Kick off your summer with a trip to the nation’s capital! On a trip to D.C., you’ll have the chance to see famous United States monuments and memorials, fascinating museums, amazing shows, and much more! Check out some of our very favorite activities in the area.
Start your trip off with a fabulous tour of nearby Gettysburg, Pennsylvania where you’ll enjoy a narrated history of the Battle of Gettysburg, a visit to Cemetery Ridge, a tour of George Washington Shriver’s home, and more! The tour lasts approximately 10 hours so don’t make any other plans for the day, other than breakfast and dinner, in order to fully appreciate the history of this site. Upon arrival, you will see the Gettysburg Diorama, one of the most impressive miniature military dioramas in the United States. The diorama gives a very detailed, interactive history of the Battle of Gettysburg through sound and lighting effects. Then, head outside to see the real thing. As you wander the battlefield, your tour guide will tell you the story of the largest battle ever fought on United States soil. You’ll also have the chance to see the location where Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address on Cemetery Ridge. Enjoy lunch at General Pickett’s before you finish exploring the battleground including George Washington Shriver’s restored farmhouse, barn, and outbuildings. This tour is jam-packed with history! For more information, visit our website.
Get your adrenaline kick in Washington D.C. with a stop at Six Flags America where more than 50 thrilling rides excite the daredevil within, amazing shows entertain young and old, and delicious food delights. First, hop aboard “Apocalypse,” the 10-story stand-up adventure, and you’ll lose your voice screaming. Young kiddos will love the chance to get behind the wheel on a nostalgic tour of yesteryear in classic roadsters on the “Great Race Antique Cars.” Fly 20 stories high at 75 mph just like Superman on the “Superman: Ride of Steel.” Cool down on “The Penguin’s Blizzard River” as you careen down two giant flumes on a massive raft. Looking to cool down more? Visit Hurricane Harbor, which is located inside the park, for exhilarating water rides! All this and more awaits at Six Flags America! For more info, follow this link.
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