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Long, white sandy beaches, cute colonial villages, a cozy countryside and small-town charm characterize the state that happily calls itself the 'Small Wonder.' It's also the home state of former vice president and US senator Joe Biden, a resident of Wilmington.

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Washington D.C. Monuments and Memorials Day Trip from New York

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Empire Vacations Day Tours - New York, New York City, New YorkBeginning in New York heading south, you will pass through the states of New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland before arriving at Capitol Hill. Your tour will begin with a stop to Arlington Cemetery to visit JFK's gravesite. Move further into Washington DC and you'll see the Capitol, Senate and White House, the core of the US government. Your tour of Washington DC continues to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum before visiting the Washington, Lincoln, Vietnam and Korea memorials for exploring and pictures.Late in the afternoon you'll embark on a panoramic city tour before departing Washington DC for an early-evening arrival in New York City.Please Note: This tour is scheduled to stop in front of the White House, the Capitol and the Senate for commentary and picture taking. However please note that sometimes this is not possible due to security issues in Washington. In the event of this occurring, tour will be adjusted accordingly.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VirginiaVeterans of every American war from the Revolution to the country's most recent conflicts are buried at Arlington, which was officially declared a military cemetery in 1864. Among the more than 260,000 dead are three unidentified service members, buried at the Tomb of the Unknowns, and John F. Kennedy, whose gravesite is marked by an eternal flame.Duration: 1 hourPass By: U.S. Capitol, Washington DC, District of ColumbiaThe Capitol is among the most architecturally impressive and symbolically important buildings in the world. The Senate and the House of Representatives have met here for more than two centuries. Begun in 1793, the Capitol has been built, burnt, rebuilt, extended, and restored; today, it stands as a monument not only to its builders but also to the American people and their government.Pass By: White House, Washington DC, District of ColumbiaOne of America's most recognizable historical and political symbols is also the home and office of the President of the United States.Stop At: National Air and Space Museum, Washington DC, District of ColumbiaThe most popular of the Smithsonian museums features the Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer and Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Korean War Veterans Memorial, Washington DC, District of ColumbiaThis memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance and the triangular Field of Service depicting 19 soldiers on the field of combat.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington DC, District of ColumbiaEmotionally stirring memorial pays tribute to the men and women who served in one of America's most controversial wars.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, District of Columbia"In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever." Beneath these words, the 16th President of the United States sits immortalized in marble as an enduring symbol of unity, strength, and wisdomDuration: 1 hourStop At: Washington Monument, Washington DC, District of ColumbiaBuilt to honor George Washington, the United States' first president, the 555-foot marble obelisk towers over Washington, D.CDuration: 1 hour

$79 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Skip-the-line Metropolitan Museum of Art Guided Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

Visit: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, New YorkNew York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art attracts nearly as many visitors as other leading galleries like the Louvre or the British Museum. Its roughly 2 million works of art and artifacts cover everything from ancient Egypt to modern art. From the Great Hall, you’ll see the museum’s most important galleries. Pass through the Medieval Europe gallery on your way to the Studiolo from the Ducal Palace. Explore armory form the Middle Ages, including pieces worn by Henry VIII. The American wing hosts the staircase from the Chicago Stock Exchange as well as the famed portrait of Washington crossing the Delaware. A host of European painters including Vermeer, Picasso, and Van Gogh await you as you learn about their troubled yet exciting lives. All the while, your guide will explain how this iconic American museum differs from its older European counterparts, especially since it began before the United States was even 100 years old.Highlights generally include: (if artwork is not on loan or being restored)Henry VIII armor, Tiffany Autumn landscape, Chicago Stock Exchange Stairs, Madame X, Pop culture then and now, Hudson River School,  Washington Crossing the Delaware, Jan Vermeer, Madonna with Child, Picasso, Seurat, Van Gogh, and more.Visit: Babylon Tours New York City, New York City, New YorkThe yellow taxis, the soaring skyscrapers, the street-side hot dog vendors – you think you know New York City already, right? We’re not so sure. Our English-speaking local guides know the city inside out and can share the stories behind the landmarks that you’ve seen on TV already. Whether it’s a historical overview of the colonial days in Lower Manhattan or a cultural romp through the 19th century marvel, Central Park, our tours go beyond the clichés. We’ll delight you with fun yet informative stories to make New York come alive. Take a bite out of the Big Apple with Babylon Tours and see how good it tastes.

$46 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

NYC Battery Park Walk Hoboken Combo Tour

ItineraryDay 1: New York City Walk Hoboken, New JerseyStop At: SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery, New York City, New YorkYou will enjoy the naturally beautiful gardens in the Battery Park; see its many monuments that tell of the historical legacy of New York City and much of the US as a whole; take in the breathtaking views of a part the coastline of the 'Big Apple'; get a good view of 'Lady Liberty', New York's Statue of Liberty and both adults and kids can enjoy places like the SeaGlass Carousel. Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Charging Bull (Wall Street Bull), New York City, New YorkThe group will see and have photo-ops at this iconic, internationally recognised bronze monument of the US Wall Street and Stock Exchange.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Zuccotti Park, New York City, New YorkZuccotti Park was the headquarters of the Occupy Movement a popular movement of tens of thousands of courageous young Americans who endured intense, widespread repression as they stood up for progressive reforms of the financial and socio-economic systems in the United States.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Brookfield Place - BFPL, New York City, New YorkThe group will take the Waterway ferry at Battery Park for a 10-minute trip across the Hudson River to Hoboken, NJ where the walking tour will continue.Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Hoboken/NJ Transit Terminal, Hoboken, New JerseyThe Hoboken leg of this tour starts here in the Erie-Lackawanna Terminal which was constructed in 1907.The entire structure was built over water on a steel and concrete foundation. On a typical weekday, over 60,000 commuters use the facility to connect across five modes of transportation: Six ferry slips and fourteen commuter rail lines sit atop the underground PATH train, with an adjacent shed that once accommodated an extensive trolley system, long since replaced with buses and the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail system. The individually roofed train shed arches are an innovative design by Bush. The entire structure is copper-sheathed. The original clock tower, destroyed by a storm in the early 1950s, was restored in 2008. A statue of Sam Sloan (1817-1907), president of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, stands watch across the parking lot.Kenneth Murchison, architect; Lincoln Bush, engineer. Beaux Arts style.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Pier A Park, Hoboken, New JerseyFirst Street @ Frank Sinatra Drive:Dedicated by Knights of Columbus in 1925, this World War I American Expeditionary Forces Memorial honours the two million troops who passed through Hoboken, the official port of embarkation. The slogan, “Heaven, Hell, or Hoboken by Christmas,” became popular after a speech by General John J. Pershing as the war entered its final campaign. President Woodrow Wilson sailed from Hoboken in 1918 to attend the Paris Peace Conference, where he proposed the formation of the League of Nations. Since 1999, Pier A has become a popular recreation space with families, fishermen, office workers on lunch, and hosts to summertime festivals, fireworks, and movies under the stars.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Hoboken Historical Museum, Hoboken, New JerseyWe will pass by the Hoboken City Hall and stop by Carlos Bakery home of the Cake Boss of the popular American reality television series, on the cable television network TLC. You may want to purchase some of their tasty bake goods.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Hoboken Historical Museum, Hoboken, New JerseyThe tour will visit several more locations of significance in Hoboken the 'Mile Square City' in the shadow of Manhattan.Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: No Day TwoPass By: Hoboken Waterfront Walkway, Hoboken, New JerseyNo Day TwoNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$29.99 Tours & Sightseeing

Dover Puzzling Adventure

• Choose your own start time and embark on your adventure. With your smartphone as your guide, go on a brain-teasing and educational walking tour of your chosen neighborhood. Visit a series of locations and answer the questions or solve puzzles to receive your next instruction. There is no need to race as quickly as possible from start to finish. Part of the fun is enjoying the sights, sounds, and tastes of the tour. Before heading to your next location, you’ll have time to eat, drink, enjoy the sights, and use the bathroom while the game clock is not running. You’re only timed on your travel and puzzles.At the end of your adventure, see your rank based on a combination of your answers to the questions and game clock time.

$150 Water Sports

Windsurfing Lesson on Rehoboth Bay

Get out on the water with this 2-hour windsurfing lesson on Rehoboth Bay! Tailored for beginner windsurfers, this lesson in the sport is the perfect introduction for newcomers.Under the direction of a US Sailing certified instructor, all lessons are catered to the specific needs and goals of the group. Lessons are conducted in the calm, shallow waters of Rehoboth Bay. Stable paddleboards make learning to windsurf easy, fun, and safe; all necessary gear and equipment are included.By the completion of this introductory lesson, most participants are able to pull up the rig, sail, turn, steer, control their power, and feel comfortable in a more advanced sailing position. New windsurfers will understand the best techniques and be ready to move on to more advanced windsurfing excursions in no time! 

$104.30 Cultural & Theme Tours

'New York Times Journeys' Walking Tour with Food & Drink

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Philadelphia Urban Adventures, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaBegin your tour in the heart of modern Philadelphia. Surrounded by the largest concentration of food, drink and entertainment options in the city, this beautiful green space is the perfect people-watching location. Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Di Bruno Bros.At DiBruno Bros, a famed local purveyor of meats and cheeses, old world meets modern. We will stop at the newer outpost of this Philly institution, which dates back to 1939. Here we will taste some cheeses with an expert DiBruno cheesemonger while exploring products that were produced both locally and around the world. Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Dilworth Park, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaNext, we will head toward one of the most creative and dynamic new spaces in Philly, Dilworth Park, which opened in 2014 as a replacement for Dilworth Plaza. With City Hall as a dramatic backdrop, Dilworth Park is always lively. Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Old City Arts District, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaAfter a look around, we’ll hop on the subway to venture to our next neighborhood, Old City, for a taste of Philly’s most famous dish, the cheesesteak. Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Campo'sWe’re heading to Campo’s, a classic, family-owned joint, where the friendly team will take you through, step-by-step, the process of creating this famous sandwich. You will even have a chance to get behind the grill to cook and assemble your own cheesesteak - no pressure! Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Race Street Pier, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaA walk through Old City toward Philly’s emerging Delaware River waterfront is next. For most of its existence, this was been an industrial waterfront which hasn’t held much appeal to your average Philadelphian. This is all changing now with new parks and innovative spaces springing up along the waterfront. Start with the Race Street Pier: this former garbage pier now provides one of the best views of the river and Philly’s famous Ben Franklin Bridge.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Fringe Arts, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaAcross the street sits a formerly abandoned water pumping station which is now home to a performing arts center, restaurant and beer garden; Fringe Arts has taken creativity to the next level. Spend a happy hour in this amazing space and chat with the production or technical staff. If there’s time we’ll take a short tour of the building as well. We’ll enjoy a cocktail (or something else, if you fancy) and soak up the atmosphere. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Arden Theatre Company, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaOccasionally, Fringe Arts is closed to the public for private events and performances. If this happens don’t worry! We will visit the Arden Theatre Company instead, one of the city’s best, located in a historic former post office building. Here we’ll chat to the actors or production crew, depending on their availability and get a behind-the-scenes tour of this creative venue.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Spruce Street Harbor Park, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaPhiladelphians look forward to both winter and summer along the waterfront and for good reason. Winterfest brings what was effectively an empty parking lot alive with fire pits to roast s’mores, a cozy lodge serving warm festive beverages or cold beer and an ice-skating rink. In the summer, Spruce Street Harbor Park is a spectacle of floating gardens, hammocks between the trees, multiple beer gardens, food served out of old shipping containers and floating barges on which to relax.Duration: 1 hour

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