New York and Washington DC Highlights Tour

School tours

Take in the bright lights and skyscrapers of the Big Apple, before visiting America’s seat of political power.


  • Ground Zero Workshop
  • Island Museum of Immigration
  • Smithsonian Museums

What's included: 

  • Coaching as indicated on itinerary
  • New York Metro Pass & Washington on foot
  • Central 2/3* hotel accommodation
  • Breakfast & dinners
  • Free teacher places available
  • Excursions and entrances as per itinerary
  • 24 hour assistance

Suggested itinerary for International School groups

Day 1

Arrive New York and be met on arrival
Coach transfer to your accommodation
Free time: walk to central Park, 5th Avenue, Times Square

Day 2

Guided sightseeing walking tour of New York
Ground Zero Workshop and former World Trade Center site
Evening: Empire State Building

Day 3

Ellis Island & Statue of Liberty
Island Museum of Immigration
American Museum of Natural History

Day 4

Madame Tussauds or Guggenheim Workshop
Free time for shopping
Evening: Broadway Show

Day 5

Transfer by coach to Washington DC
Stop en-route at Philadelphia for Freedom Hall and Liberty Bell
Arrive Washington DC

Day 6

Capitol Hill to see the Supreme Court, Library of Congress and the National Archives
White House, Lafayette Park, Washington Monument and the War Monuments
Dinner at local restaurant

Day 7

Arlington Cemetery (John F. Kennedy’s grave)
Smithsonian Institute Museums

Day 8

Depending on flight timings, you may have free time today for shopping
Transfer to Washington airport by coach for your flight home

Washington is home to the world’s largest museum complex – a total of 19 museums which offer free entry and are within walking distance of each other!

Souwoon Cho
International Schools Executive