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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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    Mt Vernon Tour

    Travel approximately 30 minutes to Mount Vernon, the home and estate of George Washington, one of the founding fathers of the United States and the nation's first president.

    On the 500-plus acres of the estate, explore the three-story mansion, extensive gardens and many original sites including a working blacksmith shop and the Pioneer Farm, a demonstration farm with an innovative 16-sided treading barn designed by Washington for threshing grain.

    The mansion has been restored to how it would have looked when Washington died in 1799. Some of the most notable items in the mansion include the key to the Bastille, presented to Washington by the Marquis de Lafayette, and a swivel chair Washington used during his presidency.

    Also on the grounds are Washington's tomb, where George Washington and his family members are buried, a reconstructed slave cabin and a memorial to the slaves who worked at Mount Vernon. Your knowledgeable guide takes you through these sites while sharing the history of George Washington's home on the Potomac River.

    After seeing the highlights of Mount Vernon and having lunch (own expense) at the historical Inn Restaurant or the food court, your tour continues to Old Town Alexandria. While riding a comfortable bus, see George Washington's old haunts including Gadsby's Tavern, Ramsay House and Lee-Fendall House. You also will see the town's major attractions including Old Presbyterian Meeting House, Christ Church, Spite House, Robert E Lee's House and the Torpedo Factory.

    When your fascinating day exploring Mount Vernon and seeing Old Town Alexandria ends, your guide returns you to your hotel.
    Mt Vernon Tour

    Washington DC, Washington DC

    • See George Washington's Mount Vernon estate for a fascinating day on this guided tour
    • Take in the gardens and buildings and see what life was like during this historic time period
    • Learn about the notable items that are in the estate as well their importance
    • Have a day feeling like you've traveled back in time
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Night Tour of DC

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    Washington D.C. is a showcase of some of the most majestic monuments and memorials in the country. With so much to see and so little time to waste, this is the perfect tour for you! Tailored to offer a historic journey through DC's rich heritage in a quick and efficient way, this tour's compact formula shows you the essential monuments, museums, memorials and the attractions that you cannot afford to miss, lit up in all their twilight glory! At each stop, your expert local guide will hop off your climate controlled bus with you to provide fascinating and relevant information about each moonlit memorial that you may have otherwise missed. Get the rare chance to watch history come alive in the night time on your trip to the Nation's Capital!
    Night Tour of DC

    Archives Metro Station, Washington

    • Spend your time in DC effectively with this fully immersive yet time-saving moonlit tour
    • Enjoy an exciting narrated tour of Washington DC's illuminated monuments aboard a climate controlled bus
    • Follow your guide through various monuments to hear fascinating and relevant commentary
    • Visit the Capitol Building, Martin Luther King Memorial, WWII Memorial, and the White House
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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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    Dupont Circle Food Tour

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    You love food. What is better than delicious, authentic, ethnic food? Maybe enjoying it on a guided tour in one of the district's most opulent neighborhoods, full of grand rowhouses and stunning mansions. But along with the 19th century opulence, what Dupont Circle really provides is a glimpse (and taste) of over 50 countries with many traditional ceremonies, cultures and cuisines represented in the neighborhood. The perfect mix of fun, sightseeing and plenty of food, don't plan on following this tour up with dinner. You will be stuffed after the special service you receive at each spot on the tour and anxious to return for more from this deliciously, cosmopolitan neighborhood! All dishes served are included in the tour. Enough food is served that for most participants, dinner afterwards will not be needed. Seating and special service is provided at all restaurants throughout the tour.
    Dupont Circle Food Tour

    1 Dupont Cir NW, Washington,

    • Enjoy a culinary tour in one of DC's most cosmopolitan neighborhoods taking in delicious foods as you pass by stunning mansions and grand rowhouses
    • Cuisines vary from authentic Japanese dishes, to Malaysian street food, and Moroccan holiday plates
    • Take the time to relish the traditional ceremonies and cuisine in their authentic surroundings
    • Leave the tour stuffed, so make no plans for an after tour dinner
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