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Tours are available for both attendees and guests. Separate registration is required and cost of tour is not included with the overall conference price. Tours are based on availability. For best selection, we encourage participants to register early.
To register for a tour below, add-on during your conference registration. If you have already registered for the conference and would like to add a tour, please call 800-356-9655 x5700 or email email@example.com.Please note:
All CUNA tour itineraries are subject to change based on weather, safety, and traffic patterns. CUNA tours require a minimum attendance to operate. Attendees who select tours that do not meet the minimum attendance requirement will be given the option to select an alternate published tour or a full refund will be issued.
For more information, call 800-356-9655, ext. 5700, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, March 9, 5:15 - 11:00 pm
The evening will begin with views of the Potomac River as you enjoy a 3-course dinner at Tony and Joe's, a famous D.C. establishment located in the heart of Georgetown in the Washington Harbor. Following dinner, the group will head to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to enjoy a performance of the National Symphony Orchestra in the Concert Hall. Post show meet and greet with (2) performers.
What is included:
Buses will depart from the Marriott Marquis Hotel South Lobby of the L Street Entrance at 5:15 pm. Please gather 15 minutes prior to departure. Tour will only depart and return to the Marriott Marquis Hotel. There will be no additional drop-off/pick-up stops for participants.
Sunday, March 10, 8:45 am-2:00 pm
Price: $199 per adult
Escape the city and travel to Bull Run Regional Park where you will visit a working farm vineyard that crafts fine Virginia wines while paying tribute to the history and preservation of 1800s pastoral Fairfax County, Virginia and the historic Battle of Manassas. En route, the professional tour guide will share area stories, including the history of the Battle of Manassas, also referred to as the Battle of Bull Run, the first major battle of the American Civil War. The Winery at Bull Run lies on 225 acres adjacent to the battlefield. You will enjoy a country brunch and wine tasting in the Barrel Room and a tour of the facility.
Buses will depart from the Marriott Marquis Hotel South Lobby of the L Street Entrance at 8:45 am. Please gather 15 minutes prior to departure. Tour will only depart and return to the Marriott Marquis Hotel. There will be no additional drop-off/pick-up stops for participants.
Tuesday, March 12, 6:45-10:00 pm
Price: $95 per adult/child
Enjoy the majesty of Washington D.C. with a monument tour illuminated by moonlight. The tour explores the country's most sacred monuments and memorials. You will be transported by private coach and guided by a professional tour guide. Explore Air Force Memorial, Iwo Jima Marine Memorial and Jefferson Memorial.
Buses will depart from the Marriott Marquis Hotel South Lobby of the L Street Entrance at 6:45 pm. Please gather 15 minutes prior to departure. Tour will only depart and return to the Marriott Marquis Hotel. There will be no additional drop-off/pick-up stops for participants.
This tour has been cancelled. Learn from the master during this Kitchen Confidential with Chef Christianne Ricchi. With almost 30 years in Washington, D.C., Ristorante i Ricchi is a veritable institution. Christianne Ricchi spent 18 years in the Tuscan countryside and her restaurant has won accolades as one of the best Italian restaurants in the world along with its sister i Ricchi located in the Italian countryside. i Ricchi delivers what people expect of a true Italian dining experience: comforting, authentic, quality food.
You will be greeted with sparkling water and passed hors d'oeuvres during an informal tutorial on pasta making. For lunch, attendees will gather in groups of 8 at a cooking station where you'll experience a “DIY Lunch”. Each participant will leave with a keepsake recipe card to remind them of this special afternoon.
Tour departs from the Convention Center South Lobby of the L Street Entrance at 11:15 am. Meet 15 minutes prior to departure.
Monday, March 11, 12:00 - 2:15 pm
Did you ever wonder how The Executive Residence of the White House is managed? In addition to the residence of the President of the United States and his family, the site itself sits upon 18 acres of historic grounds. The White House is also a historic museum of American history with over one million visitors annually and boasts a priceless collection of American antiques and Presidential artifacts.
The executive residence operation, maintenance, refurbishment, utilities, and oversight of Presidential events is developed and administered by the Chief Usher, who manages housekeeping, maintenance, mechanical operations, food and beverage, curators, calligraphers, and florists.
As you dine for lunch, you will be addressed by Gary Walters, who served as Chief Usher beginning in 1986 when appointed by President Reagan. He also served as Assistant Usher and was a member of the United States Secret Service and served in the United States Army. The second longest-running Chief Usher, Mr. Walters held the position for 21 years and will share stories of his time in this unique position as the head of household operations for our “Executive Mansion.”
Tour departs from the Convention Center South Lobby of the L Street Entrance at Noon. Meet 15 minutes prior to departure. The luncheon will take place at the Jefferson Hotel.
Tuesday, March 12, 9:15 am- 2:15 pm
Price: $184 per adult/child
Arlington National Cemetery was built post-Civil War to honor those who fell in battle. Roughly the size of 472 football fields, this cemetery was built on the property of Confederate General Robert E. Lee and was used as a Union headquarters after Lee's family abandoned their home during the war.
The site remains a military cemetery today, with burial limited to active, retired, and former members of the armed forces, Medal of Honor recipients, high-ranking federal government officials and their dependents, including the eternal flame at the gravesite of President John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jackie Kennedy.
This private narrated bus tour will take you through the cemetery to see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and President John F. Kennedy's gravesite. This will be followed by lunch with an address by Retired Tomb Guard Gale Garriott sharing his story and honored experience. You will then the travel to nearby Fort Myer to tour the Caissons, the stables for horses that carry honored dead to the National Cemetery.
Tour departs from the Convention Center South Lobby of the L Street Entrance at 9:15 am. Meet 15 minutes prior to departure.
Tuesday, March 12, 10:00 am- 2:30 pm
Price: $192 per adult/child
Experience Marjorie Merriweather Post's exquisitely maintained mansion and gardens. You will enjoy private guided tours of the mansion and free time to explore the serene landscaped gardens. March is “Orchid Month” so you will enjoy the full experience of the orchid exhibit in the greenhouse. You will view distinguished 18th century French decorative art, the most comprehensive collection of Russian imperial art outside of Russia, and the special exhibit “Perfume & Seduction” featuring eighteenth-century luxury items used in the ritual known as la toilette.
Tour departs from the Convention Center South Lobby of the L Street Entrance at 10:00 am. Meet 15 minutes prior to departure.
The guest program is $450 and includes:
The guest program is for guests and families of registered attendees. Credit union employees or volunteers and suppliers are not eligible to register as a guest.
On Sunday only, non-registered guests are welcome to attend the ED (Filene) Talk and Sunday grand opening and reception in the exhibit hall. To register a guest, add-on during your conference registration. If you have already registered for the conference and would like to add a guest, please call 800-356-9655 x5700 or email email@example.com.
Tour cancellations for the National Symphony at the Kennedy Center, Bull Run Winery, and Head of Household luncheon are non-refundable. i Ricci Pasta making class, Arlington National Cemetery, Hillwood Estate Museum & Garden, and Monuments Tour: History Never Sleeps received more than 30 days prior to the event are subject to a 25% administrative fee. After February 8, no tour refunds will be issued.
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