Take advantage of your visit to New York by going on a day trip to Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia P.A.
Your day will begin with an early morning departure from Times
Square in Manhattan, where you’ll be greeted by your professional, bilingual
tour guide for the day.
Your first destination will be the nation's current capital,
Washington, DC (travel time is approximately 4-5 hours) where your tour will
begin with a visit to the Iwo Jima Memorial, dedicated to honor the US Marines by
depicting a famous photograph taken during World War II, the raising of the American
flag at the battle of Iwo Jima, Japan . You will continue with a visit to the impressive
Lincoln Memorial honoring the president who promoted the abolition of slavery
in the United States.
Washington D.C. is the center for all three branches of the U.S. government. During
this tour you will stop for a classic outside view of the seat of two of them: the
White House, home and office of the U.S. President and the Capitol Building, home
of the U.S. Congress and where the laws of this country are made. Your visit to
Washington concludes with free time for lunch on your own and a possible short visit
to one of the Smithsonian museums, the world famous National Air and Space
Your next destination is the first ever U.S. capital, chosen during the
Revolutionary War: Philadelphia, PA. You'll re-board your comfortable motor
coach for an approximately 3 hour journey. You'll arrive directly to
Philadelphia's historic Old City neighborhood. Your first stop will be at the
Independence National Historical Park where your guide will lead you on a brief
walking tour. You will have the
opportunity to see some of the main historical sites such as the Liberty Bell,
the famous symbol of America's independence, and Independence Hall, the
birthplace of the United State. It was within its walls that America's founding
documents - the Declaration of Independence (July 4, 1776) and Constitution -
were debated and adopted. Your visit to
Philadelphia concludes with a stop at the Rocky Steps, in front of the
Philadelphia Museum of Art, where you'll have an opportunity to re-enact the
famous scene from the 1976 movie by ascending to the top of the steps.
At the end of the day, relax on board your motor coach for the return to Times
Square in Manhattan arriving between 10:00 pm and 10:30 pm. The day’s itinerary
is subject to traffic conditions and may be modified due to time constraints.
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