The epic story of American democracy comes to life in our nation’s capital city. View the extraordinary monuments throughout the National Mall that commemorate the heroes who have shaped our past, including the World War II Monument, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the Korean War Memorial. Join a local guide at the U.S. Naval Academy for a tour of this distinguished military training ground. Visit Fort McHenry in Baltimore where Francis Scott Key was inspired to pen the “Star Spangled Banner.” Uncover the gems of the Smithsonian Institution as you explore some of its world-renowned museum collections. Tour Washington National Cathedral and admire the architecture of this magnificent building that took 83 years to complete. On a guided tour, learn about Ford’s Theater where President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Indulge in local crab and dine at a local Annapolis Restaurant. Join us for this extraordinary exploration of America’s history and culture in Washington, D.C.