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Arlington Cemetery Plus DC Monuments Tour
"Meet your guide outside the Arlington Cemetery Metro Station and begin your morning with a walk through Arlington National Cemetery while learning the history of the grounds once the property of General Robert E Lee. Experience the Changing of the Guard Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns and visit to the grave site of John F Kennedy and the Eternal Flame where John F Kennedy is buried alongside his wife Jackie Onassis Kennedy and brothers Robert F Kennedy and Ted Kennedy.After a couple of hours at Arlington hop on a coach bus and travel around Washington DC to visit the Capitol
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Morning Monuments Tour of Washington DC
"After pickup at your hotel or local accommodations meet the guide and the rest of the tour group at the National Archives Building to begin this comprehensive 3-hour tour around and through the nation’s capital Washington DC. Travel aboard an air-conditioned motor coach with an expert local guide who knows the city of Washington DC inside and out.On this 3-hour morning tour visit the most popular monuments memorials and museums in DC. Drive by 30 of DC’s top sites with stops at 12 of them
From $60.00
 
Guided DC City Bus Tour Plus Potomac River Cruise
"Meet your guide at the National Archives Building on Pennsylvania Avenue and travel around Washington DC by bus to visit the Capitol White House and all the major memorials (full list of stops available in the Itinerary section). At each stop your expert guide will hop off with you to personally escort you through the sights providing insightful background and answering questions alon stop for lunch (at your expense) and a shopping break at the Pentagon City Mall. Itinerary During your tour your guide will walk you through the following sights:The US Capitol Building (exterior) Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Dr Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Korean Memorial Lincoln Memorial Vietnam Memoria"""Explore the best of Washington DC with a guided bus and walking tour of the city's top sights plus a (seasonal) river cruise out of Georgetown. This 6 hour tour includes photo stops at the White House and Capitol guided tours of many of the monuments including the Lincoln Memorial
From $69.00

Canal Walk Tips (12)

Christopher Newport Cross

Capt. Christopher Newport landed in what is now known as Richmond, Virginia on May 24, 1607. Newport was part of the original settlement that had just landed at Jamestown. Along with 21 crew members,...
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blueskyjohn
Jan 21, 2016

Street Art along the Canal Walk

On the back of the Power Plant building at 12th and Byrd street and overlooking the canal is a number very nice street murals. These were all sanctioned by the city during an Art Festival in April...
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blueskyjohn
Jan 21, 2016

Canal Cruises

The narrated canal cruise offers a good synopsis of Richmond's colorful history. Along the way, you'll see not just the canal but also part of the James River (the navigable part) and the old Tobacco...
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Tom_Fields
Sep 21, 2010

Canal Walk

The James River was clearly unnavigable, with its wild rapids and treacherous rocks. So the Haxall Canal was built. Today, you can explore this canal on foot or by boat. Best bet: Do both.This is a...
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Tom_Fields
Sep 20, 2010

Canal Walk

The Canal Walk stretches 1.25 miles along the historic Haxall Canal and the James River & Kanawha Canal. This is a nice trail for walking or jogging, and it has a boathouse. This area is also...
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Ewingjr98
Aug 15, 2009

Canal Walk

George Washington surveyed the digging of the canals in Richmond. The reason for the canals is because parts of the James River had rapids which was not conducive to safe shipping. For many years, the...
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b1bob
Jun 19, 2006

The Real Beauty of Richmond

The Canal Walk to me is such a beautiful part of Richmond. I have taken my girlfriend Jessi there a few times and B1Bob and Karnubawax when David came to Richmond for a few days. The canal walk is a...
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gipper84
Mar 19, 2006

Canal Walk!

The Canal walk is romantic , though I wouldn't advise taking your date there at night. There are boat tours given during the day, and part of the walk leads you to an old mill surrounded by a brick...
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Hughesle
May 22, 2005

Browns/Belles Island

This is the product of the powers that be trying to emmulate the San Antonio river walk. Browns Island also is home to Friday Cheers. This is a summer concert series. Every friday(as the name implies)...
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wachman
Jan 19, 2003

Canals

Yeah, I know, I put these same canals under "tourist traps," but I guess I have mixed feelings about them. On one hand, there's not much to see and not much of a view. On the other hand, it's a...
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acemj
Oct 19, 2002

Canal Walk

The old canal system in downtown Richmond has been restored with groomed and lighted walkways. You will see old historical buildings, bridges, etc. It is hoped that restaurants and shops will...
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JohnMJ
Aug 24, 2002

Canal Walk

definately a must see. One of the prettier parts of Richmond. Go there on a bright sunny day and it's da bomb.
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Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Canal Walk

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Shockoe Slip

Shockoe Slip and Shockoe Bottom, which lie along Shockoe Creek, comprise the city's oldest commercial areas. This area, along the canals and the James River, was home to numerous mills and warehouses...
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Capitol Square

Fascinating state capital, from 17779, surprised to see references inside to the House of Burgess and the paintings and statues of our founding fathers. Capital is in the center of capital square on a...
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17th Street Farmer's Market

the 17 th street farmers market is located in the shockoe bottom area of downtown richmond. on weekends the market offers fresh vegetables and crafts. an interesting place to shop in the shockoe...
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American Civil War Museum at Historic Tredegar

the american civil war visitors center is located at the historic tredgar foundry in downtown richmond. the center has a museum on civil war history and you can get maps of the civil war sites in the...
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Museum of the Confederacy

The museum was founded 25 years after Lee's surrender in Appomattox in the historic home that served as the White House of the Confederacy when the Ladies Hollywood Memorial Association saved the home...
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Valentine Museum - Richmond History Center

The Valentine Museum focuses on preserving the history of Richmond. You can view displays from when Richmond was an important port town with an active slave trade, when the city was considered the...
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