Guided tour of historic sites with plenty of free time in Washington DC, Philadelphia, Boston & NYC!
May 17 Arrive in Washington DC
Individual transfers from Reagan National airport (DCA) or Washington Dulles airport (IAD)
Free time to relax and explore the city
Welcome Dinner at a local restaurant
Nighttime Illumination Tour of monuments and memorials riding in our air conditioned coach bus
May 18 Washington DC
Lincoln, Vietnam, Korean, World War II Memorials
Free time at Smithsonian Institution to explore the National Air and Space, Natural History, Portrait Gallery and American Art Museums
May 19 Washington DC
White House or Capital tour (Arrangements in progress)
Frederick Douglass’ Home
Ford’s Theater play or Kennedy Center concert
May 20 Washington DC, Gettysburg
Manassas Battlefield Tour led by PLNU alumnus, Bob Sutton (68), who is the Chief Historian for the US National Parks Service
Overnight in Gettysburg
May 21 Gettysburg
Gettysburg National Park
Colonial style, candlelight dinner at Dobbin House
May 22 Gettysburg-Philadelphia
Travel to Philadelphia
Reading Terminal Market (Philly food favorites)
Dinner at a local restaurant
May 23 Philadelphia-Boston
Travel to Boston
May 24 Boston
Morning tour of historic Boston sights by Dr. Ben Cater (02), PLNU alumnus and Professor of US History at ENC
Afternoon at leisure to explore Boston
May 25 Boston-New York
Travel to the “Big Apple”
Afternoon and evening at leisure to explore NYC
May 26 New York
Times Square, Greenwich Village, Financial District, China Town
May 27 New York-Depart for home
Individual transfers to LaGuardia airport (LGA), John F Kennedy International airport (JFK) or Newark airport (EWR)
Included in Tour Price
Coach Bus Transportation. Travelers will enjoy the comfort of an air-conditioned coach bus to get around during the trip.
Individual Transfers to/from the airport. Arrival transfers can be provided from Reagan National airport (DCA) or Washington Dulles airport (IAD). Departure transfers can be provided to LaGuardia airport (LGA), John F Kennedy International airport (JFK) or Newark airport (EWR).
Meals. 10 Breakfasts and 4 dinners included in trip price.
Sightseeing. Admission charges to museums and national parks included in trip price.
Tour Director. The services of a professional Tour Director will be provided throughout.
Not Included in Tour Price
Airfare, airport taxes, and extra baggage charges. Travelers book their own flights so they can arrive early, stay longer, and use frequent flyer miles.
Food and beverages outside of meals included in itinerary
Tips for coach bus driver, tour director, and local guide
Personal expenses such as laundry, cleaning, telephone, telex and fax expenses
Passports & Visas
For travelers coming from outside the U.S., passports must comply with immigration regulations. Regulations include, but are not limited to the following: must have at least 2 blank pages when entering a country and must have no less than 6 months before expiring. It is the responsibility of the traveler to check visa requirements and obtain visa(s).
Estimated Trip Cost
The final number of travelers determines the final per-person trip cost. Individual cancellations may necessitate an adjustment in the per person trip cost. The trip is already half full so we expect to sell out quickly. Estimated Trip Cost $2,570 per person (double occupancy)
Payment & Important Dates
January 9, 2015 $300 per traveler (non-refundable deposit)
March 2, 2015 Final payment
Limited Space! Reserve Your Spot Now.
The trip is currently half full. Email MeganONeill@pointloma.edu or call (619) 849-2586 to secure your place on the trip, and we will provide you with the reservation form.