Howard Johnson
Ocean Front
3705 Atlantic Ave
Virginia Beach, VA


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USS Perry Reunion Group number
(Group G-1503)

The hotel has 176 rooms. All rooms have refrigerators, balconies and 25" TV. Our ocean front rooms also include microwaves. Angelo's restaurant and Lounge is featured, with full catering and banquet facilities.

A flat rate of $49.00 for all room types.
4.90 state tax, 1.00 city tax = total $54.90 per day.Hospitality room will be available. Individual rooms require a 72-hour cancellation notice. Reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card or one nights deposit required 15 days before date of arrival.

If you have any questions or require additional information
please do not hesitate to contact Pauline Britton at (757) 428-7220.

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payment due March 23rd
Tour policy - Package price includes forty six passenger bus, tour guide, admissions as listed, meals as listed, planning services and taxes. gratuities& for guide and driver are not included, and are at the discretion of the individual. No deposits are required, full payment is due two weeks prior to tours, March 25, 2000, Pricing is based on a minimum of thirty people per bus. Last minute participants will be accommodated on a space available basis, No refunds for cancellations for the Spirit of Norfolk after March 25, 2000. Refunds for the other tours will be issued up until April 1, 2000.


Friday April 7 8:30-4:00pm

$30.00 per person inclusive.
Depart via motor coach for the charming town of WILLIAMSBURG. Your
guide will provide interesting and informative information during your ride about the historic Virginia Peninsulas and the Hampton Roads area. Once you arrive in Williamsburg, you will stop back into the I 18th century while strolling through the streets of Colonial Williamsburg. Your historical interpreter will guide you through the past and the events that helped shape America's history u you enjoy a one and one hour leisurely tour through the restored area of this lovely colonial capital city (Actual distance is approximately 4-5 blocks). Following your overview tour, enjoy time to shop and browse in the many unique specialty shops in Merchants Square. high quality apparel gifts, jewelry, unusual quilts, holiday decorations are but a few of the offerings found in " quaint picturesque shopping area Enjoy lunch on your own in one of the colonial taverns or in merchants square. Your guide will point out all of the dining options as you pass through town. Next board the bus and admire the view as you ride along the scenic Colonial Parkway to Jamestown Island, original site of the first permanent English settlement in America in 1607. Exhibits include mini of the 17th century settlement and a Visitors Center with a 15 minute film, museum and lift shop. Also on display at this time are recent archeological finds, including the 400 year old skeletal
remain of one of the first settlers. Archeological digs are ongoing and open for daily observation.

Saturday April 8
9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Virginia Beach
Tour of Norfolk

and Ship if approved

Package Price:
$22.00 per person inclusive
 Depart the hotel with your tour guide for a drive through Virginia Beach, You will enjoy beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay during your narrated riding tour. See the historic lighthouses and the First Landing Cross at Cape Henry where the English colonists first came ashore in 1607, prior to settling at Jamestown. Walk out on the overlook to see
where the bay and the ocean meet, and where the famous Battle of the Capes took place during the Revolutionary War, Ride down the resort strip,'see the Boardwalk, the Norwegian Lady Statue the Old Coast Guard Museum, the landmark Cavalier Hotel and many other points of interest. Next tour, the Norfolk Naval Base, the largest naval installation in the world. Home port to over 100 ships, 26 aircraft squadrons and headquarters of the Atlantic Fleet, the base occupies over 9,000 acres of land and is home to
more than 100,000 military personnel, Your tour will take you past the piers, where you will see submarines and aircraft carriers, and numerous other types of vessels. Drive through the Naval Air Station home of the Navy's E2C Hawkeyes, and past the beautifully landscaped historic homes built for the 1907 Jamestown Exposition on "Admiral's Row" which now house the flag officers. Following your tour a brief stop will be made at the gift shop. Enjoy lunch on your own at the base. A ship tour will be requested for your group, should this not be available, you we will visit the Hampton Roads Naval Museum located in downtown Norfolk, this Is one of ten museums officially operated by the United States Navy, Highlights of naval battles and exhibits of detailed ship models, art work and memorabilia are showcased in
the museum.

Sunday April 9
10:00 am 4:30 pm 

 Spirit of Norfolk
1:30 - 4:00 pm

Package Price - $46.00 per person, Inclusive.
Spirit of Norfolk Lunch Cruise, Norfolk City Tour -
MacArthur Memorial & MacArthur Center

Depart via motor coach with your tour guide for the short drive into downtown Norfolk to enjoy a narrated riding city tour. View the Chrysler Museum, the lovely homes along the Hague, the Moses Myers House, old St. Paul's Church and many other points of interest. Visit the MacArthur Memorial for a glimpse into our country's history. During your visit you will view the outstanding collection of artifacts, documents, photographs and memorabilia
housed in Norfolk's historic city hall which trace the life and times of five-star General Douglas MacArthur, You will also have the opportunity to view the 25 minute film which chronicles General MacArthur's life. The General Is entombed in the rotunda of the memorial A gift shop with unique memorabilia is located on the premises. Next at Town Point Park board the magnificent Spirit of Norfolk for a two hour luncheon cruise. feast on a sumptuous buffet and enjoy the informative narration as you cruise through the Hampton Roads Harbor. View the many interesting sights along the waterfront including the mighty aircraft carriers and nuclear submarines at the Norfolk Naval Bass. Enjoy dancing and a show following lunch. The ship has two climate controlled lower decks and an open air upper deck. Following your cruise, visit the brand new world class shopping center, MacArthur Center Mail, Anchored by
Nordstom's and Dillards, and offering over 100 specialty shops, boutiques and restaurants, this beautiful now mall is considered to be one of the most outstanding in the entire Mid-Atlantic. region. Special discount coupon books will be made available for the members of the USS Perry Reunion group.

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Saturday, April 8, 6:30 p.m. - Cocktails, 7:30 - Dinner, Angelo's Restaurant. Need final head count by March 6th.

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