Tour Date Span: 10/13/19 — 10/18/19
Tour Name: The Tale of Three Cities!
Tour #: R43969
Departure Date: 10/13/2019
Description: 6 Days-5 Nights-9 Meals
Where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean, the vibrant coastal city of Virginia Beach is the perfect location for a three night stay. The world of Virginia is a blend of both the past and the present and our sightseeing will reflect the best of both. Don’t miss the bus as we set our sights for Virginia and the Tale of 3 Wonderful Cities!
Cost Per Person:
$1,249.00 Single Occupancy
$899.00 Double Occupancy
$849.00 Triple Occupancy
Tour Inclusions:Roundtrip Transportation via Croswell Deluxe VIP Motorcoach Five (5) Nights’ Accommodations Five (5) Breakfasts, One (1) Lunch, Three (3) Dinners All Sightseeing and Admissions described above All Taxes and Gratuities on included Meals and Lodging All Luggage Handling
Day 1: We depart bright and early to begin our autumn drive through the hills of West Virginia to come to rest this evening in the Capital of Virginia…Richmond.
Day 2: After our included breakfast we will enjoy a guided tour of Richmond, including a visit to the State Capitol Building. The Virginia State Capitol was Thomas Jefferson’s architectural declaration of independence from Great Britain. Its design has influenced public buildings in America since 1788. After our tour we will travel to beautiful Virginia. We will see the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel as it showcases the mighty surge of the Atlantic Ocean, the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay and the soaring grace of an engineering marvel. This afternoon we check into our hotel for our three night stay. During your stay stroll the charming boardwalk, visit the fishing pier or shop along the “strip”. Enjoy free time to get acquainted with our hotel and surrounding beach before gathering for an included dinner this evening.
Day 3: Breakfast is included at the hotel at your leisure. Enjoy the morning on Virginia Beach. Later we will travel to nearby Norfolk. Sightseeing today will include a visit to Hampton Roads Naval Museum and the U.S.S. Wisconsin, one of our nation’s great fighting ladies. A highlight of our day will also include a visit to the Norfolk Naval Base, one of the busiest airbases in the United States. This evening we will cruise the scenic Elizabeth River on a two-hour dinner cruise aboard the Spirit of Norfolk that features a dockside launch party, onboard entertainment and a full dinner buffet with coffee and tea. You’ll see the Norfolk skyline light up after dark, have perfect views of passing submarines and Navy ships, and enjoy a fun evening of games and dancing on the deck. We’ll return to our Virginia Beach hotel after a great day.
Day 4: Breakfast is again included before we depart with great anticipation for our historic visit to Colonial Williamsburg. We will walk the streets where Washington, Jefferson and many other great American’s strolled. Visit the Capitol and the Governor’s Palace, once home to Jefferson and statesmen like Patrick Henry. This evening our dinner will be included in one of its historic Taverns before enjoying an evening program and tour…”Shadows of the Past”. After a full day we will return to our hotel.
Day 5: We’ll depart this morning for the beautiful Shenandoah Valley region of Virginia. We’ll arrive in Charlottesville for a delicious and colonial style fried chicken buffet at the famous Michie Tavern. After lunch it’s on to overnight stay in scenic Beckley, W. Va.
Day 6: After breakfast we depart for Charleston, W. Va where we will meet our guide for a tour of the Governor’s Mansion as well as the state Capitol. We then set our sights toward home, surely anxious to tell our family and friends our “Tale of Three Cities”.