Day 1 :
Welcome to the Historic East Coast!
- Arrive in Washington, D.C.:
Meet your WorldStrides CourseLeader and prepare for an action-packed adventure.
- Travel to Williamsburg, VA, and hotel check-in:
- Evening Program:
Experience 18th-century stories as studentsparticipate in a dynamic performance with costumedinterpreters.
Day 2 :
- Breakfast and hotel check-out:
- Jamestown Settlement:
Explore replicas of the threeships that sailed from England to Virginia. Learn about thecolonists in a recreated 17th-century fort and watch historicalinterpreters at a Powhatan Indian Village.
- Colonial Williamsburg:
Experience 18th-century colonial lifeas you explore the Revolutionary City and meet people of thepast such as wigmakers, blacksmiths, and tinsmiths.
- Return to Washington, D.C., and hotel check-in:
Day 3 :
Be a part of history.
Walk the beautiful streets and follow in thefootsteps of many of our Founding Fathers.
- Mount Vernon:
Explore George Washingtons estate, themansion he shared with Martha, and an education center thatshowcases our first president as a farmer and businessman.
- Holocaust Museum:
Experience the Holocaust through theeyes of a child in Daniels Story at this living memorial tothe victims of Nazi Germany.
- World War II Memorial:
Honor the 16 million who servedand 400,000 who lost their lives protecting our freedoms.
- Washington Monument:
(picture stop) Snap some photos in front of the worlds tallest stone monument.
- Jefferson Memorial:
Read some of Jeffersons famouswritings and gain a new respect for the foresight he had whilewriting the Declaration of Independence.
- FDR Memorial:
Learn how Franklin D. Roosevelt reached out to the American people during the Great Depression.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial:
Experience thismemorial dedicated to the famous civil rights activist.
Day 4 :
Continue your adventure in our nation's capital.
- Arlington National Cemetery:
Pay your respects to thehundreds of thousands of brave men and women whosacrificed their lives.
- Iwo Jima Memorial:
Think about the inscription, Uncommonvalor was a common virtue, while you explore this tribute tothe U.S. Marines who died while serving our country.
- Pentagon Memorial:
Visit the memorial honoring the 184victims of the September 11, 2001, attacks at the Pentagon.
- Capitol Hill:
Walk the underground tunnels where lawmakersmeet, explore the Visitor Center (by appointment), take in themiles of books at the Library of Congress, and sit on the stepsof the highest court in the land, the U.S. Supreme Court.
- National Archives:
See the Constitution, Bill of Rights, andDeclaration of Independence, and understand how theyimpact our lives today and ensure our basic freedoms.
- Lincoln Memorial:
Stand where Martin Luther King, Jr., stoodwhen he delivered his famous I Have a Dream speech.
- Vietnam Veterans Memorial:
Scan more than 58,000 namesinscribed on the Wall, representing the men and women whowere killed or missing in action during the Vietnam War.
- Korean War Veterans Memorial:
Walk among 19 statues,each depicting a soldier in realistic garb, as they marchedthrough Koreas rough terrain during the Korean War.
Day 5 :
Continue to explore Washington, D.C.!
- Breakfast and hotel check-out:
- White House:
(picture stop) Take a picture standing in front ofthe most recognizable symbol of the presidency.
- Fords Theatre and Petersen House:
(by appointment)Follow the mystery of Lincolns assassination from FordsTheatre to the nearby house where he died.
- Smithsonian Institution:
Explore incredible museums, suchas the National History Museum, the National Air and SpaceMuseum, the National Gallery of Art, and the AmericanHistory Museum.
- Dinner and depart Washington, D.C., for home.: