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2018 Autumn Historic East Coast

October 3 - 13,  2018 (11 days and 10 nights)

** Cancelled **

Tours are operated by Aloha World, a tour division of Kobayashi Travel Service

$100 EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT
(deposit must be made by 03/15/2018)

Washington D.C., McClean, Virginia (4 nights), Mount Vernon, Washington D.C. City Tour with Local Guide, National Mall & Memorial Parks, United States Capitol, Arlington National Cemetery, Smithsonian Institutions, Philadelphia, Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, Lancaster (1 night), Amish House & Farm, New York City (2 nights), Manhattan, New York City Tour with Local Guide, Statue of Liberty National Monument, Ellis Island, Foxwoods Resort Casino (1 night), Plymouth Rock, Boston (1 night), Half Day Boston City Tour with Local Guide, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Old Ironsides, Paul Revere House

TWIN RATE:
$ 3,895 per person
SINGLE RATE
$ 4,795 per person
TRIPLE RATE:
$ 3,795 per person
 
(Individual arrangements to meet group are not included)
 

Wednesday, October 3 (Day 01)
HONOLULU TO WASHINGTON, D.C.
Our tour commences this morning when we assemble at the airport for baggage check-in procedures for our flight to the Washington Dulles International Airport via a stopover in Los Angeles.

Thursday, October 4 (Day 02)
ARRIVAL WASHINGTON D.C.
On arrival this morning, we'll transfer by chartered motor coach to begin our historic east coast tour. We'll travel to visit Mount Vernon, an American landmark of the 'Father of our Country' situated along the Potomac River. We'll tour the estate and burial place of George and Martha Washington, including the mansion, Washington's tomb and the beautiful gardens and grounds surrounding the mansion. We will spend four nights at a hotel in McClean, Virginia, located on the outskirts of Washington D.C..

Friday, October 5 (Day 03)r
WASHINGTON D.C. (B)
Enjoy a full day of sightseeing in this historic city with a local guide on board our motor coach, visiting the National Mall & Memorial Parks, an official unit of the national park system in Washington, D.C. We'll view the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, the World War II Memorial and more. Subject to confirmation, we'll make arrangements to enjoy a guided tour of the United States Capitol, one of the nation's most historic landmarks located on Capitol Hill. Enjoy a brief orientation film "Out of Many, One" which describes how we come together as a nation to govern ourselves. We'll visit Exhibition Hall, the only exhibition in the world dedicated to the story of the U.S. Congress and the building of the Capitol.

Saturday, October 6 (Day 04)
WASHINGTON D.C. (B)
You'll have the whole day to visit the various museums of the Smithsonian Institution at your own pace. The National Air and Space Museum features galleries that trace the history of flight with thousands of objects and exhibits on display, including the 1903 Wright Flyer and the Apollo II Command Module Columbia. A visit of the National Museum of Natural History inspires the discovery and history of the natural world through its collection and exhibits - including the Hope Diamond. At the National Museum of American History, exhibits devoted to the cultural, social and political development of the United States are featured.

Sunday, October 7 (Day 05)
WASHINGTON D.C. (B)
This morning, our motor coach will drive through the city to view more points of interest: Washington National Cathedral, U.S. Supreme Court Building, Embassy Row, including a photo opportunity of the impressive presidential mansion - The White House. (subject to change). We'll visit the impressive Arlington National Cemetery on a trolley. Endless rows of simple white headstones and monuments mark the graves of many individuals, including the gravesite of the late John F. Kennedy. His gravesite is marked with an eternal flame. Subject to availability, we'll witness the solemn ceremony of the changing of the guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a monument dedicated to American service members who passed away without being identified (subject to availability)

Monday, October 08 (Day 6)
WASHINGTON D.C. - PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (B)(D)
We'll continue on to enter the state of Pennsylvania to visit some of the historical highlights of Philadelphia, the second largest city on the east coast. Nicknamed 'the city of brotherly love', Philadelphia played an important role in the birth of the United States. Independence Hall is the centerpiece of the Independence National Historical Park and listed as a World Heritage Site. It is known primarily as the location where the Declaration of Independence and United States Constitution were both debated and adopted. We'll view the historic Liberty Bell, one of the most prominent symbols of the American Revolutionary War, displayed in a magnificent glass chamber with Independence Hall in the background. We'll continue on to Lancaster County, located in the south central part of Pennsylvania to spend the night. Lancaster County - nicknamed Pennsylvania Dutch County is known for its Amish and Mennonite population, productive farms and heaping platters of Pennsylvania Dutch food which we will experience for dinner this evening. We'll have an opportunity to visit a home and farm to observe their traditional way of life.

Tuesday, October 09 (Day 7)
PHILADELPHIA - NEW YORK (B)
We'll travel to New York City - 'the city that never sleeps' and spend two exciting nights in mid-town Manhattan - heart of the culturally rich - the energetic "Big Apple". On arrival, we'll drive through the city to view some of the main highlights - United Nations Headquarters, Rockefeller Center, Trump Plaza and Carnegie Hall. We'll drive by Central Park, an urban park in downtown Manhattan, designated as a National Historic Landmark. As an option, you may want to make reservations to enjoy a broadway play or a musical performance at one of the theaters this evening.

Wednesday, October 10 (Day 8)
NEW YORK (B)
This morning, a local guide will board our motorcoach and take us on a full day tour through Upper and Lower Manhattan, visiting some of the city's most famous sights: Times Square, Greenwich Village, Financial District, Chinatown, and Garment District. We'll visit the National September 11 Memorial & Museum located at the World Trade Center site, the former location of the Twin Towers. At Battery Park, board a ferry to visit the Statue of Liberty National Monument on Liberty Island in Upper New York Bay. The American Museum of Immigration located in the base of the statue traces the history of immigration into the United States and features an interesting exhibit about the history of the statue. Ellis Island was the main point of entry into the United States for millions of immigrants and time permitting, our ferry ticket will enable us to make a stop to visit this historic island.

Thursday, October 11 (Day 9)
NEW YORK - FOXWOODS, CONNECTICUT (B)
Nestled in the mystic country region of southeast Connecticut is Foxwoods Resort Casino, a unique gambling resort experience for everyone. Enter a world where the thrills and good times begin the moment you arrive. This 'Wonder of it All' complex features the newest and most popular slot machines, high stakes Bingo, and incredible tables offering Blackjack, Poker, Craps, and Roulette for an evening of exciting entertainment. We will spend the night at the Foxwoods Resort Casino, Connecticut.. Food credits will be available for use at the Festival Buffet and Breakfast Buffet. Also provided for you will be a $10.00 Slot Play. (subject to change)

Friday, October 12 (Day 10)
FOXWOODS - BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS (D)
We'll travel to Plymouth and visit famous Plymouth Rock, the traditional site of William Bradford and the Mayflower Pilgrims who founded Plymouth Colony - an important symbol of American History. Anchored nearby is a full-scale reproduction of the historic Mayflower II that sailed to Plymouth in 1620. We'll continue on our journey to enter the state of Massachusetts. On arrival in downtown Boston, we'll visit Faneuil Hall Marketplace, a complex featuring unique shops and restaurants to explore at your own pace. Jugglers, magicians and various other street entertainers often perform in the square between Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall. In the afternoon, a local guide will board our motor coach and take us on a half-day tour of this historic city, focusing on some of the most prominent landmarks. Engagements with the British in the War of 1812 brought the USS Constitution undying fame and the nickname "Old Ironsides". We'll visit this 44-gun frigate that was built in Boston and was among the 22 commissioned warships of the United States' 18-year-old Navy. A photo stop will be made at the Paul Revere House, the oldest house in Boston. We will spend the night in Boston. A delicious dinner will be provided for you this evening at a local restaurant.

Saturday, October 13 (Day 11)
BOSTON to HONOLULU (B)
We'll transfer to the Boston International Airport to check-in for our morning flight home to Honolulu, arriving in the afternoon via a stopover in San Francisco.

Note:
Sightseeing scheduled during the four days in Washington D.C. may be subject to change based on availability and confirmation.

 

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