Washington DC Educational Tour – 3 Days

Educational Tours

3 Day Washington DC Educational Tour

3 day educational

Washington DC is filled with so many unique and exciting sites and attractions which makes it perfect for an educational tour destination. Students can explore a wide variety of museums, memorials and government buildings and learn how our nation has grown and how it works today.

This three day Washington DC educational tour is filled with so much to see and do. Students will be able to visit the Capitol Building, the Supreme Court, the Smithsonian Museums, all of the popular monuments and memorials and so much more. Plus, we will customize this tour in a way which will meet  your group's needs.

Your can request more information by calling our toll-free number at 1.888.796.8763 or by filling in the Request Form on this page. You will find a basic and a detailed itinerary below on this page as well as what is included in this tour. As always, substitutions are allowed based upon availability (some price change may be necessary).

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3 Day Educational Tour Detailed Itinerary

This itinerary is based upon a mid-morning to early-afternoon arrival in Washington DC. Should your group arrive earlier in the day, additional activities could be added to this itinerary to maximize your time. All itineraries are customized for your needs.

Washington DC Educational Tour Itinerary Day 1

Pentagon Memorial - On September 11, 2001, Washington DC was attacked when terrorist crashed American Airlines flight 77 into the Pentagon, killing everyone on board and several more at the Pentagon.Pentagon Memorial

Arlington Cemetery Tour - Visit the grave site of JFK or see the memorial to those who died in the two Space Shuttle accidents at Arlington Cemetery. Be sure to watch the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.Arlington

Iwo Jima Memorial - Officially called the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, this large sculpture depicts the planting of our flag atop Mt. Suribachi on the Island of Iwo Jima in 1945 during World War II.Marine Corps Memorial

White House Photo Stop - One of the more popular attractions in Washington DC, the White House is always a great place to stop for a photograph. Some groups may choose to request a White House Tour.White House Photo Stop

Night Tour of the Monuments - One of the best ways to see the monuments and memorials of Washington DC is at night. You will visit the Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, and many others.Washington DC Night tour

 

Washington DC Educational Tour Itinerary Day 2

Capitol Hill Visitor's Center - Before touring the Capitol Building, learn more about the history and many of the fascinating things about the Capitol. This vast Visitor's Center is located adjacent to Capitol Hill and is where your tour will begin.capitol hill VC

Capitol Hill Tour - The Capitol is the home of the Legislative Branch of the United States Government. The House of Representatives and the Senate meet here when they are in session.Capitol building

Supreme Court - Originally part of the Capitol Building, the Supreme Count now resides in its own building. Take a tour of the home of the Judiciary Branch of our Government or watch some of the court proceedings if they are in session.Supreme Court of the United States

Library of Congress - The Library of Congress holds the largest collection of manuscripts, books, photos, and more you will find anywhere. Located near the Capitol, it gives easy access for congressmen for research.Library of Congress in Washington DC

National Archives - View the most important documents in the history of the United States. See the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution and many other historical documents.National Archives

Museum of American History - The history of the United States is filled with many exciting as well as trying times. Learn about our history as well as many other things. The museum offers numerous popular exhibits to explore.National Museum of American History

 

Washington DC Educational Tour Itinerary Day 3

Ford's Theatre - On April 14, 1865, just a few days after Lee's surrender to Grant, Abraham Lincoln was watching the Play "Our American Cousin" when he was shot at close range in the back of the head. Visit the location of this tragic event.Ford's Theatre Washington DC

Petersen House - Early in the morning of April 15, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln died here at the Petersen House located across the Street from Ford's Theatre.
Petersen House

Holocaust Museum - The Holocaust Museum is dedicated to the remembrance of the millions who were needlessly murdered during World War II in Europe. The museum is sure to have a lasting impact on all who visit.Holocaust 2

Bureau of Engraving & Printing - Take a fascinating look into the way our currency is created as you watch millions of dollars being printed before your eyes.Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Air & Space Museum - The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum is one of the most-popular museums in the world. See the "Spirit of 76" which Lindberg flew across the Atlantic or visit the many educational exhibits found here.Air & Space Museum

Museum of Natural History - This popular Smithsonian Museum houses a vast collection of animals found around the world as well as fascinating minerals, dinosaur bones and much more. You can even touch a piece of the moon or see a rock from Mars!Museum of Natural History

 

What's Included

Professional Licensed Tour Guide
Customized Itinerary
Two Nights Lodging
Breakfast Daily at the Hotel
Three Lunches
Two Dinners
Optional Add-on Tours

Basic Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Washington DC

Meet Your Tour Guide
Pentagon Memorial
Arlington Cemetery Tour
Iwo Jima Memorial
White House Photo Stop
Dinner
Check into Hotel
Night Tour of the Monuments

Day 2
Capitol Hill Visitor's Center
Capitol Hill Tour
Lunch at Capitol Hill
Supreme Court
Library of Congress
National Archives
Museum of American History
Dinner
*Optional Evening Activity

Day 3
Ford's Theatre
Petersen House
Holocaust Museum
Bureau of Engraving & Printing
Lunch at Smithsonian
Air & Space Museum
Museum of Natural History