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East Coast 2012
March 29, 2012-April 6, 2012

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Thursday March 29

Departure Schedule
Hotel Information


National Mall--Washington DC

National Mall Map National Mall Walking Tour, Washington, D.C.
National Mall Museums
The National Mall (officially the National Mall & Memorial Parks is an open-area national park in downtown Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. However, the term commonly includes the areas that are officially part of West Potomac Park and Constitution Gardens to the west, and often is taken to refer to the entire area between the Lincoln Memorial and the Capitol, with the Washington Monument providing a division slightly west of the center.

Cherry Blossom Watch

Bloom Watch              
The blooming of the cherry trees around the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C. has come to symbolize the natural beauty of our nation's capital city. Hundreds of thousands of city residents and visitors from across the nation and around the world come here to witness the spectacle, hoping that the trees will be at the peak of bloom for the Cherry Blossom Festival, Washington, D.C.'s rite of spring.

Martin Luther Memorial    

Links to our Dining

Washington DC Weather Information
Boston Weather Information
Philadelphia Weather Information
Gettysburg Weather Information


Friday March 30 Boston:
Paul Revere House
Freedom Trail
Harvard University
Lexington and Concord
Prudential Center Skywalk

Saturday March 31 Boston:
Plymouth Plantation
Mayflower II
9/11Memorial- New York City 4:15 PM
Battery Park-New York City--See Statue of Liberty.

Sunday April 1 Philadelphia:
Independence Hall National Park
Liberty Bell
National Constitution Center
Historic Philadelphia-Betsy Ross House
Map of Historic Philadelphia in the Late 18th Century
Monday April 2 Gettysburg:
Shriver House
Lunch at General Pickets Buffet
Gettysburg Film Experience and Cyclorama
Gettysburg Battlefield Tour
Tuesday April 3 Arlington Wreath Laying 9:15 AM
Holocaust Museum 1:30 PM
Jefferson, Viet Nam, Lincoln, Korean and Martin Luther King Jr. Memorials
Memorial Map
Dinner at Hunan Gate
Evening tour of memorials

Wednesday April 4 Ford's Theater and Museum tour 9:30AM
Smithsonian Museums
Washington Monument (Closed until 2013)
Newseum 3:30 PM

Dinner-Pentagon City Mall

Thursday April 5 Mount Vernon (Home of George Washington) 8:00 AM
Mount Vernon Gristmill and DistilleryTour 11:30 AM
National Cathedral

Ford's Theater--1776 7:30PM  Confirmed

Friday April 6 Library of Congress 9:00 AM
Capitol Visitor Center and Tour
10:50 and 11:10 AM

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