The 2022 Festival marks the 109th celebration of the gift of the 3,000 cherry trees from the People of Tokyo to the People of Washington, DC. Enjoy the spirit of this generous gift while exploring the highlights of Washington, DC.
- Tour The National Mall and Smithsonian Institutions
- Visit the Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, and Vietnam Memorials
- Tour Arlington Cemetery, John F. Kennedy’s Tomb, Tomb of the Unknowns, World War II Memorial
- Tour the new Spy Museum and the Jefferson Memorial amidst cherry blossoms
- Reserved seats in Ford’s Theater for an evening theater production
- Celebrate the Cherry Blossom festival at the Tidal Blossom
- Free Day in D.C. to explore on your own
DAY 1: OHIO D
DAY 2: WASHINGTON, D.C.
Visit the poignant Arlington Cemetery including a visit to John F. Kennedy’s tomb and the Tomb of the Unknowns. Enjoy dinner in our nation’s Capital before checking in for a comfortable four-night stay at the centrally located full service Hyatt Plaza National Mall. Located just 4 blocks from the Smithsonian Museums and close proximity to the new L’Enfant Plaza the hotel offers the ideal location from which to explore the heart of the city. B, D
DAY 3: WASHINGTON, D.C.
Our licensed DC tour guide boards the coach to visit the historical highlights of D.C. Stand where global events have taken shape and view the many historic monuments framed in the vivid white and pink blossoms from more than 3,000 Japanese cherry trees along the Tidal Basin. Visit historic Ford’s Theater and get comfortable in reserved seats for a musical sure to satisfy the mind and the soul. (Production TBD) B, D
DAY 4: WASHINGTON, D.C. - "YOUR WAY"
Explore your favorite Smithsonian Museum or board the Potomac River Water Taxi to cruise past magnificent views of cherry blossoms from Old Town Alexandria to Georgetown to District Wharf. Your tour manager is there to help you plan your day. B
DAY 5: WASHINGTON, D.C.
Tap into your inner secret agent at the new International Spy Museum. Discover the largest collection of international espionage artifacts ever placed on display and walk in the shoes of a detective while exploring first-person accounts from top intelligence officers. Celebrate the Cherry Blossom festival at the Tidal Basin before there will be time to visit the Smithsonian Institution museums or the Museum of the Bible showcasing rare artifacts spanning 3,500 years of Bible history. After dinner, return to Arlington. B, D
DAY 6: COLUMBUS, OH
It’s time to begin our journey home. Travel to The Spring House for a step back in time with old-fashioned, homestyle fixin’s. Then, it’s off to Columbus, OH for the night. B, L
DAY 7: RETURN HOME
Arrive home early evening. B
- Departure: April 04, 2022
- Return: April 10, 2022
- Double: $1899 + $138
- Triple/Quad: $1689 + $138
- Single: $2569 + $206
*Price per person + travel insurance
Columbus, OH: 60/39
Washington, DC: 65/42
Orange luggage tags are provided and are to be placed on your “checked luggage” (large bag). You do not need a tag for your carry-on bag, for which you will be responsible for taking on and off the coach. There is limited space in the cabin of the coach, so unless you require your carryon bag while traveling, we will stow it in the luggage compartment.
On the first and last nights of this tour, you are welcome to pack your carryon bag with essentials that would enable us to leave your “checked bag” on the coach. This will facilitate faster check-in and luggage delivery. This is not a requirement, merely a suggestion; we will deliver your “checked bag” to your room on the first and last nights if you desire, just like every other night of the tour.
Bring a valid state-issued ID or passport.
New reservations will require a $250 per person deposit unless otherwise noted. As always, your deposit is still fully refundable for any reason until final payment. We are happy to accept cash, check (preferred) or credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover) for your deposit.
Throughout 2021 we limited capacity on all our tours. This policy was so overwhelmingly popular by Sunrise travelers, we have made it permanent. In 2022 and beyond, we will limit the capacity on our motorcoaches to 80%. Most Sunrise Tours travel on 50-seat coaches with extra legroom, which means guests will enjoy extra legroom AND at least 6-8 empty seats. In the rare cases when we charter a 55-seat coach, there will be at least 10 open seats on the bus.
Our popular on-board refreshment service on travel days will feature a variety of soda, beer, wine spritzers, juices and sparkling water choices served in recyclable aluminum cans. This is a safe and eco-conscious way for us to deliver the ever-popular Sunrise Tours “happy hour” on tour. We do not typically serve bottled water and ask that while on tour you be responsible for your own hydration and consider the Sunrise Tours drink service a welcome refreshment.
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