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Gettysburg Day Trip from Washington DC

Gettysburg Day Trip from Washington DC - Washington D.C., District of Columbia Star Rating

Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia

From USD
$115.00

Witness the site of the largest battle ever fought on US soil on this day trip from Washington DC to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Relax on a picturesque drive through the Maryland and Pennsylvania countryside ... More info ›

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Witness the site of the largest battle ever fought on US soil on this day trip from Washington DC to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Relax on a picturesque drive through the Maryland and Pennsylvania countryside. Learn all about the Battle of Gettysburg through a show featuring narration and a detailed miniature military diorama, and visit Cemetery Ridge — where President Lincoln delivered his historic Gettysburg Address. Get insights into the civilian experience of the bloody battle by visiting the restored home of George Washington Shriver.

Board your comfortable, air-conditioned coach at Washington DC's Union Station and travel 2.5 hours through the scenic Maryland and Pennsylvania countryside to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Listen to your guide provide historical background on the momentous Battle of Gettysburg during your drive. Fought in 1863, this three-day battle between Confederate and Union troops caused the highest number of casualties of any American Civil War battle — more than 46,000. 

Your first stop in Gettysburg is Farnsworth House, where you'll watch a presentation about what life was like for Civil War soldiers and see where Confederate sharpshooters hid out during the battle. After this visit, enjoy a break for lunch (own expense). 

Continue to the Gettysburg Battlefield and enjoy time to explore on your own. At the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center, watch a film about the battle narrated by actor Morgan Freeman and see a variety of informational exhibits about the battle commonly considered a turning point in the American Civil War. Admire the Gettysburg Cyclorama, a stunning miniature military diorama that depicts the fierce battle with the help of narration and sound effects. Throughout your visit, expert guides are on hand to answer your questions about the Battle of Gettysburg and its aftermath. 

To get a fuller picture of the battle's impact, you'll also visit the nearby Shriver House Museum. Tour the restored house of George Washington Shriver, located in the midst of the fighting during the Battle of Gettysburg. Learn about the harrowing experience of Shriver's family during the battle, visit the home's attic where two Confederate sharpshooters died, and see authentic Civil War bullets discovered in the house more than 100 years after the war. 

Relax on your drive back to Washington DC, where your 10.5-hour tour concludes at Union Station.

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Washington DC Supersaver: Mount Vernon and Arlington National Cemetery Tour

Washington DC Supersaver: Mount Vernon and Arlington National Cemetery Tour - Washington D.C., District of Columbia Star Rating

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia

From USD
$105.00

Take a full-day tour from Washington DC to Mount Vernon and Arlington National Cemetery, two of Virginia’s most popular attractions! On this great-value day trip, you'll tour Mount Vernon, George Washington’s home, and explore Arlington National Cemetery, where you’ll see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and visit memorials including the Marine Corps Memorial.

Enjoy a full day in Virginia, visiting two of the greatest attractions in the state. On this day trip from Washington DC, you’ll go back in time at Mount Vernon and see the most famous cemetery in the country ... More info ›

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Take a full-day tour from Washington DC to Mount Vernon and Arlington National Cemetery, two of Virginia’s most popular attractions! On this great-value day trip, you'll tour Mount Vernon, George Washington’s home, and explore Arlington National Cemetery, where you’ll see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and visit memorials including the Marine Corps Memorial.

Enjoy a full day in Virginia, visiting two of the greatest attractions in the state. On this day trip from Washington DC, you’ll go back in time at Mount Vernon and see the most famous cemetery in the country.

Spend your morning at Mount Vernon — George Washington’s plantation home. During your visit you can tour the Mansion, as well a dozen other original structures, see Washington’s Tomb, and walk through the beautiful gardens and restored landscapes. While at Mount Vernon you will have time to eat lunch (not included).

Next, pass by Old Town Alexandria, the oldest section of Alexandria and its chief historical district. In Virginia you’ll see Christ Church, where famous figures from America’s past like George Washington and Robert E. Lee attended services. You’ll also admire the beautiful 17th- and 18th-century homes that line the quaint streets.

Your next stop is at Arlington National Cemetery, where you’ll board the cemetery’s tram that will take you to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. You’ll also see the unforgettable Changing of the Guard ceremony and the eternal flame that lights up the gravesite of John F. Kennedy.

Arlington National Cemetery's tram has various stops including Marine Corp War Memorial, President John F Kennedy Gravesite, US Coast Guard Memorial, General Pershing Gravesite and the Arlington House (Robert E Lee House).

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Washington D.C. to New York City Day Trip by Air

Washington D.C. to New York City Day Trip by Air - Washington, District of Columbia

Duration: Flexible
Location: Washington, District of Columbia

From USD
$629.00

On this one-day tour to the city that never sleeps, you will have the opportunity to visit and see many of New York City's famous attractions. You'll visit Times Square, see the Empire State Building, and enjoy an amazing view of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island ... More info ›

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On this one-day tour to the city that never sleeps, you will have the opportunity to visit and see many of New York City's famous attractions. You'll visit Times Square, see the Empire State Building, and enjoy an amazing view of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. This trip includes your transfers, lunch and a sightseeing tour.

Experience New York City in one full day of fun! After an early morning pickup from your Washington D.C. hotel, you'll be transferred to the local airport to board a short flight to New York City. Depending on your flight time, you'll arrive between 8:30 and 9:30am and then after, take a shuttle transfer to Times Square. Before noon, you'll be in the heart of Manhattan. From there, step aboard a memorable 2 hour (approximate) hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour.

As the open-top, double-decker bus transports you around the city, hop on and off as many times as you like to see, smell and even taste all of the incredible things New York has to offer. On this bus tour, you'll have the opportunity to explore NYC for approximately 5 to 6 hours - go shopping, visit museums, experience a concert or theater. Alternatively, you can also stay on the bus and take the whole 2-hour loop. In the evening, you'll meet the shuttle and be transferred back to the local New York Airport between 6pmand 8pm, depending on your departure. Once you've landed back in Boston, a shuttle will return you to your hotel between 9:30pm and 11:30pm.

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Washington DC to Philadelphia Day Trip

Washington DC to Philadelphia Day Trip - Washington, District of Columbia Star Rating

Duration: 14 hours
Location: Washington, District of Columbia

From USD
$299.00

What do Edgar Allan Poe and Benjamin Franklin have in common? Both made Philadelphia their home in their contribution to art and science. Your day trip from Washington DC to Philadelphia includes round-trip train tickets, a hop-on hop-off bus tour and lunch, so grab your family and let's go!

Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, welcomes you on a special one-day visit ... More info ›

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What do Edgar Allan Poe and Benjamin Franklin have in common? Both made Philadelphia their home in their contribution to art and science. Your day trip from Washington DC to Philadelphia includes round-trip train tickets, a hop-on hop-off bus tour and lunch, so grab your family and let's go!

Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, welcomes you on a special one-day visit. Depart on the early train from Washington DC Amtrak and in under 2 hours you'll be at Philadelphia's 30th Street station, just blocks away from some of the most iconic historic sites in America.

Join a hop-on hop-off tour for access to many points of interest in and around the city. Visit Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, Carpenter House, and other historic sites. Or visit some of the wonderful museums in the area including the new National Constitution Center and the new National Museum of American Jewish History. Some of the oldest churches and synagogues are in the historic area as well. If history isn't your thing, visit the famous Eastern State Penitentiary, the Simeone Foundation Automobile Museum, the famed Barnes Foundation museum and so much more.

Take a load off your feet for an hour or two by having an included 2-course lunch at the Hard Rock cafe with Priority Seating.

After a day of shopping, dining and sightseeing, walk around historic 30th Street rail station and enjoy some coffee and pastries before your relaxing rail trip back to Washington DC.

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Washington DC to Niagara Falls by Air

Washington DC to Niagara Falls by Air - Washington, District of Columbia

Duration: 1 day
Location: Washington, District of Columbia

From USD
$629.00

Discover the majesty of Niagara Falls on this self guided day trip from Washington DC! Just an 80 minute flight from DC to Niagara, where you'll enjoy fun-filled sightseeing shopping, dining and touring. Your trip includes lunch, airfare, transfers in Niagara Falls and tickets to the famous Maid of the Mist sightseeing cruise.

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Discover the majesty of Niagara Falls on this self guided day trip from Washington DC! Just an 80 minute flight from DC to Niagara, where you'll enjoy fun-filled sightseeing shopping, dining and touring. Your trip includes lunch, airfare, transfers in Niagara Falls and tickets to the famous Maid of the Mist sightseeing cruise.

Niagara Falls is simply amazing. The powerful combination of 3 separate waterfalls that make up Niagara must be experienced in person to realize their magnificence. On this day trip, you will meet at one of the DC area airports and jump on a commercial plane for a 1.5 hour flight to Niagara Falls, USA. Before your in-flight coffee is cold you'll be landing right outside the Falls.

You will be met by a driver/guide who will transfer you into the heart of the Niagara Falls action – you’ll be in front of the famous Maid of the Mist. This tour includes a ticket on this famous sightseeing cruise, getting you right up close to the thundering falls! (Niagara theater in substitute in the winter).

After a (sometimes wet) cruise, stroll the city to visit various aerospace and science museums, casinos, observatories and much more. For the only panoramic view of all three Niagara Falls, including the American Falls, the clear choice is Niagara Falls Observation Tower. Extending out dramatically over Niagara Gorge, the architectural wonder affords unobstructed views of the wild cascades of Niagara Falls, as well as the raging whitewater below.

For aviation enthusiasts, visit the Ira G Ross Aerospace Museum. This organization is devoted to the efforts of Western United States during the war years and includes the recently salvaged P39:The Lend Lease, currently under restoration after 50+ years resting at the bottom of a lake. For children of all ages, perhaps pay a visit to the Wax Museum or the Niagara Science Museum.

After working up an appetite, enjoy lunch at Tony Roma's in Niagara Falls. A delicious meal, with just a short wait, will fuel you for a short walk to the various casinos where you’ll indulge in some afternoon excitement. The choices are yours – plan your day the way it suits you most.

At the end of the day, you'll be shuttled back to the airport. Take a 80-minute snooze on the plane back to Washington DC.

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Washington DC to New York Day Trip by Rail

Washington DC to New York Day Trip by Rail - Washington D.C., District of Columbia Star Rating

Duration: 16 hours
Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia

From USD
$339.00

From the Capital of Government to the Capital of Tourism...enjoy a one day trip by rail from Washington DC to New York including sightseeing, dining and shopping. A double decker bus will wisk you around town to see all the sites NY is famous for while your one price trip includes a 2 course VIP lunch at a local Times Square restaurant ... More info ›

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From the Capital of Government to the Capital of Tourism...enjoy a one day trip by rail from Washington DC to New York including sightseeing, dining and shopping. A double decker bus will wisk you around town to see all the sites NY is famous for while your one price trip includes a 2 course VIP lunch at a local Times Square restaurant. Kids will enjoy seeing the Empire State Building, United Nations, Apollo Theater, Rockefeller Center, Battery park with views of the Statue of Liberty and so much more.

Enjoy a day in New York by taking the railroad...leave the tolls, gas and traffic problems at home while you relax aboard an Amtrak Regional train. Take a nap on the comfortable roomy seats or stop in at the Café Car and before you know it you'll be in Pennsylvania Station, New York.

With a mid morning arrival, its just a few blocks to pick up your included tickets for a memorable double decker hop on hop off tour of New York and Brooklyn. Pick from a variety of loop tours. Stay on the bus or hop off at the stop of your choice. There is something to do at nearly every stop. Our museums, observatories, theaters, zoos, boat rides all are everlasting fun even if you've experienced them before. Children and adults will enjoy the famed WWII aircraft carrier, INTREPID, and its new space shuttle exhibits or experience the new One World Trade Center Observatory with a stop at the 9/11 Memorial Pool. A short walk from there is the American Indian Museum and Fraunces Tavern - which served as George Washington's headquarters during the Revolutionary War.

Stop in front of the Stock Exchange and across the street at the historic Federal Hall built as a Customs House in 1842 but was the earlier site of George Washington's inauguration as the first President of the United States.

With all this touring you'll be ready for a hearty VIP lunch at a local Times Square restaurant. From Times Square it's just a few blocks to the original MACY's flagship store and maybe some souvenirs. With tired feet walk just 3 blocks to Pennsylvania Station for the return trip to Union Station, Washington DC.

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