East Coast Town and Country Retreat 2013

by Trafalgar Tours

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  • Travelling to Gettysburg
    Minimum of 1 person
    Activities include -
    Includes Hotels and Meals
    Travelling period September 14th, 2013 to September 22nd, 2013
  • Trafalgar

    Trafalgar

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    • Highlights
    • See the sights on a guided city tour; experience the boroughs of Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn.
    • Appreciate the simplicity of the Amish lifestyle; enjoy a stop at the Kitchen Kettle Village for some shopping.
    • Stay in the elegant Omni Bedford Springs Resort and enjoy the activities and amenities of this luxury hotel.
    • Visit the historical battlefield with a guide.
    • Learn about the nation's capital on a guided tour; pay tribute at the Arlington National Cemetery.
    • See Washington, D.C. on a guided tour with a group of no more than 25 guests to enhance your experience.
      Airport Transfers
    1. Travellers from EU

      At Trafalgar, we know how important it is to get your holiday off to a seamless and smooth start. That's why getting from the airport to the start hotel of your chosen guided holiday, or from the hotel to the airport upon your return, is made easy with Trafalgar. With Trafalgar you will receive complimentary arrival and departure transfers by scheduled shuttle, minivan or taxi between designated airports and Trafalgar hotels on the scheduled starting and ending day of your holiday only. Guests  arriving before or leaving after the scheduled itinerary day may book and buy a transfer through Trafalgar providing that they also purchase the additional pre and post trip hotel night(s) from Trafalgar. When booking extra night(s) accommodation, you will also have the opportunity to book the relevant transfer service(s). All Trafalgar guests receive complimentary arrival and departure transfers by shuttle bus on the arrival and departure day of their guided holiday at the times specified below. Any guests whose flight times do not coincide with the shuttle bus transfer timings may choose to book and purchase a transfer. Additionally, guests arriving before or leaving after the scheduled holiday may also book and buy a transfer through Trafalgar providing that they also purchase the additional pre and post holiday hotel night(s) from Trafalgar. Trafalgar is pleased to offer complimentary airport transfers at any time either on the first or last day of the holiday or on other days in conjunction with pre and post trip accommodation booked through Trafalgar. Note that flight times must be provided to Trafalgar no fewer than 21 days before flight departure. + On the Contrasts of Switzerland the departure transfer is by train and this can be taken at any time. * Hotel Radisson Blu Zurich Airport is a short walk from the airport terminal so transfers will not be provided on itineraries starting or ending here.^ Times apply to itineraries in the Autumn, Winter and Spring brochure only. # Outbound transfer timings are arrival times at the airport (not departure times from the hotel) Heathrow Airport: Transfers can be expensive, particularly between the airport and your London hotel. Trafalgar has negotiated special group transfer rates from London’s Heathrow to the door of your Trafalgar London hotel. Passengers will be picked up and dropped off in time to meet all flights booked to/from London’s Heathrow Airport. € 31 per person per single trip to/from Heathrow Airport Gatwick Airport: For guests flying into London’s Gatwick Airport, Trafalgar recommends the Gatwick Express, see Gatwick Express’s website at: www.gatwickexpress.com. 1. Flight information must be provided to Trafalgar no fewer that 21 days prior to departure. Once transfers are booked they cannot be changed.2. Trafalgar only includes one inbound and one outbound transfer.3. In the event of flight delays outside of Trafalgar’s control, the transfers will be deemed to be cancelled. 4. All transfers are based on group transfers. No refund is therefore available for missed transfers, or passengers not using this service. 5. For London arrivals, you must stay at a London hotel booked by Trafalgar on the night of arrival and the night prior to your departure date. 6. In the event of unforeseen events (such as road or rail works, strikes or demonstrations), Trafalgar will not be responsible for delayed or cancelled transfers.
    2. Travellers from SA

      At Trafalgar, we know how important it is to get your holiday off to a seamless and smooth start. That's why getting from the airport to the start hotel of your chosen holiday, or from the hotel to the airport upon your return, is made easy with Trafalgar. With Trafalgar you will receive complimentary arrival and departure transfers by scheduled shuttle, minivan or taxi between designated airports and Trafalgar hotels on the scheduled starting and ending day of your guided vacation only. Passengers arriving before or leaving after the scheduled itinerary day may book and buy a transfer through Trafalgar providing that they also purchase the additional pre and post itinerary hotel night(s) from Trafalgar. When booking extra night(s) accommodation, you will also have the opportunity to book the relevant transfer service(s). All Trafalgar guests receive complimentary arrival and departure transfers by shuttle bus on the arrival and departure day of their itinerary at the times specified below. Any guests whose flight times do not coincide with the shuttle bus transfer timings may choose to book and purchase a transfer. Additionally, guests arriving before or leaving after the scheduled itinerary day may also book and buy a transfer through Trafalgar providing that they also purchase the additional pre and post itinerary hotel night(s) from Trafalgar. Trafalgar is pleased to offer complimentary airport transfers at any time either on the first or last day of the itinerary or on other days in conjunction with pre and post accommodations booked through Trafalgar. Note that flight times must be provided to Trafalgar no fewer than 21 days before flight departure. + On the Contrasts of Switzerland the departure transfer is by train and this can be taken at any time. < Hotel Radisson Blu Zurich Airport is a short walk from the airport terminal so transfers will not be provided on itineraries starting or ending here.^ Times apply to itineraries from the Autumn, Winter and Spring brochure only.* European Discovery itineraries, and London and Paris City Breaks only** French regional itineraries only# Outbound transfer timings are arrival times at the airport (not departure times from the hotel) Heathrow Airport: Transfers can be expensive, particularly between the airport and your London hotel. Trafalgar has negotiated special group transfer rates from London’s Heathrow airport to the door of your Trafalgar London hotel. Passengers will be picked up and dropped off in time to meet all flights booked to/from London’s Heathrow Airport. R315 per person per single trip to/from Heathrow Airport Gatwick Airport: For guests flying into London’s Gatwick Airport, Trafalgar recommends the Gatwick Express, see Gatwick Express’s website at: www.gatwickexpress.com. 1. Flight information must be provided to Trafalgar no fewer that 21 days prior to departure. Once transfers are booked they cannot be changed. 2. Trafalgar only includes one inbound and one outbound transfer. 3. In the event of flight delays outside of Trafalgar’s control, the transfers will be deemed to be cancelled. 4. All transfers are based on group transfers. No refund is therefore available for missed transfers, or passengers not using this service. 5. For London arrivals, you must stay at a London hotel booked by Trafalgar on the night of arrival and the night prior to your departure date. 6. In the event of unforeseen events (such as road or rail works, strikes or demonstrations), Trafalgar will not be responsible for delayed or cancelled transfers.
    3. Travellers from Asia, Europe or Middle East

      At Trafalgar, we know how important it is to get your holiday off to a smooth start. That's why we make it easy to get from the airport to the start hotel of your chosen holiday, or from the hotel to the airport upon your return. With Trafalgar you will receive complimentary arrival and departure transfers by scheduled shuttle, minivan or taxi between designated airports and Trafalgar hotels on the scheduled starting and ending day of your holiday only. Guests  arriving before or leaving after the scheduled itinerary day may book and buy a transfer through Trafalgar providing that they also purchase the additional pre and post trip hotel night(s) from Trafalgar. When booking extra night(s) accommodation, you will also have the opportunity to book the relevant transfer service(s). All Trafalgar guests receive complimentary arrival and departure transfers by shuttle bus on the arrival and departure day of their guided holiday at the times specified below. Any guests whose flight times do not coincide with the shuttle bus transfer timings may choose to book and purchase a transfer. Additionally, guests arriving before or leaving after the scheduled holiday may also book and buy a transfer through Trafalgar providing that they also purchase the additional pre and post holiday hotel night(s) from Trafalgar. Trafalgar is pleased to offer complimentary airport transfers at any time either on the first or last day of the holiday or on other days in conjunction with pre and post trip accommodation booked through Trafalgar. Note that flight times must be provided to Trafalgar no fewer than 21 days before flight departure. + On the Contrasts of Switzerland the departure transfer is by train and this can be taken at any time. * Hotel Radisson Blu Zurich Airport is a short walk from the airport terminal so transfers will not be provided on itineraries starting or ending here.^ Times apply to itineraries from the Autumn, Winter and Spring brochure only. # Outbound transfer timings are arrival times at the airport (not departure times from the hotel) Heathrow Airport: Transfers can be expensive, particularly between the airport and your London hotel. Trafalgar has negotiated special group transfer rates from London’s Heathrow to the door of your Trafalgar London hotel. Passengers will be picked up and dropped off in time to meet all flights booked to/from London’s Heathrow Airport. US$39 per person per single trip to/from Heathrow Airport Gatwick Airport: For guests flying into London’s Gatwick Airport, Trafalgar recommends the Gatwick Express, see Gatwick Express’s website at: www.gatwickexpress.com. 1. Flight information must be provided to Trafalgar no fewer that 21 days prior to departure. Once transfers are booked they cannot be changed. 2. Trafalgar only includes one inbound and one outbound transfer. 3. In the event of flight delays outside of Trafalgar’s control, the transfers will be deemed to be cancelled. 4. All transfers are based on group transfers. No refund is therefore available for missed transfers, or passengers not using this service. 5. For London arrivals, you must stay at a London hotel booked by Trafalgar on the night of arrival and the night prior to your departure date. 6. In the event of unforeseen events (such as road or rail works, strikes or demonstrations), Trafalgar will not be responsible for delayed or cancelled transfers.
    4. Travellers from Singapore

      At Trafalgar, we know how important it is to get your holiday off to a seamless and smooth start. That's why getting from the airport to the start hotel of your chosen holiday, or from the hotel to the airport upon your return, is made easy with Trafalgar. With Trafalgar you will receive complimentary arrival and departure transfers by scheduled shuttle, minivan or taxi between designated airports and Trafalgar hotels on the scheduled starting and ending day of your guided vacation only. Passengers arriving before or leaving after the scheduled itinerary day may book and buy a transfer through Trafalgar providing that they also purchase the additional pre and post itinerary hotel night(s) from Trafalgar. When booking extra night(s) accommodation, you will also have the opportunity to book the relevant transfer service(s). All Trafalgar guests receive complimentary arrival and departure transfers by shuttle bus on the arrival and departure day of their itinerary at the times specified below. Any guests whose flight times do not coincide with the shuttle bus transfer timings may choose to book and purchase a transfer. Additionally, guests arriving before or leaving after the scheduled itinerary day may also book and buy a transfer through Trafalgar providing that they also purchase the additional pre and post itinerary hotel night(s) from Trafalgar. Trafalgar is pleased to offer complimentary airport transfers at any time either on the first or last day of the itinerary or on other days in conjunction with pre and post accommodations booked through Trafalgar. Note that flight times must be provided to Trafalgar no fewer than 21 days before flight departure. + On the Contrasts of Switzerland the departure transfer is by train and this can be taken at any time. * Hotel Radisson Blu Zurich Airport is a short walk from the airport terminal so transfers will not be provided on itineraries starting or ending here.^ Times apply to products from the Autumn, Winter and Spring brochure only. # Outbound transfer timings are arrival times at the airport (not departure times from the hotel) Heathrow Airport: Transfers can be expensive, particularly between the airport and your London hotel. Trafalgar has negotiated special group transfer rates from London’s Heathrow to the door of your Trafalgar London hotel. Passengers will be picked up and dropped off in time to meet all flights booked to/from London’s Heathrow Airport. US$40 per person per single trip to/from Heathrow Airport Gatwick Airport: For guests flying into London’s Gatwick Airport, Trafalgar recommends the Gatwick Express, see Gatwick Express’s website at: www.gatwickexpress.com 1. Flight information must be provided to Trafalgar no fewer that 21 days prior to departure. Once transfers are booked they cannot be changed.2. Trafalgar only includes one inbound and one outbound transfer.3. In the event of flight delays outside of Trafalgar’s control, the transfers will be deemed to be cancelled. 4. All transfers are based on group transfers. No refund is therefore available for missed transfers, or passengers not using this service. 5. For London arrivals, you must stay at a London hotel booked by Trafalgar on the night of arrival and the night prior to your departure date. 6. In the event of unforeseen events (such as road or rail works, strikes or demonstrations), Trafalgar will not be responsible for delayed or cancelled transfers.
      Locations Visited
    • Gettysburg
    • Washington

Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVE NEW YORK CITY (3 NIGHTS)

Welcome to New York City! Check into your hotel and spend the afternoon relaxing from your travels or doing a little exploring of this great metropolis on your own. At 5:30 p.m., join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a special Harbour Cruise Welcome Reception for an insider's introduction to one of the world's most captivating cities. Hop on a comfortable boat and toast the beginning of an unforgettable trip during a relaxing voyage through the beautiful harbour with stunning views of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline.(Welcome Reception)

Day 2: NEW YORK CITY SIGHTSEEING

Embark on a city tour exploring the Big Apple with a Local Guide and discover the most vibrant features of this remarkable metropolis. See Times Square, Rockefeller Center and many more famous Manhattan sights. Drive through the boroughs of Queens and Brooklyn getting a glimpse into these eclectic neighbourhoods. Enjoy the evening at leisure offering endless opportunities in the city that never sleeps. Catch a Broadway show or dine at one the unlimited choices of delectable restaurants.(Full Breakfast)

Day 3: NEW YORK CITY AT LEISURE

The day is yours at leisure to take on the city as you please. Enjoy a long walk in beautiful Central Park, head to Fifth Avenue for some of the city's best shopping, visit the moving 9-11 Memorial, or just explore the bustling streets soaking up the atmosphere. Tonight, finish your New York adventure with a Your Choice Dining experience, where you can sate your appetite at your choice of one of four stylish Manhattan eateries.(Full Breakfast / Your Choice Dining)

Day 4: NEW YORK CITY - LANCASTER COUNTY - BEDFORD (2 NIGHTS)

Travel through the green landscapes of Pennsylvania as you make your way to Amish Country in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. View the verdant fields and clapboard farmhouses before stopping at the Kitchen Kettle Village, a shopping village with 32 unique stores. Experience the heritage of the Amish people, browse the handmade products and soak up the local culture. Perhaps try a local favourite like “chow-chow” or “shoe-fly pie.” Then journey onward to the town of Bedford where the Omni Bedford Springs Resort awaits. Original historic charm is timelessly preserved in this luxury Four-Diamond hotel that sits alongside the Bedford Springs, eight mineral springs that are famed as being sources of rejuvenation. You will be welcomed with an afternoon tea followed by a tour of the historic property and resort. Tonight, enjoy dinner at the resort with your travelling companions.(Full Breakfast / Dinner)

Day 5: BEDFORD AT LEISURE

Today is at leisure for you to enjoy the serene atmosphere of the scenic Cumberland Valley. Relax or take advantage of the resorts many optional activities such as hiking, biking or fly-fishing. This afternoon, delight in a cooking demonstration by one of the hotel's expert chefs complete with a tasting of the delicious creations.(Full Breakfast)

Day 6: BEDFORD - GETTYSBURG - WASHINGTON, D.C. (3 NIGHTS)

Bid farewell to Bedford and continue to the historical site of Gettysburg. Join your Local Guide for a tour at the site of one of the Civil War's most pivotal battles. The events at Gettysburg—where General George Meade's Army of the Potomac defeated Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia—turned the tide in the Civil War. Just four months after the historic struggle, the battlefield was the backdrop for Abraham Lincoln's call for “a new birth of freedom” in his famed Gettysburg Address. Arrive in the nation's capital and enjoy the evening on your own to explore the offerings of Washington, D.C.(Full Breakfast)

Day 7: WASHINGTON, D.C. SIGHTSEEING & AT LEISURE

Today, immerse yourself in the proud heritage of a nation as you view the White House, the striking Washington Monument and the sprawling National Mall with a Local Guide on a Small Group Sightseeing tour. Reflect on the country's most turbulent days at the Lincoln Memorial and the somber World War II memorial. Visit the Library of Congress for a Unique Insight, the book collection of Thomas Jefferson. In 1814 Jefferson offered to sell his book collection to the Library of Congress after the British burned Congress and the nation’s Capital. His was the largest private collection at the time, and was purchased for $23,950 in 1815. Today, only a third of the original 6,487 volumes remain after a second fire to the Library in 1851. Enjoy the evening at leisure.(Full Breakfast)

Day 8: WASHINGTON, D.C. SIGHTSEEING

Rise for a second day of discoveries in Washington, D.C. Visit Arlington National Cemetery and learn about the final resting place of the nation's heroes. Pay tribute to those who dedicated their lives to the American ideals at the Tomb of the Unknowns, the Women in Military Memorial and the Kennedy gravesites. This afternoon is at leisure to chart your own course through America's capital city—visit one of the Smithsonian Institution's renowned museums or stroll around Dupont Circle neighbourhood, designed by Pierre Charles L'Enfant just after the Civil War. This evening, a special Farewell Dinner awaits you and your travel companions—the perfect ending to your time together.(Full Breakfast / Farewell Dinner)

Day 9: DEPART WASHINGTON, D.C.

Your trip comes to an end with a transfer to Ronald Reagan National Airport or Dulles International Airport.(Full Breakfast)

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