Capitol Escapes LLC is a destination management company primarily for the state of Virginia, as well as Washington D.C., Charleston, and Savannah and is owned and operated by Joyce Kirby.  Our focus is the traveler who appreciates premium service and luxury travel networks, including any guests who may require customized services. Capitol Escapes offers private tour guides, private transportation, behind-the-scenes experiences, advance ticketing, and unique programs designed specifically for our guests.

We arrange reservations in DC for the National Archives, The Capitol Building, The Spy Museum and more. Also included are VIP tours of Monticello and Mount Vernon in Virginia as well as historical homes, notable mansions and plantations in Charleston and Savannah. We also offer assistance that may be required such as hotel rooms, dining and restaurant recommendations.


All programs are specifically designed for each individual client with his or her interests in mind. At Capitol Escapes, we build exclusive programs customized for our clients such as Civil War tours, D.C. architectural tours (or any unique programs designed specifically for our guests), tours of Embassy Row, and historical sites.  We also assist with corporate teambuilding and special after-hours tours at numerous locations.

Capitol Escapes is an exclusive travel service for Virginia, Washington D.C., Charleston and Savannah serving the luxury traveler. As Destination Services Manager for the former Virginia Escape LTD, Joyce Kirby has networked with invitation-only luxury travel organizations comprised of 330 agencies with 7,200 elite travel advisors in 20 countries in North and South America, the Caribbean, Australia, and New Zealand.


Capitol Escapes has extensive knowledge, expertise and resources required to specialize in the design and implementation of events, tours, transportation, activities, professional guide services, and logistics, suited to the needs of each traveler.  Our strong relationships with elite vendors in the area enables us to provide preferential rates to help our guests have the best travel experience available at the best pricing.

We also offer additional services including conference and meeting planning, event planning and destination management.  Capitol Escapes manages and coordinates all logistics in order for our clients to enjoy themselves. We provide detailed itineraries for each program. The transportation companies and professional tour guides with which Capitol Escapes contracts have extensive knowledge of the area and are experts in their fields.In summary, Joyce Kirby with Capitol Escapes, is the preferred contact for luxury travel to the state of Virginia and Washington D.C. We specialize in creating one-of-a-kind programs for our clients. We partner with the best vendors in the area. We have had excellent, long term relationships with them since 1981 when our predecessor company, Virginia Escape, was established.

The company goal is to provide services for clients who want personalized experiences when they travel to Virginia, D.C ,Charleston and Savannah. We pride ourselves in offering special and unique programs that make travel experiences unforgettable. Each proposal is designed specifically for your client.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.  Call us today at 386-597-4839, or email  Thank you!