STUDENT TRAVEL IN WASHINGTON D.C.

Planning Student Group Trips to Washington, DC

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Washington D.C.

“ THE HEART OF OUR GREAT NATION, WASHINGTON, D.C. IS THE CAPITOL OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. “

Home to a variety of national monuments and memorials, this city is the perfect place to learn more about the U.S. government and the cultural diversity of the United States. Here you will find numerous hands-on museums, such as the Spy Museum, the Crime Museum, and the

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Newseum, as well as plenty of historical sites open to the general public, such as the Lincoln Memorial, the Smithsonian Institution, and, of course, the National Mall. Travel throughout the city is made easy with the public METRO system, and many attractions are accessible by foot.

We are happy to come alongside you as you plan your visit to Washington, D.C., helping you find the best hotels in the area. Whether you are looking for an affordable place to stay outside the city or a hotel near your favorite attraction, we are here to help. Simply give us a call to take advantage of our trip planning services, such as hotel lists, attraction pricing, and estimates of transportation costs.

As you plan your trip to Washington, D.C., we encourage you to include some of the following activities in your travel itinerary.

CITY HIGHLIGHTS

ATTRACTIONS

George Washington’s Mount Vernon
Madame Tussauds
National Firearms Museum
Arlington National Cemetery
Bureau of Engraving & Printing
Crime Museum
Fords Theater
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
Hirshhorn Museum
International Spy Museum
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Library of Congress
National Air & Space Museum
National Air & Space Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
National Aquarium
National Arboretum
National Archives
National Gallery of Art
National Mall
National Museum of American History
National Museum of Natural History
National Museum of the American Indian

National Zoological Park
Newseum
Potomac Riverboat Company
Six Flags America
St. John Paul II National Shrine
Supreme Court of the USA
U.S. Capitol
U.S. Navy Museum
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Washington National Cathedral
White House

UNIVERSITIES

American University
Catholic University of America
Howard University

George Washington University
Georgetown University

Trinity University
George Mason University

PERFORMING ARTS

Washington Ballet
National Symphony
U.S. Army Band
U.S. Marine Band
Shear Madness

SPORTS

Nationals Baseball
Washington Redksins
D.C. United Soccer

Washington Capitals
Washington Wizards

RESTAURANTS

Buca di Beppo
Medieval Times
Hard Rock Cafe
Hill Country Barbeque
Thunder Grill
Capitol City Brewing Co.

Entertainment Cruises
Carmine’s Italian
Pizzeria Uno
Food Court at Union Station
Toby’s Dinner Theater

SHOPPING

Union Station
Pentagon City Mall
National Harbor
Reston Town Center

TRANSPORTATION

Dulles Airport (IAD)
Baltimore/Washington (BWI)
Reagan National (DCA)
Amtrak
Washington Metro

MEMORIALS / MONUMENTS

African American Civil War Memorial
Air Force Memorial
FDR Memorial
Jefferson Memorial
Korean War Veterans Memorial
Lincoln Memorial

Marine Corps Memorial Iwo Jima Statue
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
National World War II Memorial
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Washington Monument

TESTIMONIALS

“ This has been the absolute best experience I have ever had on a trip with a tour company. From the beginning, everything was well organized. There was a lot of cooperation, flexibility, good details and excellent staff relations in the entire process. ”

Christopher Kastner, Band Director
North Arlington High School
North Arlington, NJ