500 Tours Sample Itinerary

The following is a SAMPLE itinerary. Please note that this is not the itinerary you or your child will necessarily be following on your trip. You will receive your custom itinerary from the teacher and/or tour director for your trip.

3 Day " 2 Night Tour by Air


First Day

Group departs hometown airport early morning and arrives at Washington D.C. area

Airport @ 9:00 a.m. - Bags on bus, take tour coach to:

  • National Cathedral
  • National Zoo (panda stop)
  • Embassy Row

Lunch @ 12:00 p.m. - Ronald Reagan Building - 1300 Pennsylvania N.W. White House / Peterson House

  • National Archives
  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Changing of the Guards
  • Kennedy Gravesites
  • Challenger Memorial

Dinner: 7:30 p.m. Spirit Cruise

  • Spirit Cruises - Pier 4
  • 6th and Water Street S.W.
  • Boarding Time: 7:00 p.m.
  • Potomac River Cruise and Dinner

Coach pick-up at 10:00 p.m.

Tour coach to: Hotel by 11:00 p.m.

Second Day

Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. Deluxe Continental at Hotel

Group departs hotel: 7:30 a.m.

Tour coach to:

  • Mt. Vernon / Historic Alexandria
  • Naval Museum
  • Central Photo / Grant Memorial

Lunch: 12:30 p.m. Union Station - 40 Massachusetts N.E.

  • Smithsonian Institute (drop group)
  • Natural History Museum
  • American History Museum
  • Air and Space Museum
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • National Art Gallery
  • Hirshhorn Sculpture Building

Coach pick up group: Air and Space Museum 5:00 p.m.

Dinner: 5:15 p.m. Eat at National Place - 1331 Pennsylvania

Tour coach to:

  • Illuminated Night Tour
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Jefferson Memorial
  • Iwo Jima
  • Marine Memorial
  • Kennedy Center

Tour coach to: hotel by 10:00 p.m.

Third Day

Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. Deluxe Continental at Hotel

Group departs hotel: 7:30 a.m.

Bags on bus Tour coach to:

  • Washington Monument
  • World War II Memorial
  • National Geographic
  • National Postal Museum
  • Korean War Memorial
  • Vietnam Memorial

Lunch: 12:30 p.m. Food Court - Pentagon City Mall

  • Supreme Court
  • Library of Congress
  • Capital Building
  • Tour FDR Memorial

Tour coach departs Washington D.C. by 4:00 p.m.

Tour coach to Washington D.C. area Airport by 5:00 p.m.

Dinner: Washington D.C. area Airport (meal allotment)

Depart Washington Area Airport by 7:30 p.m. and arrive at hometown airport early evening.



3 Day " 2 Night Tour by Deluxe Motor Coach

First Day


Group departs Hometown early evening and arrives in Washington D.C. early the next morning.
Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. meal allotment en route
Tour Coach to: Pick-up Tour Guides
  • Old Post Office
  • Capitol Building
  • Library of Congress
  • Supreme Court
  • Central Photo
  • Grant Memorial

Lunch: 12:00 p.m. Ronald Reagan Building - 1300 Pennsylvania
  • Botanic Gardens
  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Changing of the Guards
  • Kennedy Grave Sites
  • Challenger Memorial
Dinner: 5:15 p.m. Eat at National Place - 1331 Pennsylvania
Tour Coach to:
  • Illuminated Night Tour
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Jefferson Memorial
  • Iwo Jima
  • Marine Memorial
  • Kennedy Center
Tour Coach to: Hotel by 9:45 p.m.

Second Day


Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. Deluxe Continental at Hotel
Group departs hotel: 7:30 a.m.
Tour Coach to: Pick-up Tour Guides -
  • Woodley Park
  • National Zoo (panda stop)
  • National Cathedral
  • Embassy Row
  • White House (photo stop)
  • Naval Museum

Lunch: 1:00 p.m. Union Station - 40 Massachusetts N.E.
  • Smithsonian Institute: (drop group)
  • Natural History Museum
  • American History Museum
  • Air and Space Museum
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • National Art Gallery
  • Hirshhorn Sculpture Building

Coach pick-up: Air and Space Museum - 5:00 p.m.
  • Korean War Memorial
  • Vietnam Memorial
  • FDR Memorial

Dinner: 7:30 p.m. Spirit Cruise
Spirit Cruises - Pier 4 - 6th and Water Street S.W.
Boarding Time: 7:00 p.m.
Potomac Moonlight Cruise 7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Tour coach to: Hotel by 11:00 p.m.

Third Day



Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. Deluxe Continental at Hotel
Group departs hotel: 7:45 a.m.
Bags on bus
Tour coach to: Pick-up Tour Guides
  • Old Post Office
  • Washington Monument
  • Ford's Theatre / Peterson House
  • Mt. Vernon / Historic Alexandria

Lunch: 12:30 p.m. Old Post Office - 1100 Pennsylvania Ave.
Tour coach to:
  • World War II Memorial
  • National Archives
  • National Postal Museum

Dinner: 5:00 p.m. Pentagon City Mall - Food Court
Shopping at Pentagon City Mall
Group departs Washington D.C. area by 6:30 p.m. and arrives home early next morning.