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Toronto • Ottawa• Montreal• Quebec• Mont Tremblant• Pointe-au-Pic


Day 1 – Home to Chicago

Today we depart for a beautiful fall foliage tour of French Canada. We’ll enjoy lunch at an R & J favorite restaurant along the way. We will spend the night in the Chicago area.

Included Meals: Lunch

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express


Day 2 – Chicago to London

Today we make our way to London, Ontario for our overnight at the lovely Lamplighter Inn.

Included Meals: Light Breakfast

Hotel: Lamplighter


Day 3 – London to Toronto

Our destination today is Toronto, a vibrant sophisticated metropolis. Take advantage of the great downtown entertainment location of our hotel. Dinner this evening is atop the world’s tallest free standing structure, the CN Tower with great views.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel: Renaissance


Day 4 – Toronto

Sightsee this exciting city featuring Toronto’s Theatre District, Harbourfront, and trendy Queen Street shopping district and the magnificent Casa Loma Mansion. This afternoon is at leisure to pursue your own interests. Walk along the waterfront shops, visit a museum or maybe a cruise on Lake Ontario. This afternoon visit Niagara Falls and enjoy the sights, including the gorgeous floral clock. An option for you is to cruise on the Maid of the Mist giving a close-up view of the falls. This evening we’ll attend the hilarious performance of “Oh Canada.”

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 5 – Toronto to Ottawa

Travel the MacDonald-Cartier Freeway to Kingston where the great St. Lawrence River opens into Lake Ontario. A luncheon cruise on the St. Lawrence River is planned while you float through the lovely Thousand Islands with the striking contrasts of the blue water and lush green forested islands. Arriving in Ottawa, Canada’s Capital, we’ll check into our beautiful hotel located in the heart of Ottawa.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Hotel: Delta – Ottawa City Centre


Day 6 – Ottawa

Ottawa is a captivating city graced with grand boulevards, lovely gardens, and stately architecture. Sightseeing includes views of Rideau Canal, the Parliament Buildings, City Hall, Rideau Hall, the Governor-General’s Home, National Research Center, and the Royal Canadian Mint. Opportunity is given to visit the parliament and Eaton Center. A special lunch is arranged at a local favorite restaurant. The remainder of the day is free.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 7 – Ottawa to Mont Tremblant

Journey through the beautiful mountains featuring blue glacier lakes and dense colorful forests. Descend upon charming Mont Tremblant Village surrounded by the Laurentian Mountains. Your lodging is the grand Chateau Mont Tremblant nestled at the base of Mont Tremblant rising over 2,000 feet. This evening you are free to choose from the many charming cafes and restaurants surrounding the hotel in the village. Enjoy!

Included Meals: Breakfast

Hotel: Fairmont Mont Tremblant


Day 8 – Mont Tremblant to Montreal

Scenery continues as we make our way to Montreal – Canada’s most cosmopolitan city. See cobblestoned old Montreal, St Joseph’s Oratory, Mt. Royal, Place de Artes and Notre Dame Cathedral. Dinner this evening is at the Le Festin du Gouverneur at the Brisket in Montreal. We’ll be the nobles whom maidens serve and minions entertain.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel: Delta Centre-ville

 

Day 9 – Montreal to Pointe-au-Pic

After breakfast at the hotel we motor into French Canada. Skirt along the shores of the scenic St. Lawrence River through Trois Rivieres to breathtaking Montmorency Falls, reaching higher than Niagara Falls! A special lunch is planned along the falls. Your hotel is nestled in the heart of lovely Charlevoix County. Your luxury French style hotel is the Le Manoir Richelieu, a chateau like resort towering over the beautiful St. Lawrence.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Hotel: Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu


Day 10 – Pointe-au-Pic to Quebec City

A soft adventure is in order this morning as we head to Baie St. Catherine and embark on a wonderful narrated cruise along the Saguenay Fjord boasting spectacular sheer rock cliffs and rushing waterfalls. You may see joyful white, minke, fin and Beluga Whales playing in the fjord waters. If lucky you may even see humpback and the mighty blue whales. Our cruise ends in the lovely village of Tadoussac. Lunch is served at a local favorite restaurant here in Tadoussac. See Ste-Anne-De-Beaupre with a visit to the beautiful Basilica and Memorial Shrine, which attracts over a million pilgrims per year. Your hotel is the deluxe world renowned Chateau Frontenac within the walls of the old city. You are steps from boutiques, cafes, attractions, and the famous 17th century walled Old Quebec. Enjoy a 2 night stay.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Hotel: Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac


Day 11 – Quebec City

A local expert guide joins us as we sightsee this romantic and medieval city. Experience “Uppertown” as it overlooks the narrow, steep cobblestone streets of “Lowertown” bordering the riverfront. See the Citadel, the home of the Royal 22nd Regiment. Stop to admire the view from the Plains of Abraham. Choose your lunch stop and enjoy some free time to stroll the old cobbled street and do some browsing. A special dinner is at a delightful restaurant in a restored 17th-century flour mill on the lovely Island of Ill d’ Orleans.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 12 – Quebec City to Saranac Lake

After breakfast we make our way out of Canada through the Adirondack Mountains before descending upon breathtaking Lake Placid perfectly nestled in these stunning mountains. This unique village was the home of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics. See many of the homes and estates of this resort community. This evening stay in the charming village of Saranac.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Hotel: Mountain Lake Inn


Day 13 – Saranac to Erie

We’ll motor our way through beautiful New York State with lunch and coffee breaks along the way. Our home for the evening will be in Erie, Pennsylvania, set along the shores of Lake Erie.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express


Day 14 – Erie to Chicago

After a light breakfast we continue to the Chicago area for our last overnight stay. Enjoy a farewell dinner before returning home.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel: Hampton Inn


Day 15 – Chicago to Home

After a light breakfast we continue our journey home.

Included Meals: Breakfast

 

Motorcoach Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $3,649
Single: $4,999
Triple: $3,499
Quad: $3,299

Motorcoach Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $270
Single: $340

Travel Bucks

$50 Travel Bucks per person earned with this tour

Deposit Due

$100 deposit per person due at time of reservation. Full payment due 30 days prior to depart.

Passport Needed

Yes

Tour Pace

Moderate Walking

Price Includes

23 Meals, Hotels & Activities as stated in brochure, Luxury Motorcoach



The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 69°
Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
56°
Minneapolis, Mn
French Canada
Motorcoach Departure Date:
09/04/2012
Motorcoach Return Date:
09/18/2012

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Tour Highlights

Niagara Falls Excursion
Luncheon Cruise Through Thousand Islands
Mt. Tremblant Village in Laurentian Mountains
Toronto sights
“Oh Canada” Performance & Dinner
Tour Ottawa, the capital of Canada
The LeFestin Du Gouverneur Show in Montreal
Cruise Spectacular Saguenay Fjord
Sightsee Quebec City & the Old City
Dine in a 17-century flour mill on the lovely
Island of Ill d’Orleans
Lovely Charlevoix County along St. Lawrence
Beautiful Accommodations:
Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu
Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac (2 Nights)
Downtown Ottawa (2 Nights)
Fairmont Tremblant



Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
56°
Minneapolis, Mn
French Canada
The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 69°
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