Day 1 - June 5, 2023 - Monday - D
We’ll depart Big Rapids Middle School at 6:00 am this morning for our exciting tour to the East Coast and Washington D.C.! We’ll travel east, and stop to check out the Niagara Falls. Our first night will be spent in Albany, New York.
Day 2 - June 6, 2023 - Tuesday - CB, L, & D
Today, we spend time seeing some great sights of Boston. After lunch we will board the “Duck”, a W.W.II-style, amphibious landing vehicle, and we cruise by all the places that make Boston the Birthplace of Freedom. Next, we will take a walk along the Freedom Trail and learn the history of the American Revolution, as it began in Boston. After some dinner at Faneuil Hall, we head south for our hotel.
Day 3 - June 7, 2023 - Wednesday - CB, L, & D
Today will be spent exploring the “Big Apple”. We start with a heart stopping thrill ride, on a 70-foot speedboat called The Beast, out to view the Statue of Liberty. After lunch we will see a Broadway show*. We will have dinner around Rockefeller Center and then go up to Top of the Rock, where the unobstructed views of Central Park and Manhattan’s mid and downtown skyscrapers are truly one of a kind. After a fun day we board our bus for Washington D.C..
*Itinerary may change, depending on ticket availability.
Day 4 - June 8, 2023 - Thursday - CB, L, & D
This is the day to explore Washington D.C.. After some lunch we start with touring the Smithsonian Museums. After dinner we will visit some of our Nation’s Memorials before heading to our hotel for the night.
Day 5 - June 9, 2023 - Friday - CB, L, & D
We start the day with a tram ride through Arlington Cemetery to witness the Changing of the Guard Ceremony of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. We will visit the Marine and Air Force Memorials, have some lunch and head out for Gettysburg. Once in Gettysburg we will tour the Visitors Center and then take a tour of the National Military Park, with a Park Service Guide. Our dinner will be at General Pickett’s, before we re-board our motorcoach and head for home.
Day 6 - June 10, 2023 - Saturday
We will arrive back in Big Rapids mid-morning.
Meals Included Key: B=Breakfast CB=Continental Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner