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2-Day Washington DC, Philadelphia Tour from New York/New Jersey/Philadelphia

  • Tour code: 955-766
  • Available: Daily
  • Depart from: New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Jersey City, NJ; East Brunswick, NJ; Brooklyn, NY; Flushing, NY
  • Duration: 2 Days 1 Night
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Highlights:

Visit Washington (White House, US Capitol, Jefferson Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, National Air and Space Museum, Potomac River Cruise, Vietnam Veterans Memorial), Philadelphia, Princeton.

Special Remarks:

  • Tour is 100% guaranteed; if cancelled 120% of the price will be refunded.

Pricing Details

Single: $126
Double (/Person): $76
Third Person Adult: Free
Child (Age 0-12): Free
Fourth Person Adult: $60
Child (Age 0-12): $60

Note: *Price in USD is based on the lowest price per person per room over the next 30 days. Exact prices are displayed when you select a date.

  • Buy 2 Get 3rd Free: (1) Cancellation of free-fare passenger must be made at least 7 days before departure. (2) No-show or late cancellation incurs a $60 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.
  • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 yrs old. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses. Children sharing a room with 2 adult passengers pay the same price as a third or fourth adult. Please note that each hotel room can only accommodate up to 4 guests of any age.
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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 New York - Princeton - Philadelphia - Lancaster(167 miles)
  • Day 2 Washington DC - New York(203 miles)
  • Visiting Princeton University is not valid for customers who select Philadelphia Bourse as departure.
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Day 1 New York - Princeton - Philadelphia - Lancaster(167 miles)

In the morning we will visit Princeton, NJ and the campus of the prestigious Ivy League school, Princeton University. Next, we will depart for historic Philadelphia, PA to visit National Independence Park, which is where we will find the city's three most historic locations: Independence Hall, Congress Hall and the famous Liberty Bell. We will go to Lancaster to visit the Amish village.

  • Always Visit
    This illustrious university in central New Jersey is one of the oldest and most highly regarded institutions of higher learning in the entire United States of America. It has been associated with 35 Nobel Prize laureates.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $10; Child (3-12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $10|Duration: Approx. 35 Minutes

One of the most historically significant cities in the United States, Philadelphia was the original American capital. The City of Brotherly Love draws history buffs and lovers of culture from all corners of the globe!

  • Outside Visit
    (Outside Visit) When Philadelphia was the capital of the newly-formed United States of America, this building was home to the young Congress and all of its proceedings. Congress Hall stands right next to Independence Hall in Independence National Park.
  • Outside Visit
    (Outside Visit) One of Philadelphia's most famous landmarks, Independence Hall in Independence National Historical Park is the location where both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated, written, and ratified by the Founding Fathers of the USA.
    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    The famously cracked Liberty Bell is a sign of American Independence and spirit. Located at Liberty Bell Center in Philadelphia, PA, this symbol of the American Revolution was crafted in 1752-- more than 250 years ago.
    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    This National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania serves as a way of preserving important Revolutionary War sites for future generations. Called "America's most historic square mile," this 55-acre park in the "Old City" district is not to be missed.

  • Always Visit
    This authentic Amish farm in Lancaster, PA is more than 300 years old, and an educational experience for the whole family. This 25-acre farm is dedicated to teaching people about the Amish lifestyle in a fun and constructive way.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (3-12 yrs) $13; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $20|Opening Hours: Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.
  • Always Available
    Because they shun technology, Amish cuisine is known for using only the freshest ingredients, whether vegetable, meat, or dairy. They grow their own crops, raise their own animals, and produce their own dairy products, making for a delicious meal.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $18; Child (3-12 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $18
Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn/Days Inn/Sleeping Inn or similar

Day 2 Washington DC - New York(203 miles)

Today we'll visit many of the most iconic landmarks and buildings in the nation's capital during our visit to Washington D.C., stopping at the National Air and Space Museum, Capitol Hill (outside), White House (outside), Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial(Vietnam War Memorial is next to Lincoln Memorial so that we can walk there for photos. ), Korean War Memorial and Madame Tussands Wax Museum (if time permits). We will return to New York in the late afternoon and get there around 7:00pm. See "Departure and Return Details" for pickup and dropoff information.

The capital of the United States of America sits on the scenic Potomac River. Monuments, museums, and Americana characterize this historic city, which is located in the District of Columbia between the states of Maryland and Virginia.

  • Passing By
    (Passing By) The Thomas Jefferson Memorial is a memorial to the third president of the United States. The impressive building is neoclassical in design and has been standing since 1943. It sees more than two million visitors every year. It's only available during the Cherry Blossom time.
  • Passing By
    (Passing By) This memorial commemorates those who served for the United States in the Korean War. It is located south of the Reflecting Pool at the National Mall. The simple memorial is triangular in shape will a circle at the top.
  • Always Visit
    This iconic American monument honors the 16th president of the United States. Abraham Lincoln was president during the American Civil War, and is most famous for the Emancipation Proclamation that freed all of the slaves in the US.
    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    One of the Smithsonian Institute's museums in Washington, DC, the National Air and Space Museum chronicles the history of flight. From the Wright Brother to Buzz Aldrin, the exhibits at this museum explore all of humanity's air travels.
    Opening Hours: Open daily except December 25|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    The famous United States Capitol is the meeting place of the US Congress, and has been for more than 200 years. The building is famous for its elaborate dome and intricately designed, detailed columns.
    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 15 Minutes
  • Passing By
    (Passing By) This memorial in Washington, DC serves as a place to remember the American soldier who were lost or killed during the tumultuous Vietnam War. Originally controversial in design, the simple memorial has become a shrine for the American people.
  • Always Visit
    The world-famous White House in Washington, DC is the official residence of the president of the United States and the place where most of the work is done. The facade of this neoclassical mansion is a global icon.
    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes
  • If the cruise closed, we will visit International Spy Museum instead.
    The Potomac River runs along Washington, DC, the capital city of the United States of America. Visitors to this famous locale can opt to see many of the area's most historic landmarks and memorials in a unique way.
    If the cruise closed, we will visit International Spy Museum instead.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $26; Child (2-12 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23|Opening Hours: Mar - Nov, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
  • Always Visit
    The Washington, DC arm of this worldwide phenomenon is a sight to behold. Amazingly and sometimes eerily lifelike figures line the halls of this art museum in the form of celebrities and politicians both famous and infamous.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $23; Child (3-12 yrs) $17; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23|Opening Hours: Mon - Thu 12:00pm - 6:00pm, Fri - Sun 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Always Visit
    Dedicated to all things espionage, the International Spy Museum houses exhibits and collections that detail the history of spying. It features many informative films and interactive activities, like Spy in the City, an GPS-based scavenger hunt.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $23.21; Child (7-11 yrs) $15.81; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $16.87; Tax included|Opening Hours: 9:00am - 7:00pm
Visiting Princeton University is not valid for customers who select Philadelphia Bourse as departure.

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

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The purchase of any travel services represents your acceptance Terms & Conditions set out herein. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand these Terms & Conditions prior to booking.

Booking changes
A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply. Please be noted that we do not allow departure change 48 hours before departure.

Cancellations and Cancellation Fees
Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to TakeTours by email or through web mail at Contact Us .

Tour Departure: This tour has 100% guaranteed departure; if the tour is cancelled there will be refund of 120%. Restrictions apply; due to weather conditions, State Emergencies, Airport Closures or anything beyond the control of the tour operator the 120% refund will NOT apply.

Cancellation penalties per person for 1-4 days tours

(Notification day and departure day are not counted)

NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.

Itinerary Variations
We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.

Tour Cancellation:
We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, TakeTours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour.. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.

We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Veera on 2017-06-10

I recommend this tour. I take this tour with family(me,spouse &kid) Its really good. its my 2nd trip with taketours 1. Naigara falls 2. Washington DC. Both are awesome, they maintenance timings, they cover all the iterations...Good accommodation (Comfort Inn)really good. Tour guide are very friendly. Thankful to my tour guide "Judy" :)....

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Mike on 2017-06-05

Enjoyed the trip! Lilian and Eva were great. They made me feel at home in the bus, there was no dull moment. They made sure everyone was comfortable and addressed issues professionally. Highly recommended.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Claudia on 2017-05-29

Hi Jason, we are profundly thankful for the wonderful tour that we enjoyed with our uruguayan friends in Washington. Your warmth, kindness and overall service left us with a great experience. Our salutes to Michael, thanks to whom we avoided traffic and laughed a lot. Sincerely, thank you very much.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Praveen on 2017-05-13

I recommend this tour. It was great. The guide Jason was good. Accommodations comfortable and itinerary great. Covered all places in time.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: MADHURA on 2017-05-12

My parents and I took this trip, it was so much fun and our tour guide Tony and Jeff were awesome, they were perfect guide and very understanding. They were so sweet and helpful, we will go for more trips with TakeTours.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Richard on 2017-05-08

This tour is very cheap so I was skeptical about the quality, but turned out to be fine. We even stayed at the Sheraton! The guide Gary was friendly + funny + well organized and communicated everything fluently in English and Mandarin. Highlight for me was visiting the Amish town in Lancaster.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Lilia on 2017-04-28

Recently i took 2 days tour manage by Jason and Shen with professional and friendly treat. All time i felt comfortable and enjoyed the trip so i recommended this tour to my friends.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Bhaven on 2017-04-17

Very great service and awesome tours/timings. They know places. You should definitely avoid driving by yourself and consider taking this tour. Saves you time and headache. They let you stay at very good hotels. Tour guys Jason and Remi were so great, they made our trip fun and totally worth it.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: SARMISTHA on 2017-04-10

I had a great time at the 2 day Niagara falls tour from NYC. The journey was comfortable, the hotel very good and tour guide Stephanie was most cordial and helpful. I strongly recommend this tour.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Catherine on 2017-03-30

I really recommend this tour. It was great. Everything on time, the guide Camden was good. Accommodations comfortable and itinerary great.

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