Washington History & Politics Trips

Prices from: £889 (Based on 5 Days, 3 Nights)

Bring American history to life on your next school trip to Washington, the perfect base to discover history of the USA, so much of which is connected to the United Kingdom.

Discover a captivating and vigorous world capital offering a blend of American politics, history and contemporary culture. Immerse yourself in the American experience discover the White House, Constitution Hill and the museums and monuments of the National Mall, dine in world class restaurants or take in a play in the city with timeless grace.

When planning your next history trip with Adaptable, you will work closely with our resident history experts to develop your perfect history itinerary. Contact Adaptable Travel today to start working with usto plan your next history trip.

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Bristol GB
very good flights with Virgin. Harrington hotel perfect for us.
Confirmed traveller: 23 April 2014
Published on: 09 May 2014
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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 traveller: 22 March 2014
Published on: 07 April 2014
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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 traveller: 09 December 2013
Published on: 27 February 2014
Arlington Cemetery
America's most sacred cemetery dedicated to her military dead.
Department of the Interior Museum
Until a museum dedicated to the American Indian opens, this m... Read more
Holocaust Memorial Museum
Museum dedicated to telling the story of the holocaust during WWII
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.
National Museum of American History
This museum combines unique displays and exhibitions that look at the history of life in America.
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

Hostelling International Washington DC

Location: The Hostelling International in Washington DC is in... 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.

Combine This Tour

Cross-curriculum tours are a great way to help your group to bond, and boost your numbers. Contact us for information about other subject in this destination.

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