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    City Scavenger Hunt

    Searching high and low for something fun to do in Washington D.C.? Scavenge no more -- and then, scavenge a whole lot more, during this immersive city hunt! Assemble your team of sleuths, and kick things off at the Smithsonian Castle deep within the National Mall. For the next three-plus hours, you'll use abstract clues to arrive at various points of interest. Highlights include monuments, museums, and architecture. In the process, you'll get a dose of local history and culture. You'll also receive points for each correct answer, which will be tallied up at the events end to determine the winner! They might as well just crown you now, right?
    City Scavenger Hunt

    1000 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington

    • Get to know Washington D.C. during a thrilling scavenger hunt
    • Form teams and answer questions correctly to score points
    • Visit iconic monuments, museums, and other sites
    • Learn a bit of history and enjoy some friendly competition
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    The National Mall Tour by Pedicab

    Hop in a pedicab and let your informative guide do the work as you explore Washington DC's must-see sights. At the National Mall, see the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, and the United States Capitol. Also check out some interesting historical and cultural attractions including the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, the National Archives Building, Chinatown and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Learn about the sights from your guide and play some trivia games for a chance to win a prize! You'll meet your guide at Harry's Saloon near the Federal Triangle Metro Station. Hop aboard a pedicab with your small group and sit back, relax and enjoy the views as your guide takes you through Washington DC on a 40-minute sightseeing tour. First, check out the Old Post Office Pavilion, the National Archives Building and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Then continue to the National Mall, one of DC's most famous sites. Here you'll get up-close views of the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial and the United States Capitol Building. Hop out at the Capitol to take some photos and stroll by the reflecting pool. Next up is bustling Chinatown, followed by a ride past the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, which houses the biggest collection of historic aircrafts and spacecrafts in the world.
    The National Mall Tour by Pedicab

    436 11th St NW, Washington DC

    • Make your way through Washington, D.C.'s must-see sights on a pedicab with a knowledgeable guide
    • See the National Archives Building, Chinatown, and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
    • Learn about the area from the vantage point of a pedicab and play trivia with a chance to win prizes
    • Conclude your tour at the merry-go-round in front of the Smithsonian Castle Information Center
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    Capitol Hill and Monuments Electric Cart Tour

    See Washington DC's major sites in a fun, unique way -- aboard an electric cart! As you explore Capitol Hill, see famous monuments and landmarks including the White House, US Capitol Building, Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, Smithsonian and more. These eco-friendly, all-electric vehicles let you enjoy the fresh air while admiring great up-close views of DC's major locations and off-the-beaten-path areas. You'll also hop off your cart to explore some areas by foot. Meet at the Smithsonian Metro Stop in the morning to hop aboard your all-electric cart - a unique, fun, relaxing, and eco-friendly way to experience Washington DC. Each electric cart seats four people plus your local guide, and you'll drive in a group of three carts. Your tour starts at the Smithsonian complex and proceeds through the major monument areas. Marvel at the Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument, and visit the World War I Memorial, World War II Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Continue past DC's most famous icon: the White House. Be sure to have your camera ready for this portion of the ride! In Capitol Hill, DC's largest historic residential neighborhood, visit the Visitor's Center inside the US Capitol Building. You'll also stop by the Supreme Court and Library of Congress buildings. As your meander through the city, enjoy the fresh air and great up-close views aboard your open-air, eco-friendly cart. Your guide will entertain you with stories and facts about DC's history, as well as point out any festivals, exhibits, demonstrations or special events occurring along the way. Your tour ends back at the Smithsonian complex.
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    Capitol Hill and Monuments Electric Cart Tour

    Smithsonian Metro Stop, Washington DC

    • Explore Capitol Hill and other important D.C. landmarks from the vantage point of an electric car
    • Have an eco-friendly experience as your guide gives you insight to these fascinating places
    • Marvel at places like the Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument
    • Enjoy the fresh air and great up-close views of the stunning amount of D.C. history
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    Private City Tour

    You don't need an office on Capitol Hill to get star treatment in D.C. All you need is the right tour guide! This four-hour private sightseeing tour is the perfect way for D.C. newcomers to get acquainted with the Capitol. You'll visit some of the city's most famous monuments and even take a trip to Virginia to view a few there! Your guide will offer insights and anecdotes as you go, providing an educational experience to help you get to know D.C. like a local! Highlights include the US Capitol, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, Ulysses Grant Memorial,Union Station, Pennsylvania Avenue, The White House, Washington Monument, Smithsonian Museums, Tidal Basin, Jefferson Memorial, FDR Memorial, MLK Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Korean Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, World War II Memorial, Kennedy Center, Watergate Complex, Rock Creek Parkway, Embassy Row, National Cathedral, Dupont Circle, Georgetown, Arlington Cemetery, Iwo Jima Memorial and The Pentagon. You'll also make several stops over the course of your tour, allowing for photo ops and time to soak it all in!
    Private City Tour

    Downtown, Washington

    • Embark on a private tour of Washington D.C. with a local guide
    • Drive around the city, visiting dozens of different attractions and monuments
    • Make several stops along your tour for photo ops
    • Enjoy a personalized and educational experience
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    Guided Sightseeing Tour

    See the very best of Washington DC in one day! Aboard a state-of-the-art, luxury 30-passenger coach for a narrated 6-hour tour, see the White House, the National Mall, Smithsonian Museums and more, and enjoy guided walks around the US Capitol Building, the Lincoln Memorial, the World War II Memorial and the Korean War Veterans Memorial, giving you a more intimate look at DC's most famous landmarks. You'll learn all about the sights you see from your knowledgeable guide. At the US Navy Memorial, step aboard your luxury coach for a narrated 6-hour tour of Washington DC, during which you'll see a variety of monuments, memorials and state buildings, and make plenty of stops for photo opportunities. From your coach, see the White House, the many Smithsonian museums, the National Mall, Freedom Plaza and much more, and enjoy entertaining and informative commentary from your guide about the sights you see. Hop off your coach for guided walks around the US Capitol Building, the Lincoln Memorial, the World War II Memorial, the Marine Corps Memorial (Iwo Jima) and the Korean War Veterans Memorial. You'll learn all about the history of these famous landmarks as you explore them up close, and your guide will answer any questions you have. During your tour, you'll have time for a meal. In the spring and summer months (March 15 - October 6), take in the fresh air on a scenic 1-hour cruise on the Potomac River and see Teddy Roosevelt Island, Netherlands Carillon, the Lee Mansion and the Potomac River, with lunches available for purchase on board. In the colder months (October 7 - March 14), stay warm inside an indoor courtyard and enjoy lunch surrounded by history (own expense). Your Washington DC tour ends back at the US Navy Memorial.
    Guided Sightseeing Tour

    US Navy Memorial, Washington DC

    • Board a state-of-the-art, luxury 30-passenger coach for a narrated 6-hour tour of Washington DC
    • Take in the fresh air on a scenic 1-hour cruise on the Potomac River and see amazing sights
    • Have an up close and personal exploration of some of D.C.'s most important areas
    • Enjoy entertaining and informative commentary from your guide about the sights you see
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    Best of Capitol Hill Bike Tour

    Learn your civics by cycle! See the Capitol Building from all angles and take a photo in front of the majestic Supreme Court Building. You'll see where America's most important political decisions get made before cruising down Capitol Hill towards the most famous avenue in the city. You'll also see the New Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial and get tips for visiting newly reopened Smithsonian museums. Your guide will share insider anecdotes and fun facts as you take in all the sights on this high-energy, 2-hour guided bike tour
    Best of Capitol Hill Bike Tour

    998 Maine Avenue SW, Washington

    • See the brand NEW Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial and World War I Memorials!
    • Stop at the famous sites of the Capitol Building, Supreme Court Building, Library of Congress,
    • Take pictures at the Washington Monument, Ulysses S Grant Memorial and more!
    • Stop and learn some history around the National Archives and FBI Headquarters
    • Ride down Pennsylvania Avenue and get amazing views of the White House and Lafayette Square
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    Sites by Segway

    You don't need to be a political insider to feel high and mighty in DC. All you need is a segway! Segways let you rise above the crowd, offering a fun, easy way to get around in style! You'll get the basics of operation prior to setting out and spend the rest of the trip traveling alongside a knowledgeable local who puts safety and fun hand in hand. Over the course of this tour, you'll travel from the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, getting a great overview of the National Mall. Highlights include a ride down Pennsylvania Avenue, visiting some of the most iconic attractions in the city, and learning all about the Smithsonian Institute. Sites of note include: Smithsonian Castle, the Smithsonian Museums, the Capitol Building, Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington Monument, WWII Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, and Korean War Veterans Memorial Don't be surprised if people think you're a foreign diplomat. You will be traveling in style, after all.
    Sites by Segway

    429 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington

    • Get to know the National Mall during a segway tour
    • Cruise down historic Pennsylvania Avenue in style
    • Visit some of DC's most important buildings, museums, and monuments
    • Learn about DC's history from a knowledgeable local guide
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    Monumental Electric Bike Tour

    Are you ready to ride with history? This guided tour allows you to enjoy the beauty and history of what Washington D.C. has to offer. You will be able to ride along the entire length of the National Mall, circle the Tidal Basin, and take in your reflection in the reflecting pool at the foot of the Lincoln Memorial all with little to no pedaling on a motorized pedal-assist bike. You will also have the opportunity to visit major sites like the Washington Monument, WWII Memorial, U.S. Capitol, Smithsonian Museums, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Each of these places contain timeless history and you will get to stop by these various essential attractions while an experienced guide provides you with an in-depth narration about the hidden gems this district has to offer. Now let's boost your ride!
    Monumental Electric Bike Tour

    998 Maine Avenue SW, Washington

    • Explore Washington D.C on a three and half hour electric bicycle tour, stopping near essential attractions
    • Visit must-see sights like the U.S. Capitol, Supreme Court, Washington Monument, and WWII Memorial
    • Learn about interesting exhibits, local events, and major sites with an in-depth narration from your guide
    • Enjoy a day riding with history and experiencing the nation's rich culture
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    Museum of American History thru Music

    Travel through time and explore US history with a musical twist! Learn about the origins and controversies of America’s national anthem, discover the evolution of spiritual music into blues, jazz, rock n’ roll, hip-hop and R&B, and live out your dream of becoming a hip-hop DJ by learning a funky beat, all with your local guide by your side!
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    Museum of American History thru Music

    1300 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington

    • Explore one of America’s favorite museums, the Smithsonian, with a local by your side
    • Learn the origins and stories behind some of the USA’s best-known songs and musicians
    • Discover artifacts and objects that belonged to some of the most famous people in American history
    • Engage with the museum exhibits through games and interactive activities
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    Capital Sites Bike Tour

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    Hop on your bike for a one of a kind tour of the nation's capital! Pedal along as you learn the fascinating history of the National Mall and check out the north side of the White House. Then it's time to roll up to some exciting areas just off the Mall, like the Capitol Building, Supreme Court, WWII Memorial and Washington Monument, as you take a ride down Pennsylvania Avenue. Enjoy the breeze in your face as your guide gives you the inside scoop on local events and regales you with entertaining and educational facts and anecdotes about the most iconic sites in Washington, D.C.
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    Capital Sites Bike Tour

    955 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington

    • Explore the National Mall and its surrounding areas by bike
    • Check out the Mall and the White House, and see iconic monuments and government buildings
    • Get an entertaining lesson in the history of Washington, D.C.
    • An adventurous and one of a kind way to see the city
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