Leave the hustle and bustle of New York City behind and enjoy a relaxing 2-day overnight trip to Niagara Falls. You'll travel to upstate New York by bus and visit both the American and Canadian sides of the falls to discover the majestic beauty of Niagara! The following day, you'll enjoy premium outlet shopping on the way back to New York. This overnight tour is a must-do when visiting New York City!
• 2 days
Witness the site of the largest battle ever fought on US soil on this day trip from Washington DC to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Relax on a picturesque drive through the Maryland and Pennsylvania countryside. Learn all about the Battle of Gettysburg through a show featuring narration and a detailed miniature military diorama, and visit Cemetery Ridge — where President Lincoln delivered his historic Gettysburg Address. Get insights into the civilian experience of the bloody battle by visiting the restored home of George Washington Shriver.
• 10.5 hours
Explore the countryside outside New York on a day trip to Philadelphia and Lancaster County, home of the Amish people. You'll drive through the beautiful Pennsylvania countryside, tour Philadelphia and its famous Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, and take an ride in an authentic Amish buggy.
• 13 hours
See top Philadelphia sights including the Historic District, Penn's Landing, the Italian Market, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Society Hill on a stimulating 1-hour or 2-hour Segway ride. Complete a 5-mile or 10-mile loop – with the opportunity to ride along the Delaware River Trail. This small-group tour is limited to six people, ensuring more personalized attention from your guide.
• 1 hour
The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia takes you on a walking journey through America's Most Historic Area - the birthplace of America's nation. Step back in time to see where The Declaration of Independence and The United States Constitution were created. This 75-minute walking adventure includes more than 20 historic sites in the Independence National Historical Park, including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.
• 1.25 hours
Experience the best of US history with a modern twist on this small-group tour of Philadelphia. See where the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence, take a photo of the Liberty Bell, visit where past presidents like George Washington lived, and learn about William Penn, Pennsylvania's founder. You’ll discover the lively neighborhood culture of Old City as you pass art galleries and cafes, and top off your outing with a refreshing beverage at a local establishment. Numbers are limited to 12 for a personalized experience with an informative guide.
• 2 hours
The magnificent 19th-century mansions along Newport’s famous Ocean Drive (10-Mile Drive) are truly a sight to be seen. On your guided walking tour of The Breakers, Marble House, The Elms, Rosecliff, Isaac Bell House or Chateau-sur-Mer, you’ll feel like royalty as you marvel at the grand exteriors, lavish interior décor and opulent gardens. Inspired by Victorian, Italian Renaissance and French architecture, many of these mansions are now US National Historic Landmarks!
• 5 hours
September 11, 2001 is another date that will live in infamy. This 45-minute guided tour of the 9/11 Memorial, led by a staff member from the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, takes you to the site where the Twin Towers once stood. As you walk around the reflecting pools, learn the historical importance of the World Trade Center and the events of 9/11. You’ll leave with a renewed perspective of how the memorial was created with the site’s past and future in mind.
• 45 minutes
Join a local guide in South Philly on a small-group tour of public art, markets and other hidden gems in historic Philadelphia neighborhoods like Queen Village. Pass by bakeries, delis and butcher shops en route to the famed 9th Street Italian Market, where you can peruse the food stalls. Then visit the one-of-a-kind mosaics gallery at Magic Gardens, and ride a local bus down dynamic South Street or Pine Street before finishing at Fabric Row. Numbers are limited to 12 for a more personalized experience.
• 3.5 hours
Witness landmarks and monuments relating to the Battle of Gettysburg on this guided bus tour of the carefully restored battlefield. Hear your knowledgeable guide discuss the various phases of this three-day battle that was the turning point in the American Civil War. See significant locations including McPherson Ridge, Culp's Hill, Little Round Top, Devil's Den and the site of Pickett's charge. Ideal for history lovers, this tour is a somber exploration of one of the most pivotal places in America's past — and a convenient drive from the nation's capital.
• 2 hours