This grand historic tour features a two-night stay at The Greenbrier, a classic American resort in the mountains of West Virginia. Relax and unwind on the iconic property while enjoying fabulous dining and traditional pastimes and exploring the storied past of this luxury escape. Be ushered through America's eras: Enjoy a tavern meal along roads well-traveled, visit Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, step back in time at Colonial Williamsburg, explore a Smithsonian, and more. Experience the grandeur of The Greenbrier amid the West Virginia mountains and explore American history throughout Washington, D.C. and Virginia on a fascinating journey.

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Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 3/31/2024
Duration
8 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1WashingtonSet forth on a grand historical tour featuring the timeless elegance and heritage of The Greenbrier. Experience this jewel of classic American resorts and come to understand its draw of over 200 years. A journey brimming with the history of America begins in Washington, D.C.
Day 2WashingtonA picture-perfect day in DC starts at the White House Visitor Center, seeing artifacts from the White House collection. Take a tour of DC's world-famous memorials and monuments, including the National World War II Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, and Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Uncover treasures of the Smithsonian Institution with free time to visit any of the museums surrounding the National Mall - perhaps you'll take one small step into space exploration at the National Air and Space Museum, or explore facets of the nation's story at the National Museum of American History. This evening, gather with your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant followed by a twilight tour to see more of the capital's iconic marble and granite monuments.
Day 3WashingtonThis morning, visit Arlington National Cemetery. A narrated tour takes you to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Kennedy gravesites. This afternoon, make a stop at historical Front Royal for some free time before traveling through the beautiful mountains of West Virginia to White Sulphur Springs, arriving at The Greenbrier, the world-class resort that's been welcoming guests since 1778. This evening, dine amid the grandeur of this historic resort.
Day 4Shenandoah ValleyWith a storied past to explore and every resort luxury available to you, it's time to enjoy all The Greenbrier has to offer. This is a place steeped in history, from its earliest days when its natural mineral springs drew guests to "take the waters," to its long-established status as an elite retreat, where five sitting presidents had already stayed before the Civil War. Imagine these same grounds, repurposed by the U.S. government as well as the army during periods of war over the centuries. Take an introductory tour of the vast property before continuing on a guided tour of the formerly classified government bunker built under the West Virginia Wing in the 1950s. The rest of the day is yours to spend as you please throughout the resort. Fill it with relaxing pastimes* such as croquet, horseback riding, swimming, or shopping, enjoy a traditional afternoon tea, or try your luck at the Greenbrier Casino Club. Enjoy dining at the resort once again this evening.
Day 6RichmondToday, step back in time and explore Colonial Williamsburg, where historical reenactors and artisans populate the streets and buildings, bringing 1770 to life. Enjoy time to tour this iconic site independently: Wander the cobblestone streets, explore the historic buildings, and enjoy lunch on your own with your pick of colonial or modern-style eateries on the grounds. Back in Richmond tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner with your fellow travelers at a local restaurant, just steps from the hotel.
Day 7RichmondDepart Richmond today heading toward Washington, D.C. Make a stop in Old Town Alexandria with some free time to explore and enjoy lunch on your own. Then, visit Mount Vernon, the beloved home of George Washington. After a tour of the home, spend time wandering through the gardens and grounds before visiting the tomb of General Washington and his wife, Martha. Continue to your hotel for the evening and join a final toast to this historic journey.
Day 8WashingtonYour tour comes to a close this morning.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
05/10/2024$3,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
06/21/2024$3,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/12/2024$3,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/23/2024$3,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/20/2024$3,899.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/27/2024$3,899.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/18/2024$3,899.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
03/28/2025$3,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
04/04/2025$3,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
04/18/2025$3,899.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
Omni Shoreham Hotel - Washington, D.C., United States
The Greenbrier Resort - White Sulphur Springs, WV, United States
Hilton Richmond Downtown - Richmond, VA,
Omni Shoreham Hotel - Washington, D.C., United States
Disclaimer
* NOTE: Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.

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