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Total DC Evening Tour: American Art & Monuments by Night

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    Stop At: Washington DC Urban Adventures, Washington DC, DC 20004

    Ready to take on a city full of history and art? We’ve combined two of our most amazing Washington tours (Smithsonian American Art Adventure and Monuments by Night) into one fun-filled evening.

    Duration: 5 hours

    Stop At: Smithsonian American Art Museum, 8th and F Streets, NW, Washington DC, DC 20013

    First, you’ll head into the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery where we’ll teach you about important American artists and some of the unsung heroes in our country’s story.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: National Portrait Gallery, F Street NW Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, DC 20560

    We’ll talk about a local janitor’s 14-year masterpiece, which was found by chance in his garage, we’ll discuss the American dream, check out the original Singer sewing machine and get to know the key figures and power players of US history.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: National Mall, Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20565

    Next, skip the crowded sidewalks and slide into our all-electric Red Roadsters to be guided around our beautifully lit nation’s capital at night.
    Our guides will take you back to the city’s origins and give you some tips for exploring the city on your own. We’ll work our way through the Smithsonian area, discussing the best exhibits in each.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Tidal Basin, E Basin Drive NW Ohio Drive NW, Washington DC, DC 20003

    Then we’ll breeze past the Washington Monument, the Jefferson Memorial and around the tidal basin.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington DC, DC 20500

    You’ll also have the opportunity to hop out and explore on your own at the FDR, MLK and Lincoln Memorials. Finally, feast your eyes on the White House before heading to your next adventure.

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Steve Berman is the best. Very informative. I know much more history after he took me and the family around Washington DC. Great personality. Tim harrison

    1  Thank pingman12
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    A great little tour that showed us all the key monuments lit up at night. Very informative guide who had lots of anecdotes and information to keep us entertained. Worth it if you are in DC.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Z6035TLsueh
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We had such a great time having Nima as a guide. He knows the area a lot and turns the tour very enjoyable!

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Fabi02007
    Reviewed 19 June 2019 via mobile

    Just like any family, we’d been waiting for months to go on our Washington DC vacation. We were especially excited to go on this tour, so we could learn more about DC, and see its sparkle at night. The evening of our tour, it was...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank ElizabethS5420
    Reviewed 31 May 2019 via mobile

    We had Leila as our guide. She was very informative and knowledgeable of the area. She made the tour very enjoyable!

    1  Thank Wendystravels19
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