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Address: 819 G St SW, Washington DC, DC 20024-2485
Phone Number: 202-484-1565
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My husband and I have been to DC so many times we've lost count. We've seen most of the major monuments and museums in the city multiple times. But, since we saw a good discount... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2016
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I went on the Ghost walk. Began interestingly enough at the Octagon house however quickly dissolved into drawn out historical stories with no real "ghost" attachment except " people say you can sometimes see their ghost today....." Definitely more of a general historical tour

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felixfrancine, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

Many thanks for giving "The Most Haunted Houses" walk a try. I am sorry the ghostly character of the tour was not more vivid. That's certainly what one would expect on a ghost tour. We'll work on that. Appreciate the feedback! -Carolyn Crouch, Founder, Washington Walks More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

My husband and I have been to DC so many times we've lost count. We've seen most of the major monuments and museums in the city multiple times. But, since we saw a good discount available on Goldstar, we decided to take the Monuments by Moonlight tour. Because we're so familiar with DC and its monuments, we were not expecting... More 

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

Many thanks for the feedback and suggestions. The most glorious and meaningful evenings for visiting the National Mall Memorials are often the most challenging for tour guide and participants. Grateful to hear that you were able to reunite with our guide Paul. (We'll chalk it up to the enduring power of the "great unifier," Mr. Lincoln.) Also happy to read... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Awesome. The guides were great. Had lots of interesting tidbits to share. Time flew. We actually continued beyond the 2 hrs bc we were all so engaged. Anxious to sign up for another walk soon.

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

Full disclosure: Andrew and I could talk about A. Ham. and the Hamilton musical ad nauseam! We were tickled that your particular walk group was as avid as we are. We thoroughly enjoyed hearing your take and answering questions during the tour. Appreciate you joining us! --Carolyn Crouch, Founder, Washington Walks More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Washington Walks is one great outfit. We have taken many walks with them and have never been disappointed. I taught history...but I always learn some interesting things on these walks. Hamilton never lived in Washington...but there are many connections ...and he did have a profound effect on our country.

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

As our guide Andrew observes at the beginning of the walk, "There would be no Washington, D.C. without Alexander Hamilton"--this despite the fact that he called New York home. Delighted to have a former history teacher was with us for Hamilton's DC. Thank you for attending! --Carolyn Crouch, Founder, Washington Walks More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Perfectly delightful woman; perfectly horrible tour guide. Disjoint, rambling, constantly referring to her notes, jumping from one to the next. We would have been much better off with a printed or online guide we could have followed on our own. Afterwards we discussed this with other tour members and they all felt the same way: disappointed, and disappointed that we... More 

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

Thank you for writing, Henry, and thank you for taking a tour with Washington Walks. Very sorry you had a disappointing experience that did not meet expectations. We want all our guides to lead enjoyable, high quality walking tours. Would you be willing to email me at info@washingtonwalks.com and let me know which of our walks you took on which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

The whole family LOVED Carolyn and Andrew's Hamilton's DC tour. A fascinating blend of history and entertainment using Broadway songs as a jumping off point to the deeper stories. Hamilton, Washington, Burr, Eliza, Rochambeau and America's favorite fighting Frenchman Lafayette; they're all here. Andrew even answered endless questions from the kids in-between each stop on the tour. We left with... More 

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

I know I speak for my colleague Andrew in saying that the knowledge your children displayed about A. Ham. and the Hamilton musical made our day. Impressive!--and total fun for us to have young walkers along who picked up the references to all the song lyrics we've interwoven in the Hamilton's DC tour. "Awesome! Wow!" --Carolyn Crouch, Founder, Washington Walks More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I recently went on the Hamilton Walking Tour of DC and it was fantastic! The tour guides were extremely knowledgable and obviously enjoyed the history of Alexander Hamilton as well as the music from the Broadway Show. I highly recommend! Wear sunscreen!

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us! Identifying the many Hamilton-related sites in D.C. and sharing them with walk participants like you has been great fun. The interest in and enthusiasm for the "ten dollar Founding Father" is inspiring. Agree that sunscreen (and a bottle of water) are good recommendations when spending time outdoors in the Washington summer. -Carolyn Crouch, Founder, Washington... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We our tour through DC focusing on Alexander Hamilton, celebrating both the man and the Broadway show. The tour focused more on the Hamilton contemporaries and those that were involved with Hamilton, since Hamilton was not that interwoven into D.C. The tour guides did a great job of explaining the historic significance of things that I personally have walked by... More 

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

Thanks so much for being part of the Hamilton's DC experience! Happy to hear that you gained an new appreciation for Hamilton-related sites in D.C., and glad to know your day concluded with a repast at the Hamilton restaurant followed by a big night of Tony Award wins for Hamilton the musical. (We liked that President and Mrs. Obama introduced... More 

Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We had Paul as our tour guide. He was just great, so knowledgeable and yet very humble. His passion for history, the Memorials, and the Washington DC area shone thru in his stories and explanations. We were educated and entertained. Totally worth your time.

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

Couldn't agree more that Paul's passion for the history and meaning behind the National Mall Memorials shines through in his walk narrative. He's a journalist by day and has a background in theater, too. What better could be better training for relaying the compelling (and often amusing) story of American democracy as it's embodied by D.C.'s memorials? Thank you for... More 

Woodstock, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

I have been on a few different types of tours in DC (bike, segway, etc...) but this was the first walking tour of any of the neighborhoods. Our guide was well spoken and made sure everyone could hear him. He was very informative and provided us with a wealth of interesting information about the Georgetown neighborhood. We walked at an... More 

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

"We walked at an easy pace that allowed us to take in all of the architecture and history he was talking about." You just described the incomparable benefits of walking tours. Slowing down and stopping to look closely is always a rewarding experience. And having a someone like our guide Paul along to flesh things out ain't bad either. Appreciate... More 

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