What You Need To Know About The Washington D.C. Student Youth Trip

Washington DC – The nation’s capital is not only the best place to learn about the heritage of the United States, but it is where history continues to be made, daily. From government relations to national treasures, poignant monuments and culture rich neighborhoods, Washington DC offers a glimpse of the foundation of the USA. Large scale events such as Presidential Inaugurations, the annual Cherry Blossom Festival and smaller, more intimate events and venues provide ample performance opportunities.

Why Travel Here?

Washington, DC, our nation’s capital, is not only the best place to learn about our nation’s history, but is where history truly comes alive. Traveling to Washington DC with your student group will provide access to exciting attractions, fascinating historical sites, memorials, monuments, museums, signature shopping, delicious “Student Friendly” dining, exciting performance venues and professional sports.

With memorable options like the World War II Memorial, the U.S. Capitol Building, Arlington National Cemetery and the National Holocaust Museum, Washington DC provides endless opportunities for student groups of all ages.

Go – See – Do!

  • U.S. Capitol Building
  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • The museums of the Smithsonian Institute
  • Monuments and Memorials
  • International Spy Museum
  • Mount Vernon, home of President George Washington
  • Eastern Market
  • Kennedy Center for Performing Arts
  • Old town Alexandria

Destinations Best For:

8th grade trips, adventure trips, family trips, education, dance, performance, parade, science, US history, government, leadership

Performance options to consider: Parades, outside performances, community events, cultural events, museum performances, church performances

Performance venues:

  • Armed Forces Retirement Home
  • Congressional Office Buildings
  • Jefferson Memorial
  • National Mall
  • Six Flags® America
  • The African American Civil War Memorial

  • The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
  • Washington Harbor
  • Washington Wizards Home Game
  • Washington Nationals Home Game