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Faith-Based School Trip to Washington, D.C. 4 days, 3 nights

"In God We Trust"

Trip Length: 4 days, 3 nights

From the founding documents that represent the biblical ideals of the Founding Fathers at the National Archives to memorials honoring soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice, visiting the sights of Washington, D.C. will teach your students about the influence of their faith on American history, deepen their faith, and give them a hands-on learning experience outside of their classrooms.

NationsClassroom will customize a trip that blends faith and history for an experience your students will not forget.

Trip Highlights

  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Washington National Cathedral
  • Museum of the Bible
  • Mount Vernon
  • Monuments & Memorials Tour
  • Capitol Hill, and much more...
Group of female students standing together posting in front of the White House

Our Itinerary

Below is a sample itinerary that may be customized to meet the needs of your group.

Day 1: Memorials

  • Early morning flight from your departure airport to a Washington, D.C. area airport.
  • Meet your NationsClassroom Tour Guide. Board your tour coach bus and your tour begins.
  • Arlington National Cemetery
    Statesmen and soldiers of the United States Armed Services are buried here. Witness the Changing of the Guard at The Tomb of the Unknowns and pay your respects at Kennedy’s eternal flame. The Memorial Amphitheater, Arlington House, and Challenger Space Shuttle Memorial also will be visited on your guided tour of the grounds.
  • Iwo Jima Memorial
    U. S. Marine Corps Memorial – Also referred to as the Iwo Jima Memorial, is located just outside Arlington National Cemetery and it is dedicated to the U.S. Marines who have lost their lives in defense of our country since 1775.
  • White House
    The “People’s House” is a great place for selfies and group photos.
  • Washington National Cathedral Tour
    Enjoyed a tour by appointment to learn about the history, architecture, and purpose of the Cathedral that “is dedicated to serve as a house of prayer for all people and a spiritual home for the nation.”
  • Embassy Row
    This area is home to embassies and diplomatic offices, many of which are listed in the D.C. Inventory of Historic Sites.
  • Evening Memorial Tour
    • Lincoln Memorial
      Be humbled by Lincoln’s grandeur and reminded of the relevance of his words today. This memorial has long been a tribute to the 16th President’s efforts to keep the country united as well as a symbol for the fight of equality in America.
    • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
      Listed in chronological order are the names of the more than 58,000 Americans who gave their lives in service to their country during the Vietnam War.
    • Korean Memorial
      Walk over to appreciate the symbolism of the memorial that commemorates the sacrifices of the 5.8 million Americans who served in the U.S. armed services during the three-year period of the Korean War.
    • World War II Memorial
      Visit the architecturally stunning memorial dedicated in remembrance of the spirit, sacrifice, and commitment of soldiers and the American people during WWII.
  • Overnight at your Washington D.C. area hotel.

Day 2: Capitol Hill

Day 3: The White House

Day 4: National Portrait Gallery

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What's Included

Insurance

Accident and illness protection for all travelers

Transportation

Either in the air or on the ground, your transportation will be convenient and comfortable.

Lodging

Hotels are student friendly with only interior corridors in safe areas that maximize your touring time.

Meals

We provide three meals per day including a full student buffet at your hotel each morning.

Attractions

All admission fees to attractions are included.

Guides

Your Tour Guide will be an expert on your destination, but most importantly they connect with your students.

Coordinators

Your tour coordinator will secure tickets, inspect hotel rooms, and stay with your group overnight at your hotel.

Security

Sleep worry free. Professional security will be on duty each evening.

Tips

Generous tips are provided for your bus driver, tour guide and hotel staff.

Washington D.C. skyline

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