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“Nice Twist”
Review of DC by Foot

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Lincoln Walking Tour in Washington DC
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Owner description: 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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Tallahassee, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
343 reviews
188 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
“Nice Twist”
Reviewed July 9, 2008

I really feel bad that I had to cut out before Ben finished. He was quite entertaining. Being a teacher, I knew pretty much all he had to say but he put a nice twist on things. And was fun to watch perform. He was also kid-friendly which was nice. And you can't beat the price - free. Well, you should tip if you appreciate the guides efforts. And my check, Ben, is in the mail.

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Waunakee, WI
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“Ben & Brody MAKE this walking tour ROCK!”
Reviewed June 24, 2008

I discovered this #1 ranked walking tour at Trip Advisor prior to leaving for a weeklong visit to DC. Zowie...based on the high ratings from reviewers, we decided that we should take the tour on our arrival date.

After arriving in DC, we fumbled around for a few hours on our own. After getting lost a few times, we found the White House and actually ran into tour guide, Ben, completely by accident. The Travel Channel happened to be doing a documentary on DC by Foot and they were walking around prior to the 6pm tour.

After (accidentally) meeting the gregarious and outgoing, Ben, we decided that we were DEFINITELY taking the tour. 2 words: OUTSTANDING & HILARIOUS. My 9 year old didn't even know that she'd walked so far, because she was so entertained by guides, Ben & Brody.

Ben & Brody are informative and entertaining and they engaged the entire group of 50 guests. The walking tour was a great way to get acclimated to the Mall and Monuments area. We saw things that weren't even on our itinerary.

Take the DC by Foot tour and TIP them well. You won't be disappointed!

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Greatness of America”
Reviewed June 22, 2008

EXCELLENT Tour.. miss others, but TAKE THIS ONE !

Entertaining, Enlightening, Educational, Energetic, and Engaging !!

Tour covers all the major monuments around the Mall, and the pace is perfect - I had two 60+ seniors with me who didn't speak much English, but even they had a wonderful time. My 10 year old son couldn't stop talking about Ben and Brody and how knowledgeable they were.

This tour is what's right about America - energetic citizens with a passion to tell a story about the history of the monuments.
DEFINATELY take this tour and make sure you tip these guys well - they deserve it !

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Must Do This!”
Reviewed June 20, 2008

FABULOUS FREE walking tour - don't miss it. Guide was funny and entertaining for the kiddo's. Lot's of interesting information on the background of the monuments that I'll always remember. Wear good shoes - because at the end you are maybe 6 blocks from the nearest metro station - BUT totally worth the effort! MUST DO!

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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great tour!!”
Reviewed June 8, 2008

The 6:00 tour was the last thing we did after a long day of walking around D.C. and it ended up being one of the biggest highlights of our trip to D.C. Our tour guide, Brody, was great. He was able to keep our older kids (10 and 8) interested and involved in the tour with historical facts and funny stories you might have never heard otherwise. You start near the Washington Monument and end at the Lincoln Memorial...it's a long walk but you hardly notice because the tour is so entertaining and educational.

No tip is required but I can't imagine why anyone wouldn't want to leave one after seeing how well done the tour is and how hard these guys have worked to make it fun and educational. We will definitely do this tour again on our next trip to D.C.

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