8th Grade Washington, DC trip Itinerary


Explore GO's 8th Grade Washington, D.C Trip Itinerary!  

The 8th grade Washington DC trip itinerary has become a right of passage for all middle school students. Washington D.C. allows students to connect with our government institutions and people. They discover the rich heritage of the founding fathers and their enduring legacy.  They stand in wonder surrounded by the iconic buildings. The museums allow them to see the first powered aircraft of the Wright brothers and Concorde. In the morning they can see the original 'Star Spangled" banner the later in the day a Monet. Washington DC continues to marvel every young visitor  each year.

  • Explore at the Smithsonian Museums

  • Arlington National Cemetery

  • The Library of Congress 

  • The Supreme Court 

  • The White House Viewing from Lafayette Park 

  • Discover the Monuments and Memorials


8th grade Washington DC Trip Sample Itinerary: 3 Days/2 Nights

Choose from the optional attractions below OR customize to your preferred attractions, meals and more! 



Day One

Departure (Motorcoach, Flight, Ferry, Train Transportation) 

Optional Add On Boxed Lunch 

Lincoln, Korean War, Vietnam War Memorials 

World War II Memorial & Washington Monument

Group Sit-Down Dinner 

Hotel Accommodations (2 Nights) 

Overnight Security Provided (2 Nights) 


Day Two 

United States Capitol Building 

Lunch Voucher or Boxed Sandwich (Customized Sandwich/Cookie Order)

Smithsonian Museums (+$ Add on the International Spy Museum)

Group Sit-Down Dinner (+$ Add on Pizza and Bowling or Dave & Busters)

TJ, FDR, MLK Memorials 


Day Three

US Marine Corps War Memorial 

Arlington National Cemetery

Lunch Voucher or Boxed Sandwich (Customized Sandwich/Cookie Order)

Walk Lafayette Park and White House Grounds Exploration


Optional Group Sit-Down Dinner


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