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Twisted Fields of Terror
Friday, Oct. 20, 3:30-10 p.m.

Activity No: 5302.217
$60/$50 MCC district residents

Get in the Halloween spirit and spend a spooky Friday night with the Old Firehouse. We invite the brave-hearted to join us on our haunted journey. We’ll be sure to keep our energy up with a group dinner beforehand to stay alert for ghosts, zombies and whatever creepy creatures might appear in the night. Dinner and a group haunted event are included in the fee. Bring additional money for snacks as desired.

**Food Included

Sunday, Oct. 22-Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017

Come and relive the glories of the past and present in Newport this fall when the foliage should be spectacular! Enjoy a stroll along cobblestone streets or oceanfront walks, revel in the magnificence of the world-famous Gilded Age mansions and feast on the finest cuisine New England has to offer.

For three days, we will be touring some of the most fabulous estates in the United States: The Breakers – built by Cornelius Vanderbilt; Rosecliff – location for the movie “The Great Gatsby”; Marble House – the most expensive and ornate of the summer mansions; and The Elms – modeled after a French chateau.

Day 1
We will travel by motor coach to Rhode Island. Upon our arrival, there will be time to relax at our hotel, the Newport Marriott. Located conveniently on Newport Harbor, this will be our home for three days. We will arrive late Sunday afternoon and have dinner at the Marriott that evening.

Day 2
We will begin with breakfast at the hotel, then take a narrated driving tour of the famous Ocean Drive where many of the most beautiful private residences can be found. We will tour Marble House, owned by William Vanderbilt and designed by noted architect, William Morris Hunt. Lunch will be at the White Horse Tavern, America’s oldest, continuously run eating establishment, which opened in 1687. We will then tour The Breakers, owned by Cornelius Vanderbilt II, son of “the Commodore,” America’s richest man.

Dinner on Monday night will be on our own. You may choose from several options that are right on the harbor, close to our hotel.

Day 3
After breakfast at the hotel, we will tour The Elms. Owned by coal baron Edward J. Berwind, the mansion is modeled after an 18th century chateau outside of Paris. We will have lunch at La Forge, located in the old Newport Casino and now part of the International Tennis Hall of Fame property. After lunch, we will have a guided tour of the Tennis Hall of Fame where the first U.S. National Tennis Championship was held in 1881. Our last Newport mansion will be Rosecliff, which was commissioned by Nevada silver heiress, Theresa Fair Oerichs. Dinner that night will be at The Mooring on Narragansett Bay which has elevated the Newport dining experience.

Day 4
On our way home, we will stop in Mystic, Connecticut, to see the famed Mystic Seaport. This unique museum is totally dedicated to the sea and all things maritime. It was founded in 1929 to save the rapidly disappearing artifacts of America’s seafaring past. A box lunch will be provided on our way home, as we remember the history, gourmet dining and beauty of Newport, Rhode Island, in October.

Photo 1 (top): Great Hall, The Breakers

Photo 2 (bottom): Western Facade, Marble House

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Activity No. 7001.217
Double Room: $1,285 per person, $1,260 MCC district residents. Single Supplement: $1,697 per person/$1,672 MCC district residents. Trip includes deluxe motor coach transportation, three nights at the Newport Marriott, three breakfasts, three lunches, two dinners, all admissions, guided tours, snacks, taxes and gratuities. A $500 deposit is due the day you register to reserve rooms and hold the group rate. The balance is due by June 15, 2017. Make checks payable to Excursionaire and mail to Maureen Cyron, 5205 Olley Ln., Burke VA 22015. Location to be determined.  Arrive by 6:45 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 22. Bus departs promptly at 7 a.m. Bus returns at approximately 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25.**
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**During MCC’s 18-month renovation, the pickup location for McLean Traveler day trips and tours has yet to be determined. Patrons will be notified when a pickup location has been determined.

Overnight Tour Guidelines Tour Refund/Cancellation Request Policy

Tour refund/cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to registrar@mcleancenter.org 21 days or more before the date of the trip.

Tour refund/cancellation requests are granted only for medical reasons accompanied by a doctor’s note or when a substitute for the patron is provided in their place. This is due to the cost associated with deposits and reservations for hotel rooms and meal reservations, tickets, admissions, guided tours and chartered bus transportation.

Please Note:
• Most of our tours require a fair amount of walking. Participants should be fit and able to handle the activities included in the tour. Patrons who requires extraordinary care must provide someone who can and will be totally responsible for providing all required assistance at the patron’s own expense.
• Tours require advance planning and itinerary may be subject to change without notice.
• MCC retains the right to decline, to accept or to retain any person as a member of a day trip or overnight tour when such action is deemed to be in the best interest of the health, safety or general welfare of the group or the individual concerned.
• Online registration is not available for tours and day trips. Please contact the registrar at 703?790?0123, TTY: 711, for registration options.

Monday, Nov. 6, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Activity No: 8403.217
$55/$45 MCC district residents

Relive the summer with us at Massanutten Indoor Waterpark. It will be a day filled with speedy water slides, lazy river floating and arcade games. Admission and arcade cards at Massanutten Waterpark are included in the fee. Bring $20 for lunch and additional money for snacks and arcade credits, as desired.

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Activity No: 8402.217
$110/$100 MCC district residents

Prepare to be blown away by this trip to iFly! iFly is an indoor sky diving, adrenaline rush activity that has you floating in mid-air. Following our dives, we will watch one of the newest movie releases at a nearby movie theater. Admission to iFly, lunch and movie tickets are included in the fee. Bring additional money for movie concessions and arcade games, as desired.

* Waiver Required
** Food Included

Double Feature (TRIP B)
Friday, Nov. 17, 3:30-10 p.m.
Activity No: 5303.217
$35/$25 MCC district residents

Spend a night watching not one, but TWO blockbuster features! Join the Old Firehouse as we head to AMC Tysons for two movies and dinner at the food court. Movie tickets are included in the fee. Please bring $20 for dinner and additional money for movie concessions, as desired.

Saturday, Dec. 2, 6:45 a.m.-8 p.m.

What could be more fun in December than peeking into the gracious homes of Lewes, Deleware, specifically on display for the holidays?

The people of Lewes pride themselves on tradition and historic preservation and it truly shows in their decorating skills. For Christmas 2017, the 44th Annual Christmas Tour of Homes, sponsored by the Lewes Historical Society, will be a self-guided tour of both public and private homes. There will be a Christmas Market as well as an Artists of Lewes Gallery open house. Every year, the proud owners of the homes show off their eclectic decorations with their artwork and family heirlooms. Some houses date back to the early 18th century, others have been forwarded into the 21st century with creative additions.

Lunch will be on your own so that everyone will have enough time to see the houses and have a chance to shop the shops. There are several inviting restaurants in the town itself and a box dinner will be provided for the ride back to Virginia.

Holiday tours are always popular, so sign up early for this festive day filled with history and holiday cheer.

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Activity No. 7004.217
$153/$148 MCC district residents, which includes deluxe motor coach transportation, all admissions to homes, a box dinner, a morning snack and a driver’s tip. Arrive at pickup/drop-off location (to be determined) at 6:45 a.m. Bus departs promptly at 7 a.m. Bus returns at approximately 8 p.m. Make checks payable to Excursionaire. Questions? Call Maureen Cyron at 703?323-9040.

Monday, Dec. 18, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Activity No: 8301.217
$50/$40 MCC district residents

Watch the latest space battles and character adventures set “a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.” Geek out over the latest “Star Wars” franchise: “The Last Jedi.” Afterwards, enjoy lunch prepared in front of you at a nearby hibachi restaurant. Movie tickets and lunch included in the fee. Bring additional money for movie concessions, as desired.

** Food Included

Tuesday, Dec. 19, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Activity No: 8302.217
$75/$65 MCC district residents

Start your engines and race to register for go karting! Keep your tanks full with pizza and wings throughout the day. Races and lunch are included in the fee. Bring additional money for snacks, as desired.

* Waiver Required
** Food Included

Wednesday, Dec. 20, 8 a.m-6 p.m.
Activity No: 8303.217
$55/$45 MCC district residents

Go back in time to the start of video games at Timeline Arcade. Timeline Arcade is the largest retro arcade in the U.S., hosting games such as; Galaga, Killer Instinct, TMNT, Space Invaders, Mortal Kombat and more! End the day with a sweet treat at the Turkey Hill ice cream taste lab, where you can invent your own flavor. Admission to Timeline Arcade, Turkey Hill and lunch are included in the fee. Bring additional money for snack and souvenirs, as desired.

** Food Included

Thursday, Dec. 21, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Activity No: 8304.217
$65/$55 MCC district residents

Roll as many strikes as you can at Uptown Alley! Lunch will be provided at the bowling alley. Afterwards, we’ll relax at the cinema watching a newly released film. Games, bowling shoes, lunch and movie tickets are included in the fee. Bring additional money for arcade games and movie concessions, as desired.

** Food Included

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