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3-Day Philadelphia, Washington D.C Tour from New York

Tour Code: 355-6279   
Available:
Fri ( 5/25 - 10/5)
Depart from:
New York, NY; Jersey City, NJ; Flushing, NY; East Brunswick, NJ; Brooklyn, NY
Duration:
3 Days 2 Nights

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Highlights: Visit Philadelphia, PA (Independence Hall, PA, Independence National Historical Park, PA, Old Capitol Building, PA, One Liberty Observation Deck, PA), Washington, DC, Princeton, NJ (Princeton University, NJ).

  • Learn about the culture of Ivy League by following Princeton University tour guides.
  • Taking National Ferry Cruise of Washington DC for sightseeing the city
  • Top 10 attractions on Trip advisor - Newseum, get to know the history of News
  • Free Washington D.C. night tour, enjoy the spectacular capital’s night view
  • Two Days in Washington DC, longer time to discover the city
  • Tour is 100% guaranteed; if cancelled 120% of the price will be refunded

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 7:00am 13330 39th Ave - Flushing, NY
 7:00am 6102 8th Ave - Brooklyn, NY
 8:00am 229 W 43rd Street - New York, NY
 8:45am 75 Chrystie St - New York, NY
 9:15am 125 Eighteenth St - Jersey City, NJ
 10:00am 253 NJ-18 - East Brunswick, NJ
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    Day 1

    New York - Princeton - Philadelphia (80 miles)

    In the morning, we will visit Princeton University. You can also take a self-guided walking tour in this beautiful town after lunch. Next we will visit One Liberty Observation Deck. Guests will stand on the shoulder of Philadelphia's 'giant', Benjamin Franklin, to see the historic city through a splendid 360-degree view. Then we will head to the National Independence Historical Park, Old Capitol Building (exterior), Independence Hall (exterior).
    • Princeton, NJ

      Princeton is known for the Ivy League Princeton University. The campus includes the Collegiate Gothic–style University Chapel and the broad collection of the Princeton University Art Museum are popular spots to see.

      Princeton University

      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

    • Philadelphia, PA

      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!

      One Liberty Observation Deck

      At the top of One Liberty Tower, visitors can get the best panoramic view of the city of Philadelphia from 57 floors above this beautiful city.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $14.50; Child (3-12 yrs) $9.50; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $14.50|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 10:00am - 9:00pm

      Independence National Historical Park

      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.

      Duration: Approx. 40 Minutes

      Old Capitol Building

      (Outside Visit) Part of the American independence hall, a George style red brick building in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. From 1790 to 1800, it served as the capital of the United States in Philadelphia, the building is home to the United States congress, and the earliest congress office building in the United States.

      Independence Hall

      (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.

      Opening Hours: 9:00am - 7:00pm|Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn/ Days Inn, MD or equivalent
    Day 2

    Washington DC

    We will spend the the day touring Washington, DC. Our first stop of the day will be the US Capitol. We will also visit the Library of Congress (exterior) and Supreme Court of the United States (exterior). Following we will visit Newseum which is a top 10 ranked popular attraction in Washington D.C. Highlights of the tour include an optional Potomac River Cruise and visits to famous attractions, such as the Madame Tussands Wax Museum, Air Force Memorial, Pentagon Memorial, Jefferson memorial. We will also visit World War II Monument, where you can have great view of Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument.
    • Washington, DC

      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.

      US Capitol

      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.

      If the Capitol is closed, we will visit the exterior of the Capitol building instead.

      Library of Congress

      (Outside Visit) The Library of Congress is the oldest cultural institution established by federal mandate in the US, divided between three buildings in Capitol Hill and a Virginia campus. It is the largest library in the world.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sat 8:30am - 4:30pm

      US Supreme Court Building

      (Outside Visit) The Supreme Court is another magnificent addition to Washington's neoclassical buildings. It is home to the country's highest governing judicial body. Visitors may tour the building on their own and also attend court, provided that it is in session.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 4:30pm

      Newseum

      This interactive museum details the history of journalism, news, and media. Established in 1997, it is located in a sleek, modern building filled with multiple theaters and exhibits. It is also where Al Jazeera America has its studios.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $26; Child (7-18 yrs, 3-12) $16; Senior (Over 65 yrs, 62+) $21|Opening Hours: Mon - Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm, Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year's Day, Sun 10:00am - 5:00pm

      Potomac River Cruise

      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.

      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

      Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

      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

      US Air Force Memorial

      The Air Force Memorial in Arlington pays tribute to the veterans of that particular branch of the US military. Its three spires evoke the image of the contrails of fighter jets as they maneuver in the sky.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 8:00am - 11:00pm

      Jefferson Memorial

      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.

      Opening Hours: 24/7

      World War II Memorial

      One of Washington, DC's many monuments and memorials, the WWII Memorial pays homage to those who served in the US military during that conflict. It was opened in 2002.

      Opening Hours: Open 24 Hours

    Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn/ Days Inn, MD or equivalent
    Day 3

    Washington DC - New York (203 miles)

    In the morning we will visit the White House (exterior). We will also visit the U.S. Department of Treasury(exterior). After then visit Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial and Vietnam War Memorial. Following, we will visit International Spy museum where exploring the craft, practice, history, and contemporary role of espionage. Before we head for NYC, we will visit the Embassy Row, begins north of the White House and extends out toward the Naval Observatory, it's a prestige and beautiful neighborhood of 170 embassies with many classes/races/ages.
    • Washington, DC

      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.

      White House

      (Outside 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

      Lincoln Memorial

      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

      Korean War Veterans Memorial

      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.

      Vietnam Veterans Memorial

      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.

      International Spy Museum

      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 $21.95; Child (3-12 yrs) $14.95; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $15.95|Opening Hours: 9:00am - 7:00pm

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    • Departure & Return

    Location Address Departure Return
    Flushing, NY map link 13330 39th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354 (Asian Jewels Seafood Restaurant - Flushing, NY) 7:00am 8:00pm
    Brooklyn, NY map link 6102 8th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220 (HSBC Bank - Brooklyn, NY) 7:00am no stop
    Remark: Pick up Only; No drop off
    New York, NY map link 229 W 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036 (New York, NY) 8:00am no stop
    New York, NY map link 75 Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002 (Chinatown (Manhattan NYC) - New York, NY) 8:45am no stop
    Jersey City, NJ map link 125 Eighteenth St, Jersey City, NJ 07310 (Acme Market - Jersey City, NJ) 9:15am 7:45pm
    East Brunswick, NJ map link 253 NJ-18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 (East Brunswick, NJ) 10:00am no stop

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

    • Tourists who depart from Brooklyn can either go to Chinatown Manhattan departure location before 8:45 AM by yourself, or take free shuttle bus departs from Brooklyn at 7AM, arrive Chinatown Manhattan at early 8am, then you can enjoy breakfast first and meet tour leader before 8:45AM.
    • Price Includes

    • 2 nights hotel accommodation
    • Transportation via an air-conditioned vehicle
    • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
    • Taxes
    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child Senior
      Philadelphia, PA
      One Liberty Observation Deck (Optional) $14.50 $9.50 (3-12 yrs) $14.50 (Over 65 yrs)
      Princeton
      Princeton University (Optional) $10 $8 (3-12 yrs) $10 (Over 65 yrs)
      Washington, DC
      International Spy Museum (Optional) $21.95 $14.95 (3-12 yrs) $15.95 (Over 65 yrs)
      Madame Tussauds Wax Museum (Optional) $23 $17 (3-12 yrs) $23 (Over 65 yrs)
      Newseum (Optional) $26 $16 (7-18 yrs, 3-12) $21 (Over 65 yrs, 62+)
      Potomac River Cruise (Optional) $26 $18 (2-12 yrs) $23 (Over 65 yrs)
      • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
      • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
    • Meals and drinks unspecified during the trip.
    • A mandatory service fees: Minimum $10 / day / person should be paid in cash to tour guide and the bus driver as a service fee. Any child / Infant reserving a seat will have to pay the service fees as well. Ex: 2 people taking a 2-day tour would pay: $10 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $40.
    • Personal room fees: such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
    • Any private expenses
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