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    DC Duck Tour

    See Washington DC from the land and water on a unique duck tour! Traveling in an original WWII amphibious vehicle, you'll waddle down to the Mall, where you'll see the awe-inspiring monuments and fabulous Smithsonian Museums. Then at the Potomac River, splash down for a different look at the nation's capital. From the land to the water, you'll travel in the same vehicle! Along the way, your wise-quacking captain will entertain you with anecdotes and well-researched historical facts.
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    DC Duck Tour

    Union Station, Washington DC

    • Enjoy a 90 minute tour through the famous monuments of D.C. in a WWII amphibious vehicle
    • See the awe-inspiring monuments and fabulous Smithsonian Museums from the Potomac River
    • Learn well-researched facts and hear curious anecdotes from the knowledgeable captain
    • Find out what it's like to see D.C. from the perspective of a passenger on the water
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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.
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    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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    Photo Tour: F-Stops and Shutter Speeds

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    Anyone can point a camera and press a button. What separates photographers who know what they're doing from those who don't is the knowledge of how to use your camera to its fullest extent! This class will demystify the subtle abbreviations you will find on your camera. After this class, you'll be able to differentiate settings from "Auto" and "P" to "Av" and "Tv." As you learn these basic operations, you'll start to unlock the knowledge of how professionals make that closeup look super sharp, but always have the perfectly blurred background. This is a great way to build your own skills on photo composition, mode, speed and exposure, and also teach you how to use your camera to its fullest capacity.
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    Photo Tour: F-Stops and Shutter Speeds

    1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, NW Washington

    • Learn how to use your camera and its shooting modes and speed
    • Demystify the abbreviated and automatic settings
    • Develop the skills and tricks that will help you take a picture like a professional, including exposure and good photo composition techniques
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    American Biography Tour

    Now join us for the pledge of allegiance. Please stand and put your hand over your art... You got that right! Your art! America's short history is vibrant and fascinating, and has served as the muse for many an artist. Come check out America's Biography on this incredible tour! Explore the National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum, while learning the history of the institutions and their respective art from an experienced art historian. You'll view the oldest federal collection of art in Washington D.C., which spans three centuries and many movements, and you'll see the works of Houdon, Peale, Stuart, Hopper, Wyeth, and others! It's time to paint the town -- oh wait, these artists already did!
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    American Biography Tour

    8th St NW & F St NW, Washington

    • Visit the National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum
    • Learn about American history, identity, and culture
    • Discuss aesthetics and trends in art while browsing through paintings that portray foundational historic moments
    • See paintings by Houdon, Peale, Gilbert Stuart, Hopper, Wyeth, and many more
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    National Mall and Tidal Basin Tour

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    Experience the full scope of what the National Mall and Tidal Basin have to offer in this in-depth walking tour. Starting with the National Mall, you'll see iconic buildings and monuments, like the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Reflecting Pool. Among many other fascinating landmarks, you will even see the White House! From there, it's off to the Tidal Basin, where you'll visit the Jefferson Memorial, the FDR Memorial, the MLK Memorial, walk along DC's famous cherry trees, and even see the Pentagon from across the river. As you go, you will be regaled with fascinating stories and anecdotes, and let in on little known secrets about the history of DC and America.
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    National Mall and Tidal Basin Tour

    1598 Constitution Ave NW, Washington

    • Explore the buildings and monuments of the National Mall and the Tidal Basin
    • Visit the Washington Memorial, Reflecting Pool, Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, and the FDR Memorial
    • Discover the secrets and stories hidden in the nation's most iconic sites
    • Get an inside look at the history of Washington, D.C.
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    Arlington National Cemetery Tour

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    Take a walk through the striking rows of Arlington National Cemetery on a tour that honors America's military and war heroes. You'll visit iconic sites like JFK's grave site, the Columbia and Challenger Space Shuttle Memorials, the Iran Rescue Mission Memorial, and the Memorial to Gen. Robert E. Lee. You will also get to witness the time honored tradition of the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. On this family-friendly tour, you'll get an inside look and perspective at American history through the lives of some of her greatest heroes.
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    Arlington National Cemetery Tour

    1 Memorial Ave, Arlington

    • Explore the famous military tombs and memorials of Arlington National Cemetery
    • Visit the graves of JFK, memorials to Challenger and Columbia Space Missions, and other significant figures in American history
    • Witness the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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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!
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    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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    Gettysburg Battlefield Day Trip

    Gettysburg. Glorious field of battle, or heart-rending calamity? Here's a tour that covers all the right bullet points. Or, musket balls, in this case. Get the goods on the Civil War's bloodiest confrontation over the course of nine hours of educational explorations. Traipse alongside a knowledgeable Civil War guru, and enjoy startling fun facts, deep insights, and friendly repartee. Learn about the legends of the battlefield, the brilliant maneuvers, and the tactical mistakes. Review artifacts at the museum, and walk inside a dazzling cyclorama depicting Gettysburg's final three days. Stroll through fields of battle where thousands of soldiers fell for equality, home and country. Lose yourself in moments of meditation and remembrance. Don't forget to bring a camera. And a hanky.
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    Gettysburg Battlefield Day Trip

    436 11th St NW, Washington

    • Explore the Civil War's most famous battlefield with a knowledgeable host
    • Visit the Gettysburg museum, cyclorama, and its famous fronts
    • Enjoy insights into the battles and most prominent figures
    • Treat yourself to a moving, educational, and hassle-free Gettysburg experience
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    Daytime Tour of DC

    Feel like your D.C. plans are being filibustered on the Senate floor? Stop the hemming and hawing. Vote "heck yeah!" on this motion to amuse thyself! Then ... Spend four to five illuminating hours hobnobbing about the city like a political insider. Get the inside intel on some of Washington's biggest and best attractions. Enjoy educational insights and humorous anecdotes courtesy of a knowledgeable host. Travel by vehicle, and explore on foot. Satiate your curiosity. Inspire your imagination. There's even a lunch stop at the Kennedy Center to fill your tummy. Points of interest include the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Abraham Lincoln Memorial, Korean Veterans Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and White House Visitor Center. It should be monumentally fun! A real Capitol experience!
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    Daytime Tour of DC

    436 11th St NW, Washington

    • Get to know Washington D.C. during an educational tour
    • Stop at numerous monuments and other attractions to explore on foot
    • Enjoy insights into the city's history, culture, and political climate
    • Treat yourself to an informative and hassle-free experience
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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!
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    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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