Here's What's On Deck:
Departure from your school aboard your luxury motorcoach.
Arrive in Washington and meet your professional licensed tour guide.
See the Wright 1903 Flyer, the Apollo 11 command module, and touch a lunar rock sample at the Air and Space Museum.
Time for dinner and to explore in the Old Post Office (meal vouchers included).
Visit the Martin Luther King Memorial to see how world peace and non-violent social change can be represented.
See the Iwo Jima Memorial and walk along the path for a great view of the capital.
Say goodbye to your tour guide as you head to the hotel to...
Check in for a well deserved night's rest.
Enjoy a continental breakfast at the hotel.
Meet with your tour guide for a full day of activities.
Tour the Arlington National Cemetery. See the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers, the Changing of the Guards, Custis-Lee Mansion and the Kennedy Graves. (There is the possibility of laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Please note that this must be arranged through your school.)
See the executive, judicial and legislative branches of the US government during your guided tour of Washington DC's highlights, including photo stops at the White House, the Supreme Court, Capitol Hill, the National Archives, the Washington Monument and more.
Gain a better understanding of the natural world and our place in it as you visit the National Museum of Natural History. (Lunch in the cafeteria is at individual expense.)
See the Star-Spangled Banner and Dorothy's shoes at the National Museum of American History.
Dinner at one of the restaurants in Union Station (dinner vouchers are provided).
Monument tour by night, to see: the Vietnam Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, the Reflecting Pool, the Lincoln Memorial, and the WWII Memorial.
Say goodbye to your tour guide as you...
Return to the hotel for a well deserved night's rest.
Enjoy a continental breakfast at the hotel, followed by your hotel check-out.
Join other wildlife enthusiasts at the National Zoo (lunch is at individual expense).
Say goodbye to the capital as you head back home. *** A tour of the White House must be arranged through your school. ***
Should you secure a tour and/or a visit with your local state representative, we will rearrange this program accordingly.