Private Washington DC Guided Tour

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  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 4 hr

Enjoy a private City Tour catered to places you would like to see! Appreciate the comfort of our luxury vehicles such as multiple large Mercedes Benz Sprinter Vans, White Chrysler Pacifica's or the Black Cadillac Escalade SUV guided by a Professional Tour Guide who will not only explain but make learning historical facts and stories behind each place we visit fun! We look forward to having you join our unique tours and appreciate the architecture, meaning, and historical background of every place we visit! As a small family business we are more than happy to customize or cater to your requests- making options such as seeing the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier a possibility during your time at Arlington Cemetery or visiting Jefferson's Memorial and much more! We can change and edit different Memorial's and Monuments you can experience during your tour with Continental City Tours.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: White House

At the beginning of your tour, you will begin at the President's Church also known as St. John's and walk alongside the Black Lives Matter Plaza that leads directly to the front of the White House. You will also be able to walk in front of the White House from Lafayette Square and visit the Andrew Jackson Memorial.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: U.S. Capitol

You will step down to take panoramic pictures of the National Mall, from the US Capitol, President James Garfield, General Ulysses S. Grand and Peace Memorial.

Duration: 25 minutes

Pass By: Washington Monument

The Washington Monument in honor of our First President in the United States. Although this is a drive by as you will have the option to step down and walk around the World War II Memorial (Washington Monument and WW2 are across the street from each other) you can make the request to step down, we just ask that you send us a message and let your guide know at the beginning of the tour for us to accommodate) and you will be able to walk up to the Washington Monument.

Stop At: National World War II Memorial

The World War II Memorial honors the 16 million who served in the armed forces of the U.S., the more than 400,000 who died, and all who supported the war effort from home.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

Located in downtown Washington, DC, the memorial honors Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy and the struggle for freedom, equality, and justice. A prominent leader in the modern civil rights movement, Dr. King was a tireless advocate for racial equality, working class, and the oppressed around the world. Your guide will take you directly to the closest entrance of the memorial where you will be able to experience the MLK Memorial.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Jefferson Memorial

Situated on the Tidal Basin among the Japanese flowering cherry trees, the Jefferson Memorial is the perfect place to experience peak bloom.

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The Second Division Memorial is dedicated to those members of the Second Infantry Division of the US army who have died while in service. Originally dedicated in 1936 by President Franklin Roosevelt, the memorial honored service in World War I. The flaming sword at the memorial's center represents the defense of Paris from German forces during that conflict. In 1962, two wings were added to the memorial to represent service in World War II and the Korean War.

Stop At: Lincoln Memorial

In Honor to the 16th President , one of the most remembered presidents, as he has abolished slavery. Walk inside Lincoln's memorial and experience breathtaking views from the top.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial pays tribute to members of the U.S. Armed Forces who fought in the Vietnam War.

Duration: 25 minutes

Pass By: The National Archives Museum

Encounter the original founding documents of the United States in the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom, the permanent home of the Declaration of Independence, Constitution of the United States, and Bill of Rights. These three documents, known collectively as the Charters of Freedom, are instrumental to the founding and philosophy of the United States.

Stop At: Arlington National Cemetery

The Arlington National Cemetery is the country’s largest military cemetery and serves as the final resting place for more than 400,000 military veterans and their immediate family from the fronts of Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as World Wars I and II, the Korean conflict, Vietnam, the Cold War and America’s Civil War. Going to Kennedy's Grave is included in this tour, however, if you would like to see the Changing of the Guard we would be more than happy to accommodate your request. Please contact us directly and we can work on a plan to manage time effectively during the day in order to allow time needed at Arlington Cemetery- visiting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Going to Kennedy's Grave is included in this tour for Arlington Cemetery, however, if you would like to see the Changing of the Guard we would be more than happy to accommodate your request. Please contact us directly and we can work on a plan to manage time effectively during the day in order to allow time needed at Arlington Cemetery- visiting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial

The United States Marine Corps War Memorial represents this nation's gratitude to Marines and those who have fought beside them. While the statue depicts one of the most famous incidents of World War II, the memorial is dedicated to all Marines who have given their lives in defense of the United States since 1775.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Korean War Veterans Memorial

The Korean War Veterans Memorial is located near the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. It was dedicated on July 27, 1995.

Duration: 25 minutes

Pass By: Air Force Memorial

The United States Air Force Memorial honors the service of the personnel of the United States Air Force and its heritage organizations.

Pass By: Pentagon Memorial

You will have the chance to see the site where the third air plane crashed back in September 2001. The Pentagon (The Department of Defense) is the largest low rise office building in the world!)
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