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2-Day Washington DC and Virginia Grand Tour

Tour Code: 543-284
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Washington, DC
Duration:
2 Days

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Highlights: Visit Washington, DC (US Capitol, Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Marine Corps Iwo Jima Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, National Archives, National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, The Pentagon, US Air Force Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington Monument), Mount Vernon.

  • Watch the changing of the guard and pay your respects at Arlington National Cemetery

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 9:00am Union Station - Washington, DC
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  • Day 1

    Washington DC

    Today, we will go on a guided tour of Washington DC, stopping at the U.S. Capitol Building, Smithsonian Museums, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial or Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Korean Memorial and Vietnam Memorial.

    After that, we can also get a view from coach including these attractions: FBI Building, Federal Triangle, House and Senate Office Building, National Archives, Washington Monument, Grant Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, American Veterans Disabled for life Memorial, Lincoln's Cottage and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

    • Washington, DC

      The capital of the United States of America sits on the scenic Potomac River. Monuments, museums, and Americana characterize this historic city, which is located in the District of Columbia between the states of Maryland and Virginia.

      US Capitol

      The famous United States Capitol is the meeting place of the US Congress, and has been for more than 200 years. The building is famous for its elaborate dome and intricately designed, detailed columns.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sat, Closed on Sundays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, New Year (1/1) & President's Inauguration Day

      Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

      The memorial to the great Martin Luther King, Jr. on the southwest side of the National Mall was opened in 2011. It depicts Dr. King standing as a "stone of hope" carved from a "mountain of despair."

      Lincoln Memorial

      This iconic American monument honors the 16th president of the United States. Abraham Lincoln was president during the American Civil War, and is most famous for the Emancipation Proclamation that freed all of the slaves in the US.

      Vietnam Veterans Memorial

      This memorial in Washington, DC serves as a place to remember the American soldier who were lost or killed during the tumultuous Vietnam War. Originally controversial in design, the simple memorial has become a shrine for the American people.

      Korean War Veterans Memorial

      This memorial commemorates those who served for the United States in the Korean War. It is located south of the Reflecting Pool at the National Mall. The simple memorial is triangular in shape will a circle at the top.

      Smithsonian Institution

      Centered on the National Mall, the Smithsonian Institution is a series of museums dedicated to research and spreading knowledge. Some of the most notable Smithsonian museums are the National Air and Space Museum and the Museum of American History.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 8:30am - 5:30pm

      National Archives

      This building on the National Mall is the official headquarters and main facility of the National Archives and Records Administration. It contains the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.

      Washington Monument

      This iconic obelisk is a memorial to the commander-in-chief of the American revolutionary army and eventual the first president of the United States of America, George Washington. The massive stone structure began construction in 1848.

      Jefferson Memorial

      The Thomas Jefferson Memorial is a memorial to the third president of the United States. The impressive building is neoclassical in design and has been standing since 1943. It sees more than two million visitors every year. It's only available during the Cherry Blossom time.

      Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

      Built over the course of 41 years, finally completed in 1961, this Roman Catholic basilica was designed in a a predominantly New-Byzantine style.

      Opening Hours: Apr 1 - Oct 31 7:00am - 7:00pm, Nov 1 - Mar 31 7:00am - 6:00pm

    Standard Hotel: No accommodation
    Day 2

    Washington DC - Mount Vernon - Arlington National Cemetery - Washington DC (34 miles)

    Today we will visit the former home of George Washington - Mount Vernon. We will stop at the Arlington National Cemetery, Mt. Vernon Estates and Gardens, Donald W. Reynolds Museum & Education Center, Christ Church, Iwo Jima Memorial. After that we will view from coach of Tidal Basin and Cherry Blossoms (when in bloom), Fort Washington, National Gallery of Art, Crystal City, Pentagon, Air Force Memorial. At around 6:30pm, we will return to the pickup point for drop off.
    • Mount Vernon, VA

      A census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. both public and private. It was the home of George Washington, the first president of the United States.
    • Washington, DC

      The capital of the United States of America sits on the scenic Potomac River. Monuments, museums, and Americana characterize this historic city, which is located in the District of Columbia between the states of Maryland and Virginia.

      Arlington National Cemetery

      This military cemetery spans more than 600 acres in northern Virginia on the border with Washington, DC. It contains the graves of Presidents Taft and Kennedy as well as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

      Opening Hours: Oct - Mar 8:00am - 5:00pm, The guard is changed every hour on the hour Oct 1 through Mar 31., Apr - Sep 8:00am - 7:00pm, The guard is changed every half hour from April 1 through Sept 30.

      Marine Corps Iwo Jima Memorial

      Also known as the Iwo Jima Memorial, this iconic pavillion was dedicated by Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1954 in remembrance of members of the US Marine Corps who died in battle since the United States' founding in 1775.

      National Gallery of Art

      The National Gallery of Art was established in 1937 and is still open to the public for no admission fee. It has one of the best art collections in the world, dating from the Middle Ages to the present.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sat 10:00am - 5:00pm, Sun 11:00am - 6:00pm

      The Pentagon

      This building gets its name from the geometric shape that it resembles. It is the headquarters for the United States Department of Defense. Though it looks austere, it is nonetheless impressive given its immense size and design.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 3:00pm

      US Air Force Memorial

      The Air Force Memorial in Arlington pays tribute to the veterans of that particular branch of the US military. Its three spires evoke the image of the contrails of fighter jets as they maneuver in the sky.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 8:00am - 11:00pm

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    • Departure & Return

    Location Address Departure Return
    Washington, DC map link 50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002 (Union Station - Washington, DC) 9:00am 6:30pm

    *Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

    • Schedule:
      • Best of DC tour: depart at 9:00am on Monday/Wednesday/Friday, end at 6:00pm. Duration: 9 hours;
      • Mount Vernon/Arlington National Cemetery tour: depart at 9:00am on Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday, end at 6:00pm. Duration: 9 hours.
      Guests don't need to go on consecutive days for the two-day tours listed in the itinerary.
    • Note: Guests must be present at the Union Station office at least a half hour prior to the tour departure time. Once the tour departs, guests cannot join along the route.
    • On the day of your tour please present your voucher at the ticket window on the bus level of the parking garage at Union Station (NOT the main lobby). To get to the bus level, you will go to the center rear of Union Station and go up an escalator, then out the doors leading to the parking garage. Just outside those doors is a second escalator and we are located at the top on the right. Please arrive approximately 30 minutes prior to your assigned departure time.
    • Price Includes

    • Entrance fees for attractions listed above
    • Taxes
    • Price Excludes

    • Meals and beverages
    • Gratuities Optional
    • Hotel Transfers are NOT Available
    • Additional Note

    • Please note the stops listed in the itinerary are subject to change without prior notice.
    • The drivers are licensed DC sightseeing guides, but they will not get off and accompany guests to each attraction, as they are responsible for the motor coach itself.
    • Parking is available at Union Station for approximately $15.00-$18.00 (subject to change)
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    • All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within one business day after booking.
    • Standard Cancellation and Refund policy (please read before booking)
    • Prices may vary subject to availability/season/weekend/holiday.
    • We reserve right to cancel a schedule to fully refund affected customers although we will make every effort to maintain the regular operation.

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