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    Must-See Attractions at Mt. Vernon

    Last updated 3 days ago

    Mount Vernon is an American landmark. What was once an active plantation is now one of the nation’s most visited historic sites and an enduring reminder of the life and legacy of our country’s most important founding father, George Washington. Once you make arrangement with a charter bus company to transport your family or work group to Mt. Vernon, make sure you see these can’t-miss attractions. 

    Ford Orientation Center
    Before you explore the grounds around Mt. Vernon, start your experience in the Ford Orientation Center. Here you can watch the 25-minute live-action adventure movie “We Fight to Be Free” and inspect a precise scale model of Washington’s mansion and the grounds surrounding Mt. Vernon.

    George Washington’s Mansion
    After George Washington moved into the house that his father built in 1752, he spent the next five decades greatly expanding the structure. The result is an impressive, 21-room residency with architectural features that showcase his status as a true Virginia gentleman.

    Slave Memorial and Burial Ground
    Located 50 yards from George Washington’s tomb is a memorial honoring the slaves and free African-Americans who lived and worked at Mt. Vernon during the 1700s and first half of the 1800s. Spent quiet time at the memorial beneath the shade of surrounding trees and reflect on the historical significance and impact of slavery.

    Pioneer Farm
    Although George Washington is known as a military commander and president, he was first and foremost a farmer—and he was quite an impressive farmer at that. Washington sought new approaches to agriculture and experimented with crop rotation, fertilizers, plowing practices, and more. You can tour the four-acre Pioneer Farm and see what it was like to live (and work) during Washington’s day and age.

    Haymarket Transportation makes it easy to take your entire family or company to see the historic Mt. Vernon. We are a full-service transportation company, and our fleet of charter buses, SUVs, sedans, and limousines will help you get there comfortably. Visit our website to learn more about our charter bus rentals, or call us toll-free at (888) 928-4048 to schedule your charter bus today

    Touring Washington, DC with Haymarket Transportation

    Last updated 19 days ago

    Haymarket Transportation has years of experience offering standard and personalized tours of Washington, DC. Our tour guides know how to make things fun, interactive, and educational for all ages. During a personalized visit, we will go to any place in Washington, DC that you have an interest in. Some of the sights that our customers most often want to visit include the Jefferson Memorial, the National Monument, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the White House, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the Washington National Cathedral, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the World War II Memorial. Our fleet of luxurious coach buses, mini buses, vans, and shuttles can be used to tour Washington, DC or provide the transportation you need to get around the area.

    To learn more about the bus tours in DC and charter bus services that Haymarket Transportation of Northern VA can provide, visit our website today. If you have any questions, please call us at (888) 928-4048.

    Vacationing in New York City

    Last updated 25 days ago

    Ever since the colonists arrived in 1624, immigrants and their culture have shaped New York City. With famous skyscrapers, buildings, and sights—such as the New York Stock Exchange, Rockefeller Center, Empire State Building, and Times Square—there’s no lack of things to see in the nation’s largest city. Watch this video clip to see what else you can experience on a trip to New York City.

    With its luxurious charter bus fleet, Haymarket Transportation of Northern VA has your traveling needs to and from New York City taken care of. We also offer bus tours, motor coach rentals, NYC shopping trips, and NYC Broadway and dinner trips. Learn more about our transportation and tour services by calling us at (888) 928-4048.

    Planning a Vacation to Washington, D.C.

    Last updated 1 month ago

    Founded as the nation’s capital in 1791, Washington is a beautiful city to see. Most visitors start at the National Mall, a 2-mile green strip usually referred to as the nation’s front lawn. Some of the country’s most famous monuments and museums can be found here, including the Vietnam Veteran’s monument, the reflective pool, the Washington Monument, the Zero Milestone, and the White House. To learn more about what you can do on your trip to Washington, D.C., watch this video clip.

    Haymarket Transportation is the top choice for individual and group ground transportation in the Washington, D.C., Northern VA, and Maryland areas. We offer charter bus rentals, bus tours in D.C., corporate event planning, limousines, and much more. Visit our website to see our full list of services, and call us at (888) 928-4048 for more information.

    Tips for Travelling to NYC in the Summer Months

    Last updated 1 month ago

    New York City is a wonderful place to see any time of the year. If you are looking for a fun summer trip, renting a charter bus to take you through NYC is the perfect idea. Continue reading for some tips on how to make the most of your trip to NYC this summer.

    Keep Your Midtown Visit Brief

    Midtown Manhattan is the city’s urban core, and in the summertime, it is both hot and crowded. If you’re headed to NYC on a bus tour, go to Midtown to see the Empire State Building and Times Square, and then get out. Uptown and downtown are more pleasant and authentic areas of the city.

    Explore Central Park

    Central Park is astoundingly pleasant in the summertime, with far fewer people than you see in the fall and spring months. In Central Park, you can explore beautiful gardens, walk tree-lined paths, and even take a swim at Lasker Pool at 108th street. If you hear music, feel free to head to the source—it’s probably a free outdoor concert.

    Walk Through the West Village

    The West and Greenwich Villages should be quintessential parts of your charter bus trip to New York City in the summertime. Taste the organic fruit at the Union Square Greenmarket, and then head over to Washington Square Park for coffee at a classic Italian café. As the sun sets, go to the Hudson River Park to watch a classic movie screened outdoors, underneath the stars.

    Head South

    No trip to New York City is complete without a few photos of the Statue of Liberty. Take a boat tour to Liberty Island for a close-up experience, or take the Staten Island Ferry for an excellent view of Lady Liberty and Ellis Island. Afterwards, stroll around Brooklyn Heights and Prospect Park, and then grab an ice cream at Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory.

    If you are planning a visit to New York City, contact Haymarket Transportation of Northern VA at (888) 928-4048. You can also visit our website to learn more about how our fleet of charter buses and motor coaches can serve you.

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