Explore two of the most important cities on the East Coast of the United States with this 2 Day Washington and Philadelphia Tour from New York. Visit the hubs of America's history and democracy.
2-Day Trip Washington DC & Philadelphia
Day 1: New York - Philadelphia - Washington DC
The tour will depart from New York at 6:30 am and head south through New Jersey and Pennsylvania towards Philadelphia, one of the oldest cities in the United States.
Upon arrival, we'll start exploring the historic area of the city visiting the symbolic Liberty Bell, Constitution Square, Congress Hall and America's oldest continuously inhabited street: Elfreth's Alley. We'll also explore the city's financial district, Benjamin Franklin Parkway and many more important sites.
As we leave Philadelphia you'll spot the 'Rocky Steps', at the entrance of the Museum of Art, made famous for its scene in the film 'Rocky'. From here we'll head east to Lancaster County, America's oldest Amish settlement.
Here, we'll step back in time to experience the Amish slow pace of life while riding on a traditional Buggy through the Amish farm country. We'll learn how the population live without modern technology, electricity, running water, telephone service and appliances. Next, we'll visit the marketplace to stroll past stalls full of handmade arts and crafts.
Then the tour will leave Philadelphia in the afternoon, to head to Washington arriving in the evening and staying at the Wyndham Garden Hotel.
Day 2: Washington DC - New York
The day will start by visiting the important Thomas Jefferson Memorial, next to the beautiful man-made Tidal Basin surrounded by Japanese cherry blossom trees, the Arlington National Cemetery, the Changing of the Guard and the Kennedy family gravesite.
Our next stop will be Capitol Hill. Here we'll visit the US Capitol, the White House and learn about the US government. Following on, we'll go to the Air and Space Museum, and the Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Korea and Vietnam Memorials.
The tour will end by leaving Washington in the late afternoon and arriving in New York in the evening.
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Children under 2 years oldFree
The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.
1 night hotel including tax and continental breakfast.
Transport by air conditioned bus or van.
Free wifi on bus only.
Professional tour guide.
Sightseeing in Philadelphia & Washington DC.
Amish buggy ride.
Hotel pick up and drop off.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up to 3 days before (New York local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
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