New York and Washington

By | September 24, 2021

How about bike rides in the coolest big cities in the USA, Sunday gospel in Harlem, helicopter ride over Manhattan and train travel between the cities. In addition, there is also plenty of time to explore on your own. See listofusnewspapers for mass media in USA.

New York and Washington are two of the United States’ most unique and at the same time most typical cities with lots of famous sights. Both cities include a guided bike ride, which provides a good introduction to the cities. No Sunday in New York is complete without gospel. Therefore, we have made sure that you get a guided tour of Harlem with a local guide that ends with a service. To get an overview of New York, you can also go on a helicopter ride over Manhattan. Although many trips are included in the trip, you still have plenty of time to explore the cities on your own.

Day 1: Departure from Sweden and arrival in New York

Departure from Sweden to New York with arrival the same day. Upon arrival at the airport, take yourself to your hotel. Here you have four days on your own. You have pre-booked tours that will make your time in New York a great experience. If you are looking for inspiration for your time on your own in The Big Apple, we recommend the following: Enjoy views of the city skyline and Central Park from Rockefeller Center Explore Central Park Visit Ground Zero Go to a Broadway show Experience the atmosphere of a basketball game at Madison Square Garden Eat at a local New York resident, read more here Take the Staten Island Ferry and hop off at the Statue of Liberty Support the two local NFL teams Jets and Giants Visit one of the city’s many museums, for example.

Day 2: By bike in New York

You have the whole morning to explore on your own. In the afternoon, it’s time to experience New York on two wheels. The tour begins at Battery Park, where you will be provided with a bicycle, helmet and a bottle of water. Then the tour goes south from Manhattan and up to Williamsburg and Brooklyn. From here you can enjoy the beautiful view of Manhattan’s city skyline. The journey goes back across the Brooklyn Bridge and through Manhattan to Battery Park. The journey takes three hours and is about 18 km long.

Day 3: Harlem and gospel

You will meet your local guide at 690 Eight Ave (between 43-44th Street) at 9:30 a.m. (be there at least 15 minutes before the tour starts). Put on nice clothes, and keep in mind that linen and shorts are not allowed. From here, the tour goes on foot around Harlem, where your guide tells you about the history of the area. During the tour you will see Columbia University, City College, Morningside Heights, Morris – Jumel Mansion, Sylvan Terrace, Strivers Row and Abyssinian Baptist Church, Cotton Club, Apollo Theater, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Sugar Hill, Duke Ellington House and famous 125th Street. You can also take part in a classical service in Harlem with gospel music. The tour takes about four hours and then you have the afternoon and evening on your own.

Day 4: Helicopter over Manhattan

You have the day on your own. The only activity planned today is a helicopter ride over Manhattan. The tour takes 15 minutes and takes you over Manhattan’s city skyline, Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Allow approximately one hour for the tour, as you must be at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport 30 minutes before departure. When you book your trip, you can together with your us decide when on the day you want to go by helicopter.

Day 5: By train from New York to Washington

Today, the journey to the capital Washington continues. The train takes about three hours. After arriving in Washington, you have the day on your own. When you book your trip, you can together with us decide when in the day you want to take the train from Penn Station in New York.

Day 6: By bike in Washington

In the morning, meet your local guide at the National Mall. You will be provided with a bicycle, a helmet and a bottle of water. Then the tour goes around to all the major sights and monuments at the National Mall and Capitol Hill. You will cycle past the Capitol, the Supreme Court, the Smithsonian Museums, the World War II Memorial and the Washington Monument. The journey takes three hours and is about 12 km long. You will learn all about exhibitions, museums and events in the city and get good advice from your local guide.

Day 7: On your own in Washington

Spend the day just the way you want.

Day 8: Departure from Washington

Today the journey goes home. The time depends on when your flight departs.

Day 9: Arrival in Scandinavia

Arrival in Scandinavia. Arrival time to Scandinavia depends on the airline.

Overnight stays

Seven nights in a hotel

New York and Washington