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Washington, DC - Springtime

Mar 24, 2023 - Mar 27, 2023

Join us as we tour our Nation's Capital. Washington is a breathtaking sight during cherry blossom time.

4 Day(s) | 5 Meals


Highlights

  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • Safe Journeys by Friendship Tours: our commitment to a safe journey protocols will be implemented
  • 3 Nights Hilton Crystal City
  • Monuments & Memorials Tour
  • New National Museum of the United States Army
  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • 2 Afternoons at Leisure to Explore the Smithsonian Museums
  • 5 Meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 dinners
  • Friendship Tours Escort

Itinerary

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 CRYSTAL CITY. 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 new NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY. The museum celebrates over 245 years of Army history and honors our nation’s soldiers - past, present and future. 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

Manchester

Depart: 7:00 AM

Return: 8:30 PM

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

West Hartford/New Britain

Depart: 7:30 AM

Return: 8:00 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.

Waterbury

Depart: 8:15 AM

Return: 7:30 PM

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

Danbury

Depart: 9:30 AM

Return: 7:00 PM

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


Pricing

DOUBLE - PER PERSON

$809

SINGLE - PER PERSON

$1135

TRIPLE - PER PERSON

$809


Policies

Payment Policy

DEPOSIT: $250 pp due with reservations; FINAL PAYMENT: February 10, 2023

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to February 10, 2023 fee of $100.00 pp; February 11, 2023 to March 9, 2023 fee of $300.00 pp; no refunds if canceled on March 10, 2023 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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