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  • DC: Private Day Trip to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello Estate

    1. DC: Private Day Trip to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello Estate

    Enjoy a private full-day tour from Washington DC to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the beautiful estate and plantation of America’s founding father with a knowledgeable guide. Situated on a hill overlooking the nearby town of Charlottesville, Monticello radiates Jefferson’s personality. Walk through the home, designed by Jefferson himself, taking in the views of fruit and vegetable gardens and the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains. Following your visit to the Monticello estate, enjoy lunch at the historic Michie Tavern (meal not included with purchase). Relax on the return journey to Washington DC, where you'll be dropped off back at your hotel.

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