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School Trips in Washington, DC

Founded in 1791 to serve as the nation’s new capital, Washington, DC is steeped in American history. However, with heavy traffic and extremely limited parking, the best way to see the sights and make the most of your time is with one of our hop on hop off bus tours. From the ground, take in the immensity of our country’s national treasures. Student trips to Washington, DC are both thoroughly educational and thoroughly fun!

Washington, DC tours feature excursions to the White House, the Capitol, the Smithsonian and Arlington National Cemetery. Most visitors spend several days in Washington, DC as the city offers countless incredible sights and excursions for student groups. The city is host to almost 180 foreign embassies, creating the perfect opportunity for student groups to learn about the United States in a global context. Take in the enormity of the Lincoln Memorial while exploring the National Mall, then explore the city and discover a variety of unique shops and eateries.

Because Washington, DC offers so many opportunities for student groups, we are happy to customize the ideal student tour to DC, tailored specifically to your needs. In addition to museum and monument opportunities, there are plenty of options for students to let loose after a long day: enjoy a ghost tour in Alexandria, an IMAX movie at the Smithsonian, or one of several harbor cruise options.

Popular Washington, DC School Trips

Washington DC & Baltimore Trip

3 days, 2 nights hotel

  • 2 nights in local hotel
  • Visit the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum or Smithsonian Museum of American or Natural History
  • Visit the National World War II Memorial
  • Visit the National Museum of the American Indian
  • Visit Arlington Memorial Cemetery with Changing of the Guard
  • Deluxe motorcoach transportation
  • Breakfasts and dinners at local restaurants

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Washington DC with Kings Dominion Trip

3 days, 2 nights hotel

  • 2 nights in local hotel
  • Visit the Smithsonian Musuem Mall where you can visit the National Air and Space Museum, Museum of Natural History, and/or the American Art Museum, and more.
  • Guided tour of Washington DC's fascniating monuments
  • Admission to Kings Dominion
  • Deluxe motorcoach transportation
  • Breakfasts and dinners at local restaurants

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I found Four Winds Tours by just doing a simple google search of educational tours in Nova Scotia.  They were efficient and made sure to tailor every aspect of the tour to my specific needs.  As a historian of the African American experience, I was taking my students on a trip that learned about the Black Loyalists in Nova Scotia.  But after talking with Veena and Max at Four Winds, my trip became so much more.  They scheduled a trip to the Black Cultural Center and Africville.  It was also...

--Dr Kami Fletcher

Delaware State University, Nova Scotia 2016 Trip, July 2016

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