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 Unknown 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 Unknown 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

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Inauguration 2017: 5 Days in Washington, D.C.
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Great Trip

We had a great time! We had a very large group, and our tour guide was awesome. Everyone was tired but had a wonderful time. ...
BecBec / Adult traveler
Hamshire, Texas / Posted on February 10, 2013

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