Washington, DC Itinerary

Below itinerary is a guideline. Actual activities may vary. Each itinerary is custom built for our clients.


  • Travel day – Start your adventure and depart from school for Washington, DC
  • Meet ground transportation and transfer to 3-diamond hotel in Washington, DC area
  • Enjoy a Welcome Dinner at a student-friendly restaurant this evening
  • Start your trip of with an American classic and enjoy a baseball game at Nationals Park


  • Breakfast provided at your hotel
  • Visit the National Archives – home of the Declaration of Independence
  • Tour the White House
  • Enjoy your All-In-One National Mall and Tidal Basin Walking Tour today
  • This highly engaging 4-hour tour will take you through the heart of the National Mall and Tidal Basin, entertaining your group with stories, hidden secrets and historical information.
  • Time permitting each day – visit the various monuments around Washington, DC – explore on your own and at your leisure
    • Lincoln Memorial
    • Washington Monument
    • Thomas Jefferson Memorial
    • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    • Korean War Veterans Memorial
    • World War II Memorial
    • Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Monument


  • Breakfast provided at your hotel
  • Tour the Capital Building
  • Explore the popular International Spy Museum or the brand new Museum of  Illusions this afternoon
  • Explore the Ford Theatre and more with the Lincoln Assassination Walking Tour today
  • End your day with a breathtaking theatre performance at the Ford Theatre (pending show schedule)


  • Breakfast provided at your hotel
  • Visit Arlington National Cemetery
  • Free time this afternoon or schedule additional tours and visits to places not already covered


  • Breakfast provided at your hotel
  • Following breakfast, transfer into the city
  • Spend the day exploring the many offerings of the Smithsonian Museums
  • Free admission to DC-area museum (please note African American Museum requires timed entry pass which Forum can arrange for you in advance)
  • Begin your Smithsonian exploration at the Smithsonian Visitor Center in the Institution’s first building, popularly known as The Castle, which is open daily 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Most of the museums are walking distance from the Castle (the entire span is less than two miles).
  • Group tours of the various Smithsonian exhibits can be arranged if you are interested in a bit more directed activity
  • Celebrate with a Finale Group Dinner tonight at an area restaurant


  • Breakfast provided at your hotel
  • Travel day – depart from Washington, D.C. for return trip home
  • Welcome home!

Contact FET with questions:
888-76-FORUM (763-6786)
Custom pricing just for your group! Package pricing based on quad, triple, double, single room occupancy at hotel. Pricing is based on current hotel and activity availability at time of booking. Each travel package includes the lodging, meals, and activities of your choice plus a complimentary educator’s package. Transportation quote may be requested from FET for airfare or ground transportation.