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New York/Pennsylvania/Washington DC
The Three Capitals: New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.
Explore America’s first capital cities with visits to their most iconic historical landmarks and modern museums. Learn from educators as they share tales of their greatest histories.
Rating (5)
Program No. 22703RJ
Length
10 days
Starts at
2,749
Getting There
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At a Glance

From Independence Hall to Ellis Island and the Capitol, join us for an unforgettable journey by coach and train connecting three iconic cities. In New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. dive deep into the heritage that built these cities with free time to explore the modern culture that makes them tick today. Visit landmarks like the Liberty Bell and Mount Vernon, pay tribute at the World Trade Center Memorial, discover the National Archives and explore these bustling cities with new friends.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Walking 2-5 miles a day, boarding public transportation and climbing stairs.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Attend a Broadway show and explore the New York Historical Society Museum & Library.
  • Visit the new Museum of the American Revolution and Old City Philadelphia and get a panoramic view from a soaring observation tower.
  • Enjoy a boat ride on the Potomac River to learn about Mount Vernon, Washington’s home.
Featured Expert
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Nancy Webster
Nancy Webster is a student and teacher of history. After receiving her B.A. magna cum laude from Radcliffe College of Harvard University, Nancy’s interest in early American history took her to William & Mary College where she received a double M.A. degree in American studies and museum curatorship. Today, she lectures and consults on planning, preservation and historical research. She is a member of the National Coalition of Independent Scholars, Fellows in American Studies, the Friend’s Historical Association, Women Historians of the Delaware Valley, and the Athenaeum of Philadelphia. Nancy is also curator and a board member of the Delaware Historical Society.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Mitchell Kramer
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