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Washington, DC

Mar 21, 2025 - Mar 24, 2025

Join us as we tour our Nation's Capital.

4 Day(s) | 5 Meals


  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • 3 Nights Hilton Towers Arlington, VA
  • Monuments & Memorials Tour
  • National Air & Space Museums Steven F Udvar-Hazy Center
  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • 2 Afternoons at Leisure to Explore the Smithsonian Museums
  • 5 Meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 dinners
  • Friendship Tours Escort
  • 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... Washington is a breathtaking sight in the spring during CHERRY BLOSSOM TIME with the gorgeous blossoms lining the Tidal Basin. Enjoy 3 nights at the HILTON TOWERS 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

Visit the NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM’S STEVEN F. UDVAR-HAZY CENTER located in Chantilly, VA. The center’s vast exhibition space displays thousands of aviation and space artifacts in two large hangers including the Space Shuttle Discovery, a Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, an Air France Concorde, and the B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay. This afternoon we’ll return to the National Mall for another afternoon at your leisure to continue exploring the many museums DC has to offer. 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: February 7, 2025

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to February 7, 2025 fee of $100.00 pp; February 8, 2025 to March 6, 2025 fee of $300.00 pp; no refunds if canceled on March 7, 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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