Oh say can you see the nation's birthplace, capital, and significant battlefields from your easy chair? Of course not! Pack up your patriotism and head east for Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and the notable settlements, landmarks, and presidential estates of the historic East. America's greatest chapters in history come to life as you stroll down the quaint streets of colonial Williamsburg and Jamestown, march in the steps of American Revolution and Civil War soldiers, and stand inside the remarkable Palladian walls of George Washington's Mount Vernon and Thomas Jefferson's Monticello. Prepare to be moved as this East Coast vacation leads you to the marbled memorials of D.C., the sacred site of Lincoln's Gettysburg address, and the symbolic Liberty Bell in the City of Brotherly Love. Combining national treasures with small town gems - plus a visit to see the wonder and wildlife of Shenandoah National Park - this vacation through America's historic East promises discovery and wonder for all.Let freedom ring a little longer by adding two more days in the nation's capital to your historic East Coast vacation. Hop on the included Old Town Trolley for easy access to the monuments and museums, the galleries and gardens, and the bistros and bars where you can find every type of cuisine and a heaping, helping of topical discussion.
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- Offer valid through 6/30/2021
- 11 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Washington, DC||Welcome to Washington DC! At 6 pm, meet with your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome drink.|
|Day 2||Washington, DC||WASHINGTON, DC Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the Lincoln, Vietnam, and Korean War Veterans Memorials, and photo stops at the White House and Capitol Hill. Free time this evening.MOUNT VERNON Guided tour of George Washington's estate and gardens. (B)ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Washington DC with dinner at a popular local restaurant and illumination tour of the monuments. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.|
|Day 3||Williamsburg||FREDERICKSBURG Orientation tour and free time to explore.YORKTOWN Visit Yorktown Battlefield Park.WILLIAMSBURG Free time this evening. (B)|
|Day 4||Williamsburg||WILLIAMSBURG [LF] Private performance by historian Sylvia Tabb-Lee. Tour Jamestown Settlement with a Local Guide. Return to Colonial Williamsburg Historic Park for an orientation walk followed by free time this afternoon. Colonial-style dinner at a historic tavern this evening. (B,D)|
|Day 5||STAUNTON||RICHMOND Tour St. John's Church with a Local Guide.MONTICELLO Guided tour of Thomas Jefferson's estate.STAUNTON Free time this evening. (B)|
|Day 6||STAUNTON-SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK||STAUNTON Visit the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library. Scenic drive to Shenandoah National Park.SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK Photo stops on Skyline Drive. (B,D)|
|Day 7||SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK-HARPERS FERRY-GETTYSBURG||HARPERS FERRY Visit Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.GETTYSBURG History tour with a Local Guide at Gettysburg National Military Park. Colonial-style dinner at [LF] Dobbin House Tavern. (B,D)|
|Day 8||GETTYSBURG-VALLEY FORGE NATIONAL PARK-PHILADELPHIA||GETTYSBURG [LF] Private Ulysses S. Grant presentation. Scenic drive through Lancaster County en route to Valley Forge.VALLEY FORGE NATIONAL PARK Guided tour of Washington's campsite.PHILADELPHIA Farewell dinner on the Moshulu tall ship. (B,D)|
|Day 9||PHILADELPHIA-BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON, DC||PHILADELPHIA Guided sightseeing at Independence National Historical Park includes the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. BALTIMORE Free time this afternoon. Continue to Washington DC. WASHINGTON, DC Free time this evening. (B)|
|Day 10||Washington, DC||WASHINGTON, DC Free day includes the Old Town Trolley service that loops around the city. (B)|
|Day 11||Washington, DC||Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)|
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