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Private Tours of Washington

Washington DC, DC 20015
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Monuments by Night Private Tour

Excellent private tour of DC's top monuments @ night by Edward with Tours by Locals. Edward was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
talltexas
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DFW TX
Excellent Personalized Tour!

Bill Thomas listened to what we wanted to cover during our tour, and ensured that the timing would... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
cwildgoose
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Markham, Canada
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Have questions? Find answers at privatetoursofwashington.com. See how PTW's expert tour guides and black-car service will have you feeling like a Washington insider. With over 50 years of combined experience, our local guides have introduced the Nation's Capital -- its fascinating past and present -- to diplomats, corporate groups, families and students. At Private Tours of Washington we are committed to making your time with us a one-of-a-kind experience full of remarkable sights and unparalleled insights. All PTW tours are by reservation only.
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“hour tour” (59 reviews)
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Washington DC, DC 20015
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent private tour of DC's top monuments @ night by Edward with Tours by Locals. Edward was very knowledgeable & is a lifetime local resident. Top Tip is his tour of the Pentagon Memorial----he know all the details that others probably don't. Highly recommend Edward's...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Bill Thomas listened to what we wanted to cover during our tour, and ensured that the timing would work. Tony, our guide, was very knowledgeable. He was easy to understand, had interesting anecdotes and was well versed in the city's history. We booked the tour...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bill Thomas was our guide. As an author and journalist, he provided us with many first hand experiences and stories.He was extremely knowledgable about all of the sites, buildings and history in DC, as well as providing us with many interesting details. We enjoyed every...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently completed two Tours with Private Tours of Washington. The first day we had a 4 hour Tour that included Arlington Cemetery Changing of the Guard and JFK Grave, Supreme Court, and National Portrait Gallery. On the second day we had a 3 hour...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

I took my grandfather to D.C. for his 80th birthday last week and my 21st. Neither one of us had ever been to D.C. and it had been a dream for my grandfather, a veteran, to see the Korean War Memorial. Gil, our tour guide...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide was Tony Galeano. My wife and I signed up for the night sunset tour. We saw most all of the monuments we wanted and his knowledge of them and the city was incredible. We were very happy with him and PTW. This...More

1  Thank David R
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

I can't think of a better way to see DC! We enjoyed it so much on our next trip back we took another tour with them and saw a completely different part of DC. It is a wonderful experience and it's fabulous having a driver...More

Thank Leigh Anne B
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

I visited DC with my husband and 2 daughters (6 and 9). We had a limited amount of time and a lot that we wanted to accomplish. We decided a private tour would allow us to see more in a shorter period of time. Everything...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Our tour with PTW was the highlight of our trip to D.C. PTW's level of professionalism and customer service exceeded all of our expectations. Bill, the owner of the company, personally called me to create a custom itinerary for our tour. I was impressed by...More

Thank mmzypdx
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Howdy to Private Tours of Washington! I want to let you know how much we enjoyed the tour last Thursday. We had an excellent experience starting from my conversation with Bill and what we hoped to see and learn. The morning of our tour we...More

Thank Martha B
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The tip was included in the price of the tour. They added about $100 to our tour for 12 people. It was actually nice so we didn;t have to think about it or scrounge the group for money.
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