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5 Days | 4 Nights
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Deborah from Lutherville, MD Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 08/30/15 - 09/03/15
This was a very interesting program for me and my husband. We learned how to find information about our ancestors who came over in the 1900s from Eastern Europe. Everyone at the Archives and the Library of Congress were very helpful and our tour director Mary was top notch. Lastly the accommodations and the food were excellent. This was a great trip to DC and we both found it worthwhile.

Lisa from Collierville, TN Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 08/30/15 - 09/03/15
Gaining a better understanding of what is available at the National Archives and the Library of Congress as opposed to my State Archives and County Courthouses will be invaluable as I continue my genealogy work. Having professionals show me search techniques they use makes the trip worthwhile. I also now have a working knowledge of how to use the Metro for future trips!

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4 nights of accommodations
11 meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
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3 Field trips


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