March 26-30, 2018 – 5 Days Tour #2018320
Early Booking Remirider: This tour requires a very early reservation due to the strict demands of the hotels. Please make your reservation for this tour by no later than January 19, 2018. Final Balance due 60 days prior to departure.
The beauty and majesty of our nation’s capital city is apparent anltime of the year, but it is especially enchanting during Cherry Blossom time. Let this be the year for you to enjoy this magnificent city.
Day 1 – HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND – Our adventure begins as we travel through West Virginia and Maryland to our overnight accommodations in Hagerstown, Maryland. Along the way, we will cross the Eastern Continental Divide and also travel on the route of the 200 year old National Pike, the original interstate for sefflers of the Midwest.
Day 2 – WORLD WAR tr MEMORIAL – SMITHSONIAN MUSEUMS – JEFFERSON MEMORIAL – After an included breakfast, we drive into Washington, D.C. to take in all the city has to offer. Our first stop will be at the World War II Veterans Memorial. This afternoon, we visit the Smithsonian Institution, affectionately called “America’s attic,” for a look at the history of this nation. We will visit the Museum of Natural History, the National Museum of American History and the National Air and Space Museum. Next, we visit the Thomas Jefferson Memorial before stopping for dinner on our own. Our hotel accommodations for the next two nights will be in the Washington, D.C. area.
Day 3 – WASHINGTON D.C. SIGHTSEEING – Breakfast is included at the hotel. We will make every effort to get tickets to the U.S. Capitol (if open and tickets are available). Next, we will visit the Roosevelt, Vietnam, Korean and Lincoln MeEnorials. As we drive through the city, we will pass by the Tidal Basin lined with the famous Yoshino Cherry Trees. Overnight same hotel.
Day 4 – ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY – After an included breakfast, we begin our day with a visit to Arlington National Cemetery, which honors the lives of members of the United States Armed Forces. At the Visitors Center, we will board a touring vehicle which takes us to the Kennedy Gravesites and the Changing of the Guard Ceremonies at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. As we depart the cemetery, we will make a photo stop at the Marine Corps War Memorial, which porkays the raising of the flag on Iwo Jima. This afternoon, we have a guided tour of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The center is America’s foremost institution dedicated to the performing arts and the nation’s memorial to President Kennedy. We overnight in Hagerstown, Maryland.
Day 5 – HOME – After an included breakfast, we depart our hotel and make our way home, remembering the things we have seen on our trip that truly make our country great. Meals: 48