Washington, DC

 

Washington, DC is one of the most historical and inspiring cities in the world, and is the most popular school field trip destination in the United States.  This is a city rooted in the foundations of democracy and is home to numerous historical landmarks, museums and monuments. 

Two Day
 

Day One

 

Ford’s Theatre and Peterson House 

US Capitol 

Monument Tour 

Lincoln Memorial 

Vietnam Wall 

Korean War Memorial 

Dinner at Union Station 

Night tour of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial 

 

Day Two

 

World War ll and/or FDR Memorial 

Arlington National Cemetery 

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier 

Changing of the Guard Ceremony 

John F. Kennedy Grave 

Smithsonian Museum Tours 

National Air and Space Museum (lunch in cafeteria) 

Natural History Museum 

Museum of American History 

 

 

Three Day
 

Day One

 

Ford’s Theater and Peterson House 

US Capitol 

Monument Tour 

Lincoln Memorial 

Vietnam Wall 

Korean War Memorial 

Dinner at Union Station 

Night tour of Jefferson Memorial 

 

Day Two

 

World War ll Memorial

Washington Monument (elevator ride to top) 

Smithsonian Museums 

National Air and Space Museum (meal vouchers) 

Natural History Museum 

National Museum of the American Indian 

Museum of American History 

FDR Memorial 

Dinner at Pentagon City Mall (meal vouchers) 

 Iwo Jima Memorial 

 

Day Three

 

Two of the following options 

White House Visitor Center 

Bureau of Engraving and Printing 

White House Tour 

Washington National Cathedral 

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 

National Archives 

The United States Supreme Court 

The International Spy Museum 

Mt. Vernon 

Arlington National Cemetery 

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier 

School wreath laying ceremony (optional) 

Changing of the Guards 

JFK Grave and the Eternal Flame 

 

Four Day

 

Schools traveling to Washington, DC from locations that are more that a 7 hour drive, we suggest adding an additional travel day to maximize you time in Washington.

 

A custom trip based on the the options from the Two or Three Day Itinerary will be designed for your needs.

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