Gettysburg, PA / Washington, DC Sample Itinerary

4-day, 3-night. Gettysburg, PA / Washington, DC Tour. Spring 2017

Priced at $599 per student, based on 40 min. paid per bus, quad hotel occup., and a 1:10 chaperone ratio included!

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Day 1
Time Activity
6:00 am Buses arrive at school (based on Ohio departure)
6:30 am Depart for Gettysburg, PA
9:00 am Rest stop
11:45 am Lunch: Gateway Travel Plaza – Breezewood, PA ($7 to each)
12:45 pm Depart from lunch
3:00 pm Arrive at Gettysburg Visitors Center – museum / bookstore
3:30 pm Gettysburg battlefield tour w/step-on guides (included)
5:45 pm Dinner: General Pickett’s Buffet (included)
7:00 pm Depart for Washington, DC
8:30 pm FDR Memorial
9:30 pm Hotel check-in: Hampton Inn / Comfort Inn / Fairfield Inn – Night chaperone staff on duty
Day 2
Time Activity
6:15 am Wake up
7:00 am Deluxe continental breakfast at hotel (included)
7:45 am Depart for tour
8:30 am Mount Vernon tour (included)
10:45 am Depart Mount Vernon
11:30 am Lunch: Reagan Building food court ($10 to each)
12:45 pm National Archives Building
2:15 pm U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
5:15 pm Jefferson Memorial
6:00 pm Depart for dinner
6:30 pm Dinner: Magill’s Buffet (included)
8:15 pm Recreation Center (included) basketball, walleyball, swimming
10:00 pm Depart for hotel
10:20 pm Arrive at hotel – Night chaperone staff on duty
Day 3
6:45 am Wake up
7:30 am Deluxe continental breakfast at hotel (included)
8:30 am Depart for tour
9:00 am U.S. Capitol Building – tour and/or gallery passes
10:30 am Group photo (included)
11:00 am Picnic lunches on Smithsonian Mall (included)
11:30 am Smithsonians – choice of: American & Natural History Museums, National Air & Space Museum, National Gallery of Art, Museum of the American Indian
3:00 pm Depart from Natural History Museum – mall side
3:15 pm World War II Memorial, then walk to Lincoln, Vietnam & Korean Memorials
5:15 pm Depart from near Korean Memorial
5:45 pm Dinner: Hard Rock Café (if avail) (selected menu) (included)
7:00 pm Depart dinner
7:15 pm White House picture stop – Lafayette Park
8:15 pm J.F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts – observation deck
9:00 pm Depart for hotel
9:30 pm Arrive at hotel – Night chaperone staff on duty
Day 4
6:15 am Wake up
7:00 am Deluxe continental breakfast at hotel (included)
7:45 am Depart for tour
8:30 am Arlington National Cemetery: Kennedy graves, Challenger / Columbia Memorials, Audie Murphy / Joe Louis gravesites, Changing of the Guard at Tomb of the Unknowns
11:15 am Depart A.N.C. via subway: ANC to Rosslyn (included)
12:00 pm Iwo Jima Memorial
12:15 pm Depart for home
1:15 pm Lunch: Gaithersburg Mall food court ($10 to each)
2:00 pm Depart lunch
3:45 pm Rest stop – Breezewood, PA
6:45 pm Dinner: Fast food ($7 to each)
7:30 pm Depart dinner
10:30 pm Arrive back at school