Washington DC Cherry Blossoms

From: $2675

per person dbl*

ONE HOTEL STAY

• Arlington National Cemetery
• DC City Tour
• White House Visitor Center
• Smithsonian Institution Museums
• Library of Congress
Capitol Visitor Center
• Potomac Cherry Blossoms Cruise
• DC Twilight Illumination Tour
• DC Memorial Visits
• Mt. Vernon
• US Naval Academy
• Annapolis, MD
• Ford’s Theater
• Center for Education & Leadership

5 Nights First Class Hotels,  8 Meals: 5 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch & 2 Dinners, Tour Director,  Motorcoach Transportation, Sightseeing per Itinerary, Baggage Handling at Hotels

April 8
$2675 dbl**

5 Night(s)  – Gaylord National Resort, Washington DC area

BOOKING DISCOUNT SAVINGS* – UP TO $200 PER COUPLE/$100 PER PERSON

Washington DC Cherry Blossoms

6-DAYS

DAY 1: FLY TO WASHINGTON D.C.
Upon arrival at the airport, meet your Tour Director. Then, transfer to spend the next 5 nights at the spectacular Gaylord National Resort where an amazing 18-story glass atrium welcomes you to the hotel, offering sweeping views of the Potomac River, Washington, D.C. and Old Town Alexandria. The premier waterfront destination property features 1,996 luxurious rooms, more than 150 diverse shops and boutiques, and over 40 dining options.
Overnight: Washington DC area  

DAY 2: ARLINGTON –  DC CITY TOUR – WHITE HOUSE  VISITOR CENTER 
After breakfast, visit Arlington National Cemetery, America’s shrine to valor and sacrifice. Board the tram to see the John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy graves plus the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Then, stop at the Marine Corps Memorial (Iwo Jima Statue). This afternoon embark on a DC City Tour with a stop at The White House Visitor Center to learn about our Executive Mansion and the Presidential families that lived there. View the film White House: Reflections from Within. Next depart on a “spring stroll” along the National Mall’s Tidal Basin to see the Cherry Blossoms. Make stops at four impressive Memorials: Jefferson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, M.L.K. Jr., and National WWII. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers.
(B,D)   Overnight: Washington DC  

DAY 3: CHERRY BLOSSOM CRUISE –SMITHSONIAN – DC ILLUMINATION TOUR
Today visit the National Portrait Gallery, whose collections focus on images of famous Americans.  Midday board the Odyssey III ship for your festive Cherry Blossom Cruise on the Potomac River. Enjoy a signature pink drink, narration and a delicious lunch.  Later enjoy free time to visit your choice of the world-famous Smithsonian Institution Museums such as the Air & Space, Natural History, American History or Gallery of Art.  Later enjoy a DC Twilight Illumination Tour of the famous monuments including those dedicated to Lincoln & Jefferson. 
(B,L) Overnight: Washington DC

DAY 4: FORD’S THEATRE – ANNAPOLIS – NAVAL ACADEMY 
This morning stop to visit Ford’s Theatre, which opened in 1863.  The active theatre is restored as it was the night John Wilkes Booth shot President Lincoln on April 14, 1865.  Then visit the Center for Education & Leadership with exhibits about President Lincoln. Then travel east to Annapolis, Maryland’s capital city on the Chesapeake Bay which features a historic district including 18th century brick houses and domed Maryland State House.  Enjoy a bit of leisure time to shop and grab lunch on your own in the historic Annapolis Harbor. This afternoon your Annapolis exploration continues with a visit to the US Naval Academy with its sprawling waterfront grounds, beaux arts architecture, monuments and a naval history museum.  Later head back to your Washington DC area hotel for an evening at your own pace.
(B) Overnight: Washington DC   

DAY 5: CAPITOL HILL – MT. VERNON
Today arrive at Capitol Hill to visit the Capitol Visitor Center which highlights the US lawmaking process. Then visit the US Library of Congress and view the exterior of the Supreme Court Building.  Later drive to Alexandria, VA to visit Mt. Vernon, President George Washington’s beautiful estate overlooking the Potomac River.  The “Father of Our Country” called Mt. Vernon home for more than 45 years.  Tour the house and gardens and visit the grave site of our first President.  Tonight’s Farewell Dinner is at popular local restaurant in Washington DC area.
(B,D) Overnight: Washington DC  

DAY 6: FLY HOME
Fly home with wonderful memories of Washington D.C.
(B)

Single Room Supplement + ($700) Triple Room Reduction  – ($30) per person **Rates are Land only, per person double

Call for Roundtrip Air Package Rates and details

Land only rates do not include hotel transfers.
Roundtrip air package includes hotel transfers
On some dates alternate hotels may be used

* Booking Discount Details –  Make your Final Payment by check & receive $200 per couple/$100 per person savings on Air Inclusive Bookings. Land Only/Own Air Bookings receive $100 per couple/$50 per person savings.