Day 1 - June 15, 2024 - Saturday - D
We’ll depart Cedar Springs Middle School at 5:30 am this morning for our exciting tour to the East Coast and Washington D.C.! We will stop at the Cleveland Zoo for some lunch and time to stretch our legs before heading to our hotel in New Jersey for the night.
Day 2 - June 16, 2024 - Sunday - CB, L, & D
Today will be spent exploring the “Big Apple”. Our morning will start with a visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum, where we will learn of the events, the aftermath and continuing implications of September 11, 2001. After lunch, we take a heart-stopping thrill ride aboard The Beast, out to see the Statue of Liberty. Next we sing, dance, laugh, and play at Madame Tussauds. Our day will end with some time in Times Square and dinner at Bubba Gump Shrimp Company before heading for Philadelphia for the night.
Day 3 - June 17, 2024 - Monday- B, L, & D
After breakfast at Hard Rock Cafe, we will visit the Eastern State Penitentiary, where some of America’s most notorious criminals were held. Then it’s sightseeing at its best, as we ride the double-decker bus through the historic streets of Philadelphia. We will enjoy a famous Philly Cheese Steak sandwich for lunch before heading for D.C.. Once in Washington D.C., we will have dinner at Union Station before taking a guided tour of our nations memorials.
Day 4 - June 18, 2024 - Tuesday - CB, L, & D
We’ll spend the day exploring Washington D.C.. The morning will start with a tram ride through Arlington National Cemetery for the Changing of the Guard Ceremony. After lunch we have time to tour some Smithsonian Museums. Our evening will be spent having some fun at Dave & Busters before heading back to our hotel.
Day 5 - June 19, 2024 - Wednesday - CB, L, & D
This morning will be spent testing our spy skills at the International Spy Museum. We will have time for shopping and lunch at the Pentagon Mall before heading for Gettysburg. Once in Gettysburg, we will have dinner, and go on one of Gettysburg’s famous Ghost Walks.
Day 6 - June 20, 2024 - Thursday - CB, L, & D
This morning will be spent touring the Gettysburg National Military Park with a Park Service Guide, and do some last minute souvenir shopping. This afternoon and evening, we’ll enjoy the amusement rides at Hershey Park! Afterwards, we will reboard our motorcoach and head for home.
Day 7 - June 21, 2024 - Friday
We will arrive back in West Michigan.