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Address: 1740 18th St. NW, Suite 304, Washington DC, DC 20009
Phone Number: +1 202-370-1830
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Description: DC by Foot is proud to offer an extensive schedule of pay-what-you-like...
DC by Foot is proud to offer an extensive schedule of pay-what-you-like Washington, DC tours, including the National Mall, Arlington Cemetery, Capitol Hill, Georgetown and more. In addition to walking tours, we also offer food, bike, bus and photography tours. Our tours come with no upfront costs, allowing you to pay what you thought a tour was worth, or what you could afford, at the end of the tour.
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Interesting and funny

Carolyn was great. We did the tours of The Mall and Capitol Hill. I'm not usually one for guided tours, but Carolyn's personality and knowledge won me over.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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London
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106 reviews 106 reviews
26 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

In their advertising material the company make the point that because of their "pay what you want" model, they really have to provide a great service, and they do. A very good tour at a leisurley pace. Steve was an engaging and knowledgable guide. I am giving 4 stars because personally I would have sought a more intense tour but... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Great tour in All-In-One Tour (National Mall & Tidal Basin), Washington DC, USA with Becca Grawl. She was a great tour guide, enthusiastic and knowledgeable, and the tour very interesting! I recommended it 100%

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Toronto
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Carolyn was great. We did the tours of The Mall and Capitol Hill. I'm not usually one for guided tours, but Carolyn's personality and knowledge won me over.

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chapel hill
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

We had becka ans she was great. She talked loud enough so everyone could hear her. She was experienced and gave her honest opinion on anything that was asked. Tours on foot is the way to go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

I've been on three tours with these guys - twice with Cecilia and once with Chris. Let me tell you, there is no better way to experience the city and it's surroundings! Both these guys were very knowledgeable and are amazing story tellers. More than once, I got goosebumps listening to the history and meaning behind the symbolic designs of... More 

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Chesaning, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Went on three tours with DC by Foot over Memorial Day weekend with my wife and two two teenagers. Did the All in one mall tour with Mike, the Arlington tour with Canden, and the Capital Tour with Rebecca. All three were great! They were knowledgable, energetic, and fun! The pace was perfect! The All in one tour was four... More 

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Seattle
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107 reviews 107 reviews
31 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

PROs: We tremendously enjoyed the three tours that we took with this organization. The 2 hour National Mall tour with Carolyn provided an informative overview of the Washington Monument: WWII Memorial; Vietnam Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial. This is a great way to begin your exploration of DC. The Lincoln Assassination tour with Steve was a historically dramatic tour that... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

My wife and I did two tours with DC by foot. The national mall and Arlington cemetery. With Kara and Dan. Both were amazing and both guides had amazing amounts of knowledge on DC history. Both tours were easy to follow and both guides were approachable and funny. On a disapointing note I saw people walk away without tipping the... More 

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Oxford, MS
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6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

What a great tour by Canden for the Arlington National Cemetery. She was so knowledgeable, and I definitely recommend this to anyone on any budget. This is a donation only tour, and I did not feel pressured at all regarding the amount I was able to donate. Canden was able to get us in a great spot to watch the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Our group arranged four tours with this company, and all four were fantastic. We took the Arlington tour, the National Mall tour, the Lincoln Assassination tour and finally the Georgetown Ghost tour. Guides were knowledgeable and friendly. Feedback from the group was equally positive. Canden was wonderful to work with and you will not be disappointed with DC by Foot!

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