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DC by Foot

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“walking tour”(237 reviews)
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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...more
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Washington DC, DC 20009
Dupont Circle
+1 202-370-1830
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 December 2007

I've gone on lots of tours of D.C. - but this one just stands out from the rest. It's really funny, and really interesting. I walked away feeling like I truly knew more about our nation's history, and not just more about the monuments and...More

7  Thank vdymdy07
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 12 April 2012

we went yesterday April 11, 2012, our tour guide was Rick S, we got to walk from our meeting place all the way to end the Ford Theater. , The tour was just ok i guess cuz the weather is very cold and little bit...More

6  Thank Jhenie L
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've lived here 30 yrs + and can proudly say that this is a very gorgeous place to see attractive sites. Times to visit: Anytime!

Thank Vee R
Reviewed 3 days ago

I love these Free Tours by Foot that are in many cities. We took the 2 hour tour of the national Mall, went to the WW II memorial, Vietnam memorial and Lincoln memorial. Along the way, we learned a lot of history and interesting trivia...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic experience. Ingeborg was very good... funny, personable, told great stories. You may not know it but you must learn about "jerry" Harding and "jumbo" johnson!

Thank wisctravfamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Mall Tour in DC and we really enjoyed it! On one hand, I agree with the "Free tour" idea. This way, everybody is able to enjoy a guided tour, no matter your budget. On the other hand we has a good experience...More

Thank Rebeca G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Specifically picked the Secrets and Scandals Tours because it'd be cool to get some fun facts & outrageous stories from past political scene and the tour was with Boglarka. The tour format was nice & all, but this boglarka seems to have some obsession with...More

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Canden, Manager at DC by Foot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Khushie, Thank you for joining our tour and taking time to leave your feedback. I'm sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the tour. We only know how to improve with feedback from guests so your constructive comments will help us ensure that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did five tours with this company. Capitol Tour/Library Congress, All in one, Secrets and Scandals, Dupont, Lincoln Assa. (Shortened names) They were all excellent and informative. The guides knew their 'stuff' very well! I have done free tours in two other cities, and these...More

Thank Karan K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we live across the bridge in Arlington, VA, we enjoy exploring all the gems DC has to offer. This is our 2nd tour with this company. We enjoyed the first tour - WH Scandals and just completed the Ghosts of Georgetown. Our tour guide,...More

1  Thank theJourneyGal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We (3 adults) did the Dark Side of Dupont tour and absolutely loved it. Our tour guide Dan King showed up on time and swiftly checked everyone in and started the tour on time. He was a top notch guide and an excellent storyteller. To...More

1  Thank Reggie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful way to spend our first full day in DC! We took the All in One National Mall and Tidal Basin tour which is a four hour walking tour. Our guide, Rebecca F (beautiful red hair) was energetic and enthusiastic (although she has...More

1  Thank Vicky H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely old town area, lots of historical and Kennedy connections (you can download a list of all the places the family were connected with in the area), plus lovely waterfront.

1  Thank Suzanne K
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23 March 2018|
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Response from Julen U | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you need to book it in their website.
1 July 2017|
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Response from Tesla220 | Reviewed this property |
Oh yeah, we stopped at every monument in a shady spot.
7 May 2017|
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Response from stephen p | Property representative |
It really depends on several factors, but generally, we don't suggest investing in a private tour unless you really would like to have the tour guide dedicate all of his or her attention to your family or if there are any... More