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Let our friendly, knowledgeable, expert DC tour guides take you and your guests on a fascinating, fun filled tour of the city. Custom itineraries are available groups of any size. Whether you’re looking to tour DC for several hours or several days, our guides will put together an itinerary specifically tailored to your interests.

Our tour guides are all licensed professionals in good standing of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, Washington, DC who have extensive experience in showing visitors Washington. Many of them were professionals in other fields who subsequently became guides. They do this because they love history, they love DC, and they love showing it to you!

Guides will be chosen for you based on your specific needs and requirements. Looking for a fun guide with comedic anecdotes to keep you entertained? We’ve got you covered. Prefer an educational tour filled with thought provoking history? We’ve got that, too. The sample tours on this page are simply to give you an idea of the possibilities!

Monuments by Moonlight– Let our amazing tour guides show you some of DC’s most beautiful night-time sights – the U.S. Capitol, the White House, World War II Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Iwo Jima Memorial and much more! This tour can be primarily driving or part driving and part walking.

Catch the Highlights Tour– Just have a few hours? Our experienced guides will make it happen! Try our four-hour best of DC tour. Walk through our most famous memorials (Lincoln, Korea, Viet Nam, World War II, Jefferson, and others). Stop by the outside of the U.S. Capitol and the White House. Drive by the Pentagon and Arlington Cemetery. See the Iwo Jima Memorial.

Fun-filled Day in Washington– Spend an entire fun-filled day with an experienced professional DC guide seeing this very special city. We can help you devise a tour just for you which might include Arlington Cemetery, visiting our major memorials, a stop at the Capitol, the Library of Congress and the Supreme Court, a stop in front of the White House, a visit to one or more of the Smithsonian Museums, and many other options for those with special interests.

Student Tours– Let’s plan a fun and education-packed day for your students with stops at the major sites, suggested eating options, and advice on how to make the most of your time here. Our DC tour guides are qualified to lead you through such sites as Arlington Cemetery, the memorials, Capitol Hill, and can help you easily navigate the city.

African American History Tour– This tour will focus on sites and venues of particular interest to African Americans including such sites as (depending on time allotted) Martin Luther King Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, White House, Historic U Street area, African American Civil War Museum, Frederick Douglass House, Arlington Cemetery.

Guides will meet you when and where as promised and not only show you the city, but will make the most of the time you have here. They know the best routes to get you somewhere quickly; options for lunch or dinner; the best entrances and times to visit a site; can provide extensive information at each site; and are flexible and versatile when obstacles arise such as traffic, sudden closings and other unforeseeable events.

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