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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.
    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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    Mt Vernon Independent Independent Bike Tour

    On this independent bike tour from Old Town Alexandria, enjoy views of the Potomac River as you cycle along the scenic Mt Vernon Trail to historic Mt Vernon Estate, George Washington's famous 18th-century home. Explore the stately mansion, gorgeous gardens and fascinating educational exhibits at your leisure, and hop back on your bike for your return trip back to Alexandria. This is a fun, active and scenic way to experience Mt Vernon! When you pick up your bike at the bike shop in Old Town Alexandria between 10:30am and 11am, you'll be provided with a map and easy directions on how to get to Mt Vernon. Bikes come in all sizes so you can find the right fit for the tour, once you've chosen, you're ready to ride! Take in views of the Potomac River on your easy 9-mile (14.5-km) ride along the historic Mt Vernon Trail. When you arrive at beautiful Mt Vernon Estate, George Washington's famous home, lock up your bike outside the grounds and spend time at your leisure exploring this 18th-century National Historic Landmark, which once spanned 8,000 acres (3,237 hectares) and now features 500 preserved acres (202 hectares). Walk through the restored mansion and admire the stately architecture and lavish décor, and spend time wandering through the lovely gardens. Visit the farm, browse fascinating historical exhibits at the Donald W Reynolds Museum and Education Center, and stop by Washington's tomb, a memorial dedicated to the slaves who lived and worked on the estate. Have lunch at the food court (own expense) before hopping on your bike and returning 9 miles (14.5 km) along the scenic Mt Vernon Trail, arriving at the bike shop in Old Town Alexandria by 5:45pm.
    Mt Vernon Independent Independent Bike Tour

    Old Town Alexandria, Washington DC

    • Spend a day biking the trail to George Washington's scenic Mount Vernon estate
    • Stop for lunch at the food court and bike back to Old Town Alexandria
    • End the day feeling like you have gotten to see many important historical areas
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    Capital Sites Bike Tour

    The Washington DC Capital Sites Bike Tour is a safe and enjoyable cycling trip of the most popular sights of Washington. Sites you will see include the Lincoln Memorial, White House, Supreme Court and the Capitol. This three-hour Washington DC Capital Sites Bike Tour combines history, interesting facts, and a love for the city with an easy bike ride.

    Make the most of your visit to Washington with this comprehensive Capital Sites guided bike tour. Bikes come in all sizes so that you may find a great fit for your ride. Learn the fascinating history behind the city's monuments, museums, and other sites from the seat of a comfortable bike. The Capital Sites Bike Tour visits the most popular sites of the National Mall, including the Lincoln Memorial, White House, Washington Monument, Supreme Court, Union Station, the Capitol, and more. Plus, get the latest information on Smithsonian exhibits, special events, and other local insider tips from your safety-conscious and entertaining guide.

    Capital Sites Bike Tour

    National Mall, Washington DC

    • See some of the most important sights in Washington, D.C. on a guided bike tour
    • Ride passed the Lincoln Memorial, White House, Supreme Court, and the Capitol
    • Learn the history around the area's iconic landmarks from your knowledgeable guide
    • Take plenty of pictures and enjoy seeing the nation's most significant monuments and memorials
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    Monuments by Night Trolley Tour

    Onboard your trolley, you'll see 100 of Washington DC's most popular monuments and points of interest, including the Capitol Building, the White House, the Jefferson Memorial and the Washington Monument. The trolley also makes night-time stops at the FDR Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Veteran's Memorial and the Iwo Jima Memorial, allowing you to see these impressive monuments floodlit by night. As you pass by these infamous landmarks, your guide will provide entertaining anecdotes and historical information about the sights, along with a sprinkling of bewitching ghost stories about the spirits who haunt the nation's capital.
    Monuments by Night Trolley Tour

    Union Station, Washington DC

    • Enjoy a moonlit trolley tour and explore 100 of D.C.'s most popular points of interest at night
    • See places like the Capitol Building, the White House, and the Jefferson Memorial
    • Embrace your guide's witty anecdotes and shared historical information about the sites
    • Hear ghost stories and other strange tales you wouldn't expect to hear at our capital
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    Diplomatic Day Tour (Archives/Navy Memorial Metro)

    Washington, D.C.: An important place filled with important people running the country... and a lot of walking. Sightseeing seems daunting, and the visits to landmarks so impersonal. The one-of-a-kind Diplomatic Day Tour not only takes away the stress of planning, but also aims to make your experience special and compelling! As you sit back and relax on an 11-seater bus, see the capital through the lens of the human-interest stories that shaped America, provided by your personal D.C. tour guide. Over seven hours, witness the greatness of the U.S. Capitol Building, the World War II Memorial, the White House, and much more -- all with Bi-Partisan Tour Company's unique, fun touch.
    Diplomatic Day Tour (Archives/Navy Memorial Metro)

    1200 Pennsylvania Ave NW , Washington

    • Enjoy a private bus tour of the best of the American capital
    • Experience D.C. landmarks such as the U.S. Capitol Building, the White House, and more without tiring your feet
    • Say goodbye to the stress of having to plan your own tour
    • Get all the attention and information you may need from a fun, personable guide
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    Monuments Pedicab Tour

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    Is Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the USA" the soundtrack to your life? If so, this is the right tour for you! Your chest will swell with patriotic pride as you visit DC's tributes to this country's great icons. You will start off at Old Post Office, then swing right on by 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. That's right, THE White House. After that, you'll cruise on by the Washington Monument, Vietnam War Memorial, and Lincoln Memorial. With Honest Abe in sight, trek down the steps to the reflecting pool where Martin Luther King delivered his famous "I have a dream" speech. Last but not least, you'll enjoy the beautiful lighted fountains of the World War II Memorial. If this tour doesn't get your red, white, and blue blood pumping, nothing will!
    Monuments Pedicab Tour

    1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington

    • Enjoy a pedicab tour of Washington, DC's historical hotspots
    • See the White House, Washington Monument, Vietnam War Memorial, and more
    • Stroll through the living history of America as your guide regales you with fascinating stories
    • Bask in the glory of being in the beating heart of the nation's capitol
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    In the Footsteps of George Washington: Day Cruise to Mount Vernon

    Seeking an activity in Washington DC that offers culture, history, sightseeing and a lot of fun, all in one package? This round-trip cruise from Washington DC to Mount Vernon is an exciting 6.5-hour cruise offering a narrated Potomac River tour and admission to Mount Vernon. Sit back and relax onboard the cruise vessel's outdoor decks and enjoy the fresh breeze and spectacular views along the Potomac River. While sailing, you'll enjoy a narrated tour of the Potomac River and its famous landmarks.

    Arriving at Mount Vernon you'll be fascinated by the sheer beauty of the grounds and come to understand why the beloved home of George and Martha Washington has been declared a National Historic Landmark. You'll get to retrace the footsteps of George Washington by visiting the main mansion, slave quarters, kitchen, stables and greenhouse.

    Your Mount Vernon visit will be for three hours so don't forget to stroll the four gardens, hike the Forest Trail, and explore the George Washington Pioneer Farmer site. For your dining pleasure this spectacular estate also hosts a range of restaurants.

    This day cruise to Mount Vernon is a sightseeing tour from Washington that should not be missed, so book now for a cultural, historical and fun activity!
    In the Footsteps of George Washington: Day Cruise to Mount Vernon

    600 Water St SW, Washington DC

    • Take a cruise on the Potomac River to visit George Washington's Mount Vernon estate
    • Relax with the fresh breeze and beautiful sights
    • Spend three hours exploring the Mount Vernon estate, where George Washington called home for years
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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.
    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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    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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    African American Heritage Tour of Washington DC

    Tired of guided tours that go through the motions with palpable indifference? Guides who parrot dull facts with no fire--no passion for the rich history flowing through our very veins? You want the version of D.C. history you didn't get in 10th grade? This robust, jam-packed tour could be the cure for your excursion fatigue. See national landmarks like the Lincoln Memorial, the Martin Luther King Memorial, the White House, Howard University, and the African-American Civil War Memorial, among others. Along the tour, you'll learn about U.S. and Washington D.C. history from the perspective of African American heritage. Don't let another dull tour get you down. Hop aboard and see it all! (well, not all, but you'll see a lot).
    African American Heritage Tour of Washington DC

    401 F. Street , Washington

    • Embark on a 4-hour African-American historical tour of Washington D.C. with a licensed guide
    • Stop at iconic landmarks like the Frederick Douglass house and the Lincoln Memorial
    • Get a taste of U.S. history from an African-American historical perspective
    • End the tour with tickets to the Museum of African American History and Culture
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