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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Grand City Tour

    Up for a "monumental" experience in the nation's capitol? This half-day sightseeing tour will provide just that, introducing you to the sites and attractions you've always heard about, but have no idea how to find! You'll travel alongside a friendly DC local for a fun and insightful touring experience starting with a visit to the White House. Up next: the Jefferson Memorial, Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Iwo Jima Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, and Nurses Memorial. Phew, that's a mouthful of memorials. All told, you'll drive by and visit over a hundred sites and memorials and learn about the history of their construction, including the people behind them. Of course, no trip to DC would be complete without a visit to the Washington Monument, which at 555 feet, is the tallest structure in the city. This tour deserves a memorial of its own.
    Grand City Tour

    400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington

    • Get to know Washington DC during a half-day walking/driving tour
    • Check out popular sites such as the White House and Washington Monument
    • Visit some of the hundreds of memorials and learn about their histories
    • Enjoy an inside look at DC thanks to a knowledgeable local guide
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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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