Washington D.C.

Our nation’s capitol, with it’s imposing buildings, monuments and landmarks, set along the beautiful Potomac River, is a proud sight. A visit to Washington offers the student a first-hand glimpse into the structure and workings of our government, both past and present. We at Student Tours feel that we have been able to include the best of Washington, D.C. at a very reasonable price. Past and present will come alive in our nation’s capital as students discover its unique significance in the life of everyday America. It is a place for all of us to see and know.

All our hotels are conveniently located, some in the city, some on the edge of the city limits and others near the Metro, all an easy bus or metro ride to the places you will want to visit.

Call the office about combining this trip with another destination such as New York, Philadelphia, Gettysburg or Williamsburg.

All Itineraries are Custom Designed to Suit The Needs of Our Clients.

Sample Bus Intinerary

DAY 1
•    Early morning departure from school – rest stop along the way. Bring a snack and box lunch from home.
•    Arrive in Washington, D.C. and check in at your hotel. Enjoy a Dinner Disco Dance at your hotel. OR Stop in Baltimore. Pick up dinner at Harbor Place – own expense. Continue on to Washington. Bus to your hotel and check in.
•    Hotel security.

DAY 2
•    Breakfast at your hotel. Meet your guide.
•    Board your bus for Capitol Hill. Visit the U.S. Capitol Building (pending availability), the Library of Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court.
•    Walk to Union Station for lunch – own expense.
•    Bus to the Newseum for a visit.
•    Bus to a Local Pizzeria for an all you can eat buffet dinner. OR Dinner in the City.
•    Meet your guide and begin your Night Tour of Washington including the Washington Monument, the Lincoln, Jefferson, FDR, Korean War, Viet Nam, Iwo Jima, WWII, and MLK Memorials, and the Kennedy Center as time permits. Your guide will leave you here.
•    Return to your hotel for the night.
•    Hotel security.

DAY 3
•    Breakfast at your hotel. Meet your guide.
•    Board your bus for Arlington National Cemetery. Visit the Women’s Memorial and the Kennedy grave sites.
•    Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier – to be requested by the school, pending availability. OR Bus to Mount Vernon. Visit the plantation home of George Washington and the reconstructed 16 sided barn. Pick up lunch – own expense.
•    Bus to the Smithsonian Institution. Visit the museums. Your guide will leave you here.
•    Return to your hotel to refresh before the evening activity.
•    Enjoy a Dinner Dance Cruise on the Potomac River.
•    Return to your hotel for the night.
•    Hotel security.

DAY 4
•    Breakfast at your hotel. Pack your bus and check out. Meet your guide.
•    Visit the National Zoo.
•    Pick up lunch – own expense. Your guide will leave you here.
•    Board your bus for return trip to your school. Dinner stop along the way – own expense

PLEASE NOTE
Our itineraries are custom designed and priced accordingly, and include 1 complimentary chaperone for every 10 Students. Please contact us for additional details.

Sample Plane Itinerary

DAY I
•    Early morning departure from school. School is responsible for transportation to local airport.
•    Upon arrival at DC area airport, meet your bus.
•    Bus to the Smithsonian Institution. Visit the Air & Space Museum, the Museum of American History and the Museum of Natural History.
•    Walk to the National Archives for a visit.
•    Walk to the Holocaust Museum. Visit “The Story of Daniel”. Extended visits – pending availability.
•    Bus to your hotel and check in.
•    Bus to a Local Pizzeria for an all you can eat buffet dinner OR Dinner in the City.
•    Meet your guide and begin your Night Tour of Washington including the Washington Monument, the Lincoln, Jefferson, FDR, Korean War, Viet Nam, Iwo Jima, WWII, and MLK Memorials, and the Kennedy Center as time permits. Your guide will leave you here.
•    Return to your hotel for the night.
•    Hotel security.

DAY 2
•    Breakfast at your hotel.
•    Bus to Capitol Hill. Meet your guide. Visit the U.S. Capitol Building (pending availability), the Library of Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court.
•    Walk to Union Station for lunch – own expense.
•    Board your bus for Arlington National Cemetery. Visit the Women’s Memorial and the Kennedy grave sites. Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier – to be requested by the school, pending availability.
•    Return to your hotel to refresh before the evening activity.
•    Enjoy a Dinner Dance Cruise on the Potomac River.
•    Return to your hotel for the night.
•    Hotel security.

DAY 3
•    Breakfast at your hotel. Pack your bus and check out.
•    Bus to Mount Vernon . Visit the plantation home of George Washington and the reconstructed 16 sided barn. Pick up lunch – own expense.
•    Continue on to the National Zoo. Enjoy the animals and exhibits.
•    Board your bus for DC area airport.
•    Arrive at your local airport. Group is responsible for transportation back to school.

PLEASE NOTE
Our itineraries are custom designed and priced accordingly, and include 1 complimentary chaperone for every 10 Students. Please contact us for additional details.

Additional Bus & Plane Itinerary Options

•    National Building Museum
•    National Archives
•    Holocaust Museum
•    Ford’s Theatre
•    International Spy Museum
•    Anacostia Museum
•    Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
•    Theatre evening
•    Bureau of Engraving & Printing
•    Navy Museum
•    Day in Williamsburg
•    Day in Baltimore
•    and more…

*Please note:
All trips are priced individually according to departure point, numbers, accommodations and itinerary inclusions. All itineraries will be tailored to suit the interests of the group. Availability, crowds, days and times of opening and closing of buildings may necessitate adjustments in the itinerary. Means of transportation and days of travel will determine scheduling of all activities.

Insurance:
Student Tours, Inc. is insured by a National Tour Association sponsored Comprehensive Liability, Errors and Omissions Insurance Plan. Terms: Student Tours, Inc. acts in the capacity as a middle man only, for making the tour available to your group in all matters pertaining to transportation, accommodations, meals, sightseeing and any other services described in our flyers. Student Tours, Inc. has agreed to so act as a middle man on the condition that its officers, servants, agents and employees are not to be held liable or responsible for any accident or injury of any other sort of nature sustained by anyone while on or participating in this tour, or any delay, loss or inconvenience that may result from situations beyond our control such as weather, mechanical failures, etc., and that it be held harmless and indemnified from any and all claims or demands. Student Tours, Inc. reserves the right to alter the itinerary, to make comparable substitutions in transportations, accommodations and other services where necessary. Student Tours, Inc. makes no implied representations or warrants whatsoever.