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WCTC Meeting Planner eNews

Student Travel News from Washington, DC

September 2007

The Washington, DC Convention & Tourism Corporation has created this e-newsletter as a resource to assist you with planning a trip to the nation's capital. Follow the links below to learn about new attractions, activities and policies you may wish to consider when planning your visit. You'll also find links to educator resources designed to enhance your students' experience at many must-see locations.

Please visit washington.org for more information on what's new in Washington, DC, and feel free to contact us with your questions. We look forward to welcoming your students to DC this year.

Sincerely,

George Cooley
Domestic Tourism Sales Manager

(202) 789-7051
[email protected]

Motorcoach Regulation Updates

MOTORCOACH REGULATION & PARKING UPDATE

New motorcoach regulations have recently come into effect that impact travel on and around Capitol Hill. Read on for more details and to learn about a new parking option...More Information >>

New Attractions & Itinerary Ideas

NEW ATTRACTIONS & ITINERARY IDEAS

Washington, DC adds to its inventory of exciting educational experiences again this year with hot new draws like Madame Tussauds, the Newseum and Operation Spy™, a new interactive experience at the International Spy Museum. Read on to discover what’s new...More Information >>

New at Smithsonian

NEW AT SMITHSONIAN

DC’s most famous museum collection invites students to check out its newest permanent exhibitions and attractions...More Information >>

Neighborhood Update: Anacostia

NEIGHBORHOOD UPDATE: ANACOSTIA

A short ride from Capitol Hill is DC’s Anacostia Historical District, where African-American history thrives and fascinating attractions await...More Information >>

Plan a trip to coincide with the National Cherry Blossom Festival

NATIONAL CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL

Washington, DC's signature springtime event, the National Cherry Blossom Festival® celebrates the gift of the cherry trees from the people of Japan to the people of the U.S...More Information >>

The District after dark

THE DISTRICT AFTER DARK

Thought DC was only for the daytime? Read on for suggestions on creative nighttime events and activities...More Information >>

The District after dark

RESOURCES ESPECIALLY FOR YOU

Washington, DC’s museums and attractions feature interactive and dynamic websites, offering valuable information exclusively for teachers and educators. Refer to the following links for creative lesson plans, classroom discussion ideas and more...More Information >>

Washington, DC Convention & Tourism Corporation
901 7th Street, NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 789-7001 | washington.org