Incredible Activities on Adventures By Disney’s Philadelphia and Washington Tour
Here on MickeyBlog we spend a lot of time talking about the incredible guided Adventures By Disney tours you’ll find to exotic destinations like Costa Rica, South Africa, Japan and more. However today we wanted to share details about one of our favorite tours closer to home! The Philadelphia and Washington D.C getaway is perfect for families with school-aged children and offers a 7-day/6-night history-filled adventure that you can ONLY have with Disney.
Let’s take a look at some of our favorite highlights!
Check Out Philadelphia’s Awesome Highlights By Trolley
During the first full day of the tour, guests will hop on board a private trolley to explore an impressive array of Philadelphia landmarks including The Liberty Bell, The Betsy Ross House and Independence Hall. Later in the day it’s off to the National Constitution Center before taking in a meal on your own at the Reading Terminal Market. Soak in the knowledge during this interactive look at the early days of the United States where you’ll find out about the creation of the American Flag, the importance of the Liberty Bell and where you and your family can sign a facsimile of the “Declaration of Independence.”
Learn More About the Civil War During Your Day at Gettysburg
During day 3 we fast-forward to the 1800’s where guests will visit the Gettysburg National Park Visitors Center. Your guide to one of the most important battles in the Civil War starts with the film A New Birth of Freedom and a look at an awesome cyclorama depicting how this battle played out. Lunch is at the historic Dobbin House Tavern where you can enjoy a colonial meal at this 200+-year-old restaurant before heading out to explore the battlefield with your personal guide. During the tour, you’ll also learn about President Lincoln’s immortal speech and get a taste of what life was like in the Civil War era.
Explore Washington D.C. by Day and Night
On day four, guests will be able to experience the sights and sounds of American’s Capital City with two awesome tours. During the day, visitors will travel by motorcoach to the Iwo Jima Monument where you’ll discover the details about the World War II battle and see first hand the iconic statue featuring 6 Marines raising an American flag on top of Mount Suribachi. Then it’s off to the Arlington Nation Cemetary where you can pay tribute to the over 400,000 veterans buried there. You’ll also be able to visit the final resting place of John F. Kennedy and take in the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. After enjoying some personal time in the afternoon your gang will reconvene for a privately guided walking and coach tour of Washington D.C. You’ll be amazed by the incredible national monuments all lit up at night.
Visit the Capitol Building and the Library of Congress
During your second day in Washington D.C., guests will enjoy a tour of the Capitol building including the Rotunda and Statuary Hall. Afterwards, you’ll take the walkway through to the Capitol Vistors Center and on to subterranean tunnel to the Library of Congress. Once there you’ll take a tour of the world’s biggest library which houses millions of books, photographs, recording, maps and documents.
Visit Mount Vernon by Boat
On Day 6, visitors will take a scenic route to George Washington’s home as you enjoy a boat ride on the Potomac River. Once disembarking at Mount Vernon you can immerse yourself in Washington’s architectural achievements, check out the vibrant gardens as well as view the 25 theatres and galleries sporting some awe-inspiring collections providing insights into 18th-century life!
So what are you waiting for? Enjoy all of the magical touches of a Disney getaway while taking in some of America’s most noteworthy sights. Packages are currently available to book through 2020 and include meals, luxury accommodation, 2 personal touring guides and so much more. The upcoming dates for the tour are as follows:
- September 8 – September 14, 2019
- March 22 – March 28, 2020
- April 5 – April 11, 2020
- May 24 – May 30, 2020
- June 14 – June 20, 2020
- June 28 – July 4, 2020
- September 13 – September 19, 2020
Prices start at $3609 per adult and include all of the awesome adventures on our list! Planning your Adventure’s by Disney getaway is easy, simply fill out our form below to get your FREE, no-obligation quote from MickeyTravels.
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