Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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  • Memorial that honored service members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War
  • Honors service members who died in service in Vietnam/South East Asia, and those service members who were missing in action during the war

 

Lincoln Memorial

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  • National monument built to honor the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln
  • #12 of the top 25 landmarks in the world
  • Built in 1922
  • Since the 1930s the monument has been symbolic of race relations
  • Was the location of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech

 

Korean War Veterans Memorial

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  • Memorial that commemorates those who served in the Korean War
  • Built in 1993

 

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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  • United States’ official memorial to the Holocaust
  • Provides documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history
  • Dedicated to helping leaders and citizens of the world to confront hated, prevent genocide, promote human dignity, and strengthen democracy
  • Researchers identified and documented 42,500 ghettos and concentration camps erected by the Nazis

 

National Air and Space Museum

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  • The second most visited museum in the world and the most visited museum in the U.S.
  • Contains the Apollo 11 command module, the Bell X-1 which broke the sound barrier, and the Wright brothers’ plane
  • Dedicated to the history and science of aviation and spaceflight, as well as planetary science, geology, and geophysics

 

National Museum of Natural History

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  • The fourth most visited museum in the world and the most visited natural history museum in the world
  • Holds the national collections and research facilities
  • Collections contain over 126 million specimens of plants, animals, fossils, minerals, rocks, meteorites, human remains, and human cultural artifacts
  • Home to 185 professional natural history scientists, the largest group of scientists dedicated to the study of natural and cultural history in the world
  • Opened in 1910

 


 

Costs

all flights $361

food $45/day x 7 days = $315

hotel $56/day x 6 days = $336

tickets (all attractions) $22

TOTAL for whole itinerary $1,034