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Day 1: Wednesday: New York – Philadelphia – Washington DC
Depart New York through New Jersey and Pennsylvania and to the city of brotherly love: Philadelphia. Arriving in the historic area of Philadelphia you visit the famous Liberty Bell, one of the symbols of freedom in America, the Constitution square and the Congress Hall.
Afterwards, stroll down Elfreth’s Alley: the oldest continuously inhabited street in America.
Continue on a panoramic tour of Philadelphia that includes the financial district, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Historic Philadelphia and much more.
After departing Philadelphia, you will see the famous “Rocky Steps” and then continue south passing through the states of Delaware and Maryland before arriving directly in Capitol Hill in Washington DC. See the Capitol, the Senate and the White House to understand the core of the US government. Continue to the Air and Space Museum before visiting the Lincoln, Washington, Korea and Vietnam Memorials.
Overnight: Howard Johnson Cheverly
Day 2: Thursday: Washington DC – Amish Country – New York
Start the day right with a visit at Arlington National Cemetery. Watch the changing of the guards and the Kennedy family graveside.
Next, visit the Mint and learn how the US tries to keep the US Dollar safe from counterfeiters. You will then head north to Lancaster county, home of the Amish people. There, you will start your visit with a ride on an authentic Amish Buggy through the Amish farm country and learn how they live without the benefit of modern technology such as electricity, running water, telephone service, or appliances.
After the ride you will visit the Amish marketplace where we can shop for handmade arts crafts and products.
In the late afternoon we depart east for an evening arrival in New York.
Included in product price:
• 1 night hotel including tax and Continental Breakfast
• Air conditioned Bus or Van & Professional Tour Guide
• Sightseeing in Philadelphia & Washington DC
• Amish buggy ride
Not included in product price:
• Meal & drinks