Day Tour to Washington DC
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Chance to explore America's vibrant capital city...
Enjoy a fascinating, fully guided bus day tour from New York to Washington DC on the best tour of the Capital of the United States - learn the history of the colonies, the American Revolution and the Civil War while visiting some of the most famous buildings in the world.
Our guide to One Day Tour to Washington DC
Head south from New York, passing through the states of New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland before arriving at Washington DC, the capital city of the United States of America.
The tour starts awith a visit to Arlington Cemetery where over 200,000 soldiers have been buried since the Civil War and which is also the gravesite of John F. Kennedy and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Then enjoy views of the Capitol - home of the U.S. Congress and the Senate- and the White House, iconic landmarks of the US Government.
Continue on to the Smithsonian's Air and Space Mueum, a monument to the technology of the twentieth century - exhibits include the Kitty Hawk, Spirit of St. Louis, command modules from space flights like Apollo 11, before visiting the Lincoln, Washington, Korean War and Vietnam War Memorials.
Finally enjoy a late afternoon panoramic city tour before heading back to the Big Apple.
This is a popular tour for many reasons - the history, the politics, the beauty of the city, but perhaps the most striking thing is the contrast with New York City.
Tour departs New York Visitors Center, 777 8th Avenue between 47th and 48th Streets.
Start times: 6.40 am.
Duration: 14-15 hours.
One Day Tour to Washington DC
Make sure you book your theatre tickets as far in advance possible, as seats are allocated by the box office on a best available basis.
Terms and conditions
Terms and conditions for One Day Tour to Washington D.C. from New York
- Advanced reservations are required. Please detail your chosen date at the time of booking.
- Hotel pick-ups are not included. You must make your own way to the departure point near Times Square.
- Refreshments are not included in the tour price
- 100% cancellation charges apply to all bookings cancelled within 21 days of the tour date.
Frequently Asked Questions for One Day Tour to Washington D.C. from New York
- How long does it take to travel from New York to Washington?
Depending on traffic, it takes approximately four hours one way.