Visit Washington D.C. by Rail
If visiting the nation’s capital has been on your list of things to do, why not consider Washington D.C. by Rail, one of the exciting day trips from NYC? You can check out the countryside on your smooth train ride into the capital, and then hop on the tour’s double decker bus. Your package includes a round trip train ticket from New York, lunch in Washington, D.C., and the double decker bus tour.
Make Your Own Tour
The great thing about the bus is that it has a hop-on, hop-off feature. That means that you can experience the city at your own leisure, without having to follow a guide every minute or stick to a strict schedule. There are multiple stops along the route and you can choose to get off at any time to explore, and then hop back on when you are ready for the next site.
Some of the stops that you will definitely want to take advantage of are at the White House, Lincoln Memorial, U.S. Capitol (North and South), World War II Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, the National Museums of American History and Natural History and the National Gallery of Art/Newseum. Other stops include National Air & Space Museum, National Portrait Gallery, Holocaust Museum, Smithsonian Metro, Ford’s Theater/Madame Tussauds, 1 Washington Circle, and National Harbor/Georgetown.
Check out the sites that interest you the most and skip those that don’t. The bus will be there for you when you are ready to move on.
Washington, D.C. is filled with great sites and history, and along your tour you will be able to see many of them. The White House and U.S. Capitol are on most people’s lists of top things to see, and this tour will put you up close and personal. You will also see the Air and Space museum, Lincoln Monument, and the Washington Monument.
If you have family members who have been in the military, the variety of memorials may be of interest. The tour gives you access to the Korea, Vietnam, and MLK Memorials, as well as the Arlington National Cemetery. For a little fun, check out Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, which features real-life wax models of all U.S. presidents and your favorite celebrities.
Book Your Seat Today
This tour is one of the best ways that you can experience Washington D.C. by Rail. With its variety and flexibility there is something for everyone. Book your tickets today to see the best that our nation’s capital has to offer without worrying about driving and parking.
This tour is not available on these dates:
November: 24th, 25th, 28th ,29th
December: 19th, 20th. 21st. 22nd, 23rd, 26th, 27th, 28, 29th, 30th
January: 2nd, 3rd
March:24th, 25th, 28th
May: 27th, 30th
July: 1st, 4th
September: 2nd, 5th
November: 22nd, 23rd, 26th, 27th, 28th
December:21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th
*A car seat or a booster seat is required for children under 8 years of age.
After your online purchase you will be redirected to a page with your voucher. An order confirmation, with a link to your online voucher, will also be e-mailed to you within two hours of completing your purchase. Redeem at any of the visitor center locations listed on the voucher. At the visitor center, simply show your voucher on your mobile phone or bring a printed copy.