4 or 6 days
Washington, D.C., Baltimore
View the many museums and monuments of Washington, D.C. While you’re there, explore the wonders of our planet—its plants, animals and many environments—and the outer reaches of space.
science in d.c. secondary
  • Day 1: Washington, D.C.

    Meet a Tour Director at the airport

    Arrive in Washington, D.C.

    Visit the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park

    Visit the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

    See a show at the Albert Einstein Planetarium

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

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

    Explore Washington, D.C. highlights:

    • Photo stop at the White House
    • Photo stop at the Washington Monument
    • WWII Memorial

    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

    Explore the Tidal Basin

    • FDR Memorial
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
    • Jefferson Memorial

    See the U.S. Capitol and Visitor Center

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

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

    Visit the National Aquarium in Baltimore

    Enjoy free time at Baltimore Inner Harbor

    Visit the Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center

    • Participate in a 1-hour educational program

    Visit the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

    • Stroll among live butterflies and exotic plants at the Butterfly Pavilion
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Dinner and dancing on the Potomac

    Dinner and dancing on the Potomac

    Enjoy a buffet dinner, then dance the night away with friends on a boat cruise down the historic Potomac River, a waterway that was explored by Captain John Smith in 1608.

  • Day 4: Washington, D.C.

    See an IMAX movie at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

    Depart for home

Experience even more

  • Day 4: Washington, D.C.

    See an IMAX movie at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

    Participate in a Q?rius educational program at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Theater performance

    Theater performance

    Experience Washington, D.C.’s performing arts scene firsthand with a live theater performance.

  • Day 5: Washington, D.C.

    Participate in an educational program at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC), which may include the following:

    • Marsh explorations
    • Ecosystem research
  • Day 6: 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

    Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Washington, D.C.

    Meet a Tour Director at the airport

    Arrive in Washington, D.C.

    Visit the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park

    Visit the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

    See a show at the Albert Einstein Planetarium

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

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

    Explore Washington, D.C. highlights:

    • Photo stop at the White House
    • Photo stop at the Washington Monument
    • WWII Memorial

    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

    Explore the Tidal Basin

    • FDR Memorial
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
    • Jefferson Memorial

    See the U.S. Capitol and Visitor Center

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

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

    Visit the National Aquarium in Baltimore

    Enjoy free time at Baltimore Inner Harbor

    Visit the Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center

    • Participate in a 1-hour educational program

    Visit the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

    • Stroll among live butterflies and exotic plants at the Butterfly Pavilion
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Dinner and dancing on the Potomac

    Dinner and dancing on the Potomac

    Enjoy a buffet dinner, then dance the night away with friends on a boat cruise down the historic Potomac River, a waterway that was explored by Captain John Smith in 1608.

  • Day 4: Washington, D.C.

    See an IMAX movie at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

    Depart for home

Experience even more

  • Day 4: Washington, D.C.

    See an IMAX movie at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

    Participate in a Q?rius educational program at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Theater performance

    Theater performance

    Experience Washington, D.C.’s performing arts scene firsthand with a live theater performance.

  • Day 5: Washington, D.C.

    Participate in an educational program at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC), which may include the following:

    • Marsh explorations
    • Ecosystem research
  • Day 6: 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

    Depart for home

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Your experience includes

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  • 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

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