African American

Heritage Student Tour

Washington, D.C.

& New York City

6 Days – 5 Nights


We customize our student tours to your

length of stay and requirements 


Student tour to DC and NYC


Travel with Scholastic Journeys and explore the diverse African American history and cultural sites in Washington, D.C. and New York City. See the historic and noted monuments in these two great cities. Tour the Frederick Douglas National Historic Site (Cedar Hill); stop at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library; tour Capitol Hill; visit the National World War II Memorial; tour the National Museum of African Art; take an African American Focus tour of New York City including The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Backstage of the Apollo Theater, and historic Harlem. Ride the ferry to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. Visit the Empire State Building. Take a guided tour of downtown New York. This and much more await you on your tour to these two great American cities.


There are numerous tour options in New York City that can be included or substituted for suggested features in this tour. Please contact us for more information. We are experts in customized student tours.


·         5 Nights accommodation

·         Breakfast each morning

·         5 dinners

·         Professional uniformed security guards at the hotel (upon request)

·         Professional guide service as stated in the complete itinerary

·         Lincoln Park

·         Frederick Douglass National Historic Site (Cedar Hill) and Visitors Center

·         African American Heritage Tour of Washington, D.C. Stop at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Library; drive through the Shaw Neighborhood and see the Thurgood Marshall Center. Drive by the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House and Lincoln Theater

·         African American Civil War Memorial and Museum

·         National World War II Memorial; Vietnam Veterans Memorial; Lincoln Memorial; and Korean War Veterans Memorial.

·         Illuminated Evening Tour: U.S. Marine Corps Memorial (Iwo Jima); Kennedy Center; Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial; and the Jefferson Memorial

·         Arlington National Cemetery

·         The White House Visitor's Center and stop for a photo opportunity of The White House

·         Your choice of the museums of the Smithsonian Institution

·         The United States Capitol Building

·         The Library of Congress

·         The Supreme Court Building

·         National Archives.

·         Ford's Theater and Peterson House.

·         Stop at the Inner Harbor or Baltimore on your way to New York City 

·         African American Heritage Tour of New York City and visit historic Harlem, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and Backstage at the Apollo Theater

·         Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty

·         Empire State Building

o    Enjoy the NYSKYRIDE

·         Narrated tour of New York including 5th Avenue, St. Patrick's Cathedral, The United Nations, Times Square, Chinatown, So Ho, the NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, and more 

Scholastic Journeys - 1939 High House Rd, Cary NC 27519 - 877-724-6064