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WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Monumental DC

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Program #12392ENZ
5 Days | 4 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s 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.
The capital of the United States is truly “monumental” as you’ll discover in this exciting experiential learning program. Explore major monuments, memorials, museums and historic sites on and off the National Mall. Through seminars with memorial founders and policy experts, learn what Washington’s monuments tell about those who created them, the people and events they memorialize, their eras, and how our nation’s sons and daughters are remembered. Daily discussions and field trips provide keen insights into historic and current issues.


Highlights

• Delve into George Washington's life as a pioneering farmer, businessman, fearless soldier and leader at Mount Vernon.
• Witness the changing of the guard ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington Cemetery and visit the grave of President John F. Kennedy.
• Enjoy an introduction to the vibrant Washington, D.C. cultural and dining scene.

Activity Notes

Walking 2-3 miles per day during field trips over level terrain; extended standing. Monuments accessible by elevator.

Coordinated by American Civics Center.


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
4 nights of accommodations
10 meals: 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips

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4.8
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