This fabulous USA multi-centre holiday includes international flights & rail travel between Washington & Philadelphia and then return rail travel between Philadelphia & Atlantic City!
Fly direct to Washington for 3 nights of fun and Culture staying at a central 4* hotel.
Then take a leisurely journey by train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia. This scenic journey takes approx. 2 Hours and is a fantastic way to see parts of America you would miss is you were 30,000 feet in the air!
Once in Philadelphia you will spend 3 nights at a 4* hotel. While visiting this dynamic city you will be wowed by the diversity that surrounds you. Philadelphia's culture is a mix of old and new, historic and hip, traditional and trendy, and promises to give you the experience of a lifetime.
The final 2 nights will be spent in the vibrant Atlantic City, and again you will travel by train from Philadelphia, beating the queues at the airport.
We are currently offering £200 per person discount, FREE Rail travel and a FREE bus tour of Washington DC.
We are delighted to let you know about a number of excursions that we can offer which will not only save you up to 50% off the local ticket prices, but save you valuable time during your stay.
You can call us free of charge on 01737 646416 to book any of these trips & tours.
Washington DC Power Pass, 24-hour £50 per person OR 48-hour £69 per person (longer durations available) – The nation’s capital offer visitors an abundance of things to see and do.... The Washington DC Power Pass provides free, instant access to all of the top Washington DC attractions including tours, museums, historic sites and outdoor experiences. Only the Washington DC Power Pass allows you to experience so much at such tremendous value!
Washington Hop on Hop off Bus Tour, 24-hour £35 per person OR 48-hour £45 per person - The Big Bus Tour takes you to all of Washington's famous landmarks and reveals the nation's capital's fascinating history. Choose from a 24 or 48-hour hop-on hop-off pass and 3 tour routes with more than 40 stops, such as the National Mall, the Pentagon, the Arlington Cemetery and the White House.
Madam Tussauds Washington, £25 per person – Madame Tussauds Washington D.C. is a fully interactive, full-sensory experience, where visitors are able to touch, see and hear major historical events and celebrities in a way unlike any other Washington D.C. attraction. The premier wax attraction pays homage to some of the most influential and important political figures in U.S. history, sports, pop culture, music, fashion and Hollywood.
Spirit Cruises Washington DC, Lunchtime £40 per person OR Evening £69 per person - Spirit Cruises is the most vibrant and theatrical dining cruise experience to hit the Washington DC area. Spirit’s performers will dazzle you with song and dance on the centre stage. These exciting entertainers are among the finest `rising stars¿ in the city, so take a good look. Sample a little bit of everything on this lunch and dinner cruises.
Old Town Trolley Tour, £35 per person - Experience the Nation's Capital on this fully narrated Old Town Trolley Tour. Guests can tour at their own pace having the opportunity to get off at any point of interest they wish to further explore, then re-board and continue the tour. Trolley Stops: - The White House - Washington Monument - Lincoln Memorial - National Air and Space Museum – Georgetown.
Newseum, £19 per person - Welcome to the Newseum, the world's most interactive museum, where five centuries of news history meets up-to the-second technology on America's Main Street. The Newseum's 14 major galleries and 15 theatres will immerse visitors in the world's greatest news stories, the people, the places and the times.
Washington DC City Tour, £50 per person – Are you looking for a quick and thorough tour of Washington DC? Then this is the tour for you! Take the Taste of DC tour, which will show you some of the most important spots around the city in a quick “appetising” format. Easy on your day and easy on your budget - you don't want to miss the opportunity to see the nation’s Capital.
DC Ducks City Tour, £29 per person - This is the most unusual tour you will ever take! DC duck is the newest, most exciting way to see Washington. Climb aboard an authentic, fully restored 1942 Duck and let the adventure begin! Enter the Water in the Potomac River. Drive by Museums and Monument and see the Nation’s Capital from land and water. From the land to the water, it is all in the same vehicle.
Philadelphia City Pass, £49 per person - City Pass is the best way to see all there is to see in Philadelphia. Guests take their voucher to the first attraction they wish to visit and receive their City Pass ticket book. Inclusions: Adventure Aquarium and option ticket to choose between Academy of Natural Science and the Independence Seaport Museum Franklin Institute Science Museum including Fels Planetarium National Constitution Center Philadelphia Zoo Trolley Tour by Philadelphia Trolley Works.
Spirit Cruises Philadelphia, £39 per person - Spirit of Philadelphia Cruise promises a whole new kind of entertainment. Great food, music and views are just the beginning. Enjoy the cruise with Live musical revue, lively dance music, and bountiful buffets. The ship´s features are: beautiful outdoor strolling decks, outdoor patio seating, three luxurious climate-controlled interior decks, dance floors, flexible seating, full-service bars, and panoramic sightseeing windows.
Philadelphia Museum of Art, £25 per person - Visit one of the top five museum's in the country showcasing an internationally renowned collection of nearly 200,000 works of art and including remarkable architectural structures along with acclaimed special exhibitions. Don't miss the Japanese ceremonial teahouse, stunning arm and armor collection, and a dazzling Impressionist collection including the Van Gogh Sunflowers.
Ride the Ducks Philadelphia, £19 per person - Your fun Philadelphia sightseeing tour begins at Duck Central in the heart of the Independence Mall area. On land, our duck tours go through the heart of historic Philadelphia and pass by many Philadelphia sightseeing landmarks, including: Independence Hall, The Liberty Bell, Carpenter’s Hall, The Philadelphia Mint, National Constitution Center, Betsy Ross House, Elfreth’s Alley, Ben Franklin Gravesite, Washington Square, South Street, Franklin Court and more!
Hop on Hop off Bus Tour, 24-hour £25 per person OR 48-hour £35 per person - Climb aboard the Big Bus and enjoy the history, cultural attractions, dining and shopping along the route. Hop on and off at any of our 21 stops or just sit back and enjoy the ride! See the steps that Rocky climbed, Enjoy an authentic cheese steak or Philadelphia Soft pretzel, celebrate Ben Franklin's 300th birthday, retrace the steps of our founding fathers, and visit America's first Z00 or shop along South Street. Join us as we drive you through the perfectly laid out streets that were established when the city was founded in 1682!
Philly on Tap, £29 per person - Enjoy a taste of Philadelphia's finest local beers in the City's most unique, friendly, and eclectic watering holes. You can experience a diverse and exciting group of bars while learning about and tasting the best of Philadelphia's craft beers, regional breweries, and micro brews. A beer at each stop is included in this happy hour adventure, as well as a snack or two along the way.
Day by Day
Day 1 London – Washington
Fly direct from London to Washington DC, the nation’s Capital. Once you arrive in Washington make your own way to your hotel where the remainder of the day is free to relax after your flight.
Day 2 Washington DC
Spend your day exploring all the historic sights of Washington DC. Some of the musts include the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and best of the White House. You may also want to visit the great shops and fantastic restaurants of the Georgetown area.
Day 3 Washington DC
Your final day in DC can be spent on your FREE bus tour - The Big Bus Tour takes you to all of Washington's famous landmarks and reveals the nation's capital's fascinating history. Choose from a 24 or 48-hour hop-on hop-off pass and 4 tour routes with more than 40 stops, such as the National Mall, the Pentagon, the Arlington Cemetery and the White House. You can experience all four loops with the All Loops ticket. On your ride you may get to know the history of this city thanks to the fun and instructive explanation. The hop-on, hop-off ticket allows you the possibility to get off the bus to visit attractions. Buses run regularly and getting back on the tour is easy.
The Red Loop reaches the locations that are emblematic of the capital. The White House, U.S. Capitol, Air and Space Museum, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, FDR Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial are just some among many the iconic landmarks. The Blue Loop goes across the Potomac River to the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery. The journey across the Potomac provides some fantastic views and photo opportunities and deserves special attention. The Yellow Loop also crosses the city's historic centre, passing by the famous Ford Theatre before moving out towards Georgetown and its old world charm. The Green Loop is a traditional trolley ride up the sinuous slope that leads to the National Cathedral.
Day 4 Washington DC – Philadelphia
Take your Amtrak train service from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station that will take approximately 1hr & 50mins. Upon arrival make your own way to your hotel where the remainder of the day is free to explore Philadelphia at your leisure.
Day 5 Philadelphia
Spend the day exploring Philadelphia and visit the ‘Barnes Foundation’, the largest private collection of impressionist and postimpressionist art in the world estimated to be worth over $25 billion. Take a walk through the memorial parks and visit the Liberty Bell centre.
Day 6 Philadelphia
On your final day in Philadelphia it is well worth visiting the many tax free shops which tend to be much cheaper than the identical shops in New York. Why not also take a Philadelphia sightseeing tour where you can see the state’s oldest church and the nation’s first shot factory. You can also admire unique mosaic art and finish on Philly's eclectic South Street and sample one of Phillies renowned Cheese Steaks!
Day 7 Philadelphia – Atlantic City
Make your own way to the 30th Street station to board your 1hr 30min train journey to Atlantic City this morning. Upon arrival in Atlantic City make your way to your hotel, less then 1km away, and after checking in the rest of the day if free to explore Atlantic City.
Day 8 Atlantic City
Your full day in Atlantic City can be spent exploring the Boardwalk area, visiting the various themed hotels and casinos, taking in a show or even participating in a fishing trip or some water sports. In the evening the entertainment is fantastic with a variety of great bars and fine dining restaurants.
Day 9 Atlantic City – London
Today you’ll return to Philadelphia by train before taking a 15 minute cab journey from the 30th Street station to Philadelphia International Airport for your direct overnight flight home.
Arrive back in the UK after enjoying what was hopefully a fantastic holiday!