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  1. Discover D.C. Washington, D.C. Our Nation’s Capital

  2. World War II Memorial Memorial Bridge, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument President Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Washington, D.C. Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, and U.S. Capitol As home to our nation's government, Washington, D.C. is one of the most powerful cities in the world. Steeped in history and rich in culture, D.C. provides ample opportunities for students to celebrate the past and prepare for the future.

  3. Arlington National Cemetery Space Shuttle Challenger Memorial Arlington National Cemetery See the Changing of the Guard ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Eternal Flame at President John F. Kennedy's gravesite, and the Space Shuttle Challenger Memorial. Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers John F. Kennedy Gravesite and Eternal Flame

  4. Iwo Jima Memorial "Uncommon Valor was a Common Virtue." The Marine Corps War Memorial Commonly referred to as the Iwo Jima Memorial, the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, VA is dedicated to all Marines who have given their lives in the defense of the United States since 1775. The flag raisers forever immortalized in bronze The Marine Corps War Memorial

  5. Capitol Hill “United States Supreme Court" The United States Capitol Building Capitol Hill is home to more than just the Capitol Building: the U.S. Supreme Court and Library of Congress are located just off the east front of the Capitol. Aerial view of Capitol Hill Library of Congress

  6. National Archives Preamble of the U.S. Constitution The National Archives Bill of Rights At the National Archives, visitors view the “Charters of Freedom:” the original Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. Signatures on the Declaration of Independence

  7. Ford’s Theatre Ford’s Theatre The Presidential Box On April 14, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was mortally shot by John Wilkes Booth while attending a play in Ford’s Theatre. Lincoln passed away across the street inside Peterson’s Boarding House. Bust of Lincoln Peterson House: The House Where Lincoln Died

  8. Washington Monument Looking up at the Washington Monument Washington Monument as seen from the Iwo Jima Memorial The most visible memorial in D.C., the Washington Monument rises 555 feet above the National Mall. In addition to being the tallest structure in D.C., it is also the tallest stone monument in the world. Washington Monument as seen from the Vietnam Wall Washington Monument as seen from the WWII Memorial

  9. Mount Vernon Interactive Activities at Mount Vernon Mount Vernon President George Washington’s home located in Alexandria, Virginia. The Tombs of George and Martha Washington Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate

  10. Monuments and Memorials Vietnam War Memorial World War II Memorial Students pay tribute to fallen soldiers at a number of sites including the World War II Memorial, the Vietnam War Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, and the Vietnam Women's Memorial. Korean War Veterans Memorial Vietnam Women's Memorial

  11. Monuments and Memorials Jefferson Memorial Lincoln Memorial FDR Memorial President Memorials and Monuments Kennedy Center

  12. National Cathedral Inside the National Cathedral National Cathedral The Cathedral is a 14th Century Gothic-style structure, shaped like a Latin Cross. It is the sixth largest church in the world. A sampling of the Cathedral’s stone carvings View of Washington from the National Cathedral

  13. Smithsonian Institution Inside the Smithsonian Natural History Museum Smithsonian Castle In 1829, British scientist James Smithson died and in his will he left his estate, valued at over half a million dollars, to the people of the United States to found “an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge.” The Natural History Museum The Moon Rock at the Air & Space Museum

  14. White House A Photo Opportunity at the White House National Cathedral The home of the President and his family as well as the official office for the Executive Branch of our government, whose job is to execute or carry out the laws of our nation. The White House as seen from the Ellipse A Photo Opportunity at the White House

  15. The trip will take place in the Spring. The final date is to be determined. Probably April 24th – 27th. The Monday (4/28) following the trip is a non-student day Trip Dates for the 2008-09

  16. $1,390 $79 of this cost is not refundable. There is also an option to purchase full refund (minus the nonrefundable deposit) insurance for $139. Insurance is recommended! Trip Cost

  17. Call Worldstrides at 1-800-468-5899 Log on to Mail registration to: Worldstrides PO Box 9033 Charlottesville, VA 22906-9033 How to register-Pick ONE option


  19. Customer Service (parent billing questions) 1-800-468-5899 Financial Services Representative 1-800-880-5937 Website Billing Questions

  20. Trip ID #12326 Trip ID