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FALL TRAIN TO MONTPELIER (HOME OF JAMES AND DOLLEY MADISON)
October 22, 2022
Join us on Saturday, October 22, 2022, as we travel by train from Roanoke to Charlottesville, VA. Our chartered bus will pick us up at the Amtrak station to take us to James Madison’s Plantation Home, Montpelier in Orange County, VA. .
“Montpelier is the lifelong home of James Madison, Father of the Constitution, Architect of the Bill of Rights, and fourth President of the United States. It was also the home to six generations of enslaved individuals. As a museum of American history and center for constitutional education, Montpelier engages the public with the enduring legacy of Madison’s most powerful idea: government by the people. The historic home and 2,700-acre grounds are open to visitors and groups throughout the year with a Visitor Center, formal gardens, and over 8 miles of walking trails to explore.
Prior to the tour, you will have lunch on your own at the Dairy Market Food Hall in Charlottesville.
PRICE PER PERSON: $139. Full amount is due when the reservation is made.
PRICE INCLUDES Amtrak train ticket from Roanoke to Charlottesville, motor coach transfers in Roanoke, motor coach transportation in Charlottesville to Montpelier Station, motor coach transportation from Montpelier to Roanoke, admission to Montpelier, and a tour host.
DEPARTURE TIMES AND LOCATIONS: The bus will depart at 5:30 a.m. from Dublin; at 5:50 a.m. from Hardee’s, Exit 118, Christiansburg; at 6:10 a.m. from Food Lion, Exit 137, Salem; at 7:00 a.m. from the Bonsack Walmart, Hwy 460, Roanoke; and at 7:25 a.m. from the Clearbrook Walmart, Hwy 220, Roanoke, VA. The bus will take you to the Amtrak boarding platform in downtown Roanoke. Return time is around 6:00 p.m.
CANCELLATION POLICY: The trip is based on a minimum amount of paid participants by September 20, 2022. If we cancel the trip, a full refund will be given. If you cancel before September 20, a refund less $39 will be given. After September 20, there will be no refunds.
RESERVATIONS: Send the completed registration form below along with a check for $139 per person made payable to Roanoke Tours, Inc. to Roanoke Tours, Inc., 3531 Peters Creek Road, # 507, Roanoke, VA 24019. For further information, call (540) 366-2888.