Politics and Pints: Small Group Capitol Hill Tour with Local Guide
If a person comes to visit Washington DC, there is a ton of sightseeing opportunities. Not only is there a lot of landmarks but is also the hub of American politics. Now if a tourist opts in for the politics and pints which is a small group Capitol Hill tour and you will be led by a very knowledgeable tour guide. The whole tour take about 2 hours.
The tour begins at the US Capitol Building and you will learn about the inner workings of government. The guide will engage the tourist and they will try to get some debate to spark some interest and fun among the tourist. The tourist will also go to the Supreme Court and the Library of Congress.
Now the tour will not only focus on politics but there will be a time when the walking tour will take the tourists to places like the Old Navy Hospital, and the Marine Corp barracks. As the tour progresses the tour guides will give some in depth history on the area and will even show the tourists some of the best places to eat, drink and party in the wonderful area of Washington DC.
As the tour slowly comes to an end, the tourist will need a good place to drink and eat and of course the tour guides will know the best bars to take them too. All in all if a person is looking for a great vacation, and things to do in Washington DC, this tour will certainly keep tourists entertained.
Washington, DC is the center of American government and politics — and this tour will let you experience all the political action and participate in the debate! Our guides will act as educators and facilitators and give you all the information, history, and context you need to have a lively debate with your fellow guests and, who knows, we may solve some issues while we're at it! Even if we don't change any policies, we'll still end the tour at a bar where the drinks will cement our friendships and loosen our tongues.
Your Washington, DC tour begins at the heart of the city, the U.S. Capitol Building. Here, you'll discover the origins of the city, the inner workings of the American government, and some incredible stories about U.S. politics as you stand right in front of the building that started it all. Discuss the development of the city as you gaze upon the Capitol, Supreme Court, and Library of Congress.
Next, we'll wander up one of the most historic streets in the city while engaging in a lively political discussion and debate, all led by your guide. Opinions welcome, but keep it friendly!
During our journey we'll pass and discuss some of the most historic places of Capitol Hill, including the Eastern Market, the Old Navy Hospital, and the Marine Core Barracks. Find out where all the movers and shakers meet outside the office, and uncover the changes the neighborhood and city have undergone. You'll be fascinated by the how you can see the origins of the city in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.
Finally, we'll check out the oldest commercial district in the city, Barrack's Row. There, your local guide will point out some of the best spots to eat, drink, and socialize in the city, before ending our Washington tour at one of our favorite bars on the Row.
Pickup & Return:
In front of the Capitol Building at the corner of First St NE and East Capitol St NE.
Molly Malones, 713 8th St SE, Washington, DC.
Departure Times: 3pm
- Local English-speaking guide
Does not include:
Food and drinks
Souvenirs and personal shopping
Tips/gratuities for your guide
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Please dress comfortably and appropriate for the weather, as much of the tour takes place outside.
- Your small group will include a maximum of 12 people.
- This is a family friendly tour; children are permitted to join.