By far, the number one destination in student travel is Washington DC.  Middle schools from all over the country have made their annual class trip to our nation's capital as it connects to the curriculum and brings the classroom to life!

Washington, D.C. Inclusions

Educational Sightseeing:

  • Arlington National Cemetery with a wreath laying ceremony
  • Embassy Row
  • Ford's Theatre & Lincoln Museum
  • Ghost Tours
  • Guided Tour of the Memorials (Lincoln, Vietnam, WWII, Korean War, Iwo Jima, MLK, & Jefferson – Daytime or Illuminated)
  • Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • International Spy Museum
  • Library of Congress
  • Mount Vernon
  • National Archives
  • National Zoo
  • Smithsonian Museums
  • Pentagon 911 Memorial
  • U.S Capitol Tour
  • Washington National Cathedral
  • Washington Monument
  • White House Group Photo

Evening Entertainment:

  • Comedy Sportz (Improv Audience Participation)
  • Madam Tussaud’s Wax Museum
  • Magill’s (Pizza w/ Karaoke or DJ Dance)
  • Major League Baseball Game (Nationals or Orioles)
  • Medieval Times Dinner Theatre
  • Spirit Cruise (Dinner & DJ Dance)
  • Twilight Tattoo (Wednesday Night Free Military Band Concert)

Washington, D.C. Performance Opportunities:

  • FDR Memorial
  • Jefferson Memorial
  • Lincoln Memorial/Ellipse
  • Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens
  • U.S. Navy Memorial
  • U.S. Soldiers and Armed Forces Retirement Home
  • WWII Memorial Washington Monument

Add-on Destinations to Include w/ Washington DC

  • Gettysburg, PA
  • Luray Caverns, VA
  • Annapolis, MD
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Williamsburg, VA
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • New York City, NY

 

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This was our first year working with Student Adventures and we couldn’t have been happier!  David was flexible and fit right in.  We had to make a few last-minute changes, and the kids had no idea.  It was seamless.  I’m so happy and very excited to work with David and Student Adventures again!

- Amber Everham, Warren Woods Middle School

Many thanks to David Johns, who worked tirelessly from start to finish – and beyond – to ensure the students at Notre Dame experience the safest, most memorable 8th grade trip possible. 

- Jill Mistretta, Notre Dame Marist Academy, Middle Division