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8th Grade
Washington DC Trip

A trip they will never forget.

Our 8th grade Washington DC trip itinerary is truly an incredible experience for all middle school students. Washington, DC is a destination that allows students to connect with history taught in the classroom while making a connection with America’s government institutions on the trip. Landmark Educational Tours provides private tour groups with a customized itinerary that dives into the heritage of our founding fathers. From stops at the Smithsonian Museums to the monuments, we’ve got your trips must-haves covered! 

Your tour package includes

  • Transportation
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Attractions and Meals 
  • Landmark Tour Manager (24/7)
  • Optional Travel Insurance and so much more! 

Included Highlights

  • U.S. Capitol Building
  • War Memorials
  • Presidential Memorials (FDR, Lincoln, etc.)
  • Smithsonian Museum (Choice)
  • White House Photo
Students in front of Lincoln Memorial

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Students in front of white house

Pro Tip:

Request a meet and greet with your state representative or senators!

Students at Arlington National Cemetary

Day 1: Arrival in Washington, DC

Prepare to depart with your 8th grade group to the Nation’s Capital, Washington, DC by motorcoach, train or plane! Take a guided walking tour with a licensed tour guide to the Lincoln,  Korean War, and World War II Memorials. The guided tour also includes stops at the Washington Monument and World War II Memorial. After the tour, the group is set to enjoy their first sit-down dinner together. Once dinner is complete, the group takes off to their hotel for overnight accommodations. Pro Tip: Request overnight security for your group! 

Day 2: DC Sightseeing

After enjoying a hotel breakfast, the group departs for Capitol Hill! Visit and Tour the United States Capitol Building.  Pro Tip: Request a meet and greet with your state representative or senators! Next on the itinerary, lunch. After lunch, small groups separate to explore their groups preferred Smithsonian Museum. Meet your Landmark Tour Manager for a group photo at the White House (from Lafayette Park). Once the group has worked up an appetite, it’s time for a sit-down dinner. Before heading back to the hotel, the group enjoys a guided licensed walking tour of the Tidal Basin memorials: TJ, FDR and MLK. 

Day 3: Sightseeing + Depart for Home

After breakfast this morning you will check out of your hotel and load your luggage up. The first stop is the US Marine Corps Memorial. Then off to Arlington National Cemetery. Group leaders can choose to include a lunch voucher or boxed sandwich lunch before preparing for the final “Farewell!” to Washington, D.C. 

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