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Day Trips and Coach Tours from New York City
There are an almost unlimited number of things to see and do in NYC—many of which are detailed in the pages accessed from the menu in the blue column on the right. But a day trip/coach tour may be just the ticket for a bit of relaxation and an opportunity to explore nearby cities and attractions.
Washington DC, Boston, and Philadelphia are all close enough for a day trip from NYC with enough time for sightseeing and shopping. Amish Country, the Hamptons and Sag Harbor provide variety and are close enough to explore on a day trip. Niagara Falls is a day trip by air or 2 by bus.
Typically your transportation will be via either a deluxe climate controlled motor coach or van so that you can sit back and relax—even take a nap on the way back—as the driver deals with traffic as you enjoy the scenery and learn about each state you're passing through.
Washington D.C.—Day Trip from NYC
The most popular day trip from New York is to the nations capitol in Washington DC. Learn more about the attractions you'll see and visit on this trip by visiting the many pages in my Washington DC destination.
You'll relax on a deluxe, climate controlled, motor coach as you travel through the states of New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland.
While in Washington DC you'll visit the Senate and the White House on Capitol Hill, visit the Air and Space Museum, see the Lincoln, Jefferson and Vietnam Memorials and visit Madame Tussauds wax museum with a stop at the Oval Office for a photo op with the President and First Lady.
Departs daily except Mondays and Wednesdays. Approximately 12 hours.
Details & Booking Washington D.C. Day Trip From New York City
Freedom Trail Boston—Day trip from NYC
One of the oldest cities in the US, Boston is the largest city in and capitol of the state of Massachusetts. Famous for American Revolution events like the Boston Tea Party and Battle of Bunker Hill, the city is a magnet for visitors from around the world.
Head north from Manhattan for a guided tour that takes you from New York through Connecticut and Massachusetts to Boston for a walk along the Freedom Trail, a visit to Bunker Hill and Boston Harbor—site of the famous “Boston Tea Party” and the navy ship “Constitution.”
After a break for lunch at Quincy Market on the Boston Commons we'll cross the Charles River to visit Cambridge, Harvard and MIT before returning to New York City.
Departs Fridays and Saturdays. Approximately 12 hours.
Details & Booking Boston Freedom Trail Day Trip From New York City
Philadelphia And Amish Country—Day Trip from NYC
Founded by William Penn, Philadelphia was the largest city in the original 13 colonies. The Declaration of Independence was signed here on July 4, 1776 and the Constitution of the United States in 1787. It was a temporary capitol of the US, 1790–1800, while Washington DC was under construction.
On this Philadelphia and Amish Country one day Guided Bus Tour from New York City you will pass through New Jersey and Pennsylvania until you reach the City of Brotherly Love.
While in Philadelphia you'll have the opportunity to view to the famous Liberty Bell and visit Constitution Square and Constitution Hall. You will also go to Chinatown, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, and Elfreth Alleythe oldest inhabited street in America.
After a stop at the Philadelphia Museum of Art the trip continues to Lancaster County where you will visit an Amish farmhouse and learn how they live without the benefit of modern technology: no electricity, running water, telephone service, or appliances.
Departs Monday and Wednesdays. Approximately 12 hours.
Details & Booking Philadelphia & Amish Country Day Trip From New York City
The Hamptons, Sag Harbor & Shopping Day Trip
Visit Long Island where many famous people have impressive, gorgeously landscaped homes; Jerry Seinfeld, Paris Hilton, David Letterman, Steven Speilberg and more. After an early start you'll stop at Riverhead for a country breakfast before continuing to Southhampton.
You'll see picturesque main street, historical areas, the harbor and ocean drive before heading for Sag Harbor where you'll have time to tour the harbor, view the yachts and stop in antique stores or old world shops. There will be a stop and time to shop at the Tanger outlets before heading back to NYC.
Departs Tuesdays (April–October). Approximately 12 hours.
Details & Booking The Hamptons, Sag Harbor & Shopping Day Trip
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets Shopping Tour
On your Woodbury Common Outlet Shopping Day Trip you will visit a Colonial-themed bargain shipping haven featuring the worlds finest designer labels & name brands like Coach, Dolce & Gabbana, Escada, Fendi, Gap Outlet, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Saks 5th Avenue Off 5th, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tods, & Versace.
Visitors enjoy a distinctively upscale shopping experience while saving 25-65% off regular prices with a complimentary VIP Coupon Book.
Multiple departure times. Approximately 1 hour travel time.
Details & Booking Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
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