As the capital of the United States of America, Washington, DC captures the true spirit of America. Symbols of patriotism, the fight for freedom and the diverse history that spans centuries are present on every corner. Washington is a city dedicated to recognizing and honouring the best that the United States has produced in all fields of endeavour. Here, monuments to historic events and great individuals are found. There are museums that catalogue and preserve notable political, artistic and scientific achievements. This is a magnificent city that has something to offer every cultural taste.
Here is a sample itinerary for Washington & Maryland, just to give you an idea of what your customized group experience could look like. It can be shortened to four days or extended to six days or combined with other cities to create a truly unique experience all your own. Your excursion can include any attractions not seen here. If Washington & Maryland have it, we can make sure you see it!
Day 1: Travel to Washington. Stop at the Duty Free Shop en route.
Day 2: Included Continental Breakfast at the Hotel. Arlington Cemetery holds the remains of 175,000 American soldiers who fought from the Revolutionary War to the present, including President Kennedy and Robert Kennedy. Free time at the Old Post Office Pavilion. George Washington’s Mount Vernon is the home of America’s first President and it has been restored to what it was in the last years of Washington’s life. Free time for dinner in Alexandria which has more than 250 years of history to its credit.
Day 3: Included Continental Breakfast at the Hotel. Day free in Washington to explore the Smithsonian Museums & many other great attractions. Some of the choices include: Air & Space Museum displays everything concerned with flight from the first airplane to modern rockets. National Museum of American History focuses on everyday life in America including entertainment and military communications. White House (exterior) is the official residence of the President of the United States of America. National Gallery of Art contains extraordinary collections of the world’s greatest masterpieces of Western Art. Holocaust Memorial Museum is dedicated to presenting the History and murder of the millions of victims of Nazi tyranny from 1933 to 1945. Free time for dinner at Union Station which has 100 places to eat, drink and shop. Completed in 1908, it is considered to be one of the finest examples of the Beaux-Arts style of Architecture. After dinner we will go on an Illuminated Monument & Downtown Washington Tour which is an unguided tour and is intended mainly as an opportunity to view the monuments when they are encompassed with lights.
Day 4: Included Continental Breakfast at the Hotel. Maryland Zoo home to more than 2,000 exotic mammals, birds and reptiles in a wooded, 180-acre setting. Free time in Baltimore’s Little Italy home to over two dozen cozy, family-owned Italian eateries. Step aboard the Annapolitan II for a 45-minute cruise introducing Baltimore, its history and the renaissance of the Inner Harbor. Baltimore Harbor cruises are a fun take on a city of Baltimore tour. Free time at Baltimore's Inner Harbor the city's premier tourist attraction and one of the city's crown jewels. It is a refurbished area of Baltimore that has a host of restaurants and shops to ensure that there’s something for everyone.
Day 5: Included Continental Breakfast at the Hotel. Travel home from Washington.
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