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Day 1 – Home to Lansing, IL

Come aboard our luxury motorcoach so we can take you on an unforgettable journey across the eastern part of our beautiful country as we make our way to historical Washington DC. We head to Lansing for our first nights stop, with coffee breaks & lunch on your own along the way, and included dinner this evening.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express 

Included Meals: Dinner 

 

Day 2 – Lansing to Wilmot, OH

This morning enjoy breakfast at the hotel before we depart for the next leg of our journey. Today we head to Wilmot, OH and the charming Amish Door Inn where you will experience the warmth of their country hospitality. We will have an authentic Amish style dinner at the Inn, leaving time for you to stroll the 300 acre farm before settling in to your rooms with beautifully handcrafted furniture.

Hotel: The Amish Door Inn 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

 

Day 3 – Wilmot to Hagerstown, MD

Rise early for a wonderful breakfast – then sneak over to the bakery and stock up on goodies for your coffee break later in the morning. We depart our lovely hotel and head to Canton, Ohio and the Pro Football Hall of Fame! You’re sure to learn all about football and its history right here!! We depart Canton and head towards Pittsburgh where we will have an included lunch before we make our way to Hagerstown, MD and settle in for a quiet evening before picking up our fly group tomorrow morning.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 

 

Day 4 – Hagerstown to Washington DC

We depart for Washington DC this morning and Ronald Reagan airport as we pick up our travelers that chose to fly. Once they have boarded the motorcoach, we will stop for lunch and then head over to the United States Capitol Building where we will be treated to a fabulous tour. For dinner we are guests at the famous and historic Old Ebbitt Grill, which was established in 1856 & has been a popular meeting place throughout the years for presidents, celebrities, and others! We then check into our hotel which is home for the next five nights.

Hotel: Hampton Inn & Suites (5 Nights) (in Alexandria) 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

 

Day 5 – Washington DC

Board the motorcoach, sit back and relax as we head to Baltimore, Maryland! Watch the sites of DC go by as we make our way even further east. We have a step-on guide joining us, giving us the history of one of the country’s most unique and eclectic cities. It’s the birthplace of basebell legend Babe Ruth, the final resting place of Edgar Allen Poe, it has America’s first Washington Monument, and America’s first Roman Catholic Cathedral. Our afternoon stop will be Fort McHenry, which played an important role in the War of 1812. However, it is best known for the words that were penned by Francis Scott Key upon seeing the flag flying over the fort on the morning after the battle…”gave proof through the night that our flag was still there…”. These words later became our National Anthem. We will go to the top of the World Trade Center where you can get an incredible view of the city and the bay. After dinner on your own, board the motorcoach for a relaxing ride back to our hotel.

Included Meals: Breakfast 

 

Day 6 – Washington DC

Today we have a full day of touring the DC area with our informative step-on guide. We will visit the Jefferson, Lincoln, Vietnam, Korean, WW II, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Iwo Jima Memorials. We see sites such as the National Cathedral, Embassy Row, Kennedy Center and more. Step out near the White House for photo ops. We will stop at the restored Union Station for lunch on your own. Tonight we will take you to Old Town Alexandria where you can shop and dine.

Included Meals: Breakfast 

 

Day 7 – Washington DC

Rise and shine to a mouth-watering breakfast before we head to Arlington National Cemetery and witness the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. See where President John F. Kennedy was laid to rest with the Eternal Flame marking his gravesite. This cemetery will be one of the most impressive sites you will ever see. This afternoon you are free to explore the incredible Smithsonian Museums such as the Museum of American History, the Museum of Natural History or the American Art Museum. Or visit the Holocaust Museum and learn about the torture that the Jews endured. Whichever museum you choose to take in, it will be an incredible learning experience and one you will not soon forget. Tonight dinner is served at Ted Montana’s Grill, an old-west style steakhouse.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

 

Day 8 – Washington DC

Today we visit The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception where we will attend the 9 AM Mass. If you choose not to attend Mass, you can wander down stairs and visit the crypt or Memorial Hall, there are over 70 chapels and oratories to take in also. Even if you aren’t Catholic, you will be impressed by this prominent Roman Rite Catholic basilica, the largest in the United States. Afterwards we drive to the Mt. Vernon Inn where we will enjoy a fantastic meal, before we head over to George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate. Tour the residence, see the resting place of George and Martha, walk the plantation grounds, and sit on a bench along the Potomac and take in the breathtaking view. We then go back to the hotel for a good night’s rest before our departure tomorrow.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 

 

Day 9 – Washington DC to Youngstown, OH

After enjoying one last breakfast at our home away from home, we depart for the airport to drop off our flyers. Then we start our journey home as we head westward with coffee breaks and lunch along the way to our destination for the evening in Youngstown, OH.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express 

Included Meals: Breakfast 

 

Day 10 – Youngstown to Aurora, IL

Wake up and smell the coffee, eat a hearty breakfast and board the motorcoach. Reminisce with fellow travelers about the incredible sights of Washington DC as we head to Aurora and our hotel for one last night together.

Hotel: Hampton Inn 

Included Meals: Breakfast 

 

Day 11 – Aurora to Home

One last breakfast on the road before heading home. Enjoy the company of new-found friends, play games and share memories of a wonderful tour to Historic Washington DC!

Included Meals: Breakfast

Motorcoach Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $2,199
Single: $2,939
Triple: $2,079
Quad: $1,969

Flyaway Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $2,399
Single: $2,789
Triple: $2,279
Quad: $2,199

Motorcoach Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $149
Single: $184

Flyaway Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $164
Single: $200

Travel Bucks

$35 Travel Bucks per person earned with this tour

Deposit Due

$200 deposit per person due at time of reservation. Full payment due 45 days prior to depart.

Passport Needed

No

Tour Pace

Extensive Walking

Price Includes

Motorcoach Option: 16 Meals, Activities & Hotels as stated, Luxury Motorcoach.
Flyaway Option: Roundtrip Airfare including taxes, fuel surcharges, & baggage fees. 8 Included Meals, Hotels & Activities as stated in brochure, Luxury Motorcoach.



The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 62°
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Historic Washington D.C.
Motorcoach Departure Date:
10/14/2018
Motorcoach Return Date:
10/24/2018
Flyaway Departure Date:
10/17/2018
Flyaway Return Date:
10/22/2018

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Tour Highlights

Charming Amish Door Inn
Pro Football Hall of Fame
United States Capitol Tour
Dinner at historic Old Ebbitt Grill
5 Nights in Washington DC with extensive touring of the Monuments and Memorials along with an expert Washington D.C. Guide
Old Town Alexandria
Arlington National Cemetery & Changing of the Guard
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Mount Vernon
Baltimore, MD City Tour
Baltimore’s World Trade Center
Baltimore’s Fort McHenry



Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
66°
Minneapolis, Mn
76°
Historic Washington D.C.
The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 62°
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