DC Sites & Shrines
Featuring the Museum of the Bible
3 Days | Spring | Summer | Fall
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Plan an outing to Washington, D.C. focused on the historic sights and shrines of our nation’s capital. Take a sightseeing tour and discover the up-close power of national memorials, witness an incredible display of national treasures, and so much more!
We are happy to accommodate Groups who want to add a night or two, or further customize their trip.
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Day 1 – Friday – Washington DC – Arlington National Cemetery
Travel today takes you to Washington DC. On arrival, take the tourmobile through Arlington National Cemetery. It is an impressive sight, with seemingly endless rows of simple white headstones. Imposing stones and monuments mark the graves of many individuals or groups.
Tonight, dinner will be at a lovely restaurant overlooking the Potomac River. Check into your suburban DC hotel for a two-night stay. (D)
Day 2 – Saturday – Basilica of the National Shrine – Washington National Cathedral – National Mall Memorials – Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts – Monuments by Moonlight Tour
This morning you enjoy a guided tour of the Basilica of the National Shrine. It is the largest Roman Catholic church in the United States and North America, and is one of the ten largest churches in the world.
Next, tour the Washington National Cathedral. The Cathedral is a spiritual resource for our nation: a great and beautiful edifice in the city of Washington, an indispensable ministry for people of all faiths and perspectives, and a sacred place for our country in times of celebration, crisis, and sorrow.
Explore the must-see details of the Cathedral’s dramatic art and architecture with a guided tour tailored for first-time visitors. Tour includes the nave (main level) and may view the crypt (lower level) after.
This afternoon you have time on the National Mall to view the Korean War, President Lincoln and Vietnam War memorials as well as the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial at the Tida Basin.
You also visit the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Walk through the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for a spectacular view of the city from the terrace and visit the Hall of States and the Hall of Nations.
Since opening in 1971, the Kennedy Center has continued its efforts to fulfill his vision—presenting the greatest performers and performances from across America and around the world, nurturing new works and young artists, and serving the nation as a leader in arts education.
Following dinner at a local restaurant, enjoy a driving Monuments by Moonlight tour. Afterwards, you enjoy an evening sightseeing tour of the famous monuments. This tour will give you a chance to see the Monuments up close. Enjoy the Lincoln, Jefferson, Vietnam, WWI and Korean Memorials just to name a few. (B,D)
Day 3 – Sunday – Optional Mass Sunday morning at St Matthew’s Cathedral – Museum of the Bible – Depart for Home
After breakfast, group have the option of adding Mass at St. Matthew’s Cathedral.
Visit the Museum of the Bible. This 430,000-square-foot museum is the most technologically advanced museum in the world providing you with an immersive and personalized experience as they explore the history, narrative, and impact of the Bible. Each of the six floors in the museum contain a different exhibit which emphasizes different aspects of the Bible’s history or impact.
Afternoon departure for home. (B)