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  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Duration:  12 hours (approx.)

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Marie
Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2014

If you want to see Washington its worth the train trip 3 hours each way from New York City. For us it was well worth it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2012

A comprehensive and easy-to-do self-navigational tour. A long day, but would highly recommend.

Denise K
Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2010

It was a very long day but worth the effort.

Joanne P
Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2010

A fantastic trip! What a beautiful city. The hop on hop off was a fantastic way to see all the sights. Pity there isn't an express train so there is more time to spend there.

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Anonymous

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2009

Great tour. We wanted to see DC for a day but not spend the night, so this was the ideal way to go. Thanks.

Hayley S
Australia

4 star rating: Recommended
January 2012

A great trip but the day we chose happened to be extremely cold. Other than that it was a lovely and comfortable train ride and the 'hop on hop off' bus was good too. Thank you :)

4 star rating: Recommended
January 2012

Its worth going to Washington as there are many sights to see. the train left around 8:00 so we got their at lunchtime. The only problem we had was that the train going back to New York was at 19:30 and you can not go on a n earlier train, so this makes it a very long day.

4 star rating: Recommended
January 2009

The tour was great, but we saw the White House only from a distance. I wish the guides had allowed us to at least walk a little to the White House and Capitol Hill. I wonder if it was worth spending so much time on Arlington Cemetery. No disrespect meant, but surely Washington has better things to offer than glorified graves.

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Anonymous

4 star rating: Recommended
August 2008

No problems at all - well organised from start to finish. Enjoyed the whole experience.

3 star rating: Worth doing
October 2012

Tickets were not available when we went to the supplier. Returned several hours later and still no tickets. Had to return a third time to finally get them. Frustrating; however, the trip itself was good. Enjoyed DC very much.

OLWEN L
United Kingdom

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better
March 2010

We did not have any time to go around the different places, but I did see it all by going on the bus. If I went again I would stay in Washington for a few days to look around properly!

C H
New Zealand

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better
December 2006

The tour was OK but we saw more cemeteries than anything else. On the plus side Washington railway station was great and we did have time to walk around Capitol Hill before the bus trip.

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Anonymous

1 star rating: I do not recommend this
February 2007

Nothing great - you arrive in Washington to wait around 2 hrs for the tour to start. There's not much to do in and around the train station. The tour was ok, but nothing great. After the tour you have another 2 hrs before boarding the train back to New York. It was a waste of a day.

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