Springtime in Washington, DC

April 13-20, 2019


Special Features

  • Guided Tour of Washington, DC including:  Lincoln Memorial; World War II Memorial; Korean Memorial; Vietnam War Memorial; Thomas Jefferson Memorial; Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial.
  • See the Washington Monument, the White House, and the Capitol Building
  • Visit Arlington Cemetery and Tomb of the Unknowns
  • View Grave Sites of President and Mrs. Kennedy
  • Full Day at Smithsonian Museums
  • Tour Mt. Vernon, George Washington’s Home
  • Tour Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s Home
  • Lunch at Michie’s Tavern
  • Farewell Dinner

Come with us to see our Nation’s Capitol.  The history, the beauty of the memorials and monuments, the homes and gravesites of our Presidents – the place every American should experience!


Double: $1,495/pp
Single: $1,945/pp
Triple: $1,345/pp
Quad:  $1,345/pp

Trip Protection Available Ranging $139.50 to $172.50

Deposit:  $50/pp due at time of booking

Final Payment Due:  Wednesday, February 26, 2019

3-Sneaker (1)

Day 1, Saturday, April 13, 2019

Depart Springfield,  Missouri.  Today’s destination is Dayton, Ohio.  Tonight we will enjoy a light get acquainted dinner.  (D)

Day 2, Sunday, April 14, 2019

We depart Ohio and head to another Springfield – Springfield, Virginia for a three-night stay and our visit to our nation’s capital. (B)

Day 3, Monday, April 15, 2019

An amazing day is planned as we begin exploring our Nation’s Capitol.   We are joined by a local guide for an fascinating narrated tour of all the sites you have always dreamed of seeing.  We will walk through the nostalgic World War II Memorial, get up close to the solemn Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, read the inscriptions in the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials and so much more. (B)

Day 4, Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Another exciting day as we explore the multitude of museums at the Smithsonian Institution.  When the day is over you will realize that even a week would not be enough time to view all of the wonderful exhibits which preserves our history and culture.  Tonight we enjoy dinner in Georgetown on the waterfront at Tony & Joe’s Seafood Place. (B, D)

Day 5, Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Today we will visit Arlington National Cemetery, where we will view the gravesites of the Kennedy family, including Ted, Robert, John F. and Jackie. We will witness the changing of the guard at the  the Tomb of the Unknowns.  In the afternoon we will travel to Mt. Vernon, George Washington’s farm and home on the beautiful Potomac River.   This evening we will enjoy an informal dinner at our hotel in Charlottesville, Virginia. (B, D)

Day 6, Thursday, April 18, 2019

This morning we visit Monticello, the mountaintop home of Thomas Jefferson and one of the most unique colonial homes in America.  After a tour and lunch at the historical Michie’s Tavern, we turn west through the fabulous Shenandoah Valley to Bedford, Virginia where we have a guided tour of the awesome D-Day Memorial before departing for Roanoke, Virginia for our overnight. (B, L)

Day 7, Friday, April 19, 2019

Enjoy the beautiful foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains as we travel through Knoxville and Nashville into Hopkinsville, Kentucky for our lodging.  Tonight we will have a farewell dinner. (B, D)

Day 8, Saturday, April 20, 2019

Our final leg of the journey finds us traversing Missouri with an early afternoon arrival back home in Springfield. (B)

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