Washington Dc National Mall Guided Walking Tour
Washington DC happens to be one of the biggest tourist attractions in the United States and people flock from all over to see the place where the Government thrives. Now for those who want to learn a lot on a tour this is the perfect tour for them. People will be picked up and dropped off at the Botanic Gardens. The whole tour is 3 hours long, and people will get to see some of the great landmarks in the area.
The tour will take people down by the Capitol, and will also go pass the Lincoln Monument. They will also get a chance to tour the Washington Monument and the Smithsonian Castle. A sad part of the tour and a reminder to people is when they go look at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Washington DC has a lot of history and people will get to learn about a lot of it because of this tour.
The tour guide is very knowledgeable and gave a lot of information. People will learn about history and will learn some stories that many people would never know about, unless they took this guided tour. If a person wants to learn about history and see some great monuments and memorials this trip is perfect.
A lot of people never go to Washington DC, but there is a lot of information and historical stories crucial to the growth of the United States. If a person is planning a trip to DC they want to make sure they take part in this guided tour.
Visit some of America's most famous monuments and memorials on this small-group guided walking tour of the National Mall in Washington DC. Meet your group and expert guide at the Botanic Gardens and continue down the National Mall, walking the length of the reflecting pool in front of the Capitol, down to the Lincoln Monument. Some stops may include the Smithsonian Castle, Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden and Washington Monument while listening to your guide illustrate the significance of these sites in the development of the DC area.
Walk around the Tidal Basin to the Jefferson Memorial as you make your way to the deeply moving Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Hear the stories behind these structures and learn how they played a role in the city's revolutionary inception more than 200 years ago. Learn about architect and civil engineer Pierre L'Enfant's city plan for the new US capital, and discover how architect and urban planner Daniel Burnham extended his vision for the Mall into the symbolic urban area we know today.
Pickup & Return:
- Small-group tour
- Expert/ historian guide
Does not include:
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children not encouraged
- A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
- A maximum of 6 people per booking
- Minimum age is 13 years.