Enjoy a tour featuring delicious wines and outstanding polo matches!
Trip Includes: Transportation, 3 Nights Lodging, 3 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 3 Dinners, Luggage Handling, Zephaniah Farm Vineyard Tasting, Tasting at Breaux Vineyards, Morven Parks mansion and gardens, Henway Hard Cider Tasting, Dodona Manor, Bluemont Vineyard Tasting, Loudoun Brewing Company, Farm Brewery at Broad Run, Polo Match, VIP Tailgate Pass, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum, Taxes and Meal Gratuities.
8:00 AM Depart Penn Harris, Camp Hill
8:30 AM Depart Weis Markets, Linglestown
Arrive at Zephaniah Farm Vineyard take a short winery tour and enjoy wine tasting along with "A Little Bit of Loudoun" specialty food sampler, which includes Devilish Good Eggs - praline bacon, spiced pecans from Ford’s Fish Shack; Smoked Salmon Bruschetta - goat cheese, remoulade, ciabatta from Ford’s Fish Shack; Pulled Pork BBQ Sliders - potato roll, Italian style vinegar slaw, house made blackberry whisky BBQ sauce from Monk’s BBQ; and A Taste Of Loudoun Bar - 64% Manjari dark chocolate, dehydrated strawberries, freeze dried rose petals from The Conche.
Enjoy a Tasting at Breaux Vineyards a Cajun owned and operated winery and vineyard. Free time to relax on beautiful grounds with cherry blossom trees. Additional wine tasting and appetizers on your own.
Check-in to The Westin Washington Dulles Airport. Freshend up and depart for dinner. Return to the hotel after dinner to relax for te evening.
Enjoy breakfast included at the hotel this morning.
Tour Morven Park’s mansion and gardens. Morven Park was home to World War I era Governor Westmoreland Davis and his wife who expanded the house to what it is today and added the formal gardens. Morvern Park has a wonderful Carriage Collection, Museum of Hounds and Hunting, and meeting and event spaces throughout the property.
Depart for free time shopping and lunch on own in Historic Downtown Leesburg.
After lunch arrive at Henway Hard Cider at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this family-friendly cider barn serves seasonal hard ciders. Enjoy cider tasting.
Next visit Bluemont Vineyard. Nestled on the first ridge of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Northern Virginia Wine Country, their tasting room is located 951 feet above sea level, with panoramic views of the gorgeous Loudoun Valley. Sip a glass of your favorite wine while overlooking the verdant vines that cling to the sun-kissed mountainside, the vast orchards, and the family farm that spreads below. Guided Tasting included.
Dinner at Clyde’s Willow Creek Farm. Clyde's is a family of restaurants born from a sincere belief that great dining begins with fresh ingredients, friendly people, and an unforgettable atmosphere. They were one of the first in Washington to feature "locally-raised" and "sustainable" foods. In addition to their local and farm-grown produce, their legendary burgers are made using hormone-free, farm-raised beef, and their chicken is antibiotic-free, hormone-free, and sourced in the area.
Return to the hotel after dinner to relax for the evening.
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel.
Depart for a tour of Dodona Manor. After years of renovations this home is open to the public. This was the home of George C. Marshall, citizen-soldier-statesman and author of the "Marshall Plan". Surrounded by gardens, in the historic district of Leesburg, VA, the home offered the Marshall’s a retreat during WWII. Marshall named this home after his wife.
Rotate with Loudoun Brewing Company (choice of beer, water, soda).
Next visit Farm Brewery at Broad Run. Included Flight tasting, corn hole, popcorn, and 2 food items. Axe-throwing is available at an additional charge on own.
Return to the hotel to rest.
Depart for the POLO match. We will have 2 tail gate spots reserved. Bring your own folding chair, blankets, and bug spray. Also bring a cooler with drinks, BYOB wine and beer, and enjoy a boxed dinner. There will be food trucks, ice cream, and wine vendors.
Return to the hotel approx. 10 PM.
8:30 AM Enjoy breakfast at your hotel prior to checking out
9:30 AM Depart for Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum. The Udvar-Hazy Center provides space for the objects that tell the history of aviation and space flight. Over 335 air and spacecraft will be on display. The displays will include the Space Shuttle Enterprise, an SR-71 Blackbird, Dash 80 prototype of the Boeing 707, the B-17 Flying Fortress, an F-4 Phantom fighter, the B-29 Superfortress "Enola Gay", and the de Havilland Chipmunk. Many artifacts will be on display for the first time. Visitors are able to walk among the exhibits and view them from elevated skyways. There is an Observation Tower where visitors can watch air traffic at Dulles International Airport. On site there are restaurants, a large theatre, gift shops and more.
Enjoy lunch on your own while at the museum.
1:00 PM Depart for home.
Approximate arrival back 4PM.
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner