Washington, D.C. School Trip
A Washington, D.C. school trip is at the top of many classroom's annual “must do" lists. There is no better way to learn about the United States government than to see our nation's capital. Bringing history to life through the sites, sounds and activity of Washington, D.C. will enhance your student's abilities to learn while also enjoying themselves on an amazing adventure.
Explore the Smithsonian Museums on the National mall. These include the National Museum of Natural History, the National Museum of the American Indian, the National Museum of American History, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the National Museum of African Art, the National Museum of African American History and Culture and the National Air and Space Museum. Visit the Newseum where each of it's seven floors is packed with interactive exhibits that explore how news affects our shared experience of historic moments. If you want to lighten up the day for the kids stop by the Spy Museum.*
Nearby, our government is at work. You can tour the White House, the Capitol building, the National Archives, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial and so much more.
All in all, Washington DC is a sophisticated, world-class city with an array of historical and cultural attractions, top-notch entertainment and fine restaurants. This makes a school trip to Washington D.C. one of our most diverse educational experiences.
Tailor Your Washington D.C. School TripEducational Discovery Tours doesn't just plan a cookie cutter Washington D.C. school trip for your group. Instead, we’ll work with you to tailor the program to meet your educational goals and fit into your curriculum. School trips to Washington D.C. can be overwhelming, to say the least. But, with over 42 years of experience planning student trips to Washington D.C., you can be assured that you’ll have an enjoyable and manageable schedule, yet, accomplish everything you set out to do.
Give us a call and we’ll get started on planning your Washington D.C. School Trip today: 1-800-544-4723
*Due to high levels of demand during the spring break period some museums may sell-out. In the event museum tickets are not available on your classrooms first day of choice, a date change may be necessary. Educational Discovery Tour experts may also suggest alternative tours or sites to see during your visit.
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- Clinic at local College/University
- Music Exchange with Local School
- Various Festival opportunities and Parade
- Public Performances, examples:
And many, many more! Call us about our ever evolving Washington D.C. School Trip programs.
Other Activities and Sightseeing
- Washington Monument
- Lincoln Memorial
- Jefferson Memorial
- Roosevelt Memorial
- Holocaust Museum
- Six Flags America
- White House
- River Cruise
- Ford’s Theater
- Library of Congress
- U.S. Capital
- Mount Vernon
- Basilica of the National Shrine of the Conception
- Immaculate Conception
- Korean War Veterans Memorial
- Kennedy Center for Performing Arts
- National World War II Memorial
- Bureau of Engraving and Printing
- Arlington National Cemetery
- International Spy Museum
- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
- Robert E. Lee Memorial
- Supreme Court Building
- Smithsonian Museums
- Williamsburg: Colonial Williamsburg, Busch Gardens Theme Park
- Baltimore: National Aquarium