Enjoy with us the best Washington DC one day trip from NYC, and together with our expert guides you will not miss any detail of this adventure through the capital of the United States.
Washington D.C. is the capital city of the United States, one of the most historical places in the country and in the world. Due to its political and historical relevance, Washington D.C. is one of the most visited cities in the United States.
As soon as you arrive in Washington D.C., you may notice that with its diverse sights which include memorials, foreign embassies, museums, large universities and historic neighborhoods. you will need some extra days to see it all.
We at InterTravel NYC, have curated a special Washington Day Trip from New York that will allow you to experience all must-see attractions.
When you choose InterTravel NYC’s curated ONE day tour you are choosing to create a lifetime of memories for you, and your family in beautiful Washington D.C.
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We meet early at the entrance of the pickup hotels: Millenium Broadway, Pennsylvania, or The Manhattan at Times Square. You must meet us for pick up at the hotel which is closest to your accommodation.
We will start our Washington One Day Tour From New York by bus, crossing the bridge along the Hudson River to leave Manhattan. On the way from New York to Washington, we pass through several states such as New Jersey.
Since the excursion begins at 6:00 am, we will make a rest stop in the state of Delaware, before arriving in Washington for the one-day tour.
Then, we will continue our journey through part of the state of Maryland and its most important city, Baltimore, until we arrive at the precious Washington D.C.
The official tour begins in the state of Virginia through the Pentagon until we reach the Arlington National Cemetery. Under the guidance of an expert; we will walk between the graves until we get to the tomb of John F. Kennedy. Later, we will leave the cemetery towards the Iwo Jima monument where we will stop to take some pictures.
A complete guidance will be provided to you throughout the excursion, always sharing all the interesting details. We will tour the most important monuments and recognized movie scenarios. We, also, will learn about some stories and curiosities of the city and make the necessary stops to take photos, buy food and souvenirs.
Then we will cross the Potomac River that separates Virginia with the city of Washington D.C. until we arrive at the Constitution Avenue, where important buildings are located, like the State Department, Peace Institute, the National Association of Pharmaceuticals, and the Albert Einstein Monument located right in front of the National Academy of Sciences.
We will arrive at the Memorial Park, and we will walk through The Korean War Memorial, President Lincoln Memorial and the Vietnam War Memorial.
We will continue through the Reflective Pool, famous for the movie Forrest Gump. Until reaching more visited monuments like “World War II” and the Washington Obelisk, the tallest structure in the city.
Then, we will continue through the OAS, the American Red Cross, Vice Presidency, Department of the Treasury, and bordering the gardens of the White House, where we will have time to take pictures.
Right across the main avenue, we will find several government buildings like the Treasury, Ministry of Justice, the FBI, the National Archives, National Gallery, National History Museum, among others, until arriving at the Museum of Air and Space. As this is one of the main features of our one day tour in Washington D.C., you will have free time for lunch, take photos of the Capitol and enter into the museum.
On the way back, we will make a short stop halfway.
If the weather conditions allow, we will make a short extra stop. Here you will enjoy the view before entering New York. You can take pictures of the illuminated Manhattan panorama as it appears on postcards.
For full version of this last stop and due to popular demand, we have dedicated a night excursion around NYC, don’t miss it.
On board the Washington D.C. Day Tour From New York, you will explore beyond the Big Apple and walk around a city that is known as the center of political power. A place where the destiny of the country and other nations is decided everyday.
On our curated Washington one day trip you will travel 365 kilometers from NYC to Washington, aboard one our comfortable buses and under the guidance of our highly rated expert guides. You will experience more than the political sphere, enjoying the numerous monuments, architecture, and places of national and world interest. You will expand your knowledge of American history, culture and visit galleries and several world renowned museums.
Many believe that D.C. is only the city where the President of the United States lives, however there’s so much more Washington D.C. offers. You will have the chance to see one of the most important locations, the National Mall. A place residents and visitors alike consider to be the most spectacular and commemorative location, expanding between the Washington Monument to the Capitol.
Also known as the National Esplanade, the National Mall was created in 1791 and since then it has been one of the most visited tourist places in Washington D.C. Beautifully surrounded by national monuments, memorials, and long roads full of museums.
Every fourth of July, the US Independence Day is celebrated at the National Mall with an impressive fireworks show, you shouldn’t miss.
Besides that, Washington presents a unique variety of tourist centers, bars and urban centers with great architectural works. Its avenues encompass a wonderful architecture and enhance its buildings and monuments built throughout the city. It has a large number of ethnic neighborhoods, several of the best restaurants and it also represents one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the United States.
As we mentioned before, there are so many monuments and memorials that you shouldn’t miss on your next visit to Washington. Let us show you some of the most important monuments in the city:
This monument was created to commemorate the first president of the United States, George Washington. It was built of marble, sandstone and granite, with a height of 170 meters. Until 1989, it was considered the largest structure in the world.
It is located at the horizontal end of the National Mall. It was created to commemorate President Lincoln. Historically this monument presents many stories and events of great popularity.
It was built to commemorate the third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson.
It represents everything that happened at the time of the 32nd President of the United States.
A representation of courage and in commemoration of all the fallen of the Second World War.
It represents important events of the Korean war.
It is a commemoration to all those members of the armed forces. Whom rendered their services and served in the Vietnam War.
Commemorative statue to this great figure of the United States.
Among the most visited places in D.C. are the Capitol and the famous white house. Place of residence of all presidents of the United States. When visiting for more than one day you may choose to join a tour that allows you to experience certain parts of such important buildings including other government agencies.
In addition, Washington D.C. has a surprising amount of museums such as:
Not forgetting the endless art galleries like the Cormorant, the Freer Gallery, the Arthur M. Sackler gallery, the Renwick Gallery, among others. Art, cultural life, history is what most predominates on the Washington D.C. trip from New York.
For those who want to go shopping, the Georgetown district would be the best place. It is not as huge as NY, but it is a really good choice for those who love shopping.
This city has three airports, The Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) which has quick train access to the city and its surroundings. The Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), which offers international and national flights. It also offers transportation into the city and its surroundings. Lastly, Dulles International Airport (IAD) has a beautiful main terminal designed by Eero Saarinen, however it offers less ground transportation options than DCA and BWI.
On your tour around Washington, here are some other attractions that might find interest you:
15 hours, approximately
Tour times: Thursday & Saturday
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7th Avenue between 51st and 52nd streets
Pick up time: 05:50 a.m.