3–5 days
Washington, D.C.

Travel to Washington, D.C., the heart of American politics and the ideal destination for teachers and students to connect with the nation’s history and culture. Trace the steps of America’s founders as you witness the modern-day marvels of it’s capital. This is a perfect tour for students interested in history and government.

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  • Day 1: Travel to Washington, D.C.

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Explore Washington, D.C. highlights:

    • Photo stop at the White House
    • 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

    Take a guided night tour of Washington, D.C.

    • Lincoln Memorial
    • Korean War Veterans Memorial
    • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Day 2: Washington, D.C.

    Visit Arlington National Cemetery

    • Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    • Kennedy gravesites

    Make a photo stop at the Canadian Embassy

    Visit Mount Vernon

    Legends of Alexandria Tour
  • Day 3: Washington, D.C. • Depart for home

    Visit Capitol Hill

    • United States Capitol
    • Library of Congress
    • Supreme Court
    • National Archives

    See the Library of Congress and Supreme Court

    Explore the Tidal Basin

    • FDR Memorial
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
    • Jefferson Memorial

Add 2 more days

  • Day 3: Washington, D.C.

    Visit Capitol Hill

    • United States Capitol
    • Library of Congress
    • Supreme Court
    • National Archives

    See the Library of Congress and Supreme Court

    Explore the Tidal Basin

    • FDR Memorial
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
    • Jefferson Memorial

    National Archives (Time Permitting)

    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

    Dinner in Washington DC
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Dinner and dancing on the Potomac

    Dinner and dancing on the Potomac

    Enjoy a buffet dinner, then dance the night away with friends on a boat cruise down the historic Potomac River, a waterway that was explored by Captain John Smith in 1608.

  • Day 4: Washington, D.C.

    Visit the Pentagon Memorial 

    Explore Georgetown with your Tour Director 

    Visit to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (Remember the Children: Daniel's Story)

    Dinner in Washington DC
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Theatre performance

    Theatre performance

    Experience Washington, D.C.’s performing arts scene firsthand with a live theatre performance. 

  • Day 5: Washington, D.C. • Depart for home

    Visit the International Spy Museum or the National Law Enforcement Museum 

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Travel to Washington, D.C.

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Explore Washington, D.C. highlights:

    • Photo stop at the White House
    • 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

    Take a guided night tour of Washington, D.C.

    • Lincoln Memorial
    • Korean War Veterans Memorial
    • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Day 2: Washington, D.C.

    Visit Arlington National Cemetery

    • Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    • Kennedy gravesites

    Make a photo stop at the Canadian Embassy

    Visit Mount Vernon

    Legends of Alexandria Tour
  • Day 3: Washington, D.C. • Depart for home

    Visit Capitol Hill

    • United States Capitol
    • Library of Congress
    • Supreme Court
    • National Archives

    See the Library of Congress and Supreme Court

    Explore the Tidal Basin

    • FDR Memorial
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
    • Jefferson Memorial

Add 2 more days

  • Day 3: Washington, D.C.

    Visit Capitol Hill

    • United States Capitol
    • Library of Congress
    • Supreme Court
    • National Archives

    See the Library of Congress and Supreme Court

    Explore the Tidal Basin

    • FDR Memorial
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
    • Jefferson Memorial

    National Archives (Time Permitting)

    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

    Dinner in Washington DC
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Dinner and dancing on the Potomac

    Dinner and dancing on the Potomac

    Enjoy a buffet dinner, then dance the night away with friends on a boat cruise down the historic Potomac River, a waterway that was explored by Captain John Smith in 1608.

  • Day 4: Washington, D.C.

    Visit the Pentagon Memorial 

    Explore Georgetown with your Tour Director 

    Visit to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (Remember the Children: Daniel's Story)

    Dinner in Washington DC
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Theatre performance

    Theatre performance

    Experience Washington, D.C.’s performing arts scene firsthand with a live theatre performance. 

  • Day 5: Washington, D.C. • Depart for home

    Visit the International Spy Museum or the National Law Enforcement Museum 

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Everything you get

This all-inclusive experience gives students the chance to explore the world–all at an unbeatable value.
  • Transportation

    Whether it’s by plane, motor coach, train, ferries or subways—your transportation is all covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Meals

    Traditional breakfasts and dinners bring local flavors to life as part of your tour experience. Lunches are left for you to discover new favourite dishes of your own.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your dedicated Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides add cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • Customary gratuities

    To make things even easier we’ve included all tips to show appreciation to your Tour Director, local guides, and bus driver at the end of your tour.

  • Overnight security

    Safety is our number one priority. That’s why we’ve included professional security on watch nightly at your hotel.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travellers to planning and managing your tour.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travellers and their families can count on EF’s dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances.

Lowest price

Includes airfare, hotels, meals, full-time Tour Director and more.

Benefit from added flexibility of the risk-free enrolment period

If you are currently enrolled, or enrol before December 16, 2020, on a tour travelling on or after October 1, 2021, you will have the option to cancel your tour for any reason through June 15, 2021. EF will refund 100% of the money you paid to EF, including the $199 non-refundable deposit and the cost of the Global Travel Protection Plan if your payments are up to date and your account is in good standing.

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