Mid-Atlantic History Tour

Mid-Atlantic History Tour

Escorted by a private chauffeur for the duration of this journey, you will get an intimate glimpse at America’s young past. Our historic tour presents the Mid-Atlantic vacation destinations that were instrumental in the formation of the United States. Find Revolutionary War and Civil War battlefields, homes of former heads of state, and many more important places from colonial America.

Suggested Itinerary-at-a-glance:

Itinerary Description:

Begin in Philadelphia, the birthplace of America. It is here that the Declaration of Independence was adopted, and where American history is enshrined. Explore the city sites, and spend a day in Lancaster County, the main community of American Amish. Before you leave Pennsylvania you will visit Gettysburg, one of the Mid-Atlantic vacation destinations that is also an important battlefield in American history.

The capital of the United States, Washington DC, is the second stop on your Mid-Atlantic history tour. From modern art to historic monuments and one of the largest concentrations of museums in the United States, you can partake in a plethora of activities in this city. Spend a full day with your private guide and driver, customizing your day based on your own unique interests. Consider visiting the National Mall, Capitol Hill, the White House, the historic Georgetown district, the Smithsonian Institution, and much more. Your Ker & Downey luxury travel consultant will help you navigate all of your options.

Head into Virginia and after a stop at Mount Vernon, the former home of George Washington, experience the at The Inn at Little Washington. This tiny town is the home of an inventive and award-winning restaurant, and a “campus” of restored buildings that will transport you back in time. The next day, take a private tour through the former estates of three of America’s founding fathers: Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe.

Williamsburg, Virginia, is the final stop in your itinerary of Mid-Atlantic vacation destinations. Your accommodations at the Williamsburg Inn are directly adjacent to Colonial Williamsburg, the always-open living museum replicating life in a colonial town. You will have a full day on your own to explore the town and the surrounding region. Civil War history, Revolutionary War battlefields, and palatial plantation homes are among the sites to see near Williamsburg.

Our collection of Mid-Atlantic vacation destinations is highly customizable, allowing you to create your own perfect historic tour of the United States. Work with your dedicated Ker & Downey luxury travel consultant to select the sites and cities that offer you exactly what you want to see and experience.

Customize This Journey

Choose additional countries and destinations, change property selections, add activities, tours, and more. With Ker & Downey, the choice is yours – just ask your travel expert!