Washington, D.C.

Washington DC Student Tours

Washington D.C. is a perennial favourite with American history, political science, social studies and arts groups. Combine Washington with Gettysburg & get the most of your next school trip experience.


  • Gettysburg Diorama
  • Battlefields Guided Tour
  • Washington sightseeing tour
  • Selection of Smithsonian Museums
  • Holocaust Museum
  • Cruise on the Potomac with a visit to Mt. Vernon
  • Pentagon Tour
  • Guided tour of Arlington National Cemetery and Monuments
  • Concert or theatre performance
  • Hockey, Baseball or other professional sports even

Washington D.C. History Tour Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Meet your Tour Manager and depart for Washington D.C.
Lunch (cost extra) en route

Arrive Gateway Theater, Gettysburg for a performance of the film "Fields of Freedom"
Check-in at your hotel (Gettysburg, PA)
Walk to Historic Dobbins House for dinner & enjoy an Interactive Presentation of "A Day In The Life of A Soldier"
Balance of the evening at your own leisure

Day 2

Continental Breakfast in the hotel and then check-out
Gettysburg Diorama Presentation and Battlefields Park Guided Tour
Depart for Washington with lunch (cost extra) en route

Choice of 1 attraction from:

  • Air and Space Museum
  • National Archives
  • Museum of American History
  • The National Art Gallery
  • Museum of Natural History

Dinner (cost extra) at the food court in Union Station
Guided Evening Tour: Monuments and Memorials
Check-in at your hotel in suburban Washington

Day 3

Continental Breakfast in the hotel
Full Morning and Afternoon of Guided Washington Sightseeing to include a comprehensive tour of Arlington Cemetery, visit to the Supreme Court, Library of Congress,walk past the Capitol Bldg. (tours of the Interior Tour depend upon line-ups), visit to the Ford Theatre and the Spy Museum plus photo stops at the White House, Lafayette Park and Blair House

Lunch (cost extra)

Transfer to Potomac Mills Mall for dinner (cost extra) and shopping
Return to the hotel & Overnight

Day 4

Continental Breakfast in the hotel followed by hotel check-out and loading of the coach
Visit Mt. Vernon and then the Holocaust Museum

Lunch (cost extra) at one of the museum cafeterias
Choice of attraction to visit. Please see Day 02 afternoon choices

Meet your relief school bus. Dinner at the Great American Steak House (buffet)
Transfer to a Cultural or Sporting Event then meet your coach and head for home

Day 5

Arrive at your school