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 we visit the famous Liberty Bell, one of the symbols of freedom in America, Constitution square and Congress Hall. Stroll 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 more. Departing Philadelphia we see the famous “Rocky Steps” and then continue east to Lancaster county home of the Amish people. Authentic Amish Buggy ride through the Amish farm country. Learn how Amish culture survived centuries without the benefits of technology; to this day their towns survive without the central power and sewage systems, that modern civilazation takes for granted. We learn how the Amish adapted, incorporating technology to create farms that are self sufficient and make use of renewable sources of energy. After the ride we visit the marketplace where we can shop for handmade arts crafts and products. In the late afternoon we depart east for an evening arrival in Washington DC.
Overnight: Fairfield Inn and Suites
WASHINGTON DC – NEW YORK
Start the day with a visit to the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, by the Tidal Basin, surrounded with famous Japanese cherry blossom trees. Visit the Arlington National Cemetery, the Changing of the Guard and the Kennedy family gravesite.
Next stop is Capitol Hill. See the US Capitol and the White House to understand the core of the US government. Continue to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (while Air and Space Museum is closed due to renovations) before visiting the Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Korea and Vietnam Memorials.
In the late afternoon we depart north for an evening arrival in New York.
• 1 night hotel including tax and Continental Breakfast
• Air conditioned Bus or Van & Professional Tour Guide
• Sightseeing in Philadelphia & Washington DC
• Amish buggy ride
• Entrance to Arlington National cemetery (U.S. ID or Passport required)
• A Tree will be planted in your honor when joining this tour
An Eco Positive Tour by an Earth Friendly Company