95.5 for The Lou Makes Black History In DC


The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture opened on September 24, 2016. The 400,000 square-foot-building stands five levels above ground, has four levels below and includes numerous exhibition galleries, an education center, a theater, café and store.

Join 95.5 for The Lou on a tour of Washington, DC including a visit to the museum that immediately made the “must see” list and is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African-American life, history, and culture.

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 Day 1 THUR 08 Jun 2017 – Departure (Depart at 9:50am)

A flight from St. Louis to Washington, DC. Upon arrival, we’ll transfer to our hotel and check in. This evening, enjoy a welcome dinner followed by a magical tour of Washington DC visiting the monuments and memorials at night. (D)



Day 2 FRI 09 Jun 2017

img_1012After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll visit the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture with our “Timed Passes”. You’ll have a full day to explore the many collections, galleries and exhibits of the museum. The average visit is four hours so put on your walking shoes. You’ll have the balance of the day free to either visit every corner of the museum or explore other sights in Washington, DC. (B)


Day 3 SAT 10 Jun 2017

After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll tour Washington, DC’s Black History, visiting the Frederick Douglas Home, African American Civil War Memorial and Museum, Howard University and more. Lunch is at the famous Ben’s Chili Bowl, a DC landmark. (B, L)img_0774

African Americans have been a significant part of Washington, DC’s identity since the city was first declared the new national capital in 1791. By 1900 Washington had the largest percentage of African Americans of any city in the nation. The African American Heritage Trail of Washington DC has over 200 sites that are important in local and national history and culture. Today we’ll explore a few of them.


Day 4 SUN 11 Jun 2017

On this free day, you can have breakfast at the hotel at your leisure and enjoy the day exploring Washington, DC. This evening we’ll come together for our last night in Washington, DC for our Farewell dinner. (B, D)


Day 5 MON 12 Jun 2017 (Arrive at 9:20pm)

Breakfast at hotel. We bid our farewell to DC and return home. (B)

B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D- Dinner

Itinerary subject to change


Roundtrip air from St. Louis (Airline taxes and fees included but subject to change)

Ground transportation and transfers as per itinerary

Accommodations as specified in this itinerary or similar

Meals as specified in the above itinerary

Entrance fees for all tours and excursions specified in the itinerary or similar

Not Included

Travelers Insurance

Meals not specified in this itinerary

Personal items such as laundry, email, fax, telephone, souvenirs, etc.

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  1. Ja'Vonne
    March 12th

    The group will fly together via Southwest Airline and will be staying at the Hamilton in the heart of Washington DC near the Mall, the NMAAHC and the White House.

  2. Ja'Vonne
    March 12th

    Looking to join this trip from other cities, Call our office for other options. 1-877-428-2773

  3. Ja'Vonne
    December 10th

    Here are the details… More information is available by clicking the “Click Here for pricing and reservation information” above.

    The current trip pricing: $1699 per person based on Double Occupancy
    $1999 per person Single Occupancy is the “Early Bird” pricing and subject to change as we sell out.

    Payment Schedule: Not adhering to the payment schedule can result in cancellation without notice and/or rate increases.
     33% of the total package price (non-refundable deposit) – Due at the time of booking
     33% of the balance – Due by March 24, 2017
     Full and final payment due by May 1, 2017

    All bookings are done here by clicking the “Click here to book now” above and all the Terms and Conditions should be read first at the “Terms and Conditions” above.

  4. Ja'Vonne
    December 10th

    Looking for a roommate???
    We offer a single willing to share program for single travelers looking for roommates. All persons on the list have already committed to go on the trip and are only looking to add a roommate to reduce the cost. To join the list, sign up as a single and add “Willing to Share” to the NOTE section on the booking form. We will connect you to others on the list, give all of you each others contact info and when you both agree to be roommates, we will change your invoice from Single to Double.

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