Washington D.C. Highlights – 4 Days

Starting Price $560 per person
Trip Duration 4 Days
Availibility All Year
Activity Level Medium level of fitness
Highlights
  • River cruise along the Potomac River
  • Embark on walking tour of Capital Hill, including the Library of Congress, the Capitol Building, Supreme Court, and more
  • Explore the many Smithsonian Museums, the world’s largest museum complex!
  • Attend a hilarious live improv show
  • Tour through the Washington Mall to the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Memorial, and the Korean War Memorial
  • Visit the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Guided tour of the Pentagon
  • Visit Arlington Cemetery
  • Visit Ford’s Theater to see the “One Destiny” play
What To Expect

Get an insider’s view of the workings of the U.S. government. Tour important establishments and buildings from Congress, to the CIA and the White House and the world-class Smithsonian Museums. Washington is also home to professional sports teams, efficient public transit, a diverse cultural population, and much more!

Educational Benefits

There’s no better place to explore and experience modern U.S. history and politics than in the nation’s capital.

Customization

All Evolve Tours itineraries are completely customizable for your groups desires and needs.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 - Travel to Washington D.C!

Arrive in Washington D.C! Enjoy a welcome dinner, before embarking on a walking tour of the Capital and National Mall.  Highlights include: Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, Korean War Memorial, and the Reflecting Pool.

Day 2 - Explore Washington D.C

Arrive at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum for a self-discovery tour of the powerful exhibitions. Enjoy lunch at Union Station. See the play “One Destiny” at Ford Theatre, the site of the April 14, 1865 assassination of President Lincoln. Followed by a visit to the Petersen House and Center. Enjoy a guided tour of the Pentagon, the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense. Photo-op in front of the White House. Enjoy dinner and embark on an evening boat cruise along the Potomac River to see Washington D.C. lit up at night.

Day 3 - Explore Washington D.C

Arrive at the Arlington National Cemetery, where John F. Kennedy is buried and more than 130 funeral services are held each week. Enjoy an interpretive bus tour, including a visit to the nearby U.S. Marine Corps Memorial. For lunch we’ll head to one of D.C’s premier food and art markets for lunch and souvenir shopping: Eastern Market. This afternoon we will explore everything the Smithsonian Institution has to offer. The Smithsonian Institution—the world’s largest museum and research complex—includes 19 museums and galleries and the National Zoological Park. Enjoy dinner, before heading to a hilarious live improv show.

 

Day 4 - Homeward Bound

Check-out of the hotel, load luggage onto bus, and depart.  Say goodbye to Washington D.C. as we begin our drive home.  Stops en route for lunch, restrooms, snack, and stretching.

Transportation
  • Airfare
    Roundtrip group airfare depending on departure city, please inquire for additional cost.
  • Bus
    Private coach bus for duration of tour, equipped with A/C, T.V & DVD players, on-board washroom
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    Student friendly, 3 * minimum, acclaimed hotels
Food

Daily breakfasts and dinners included in tour. Meals at locally owned and delicious restaurants.

Meet Our Leaders
Kate Lindner
Katie Leaman
Kelsey Ostrander
Ryan Maguire
Tessa Lewis
Did you know?

The Library of Congress contains 535 miles of bookshelves.

Places You’ll Visit

Ford Theater

Site of the April 14, 1865, assassination of President Lincoln.

Washington Monument

Shaped like an Egyptian obelisk and offers views in excess of thirty miles.

US Capital Building

Marvel at the architecture from the outside and within.

National Mall

Not to be confused with a shopping mall.

Washington Union Station

The most politically important train station in the country prior to airplanes.

Smithsonian Museums

How much time can you spare?