6 days
Boston, New Haven, New York City
When it comes to these rival cities, their colleges have a culture and vibe that are as distinct as the cities themselves. From Harvard University and Tufts University in Boston, to Columbia University and New York University in New York, compare the colleges of Boston and New York for yourself. Please note: This tour is for high school students only.
boston new york college tour secondary
  • Day 1: Boston

    Arrive in Boston

    Take a guided tour of Boston University

    Take a walking tour of Boston's Back Bay neighborhood

    • Newbury Street
    • Public Garden
    • Boston Common
    • Beacon Hill
    • Public Library

    Participate in an orientation workshop

  • Day 2: Boston

    Take a guided tour of Boston College

    Take a guided tour of Northeastern University

    Dinner at Quincy Market

    Free time at Faneuil Hall

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 3: Boston

    Take a guided tour of Tufts University

    Free time to visit Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Take a guided tour of Harvard University

    Enjoy free time in Harvard Square

    Participate in a college essay writing workshop

  • Day 4: Connecticut • New York City

    Travel to Connecticut

    Take a guided tour of University of Connecticut

    Take a guided tour of Yale University

    Travel to New York City

    Enjoy free time at Rockefeller Center

  • Day 5: New York City

    Take a guided tour of Sarah Lawrence College

    Take a guided tour of Columbia University

    Visit Times Square

    Attend a Broadway show (based on a select list of current shows)

  • Day 6: New York City

    Take a guided tour of New York University

     Take a guided tour of New York City

    • Greenwich Village
    • SoHo
    • Chinatown
    • Little Italy
    • 9/11 Memorial

    Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Boston

    Arrive in Boston

    Take a guided tour of Boston University

    Take a walking tour of Boston's Back Bay neighborhood

    • Newbury Street
    • Public Garden
    • Boston Common
    • Beacon Hill
    • Public Library

    Participate in an orientation workshop

  • Day 2: Boston

    Take a guided tour of Boston College

    Take a guided tour of Northeastern University

    Dinner at Quincy Market

    Free time at Faneuil Hall

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 3: Boston

    Take a guided tour of Tufts University

    Free time to visit Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Take a guided tour of Harvard University

    Enjoy free time in Harvard Square

    Participate in a college essay writing workshop

  • Day 4: Connecticut • New York City

    Travel to Connecticut

    Take a guided tour of University of Connecticut

    Take a guided tour of Yale University

    Travel to New York City

    Enjoy free time at Rockefeller Center

  • Day 5: New York City

    Take a guided tour of Sarah Lawrence College

    Take a guided tour of Columbia University

    Visit Times Square

    Attend a Broadway show (based on a select list of current shows)

  • Day 6: New York City

    Take a guided tour of New York University

     Take a guided tour of New York City

    • Greenwich Village
    • SoHo
    • Chinatown
    • Little Italy
    • 9/11 Memorial

    Depart for home

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Your experience includes

This all-inclusive experience gives students the chance to discover the life-changing power of travel—at the guaranteed lowest price.
  • Round-trip Transportation

    Round-trip transportation on major carriers; comfortable motorcoach throughout the tour.

  • Hotel Accommodations

    Overnight stays in safe, quality hotels.

  • Overnight Security

    Security guards on watch nightly.

  • Meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily; lunch can also be included.

  • All Gratuities

    Tips included for your Tour Director, bus driver, licensed guides, restaurant and hotel staff.

  • Guided Tours and Activities

    Sightseeing tours led by expert and licensed local guides; tickets to all activities.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your Tour Director stays with your group 24/7, providing local insight and knowledge, while handling every on-tour detail.

  • Training and Support

    We prepare new Group Leaders on a free Training Tour and provide personal support every step of the way.

  • Traveler Resources

    We offer travelers flexible payment options as well as a dedicated support team to manage finances and answer tour questions.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team while on tour.

  • Expert Tour Planning

    Your dedicated EF team provides expertise every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Illness and Accident Coverage

    Rest easier knowing your travelers are covered on tour with EF's comprehensive coverage plan.

  • $50 Million Liability Policy

    Group Leaders and schools are protected while on tour.

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