’s most popular show, The Lion King.

Day 7
After breakfast at the hotel, we will have a guided tour of Brooklyn with a stop in Flushing, Queens, with its own Chinatown, very different from Manhattan‘s Chinatown and the world-famous Coney Island. We will spend the remainder of the day shopping at various areas in the city. We will go to the famous Greenwich Village and Chelsea Markets. We will ask you if there are some places that you want to go to and we will take you there.

Day 8
After breakfast, we will have a guided tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. There will be time for lunch on your own and shopping at the wonderful museum gift shops. There will be a High Tea at the Waldorf Astoria. After the High Tea, we will again venture out of more shopping on Fifth Avenue. We will have an elegant dinner at The View Restaurant, topped with a show on Broadway.

Day 9
After breakfast we will take you back to the airport, and you may choose from other destinations that we offer such as Las Vegas, DisneyWorld or your choice of destination.

You may choose to change this itinerary any way that will suit your needs. We work with groups to customize any portion of these tours.

Ireland Getaway 5 days/4 nights

Fly transatlantic overnight to Dublin Ireland. Dinner is served and in-flight entertainment is provided. Flight departs at 7:15p. You must be at Logan at 3p.

Welcome to Ireland. Upon arrival, you are met by your professional driver/guide. At 9:45am, you will begin your transfer south to Kilkenny, undoubtedly Ireland’s loveliest inland city. After some time to rest, you have time to explore on your own. In medieval times this was a prosperous trading center and the narrow streets still follow ancient routes. This afternoon you visit Kilkenny Castle(optional tour), built in the 13th century and home to the powerful Butler family for almost 600 years. You are free to explore some of Kilkenny’s many fine dining options and lively pubs. There is a fabulous spa at the hotel. Don’t forget to bring your bathing suit.

Departing Kilkenny, you travel south towards County Cork for a visit to Blarney Castle with its magical stone that gives the gift of eloquence for a kiss. There is time to stop at Blarney Woollen Mills to shop before continuing on to bustling Killarney. The town on the lakes is famous for its lively pubs and open, cheerful atmosphere, full of what the Irish call “craic!” – Gaelic for fun. Enjoy dinner in your hotel. (B/D)

Travel the road that winds around the beautiful Iveragh Peninsula, better known as The Ring of Kerry. It is undoubtedly one of the most magical places in all Ireland. Here mountains, valleys, lakes and sea blend into a landscape that is often breathtaking beyond words. A number of stops will allow you to marvel at the spectacular scenery; walk around the colorful village of Sneem and pause at Moll's Gap for amazing views of the Lakes of Killarney. Later the motorcoach will return you to Killarney, where the balance of the day is free. Later, return to your hotel for dinner. (B/D)

You depart from Killarney early this morning, and travel towards Dublin, via the small town of Cashel where you will have a photo stop and a chance to view the unforgettable Rock of Cashel. The dramatic limestone rock crowned with secular and religious buildings dominates the flat countryside for miles around. Travel on through the Curragh, the heart of Ireland’s equestrian country, and arrive in Dublin early this afternoon. Upon arrival, you will enjoy a panoramic city tour, introducing Dublin’s grand architectural treasures, beautiful Georgian squares and history stretching back more than 1,000 years. On then to the seat of learning at the heart of Dublin – Trinity College. Walk across the cobbled squares to the old library and see one of Ireland’s greatest treasures – the famed 8th-century Book of Kells(optional tour). You will have some free time to enjoy the city on your own. (B)

Farewell to Dublin and Ireland. Transfer to Dublin airport, where after check-in you will have plenty of time for your last minute duty free shopping. Your flight to the US arrives in Boston at 4p. (B)

Vacation features & highlights
- 1 night 4* Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny • 2 nights 4* Killarney Towers, Killarney, Co. Kerry • 1 night 4* The Maldron Hotel, Dublin
- 4 full Irish breakfasts (B)
- 2 Dinners (D)
- Services of a professional Irish driver / guide
- Private luxury motorcoach with services of a professional driver / guide
- Complete sightseeing program as detailed in the itinerary, including: Kilkenny; Ring of Kerry; Blarney Woollen Mills; Panoramic Dublin City Tour,
- All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person.

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