Member Travel Program:
Hampton Roads: Air, Sea, and Space

September 28 - October 4, 2020

Home to over a dozen military installations as well as NASA’s Langley Research Center, the Hampton Roads region is a top destination for military history enthusiasts.


Our itinerary:

Monday September 28, 2020: Travel to Hampton Roads, VA
Our trip begins with a 6:30am departure from the New England Air Museum via a luxury 56 passenger motor coach outfitted with Wi-Fi and an onboard restroom. With a few rest stops along the way, we will arrive at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside located in heart of the Norfolk tourist district in the late afternoon before enjoying a group dinner together.
Tuesday September 29, 2020: Military Aviation Museum
After breakfast at our hotel, we'll travel to the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, VA for an exclusive tour of the museum and its Fighter Factory aircraft restoration facility. Lunch at nearby Warriors Tap House will follow before we return to Norfolk. Dinner will be on your own.
Wednesday September 30, 2020: Battleship Wisconsin & Victory Rover Norfolk Naval Base Cruise
After breakfast at our hotel, we'll begin our day at Nauticus, home of the Iowa class U.S.S. Wisconsin and the Hampton Roads Naval Museum. After an Engine Room tour, we'll enjoy some self-guided time at Nauticus before ending our day with an informative Norfolk Naval Base cruise. Lunch and dinner will be on your own.
Thursday October 1, 2020: Mariner's Museum & McArthur Memorial
After breakfast at our hotel, we'll travel across Hampton Roads to the Mariner's Museum where we'll enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the U.S.S. Monitor's Conservation Lab. After some self-guided time at the museum, we'll travel to the General Douglas McArthur Memorial for a tour. Lunch and dinner will be on your own.
Friday October 2, 2020: Wright Brothers National Memorial
After breakfast at our hotel, we'll travel aboard a luxury motor coach equipped with an onboard restroom to Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kitty Hawk, NC. We'll visit their newly renovated museum as well as spend time walking the memorial grounds before enjoying a group lunch. We will return to Norfolk, VA in the late afternoon and dinner will be on your own.
Saturday October 3, 2020: Virginia Air and Space Center
After breakfast at our hotel, we'll travel across Hampton Roads to the Virginia Air and Space Center. We'll enjoy a guided tour of the museum as well as time for self-guided exploration before returning to Norfolk for a free afternoon of shopping, sight-seeing, or relaxation. Lunch and dinner will be on your own.
Sunday October 4, 2020: Return to Bradley International Airport
After breakfast at our hotel, we'll depart the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside for the New England Air Museum, returning at approximately 7:00pm.

 
Single Occupancy: $3,150 per person
Non-members add $100 per person
 
Double Occupancy: $2,600 per person
$500 per person deposit required

Download a flyer HERE, download a mail-in registration form HERE, or access an online registration form HERE.

After breakfast at our hotel, we'll depart the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside for the New England Air Museum, returning at approximately 7:00pm.

Registration closes July 31, 2020, or when the trip sells out.

Questions? Contact Amanda Goodheart Parks, Ph.D., Director of Education, by phone at 860-623-3305 X313, or by email .

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