Washington School Trips

Prices from: £749

Washington is a captivating and vigorous world capital offering a blend of American politics, history and contemporary culture, perfect for your next school trip with Adaptable Travel.

Immerse yourself in the American experience discover the White House, Constitution Hill and the museums and monuments of the National Mall or take in a play in the city with timeless grace. With a low-profile skyline compared to many other US cities, Washington stands tall as the capital, and stands equally tall as a worthy destination for school trips, with visits that inspire, educate and excite pupils. Whether you want to explore history, politics, art or science - Washington offers your pupils the opportunity to experience a unique setting and unique visits.

Try a two centre tour.

Washington is also a great location to combine with a school trip to New York on the same trip.

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Scores 8.5 out of 10 based on 4 reviews
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Bristol GB
very good flights with Virgin. Harrington hotel perfect for us.
Confirmed purchase: 23 April 2014
Published on: 09 May 2014
10 out of 10


Brighton GB
Not cheap, but realise this is down to price of flights mainly, definitely worth it though. Considering travelling term time next year.
Confirmed purchase: 22 March 2014
Published on: 07 April 2014
10 out of 10


Stroud GB
A splendid trip. Virgin flights were fine, Hotel Harrington in an excellent location and managed to see all the sights and more.
Confirmed purchase: 09 December 2013
Published on: 27 February 2014
Arlington Cemetery
America's most sacred cemetery dedicated to her military dead.
Corcoran Gallery of Art
The Corcoran Gallery of art was founded in 1869 by William Wilson Corc... Read more
Department of the Interior Museum
Until a museum dedicated to the American Indian opens, this m... Read more
The Eastern Market
The Eastern Market is a public market in the Capitol Hill neighbourhood of ... Read more
FDR Memorial
This is a memorial not only to FDR, but also to the era he represents. The memori... Read more
Founded in 1751, Georgetown is a historic neighbourhood, commercial and entertainme... Read more
Holocaust Memorial Museum
Museum dedicated to telling the story of the holocaust during WWII
The Hirshorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
The Hirshorn Museum & Sculpture Garden is an Art muse... Read more
Historical Sites Walking Tour
Your students will be given a tour and talk on the inspiring capital of the United States of America! The tours are packed with history facts, random fact and humour!
International Spy Museum
The International Spy Museum is the first and only public museum in the United States solely dedicated to espionage
Jefferson Memorial
A 19-foot bronze statue of the famous American Icon.
Lincoln Memorial
Lincoln Memorial, on the extended axis of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., is a United States Presidential Memorial built to honor President Abraham Lincoln.
The National Gallery of Art
The National Gallery of Art is located in the National Mall and is... Read more
National Museum of American History
This museum combines unique displays and exhibitions that look at the history of life in America.
National Portrait Gallery
Based at the Smithsonian, the National Portrait Gallery tells the history of America through individuals who have shaped its culture.
An interactive museum dedicated to news and journalism. Seperated over seven levels it ... Read more
Old Town Trolley Tour
For more than 30 years Town Trolley Tours has provided sightseeing adven... Read more
Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Centre
The Ronald Reagan Building and Internati... Read more
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Located in Washington D.C, the Smithsonian American Art Museum... Read more
Supreme Court of US
Take a visit to this, the home of the judicial and constitutional authority... Read more
US Capitol Building
The United States Capitol is among the world’s most symbolically important ... Read more
Vietnam Veteran Memorial
The memorial pays tribute to the men and women who served in one of America's most controversial wars.
Washington Monument
Prominent 555-foot-high classical obelisk where visitors are whisked by elevator to an observation deck for spectacular views of America's capital
Washington's Memorials Walking Tour
This is a memorial not only to FDR, but also to the era he... Read more
The White House
The White House is a home to First Families, or it is also known as a meeting ... Read more

Harrington Hotel, 3*

Location: The Hotel Harrington is located in the heart of Washington, D.C.'s worl... Read more

Comfort Inn & Suites, 3*

Location: The Comfort Inn & Suites hotel is conveniently located in the hea... Read more

Capitol Skyline Washington DC


The Capitol Skyline Hotel in Washing DC is conveniently... Read more

Destination Pack
To assist you with planning the most relevant and appropriate itinerary for your students, a Leisure & Learning destination pack complete with a full excursion list including curriculum area recommendations will be sent with every quote.


Fly from the UK to Washington
Arrive at airport and transfer to the hotel
Arrive hotel and check in
Free evening in Washington

Day 2
AM Guided walking tour of Washington DC government buildings
Time for Lunch
PM Visit to the Air & Space Museum
Free Evening

AM Guided walking tour of the Washington memorials
Time for Lunch
PM Visit the Smithsonian Institute with a huge selection of museums and interesting exhibits
Free Evening in Washington

AM Free time
Time for Lunch
PM Return transfer to airport
Return Flight to UK

Arrive UK early morning

Adaptable Travel can tailor make an itinerary around the needs of your group.  Contact Adaptable Travel today to start organinsing your next school trip

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