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Shenandoah and Great Smoky Mountains National Parks Roundtrip from Washington, DC

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On your Shenandoah and Great Smoky Mountains National Parks Roundtrip Washington DC adventure you’ll start off exploring Washington, D.C and visit the national monuments. Then, in your included car rental head to Shenandoah National Park and enjoy a scenic ride along the Skyline Drive through the park. Next up is the most visited national park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park where a sightseeing tour will take you to the most spectacular overlooks, through the valleys and more. At your leisure make your way back to DC for a final night stay.

Highlights

  • Admission to the International Spy Museum
  • Monuments by Moonlight Tour
  • Sightseeing tour of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

 

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • 6-day standard car rental
  • 6 nights' hotel accommodations
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Disclaimer:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

DAY 1               YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN WASHINGTON ,DC

Arrive in Washington, DC and pick up your car rental then head over to your hotel and prepare for a fun time in our Nation's Capital. (Overnight in Washington, DC)

 

DAY 2               WASHINGTON, DC

Today, spend the day exploring the nation's capital and visit the White House, Smithsonian Museums, and enjoy included admission to the International Spy Museum. This evening, take the Monuments by Moonlight tour and visit all of the major U.S. monuments lit up at night. (Overnight in Washington, DC)

DAY 3               SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK

Today, enjoy a scenic drive through Shenandoah National Park which extends along the Blue Ridge Mountains. Take the Skyline Drive which runs the length of the park and takes you to the most scenic overlooks, waterfalls and some of the trails which are a section of the Appalachian Trail. (Overnight in Roanoke)

 

DAY 4               PIGEON FORGE

Explore Roanoke, a city nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains before making your way to Pigeon Forge today. Nestled in the Mountains in Eastern Tennessee, this is your gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. (Overnight in Pigeon Forge)

 

DAY 5               GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK

Included today is a guided sightseeing tour that will take you into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Travel through Wears Valley, along Little River Gorge Road and up the Foothills Parkway, one of the most scenic drives. (Overnight in Pigeon Forge)

 

DAY 6              WASHINGTON, DC

Continuing exploring Pigeon Forge before making your way back to Washington, DC for your final nights stay. (Overnight in Washington, DC)

 

DAY 7               YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN WASHINGTON DC

 

Hampton Inn Pigeon Forge

Hampton Inn Pigeon Forge

Find us off Highway 441, five minutes from central Pigeon Forge. Local bites and the Island in Pigeon Forge entertainment complex are within a mile.

Three-Star Hotel

Find us off Highway 441, five minutes from central Pigeon Forge. Local bites and the Island in Pigeon Forge entertainment complex are within a mile.

Courtyard Washington, DC/U.S. Capitol

Escape ordinary travel routines when you book at Courtyard Washington, DC/U.S. Capitol hotel near Union Station DC and NoMa station.

Courtyard Washington, DC/U.S. Capitol

Escape ordinary travel routines when you book at Courtyard Washington, DC/U.S. Capitol hotel near Union Station DC and NoMa station.

The Mayflower Hotel

The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection has been a Washington, DC landmark since opening its doors over 90 years ago. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, our hotel has been completely refreshed, offering a host of modern amenities, while still maintaining a sense of iconic luxury. Immerse yourself in the beauty of our sweeping marble lobby before getting comfortable in our redesigned guestrooms.

The Mayflower Hotel

The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection has been a Washington, DC landmark since opening its doors over 90 years ago. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, our hotel has been completely refreshed, offering a host of modern amenities, while still maintaining a sense of iconic luxury. Immerse yourself in the beauty of our sweeping marble lobby before getting comfortable in our redesigned guestrooms.

Phoenix Park Hotel

Enjoy a unique opportunity to experience the luxury of Irish country estate in the heart of Washington, DC's Capitol Hill. With traditional oil paintings, opulent marble staircase and traditional décor. The Phoenix Park Hotel also embraces the charisma and magic of one of the most established dining and entertainment restaurants in the area, The Dubliner.

Phoenix Park Hotel

Enjoy a unique opportunity to experience the luxury of Irish country estate in the heart of Washington, DC's Capitol Hill. With traditional oil paintings, opulent marble staircase and traditional décor. The Phoenix Park Hotel also embraces the charisma and magic of one of the most established dining and entertainment restaurants in the area, The Dubliner.

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Disclaimer:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

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