3 Days, 3 Historic Cities: DC, Williamsburg, Baltimore

If you want to experience American history in it’s truest form, you need to see it. No, of course we don’t mean time travel, we mean real travel. Pack your bags, your books, and your students and head on a 3-day journey unlike any other, an extended weekend through America’s past!

Washington D.C, Williamsburg Virginia, and Baltimore Maryland are three of the most historic cities in the United States, each representing very influential parts of our country's past, and therefore present as well.

If you start in Baltimore and make your way to a new city each day, this trip will be both smooth and highly educational, just take a peek below at our suggestions on where to stay, what to do, and where to eat, and you’ll be well on your way to an unforgettable extended weekend!

    • Day One - Baltimore
      With a long-running history as an important American seaport, Baltimore makes a great first stop.

      USS Constitution Baltimore Trip

      Masts of USS Constitution

      • Where to Stay:
        • Sleep Inn + Suites Downtown Inner Harbor  
          ★★, ‘Refined Budget Option’ $80 average.
        • Admiral Fell Inn
          ★★★, Historic, $135 average.
        • Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore
          ★★★★★, Posh and Upscale, $340 average.
      • What to Do:
        • Fort McHenry - Birthplace of National Anthem
        • USS Constitution - Civil War Era Warship
        • B&O Railroad Museum - Locomotive History and Info
        • Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum - Literary Hotspot
      • Where to Eat:
        • Jimmy’s Fabulous Restaurant
          $, ‘Old School Diner Comfort Food’
        • The Food Market
          $$, Open Kitchen Serving Creative Cuisine in former Grocery Store
        • Rusty Scupper Restaurant and Bar
          $$$, Local Landmark serving fresh seafood for over 30 years.
    • Day Two - D.C
      Birthplace of modern America and flagship government playground, you can’t skip out on our nation’s Capital. (1 Hour Drive)

      Washington D.C Trip

      Washington, D.C. at the White House.

      • Where to Stay:
        • Hi Washington D.C Hostel
          ★★, Basic Dorms with Great Views, $80 average.
        • Washington Plaza Hotel
          ★★★, Stylish Local Hotel, $160 average.
        • Intercontinental Willard Washington D.C
          ★★★★★, ‘Elegant Landmark Property’, $270average.
      • What to Do:
        • Smithsonian Institute - Popular Group of Museums and Research Centers
        • White House - Iconic Presidential Digs
        • National Mall - Historic Memorial Parks and Monuments
        • Lincoln Memorial - Monument of Marble for 16th President
      • Where to Eat:
        • We the Pizza
          $, NYC Style Pizza by the Slice
        • Founding Farmers D.C
          $$, ‘Market Driven Comfort Cuisine’
        • Fiolă
          $$$, High-End Italian Cuisine
    • Day Three - Williamsburg
      Once the capital of the Virginia Colony(1699-1780), this city serves as an unbeatable living history stop!(2.5-3 Hour Drive).

      Williamsburg Trip

      Pulled by a horse in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia

      • Where to Stay:
        • Days Inn Williamsburg Historic District
          ★★,
          Low Rise and Modern Hotel in Convenient Location, $50 average.
        • Williamsburg White House Bed and Breakfast
          ★★★, ‘Refined Property with Regal Decor’, $130 average.
        • Williamsburg Inn
          ★★★★★, Traditional Stately Venue, $250 average.
      • What to Do:
        • Historic District - Living History District with Colonial Decor
        • Historic Jamestowne - Engaging Settlement Site
        • Governor’s Palace - Pre-Revolutionary British Resistance Residence
        • Merchants Square - 18th-Century Village
      • Where to Eat:
        • Crif Dogs
          $, Creative Hot Dog Toppings and Late Hours
        • Fette Sau
          $$, Popular Cafe Style Dry-Rub BBQ
        • Delaware and Hudson
          $$$, ‘Petite American Restaurant’ Farm-to-Table Style