Colonial America

Begins in and ends in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • 15 Days / 14 Nights
  • All year round
  • Round trip scheduled flights
  • Intermediate 4 door car hire, including insurances and satellite navigation.
  • Accommodations as stated
  • Personalised Road Book

From £2583 per person based on twin occupancy of Standard rooms in low season. Other prices available on request.

Day 1

Arrive Philadelphia

Depart the UK on your chosen scheduled flight to Philadelphia. Upon arrival, collect your rental car and proceed to your hotel. Why not start your trip with dinner at one of the traditional taverns?

Loews Philadelphia Hotel
Day 2

Philadelphia

Welcome to America’s ‘Birthplace of Independence’ where many great attractions such as Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Franklin Court and the Betsy Ross House can be found. Dine in some of the country’s best restaurants and discover another great option in the city; tax free shopping.

Sightseeing in Philadelphia

Loews Philadelphia Hotel
Day 3, 4

Gettysburg

79mi / 127km

Leaving the bright lights of Philadelphia behind you’ll discover Penn Dutch Country today, with visits to Kitchen Kettle Village and perhaps an Amish home. Drive through York to Gettysburg, once a battle site in the American Civil War.

Wyndham Gettysburg
Day 5, 6

Washington, DC

121mi / 195km

Today you will be welcomed into America’s capital! Enjoy the famous monuments, the Jefferson and Lincoln Memorials, Washington Monument and Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial which are best viewed on a bike or Segway tour. Explore the Smithsonian’s many museums, visit Arlington Cemetery, the White House, Capitol Building and much more. This evening, choose a fabulous eatery or take in a performance at the Kennedy Centre or Ford’s Theatre.

Sightseeing in Washington, DC

Fairmont Washington DC, Georgetown
Day 7

Richmond

105mi / 169km

Richmond remains one of America’s most handsome capital cities. Explore over 400 years of history, from Civil War to Civil Rights, magnificent architecture, world-class museums and monument-lined streets. Visit the Edgar Allan Poe Museum and the Museum and White House of the Confederacy, or indulge in Richmond’s diverse shopping and dining scene.

Omni Richmond Hotel
Day 8, 9

Williamsburg

62mi / 100km

Journey to Williamsburg, Virginia along scenic Route 5, and visit one of the many plantations along the way. Don’t miss Colonial Williamsburg, the most extensively restored 18th century town in the United States, or Jamestown Island, where America’s first English settlement was established. Visit exciting Busch Gardens for a day of fun and entertainment, and don’t miss the famous Williamsburg Pottery Outlet. Your accommodation for the next two nights boats a multi-pool complex and two golf courses.

Kingsmill Resort
Day 10, 11

Virginia Beach

59mi / 95km

Visit Newport News’ impressive Mariner’s Museum or the Virginia Living Museum before travelling to Virginia Beach. Experience the Virginia Marine Science Museum where visitors attempt to predict the weather, or enjoy a simulated journey to the bottom of the sea. Visit nearby Norfolk and stroll through the acres of azaleas, camellias and roses.

Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront
Day 12, 13

Annapolis

217mi / 349km

Today your drive takes you north to Annapolis, Maryland’s colonial capital city and now a favourite yachting port. Explore the charming harbour and visit the US Naval Academy.

Loews Annapolis Hotel
Day 14

Baltimore

30mi / 48km

A short drive brings you to Baltimore, America’s ‘Renaissance City’, with its glittering harbour and National Aquarium. Plan a visit to Baltimore’s Inner Harbour for unique shops, live entertainment and diverse eateries.

Sightseeing in Baltimore

Hotel Monaco, Baltimore
Day 15

91mi / 146km

Enjoy the diverse scenery en route back to Philadelphia where you return your rental car and check-in for your flight back to the UK.


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