|Day 1 ||Tues., April 16th Fly to Washington DC and Travel to Virginia (D) |
Fly to Washington DC nonstop, spending two nights in Prince William, Virginia.
|Day 2 ||Wed., April 17th Manassas National Battlefield Park, Ben Lomond Historic Site, |
Quanitco National Cemetery and the National Museum of the Marine Corps (B, L)
Our Civil War guide leads us to the Manassas National Battlefield Park the site of the first major
land battle of the Civil War. Visit the Ben Lomond Historic Site where we will visit a Civil War
Hospital. Enjoy lunch at the Officer’s Club on Marine Corps Base Quantico. End the day at the
Quantico National Cemetery and the National Museum of the Marine Corps.
|Day 3 ||Thurs., April 18th Nauticus, Naval Museum and Battleship Wisconsin (B, D) |
Spend the day visiting Nauticus, a science center expoloring the power of the sea. Tour the
Hampton Roads Navel Museum and conclude our day visiting the Battleship Wisconsin, the
largest and last battlehsip ever built by the US Navy. Arrive for a four night stay at the Hyatt
Place Virginia Beach Oceanfront.
|Day 4 ||Fri., April 19th Navel Station Norfolk, Norfolk Batanical Gardens & Cruise (B, D) |
Enjoy a bus tour of Naval Station Norfolk, the worlds largest naval installation, with a active duty
Navy tour guide. Visit the Norfolk Botanical Gardens, with the largest collections of azaleas,
camellias, roses and rhodeodendrons on the East Coast. Tonight enjoy the panoramic views of the
Norfolk Skyline with dinner aboard the Spirit of Norfolk while listening to music.
|Day 5 ||Sat., April 20th Lighthouse, Viginia Aquarium & Dolphin Watching Boat (B, D) |
A guided tour of the historic Cape Henry Lighthouse, the oldest government built lighthouse in
America. Visit the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Center with Komodo dragons and hedgehogs.Take
a Dolphin Watching Boat Trip to see the largest popuation of bottlenose dolphins on the east coast.
Dinner this evening is on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, one of the seven engineering wonders
of the modern world.
|Day 6 ||Sun., April 21st The Virginia International Tattoo (B, D) |
Enjoy a morning at leisure. In the late morning attend the Tattoo Hullabaloo. Three hours of pipers,
dancers, drill teams, drum lines and performances by international military bands. Watch as an
international gathering of percussionists and drummers share their culture. The highlight is this evening Virginia International Tattoo with performers from across the globe. The sights and sounds will
amaze and inspire you with the patriotic display of military splendor.
|Day 7 ||Mon., April 22nd Washington DC & Home (B) |
Travel to Washington DC for our return home. Prior to going to airport for our early evening flight,
we will visit the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the World War II Memorial.