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Joanne P.

Washington, DC, United States

I have had the privilege of being a tour guide in the great city of Washington DC for more than nine years.

The story of Washington D. C. is also the story of the beginning of a new nation. Its very existence is linked to the efforts of people such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and Alexander Hamilton. Today, its memorials and buildings are part of our American identity and remind us of the important moments in our common history. These are the stories that inspire me and these are the stories I want to share.

Washington is easy to love - the world's most powerful city is also one of the world's most beautiful - wide avenues, old neighborhoods, gardens, tree-lined streets. I think George Washington would be very pleased to see what became of the place he chose to be the new Federal City.

My association with ToursByLocals has given me the opportunity to meet wonderful and interesting people from all over the world. My "Hamilton" tour has attracted families with kids who are crazy about the Broadway show and could recite the the entire score by heart. The entire ToursByLocals experience has been amazing.

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Joanne was a wonderful tour guide. I recommend her to anyone. It was very hot and humid when my family had our tour(4th of july). She went out of her way to find us in the big city. Great communication and she eased my mind. I was extremely nervous in the big city being a mom of 3 (15, 11,10) Joanne wasn't just a regular tour guide, she became a friend to my family. I will definitely book another tour with Joanne...We loved our experience with her and overly joyed I got a chance to meet such a lovely lady
Jessica Sherman

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I am licensed by the city of Washington, D.C. as a tour guide and can provide narrated tours of the city and surrounding areas.

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Chauffeured Tour of DC

Explore the city with a dedicated tour guide and driver

510 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

3 hours

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White House, Capitol and Supreme Court,...


Tour of the three branches of government - Executive, Legislative and,...

220 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

3 hours

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Step-On Guide

Tours on customer-provided motor coaches

250 USD per tour

(limit 1 person)

3 hours

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Hiking The City


Explore DC's back roads - miles of trails through wooded parks

100 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

3 hours

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Historic Cemeteries Private Tour


Arlington, Congressional, Oak Hill and Holy Rood

450 USD per tour

(for up to 3 people)

4 hours

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