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Three Weeks' Tour through the New England States and Canada


1st day New York. Leave by Hudson River Day Line for Albany, about nine hours' sail, passing the famous Palisades and the Military Academy of West Point. The Hudson River is. the Rhine of America, and has many beautiful reaches.
2d day Albany, capital of New York State. The Capitol is perhaps the handsomest, and certainly the costliest, building. in the state. Leave by afternoon train for Saratoga, one hour by rail.
3d day Saratoga Springs. The gayest and most fashionable watering place in the Eastern States.
4th day Lake George. Make excursion from Saratoga by rail to Lake George; thence by steamer to the head of the lake, returning by same route. Lake George is a most picturesque sheet of water, with wooded mountains rising precipitously from its shores, and has associated with it many of the most romantic and momentous incidents of North American history
5th day Return by rail to Albany, and leave for Niagara Falls. New York Central train, the " Empire State Limited," makes the distance of 320 miles in about six hours and a half.
6th day Niagara Falls. The most celebrated cataracts of the world. The Canadian or Horseshoe Fall measures 3,010 feet along its crest, and is 158 feet deep; the American Fall is 167 feet in depth and 1,060 feet wide. The mad rush of water above the Falls, and the Whirlpool Rapids about two miles below, are fully as impressive as the Falls themselves. Travelers should not fail to make a trip on the " Maid of the Mist," and visit the Cave of the Winds.
7th day Leave Niagara Falls by the Gorge trolley route for Lewiston, thence by steamer through the lower Niagara River and across Lake Ontario, for Toronto. After a few hours in this handsome, quiet city, embark on the Richelieu & Ontario steamer for the Thousand Islands and Montreal.
8th day Through the Thousand Islands, one of the most unique and picturesque sections of the continent. In the afternoon just before reaching Montreal, Lachine Rapids are shot, making an exciting experience, especially when the water in the St. Lawrence is low
9th day
Montreal, the commercial capital of Canada, a mixture of old France and modern London, handsome churches and beautiful drives. Mount Royal dominates the city, and from its summit a superb view of Montreal and the St. Lawrence is obtained. A day trip can be made by rail to Ottawa, the capital of the Dominion of Canada, to inspect the handsome Parliament Buildings.
11th day
Quebec, 180 miles below Montreal (six hours by rail or twelve hours by boat). The grim fortress commands the passage of the St. Lawrence, about 300 miles from the gulf. The quaint old French city is replete with history of the French-English colonial wars. From the terrace a commanding view of the St. Lawrence is obtained. An interesting excursion is made to the Montmorency Falls, and to Ste. Anne de Beaupre. The latter is the Lourdes of America.
13th day
Excursion from Quebec up the Saguenay River, and return. The scenery is grand and impressive, especially between Capes Trinity and Eternity.
15th day Leave Quebec for the White Mountains (about eight hours by rail).
16th day
At Bretton Woods, N.H., in the heart of the White Mountains, and in full view of the Presidential range. From this point the cog railroad ascends Mount Washington (6,240 feet).
18th day Leave by rail through the Crawford Notch, for Boston (about five hours).
19th day
Boston, Mass., filled with interesting asso- ciations of colonial and early United States history, and justly celebrated for its charming suburbs. The adjoining city of Cambridge is the seat of Harvard University, and was the home of Longfellow, of Lowell and of Agassiz. Many pleasant harbor day-excursions can be made, among which are those to Gloucester, Nantasket, Nahant, Marblehead and Plymouth, the landing place of the Pilgrim Fathers.
21st day Leave Boston by day train for Newport, the luxurious seaside resort of the multi-millionaires of New York. See Bellevue Avenue and the Cliffwalk. Leave by one of the Fall River Line boats, which are floating hotels, reaching New York via Long Island Sound early next morning.


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