Travel Group

 

TRIP SCHEDULE

August 17, 2018

For reservations, information, or cancellations on the following trips,  please contact Fayette Senior Services, 770-461-0813.

For after hour questions or concerns and weekend or day-of cancellations, please contact Gerry Henley –Volunteer, 678-583-2282 or 404-210-8404.

         OUR NATION’S CAPITAL, Washington D.C. Monday, October 8–Friday, October 12.

Price each person:

Due June 15              Due July 20       Due August 17

Single – $1305                $435                         $435                     $435

Double – $960                 $320                         $320                     $320

 

Price includes round trip motor coach transportation; 4 nights hotel accommodations (2 nights at en-route hotel in

Rocky Mount, NC and 2 nights at The Hilton Garden Inn in Woodbridge, VA); 7 meals (4 breakfasts, 3 dinners); Gratuities and driver fees; Guided Tour of Washington, D.C. & The National Mall  (Each year, millions of people visit National Mall and Memorial Parks to recreate, to commemorate presidential legacies, to honor our nation’s veterans, to make their voices heard, and to celebrate our nation’s commitment to freedom and equality); Selfguided tour of the Smithsonian Museums (The Smithsonian offers eleven museums and galleries on the National Mall. Choose which you’d like to visit during your free time in this area);  Entry into The Holocaust Museum

(The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is America’s national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this country’s memorial to the millions of people who died during the Holocaust); Tour of Arlington Cemetery and The Changing of The Guard (The grounds of Arlington National Cemetery honor those who have served our nation by providing a sense of beauty and peace for our guests. The rolling green hills are dotted with trees that are hundreds of years in age and complement the gardens found throughout the 624 acres of the cemetery. This impressive landscape serves as a tribute to the service and sacrifice of every individual laid to rest within the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery); A Tour of George Washington’s Mount Vernon (Walk through the first president’s colonial Mansion, where the interiors have been meticulously restored to their appearance in 1799. The standard Mansion tour takes guests to the first and second floors); A special meal at Mount Vernon; A nice dinner at a Georgetown restaurant located along the Potomac River; free time to explore the Smithsonian’s of your choice (or other museums around the area); Spend some time in our Nation’s Capital! Enjoy free time on the National Mall, great meals, some fantastic sights, time with friends and more.

 

A more detailed itinerary will be available closer to time of departure

 

Monday, October 8

Start loading bus and depart Fayette Senior Services, Fayetteville, GA

Travel to Rocky Mount, NC and for overnight stay on the way to Washington, D.C.

 

Tuesday, October 9  

Travel to Washington D.C. Once there, spend the day taking a fantastic tour of the city and The National Mall. Dinner will be in Georgetown along the Potomac River.

 

Wednesday, October 10

Spend the day in Washington D.C. taking in the sights with tours and free time. Later in the day, enjoy a tour of Mount Vernon and special dinner there.

 

Thursday, October 11

Spend the morning in DC, departing after lunch for Rocky Mount, NC to stay at en-route hotel.

 

Friday, October 12

 

Load the bus and depart for Fayette Senior Services, Fayetteville, GA

 

*FSS has booked the trip through Daniel’s Discovery Tours, which offers trip insurance. If you  are interested in purchasing trip insurance for the Washington D.C.  trip, please contact  Morgan Lanier at 770-769-8430 for more information. 

 

•       CASINO DAY TRIP, Murphy, NC. Tuesday, September 18.

Price each person: $35.00. Includes round trip motor coach transportation; $20 free play at Harrah’s Valley River Casino in Murphy, NC.

 

Tuesday, September 18

7:30 a.m. Start loading bus and depart Fayette Senior Services, Fayetteville, GA 10:30 a.m. Arrive at Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino, Murphy, NC

3:30 p.m. Load bus and depart from Casino

6:30 p.m. Arrive at Fayette Senior Services

 

•       A FALL DAY IN THE MOUNTAINS, Apple Orchards, The Smith House and Winery, Dahlonega, GA. Tuesday, November 6.

Price each person: $70.00. Includes round trip motor coach transportation; a visit to Hillcrest Orchards; free time for shopping in downtown Dahlonega, lunch at The Smith House; wine tastings and self-guided tour of Cavender Creek Vineyards and Winery. Visit Hillcrest Orchards, one of the most popular family owned and operated apple orchards and farmers market in the North Georgia Mountains. This farm offers a bakery and market in addition to fun attractions and u-pick options (additional fees may apply to do attractions and u-pick). The bakery offers mouthwatering homemade goodies such as fried apple pies, apple cider doughnuts, apple fritters and more and the farm market is full of bushels of tree-ripened apples, cider, canned goods, honey, baskets, peelers, toys and more! Take some home to enjoy them and share with family and friends. Next, we will head to the beautiful historic downtown Dahlonega for free time for shopping. Enjoy the charm of the square connected by shops, galleries, entertainment and tasting rooms. Treat the tastebuds with lunch at The Smith House – home-cooked country cooking in a family-style dining atmosphere, full of southern flare. We will end our day at Cavender Creek Vineyards and Winery. A rustic feel with incredible wines that reflect the detail of the winemaking craft. Enjoy the afternoon among friends sipping on wine tastings and taking in the gorgeous views of some of North Georgia’s wine county. Don’t forget to get some of your favorites to take home and enjoy later!

 

Tuesday, November 6  

7:30 a.m. Start loading bus and depart Fayette Senior Services, Fayetteville, GA

10:00 a.m. Arrive at Hillcrest Orchards, Ellijay  10:45 a.m. Load bus and depart for Dahlonega

11:30 p.m. Arrive in historic downtown Dahlonega for free time

12:30 p.m.   Lunch at The Smith House, downtown Dahlonega

2:00 p.m.   Depart for Winery

2:15 p.m. Wine tastings and free time at Cavender Creek Vineyards and Winery

3:45 p.m.          Load bus and depart for Fayette Senior Services                6:00 p.m.          Arrive at Fayette Senior Services

 

 

Trips are exclusively for members. Payments must be made at the time of reservations. 

Payments of cash or checks are strongly encouraged.

 

Refund Policy: After initial payment has been made, there will be no guarantee of the amount of refund given, if any. This will be determined on an individual basis. 

No refunds awarded if cancellation is made within 5 working days of the trip departure.