DC Trip Planning and Reservations

U.S. Capitol

School group leaders can request a tour of the U.S. Capitol by contacting the office of their Representativeor the office of their Senator.  Many Congressional offices offer their own staff-led tour.

The White House

From the White House website:

Public tour requests must be submitted through one’s Member of Congress.  These self-guided tours are available from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays (excluding federal holidays or unless otherwise noted).  Tour hours will be extended when possible based on the official White House schedule. Tours are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. Requests can be submitted up to six months in advance and no less than 21 days in advance. You are encouraged to submit your request as early as possible as a limited number of spaces are available. All White House tours are free of charge.  (Please note that White House tours may be subject to last minute cancellation.

The Pentagon

From the Pentagon website:

To take a guided tour of the Pentagon, you must make a reservation in advance. Note that tour schedules can fill up quickly, so it is advisable to book your tour well in advance of your visit. Reservations may be booked from 14 to 90 days in advance. Reservations will not be accepted for tour dates within 13 days or more than 90 days away.

Hours: All guided tours of the Pentagon are free and available by reservation only. Tours are conducted Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tours are not conducted on weekends or federal holidays.

Book a Tour: Tours can be arranged directly through the Pentagon Tour Office using an online reservations system.

Group Size Section: Public Tour Groups will NOT exceed 60 persons.

Request a Pentagon Tour

Arlington National Cemetery

Requests to perform a wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier can be made up to one year in advance. You will receive a notification by email. Please call 877-907-8585 with any questions. When you receive confirmation, please forward your email to your travel consultant for our records.

Request Public Wreath Laying at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier