DC National Mall & Memorials Guided Walking Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

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  • 2.5 hr

This 2.5 hour semi-private (8 Guest Maximum) guided 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 monuments & memorial of the city on a tour, led by one of our entertaining guides, welcomes up to 8 guests.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: National Mall

Washington DC has a vast collection of outdoor monuments in addition to its stellar museums. This 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.

Duration: 2 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: White House

During this tour you will be able to see the infamous White House, the official residence and workplace of the president of the United States. It has been the residence of every U.S president since John Adams in 1800.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Lincoln Memorial

You will also see the grand Lincoln Memorial, a monument which was constructed to honor President Abraham Lincoln, the 16th United States president. The monument towers over the Reflecting Pool, in the western end of the National Mall.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Vietnam Veterans Memorial

You will pass by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, a 2-acre national memorial which pays tribute to the members of the U.S Armed Forces who fought in the Vietnam War and were killed or missing in action. The memorial is made up of three separate parts: the Three Soldiers statue, the Vietnam Women’s Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial War, considered the most popular feature.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Korean War Veterans Memorial

Another memorial you will come across is the Korean War Veterans Memorial. Dedicated on July 27, 1995, the memorial honors the 5.8 million Americans who served in the U.S armed services during the three-year period of the Korean War.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: National World War II Memorial

You will also see the National World War II Memorial, a memorial of national significance which commemorates the Americans who served in the U.S armed forces during WW2 and all who supported the war effort from home, The Second World War is the only 20th Century event commemorated on the National Mall’s central axis.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Washington Monument

During your tour you will also see what is known as the Washington Monument, an obelisk built to commemorate George Washington, the first President of the United States.

Duration: 15 minutes
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