INTERNATIONAL TATTOO AND MERMAID BEACH BASH: APRIL 22-27, 2023

Duration:
6 Days
Tour Type:
Multiday
Price
Package Price per Person: Single $1,933.00 | Double $1,523.00 | Triple $1,423.00 | Quad $1,369.00

$100.00

10 in stock

Join us for the performances of the 2023 Virginia International Tattoo. This largest spectacle of Music and Might in the Unites States of America offers an astounding display of inspirational military music, majestic massed pipes and drums, and show stopping drill team maneuvers…a must see!

Note:  Gratuities for Wade Tours Driver and Escort are not included but welcomed.

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Departure:
  • April 22, 2023

Accompanied service

Bus Transportation Ticket for the International Tattoo with Premium reserved seats. Visit the Norfolk Botanical Gardens and enjoy a Tram ride Mermaid Beach Bash featuring the original Rhondels Tour the Military Aviation Museum, luncheon in the hangar of the Virginia Aviation Museum & a Live Vintage Aircraft Air Show after lunch
National Museum of the Marine Corps at Quantico & Quantico National Cemetery 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 3 dinners 5 nights of accommodations Baggage Handling

Schedule

4/22/2023 - Pickup - Latham Farms Sams Club – Latham, NY – 6:30 AM

4/22/2023 - Pickup - Wade Terminal– Schenectady, NY – 7:00 AM

4/27/2023 - Drop off (Approx) - Wade Terminal – Schenectady, NY – 7:30 PM

4/27/2023 - Drop off (Approx) - Latham Farms Sams Club – Latham, NY – 8:00 PM

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Description

Day One, Saturday, April 22, 2023

Today, we depart on a fantastic tour of Patriotic Splendor. Our first visit along the way is at the National Museum of the United States Army. America’s Soldiers are among the finest of our citizenry and have been instrumental in the forming, fighting for, and protecting our nation.

Next, we will be check-in to the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Potomac Mills Woodbridge hotel.

Enjoy a Welcome Dinner included at Madigan’s Waterfront Restaurant.

Meals: D

Day Two, Sunday, April 23, 2023 

Enjoy breakfast included this morning at the hotel prior to checking out. Continue our travel to Norfolk Virginia and enjoy lunch as you watch a few of the live performers from the international Tattoo perform a private show just for you!

After lunch, we board the coach and depart for the 2023 Virginia International Tattoo – Enjoy International Tattoo performances from your premium reserved seats. A spectacle of military splendor – part parade, part theater, and sometimes, part circus. Tattoo features bands and military drill teams and more!

Check-in to the Holiday Inn and Suites in Virginia Beach, Virginia – Baggage handling is included.

Dinner is on your own tonight. Enjoy this free evening as you explore the boardwalk and beach.

Meals: B, L

Day Three, Monday, April 24, 2023

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast this morning at the hotel. Then we depart for a tour of the Military Aviation Museum – Take a trip back to a time when the aircraft were spectacular and learn why our heroes never let us down. See one of the largest collections of flying WWII military aircraft in the world and hear stories of contributions made by the men and women of aviation to our country.

Enjoy lunch included and served right in the hangar, complete with specialty themed WWI & WWII entertainment. Experience a special Flight Demonstration in this special, one day only event!

Return to the hotel to get ready for our Mermaid Beach Bash featuring the Original Rhondels!

Board our coach and depart the Grand Affairs for dinner – Enjoy a Mermaid Welcome Dinner along a nautical theme followed by a cash bar throughout the evening. Two drink tickets are included per person. White glove service of Swedish cocktail meatballs, stuffed mushrooms, seared tuna on crostini with wasabi and fruit salad, and cocktail shrimp shooters. Dinner buffet of garden salad, tri-colored tortellini pesto salad, boneless breast of chicken masala, braised bay brisket with savory gravy, baked flounder with crab imperial and butter sauce, seafood pasta with mussels’ clams and shrimp in a rosa alla vodka sauce, broccoli with a lemon butter sauce, and an assorted dessert buffet. Iced tea, coffee, and assorted soft drinks are included.

It’s showtime, with the original Rhondels. Enjoy outstanding vocals powerful brass, and exciting showmanship as the Rhondels perform hits including their own.

A night of great entertainment!

Meals: B, L, D

Day Four, Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Enjoy Breakfast at the Hotel before departing for a visit to the Norfolk Botanical Gardens and embark on a tram ride as you drive through the beautiful blooms. This garden has one of the largest collections of azaleas, camellias, and rhododendrons on the East Coast. See the special theme gardens.

Next, we will visit the MacArthur Memorial Museum – dedicated to preserving and presenting the story of the life of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur. The Memorial also pays tribute to the men and women who served with General MacArthur in World War I, World War II, and the Korean War.

Continue to Norfolk Waterfront Marketplace where you will enjoy lunch on own before we take a tour of Nauticus, The National Maritime Center, an exciting science and technology center exploring the power of the sea.  You’ll be astounded at the effects of the “Living Sea” film, a movie that takes you into the world of the Oceans! See humpback whales, golden jellyfish, and much more! Visit the Battleship USS Wisconsin, one of the largest Battleships ever built. This mighty ship was used during the Korean Conflict and the Gulf War.

Arrive back at the hotel and enjoy dinner on your own this evening. Use this free evening to walk along and explore the Boardwalk and Beach!

Meals: B

Day Five, Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Enjoy breakfast included at your hotel then we check out and say “Goodbye” to Virginia Beach!

We travel to our first stop in Triangle, VA to arrive at the National Museum of the Marine Corps – a lasting tribute to U.S. Marines–past, present, and future. The Museum’s soaring design evokes the image of the flag-raisers of Iwo Jima and beckons visitors to this 120,000-square-foot structure. World-class interactive exhibits using the most innovative technology surround visitors with irreplaceable artifacts and immerse them in the sights and sounds of Marines in action. Enjoy lunch on your own while exploring the museum!

The National Museum of the Marine Corps opened its state-of-the-art giant-screen Medal of Honor Theater on July 23, 2017. Sponsored by Lockheed Martin, the 369-seat theater is equipped with two 4K laser projectors that provide audiences with ultra-realistic images and awe-inspiring visuals while the theater’s sound system adds an experience unlike any other theater in the country. Shown in the Theater is our signature film We, The Marines which follows the journey of Marines from boot camp to training, deployment and finally homecoming

Next, our group will honor our fallen heroes as you participate in a Flag- Placing Experience at the Quantico National Cemetery.

Tonight, we overnight in Columbia Maryland and will enjoy an evening at Toby’s Dinner Theatre!

Meals: B, D

Day Six, Thursday, April 27, 2023

After breakfast included at your hotel, we check out and depart for Home!

Meals: B

Price per person: Single $1,933 | Double $1,523 | Triple $1,423 | Quad $1,369

SEATING PREFERENCE: If yes, please let us know your preference in the boxes on the booking page with the specific seat, seat location and if you would like to sit near someone. Check out our seat assignment policy page for our seating chart. If no preference is made, your seat will be assigned by Wade Tours. Check out the seating chart to the left!!

We encourage you to book early to accommodate any special needs and to assure that members of your party will be seated together. We reserve the right to assign seats when necessary.

ROOM PREFERENCE: We offer both two queen bed rooms and single king bed rooms. Please let us know your preference and we will do our best to match you to that room.

RESERVATIONS:  To be FAIR and IMPARTIAL seat assignments will be taken at the time of booking your reservation.  Deposit of $100 per person. Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure.

CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations within 60 days from departure will be subject to a $100 fee per person, plus cost for tickets, meals, hotels and other non-recoverable expenses.

TRAVEL INSURANCE: Is available and recommended due to unforeseen circumstances that can arise and if they do, we want you to be protected BEFORE and DURING your tour. Travel Insurance 

BAGGAGE: One large suitcase, and one carry-on bag per person.

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