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DAY SIX – Tour 101451506, 6-Day East Coast Edventure

**Your 5:10pm flight to Los Angeles (LAX) is delayed due to operations. United Flight #1747 now departs Newark at 5:45pm and arrives at LAX at 8:56pm. Please check United Airlines for updated information. ** It’s the last day of the East Coast ‘Edventure’ – this week has been full of interactive learning and fun! It was a pleasure to share our passion of American History with these students and parents. Today the group spent time in Central Park – did you know that every lake and pond within the park is man made?! Also, Central Park contains 19,000 trees and 9,000...

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DAY FIVE – Tour 101451506, 6-Day East Coast Edventure

Everyone slept well after a fun-filled night in New York City – what a fabulous performance of ‘Wicked’! Today, the group is hitting the streets of ‘The Big Apple’ with resident New York guides who will share personal experience and knowledge of what life is like in New York City. But before the walking tour, the group enjoyed a breakfast harbor cruise of New York City with views of NYC and New Jersey including the Statue of Liberty and Ellis...

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DAY FOUR – Tour 101451506, 6-Day East Coast Edventure

Good morning from Gettysburg, God grace abounds, we have an exceptional weather day for touring the battlefield! The students are enjoying a morning full of Civil War History from Expert Gettysburg Battlefield Guides. Each bus will have an expert guide walk the students through the events at Gettysburg in a fun, interactive way. After a great morning in Gettysburg, St. John’s students hit the road for New York City! Tonight the group will eat a pizza dinner at a NYC classic restaurant and then enjoy the Broadway spectacle of...

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DAY THREE – Tour 101451506, 6-Day East Coast Edventure

Rise and shine! Our group is enjoying another great day in Washington D.C. as they continue to learn more about our nation and the history that has brought us to where we are today. Next stop – Air & Space Smithsonian! So many exhibits and artifacts to see and learn...

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DAY TWO – Tour 101451506, 6-Day East Coast Edventure

Hello¬† and good morning from the East Coast! The group started off the day right with a delicious breakfast at Mt. Vernon before exploring the grounds of George Washington’s plantation home.                   After a great visit to George Washington’s Plantation at Mt. Vernon, St. John’s 8th graders made their next stop at the Library of Congress before heading over to the United States Capitol!               Next stop for St. John’s 8th Graders – the United States Capitol! A tour throughout the building while hearing history of our Nation’s Capitol. St. John’s 8th Graders are finishing the day with an Illuminated Monuments and Memorials Tour, guided by Resident Washington D.C Tour...

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DAY ONE – Tour 101451506, 6-Day East Coast Edventure

The tour is off and running! From the tour guide, “Everyone arrived safe and sound for their DC experience. First stop, breakfast in Annandale, Virginia. Weather is beautiful. Life is good, God is GOOD.” Yes indeed, there has plenty to be grateful for on this first day of touring. The flight delay set the schedule on its heels a bit, but the group has been great about helping to make up the time and get back on track. The weather conditions could hardly be better to afford efficient...

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