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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
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Washington DC Private City Tour
"It's a very fast-paced city tour around Washington DC for 4 hours with your own private driver guide who will give you all the basic information about the monuments and areas you will see on this tour. Get even more personalized by selecting a multi-ling Supreme Court Library of Congress Ullyses Grant MemorialUnion Station Pennsylvania Avenue The White House
From $90.00
 
Half-Day Grand Tour of Washington DC
"This tour is an educational tour. You will visit the White House Jefferson Memorial Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lincoln Memorial and Iwo Jima Memorial. The same stop also includes visiting the Korean War Memorial
From $49.00

Georgetown Tips (49)

Georgetown's historic cemeteries

We finished our day in Georgetown by visiting two very different historic cemeteries located quite close to one another. The first, Oak Hill Cemetery, was founded in 1848 on a 15-acre plot of land...
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Jefie
Oct 09, 2014

A historic walk around Georgetown

We finally made it to the Georgetown area on our very last day in D.C., and I'm glad we did because not only did we end up saving the best for last, after several days of walking around downtown...
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Jefie
Oct 06, 2014

Washington Habor

It took over 10 years for the Washington Harbor project to be aproved, and another 5 years for the project to be completed. The complex was met with mixed reaction at first, mostly because its...
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Jefie
Oct 06, 2014

Georgetown: wander and enjoy the architecture

I suspect many people go to Georgetown for its upmarket shopping, but that didn't interest me. I just enjoyed wandering around (and seeing more of it from the hoho bus). There is a real historical...
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leics
Aug 10, 2014

Old part of Washington

Coming from Europe, we had something else in mind when talking about "old town". Of course we knew it wouln´t be as old as old towns in Europe, but we thought there would not be as big roads and lots...
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Turska
Mar 30, 2014

Walk along the bustling streets of Georgetown

If you have time go for a wander around George Town. We stayed in a hotel in the area and did a lot of walking on our way to the subway. There are a lot of funky shops, art galleries and restaurants....
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albaaust
Jan 10, 2014

STOP BY AND VISIT GEORGETOWN

Although Georgetown is mainly a residential suburb of The District of Columbia , with its tree lined leafy streets....it is a haven for Bars, Restaurants all sorts of eateries and music venues..The...
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DennyP
Sep 11, 2011

Take A Walking Tour Of Georgetown

You could spend a solid day walking around Georgetown looking at the beautiful houses, including the house of the late Katherine Graham, former publisher of the Washington Post. Visit Dumbarton Oaks...
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ForestqueenNYC
Apr 04, 2011

Georgetown

One afternoon after seeing many many monuments and museums we decided to get away from the city center and drink a beer somewhere else. We went to Georgetown which is now an upclass neighborhood of DC...
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mindcrime
Nov 09, 2010

Georgetown

Looking at Georgetown today, it's hard to see past the trendy colorful neighborhood that attracts tourists and locals alike but it's historical past dates back to 1761 with a lifeline tied tightly to...
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richiecdisc
Apr 25, 2010

Dumbarton Bridge, aka Bison Bridge

”Only seven years ago we made a treaty by which we were assured that the buffalo country should be left to us forever. Now they threaten to take that from us also.”— Sitting Bull (1831-1890)AND THAT’S...
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von.otter
Jan 22, 2010

Potomac River - "The Nation's River"

The Potomac River runs 383 miles from the West Virginia-Maryland border to the Chesapeake Bay south of Washington DC. Some of the major cities along the river include Harper's Ferry, WV, Washington,...
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Ewingjr98
Jul 01, 2009
 
 
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Dumbarton Oaks

This fabulous estate dates back to the 19th century and it belonged to Robert and Mildred Bliss. Robert Bliss was an American diplomat who had graduated from Harvard University and, while they were...
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Watergate Complex

The Watergate Complex will forever be linked with the scandal that led to Richard Nixon's resignation in 1974. The complex itself is made up of five buildings, i.e. one office building, three...
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Islamic Mosque & Cultural Center

This great Mosque was founded in 1947 during President Truman's term in office, and it is the very first Mosque to be built in the nation's capital. It came about after the sudden death of a Tursking...
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Kennedy Performing Arts Center

Be sure to go on the Kennedy Center webpage and be on the lookout for free things to do here. Just today the 20th of March I attended a free Concert by Punjabi MC an Indian DJ who combine hip hop with...
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Woodrow Wilson House

After he left office in 1921, President Thomas Woodrow Wilson retired to a beautiful house near what was to become Embassy Row. He lived there for 3 years until he passed way peacefully in February...
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Embassy Row

We got our very first taste of Washington by walking up Embassy Row, and a fancy one it was! Let's just say that all of my sister's fears about Washington being a hot bed for crime quickly evaporated....
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