Exploring America’s Capital

Spotlight on Washington, D.C.

Spotlight on Washington, D.C..from $2,949.00pp

Various Dates | Departs Washington D.C

Walk the path forged by leaders of the free world in America’s spirited capital city.

View monuments that commemorate the heroes who have shaped America’s past, including the World War II Monument, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the Korean War Memorial. Wander Mt. Vernon’s beautiful plantation grounds, and tour the beloved home of George Washington.

On a guided tour, learn about Ford’s Theatre where President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Uncover Smithsonian treasures as you explore some of its world-renowned museum collections. The epic story of American democracy comes to life in Washington, D.C


  • Accomodation
  • Sightseeing
  • Some Breakfasts
  • Some Dinners
  • Some Lunches


Day 1: Washington, D.C. ­ Tour Begins

Explore America’s heritage and history during your stay in the capital city of the United States – Washington, D.C.

Day 2: Washington, D.C.

Your day begins at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center with a guided tour of this historic and storied building. Discover the
celebrated history of America’s capital on a city tour with a local expert. Take in views of the White House, National
Mall and other monuments and museums. Pause to reflect at the poignant World War II Memorial, Vietnam
Veterans Memorial, and the Korean War Memorial. Tonight, join your fellow travellers for a welcome dinner.

Meals Included: Breakfast |  Dinner

Day 3: Washington, D.C.

Tour the Washington National Cathedral, which hosted state funerals, Presidential inaugural masses, and MLK’s last
sermon. After some free time, continue to Ford’s Theatre* where President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Tour
the theatre and hear about the events that transpired as John Wilkes Booth’s plan unfolded. Finish at the
neighbouring Petersen House, where the fatally injured Lincoln took his final breaths. The evening is yours. You may
choose to join an optional twilight tour of D.C. with dinner

Meals Included: Breakfast 

Day 4: Arlington National Cemetery ­ Mount Vernon, Virginia ­ Alexandria

Visit Arlington National Cemetery for a narrated tour that takes you to the Tomb of the Unknowns and the Kennedy
gravesites. Continue to Mount Vernon, the beloved home of George Washington. Wander the grounds and tour the
home filled with 18th­century artefacts. Head to Old Town Alexandria, nestled along the Potomac, and enjoy time to
stroll the cobblestone streets on your own. This evening, dine at Gadsby’s Tavern, famous for hosting George
Washington, Thomas Jefferson and other founding fathers.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 5: Washington, D.C.

Spend time in the White House Visitor Center and see artefacts from the White House collection. Then, it’s your
choice! Uncover some of the treasures of the Smithsonian at the National Air and Space Museum, home of the
famous Wright 1903 Flyer and the Apollo 11 command module ­OR­ visit the National Museum of American History
and see gowns of First Ladies along with the Star­Spangled Banner. Enjoy free time to continue exploring on your
own. Gather in the evening for a farewell dinner commemorating the end of your historical journey.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 6: Washington, D.C. ­ Tour Ends

Your tour comes to a close in Washington, D.C. this morning.


**Prices based on Travel dates - 11 Aug 2022

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All prices are in Australian Dollars based on twin share occupancy unless otherwise stated.

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