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Washington D.C., our nation’s capital, is a “living classroom” sure to captivate your students! Imagine standing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial with your students and gazing across the Reflecting Pool at the National Mall. Experience government and politics in action at the U.S. Capitol, White House and Supreme Court. Marvel at treasures in the Smithsonian Institution’s numerous museums. In this city of awe inspiring monuments and memorials, students will stand in the shadow of our most famous Presidents and pay their respects to Americans who have fallen in war.


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Round-trip deluxe transportation, 3 nights first class lodging, all tours & admissions listed, breakfast (3) and dinner (3) daily, live evening performance, tour director from Kelly Tours, Local Washington DC city guide, security guard at the hotel, Kelly Tours t-shirt, all taxes and some snacks and sodas along the way.


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Depart from school at 6:00am and travel to Washington. Hotel check-in is followed by an orientation tour including a stop at the Lincoln Memorial. Dinner is included at the Pentagon City Mall before retiring to the hotel for the night.


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Breakfast and we have a full day to tour the city: The White House, Capitol Hill (the Supreme Court, US Capitol, and a chance to meet our local representative), lunch break at Union Station. The afternoon features a visit to the Holocaust Museum (Daniel’s Story), National Archives, the Vietnam Memorial and the WWII Memorial. Dinner is included, followed by an Illumination Tour, including stops at the Iwo Jima Marine Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, and the Franklin Roosevelt Monument.


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Breakfast and our tours continue. We visit Arlington National Cemetery for the “Changing of the Guard” at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a stop at JFK’s gravesite and a view from atop Arlington House. See the flags of the world as you drive down Embassy Row to the National Cathedral, the sixth largest Gothic Cathedral in the world that took over 80 years to construct. Lunch break at the Old Post Office followed by an afternoon at the Smithsonian: the American History Museum, Natural History, Air & Space Museum. Dinner cruise on the Potomac River included this evening.


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Breakfast and hotel check out this morning. Morning tour of Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington. Depart for home. A lunch and dinner break will be scheduled (on your own)


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Washington DC Attractions

Choose from the following attractions to customize your student trip to Washington D.C.


Whether experiencing a performance in the same place Lincoln did, or following the story of his presidency through the Civil War in the museum, a visit to Ford’s Theatre brings history to life for students of all ages. Learn and grow through history plays, theatrical walking tours and special learning adventures on site. MUSEUM Visitors to the historic site may choose to begin their visit by walking through the newly renovated museum. The Ford's Theatre Museum combines a remarkable collection of historic artifacts with background on the Civil War and 1860s...

Plan a student trip to colonial Williamsburg. Let Kelly Tours take care of all of the student travel planning. Enjoy deluxe motorcoach transportation.

Students embark on a revolutionary adventure as they step into Colonial Williamsburg, the nation's largest living history museum. Step back in time (more than 220 years) and experience first hand what it was like to live during the 18th century. Visit artisans throughout the Historic Area and learn see what it was like to be a resident of a town at the heart of America’s quest for independence. Colonial evening programs offer a variety of 18th-century entertainment, from dance to...

Add a visit to Monticello to your student trip to Washington DC. Let Kelly Tours student travel specialist help you plan an exciting trip to Washington Dc.

Visit Monticello and get to know Thomas Jefferson—author of the Declaration of Independence and the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, third president of the United States, and founder of the University of Virginia—who voiced the aspirations of a new America as no other individual of his era. As public official, historian, philosopher, and plantation owner, he served his country for over five decades. 2 1/2 hour guided student programs available: Roundabout Monticello - Grades 3-12 Explore public and private spaces on Jefferson’s “little mountain”...

Students travel to Washington DC and visit the Holocaust Museum

A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. Located among our national monuments to freedom on the National Mall, the Museum provides a powerful lesson in the fragility of freedom, and the need for vigilance in preserving democratic values. Many resources are available for teachers striving to help students learn the history of the Holocaust and reflect upon the moral and ethical questions raised by that...

Students can visit the museum of American History in Washington DC with Kelly Tours Student Travel Programs. Roundtrip transportation provided by deluxe motorcoach.

A student trip to Washington DC is not complete without a visit to the National Museum of American History! Where else can you see the orginal Star Spangled Banner, Lincoln’s top hat, Muhammad Ali’s boxing gloves, C3PO and Dorothy’s ruby red slippers? Students can get their hands on history at interactive carts featuring reproduction objects, talk with gallery interpreters or Museum staff, or "step back into time" with actors portraying characters from the past in live theater presentations. Programs and pre- and post-visit materials are...

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Observe the Sun and participate in hands-on activities with our astronomy educators in the Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory. Touch a spacesuit, learn how to make your own telescope, or find out how wing warping works at one of our interactive discovery stations. Explore 22 exhibition galleries covering the history of aviation, spaceflight, astronomy, and planetary science. Along with historic aircraft and space objects, you'll find engines, instruments, uniforms, models, medals, trophies, artwork, and more on display. Programs available including IMAX films, planetarium shows, tours,...

Students love exploring the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History on trips to Washington DC. Call a Kelly Tours student travel specialist for assistance planning your next student field trip. Travel by charter motorcoach from Savannah.

The Museum offers unique experiences for students of all ages. Come face to face with live butterflies, dinosaurs, five different human species, 17 different Australian mammal species, and an 8-ton elephant. It's a great place for groups to meet and learn about the natural world and our place in it. Educator's Guides available. The National Museum of Natural History is one of the largest science classrooms in the world. The Education and Outreach Department through exhibitions, programs and online resources is dedicated to inspiring people of all ages to better understand the natural world...

Students travel to Washington DC to see the National Cathedral with Kelly Tours Student Travel Progams. Travel by deluxe bus charter

Come see the beautiful architecture and grounds, learn more about our history, and enjoy the spectrum of spiritual and cultural activities offered year-round by Washington National Cathedral.The Cathedral is a spiritual resource for our nation: a great and beautiful edifice in the city of Washington, an indispensable ministry for people of all faiths and perspectives, and a sacred place for our country in times of celebration, crisis, and sorrow.The 6th largest cathedral in the world, it has no congregation,but is a house of worship honoring all faiths from around the world....

Visit Washington DC with your student group and see the National Archives

See the orginal documents that set-up our democracy, including the the original Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights which are housed in the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom; the Public Vaults permanent exhibit gallery; the Lawrence F. O'Brien temporary exhibit gallery; the Boeing Learning Center; and the William G. McGowan Theater. The Learning Lab provides an on-site collaborative research experience for middle school students. The problem solving exercise inspires young visitors to connect to our nation's exciting, and very instructive, past. Reservations are...


Washington DC Evening Activities

Choose from the following evening activities to customize your student trip to Washington D.C.

Call Kelly Tours today to plan your student tour to Washington DC. All tours travel by bus charter.

Prepare to feel the presence that will make your senses come alive with excitement - a presence that goes beyond breathtaking views, beyond hair-raising adventures, beyond the awesome power of Anacondas and Grizzlies -- the presence of Dominion. From the moment you enter, enchantment begins and the fun never ends. Rides & Attractions At Kings Dominion, there are rides for everyone. If speed and adventure are for you, there's our THRILL RIDES like The all-new WindSeeker and Intimidator 305. Don't miss them. If slower speeds are for you, the FAMILY RIDES like the Grand Carousel...

After a long day of touring Washington Dc with your students, visit Madame Toussauds Wax Museum for lighthearted fun and amazing photo opportunities

In the capital city with millions of things to see and do, there is only one place where your students can meet the world's most fascinating celebrities, influential world leaders, historical figures and sports icons. Work the red carpet with Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, shake it with Beyonce and Jennifer Lopez. Test your knowledge with interactive, touch screen quizzes in every room. Are you as tall as some of the tallest U.S. presidents, Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama? See if you measure up! The NEW Presidents Gallery is an exhibit that displays all fourty-four...

Student cruise on the potomac river. Need help planning your dc adventure, let Kelly Tours student travel specialist take care of all of the details for you.

For a different view of Washington DC, take a cruise along the Potomac River. See landmarks such as the Kennedy Center, Watergate, the Washington Monument, the U. S. Capitol, the Jefferson Memorial and more. Washington, DC sightseeing cruises are a nice way to relax after a full day of touring, and capture great photographs of the nation’s...

During a Washington DC Field Trip, take a site seeing break and visit Busch Gardens with your students. Call Kelly Tours and a student travel specialist will assist you in planning a wonderful DC experience for your students.

Take a break from Washington DC sightseeing at Bush Gardens Williamsburg! This European-themed park offers fun for students and teachers, from roller coasters to shows to a scenic gondola ride. Travel back in time to charming, 17th-century villages. See the Loch Ness Monster and the Big Bad Wolf. Then throw up your arms and scream as you plunge into the air on one of the park’s many roller coasters. With European flair, Busch Gardens offers you a day filled with action, adventure and entertainment. Explore European countries and enjoy thrilling rides, including Griffon, a 205-foot...

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Discover the legendary accounts of Lincoln’s ghost, see Old Town Alexandria by lantern and more! You’ll follow an 18th century costumed guide by lantern light through the charming streets of Alexandria’s historic district known as Old Town. On this entertaining tour you’ll hear ghost stories, legends and folklore. You will also hear about unsolved mysteries, tales of romance and angry ghosts looking for...

Students and Teachers alike love the Washington DC Illumination Tour. Kelly Tours assist teachers in planning student trips throughout the nation. Transporation provided by motorcoach charter.

Majestic by day but truly spectacular at the sun sets, take a evening tour of Washington DC’s monuments and memorials. Learn entertaining anecdotes and historical information about the sights as you tour. You'll also enjoy a few lively ghost tales about the famous spirits haunting our nation's...


Washington DC Student Trip

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