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Virginia Beach & Norfolk - Tattoo

Apr 26, 2025 - Apr 30, 2025

Join us as we travel south to Virginia to view the Virginia International Tattoo. The Tattoo offers an astounding display of inspirational military music, majestic massed pipes and drums, show stopping drill team maneuvers, colorful and elegant dancers, and much more.

5 Day(s) | 9 Meals


  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • 3 Nights Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside with Private Balconies , 1 night Alexandria, VA hotel en route
  • Reserved Seats at the Virginia International Tattoo
  • Victory Rover Cruise
  • Nauticus Museum & the Battleship Wisconsin
  • 9 Meals: 4 Breakfasts, 1 Box Lunch, 4 Dinners
  • Friendship Tours Escort


Day 1

Depart aboard our deluxe motorcoach as we head south for 5 days celebrating our great Military. Overnight accommodations in Alexandria, VA at the HOLIDAY INN ALEXANDRIA AT CARLYLE. Welcome dinner tonight.

Day 2

This morning we depart to Norfolk, VA for the VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL TATTOO. We begin our Tattoo experience at the HULLABALOO featuring outdoor performances from pipers, dancers, drill teams and drum lines to get you ready for the main show. The Tattoo offers an astounding display of inspirational military music, majestic massed pipes and drums, show stopping drill team maneuvers, colorful and elegant dancers, and much more. 3 nights on Virginia Beach at the HOLIDAY INN OCEANSIDE - our rooms have PRIVATE BALCONIES FACING THE ATLANTIC OCEAN. Dinner tonight in our hotel.

Day 3

After breakfast we spend the day in NORFOLK, a city rich in maritime history. Board the VICTORY ROVER for our 2 hour narrated cruise including a BOX LUNCH. Cruise the smooth waters of the Elizabeth River and Hampton Roads Harbor to witness the majesty of the Navy’s aircraft carriers, nuclear submarines, guided missile cruises and other vessels that make up the world’s most powerful seagoing armada. Explore the NAUTICUS AND BATTLESHIP WISCONSIN - one of the Navy’s largest and last battleships built. Dinner tonight in Virginia Beach.

Day 4

Enjoy a leisurely day in Virginia Beach to stroll the boardwalk, relax by the pool, go souvenir shopping or visit the Aquarium. Farewell dinner tonight.

Day 5

We depart with memories of our time in Virginia.

Departure Locations


Depart: 7:00 AM

Return: 9:00 PM

Manchester, Park & Ride Commuter Lot, Buckland Street & Pleasant Valley Road


Depart: 7:30 AM

Return: 8:30 PM

Farmington Park & Ride Commuter Lot, 575 Colt Highway (Rte 6) & South Rd, Farmington, CT


Depart: 8:15 AM

Return: 8:00 PM

Chase Parkway Commuter Park & Ride, 709 Chase Parkway, across from Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury, CT


Depart: 9:30 AM

Return: 7:30 PM

Exit 2 off I-84, Commuter Park & Ride on Mill Plain Rd., Danbury









Payment Policy

DEPOSIT: $500 per person due with reservations; FINAL PAYMENT: March 14, 2025

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to March 14, 2025 fee of $150.00 pp; March 15, 2025 to April 10, 2025 fee of $500.00 pp; no refunds if canceled on April 11, 2025 or later unless a substitute is provided.

Trip Protection Policy

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Trip Protection offers coverage for Cancellation for covered medical reasons, Interruption, Emergency Medical, Travel Delay, & more.

The AON/NTA Travel Protection Plan offers 3 levels of insurance: Basic or Enhanced or Enhanced with Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR). The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within 14 days of your deposit or initial payment. The Enhanced Plan with the add-on of CFAR must be purchased within 14 days of initial deposit. CFAR allows you to cancel for any reason up to 48 priors to departure and reimburses up to 75% of your nonrefundable trip cost.

To enroll: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com Tour Operator Location #076068 OR call AON 1-800-388-1470.

Premiums are non-refundable once paid. Terms & Conditions apply. Plan details are available at https://www.friendshiptours.net/protection-plan. Call Friendship Tours 860-243-1630 for assistance in enrolling.

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