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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

City Highlights Tour of Washington DC

8 hours

Dare to discover the top 10 DC in a day

Dart along a hub of culture, but only if you’re ready for iconic landmarks with a dash of secrets.

  • From 63.13 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 8 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English

What you'll do

"The Capital of the World," awaits, along must-see sites like Instagram-friendly H Street Corridor, dotted with quirky bars and local designers working their magic, or hipster friendly U Street, teeming with the remains of a historic jazz hub. See a grand neoclassical building at the Federal Triangle, also a platform for "oh yum!" food trucks galore, then marvel at the majestic domed US Capitol building, before posing outside the (eep) White House. For lunch, see a city come to life in the many dishes served at Union Market, including delicacies from a 100-year-old Italian gem, then head to an eccentric Mansion on O Street, or see an urban legend come to life in Rock Creek Park. Feeling brave? End the day by climbing stairs straight out of a horror movie.

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

Follow in the footsteps of presidents and tech giants alike in a whirlpool of diversity in the heart of DC, along streets pulsating with attractions, like bright-as-bubblegum H Street where a weekly farmer's market pops up, or nearby U Street, once home to the jazz greats. Head to a hub of politics next, passing wonders like the home to the Declaration of Independence, before traveling to the iconic home-to-the-president White House on Pennsylvania Avenue. Meander along a maze of flavors at Union Market, a melting pot of diverse dishes, then dart to a weird and wonderful mansion bursting with secret doors and quirky attractions. Nestled in a park awaits an unofficial wonder of the world, then walk up the creepy stairs featured in The Exorcist (if you dare).

    • Discover the very best of a world-famous capital, while making time for hidden gems straight out of an Agatha Christie novel.
    • No way you'll want to miss the iconic White House, but also see a marvelous mansion teeming with (shh) secrets.
    • Discover why DC is a foodie haven at Union Market, home to a 100-year-old Italian gem serving fresh Fettuccine - buon appetitio!
    • Want more of bustling DC? Your host knows just the spots to try during the rest of your adventure.
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • 8 hours with your host
    • A private and personalized experience
    • 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
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs
    • 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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