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National Harbor & Old Town Alexandria September 5 - 7, 2014
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Offered By: Butler Motor Transit
Welcome to Alexandria (Virginia), one of America’s oldest and most picturesque destinations just outside of Washington, D.C. Founded in 1749, Alexandria takes pride in being the hometown of George Washington and the boyhood home of the Civil Wars, General Robert E. Lee.

Operates: No scheduled departures
Tour Length: 3 Days/2 Nights
Departs From: Butler, PA * Kittanning, PA * Natrona Heights, PA * Monroeville, PA


Price:
Double Room - $469.00
Single Room - $569.00
Triple Room - $469.00

Tour Itinerary:

September 5 – We will arrive in Old Town Alexandria today where we will meet our guide for a short tour of the area to get us acquainted with our surroundings. Some of our sights will be the George Washington Masonic Temple, Robert D. Lee’s boyhood Home where he lived off and on for 13 years, the Apothecary Shop run for 5 generations by a Quaker family, Christ Church and more. This area is overflowing with history in every nook and cranny. Some places our motorcoach cannot go and we will also be provided with a map and allowed some free time to explore in Old Town where you can enjoy the antique shops, specialty shops, galleries and boutiques that give Alexandria its quaint and small town feel. Dinner will be included at one of this area’s popular restaurants – enjoy your dining experience. We will then check in to our hotel for the next 2 nights. (D)

September 6 – Breakfast included. Enjoy a walking tour with a colonial dressed guide as you are entertained by stories and charmed by Alexandria’s streets brimming with 18th century houses – it’s like time stood still all around you. There will be time for lunch on your own at your choice of restaurants and free time. During your visit, you will understand why George Washington chose to live near this once-thriving seaport, years before he chose the sit for the nation’s capital. This is an amazing place to visit. We will tour Gunston Hall, the plantation and home of George Mason, author of the Bill of Rights. Gunston Hall is an architectural beauty and virtually unchanged from the days when his good friend George Washington visited here and the Garden Club of Virginia had restored the impressive gardens. This is an amazing piece of history worth seeing. You will then board the Water Taxi in Old Town and depart to cross the Potomac River to the “new world” of the exquisite National Harbor. Enjoy an abundance of shopping and restaurants with dinner on your own at your choice of eateries. No matter what you are craving, the restaurants at the National Harbor are sure to suit your fancy including bistros, grills, fine dining, and everything in between with many you won’t find anywhere else. Our motorcoach will meet us at the National Harbor to transport us back to our hotel for the evening. (B)

September 7 – Breakfast included. This morning we will visit Mount Vernon, the elaborate estate of George Washington. Here you will discover the real George Washington with a Hollywood produced action adventure movie, interactive exhibits and more than 1,000 artifacts and life-size models. Visitors are also allowed to tour the restored Mansion, outbuildings and acres of gardens which include the tombs of George and Martha Washington. And of course, there is a gorgeous view of the Potomac River that can be enjoyed from Washington’s piazza! A very special lunch will be included at Mount Vernon – enjoy your dining experience. We will depart for home after lunch (B, L)

Departure Details:

Departure City
Departure Time
Location Address
Butler, PA 6:30 AM Butler Motor Tours
210 South Monroe Street, Rear Lot
Kittanning, PA 7:00 AM Hilltop Plaza
Old Route 422, Across from King’s Restaurant
Natrona Heights, PA 7:45 AM Walmart Parking Lot
4015 Freeport Road, Upper Front Lot near road where white lines are
Monroeville, PA 8:30AM Monroeville Mall located off Business Rt 22 at Light Pole # 32 between Firestone Building & Macy's near bus stop shelter

Cost Includes: Deluxe motorcoach transportation, hotel accommodations for 2 nights at Alexandria, 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner, all touring and admissions described. (Please note: There is a good bit of walking on this tour package throughout Alexandria and the National Harbor)

For more details call Butler Motor Tours at 724.282.1000 or 1.800.222.8750!


Terms and Conditions:

REFUND / CANCELLATION POLICY:

Prior to 30 days from your departure date a full refund will be made (with the exception of special event and/or show tours, air tours and cruises which will be different - be sure to ask about these details when your booking is made). There is no refund for cancellations made within 30 days prior to your departure date. But you are welcome to send someone in your place and let us know the name change (this does not apply to air and cruise tours which have various restrictions, strict cancellation policies and name change charges).

REFUND PROTECTION PLAN:
Butler Motor Tours offers a refund protection plan on all overnight tours with varying restrictions due to the nature of the tour. We highly encourage you to take advantage of it, although it is certainly your own individual decision. This plan is available at an additional cost and will protect your monies due to sickness or death, but it does not cover you if you simply "change your mind". An official written letter from the doctor is required for proof of illness or a statement as to the death in your family. This plan expires 30 days after cancellation, if the documentation is not received within 30 days of cancellation, the refund is forfeited. There is only a small window period of time in which you are allowed to purchase the plan so be sure to ask upon booking.

SMOKING & ALCOHOL:
To ensure passenger comfort, we have a "NO SMOKING" policy on all of our tours, which also includes e-cigarettes. Ample comfort stops are made for smoking and restroom convenience. Feel free to request a smoking or non-smoking hotel room when making your reservations. No alcohol is allowed on any tour at any time. We reserve the right to refuse boarding under such circumstances that these policies are not followed.

CANCELLED TOURS:
Butler Motor Tours reserves the right to cancel any tour that has not reached a minimum number of reservations. We also reserve the right to change tour prices and itineraries if so dictated by circumstances beyond our control. We always avoid canceling a tour if at all possible, as we understand the inconvenience to you - our valued customer. Feel free to ask about any departure, especially if you are taking vacation days at your place of work.

LUGGAGE:
The cost of your tour includes one piece of luggage per person to be checked under the coach and one small carry-on piece. Any additional suitcase is allowed at a cost of $5.00 per day and this must be paid with the final tour payment. You will be responsible for the handling of your own carry-on luggage at all times.

RESPONSIBILITY:
Butler Motor Tours acts as an agent in arranging hotel and other accommodations and cannot be held responsible for non-performance.

ADA NOTICE:
Any person or group which requires an ADA accessible bus is requested to inform us at the time of reservation, and must notify us in writing no later than 48 hours prior to the charter's departure.