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  • Location:New York City, New York
  • Duration:13 hours (approx.)

Washington DC Day Trip from New York

Explore beyond the Big Apple with a full-day tour to Washington DC from New York City. You'll capture the spirit of "the home of the brave and land of the free" as you visit the monuments and memorials of Washington DC.


  • 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

Beginning in New York heading south, you will pass through the states of New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland before arriving at Capitol Hill. Your tour will begin with a stop to Madame Tussauds for a photo with President Barack Obama and a visit to a replica of the Oval Office. Move further into Washington DC and you'll see the Capitol, Senate and White House, the core of the US government. Your tour of Washington DC continues to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum before visiting the Washington, Lincoln, Vietnam and Korea memorials for exploring and pictures.

Late in the afternoon you'll embark on a panoramic city tour before departing Washington DC for an early-evening arrival in New York City.

Please Note: This tour does not stop at Arlington Cemetery and is scheduled to stop in front of the White House, the Capitol and the Senate for commentary and picture taking. However please note that sometimes this is not possible due to security issues in Washington. In the event of this occurring, tour will be adjusted accordingly.

Customer Reviews

Brendon D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Fantastic.....loved it....

Bong P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Highly recommended. From NY, We went to DC after blizzard, lots of snow in the areas but still very exciting and unforgettable. the tour guide shares a lot of information during the tour and really helps a lot. Keep it up!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

long ride on the bus but worth the trip, excellent tour guides and bus driver very informative worth the money,

natasha.nadesan South Africa

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Lovely day trip to DC, it covered all the highlights. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable, the bus was very comfortable. I would highly recommend this tour.

leon t

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

very good


5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

The weather was not so good that day, it was raining the entire day but it was just an amazing tour I would say. The tour was great with a very good driver and a very knowledgeable tour guide. We covered all those listed in the itinerary with just enough time to take pictures of every famous monuments and landmarks. Overall, it was an excellent and wonderful tour. I would definitely recommend to everyone who want to see and explore Washington DC in a day.

Jackie D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Great tour for a day trip. You get to see all the famous landmarks with enough time to spend at each one. Highly recommended if you only have a day to spare to visit.

Trudi T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

This is a must to see all the monuments ... Abe in the large chair etc etc


5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

A very good long day trip and highly recommended...Bruno is a legend...


5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Excellent tour with a very excellent guide.

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