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East Coast for Founders' District

April 4-11 2015 $1050

Bus Stops


             Join us as we board the bus headed for New York! We’ll stop for dinner along the way, getting to New York in the evening. See the complete list of stops on the web: www.yfutrip.com

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     Begin with 3 nights in Washington DC.

Washington DC is a great city to visit!  There are so many famous building to see, things to do, and museums to visit.  Lots of history and lots of fun as well.  You will recognize lots of places from TV, news and the movies.

    Take a group photo in front of the White House.  See the city both by day and by night, including the Washington Monument, Jefferson Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Memorial, Supreme Court, Pentagon, & congress. 

     See Ford’s Theater – where Lincoln was assassinated. Walk through Arlington National Cemetery – where America buries its heroes. Experience the Vietnam Memorial – celebrating bravery & mourning the loss of soldiers just a few years older than you.  A stop at the Holocaust Museum puts faces on a 20th century tragedy. yfu eastern region 201.jpg

    Enjoy Free time in  the Smithsonian Museum.  Choose to see the Air and Space Building, or the American History building, containing the flag that inspired the authoring of our national anthem, as well as an oval office recreation.  

Philadelphia is the next stop. The city tour includes the museum steps made famous in the movie ROCKY,  the museum parkway, and a short stop at Independence Mall to see the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall


Spend 4 nights in New York seeing all that the Big Apple has to offer. You’ll get a chance to visit the Statue of Liberty. Then you can take a walking tour of the financial district including Wall Street, Ground Zero - plus you’ll see Freedom Tower under construction. You’ll also get to tour the many unique neighborhoods of New York like Greenwich Village, Soho, Little Italy, and Chinatown, or do some shopping on 5th Avenue. Once you’ve seen the city from the street, then you can ride to the top of the Empire State Building for views of the city from the sky!

Met Museum

But that’s not all; New York has plenty more attractions you can see. Take aphoto in front of the United Nations Headquarters, visit Rockefeller Center, and take a stroll through famous Central Park. We will also stop at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, or just the Met, which is the most visited place in New York! It is an amazing museum that includes an ancient Egyptian templeexhibit, Japanese armor collections, and much more!Spend the evening surrounded by the bright lights of Times Square, and get to see a real Broadway Show.


    Spend the evening in Times Square surrounded by all the lights.  See a Broadway  show.  New York is a true memory-maker and is always a student favorite. Don’t miss this chance to see New York with students from all over the world!

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Western Bus: Muskgegon, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Freemont, IN

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Muskegon, MI McDonald's 1491 E Apple Ave, Muskegon, MI (231) 773-2131

7:00 am load

7:20 am depart

9:00  pm arrival
Grand Rapids McDonalds 417 Michigan Street Northeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3316

8:00 am arrive

8:20 am depart

8:00pm arrival

8:20pm departure

Lansing    AMc Donald's  7240 West Saginaw Highway, Lansing, MI‎ - (517) 323-2228‎

9:20 am arrive

9:45 am depart

7:00pm arrival

7:20 pm departure

Fremont, IN Truck Stop 7265 North Baker Road

Fremont, IN 46737(260) 495-2523

11:00 am arrive

11:20 am depart

6:30 PM Arrival

6:45 PM Departure

lunch stop in route
Dinner stop
6:00 PM
Arrival at hotel (departure on return)
8:30 pm arrival
7:00 Am departure



Saginaw, Flint, West Bloomfield

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Saginaw   McDonald's 6331 Dixie HighwayBridgeport Charter Township, MI 48722(989) 777-7500

8:10 AM Arrival

8:30 AM Departure

8:25 PM Arrival

Flint  McDonalds  3060 Miller Rd (at S Ballenger hwy)  Flint MI 48507   810-239-8441    MAP LINK

8:50 AM Arrival

9:10 AM Departure

7:50 PM Arrival

8:10 PM Departure

West Bloomfield    Orchard Mall  In Front of Hiller's Markets  6445 Orchard Lake Road   West Bloomfield, MI 48322   MAP LINK

10:10 AM Arrival

10:30 AM Departure

6:30 PM Arrival

6:50 PM Departure

lunch stop in route    
Dinner Stop
6:00 PM
Arrival (departure on return)
8:00 pm
7:00 Am departure


Northern Michigan & Ypsilanti

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Cheboygan Airbears Bus Depot 9750 North Straits Hwy,  Cheboygan, MI, 49721 1-231-627-4323

5:45 aM loading

6:00 am Departure

10:00 pm  Arrival

Gaylord      McDonald's   716 W Main St Gaylord, MI 49735    (989) 732-5242 Exit 282 off of 75  MAP LINK

6:45 am Arrival

7:00 am Departure

9:15 PM Arrival

9:00 PM Departure

Mt Pleaseant McDonald’s 5600 E Pickard St, Mt Pleasant, MI (989) 773-7220 ‎

8:30 am arrival

8:45 am Departure

7:30 PM Arrival

7:45 PM Departure

Ypsilanti   McDonald’s    5550 W Michigan Ave

Ypsilanti, MI  48197    (734) 572-1452    MAP LINK


10:45 am arrival

11:10  am Departure

5:15 PM Arrival

5:30 PM Departure

lunch stop in route
Dinner Stop
6:00 PM

Hotel (departure on return)

8:00 pm arrival
7:00 am departure