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New York & Washington

Many groups are now choosing a two centre trip to New York & Washington. 

American Politics is a hot topic of conversation right now and where better to learn more about the US Senate than Washington DC. Combine this with a visit to the bright lights of New York and you can see the political and the cultural capitals of the United States in one short trip. 

At Further and Higher Travel our knowledge of these two cities is unrivalled. We'll work with you to select the most suitable accommodation to suit your budget and advise on the best visits to include so you'll really make the most out of your visit to these two cities.

If you'd like to learn more about the history of the United States, you can make an en route stop in Philadelphia or add on a few nights stay in Boston. Ask us for more information. 

 

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Circle Line Cruise

Taking a Liberty cruise or the longer semi-circle river cruise is probably the best way to enjoy the famous skyline on any educational group trips to New York. Cruise close to the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and see the city from a different angle. Enjoy the on-board commentary, detailing the history of New York and its waterways. A great value and memorable way to catch New York, by day or by night &nb read more ...

Museum of American Finance

hese exciting workshops can be adpated for sixth form or University students and typically last 45 mins to 1 hr   Banking in America This classroom lesson, based on the Museum's "Banking in America" Exhibit, will help students understand why banks today are safe places to deposit money, how banks earn profits, why banks are important to the overall US economy and what role the Federal Reserve plays in our banking read more ...

Ellis Island Immigration Museum

Ellis Island is a fantastic visit for any student of History on their study trips to New York and is combined with the ferry that stops at the Statue of Liberty. The island was the gateway through which more than 12 million people passed between the end of the ninteenth and mid twentieth century. The museum shows the history of this immigration as many came in search of the American Dream.  There are three floors of aud read more ...

Financial District Walking Tour

By taking a financial district walking tour with our expert local guide, your students will visit some of the most famous financial sites of New York City.  Visits Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange and Battery Park and tailore your route with your guide to take in anything you'd like to see.   The New York Stock Exchange itself  has been closed to visitors since 9/11, but the impressive building’s Roman temp read more ...

The UN Headquarters

Take your student group on a fascinating educational study visit to the United Nations in the heart of New York City. There is a range of guided study tours possible that will offer an exciting opportunity to discover United Nations Headquarters and give your study group a behind-the-scenes view of the Organization at work. All student tours start in the Visitors Lobby and last from 45 minutes up to 1 hour. Included on read more ...

Empire State Building

The Iconic Empire State Building, along with the Rockefeller Center, is one of the key attractions any Sixth Form school or student group should visit during your study trip and stay in the city and offers breathtaking views at any time of day. The Art Deco icon is located at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street and stands a total of 1454 feet. It was the world's tallest building for 40 years, from its completion in 19 read more ...

World Trade Centre, Freedom Tower

Standing as the tallest building in the Western Hempishere, and the sixth-tallest tower in the world, The One World Trade Centre (also known as The Freedom Tower) was rebuilt in Lower Manhattan after the orginal World Trade Centre was completely destroyed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. Students can ascend to the top of the building in less than sixty seconds and enjoy the spectaculr views the structure has to offer. For m read more ...

Top of the Rock

Stunning panoramic views await your group as you reach the observation deck of the Rockerfeller Center ! We heartily recommend a visit here rather than just to the Empire State, and with the larger observation deck giving fantastic views over Central park and the interactive displays it offers groups a more comfortable overall experience at the same price. Contact FHT Student Group Tours today on 01279 658221 and we will arrange t read more ...

Arlington National Cemetery

Established during the American Civil War on the former estate of Confederate General Robert E. Lee's wife Mary Anna, Arlington National Cemetery is the largest national burial ground in the United States, with 624 acres of landscaped grounds. Veterans and Military casualties from each of the nation's wars are buried here. Notable among the thousands of headstones and memorials are the graves of President John F. Kennedy, his wife Jack read more ...

US Capitol

Located in the heart of the Capital, the US Capitol is without doubt one of the most impressive buildings in the States, having been built and rebuilt since its original creation in 1793.  It houses the two chambers of the Senate and the House of Representatives. Student group tours of the Capitol and its various chambers are free although tour passes are required. Tours operate every day except Sundays. Contact our expert read more ...

The White House Visitors Center

Arguably the most famous building in America and home to  every U.S president except George Washington, The White House was completed in 1800 and adopted its name from the whitewash it received in 1815 after being scorched by the British the year before. The Whitehouse itself does not currently permit visits by the public, however, the Whitehouse Visitors Center welcomes groups with a range of features and vid read more ...

National Air and Space Museum

Located in the Smithsonian Institution, The National Air and Space Museum was originally founded in 1942 as the National Air Museum and then renamed and reopened in 1976. The museum houses the largest collection of Spacecraft and historic aircraft on the planet, including the likes of the Apollo 11 Lunar Module, Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis and Orville and Wilbur Wright's 1903 Flyer. The museum is open daily and guided t read more ...

National Archives Experience

The National Archives Experience explores the history of America through documents, photos, maps, military records, films and artefacts. Notable items include the gun that killed President Kennedy, the American Declaration of Independence and the infamous Watergate recordings that so blighted President Nixon's term in office. Guided tours for student groups are available Monday to Friday and admission is free, though an on-line booking read more ...

National Museum of American History

Spanning three floors and containing numerous exhibitions the National Museum of American History looks in detail at the rich diversity and scientific achievements of The United States. Student groups can try out various activities, such as sending telegrams by morse code and performing various experiments in the interactive Science Center. Open daily and with free admission for groups.

Supreme Court

Located permanently in the Capital in a magnificent building designed by Cass Gilbert and built between 1931 and 1935, The Supreme Court is the highest tribunal in the nation and ultimate constitutional authority. Student groups can visit the court in session between October and April to see the cases being argued and at other times visit the courtrooms and watch the informative visitor's film on the ground, as well as any exhibi read more ...

Guided Walking Tour - Political Sites

Take half a day to walk around Washington and visit all the key buildings in American Politics. Your local guide will take down  Pennsylvania Avenue, The George Washington Monument, The Mall and The US Capitol – this includes; the Senate, House of Representatives, Supreme Court and the Library of Congress. This is a fantastic introduction to influence, power and Government in the USA. 

Guided Walking Tour - Historical Sites

A guided walking tour of the monuments and memorials of Washington tells the story of the history of the USA from the civil war to present day. This walking tour will take in the Lincoln Memorial, FDR Memorial, WW2 Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial and Arlington Cemetery. 

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The trip was a success - I cannot fault Kirsty for all her hard work. She was very patient with us and did everything we asked of her. The day trips were well organised, as was the transport. A big thumbs up from us!
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