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Itinerary

Day 1 | Flight to Washington, D.C.

You will depart the Minneapolis airport today for your flight to Washington D.C. Tonight you will have an included dinner and a chance to get to know your fellow travelers. SpringHill Suites by Marriott/Centreville * Dinner Included

Day 2 | Washington, D.C.

Today you will have a full day exploring our Nation’s Capital. Your first stop is at the White House Visitor Center where you can explore interactive touchscreens, view artifacts and view a film about the White House. Arriving at the Capitol Visitor Center you will visit the United States Capitol, the most recognized symbol of democracy in the world. Visit the United States Library of Congress, stop at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial and the National World War II Memorial. After an included dinner you finish your day with a stop at The Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial, The Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial and The Jefferson Memorial. SpringHill Suites by Marriott/Centreville * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 3 | Washington, D.C.

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before visiting the Arlington National Cemetery, no land in America is more sacred than this square mile. It is America’s shrine to valor and sacrifice. This is the final resting place for President John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Robert F. Kennedy and thousands of soldiers from every major U.S. war. The Tomb of the Unknown speaks of a nations debt to the many that helped make a nation free. This afternoon it’s on to the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial Park. This memorial honors the 184 Pentagon victims of the September 11th attacks. A stop will be made at the Air Force Memorial before you drive along Embassy Row, filled with embassies, clubs and restored lovely homes. A tour of the Washington National Cathedral gives you a great view of the city, standing higher than the Washington Monument and is the sixth largest church in the world. After an included dinner enjoy a walk through The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for a spectacular view of the city from the terrace, and see the famous bronze bust of John F. Kennedy in the grand foyer. SpringHill Suites by Marriott/Centreville * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 4 | Washington, D.C.

Today visit your choice of the Smithsonian Institution’s Museums on the National Mall. You might choose to vist the National Museum of African American History, the National Museum of American History, National Air & Space Museum, National Museum of Natural History, National Museum of the American Indian, National Gallery of Art, Freer & Sackler Galleries, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden or the National Museum of African Art. SpringHill Suites by Marriott/ Centreville * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 5 | Washington, D.C.

Arriving at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor’s Center you have the opportunity to view one of the world’s largest collections of artifacts and memorabilia from the American Civil War. You will also have the opportunity to see the Cyclorama Center and view the film, A New Birth of Freedom before having your Gettysburg Battlefield Tour. This afternoon you have the opportunity to visit the Dwight D. Eisenhower Home and Farm, Eisenhower used the farm as a weekend retreat and “temporary White House.” SpringHill Suites by Marriott/Centreville * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 6 | Washington, D.C. to Bloomington, MN

Enjoy breakfast and time to pack your bags this morning before visiting the National Law Enforcement Museum, this 57,000 square foot museum has 3 stories underground and more than 21,000 artifacts from every era of law enforcement. Enjoy lunch and free time in Old Town Alexandria. Cobblestone streets and red brick sidewalks hum with energy with restaurants, arts, shopping and historic attractions. This afternoon tour Mount Vernon, the estate of George Washington, which is both George Washington’s home and final resting-place with many of the original furnishings acquired by George Washington himself. Enjoy a farewell dinner with your traveling companions before boarding your late evening flight to Minneapolis. You will overnight in Bloomington, MN due to your late flight. Best Western Plus* Breakfast & Dinner Included (No Luggage Handling Provided)

Day 7 | Bloomington, MN to Home

After a late breakfast enjoy a MN Capitol Tour to see the workings of the Minnesota Government. You will have free time for shopping and lunch on Grand Avenue before heading home. Breakfast Included

 

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Pricing Per Person Cash or Check

  • $ 2,390 – Double
  • $ 2,275 – Triple
  • $ 2,200 – Quad
  • $ 2,810 – Single

Tour Price Includes: Roundtrip Transfers by Southwest Tour and Travel from Guaranteed Departure Points, Roundtrip Flights from Minneapolis, Roundtrip Airport Transfers and Itinerary as Noted.

Items Not Included in Tour Price: Airport Baggage Fees, Travel Protection and Gratuities 

Pricing Per Person Credit Card

  • $ 2,485 – Double
  • $ 2,365 – Triple
  • $ 2,290 – Quad
  • $ 2,920 – Single

Tour Price Includes: Roundtrip Transfers by Southwest Tour and Travel from Guaranteed Departure Points, Roundtrip Flights from Minneapolis, Roundtrip Airport Transfers and Itinerary as Noted.

Items Not Included in Tour Price: Airport Baggage Fees, Travel Protection and Gratuities 

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Itinerary, Pricing and Availability are subject to change without notice. Tours are subject to energy surcharges and other factors beyond our control.

Departure Date

6/11/2020

Return Date

6/17/2020

Government Issued ID Required for Air Travel

Tour Highlights

  • White House Visitor Center
  • Capitol Hill Visitor Center
  • United States Capitol (Pending Availability)
  • United States Library of Congress
  • Tour Supreme Court Building (outside)
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Korean War Veterans Memorial
  • National World War II Memorial
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial
  • Jefferson Memorial
  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Pentagon 9/11 Memorial
  • Air Force Memorial
  • Washington National Cathedral
  • Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Choice of Smithsonian Museums
  • Gettysburg National Military Park & Battlefield
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Home and Farm
  • National Law Enforcement Museum
  • Old Town Alexandria
  • Mount Vernon
  • Minnesota Capitol Tour
  • 6 Breakfasts / 6 Dinners

Tour Price Includes:

Roundtrip Transfers by Southwest Tour and Travel from Guaranteed Departure Points, Roundtrip Flights from Minneapolis, Roundtrip Airport Transfers, and Itinerary as Noted

*Items Not Included in Tour Price: Airport Baggage Fees, Travel Protection and Gratuities

Hosted By: Southwest Tour and Travel

Activity Level:

Very Active
This is a very much an on-the-go tour with a complete itinerary involving a full, normally daily program of travel, sightseeing, or events. This is considered our fastest and most strenuous paced tour and free time at leisure will be limited, in some cases just in the evenings.