Capital Caper - 14 Nights
  
Tour starts and ends in Washington, DC
 
3nts Washington, DC, 1nt Gettysburg, 1nt Martinsburg, 1nt Charlottesville, 1nt Richmond, 3nts Virginia Beach, 2nts Annapolis, 2nts Baltimore.
 
Days 1 - 4
Washington, DC
Welcome to America’s capital city. Even though the US has no monarchy, Washington still has majesty — and great nightlife. Check out some of the great pubs in Georgetown! Tour Washington’s mighty monuments, and of course, its world famous museums. The Smithsonian Institution is unbeatable, but there’s also the new and thought-provoking museum dedicated to the culture of the Native American Indian. Directly across the Potomac River from Washington, DC lies Fairfax County, home to The Smithsonian’s Udvar-Hazy Air and Space museum. See the Space Shuttle Enterprise, the Concorde, and hundreds of other aircraft.
3 Nights – Washington, DC
Standard Hotel – The Capitol Skyline Hotel
Select Hotel – Marriott Wardman Park
 
Days 4 & 5
Gettysburg, PA (85 mi/141 km)
You must visit Gettysburg, site of the most famous battle of the American Civil War. It has been said that the countryside is reminiscent of Kent in England! Come decide for yourself.
1 Night – Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Standard Hotel – Quality Inn Gettysburg
Select Hotel – Wyndham Gettysburg
 
Days 5 & 6
Harpers Ferry/Martinsburg, West Virginia (79 mi/131 km)
It’s well worth the short drive to Harpers Ferry. Pack a picnic and stop at the National Park before heading for Martinsburg, West Virginia for overnight.
1 Night – Martinsburg, West Virginia
Standard Hotel – Holiday Inn
Select Hotel – Holiday Inn
 
Days 6 & 7
Charlottesville, VA (152 mi/250 km)
Head down the Shenandoah Valley; in Luray, jump on the lovely Skyline Drive to Charlottesville. Sample wine at one of several wineries in the area before a fabulous dinner at the Boar’s Head Inn.
1 Night – Charlottesville, Virginia
Standard Hotel – Comfort Inn Monticello
Select Hotel – Omni Charlottesville
 
Days 7 & 8
Richmond, VA (71 mi/114 km)
Visit the beautiful Lewis Ginter Gardens and its 11,000 square-foot conservatory featuring beautiful seasonal displays and housing exotic and unusual plants from around the world in its permanent collection including a sensational orchid collection. 
1 Night – Richmond, Virginia
Standard Hotel – Comfort Inn
Select Hotel – Linden Row Inn
 
Days 8 – 11
Virginia Beach (109 mi/180 km)
On the way to Virginia Beach, stop in Williamsburg to see William and Mary College, one of America’s oldest, located right next to Colonial Williamsburg. Revel in 14 sandy miles of lovely public beach at Virginia Beach.
3 Nights – Virginia Beach, Virginia
Standard Hotel – Quality Inn Pavilion
Select Hotel – Sheraton Virginia Beach
 
Days 11 – 13
Annapolis, MD (216 mi/351 km)
Annapolis is just beautiful! Take a cruise on the Severn River to see the lovely homes lining the shore, and then visit one of Annapolis’ shops near the waterfront.
2 Nights – Annapolis, Maryland
Standard Hotel – Best Western Annapolis
Select Hotel – Sheraton Annapolis
 
Days 13 – 15
Baltimore, MD (30 mi/48 km)
On to Baltimore! With its bustling harbour, National Aquarium and fascinating neighbourhoods, you may not want to leave. Visit the USS Torsk (a WWII submarine), USS Constellation, and IMAX Theater; then dine in Little Italy for some authentic ethnic flavour.
2 Nights – Baltimore, Maryland
Standard Hotel – Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore
Select Hotel – Sheraton Inner Harbor
 
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.
 
Standard Accommodation
Tour Departs Every Day
Single
Double/Twin
Triple
Quad
01 Apr – 21 Apr 2016
£1110
£608
£443
£351
22 Apr – 05 Jun 2016
£1183
£647
£471
£371
06 Jun – 06 Sep 2016
£1284
£703
£506
£404
07 Sep – 16 Nov 2016
£1106
£604
£438
£354
17 Nov 2016 – 26 Feb 2017
£972
£531
£389
£310
27 Feb 2017 – 31 Mar 2017
£1064
£582
£424
£342

 
Select Accommodation
Tour Departs Every Day
Single
Double/Twin
Triple
Quad
01 Apr – 22 May 2016
£1654
£940
£650
£510
23 May – 24 Jun 2016
£2000
£1136
£781
£608
25 Jun – 03 Sep 2016
£1904
£1077
£742
£578
04 Sep – 24 Oct 2016
£1693
£961
£664
£521
25 Oct – 17 Nov 2016
£1554
£885
£604
£483
18 Nov 2016 – 21 Feb 2017
£1328
£805
£559
£442
22 Feb 2017 – 31 Mar 2017
£1538
£874
£606
£477

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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