Washington, DC, the U.S. capital, is a compact city on the Potomac River, bordering the states of Maryland and Virginia. It’s defined by imposing neoclassical monuments and buildings – including the iconic ones that house the federal government’s 3 branches: the Capitol, White House and Supreme Court. It’s also home to iconic museums and performing-arts venues such as the Kennedy Center. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s largest city, is notable for its rich history, on display at the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall (where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed) and other American Revolutionary sites. New York City comprises 5 boroughs sitting where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. At its core is Manhattan, a densely populated borough that’s among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers. Its iconic sites include skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building and sprawling Central Park. Broadway theater is staged in neon-lit Times Square.
Day 1: New York, NY Philadelphia Washington D.C.
Today, we are starting our tour at New York, NY and you can choose to be picking up from Manhattan-area hotel. If you wish to be picking up outside of Manhattan-areas, please advise your pick up address when check out. ***Please note that surcharge may apply for picking up outside of New York.
Today, we will depart for historic Philadelphia, PA to visit National Independence Park, where we will see the famous Liberty Bell. Then we will go to visit One Liberty Observation Deck, which is the only observation deck in Philadelphia. Next, we will continue to explore Philadelphia to see the Old Capitol Building and Independence Hall.
In the afternoon, we will head to Washington, D.C. we will visit the White House where is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States and also exterior, reverse side of $20 Bill. After the tour, we will return back to hotel for rest. Our hotel arrangement will be 20 – 30 minutes away from Downtown.
- Economy Hotel: Extended Stay America or similar hotel
- Standard Hotel: Crowne Plaza or similar hotel
- Deluxe Hotel: Holiday Inn Washington D.C. or similar hotel
Day 2: Washington D.C. Princeton New York, NY
Today we will have a relaxing day to continue explore Washington, D.C. where we will visit the U.S. Department of Treasury which is the exterior, reverse side of $10 Bill, Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Vietnam War Memorial, Capitol Hill, Library of congress, Supreme Court and The Pentagon.
Next, we will head to New York for the night and on our way, we will visit the campus of Princeton University, a private Ivy League research university. We will arrive New York, NY in the evening and our hotel arrangement will be 20 – 30 minutes away from Downtown.
- Economy Hotel: Days Inn by Wyndham Ridgefield or similar hotel
- Standard Hotel: Best Western Plus Newark Airport West or similar hotel
- Deluxe Hotel: Holiday Inn Express LaGuardia or similar hotel
Day 3: New York, NY
After enjoying the hot breakfast in hotel, our first stop of the day will be the Wall Street, where we can see the world’s famous stock exchanges as well as the signature sculpture Charging Bull. From there, we will take a Statue of Liberty Cruise to close view of the famous Statue of Liberty. After that, we will pass by Rockefeller Center, Fifth Avenue, and stop at the world-famous Empire State Building. You could have chance go to the top of Empire State Building for the stunning view of Manhattan.
Our day concludes with visits to Times Square, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, Museum of Modern Art, and the USS Intrepid. You can purchase admission ticket in advance to avoid long line on the spot.
We will return to New York, NY in the late evening to conclude our tour. Please advise your drop off address when check out.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||New York|
|SUGGESTED DEPARTURE TIME||8:00am to maximize sightseeing time|