Born of America

Tour Number

Activity Level

364118


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent), Italian (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

A Full Day walking tour in Washington DC


During this tour we are going to see how United States startrd from their fundamental documents: Constitution, Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence, all preserved in the National Archives. Out of these documents the three branches of the government equal but separate, Legislative (Capitol building), Judicial (Supreme Court) and Executive (White House) are the one that protect and defend our democracy. At the National Mall we can see the history of our country during the last 200 years. And at the end, the United States is a country where we respect our soldiers, and they have their own reserved secret land at Arlington National Cemetery.

There is no other city in the USA that presents our history better than Washington DC. This tour is intended to show you that history, the significance of our institution and how we care for our heroes in their last resting place.

This is a walking tour and we would see each places with enough time to take pictures and understand it.

Itinerary

We are going to visit Capitol Hill:
- Capitol building (outside)
- Supreme Court (outside)
- Library of Congress

Pennsylvania Avenue:
- Old Post office to have a great view of Washington DC
- White House (outside)

National Mall:
- Washington Monument
- WWII Memorial
- Vietnam War Memorial
- Korean War Memorial
- Lincoln Memorial

Arlington National Cemetery

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: In Independence Avenue at the Longworth Building (Longworth House Office Building, 9 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC 20515) Capitol South Metro Station is the closest metro

End location: Arlington National Cemetery

Duration: 7 hours 30 min.

Transportation

Walking tour, and only public transport or TAXI to move in the long distance

What’s Included

My time and service as your private, experienced and licensed guide.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 USD - We need to stop at the middle of the tour to have lunch. This is a walking tour and at some point we need to use public transportation or TAXI to move to some places like Capitol hill to National Mall and to Arlington National Cemetery, and this needs to be paid by the costumer

What’s Extra

- Transportation to arrive where the tour start is not included.

- Lunch

- Any personal purchases or expenses.

Restrictions

The SUV can fit up to 5 people comfortably, one more if is a kid.
If you are bigger size, please let me know to arrange a van (Extra cost)
The tours with transportation I can pick you up and drop you in anyplace inside the District of Columbia

Contact this Guide

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Message Rafael C.

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