5 days
Washington, D.C., Williamsburg
Throughout our nation’s history, African-Americans have played an important role. Experience life—the music, culture and traditions—in colonial times, and celebrate how far our nation has come.
d.c. & williamsburg: african-american history secondary
  • Day 1: Washington, D.C. • Williamsburg

    Arrive in Washington, D.C.

    Explore Washington, D.C. highlights:

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

    Travel to Williamsburg

    Participate in an evening program at Colonial Williamsburg

  • Day 2: Jamestown • Williamsburg

     Take a guided tour of the Jamestown Settlement 

    • Reproductions of original boats used when settlers came to America
    • 17th-century colonial fort
    • Traditional Powhatan Village

    Visit Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Glasshouse

    Take a guided tour of Colonial Williamsburg

    • Capitol
    • Public Gaol
    • 18th-century tavern

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 3: Mount Vernon • Washington, D.C.

    Return to Washington, D.C.

    Visit Mount Vernon

    • Mansion and grounds
    • Museum and education center
    • George Washington's tomb

    Visit Ford's Theatre and Petersen House

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

    • Lincoln 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

    Visit the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

    Visit the Anacostia Community Museum

    Visit the African-American Civil War Memorial

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 5: Washington, D.C.

    See the U.S. Capitol and Visitor Center

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

    Explore the Tidal Basin

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

    Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Washington, D.C. • Williamsburg

    Arrive in Washington, D.C.

    Explore Washington, D.C. highlights:

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

    Travel to Williamsburg

    Participate in an evening program at Colonial Williamsburg

  • Day 2: Jamestown • Williamsburg

     Take a guided tour of the Jamestown Settlement 

    • Reproductions of original boats used when settlers came to America
    • 17th-century colonial fort
    • Traditional Powhatan Village

    Visit Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Glasshouse

    Take a guided tour of Colonial Williamsburg

    • Capitol
    • Public Gaol
    • 18th-century tavern

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 3: Mount Vernon • Washington, D.C.

    Return to Washington, D.C.

    Visit Mount Vernon

    • Mansion and grounds
    • Museum and education center
    • George Washington's tomb

    Visit Ford's Theatre and Petersen House

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

    • Lincoln 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

    Visit the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

    Visit the Anacostia Community Museum

    Visit the African-American Civil War Memorial

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 5: Washington, D.C.

    See the U.S. Capitol and Visitor Center

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

    Explore the Tidal Basin

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

    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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