If you have a little free time next time you’re in New York City, take a Fun Day Trip. Visit the beautiful Hamptons & Sag Harbor (playground of the rich and famous). Or enjoy a fun day of wine-tasting on Long Island (and leave the driving to someone else). See other great American cities like Boston, Philadelphia and Washington DC. Check out these Fun Day Trips (tours run daily from New York):
The Hamptons, Sag Harbor & Shopping Day Trip from NYC
After leaving the hustle and bustle of New York City behind, your tour begins with a stop at Riverhead for a warm country breakfast. Then it’s on to the famous city of Southampton, home of magnificent estates, pristine white-sandy beaches, wineries, antique shops, art galleries, boutiques… and celebrities, many of whom have homes here, including Jerry Seinfeld, Steven Speilberg, Paris Hilton and David Letterman… to name a few. Stroll down the picturesque main street, then head over to the historical area. Pass homes of the rich and famous along scenic Ocean Drive. Visit the quaint town of Sag Harbor and see the luxurious yachts of the wealthy. Go antique shopping and browse the trendy shops. After lunch, enjoy more shopping — this time at the Tanger Outlets, where you can get some really great bargains at the designer stores. All in all a FUN day out, especially if you love to shop!
Long Island Wineries Tour from NYC
This tour is perfect for wine-lovers (21 and over). After a delicious warm country breakfast in Riverhead (you don’t want to drink on an empty stomach), the tour takes you to the North Fork of Long Island, home of award-winning wines over the last 10 years. Start your wine-tasting adventure at Paumonok Vineyards, a renovated turn-of-the-century barn. Next stop… Macari Vineyards where you’ll enjoy a wine discussion and tasting from one of the winery’s experts. Joseph Macari, Jr is recognized as a pioneer in the movement towards organic and sustainable farming. Macari’s airy Tasting Room and Winery is an architectural beauty – take in spectacular vineyard views off the beautiful stone and timber deck. Continue on to Martha Clara Vineyards for a picnic lunch and tasting – it’s one of the oldest and most respected wineries in Long Island and has won awards annually for the last 10 years. After lunch, enjoy shopping at the Tanger Outlets, where you can get some really great bargains at the designer stores. So… no need to worry about drinking and driving – just sit back, relax, enjoy the scenery, tour fun wineries and taste fine NY wines. Cheers!
Boston Freedom Trail Day Trip from NYC
Upon arrival in Boston, your tour begins with a walk along the famous red-brick Freedom Trail. Then it’s on to Boston Harbor, site of the famous “Tea Party,” the navy ship “Constitution” and Bunkers Hill. Break for lunch on your own at Quincy Market (also known as Faneuil Hall Marketplace ) and Boston’s top tourist attraction. Wait until you see all the food stalls! Go with an appetite – we could spend hours here). Enjoy a visit to Boston Common (America’s oldest public park). After lunch, cross the Charles River and stroll in the squares of the world-famous universities of Cambridge, Harvard and MIT. The Freedom Trail Boston Day Trip makes a great day out for you and your family – it’s historical, educational and FUN!
Washington DC Day Trip from NYC
As you depart New York City, this fun tour passes through the states of New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland before arrival on Capitol Hill in Washington DC. First stop… a visit to Madame Tussauds for a photo with President Obama and a visit to the Oval Office. OK… so it’s not the real President or Oval Office, but it’s as close as you can get on this trip! Then it’s on to Capitol Hill where you’ll see the Capitol , Senate and the White House. The tour continues to the National Air & Space Museum – the most visited museum in the world (amazing), before visiting the Lincoln, Jefferson andVietnam Memorials. Book the Washington DC Day Trip today for you and your family – it’s a beautiful city, historical, educational and FUN!
Philadelphia and Amish Country Day Trip from NYC
As you depart New York City, this fun tour passes through the states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania before arrival in Philadelphia. Start with a panoramic tour that includes Chinatown, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Elfreth Alley (the oldest inhabited street in America), followed by a visit to the famous Liberty Bell, Constitution Square and Constitution Hall, one of the many symbols of freedom in America. Next stop… the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The tour continues on to Lancaster County, home of the Amish people. Break for lunch on your own at the Amish Marketplace, then tour an Amish Farmhouse and learn how the Amish people live without modern technology – no electricity, running water, telephone service, or appliances — that’s right… no iPhones, iPads, Twitter or Facebook! The Philadelphia and Amish County Day Trip makes a great day out for you and your family – it’s historical and educational. And for all you high-tech buffs, it’s sure to make you appreciate all your gadgets even more!
Wherever your travels take you, have FUN:)
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