6 days
New York City, Washington, D.C.
Journey to two of our nation’s most influential cities and discover how they’ve helped shape our past, present, and future. From the Empire State Building and Statue of Liberty to the National Mall and Capitol Hill, get a glimpse into U.S. history before being part of it yourself.

  • Day 1: New York City

    Arrive in New York City

    Take a walking tour of Midtown

    • Fifth Avenue
    • Rockefeller Center
    • Bryant Park

    Visit the Empire State Building

  • Day 2: New York City

    Take a guided tour of New York

    • Greenwich Village
    • SoHo
    • Chinatown
    • Little Italy

    Visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

    Enjoy a Circle Line boat cruise

    Make a photo stop in Times Square

    Enjoy a Broadway Show

  • Day 3: Washington, D.C.

    Travel to Washington, D.C.

    Take a guided tour of Washington

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

    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 4: 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

    Make a photo stop at the U.S. Capitol

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

  • Day 5: Washington, D.C.

    Experience the events of Inauguration Day

    • Oath of Office
    • Presidential Inaugural Address
    • Inaugural Parade
    • Inaugural Ball

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 6: Washington, D.C.

    Visit the Newseum

    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
    • Bryant Park

    Visit the Empire State Building

  • Day 2: New York City

    Take a guided tour of New York

    • Greenwich Village
    • SoHo
    • Chinatown
    • Little Italy

    Visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

    Enjoy a Circle Line boat cruise

    Make a photo stop in Times Square

    Enjoy a Broadway Show

  • Day 3: Washington, D.C.

    Travel to Washington, D.C.

    Take a guided tour of Washington

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

    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 4: 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

    Make a photo stop at the U.S. Capitol

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

  • Day 5: Washington, D.C.

    Experience the events of Inauguration Day

    • Oath of Office
    • Presidential Inaugural Address
    • Inaugural Parade
    • Inaugural Ball

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 6: Washington, D.C.

    Visit the 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.

  • Personalized Learning Support

    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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