Day 1 - June 8, 2024 - Saturday - D
We’ll depart Pinewood Middle School bus parking lot at 6:00 am this morning for our exciting tour to the East Coast and Washington D.C.! We’ll travel towards the East Coast, and our first night will be spent in Fairfield, New Jersey.
Day 2 - June 9, 2024 - Sunday - CB, L, & D
Today will be spent exploring the “Big Apple”. We start with a walking tour through Central Park to see some of the locations where some of our favorite TV and movies have been filmed. We then visit the highest outdoor sky deck in the Western Hemisphere, The Edge. After some lunch we take a heart stopping thrill ride on a 70-foot speedboat called The Beast. Late afternoon, we will walk through Times Square. We’ll dine at Margaritaville, before we say good-bye to New York City, as we head to Philadelphia for the night.
Day 3 - June 10, 2024 - Monday - B, L, & D
After breakfast at Hard Rock Cafe, we will take a double decker bus tour of Philadelphia. We will see Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell before grabbing some lunch and heading out of town for Washington D.C.. Once in D.C. we will stop and see the Capitol Building and the White House before going to the Pentagon Mall for some supper and shopping time before we head back to our hotel for a dip in the pool and a pizza party.
Day 4 - June 11, 2024 - Tuesday - CB, L, & D
After breakfast at our hotel, we’ll travel back into Washington D.C. to visit some Smithsonian Museums. After lunch we will visit Arlington National Cemetery for a tram tour of the Cemetery and to witness the Changing of the Guard Ceremony. Tonight’s dinner will be at Union Station, before we head out on a guided walking tour of our nation’s capitol. Then we’re off to our hotel for the night.
Day 5 - June 12, 2024 - Wednesday - CB, L, & D
This morning we will travel to Mount Vernon to tour George Washington’s beautiful home. After some lunch we then head to Gettysburg. We will visit the Soldier’s Cemetery in Gettysburg before having dinner at The Barn and heading to our hotel for the night.
Day 6 - June 13, 2024 - Thursday - B, L, & D
We will spend this morning on a guided tour of the Gettysburg National Military Park, view the film “New Birth of Freedom”, and the Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama, with time for some last minute souvenir shopping. We then spend the afternoon and evening enjoying the amusement rides at Hershey Park! Afterwards, we will reboard our motorcoach and head for home.
Day 7 - June 14, 2024 - Friday
We will arrive back in Kentwood around 8:00 am.