Whether you prefer day or night, this walk is a fun-filled jaunt uncovering the intriguing history and controversies behind the famous landmarks along the National Mall and Tidal Basin. Highlights include visits to the Washington Monument (exterior), Lincoln, MLK, WWII, Korea, & Vietnam Memorials and views of the Jefferson Memorial, White House, Capitol Building, & Smithsonian: I'll reveal how DC's favorite pastime, politics and money, shaped our capital city as it made its dubious rise to prominence. Tour is 2-to-2.5 hours and about 2.5 miles of mostly flat terrain. Bad jokes inc. free of charge. YOU MAY REQUEST DATES/TIMES YEAR-ROUND (inc. Winter). Tour-times are generally scheduled as follows: DAY: 9:00am-11:30am (year-round) NIGHT: 7:00pm-9:30pm (NOV 1-FEB 28) and 8:00pm-10:30pm (MAR 1-OCT 31) *Private Tours* $300 flat-rate for up to 25 guests (contact for details)
As a licensed tour guide, airbnb superhost, historian, and amateur comedian living in DC for the past 15 years, I've gained some unique insights into the city. I've held a number of positions, from my 1st job here as Presidential Management Fellow at the US State Department, to being stablehand at Rock Creek Park Horse Center. Accordingly, I've researched & developed an exciting excursion to share some of the intriguing stories and hidden histories with you that not only reflect our local culture but that of our entire nation: I hope you'll find them as entertaining as they are educational.
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Our adventure takes us on a circular loop starting at the Washington Monument exploring the landmarks along the National Mall & Tidal Basin inc. WWII, Lincoln, Vietnam, Korean, MLK memorials with views/commentary of Jefferson Memorial, White House, Capital, Smithsonian & other sites on the way! Closest metro: Smithsonian (orange, blue, silver lines).
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12 voyageurs maximum âgés de 10 ou plus peuvent participer. FAQs (FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS): BOOKING ISSUES: Unless you have a question about "tour availability" (see below)*, you'll need to contact the AirBnB Help Center 855-424-7262 for ANY…
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Plan ahead to arrive on-time. Whether taking metro/uber/lyft, getting around DC can take longer than expected. I don't recommend driving: parking can be hard & garages tend to close by 11pm. However, you can reserve spaces thru "Spothero" or try street parking on Jefferson Dr, NW or Madison Dr, SW
Histoire et monuments : balade de jour ou de nuit
À partir de 24€/personne
À partir de 24€/personne