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Independent Half-Day Trip to Mount Vernon from Washington DC

Independent Half-Day Trip to Mount Vernon from Washington DC - Washington D.C., District of Columbia
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Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia

From USD
$75.00

Take a convenient half-day trip from Washington DC to Mount Vernon, the home of President George Washington. Listen to your driver share historical facts and anecdotes about Washington's life on your way to Mount Vernon, and then explore the lovely and historic site on your own ... More info ›

Take a convenient half-day trip from Washington DC to Mount Vernon, the home of President George Washington. Listen to your driver share historical facts and anecdotes about Washington's life on your way to Mount Vernon, and then explore the lovely and historic site on your own. See the stately mansion in which the first US president and his family lived, and walk around the expansive grounds on the shores of the Potomac River.

Your tour begins at Washington DC's Union Station, where you'll board your comfortable, air-conditioned coach and travel approximately 15 miles (24 km) to Mount Vernon, the elegant home of the first US president, George Washington.

Enjoy some free time to explore this 500-acre (200-hectare) estate on the banks of the Potomac River that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tour the beautifully restored formal rooms and bedchambers in Washington's mansion, and wander the grounds to admire the gardens; demonstration farm; and working blacksmith shop, distillery and gristmill. See artifacts, films and exhibits relating to Washington's life and legacy at the Donald W Reynolds Museum and Education Center, and pay your respects at Washington's tomb.

Return to Washington DC and conclude your 4.5-hour trip to Mount Vernon at Union Station.

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Impressionism Art Tour

Impressionism Art Tour - Washington, District of Columbia

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Location: Washington, District of Columbia

From USD
$40.00

Join Meghan Hanson, Museum Certified International Tour Director, for an insider small group private tour of the National Gallery of Art Impressionism Collection.  She will walk you from the beginning of the movement, to the heights of the movement, and finally  to the eclipse of the movement.  Along the way, she will point out examples of specific art pieces that helped us form our idea of Impressionism art. On her 30 plus list of paintings, she will explain why these artist were able to create these wonderful paintings.

Group meets at the National Gallery of Art 6th Street Entrance Ground Level ... More info ›

Join Meghan Hanson, Museum Certified International Tour Director, for an insider small group private tour of the National Gallery of Art Impressionism Collection.  She will walk you from the beginning of the movement, to the heights of the movement, and finally  to the eclipse of the movement.  Along the way, she will point out examples of specific art pieces that helped us form our idea of Impressionism art. On her 30 plus list of paintings, she will explain why these artist were able to create these wonderful paintings.

Group meets at the National Gallery of Art 6th Street Entrance Ground Level. Your tour guide Meghan will meet all attendees 15 minutes before the tour begins.  Group will walk to the Impressionism Art Gallery.  First, the beginnings of the Impressionism movement will be explored.  As the history unfolds she will touch on the reasoning behind the political factors that pushed artist into rebelling against the establishment.  She will also talk about the technology advances that made it possible to go farther outdoors to find your subject.  She will touch on the mind set of the different artists that were pivotal into establishing this movement of art as the beginnings of the Modern Art Movement.

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Murals of DC Walking Tour

Murals of DC Walking Tour - Washington, District of Columbia

Duration: 90 minutes
Location: Washington, District of Columbia

From USD
$30.00

Meet our Cultural Historian Certified Tour Guides as they give 90 minute walking tour of the Mid-Town Neighborhoods U Street and Shaw Washington, DC. These areas are the epicenter of the African American Art District ... More info ›

Meet our Cultural Historian Certified Tour Guides as they give 90 minute walking tour of the Mid-Town Neighborhoods U Street and Shaw Washington, DC. These areas are the epicenter of the African American Art District. See these collections of curated murals by artists from around the world painted on the walls of our cities buildings. Join this 90 minute guided tour to learn about this unique street art in our Washington, DC neighborhoods. Hear how street art rose from an idea of beatification of neglected industrial zones to becoming a highlight of a community.

You’ll learn about the artists who created the murals, the stories they tell about the neighborhood and the DC organizations who work to facilitate the creation and placement of these beautiful works of art.

Group meets outside U Street Metro Station 10th Street Side. Please arrive 15 minutes early to meet your guide.  Your tour guide will take you to different mural locations throughout several neighborhoods.  Our focus for this tour is African American Washington, DC experience. You will see different murals that our local Washington, DC neighborhoods painted on buildings to remember prominent artist, historic figures, and important moments. This is a walking tour where attendees at times will walk over uneven pavement, through alley ways, and street crossings.  Please wear comfortable shoes to accommodate the varied terrain.  Tour goes rain or shine unless conditions will cause an uncomfortable environment.

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African Art Tour

African Art Tour - Washington, District of Columbia

Duration: 2 hours
Location: Washington, District of Columbia

From USD
$60.00

Join Emmanuel Gogo, originally from Ghana (West Africa), for a two hour tour of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art.   Emmanuel will interpret the messages found in the art for the group’s understanding of the richness of the many different African cultures represented at the museum.  Our tour will transport you to selected countries in Africa to learn about their civilization, cultures, and how Africans have been influential in shaping the World’s developmental progress.  We will see African wood art and interpret the symbols, utility, and messages; ceramics made by women for household, music, and governmental activities; baskets to show how brilliant an African utilized materials of canes and grass. Emmanuel Gogo — A DC licensed Tour Guide who was born in Ghana (West Africa) ... More info ›

Join Emmanuel Gogo, originally from Ghana (West Africa), for a two hour tour of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art.   Emmanuel will interpret the messages found in the art for the group’s understanding of the richness of the many different African cultures represented at the museum.  Our tour will transport you to selected countries in Africa to learn about their civilization, cultures, and how Africans have been influential in shaping the World’s developmental progress.  We will see African wood art and interpret the symbols, utility, and messages; ceramics made by women for household, music, and governmental activities; baskets to show how brilliant an African utilized materials of canes and grass. Emmanuel Gogo — A DC licensed Tour Guide who was born in Ghana (West Africa). Emmanuel Gogo, is both a member of the Tour Guides Association of Ghana and a member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides in DC.

Please meet Emanuel outside of the entrance to the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art.  Plan on arriving 15 minutes before start of tour for check in.  The tour begins at 1:00 pm.  Emmanuel will take group through three levels of the museum to see both modern, and historic art works.  The Museum is an all inclusive mix of different cultures, time periods, and art work forms.  You can expect presentation to go from historic art work to modern and back to historic art work as Emmanuel points out the best works to show the group. Group size can range from 15 to 20 people. The tour will last approximately two hours.

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Private Washington Christian Heritage Tour

Private Washington Christian Heritage Tour - Washington, District of Columbia

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Washington, District of Columbia

From USD
$575.00

This is a private tour with private guide via transportation in a 2017 Buick Enclave.

See the breathtaking mosaics and impressive architecture of the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and tour through the crypt level to see several chapels dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Discover the Saint John Paul II National Shrine and see his blood relic in the chapel there ... More info ›

This is a private tour with private guide via transportation in a 2017 Buick Enclave.

See the breathtaking mosaics and impressive architecture of the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and tour through the crypt level to see several chapels dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Discover the Saint John Paul II National Shrine and see his blood relic in the chapel there. Explore the moving exhibit, A Gift of Love: The Life of Saint John Paul II. Visit the National Cathedral (the sixth largest cathedral in the world!), which simultaneously tells the Christian and American stories through the art in its interior and architecture. Lastly, explore the Museum of the Bible, which offers a close look at the stories of the Bible and explains the history of the Bible as a piece of writing and a religious object.

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Capitol Hill Tour

Capitol Hill Tour - Washington, District of Columbia

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Washington, District of Columbia

From USD
$495.00

Get an inside access tour to the US Capitol, Library of Congress (LOC), and The Supreme Court of the United States on a private tour. Includes self paced tours of the House and Senate galleries (if Congress is in session ... More info ›

Get an inside access tour to the US Capitol, Library of Congress (LOC), and The Supreme Court of the United States on a private tour. Includes self paced tours of the House and Senate galleries (if Congress is in session. ) Visit the Great Hall and Reading Room of the LOC with some spare time to view one or more of the LOC exhibits. Experience the quality of a co-equal branch of government with a tour inside of the highest court in the land.

  • Private Capitol Hill Tour Itinerary:
0800-0830: Pick-up at your lodging point and Transit via 2017 Buick Enclave.
0830-0900: US Capitol Visitors Center and Statuary Hall
0900-1020: US Capitol Tour
1020-1130: Tour of the House of Representatives and Senate from the public galleries (only if Congress is in session) Exhibition Hall will be viewed if Congress is not in session.
1130-1230: Lunch at either the Capitol public cafeteria or Le Bon Cafe on Capitol Hill
1230-1330: Tour of the LOC including the Great Hall and Reading Room
1330-1410: Time to explore the LOC exhibits.
1410-1430: Transit afoot. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) Security
1430-1500: SCOTUS Docent led tour of Courtroom
1500-1530: SCOTUS Museum
1530-1600: Transit back to lodging point.
  • Meeting location: I will meet you at your lodging point or other convenient point within the District of Columbia, Arlington County, VA or the City of Alexandria, VA. Reagan National Airport (DCA) pick-up also feasible.
  • End location: Drop-off at lodging point or other agreed convenient point. Reagan National Airport (DCA) drop-off also feasible.
  • Location options: Address or Intersection upon Traveler's request, Airport, Hotel, Monument/Building upon Traveler's request, Rail or Bus Station, Specified by Guide, Airport pickup or drop-off at Reagan National Airport (DCA) is feasible.

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