Full American buffet at hotel followed by daily briefing about events and sites.
Extended visit of Arlington National Cemetery. On these hallowed grounds, visit the grave of President John F Kennedy, witness the solemn changing of the guard ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns and visit Arlington House, home to descendants of America's 1st first family and Confederate General Robert E. Lee. Due to amount of walking involved and topography of Arlington National Cemetery, participants can choose to travel through the site via foot or by motorized tram service.
Lunch at the Cascade Cafe at the National Gallery of Art. Following lunch, participants can explore the galleries at their own pace or take a brief docent led tour of the museum's treasures.
Explore the tumultuous period in American History that paralleled Franklin Roosevelt's twelve years as President of the United States at the FDR memorial in West Potomac Park. From challenging conventional thinking about the role of the federal government in the nation's economy to confronting the evils of fascism, Roosevelt led America in trying times. The FDR memorial, a series of outdoor rooms in a park setting, memorializes the nation's efforts to overcome the Great Depression at home and defeat tyranny around the world.
Enjoy served American fare at a neighborhood restaurant.
Visit one of Washington DC's newest memorials, the National World War II memorial. Learn about America's struggle against Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan at the dawn of the age of weapons of mass destruction. Many enjoy visiting this site at night when the memorial's lights and water fountains give it a more majestic appearance.