Half Day Private Walking Tour of Highlights of Washington DC


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Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for children 8 years or older.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent)

Explore one of the most beautiful and historic cities of the world

Washington DC is one of the most beautiful and historic cities of the world. On this tour we can enjoy many of the memorials and monuments around the National Mall, including outside views of the White House and the Capitol (visits inside the Capitol may be arranged).

See the magnificent Library of Congress, one of the most stunning buildings on earth, visit the Lincoln Memorial, VietNam wall, Korean War memorial, World War II memorial the FDR and Martin Luther King memorials and others. Visits to Arlington National Cemetery will be included on request as well as the Iwo Jima monument. We will use a combination of walking, metro trips and Uber rides as desired. I have led many tours of Washington DC for years now and always present the facts in a very lively and entertaining way!


I can tailor an itinerary to your wishes. Top sights include the US Capitol and the National Mall, the North Side of the White House, the Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial and Viet Nam wall.
Visits inside the Capitol may be arranged and we will be able to visit the stunning Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress. We can include a trip to Arlington National Cemetery and see the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier if desired.

DC has some of the world's top museums including the National Air and Space Museum, the Natural History Museum and the National Gallery of Art. I have led tours in all of them and am very familiar with their exhibits, you can choose which ones you wish to see. It will be a very informative and enjoyable day!

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at your hotel or any convenient location in the DC Metro area.

End location: Back to your hotel or where previously agreed in the DC Metro area.

Duration: 4 hours


DC is a compact city and many of the major sights are located around the National Mall within easy walking distance of each other.

What’s Included

My time and services as your private guide are included.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 US Dollars - To include uber or metro rides if required, optional snacks, drinks or souvenirs.

What’s Extra

-Metro fares or uber rides as needed or desired.

-Any personal purchases or expenses.


I am not a driver guide but can arrange transportation upon request. DC is compact, a lot of the sights are easy to walk to from one to another or metro is also easy to use.

A Recent Review of this tour

I rated Steve a 5+ stars. He was excellent, friendly and very informative. He was promptly on time and he did an outstanding job of giving us lots of tidbits and interesting information that is not ordinarily covered by basic tours. I would highly recommend him to others.
Robert Telles

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