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Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge

DC Tour of H Street to U Street

3 hours

The ABCs of H and U streets

Historic, iconic and all yours to discover (with the help of a street-smart local)

  • From 48.81 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 3 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English

What you'll do

Dart along DC's most iconic streets by kicking your adventure off outside the vintage Atlas Performing Center on eclectic H Street for culture nostalgia, then jive to the jazz musings of performers at a quirky gallery. Watch a red streetcar pass rows of colorful brickstone apartments and mosaic murals before popping into an upscale store for a touch of city class. "Black Broadway" beckons next, where you'll two-step to the beat of a diverse neighborhood that never sleeps, starting with stage-to-the-legends Lincoln Theater, before snapping a pic of icons embedded in a mural. Remember greatness outside the home of inspirational educator Mary McLeod Bethune, or two-step and twirl to the childhood home of jazz royalty Duke Ellington for a "Sentimental Mood".

Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge

Where you’ll go

Along world-famous streets, follow a host who knows all the good spots, like the renovated Art Deco movie house Atlas on H Street, then it's off to a 20th-century building gallery, draped in exposed brick. Pass a rainbow of Notting Hill-like apartments overlooking streets adorned with bright street art and a candy red streetcar, then enter chic Shopkeepers Gallery. Follow in the footsteps of legendary musicians along U Street next, a treasure chest of black history and innovation. Pass the grand Lincoln Theater, once stage to trumpet king Louis Armstrong, then walk on the wild side through art-filled corridors bursting with vibrant colors. Pass the dollhouse-like home of an iconic educator, then hop over to 13th Street, beaconed by the home of jazz royalty.

    • Discover a treasure trove of DC history and culture, intertwined in two of the city's most iconic streets
    • Jive to a little ol' jazz at a gallery created for the community - you'll need practice for the twists and twirls of U Street.
    • Bask in the beauty of vibrant street art popping with jazz icons and pop culture - don't forget your camera for this one.
    • See former stage to triumphant trumpeter Louis Armstrong, and the homes of black American icons and heroes.
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • 3 hours with your host
    • Private and personalized
    • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
    • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central locations)
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Transportation costs
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

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