Learn Valuable Lessons

Teachers and students can both benefit from a Capital tour of DC as it can easily be used to enhance science, social studies, civics, and history curriculum. Washington DC was approved as the nations capital by the US Congress in 1790. It is home to many of the nation’s most cherished monuments and memorials that are dedicated to past presidents and fallen American heroes. Teachers and students are able to increase their knowledge of significant people, places, and events in the history of the United States. Students can learn about our government and how it works by visiting the Library of Congress, US Capitol, and US Supreme Court. They can enter Ford’s Theatre where one of our most beloved presidents, Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. They can stand in the footsteps of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., and find themselves in awe of the many lives lost at a visit to Arlington National Cemetery. Educational subjects become real when students can see the many amazing attractions available with a Capital Tour in DC.


Customize your Student Capital Tour of DC with Sonshine Tours

For over twenty years, Sonshine Educational Tours has been assisting schools with guided DC Field Trips. Sonshine Tours provide students and teachers with safe, comfortable bus travel and guided capital tours of DC. Sonshine Educational Tours have their own licensed Washington DC tour guides that provide meaningful commentary. Multi-day educational field trip packages for DC can combine a visit to the White House, the Jefferson Building, Washington Monuments, and other historic Virginia destinations. Students can learn and explore Washington DC to better understand our nations history and origin. To begin designing your trip contact Sonshine Tours by phone (800) 247-2590 or complete the online contact form with school and trip details.


View a Sample of a Capital Tour of DC Itinerary

Sonshine Educational Tours provide teachers and other organizational leaders with a sample itinerary that can consist of a three, four, or, five day trip. A three-day capital tour of DC can include pick up from the airport, a meal, museum tour, memorials visit, dinner, and hotel transportation. Day two could consist of breakfast, capitol tour, lunch, museum tour, memorial visit, dinner, and hotel transport. Day three could include a meal, White House tour, Fords Theatre and Peterson House, Museum, and airport transport. Exact locations vary by educational goal need. To request further information about capital tours of DC contact Sonshine Educational Tours by calling (800) 247-2590 or (954) 346-0900.

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