A fabulous 15 day, 14 night fly drive beginning and ending in Washington
Your fly drive includes:
- Round trip scheduled flights
- Intermediate 4 door car hire, including insurances and satellite navigation
- Accommodation as stated
- Personalised Road Book
Day 01 - Arrive Washington DC
Depart the UK on your chosen scheduled flight to Washington, DC. Upon arrival, collect your rental car and proceed to your hotel.
Hotel: Loews Madison Hotel
Day 02 & Day 03 - Washington DC
We’ve allowed two full days for you to experience the vibrant and historical capital city. We suggest visits to the Jefferson and Lincoln Memorials, the Smithsonians many museums, Arlington Cemetery, the Capitol Building and, of course the White House, which is a must on any visit.
Hotel: Loews Madison Hotel
Driving Distance - 41Mi/66Km
Day 04 - Baltimore
Next it’s on to Baltimore, affectionately known as ‘Charm City’, which boasts almost three hundred years of history. Take a trip to Baltimore's Inner Harbor, where you can soar 27 storeys into the air at the Top of the World Observation Deck in the World Trade Centre, explore the World War II submarine, Torsk, and visit the National Aquarium.
Hotel: Hotel Monaco Baltimore
Driving Distance - 31Mi/50Km
Day 05 - Annapolis
Annapolis has a laid-back, maritime feel and some of the most stunning scenery on the east coast. The city’s narrow streets feature historic homes and restored buildings, such as Hammond-Harwood House from the 18th century and Maryland State House: completed back in 1779.
Hotel: Loews Annapolis
Driving Distance - 51Mi/82Km
Day 06 - St Michaels
Today take the short journey to the beautiful Chesapeake Harbour Town of St Michaels. Known as the ‘town that fooled the British’, it is said that the townspeople hung lanterns in the trees during the War of 1812: causing the cannons to overshoot the houses.
Hotel: The Inn at Perry Cabin
Driving Distance - 27Mi/44Km
Day 07 & Day 08 - Cambridge
Heading Southwest today you may wish to visit Tilghman Island, home of Chesapeake Bay’s remaining skipjacks and the small town of Oxford: once a major port and shipbuilding centre. The 1684 port town of Cambridge has many historic homes, buildings and museums.
Hotel: Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay
Driving Distance - 195Mi/313Km
Day 09 - Virginia Beach
Travel down the Delmarva Peninsula today to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, where you will travel under and over water! Virginia Beach is the world’s longest beach and, at sunset, it comes alive with people enjoying cocktails and heading to one of the many restaurants for a superb dinner.
Hotel: Hilton Virginia Beach
Driving Distance - 60Mi/96Km
Day 10 & Day 11 - Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg is the most extensively restored 18th century town in the USA, so it’s well worth a visit. You may also choose to stop by Jamestown Island, where America’s first English settlement was established.
Hotel: Kingsmill Resort
Driving Distance - 122Mi/196Km
Day 12 - Charlottesville
You may wish to route via Richmond today to see the White House of the Confederacy and Maymount Plantation. Then it's on to Charlottesville, where you’ll find Montecello, the home of Thomas Jefferson. Sitting atop a mountain in Albermarle, it is described as one of the country’s foremost architectural masterpieces.
Hotel: Omni Charlottesville
Driving Distance - 62Mi/99Km
Day 13 & Day 14 - Shenandoah National Park
The most scenic drive of your itinerary, the picture perfect setting of Skyline Drive is quite breathtaking. Shenandoah Valley has over 500 miles of hiking trails, winding through lush forests and valleys filled with wildflowers, trickling streams and waterfalls. Luray Caverns are the largest caverns on the east coast and well worth a trip.
Hotel: Skyland Lodge
Driving Distance - 93Mi/149Km
Day 15 - Journey home
Take the short drive back to the capital, return your rental car and check-in for your flight back to the UK.
From £2,195.00 per person based on twin occupancy of Standard rooms in low season. Other prices available on request.
Departures from April through to November
For more information call 01243 779 737
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