Explore Colonial America

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7+ Nights
Limited Time Special Offer

Historic parks and legendary monuments!

Get ready to discover the East Coast, from Pennsylvania to Virginia to Washington D.C.! Explore the history of America, seeing historic battlefields, villages, gardens, and parks along the way. Drive a rental car through rolling hills, emerald mountains, and city streets! Spend time in Philadelphia, Gettysburg, Shenandoah, Williamsburg and Washington D.C. US history comes to life like never before on this incredible vacation!

What's Included
  • Roundtrip economy class airfare into Philadelphia (PHL), out of Washington DC (IAD)
  • Automatic rental car for the duration of your trip
    • Pick up PHL and drop off IAD
  • 2 nights in Philadelphia at the Holiday Inn Express Midtown, or similar
  • 1 night in Gettysburg at the Gettysburg Hotel, or similar
  • 1 night in Shenandoah at the Big Meadows Lodge, or similar
  • 2 nights in Williamsburg at the Kingsmill Resort, or similar
  • 1 night in Washington D.C. at the Washington Hilton, or similar
  • Detailed day-by-day itinerary with trip highlights, hotel information, local guides, maps and driving directions

This package is seasonal and runs April to October.

Great Ways to Explore
  • Drive through Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington D.C. on this gorgeous East Coast road trip.

  • See the Washington Monument, Gettysburg National Military Park, and Valley Forge.

  • Learn about Colonial life! Examine the life of early Americans as you tour Colonial houses, gardens, and shops. 

  • Try delicious foods along the way, from Philadelphia cheesesteaks to homemade peach cobbler in Virginia.

  • With your own rental car, you can see what you want! Enjoy flexibility & convenience as you cruise through the states.  

Package Overview

Get ready to explore the East Coast, from Pennsylvania to Virginia to Washington D.C.! Explore the history of America, seeing historic battlefields, villages, gardens, and parks. With your own rental car, you can explore as you wish throughout the journey! Spend time in Philadelphia, where you can stroll cobblestone streets, see the Liberty Bell, and roam historic neighborhoods. Don’t forget to try a famous cheesesteak, hoagie, or soft pretzel!

Next, you’ll drive to Gettysburg. You can see the National Military Park and Cemetery. Continue your drive through the rolling green hills of Virginia to Shenandoah! You can wander through Colonial Gardens, tour historic houses, and chat with docents to learn more about the rich history of the country.

After, discover Colonial Williamsburg, brimming with hundreds of years of history. Your journey ends in Washington D.C., where you can visit the Lincoln Memorial, Capital building, and much more! US history comes alive on this excellent vacation!

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Please note that some package inclusions may be restricted or unavailable at time of travel. We will substitute them with similar options of equivalent value, as available.

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