Education Unlimited is dedicated to providing customized college tour schedules tailored to the specific needs and preferences of each family. To achieve this, families will work closely with the Director of Admissions, who will leverage her extensive knowledge and experience to design the perfect college tour itinerary. The Director will also consider logistical constraints to ensure that the schedule is feasible and efficient. By collaborating with Education Unlimited, families can create a personalized college tour experience that aligns with their unique requirements and goals.

Below is a sample of a fast-paced East Coast college tour itinerary visiting 10 universities from Boston to Washington DC in 5-days.  Depending on how much time a family has and how many schools they wish to see, a more leisurely-paced tour can be arranged including some days off for site-seeing or family leisure time.  

Sample East Coast College Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Boston
  • Arrive at Boston Logan Airport 
  • Welcome to Boston, one of the oldest cities in the United States!
Day 2
Day 3 Providence, Rhode Island, and New Haven, Connecticut

Day 4 New York City, New York

  • Morning College Tour: Choose between Columbia University- OR -Barnard College.
  • Afternoon College Tour: New York University (NYU)
  • Drive to Philadelphia and enjoy a quick tour of the Liberty Bell
  • Check into our hotel before heading out to one of Philly's best cheesesteaks and a sweet treat. The locals know it puts Pat and Geno's to shame. We recommend the Philly with cheese wiz! Really! Vegetarian options are also available.
Day 5 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Start the morning at Reading Terminal where you will take in the mouth-watering aromas of Philadephia's historic farmers market before heading out for your tours. 
  • Morning College Tour: Choose between the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) or Temple University.
  • Afternoon College Tour: Choose between Swarthmore College- OR -Villanova University.
  • Drive to Washington DC
  • Spend the evening exploring Washington DC's greatest monuments lit up by night before having dinner in the historic city center.
Day 6 Washington, DC

Please note:

  • Schedule Subject to change.
  • Families are responsible for arranging transportation to meet the tour at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), and to depart from Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA) or Washington Dulles (IAD).
  • While rare, some universities may limit the number of students who can be on a tour. While we always try to give students their first choice, registrations are on a first come first serve basis.