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Washington, DC

Oct 4, 2024 - Oct 7, 2024

Join us as we tour our Nation's Capital.

4 Day(s) | 6 Meals


  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • 3 Nights Hilton Garden Inn Arlington, VA
  • Monuments & Memorials Tour
  • Guided Tour of the Kennedy Center
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum*
  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Explore the Smithsonian Museums
  • 6 Meals: 3 breakfasts, 1 box lunch, 2 dinners
  • Friendship Tours Escort
  • *Itinerary subject to change based on ticket availability at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • **Please note there is a considerable amount of walking on this tour


Day 1

Depart via deluxe motorcoach and head for our beautiful capital on the Potomac River. Enjoy 3 nights at the HILTON GARDEN INN ARLINGTON. Welcome dinner marks our arrival...

Day 2

Meet our local guide for a CITY TOUR OF DC to see the famous memorials...highlighting the new Eisenhower Memorial, Vietnam & Korean War Memorials, FDR, WWI Memorial, 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 take a GUIDED BEHIND-THE-SCENES TOUR OF THE KENNEDY CENTER. Experience the rich cultural tapestry of the Kennedy Center with our guided tour, delving into the history, architecture, and artistic legacy of this iconic performing arts venue. Explore renowned theaters, captivating exhibitions, and behind-the-scenes insights into the world of live entertainment. Enjoy a BOX LUNCH in the Café following our tour. This afternoon visit the UNITED STATES HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM*. The museum serves as a living memorial to the Holocaust, one of the worst tragedies the world has ever seen. Return to the hotel to relax before departing for the NATIONAL HARBOR tonight to enjoy dinner on your own. The National Harbor is set directly on the Potomac River and the Waterfront District has a variety of restaurants and shops to choose from.

Day 4

We arrive at ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY...America’s largest national burial ground. Hop aboard the tour mobile to see the grounds with stops at the grave of JFK and his brothers, Robert & Ted, and the Tomb of the Unknowns. Head towards home with great memories of our 4 day weekend in DC!

Departure Locations


Depart: 7:00 AM

Return: 8:30 PM

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


Depart: 7:30 AM

Return: 8:00 PM

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


Depart: 8:15 AM

Return: 7:30 PM

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


Depart: 9:30 AM

Return: 7:00 PM

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









Payment Policy

DEPOSIT: $300 per person due with reservations: FINAL PAYMENT: August 23, 2024

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to August 23, 2024 fee of $100.00 pp; August 24, 2024 to September 20, 2024 fee of $300.00 pp; no refunds if canceled on September 21, 2024 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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