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Spotlight on Washington, D.C.

6-day guided vacation, from $1,899* per person, departs May through October 2019

Highlights

  • AAA Members save $50 per person and receive a $50 credit to use toward a pre booked optional tour.

  • Book an air-inclusive journey and enjoy roundtrip home-to-airport private sedan service.

  • Experience international cuisine in local restaurants throughout the city.

  • Uncover some of the treasures of the Smithsonian Institution with a visit to either the National Air and Space Museum or the National Museum of American History.

Where You'll Visit

  • U.S. Capitol
  • White House Visitor Center
  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Mount Vernon
  • Alexandria
  • Washington National Cathedral
  • Ford's Theatre

Details

Days 1-2 / Washington, D.C.
Arrive in the nation’s capital and spend time exploring the city on your own. Day two of your vacation begins with a guided tour of the U.S. Capitol, followed by a guided tour of America’s capital with a local expert. You’ll see the White House, National Mall and many monuments and museums. Visit the World War II Memorial, the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial and the Korean War Memorial. Cap off the day with a special welcome dinner.

Day 3 / Washington, D.C.
Visit the White House Visitor Center and explore the history of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Choose between a visit to the National Air and Space Museum or the National Museum of American History. Enjoy free time in the afternoon to visit other Smithsonian museums, then consider an optional twilight tour of D.C. that includes dinner.

Day 4 / Arlington National Cemetery – Mount Vernon – Alexandria
A narrated tour of Arlington National Cemetery includes stops at the Tomb of the Unknowns and the Kennedy gravesites. In the afternoon, stroll the beautiful plantation grounds and tour Mount Vernon, home of George Washington. In Old Town Alexandria, stroll the cobblestone streets and admire the historic Colonial architecture before choosing your perfect spot for dinner.

Days 5-6 / Washington, D.C.
Learn about the history and craftsmanship of the Washington National Cathedral on a docent-led tour. In the afternoon, visit Ford’s Theatre where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Tour the theatre and hear about the timeline of events that transpired as John Wilkes Booth’s plan unfolded. Join your fellow travelers for a special farewell dinner and depart for home in the morning.

*Not valid on group travel. Purchase of roundtrip international or domestic U.S. airfare from MCV through AAA Travel required to obtain sedan service. Purchase of required internal airfare (as applicable) does not qualify for sedan service. Included in many U.S. cities within a 50-mile radius of more than 90 airport gateways. Service is available between 51 and 75 miles for a small fee. One transfer per room booking. Additional stops are not permitted on route. Other restrictions may apply; call for details.

Offered by: AAA Member Choice Vacations®

Want to learn more about this guided vacation? Call 888-890-2462 or contact a AAA Travel Counselor.

Get in Touch

Rose Stadt, AAA Travel Counselor, Vallejo, Calif.

More and more people want to customize their escorted trips with longer stays in certain cities or visits to specific sites. I make sure the independent pieces fit seamlessly with the tour.

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