In the morning, we will visit Princeton University, one of the prestigious Ivy League
universities in United States. A guided campus tour will be arranged when available, which
will bring guests the opportunity to know more about American education culture.
Then we will head to the National Independence Historical Park in Philadelphia. While
walking along the street, we can see The Liberty Bell is standing the Liberty Bell Center
alone. Independence Hall (outside view), the place where witnessed the foundation of the
modern democracy and the birth of “Declaration of Independence” and “Constitution”.
If time is available, we will go to Lancaster to visit the Amish Village. Despite the
development of the contemporary technologies in the 21st century, the Amish people still live a
rural way of life. They enjoy their simple and strict life and keep away from light, phone, and TV.
Amish life is always remarkable in the trip with such a huge contrast with the modern social
values. After dinner, we will go back the hotel.
Reference hotel: Comfort Inn/ Days Inn, MD or equivalent
Day 2: Washington D.C. -New York
Departure from the hotel in early morning, we will spend the day visiting Washington D.C.,
the capital of the United State.
First, we will visit National Air and Space Museum. The Air and Space Museum on the
business street recorded the development of the aerospace industry. There are the Wright
Brothers’ aircrafts in 1903, modern out space exploration, St. Louis’s Lindbergh’s Spirit and
the real Apollo 11 cockpit. The sightseeing also included the White House (outside view),
America’s seat of governing power. When we are standing in front of the Capitol Hill (outside
view), the congress building in retro style will totally leap into our eyes. We will pass by
Jefferson Memorial along with the Tidal Basin. And then we will visit Lincoln memorial,
whose famous aphorisms was decorated on the wall. You can also pay tribute to the heroes
sacrificed in the Vietnam War and the Korean War. The Vietnam War monument in memory
of the dead martyrs was designed by Linying, simple and moving. The Korean War
monument describes the intense and miserable battles.
Also, this tour will take the* D.C.Cruise along Potomac River to see many of the areas’ most
historic landmarks and memorials in a unique way. (*When the DC cruise closed during
winter, we will visit International Spy Museum instead. The museum is a museum exploring
the craft, practice, history, and contemporary role of espionage. It is the only public museum
in the United States solely dedicated to espionage and the only one in the world to provide a
global perspective on an all-but-invisible profession.).
If time permits, we will be visiting the Madame Tussands in Washington D.C. which is the
only attraction you can get close to the “45 presidents” of US. We will have the chance to
explore the inner structure of The White House, taking photographs with Oval Office desk
aka The Resolute Desk. The great names will be memorized and honored forever. By the
end of the day, our tour will head back to New York metropolitan area.