Montverde - Washington D.C.
**$1,345. per person from Tampa, Fl. October 6 – 9, 2017
(TOUR CODE 218206)
Friday, October 6, 2017
This afternoon you will depart Tampa, FL on a flight bound for our Nation’s Capital, Washington, D.C. Your private motor coach and tour leader will meet you on arrival at the airport. Following lunch, a visit is planned to the Holocaust Museum*, both a touching and vivid reminder of those who were persecuted and a supplication against such inhumanity. This afternoon will bring you to visit many of the memorials* dedicated to the pride and sacrifice of the American people including: The Franklin Delano Roosevelt and WWII Memorials, Vietnam and Korean Memorials. Following dinner enjoy a moonlight tour* of some of the remaining memorials including the Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Jefferson Memorials.
Saturday, October 7, 2017
After breakfast, you are scheduled to visit one of the seats of power in our nation, the Capitol Building*. The Senate and the House of Representatives have met at the Capitol for over 200 years. You will have plenty of time to appreciate the stunning architecture of the Capitol as well as the spirit of the nation and government it represents. The rest of the day you may break into smaller groups to visit museums and galleries on the National Mall. There are more than 137 million objects, works of art and specimens at the Smithsonian Museums* and Galleries, so there is something for everyone visiting such sites as the Air and Space Museum and the Museums’ of Natural History and American History. You will return to the hotel after dinner tonight.
Sunday, October 8, 2017
After breakfast, you will have an opportunity to visit the National Museum of African American History. Later today, it’s your day to perhaps make your television debut. Numerous local and national broadcasts have been filmed at the Newseum*. Exhibits at the museum will highlight the day’s newspapers from all over the world, as well as other exhibits like the September 11th exhibit, 4-D immersion theatres and hands-on exhibits. After lunch partake in a humbling experience at Arlington National Cemetery*, resting place for so many American heroes. Here, witness the solemn Changing of the Guards Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Later you will visit the famous Iwo Jima Memorial. Dinner tonight is at Hard Rock Café*. This evening a ghostly experience awaits you on your Ghost Tour of Alexandria*. Enjoy a special ice cream treat at Pop’s ice cream* before returning to your hotel.
Monday, October 9, 2017
One of the highlights of your patriotic adventure is a visit to Mount Vernon*, George Washington’s estate and resting place. Your guide will direct you through Washington’s home, tomb and the many buildings that helped to run this large estate. You will also witness the flag raising and wreath laying* at George Washington’s tomb. Lunch is included at Mount Vernon. You will enjoy exploring the National Archives*, where you will view some of the most important documents in our nation’s history including The Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights and Constitution. Afterward you depart for home, taking along with you memories, souvenirs, and a deeper pride and appreciation for American History.
SPECIAL TOUR CONDITIONS: The tour price is based on four persons to a room and includes roundtrip airline transportation from Tampa, FL, hotel, 3 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 3 dinners, sightseeing, entrance fees if required and private motor-coach transportation. Anticipated sites to be visited (including entrance fees if applicable) include the Smithsonian Museums, National Archives, Mount Vernon, National Museum of African American History (subject to availability), Newseum, Ghost Tour, Arlington National Cemetery, Capitol Tour, and a guided tour of the national memorials. Please note that all above-mentioned scheduled activities are subject to change or cancellation due to circumstances beyond our control (i.e. availability, weather, traffic, etc.). Twin and triple rooming requests may be available for a supplemental charge. Included are the estimated applicable governmental airline ticket taxes, fuel surcharges, security surcharges, and associated fees. The applicable tour conditions are listed on the online application. There is a $300.00 non-refundable deposit due to be eligible for the trip. To sign up you can visit the “student/traveler signup” page on our website at www.EAtours.com. The tour number for your group is 218206. A 2nd payment of $500 will be due 30 days later. The final payment of the balance is due no later than 70 days before departure. In the unlikely event that EA Tours were to cancel the trip, the tour cost, including the initial deposit, is fully refundable. Additional details will be supplied approximately 30 days before departure.
Space is limited on this Patriotic Adventure!
Complete your online application at EAtours.com and submit a $300.00 deposit by April 20, 2017 to secure your spot.