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

    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 Air and Space Museum
    • National Museum of Natural History
    • National Museum of African Art
    • National Museum of American History
    • National Museum of the American Indian

    Travel to Williamsburg

    Participate in an evening program at Colonial Williamsburg

  • Day 2: Jamestown • Williamsburg

    Take a guided tour of 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.

    Travel to Washington, D.C.

    Visit Mount Vernon

    • Estate, museum, and education center
    • Mansion (subject to availability)
    • George Washington's tomb
    • The Enslaved People Memorial

    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
    • Women In Military Service For America Memorial

    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

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

    Visit U-Street and the African American Civil War Memorial

    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

    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 Air and Space Museum
    • National Museum of Natural History
    • National Museum of African Art
    • National Museum of American History
    • National Museum of the American Indian

    Travel to Williamsburg

    Participate in an evening program at Colonial Williamsburg

  • Day 2: Jamestown • Williamsburg

    Take a guided tour of 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.

    Travel to Washington, D.C.

    Visit Mount Vernon

    • Estate, museum, and education center
    • Mansion (subject to availability)
    • George Washington's tomb
    • The Enslaved People Memorial

    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
    • Women In Military Service For America Memorial

    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

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

    Visit U-Street and the African American Civil War Memorial

    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.

  • 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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