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Tour code: 3857DC1
On this New York to Washington DC day trip, you can see the top sights of the nation’s capital in one day, with all transportation and entrance fees included. Travel by van or bus to DC, where you’ll take a panoramic sightseeing tour past major landmarks like the White House, Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial. Plus, visit Arlington Cemetery and the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.

Highlights

  • Full-day trip to Washington DC from New York
  • Guided panoramic tour of Washington DC
  • Entertaining and informative commentary from your tour guide
  • Air conditioned transportation in a deluxe van or bus
  • Free wifi on bus

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

If you aren't able to dedicate a full trip to Washington DC and can only spare a day, this compact, well-organized itinerary makes the most of your time in the nation's capital. With good narration and plenty stops for picture taking, this tour is a great addition to your New York trip.

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What You Can Expect

Washington DC Day Trip from New York

Washington DC from New York

our day trip to Washington DC from New York begins with the drive south from the city, passing through the East Coast states of Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland before arriving in the US capital.

When you arrive, start your DC sightseeing tour at Arlington Cemetery where you can visit JFK's gravesite. Then take a drive through the city center to admire landmarks like the domed Capitol building and the White House before visiting the National Air and Space Museum, part of the Smithsonian Institute. Finally, enjoy photo ops at some of DC’s most famous attractions, clustered around the National Mall—the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and Korean War Veterans Memorial. Then start the drive back to NYC, where your day trip ends.

Please note:
This tour is scheduled to stop in front of the White House and the Capitol building for commentary and photo ops, but please know that occasionally this is not possible due to security issues in Washington. If this occurs during your tour, the itinerary will be adjusted accordingly.

Customer Reviews

Karan T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Amazing trip with a very accommodating tour guide who bent over backwards to fit as much in as possible and so informative too. It is a trip I would thoroughly recommend.

Nenita S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!

Peter S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

We both really enjoyed the trip.

Bus was comfortable, guides were excellent.

Keith M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Thoroughly enjoyable long day but saw everything we wanted. The guides and bus drivers were very friendly and provided enough information without going into too much detail - would definitely recommend this trip to others.

Ken

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This was a long day, about 14 hours, but they did a great job getting you to DC, seeing many of the major sites, and back to NYC. The bus was comfortable with good viewing options. Two tour guides provided commentary to support 4 different languages English, French, German, and Mandarin. The tour did not provide food but stops were made to allow passengers to purchase food and use restrooms. Highly recommended if you're staying in NYC and dedicate a day to get a taste of DC.

Rosinwien Austria

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This really is a long trip. It took more than an hour to get out of Washington so we got back to New York at 10 pm. The regular stops for food and restrooms made the journey manageable . The guide was helpful and very knowledgeable . We saw so much and had time to explore some sites alone. Very interesting overview of American history . Worth doing despite the long bus ride.

ANDREW B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

fantastic day out....so much to see and the guide was really informative ... well worth the money

mauriciocacao

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Excursão excelente. Recomendo.

Naubrey_88 Bermuda

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This was my first time trying something like this and it ended up beinthe best day trip ever! Even though the bus ride was long it was expected. The rest stop helped out alot with grabbing a bite and stretching your legs. Saw all attractions which was amazing. Plenty of time at all locations. Tour guides let you have your space and explore different places also. Took tons of pictures! Very humorous tour guides, they did a good job speaking multi languages. The bus was Very comfortable. Would recommend this tour to anyone who is in NYC for a few days and wants to do something different. Already planning my next tour! Thanks Viator!

Janaina M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

I love it!Great experience!The tour guide Andres is very kind and have a great knowledge about the place.

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