5 days
Washington, D.C., Gettysburg, Richmond
We helped Brandi M., a history teacher from Van Nuys, California, customize her Washington, D.C. tour in 2013. After her students learned about the Civil War in class, we helped her bring her curriculum to D.C. with visits to the Frederick Douglass Museum, Appomattox Court House, MLK Memorial and African American Civil War Memorial.
custom-designed washington, d.c. tour secondary

Day 1
Welcome to Washington, D.C.!
Frederick Douglass House
Frederick Douglass Museum & Caring Hall of Fame
African American Civil War Memorial & Museum
The Smithsonian Museums
Guided Evening Sightseeing of Washington, D.C.
Overnight in Washington, D.C. area

Day 2
Transfer to Gettysburg
Gettysburg Battlefield

  • Visitor Center
  • Museum
  • Cyclorama Experience
Guided Sightseeing of Gettysburg
Return to Washington, D.C.
Overnight in Washington, D.C. area

Day 3
Transfer to Richmond, VA
Appomattox Court House
Richmond National Battlefield Park

  • Civil War Visitor Center at Tredegar Iron Works
Museum and White House of the Confederacy
Petersburg National Battlefield
Cold Harbor Battle Site
Return to Washington, D.C.
Overnight in Washington, D.C. area

Day 4
Guided Sightseeing of Washington, D.C.
Arlington National Cemetery
Excursion to Mount Vernon
Overnight in Washington, D.C. area

Day 5
Newseum
Depart for Home!

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Day 1
Welcome to Washington, D.C.!
Frederick Douglass House
Frederick Douglass Museum & Caring Hall of Fame
African American Civil War Memorial & Museum
The Smithsonian Museums
Guided Evening Sightseeing of Washington, D.C.
Overnight in Washington, D.C. area

Day 2
Transfer to Gettysburg
Gettysburg Battlefield

  • Visitor Center
  • Museum
  • Cyclorama Experience
Guided Sightseeing of Gettysburg
Return to Washington, D.C.
Overnight in Washington, D.C. area

Day 3
Transfer to Richmond, VA
Appomattox Court House
Richmond National Battlefield Park

  • Civil War Visitor Center at Tredegar Iron Works
Museum and White House of the Confederacy
Petersburg National Battlefield
Cold Harbor Battle Site
Return to Washington, D.C.
Overnight in Washington, D.C. area

Day 4
Guided Sightseeing of Washington, D.C.
Arlington National Cemetery
Excursion to Mount Vernon
Overnight in Washington, D.C. area

Day 5
Newseum
Depart for Home!

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Your experience includes

This all-inclusive experience gives students the chance to discover the life-changing power of travel—at the guaranteed lowest price.
  • Round-trip Transportation

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

  • Hotel Accommodations

    Overnight stays in safe, quality hotels.

  • Overnight Security

    Security guards on watch nightly.

  • 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—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience 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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