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Gettysburg, Williamsburg & Washington, D.C.


  • Learning Civil War history at Gettysburg

  • Visiting Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

  • Exploring Jamestown Settlement and Colonial Williamsburg

  • Honoring our Service Men & Women past and present

  • Observing the Changing of the Guard Ceremony & paying tribute to fallen heroes at Arlington National Cemetery

  • Viewing Washington, D.C. Memorials with night and daytime tours

  • Touring our U.S. Capitol Building

  • Exploring the Smithsonian Museums, Holocaust Memorial & Flight 93 National Memorial

  • Touring George Washington's home in Mt. Vernon


This tour offers departure points in Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, and Indiana.  Depending on your pick-up point selection, the tour duration will be from 10 to 12 days.  The price will vary accordingly.  The “Base Tour”, or core, will begin on the day the last group of travelers join the tour, and end on the first day they begin to leave.  “Additions”, like a "Gathering" or "Post" core night, to that base tour will allow all travelers the convenience of departing from as close to home as possible.



Iowa or Minnesota Departure

with 'Gathering' & 'Post' Nights 

October 20-30

Illinois Departure

with 'Gathering' Night

October 20-29



October 21-29

Double Occupancy




Single Occupancy




Triple/Quad Occupancy






  • Luxury motorcoach transportation

  • Lodging as listed on itinerary

  • Luggage handling for one (1) suitcase per person, if available

  • Tickets/admissions to listed attractions (Unless listed as "Optional" or "On your own")

  • Gratuities for local guides

  • Meals as listed on itinerary

  • Guidance of a professional tour manager


Activity Level - 4

Moderately challenging - Fast pace, some strenuous activities, walking on varied terrain and up to 2 miles at a time


October 20

* Travelers departing from IOWA, MINNESOTA, WISCONSIN or ILLINOIS, take advantage of a transfer to our ‘gathering overnight’ hotel in Mishawaka, IN. All remaining travelers can either arrive on your own at the hotel for a complimentary overnight or choose to wait and join the group on October 21 from one of our identified Indiana departure locations
* For those spending the night in Mishawaka, get acquainted with fellow travelers and your tour manager; and enjoy a complimentary breakfast the following morning

October 21

* Sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful Ohio farmlands and the rolling hills and forests of Pennsylvania
* We will enjoy dinner together prior to a restful first night of our two-night stay at Best Western - Gettysburg, PA

B, D

October 22

* We start our day at the Gettysburg Visitor’s Center and Cyclorama. A captivating must-see is the 377’ by 42’ canvas painting depicting the third day battle of Pickett’s Charge
* On our guided tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield, we’ll learn about the clash that took place. Here, the Northern victory gave the Union forces a much needed morale lift and ultimately ended General Lee’s plan to invade the North
* We’ll then enjoy lunch at General Pickett’s Buffet
* The rest of the day is yours to explore and have dinner on your own

B, L

October 23

* We’ll be surrounded with beautiful views as we drive through Shenandoah Mountain Skyline Drive
* Later we’ll arrive at Monticello, the historic estate of Thomas Jefferson
* Continuing on, we arrive in Williamsburg, VA, known worldwide as the principal center for conserving and interpreting American colonial history
* After dinner together, we'll settle in for the first night of our twonight stay at the SpringHill Suites in Williamsburg, VA

B, D

October 24

* We’ll start our day with a visit to Jamestown Settlement, a living history museum that includes a re-creation of the original fort
* The rest of the day is yours in Colonial Williamsburg. There’s something for all to enjoy, including taking part in hands-on activities, taking guided tours of original 18th-century buildings, viewing its unmatched folk art collection, and MORE!


October 25

* To start our day, we will visit the National Museum of the United States Army that celebrates over 245 years of Army history and honors soldiers past, present, and future
* Arriving in the Washington, D.C. area, our first stop will be the Marine Corps War Memorial, dedicated to all Marines who have given their lives for our country since 1775
* A tour highlight, and sure to be one of our treasured memories, is a tour of Arlington National Cemetery including the Changing of the Guard Ceremony
* Enjoy dining on your own this evening followed by a stroll to see the Jefferson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Martin Luther King Jr., Korean, and Lincoln Memorials
* We'll spend the next three nights at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in one of D.C.'s oldest districts - Old Town Alexandria


October 26

* We will start our day with a U.S. Capitol tour - the legislative branch seat of the United States federal government
* The Smithsonian Museum Complex holds over 155 million artifacts in trust for the American people. This afternoon, you may choose from three museums for your exploration: Smithsonian National Air & Space, National Museum of the American Indian, or Smithsonian National Museum of African Art
* We'll dine together this evening in Washington D.C. which will be followed with an event (TBD)

B, D

October 27

* We'll make daytime visits to the Vietnam Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, the Reflecting Pool and World War II Memorial
* Together, we'll arrive for a self-guided tour of the Holocaust Museum - a living memorial to the victims of the Holocaust
* Again, you may choose the Smithsonian Museum that best suits your interest: National Museum of Natural History, National Gallery of Art or National Museum of American History
* Enjoy a free evening in Old Town to dine on your own


October 28

* We'll tour George and Martha Washington's historic Mount Vernon home where we'll enjoy a boxed lunch afterward
* Our dinner together this evening will be a wonderful time to share tour highlights with each other prior to our restful overnight at the Hampton Inn - Somerset, PA

B, L, D

October 29

* Today, we start our travels home. Along the way we will stop at the Flight 93 National Memorial commemorating 9/11
* Travelers departing the tour in INDIANA, ILLINOIS, and WISCONSIN welcome back to your departure locations
* Travelers continuing on to Iowa and Minnesota, enjoy a relaxing overnight in the Chicagoland area


October 30

* Travelers departing the tour in IOWA and MINNESOTA, welcome back to your departure locations!


B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
IA-Coralville (Pre/Post) McDonald's Restaurant - 2794 Comerce Dr
with 'Gathering' & Post (Base Tour) Nights
IA-Decorah (Pre/Post) Legacy Tour & Travel office - 703 Dudley St
with 'Gathering' & Post (Base Tour) Nights
IA-Newton (Pre/Post) Hawkeye Stages - 300 E 17th St S
with 'Gathering' & Post (Base Tour) Nights
IA-Waterloo (Pre/Post) Hawkeye Stages - 3315 Titan Trail
with 'Gathering' & Post (Base Tour) Nights
IL-Alsip (Pre) DoubleTree Hotel - 5000 W 127th St
with 'Gathering' Night
IL-Chicago Area (Pre) At Home PickUp - for those that qualify
with 'Gathering' Night
IL-Rockford (Pre) WalMart Super Center - 7219 Walton St
with 'Gathering' Night
IN-Metro Chicago Home PickUp - Lake,Porter,LaPorte counties
IN-Mishawaka Legacy T&T office - 620 W Edison Rd
IN-Mishawaka (Motel) Arrive on own for 'gathering night' in Mishawaka
MN-Byron (Pre/Post) City Hall (next to LT&T) - 680 Byron Main Ct NE
with 'Gathering' & Post (Base Tour) Nights

Please select the number of passengers that will be travelling

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