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Visit the most famous landmarks of America’s capital city! See the White House, the Lincoln Memorial, the Capitol Building, and much more, and learn the revolutionary history behind the creation of Washington, D.C.

Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone, enter the password, and download the tour. When you arrive, go to the White House Visitor Center, launch the app, and follow the instructions! Stick to our recommended route for the best experience.

THIS ISN'T AN ENTRANCE TICKET. CHECK COVID RULES AND OPENING HOURS BEFORE YOUR VISIT.

NO EXPIRATION — THE TOUR IS AVAILABLE FROM THE MINUTE YOU BOOK UNTIL FOREVER!

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Itinerary
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Stop At: The Woodward Building Apartments, 733 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA

Introducing Woodward Building Apartments, a community unlike any other in the area!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Albert Gallatin Statue (Fraser), 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA

Albert Gallatin is a bronze statue by James Earle Fraser. It commemorates Albert Gallatin, who founded New York University and served as United States Secretary of the Treasury.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20500, USA

Your first stop will be none other than the White House known around the world. Here, you'll not only get a good look at this incredible landmark, but also some little-known history about its construction

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Eisenhower Executive Office Building, 1650 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20500, USA

The Eisenhower Executive Office Building —formerly known as the Old Executive Office Building and even earlier as the State, War, and Navy Building—is a U.S. government building situated just west of the White House in the U.S. capital of Washington, D.C.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Lockkeeper's House, 17th St. and Constitution Ave., NW The Mall, Washington DC, DC

The Lockkeeper's House, C & O Canal Extension is the oldest building on the National Mall, built in 1837 at what is now the southwest corner of 17th Street, NW and Constitution Avenue, NW, near Constitution Gardens.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Constitution Gardens, Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20024, USA

Continuing along your path, you'll pass through the lovely Constitution Gardens, one of D.C.'s many beautiful green spaces

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: World War II Memorial Information, Washington, DC 20245, USA

You'll pass the intricate and expansive World War II Memorial next, where you have the chance to pay your respects to the Americans who gave their lives in the fight against fascism and search for the two hidden "Kilroy was here" engravings

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037

Up next is the iconic Lincoln Memorial, where you'll find an enormous statue of Lincoln overlooking his pavilion in front of a powerful inscription

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Korean War Veterans Memorial, 10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20002

After that, you'll come to the Korean War Veterans Memorial, honoring those who fought and died during the Korean War. This unusual memorial blends thousands of photographs with surprising architecture, and you'll learn about all the symbolism behind it

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, 1850 West Basin Drive SW Near West Basin Drive SW & Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC, DC 20024

Next, you'll arrive at the memorial to civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr. Here, you'll get a quick refresher on King himself and learn how one of his speeches inspired the design of this monument

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: National Mall, Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20565

Next you'll arrive at the National Mall a picturesque stretch of greenway which is also home to many of Washington's most iconic sights

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Washington Monument, 2 15th St. NW Near 15th St. & Madison Dr. NW, Washington DC, DC 20560

You'll then approach the Washington Monument, that iconic white obelisk reaching skyward. Did you know this was once the world's tallest structure? It was actually dethroned by none other than the Eiffel Tower!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: National Museum of African American History and Culture, 1400 Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20560-0007

Then it's on to the National Museum of African American History, honoring and detailing the many named and nameless African American heroes who built this country

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, 10th Street and Constitution Ave, Washington DC, DC 20560

The National Museum of American History: Kenneth E. Behring Center collects, preserves, and displays the heritage of the United States in the areas of social, political, cultural, scientific, and military history. Among the items on display is the original Star-Spangled Banner.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden, Constitution Ave NW & 7th Street National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, DC 20408

Then, stroll through the Sculpture Garden, a cozy little park full of strange, captivating works of art

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: US House of Representatives, Rayburn House Office Building, Independence Ave SW Bldg, Washington, DC 20515, USA

Want to see the place where, as the saying goes, "the sausage gets made"? That's up next, at the House of Representatives, where congress meets to create and debate legislation

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20540

After that you'll arrive at the ultimate library: the Library of Congress. Home to over 32 million books along with tons of other pieces of media, this building contains some serious knowledge!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: United States Capitol, First St SE, Washington, DC 20004, USA

Next is the United States Capitol Building, that iconic domed structure you've seen on TV. Get an in-person look at this landmark and hear about how this branch of the government came into being

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Supreme Court of the United States, 1 First St NE, Washington, DC 20543, USA

Finally, you'll arrive at the Supreme Court of the United States, where the ultimate authorities on Constitutional Law bring down their gavels. The tour concludes here

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No expiration — the tour is available from the minute you book until forever!
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Inclusions
  • Live GPS Map
  • Works Offline
  • Audios, Images, and Text
  • Family-friendly
  • Flexible Planning
  • Email, Chat, Call Support


Exclusions
  • Entrance Ticket
  • Food, Drinks & Parking
  • Entry/Admission - The Woodward Building Apartments
  • Entry/Admission - Albert Gallatin Statue (Fraser)
  • Entry/Admission - The White House
  • Entry/Admission - Eisenhower Executive Office Building
  • Entry/Admission - Lockkeeper's House
  • Entry/Admission - Constitution Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - World War II Memorial Information
  • Entry/Admission - Lincoln Memorial
  • Entry/Admission - Korean War Veterans Memorial
  • Entry/Admission - Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
  • Entry/Admission - National Mall
  • Entry/Admission - Washington Monument
  • Entry/Admission - National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • Entry/Admission - Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
  • Entry/Admission - National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden
  • Entry/Admission - US House of Representatives
  • Entry/Admission - Library of Congress
  • Entry/Admission - United States Capitol
  • Entry/Admission - Supreme Court of the United States


Departure Point
1398 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA


Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/27/2020 - 1/23/2023
Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 11:30 PM


Duration
1 to 2 hours

Return Details
Old Post Office Museum, William Jefferson Clinton Building, 12th St NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA


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