• Upcoming Events at the Verizon Center

    Verizon Center of Washington

    The Verizon Center brings some of the biggest musical acts and sporting events to the D.C. area. Checking out the center’s schedule in advance helps you plan out which events you want to attend. Keep reading to learn about some of the most exciting events that are in the Verizon Center’s future:

    On December 29, you can check out the WWE Presents Smackdown. Doors open at 6 and the event starts at 7. If you prefer music to wrestling, check out Jay Z and his Magna Carter World Tour when he descends on the center on January 16. The Capitals, Georgetown, and the Wizards also have a season full of games that will be played at the Verizon Center this winter.

    No matter what kind of events you want to attend, Haymarket Transportation can get you there. With a fleet that can encompass single passengers or large groups, we make it easy to travel around Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Northern Virginia. To learn more about our charter bus rentals and bus tours , call (703) 433-9760. 

  • Spotlight on D.C.’s U Street Corridor

    When you take a bus tour of DC , the U Street Corridor should definitely be one of your stops. As one of the liveliest areas of the city, this district is full of history and culture. Keep reading to learn more about its unique appeal:

    Street Corridor of Washington

    A Vibrant History

    The U Street Corridor has existed in some form since the 1870s. At one time, it served as the focal point of the African American community of Washington, DC. By the 20th century, it was nicknamed “Black Broadway” and was the home of some notable people like Duke Ellington. Today, the area is going through a renaissance that is bringing new clubs, restaurants, shops, and other locations that draw in a huge crowd.

    Plenty of Live Entertainment

    If you explore the  U Street Corridor , you have to schedule some time to listen to at least one of the many live jazz performances. With plenty of jazz clubs and dance halls, there is always an opportunity to hear amazing music. Music powerhouses like Ella Fitzgerald, Marvin Gaye, and The Supremes once performed in the area and there are plenty of new acts to discover.

    The African American Civil War Memorial and Museum

    Take some time out of your entertaining schedule to pay respects to some of the black soldiers who fought in the Civil War. The museum wants to showcase the more than 200,000 black soldiers who made up the U.S. Colored Troops who fought during this tumultuous time in the country’s history.

    Haymarket Transportation is here with charter bus rentals that make it easy to tour DC, Northern Virginia, and Maryland.  Whether you are traveling alone or in a group , we have a vehicle to help you do it in comfort and style. To learn more about our motor coach rentals and other transportation options, visit us online or call (703) 433-9760.

  • A Sneak Peek at George Washington’s Home

    Mount Vernon was the beloved home of George and Martha Washington and is today one of the most popular historical tourist attractions in the country. When the charter bus drops you off at the property, there are plenty of pristine grounds, beautiful buildings, and people dressed in historically-appropriate costumes to see. Guided tours help you stay informed about the property and its significance to the Washington family. Check out this video to see what you can expect from a trip to Mount Vernon.

    Haymarket Transportation is here to make it easy to travel around Northern Virginia, DC, and Baltimore with our fleet of charter bus rentals and other vehicles. We want to do everything we can to make your life easier. Call (703) 433-9760 to learn more. 

  • A Brief History of Ben’s Chili Bowl

    Ben’s Chili Bowl of Washington

    Ben’s Chili Bowl is still one of the most popular attractions in Washington D.C.’s U Street Corridor. Since 1958, this local eatery has drawn huge crowds and served as an important cultural landmark of the area. Keep reading to learn more about Ben’s:

    Once a silent movie theater and a pool hall, Ben’s Chili Bowl still has the same counter, booths, and stools that it did when it first opened. It has remained a constant in an area that has seen a lot of change and has seen famous patrons like Bill Cosby and President Obama. Its amazing menu is what constantly encourages people to come back for more, however.

    Stop at Ben’s Chili Bowl when you take one of the bus tours in D.C. offered by Haymarket Transportation. We also have bus charter rentals and tours in Northern Virginia and Baltimore. For more information on our services and locations, visit our website or call (703) 433-9760.