Late deals from £1,199 per person
UK visitors will ‘fall’ for the Capital Region USA this autumn as not only can they drive one of the ten Scenic Byways enjoying charming historic towns, spectacular mountain vistas, breathtaking lakes and iconic historic landmarks, but there are also events happening that will offer visitors must-have culinary experiences.
Epicurience – a Virginian food and wine festival 200 years in the making
Held in the East Coast’s premier wine region, Loudoun County, Virginia, the creators refer to Epicurience as a wine and food festival 200 years in the making. It’s where insiders come to savour award-winning wines and seek out noteworthy farm-to-table cuisine. Taste the finest in Virginia wines, meet top tastemakers and master winemakers, and sample cuisine prepared by celebrated chefs from around the country. This year’s event will be held 15 October 2016 at One Loudoun, one of Loudoun County’s newest retail and culinary playgrounds, only 45 minutes from downtown DC.
General admission tickets are $75 and includes wine tasting, private sessions in the wine education tent, food sampling, live entertainment, parking and a commemorative wine glass. VIP tickets are $125 and include early entry to the festival, VIP Lounge access, additional tasting experiences and special guest appearances, a VIP swag bag and shuttle service to the gates. Private chalets are also available on a very limited basis.
For further information, visit www.epicvirginia.com
Take me to Epicuirence from £1,299 per person
Purely Capital Region USA is offering a seven night holiday to the Capital Region USA which includes four nights in Loudon County (12, 13, 14 and 15 October) so visitors can go to Epicurience on 15 October and then three nights in Washington, DC after (16, 17 and 18 October). Holiday costs from £1,299 per person and includes return flights with Virgin Atlantic from London Heathrow to Washington Dulles, eight days’ economy car hire, four nights in a deluxe room at the Lansdowne Resort and Spa, Leesburg, and three nights in a Fairmont room at the Fairmont Washington, D.C on a room only board basis. Price based on two people sharing and on room only board basis (including all taxes).
Get a taste of Maryland at Bethesda
On Saturday, 1 October Bethesda’s famous food and music festival returns to Bethesda’s Woodmont Triangle in Maryland, located less than a 30 minute drive from Washington, DC. Each year more than 40,000 visitors come to sample delicious food from 60 local restaurants, enjoy five stages of live music and shop arts and crafts stalls. Delicious cuisine on offer this year includes shrimp tacos from Fish Taco, Jamabalaya from Louisiana Kitchen and Bayou Bar, salted caramel and pumpkin spice cupcakes from DC’s famous Georgetown Cupcakes, mussels in white wine from Mussel Bar and Grille, spicy tuna and salmon sushi from Benihana Bethesda, duck confit sliders from Duck Duck Goose and truffle popcorn from Vino Volo Bethesda Row.
Admission is free and taste tickets are sold at the festival in bundles of four tickets for $5. Food servings cost one to four tickets and food is served from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
For further information, visit http://www.bethesda.org/bethesda/taste-bethesda
Take to Besthesda from £1,199 per person
Purely Capital Region is offering a seven night holiday to the Capital Region USA from £1,199 per person. Price includes return flights with British Airways from London Heathrow to Baltimore Washington International Airport, eight days’ economy car hire which includes three nights in Washington, DC at the Embassy Row in a king room, two nights in Bethesda (30 September and 1 October) at the Doubletree and two nights in a king room at the Hotel Monaco, Baltimore. Price based on two people sharing and on room only board basis (including all taxes).
For more information on Capital Region USA, visit www.CapitalRegionUSA.co.uk