The Peaceful Transition of Power

A visit to Washington D.C. during the Presidential Inauguration is an outstanding experiential opportunity. Thousands gather to witness the peaceful transition of power on the National Mall and beyond. If you have ever dreamed of such an adventure for your students, you’d be surprised to learn how easy it is to plan with GO. 2021 is right around the corner; view our sample Presidential Inauguration Class Trip 2021 itinerary below for more details!

GO's Presidential Inauguration 2025 School Trip Itinerary 

Sample Itinerary: 4 Days/3 Nights

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


Day One- 

Shuttle Transportation to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 

Lunch: Sandwich Box

Gettysburg National Military Park with Licensed Military Guide 

Hotel Accommodations: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (1 Night) 

Dinner: Dobbin House Tavern or Similar Sit-Down Group Dinner* 

(Add On+ Guided Ghost Walking Tour) 

(Add On+ Overnight Security Guard)

Departure (Motorcoach, Flight, Ferry, Train Transportation) 

Optional Add On Boxed Lunch 


(Change Gettysburg for: Philadelphia, Williamsburg or Baltimore)


Day Two - Inauguration Day

Attend the Presidential Inauguration 2021; Washington, D.C.

  • Beginning at noon, the president takes the oath of office
  • President’s Inauguration Address
  • Presidential Parade Route 

Lunch: Ronald Reagan Building (Meal Food Court Voucher) 

Dinner: Pizzeria Uno or Similar Sit-Down Group Dinner* 

Lincoln, Vietnam, and Korean War Memorials Group Exploration

Hotel Accommodations- Virginia or Maryland (2 Nights)


Day Three- 

Arlington National Cemetery; Tomb of the Unknown Soldier 

TJ, FDR and MLK Tidal Basin Monuments Group Exploration 

Lunch: Sandwich Box 

Group Exploration of Smithsonian Museums

Dinner: Bertuccis or Similar Sit-Down Group Dinner* 

White House Viewing from Lafayette Park (Add On+ Guided Ghost Walking Tour) 

Washington Monument and World War II Memorials


Day Four- 

George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Grounds 

Lunch: Voucher Provided

Departure from Washington, District of Columbia 

Optional Add On Dinner 


Add Additional Nights Or Destinations To Your Package! 


*Travel Insurance With CFAR

GO highly recommends all passengers get travel insurance coverage with additional Cancel For Any Reason coverage. Learn more here

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