As an independent traveler you are ready for a day away, your way. Free to create your own itinerary, covering all the things you want to do is your ultimate trip. All you need is a reliable method of transportation and then it's free range from there.
Is a day away all that you need to feel revitalized and ready to take on the challenges life sends your way? How about a day away in Cape May, a lovely seaside town full of history and charm and a wide sandy beach that welcomes you to bask in the sun and enjoy a warm summer breeze.
Arrive in Jersey City, NJ at Liberty State Park to begin a look back at our country’s heritage and history. After boarding the ferry, our first stop will be at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum. During your self-guided tour you will have the opportunity to discover what our ancestors went through as they entered the Port of New York and Ellis Island.
The famous Smithsonian Institution complex, with more than a dozen museums on and around the National Mall. With everything from art masterpieces to pop-culture icons, the Smithsonian offers great family fun. This tour also does a stop at the National Zoo which is one of the oldest zoos in the United States. It is home to more than 2,000 animals. Spend the day wandering the zoo and see huge gorillas and scary crocodiles to majestic eagles and rare pandas.
Spend the day with Wolf's Bus Lines at the Bronx Zoo in New York City! Your ticket gives you the Total Experience, where you will get to check out all the exhibits such as the Congo Gorilla Forest, which allows you to get quite close to some very cool animals, watch Sea Lion and Penguin Feedings, or check out the Children's Zoo where you can feed and pet goats, sheep, donkeys, and more.
Wolf's takes you to the "City of Brotherly Love" where we visit One Liberty Observation Deck for sweeping views and iconic sights as far as the eyes can see from 57 stories up. We end the day at the Museum of the American Revolution for a self-guided experience that begins with the early stirrings of unrest in Boston to the opening shots of the War of Independence, and from signing of the Declaration of Independence to the creation of the American Republic.
The Crossings Premium Outlets® & Mt. Airy Casino are nestled in the heart of the Pocono Mountains region. The outlets features 100 brand name & designer outdoor outlet stores. Mt. Airy Casino Resort is your second option for some high-energy casino fun with over 70 table games including blackjack, craps & roulette & couple that with more than 1,800 of the hottest slots in Northern PA giving you a variety of gaming options to try your luck.
Wellsboro, PA turns into a Victorian village the first Saturday in December each year. The quaint streets featuring gas street lights become home to food and craft vendors dressed in Victorian-inspired attire. Carolers serenade shoppers and scalawags roam the streets in good fun. The historic Penn Wells Restaurant offers a holiday buffet and a presentation of Dickens A Christmas Carol telling the story of scrooge and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future.
The tradition of the National Christmas Tree with its walkways surrounding the tree features 56 state and territory trees surround it with hand made decorations. Next stop is at the ZooLights at the National Zoon in Washington, DC. ZooLights includes live music performances, tasty winter treats and plenty of shopping. More than 500,000 LED lights transform the zoo into a winter wonderland.