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  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Duration:  2 days (approx.)
While in New York, take a trip the City of Brotherly Love and the nation’s capital on this 2-day tour through Philadelphia, Washington DC and Amish country. Explore these two significant American cities aboard a luxury, air-conditioned coach or van. Visit sites including the Liberty Bell, Constitution Hall, Capitol Hill, the Air and Space Museum and more! On your way back to New York, stop in Amish country and see what it would be like to live without today’s modern technology.

Highlights

  • 2-day tour from New York via luxury coach to Philadelphia, Washington DC and Amish country
  • Discover how these cities have become major influential powers in the United States, from past centuries to today
  • See the Liberty Bell and Constitution Hall in Philadelphia
  • Explore Capitol Hill's landmarks and see the impressive Arlington Cemetery
  • Ride a horse-drawn buggy in Amish country as you experience their simple way of life
  • Overnight accommodation at a 3-star hotel included
  • Free wifi on bus

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

There's a wealth of history and culture to explore in Philadelphia and Washington DC and this 2-day tour provides a good overview for travelers that want to experience more of the United States' significant cities.

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What You Can Expect

2-Day Washington DC, Philadelphia and Amish Country Tour from New York

Liberty Bell, Philadelphia, PA

On this multi-day tour from New York, explore two of America’s historically significant cities, Philadelphia and Washington DC, and get an exclusive look at a unique culture in Amish country.

Day 1:
Depart Grand Central Station in New York City and head south through New Jersey to the City of Brotherly Love – Philadelphia. Drive along Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Elfert Alley (one of the oldest inhabited streets in America). Disembark the coach or van in Philadelphia’s historical district and see the Liberty Bell, the Constitution Hall, Constitution Square and other historically significant sites.

From Philadelphia, head south through Delaware and Maryland to Capitol Hill in Washington DC. From here, drive past the White House, Capitol Building and Senate buildings. Spend the rest of your day exploring the Air and Space Museum and the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the Korean War Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam War Veterans Memorial.

Spend the night at a 3-star hotel, Howard Johnson Cheverly, right outside of Washington DC in Maryland.

Day 2:
See the famous Changing of the Guards ceremony at the Arlington Cemetery, a military cemetery created during the Civil War to honor more than 400,000 lost American soldiers. From the Arlington Cemetery, head to the US Mint and see how money is created.

Moving on from the hustle and bustle of city life, your next stop is at the quiet town of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Here, you’ll have the chance to experience Amish country at its fullest. See what it’s like to live without electricity, running water and telephones. You’ll even get to ride in a horse-drawn carriage! Afterwards, browse handmade Amish arts, crafts and products.

You’ll arrive back at Grand Central Station in New York City by the evening.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

This tour was amazing!

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