Custom Private Tour of Washington DC


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent)

See DC your way

So you're coming to visit Washington, DC. You are in for a real treat! Not only is it a beautiful and historic city but it is also a fun place to visit. As a long time resident and experienced and licensed guide, I want your trip to be a memorable as possible. Let us work together to plan a private tour that both informs and excites you.


We will select the itinerary based on your interests. Possibles are:
White House
Library of Congress
Supreme Court
Fords Theater
Union Station
Smithsonian Institution Museums
Kennedy Center
National Cathedral
Embassy Row
Willard Hotel
Old Post Office
United States Holocaust Museum
Monuments: Lincoln, Korean Veterans, Vietnam Veterans, FDR, Martin Luther King, Jefferson, Japanese-American Friendship, Einstein

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: To be determined. It could be at the guests hotel or at another convenient location

End location: To be determined. It could be at the guests hotel or at another convenient location

Duration: 6 hours

The length of the tour can be adjusted to meet your interests. It can also be a multi-day tour. The minimum is four hours per day.


We will walk, use public transportation.

Car service is available upon request at an extra cost. Please contact me for a quote.

What’s Included

Knowledgeable, enjoyable commentary by Certified Master Guide. Personal attention and "inside" information geared to your interests. A great experience in a great city!

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 USA - Possibly lunch and public transportation

What’s Extra

Transportation, refreshments, entry fees (very few), miscellaneous souvenirs.

If you wish to extend the duration of the tour, please contact me for a customized link.


I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle, arrange for a separate car and driver (at additional cost) or we can use DC's great Metro system combined with reasonable taxi cabs when needed.

A Recent Review of this tour

Ellen is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about Washington DC. We got along well. Her tour was thorough. She guided through the gauntlet that is the Capitol building, Supreme Ct., Arlington, Nat'l Archives, and on, all the while providing just the right level of fascinating historical details. She guided us for two days. I don't give 5 starts very often. When I return to Washington DC for sightseeing (and there is too much to see) I will ask her guide us again.
J C (Clay) Hamlin

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