Pay tribute to America's Heroes in the Nation's Capital
- Local Motorcoach Transportation provided by Tour Operator
- Taxes & Meal Gratuities
- 1 Breakfast & 1 boxed lunch
- Exclusive private dinner National Museum of the Marine Corps
- Law Enforcement Museum
- Exclusive pre opening dinner inside the new United States Army Museum
- I Night at the Gaylord National Resort
- Tour Operator VIP seating for Memorial Day Parade
- National Memorial Day Choral Festival concert - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center - National Harbor, Maryland
Day One, Sunday, May 24, 2020
Depart from your local pick up points and travel to the Kennedy Space Center.
2:00pm Arrive at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
3:00pm Enjoy the National Memorial Day Choral Festival concert. Presented by Music Celebrations International, the American Veterans Center, and the United States Air Force will feature a 350-voice choir and the U.S. Air Force Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Craig Jessop, Col. Larry Lang. Ret., and Col. Arnald Gabriel. This concert will feature patriotic repertoire.
7:00pm Enjoy an Exclusive private dinner inside the National Museum of the Marine Corps at Quantico.
9:00pm Check in to Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center.
1 drink voucher per person for use in Pose Lounge or Belvedere Bar.
National Harbor Scheduled Trolley Service included with ongoing stops at MGM Casino & Resort, Tanger Outlets & National Harbor Restaurants and Shops. (this does NOT include the ongoing van transport at $5/pp)
2 complimentary bottles of water per room, per day. Complimentary in room wifi
Day Two, Monday, May 25, 2020
8:30am Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
9:30am Depart with GUIDE.
10:00am Visit the National Law Enforcement Museum. The 57,000 square foot museum has 3 stories underground and more than 21,000 artifacts from every era of law enforcement! Feel what it's like to walk in the shoes of law enforcement with high tech interactive exhibits, see a bulletproof vest from c.1930 that was used by gangster Al Capone, and learn about the hard-working heroes that keep America safe.
1:00pm Take your seats for The National Memorial Day Parade. This nationally telecasted parade is the largest of its kind in the United States. It is held annually along Constitution Avenue in our nation’s capital – Washington, DC to share the story of American honor and sacrifice from across the generations. Spectators to the National Mall pay tribute to those who have served, are serving, and most importantly those who have made the ultimate sacrifice while in service to our country.
• Enjoy box lunch and water.
4:00pm Depart for sneak peak of Museum of the United States Army (located at Fort Belvoir – opening date June 2020), which celebrates over 240 years of Army history and honors our nation’s Soldiers – past, present, and future – regular Army, Army Reserves, and the Army National Guard. The Museum will provide the only comprehensive portrayal of Army history and traditions, and will offer educational experiences to illustrate the Army’s role in building and defending our nation, as well as humanitarian missions, public contributions, and technological and medical breakthroughs.
5:00pm Farewell dinner included at the museum this evening. Menu TBD.
7:00pm Depart for home.
Meals: B, L, D
Dates: May 24 - 25, 2020
Balance due: 3/30/20
Single Supplement: +$80
Trip Director: Franke Pass
PICK UPS AVAILABLE FROM:
Grosvenor Metro, Rockville MD
Club Office, Vienna, VA
McLean Metro on Request
2 Shoes = Moderate Walking