Get your walking shoes ready for a visit to some of Washington, DC's most well-known memorials, monuments, and landmarks and learn all about the city's significance to the country's historical events. On this Travel Curious tour, you will get a chance to explore and visit the Lincoln Memorial, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, and many more!
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You will be meeting your guide for the Full Day Highlights of D.C. tour at Bureau of Industry & Security, on the corner of Constitution Ave NW 15th st Nw, Washington DC., or as advised on your e-ticket. Please be at the location 10-15 minutes prior to your tour.How long is this Travel Curious tour?
The entire Highlights of D.C. tour lasts for the entire day or is approximately 7 hours long.What is included in the tour package?
You will be given entrance tickets to the National Museum of American History, cost of all taxis and transfers between sights, a local English-speaking guide, and an expertly guided walking tour. This tour is suitable for culture vultures and history buffs of all ages! Their tours are all given in English, but numerous guides may speak other languages. Please contact the number provided on the e-ticket to see if they can accommodate any special requests!What landmarks will we be on the Highlights of D.C. tour?
You will be seeing and touring the following areas: (1) The Washington Monument, built to honor the United States' first president: George Washington (2) The Lincoln Memorial where the Gettysburg Address is inscribed (3) The Korean War Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam Memorial to remember the US's involvement in international disputes (4) The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial to honor his legacy and reflect on the struggle for freedom and equality (5) The White House, where the current head of state is seated (6) The National Museum of American History where you can reflect on the stories of the past Please note that some sites are periodically closed for maintenance and the Smithsonian museums often change operating hours. They will notify you for any changes that will affect your experience.Is transportation included?
This is a family-friendly, guided walking tour. Transportation is not included in the Highlights of D.C. tour.Is parking provided?
No, but there are multiple parking garages and street parking available near departure point. One of which is the 1100 Pennsylvania Ave NW Parking which charges according to length of stay, time of the day, and day of the week. You can also contact the phone number on your e-ticket to ask for advise on how to get to the departure point via car or public transport.Are there any age/physical/health/etc. restrictions for this tour?
This tour is suitable for all ages. All guests must be at moderate physical fitness as the majority of the Highlights of D.C. tour will be spent walking.What should I bring?
Bring your camera and cash on hand for lunch and any other purchases or gratuities(optional)!What should I wear?
Wear comfortable clothing on this Travel Curious tour. Wearing casual clothing and comfortable shoes is recommended.How many people are on a tour?
This is a private walking tour and your group! All of their private tours are 100% exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.How does Travel Curious ensure the quality of their guides?
All tour guides currently active go through a vetting process in which they carry out interviews, check previous reviews and employers references if applicable. More importantly, they make sure that these guides provide an excellent experience for the guests.