• Getting to Know the Exceptional Services Offered by Haymarket Transportation

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    At Haymarket Transportation, our primary goal is to make our customers’ lives easier. We do this by offering a wide range of transportation services for individuals and groups in the Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia areas. Our services include corporate event transportation, wedding transportation, convention transportation, and distressed passenger services. At Haymarket Transportation, we also offer customized tours of the nation’s capital, educational tours, and sightseeing tours. We can provide transportation for coordinated events, such as day trips, dine-arounds, NYC shopping trips, wine tours, school field trips, golf outings, sporting events, and company picnics. Our drivers are professional, friendly, courteous, and safe, and our tours are fun, interactive, and led by licensed tour guides.

    If you have a transportation need, call Haymarket Transportation at (703) 433-9760 to find out how we can help you. For more information about why our charter bus rentals are known for being the best in the D.C. area, be sure to check out our website.

  • Exploring Arlington National Cemetery

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    Your Northern VA charter bus trip won’t be complete without a visit to Arlington National Cemetery. Just a short drive from the D.C. area, Arlington National Cemetery is worth at least a couple of hours of your time. Whether you want to visit so that you can find a gravestone or to simply explore the grounds, you may find the following information about what you can see at Arlington National Cemetery helpful.

    The Grounds

    The grounds at the Arlington National Cemetery are beautiful, varied, and large enough to be explored for hours on end. With 624 acres of rolling green hills and over 8,500 magnificent trees, the Arlington National Cemetery’s grounds serve as a living memorial to those who have served the nation. Be sure that you include some time for simply enjoying the grounds themselves in your trip.

    The Changing of the Guard

    The changing of the guards is an impressive ritual involving uniformed commanders that takes place every hour or half-hour, depending on the season. The guards are required to train on their days off to ensure the ritual honors fallen service members to the fullest possible degree. Check the schedule when you arrive to make sure you get a chance to see this ceremony.

    The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery stands on a hill overlooking Washington, D.C. In 1921, an unidentified American soldier from World War I was buried in the new Memorial Amphitheater plaza. You can see a white marble sarcophagus above his grave.

    Monuments and Memorials

    There are dozens of other monuments and memorials that receive thousands of visitors each year. In addition to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery holds the Space Shuttle Challenger Memorial, the Spanish-American War Memorial, the McClellan Gate, Civil War Unknowns Monument, and more.

    If you will be visiting Washington, D.C. soon, contact Haymarket Transportation for all of your transportation needs. We offer standard and personalized bus tours in D.C. , motor coach rentals, and more. Call us at (703) 433-9760 or visit our website for additional information.

  • Sights to Explore in Washington D.C.

    Our nation’s capital offers a rich diversity of political, historical, and cultural destinations for visiting travelers. When you are planning a trip to Washington D.C., you may want to consider taking a bus tour of the city . With a bus tour, you will be able to take in all of the sights that DC has to offer, all from the comfort of your very own bus seat. Here is a look at some of the top sights to explore in Washington D.C.

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    The Mall

    The Mall is at the heart of the Washington D.C. experience . Known as the “town green of America,” the Mall spans between 3rd and 14th streets. Some of the central features of the Mall include the Smithsonian Museum, along with 11 other museums that are spread out along the green. No trip to the Mall would be complete without an open air picnic on the grass.

    The Washington Monument

    The Washington Monument is one of the most iconic fixtures of the city. This obelisk stands at 555 feet high, and was originally constructed in 1848. The Washington Monument was created to honor George Washington, America’s first president. Visitors to the Washington Monument can also enjoy the Reflecting Pool and the Lincoln Memorial.

    The White House

    The White House is the residence of the President of the United States. This iconic building dates back top 1792, and this impressive mansion contains 132 rooms. Along with serving as the primary workplace of the President, the White House also contains beautiful gardens, paintings, and other historical treasures.

    At Haymarket Transportation, we offer sightseeing bus tours of the DC area . If you have always wanted to take in the sights of Washington D.C., our bus tours will offer you the experience of a lifetime. To learn more about the charter bus rentals and motor coach rentals that we have to offer you, contact our offices in Northern Virginia at (703) 433-9760.