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Washington, D.C. Our Nation's Capital

Departs: 10/12/2017 Returns: 10/17/2017

6 Days | All Airfare Included

Superb sightseeing with expert local guides including all the landmarks that make Washington, D.C. famous.

Daily Itinerary Items

Day 1 : Fly to D.C.
Today we begin our historical adventure with a flight to Washington, D.C. Our home for the next five nights will be a well-appointed centrally located hotel. We complete our evening with a delicious included Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner. D

Day 2 : Memorial Visits
This morning, enjoy breakfast at the hotel before an expert local guide joins us to share the city's incredible history during an educational driving tour. We view the Martin Luther King Memorial, inspired by the famous "I Have A Dream" speech, the Washington Monument, an iconic marble obelisk considered the most prominent feature of the skyline and the FDR Memorial, a testament to one of the country’s most beloved presidents. Our tour continues this afternoon with the Jefferson Memorial, standing as a symbol of liberty and a site for reflection and the Lincoln Memorial, overlooking the reflecting pool and the site of defining moments in the country’s history. B,L

Day 3 : Honor the Fallen
We begin our day with breakfast at the hotel and then depart for another fascinating day of touring. We remember the brave heroes of our nation's history with visits to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, a somber and moving black wall memorializing our fallen brothers, the Korean War Memorial, including a figure representing each of the patrol squads and the World War II Memorial, representing the Atlantic & Pacific theatres, adorned with gold stars symbolizing those who were lost. Lunch and free time early afternoon will be at Union Station, host to 17 presidents and countless foreign dignitaries. Later, we visit the Newseum, an interactive showcase of news and journalism, featuring 15 theatres and 14 galleries, covering everything from current events to the role of a free press in a free society, the museum enlightens us to the significant impact news has played in our world’s history. B

Day 4 : Mount Vernon
Today we savor breakfast at the hotel, then venture out of the capital city to neighboring Virginia. Filled with colonial charm, the historic Mount Vernon Inn offers traditional fare served by staff in period costumes. After lunch we tour Mount Vernon, the plantation estate of George and Martha Washington located on the banks of the Potomac River. Experience a film in the orientation center, wonder at the estate’s grounds and Mansion House and see fascinating exhibits in the museum galleries. After learning about the life and times of the “Father of our Country,” we return to D.C. for an evening at leisure. B,L

Day 5 : The Smithsonian
After a scrumptious breakfast, morning and afternoon shuttles will be provided to the world-renowned Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex, featuring museums and galleries. These exceptional collections are fondly referred to as "America's Attic." Amazing exhibits highlighting the development of flight and the race to space are featured in the Air & Space Museum The Natural History Museum features exhibits ranging from the earliest human origins to modern mammals and creatures or the American History Museum, devoted to the cultural, social and political development of our country. This evening we enjoy a Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner. B,D

Day 6 : Arlington Cemetery
Begin the day with an included breakfast, then we visit Arlington National Cemetery to pay our respects. Take time to view the Kennedy gravesites, witness the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and see the memorial to the members of the Challenger crew. We then board our flights home with lifelong memories of our time in our nation’s capital. B

B - Breakfast; CB - Continental Breakfast; L - Lunch; D - Dinner; T - Tea

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes
All airfare, taxes & fuel surcharges
• Holiday Vacations Tour Director
• Experienced local guides
• Motorcoach and professional Driver
• Baggage handling at hotels
$100 travel voucher for a future Holiday Vacations tour

9 Excellent Meals Featuring
• Holiday Vacations Welcome and Farewell Dinners 
• Colonial lunch at Mount Vernon Inn

All Accommodations Featuring
5 nights in Washington, D.C.

Attractions & Highlights
• Washington, D.C. city tour
• The National Mall
• Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
• Iwo Jima Memorial
• Embassy Row
• Washington Monument
• Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial
• Jefferson & Lincoln Memorials
• Korean War Memorial
• Vietnam War Memorial
• John F Kennedy Center
• WWII Memorial
• Newseum
• Washington's Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens
• Smithsonian Institution
• Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery

Tour Pricing

Category - Occupancy Price (Per Person)
Airport - Double $2399
Airport - Triple $2299
Airport - Quad $2199
Airport - Single $2899

Final Payment Date: 8/14/2017

Itinerary ID:38649619 | Tour Code: EAWA1012171
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