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Walk of the Town

Washington DC, DC 20560
240-672-6306
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Ranked #1 of 118 Activities in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Walk of the Town is DC's most memorable walking tour! Explore Washington DC the way it was meant to be seen:on foot! Let superb storyteller and... more » Owner description: Walk of the Town is DC's most memorable walking tour! Explore Washington DC the way it was meant to be seen:on foot! Let superb storyteller and licensed DC tour guide Tim lead you on a FREE tour of DC! « less
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Boone, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

Tim offer's an entertaining, informative, and insightful walking tour of the sites around the Washington Mall for FREE! Just show up on time, bring a bottle of water and some good walking shoes and Tim will do the rest. Due to the amount of time and walking on this tour, I would not recommend this tour for kids under 10... More

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Kitchener Ontario
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26 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

We really enjoyed the back stories related to the memorials. We had a lot of fun on the tour. Unfortunately, we had very hot, humid weather and the tour ran a couple of hours longer than expected, leaving us dehydrated and hungry. We would definitely recommend these tours but suggest bringing along water and snacks as it is a long... More

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

My husband and I took Tim's tour a year ago and we took the tour again with our 14 & 11 year old boys. Once again this was a highlight of our DC trip. Tim's engaging, energetic tour gives the perfect balance of sightseeing and interesting detail and it is definitely an experience not to be missed. Thanks again, Tim!

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Tim was outstanding in both his knowledge and enthusiasm during our 3 + hour tour. He adapted to the varied ages in our group, and gave ample time for rest and bathroom breaks. At the conclusion of the official tour he recommended and directed us to other sites not to be missed. He does accept gratuities which you will happily... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

What a fantastic start to our stay in Washington! Our daughter had done this tour in December and highly recommended it. We learned so much from Tim and saw several beautiful memorials. If you walked around them unguided, you would never know the significance of each one. Highly recommend the tour, but be sure to wear comfortable shoes and have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We had a group of about 20 and Tim was so accommodating for everyone. He spoke loudly and clearly and he definitely knows Washington DC history. He also made it entertaining with pop quizzes, insider tidbits and snacks. My mom and I learned so much , we were talking about it long after the tour ended. Wear comfy shoes and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

(1) it's free in principle... Which makes you feel so good since you pay what you feel it is worth... Considering how much normal tours cost.. We tipped 20 a head and still felt like it was inadequate based on the high quality of the tour (2) if someone made a movie about the monuments... Tim would be director producer... More

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My family signed up for the water front tour first. We enjoyed it so much we came back for the Monumental Stories Tour. Tim is entertaining, knowledgable and thoughtful. My kids stayed right with the tour and enjoyed trying to answer the questions Tim posed as he engaged us all. At one point another tour guide was near us, and... More

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St. Johns, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We took our grandsons, ages 12 & 16, on our first day in DC. It was a perfect way to set the stage for our visit. Tim's knowledge, enthusiasm and courtesy, clarity and patience were awesome. Tim was loud enough for everyone to hear and took special care to make sure everyone in the group could hear what he was... More

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South Plainfield, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Our family took the walking tour and were very entertained with Tim's wealth of knowledge and his knack for entertaining the audience. The walk was very doable, the sights fantastic, and the experience recommended for all. If you do anything in DC, do the Walk of the Town tour...and tip well! Tim deserves it!

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