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Address: 819 G Street, S.W., Washington DC, DC 20024
Phone Number: 202-484-1565
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Great Tour with Jim

Even though it was a rainy day in Washington and no one but us showed up, we had a wonderful time on Jim Everett's Capitol walking tour. Jim is so knowledgable, and even though... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Even though it was a rainy day in Washington and no one but us showed up, we had a wonderful time on Jim Everett's Capitol walking tour. Jim is so knowledgable, and even though we've lived in the area for a while, we learned a ton. I would definitely recommend this tour to both locals and tourists alike!!

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

You are hereby awarded the Walking Tour Gold Star for showing up to take the walk in the rain! (We really mean it when we say walks take place rain or shine.) Glad to know that you consider it time well spent. When he's not leading walks of the U.S. Capitol campus, many a Sunday morning you'll find Jim in... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Knowledgeable guides, great mix of history and politics -- we did the Bloomingdale tour and was great to learn about individual homes and residents and the role they played in the civil rights movement. Tour started on time (+10) and guides were friendly to chat with.

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

The turnout for the new Bloomingdale neighborhood walking tour was . . . tremendous! All of us involved were gratified to observe the enthusiasm for and curiousity about this Northwest D.C. enclave. Guides Brian Kraft and Sarah Shoenfeld did an excellent job. Thanks to positive feedback from participants like you, we will offer it again next season! Glad you could... More 

Rockford, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Our guide was very knowledgeable, and made the tour fun. He even had some pictures of former residents, etc. so things were in context. Loved seeing the old neighborhoods houses from General LaFayette to Madeline Albright...and everyone in between. Lasted about 2 hours or so, and could have kept going.

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

"Lasted about 2 hours or so, and could have kept going." If that isn't the nicest sentence to read in a Trip Advisor review, I don't know what is. Thank you very much for attending the walk and for sharing your experience. It was a pleasure to have you along! Carolyn Crouch, Founder, Washington Walks More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Interesting, short walk with history of who owned the houses prior to being an embassy. Lots of strong women who were ahead of their time!

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

You got it: the story of "Embassy Row" is also the story of remarkable women who managed to rise above the limitations placed on them during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Indomitable spirits!--and those Gilded Age mansions to boot. Glad you could join the walk! Carolyn Crouch, Founder, Washington Walks More 

D.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I participate in many tours and this was one of the very best I have taken. The tour leaders were very knowledgeable. We covered a lot of ground and learned a great deal.

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

John, Washington Walks guide Seth Wilschutz and I were delighted to have you along for "Adolf Cluss in Penn Quarter." It was the first time we added an extra experience: stopping at the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. to view a selection Cluss items from his busy architectural practice. My favorite was the receipt book with page after page of... More 

Isle of Palms, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Our 2 hour tour of Georgetown was fabulous! Our guide, Jim was delightful and so knowledgeable about the area. Be sure to add this tour to your visit to DC. Lee Holman

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

Hope Jim mentioned that he is also a docent at Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, one of a handful of remaining 19th century manor houses in Georgetown--and one that is open to the public. Next time you're in D.C. add it to your itinerary. You may run into Jim again! Thank you for taking the Georgetown walk. -Carolyn Crouch,... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

It is very nice experience ..haunted houses ,embassy row ,Georgetown are all awesome.. As an outsider from the country .. everything made me happy and entirely new atmosphere .. don't miss this

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

And what a lovely experience for us to read your review. Thank you for including Washington Walks in your visit to America's capital city. We were honored to have you join us. -Carolyn Crouch, Founder, Washington Walks More 

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My husband and I decided to take the historic homes Washington Walk of Georgetown during a weekend trip to DC during the Cherry Blossom Festival. We initially thought we'd spend most of our time around the National Mall but wanted to get away from the crowds for an afternoon. Washington Walks was a great way for us to explore the... More 

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

Thank you for attending the walk through Georgetown, Victoria. Not a bit surprised to hear you enjoyed your morning with guide Dwane Starlin. He's a decades-long resident of Burleith, the adjacent neighborhood, and knows the area like the back of his hand. (He's also at docent at Dumbarton House, an historic Georgetown estate open to the pubic and very much... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We went to the Tidal Basin at the high point of the cherry blossom festival. It was absolutely crazy. Crowds, mass transit and parking availability were unbelievable. Being a tourist sometimes is quite straining. After wiggling through the crowds as we did in Shang Hi or Times Square on New Years Eve my nephew, a long time Washingtonian suggested that... More 

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

We Washingtonians get tickled pink with each blooming of our beloved Japanese cherry trees, yet if we are honest we must also admit that all the flowering glory can produce spectacular spectator congestion around the Tidal Basin (aka cherry tree central.) Good for you for exploring an alternate site! Kenwood, the residential enclave in Bethesda, MD you visited, was planted... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This was a most informative stroll from the Smithsonian Castle to the Tidal Basin, offering an opportunity to learn about some of DC's trees, planned horticulture, and the history behind the incredible display of cherry trees surrounding the tidal basin. The walk began with a tour of the lovely Enid Haupt Garden, and how it came to be the largest... More 

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

Appreciate the photos you provided of the Enid Haupt Garden with your review, Sylvia. It is a jewel of a public space in Washington, D.C. Thanks for including an image of a Lost Bird Project sculpture. They are a poignant reminder of an irrevocable loss to the natural world, yet happily they sit amidst the living splendor of trees, shrubs... More 

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Address: 819 G Street, S.W., Washington DC, DC 20024
Phone Number: 202-484-1565
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC

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