FROM $2175* pp dbl


5 Nights at One Hotel • Arlington National Cemetery • White House Visitor’s Center • Ford’s Theater • Smithsonian Institutes • Library of Congress & Capitol Visitor’s Center • Visit and shop the Downtown Holiday Market • Night Illumination monuments driving tour with the National Christmas Tree • Mt. Vernon, George Washington’s Estate • Annapolis & the US Naval Academy



5 Nights Hotel Accommodations, 8 Meals, Tour Director, Motorcoach Transportation, Admissions per Itinerary, Sightseeing per Itinerary, Baggage Handling at hotel

TOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL        EASY  1   2   3   4  ACTIVE

Day 1 - Fly to Washington D.C.

Upon arrival at the airport, meet your Tour Manager. Then, you’ll 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. The resort hotel and the surrounding National Harbor area will be all decked out for the holidays and you’ll have access to ICE™ all six days! ICE!™ is an interactive walk-through holiday attraction kept at a chilly 9°F; jackets provided, where you can explore a variety of holiday scenes - all made from 2 million pounds of ice! Enjoy a Get Acquainted tonight.  (D)

Day 2 - Arlington / White House

After breakfast, visit a, America’s shrine to valor and sacrifice. Board the tourmobile 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 city tour with a stop at The White House Visitor’s Center to learn about our Executive Mansion and the Presidential families that lived there. Visit the White House Visitor’s Center and view the film White House: Reflections from Within. Then see four impressive Memorials: Jefferson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, M.L.K. Jr., and National WWII. Next visit the magical Downtown Holiday Market, a Christmas Market experience featuring a rotating cast of crafters and vendors, hot coffee, sweets, and holiday performances. (B)


Day 3 - Smithsonians / Lights

This morning, enjoy free time to visit your choice of the world famous Smithsonian Institutes, such as the Air & Space, Natural History, American History, or Gallery of Art. This afternoon, visit the National Portrait Gallery, whose collections focus on images of famous Americans. Enjoy an included dinner this evening. Later, depart on an illuminated monuments driving tour. Drive by buildings beautifully decorated for the holidays and monuments especially impressive when illuminated. Stop and see the National Christmas Tree, DC’s holiday claim to fame. (B)

Day 4 - Ford’s Theater / Annapolis

Tour Ford’s Theater, restored as it was the night John Wilkes Booth shot President Lincoln, and still an active theater. Also visit the NEW Center for Education & Leadership, with exhibits regarding President Lincoln. Travel to Annapolis for lunch on your own and time to shop in historic Annapolis Harbor. Embark on an Annapolis city tour including the US Naval Academy. Your evening is free tonight to explore our Nation’s capital. (B)


Day 5 - Capitol Hill / Mt. Vernon

Arrive at Capitol Hill to visit the Capitol Visitor’s Center, highlighting the US lawmaking process. Then, visit the US Library of Congress and view the exterior of the Supreme Court Building. Drive to Alexandria, VA to visit Mt. Vernon, the estate of George Washington. Tour the house  and grounds and visit Washington’s tomb. Your Farewell Dinner is included at a fine local restaurant. (B,D)


Day 6 - FLY Home

Return home after a memorable holiday time with new friends in Washington D.C.  (B)


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


Booking Discount Savings*

up to $400 per couple/ $200 per person

Single Room Supplement + ($600)

Triple Room Reduction  - ($30) per person

**Rates are Land only, per person

Call for Roundtrip Air Package Rates and details

* Booking Discount Details -  Make your Final Payment by check & receive $400 per couple/$200 per person savings on Air Inclusive Bookings. Land Only/Own Air Bookings receive
$200 per couple/$100 per person savings.

2021 Departure Dates

pp double**

December 2



5 Nights - Gaylord National Resort


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