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SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: National Air and Space Museum at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

Posted by Christian Mirasol, Licensed Washington, D.C. Tour Guide on Nov 14, 2018 1:35:29 PM

The Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum has the world’s largest assemblage of aircraft and space vehicles.  However, most visitors are not aware that the D.C. museum along the National Mall only comprises 10% of the entire collection. The remaining 90% is housed inside the museum’s annex, the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, located 25 miles from Washington, D.C. near Dulles International Airport in the suburb of Chantilly, VA.

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School Trip Spotlight: Ronald Reagan Building Food Court

Posted by Christian Mirasol, Licensed Washington, D.C. Tour Guide on Oct 31, 2018 4:05:56 PM

One of the trickiest parts of planning a group trip is finding dining options large enough to accomodate your group, flexible enough to be able to pop in without reservations, and with enough variety to appease even your pickiest eaters.  Sound about right?  In this article Christian Mirasol, a licensed Washington, D.C. tour guide, reviews the Ronald Reagan Building Food Court - which might just be the answer to your dining problems!

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Topics: School Trip to D.C.

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: The Washington National Cathedral

Posted by Christian Mirasol, Licensed Washington, D.C. Tour Guide on Oct 3, 2018 3:09:00 PM

Planning a trip to Washington, D.C. this year?  Are you considering taking a tour of the Washington National Cathedral?  Christian Mirasol, a licensed Washington, D.C. Tour Guide, gives NationsClassroom his personal review of the Washington National Cathedral. Read on for Christian's tips and for more behind-the-scenes information about this historic church.

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Topics: Washington National Cathedral

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Smokey Glen Farm

Posted by Christian Mirasol, Licensed Washington, D.C. Tour Guide on Sep 19, 2018 2:38:13 PM

After several days exploring the sights and sounds of Washington, D.C., walking an average of 20,000 steps a day, taking hundreds of selfies, and creating memorable experiences with friends and teachers, school trip leaders often incorporate a pleasure-filled activity to reward themselves for a successful trip to the Nation’s Capital.  Enter Smokey Glen Farm.

 

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Topics: School Trip to D.C.

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Posted by Christian Mirasol, Licensed Washington, D.C. Tour Guide on Aug 20, 2018 2:59:37 PM

When it comes to learning about the Holocaust, many middle and high school students are usually introduced to it by reading the Diary of Anne Frank, watching the Boy in the Striped Pajamas, and/or reading Elie Wiesel’s Night. A visit to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum brings one of the most horrific events of the 20th Century to life.

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Topics: School Trip to D.C.

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Washington Nationals Park

Posted by Christian Mirasol, Licensed Washington, D.C. Tour Guide on Apr 5, 2018 10:04:40 AM

 

Located in the fast growing Capital Riverfront neighborhood, Nationals Park is an awesome, state-of-the-art, 41,000-seat venue where NationsClassroom student groups experience America’s favorite pastime and cheer on one of Major League Baseball’s youngest and most exciting teams, the Washington Nationals.

 

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Topics: School Trip to D.C., Washington Nationals, Baseball

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Washington National Cathedral

Posted by Christian Mirasol, Licensed Washington, D.C. Tour Guide on Mar 30, 2018 6:25:29 AM

Many of the great buildings and monuments in Washington, D.C. are symbolic reminders of the freedoms we enjoy as citizens. The Cathedral Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, more commonly known as the Washington National Cathedral, also represents one of the ideals upon which America was founded: freedom of faith.

 

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Topics: Washington National Cathedral, School Trip to D.C.

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT:  National Museum of African American History and Culture

Posted by Christian Mirasol, Licensed Washington, D.C. Tour Guide on Feb 27, 2018 9:28:00 AM

 

A favorite with school groups since opening in September 2016, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) has welcomed more than 2.5 million visitors and is now ranked among the top five most popular museums in D.C., and for good reason. 

 

Timed tickets can be arranged for your group by your NationsClassroom student travel consultant. 

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