Capital Region Explorer
11 Days Private
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Discover the beautiful city of Washington D.C and explore many historic colonial towns in the surrounding areas. Leaving the capital city behind, you will pass through the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains before stepping back in time to the beautifully restored 18th century town of Williamsburg. In Virginia Beach enjoy the glorious sunset whilst sampling some of the best seafood restaurants around.
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- Washington DC (2 nights) Smithsonian Institute. Lincoln Memorial. The White House.
- Charlottesville (1 night) Blue Ridge Parkway. Shenandoah National Park.
- Richmond (2 nights) Monument Avenue. American Civil War Centre. Virginia State Capitol.
- Williamsburg (1 night) Colonial Williamsburg. Jamestown Settlement.
- Virginia Beach (2 nights) First Landing State Park. Virginia Beach.
- Annapolis (1 night) Banneker-Douglass Museum. State House. U.S Naval Academy. Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse.
- Baltimore (1 night) Fells Point. Fort McHenry.
Print itinerary Breakfast (B), Lunch (L), Dinner (D), Room Only - no meals (RO)
Days 1-2 - Washington DC
Arrive in to America's capital city. Spend your two days in this cosmopolitan city exploring the many iconic monuments, government buildings open to the public and the famous Smithsonian Institute.
Overnight accommodation - Capitol Skyline Hotel or similar (RO)
Day 3 - Washington DC to Charlottesville (115 miles)
Travel to the Blue Ridge Parkway, through the Shenandoah National Park and then onto Charlottesville, once home to American statesman Thomas Jefferson.
Overnight accommodation - Comfort Inn Monticello or similar (RO)
Days 4-5 - Charlottesville to Richmond (72 miles)
The Capital of the Confederacy still remains one of the south's most beautiful capitals. Old waterfront warehouses have been converted to trendy restaurants, entertainment areas and shopping boutiques.
Overnight accommodation - Comfort Inn Richmond or similar (RO)
Day 6 - Richmond to Williamsburg (54 miles)
Visit the compellingly restored 18th century town of Colonial Williamsburg that has you feeling as though you?re walking the streets of 300 years ago. Stop by Busch Gardens - home of over 50 thrilling rides and attractions.
Overnight accommodation - Springhill Suites Williamsburg or similar (RO)
Days 7-8 - Williamsburg to Virginia Beach (61 miles)
Pass by Jamestown, the first English settlement in the 'New World' before continuing on to Virginia Beach. Sample some of the best seafood around on the world's largest pleasure beach. At night the area comes alive where you can enjoy a few cocktails while you watch the sun go down.
Overnight accommodation - Quality Inn Pavilions or similar (RO)
Day 9 - Virginia Beach to Annapolis (239 miles)
Narrow streets with historic homes and buildings, a waterfront great for ship watching and an array of lively cafés and bars and a laid back vibe make Annapolis a fantastic place to relax.
Overnight accommodation - Best Western Annapolis or similar (RO)
Day 10 - Annapolis to Baltimore (31 miles)
Fantastic restaurants with amazing cuisine, lively Fells Point with its many old bars and pubs, and an outstanding selection of shopping boutiques are a great way to finish a superb Capital Region adventure.
Overnight accommodation - Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore or similar (RO)
Day 11 - Baltimore
Return to the airport for your flight.
- 10 nights accommodation
- Room Only
- Holiday prices are in £'s per person based on twin occupancy
What's Not Included
- Flights, car hire (including any applicable one way drop off fees or insurance), meals or excursions unless specified, park entrance fees (if applicable), ferry charges (if applicable).
The hotels named within each itinerary are subject to change based on room availability. If a listed hotel is not available for your chosen dates we will substitute it for another hotel of similar standard and location, which will be confirmed to you in your welcome pack at the first hotel.
Holiday prices are in £'s per person based on twin occupancy.
Regional Departures available. Please contact our Travel Centre Team for details.
Prices may increase or decrease, you will be quoted the up to date price at the time of booking.
Itinerary shown is for 2012 departures. Please contact reservations for more information.