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Washington DC

Oct 15, 2021 - Oct 17, 2021

Join us as we tour our Nation's Capital.

3 Day(s) | 4 Meals


  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • Safe Journeys by Friendship Tours: our commitment to a safe journey protocols will be implemented
  • Smaller Groups: Tours will be limited to fewer passengers
  • 2 Nights Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel, Arlington, VA
  • Monuments & Memorials Tour
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Smithsonian Museum
  • 4 Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners
  • Friendship Tours Escort


Day 1

Depart via deluxe motorcoach and head for our beautiful capital on the Potomac River... Enjoy 2 nights at the first class SHERATON PENTAGON CITY HOTEL in Arlington, VA - a perfect central location to base ourselves. Welcome dinner marks our arrival...

Day 2

Meet our local guide for a CITY TOUR OF DC to see the famous memorials… highlighting the Vietnam & Korean War Memorials, FDR, World War II Memorial and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial...a must see! Free time this afternoon at SMITHSONIAN to visit the many world-famous museums…appropriately nicknamed America’s Attic. Dinner tonight before we wrap up today’s events with our traditional WASHINGTON-BY-NIGHT tour of the beautifully illuminated monuments.

Day 3

This morning visit the UNITED STATES HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM. Experience this powerful living memorial to the Holocaust as you explore the permanent exhibition. The exhibit uses artifacts, photographs and film to provide a chronological telling of the tragedy. See personal objects that belonged to survivors, as well as hear their eyewitness testimonies. Time to head towards home with great memories of our weekend in DC!

Departure Locations


Depart: 7:00 AM

Return: 9:00 PM

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

West Hartford/New Britain

Depart: 7:30 AM

Return: 8:30 PM

Commuter Lot across from Target, Village Square Rd & Hartford Rd., New Britain / West Hartford
Please park on the left side of the lot as you enter the driveway.


Depart: 8:15 AM

Return: 8:00 PM

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









Payment Policy

DEPOSIT: $200 pp due with reservations; FINAL PAYMENT: September 3, 2021

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to September 3, 2021 fee of $100.00 pp; September 4, 2021 to September 30, 2021 fee of $200.00 pp; no refunds if canceled on October 1, 2021 or later unless a substitute is provided.

Trip Protection Policy

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Aon Affinity administers the NTA Travel Protection plan designed specifically for members of the National Tour Association. The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within 14 days of your deposit or initial payment. Purchase of the plan within this time period also provides eligibility for the Financial Insolvency benefit. Traveling companions / roommates are required to take the same plan (Basic or Enhanced) in order to be properly covered. Premium is non-refundable once paid. Three ways to enroll:

1. Website: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com Tour Operator Location #076068. You can also view plan details on this site.

2. Call Aon 1-800-388-1470. Tour Operator Location #076068. Customer service agents can also answer questions about each plan.

3. Call Friendship Tours / The Ship Shop 860-243-1630 or 800-243-1630

Trip Protection Coverage with CANCEL FOR ANY REASON coverage is available when purchased within 14 days of your initial deposit—ask Friendship Tours/The Ship Shop for more information

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