5 days
Philadelphia, Washington, D.C.
Discover a range of Catholic colleges from Philadelphia to D.C. that are steeped in centuries of tradition. Please note: This tour is for high school students only.
  • Day 1: Philadelphia

    Arrive in Philadelphia

    Take a guided tour of University of Pennsylvania

    Take a walking tour of Philadelphia

    • Chinatown
    • Reading Terminal
    • Midtown Village
    • Rittenhouse Square

    Participate in an orientation workshop

  • Day 2: Philadelphia

    Take a guided tour of Villanova University 

    Take a guided tour of Saint Joseph's University

    See the "Rocky Steps" in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art

  • Day 3: Maryland • Washington, D.C.

    Travel to Baltimore

    Take a guided tour of Johns Hopkins University 

    Take a guided tour of Loyola University Maryland

    Travel to Washington, D.C.

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

    • Lincoln Memorial
    • Korean War Veterans Memorial
    • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Day 4: Washington, D.C.

    Take a guided tour of Georgetown University

    Free time to visit George Washington University

    Take a guided tour of Catholic University

  • Day 5: Washington, D.C.

    Take a guided tour of American University

    Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Philadelphia

    Arrive in Philadelphia

    Take a guided tour of University of Pennsylvania

    Take a walking tour of Philadelphia

    • Chinatown
    • Reading Terminal
    • Midtown Village
    • Rittenhouse Square

    Participate in an orientation workshop

  • Day 2: Philadelphia

    Take a guided tour of Villanova University 

    Take a guided tour of Saint Joseph's University

    See the "Rocky Steps" in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art

  • Day 3: Maryland • Washington, D.C.

    Travel to Baltimore

    Take a guided tour of Johns Hopkins University 

    Take a guided tour of Loyola University Maryland

    Travel to Washington, D.C.

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

    • Lincoln Memorial
    • Korean War Veterans Memorial
    • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Day 4: Washington, D.C.

    Take a guided tour of Georgetown University

    Free time to visit George Washington University

    Take a guided tour of Catholic University

  • Day 5: Washington, D.C.

    Take a guided tour of American University

    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

    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—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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