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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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    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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    Gov Works, a Politics Primer Tour

    You haven't toured around Washington D.C.?! Well, that's just un-American!! Come learn about the nation's capitol, the three branches of government, and influential politicians on this tour! Walk along the National Mall and see the gorgeous, white marble sites of the city. Explore the nation's capital with an experienced and educated tour guide who will share facts, anecdotes, and stories along the way. Each tour will be tailored to the tour guides' specialities and your personal interests, so the tour could include a number of things, such as lobbying scandals, The Progressive Era, The Grant Administration, presidential inauguration and so much more! Don't miss this district!
    Gov Works, a Politics Primer Tour

    1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington

    • Visit the Willard Hotel, Pennsylvania Avenue, The Capitol, The Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, and more!
    • Learn about American history, identity, and politics from an experienced and educated tour guide
    • Discuss the country's founding documents, The Federal Trade Commission, The Kennedys, Bill Clinton's scandal, and much, much more
    • See historical monuments, buildings, and architecture of the nation's most patriotic city!
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    Mount Vernon Tour

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    Take a 3.5 hour bus tour of George Washington's home and discover new facts about the first president. You will see Mount Vernon and get the chance to explore George Washington's mansion and the grounds around it. Tour through working plantation outbuildings, Martha Washington's gardens and a fun gift shop for adults and kids. Talk with re-enactors about the history of the plantation and see colonial artifacts. The tour includes portions of the town, so you can see other historical landmarks like the birthplace of Robert E. Lee and The Spite House, the smallest house in Alexandria.
    Mount Vernon Tour

    478 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington

    • See the home of George Washington
    • Explore Mount Vernon with talented guides
    • Find out more about the nation's first president
    • Discover historical facts that will amaze you
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    Mount Vernon Tour

    Take a 3.5 hour bus tour of George Washington's home and discover new facts about the first president. You will see Mount Vernon and get the chance to explore George Washington's mansion and the grounds around it. Tour through working plantation outbuildings, Martha Washington's gardens and a fun gift shop for adults and kids. Talk with re-enactors about the history of the plantation and see colonial artifacts. The tour includes portions of the town, so you can see other historical landmarks like the birthplace of Robert E. Lee and The Spite House, the smallest house in Alexandria.
    Mount Vernon Tour

    550 C St SW, Washington

    • See the home of George Washington
    • Explore Mount Vernon with talented guides
    • Find out more about the nation's first president
    • Discover historical facts that will amaze you
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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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    Express Sightseeing Tour

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    If you only have a short time in Washington DC, then this 2-hour sightseeing tour is for you. Traveling by van or minibus, see all of DC's major landmarks including the White House, the US Capitol Building, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the World War II Memorial and much more. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included, and your guide will provide illuminating commentary about all the sights you see. See DC's most iconic landmarks including the US Capitol Building, the White House, the Library of Congress, the Washington Monument and the Supreme Court. You'll also catch views of famous memorials including the Lincoln Memorial, the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, the Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial) and the Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial. Opt for a late evening tour of the city and admire the glowing lights of the monuments and memorials. Throughout your ride, your expert guide will offer interesting and informative commentary about the sights you see, including their historical significance, and will answer any questions you have. Your tour ends with drop-off at your downtown Washington DC hotel or your preferred location.
    Express Sightseeing Tour

    400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington

    • Take a short tour through the major parts of Washington D.C. and focus on the main highlights
    • See sites like the White House, the Capitol Building, and the Washington Monument
    • Enjoy brevity and convenience on a tour that includes hotel pickup and drop-off, and is perfect for those with limited time
    • Take astonishing pictures while learning about the area and all its history
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    Best of Washington DC Tour

    Your tour begins outside of the Library of Congress, where you'll meet your guide for a 45-minute reserved entry and tour of the US Capitol Building. With your VIP experience comes no chance of the Capitol tour being sold out, so save time and gain immediate entrance to one of the most symbolically important and architecturally impressive buildings in the nation. On your guided walking tour of this historic building -- home to the Senate and the House of Representatives -- watch a film about the history of government in the US and then peruse the building to learn about the country's legislature. You'll see the Crypt, the Rotunda and National Statuary Hall, and your tour begins and ends at the Capitol Visitor Center. Next, you will join up with our fantastic city sightseeing tour on a comfortable, air conditioned coach. See all of DC's major monuments and memorials up-close; take about 10 to 15-minutes at each stop to hop off the coach for walks with your guide. Highlights include the outside of the White House, Washington Monument, World War II Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Iwo Jima Statue, Korean War Veterans Memorial and US Navy Memorial. Your guide will entertain you with interesting trivia and historical facts about DC's most famous sites. Instead of cramming a quick lunch at some mall food court, it's time for a leisurely cruise down the Potomac River (March 15 to October 6 only). Sit back, relax and enjoy a cruise along the Potomac River with your guide, who'll answer any questions you have. A box lunch will be served on board; you'll have the choice of a sandwich with chips and a cookie. (In the winter, when it's colder, you'll instead visit a local indoor market for lunch.) After the sightseeing tour, you'll gain reserved entrance to the National Archives Building. Your guide will lead you past long lines that often wrap around the building and allow you to enjoy immediate entrance for a unique chance to view the original Bill of Rights, Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution at your own pace, without needing to follow the tour group around. These historic documents are housed in the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom. You'll also have access to the Public Vault permanent exhibit gallery, the Lawrence F O'Brien temporary exhibit gallery, the Boeing Learning Center and the William G McGowan Theater. Your tour concludes at the National Archives Building.
    Best of Washington DC Tour

    101 Independence Ave SE, Washington DC

    • Enjoy a true insider experience of the best places to visit in Washington, D.C.
    • Take an exclusive look at the Bill of Rights, Declaration of Independence, and U.S. Constitution
    • Meet your guide for a 45-minute reserved entry and tour of the U.S. Capitol Building
    • Include sightseeing on a coach ride where you will have up to fifteen minutes to explore each spot
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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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    Home of Freedom Tour (Union Station)

    Washington, D.C.: An important place filled with important people running the country. The task of exploring it on foot can seem so daunting, and the visits to landmarks so impersonal. Lucky for you, the Home of Freedom Walking Tour not only takes away the stress of planning, but also aims to make your excursion one you'll never forget! See the nation's capital up close, through the lens of the human-interest stories that shaped America, provided by your personal D.C. tour guide. Over the course of just a few hours, witness the grand beauty of the U.S. Capitol Building, Library of Congress, and more -- all with Bi-Partisan Tour Company's unique, fun touch.
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    Home of Freedom Tour (Union Station)

    1200 Pennsylvania Ave NW , Washington

    • Take an engaging tour of Washington, D.C.
    • Experience D.C. landmarks such as the U.S. Capitol Building, Library of Congress, and more
    • Say goodbye to the stress of having to plan your own excursion
    • Have a fun, personable guide show you the best of the American capital
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