Day 1 - Home - Arlington & Washington DC
We depart this morning on a journey that takes us into our nation’s Capital, Washington, D.C.! We arrive at Arlington National Cemetery this afternoon for a guided tram tour. We will have a chance to see the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, there are also stops at President John F. Kennedy gravesite, U.S. Coast Guard Memorial, U.S. Army Gen. John J. Pershing’s gravesite, and the Arlington House (The Robert E. Lee Memorial) just to name a few. From here we check into our hotel for the next two nights, the Holiday Inn Capitol. The hotel is located in Capitol Hill and only one block from the Smithsonian. Dinner is included this evening at Tony and Joe’s Seafood Place, located right on Washington Harbor.
Day 2 - Washington DC & George Washington's Mount Vernon
A full breakfast is included this morning followed by a guided tour of Washington. See the WWII Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, The Vietnam Wall, FDR Memorial, MLK Jr. Memorial, and so much more! This afternoon we visit George Washington’s Mount Vernon, which offers a glimpse into 18th-century plantation life through beautiful gardens and grounds, and an intriguing museum with exhibits honoring George Washington’s life and legacy. After, we make our way back into Alexandria where dinner is included at Theismann’s Restaurant.
Day 3 - Washington DC - Home
After breakfast we head over to the Smithsonian Museums, where we have timed entry tickets to the new African American History & Culture Museum. Lunch is on own before heading home.