Day 1 - June 9, 2023 - Friday - DWe’ll depart Greenville Middle School at 5:30 am this morning for our exciting tour to the East Coast and Washington D.C.! We’ll travel to Niagara Falls, New York and take a ride on the Maid of the Mist to view the spectacular falls. Our first night will be spent in Albany, New York.
Day 2 - June 10, 2023 - Saturday - CB, L, & DAn early start this morning will find us heading east. After some lunch in Boston, we will board the “Duck”, a W.W.II-style, amphibious landing vehicle, and cruise by all the places that make Boston the Birthplace of Freedom. 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 and shopping at Faneuil Hall, we will head to our hotel for the night.
Day 3 - June 11, 2023 - Sunday - CB, L, & DToday will be spent exploring the “Big Apple”. We will start with a ferry ride out to see the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Upon returning to the city we will have some lunch and then tour around town aboard a double decker bus. Finally, we will stroll through Times Square, and have dinner at Bubba Gump Shrimp Company before heading to our hotel for the night.
Day 4 - June 12, 2023 - Monday - CB, L, & DThis morning we will depart for Washington D.C., where we start with a tram ride through Arlington Cemetery for the Changing of the Guard Ceremony. The afternoon will be spent exploring the Smithsonian Museums. After dinner at Union Station, we take a guided tour of our nation’s memorials.
Day 5 - June 13, 2023 - Tuesday - CB, L, & DOur morning will start with a visit to Mount Vernon, George Washington’s beautiful home. After some lunch and shopping time at the Pentagon Mall we make our way to Gettysburg. Once in Gettysburg we will have dinner and take a Ghost Walk through the historic streets of town before heading to our hotel for the night.
Day 6 - June 14, 2023 - Wednesday - CB, L, & DThis morning will be spent touring the Gettysburg National Military Park, with a Park Service Guide. We will have some lunch before heading out of town for Hershey, PA. 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 15, 2023 - ThursdayWe will arrive back in West Michigan around 9:00 am.