Nearby Places of Interest

 

Philadelphia

Philadelphia is located approximately 2 hours north of Washington, DC 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 or ride all day with a SEPTA One-Day Convenience Pass.

 

New York City

New York City is located approximately 4 hours north of Washington, DC 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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Baltimore Inner Harbor, MD is located approximately 45 minutes northeast of Washington, DC and is easily accessible by train. Attractions are located at the Inner Harbor which is easy to walk around. A vibrant port city since the earliest days of our nation’s history, Baltimore's Inner Harbor has developed into a world-class center of commerce and culture without losing any of its small town Chesapeake Bay charm. Home to sports for every season, restaurants for every palette and museums for every interest, Baltimore's Inner Harbor is a most memorable city. There are restaurants with an astonishing array of cuisines and every ethnic menu you can think of, shopping, museums, sports stadiums, and attractions such as the Maryland Science Center, Baltimore National Aquarium, Fort McHenry, B&O Railroad Museum, Sports Legends Museum, Hippodrome Theater, Port Discovery, Power Plant Live, ESPN Zone, and so on. Baltimore is served by Amtrak train at Penn Station.