Historic Highlights

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Historic Highlights - Trafalgar
Historic Highlights - Trafalgar
Washington DC
+9 Destinations
East Coast USA
Washington DC


  • Visit the Civil War’s bloody battlefields of Gettysburg
  • Venture through the corridors of power in Washington DC
  • See the White House and the Washington Monument
  • Reflect on USA’s darkest days at the Lincoln Memorial
Age range
5 to 99 year olds
Max Group Size
Coach / Bus
Travel style
Historical, Coach / Bus, Discovery
Start and end in Washington DC! With the historical tour Historic Highlights, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Washington DC, USA and 9 other destinations in USA. Historic Highlights includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Washington, D.C. (2 Nights)
  2. Day 2: Washington, D.C. Monuments and Memorials
  3. Day 3: Washington, D.C. – Mount Vernon – Yorktown – Williamsburg (2 Nights)
  4. Day 4: Jamestown – Colonial Williamsburg
  5. Day 5: Williamsburg – Richmond – Monticello – Charlottesville
  6. Day 6: Charlottesville – Shenandoah National Park – Gettysburg
  7. Day 7: Gettysburg – Philadelphia
  8. Day 8: Philadelphia – Depart Washington, D.C.

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

  • Frank Sakovitch's review about another Trafalgar tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    I enjoyed the tour and only wish that the weather was better, but that was the chance we took.

  • Kelly Katsuyama's review about another Trafalgar tour
    4.0 - Good

    Great tour. Ny hotel not a favorite. No time for Hershey-rushed. Gettysburg lunch/shopping time unnecessary. Ney was great bus driver. Michelle was organized and cared about us all.

  • Jane Rusovsky's review about another Trafalgar tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great tour...Ron was a wonderful guide, full of knowledge, tips and a great storyteller. He is also a true patriot and his love of Canada comes through with each word. Everything ran like clockwork, but without pressure. The hotels were comfortable and cozy... Read more

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    Start and end in Washington DC.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 1,009 km.
    • Washington DC (USA)
    • 21 km
    • Mount Vernon (USA)
    • 173 km
    • Yorktown (USA)
    • 18 km
    • Williamsburg (USA)
    • 9 km
    • Jamestown (USA)
    • 176 km
    • Charlottesville (USA)
    • 71 km
    • Shenandoah NP (USA)
    • 163 km
    • Gettysburg (USA)
    • 82 km
    • Lancaster (USA)
    • 98 km
    • Philadelphia (USA)
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