Day 1: Wednesday or Saturday
NEW YORK – PHILADELPHIA – WASHINGTON
Depart New York through New Jersey and Pennsylvania and to the city of brotherly love Philadelphia. Arriving in the historic area of Philadelphia we visit the famous Liberty Bell, one of the symbols of freedom in America, Constitution square and Congress Hall. Stroll Elfreth’s alley the oldest continuously inhabited street in America.
Continue on a panoramic tour of Philadelphia that includes the financial district, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Historic Philadelphia and more. Departing Philadelphia we see the famous “Rocky Steps” and then continue east to Lancaster county home of the Amish people. We start our visit with a ride on an authentic Amish Buggy through the Amish farm country and learn how they live without the benefit of modern technology, no electricity, running water, telephone service, or appliances. After the ride we visit the marketplace where we can shop for handmade arts crafts and products. In the late afternoon we depart east for an evening arrival in Washington DC. Overnight: Wyndham Garden, Washington DC
Day 2: Thursday or Sunday
WASHINGTON DC – NEW YORK
Start the day with a visit of Thomas Jefferson Memorial, by the Tidal Basin, surrounded with famous Japanese cherry blossom trees. Visit the Arlington National Cemetery, the Changing of the Guard and the Kennedy family grave site. Next stop is Capitol Hill. See the US Capitol and the White House to understand the core of the US government. Continue to the Air and Space Museum before visiting the Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Korea and Vietnam Memorials. In the late afternoon we depart north for an evening arrival in New York.
NEW! Continental breakfast now included on this tour.
Tour Length: 48 hours (includes overnight stay)
Departure Location: 777 8th Avenue between 47th and 48th street
Departure Times: Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7:00