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Small Group Guided Walking Tour: History of DC the National Mall and Memorials

Small Group Guided Walking Tour: History of DC the National Mall and Memorials
Tours & Sightseeing > Night Tours > Night Tours
$59
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Description

This 2.5 hour small group walking tour through Washington DC’s most popular sites will introduce you to the wars and presidents that have helped shape the United States. Explore the city at night when the monuments are illuminated to perfection. The tour, led by one of our entertaining young guides, welcomes up to 10 guests.

Washington DC has a vast collection of outdoor monuments in addition to its stellar museums. This evening tour is a great way to visit D.C.’s iconic sites, including the White House (outside the gates and grounds). Explore the history of the nation’s capital as well as the monuments and memorials of the National Mall that feature figures like George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Your guide will share the stories about the major players and events in American history that have earned memorials on the Mall, including the Korean War, World War II, and Vietnam. They’ll even divulge the intricate symbolism woven into these structures. You’ll be treated to many photo opportunities along the way, so keep your camera handy.

Highlights Include:

• Lincoln Memorial

• Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial (the Wall)

• Washington Monument

• Korean Veteran's Memorial

• World War II Memorial

• The White House

This 2.5 hour small group walking tour through Washington DC’s most popular sites will introduce you to the wars and presidents that have helped shape the United States. Explore the city at night when the monuments are illuminated to perfection. The tour, led by one of our entertaining young guides, welcomes up to 10 guests.