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Washington DC in a Day Tour

Washington DC in a Day Tour - Washington D.C., District of Columbia
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Duration: 6 hours
Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia

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$75.00

Soak up the best of Washington DC on this full-day tour that combines informative narration with free time to explore popular sights. Step off your coach to visit top DC attractions including the US Capitol, White House Visitor Center, Smithsonian museums and World War II Memorial on your own ... More info ›

Soak up the best of Washington DC on this full-day tour that combines informative narration with free time to explore popular sights. Step off your coach to visit top DC attractions including the US Capitol, White House Visitor Center, Smithsonian museums and World War II Memorial on your own. Drive by other major landmarks including the Washington Monument, Tidal Basin, National Gallery of Art and US Navy Memorial. This tour makes it easy to capture amazing photos and make the most of your time in the US capital!

Begin your daylong tour of Washington DC by boarding your comfortable, air-conditioned coach at Union Station. As you travel the city, listen to your knowledgeable driver share information and anecdotes about the US capital and its many famous sights.

Get off your coach to visit certain landmarks independently. Join a guided tour (reserved for you in advance) of the US Capitol, where the Congress meets, and make the most of your photo stop at the White House South Lawn. At the White House Visitor Center, get a sense of what the White House looks like inside and learn about US presidents. Have lunch (at your own expense) at your choice of several locations; your guide will let you know when to return to the coach.

Pay your respects to the heroes of World War II at the stately World War II Memorial with its lovely fountains. Spend time exploring the vast collections at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

In the course of your tour, you'll also see the Washington Monument, FBI headquarters (J Edgar Hoover Building), Federal Triangle, Ellipse, Tidal Basin, National Archives, House and Senate Office Building, US Botanical Gardens, National Gallery of Art, US Navy Memorial and Grant Memorial — so keep your camera handy!

Your 7-hour tour of Washington's best-known sights concludes at Union Station.

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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

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

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$30.00

Barbara, our Cultural Historian, Certified Tour Guide, is giving a two hour walking tour of the murals and historic sites in the Greater U Street Historic District.  Once called a “city within a city”, at the turn of the century this neighborhood became a hub of commercial, intellectual and cultural life for African Americans.   We will visit sites where important black leaders in the civil rights movement, education, law and music made history.  And, adding to the caveats of history we will examine the murals that artists have painted  in remembrance of our heritage.

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 ... More info ›

Barbara, our Cultural Historian, Certified Tour Guide, is giving a two hour walking tour of the murals and historic sites in the Greater U Street Historic District.  Once called a “city within a city”, at the turn of the century this neighborhood became a hub of commercial, intellectual and cultural life for African Americans.   We will visit sites where important black leaders in the civil rights movement, education, law and music made history.  And, adding to the caveats of history we will examine the murals that artists have painted  in remembrance of our heritage.

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

Ghana-born professional tour guide Emmanuel Gogo offers new insights into Africa's sons and daughters with his two-hour tour of D.C.'s Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. This small, private tour will transport you to selected countries in Africa, where you'll learn about the continent's civilizations, cultures, and how Africans have been influential in shaping the world's developmental progress ... More info ›

Ghana-born professional tour guide Emmanuel Gogo offers new insights into Africa's sons and daughters with his two-hour tour of D.C.'s Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. This small, private tour will transport you to selected countries in Africa, where you'll learn about the continent's civilizations, cultures, and how Africans have been influential in shaping the world's developmental progress. You'll explore African art dating back to the 15th century, then travel all the way up to modern-era masterpieces. 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.

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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