Washington DC Trip
What: Walnut Creek 8th Grade Washington DC Trip
When: June 1-3, 2017
Cost: $999 (Quad) $1,049 (Triple) $1169 (Double)
DC Sign-Up Link
Trip Code: 11988 Group Code: 6663
Deadline - Oct 30
Round trip airfare
Two nights hotel - Hilton Garden Inn - Washington DC
Motorcoach from Creek to the airport for departure
Parents will pick up from the airport upon our return
Full breakfast provided in private room within the hotel
Potomac River Dinner
Tour guides on each motorcoach while in DC
Nightly security guard on each floor with students
Admission to all activities while in DC
Carry-on luggage only
We will not be checking bags
Dress code will be the same as the school
3 “DC” t-shirts - one for each day (students must wear them)
Cost was $10 total this year
Car Wash Coupons
Additional spending money
Souvenirs - sweatshirts, etc.
Board the bus at Creek and drive to the airport for your flight.
Depart from Detroit
Arrive at BWI
The White House is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States
Visit the National Air & Space Museum in Washington, DC. (Food Truck Lunch)
Free time to explore the Museum of Natural History.
Visit the National Archives and see the rotunda where some of our most important documents are stored.
National Air & Space Museum, National Museum of the American Indian, and the American Art Museum.
Guided tour of the Memorials including visits to the World War II Memorial, Vietnam War Memorial, Lincoln Memorial and the Korean War Memorial.
Dinner in Union Station at Uno Chicago Grill.
Arrive at your hotel and check in.
Visit the Supreme Court.
You will enter one of the most magnificent buildings in Washington as you visit the Library of Congress on Capitol Hill.
Tour of the Capitol Building.
Lunch in the cafeteria at the Capitol Building.
Meet in front of the Capitol Building for a professional group photo.
Tour Arlington National Cemetery.
Visit to Arlington, you'll participate in a wreath laying ceremony.
Guided tour of the Memorials including visits to the FDR Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.
DJ/Dinner Cruise on the Potomac River. Boarding starts at 7pm and the cruise will depart at 7:30pm.
Return to your hotel for the evening.
Breakfast and check out of your rooms.
Visit the estate and gardens of our first president, George Washington.
Ford’s Theater tour
Arrive at the airport and check in for your flight. You'll have a cash allotment of $10pp to use for lunch