EXCITING ADD-ON EXPERIENCES THURSDAY Central Park Study Visit Visit landmarks such as Strawberry Fields, Imagine Circle, and Belvedere Castle Lunch at a New York deli Museum Exploration Visit one of New York’s many cultural centers Times Square Visit and Dinner Enjoy dinner under the bright lights in this iconic destination Performance at a Broadway Theater FRIDAY Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Explore the universal symbol of freedom and democracy Financial District and 9/11 Memorial Study Visits Brooklyn Bridge Walk Dinner in Little Italy Rockefeller Plaza See 360 degrees of New York City from Top of the Rock SATURDAY  Sightsee in the Big Apple Spend time in the city with your school Gettysburg Cyclorama Experience the Battle of Gettysburg through a dramatic sound and light program that is as tall as a four-story building Gettysburg Museum of the Civil War Study Visit and Lunch Explore this interactive exhibit featuring relics from the Battle of Gettysburg Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address Site  Reflect on the importance of one of America’s great speeches Historic Battlefield Tour Walk your way through the Battle of Gettysburg and learn more about the turning point in the Civil War with a Gettysburg park ranger Governor’s Palace Explore the site that became the home to Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, and seven royal governors Tavern Lunch Dine in one of Williamsburg’s rustic taverns located in the heart of the Revolutionary City Colonial Williamsburg Study Visit Immerse yourself in Virginia’s colonial history from 1699- 1775 led by Williamsburg’s Historical Interpreters Experience 18th-century life:  Walk in the footsteps of Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, and George Wythe Visit the Capitol: The seat of Colonial Virginia’s power Sit in the pews of Bruton Parish Church where George Washington worshipped Visit the National Constitution Center Take a journey through the Constitution in this interactive history museum Explore Independence Park and Philadelphia’s Historic District Find yourself surrounded by American history Independence Hall: Visit the birthplace of our nation Printing office: Discover the role the printed word played in the American Revolution Liberty Bell Lunch at the historic Bourse Building Congress Hall President’s House Explore the first executive mansion Washington Square and Tomb of the Unknowns SPEND AN EXTRA DAY IN ONE OF THESE HISTORIC CITIES Philadelphia Williamsburg Gettysburg New York City Close Up was one of the best experiences ever! I loved everything and I will never forget this trip! – Michelle, Student, CA