Washington and the Cherry Blossoms – Guaranteed Departure!

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  • Location
    Washington, DC
  • Date
    April 5-9, 2019
  • Price
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OverviewItineraryPricingDeparturesHotel & ExcursionsBefore You Go

ITINERARY

DAY ONE
7:00 am We’ll board the coach at the Kingston Shrine Club and meet our new friends and travelling companions. We begin our travels south towards the states of Virginia and D.C. A brief stop at the Duty Free & US Customs and regular comfort stops will be made during our journey.
  An included dinner stop will be made on our way to Washington and we anticipate an early evening arrival at our hotel, the Staybridge Suites Tysons – McLean, www.staybridge.com/mclean  1-703-448-5400 , located just north, across the Potomac River from Washington. Every room is a suite! EQUIPPED KITCHEN, Stove, Microwave, Toaster, Refrigerator (Full), ice maker In refrigerator.

Dishwasher, Pots/Pans/Serving Dishes, Plates/Glassware and silverware.  Settle in, unpack and relax from your home away from home for the next four nights. 

DAY TWO
  Start your morning right with your included buffet breakfast at the hotel. Begin your day with a guided historical sightseeing tour of the Nation’s Capitol. You will have a chance to see all of the capital’s famous attractions including the U.S. Capitol (building and grounds), Library of Congress, Supreme Court, White House (photo stop), National Archives, Embassy Row, and memorials such as Martin Luther King Jr., Lincoln, and Vietnam Veterans just to name a few . During the tour there will be a lunch stop on your own. Throughout the day marvel at the beautiful Cherry Blossoms. A gift of 3,000 trees was bestowed on Washington D.C. by Tokyo, Japan in 1912, and are a reminder of the enduring friendship between the between the people of the United States and Japan.

Following this full day of touring enjoy an included dinner together. After dinner the remainder of your evening is at your leisure to enjoy the facilities at the hotel.

DAY THREE
  Start your morning again with your included full buffet breakfast at the hotel.  Then we set out for a second day of guided discovery touring. Our first visit is to the Arlington Cemetery, including Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers, and the Kennedy Graves. We will then board the bus to Mt. Vernon (George Washington’s home) where you can enjoy lunch on your own during the tour. This evening we will experience an included dinner in the city of Washington.
DAY FOUR
  Start your morning at your leisure with your included full buffet breakfast at the hotel. There will be the option to visit the shops of Crystal City or equivalent shopping area at 11:00 am departing from the hotel. We will visit the National Mall where you’ll have time to visit your choice of the Smithsonian Institution’s museums. This collection of museums and galleries, scattered along the beautiful National Mall, is home to some of the world’s most intriguing exhibits and impressive collections. Enjoy lunch on your own in any of the museums’ cafeterias: National Air & Space Museum; National Museum of American History; National Museum of Natural History; The National Museum of the American Indian; National Gallery of Art; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; National Museum of African Art.

After an amazing day in the Capitol we will have our final dinner together in Washington.

DAY FIVE
  Enjoy your included full American buffet breakfast at the hotel before we check-out and depart for home with wonderful memories of Washington, D.C. and thoughts of returning. Again, rest and meal stops will be made along the way as well as a brief stop a Duty Free and Canadian Customs. Estimated time of arrival back to Kingston is 9:30 pm.

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PRICING

 

Early Book Bonus: $25 Off Per Person if Paid in Full by January 5, 2019.

Please call our office to receive your early booking bonus!

TOUR INCLUSIONS
  • Transportation aboard a Deluxe Motor coach
  • 4 Nights Accommodation at the Staybridge Suites Tysons – McLean
  • 4 Buffet Breakfasts
  • 4 Dinners
  • Two full day guided motor coach tours
  • Entrance to Mt. Vernon
  • Tour Mobile pass at Arlington Cemetery
  • All applicable taxes and service charges
  • Priced in Canadian Dollars
PRICE PER PERSON
$1,299 TAX INCL
Double
$1,148 TAX INCL
Triple
$1,099 TAX INCL
Quad
$1,899 TAX INCL
Single
Occupancy: Double (2 to a room) Triple (3 to a room) Quad (4 to a room) Single (1 to a room)
Price is listed per person including tax.
  • To book this tour, a $100 deposit is required at the time of booking.
  • Balance is due 60 days prior to departure.
  • Refunds are not available within 30 days of travel but you can find someone to replace you.

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DEPARTURES

5:30 am Depart Belleville Maple Leaf Office at 81 Millennium Parkway (parking)
6:00 am Depart Napanee Flying J Northeast Corner of the Parking Lot
7:00 am Depart Depart Kingston Shrine Club 3260 Princess Street (parking)
7:15 am Depart Gananoque HWY#2 Carpool Lot
5:30 am Depart Ottawa Robbies Restaurant 1531 St Laurent Blvd (parking)
5:55 am Depart Ottawa All Saints Lutheran Church 1061 Pinecrest Rd (parking)
6:25 am Depart Kemptville Stinson’s Gas Bar HWY 43
7:00 am Depart Brockville Food Basics

*Temporary overnight parking is offered at the Thousand Islands Bridge Authority as a courtesy for individuals with special circumstances. The Thousand Islands Bridge Authority is not responsible and assumes no liability for theft of or damage to any vehicle or its contents while located on its property. Completion of this form shall not be construed as waiving compliance with any parking law, regulation or ordinance. Vehicles parked beyond the indicated departure date may be subject to towing.

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HOTEL

Staybridge Suites – Tyson McLean

Get Comfortable at the Tysons crown jewel! Experience the Hotel’s Cozy Spacious Residence and Apartment Like Hotel and Suites in the Tysons McLean, VA area. Located off Route-123 and two miles from George Washington Memorial Parkway in the heart of McLean, VA, the Staybridge Suites® Tysons McLean Hotel is a short drive from Washington, DC. The hotel is situated with easy access to major businesses and top attractions, making it ideal for business and leisure travelers alike. In addition to being close to I-95 and I-495, the hotel is located just 16 miles from Dulles International Airport (IAD). The hotel’s surrounding area includes businesses like: Capital One, Northrop Grumman, BAE Systems, Mitre, Booz Allen Hamilton, PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Bechtel, Wells Fargo, NADA Headquarters, Deloitte, Intelsat, Splunk, MARS and more. The hotel’s guests are just 10 miles from the capital. The hotel is also great for leisure travelers. The Washington, DC area provides entertainment by way of monuments, memorials and museums, including the Iwo Jima Memorial in Arlington. The hotel’s amenities make extended stay travelers feel at ease. Complimentary, 24-hour laundry facilities are available, as well as Fitness Center where guests work out for free. A seasonal outdoor swimming pool, fire pit, and patio complete with barbecue grills are great for relaxing. Stay at the crown jewel hotel and experience the beauty and convenience of Tysons McLean.

 

EXCURSIONS

Mt. Vernon
Walk through the first president’s colonial Mansion, where the interiors have been meticulously restored to their appearance in 1799. The standard Mansion tour  takes guests to the first and second floors.

 

Arlington Cemetery
Arlington National Cemetery welcomes visitors to explore the rich history found within the cemetery grounds.

 

 

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BEFORE YOU GO

TRAVEL INSURANCE
Cancellation & Medical Insurance is strongly recommended for overnight tours and out of country travel. Travel Insurance is available for purchase through Maple Leaf Tours.

 

  • There are regular stops made for comfort breaks
  • Proper Identification is required to enter the U.S.A. – a valid Passport
  • For the comfort of fellow travellers, kindly refrain from using scented products such as perfume, cologne, and other fragrances and scented hand sanitizers 
  • Tipping for your Tour Director is voluntary depending on quality of service

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