Friday, June 29th - Sunday, July 1st
Tours take place rain or shine
DC Walkabout is relatively new in town and I'm excited to let you know that they offer several free, tip-based walking tours of DC! Grab your comfy shoes and head on out to one of these tours this weekend! Learn more about the stories behind the monuments and buildings and engage first hand with knowledgeable tour guides who share a passion for DC!
*Please bring cold water, sunscreen and sunglasses along this weekend, it's going to be hot out there!*
Whether you live here or are visiting, these tours are sure to add to your DC experience. Advance registration is requested, though not required so feel free to just show up! If you have any questions, you can call 202.421.4053 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
When you show up for the tour, just look for the guide with the DC Walkabout logo shirt and a safari hat on! Tours take about two hours each and are held rain or shine. You can also follow DC Walkabout on facebook and @DCWalkabout twitter. Remaining tours this weekend, and tour descriptions, listed below.
Saturday, June 30th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Big Five Memorials
Sunday, July 1st
Major Sights include the Capitol Building, Ulysses S Grant Memorial, Supreme Court, Library of Congress and Union Station. You'll also have a chance to take in the grand structures of the Legislative and Judicial branches of government, see the Neptune Fountain, and gaze across the National Mall.
Metro: Judiciary Square
Metro: Smithsonian is the closest station, still about 1 mile walk (see map)
Meet at center of field on road side of Jefferson Memorial (1 East Basin Dr, SW)
The lifeline connecting the White House to the Capitol Building, Pennsylvania Avenue is the heart of Washington DC, both symbolically and geographically. Major sights include: Lafayette Square, White House, Willard Hotel, Pershing Park, Freedom Plaza, Old Post Office, FBI, Justice Dept, Navy Memorial, National Archives, Canadian Embassy, and more.
Metro: McPherson Sq