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Day 1 – Home to New York City

Today we board our flight bound for the Big Apple! Upon arrival, we’ll check into our hotel just blocks from Times Square. What a better way to start our trip off than visiting the Top of the Rock Observation Deck at Rockefeller Center for a dramatic view of the energy, wonder, and beauty of New York City! The convenient location of our hotel is perfect for exploring the city on your own this evening.

Hotel: Manhattan at Times Square (3 Nights)

 

Day 2 – New York City

Take a colorful ferry boat ride to the famous Statue of Liberty, symbolizing American freedom to all. Visit Ellis Island and discover, by exhibits, the 12 million people who came here looking for a better life. View the film “Island of Hope, Island of Tears” before visiting the Great Hall. Our local step-on guide will show us the sights and sounds of the New York City: Visit lower Manhattan, see Wall Street, Ground Zero, Chinatown, Greenwich village and more of this exciting city that never sleeps. This evening is at your leisure to choose from one of the great restaurants of New York City.

 

Day 3 – New York City

We continue exploring with our step-on guide today. Between yesterday and today, we’ll have covered a lot of ground probably including a stroll through Central Park, seeing the World Trade Site, the Garment District, Empire State Building, the Lincoln Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, St. John the Divine Cathedral, spectacular 5th Avenue, Grand Central Station, and more! This evening we’re off to one of Broadway’s top shows featuring orchestra seats!

 

Day 4 – NYC to Washington D.C.

Depart for Washington D.C. this morning for a three night stay in our nation’s capital! This afternoon we will spend time going through the interesting Smithsonian Buildings, known as the “Nation’s Attic” where we will see our country’s treasures, from its priceless jewels to Archie Bunker’s chair! A delightful dinner is served tonight at Ted’s Montan Grill. Then we’ll check into our hotel for a relaxful evening.

Included Meals: Dinner

Hotel: Sheraton Pentagon City (3 Nights)

 

Day 5 – Washington D.C.

After an included breakfast at the hotel, our excellent step-on guide will be with us as we tour the Vietnam, Korean, The World War II Memorial and Iwo Jima Memorial. Learn about the Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, World War II Memorial, Washington Memorial, new Martin Luther King Memorial, and the restored Union Station. Our guide interests us with facts and information as we view from our coach Embassy Row, Kennedy Center, The Old Post Office, The Pentagon, and the National Cathedral. What a special day!

Included Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 6 – Washington D.C.

After breakfast, explore Arlington National Cemetery, and witness the Changing of the Guard ceremony at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Nearby, the Eternal Flame marks the gravesites of President John F. Kennedy, Jackie, Robert, and Ted Kennedy. Lunch is served at the famous Old Ebbitt Grill, Washington’s oldest, most historic saloon. Established in 1856, it was a favorite of many past presidents and is still a popular meeting stop for political insiders, journalists, celebrities, and R & J travelers. A special experience this afternoon is touring Mount Vernon, George Washington’s beautiful plantation home. Afterwards, we’ll head to charming Old Town Alexandria, where restaurants and shops await, right along the Potomac River.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 

 

Day 7 – Washington D.C. to Home

After breakfast we bid goodbye and board our flight for home.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Flyaway Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $2,699
Single: $3,449
Triple: $2,549
Quad: $2,429

Flyaway Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $200
Single: $235

Travel Bucks

$40 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

Roundtrip Airfare including all taxes, fuel surcharges, and baggage fees; 5 Meals, Hotels & Activities as stated in brochure, Luxury Motorcoach



The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 67°
Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
56°
Minneapolis, Mn
58°
The Best of New York City & Washington DC
Flyaway Departure Date:
10/03/2014
Flyaway Return Date:
10/09/2014

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Tour Highlights

3 Nights in New York City at the Manhattan at Times Square including a wonderful local guide that will show us the best of NYC including Orchestra
seating at a top Broadway show, and a cruise to Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
3 Nights in Washington with extensive touring of Monuments and Memorials and an
expert Washington D.C. Guide including a visit to the WWII Memorial, Smithsonians, & Mount Vernon



Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
56°
Minneapolis, Mn
58°
The Best of New York City & Washington DC
The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 67°
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