Our Nation’s CapitalFeaturing the Cherry Blossom Parade

Our Nation’s Capital
Featuring the Cherry Blossom Parade

April 12 - April 17, 2018

Your Tour Includes:  Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 5 night’s lodging, 10 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services.

Payment & Reservations:  A deposit of $200 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking.  Final payment is due by February 6, 2018

Departure Locations:  Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, South Portland, Wells and Portsmouth.

Meal Choice(s): April 14th – (1) Fresh Fish of the Day or (2) Vegetarian Dish

Day 1 – Thursday, April 12

An early morning departure will bring you to the Sheraton Edison Hotel in Edison, New Jersey. Upon arrival, enjoy a get-acquainted dinner at your hotel.

Day 2 – Friday, April 13

Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for Washington, D.C. Upon arrival, enjoy a visit to Mount Vernon, where you will have a guided tour of the estate and final resting place of George Washington. This afternoon, depart for the Crowne Plaza Tysons Corner. Enjoy an included dinner tonight at Café Deluxe-Tysons Corner

Day 3 – Saturday, April 14

Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning, enjoy the Cherry Blossom Parade from your reserved seats. The Cherry Blossom Festival marks the celebration of the original gift of the 3,000 cherry trees by the city of Tokyo to the people of Washington, D.C. in 1912. After the parade, enjoy a visit to The Smithsonian Institution’s Museums. En route to dinner, enjoy a visit to the World War II Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, The Lincoln Memorial and the Korean War Veterans Memorial. Dinner is included this evening at the Mansion on “O” Street.

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Day 4 – Sunday, April 15

After an included breakfast, enjoy a morning of sightseeing which will include a photo opportunity of the White House, a stop at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial, The Jefferson Memorial and the new Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial. Next, enjoy a visit to your choice of the Smithsonian Institution Museums. This afternoon, enjoy a drive by of the Air Force Memorial and the Marine Corps War Memorial en route to Arlington National Cemetery. Enjoy a tram tour of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Changing of the Guard, Challenger Memorial, Kennedy Graveside and Lee Mansion. Dinner is included this evening at Tony & Joe’s. After dinner, enjoy an illuminated driving tour which includes the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Statue) and Embassy Row.

Day 5 – Monday, April 16

Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing on a guided tour of the Capitol Visitor Center, Library of Congress and more. This afternoon, bid farewell to Washington, D.C. as you start your journey home. A farewell dinner is included this evening at your hotel, the Sheraton Edison Hotel in Edison, New Jersey.

Day 6 – Tuesday, April 17

After an included breakfast, depart for home with wonderful memories of your tour to Washington DC.

Cost Per Person