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Washington DC Day Trip from New York

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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.
  • Travel to Washington DC from New York City without renting a car
  • See popular US attractions during this Washington DC.tour 
  • Stay entertained on the ride with free onboard Wi-Fi
  • Includes admission to Arlington National Cemetery
What to Expect
After you get picked up in NYC for this Washington DC tour, sit back and relax on the ride to the US capital city. Your vehicle has onboard Wi-Fi and air conditioning to keep you cool on hot days. You can also watch as Delaware, New Jersey, and Maryland pass by. Once you arrive in the District of Columbia, your guide takes you to Arlington Cemetery, where admission is included with your tour price. Roam the grounds, and catch sight of JFK’s grave. Then, hop back in your vehicle for a ride around the city to see its main attractions, including Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, the White House, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the Korean War Veterans Memorial. Your tour ends with drop-off back in New York City.
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Departure Point
777 8th Ave, New York, NY 10036, USA
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional tour guide
  • Transportation by 15-passenger van or a full-sized bus
  • Free Wifi on bus only
  • Entry/Admission - National Air and Space Museum
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible; please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
  • Depending on the rules on the day, sometimes a stop can be made for photographs from outside the fence
  • Stop at Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum is approximately 1.5-hours
  • For tours with fewer guests, vans may be substituted
  • Tours can be bilingual/multilingual as they are offered in many different languages
  • Children under the age of 2 are free, please advise at time of booking if infant is traveling
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Due to security, there is no entry to the White House
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After spending a couple of days at New York, my family decided to go to DC. We didn't get a rental car at NY because the parking alone is $85.00/night! I was looking online and found a $15.00/person on Greyhound. I was on vacation and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank jeysii
Reviewed 1 week ago

That was a car drive from NJ to DC, very comfortable road, 3.5 hrs trip. Seen the White House (You can see only from outside), Seen all its all surroundings. Visited The Capitol (The tour in the Capitol was great), Then seen the space Museum...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AhmadAbdullatifAli
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a 4 hour trip to Washington DC and if you don’t have an excellent tour guide, it will be boring as hell. Fortunately, we had Marcus as our tour guide. He is funny and knowledgeable of all the sites we visited. You can...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Real-Ed-Mendoza
Reviewed 15 September 2019 via mobile

We had a great day to Washington Marcus our guide was full of knowledge and driver was excellent well worth the money would recommend this trip

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Alice D
Reviewed 2 September 2019 via mobile

I booked the one day trip to Washington with TOUR AMERICA and it was a wonderful experience. If your choice is to do it in Spanish or/and English, one of the guides is Pablo Torterolo, a great professional.

Date of experience: April 2019
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25 September 2019|
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Response from dippydoo1953 | Reviewed this property |
We got back 9.30 but the late return was due to someone who was late for the bus in Washington I suppose you could. There is room. Best ask before you go the office is very accessible.
17 September 2019|
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Response from Explorer40046740030 |
Hi. Well its not too long, about 45 mins to 1 hour. Arlington cemetary is an amazing peacful cemetary. The walk to JFKs burial ground is a gradual incline uphill. Take lots of water for hydration. Washington DC. Is very... More
30 July 2019|
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Response from dippydoo1953 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. The trip is great. The bus was full. We went mid week. Enjoy 😊
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