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Tour the Tidal Basin & March the Mall!

Tour the Tidal Basin & March the Mall!

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

My 9-to-5 is with a nonprofit, but I've been moonlighting as a tour guide since 2013! I've given tours on double-decker buses, bikes, and Segways with three different companies in both DC and in Philadelphia. While I've worked with some great companies, I've decided to lead my own tours - designing the tour around the monuments, neighborhoods, and stories I love the most. For my work and…
Michael
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What we’ll do

Two hour walking tour around the monuments and memorials near the Tidal Basin and the west half of the National Mall. Slightly less than 3 mile (5 km) of walking. We'll meet at the Washington Monument Lodge (aka the Washington Monument visitor's center). As our group assembles, I'll introduce myself and get to know you! I'll try to get a sense as to what you, your friends, your children, your…

What else you should know

In general, our route is ADA accessible; however, because of frequent construction or road closures for events, the tour will not *always* be ADA accessible. If applicable, contact me & I'll confirm!!

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Each guest gets: - 1 water bottle; - either 1 granola bar or 1 small fruit gummy package.

What to bring

Walking shoes
Umbrella or Ponchos if it rains
Seasonally appropriate clothing (based on temperature).

Where you'll be

As noted above, we're gonna hit most of the big memorials in DC. We'll also be hitting a number of smaller memorials that even if you've lived in DC, you've either never been to or know little about. For those not familiar with DC, I want make clear we will NOT be going to: the White House, the Capitol Building, the Supreme Court, nor inside any Smithsonian. Although I'm happy to give suggestions on visiting each!

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Should be comfortable walking or standing for two hours. There will be brief breaks throughout the tour.

What to bring

Walking shoes

More tips

In general, our route is ADA accessible; however, because of frequent construction or road closures for events, the tour will not *always* be ADA accessible. If applicable, contact me & I'll confirm!!

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Michael
Tour the Tidal Basin & March the Mall!
New experience
$18/person
New experience
$18/person