Tours

 

Have another area of town you want to discover? We offer private tours and can take you to explore Capitol Hill, Eastern Market, Civil Rights of Washington DC and of course, the National Mall and Arlington National Cemetery.

Visit DC Tours is not currently offering public tours. We cannot accept the DC Sightseeing Pass. Unfortunately, despite repeated attempts at contacting the DC Sightseeing Pass agency, we have been unable to have our tours removed from their offerings. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Historic Georgetown Walking Tour

Beginning in the 1700s, Georgetown was the economic and social center for the area that would later become our nation’s capital. Many different groups and characters have cycled through this small town, all of whom left their marks with buildings, homes and churches. On this tour we will weave you through the mysteries and legends to give you a sense of the history of this still thriving port town.

Meeting Point: Tour begins at the Georgetown Waterfront Park at the corner of 31st and K St NW.(map)  GPS Address: 900-998 31st St NW, Washington, DC 20007. Note there is no building here, look for your guide at the corner in the park!

Ends: Just outside Georgetown University (36th and O St NW)

 

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Lincoln Assassination Walking Tour

The trajectory of our nation was changed on one night in a small family run theater when President Lincoln was murdered in cold blood. What lead up that moment? Who was behind this coordinated plot? The entire story is stranger than fiction and on this two hour walking tour you will trace the steps of the killers and learn all about this dark night. It is a story filled with intrigue, mystery and betrayal. Join us on this family friendly tour and see why this is one of our highest rated tours in Washington.

Start: Meet your guide outside the front steps of St. John’s Church, 16th and H St NW. Look for your guide with the Visit DC Tours logo.

End: Ford’s Theatre – 10th and E St NW

 

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Old Town Alexandria Walking Tour

Tracing its origins back to the late 1600s, Old Town Alexandria is one of the most quaint and storied towns on the East Coast. It is a town that grew up around tobacco and hosted many of America’s most revered heroes. Compact and walkable, this tour will take you by the boutiques, taverns and antique shops that now inhabit these historic buildings. All the while your tour guide will regale your group with stories and anecdotes from our nation’s past that will be sure to thrill and excite.

Start: Meet your guide outside Christ Church near the corner of Cameron Street and N. Columbus Street (map). The GPS Address of the Church is 118 N Washington St, Alexandria, VA. Look for your guide with the Visit DC Tours logo. 22314, but make sure you go to the west side (N. Columbus Street) gate.

End: Outside the Torpedo Factory, 105 N Union St

 

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Ghosts of Georgetown Walking Tour

It is a dark and deeper look at the history of this old port town that still hosts the ghosts and spirits of days long gone. This tour will take you through the brick lined and gas lit streets of Georgetown at night, where you will hear tales of murder, mystery and mayhem. Its a family friendly walk that ends near Georgetown University and the infamous the Exorcist stairs…

Start: Meet your guide outside the Old Stone House at 3051 M St NW. Look for your guide with the Visit DC Tours logo.

End: At the top of the Exorcist Steps at 36th and Prospect St NW – you can choose if you walk down them or not!

 

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Secrets & Legends Walking Tour (Adults Only)

Join us for a walk through Tragedy Square, better known today as Lafayette Park, just across the street from the White House. We’ll talk stories of murder, affairs, presidential secrets and scandals – all historic, of course. Due to the nature of this tour, we consider it adults only. You can decide what age that applies to but we don’t hold back on the gossip and details.

Meeting Point: Meet your guide at the Andrew Jackson statue in the center of Lafayette Square Park on the north side of the White House.

 

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 Questions? Contact us at info@visitdctours.com