Grand Tour: Experience the most comprehensive tour of Washington DC with this two-day experience of the highlights of the US capital. Escorted by knowledgeable and experienced guides, you will be entertained by the background stories that are shared with about the sights you see. Travelling in comfort you tour the city via luxury coach.
On day one of the tour you receive a guided tour of the US Capitol Building and stop for a photo opportunity outside the White House. At the White House Visitor Center you learn what the interior of the actual White House looks like, without interrupting the President's schedule. Marvel at the beauty and grandeur of the World War II Memorial, and spend hours inside the Smithsonian Museums.
On day two, you will be taken to George Washington's beloved plantation, Mount Vernon, a short drive south of DC in Virginia. Tour this beautiful wooden mansion built in the Palaldian style on the banks of the Potomac River and the new, not to be missed, Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center, where you can see the first president's wooden teeth and much more. Discover the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery via the Arlington National Cemetery Tram, which makes stops at the Kennedy gravesites, as well as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Here you can see the Changing of the Guard by members of the US Third Infantry. You'll want to pay your respects to the soldiers, statesmen and former slaves who are buried here.
Meeting/pick-up point: Bus level of the parking garage at Union.