Washington, D.C.

Join us for a five day four night excursion to see America’s capital city  for yourself.

Your home in Washington is The Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel.  This hotel offers a truly unmatched location offering you easy walking access to the National Mall, the Smithsonian Museums and many of the city’s monuments.  The hotel is also located close to a Metro Subway line giving you affordable travel to other destinations in the DC area.

Travac’s leisurely-paced 5 day getaway includes transportation aboard a comfortable chartered coach, four nights accommodation, a city tour and the services a Travac Tours host.  No other tour gives such exceptional value in a prime downtown location!

Tour Itinerary


Day 1

This morning you will depart Westgate Shopping Centre for Washington.  Two washroom stops and one lunch stop will be made en route. At approximately 6:00pm you will arrive at your hotel in downtown Washington. You will have the evening free to enjoy dinner and relax.


Day 2

At 8:30am a local guide will take you on a guided half-day tour of the city. You will have a chance to see all of the capital’s famous attractions, including Capitol Hill, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, FDR Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Embassy Row and Canadian Embassy. This tour will also familiarize you with the city and its neighbourhoods to make your stay more enjoyable.  After the city tour, you will have time to explore and enjoy Washington on your own. (B)


Day 3

Today is a free day. You will have the opportunity to visit the prestigious Smithsonian Institution. This collection of museums and galleries, scattered along the beautiful National Mall, is home to some of the world’s most intriguing exhibits and impressive collections. You can explore the American History Museum, the National Air and Space Museum, the National Portrait Gallery, and many more institutions along the one-mile stretch of the Mall. Best of all, admission to all of the Smithsonian’s museums is free! (B)

At 9:30am we offer a free shuttle service to the Smithsonian-drop off at Smithsonian Castle. Please note that most museums open at 10:00am. At 4:00pm we offer a free shuttle from the Smithsonian Castle back to the hotel.


Day 4

Today you will have a free day to explore Washington on your own. You may wish to return to the Smithsonian, visit some of the various monuments or explore some of Washington’s neighborhoods. (B)

At 9:30am we offer a free shuttle service to the Smithsonian-drop off at Smithsonian Castle. Please note that most museums open at 10:00am. At 4:00pm we offer a free shuttle from the Smithsonian Castle back to the hotel.


Day 5

At 7:30am the bus departs Washington for Ottawa.  A lunch stop and 2 washroom stops will be made enroute. Expect to arrive at the Westgate Shopping Centre at 7:00pm. (B)


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Hotel Information


The Hamilton Crowne Plaza

Hotel website


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Hotel Address
14th and K Street, NW
Washington, DC
20005
(202) 737-1234



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Important Information


Itinerary subject to change.

Please note that you are required to have a valid Canadian passport with you. Non-Canadians may require a visa to enter the U.S. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have such a document if required. Any other nationality other than Canadian persons must identify themselves to the booking agent for verification of documents required.




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