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Cherry Blossom Time Tour

 April 12-17, 2018  / 6 Days & 9 Meals

Complimentary Roundtrip Home or Local Pick-up Available 

$1599.00 Per Person Based on Double Occupancy

$689.00 for Single Supplement Add On

**Insurance Available**

 

The Mayflower Tours Way

  • Free home or local pickup and return
  • 9 Meals (4 dinners and 5 breakfasts)
  • Arlington National Cemetery including the eternal flame at the grave of John F. Kennedy and witness the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns
  • Reserved grandstand seating to the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade
  • Panoramic illumination tour of Washington, DC National Mall area including the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument
  • Tour George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate
  • Drive the scenic Lincoln Highway through the beautiful Laurel Highlands
  • Flight 93 National Memorial
  • $30 in Mayflower Money

Day One — Pennsylvania Travel to Pennsylvania today as we begin our journey to Washington, DC. This evening, enjoy a welcome dinner with your new traveling companions. Dinner

Day Two — Travel to Washington, DC Arriving in Washington, DC, we begin our tour at Arlington National Cemetery. We view the gravesites of John and Robert Kennedy as well as the eternal flame that burns in dedication to the memory of John F. Kennedy. Appreciate the military precision of the Changing of the Guard Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns. Breakfast and dinner

Day Three — National Cherry Blossom Parade and The Smithsonian Attend the National Cherry Blossom parade, which celebrates the blooming of the Japanese Cherry trees planted around the Tidal Basin. The beauty and aroma of these blossoming cherry trees will amaze as we enjoy the National Cherry Blossom Parade from reserved grandstand seats. Marching down Constitution Avenue, the parade showcases floats, helium balloons, international performance groups and some of the country’s finest marching bands. This afternoon, visit the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum complex which is comprised of 16 museums in the Washington, DC area. Breakfast

Day Four — Mount Vernon and Washington DC Touring Exit the 21st century this morning as we visit George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate. The new Ford Orientation Center and the Donald W. Reynolds Museum offer visitors the chance to experience Washington’s life through movies and exhibitions. Explore his mansion filled with 18th-century treasures and stroll the gardens Washington himself designed. While on the grounds of this 45-acre estate, take in the views of the Potomac River from the mansion’s piazza. Upon returning to DC we enjoy a panoramic tour of the National Mall area with the many monuments and memorials dedicated to past presidents and the nation’s wars including the National World War II Memorial. Breakfast and dinner

Day Five — The Laurel Highlands Today we leave the hustle and bustle of Washington, DC, and head to the quiet beauty of the Laurel Highlands in southwestern Pennsylvania. We make a stop at the Flight 93 Memorial before taking the Lincoln Highway through the quaint town of Ligonier with its antique stores and specialty shops. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner with your traveling companions. Breakfast and dinner

Day Six — Return Home Traveling back home, we arrive in the early evening with wonderful memories of our journey. Breakfast

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Days One and Five – Holiday Inn, Monroeville, Pennsylvania

Days Two through Four  – Arlington Court Suites Hotel, Arlington, Virginia

 

 

 

 

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