In June, students are invited to participate in a week long excursion to New York and Washington D.C. where the focus is on understanding political, social and international issues with a US focus.


*Provisional Itinerary – dates / information can change
Day 1 Fly from Edinburgh – New York
Activities in NY
Empire State Building

Day 2 Liberty and Ellis Island
Statue of Liberty / Immigration Museum
Wall Street
World Trade Centre Memorial
Battery Park / Brooklyn Bridge
South Street Seaport

Day 3 United Nations Building – guided tour
Grand Central Station
Manhattan / Central Park / shopping
Times Square
Night-time activity eg. Broadway Show or Baseball Game (depending upon availability)

Day 4 Morning in NYC
Coach to Washington DC

Day 5 Washington Government Building
Washington memorials – guided tour
Holocaust Museum

Day 6 Whitehouse
Supreme court
Capitol Hill

Day 7 Arlington Cemetery
Sightseeing / shopping

Day 8 Coach to Washington DC airport for evening return flight to Edinburgh
Arrive in Edinburgh