Small-Group Dc Evening Historical Walking Tour
Enjoy spending an enchanted evening walking the historical streets of our nations capitol, Washington D.C. while viewing some of the most prominent landmarks and destinations that everyone should see at least once during their lifetime. Don't forget to bring your camera as there will be several locations that you will want to photograph to keep a memory of.
Your tour will begin promptly at 7:00 P.M. where you will meet your trained guide at Lafayette Park at 16th St and H St NW. This tour is ideal for small groups. Please dress accordingly to compliment weather conditions; likewise as this is a walking tour please wear proper shoes to ensure your comfort for the duration of the tour.
After meeting with your guide at Lafayette Park your tour will continue on to explore D.C. locales starting with The White House, a view of the White House expansive gates, beautiful gardens and the majestic grounds. Moving forward you will visit the National Mall reading the inscriptions located near some of the most prestigious monuments such as those of two of our most iconic presidents in history, Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. Your guide will inform you of stories throughout history regarding the monuments, events that have shaped history and earned a spot in the National Mall and so much more.
Some of the key highlights that you will be able to see on this tour include:
- The Lincoln Memorial
- The Korean Veteran's Memorial
- The Washington Monument
- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
- The Thomas Jefferson Memorial
- The Vietnam Veteran's Memorial
- The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
- The World War II Memorial
- The White House
Your guide will also fill you in on some secret and not so secret history regarding the mysteries around the symbolism located throughout the National Mall and Washington D.C.
Washington DC has a vast collection of outdoor monuments in addition to its stellar museums. This evening tour is a great way to visit D.C.'s iconic sites, including the White House (outside the gates and grounds). Explore the history of the nation's capital as well as the monuments and memorials of the National Mall that feature figures like George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Your guide will share the stories about the major players and events in American history that have earned memorials on the Mall, including the Korean War, World War II, and Vietnam. They'll even divulge the intricate symbolism woven into these structures. You'll be treated to many photo opportunities along the way, so keep your camera handy.
· Lincoln Memorial
· Vietnam Veteran's Memorial (the Wall)
· Washington Monument
· Korean Veteran's Memorial
· World War II Memorial
· The White House
Pickup & Return:
Meeting Point: Lafayette Park at 16th St and H St NW
Departure Times: 7pm
- Professional and local guide
- Walking tour
- Small-group tour
Does not include:
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Minimum numbers apply. This tour will not run without a minimum of 3 guests to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative date or full refund
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- A maximum of 10 people per tour allowed
- A moderate amount of walking is involved
- Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
Notes: The tour route may be affected by national celebrations. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an alternative route still being able to see all the highlights on the tour. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. No large bags or suitcases are allowed during this tour. We recommend comfortable shoes, a bottle of water, umbrella in case of rain and hat during summer. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some can't be visited from the inside.