Washington, DC Rally
April 28 - May 2, 2024

Dates: April 28 - May 2, 2024
Location: Cherry Hill Park
9800 Cherry Hill Rd
College Park, Maryland 20740

Please do NOT contact the campground to register for the rally.

Please read the notes regarding Additional Days in III - Additional Information to book a site for before or after the rally.

See IV - Registration and Contact Information for information about registering for the rally or to ask any questions about the rally.


Quick Links: I - Rally Description II - Rally Itinerary III - Additional Information IV - Registration and Contact Information
 

I-Rally Description

Join your fellow Club members at this historic springtime rally when blooming flowers and trees abound. Washington, DC is a grand capital of wide avenues, public squares, and many historical sites. You will be awestruck by the sights and history that lies within. You will have the opportunity to explore the spectacular icons and breathtaking sites of Washington, DC which celebrate our nation, our patriotism, and the struggles we faced for both peace and the progress of our nation.

There are three optional group activities from which to choose, and you may choose any or all. Customize this rally to create your own adventure!

Please Note: Rally attendance will be limited to 20 coaches.


Rally location:


The National Mall:


Getting Around

There are several options for getting from Cherry Hill Park to downtown Washington, DC:

  • The College Park Metro Station is about a 15 minute's drive from the RV park.
  • Metro buses can take you to the Metro station where you get on the Metro Subway.
    • The buses run from 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Monday-Friday, and stop at the campground every 30 minutes.
    • The buses take you to the Metro station where you get on the Metro Subway.
    • You can get both bus and Metro cards at the Cherry Hill Park Office.
    • These same buses pick up at the Metro station and return to the campground.
  • The Cherry Hill Park Express Bus runs from the RV park to the Archives Building (corner of Constitution and 7th) once a day.

Click here to see what the RV park has to offer.


Current Weather at Cherry Hill Park:

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Quick Links: I - Rally Description II - Rally Itinerary III - Additional Information IV - Registration and Contact Information
 

II - Rally Itinerary

Date/Time Activity
Sunday, April 28
12:00 pm Check-in begins
6:00 pm Meet and Greet at Group site #1600.
Subs, chips, fruit, nuts, water, and table service will be provided.
 
Monday, April 29
All Day This is a free day if you don't want to take the optional Monuments by Day Tour.
You have the opportunity to just relax or see DC on your own.
 
  Option 1: Monuments by Day Tour
8:45 am Meet at the Campground Office.
You can bring water and snacks.
The bus will stop for lunch on your own for 1 hour.
9:00 am The tour bus leaves.
A tour bus guide accompanies you throughout the tour to the following locations:
5:00 pm The tour bus returns.
 
Tuesday, April 30
All Day This is a free day if you don't want to take the optional Monuments by Night Tour in the evening.
You have the opportunity to just relax or see DC on your own.
 
  Option 2: Monuments by Night Tour
5:15 pm Meet at the Campground Office.
You can bring water and snacks.
The bus will NOT stop for dinner.
5:30 pm The tour bus leaves.
A tour bus guide accompanies you throughout the tour to the following locations:
10:30 pm The tour bus returns.
 
Wednesday, May 1
All Day This is a free day if you don't want to take the optional Fallen Heroes Day Tour.
You have the opportunity to just relax or see DC on your own.
 
  Option 3: Fallen Heroes Day Tour
8:45 am Meet at the Campground Office.
You can bring water and snacks.
The bus will stop for lunch on your own for 1 hour.
9:00 am The tour bus leaves.
  A tour bus guide accompanies you throughout the tour to the following locations:
5:00 pm The tour bus returns.
 
Thursday, May 2
9:00 am Say good-byes and depart the campground.
 

Quick Links: I - Rally Description II - Rally Itinerary III - Additional Information IV - Registration and Contact Information
 

III - Additional Information


Pets are allowed in the campground, subject to the standard conditions. A dog walker is available. Please make arrangements with Sandy at 240-501-7455.


Additional Days

Contact the RV park directly to make reservations to stay either before or after the rally. Cherry Hill Park Office: 301-937-7116.


Things to See and Do in the Area

This rally takes place in the Washington, DC area. There are so many things to see and do in the area that we're not even going to try to list any. Have fun exploring!



Quick Links: I - Rally Description II - Rally Itinerary III - Additional Information IV - Registration and Contact Information
 

IV - Registration and Contact Information


Hosts: Marilyn and Robert Gray
Mary and Jerry Breu
email: mgray53@comcast.net (Marilyn)
bornfree1944@gmail.com (Jerry)


Fees

Two/coach: $430

One/coach: $400

Extra person: $30


Additional Fees

Option 1: Cherry Hill Park Bus Tour: Monuments by Day Additional cost of $80/person.

Option 2: Cherry Hill Park Bus Tour: Monuments by Night Additional cost of $80/person.

Option 3: Cherry Hill Park Bus Tour: Fallen Heroes Day Tour Additional cost of $95/person.


Attendance limit: 20

Registration deadline: April 1, 2024

Cancellation deadline: April 1, 2024

Refund: Partial refunds after April 1, 2024 based on financial obligations to vendors.


Name Badges

If you don't have an official Leap'n Lions name badge and you'd like to have one for the rally, follow the instructions on the Name Badge webpage.

Registration

Attendance is limited to current members and alumni members of the Born Free Leap'n Lions RV Club. Membership is only $15.00 per year. A membership application may be found on the Join Us! webpage.

COVID-19 WAIVER: An inherent risk of COVID-19 exposure exists in any public place where people gather. By attending this event you understand and assume all risks related to COVID-19 exposure. The Born Free Leap'n Lions RV Club, its officers, members, volunteers, exhibitors, and service providers are not liable for any illness, injury or death from COVID-19 related to your participation at this event.

Washington, DC Rally Online Registration Form



Quick Links: I - Rally Description II - Rally Itinerary III - Additional Information IV - Registration and Contact Information