How to visit the Capital Washington DC from New York

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Tours to Washington DC from New York in 1 o more days

Washington DC, the capital of the United States, is among the most visited destinations in the States, and if you are on vacation in New York, you cannot miss it. If New York is defined as the economic and cultural Capital of the World, Washington is the seat not only of the Government but of international political power and home of the most important Memorials and historical heritage.

The capital is located approximately 4 and a half hours drive from the Big Apple and is easy to visit in a day or maybe spend a couple of days if you have more time at your disposal. With the One Day Organized Tour, you will be accompanied throughout the tour by a professional guide who will give you information and tell you stories and curiosities about the Capital.

What visiting in Washington DC

Washington is home to the most famous memorials: the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Memorial, the Monuments dedicated to the fallen of the Korean and Vietnam War and the Jefferson Memorial. You can also enter the Museum of Air and Space, which is perfect for the whole family engaging adults and little ones alike.

You can photograph yourself in front of the White House and the Capitol. Visit the Arlington National Cemetery, if possible watch the changing of the guard and certainly stop at the tomb of the Kennedy family. In every season, the capital can offer the best, our advice is not to miss it during the Spring and the Cherry Blossom season!

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You can also add a visit to the beautiful Philadelphia, the city nicknamed the City of Brotherly Love, home to our Founding Fathers, but also famous for the "Rocky" Staircase. The County of Lancaster and the Amish community where you can learn about their traditions, their products and go back in time with a carriage ride through their country roads. From New York City, you can get there in 2 / 3 hours by bus driving through the states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Washington DC from New York City by train with a Private Tour Guide

We also organize One-day Train Tours departing from Penn Station (New York) accompanied by a private Tour Guide just for you. Once in Washington DC, along with your guide, you will use the Hop on Hop Off to reach the Memorials, Arlington Cemetery, and Georgetown. You will be able to personalize the Tour according to your interests and the time available in the capital. For any request: Contact us via Email.
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