• Tips for Planning Your Trip to Times Square


    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.

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    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 (301) 778-2007 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


    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 (301) 778-2007 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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  • Springtime Events in Washington DC


    There’s no shortage of things to see and do in DC this spring, and a charter bus tour can help you see everything with everyone you care about. From film festivals and St. Patrick’s Day celebrations to the return of America’s favorite pastime, the question isn’t what to do in DC this spring, but how to do it all. To help you plan our your charter bus tour around DC this spring, here are some of the must-do events happening in the nation’s capital in the coming months.

    Springtime Events in Washington DC

    Film Festivals

    There’s no shortage of things to see in DC this spring , especially if you look up on the big screen. From March 18-30, the Environmental Film Festival takes overs DC’s movie theaters, embassies, libraries, and museums. This festival not only screens films about the environment, but also films shot with environmentally friendly and responsible methods. Then, in April, Filmfest DC will sweep cinephiles off their feet with its array of short and feature-length films from around the world.


    You don’t have to be Irish to get a kick out of St. Patrick’s Day. In fact, most people who attend ShamrockFest each year aren’t! Held at the RFK Stadium grounds, ShamrockFest features beer trucks, dozens of food vendors, an interactive “Irish Village,” and more than 40 DJs and rock groups performing across nine different stages.

    Jazz Festival

    If party and rock anthems aren’t your thing, mark your calendars and reserve your charter bus for the DC Jazz Festival in late June. With more than 100 performances sweeping through dozens of historic jazz venues across the District, you can get your jazz fix in the city that helped to define the jazz sound.

    Carpooling can be hard with a large group, and taking a taxi can be expensive, so let Haymarket Transportation help get you and your loved ones around DC this spring. And if you don’t live in the DC area, you can rent a charter bus from Virginia or Maryland . To learn more about our charter bus rentals, visit our website or call us today at (301) 778-2007.

  • A Glimpse at the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC

    Every year, thousands of visitors from across the nation and even around the world flock to Washington DC to behold the spring Cherry Blossom Festival. The first cherry trees planted in the nation’s capital were a gift of friendship to the United States from Japan in 1912. Today, there are almost 3,700 cherry trees planted around DC, many of which are direct descendants of those first trees. To learn more about DC’s Cherry Blossom Festival, watch this short video clip.

    If you don’t live in the DC area, Haymarket Transportation can help you get here in time to see the first cherry trees blossom this spring. We offer charter bus rentals from Virginia and Maryland, and our fleet includes multiple 57-passenger coach buses. Call us today at (301) 778-2007 to learn more about our charter bus services.