I would love to guide you through the beautiful and historic capital city of the USA!
We will be able to see many of the city's highlights on a full day walking tour - the exterior of the Capitol and the White House, many of the world famous monuments and memorials including the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington monumentm the Vietnam wall, the Jefferson memorial and the memorials to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Martin Luther King, as well as many lesser-known sites.
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The lobby of the Willard Hotel,1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004, or at your choice
This itinerary is only a suggestion I will make an itinerary especially for you according to your interests.
We could meet in the lobby of the beautiful and historic Willard Hotel, DC's oldest hotel, and hear lots of interesting and fun facts about it!
Walk outside the hotel to Freedom Plaza, view the US Capitol from a short distance and enjoy many historic buildings around the plaza and the history behind them.
Short walk to Lafayette Square, passing by the oldest restaurant in DC, Old Ebbitt's Grill and seeing the wonderful decor.
See the exterior of the White House, St John's Episcopal Church, the Eisenhower Executive Office Building and the numerous histoic statues and buildings there,
Walk past many grand and beautiful buildings to the memorial to the second world war and see the Washington Monument from an excellent point of view as well.
Walk along the Tidal Basin passing the many ornamental cherry trees, a gift from the city of Tokyo to the exquisite Jefferson memorial and see the memorial to another of the Founding Fathers, George Mason, as well as the memorials to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Martin Luther King.
Short walk to the Korean War Veterans' Memorial, in the same area as the beautiful Lincoln Memorial and the Vietnam wall.
Lunch at one of the snack stands in the area or a restraint of your choice.
Visit to Arlington National Cemetery by metro or uber to see the graves of President John F Kennedy and his wife and brothers and the Changing of The Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Short trip by uber or metro to the National Mall where there are many wonderful museums. Depending on your interest and opening hours, we can visit the incredibly beautiful Library of Congress, the National Gallery of Art, the National Archives to see the original Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, the National Air and Space Museum, the Natural History Museum or the American History Museum.
This tour would end at 5 p.m. for a total of 8 hours.
The National Mall
Transportation via uber or metro to Arlington National Cemetery
Snacks, drinks, souvenirs as desired
There are no entrance fees on this itinerary
This is a walking tour, Washington DC is a compact area and most of the major sites are close to each other.
The visit to Arlington National Cemetery would be through uber or the DC metro.