Mon May 5, 2014
Station Announcement

WRVO Discovery Tour: Explore America's capital city

This time WRVO Public Media presents an engaging 7-day tour of our nation's capital in April, 2015. Enjoy a guided spring tour of Washington and nearby towns. You'll see the most important landmarks of our capital city and help support WRVO with a tax deductible donation.

Join your driver and guide as you tour the cities of Washington, Baltimore, Annapolis and Alexandria in the comfort of air-conditioned motor coaches. Highlights include: a guided tour of the U.S. Capitol Building, the World War II Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, the White House Visitor Center, Mount Vernon, Arlington National Cemetery, the Smithsonian Institute, a tour of Baltimore, a walking tour of the US Naval Academy, Washington National Cathedral, Ford's Theatre and Peterson House, and some free time in Alexandria, Virginia.

This Discovery Tour to Washington, D.C., is being arranged under the direction of long-time WRVO members Brad and Martha Boyer through their travel agency Boyer Travel. Each tour fee includes a tax deductible contribution to WRVO. To receive more information about this D.C. trip, visit the Boyer Travel website.

More information:

This Discovery Tour to America's capital begins on Wednesday, April 22 and ends on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. The seven day tour includes round trip flights from Syracuse's Hancock International Airport, accommodations at the luxurious Omni Shoreham Hotel, some meals, hotel and airport transfers, air taxes, fees and surcharges. Per person prices, double occupancy (from Syracuse), are $2,209 if booked before November 22, 2014. Booking for three-person rooms are $2,179 and single rates are $2,809 per person. Insurance can be purchased separately. Call Brad and Martha Boyer with questions or to book your trip at (315) 956-4418 or by emailing them.

Itinerary at a glance:

Day 1, Wednesday, April 22: In-depth tour of Washington, D.C.

Day 2, Thursday, April 23: Washington, D.C. with a tour of the Capitol building, National Mall, monuments and museums.

Day 3, Friday, April 24: Mount Vernon, Virginia; Alexandria, Virginia; and Arlington National Cemetery.

Day 4, Saturday, April 25: Uncover treasures of the Smithsonian Institution with a visit to the Air and Space Museum or the National Museum of American History.

Day 5, Sunday, April 26: Tour Baltimore, Maryland and the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis.

Day 6, Monday, April 27: Visit the Washington National Cathedral, Ford's Theatre and the neighboring Petersen House.

Day 7, Tuesday, April 28: The tour ends in Washington, D.C.