Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 5 night's lodging, 9 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 March 11, 2019
Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, South Portland, Wells and Portsmouth.
A morning departure will start your exciting tour to Virginia Beach, Virginia. Today, travel to the Hampton Inn & Suites in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, where a get-acquainted dinner is included this evening. (meal options listed below).
Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for Virginia Beach. En route you will visit Longwood Gardens, see spring blooms in a symphony of color, stroll through more than 240,000 tulips, wisteria gardens, azaleas and more! Upon arrival in Virginia Beach, enjoy dinner at Rockafeller's Restaurant overlooking a picturesque inlet. (meal options listed below). Check into your hotel, the Courtyard Marriott North, Virginia Beach.
Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for the Norfolk Naval Station for a narrated guided bus tour. This is homeport to over 80 ships of the Atlantic Fleet, including aircraft carriers, cruisers and destroyers, amphibious assault vessels and sleek submarines. Next visit the Norfolk Botanical Gardens for an included tram tour. This garden has one of the largest collections of azaleas, camellias and rhododendrons on the East Coast. Enjoy a Dolphin Cruise this afternoon on the Rudee Flipper. The cruise boat features upper and lower sightseeing levels and interior windows that provide a 360-degree range for the ultimate viewing experience. The Rudee Flipper is a 65-foot long, 28-foot wide South Sea Catamaran. After the cruise you will enjoy a Pre-Tattoo Meet and Greet Dinner complete with bagpipers. This evening you will experience The International Tattoo, viewed from your Premium reserved seats. It's a spectacle of military splendor - part parade, part theater, and sometimes, part circus. The tattoo features bands and forms of drill displays.
Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for the NATO Festival Grand Parade, a patriotic display of military splendor featuring over 100 parade units including colorful floats representing each of the 29 NATO Member Nations, plus, United States and international military bands and more! Next Tour the Nauticus, The National Maritime Center an exciting science and technology center exploring the power of the sea. This afternoon visit the Douglas McArthur Memorial before enjoying free time and dinner on your own.
Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for Bensalem, PA. This afternnon your will visit the MT Cuba Center for a guided tour. Learn how more than 500 acres of vital natural lands are being preserved through a visionary approach to conservation. Beautiful grounds include a formal garden, ponds, a dogwood path, meadow and woods, as well as a trillium garden. Travels today take you to the Hampton Inn & Suites in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, where a farewell dinner is included this evening. (meal options listed below).
Breakfast is included at your hotel before returning home with your fond memories of your tour.