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When visiting New York City, get to know some of the surrounding region with this guided, 2-day tour through Philadelphia, Washington, DC, and Pennsylvania’s Amish country. Explore two of America’s most popular cities — Philadelphia and Washington — visiting attractions from the Liberty Bell and Constitution Hall to Capitol Hill, the Lincoln Memorial and so much more. Then spend time in the quiet town of Lancaster, PA. Take a ride in a horse-drawn carriage and experience the simpler life of the Amish people. All transportation and overnight accommodations included.

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

This multi-day tour from New York City features stops at two of America’s most popular and important cities — Philadelphia and Washington, DC — plus time in the quiet Amish town of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Transportation in a luxury coach or van begins at Grand Central Station in New York City.

It’s a little less than two hours to Philadelphia, where the first day of the tour features a drive along Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Elfreth Alley, America's oldest continuously inhabited residential street. Spend some time exploring the city’s historical attractions, like the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, the Betsy Ross House, the Constitution Center, City Hall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s famed “Rocky Steps” and more.

From Philadelphia, head south through Delaware and Maryland to Capitol Hill in Washington DC, home of the United States Congress and the largest historic residential neighborhood in the city. Drive past the White House, the United States Capitol and more, then spend time exploring the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the National Air and Space Museum and more. At the end of the day, spend the evening at the Howard Johnson Inn Washington DC North/BW Parkway just outside of Washington.

On the second day of the tour, see the Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington. Then make a stop at the United States Mint headquarters to see how money is created. Finally, move away from the hustle of city life to the quiet surroundings of Amish country in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. See how the Amish live and take a ride in a horse-drawn carriage. Browse handmade arts, crafts and other products and experience the simpler life of the Amish people.

The tour concludes with a return trip to Grand Central Station in New York City.

Customer Reviews

Betty Sze Wai N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Amazing Tour

debevison

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Absolutely superb! What a wonderful 2 days! Guide Eddie and driver Pete were first class and every part of the trip from Philadelphia, through Amish country and onto Washington was fantastic. For us from the UK it was a dream come true and many ticks on our bucket list! We cannot recommend this trip high enough.

Vasileios F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

This tour was amazing!

Angelica V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!

Nadia G Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!

Mamikie M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Wow, what a trip. Stephano was wonderful, extremely knowledgeable and funny. Washington was packed as it was Memorial weekend, but he managed to time everything precisely so we got the most benefit of our tour. A huge thank you to Frank our driver also. Awesome team. This trip was worth it.

Gregory S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour and our guide Richard was fantastic- very knowledgeable and helpful. We didn't think so much could be fitted into two days but everything was timed to perfection.
We would certainly recommend this tour!
Greg and Lynne Smith
Sydney Australia
March 2016

Daniel H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great Tour pennsilvania was fantastic really enjoyed amish country tour bought some great cakes , cheese and smoked meats. washington tour was great also tour to arlington cemetary was really moving experience

Paul R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Brilliant tour with great guide Victoria and driver Marco. This tour is great value and very factual.

JEANETTE P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This was definitely the best tour, not to be missed, the guide was very knowledgeable, and also kept us entertained, I would highly recommend,

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