A Custom Tour of Our Nation's Capitol and the Big Apple

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Government Shutdown Information

Good news! It looks like we will be able to visit the Capitol and museums in DC. Check the itinerary below for details.

Highlights

Highlights may include: The Capitol, The important monuments, Smithsonian Museums, Kennedy Center: MILLENIUM STAGE CONCERT - View the promo video with this link:, White House photo op, National Archives, Library of Congress, Supreme Court, Arlington National Cemetery, Empire State Building, Liberty Island, Ellis Island, World Trade Center, Times Square. Click on the links below for the full itinerary and flight information!

What to bring...

The most important things are warm clothing (including a winter coat, warm hat, and windproof gloves) and good walking shoes. There will be a LOT of walking during this trip, so good, comfortable shoes are essential! For a full list, click on the link below:

Important Updates

We have a tour of the White House scheduled as the first stop on Thursday morning and a US Capitol on Thursday afternoon. Students will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington Cemetery on Sunday.


The photos at the bottom of this page will be replaced with actual photos of the group during the tour. Come back to this page every day for new images!


Hotel Information


Washington DC:  

Wyndom Garden Inn, 5811 Annapolis Road, Cheverley MD 20784


New York:  

Holiday Inn Express Wall Street, 126 Water Street, New York, NY 10005

Meals

Your trip includes all meals! You only need to plan for meals during air travel. We start by providing breakfast on the morning of your arrival, February 14. You will need to provide your own lunch for the return flight on February 19.

Will We Get to Tour The White House?

Tours to the White House are given out by a lottery system. We made the request during the month of December and did receive a tour! It will be our first stop on Thursday morning.