Cherry Blossom Time in Our Nation’s Capital

2026 Washington DC > Washington DC | Price from $2599

7 DAYS • 9 MEALS  Experience the beauty and magic of spring at the annual cherry blossom festival. As delicate pink petals blanket the trees, parks and streets transform into a picturesque wonderland, inviting visitors to revel in the fleeting beauty of nature. Join the celebration with traditional food, music, and dance, and witness the stunning cherry blossoms in full bloom. Whether you’re strolling through a tranquil garden or participating in lively festivities, the cherry blossom festival offers a mesmerizing experience that captures the essence of renewal and beauty.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Washington, DC

Your tour begins with an included transfer from Washington Reagan National Airport and a welcome dinner at 6:00 p.m. hosted by your Tour Manager. Meal: D

Day 2: National Cherry Blossom Parade and Mount Vernon

Enjoy the beauty and aroma of blossoming cherry trees as we view the National Cherry Blossom Parade from reserved seats. Marching down Constitution Avenue, the parade showcases floats, helium balloons, international performance groups and some of the country’s finest marching bands. No tour of colonial America is complete without a stop at Mount Vernon, the expansive estate of George and Martha Washington. Visit the Ford Orientation Center and explore his mansion filled with 18th-century treasures and stroll the gardens of this 45-acre estate, taking in the views of the Potomac River from the mansion’s piazza. Meal: B

Day 3: Arlington National Cemetery and Washington, DC Touring

Sightseeing in your nation’s capital includes Arlington National Cemetery* and the John F. Kennedy Memorial. See the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. In the mall area see the FDR, Vietnam and Lincoln Memorials along with the National WWII Memorial. After dinner an Illumination tour of Washington, DC’s mall area highlights the nation’s monuments and memorials bathed in light. Meals: B, D

Day 4: Ford’s Theatre, Petersen House and Smithsonian’s Museum of American History

Begin the day at Ford’s Theatre where on April 14, 1865 President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth. Visit Petersen House, the boarding house where Lincoln died. Later, enjoy time to visit the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum complex and research organization and composed of 16 museums in Washington, DC. The American History Museum’s collection contains more than three million historical objects including the famed Star-Spangled Banner as well as documents which explore the evolution of the American identity. Meal: B

Day 5: Jamestown Settlement and American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Today features a journey of historic proportions. At Jamestown Settlement, the site of America’s first permanent English colony, explore life at the dawn of the 17th-century inside the palisade of a re-created colonial fort. Also discover the world of Pocahontas in the Powhatan Indian Village. At the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown learn about the Revolution that led to the establishment of a new nation almost two centuries later. Meal: B

Day 6: Colonial Williamsburg

In Colonial Williamsburg you stroll streets dating back to the 1700s. Converse with residents playing the roles of their ancestors of more than 200 years ago. Tonight, enjoy a traditional Colonial tavern dinner in Williamsburg. Meals: B, D

Day 7: Washington, DC and Home

Travel to Washington, DC on a group transfer to Washington Reagan National Airport for flights out after 2:00 p.m. Meal: B

Itinerary subject to change

Tour Highlights

  • 9 Meals: 6 breakfasts and 3 dinners
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Enjoy reserved grandstand seating to the National Cherry Blossom Parade
  • Tour Mount Vernon, the expansive estate of George and Martha Washington
  • Arlington National Cemetery* and the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
  • Washington, DC touring with a local guide including the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center along with the FDR, Vietnam and Lincoln Memorials
  • Visit the National WWII Memorial, dedicated to all who served during World War II
  • Experience the Washington, DC National Mall area at night on a panoramic Illumination tour
  • Visit Ford’s Theatre, see the play One Destiny and visit Petersen House
  • Visit the Smithsonian Institution’s American History Museum
  • Tour Jamestown Settlement, Powhatan Indian Village and visit the American Revolution Museum
  • Full day at Colonial Williamsburg, the nation’s largest living history museum
  • Traditional Tavern dinner in historic Colonial Williamsburg

*Valid U.S. state or federal government-issued photo identification required for entry to Arlington National Cemetery.

Hotel Accommodations

Days 1 through 4 – Sheraton Pentagon City, Arlington, Virginia
Days 5 and 6 – Woodlands Hotel and Suites or Fort Magruder Hotel, Williamsburg, Virginia

DATES & AVAILABILITY

April 11, 2025 | $2,399

Per Person Twin

$2,399

Single Room Add

+$1,099

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to and from Washington Reagan National Airport.
Rooms for the night before the tour are available. Cost for a room in Arlington is $359, tax and breakfast included.

April 9, 2026 | $2,599

Per Person Twin

$2,599

Single Room Add

+$1,199

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to and from Washington Reagan National Airport.
Rooms for the night before the tour are available. Cost for a room in Arlington is $369, tax and breakfast included.