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Dupont Circle and Embassy Row Architecture Tour

Available from Saturday

Dupont Circle and Embassy Row Architecture Tour

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Explore some of Washington DC’s grandest streets on a 2-hour, small-group walking tour of Dupont Circle and Embassy Row with a local guide. Hear stories about capital city scandals and history as you follow a 2-mile route past Gilded Age mansions, extravagant homes, embassies, and architectural landmarks.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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The National Gallery of Art DC Guided Museum Tour - 8ppl Max

Available from Wednesday

The National Gallery of Art DC Guided Museum Tour - 8ppl Max

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With art that stretches from Renaissance masters to American icons, the National Gallery of Art is a Washington, DC museum that belongs on every art lovers’ itinerary, but the enormous collection can be overwhelming for first time visitors. See the best of the gallery with an expert guide on a 2.5-hour museum tour that explores the stories, techniques, and scandals behind the paintings.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.50
Price varies by group size
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$79.50
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Smithsonian Natural History & National Gallery of Art Tour - 8ppl Max

Available from Dec 1

Smithsonian Natural History & National Gallery of Art Tour - 8ppl Max

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Visit two top DC museums on a small-group, guided tour that explores some of America's national treasures. With so much to see in the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and the National Gallery of Art, it's easy to get overwhelmed, but visiting with a guide means you'll go straight to the most spectacular exhibits and artwork. Limited to 8 travelers to ensure personal service, this tour is a great way to learn the stories behind the museums as you see sparkling gems, masterpiece paintings, and more.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$143.10
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$143.10
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U Street: Food, History, and Street Art Tour

Available from Wednesday

U Street: Food, History, and Street Art Tour

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Get a taste of Washington DC's historic U Street neighborhood on this guided culinary walking tour. Discover the history and culture of these streets, formerly known as ‘Black Broadway,’ while stopping at multiple local restaurants to sample the foods that make these neighborhoods unique. A portion of every ticket price goes to feed district residents in need.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$103.64
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$103.64
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The National Gallery of Art DC Guided Museum Tour - Private Tour

Available from Wednesday

The National Gallery of Art DC Guided Museum Tour - Private Tour

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Get more from your visit to the National Gallery of Art on this private tour of the museum. Follow your guide through one of America’s only national collections of artwork produced by Renaissance artists, French Impressionists, and great American painters. See works from Claude Monet, Raphael, Gilbert Stuart, Vincent Van Gogh, and Edgar Degas, as you learn what’s really behind the creation of some of these pieces.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.50
Price varies by group size
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$79.50
Price varies by group size
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Washington DC Photo Safari: Monuments and Memorials Tour

Available from Feb 11

Washington DC Photo Safari: Monuments and Memorials Tour

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Want to know how to take better pictures while traveling? Want to become more familiar with a camera that may seem rather intimidating at times? Fear not, the answers to both can be found while exploring the sites and sounds of Washington, DC on this guided, small-group photo tour. Choose from a half- or full-day excursion, then visit the famous memorials and monuments of the US' capital while a professional photographer provides instruction and tips for taking better pictures. Transportation between locations and instruction materials on travel photography included.
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  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$97.54
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$97.54
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Historic Georgetown Architecture Tour

Available from Sunday

Historic Georgetown Architecture Tour

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With elegant mansions, churches, and a world class university, Georgetown is one of DC’s most fashionable neighborhoods. Get your bearings and explore Georgetown architecture on a 2-hour, small-group walking tour with a local guide, who will share Georgetown stories as you visit historic highlights and campus landmarks.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Smithsonian Portrait Gallery & American Art Museum Guided Tour - Private Tour

Available from Wednesday

Smithsonian Portrait Gallery & American Art Museum Guided Tour - Private Tour

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Two of Washington’s most iconic museums take up residence in the historical Old Patent Office Building, where history and art collide. Visit the National Portrait Gallery and the American Art Museum on a 2 to 2.5 hour private tour and discover the best of American-made works all under one roof.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.50
Price varies by group size
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$79.50
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Sites by Segway In Washington DC

Available tomorrow

Sites by Segway In Washington DC

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Experience Washington DC like never before on this guided small-group Segway tour. Learn about the history of the nation’s capital, and one of the most popular destinations in the US, while gliding around the city. See iconic landmarks like the United States Capitol, National Mall, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and many more—a perfect overview of the city for first-time visitors or anyone wanting to see the sites. Guided Segway training plus bottled water and snacks are included. Dress in weather-appropriate clothes with flat, closed-toed shoes.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.00
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$66.00

Private Civil War History Walking Tour of Alexandria

Available tomorrow

Private Civil War History Walking Tour of Alexandria

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Explore some of the most famous landmark locations around Civil War-era Alexandria, Virginia on this 1-hour, small-group walking tour. See the many historic 17th- and 18th-century homes, hear colorful stories about its founding father and discover little known facts about all the monuments, statues and buildings in Alexandria. Visit the historic mansion and gardens of the Carlyle House; Christ Church, where George Washington worshipped; the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Shop, now preserved as a museum; the Boston Athenaeum, one of the oldest independent libraries in the US. Any necessary entrance fees are included.
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  • 1 hour
  • Taking safety measures
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$149.00
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$149.00
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Madame Tussauds Washington DC Admission Ticket

Available from Sunday

Madame Tussauds Washington DC Admission Ticket

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Meet all the US presidents with admission to the world-famous Madame Tussauds Washington, DC. With 14 themed rooms, there’s something for everyone — from presidents and first ladies to musicians, athletes, cultural icons, television personalities and more. See Barack and Michelle Obama. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Nelson Mandela. Taylor Swift and Michael Jackson. Tiger Woods and Babe Ruth. Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon. The list goes on. Madame Tussaud’s has become one of Washington, DC’s most popular attractions.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$22.90
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$22.90
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Monuments and Memorials Architecture Tour

Available from Thursday

Monuments and Memorials Architecture Tour

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Take a stroll along America’s ‘front yard’ on this guided, 2-hour, small-group walking tour of the National Mall in Washington, DC. From the banks of the Potomac River to the United States Capitol, this 300-acre national park is the premiere civic and symbolic space of a nation. Take a walk with a historian guide to better understand why this landscape looks the way it does, and visit famous historical sites like the Washington Monument.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Smithsonian Natural History & National Gallery of Art Guided Tour - Private Tour

Available from Dec 1

Smithsonian Natural History & National Gallery of Art Guided Tour - Private Tour

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The massive size of Washington DC’s Museum of Natural History and National Gallery of Art can be easily overwhelming. Going with a guide ensures you see both key highlights and hidden gems at each museum, as well as learn about the artists’ techniques, intentions, and even scandals. During your private tour, enjoy the full attention of your guide and ample time to ask questions.
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  • 8 hours 2 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$143.10
Price varies by group size
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$143.10
Price varies by group size
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Iconic Capitol Hill Architecture Tour

Available from Nov 2

Iconic Capitol Hill Architecture Tour

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Get an overview of Washington, DC’s architecture, landmarks, and political powerhouses during a small-group walking tour led by a local guide. Learn about the elegant plan that underlies the present-day city as you visit sights from the U.S. Capitol Building to the Supreme Court and Library of Congress.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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White House and Pennsylvania Avenue Architecture Tour

Available from Friday

White House and Pennsylvania Avenue Architecture Tour

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From presidential inaugurations to iconic protests and celebrations, Pennsylvania Avenue is at the heart of American political life. Explore ‘America’s Main Street’ with a local guide on a 90-minute, small-group walking tour of the Federal Triangle, and hear stories about Washington, DC intrigue, conflict, and culture.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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DC Mall & National Gallery of Art Guided Walking Tour - 8ppl Max

Available from Wednesday

DC Mall & National Gallery of Art Guided Walking Tour - 8ppl Max

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Get an overview of the attractions around the National Mall and the National Gallery of Art on this small-group walking tour with a group of eight people or fewer. Enter the National Gallery of Art to see some of the world's most famous paintings and take a break halfway through the tour for lunch (own expense).
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  • 11 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$143.10
Price varies by group size
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$143.10
Price varies by group size
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Mary Washington House General Admission Ticket

Available from Friday

Mary Washington House General Admission Ticket

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Visit the Mary Washington House in Fredericksburg, Virginia, to see where George Washington's mother lived at the end of her life. Now part of the Washington Heritage Museums, the house was purchased by the future president for his mom in 1772.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$7.00
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$7.00
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Castle to Capitol: Museums of the National Mall Walking Tour

Available from Sunday

Castle to Capitol: Museums of the National Mall Walking Tour

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Take a stroll along America’s ‘front yard’ during this guided, small-group walking tour of the museums of the National Mall in Washington, DC. Go on a walk on the east side of the National Mall, between the United States Capitol Building and the Washington Monument, with a historian guide, and learn about the design and stories behind each museum. This tour also includes admission to the Smithsonian Castle.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Private Tour: George Washington's Mount Vernon

Available from Thursday

Private Tour: George Washington's Mount Vernon

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Travel to Mount Vernon, George Washington's popular plantation home in Virginia and one of the nation’s most beloved historic sites for this private tour. Learn about his life as a founding father and first president of the United States. Explore his home of more than 40 years, including the 21-room mansion, the Colonial-era buildings, the beautiful gardens, a working distillery and gristmill, and the museum and education center.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$500.00
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$500.00
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The Kennedy Homes: Explore the colonial architecture on this audio walking tour

Available tomorrow

The Kennedy Homes: Explore the colonial architecture on this audio walking tour

The future President and the grandest First Lady met, married, began raising a family and help lift a quiet area into the Camelot era before Jackie returned following John F. Kennedy’s death. On this self-guided GPS audio tour, you'll walk the brick sidewalks among homes dating back to the 18th century on this 90-minute tour that includes stops at many of the Kennedy homes plus Holy Trinity Church they attended and Martin’s Tavern where Jack proposed.
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    $5.55
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    Smithsonian Portrait Gallery & American Art Museum Tour - 8ppl Max

    Available from Wednesday

    Smithsonian Portrait Gallery & American Art Museum Tour - 8ppl Max

    Explore two of Washington D.C.’s beloved museums with an art historian on this guided tour. Enjoy a small, personalized experience—the tour will include no more than eight participants—while learning about the National Portrait Gallery and American Art Museum. Discover the amazing history of the 19th century building where both museums are housed and the amazing works within it.
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    • 2 hours 30 minutes
    • Free Cancellation
    • Taking safety measures
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    $79.50
    Price varies by group size
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    Price varies by group size
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    DC Mall & National Gallery of Art Guided Walking Guided Tour - Private Tour

    Available from Wednesday

    DC Mall & National Gallery of Art Guided Walking Guided Tour - Private Tour

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    Pack in tons of sights all in one day with this private, 5-hour tour of the National Mall and the National Gallery of Art. Make stops at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, National WWII Memorial, White House, Korean War Veteran Memorial, and Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Afterward, head to the museum to see great works of art from artists, such as Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Edgar Degas, and Picasso.
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    • 6 hours 10 minutes
    • Free Cancellation
    • Taking safety measures
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    $143.10
    Price varies by group size
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    $143.10
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    Washington DC Monuments Bike Tour

    Available tomorrow

    Washington DC Monuments Bike Tour

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    See the historical sights of Washington DC with an up-close view of significant monuments on a bike tour by comfortable cruiser. Ride an easy route over flat terrain from the National Mall to the Potomac Tidal Basin and view DC landmarks including the Washington Monument, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, and Jefferson Memorial as you explore the attractions with a knowledgeable guide.
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    • 3 hours
    • Free Cancellation
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    $46.00
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    $46.00

    The National Mall: Discover the monuments and their memories on an audio tour

    Available tomorrow

    The National Mall: Discover the monuments and their memories on an audio tour

    If you’re interested in exploring DC memorials quite thoroughly, this self-guided audio tour along the Mall’s Reflecting Pool is for you. We’ll be walking along some of the city’s newest ground that honors the country’s greatest sacrifices. We start our tour where the city founders started the city. Our path begins at the vortex of the meridians used to map the new capital city. From what is now the base of the George Washington Monument, we wind our way through the memorials that surround the National Mall's Reflecting Pool. Highlights include: • The stones honoring the country’s Greatest Generation • A garden commemorating the nation's rebellious founders • The stark simplicity of the black wall representing the Vietnam era • A dedication to the president who maintained this country's union, in spite of civil war • A walk through the fields of Korea alongside the soldiers of every war • Bonus tracks that expand on theme of ‘Controversies and Compromises’
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