5 days
Washington, D.C., New York
While our nation’s capital and the Big Apple are both fast-paced metropolises, EF’s Washington, D.C. & New York City in Depth tour is all about slowing down to form deeper, more meaningful connections. You’ll dive into our nation’s history at the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration, hear powerful stories on a survivor-led tour of the 9/11 Memorial Plaza, and visit a special exhibit at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
  • Day 1: Washington, D.C.

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Explore Washington, D.C. highlights:

    • Photo stop at the White House
    • Lafayette Square and Black Lives Matter Plaza
    • Photo stop at the Washington Monument
    • WWII Memorial

    Visit the Smithsonian museum of your choice, which may include:

    • National Museum of Natural History
    • National Museum of African Art
    • National Museum of American History
    • National Museum of the American Indian

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

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

    See the U.S. Capitol and Visitor Center

    Make a photo stop at the Library of Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court

    Take a professional group photo in Washington, D.C.

    Visit the United States Holocaust Museum

    • Visit a special exhibit to gain a better understanding of the United States' response to the Holocaust

    Explore the Tidal Basin

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

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 3: Washington, D.C. • New York City

    Visit Arlington National Cemetery

    • Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    • Kennedy gravesites
    • Women In Military Service For America Memorial

    Make a photo stop at the Marine Corps War Memorial

    Travel to New York City

    Enjoy views of New York City from one its iconic skyscrapers, which may include:

    • Empire State Building Observatory
    • Top of the Rock
    • Edge at Hudson Yards
    • One World Observatory
  • Day 4: New York City

    Visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

    • Marvel at the 151-foot model engineered by Alexandre Gustav Eiffel, of Eiffel Tower fame
    • Explore the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration and discover the trials and triumphs of the people who passed through the Golden Door

    Take a photo with the Charging Bull of Wall Street

    Take a guided tour of the 9/11 Memorial Plaza, led by survivors of the tragic events as well as family members whose loved ones were lost or impacted

    Visit Times Square

    Attend a Broadway show (based on a select list of current shows)

  • Day 5: New York City

    Take a guided tour of Midtown

    • United Nations Headquarters
    • Chrysler Building
    • Grand Central Terminal
    • Bryant Park
    • Rockefeller Center
    • St. Patrick's Cathedral
    • Fifth Avenue

    Make a photo stop in Central Park

    Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Washington, D.C.

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Explore Washington, D.C. highlights:

    • Photo stop at the White House
    • Lafayette Square and Black Lives Matter Plaza
    • Photo stop at the Washington Monument
    • WWII Memorial

    Visit the Smithsonian museum of your choice, which may include:

    • National Museum of Natural History
    • National Museum of African Art
    • National Museum of American History
    • National Museum of the American Indian

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

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

    See the U.S. Capitol and Visitor Center

    Make a photo stop at the Library of Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court

    Take a professional group photo in Washington, D.C.

    Visit the United States Holocaust Museum

    • Visit a special exhibit to gain a better understanding of the United States' response to the Holocaust

    Explore the Tidal Basin

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

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 3: Washington, D.C. • New York City

    Visit Arlington National Cemetery

    • Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    • Kennedy gravesites
    • Women In Military Service For America Memorial

    Make a photo stop at the Marine Corps War Memorial

    Travel to New York City

    Enjoy views of New York City from one its iconic skyscrapers, which may include:

    • Empire State Building Observatory
    • Top of the Rock
    • Edge at Hudson Yards
    • One World Observatory
  • Day 4: New York City

    Visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

    • Marvel at the 151-foot model engineered by Alexandre Gustav Eiffel, of Eiffel Tower fame
    • Explore the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration and discover the trials and triumphs of the people who passed through the Golden Door

    Take a photo with the Charging Bull of Wall Street

    Take a guided tour of the 9/11 Memorial Plaza, led by survivors of the tragic events as well as family members whose loved ones were lost or impacted

    Visit Times Square

    Attend a Broadway show (based on a select list of current shows)

  • Day 5: New York City

    Take a guided tour of Midtown

    • United Nations Headquarters
    • Chrysler Building
    • Grand Central Terminal
    • Bryant Park
    • Rockefeller Center
    • St. Patrick's Cathedral
    • Fifth Avenue

    Make a photo stop in Central Park

    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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