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Washington DC Day Tour from New York City

  • See top D.C. destinations on a day trip from New York City
  • Itinerary includes key war memorials and Arlington National Cemetery
  • See U.S. government sites, such as the White House and Capitol Hill
Washington DC Day Tour from New York City
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Visit Washington, D.C., from New York City on a full-day trip exploring iconic landmarks and memorials, including the White House and Arlington National Cemetery, with free time to explore the National Air and Space Museum. With included transport to D.C. and a guided coach tour, just sit back and enjoy the ride as your guide brings each destination to life. Book early; this tour often sells out.

What to Expect

Make your way to Times Square for an early morning departure from New York City to Washington, D.C. Take a nap on the bus or just enjoy the view.

Once you arrive in D.C., see the top highlights on the National Mall, including the Washington Monument, Capitol Hill, and the Lincoln Memorial. You will experience the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, White House and other major sights.

Visit President John F. Kennedy’s grave site at Arlington National Cemetery, and continue to the National Air and Space Museum, with free time to explore exhibits on the history of flight.

After a full day of sightseeing, board the bus for a return trip to New York City, where this tour concludes at the original departure point.

Reviews (150)
1 - 5 of 45 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic day. Fantastic guide.

My son flew over from London to meet me and we spent a week in NY (I am from Sydney) On a whim we decided to book this tour and it was one of the best days we had. Even though it was a long...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank deslie313
Reviewed 1 week ago
Horrible Tour Guide

I was really looking forward to the trip, however I feel that the experience was ruined by the tour guide Isla (I think that's her name). She was curt and rather unfriendly, which made spending a long bus ride with her rather difficult. She rushed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank tas_mohamed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Good introduction to Washington

Although it was a long day it was a good introduction to the city. Saw the main sites of Washington. Our guide provided informative information and was more than prepared to answer any questions. Even though we saw a lot it didn't feel rushed. And...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Cornelia S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Never again.

The sites were great but the tour was so rushed it made it hard to enjoy. I get there’s a schedule but god grief! She walks so dang fast you can barely keep up and you are rushed from site to site. Being rushed like...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank borednightowl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Unforgetable trip

I really appreciate the trip tour to Washington. It's was one of my best trip tour ever. The guide was great, kind, clear and precise in all explanations. Appreciate and i totally recommend it.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Issa K
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12 January 2019|
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Response from borednightowl | Reviewed this property |
No if you want to do that you have to book months in advance
3 January 2019|
Response from meames | Reviewed this property |
I remember the departure time was exactly as per the fine print whilst the return time was slightly later, subject to the traffic conditions. We had reasonable time at each stop. As for the museums at the end, enough time... More