Washington DC Day Trip from New York City by Train

Walks - US

What You'll Get

Start your day early, in Penn Station, where you’ll meet your group of no more than 15 people and guide then hop one of the first trains to Washington DC. Arrive at the national mall in just under 3.5 hours and head over to the the steps of the Capitol Building.

Join an official Capitol Building tour that takes you through the Crypt, Rotunda, and National statuary hall as a special, on-site guide tells you the story of how America’s founding fathers built a struggled to build a the foundations of the modern representative democracy.

After the Capitol building, head out into the National Mall for a tour of America’s most famous monuments. While standing in front of the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, and Vietnam War Memorial, your guide will tell you the stories of the people and events behind these jaw-dropping works of art and give you an even deeper appreciation of what they stand for.

Your final stop is a guided tour of the white house from outside the gates, where you’ll learn the history of this celebrated residence, from the Presidents who disliked living in it, to the First Ladies who have, at different times, truly made it their own.

After the White house, head back to you train station and arrive in NYC by 7:30 PM. 

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Only small backpacks and regular-size handbags are allowed on this tour
  • Unfortunately the supplier is unable to accommodate strollers on this tour
  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended
  • Tour is in English only
  • Guided Tour of Washingtons Main Monuments
  • Capitol Building & National Mall Guided Tour
  • Entrance to Capitol
  • Round-trip transport from New York City by train
  • Free time for lunch at own expense
  • Headsets
  • Small Groups of 15 people
  • English-speaking expert guide

  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point
The tour meets in front of Penn Station, at the entrance on 8th Ave and 31 Street.

Departure Time
Operation Days:
19 May 2018 - 17 June 2018: Saturdays at 6:20 AM

18 June 2018 - 31 October 2018 

Mondays at 6:40 AM Saturdays at 6:20 AM

14 hours

Return Details
Penn Station.

Voucher Info
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