5 days
Washington, D.C., Williamsburg | AAW
Visit Washington, D.C., and Williamsburg, Virginia, to dive deep into African American history. Further your understanding of colonial times, slavery, and the civil rights movement, and draw parallels to Canada’s past and present as you explore the culture, traditions, and resilience of Black people in the United States.
d.c. & williamsburg: african-american history secondary
  • Day 1: Washington, D.C. • Williamsburg

    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

    Participate in an evening program at Colonial Williamsburg 

  • Day 2: Jamestown • Williamsburg

    Take a guided tour of Jamestown Settlement

    • Reproductions of original boats used when settlers came to America
    • 17th-century colonial fort
    • Traditional Powhatan Village

    Visit Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Glasshouse 

    Guided Sightseeing of Colonial Williamsburg

    Evening Activity in Williamsburg
  • Day 3: Mount Vernon • Washington, D.C.

     Visit Mount Vernon: 

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

    Visit Ford's Theatre and Petersen House 

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

    • Lincoln Memorial
    • Korean War Veterans Memorial
    • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Day 4: Washington, D.C.

     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

    Visit the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site 

    Visit the Anacostia Community Museum 

    Visit the African-American Civil War Memorial 

    Participate in an evening activity
  • Day 5: Washington, D.C.

    See the U.S. Capitol and Visitor Center: 

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

    Make a photo stop at the Library of Congress and Supreme Court

    Explore the Tidal Basin

    • FDR Memorial
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
    • Jefferson Memorial
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  • Day 1: Washington, D.C. • Williamsburg

    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

    Participate in an evening program at Colonial Williamsburg 

  • Day 2: Jamestown • Williamsburg

    Take a guided tour of Jamestown Settlement

    • Reproductions of original boats used when settlers came to America
    • 17th-century colonial fort
    • Traditional Powhatan Village

    Visit Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Glasshouse 

    Guided Sightseeing of Colonial Williamsburg

    Evening Activity in Williamsburg
  • Day 3: Mount Vernon • Washington, D.C.

     Visit Mount Vernon: 

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

    Visit Ford's Theatre and Petersen House 

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

    • Lincoln Memorial
    • Korean War Veterans Memorial
    • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Day 4: Washington, D.C.

     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

    Visit the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site 

    Visit the Anacostia Community Museum 

    Visit the African-American Civil War Memorial 

    Participate in an evening activity
  • Day 5: Washington, D.C.

    See the U.S. Capitol and Visitor Center: 

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

    Make a photo stop at the Library of Congress and Supreme Court

    Explore the Tidal Basin

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