Washington, DC

The Capitol Building

The Lincoln Memorial

Washington, DC

DC stands for District of Columbia referring to the land it was built on, Territory of Columbia, which is a 10 mile square piece of land that used to be a part of Virginia and Maryland. DC was established from the US Constitution, which states that the district “not exceeding 10 miles square” would “become the seat of the Government of the United States.”


July 16, 1790



Please see a sample itinerary below. All itineraries are fully customizable.

Trip Inclusions

  • 3 days bus transportation via luxury motor coach with WIFI

  • 2 nights hotel accommodation at student friendly location

  • Breakfast each morning provided at hotel

  • 2 lunches

  • 1 Poolside Pizza Party dinner

  • 1 dinner in Chinatown

  • Admission to Smithsonian Museum(s) of choice

  • Admission to Smithsonian National Zoo

  • Admission to Holocaust Museum

  • Admission to Arlington National Cemetery public trolley tour

  • Admission to Capitol Building Public Tour

  • Admission to National Portrait Gallery

  • Visit to the White House

  • Guided city tour of Washington DC sites, including a monuments tour of the Jefferson, FDR, Washington, Iwo Jima Marine, Lincoln, Vietnam, Korean, Air Force, Martin Luther King Jr., and 9/11 Memorials.

  • A-Z Travel tour guide

  • Private security upon request
  • Free chaperone spaces based upon number of paying passengers

  • All taxes and fees for above listed inclusions.

Day 1

Morning-  Your group will depart for our nation’s capitol. Upon arrival you will meet your tour guide at the Museum of Natural History for a morning of exploration.

Afternoon- After lunch, your group will depart for a monuments and memorial tour. Start at the Lincoln Memorial, and then make your way to the Vietnam Wall, Korean Memorial, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.

Evening- Once your group is checked into your hotel, you will enjoy an evening of fun. Enjoy your pizza party poolside with evening swim and free time in the game room.


Day 2

Morning- Your group will begin with breakfast at the hotel. Your first stop of the day will be Arlington National Cemetery to visit the Kennedy graves and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Here you will witness the changing of the guards. Your group will continue on to the Iwo Jima Memorial before breaking for lunch.

Afternoon-  After lunch your first stop will be the Holocaust Museum. Afterwards you’ll stop by the White House and enjoy free time. Bring your cameras!

Evening-  Your group will start the evening with a trip to explore Chinatown. Afterwards you will visit the National Portrait Gallery before enjoying a spectacular 5 course dinner. Enjoy free time before returning to the hotel for a night of swimming.


Day 3

Morning- On your final day in DC your group will begin with breakfast at the hotel. Then you will visit the US Capitol Building and enjoy a public tour.

Afternoon-  No visit to DC would be complete without a visit to the Smithsonian National Zoo. Here you will explore, enjoying free time and a lunch voucher. You will then depart for a safe journey home.


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