5 Nights at the Gaylord National Resort • Mt. Vernon • Naval Academy & Annapolis

6 Days - Tour Dates: December 7 - 12, 2022
8 Meals Included

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Activity Level:

Activity Level 4: Active Pace - Heavy walking daily, some hiking, hills, steps, and on uneven terrain. Very few rest options available. Consistently robust pace, very full and active days with early morning departures, possibly extended travel times, and use of different modes of local transport.

Price Per Person:

$2699.00 Double Occupancy
$2669.00 Triple Occupancy
$3299.00 Single Occupancy

Early Booking Discount
SAVE $100 - First 1-10 Clients
SAVE $75 - 11-20 Clients
Single Supplement Discount
The first TWO Singles to book, SAVE 50% off the Single Supplement

Prices include airfare from SAN/LAX. Please call or refer to our catalog for prices from your home city.

Tour Highlights:

  • Round Trip Home Pick-up*
  • Round Trip Airfare
  • 8 Meals: 5-Breakfasts, 3-Dinners
  • D.C. Sights: Famous Memorials, Arlington National Cemetery, White House Visitor’s Center, Ford’s Theater, Smithsonian Institutes, Library of Congress, & Capitol Visitor’s Center
  • Downtown Holiday Market
  • Night Illumination Monuments Tour 
  • National Christmas Tree
  • Mt. Vernon, George Washington’s Estate
  • Annapolis & the US Naval Academy
  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Hotel Transfers & Baggage at Hotel

Daily Itinerary:

Day 1 - Wednesday, 12/7/2022 - Fly to Washington D.C.
Upon arrival at the airport, meet your Tour Manager. Then, you’ll spend the next 5 nights at the spectacular Gaylord National Resort where an amazing 18-story glass atrium welcomes you to the hotel, offering sweeping views of the Potomac River, Washington, D.C. and Old Town Alexandria. The premier waterfront destination property features 1,996 luxurious rooms, more than 150 diverse shops and boutiques, and over 40 dining options. The resort hotel and the surrounding National Harbor area will be all decked out for the holidays and you’ll have access to ICE™ all six days! ICE!™ is an interactive walk-through holiday attraction kept at a chilly 9°F; jackets provided, where you can explore a variety of holiday scenes - all made from 2 million pounds of ice! Enjoy a Get Acquainted Dinner tonight. - Dinner
Day 2 - Thursday, 12/8/2022 - Arlington / White House
After breakfast, visit Arlington National Cemetery, America’s shrine to valor and sacrifice. Board the tourmobile tram to see the John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy graves, plus the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Then, stop at the Marine Corps Memorial (Iwo Jima Statue). This afternoon, embark on a city tour with a stop at The White House Visitor’s Center to learn about our Executive Mansion and the Presidential families that lived there. Visit the White House Visitor’s Center and view the film White House: Reflections from Within. Then see four impressive Memorials: Jefferson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, M.L.K. Jr., and National WWII. Next visit the magical Downtown Holiday Market, a Christmas Market experience featuring a rotating cast of crafters and vendors, hot coffee, sweets, and holiday performances. - Breakfast
Day 3 - Friday, 12/9/2022 - Smithsonians / Lights
This morning, enjoy free time to visit your choice of the world famous Smithsonian Institutes, such as the Air & Space, Natural History, American History, or Gallery of Art. This afternoon, visit the National Portrait Gallery, whose collections focus on images of famous Americans. Enoy an included dinner this evening. Later, depart on an illuminated monuments driving tour. Drive by buildings beautifully decorated for the holidays and monuments especially impressive when illuminated. Stop and see the National Christmas Tree, DC’s holiday claim to fame. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 4 - Saturday, 12/10/2022 - Ford's Theater / Annapolis
Tour Ford’s Theater, restored as it was the night John Wilkes Booth shot President Lincoln, and still an active theater. Also visit the NEW Center for Education & Leadership, with exhibits regarding President Lincoln. Travel to Annapolis for lunch on your own and time to shop in historic Annapolis Harbor. Embark on an Annapolis city tour including the US Naval Academy. Return to your resort where the evening is free. - Breakfast
Day 5 - Sunday, 12/11/2022 - Capitol Hill / Mt. Vernon
Arrive at Capitol Hill to visit the Capitol Visitor’s Center, highlighting the US lawmaking process. Then, visit the US Library of Congress and view the exterior of the Supreme Court Building. Drive to Alexandria, VA to visit Mt. Vernon, the estate of George Washington. Tour the house and grounds and visit Washington’s tomb. Your Farewell Dinner is included at a fine local restaurant. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 6 - Monday, 12/12/2022 - Fly Home
Return home after a memorable holiday time with new friends in Washington D.C. - Breakfast

Additional Tour Information:

  • Washington D.C. area (5) - Gaylord National Resort
Unpack Once at this full-service resort

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