5 or 6 days
Washington, D.C., New York City

Feel the pulse of the American spirit during this journey to two of the nation’s most influential cities. From the White House and the U.S. Capitol to Times Square and the Statue of Liberty, students will discover how these two great cities have helped shape America's past, present and future.

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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.

    See the U.S. Capitol and Visitor Center: 

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

    See the Library of Congress and Supreme Court

    Explore the Tidal Basin

     Visit Mount Vernon: 

    • Estate and mansion (pending availability)
    • Museum and education center
    • George Washington's tomb

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 3: Washington, D.C. | New York City

     Visit Arlington National Cemetery:

    • Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    • Kennedy gravesites
    • Women in Military Service for America Memorial

    Make a photo stop at the Marine Corps War Memorial

    Travel to New York City

    Visit the Empire State Building by night 

  • Day 4: New York City

     Visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

    • Marvel at the 151-foot model engineered by Alexandre Gustav Eiffel, of Eiffel Tower fame
    • Explore the Ellis Island Immigration Museum

    Take a guided sightseeing tour of the Financial District

    • 9/11 Memorial
    • St. Paul's Chapel
    • Wall Street
    • Federal Hall
    • New York Stock Exchange
    • Trinity Church
    • Charging Bull sculpture
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    September 11 Museum

    September 11 Museum

    At the 9/11 Museum, learn more about the events surrounding September 11 through interactive exhibits, artifacts, and personal narratives from those who were there that day. 

    Visit Times Square

    Attend a Broadway show (based on a select list of current shows) 

  • Day 5: New York City

    Take a guided tour of Midtown: 

    • Fifth Avenue
    • Rockefeller Center
    • St. Patrick's Cathedral
    • Bryant Park
    • United Nations Headquarters

    Stop to see Central Park

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  • Day 5: New York City

    Take a guided tour of Midtown: 

    • Fifth Avenue
    • Rockefeller Center
    • St. Patrick's Cathedral
    • Bryant Park
    • United Nations Headquarters

    Stop to see Central Park

    Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Broadway Show

    Broadway Show

    There's nothing quite like seeing a show on Broadway. Enjoy an unforgettable theater experience with your group.

  • Day 6: New York City | Depart for home

    Visit Tour of Madison Square Garden or Radio City Music Hall

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.

    See the U.S. Capitol and Visitor Center: 

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

    See the Library of Congress and Supreme Court

    Explore the Tidal Basin

     Visit Mount Vernon: 

    • Estate and mansion (pending availability)
    • Museum and education center
    • George Washington's tomb

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 3: Washington, D.C. | New York City

     Visit Arlington National Cemetery:

    • Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    • Kennedy gravesites
    • Women in Military Service for America Memorial

    Make a photo stop at the Marine Corps War Memorial

    Travel to New York City

    Visit the Empire State Building by night 

  • Day 4: New York City

     Visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

    • Marvel at the 151-foot model engineered by Alexandre Gustav Eiffel, of Eiffel Tower fame
    • Explore the Ellis Island Immigration Museum

    Take a guided sightseeing tour of the Financial District

    • 9/11 Memorial
    • St. Paul's Chapel
    • Wall Street
    • Federal Hall
    • New York Stock Exchange
    • Trinity Church
    • Charging Bull sculpture
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    September 11 Museum

    September 11 Museum

    At the 9/11 Museum, learn more about the events surrounding September 11 through interactive exhibits, artifacts, and personal narratives from those who were there that day. 

    Visit Times Square

    Attend a Broadway show (based on a select list of current shows) 

  • Day 5: New York City

    Take a guided tour of Midtown: 

    • Fifth Avenue
    • Rockefeller Center
    • St. Patrick's Cathedral
    • Bryant Park
    • United Nations Headquarters

    Stop to see Central Park

Add 1 more day

  • Day 5: New York City

    Take a guided tour of Midtown: 

    • Fifth Avenue
    • Rockefeller Center
    • St. Patrick's Cathedral
    • Bryant Park
    • United Nations Headquarters

    Stop to see Central Park

    Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Broadway Show

    Broadway Show

    There's nothing quite like seeing a show on Broadway. Enjoy an unforgettable theater experience with your group.

  • Day 6: New York City | Depart for home

    Visit Tour of Madison Square Garden or Radio City Music Hall

Interested in learning more about this tour?

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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.

  • Personalized Learning Support

    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.

Risk-free enrolment period: Benefit from added flexibility

If you are currently enrolled, or enrol by December 15, 2021, on a tour with a scheduled departure date between October 1, 2022, and September 30, 2023, you will have will have the option to cancel your tour for any reason by March 1, 2022, for a full refund of 100% of the money 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 financial standing.

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