Cruisin the Capital Region USA - 14 Nights
  
Tour starts and ends in Washington, DC

2nts Washington, DC, 2nts Baltimore, 1nt Annapolis, 2nts Eastern Shore, 2nts Virginia Beach, 2nts Williamsburg, 2nts Charlottesville, 1nt Shenandoah Valley.

Days 1-3
Washington, DC
Washington, DC is a cosmopolitan capital city, packed with many famous sights and free attractions and home to some of the world’s best-known museums and galleries, including the Smithsonian Institution. Combine this with hip new restaurants and bars, stunning hotels, great nightlife, live music, theatres, charming neighbourhoods and terrific shopping options and you have a fantastic start to your trip through the Capital Region.
2 Nights– Washington, DC
Standard Hotel – The Capitol Skyline Hotel
Select Hotel – Marriott Wardman Park
 
Days 3 - 5
Baltimore, MD (37 mi/60 km)
Baltimore boasts an astounding array of shopping choices from upscale malls to designer shops. The city also has fantastic restaurants like those in lively Fells Point, where many old bars and pubs have been restored. The inner harbor is alive with street performers, musicians, paddle boats and harbour tours.
2 Nights– Baltimore, Maryland
Standard Hotel – Days Inn Inner Harbor
Select Hotel – Sheraton Inner Harbor
 
Days 5 & 6
Annapolis, MD (30 mi/48 km)
Make your way to the “Sailing Capital of the Chesapeake” – lovely Annapolis. The vibe is laid-back, the scenery awe-inspiring and the local fare is seasoned with the flavours of the Chesapeake Bay. Overlooking the town’s baroque web of streets, the Maryland State House was completed in 1779. The narrow streets border historic homes and buildings, and the waterfront allows for ship watching. The lively cafes and shops of Market House are an inviting place to relax.
1 Night – Annapolis, Maryland
Standard Hotel – Best Western Annapolis
Select Hotel – Historic Inn of Annapolis
 
Days 6 - 8
Eastern Shore, MD (52 mi/83 km)
Explore Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Begin in beautiful St. Michaels where you can feast on the local specialty, crab, whilst overlooking the small picturesque harbour. Visit Tilghman Island, home port for many of the Chesapeake Bay’s remaining skipjacks. The arts are alive and well in Easton, rated one of the top 100 artist communities in America. Cambridge has a rich maritime heritage that can be explored in museums, through historic district tours and river cruises.
2 Nights– Eastern Shore, Maryland
Standard Hotel – Best Western St.Michaels Inn
Select Hotel – Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay
 
Days 8 -10
Virginia Beach, VA (196 mi/315 km)
Cross the amazing 20 mile Chesapeake Bay Bridge to Virginia Beach, the world’s longest pleasure beach, 300-feet wide and lined by a three-mile concrete oceanfront boardwalk. Many waterfront restaurants serve fantastic seafood. At night, the beachfront comes alive. Enjoy a cocktail on the boardwalk, watch the sunset and indulge in a delicious meal before being lulled to sleep by the rhythm of the waves.
2 Nights– Virginia Beach, Virginia
Standard Hotel – Best Western Plus Oceanfront
Select Hotel – Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront
 
Days 10 – 12
Williamsburg, VA (58 mi/93 km)
Colonial Williamsburg is the most extensively restored 18th century town in the US. Minutes from Colonial Williamsburg is Busch Gardens Williamsburg – the ultimate family experience, with more than 50 thrilling rides and attractions and great stage shows. Be sure not to miss the recently expanded, Prime Outlets – Williamsburg. Showcasing spectacular outlet shopping, this beautiful boutique-like center offers savings of up to 65% at 120 top designer and brand name outlet stores.
2 Nights– Williamsburg, Virginia
Standard Hotel – Springhill Suites Williamsburg
Select Hotel – Residence Inn Williamsburg
 
Days 12 – 14
Charlottesville, VA (121 mi/194 km)
Charlottesville, once home to American statesman Thomas Jefferson, is a charming college town with many shops, restaurants and tea rooms. In addition to historic homes and living history, there are plenty of outdoor activities including hiking, biking and tubing on the James River. There are vineyards and orchards to tempt the palette.
2 Nights– Charlottesville, Virginia
Standard Hotel – Comfort Inn Monticello
Select Hotel – Omni Charlottesville Hotel
 
Days 14 & 15
Shenandoah Valley, VA (65 mi/104 km)
Drive along the splendid Skyline Drive, stopping at overlooks for views of the valley below. With more than 500 miles of hiking trails, take some time to explore the lush forests, streams, waterfalls and wildflowers. Then, visit Luray Caverns, the largest caverns on the east coast.
1 Night– Shenandoah Valley, Virginia
Standard Hotel – Quality Inn Skyline Drive Front Royal
Select Hotel – Holiday Inn & Suites Front Royal
 
Day 15
Washington, DC
Flight home or extend your stay.

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Pre, post or extra nights: Pre, post & extra nights within the itinerary are available to be added to this tour, please let us know at time of booking if you would like to extend your stay anywhere and we will be happy to quote the extra nights.
 
Documentation/joining instructions: A prepaid voucher for your first hotel stay will be issued to you prior to travel, your fly drive guidebook with all other documents & maps etc will then be waiting for you for collection at the first hotel.
 
Included in the tour: Accommodation, All hotel taxes, Fly Drive Guidebook that contains hotel vouchers, driving directions, Itinerary, maps, brochures, general information, routings, discount shopping coupons and an extensive sightseeing section.
 
Not included in this tour: Meals, Overnight parking charges if applicable, Flights – Please contact us to arrange flights direct into Washington, DC with our airline partner British Airways. Car Hire - Please contact us to arrange car hire with our rental partner Alamo rent a car or go to our hotels & car sections of our website to obtain an instant car hire quote.
Hotel accommodations are offered on two quality levels: "standard" typically 2/3 star hotels providing clean and moderate accommodations with several basic facilities, some with a limited dining room and sometimes a swimming pool. "Select" indicates a more superior style of accommodation typically of a 3/4 star quality, in a central location with extended facilities including a dining room and usually a swimming pool. Rooms in both levels of accommodation choice provide private facilities and are based on the hotels standard or lead in room type.
 
Prices: All rates quoted are per adult person per package in Great British Pounds and include all taxes. Up to two children under 12 can normally stay free when sharing the same room with two adults in Standard accommodation only, Max 2 guests in select hotels.
 
Standard Accommodation
Tour Departs Every Day
Single
Double/Twin Triple Quad
01 Apr – 21 Apr 2016
£1535
£767
£547
£426
22 Apr – 22 May 2016
£1654
£828
£587
£466
23 May – 25 Aug 2016
£1782
£892
£629
£498
26 Aug – 21 Oct 2016 £1583 £791 £563 £448
22 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017 £1401 £700
£502
£403

  
Select Accommodation
Tour Departs Every Day
Single
Double/Twin Triple Quad
01 Apr – 15 May 2016
£2140
£1081
£782 £627
16 May - 08 Sep 2016
£2557
£1289
£928 £742
09 Sep - 26 Oct 2016 £2149 £1086 £785 £628
27 Oct - 16 Nov 2016 £1979 £1000 £726 £585
17 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017 £1897 £941 £685 £555

To book this tour, flights, car hire or extra nights, please call us on 0844 80 444 80. We are open 7 days a week.





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