Washington, D.C.

Discover our nation’s capital with its majestic buildings that house the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches of our government — the White House, Capitol, and Supreme Court. Visit and see the spectacular monuments to our nation’s past leaders.

Washington is where our nation commemorates the men and women who fought for the honor of their country. The nation’s greatest presidents are honored and remembered and the great museums hold our country’s most significant documents and treasures.

Mt. Vernon

Mount Vernon, located in Virginia, was the plantation home of the first President of the United States, George Washington. Tour his home, pay your respects at his and Martha’s tombs and visit the new Ford Orientation Center. Learn about George Washington’s exceptional life and accomplishments through interactive displays and a short film at the educational […]

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Library of Congress Jefferson Building

The Library of Congress Reading Rooml The Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress is perhaps the most magnificent building in Washington DC. The design of the building holds some of the richest public interiors in the United States, and its structure is a classical work of art. When it was finished some people actually […]

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United States Capitol

Capitol Building This is the building that has defined the Washington DC skyline since the present dome was completed and topped with the statue of Freedom in 1863. Sonshine Educational Tours can arrange for your group to tour this iconic building. The tour begins with a short movie in the new Visitors Center and includes […]

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Supreme Court of the United States

Supreme Court building The Supreme Court is the head of the Judicial Branch of our Constitutional government. The nine justices of the Supreme Court are appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate for life. Customized Smithsonian field trips can also include: [catlist id=3 numberposts=-1 template=list-only]

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Lincoln, Vietnam & Korean War Memorials

Lincoln Memorial These three memorials are grouped together at the end of the reflecting pool opposite the Washington Monument and WW II Memorial. Don’t just see these memorials, but understand how they mark significant events in our nation’s history with your Sonshine tour guide. Lincoln Memorial Abraham Lincoln was our nation’s first Republican President. He […]

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