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    U.S. Capitol Building & Hill Walking Tour

    Strut through Capitol Hill on this 2.5 walking tour with someone who knows where they are going AND can fill you in on facts, history and cool tid-bits along the way. On this tour, you’ll start at Union city, go through all of the Monuments and Memorials, the Library of Congress and Supreme Court buildings. Get treated like the VIP you are with the reserved access to the Capitol Building so that you can skip the line.
    U.S. Capitol Building & Hill Walking Tour

    Union Station, Washington

    • Walking tour through Capitol Hill
    • Visit all the Monuments and Memorials
    • See the Library of Congress and Supreme Court Buildings
    • Be a V.I.P and cut the line to the Capitol Building
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    Capitol Hill Walking Tour

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    A trip to DC would simply be incomplete without a visit to the seat of our legislative and judicial branches! "Jenkins Hill" was thought to be an ideal location to build our nation's Congress House. And as our government holdings and staff expanded, the Library of Congress' Jefferson Building, the Supreme Court Building, and Congressional office buildings were built, too. Enjoy up-close views of these stunning architectural feats as your expert local guide entertains you with stories and facts about the history behind each structure. Learn to appreciate DC in a whole new light, and don't forget to bring your camera!
    Capitol Hill Walking Tour

    299 First St NE, Washington

    • Complete your DC experience with a guided walking tour of Capitol Hill and the nation's most iconic buildings
    • See the Library of Congress' Jefferson Building, the Supreme Court Building, and Congressional office buildings
    • Learn the fascinating stories behind each structure from your expert local guide
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    Secrets and Scandals Tour

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    If you've ever thought of history as boring, then this tour is about to change your whole perspective about our country's past! Join this laugh out loud guided walking tour that takes you through the more sordid past of our founding fathers. From inaugurations gone awry, duels, and a first lady who committed bigamy, all the way to curses, love affairs, and the history of the secret service; this tour covers the misadventures, misfortunes and misbehaviors of some of the most notable names in American history. Uncover D.C. mysteries, such as who really saved Washington's portrait from a burning White House, and why the Treasury Building is structured in a way where it blocks the view of the Capitol from the White House. If you're looking for the lighter side of D.C.'s history, this tour is something you absolutely can't afford to miss.
    Secrets and Scandals Tour

    Lafayette Square, Washington

    • Gain a whole new perspective on our nation's sordid history during this guided walking tour
    • Learn about the misadventures, misfortunes and misbehaviors of D.C.'s most notable characters
    • Hear stories about the secret service, inaugurations gone awry, and a first lady who committed bigamy
    • Follow your expert local guide to uncover the raunchier side of America's past
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    Lincoln Assassination Tour

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    Journey back in time with your expert local guide to learn about the three'pronged attack designed to decapitate the U.S. Government. Shrouded in mystery, intrigue and conspiracy, the assassination of the 16th U.S. president has fascinated Americans and foreigners for nearly 150 years. Come along on this family friendly tour to meet the characters, walk the streets, and see the buildings where this great drama played out. Pass by the White House, U.S. Treasury, the site of Vice President Johnson's Hotel, the Star Saloon, and the Ford Theater to relive the tragic night that changed the course of our nation's history forever.
    Lincoln Assassination Tour

    Lafayette Square, Washington

    • Take a tour that will let you relive a tragic night that changed the course of our nation's history forever
    • Experience the mystery, intrigue and conspiracy surrounding the assassination of the 16th U.S. president
    • Follow your expert local guide to the White House, Ford Theater, and other locations where the events played out
    • Learn about the three'pronged attack designed to decapitate the U.S. Government
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    Small Group National Gallery of Art Tour

    On this small-group art tour limited to six people, see some of the most outstanding works in the history of Western art - works cited repeatedly as the pinnacles of beauty and talent. As you follow your art historian/ expert guide through the National Gallery of Art's West Building in Washington DC, admire everything from 17th-century Dutch and Flemish still lifes and portraits to boxing rings and gritty urban settings created by American realists of the 19th century. The Gallery's West building is home to many famous works of art, such as the only Leonardo da Vinci piece in the Americas - Ginevra de' Benci or Claude Monet's The Artist's Garden at Vétheuil.

    Touring the gallery with an art historian/ expert guide provides you with unique perspectives on the art, as well as an understanding about what it takes to create a national collection and how this collection has evolved over 70 years. Learn about the philanthropy of the arts in the early 20th century, and see portraits of the gallery's earliest benefactors. These generous individuals had vision - the vision to bring to the United States a prominent collection comparable to other national collections at the Louvre in Paris and the National Gallery in London. Decide for yourself if that vision was achieved!
    Small Group National Gallery of Art Tour

    6th and Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC

    • See the National Gallery of Art on a small group tour led by an art historian
    • Enjoy works by artists like Leonardo da Vinci, Jan van Eyck and J.M.W. Turner
    • Find masterpieces and discover hidden gems throughout this wonderful gallery
    • Learn how the collection has evolved during its over 70 year existence
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    Historic Georgetown Tour

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    Georgetown's shady lanes and cobblestone streets reflect a different side of the Capital than what you're probably familiar with. It is Washington's genteel, southern side where Presidents lived when they were just Congressmen, where the Founding Fathers laid out the plans for the city on a tavern bar top, and where historic churches still offer services. While no visit to a pre-revolutionary town is complete without a few scary stories to give you goose bumps, this Historic Georgetown walking tour focuses on the houses and sites of a town that still invokes the image of refinement and class after 300 years. Enjoy commentary from your expert local guide as you pass by notable locations like the Old Stone House Kennedy Homes, Martin's Tavern, Georgetown University, and Tudor Place Mansion. Explore the diverse architecture and history of this city older than D.C. itself!
    Historic Georgetown Tour

    3051 M St NW, Washington

    • Explore Georgetown's shady lanes and cobblestone streets that reflect a different side of the Capital
    • Enjoy commentary from your expert local guide as you pass by notable locations like the Old Stone House Kennedy Homes
    • See the real locations where the Founding Fathers laid out the plans for the city on a tavern bar top
    • Hear scary stories about this pre-revolutionary town
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    Politics and Pints Tour

    Trying to wrap your head around the American political system? We admire your courage! Get the inside scoop on the origins of the nation's capital during this walking tour of DC's oldest residential neighborhood! Traipse alongside a knowledgeable local guide, and enjoy anecdotes tied to the birth of the American politics. Check out the U.S. Capitol Building, Supreme Court, and Library of Congress. Partake in discussion about the current system, and broaden your perspective. To break things up, you'll also check out various local shops and eateries, and finish up with a drink at the famed Barrack's Row! Who knew politics could be so intoxicating?
    Politics and Pints Tour

    713 8th St. SE, Washington

    • Get in touch with D.C. history during a walking tour around its oldest neighborhood
    • Learn about the Capitol Building, Supreme Court, and Library of Congress
    • Visits shops and eateries, and finish up with a drink at Barrack's Pub
    • Treat yourself to an informative social stroll
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    Gettysburg Day Trip

    Travel through the picturesque countryside to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and spend a day touring the culturally-enriched town and its historic battlefield. On this trip, you'll receive an introduction to life as a soldier during the Civil War at the Farnsworth House, and have a hands-on soldier experience in an encampment as you prepare for a day of battle. You'll also visit Gettysburg's Visitor Center to see their comprehensive museum that explores the time leading up to the battle of Gettysburg, the battle itself, and its long-lasting effects. Finally, set foot onto the battlefield with an expert guide and discover every breathtaking moment of the historic battle!
    Gettysburg Day Trip

    50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington

    • Tour the battlefield and learn about all the action of the Battle of Gettysburg right where it all happened
    • Experience a first-hand simulation of a day in the life of a Civil War soldier at the Farnsworth House
    • Explore the expansive museum at the Visitor Center and visit the cyclorama -- a 360-degree painting of the battle's third day
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    Embassy Row and Dupont Circle Tour

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    Just outside of the original city plan drawn up by Pierre L'Enfant, Dupont Circle would become Washington D.C.'s social center. In time, these beautiful structures would attract foreign embassies who helped revive and retain the cultural and social fabric of the area. On this entertaining and enlightening walking tour of Embassy Row and Dupont Circle, you'll learn all about the people and forces that have turned this district into one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in the city and the center of the foreign diplomatic community. As you pass by significant locations such as the Kalorama Neighborhood, the Woodrow Wilson House, the Cosmos Club, and the Society of Cincinnati, your expert local guide will entertain you with stories of wealth, power, intrigue, scandals, curses and political assassinations that have transpired here. Cover the Embassies of Ireland, Indonesia, India, Mexico, Turkey, and Egypt as you take a walk around the figurative world and see the international side of the nation's capital city!
    Embassy Row and Dupont Circle Tour

    Dupont Circle, Washington

    • Enjoy an entertaining and enlightening walking tour of Embassy Row and Dupont Circle
    • Learn about those who turned this district into a center for the foreign diplomatic community
    • See the Embassies of Ireland, Indonesia, India, Mexico, Turkey, and Egypt
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    National Mall Guided Walking Tour

    Immerse yourself in America's rich history on this small-group guided tour of the country's 'front yard' - the Washington DC National Mall! Visit dozens of famous buildings, monuments and memorials - like the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and Smithsonian - and learn the significance behind the area from your expert historian guide. Discover how George Washington commissioned architect and civil engineer Pierre L'Enfant to design the new capital city in 1791, and see how his 'master plan' has evolved into an area now encompassing more than 300 acres (121 hectares)! Visit some of America's most famous monuments and memorials on this small-group guided walking tour of the National Mall in Washington DC. Meet your group and expert guide at the Botanic Gardens and continue down the National Mall, walking the length of the reflecting pool in front of the Capitol, down to the Lincoln Monument. Some stops may include the Smithsonian Castle, Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden and Washington Monument while listening to your guide illustrate the significance of these sites in the development of the DC area.

    Walk around the Tidal Basin to the Jefferson Memorial as you make your way to your final arrival at the deeply moving Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Hear the stories behind these structures and learn how they played a role in the city's revolutionary inception more than 200 years ago. Learn about architect and civil engineer Pierre L'Enfant's city plan for the new US capital, and discover how architect and urban planner Daniel Burnham extended his vision for the Mall into the symbolic urban area we know today.
    National Mall Guided Walking Tour

    Botanic Gardens, Washington DC

    • Enjoy a guided tour led by a professional guide and visit the Washington D.C. National Mall
    • See the buildings, monuments, memorials, and uncover the history behind the landmarks of this area
    • Walk your way around the Tidal Basin and bear witness to the memorials that surround the location
    • Be captivated by the visions of architects and urban planners who designed the capital city
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