- By Kevin
- On Feb 5, 2018
- North America
- Travel Tips
Just following the guiders from Globerouter.com to take part in a 1-day tours from New York to Washington D.C..What to see during this 1-day New York tour?We start with a visit to the world famous Arlington National cemetery where we can visit the Kennedy family gravesite,then it is on to Capitol Hill.See the Capitol,Senate and 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.Late Afternoon embark on a panoramic city tour before we depart north to New York for an early evening arrival.
What to see during the 1-Day New York tour
Arlington National Cemetery
This military cemetery spans more than 600 acres in northern Virginia on the border with Washington,DC.It contains the graves of Presidents Taft and Kennedy as well as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
The famous United States Capitol is the meeting place of the US Congress,and has been for more than 200 years.The building is famous for its elaborate dome and intricately designed,detailed columns.
The world-famous White House in Washington,DC is the official residence of the president of the United States and the place where most of the work is done.The facade of this neoclassical mansion is a global icon.
National Air and Space Museum
One of the Smithsonian Institute's museums in Washington,DC,the National Air and Space Museum chronicles the history of flight.From the Wright Brother to Buzz Aldrin,the exhibits at this museum explore all of humanity's air travels.
Opening Hours:Open daily except December 25
This iconic American monument honors the 16th president of the United States.Abraham Lincoln was president during the American Civil War,and is most famous for the Emancipation Proclamation that freed all of the slaves in the US.
This iconic obelisk is a memorial to the commander-in-chief of the American revolutionary army and eventual the first president of the United States of America,George Washington.The massive stone structure began construction in 1848.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
This memorial in Washington,DC serves as a place to remember the American soldier who were lost or killed during the tumultuous Vietnam War.Originally controversial in design,the simple memorial has become a shrine for the American people.