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Washington D.C. Holiday

December 7 - 12, 2022

 

Itinerary       Pricing       Inclusions

 

 

December 7: Fly to Washington D.C.

Upon arrival at the airport, meet your Tour Director. Then, transfer to 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 decked out for the holidays. The Gaylord’s ICE™ experience is included for you, an interactive walk-through holiday attraction kept at a chilly 9°F, where you can explore a variety of holiday scenes - all made from 2 million pounds of ice! Enjoy a Welcome Dinner tonight with your fellow travelers.

(D)

Overnight: Gaylord Nat’l Resort

December 8: Arlington - White House

After breakfast, visit America’s shrine to valor and sacrifice, Arlington National Cemetery. Board the tourmobile tram to see John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy gravesites 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 D.C. 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, 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 D.C. Christmas Market, a holiday experience featuring a rotating cast of crafters and vendors, hot coffee, sweets and holiday performances.

(B)

Overnight: Gaylord Nat’l Resort

December 9: Smithsonian - D.C. Lights

This morning enjoy time to visit your choice of the world-famous Smithsonian Institution Museums 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. Enjoy an included dinner this evening. Later, depart on a Night Illumination Monuments Tour. Drive by buildings beautifully decorated for the holidays and monuments especially impressive at night. Stop and see the National Christmas Tree, DC’s holiday claim to fame.

(B,D)

Overnight: Gaylord Nat’l Resort

December 10: Ford's Theater - Annapolis

Today visit 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. Later embark on an Annapolis City Tour featuring the U.S. Naval Academy. The evening is free to explore our Nation’s capital and the area around your resort.

(B)

Overnight: Gaylord Nat’l Resort

December 11: 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. Tonight’s Farewell Dinner is included at a popular local restaurant.

(B,D)

Overnight: Gaylord Nat’l Resort

December 12: Fly Home

Fly home with wonderful holiday memories of Washington D.C.

(B)

 

 

What's Included:

• Roundtrip Airfare - MCO
• 5 Nights - Washington D.C. area
• 8 Meals: 5-Breakfasts & 3-Dinners
• Professional Tour Director
• Motorcoach Transportation
• Admissions per Itinerary
• Comprehensive Sightseeing
• Baggage Handling at Hotels
• Hotel Transfers

 

Tour Activity Level:

Easy 1 2 3 4 Active

 

Highlights:
• 5 Nights at Gaylord Nat’l Resort
• Arlington National Cemetery
• White House Visitor’s Center
• Ford’s Theater
• Smithsonian Institution Museums
• Library of Congress
• Capitol Visitor’s Center
• Downtown D.C. Christmas Market
• Night Illumination Monuments Tour
• National Christmas Tree
• Mt. Vernon - George Washington’s Estate
• Annapolis & the US Naval Academy

 

Accommodations:

5 Nights - Gaylord National Resort,
National Harbor, MD - DC area

 

 

  

Tour Rates

Based on Double Occupancy:

Booking Discount*: $2575 pp double

Regular Rate: $2775 pp double

 

Single Supplement: +$600

 
*Make your Final Payment by check prior to the Final Payment Due Date & receive $400 per couple/$200 per person Booking Discount!
• Initial deposit can be made by check or credit card to be eligible.
• Payments after initial deposit are considered part of Final Payment and must be made by check.

 

 

*All pricing subject to change and based on availability. 

**On some dates alternate hotels may be used.

***Tour rates are subject to increase until you are paid in full.

****Itinerary and hotels are subject to change.

 

 

 

 

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