Capitol Escapes is an exclusive travel service for Virginia, Washington D.C., Charleston, Asheville and Savannah serving the luxury traveler.

Capitol Escapes LLC is a destination management company primarily for the state of Virginia, as well as Washington D.C., Charleston, Asheville, 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.


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, Asheville and Savannah. We pride ourselves in offering special and unique programs that make travel experiences unforgettable. Each proposal is designed specifically for your client.