• Location: New York City, New York
  • Duration: 14 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 130.50 View price calendar

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See the highlights of the nation’s capital in this day trip from New York City. With a knowledgeable guide, visit iconic landmarks such as the Vietnam War Memorial, the Washington Monument and the Iwo Jima Memorial. Stop by the White House and get glimpses of the Capitol Building and Arlington National Cemetery.

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Likely to Sell Out
  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Great overview and orientation of the city

What You Can Expect

Hop on the comfortable coach for the drive to Washington, DC, for this daylong trip to the nation’s capital. On the drive there, learn from your knowledgeable guide about the history of the city, about how it was designed to perfectly straddle the south and the north, thus being in neutral geographical territory. 

Once in the capital, stroll around the Mall, taking in the Vietnam War Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial and gawking at Capital Hill where the United States Congress meets. Stop by 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, home to POTUS, better known as the President of the United States. 

See Arlington National Cemetery where over 200,000 soldiers have been buried since the Civil War. And spend some time at the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum where history and technology blend together to make for a fascinating afternoon. 

And then enjoy the leisurely ride back to New York City having enjoyed the day in the capital.

Customer Reviews

Seb

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2018

Great tour, the bus was on time and comfortable therefore we visited and took pictures of so many famous monuments

Anita B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

We've had a fabulous day with our really knowlegable tourguide Estella.... we saw a lot, laughed a lot and learned even more...

Roshen N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Great day trip to DC. Well coordinated so we could cover a lot of ground. Tour guide had difficulty with the PA system on the bus so wasn't able to explain much during the ride anyhow a good one.

Michelle G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Traveling with my daughter all I can say is that the experience was amazing, we used viator 4 years ago and was very pleased with the trips we booked then in Newyork city. From being picked up at 6.15 on a snowy morning to being dropped off at 9.30 everything was perfect,our guide was a lady I can't pronounce her name but she was fantastic and made us all laugh. Our driver was careful on what must have been very slippy roads, Washington is a must for anyone thinking about it.Dont hesitate.

john n

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

very good tour lots off famous landmarks but unless you spoke Spanish tour guide hardly spoke to you

Nadeem M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Overall it was very good experience, saw most of the places we wanted to and good value for money

Silvi S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

We enjoyed the tour very much, it was very well organised and very informative! Thank you very much!

C P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Although really looking forward to this tour I was a little concerned with the 15hr duration. I didn't need to be as the day went quite quickly and very smoothly. The bus trip was fine and we had a nice little stop for food around half way. Our guide was a lovely lady who was very entertaining. We had the perfect weather although in Winter and Washington did not disappoint. Arlington cemetery was very moving and it was great to see the White House etc. We went to the Indian museum which was OK but the food was terrible so try and avoid eating here. The space museum was very interesting and worth a visit. Entry was free which was very nice. If you intend to stay in New York this tour is a must as you have Times Square etc. then the luxury of seeing the capital.

lorrainetullett

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Enjoyed the tour and saw the sights of Washington- Laura was an excellent guide and very helpful. Was rather nervous about being late and missing the bus ! But no-one was late as we were reminded at every stop but timing given was clear and the trip well organised. George the driver did a great job considering the drive back was torrential rain.
You can charge your phone on the coach but need an American adapter to plug in. WiFi was available on the coach also.

misaelgv Mexico

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Excellent tourist guide! the experience was outstanding with him. All was done with precise time management! All was great and we enjoyed every second.

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