Inspire Youth with a Washington DC Field Trip
Washington DC is home to the nation’s most famous landmarks, memorials, and monuments which are located around the National Mall and Memorial Parks. Sonshine Educational Tours provides travel and educational tours for groups interested in Washington DC field trips. Sonshine Educational Tours specializes in student travel to our nation’s capital. On tour your group will learn about inspiring and powerful people and places throughout the city. Currently, Washington DC is hosting the exhibit “Civil War to Civil Rights.” Students will learn about our nation’s battle for equality throughout the ages. A guided tour of Washington DC brings social studies and history lessons to life.
When a child stands where George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, or Martin Luther King, Jr. once stood, a door of interest in history is opened. The pages of the history book come to life. The people, places, and events of the past become real. There is no greater way to teach a child about our nation’s history than with a Washington DC field trip. Sonshine Educational Tours specializes in student transportation and guided tours of Washington DC. Their knowledgeable Washington DC tour guides provide your group with a first-hand educational experiences using fun facts, and insight into famous landmarks and other popular attractions within Washington DC.
A guided tour of Washington DC is an excellent way for school groups to experience history along with the seasons. Because of its geographic location, the temperatures remain fairly mild from October through May. In the fall months groups can experience the crisp autumn air while enjoying walking tours throughout the city. The backdrop of robust colored leaves give the city a dimensional appeal. In the winter, school groups enjoy a special holiday focus on tour as they learn how presidents from the past and present celebrate Christmas. Groups can also be part of the “Lighting of the Christmas Tree” a holiday tradition for decades. The spring is mild and if you catch it right, your group may be able to experience the famous Cherry Blossom Festival. A sight to behold these trees bloom for about one week out of the year. Whatever the season, students and teachers can take in the city’s most intriguing sites such as the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, The Washington Monument, The Smithsonian Museums, and many other major Washington DC sites. Sonshine Educational Tours provides transportation, accommodations, meals, gratuity, and admissions in their Washington DC guided tour packages. To request a Washington DC tour quote complete the online contact form or call (800) 247-2590.