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Washington DC

Thursday, June 27 - Tuesday, July 2, 2019



Thursday, June 27 - Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Highlights:   (Inclusions subject to change)

* 5 Nights lodging
* 5 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners
* Tram ride at Arlington Cemetery
* Visit to memorials:  World War II Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, 
     Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, 
     Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, & FDR Memorial
* Guided Sightseeing Tour, including The U.S. Capitol & Visitor's 
     Center, & U.S. Library of Congress
* Reagan Building, Union Station or National Place
* Visit to Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
* Guided tour of illuminated monuments, including Air Force Memorial,
     the Pentagon, Jefferson Memorial, Marine Corps Memorial, 
     & Washington Monument
* Smithsonian Institution
* Tour of the National Cathedral
* Newseum
* Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Air & Space Museum
* Luggage handling in Washington area
* Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
* Tour Protection Plan Available Upon Request
 
Departures:
- Mid-American Coaches, Washington, MO - Depart: 7:00 AM / Return 6:00 PM
- Lowe’s Store, Kirkwood, MO - Depart 8:00 AM / Return 5:00 PM

Thursday, June 27 
Early morning departure has you heading east.  Lunch and rest stops will be made en route, along with overnight lodging in the Cambridge OH area; please pack an overnight bag.  Dinner is on your own this evening.
Friday, June 28
After breakfast, check out and depart for Washington, DC.  Upon arrival you will check into your hotel and freshen up before enjoying a delicious dinner.   (Breakfast / Dinner)
Saturday, June 29 
After breakfast, depart for a full day of touring.  Stop at Arlington Cemetery to see the grounds via the Tram, including the Women in the Military Memorial at Arlington.  View one of the largest bronze statues ever cast, the Marine Corps War Memorial’s Iwo Jima Statue.  Enjoy lunch on your own at Union Station or the Reagan Building, one of the area's newest conference and event facilities with over 55,000 square feet of space including an amphitheater, an exhibit hall, meeting rooms, and reception areas.  In the afternoon, meet your guide at the Reagan Building to depart for the Capitol Visitor Center (CVC) which is located underground on the east side of the Capitol.  You will also visit the U.S. Capitol and the U.S. Library of Congress and tour the outside of the Supreme Court Building.  A photo stop of the White House will also be made, followed by a stop at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial.  Dinner has been arranged for you in the area, followed by a visit to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts which is a living memorial to President Kennedy.  Continue with a driving tour of the illuminated monuments which include the Air Force Memorial, the Pentagon, the Jefferson Memorial, the Marine Corps Memorial (Iwo Jima Statue), the Capitol, the White House, and the Washington Monument.   (Breakfast/Dinner) 
Sunday, June 30 
Following breakfast, depart for visits to some of the memorials, including the National World War II Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Korean War Veterans Memorial.  Afterwards, continue to the Newseum to view the only museum dedicated to increase public understanding of the importance of a free press and the First Amendment. Visitors experience the story of news, the role of a free press in major events in history.  Following your visit, depart for a tour of the National Cathedral, the sixth largest in the world, second largest in the United States.  Later, as time allows, continue to the Smithsonian Institution to visit any of the museums.  This evening you will enjoy a delicious dinner in the area, followed by a relaxing evening.    (Breakfast/Dinner) 
Monday, July 1 
After breakfast at the hotel, check out and depart for a visit to the Smithsonian's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Air & Space Museum, located at Dulles Airport.  The Museum houses many aircraft/spacecraft which tell the history of aviation and space flight.  You will also see the museum's newest arrival, the Space Shuttle Discovery, which was the longest serving orbiter in the NASA space shuttle fleet.  You will have time to explore the museum at your own pace and get lunch on your own in the area before departing for your overnight stop for lodging (pack an overnight bag); dinner is on your own this evening.  (Breakfast) 
Tuesday, July 2 
After breakfast, check out and depart for home with lasting memories of your stay in Washington, DC.  (Breakfast) 

Tour Cost:
$1,085.00 per person - Double Room
$1,364.00 per person - Single Room
$1,070.00 per person - Triple Room

Deposit of $200.00 due upon reserving.  
Balance due by May 6, 2019