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Adventures for Creative Tourists

Washington DC, DC 20008
+1 202-294-4265
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Renaissance and Impressionism Tour

Stephen Mead was a wonderful tour guide. He showed the group a nice variety of Renaissance art work... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2018
jeandimeoeditor
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Old Town Alexandria Tour

Enjoyed a wonderful walking tour of Old Town Alexandria with Terri and Diane. Only suggestion is to... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2017
Janice E
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Fairfax, Virginia
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Established in 2013, Adventures for Creative Tourists focuses on providing experiences for people who are interested in Washington DC Tours with a focus on art, history, and culture. We are a group of Professional Certified Tour Guides working in the Greater Washington DC area brought together by our shared passion for experiencing life in Washington DC arts, history, culture and more. The company is an affiliate of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, Washington, DC which makes us a premier tour operator. In addition, our guides are the best! All tours are run by Washington, DC certified tour guide affiliated with the Guild of Professional Tour Guides Washington, DC. They have worked in art museums, achieved cultural education and most with higher level degrees- we are an elite, eccentric and exceptional team. Come experience a tour and join the adventure. We offer group art exhibit experiences, private walking tours, private art museum tours, art gallery crawls, and historic a
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Apr 28, 2018
“Renaissance and Impressionism Tour”
Aug 20, 2017
“Old Town Alexandria Tour”
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Stephen Mead was a wonderful tour guide. He showed the group a nice variety of Renaissance art work and a few pieces by Impressionist masters. He is very knowledge about the paintings he presented, and he had a great sense of humor, too. I highly...More

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Diane M, Owner at Adventures for Creative Tourists, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2018

Thank you. I will let Stephen know you enjoyed the tour.

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Reviewed August 20, 2017

Enjoyed a wonderful walking tour of Old Town Alexandria with Terri and Diane. Only suggestion is to hold up a sign for Meet Up as well as Adventures for Creative Tourists.

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Diane M, Owner at Adventures for Creative Tourists, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

Thank you very much. Terry is a great tour guide that always does a wonderful job. I look forward to more of her tours. We enjoyed your company on the tour. We hope to see you at more of our tours. Diane

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Reviewed August 19, 2017

The tour guide was friendly and knows a lot about the sites we visited. She also was very considerate and polite, and I could tell that she enjoys her work. This is my second tour with this company, and I will definitely use them again...More

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Diane M, Owner at Adventures for Creative Tourists, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2017

Thank you very much. I will let Terry know that you enjoyed her company.

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Reviewed August 14, 2017

This tour was a total scam. The guide knew nothing about the Capitol that was not easily obtained from reading the Capitol visitors' brochure. He meandered the 6 of us around the Capitol, barely spoke, no appreciable dialogue at all, and at the end was...More

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Diane M, Owner at Adventures for Creative Tourists, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2017

This really was a sad day to realize that a professional tour guide that was entrusted with a group could do such a lousy job. He was trained to do another tour not the one that he gave. Consequently all attendees have been refunded. Robert...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2017

I don't think we got our money's worth - we couldn't hear her well, we stood in line just like all other guests when we arrived at the capital, and the only thing added was a few minutes of information on the outside of the...More

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Diane M, Owner at Adventures for Creative Tourists, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We will talk to your tour guide, and tell her to step up her game. We have revamped the entire tour so that it manages client's expectations, and doesn't attract individuals that expect to walk through Paul Ryan's Office.

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Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

I found Diane's group tours on EventBrite and Meetup.com. I had such a wonderful day exploring the Tidal Basic with the group! We toured all the monuments and listened to presentations from the Park Rangers. Most in Diane's group live in DC and attend several...More

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Diane M, Owner at Adventures for Creative Tourists, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2017

Thank you so much! I had a great day too. It's meeting new people, and doing fun activities that really make my weekends. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed March 22, 2017

I had a great experience with our private tour of the US Capitol. Other tour operators only walk you around the US Capitol - we got to go inside. I was very surprised that Diane arranged for us to receive an inside pass to see...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2016

While I am uncertain of the quality of this company's tours, I am writing about how this company treats its customers. Our family was scheduled for a "Private Tour of the Library of Congress" this past Labor Day weekend. We were unable to locate the...More

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Diane M, Owner at Adventures for Creative Tourists, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2016

Hello, I apologize that you had a bad experience. The tour was a private tour that was given by a hired certified tour guide for our group. This tour was not affiliated nor conducted by any personnel of the Library of Congress. Therefore, it is...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2014

This was by far one of the most thoroughly researched, insightful tours of DC and more specifically of DC's art scene I've ever been on. The leaders knew their territory and kept to a schedule, although without making the participants feel rushed. The various galleries...More

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Diane M, Owner at Adventures for Creative Tourists, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2014

Thank you very much for the review.

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Lori W
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Response from Diane M | Property representative |
Hi Lori, There is no expressed entry into the capitol unless you are staff. Everyone has to go through security. The line isn't long and goes very quickly.
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