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“Walking Tour that Rocks!”
Review of Walk of the Town

Walk of the Town
Ranked #2 of 146 Tours in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
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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!
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Walking Tour that Rocks!”
Reviewed June 16, 2014

Walk of the Town was a great tour for my family. The four of us heard it was an informative, free, fun tour and decided to check it out. We were not disappointed. Tim was personable, funny and interactive. He kept people interested, though it seemed like some of the memorials were kind of long. He handed out free treats at the end of the tour and encouraged participation throughout. We got to see the major sights and learned lots about them while we were at it. He also handed out extra papers with information for other great sites/events around town we could see. There was plenty of time for rest and taking pictures and he was good at not losing people when we split-up occasionally (like at the Vietnam memorial). There were even built-in bathroom breaks (great when you have children...or a small bladder :) ) All of this is free, though tips are accepted at the end. I think it is definitely worth it - just be careful to give yourself extra time for trying to find the starting location. We almost missed the whole thing trying to find where to start, but thankfully ran into his group as he was crossing towards the White House.

Visited May 2014
3 Thank Jenni F
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Mansfield, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great day in D.C.”
Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed our day touring the monuments and memorials with Tim. He provided lots of interesting history and information that made it all more meaningful. He is very friendly and personable. My 12 and 14 year olds really enjoyed it, too. You won't be sorry if you go with Walk of the Town.

Visited June 2014
2 Thank Lisa A
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Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Exceeded expectations! ”
Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

We decided to join Tim's tour hoping for the best as the weather forecast was for thunderstorms and rain. As it turned out, the weather had scared off other tourists and as such we had a private tour. Tim was excellent! His knowledge around the monuments and historical facts was very impressive and he was very gracious with allowing us to ask as many questions as we could think of. Tim's obvious passion for his city was evident and really contagious and he went out of his way to highlight extra points of interest and give us other tips on seeing DC. We had only one day in DC (mistake!) and he made it an incredible and comprehensive experience. What's more, we even had time afterward to see a museum or two! Thanks Tim!

2 Thank Naomi B
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Milton, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Highlight of our DC visit!”
Reviewed June 10, 2014

A 4 hour walking tour sounds long and far but it is far from it. Tim's pacing is great, the trivia and info is so interesting, and the time flies. The stops are fairly frequent, as there are so many interesting tidbits to point out, and you are never walking far at any point (or it doesn't seem that way). Tim's passion is infectious and the way he gets the participants involved thru questions and conversation (as opposed to lecture) for both young or older, was terrific. His manner is laid back and never seems to be impatient to move on before the participants are ready. Great job Tim!

Visited June 2014
1 Thank Glenn T
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Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Awesome Experience”
Reviewed June 9, 2014

I'm so glad I found the "Walk of the Town" on the internet...My husband, step daughter & I had so much we wanted to see in a very short amount of time...We hit the jackpot with Tim. He was so informative, detailed & funny! I so enjoyed our time with him in DC...when & if we ever come back I'll be sure to look him up!!!

Visited June 2014
2 Thank Laurie H
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