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Aug
21
Tue
Anytime Audio Tours
Aug 21 all-day

We are proud to offer our newest, affordable sightseeing option – AUDIO TOURS.  Can’t make one of our guided tours?  Well, we have recorded some of our best tour guides giving their tours and put them on a GPS enabled app.  We’ve also included downloadable PDF maps of each walk, so that you don’t need to have GPS maps running with the app (save your battery).

  1. Download our free app on (iTunes) or (Android)
  2. Download any audio tour (Free – $1.99/each)
  3. Enjoy the tour 

Even if you don’t download any tours, you will still have access to valuable information on sightseeing, eating and playing in the Washington, D.C.

Available Tours:

  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Historic Georgetown
  • Georgetown University

 
 

Anytime Audio Tours
Aug 21 all-day

We are proud to offer our newest, affordable sightseeing option – AUDIO TOURS.  Can’t make one of our guided tours?  Well, we have recorded some of our best tour guides giving their tours and put them on a GPS enabled app.  We’ve also included downloadable PDF maps of each walk so that you don’t need to have GPS maps running with the app (save your battery).

  1. Download our free app on (iTunes) or (Android)
  2. Download any audio tour (Free – $1.99/each)
  3. Enjoy the tour 

Even if you don’t download any tours, you will still have access to valuable information on sightseeing, eating and playing in Washington, D.C.

Available Tours:

  • The National Mall
  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Historic Georgetown
  • Georgetown University

 
 

Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Aug 21 all-day

There are many other bus tours currently running. Be sure to read our comparison post on Washington, D.C. bus tours to help you navigate all the different bus tour options available to you, from open-top double-deckers to small group sprinter vans, from day trips to night tours. We cover it all and provide you with the insight necessary to choose what is best for you.

Private Walking Tour – $195
Aug 21 all-day

Interested in taking a private walking tour? If you’re flexible with your timing and can book a private tour at the time listed, we can offer a discounted rate! These tours are offered at 10am-12pm or 2pm-4pm or 7pm-9pm.

You can choose either our National Mall tour, Lincoln Assassination or Arlington National Cemetery Walking Tour. We also offer a 7pm private option to take one of evening tours – Ghosts of Georgetown, Haunted Georgetown (Adults Only) or White House at Night (Secrets and Scandals – Adults Only)

No adjustments or customizations, please. If you need a customized tour or different time, please contact us at info@dcbyfoot.com. Any of our tours are available for private bookings but our online booking at this discounted rate is only available for our three most popular tours.

Rate: $195 for up to 10 persons. Groups larger than 10 must contact us first.

BOOK NOW

Tour must be booked at least two days in advance. Last minute tours may be accommodated but must be booked via emailing us to check on availability.

Tragic Tales of Georgetown (Adults Only) $20
Aug 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

On this evening walking tour you will stroll the historic streets of Georgetown and hear long ago tales of tragedy, romance and lore. With its architecture, pedigree and ambiance, Georgetown is a lovely place to visit. However, the houses, churches and cemeteries of this tony neighborhood are still haunted by their past. Come find out why…

We go to dark, quiet places to tell scary stories. We recommend this tour for ages 14 and above.

Reservations Required RESERVE NOW

Where: Tour begins at the C&O Canal Park on 30th St. NW, just south of M St. NW. GPS address: 1056 30th St. NW. Note: there is no building here, it is the C&O Canal Path. Look for your guide with the DC by Foot Logo.

End: 28th and Q Street NW. Closest Metro: DuPont Circle (Red)

Aug
22
Wed
Anytime Audio Tours
Aug 22 all-day

We are proud to offer our newest, affordable sightseeing option – AUDIO TOURS.  Can’t make one of our guided tours?  Well, we have recorded some of our best tour guides giving their tours and put them on a GPS enabled app.  We’ve also included downloadable PDF maps of each walk, so that you don’t need to have GPS maps running with the app (save your battery).

  1. Download our free app on (iTunes) or (Android)
  2. Download any audio tour (Free – $1.99/each)
  3. Enjoy the tour 

Even if you don’t download any tours, you will still have access to valuable information on sightseeing, eating and playing in the Washington, D.C.

Available Tours:

  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Historic Georgetown
  • Georgetown University

 
 

Anytime Audio Tours
Aug 22 all-day

We are proud to offer our newest, affordable sightseeing option – AUDIO TOURS.  Can’t make one of our guided tours?  Well, we have recorded some of our best tour guides giving their tours and put them on a GPS enabled app.  We’ve also included downloadable PDF maps of each walk so that you don’t need to have GPS maps running with the app (save your battery).

  1. Download our free app on (iTunes) or (Android)
  2. Download any audio tour (Free – $1.99/each)
  3. Enjoy the tour 

Even if you don’t download any tours, you will still have access to valuable information on sightseeing, eating and playing in Washington, D.C.

Available Tours:

  • The National Mall
  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Historic Georgetown
  • Georgetown University

 
 

Day + Night Bus Tours of D.C.
Aug 22 all-day

There are many other bus tours currently running. Be sure to read our comparison post on Washington, D.C. bus tours to help you navigate all the different bus tour options available to you, from open-top double-deckers to small group sprinter vans, from day trips to night tours. We cover it all and provide you with the insight necessary to choose what is best for you.

Private Walking Tour – $195
Aug 22 all-day

Interested in taking a private walking tour? If you’re flexible with your timing and can book a private tour at the time listed, we can offer a discounted rate! These tours are offered at 10am-12pm or 2pm-4pm or 7pm-9pm.

You can choose either our National Mall tour, Lincoln Assassination or Arlington National Cemetery Walking Tour. We also offer a 7pm private option to take one of evening tours – Ghosts of Georgetown, Haunted Georgetown (Adults Only) or White House at Night (Secrets and Scandals – Adults Only)

No adjustments or customizations, please. If you need a customized tour or different time, please contact us at info@dcbyfoot.com. Any of our tours are available for private bookings but our online booking at this discounted rate is only available for our three most popular tours.

Rate: $195 for up to 10 persons. Groups larger than 10 must contact us first.

BOOK NOW

Tour must be booked at least two days in advance. Last minute tours may be accommodated but must be booked via emailing us to check on availability.

All in One (National Mall and Tidal Basin) @ 15th and Constitution Ave NW
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

DC By Foot is pleased to present an extension of our original name your own price walking tour of the monuments and memorials of the National Mall in Washington DC! This highly engaging tour will take you through the heart of the National Mall and Tidal Basin entertaining you and your family with stories, hidden secrets and historical information. Part National Mall Tour, Part Tidal Basin tour. If you’ve taken our National Mall Tour tour you know you just don’t want it to stop – and now it doesn’t!

Check out our DC Tourism Guide, with budget advice, travel guides, and information about local Washington DC attractions.

Reservations Required RESERVE NOW

You are welcome to join for only the National Mall Tour portion of the tour. It begins at the same location and time, ending at Lincoln Memorial. If you only wish to attend the Tidal Basin portion of the tour, we meet at the steps of Lincoln Memorial (look for the bright orange tshirt). PLEASE LET US KNOW if you only wish to attend one portion of the tour. See schedule below.

Sights we cover on the tour

Washington Monument
US Capitol Building*
White House*
National WW2 Memorial
Reflecting Pool
Vietnam War Veterans Memorial
Lincoln Memorial
and much more
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
George Mason Memorial
Tidal Basin
DC’s famed Cherry Trees
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
Air Force Memorial*
Pentagon*
14th Street Bridge – site of Air Florida Flight 90 crash*
Thomas Jefferson Memorial

National Mall @ 15th and Constitution Ave NW
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

DC By Foot is pleased to present our pay-what-you-like walking tour of the monuments and memorials of the National Mall in Washington D.C.! This highly engaging tour will take you through the heart of the National Mall entertaining you and your family with stories, hidden secrets and historical information. Testaments to the history and founders of the USA, these sights are more than just stone and mortar.National Mall Tour, DC by Foot

Check out our DC Tourism Guide, with budget advice, travel guides, and information about local Washington DC attractions.

Reservations Required RESERVE NOW

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Join DC by Foot as we tell the story of America’s journey from a collection of colonial New World outposts to a world power. The National Mall is filled with memorials and monuments with obvious as well as hidden stories to tell you, if you are willing to hear them. By sunlight or by moonlight, make our National Mall Tour the first thing you do on your visit to the nation’s capital.

SIGHTS WE COVER ON THE TOUR:

Washington Monument
White House*
Thomas Jefferson Memorial*
National World War 2 Memorial
Reflecting Pool
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Lincoln Memorial
Korean War Veterans Memorial

*Sights we cover from a distance

Tour: Explore Buddhist Art
Aug 22 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm

Delve into the art and practice of Buddhism across Asia in an hour-long, docent-led tour. Tours focus on Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice across Asia or our permanent collection of art from India, China, and Japan.

Investigation: Detective McDevitt @ Ford's Theatre
Aug 22 @ 6:45 pm

A walking tour that brings history to life!

On the night of April 14, 1865, Detective James McDevitt was on duty at the Washington Metropolitan Police headquarters, a half-block from Ford’s Theatre. Just before 10:30 p.m., frantic witnesses rushed in with horrifying news: President Lincoln had been shot at the theatre. Join Detective McDevitt as he revisits the sites and reexamines the clues from the investigation into the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy. Part of “History on Foot.” This walking tour of downtown Washington, D.C., makes eight stops. It does not include entrance into Ford’s Theatre.

Length: The distance walked is approximately 1.6 miles from Ford’s Theatre to the White House. Wear comfortable shoes. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

Ghosts of Georgetown ($20)
Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Among the historic streets, manicured gardens and Victorian row houses of DC’s finest neighborhood lie deep, dark secrets about a forgotten past. Come along to hear about the ghosts and spirits that still haunt these streets…if you dare.

In addition to our name your own price tours, we offer this Ghosts of Georgetown tour, which has a $20 per person ticket.

Is this tour family friendly? Yes! We share with you stories of curses, eerie coincidences, and of course a few haunted houses. We aren’t ghost hunters, we’re historians – so we’ll be taking you through the darker side of Georgetown, but we do not have any one jump out at you! More humor than screams, this is fun for all ages!

Check out our DC Tourism Guide, with budget advice, travel guides, and information about local Washington DC attractions.

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Memorials & Moonlight (National Mall) @ 15th and Constitution Ave NW
Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

DC By Foot is pleased to present our pay-what-you-like walking tour of the monuments and memorials of the National Mall in Washington D.C.! This highly engaging tour will take you through the heart of the National Mall entertaining you and your family with stories, hidden secrets and historical information. Testaments to the history and founders of the USA, these sights are more than just stone and mortar.National Mall Tour, DC by Foot

Check out our DC Tourism Guide, with budget advice, travel guides, and information about local Washington DC attractions.

Reservations Required RESERVE NOW

share on Facebook

share on Google Plus

Share on Twitter

Visit the National Mall Tour page for more information

Join DC by Foot as we tell the story of America’s journey from a collection of colonial New World outposts to a world power. The National Mall is filled with memorials and monuments with obvious as well as hidden stories to tell you, if you are willing to hear them. By sunlight or by moonlight, make our National Mall Tour the first thing you do on your visit to the nation’s capital.

SIGHTS WE COVER ON THE TOUR:

Washington Monument
White House*
Thomas Jefferson Memorial*
National World War 2 Memorial
Reflecting Pool
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Lincoln Memorial
Korean War Veterans Memorial

*Sights we cover from a distance