Discover the history and natural wonders of the East Coast
From the excitement of New York City to the scenic streets of Philadelphia and on to Washington DC, home to famous museums and monuments such as the National Air and Space Museum, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, National Museum of Natural History and the White House, and Capitol Building, this trip has it all. See another side of life when you visit an Amish farm in Pennsylvania, then cap off your trip with the famous Maid of the Mist boat tour at Niagara Falls before you return to New York City. Add comfortable camping accommodation and you’ve got the perfect East Coast adventure.
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Wandering and photographing the celebrated urban park and aerial greenway in New York City along the Highline Trail.
Explore the streets of Philadelphia and admire the scenic car-free boulevards, the historic Liberty Bell, and Independence Hall.
See another side of life when you visit an Amish farm in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and learn about their customs and traditions.
Get wet on the famous Maid of the Mist boat tour as you marvel at the power and beauty of Niagara Falls.
Hike the three-mile round trip gorge trail at Watkins Glen State Park, which passes by, over and under 19 picturesque waterfalls.
This trip includes time spent travelling in a private vehicle with your group. Extra space can be tight, and conditions may feel a little cramped. It’s all part of the adventure and a great way to get to know your fellow travellers. Please read the itinerary carefully for travel time estimates.
Although our private vehicles do have air conditioning, it has to work pretty hard to keep a full group cool. Expect to feel hot during summer and cold at other times of the year, especially at night. Please consider the season and research the weather conditions to determine the best time to travel for you. Remember to come prepared with adequate clothing.
This trip involves either a partial or full camping experience, giving you access to more remote destinations at close proximity, and the joy of camping under the night skies and beside a campfire. This is a participatory trip – a fancy way of saying you’re not just along for the ride, but you are part of a team! Be prepared to roll up your sleeves and help out with camp activities like food prep and washing up. It’s all about giving your new travel mates a hand, and everyone knows there’s nothing worse than trying to put up a tent on your own!
Ensure you bring sturdy walking shoes and comfortable clothes. To make the most of the trip, it's best if you have at least a moderate level of fitness.
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There are currently no scheduled departures on our East Coast Camping Adventure trip. If you are interested in other trips in the region visit one of the links below.
1. Your adventure begins promptly at 10am on Day 1 at Grove Street Station in Jersey City, and finishes on arrival in Jersey City at approximately 5pm on Day 7.
2. A sleeping bag is required for this trip.
3. Please note that the legal drinking age in the US is 21 and in some parts of Canada it's 19.
4. On Day 1 of the trip your leader will collect from each traveller funds in the amount of $10 USD per person per day of the trip. This money is contributed to a central fund and is used to cover gratuities throughout your journey. Participation in the gratuity kitty is mandatory and takes the guess work out of deciding who to tip and how much.
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