The city that never sleeps pulses with energies. Even after the events that threatened to tea apart the heart of NYC on 11th September 2001 the electric vibrancy still remains. A fantastic city break holiday, New York is home to many of the icons of USA including Empire States Building and the Statue of Liberty. Take a twin centre holiday with a few days in New York followed by a short train journey to Boston or Washington for a longer holiday. New York and Boston Holidays are tailor made by us. 2014/2015 New York and Boston Holidays now available.
History lovers will plenty to appreciate in the Old Line State, which play pivotal roles in both early colonial history and the Civil War. Visit the Civil War battlefields of Antietam or Frederick, or see where the “Star Spangled Banner,” the country’s national anthem, was write during the War of 1812.
Much of the country’s early history is recreated through working blacksmith shops, shoemakers, traverns and a one-room schoolhouse. The next chapter of American history unfolds with visits to the homes of the founding fathers’, including George Washington’s Mount Vernon, and Monticello, the self-designed mountaintop estate of Thomas Jefferson. In the 19th century, Virginia once again became a historical hotbed as the Civil War’s most historical battles took place across the seceded state’s rolling hills. Visit Richmond, see where the action took place at battlefield sites in Manassas, Fredericksburg and Apomattox.
Take a fly drive holiday along the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Skyline Drive visiting the Shenandoah Valley and the Blue Ridge Mountains with their hazy mist. The foliage that can be found here is a rival to New England and fall colours light the mounains with reds, oranges and yellows.
The historical triangle are the towns of Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown. History here is all about the the first permanent settlement in America. Colonial Williamsburg is a history museum which brings to life the era and you will be treated to history alive and well. Characters such as carpenters and blacksmiths can be seen.
Often referred to as "America in Miniature," Maryland offers travellers a vast and varied landscape to explore, filled with historical richness, small town charm and natural maritime beauty.
History lovers will plenty to appreciate in the Old Line State, which play pivotal roles in both early colonial history and the Civil War. Follow part of the Underground Railroad, used by slaves to escape from the South to the North. Visit the Civil War battlefields of Antietam or Frederick, or see where the "Star Spangled Banner," the country's national anthem, was write during the War of 1812.