Spotlight On Washington, D.C.
Washington, Arlington National Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Alexandria
Walk the path forged by leaders of the free world in America's spirited capital city. View monuments that commemorate the heroes who have shaped America's past, including the World War II Monument, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the Korean War Memorial. Wander Mt. Vernon's beautiful plantation grounds, and tour the beloved home of George Washington. On a guided tour, learn about Ford's Theatre where President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Uncover Smithsonian treasures as you explore some of its world-renowned museum collections. The epic story of American democracy comes to life in Washington, D.C.
Our prices start from1,899 LAND ONLY
6 Days • GUIDED • 8 MealsOperated Tour
- 5 nights accommodation
- On some dates additional accommodations may be used.
- Services of a tour manager
- All on-tour transportation and related fees
- Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
- Round trip home to airport sedan service provided when you purchase airfare through Member Choice Vacations. One transfer per person, per reservation. (Restrictions apply)
- 5 breakfasts, 3 dinners
Day 1 - Washington, D.C. - Tour Begins
Explore America's heritage and history during your stay in the capital city of the United States – Washington, D.C.
Day 2 - Washington, D.C.
Your day begins at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center with a guided tour of this historic and storied building. Then, discover the celebrated history of America's capital on a tour with a local guide. Delight in wonderful views of the White House, National Mall and many monuments and museums. Then continue with stops at the moving World War II Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Korean War Memorial. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner.
Day 3 - Washington, D.C.
Tour the Washington National Cathedral, which hosted state funerals, Presidential inaugural masses, and MLK's last sermon. After some free time, continue to Ford's Theatre* where President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Tour the theatre and hear about the events that transpired as John Wilkes Booth's plan unfolded. Finish at the neighboring Petersen House, where the fatally injured Lincoln took his final breaths. The evening is yours. You may choose to join an optional twilight tour of D.C. with dinner.
*Ford's Theatre is a working, professional theatre and there may be occasions when access is restricted or not available.
Day 4 - Arlington National Cemetery - Mount Vernon, Virginia - Alexandria
Visit Arlington National Cemetery for a narrated tour that takes you to the Tomb of the Unknowns and the Kennedy gravesites. This afternoon, we call on Mount Vernon, the beloved home of the first U.S. president, George Washington. Wander the beautiful plantation grounds he adored and tour the home, filled with 18th-century artifacts. Next, arrive in Old Town Alexandria, a charming community nestled along the Potomac. Enjoy some time to stroll the cobblestone streets, view the historic Colonial architecture, and stop at some of the trendy boutiques. This evening we dine at Gadsby's Tavern, located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria and famous for hosting George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and other founding fathers.
Day 5 - Washington, D.C.
Spend time in the White House Visitor Center and see artifacts from the White House collection. Then, it's your choice! Uncover some of the treasures of the Smithsonian at the National Air and Space Museum, home of the famous Wright 1903 Flyer and the Apollo 11 command module -OR- visit the National Museum of American History and see gowns of First Ladies along with the Star-Spangled Banner. Enjoy free time to continue exploring on your own. Gather in the evening for a farewell dinner commemorating the end of your historical journey.
Day 6 - Washington, D.C. - Tour Ends
Your tour comes to a close in Washington, D.C. this morning.
Pricing is per person, double occupancy, land only, based on July 22, 2021 travel date. Single supplement from $500. Call AAA for current airfare rates and availability. Itinerary featured is for May 2021 – April 2022 tour departures. Departures prior will vary. On select dates alternate hotels may be used..
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