5 or 6 days
Boston, New York
Often pitted as rivals, these two East Coast cities each possess a distinct culture and vibe. From Beacon Hill and Back Bay to SoHo and Greenwich Village, compare the vibrant neighborhoods of Boston and New York for yourself.
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  • Day 1: Boston

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Visit the Museum of Science

    Make a photo stop at the historic piece of the Berlin Wall outside EF's Cambridge headquarters

    Take a walking tour of Charlestown and the North End

    • Bunker Hill Monument
    • Charlestown Navy Yard
    • USS Constitution
    • Old North Church
    • Black Heritage Trail
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Duck boat tour

    Duck boat tour

    Explore Boston by land and by sea in a brightly colored “duck boat”—an amphibious World War II-style vehicle. Sights include Bunker Hill, the Old North Church, the Longfellow Bridge, and more on your comprehensive tour of the city. (And yes, there will be quacking.) Just when you think you’re nearly done, pass by EF Center Boston and splash into the Charles River for spectacular views of both the Boston and Cambridge skylines. (Available March through November)

    Visit the New England Holocaust Memorial

    Dinner at Quincy Market

  • Day 2: Boston and Cambridge • Lexington and Concord

    Take a guided tour of Boston and Cambridge 

    • Newbury Street
    • Public Garden
    • Boston Common
    • Beacon Hill
    • Freedom Trail
    • Harvard Square

    Take a guided tour of Lexington and Concord

    • Lexington Battle Green
    • Old North Bridge
    • Author's Row

    Visit Orchard House or the Old Manse

    Enjoy an evening activity

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Theater performance

    Theater performance

    Experience Boston's performing arts scene firsthand with a live theater performance.

  • Day 3: New York City

    Travel to New York City

    Take a guided tour of New York City 

    • Greenwich Village
    • SoHo
    • Chinatown
    • Little Italy 

    Enjoy views of New York City from one its iconic skyscrapers, which may include:

    • Empire State Building Observatory
    • Top of the Rock
    • Edge at Hudson Yards
    • One World Observatory
  • Day 4: New York City

    Visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

    • Marvel at the 151-foot model engineered by Alexandre Gustav Eiffel, of Eiffel Tower fame
    • Explore the Ellis Island Immigration Museum

    Visit the National September 11 Memorial & Museum 

    Visit Times Square

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

  • Day 5: New York City

    Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Make a photo stop in Central Park

    Depart for home

Experience even more

  • Day 5: New York City

    Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Make a photo stop in Central Park

    Take a walking tour of Midtown

    • United Nations Headquarters
    • Grand Central Terminal
    • Fifth Avenue
    • Rockefeller Center
    • St. Patrick's Cathedral
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Broadway show

    Broadway show

    There’s nothing quite like seeing a show on Broadway. Enjoy an unforgettable theater experience with your group.

  • Day 6: New York City

    Visit the American Museum of Natural History

    Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Boston

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Visit the Museum of Science

    Make a photo stop at the historic piece of the Berlin Wall outside EF's Cambridge headquarters

    Take a walking tour of Charlestown and the North End

    • Bunker Hill Monument
    • Charlestown Navy Yard
    • USS Constitution
    • Old North Church
    • Black Heritage Trail
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Duck boat tour

    Duck boat tour

    Explore Boston by land and by sea in a brightly colored “duck boat”—an amphibious World War II-style vehicle. Sights include Bunker Hill, the Old North Church, the Longfellow Bridge, and more on your comprehensive tour of the city. (And yes, there will be quacking.) Just when you think you’re nearly done, pass by EF Center Boston and splash into the Charles River for spectacular views of both the Boston and Cambridge skylines. (Available March through November)

    Visit the New England Holocaust Memorial

    Dinner at Quincy Market

  • Day 2: Boston and Cambridge • Lexington and Concord

    Take a guided tour of Boston and Cambridge 

    • Newbury Street
    • Public Garden
    • Boston Common
    • Beacon Hill
    • Freedom Trail
    • Harvard Square

    Take a guided tour of Lexington and Concord

    • Lexington Battle Green
    • Old North Bridge
    • Author's Row

    Visit Orchard House or the Old Manse

    Enjoy an evening activity

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Theater performance

    Theater performance

    Experience Boston's performing arts scene firsthand with a live theater performance.

  • Day 3: New York City

    Travel to New York City

    Take a guided tour of New York City 

    • Greenwich Village
    • SoHo
    • Chinatown
    • Little Italy 

    Enjoy views of New York City from one its iconic skyscrapers, which may include:

    • Empire State Building Observatory
    • Top of the Rock
    • Edge at Hudson Yards
    • One World Observatory
  • Day 4: New York City

    Visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

    • Marvel at the 151-foot model engineered by Alexandre Gustav Eiffel, of Eiffel Tower fame
    • Explore the Ellis Island Immigration Museum

    Visit the National September 11 Memorial & Museum 

    Visit Times Square

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

  • Day 5: New York City

    Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Make a photo stop in Central Park

    Depart for home

Experience even more

  • Day 5: New York City

    Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Make a photo stop in Central Park

    Take a walking tour of Midtown

    • United Nations Headquarters
    • Grand Central Terminal
    • Fifth Avenue
    • Rockefeller Center
    • St. Patrick's Cathedral
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Broadway show

    Broadway show

    There’s nothing quite like seeing a show on Broadway. Enjoy an unforgettable theater experience with your group.

  • Day 6: New York City

    Visit the American Museum of Natural History

    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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