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5 Must-See Washington D.C. Museums

View of the National Mall, Washington D.C. (photo

Washington D.C. is home to the world’s most extensive museum complex. Read more »


National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington D.C.

Students traveling to Washington D.C. this past week witnessed something truly incredible. Read more »


Advantages of Fall Travel to Washington D.C.

White House in the Fall (photo

Late spring tends to be one of the busiest and most exciting times to visit Washington D.C. However, regardless of the time of year, an educational student tour of Washington D.C. is guaranteed to be an enriching experience due to the historical and cultural significance of the city. The fall season is often overlooked when planning a student trip. However, distinct advantages exist for traveling to Washington D.C. in the fall. These include: Read more »


Washington D.C. FAM Trip 2012

Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

This past weekend the Scholastica Travel staff and many of our independently contracted tour leaders traveled to Washington D.C. for our annual FAM trip! Read more »


Washington D.C. FAM Trip 2012 Preview

We can’t wait to incorporate the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial into our spring trips! Photo

This weekend members of the Scholastica Travel staff as well as many of our independently contracted tour leaders will meet in Washington D.C. for our annual FAM trip!

What is a FAM trip? Read more »


Family Trip to Washington D.C., Part 5

"Anything Goes" at Toby's Dinner Theatre, photo courtesy of

Thursday was our last morning in DC. We didn’t really have any plans to do anything until later in the day, so we spent the morning relaxing in the pool until it was time to check out. We packed up the car and drove to a rather unusual spot, the Goodwill store. My daughter enjoys checking out Goodwill stores, especially in big cities because you can usually find something good. We spent about an hour there and her search yielded a couple of nice dresses and a few other items. Read more »