St. Mary Magdalen Washington DC 2017

March 3, 2017

This morning you will depart New Orleans, on a flight bound for our Nation’s Capital, Washington, D.C. Your private motor coach and tour leader will meet you on arrival at the airport. After lunch you will visit one of the seats of power in our nation, the US Capitol Building*.  The Senate and the House of Representatives have met at the Capitol for over 200 years. Afterwards you will have an opportunity to see the view of Washington, D.C. from five hundred fifty five feet and one eighth inch while on your visit to the Washington Monument. Before dinner, visits to the WWII and Korean Monuments are planned.

 March 4, 2017

This morning you will visit Arlington National Cemetery*. Arlington is the final resting place for countless American heroes.  Here, witness the solemn Changing of the Guards Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.  The rest of the day you may break into smaller groups to visit museums and galleries on the National Mall.  There are more than 137 million objects, works of art and specimens at the Smithsonian Museums* and Galleries, so there is something for everyone. You will enjoy exploring the National Archives* where you will view some of the most important documents in our nation’s history including The Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights and Constitution.  This afternoon you will visit many of the memorials* dedicated to the pride and sacrifice of the American people including: the Lincoln, Vietnam, Korean and WWII Memorials. Dinner tonight is at Hard Rock Café.  Following dinner enjoy a moonlight tour* of the memorials including FDR, MLK and Jefferson.

March 5, 2017

Today begins with Sunday mass at a local church. After mass, you will visit the Newseum* where numerous local and national broadcasts have been filmed. Perhaps it’s your day to make your television debut.  Exhibits at the museum will highlight the day’s newspapers from all over the world, as well as other exhibits like the September 11th exhibit, 4-D immersion theatres and hands-on exhibits.  After lunch there will plenty of free time for exploring with your tour leader including the Smithsonian American History Museum, a possible to visit the Gallery of Art and a White House photo opportunity. This evening is dedicated to fun enjoying dinner and bowling at one of DC’s favorite bowling* venues.

March 6, 2017

This morning you will journey to Mount Vernon*, George Washington’s estate and resting place. Your guide will direct you through Washington’s home, tomb and the many buildings which helped to run this large estate. After lunch you will experience a humbling visit to the Holocaust Museum*, both a touching and vivid reminder of those who were persecuted and a supplication against such inhumanity. Afterwards you will take in a few last minute sightseeing before you depart for home, taking along with you memories, souvenirs, and a deeper pride and appreciation for American History.

 SPECIAL TOUR CONDITIONS: *** The tour price of $1,290.00 is based on 20 or more paying tour participants traveling together on the itinerary as outlined. The tour price is based on four persons to a room and includes roundtrip airline transportation from New Orleans, LA, hotel, 3 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 3 dinners, sightseeing, entrance fees if required and motor-coach transportation and metro passes, where applicable. Sightseeing visits INCLUDE guide and entrance fees (if applicable) to the Smithsonian Museums, National Archives, Washington Monument, Newseum, Arlington National Cemetery, Capitol Tour, bowling, Mount Vernon, and a guided tour of the national memorials. Please note that all above-mentioned scheduled activities are subject to change or cancellation due to circumstances beyond our control (i.e. availability, weather, traffic, etc.). A guaranteed twin may be available for a supplement of $190.00 per person. A guaranteed triple room may be available for a supplemental charge of $100 per person. The applicable tour conditions are listed on the online application.  There is a $150.00 non-refundable deposit due to be eligible for the trip.  To register you can visit the “student/traveler signup” page on our website at The tour number for your group is 217220.  A 2nd payment of $150.00 will be due July 1st, and the 1st of every subsequent month thru Jan 1 (for 7 additional payments).  The final payment of $90.00 is due no later than February 1st.  Additional details will be supplied approximately 30 days before departure. 

Space is limited!

Submit online application at and submit a $150.00 deposit by June 1, 2016 to secure your spot on this  PATRIOTIC ADVENTURE!