Civil War Battlefields near Washington, D.C.

7 day Washington, D.C. - Gettysburg, PA - Harpers Ferry, WV Educational Tours / Student Tours

Tour Length: 7 days

Tour Highlights

  • Battle of Gettysburg
  • Battle of Harpers Ferry
  • Battle of Bull Run
  • Richmond National Battlefield

Richmond, VA, Washington D.C., Gettysburg, PA and Harpers Ferry, WV Student Tours for Middle Schools, High Schools and Colleges. Educational tours to Washington D.C. are a wonderful opportunity.

Day 1: Depart for Richmond, VA

Depart for Richmond, VA
Arrive in Richmond, VA
Visit Richmond National Battlefield Park and Tredegar Iron Works
Museum of the Confederacy
Overnight in Richmond, VA

Day 2: Richmond, VA

Cold Harbor Battle Site
Tour of the Confederate White House
Travel to Washington, D.C.
Overnight near Washington, D.C.

Day 3: Washington, D.C.

Mount Vernon, George Washington's Estate
Choice of Smithsonian Museum(s)
Illumination Memorial Tour: Lincoln, Korean, Vietnam, WWII Memorials

Day 4: Washington, D.C.

Manassas National Battlefield Park (Battle of Bull Run)
Antietam National Battlefield (Battle of Antietam)

Day 5: Washington, D.C.

Arlington National Cemetery including the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Kennedy's Eternal Flame
Guided memorial tour: Iwo Jima, Jefferson, FDR, Martin Luther King Jr.
Capitol Tour
Evening performance at Ford's Theater

Day 6: Washington, D.C. - Gettysburg, PA

Travel to Gettysburg, PA
Gettysburg National Military Park (Battle of Gettysburg)
Visitor Center and Cyclorama

Day 7: Gettysburg, PA - Harpers Ferry, WV

Travel to Harpers Ferry, WV
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (Battle of Harpers Ferry)
Depart Harpers Ferry, WV for home