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Washington DC Day Trip from New York

From US$169.00
  • Travel to Washington DC from New York City without renting a car
  • See popular US attractions during this Washington DC tour 
  • Stay entertained on the ride with free onboard Wi-Fi
  • Includes admission to Arlington National Cemetery
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Getting from New York City to Washington DC, about a five hour’s drive, can be expensive and troublesome on your own. Skip the hassle with this Washington DC tour, perfect for those with only a day to spend in the US capital. The trip includes round-trip transport and entrance to Arlington Cemetery. It also takes you to the highlights, such as memorials, monuments, and Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.
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After you get picked up in NYC for this Washington DC tour, sit back and relax on the ride to the US capital city. Your vehicle has onboard Wi-Fi and air conditioning to keep you cool on hot days. You can also watch as Delaware, New Jersey, and Maryland pass by.
Once you arrive in the District of Columbia, your guide takes you to Arlington Cemetery, where admission is included with your tour price. Roam the grounds, and catch sight of JFK’s grave.
Then, hop back in your vehicle for a ride around the city to see its main attractions, including Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, the White House, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, and the Korean War Veterans Memorial.
Your tour ends with drop-off back in New York City.
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There was a lot of drive time but our guide, Jonathan, made it pass quickly with his vast knowledge of the history of the areas we drove through and visited. He kept the group on schedule and there were enough breaks to keep us limber...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Nomad600845
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Hi,It was a pleasure to book our 1day Washington DC tour with empire vacation. The day started with introduction about the guide and driver and little things to know about New York. Tour guide Bruno was excellent, entertaining with a good voice, friendly and had...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Ria G
Reviewed 2 April 2019 via mobile

Fantastic day trip out of the city and down to Washington DC. Long day, but packed so much in and thoroughly recommend if you want a quick trip to see all the highlights. Comfortable coach thought. Plenty of short rest stops and opportunities to grab...More

1  Thank NickC325
Reviewed 8 March 2019 via mobile

We had an amazing trip with a great guide, he was funny and very informative. The trip took a total of 13 hours and didn't feel like we rushed through it. We have seen a lot of the highlights in Washington and this trip was...More

2  Thank 596stand
Reviewed 5 February 2019

Booked this very spur of the moment - so glad we did - it's very fast paced, but that is the curse of a day trip - not to say this didn't work for us! Our guide was fabulous and informative. Bus was comfortable, rest...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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20 May 2019|
Response from Wendy A |
Suggest you check out AMTRAK for train timetables to Washington
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Response from Gary B |
The bus has a toilet and we stopped at a great service station for a coffee and a comfort break.
16 April 2019|
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Response from Traveltip2 |
A quick visit to Arlington Cemetery. Visited JFK site, so from car park, a quick up hill walk. Fortunate with the weather and a bonus of being able to use the bathroom at the center on the way out.
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