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Private Civil War Tour of Washington DC

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    What to Expect
    Your Civil War tour begins with pickup at your hotel and a short ride to Fort Stevens. At the fort, come close to several Civil-War era cannons around the grounds.

    Close by is Lincoln’s Cottage. While you're here, catch a glimpse of the place where President Lincoln and his family resided seasonally. This spot is now a retirement home for members of the United States Armed Forces.

    Make your way to the Robert E. Lee Memorial, and visit the mansion where Lee penned his resignation from the Union Army. Stop by the area where the first causalities of the war happened while listening to your guide go into details about what the war was like and key events that happened.  

    During your tour, your guide breaks for lunch, and you can enjoy a meal at the Fort Myer Officer's Club or the Army Navy Country Club.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: Washington DC, Washington DC, District of Columbia
    2: Alexandria, VA, USA
    3: Arlington, VA, USA
    4: National Harbor, Fort Washington, MD 20745, USA

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We offer free pick-up and drop-off at lodging points within downtown Washington, DC, National Harbor, MD, Arlington County, VA, or the City of Alexandria, VA.


    • Ronald Reagan National Airport, 2401 Smith Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22202
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Parking Fees
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Admission Fees
    • Bottled water
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • WiFi on board
    • Entry/Admission - President Lincoln's Cottage
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 24 January 2019

    Excellent and informative, this tour covered a gamut of tangible Civil War experiences that took place near Washington/Alexandria, from intimate to historically game changing, from empirical history to thoughtfully conceptual reflections upon the war and its impact on both US and global society that extends...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank Juliette P
    Reviewed 28 August 2018

    My family had a great time on our Civil War tour with Tom. It was so nice to have someone who knows the area to drive us around. Tom did a great job setting up sites for us to visit that made it interesting. Tom...More

    Date of experience: March 2018
    Thank Kristen H
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 6h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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