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Monumental History Hike (Day/Night)

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2,5 timer
Opptil 8 personer
Verten snakker Engelsk

Dette kommer dere til å gjøre

Please feel free to contact me with date/time requests and I’ll respond to you promptly! Following COVID precautions, this walk is entirely outdoors with groups of 8 people or less (inc. kids): Join me on a fun-filled jaunt uncovering the intriguing history and controversies behind the famous landmarks along the National Mall and Tidal Basin. (The day tours and night tours cover the same ground). Highlights include visits to the Washington Monument (exterior), Lincoln, MLK, WWII, Korea, & Vietnam Memorials and views of the Jefferson Memorial, White House, Capitol Building, & Smithsonian: I'll reveal how DC's favorite pastime, politics and money, shaped our capital city as it made its dubious rise to prominence. Tour is 2-to-2.5 hours and about 2.5 miles of mostly flat terrain. Bad jokes inc. free of charge.
YOU MAY REQUEST DATES/TIMES YEAR-ROUND. Tour-times are generally scheduled as follows:
DAY: Generally 9:00am-11:30am or 10:00am-12:30am (year-round)
NIGHT: 8:00pm-10:30pm (MAR 1-OCT 31) and 7:00pm-9:30pm (NOV 1-FEB 28)
For *Private Tours* it is $360 flat-rate for up to 25 guests (contact for details)
Please feel free to contact me with date/time requests and I’ll respond to you promptly! Following COVID precautions, this walk is entirely outdoors with groups of 8 people or less (inc. kids): Join me on a fun-filled jaunt uncovering the intriguing history and controversies behind the famous landmarks along the National Mall and Tidal Basin. (The day tours and night tours cover the same ground). Highlights include visits to the Washington Monum…

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As a licensed tour guide, airbnb superhost, historian, and amateur comedian living in DC for the past 15 years, I've gained some unique insights into the city. I've held a number of positions from my 1st job here as Presidential Management Fellow at the US State Department to being stablehand at Rock Creek Park Horse Center. Accordingly, I've researched & developed an exciting excursion to share some of the intriguing stories and hidden histories with you that not only reflect our local culture but that of our entire nation: I hope you'll find them as entertaining as they are educational.
As a licensed tour guide, airbnb superhost, historian, and amateur comedian living in DC for the past 15 years, I've gained some unique insights into the city. I've held a number of positions from my 1st job here as Presidential Management Fellow at the US State Department to being stablehand at Rock Creek Park Horse Center. Accordingly, I've researched & developed an exciting excursion to share some of the intriguing stories and hidden histories with you that not only reflect our local culture…
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Our adventure takes us on a circular loop starting at the Washington Monument exploring the landmarks along the National Mall & Tidal Basin inc. WWII, Lincoln, Vietnam, Korean, MLK memorials with views/commentary of Jefferson Memorial, White House, Capital, Smithsonian & other sites on the way! Closest metro: Smithsonian (orange, blue, silver lines).

Vurdert til 4,94 av 5 basert på 735 anmeldelser.

Debra
oktober 2020
Rob, is the best he was so knowledgeable. I enjoyed every minute of the tour. I will be doing this again with Rob only when I come back to DC
Melissa
oktober 2020
Amazing tour and Rob is clearly passionate about what he does. Super informative tour with funny/interesting tidbits thrown in. Loved this tour and would absolutely recommend it to anyone visiting DC!
Jake
september 2020
Rob was the best. Very entertaining and informative tour of the monuments. We had younger kids and Rob was excellent at including them and customizing the tour for kids and adults so everybody was learning and having fun. Great value, plus you see and learn things that you'd never notice or learn just exploring on your own.
Rob was the best. Very entertaining and informative tour of the monuments. We had younger kids and Rob was excellent at including them and customizing the tour for kids and adults…
Helen
september 2020
Rob’s tour was great. Rob certainly knows his history and his enthusiasm is contagious! I learned a lot in the 2.5 hours. The other highlight was the wonderful family from Ohio that was part of the group!
Rita
september 2020
Rob was fantastic! He was passionate about his roll as our guide and provided an engaging, entertaining and informative tour. We loved the extras he threw in, such as “Kilroy” at the WW2 Memorial. Great job of giving us time to enjoy the monuments. Would HIGHLY recommend!
Rob was fantastic! He was passionate about his roll as our guide and provided an engaging, entertaining and informative tour. We loved the extras he threw in, such as “Kilroy” at…
Doug
september 2020
Rob gave an awesome tour. We live in DC and we still learned a lot of new things and saw new places. Rob is an excellent storyteller and made all the sites and monuments come to life. Highly recommend taking this tour!

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Flere tips

Plan ahead to arrive on-time. Whether taking metro/uber/lyft, getting around DC can take longer than expected. I don't recommend driving: parking can be hard & garages tend to close by 11pm. However, you can reserve spaces thru "Spothero" or try street parking on Jefferson Dr, NW or Madison Dr, SW

Dette må du ta med

1. FULL BOTTLED WATER (drinking-fountains don't always work)

2. Walking-shoes, bug-spray, sunblock, rain-jacket (as needed)