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Luxury

East Coast USA, Rockies Odyssey & Alaska Cruise

New York City to Vancouver
31 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UTE31
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Newport Heli-Flightseeing

Soar over Newport’s famous mansions including Rosecliff and The Breakers on a heli-flightseeing adventure.

A National Historic Landmark

Visit Newport's International Tennis Hall of Fame, where you'll enjoy a round of croquet and dinner.

The Bridge and Beyond

Head to the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park to enjoy a breakfast with sensational views before a nature tour.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Expert APT Tour Director
  • GoldLeaf service on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Guaranteed maximum 40 guests
  • Transfers, port charges, porterage and gratuities
  • Luxury dining - a total of 58 meals
  • Lakeview Room at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Guaranteed verandah on your cruise
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in five locations

Map & Itinerary

East Coast USA, Rockies Odyssey & Alaska Cruise UTE31 Map 2020
New York City to Vancouver

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest

Welcome to the Big Apple! Once you’ve landed, we’ll take you to your hotel where you have the chance to unwind.

Stay: Three Nights, New York, JW Marriott Essex House

Meet everyone over a welcome breakfast before setting off to discover the famous city. With a local guide, discover the sites of well-known film and television, seeing trendy hot-spots and classic landmarks like Broadway, Wall Street and Times Square. Gather for dinner this evening.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

You might like to visit New York City’s Statue of Liberty and cruise to Ellis Island. Alternatively, pay a visit to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum. For those seeking iconic city views, ascend 102 stories in 47 seconds to the One World Observatory.


Choose a Freedom of Choice excursion today.

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  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

In Newport, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of the Rosecliff Mansion, Marble House, The Breakers and many other famous residences, on a heli-flightseeing excursion.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

After your heli-flightseeing excursion, visit the grass courts - the site of the first US Open in 1881 - and museum of the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Get in the spirit with a round of croquet before dinner.


You’ll say goodbye to New York City after breakfast. Snake along the coast to Rhode Island before reaching Newport. Enjoy two Signature Experiences today.

Stay: Newport, Hotel Viking

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

You’re in for a treat this evening; an authentic clambake is on the menu.


Board a ferry to Oak Bluffs, visiting a fruitful cranberry bog beforehand. From here, you’ll be taken to your hotel, and you can spend the rest of the afternoon exploring the island before dinner.

Stay: Three Nights, Martha’s Vineyard, Harbor View Hotel and Resort

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Martha’s Vineyard is known as the summer playground of the rich and famous. A tour makes sure you get to Vineyard Haven, the gingerbread cottages of Oak Bluffs and Edgartown. Once back at the hotel, the rest of the afternoon is yours, so feel free to spend it however you like!

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  • Breakfast

Re-join a ferry and head for Nantucket, a tiny island off the coast of Cape Cod. While here, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time, exploring the town’s historic cottages and preserved town centre. Return to Martha’s Vineyard later on in the day, and enjoy dinner with your fellow travellers.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Island houses of Nantucket, Cape Cod

On your way to Boston, you’ll stop in at the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum. Learn about the legacy of President Kennedy, and about the days he spent in the Cape Cod area. From here, keep travelling to Provincetown, where cute cottages line the shore, for a spot of free time. Afterwards, board the ferry to Boston, arriving in time for an evening at leisure.

Stay: Two Nights, Boston, Fairmont Copley Plaza

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  • Breakfast

Explore the city with your guide this morning, and stop by the prestigious Harvard University. Later on, enjoy an afternoon at leisure before a special dinner at your hotel.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Fly to Vancouver today (flight not included) to start your Classic Journey.

Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

After an exclusive breakfast at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park’s Cliff House Restaurant, you’ll join an insightful nature exploration through the grounds and across the suspension bridges.


After your Signature Experience, you’ll be taken to Vancouver’s must-see sites on a guided discovery.

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  • Breakfast

Board the Rocky Mountaineer and soak up the views from your bi-level glass-dome carriage in GoldLeaf Service. Gaze up at the Coast Mountains and pass Hell’s Gate. Follow the Thompson River on the way to Kamloops.

Stay: Kamloops, hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer (three-star accommodation)

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Your rail journey heads towards the Rockies. See the engineering marvel of the Spiral Tunnels and traverse Kicking Horse Pass. Once in Banff National Park, head for the ‘Castle in the Rockies’, Fairmont Banff Springs.

Stay: Two Nights, Banff National Park, Fairmont Banff Springs

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

This evening, dine at one of your hotel’s restaurants.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Today you may like to take part in the Banff Experience which includes a visit to the Cave and Basin National Historic Site. Alternatively, board the Banff Gondola, or set off on a heli-flightseeing excursion. Perhaps enjoy a float trip along Bow River, or learn to be a Canadian ice hockey player. Otherwise, spend some time at the Willow Stream Spa.


Your day is spent with Freedom of Choice sightseeing and dining activities.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This morning, meet a Mountie and listen to tales of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

For dinner, choose one of your hotel’s restaurants.


After your Signature Experience, set off on a tour through the town, and join the Trans-Canada Highway through Banff National Park to Lake Louise.

Stay: Two Nights, Banff National Park, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, in a Lakeview Room

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

On the shores of Lake Louise, join an expert Mountain Heritage Guide and learn about the area’s rich natural history.


First up this morning, you’ll travel to Moraine Lake, and spend time marvelling at the glacially fed waters. Look forward to a free evening.

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  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose where to dine at your lodge.


Join the Icefields Parkway, one of the world’s most scenic stretches of road. Pause at Peyto Lake, stop at Columbia Icefield and journey onto Athabasca Glacier. Continuing via Athabasca Falls, your day ends in Jasper.

Stay: Two Nights, Jasper National Park, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

See the park on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle sidecar tour, embark on a Maligne Valley experience by hike or cruise, go rafting down the Athabasca River, or ride the Jasper SkyTram.


Freedom of Choice experiences offer a new perspective today. Afterwards, the rest of the day is yours.

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  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Head for the Monashee Mountains, locally known as Grizzly Bear Valley, and set off on a Blue River Safari. A custom-designed boat, led by an expert guide, will take you over glacier-fed waterways for the chance to glimpse local bears.


Take in views of Mt Robson as you travel along the Yellowhead Highway to Grizzly Bear Valley for your Signature Experience. Relax afterwards with dinner at your hotel.

Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Follow the tracks of early gold rush pioneers through the Cariboo region, stopping at Seton and Duffey lakes. Later, re-enter the Coast Mountains and learn why Whistler attracts so many outdoor enthusiasts.

Stay: Two Nights, The Westin Whistler Resort and Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

The heritage of Canada’s indigenous people comes to light at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre. Enjoy breakfast and explore the museum, discovering your First Nations ‘animal spirit’ with the help of your guide.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

This afternoon, maybe enjoy a floatplane flight, explore Whistler Mountain on a snowcat adventure, enjoy a mountain Jeep safari or ride the Peak 2 Peak Gondola. Adventurous ones may prefer a tree trek or a zip trek.


Today is spent with a Signature Experience at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre before a Freedom of Choice activity.

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  • Breakfast

Travel south along the Sea-to-Sky Highway. Take a ferry to Vancouver Island and the small city of Nanaimo. Continue to Chemainus, a town famous for its vibrant outdoor murals, before arriving in Victoria. If you’d rather forgo the journey by land and ferry, take a floatplane flight instead (own expense).

Stay: Two Nights, Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort, in a Deluxe Water View Room

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  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit The Butchart Gardens before the general public is granted access, and enjoy an exclusive breakfast in the original Butchart residence.


Enjoy your Signature Experience this morning. Tonight, enjoy a special dinner with your fellow travellers.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Return to Vancouver and board your ship for a cruise through Alaska’s Inside Passage. Settle in and explore the ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, Holland America Line’s Koningsdam or Volendam

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Ah, the sea! Spend a full day on board as your ship cruises the coast of British Columbia.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Alaska’s picturesque capital, Juneau, is set at the foot of the mountain peaks on the Gastineau Channel, and outdoor activities are plenty. Disembark and explore at leisure or with an optional excursion (own expense).

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive in Skagway, the Inside Passage’s northernmost point. See heritage buildings, now protected as part of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, and maybe set off on an excursion (own expense).

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

You might need to pinch yourself this morning - wake to the World Heritage-listed Glacier Bay National Park. Take in the calving tidewater glaciers and learn from local rangers who explain the geological wonders. If you’re lucky, you might spot whales in the wild. Humpbacks and orcas are plentiful in these waters.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Snow capped Glacier Bay, Alaska

Disembark in the cheery town Ketchikan, and spend the day exploring as you please.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Head south through the Inside Passage.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark and transfer to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Ocean liner cruising the still waters of the Alaskan coastline

Deluxe Inside Passage Cruise

Marvel at Alaska's stunning scenery from your Verandah Stateroom on your luxurious 7 night Holland America Line cruise.

Ocean Cruising

Experience GoldLeaf Service

Admire panoramic vistas through full-length dome windows and savour gourmet dining aboard the iconic Rocky Mountaineer.

Picturesque Martha's Vineyard

Wander the rural and idyllic island and be delighted by the gingerbread cottages and rich maritime history of the area.

Our people are passionate about dreaming up once-in-a-lifetime experiences for our guests and making them possible