Your English-speaking driver and guide for the day will pick you up in your air-conditioned coach at Union Station in Washington, DC.
Relax on the scenic two-and-a-half hour drive to Charlottesville, view the panoramic scenery en route to Virginia, as miles of dense forest give way to rolling pastures.
You will see The Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center and Smith Education Center, the new gateway to Monticello, will offer visitors greatly enhanced services and amenities while engaging them in Thomas Jefferson's life, times, and lasting legacies through a new introductory film, four innovative exhibitions, and a hands-on discovery room.
Enjoy lunch at the historic Michie Tavern(payable direct). Ascend to Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's mountain-top estate. Walk along the grounds where America's third President once presided over an Eden of fruit trees and vegetable gardens, and tour the rooms where he pursued his intellectual and political ambitions.
Your day ends where it began, with a drop off at Union Station.