The Council on Aging provides monthly trips or outings to local points of interest as well as vacation packages to places in other countries. These extended escorted travel trips are offered throughout the year. Any revenue made by these trips, help fund other programs and services. Please call (231) 873-4461 for more information or contact us online.
September 29 — October 5, 2022 (7 Days)
- Motorcoach transportation, 6 nights lodging including 4 consecutive nights in the Washington, DC area
- 10 meals: 6 breakfasts and 4 dinners
- Two Guided Tours of Washington, DC including the WW II Memorial, Capitol Hill, Embassy Row, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Smithsonian, the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, and more!
- Evening Guided Memorial and Monuments Tour
- Admission to the Museum of the Bible
- Tram Ride through Arlington National Cemetery
- Admission to George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate & Garden
Sep 29, 2022: The trip begins
Depart your group's location in a spacious, video and restroom equipped Motorcoach and set off for our Nation's Capital - Washington D.C. Tonight, check into an en route hotel for a good night's rest.
Sep 30, 2022: Arrival in Washington DC
Today, after enjoying a Continental Breakfast you will continue towards Washington, D.C. Upon arrival, enjoy a relaxing Dinner and check into your Washington D.C. area hotel for a four night stay.
Oct 1, 2022: Sightseeing and Guided Tours
Enjoy a Continental Breakfast before departing for a full-day Guided Tour of Washington, D.C. Some of the awe-inspiring sights on this fantastic tour will include the US Capitol, the White House, the National Archives, Embassy Row, and Georgetown. During the day, you will see the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, and several War Memorials. This evening, enjoy Dinner at a local restaurant before continuing on the Guided Memorial and Monuments Tour.
Oct 2, 2022: Arlington National Cemetery
Begin the day with a Continental Breakfast. Today's Guided Tour includes such poignant and inspirational sights as Arlington National Cemetery, including the Tomb of the Unknowns, and Kennedy Graves, as well as the Iwo Jima Memorial. You'll also enjoy a visit to the Smithsonian Institution. Later, you'll enjoy Dinner with entertainment before returning to your hotel for the night.
Oct 3, 2022: Mount Vernon & Museum of the Bible
Start your last day in our Nation's Capital with a Continental Breakfast. This morning you will head to George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate & Garden. Experience great American history at Mount Vernon. Next you'll head to the Museum of the Bible. Discover the history, narrative and impact the Bible has played in our world's history. From the 40 foot tall bronze doors at the museum's entrance, to the roof-top garden, explore over six floors of exhibits that span the time, space and cultures of the Bible. With over 40,000 items, the Museum of the Bible's collection contains some of the oldest and most important biblical artifacts and documents in human history. This evening, enjoy a relaxing Dinner and return to your hotel.
Oct 4, 2022: Leaving the Capital
Enjoy a Continental Breakfast before leaving for the National Harbor, a unique waterfront wonderland of shopping, dining, and more. This evening, relax at your en route hotel.
Oct 5, 2022: Springdale - Back home
Today, after enjoying a Continental Breakfast, you will depart for home... a perfect time to chat with your
friends about all the fun things you've done, the great sights you've seen, and where your next group trip will take you!