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Washington D.C & Gettysburg

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Learn about American history and politics while exploring the most famous monuments, memorials and museums of the Nation's Capital. Not only that! Combo your trip with a visit to Gettysburg to deepen your students' knowledge on the Battle of Gettysburg and the Gettysburg Address.

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Our tours begin with ...

Day 1

  • A walk down Pennsylvania Avenue to check out the FBI's J. Edgar Hoover Building, the US Navy Memorial, the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center and so much more;
  • Visit the Arlington National Cemetery and put U.S. History into perspective;
  • Check out the city from the roof of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, where you will see one of the best panoramic views in town;

Day 2 

  • Learn about the Supreme Court, the Library of Congress and the Statue of Freedom during an orientation walk around Capitol Hill;
  • Walk around the White House, the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States;
  • Explore the National Museum of African American History and Culture;
  • Delve deep into the history of one of the most pivotal moments in human history at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum;
  • Visit and learn about the Vietnam Memorial, the Reflecting Pool, the Lincoln and Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorials, and so much more during a monument tour;

Day 3 

  • Be impressed and have tons of fun at the Smithsonian's National Zoo, a Conservation Biology Institute;
  • Visit the National Air and Space Museum  and see the spirit of the Apollo 11 spaceflight that landed the first two humans on the Moon, and so much more;
  • Learn about the events surrounding the Three Day Battle of Gettysburg by viewing the largest miniature military Diorama in the United States;
  • Visit the Gettysburg National Cemetery, the final resting place of many Union soldiers who fought in the Battle of Gettysburg;
  • Discover historic Baltimore Street during a Ghosts of Gettysburg walking tour;

Day 4

  • Learn about the Battle of Gettysburg and its place within the causes and consequences of the American Civil War;
  • Discover the Gettysburg foundation and witness the drama of the Gettysburg Cyclorama during the Gettysburg exclusive film: A New Birth of Freedom.
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3 to 5 Days
Travel on Week Days
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