WASHINGTON, DC & LANCASTER, PA (AMISH) DREAM TOUR from NS, NB

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MAY 13 TO 20, 2024 - Book now & save up to $400 per person. 506-804-0989

Embark on an unforgettable 8-day journey that combines the historical grandeur of Washington D.C. with the picturesque charm of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. In the heart of the nation's capital, explore iconic landmarks such as the White House, Capitol Hill, and the Smithsonian Museums. Immerse yourself in American history and culture as you stroll along the National Mall and visit the Lincoln Memorial. Then, venture into the tranquil countryside of Lancaster County, known for its idyllic farmland and Amish heritage. Experience a simpler way of life with guided tours of Amish communities, horse-drawn carriage rides, and visits to farmers' markets filled with handmade crafts and mouthwatering treats. This tour offers a perfect blend of urban exploration and rural retreat, promising a well-rounded and enriching adventure for all.”
 

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DAY 1: MONDAY, MAY 13 – NS & NB TO BOSTON AREA  

Welcome aboard! ???? Today, we will be travelling through Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Maine, and New Hampshire before we rest our heads at our host hotel in the Boston area as we begin our eight (8) days of adventure on our Washington, DC and Lancaster Dream Tour!

DAY 2: TUESDAY, MAY 14 – BOSTON AREA TO LANCASTER AREA
Start your day with a hearty complimentary breakfast before we bid farewell to our hotel and embark on a picturesque journey to Lancaster PA. Our route will take us through the charming landscapes of Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York and Pennsylvania. We will make plenty of stops to stretch our legs and enjoy lunch along the way.

But wait, there`s a sweet surprise in store – a visit to the Hershey Chocolate Factory to satisfy your sweet tooth! Tonight, we'll reach our welcoming host hotel in the Lancaster PA area, where we'll be staying for three (3) nights.

DAY 3: WEDNESDAY, MAY 15 – LANCASTER – LOCAL TOURING
Indulge in a delightful complimentary breakfast at the hotel before we set off on a Guided Tour of Lancaster, immersing ourselves in the Amish Experience. For lunch, we will enjoy an authentic Amish-style meal! In the afternoon, we have a special visit to The Amish Village.

Tonight, you have the option to unwind at the hotel or explore a nearby Walmart Supercentre. We'll provide a convenient drop-off at 6:00 pm and pick-up at 8:00 pm for your shopping convenience.

DAY 4: THURSDAY, MAY 16 – LANCASTER – LOCAL TOURING
Be sure to enjoy a hearty breakfast, compliments of the hotel, before we embark on our exciting day of adventures! This morning, we will make a visit to the Landis Valley Farm & Museum. In the afternoon, we'll explore the charming Kitchen Kettle Village, and following a satisfying lunch, there's an optional add-on for a captivating show at the Sight & Sound Theatre at 3:00pm. If the show isn't on your agenda, no worries! We've got you covered with convenient drop-off and pick-up options, whether you'd like to indulge in some local shopping at Tanger Outlets Lancaster or simply relax at the hotel.

DAY 5: FRIDAY, MAY 17 – LANCASTER AREA TO WASHINGTON, DC AREA
Enjoy a nice complimentary hot breakfast before embarking on a short journey to Washington DC. Upon our arrival, you'll have some free time to explore the city's charms and savour lunch at one of the many local restaurants. At 1:00 pm, we'll reconvene at the bus, where a local step-on guide will join us for an informative 4-hour Guided Tour of Washington.

Following our guided tour, we'll check in at our hotel in the Washington area. For those eager to continue exploring or enjoy dinner, we'll provide convenient drop-offs and pick-ups. Alternatively, you can opt to unwind in the hotel, order in, and simply relax. The choice is yours!

DAY 6: SATURDAY, MAY 18 – WASHINGTON, DC - LOCAL TOURING
Start your day with a delightful complimentary breakfast at the hotel before we embark on an engaging 4-hour Guided Tour of Washington with a local guide. In the afternoon, you'll have free time to explore the city at your own pace. Did you know there are plenty of free attractions in Washington, DC? Consider visiting the Museum of Natural History, the Air and Space Museum, the Botanical Gardens, or the National Zoo.

As the evening approaches, get ready for a memorable experience on the Washington DC Signature Dinner Cruise (this is an optional add-on at an additional cost). Cruise along the Potomac River while enjoying views of the city's magnificent skyline. It's a casual and delightful way to spend your evening. Savour a delicious buffet prepared by their skilled chef and take in the breathtaking sights of Washington, DC's iconic landmarks, including the Washington Monument and National Harbor. You can admire these landmarks from the cozy, climate-controlled interior or the open-air roof decks. They also offer a fully-stocked bar, games, and lively music courtesy of their DJ to keep the atmosphere festive. Click HERE to book your Washington DC Signature Dinner Cruise.

DAY 7: SUNDAY, MAY 19 – WASHINGTON, DC AREA TO BOSTON AREA
Enjoy a yummy complimentary hot breakfast at the hotel as we prepare to check out. Today, we'll be embarking on our journey to the picturesque state of Massachusetts. Expect pit stops for lunch and refreshing breaks, all accompanied by fun games and entertainment onboard to make the travel time fly by. Tonight, you'll have the chance to gather your receipts and pack up for our upcoming final day.

DAY 8: MONDAY, MAY 20 – BOSTON AREA TO NB & NS
Savour a delicious hot breakfast before we check out of our hotel. Meet with your Tour Director and get ready for the final journey home.  Along the way, we'll make stops for breaks and lunch, offering opportunities to stretch your legs. Today we will be driving through Massachusetts and Maine and will stop at the Duty-Free Shop.  Later tonight, we'll arrive back home, bidding farewell to your Tour Director and Driver. Rest assured; you'll depart with cherished memories from your Washington DC & Lancaster, PA Dream Tour.

 
CITY / TOWN ARRIVAL TIME LOCATION / ADDRESS
Woodstock 5:15 pm Murray’s Irving / Tim’s – 194 Bearsley Rd.
Fredericton 6:15 pm Lincoln Blue Canoe (formerly Irving Big Stop) - 415 Nevers Rd.
Moncton 8:15 pm Four Points Sheraton – 40 Lady Ada Blvd.
Aulac 9:00 pm Aulac Big Stop - 170 Aulac Rd.
Truro 10:45 pm Rath Eastlink Centre - 625 Abenaki Rd.
Dartmouth 11:45 pm Hampton Inn – 65 Cromarty Dr. (Dartmouth Crossing)
*** SUBJECT TO CHANGE ***
We strongly suggest travel insurance.
* The itinerary and the hotel are subject to change.
*Events/activities time is subject to change. We will try our best to keep everything on schedule.




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PAY IN FULL AT TIME OF BOOKING AND SAVE AN EXTRA $200 PER PERSON (PIF)

Price Per Person (Canadian Funds)
*Includes: hotels, highlights, transportation, tax & fees
GUEST PER ROOM REGULAR PRICE Price with
EBB
Price with
EBB & PIF
4 $1699 $1499 $1299
3 $1899 $1699 $1499
2 $2099 $1899 $1699
1 $2999 $2799 $2599

Deposit of $300 per person is required to reserve your seat
Full payment due 60 days before departure
*Deposit or full payment is non-refundable
*We strongly suggest travel insurance
* The itinerary and the hotel are subject to change
*Events/activities time is subject to change, but will try our best to keep everything on schedule

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(506) 804-0989 OR TOLL-FREE: (844) 804-0989

Highlights

Highlights

  • Deluxe Motorcoach transportation from Dartmouth* with pick-ups in Truro*, Aulac*, Moncton, Fredericton and Woodstock
  • 7 nights’ accommodation in quality hotels / 8 days
  • 3 nights in the Lancaster area (within 15 miles +/-)
  • 2 nights in Washington DC area (within 15 miles +/-)
  • 1 nights in the Boston area
  • 1 nights in the Portland area
  • 7 hot breakfasts and a minimum of two (2) lunches or dinners included
  • Surprises along the way J
  • Unlimited FREE cold water, snacks and more for the whole trip on the motorcoach
  • Dream Vacation Tour Director for the complete tour

Lancaster
Washington DC
  • US Capitol, White House, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial
  • Vietnam Memorial, Korean Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery
  • Iwo Jima Memorial, World War II Memorial
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
  • Jefferson Memorial, Martin Luther King Memorial
  • We will drive-by, but not stop at the following sites:
    • House and Senate Office Buildings, U.S. Botanical Garden, National Gallery of Art, Federal Triangle, Federal Trade Commission, National Archives, Navy Memorial, Dept. of Justice, FBI Building, Old Post Office Pavilion, Freedom Plaza & Pentagon, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Holocaust Memorial, Smithsonian Museums (Air and Space, Natural History, American History, American Indian)
  • Washington DC Signature Dinner Cruise (optional - added cost – from $200 per person)


*Dream Vacation Tours reserves the right to change the departure location to Moncton, NB if there are 16 passengers or less with pickups in Nova Scotia. If this occurs, Dream Vacation Tours will pay one (1) night hotel in Moncton, pre-tour, for each room booked. It is the client’s responsibility to make their way to Moncton to board the tour. This is not something that occurs often, and we will give a 60-day notice if this were to happen