New York City- Girls Just Want To Have Fun, New York Edition

Tour Itinerary


Day 1

Be at Westgate Mall by 6:00 am at the latest.  Mauri will check your ID and give you luggage tags.  At 6:30 am the bus will depart Westgate Shopping Centre.  A lunch stop will be made en route.  At approximately 4:00 pm you will arrive at the Hilton New York- 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY.  Phone: (212) 586-7000.  We will meet in the front lobby 30 minutes after our arrival for a walking tour to Times Square.  Dinner is planned for this evening (additional cost and signup in advance required) at Rino Trattoria.


Day 2

At 8:30am you depart your hotel for the city tour of New York. Your New York step on guide will provide you with a general orientation of this great city. The tour will take you to many parts of Manhattan, including: Harlem, Chinatown, Soho, Little Italy, the Garment District, Greenwich Village and the Empire State Building.  Stops will allow you to view Central Park and Ground Zero. We will also make our way to the Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the Lincoln Center. At 12:30pm the tour will finish at the hotel. Your afternoon from this point onwards will be free. We suggest a visit to one of Manhattan’s great museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Founded in 1870, the museum now comprises of over 236 galleries with over a million artifacts.


Day 3

This is a free day in New York to explore on your own. 

Some suggestions are shopping on Canal Street or 5th Ave, viewing the city from the top of the Empire State Building, lunch in Little Italy, visiting the World Trade Centre Memorial Site or taking a horse and buggy ride in Central Park.  Take advantage of 1/2 price theatre tickets at Times Square for a matinee show.

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7:30 am (must have good shoes):  This morning join Mauri for an active walk in Central Park.  Time will be given back at the hotel to freshen up, then we are also off to Chinatown.  Time for shopping, then lunch in Little Italy (at your own cost).  We will also walk the Brooklyn Bridge, weather permitting.


Day 4

10:00 am the bus will depart the Hilton New York, driving one hour to Premium Outlet Shopping in Tannersville, PA.  Please ensure that you have paid for all incidental charges with the hotel before boarding the bus.  There will be plenty of free time to shop and have lunch.  Depart shopping at 2:00 pm.  En route we will stop for dinner and at the Duty Free store.  At approximately 10:30 pm, the bus will arrive at Westgate Shopping Centre.

 

Itenerary Subject to Change.


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Hotel Information


Hilton New York

Hotel website


Hotel Rating

Hotel Address
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY
10019
(212) 586-7000



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Agawa Canyon, Mackinac Island and Frankenmuth

Agawa Train

 

Tour Itinerary


Day 1

This morning you will depart Westgate Shopping Centre for Sault Ste. Marie. Along the way we will make a stop in Sudbury for a chance to view the Big Nickel. You will arrive in Sault Ste. Marie in time for dinner. There are several options for dinner close to the hotel.


Day 2

This morning you will depart your hotel for the Algoma Central Railway Terminal and your trip to the Agawa Canyon. Your lunch is included aboard the train. Your trip will take you 114 miles north into the forests and hill of the Canadian Shield. Upon reaching the observation point you will have a chance to get off the train and enjoy the spectacular views. The train will have you back to Sault St. Marie in time for dinner.


Day 3

Following breakfast, you will depart for Michigan. Shortly after crossing the border you’ll board the ferry and head to Mackinac Island. Mackinac Island is world famous both as a historical site and as a movie location. There are no cars allowed on Mackinac Island, but the options on the island are limitless. You can rent a bicycle built for two or take a carriage ride to discover the island’s secrets. You can also visit its iconic landmark the Grand Hotel for afternoon tea. You depart Mackinac Island in the late afternoon arriving at your hotel in time for dinner.


Day 4

After breakfast, you will make your way to Frankenmuth. Your scenic drive to Frankenmuth will take you by many of the lighthouses that dot the horizon on Lake Huron. You will have a chance to visit the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center in Alpena Michigan before arriving in Frankenmuth, the most visited spot in Michigan. It is famous for its Bavarian architecture and its large Christmas store. Bronner’s Christmas wonderland is the size of 5 ½ football fields with a Christmas inventory to match. You will tour Frankenmuth. After the tour you will have free time to shop and enjoy this festive village.


Day 5

After breakfast, you will begin your journey back to Ottawa. Expect to arrive in Ottawa in time for dinner.

Itinerary Subject to Change
While we at Travac do not stress a tipping policy, any gratuities provided to your Travac Tours Director, driver and local guides are greatly appreciated.


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Hotel Information


Algoma's Water Tower Inn & Suites Sault Ste Marie -or similar


Hotel Rating

Hotel Address
360 Great Northern Rd
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6B 4Z7



Holiday Inn Express Mackinaw City -or similar



Hotel Address
364 Louvigny Drive
Mackinaw City, MI
04970



Bavarian Inn Lodge Frankenmuth -or similar



Hotel Address
1 Covered Bridge Ln
Frankenmuth, MI
48734




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