Independent Day Trip to Washington DC from New York
- Day trip (destination A to B)
- Great overview and orientation of the city
- Lunch included
- Tour is wheelchair accessible
Stay on board the bus for the entire 2-hour tour to learn all about Washington DC's history and major landmarks, or hop on and off as you wish to capture amazing photos of iconic sights and tour them independently. Admire the White House and US Capitol, and see the Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Korean War Memorial, and US Marine Corps War (Iwo Jima) Memorial. Check out the lively Georgetown University neighborhood, see Embassy Row, and visit the staggering collection at the Library of Congress. Take in the solemn spectacle of thousands of grave markers at Arlington National Cemetery reflecting the high cost of war.
After an attraction-packed afternoon in Washington DC, head back to Union Station to catch your return train to New York City. Your 12-hour unescorted day trip to New York City concludes at Penn Station.
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Washington DC by Train from New York
- Round-trip rail ticket between New York and Washington DC
- Lunch at the food court inside Union Station
- 2-hour hop-on hop-off double-decker bus tour
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- On arrival in Washington DC you will meet a representative at Union Station and receive a food voucher for lunch at the food court
- Train journey between New York and Washington DC is approximately 3.5 hours each way
- Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
- Passengers MUST go to the Visitor Center after 4pm ONE DAY PRIOR to departure and exchange their vouchers in order to receive their travel documents and other important information
- In the unlikely case of trains being canceled due to weather, all accommodations, meals and personal expenditures are the sole responsibility of the customer
- Wheelchair accessible
If you cancel between 4 and 10 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 25 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Marie, Australia, January 2014
If you want to see Washington its worth the train trip 3 hours each way from New York City. For us it was well worth it.
Reviewed by: Ronald Ernest W, September 2012
A comprehensive and easy-to-do self-navigational tour. A long day, but would highly recommend.