Day Trips

 

WASHINGTON, DC is located approximately 1 hour south of Baltimore and is easily accessible by train.

Major attractions (most free) include the U.S. Capitol, White House, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, National Gallery of Art, National Archives, U.S. Botanical Gardens, Tidal Basin, Smithsonian (16 different museums such as the Natural History Museum, Museum of American History, Air and Space Museum), and so on. Washington, DC is served by Amtrak train at Union Station providing connections between cities such as Baltimore, Washington DC, Philadelphia, New York City, Boston, Chicago, New Orleans, Miami, Toronto and Montreal. The subway system, Metro, is inexpensive and easy to use. Many of the popular attractions are clustered along the Mall, a long green park that runs through the center of Washington, so it's easy to walk around.

 

PHILADELPHIA is located approximately 2 hours north of Baltimore and is easily accessible by train.

Major attractions include the Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross House, National Constitution Center, Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Rodin Museum, Franklin Institute Science Museum, Philadelphia Zoo, Edgar Allen Poe National Historic Site. The roots of American democracy are found in Philadelphia: site of the First Continental Congress, signing of the Declaration of Independence (at what is now Independence Hall). Once the Constitution was written, Philadelphia served as the capital city of the new nation from 1790 to 1800. Philadelphia is served by Amtrak train at Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station providing connections between cities such as Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington DC, New York City, Boston, Chicago, New Orleans, Miami, Toronto and Montreal. Just about any attraction, historic or cultural site, entertainment venue, hotel, restaurant or event in downtown Philadelphia (Center City) can be reached by SEPTA (regional rail) services. Most points of interest and popular visitor destinations are within walking distance of SEPTA. You can take a single trip on SEPTA using a token (cash fare of approximately $2.00) or ride all day with a SEPTA One-Day Convenience Pass priced at approximately $6.00.

 

NEW YORK CITY is located approximately 3-½ hours north of Baltimore and is easily accessible by train.

Major attractions include the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, United Nations, Broadway theatre productions, museums such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and other tourist attractions including Central Park, Madison Square Gardens, New York Botanical Garden, Washington Square Park, Rockefeller Center, Times Square, the Bronx Zoo, Coney Island, Yankee Stadium, and luxury shopping along Fifth and Madison Avenues. New York City is served by Amtrak train at Pennsylvania Station providing connections between cities such as Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington DC, New York City, Boston, Chicago, New Orleans, Miami, Toronto and Montreal. The Port Authority Bus Terminal is the main intercity bus terminal. The New York City Subway is the rapid transit system. New York's subway is notable because nearly all the system remains open 24 hours per day.

 

 


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