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    Top Attractions for Your Trip to Atlantic City

    Last updated 1 day 23 hours ago

    Atlantic City is one of the most iconic vacation destinations on the East Coast. With its beaches, boardwalks, and casinos, Atlantic City has events and activities that will please every traveler. When you book a charter bus for your trip to Atlantic City, you will be able to take in all of the sights and experiences that this seaside New Jersey town has to offer. To help you plan your next Atlantic City vacation, here are some must-see attractions to check out during your visit.

    Absecon Lighthouse

    Absecon Lighthouse is a classic symbol of the Atlantic City shoreline. This historic lighthouse was originally constructed in 1854, and recently received a complete renovation in 1999. Located on the north end of Atlantic City, Absecon Lighthouse offers 2 acres of beautiful grounds and an informational museum. From the top of the lighthouse, visitors can take in a 360 degree view of the coastline.

    Atlantic City Boardwalk

    The Atlantic City Boardwalk is perhaps one of the best known features of the city. When visitors stroll along the boardwalk, they will have access to all of the famous hotels, shopping destinations, and restaurants. At the Garden Pier, visitors can visit cultural attractions, such as the Atlantic City Historical Museum.

    Atlantic City Art Center

    If you are interested in viewing some fine art during your trip, you will definitely want to explore the Atlantic City Art Center. This notable art center is located along the Garden City Pier on the boardwalk. Inside the center, visitors can take in some renowned works from masters from around the region.

    To start planning your trip to Atlantic City, contact Haymarket Transportation. We offer charter bus rentals and motor coach rentals for a variety of locations throughout the East Coast, including Northern VA, DC, and Maryland. In addition, we also provide bus tours of iconic destinations, such as Washington DC. For more information about the tours and services that we have to offer, call us at (888) 928-4048. 

    Highlights of Maryland's National Road

    Last updated 12 days ago

    The mid-Atlantic region of the United States is a beautiful stretch of country that’s full of history and fascinating landmarks. Though the area is far from sparsely populated, there are still testaments to a time gone by all over Maryland. The Maryland National Road is a National Scenic Byway that covers more than 700 miles from Baltimore through Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois to east St. Louis, Missouri. It’s a part of the country that should be seen from the comfort of a charter bus. Keep reading to learn more about Maryland’s National Road. 

    The Road’s Origins

    The U.S. Congress approved the establishment of a road from Cumberland, Maryland, to the Ohio River in 1806. It was an important part of America’s westward expansion, and was sometimes referred to as the National Turnpike or Cumberland Road. The initial road recommended for the National Road was rejected because it was too steep in parts. Soon, the new road gave the Maryland General Assembly the idea to create a turnpike that connected Baltimore and Cumberland. It was paid for by local banks, and was known as the Baltimore National Pike.

    Main Street

    As towns grew along the National Road, developers largely used the Main Street model to create a linear town with a main street and a few streets running parallel to it. There are five official Main Streets on the road today, located in Mt. Airy, Frederick, Middletown, Cumberland, and Frostburg. Ellicott City and Baltimore’s Inner Harbor are today recognized as essential parts of the National Road’s communities.

    On the Road

    There are many scenic and historic places to stop along the National Road, with museums, theaters, shops, and more to be enjoyed on the route. Whether you and your group are interested in the history of the various communities or the natural beauty of the area, you’ll be amazed at what the National Road has to offer you.

    Travel the National Road in style by chartering a bus with Haymarket Transportation, the Maryland leader for motor coach rentals. Call us at (888) 928-4048 to discuss your travel plans, and we’ll take you exploring through one of the country’s most interesting areas. 

    Getting to Know Maryland's Unique Regions

    Last updated 20 days ago

    When you have a vacation, it’s up to you to make the most of it. Check out this video for a look at the distinct regions of Maryland, and start planning your next trip.

    Though Maryland is a relatively small state, it is home to five unique regions that have something for everyone. Skiers and outdoor enthusiasts will love exploring Mountain Maryland, while the more cosmopolitan-minded will get a kick out of the Central Region. The Capital Region is home to great shopping and thrilling amusement parks. Southern Maryland and the Eastern Shore are perfect places to relax, breathe deep, and enjoy the local culture and natural beauty.

    Make your next Maryland trip stylish, comfortable, and convenient by calling Haymarket Transportation at (888) 928-4048. Our fleet includes sedans, SUVs, limousines, motor coaches, and more so you can start enjoying your vacation instead of worrying about driving or getting lost. 

    Tips for Planning Your Trip to Times Square

    Last updated 27 days ago

    New York City is one of the most exciting places in the world, and must be visited in person to truly experience everything it has to offer. One of the most iconic spots in Manhattan is Times Square, home to massive billboards, throngs of people, and plenty to see and do. Traveling to New York City is much easier when you have a charter bus rental so you don’t have to deal with driving in traffic. Keep reading for more tips on planning your trip to Times Square. 

    Madame Tussauds New York

    New York City is famous for many things, including being home to many different celebrities, actors, and musicians. While you might be able to catch a glimpse of a star in person, you can see all of the biggest names under one roof at Madame Tussauds New York. In this wax figure museum, you’ll find over 200 replicas of some of the most famous people in the world. Actors, athletes, politicians, and musicians all hang out together in this mind-bogglingly real museum. Inside the 85,000-square-foot facility, you’ll find interactive exhibits and a 4D cinema to elevate your experience.

    Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

    If this is your first visit to Times Square, you might have a hard time believing what you see as soon as you enter from the comfort of your charter bus. Aside from the spectacles out on the street, you also won’t believe your eyes inside Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square Odditorium. Housing over 20 different galleries of exhibits with strange artifacts, bizarre relics, and historic memorabilia, Ripley’s is an essential part of any visit to Times Square.

    Rockefeller Center

    Come back to reality and stray just three blocks from Times Square, and you’ll find the iconic Rockefeller Center. Built in the 1930s, this building is home to shops, cafes, and, of course, the popular NBC Studio Tour. Don’t forget to take the elevator up to the Top of the Rock to see incredible views of Central Park and beyond.

    Haymarket Transportation is here to take you on a trip to New York City that you’ll never forget. Contact us at (888) 928-4048 to inquire about reserving your charter bus, and let us help you plan your next trip away from Northern Virginia. 

    Benefits of Booking a Charter Bus for Your School Field Trip

    Last updated 1 month ago

    Field trips are an essential part of every student’s school experience, no matter what grade he or she is in. The mid-Atlantic region is one of the best areas for school field trips because you and your class can see and do a lot without having to travel very far. Booking a charter bus with Haymarket Transportation is a safe and economical way of transporting your class around, and we even have licensed tour guides on staff to make the most of your students’ educational experience. Haymarket Transportation can help you plan your entire field trip, from chartering a motor coach to scheduling meals and sightseeing tours. We can even help you make hotel arrangements for overnight trips. You can focus on what you want your students to get out of the trip, and we’ll handle all of the details that can make planning a field trip so overwhelming.

    Trust Haymarket Transportation to provide safe, efficient service and professional drivers that value the importance of courtesy for your next field trip. Call us at (888) 928-4048 for assistance with all of your field trip planning needs, or visit us online to learn more about our tours of Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and beyond. 

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