Friday, August 31st - Sunday, September 2nd
Free, tips welcome and appreciated
Tours take place rain or shine
DC Walkabout offers several free, tip-based daytime walking tours of DC and a Friday evening American Scandals Tour as well. So, 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!
Whether you live in DC or are visiting, these tours are sure to add to your experience. For the daytime tours registration is requested, though you can feel free to just show up. The Friday evening tour does, however, require advance RSVP online. 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. If you have any questions, you can call 202.421.4053 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Remaining tours this weekend, and tour descriptions, listed below.
Saturday, September 1st
10:00am - 12:00pm
Big Five Memorials
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sunday, September 2nd
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Daytime Tour Descriptions:
Metro: Judiciary Square
Sights on this tour 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.
The lifeline connecting the White House to the Capitol Building, Pennsylvania Avenue is the heart of DC, both symbolically and geographically. 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.