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Northeast USA Trips & Tours

The American Northeast is filled with rich history, beautiful landscapes, and quaint towns and bustling cities alike. Northeast tours are an excellent way to learn more about the founding of our country, explore historical landmarks, and visit world-famous cities like Boston, New York City, and Philadelphia. 

At Road Scholar, we have educational programs that bring you to some of the best places to visit in the Northeast. Take a look at our top places to explore in the Northeast below.

What Is the Northeast USA Best Known For?

Northeast America consists of New England and the Mid-Atlantic states of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. As members of the thirteen original colonies, the Northeast is known for its rich history that saw events such as the Boston Tea Party, the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the American Revolution, and the Civil War. 

Through Northeast tours, you can take educational tours to learn about these events first-hand, such as exploring Boston to learn about the birthplace of American liberty or learning about the whaling communities of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.

In addition to its decorated history, the Northeast is known for its pristine beauty — most notably its fall foliage. People from across the globe visit New England during autumn to marvel at gold, red, and orange mountains while partaking in fall activities like hiking, apple picking, and hayrides.

Other things to do in the Northeast include exploring the metropolises of New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. These iconic cities are filled with diversity, delicious cuisine, and world-class attractions like museums, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library in Boston, and the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. These are just some of the best places to visit in the Northeast, and with Road Scholar, you can find a program that suits your interests.

Popular Northeast USA Destinations

There is a wide range of destinations and retreats in the Northeast US offered through Road Scholar that you can choose from. Some of the most popular places to visit in the Northeast USA include:

  • New York City, New York
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Stowe, Vermont
  • Plymouth, Massachusetts
  • Bar Harbor, Maine
  • Providence, Rhode Island
  • Mystic, Connecticut
  • Portland, Maine
  • Manchester, New Hampshire
  • North River, New York

As some of the best places to explore in the Northeast, our selection of Northeast tours ensures you’ll discover new places, make lasting friendships, and learn more about the US in an intimate and engaging way.

Touring with Road Scholar

At Road Scholar, our mission is to inspire adults to learn, discover, and travel. When touring with Road Scholar, you’ll be placed in a cohort of like-minded adventurers, ranging from retirees to solo travelers and farmers to families. 

Through our Northeast tours, you’ll be able to explore National Parks like Acadia National Park through our National Park tours, walk through cities like New York and discover all five boroughs, and explore small New England towns like Stowe, Vermont. We even have a selection of popular trips for seniors, so everyone can have an opportunity to discover some of the top places to visit in the Northeast