8 days
New York, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Williamsburg
Travel along the East Coast to see some of the country’s most famous historical sites and modern landmarks. In New York City you’ll see stunning art collections and catch a Broadway show. Gain a new perspective on our country while viewing the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia and the Smithsonian museums in Washington, D.C. Finally, step back in time as you walk the colonial streets of Williamsburg.
new york, washington, d.c. & williamsburg secondary
  • Day 1: New York City

    Arrive in New York City

    Take a walking tour of Midtown

    • Fifth Avenue
    • Rockefeller Center
    • St. Patrick's Cathedral
    • Bryant Park

    Make a photo stop in Central Park

    Visit the Empire State Building by night

  • Day 2: New York City

    Take a guided tour of New York City 

    • Greenwich Village
    • SoHo
    • Chinatown
    • Little Italy 

    Visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum 

    Visit Times Square

    Attend a Broadway show (based on a select list of current shows)

  • Day 3: New York City • Philadelphia

    Visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

    • Marvel at the 151-foot model engineered by Alexandre Gustav Eiffel, of Eiffel Tower fame
    • Explore the Ellis Island Immigration Museum

    Travel to Philadelphia

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 4: Philadelphia • Washington, D.C.

    Take a walking tour of Independence National Historical Park

    • Congress Hall
    • Carpenters' Hall
    • Franklin Court

    Take a guided tour of Independence Hall

    Visit the Liberty Bell Center 

    Travel to Washington, D.C.

    Visit the Smithsonian museum of your choice, which may include:

    • National Air and Space Museum
    • National Museum of Natural History
    • National Museum of African Art
    • National Museum of American History

    Take a guided night tour of Washington, D.C.

    • Lincoln Memorial
    • Korean War Veterans Memorial
    • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Day 5: Washington, D.C.

    Visit Mount Vernon

    • Mansion and grounds
    • Museum and education center
    • George Washington's tomb

    Visit Arlington National Cemetery

    • Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    • Kennedy gravesites

    Make a photo stop at the Marine Corps War Memorial

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 6: Washington, D.C. • Williamsburg

    Explore Washington, D.C. highlights:

    • Photo stop at the White House
    • Photo stop at the Washington Monument
    • WWII Memorial

    See the U.S. Capitol and Visitor Center

    Photo stop at the Library of Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court

    Explore the Tidal Basin

    • FDR Memorial
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
    • Jefferson Memorial

    Visit the National Archives

    Travel to Williamsburg

  • Day 7: Williamsburg • Jamestown

    Take a guided tour of Colonial Williamsburg

    • Capitol
    • Public Gaol
    • 18th-century tavern

     Take a guided tour of the Jamestown Settlement 

    • Reproductions of original boats used when settlers came to America
    • 17th-century colonial fort
    • Traditional Powhatan Village

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 8: Washington, D.C.

    Return to Washington, D.C.

    Enjoy free time in Washington, D.C.

    Depart for home
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  • Day 1: New York City

    Arrive in New York City

    Take a walking tour of Midtown

    • Fifth Avenue
    • Rockefeller Center
    • St. Patrick's Cathedral
    • Bryant Park

    Make a photo stop in Central Park

    Visit the Empire State Building by night

  • Day 2: New York City

    Take a guided tour of New York City 

    • Greenwich Village
    • SoHo
    • Chinatown
    • Little Italy 

    Visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum 

    Visit Times Square

    Attend a Broadway show (based on a select list of current shows)

  • Day 3: New York City • Philadelphia

    Visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

    • Marvel at the 151-foot model engineered by Alexandre Gustav Eiffel, of Eiffel Tower fame
    • Explore the Ellis Island Immigration Museum

    Travel to Philadelphia

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 4: Philadelphia • Washington, D.C.

    Take a walking tour of Independence National Historical Park

    • Congress Hall
    • Carpenters' Hall
    • Franklin Court

    Take a guided tour of Independence Hall

    Visit the Liberty Bell Center 

    Travel to Washington, D.C.

    Visit the Smithsonian museum of your choice, which may include:

    • National Air and Space Museum
    • National Museum of Natural History
    • National Museum of African Art
    • National Museum of American History

    Take a guided night tour of Washington, D.C.

    • Lincoln Memorial
    • Korean War Veterans Memorial
    • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Day 5: Washington, D.C.

    Visit Mount Vernon

    • Mansion and grounds
    • Museum and education center
    • George Washington's tomb

    Visit Arlington National Cemetery

    • Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    • Kennedy gravesites

    Make a photo stop at the Marine Corps War Memorial

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 6: Washington, D.C. • Williamsburg

    Explore Washington, D.C. highlights:

    • Photo stop at the White House
    • Photo stop at the Washington Monument
    • WWII Memorial

    See the U.S. Capitol and Visitor Center

    Photo stop at the Library of Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court

    Explore the Tidal Basin

    • FDR Memorial
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
    • Jefferson Memorial

    Visit the National Archives

    Travel to Williamsburg

  • Day 7: Williamsburg • Jamestown

    Take a guided tour of Colonial Williamsburg

    • Capitol
    • Public Gaol
    • 18th-century tavern

     Take a guided tour of the Jamestown Settlement 

    • Reproductions of original boats used when settlers came to America
    • 17th-century colonial fort
    • Traditional Powhatan Village

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 8: Washington, D.C.

    Return to Washington, D.C.

    Enjoy free time in Washington, D.C.

    Depart for home
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  • Round-trip Transportation

    Round-trip transportation on major carriers; comfortable motorcoach throughout the tour.

  • Hotel Accommodations

    Overnight stays in safe, quality hotels.

  • Overnight Security

    Professional security guards on watch nightly from 10 p.m. – 5 a.m.

  • Meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily; lunch can also be included.

  • All Gratuities

    Tips included for your Tour Director, bus driver, licensed guides, restaurant and hotel staff.

  • Guided Tours and Activities

    Sightseeing tours led by expert and licensed local guides; tickets to all activities.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your Tour Director stays with your group 24/7, providing local insight and knowledge, while handling every on-tour detail.

  • Training and Support

    We prepare new Group Leaders on a free Training Tour and provide personal support every step of the way.

  • Traveler Resources

    We offer travelers flexible payment options as well as a dedicated support team to manage finances and answer tour questions.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team while on tour.

  • Expert Tour Planning

    Your dedicated EF team provides expertise every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • weShare—Online Engagement

    Our digital learning space engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Illness and Accident Coverage

    Rest easier knowing your travelers are covered on tour with EF's comprehensive coverage plan.

  • $50 Million Liability Policy

    Group Leaders and schools are protected while on tour.

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