5 days
Washington, D.C.
When you focus in on Washington, D.C., you can feel the energy of our nation’s capital long before and after Inauguration Day. Delve deeper into our nation’s capital with visits and guided tours of museums, monuments and memorials. As you discover the moments that shaped our present, you’re bound to have your own that inspire your future.
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  • Day 1: Washington, D.C.

    Arrive in 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 night tour of Washington

    • Lincoln Memorial
    • WWII Memorial
    • Korean War Veterans Memorial
    • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Day 2: Washington, D.C.

    Visit Arlington National Cemetery

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

    Make a photo stop at the Marine Corps War Memorial

    Visit Mount Vernon

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

    Enjoy an evening activity in Alexandria

  • Day 3: Washington D.C.

    Experience the events of Inauguration Day

    • Oath of Office
    • Presidential Inaugural Address
    • Inaugural Parade
    • Inaugural Ball
  • Day 4: Washington, D.C.

    Take a guided tour of Washington

    • Washington Monument
    • FDR Memorial
    • Martin Luther King, Jr National Memorial
    • Jefferson Memorial

    Visit Capitol Hill

    Make a photo stop at the U.S. Capitol

    Library of Congress

    Make a photo stop at the Supreme Court

    Visit the National Archives

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 5: Washington D.C.

    Visit the Newseum

    Depart for home

  • Day 1: Washington, D.C.

    Arrive in 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 night tour of Washington

    • Lincoln Memorial
    • WWII Memorial
    • Korean War Veterans Memorial
    • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Day 2: Washington, D.C.

    Visit Arlington National Cemetery

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

    Make a photo stop at the Marine Corps War Memorial

    Visit Mount Vernon

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

    Enjoy an evening activity in Alexandria

  • Day 3: Washington D.C.

    Experience the events of Inauguration Day

    • Oath of Office
    • Presidential Inaugural Address
    • Inaugural Parade
    • Inaugural Ball
  • Day 4: Washington, D.C.

    Take a guided tour of Washington

    • Washington Monument
    • FDR Memorial
    • Martin Luther King, Jr National Memorial
    • Jefferson Memorial

    Visit Capitol Hill

    Make a photo stop at the U.S. Capitol

    Library of Congress

    Make a photo stop at the Supreme Court

    Visit the National Archives

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 5: Washington D.C.

    Visit the Newseum

    Depart for home

Everything you get

This all-inclusive experience gives students the chance to discover the life-changing power of travel—at a more affordable price.
  • Transportation

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

  • Hotels

    Overnight stays in safe, quality hotels.

  • Meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily; lunch can also be included.

  • Overnight Security

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

  • Round-the-clock Tour Director

    Your locally connected Tour Director stays with your group 24/7 to handle all on-tour logistics and provide fun, knowledgeable insight everywhere you go.

  • Guided tours and activities

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

  • Gratuities

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

  • 24-hour emergency support

    24-hour emergency support from our Boston headquarters; 21 local offices and schools for support throughout the country.

  • Illness and Accident Coverage

    Travel protection in case of illness or injury during your tour.

  • Travel gear

    Backpacks, luggage tags and travel I.D. badges for students; messenger bag, luggage tag and travel I.D. for Group Leader.

Enrich your tour experience

As your students explore the history and culture of America, complement their experience with a Tour Enrichment. These one-to-two day programs are focused on different themes—from volunteerism to leadership—and add a new dimension to the place you’re visiting. From examining an urban farm in Brooklyn to participating in a high-ropes course in Washington, D.C., the opportunities are endless.

Want to know about all of our Tour Enrichment programs? Call 1-800-503-2323 and talk to your tour consultant today.

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