Cherry Blossoms in Washington DC
April 7-13, 2022 (7 Days)
Roundtrip airfare from ABQ to Washington area (not including airline baggage and in-flight charges)
Transportation by deluxe motorcoach
6 nights’ lodging at the Holiday Inn - Capitol
Baggage handling at hotel (for one piece)
6 breakfasts, 2 dinners
Admission to all listed attractions
Your SUN TOURS Tour Director
All taxes and tips for included items (except hotel housekeeping)
$2,775 Double occupancy, per person
$3,725 Single occupancy
DEPOSIT: $200 per person now holds your place
FINAL PAYMENT DUE: with registration
None - Through December 30, 2021
$200 - December 31, 2021 - February 9, 2022
$1,600 - February 9 - April 1, 2022
100% - After April 1, 2022
TRAVEL PROTECTION AVAILABLE
Washington itself is a city of treasures – some that we all know about, like the Smithsonian Museums, the monuments, the Capitol Building, and the White House. Others will surprise us as we become familiar with this historic city. Our hotel is conveniently located a stone’s throw from the Capitol Building and Smithsonian Museums. Our nation’s history comes to life on this fascinating tour.
Included meals are denoted: Breakfast: B, Lunch: L, Dinner: D
We fly to Washington, DC, where we lodge for six nights at the Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol. Located in the heart of our nation’s capital, it is just steps away from the National Mall.
DAY 2 B,D
Our day begins with a visit to the gothic National Cathedral, the sixth largest in the world. After lunch, we join our local guide to explore the Jefferson, Martin Luther King and Franklin Roosevelt memorials. Later, we enjoy a dinner to welcome us to the city with our fellow SUN TOURS Travelers.
DAY 3 B
Today is your free day to explore from our hotel’s central location. The Smithsonian Museums are within a few blocks away, and can be reached on foot, by cab, or the Metro. Choose from the National Gallery of Art, Museum of the American Indian, Air & Space Museum, American History Museum, Holocaust Memorial Museum, Arts and Industries Museum, Natural History Museum, Freer Gallery of Art, and many more. Scores of other attractions near the city center are just a short cab ride away.
DAY 4 B
Our local guide meets us again for visits to the Lincoln, Vietnam, WWII and Korean Memorials. This afternoon we visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture. the Smithsonian's 19th museum.
DAY 5 B
Our first stop this morning is at Ford's Theatre, where President Lincoln was assassinated. We will enjoy the museum, a play, the Peterson House and Aftermath Exhibits. Later, we drive to Mount Vernon, George Washington's impressive home on the Potomac River for 45 years. There are a dozen outbuildings, Washington's tomb, and the Museum & Educational Center. As the finale of the day, we take a tour of the mansion before we head back to our hotel.
DAY 6 B,D
We begin our day with a trolley tour of Arlington National Cemetery. Here we can visit the Women in Military Service Memorial, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and JFK’s grave site. There is also time to visit the Air Force & Iwo Jima Memorials. We have a farewell dinner tonight.
DAY 7 B
Itinerary subject to change due to security and traffic conditions. The tour is scheduled in prime cherry blossom season, however the cherry blossoms cannot be guaranteed.