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SAMPLE TOUR: WASHINGTON, DC AND NEW YORK

All Educational World Tours are custom made for every group. This means this sample itinerary serves as inspiration and is not a set itinerary. Activities specific to your group can be added as well as days, destinations and sightseeing.

 

Starts: Washington
Ends: New York City
Duration: 7 Days
Highlights:

  • Washington museums
  • Library of Congress
  • Activities specific to your group
  • Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

 

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ITINERARY

 

Day 1: DEPARTURE CITY - WASHINGTON

  • Fly from departure city to Washington.
  • On arrival in Washington, you will be met by your private driver and transferred to your hotel by charter bus.
  • Welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

Accommodation: Moderate hotel in the Washington, DC area - 3 nights.

Day 2: WASHINGTON

  • Breakfast at your accommodation.
  • Morning guided walking tour of the Monuments and Memorials: the National World War II Memorial, District War Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and Abraham Lincoln Memorial. The Washington Monument and Thomas Jefferson Memorial are seen and discussed from a distance.
  • Tour of Washington National Cathedral. It took more than 80 years to build the cathedral, its construction started in 1907 and was completed in 1990. When visiting the cathedral, look for the 112 gargoyles!
  • There will be time to purchase lunch (own expense).
  • Entrance to the International Spy Museum. The museum retraces the history of espionage and explains its role. The new interactive exhibitions will place you in the shoes of the spies!
  • Dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 3: WASHINGTON

  • Breakfast at your accommodation.
  • Morning Tour of the White House (schedule dependant & subject to availability). Please note that White House tours may be subject to last minute cancellation.
  • Entrance to the National Art Gallery. The Gallery displays both permanent and temporary exhibits and features approx. 141,000 paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures and more.
  • There will be time to purchase lunch (own expense).
  • Guided tour of the Library of Congress. This one-hour walking tour focuses on the Thomas Jefferson Building history, role and architecture.
  • Entrance to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The world's most popular natural history museum which is larger than 18 football fields! Explore our world through exhibitions and activities, collection objects and research.
  • Bowling with pizza and pop dinner.

Day 4: WASHINGTON - NEW YORK CITY

  • Breakfast at your accommodation and check-out.
  • Drive from Washington to New York City (approx. 4.5 hours).
  • Upon arrival into New York City you will transfer to your hotel. Check in and unload your luggage.
  • There will be time to purchase lunch (own expense).
  • Afternoon activity specific to your group (ie. music performance).
  • Dinner at a local restaurant

Accommodation: Moderate hotel in the New Jersey area - 3 nights.

Day 5: NEW YORK CITY

  • Breakfast at your accommodation.
  • Morning cruise to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. The Statue of Liberty is a symbol of democracy, "a gift of international friendship" from France installed in 1886.
  • From 1892 until 1954, Ellis Island was an immigration station. When arriving on Ellis Island, immigrants had to go through medical and legal inspections before entering the United States. Up to 10,000 people a day passed through Ellis Island between 1900 and 1914.
  • There will be time to purchase lunch (own expense).
  • Walk to Central Park to enjoy some free time. Offering various attractions, Central Park is a massive urban park located between the Upper West Side and Upper East Side.
  • Dinner at a local restaurant
  • Evening entrance to the Empire State Building. The Empire State Building observation deck offers spectacular views on the city's skyline!

Day 6: NEW YORK CITY

  • Breakfast at your accommodation.
  • Morning activity specific to your group (ie. music performance).
  • There will be time to purchase lunch (own expense).
  • Afternoon sightseeing tour of Manhattan by private charter bus and step on guide. Your tour will include Trump Tower, the Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Chinatown, Little Italy, Madison Square Gardens and Greenwich Village. Also make a stop at John Lennon's Memorial in Central Park.
  • The rest of the afternoon and evening is free to explore Manhattan and Times Square at your leisure.
  • Farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 7: NEW YORK CITY - HOME

  • Breakfast at your accommodation and check-out.
  • Transfer to the airport by private charter bus.
  • Fly back to your home city.

 

 

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