Once your group has arrived in Washington D.C. you’ll transfer to your accommodation. The first stop will be the National Building Museum, a museum dedicated to architecture, design and engineering. In the evening, your group can explore the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, which was designed by undergraduate student Maya Lin whilst studying at Yale.
Rise and shine… Your group has got a busy day ahead of them! Head over to the United States Capitol Building. Not only is this spot right at centre of American democracy, it’s one of the most spectacular buildings in the city. From the new to the old, your group will be visiting D.C. City Hall next. Originally built in the 1820 this was the original courthouse in Washington. Afterwards head to the Smithsonian American Art Museum, make sure you look up to see the impressive glass canopy.
What’s a trip to Washington D.C. without visiting The White House? The most iconic building in the capital, if your group wants to take a closer look you can organise an internal tour. Following this your group can explore the Herbert C. Hoover Building, one of the best examples of neoclassical architecture in Washington and a symbol of affluence! We’re talking limestone walls, bronze doors and marble floors, can you think of anything grander?
Your group will spend their last day in Washington enjoying the fresh air. Is there a better place than the National Gallery? From the Washington Memorial to the National Gallery of Art, your students will be spoilt for choice. Want to see a familiar face before you leave? Head over to the Lincoln Memorial to see ‘Honest Abe’ immortalised in marble. Your group will transfer to the airport before catching their flight home.
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