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Washington, DC Cherry Blossom Festival

April 12-15,2024


Tour Highlights

  • 3 Nights lodging

  • 3 Breakfasts

  • 3 Dinners

  • National Cherry Blossom Parade Grandstand tickets

  • Smithsonian Institution + All Museums

  • Guided Tour, including FDR Monument, World War II Memorial,

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Air Force Memorial, September 11 Memorial at the Pentagon, Marine Corp War Memorial, & Jefferson Memorial

  • Visit to Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

  • Driving tour of illuminated monuments/memorials.

  • Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Air & Space Museum

  • Tram ride at the Arlington Cemetery

  • Visits to Capitol Visitor's Center, U.S. Capitol, U.S. Library of Congress, & Supreme Court Building

  • Union Station or National Place

  • Luggage handling in Washington area

  • Taxes and meal gratuities

  • Motorcoach transportation


Day 1-Washington, DC

Depart Florence and head to Washington, DC. Upon arrival, stop at the Smithsonian Institution where you can visit the museums of your choice. After time to see the museums, enjoy dinner followed by check into your hotel in the area.

Day 2-Washington, DC

After breakfast at the hotel, depart for the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Enjoy this yearly event that features a spectacular parade along Constitution Avenue as part of the celebration of the cherry trees that were gifted to the United States by Tokyo in 1912. Following the parade, meet your guide and depart for Capitol Hill to visit the Capitol Visitor's Center (CVC), the U.S. Capitol, the U.S. Library of Congress, and the Supreme Court Building. Later in the afternoon, stop at the World War II Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial and Korean War Veterans Memorial. Then, depart for a dinner at a local restaurant After dinner, you will end your day with a driving tour of the illuminated monuments and buildings.


Day 3-Washington, DC

After breakfast, meet your guide and visit the FDR Memorial and the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, which celebrates Dr King's powerful words and inspiring dream. Following lunch on your own depart for the Visitor's Center of Arlington National where you will meet your guide for a tram ride through the grounds which includes the Tomb of the Unknowns as well as the final resting place for President John F. Kennedy. After your stop, visit the September 11, 2001 Memorial at the Pentagon. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant before heading back to your hotel for a restful night.

Day 4-Washington, DC-Florence, SC

Following breakfast, check out and depart for a visit to the Smithsonian's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Air & Space Museum. Enjoy lunch on your own before departing for home with lasting memories of your stay in Washington, DC.


Double occupancy:  $899

Single Occupancy: $1,118

TO book this tour please call our office at (843) 656-2450 or fill out a tour inquiry and we will reach out to answer any questions you may have

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