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While surprisingly individual and superb short break destinations, the cities of New York, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Boston and Chicago are also fabulous as a stopover en route to the beach or as the start of a fly-drive tour of the region. All are located close to water, whether it be a river, the sea or a lake, they have some of the country’s finest architecture and important buildings as well as superb shopping.
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Our vastly experienced travel advisors are passionate about North East . With first-hand knowledge of when and where to go they can create the perfect holiday experience for you, at the best possible price.
Flight duration: From the UK to New York City, Boston and Washington, DC the flying time is around 8 hours. Philadelphia is approximately 8 hours 15 minutes while Chicago is about 7 hours 30 minutes flight time.
Best time to travel: The North East can be visited throughout the year. May and June are pleasant months, while July and August can be very hot and winter will often bring snowfall and snowstorms. New England is at its busiest in ‘The Fall’, when the impressive displays of foliage attract lots of visitors.
Local time: GMT -5 hours (New York, Boston, Philadelphia & Washington DC; GMT -6 hours (Chicago).
Passports & Visas: A full British passport, which is machine readable and valid for six months beyond your return date is required. Please click here to find out if a visa is required for British passport holders.
Health: Before booking any holiday we recommend that you consult a general practitioner or health professional for information on any health requirements for the areas you wish to visit. If you have previously travelled to a Yellow Fever area, you may be required to provide a vaccination certificate.
Resort Fees: Many resorts now charge a compulsory ‘resort fee’ per night of your stay, which is payable locally and added to your room bill. Inclusions in this fee vary, but typically give access to WiFi, free local and long distance calls within the country (not international). It may also cover use of some hotel facilities such as fitness rooms, tennis courts etc.