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Address: Washington DC, DC 20009-6151
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DC by Foot is proud to offer an extensive schedule of pay-what-you-like...

DC by Foot is proud to offer an extensive schedule of pay-what-you-like Washington, DC tours, including the National Mall, Arlington Cemetery, Capitol Hill, Georgetown and more. In addition to walking tours, we also offer food, bike, bus and photography tours. Our tours come with no upfront costs, allowing you to pay what you thought a tour was worth, or what you could afford, at the end of the tour.

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I was a chaperone for my daughter's 8th-grade class trip to DC. There were 49 teenagers/adults in my group and the planner had chosen DC by Foot due to the reviews and we were not... read more

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Anderson, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was a chaperone for my daughter's 8th-grade class trip to DC. There were 49 teenagers/adults in my group and the planner had chosen DC by Foot due to the reviews and we were not disappointed. Carolyn was our 2-hour tour guide around the National Mall. We toured around the Washington Monument, WW II Memorial, Vietnam Memorial Wall, the reflecting... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After thoroughly enjoying Tour by Foot in NYC, we try and find them in whatever City visiting. Great concept and the folks giving the tours clearly have a passion for the areas they tour. We loved our Arlington Cemetery tour, finding it very informative and educational. Sobering to watch the changing of the guards at the Tomb of the Unknown... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not usually one for guided tours, but being in DC for just one day without a guide book, I thought I'd join the DC by Foot National Mall tour. It was a popular tour so we were put into two groups. Our guide Ingeborg, was really excellent. A good balance of general facts about DC, the buildings we were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great tour, Matilda was very knowledgable and we walked at pace that suited the group. I went on the national mall tour but there are others you can go on.

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Langley City, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We toured Arlington Cemetery with Rebecca. We were a group of five aged 27 to 54 . We had a great tour. Rebecca was very knowledge and was able to answer all our questions. She was able to tell us where best to see the changing of the guard and led us through the cemetery at a relaxed and thoughtful... More 

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Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great guided tour with Carolyn today. Walked around the mall and Carolyn told us many secret and non-secret stories about the monuments and their history. I really enjoyed both the National Mall tour and the Tidal Basin tour, despite the rain on the first one.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because of poor planning, we had to really rush to meet with the tour and while we were walking as fast as possible to the meet up point I thought, "I really hope this isn't lame." Well it wasn't! Carolyn, our tour guide, was funny, engaging, and very knowledgeable. As I hoped, walking the Mall monuments with this tour helped... More 

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Altona, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had visited some of the monuments the day prior, but had simply walked up, had a look and left. Carolyn provided so much information and really made the experience relevant. Carolyn kept it up-beat, including jokes throughout and a bit of banter to get the tourists involved. Her knowledge of the history of each monument was outstanding. By not... More 

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Summit, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were not sure what to expect, with the "pay as you wish" policy. Carolyn was the BEST tour guide we have ever had....funny, witty, smart....a bit of an historian and so informative! We met at a location, about 20 people in our tour...a few Americans, but mostly people from London, Australia, Germany, Peru and Columbia. A nice group. This... More 

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A delightful way to spend a Saturday afternoon! Carolyn presents a good overview of the Mall and its monuments, Be sure to ask any question that comes to mind because Carolyn knows so much about the history and the architecture of the Mall and can only provide so much in her general presentation, She speaks loudly and clearly which is... More 

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