Fall Optional Activities
Friday, September 21, 2018
Optional Tour # 1:
Bicycle Tour of Washington, DC
Ride with history and experience our nation’s rich culture by bicycle! This Washington, DC tour provides you the opportunity to see the city’s most popular sights while moving easily between them. Once seated aboard your comfort rental bikes, you will be led by a trained guide through the National Mall and Capitol Hill, which stretch over two and a half miles across the center of the city. Throughout the tour, your group’s guide will share fun facts and history about the city and frequent stops will be made for photo opportunities. Sights include the Capitol Building, Supreme Court, Smithsonian Museums, World War II Memorial, the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, and more.
Duration: (3.5) hours including transfer 12:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Tour price: $96 per guest
Price includes: Roundtrip transportation, three hour guided bike tour; comfort bike rental, bottled water, snack, and helmet; and all applicable taxes and gratuities.
A minimum of 24 guests is required for this tour.
Optional Tour # 2:
The Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia is the companion facility to the Museum on the National Mall in Washington, DC Opened in 2003, it encompasses two huge hangars — the Boeing Aviation Hangar and the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar. Each hangar displays thousands of aviation and space artifacts, including a Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, a Concorde plane, and the space shuttle Discovery. The Center also offers the Airbus IMAX Theatre and the Donald D. Engen Observation Tower, which gives you a 360-degree birds-eye view of Washington Dulles International Airport and the surrounding area.
Duration: (4.5) hours including transfer 12:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Tour price: $75.00 per guest
Price includes: Roundtrip transportation; admission to Udvar-Hazy Museum, and all applicable taxes and gratuities.
A minimum of 25 guests is required for this tour.
Optional Tour # 3:
The United States Capitol building, home to the legislative body of our federal government, is one of the most recognizable landmarks in Washington DC and also stands at the center point of the city. During your group's tour of this magnificent structure, a historically-trained private guide and a former member of Congress will lead you through notable sections of the building including the Rotunda, Statuary Hall, the Crypt, and the halls outside the House of Representatives and Senate Chambers, where Congress meets and decisions are made. If the House or Senate is in session, the group will be able to watch from the Gallery above. On this tour, the guide will discuss how Congress works, the history of the building's architecture, and how ordinary citizens participate in the process of our representative democracy.
Duration: (3) hours including transfer 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Tour price: $175.00 per guest
Price includes: Roundtrip transportation, US Capitol admission and guided tour by a former member of Congress, and all applicable taxes and gratuities.
A minimum of 25 guests is required to run this tour.