Guided tour

Washington DC: National Mall Walking Tour


Washington DC: National Mall Walking Tour


Tour Washington's National Mall on foot with a licensed tour guide. See key sights like the Washington Monument and WWII Memorial, and learn fascinating facts as you go.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Immerse yourself in American history on a walking tour of the National Mall
  • Learn all about the history of the monuments and what they commemorate
  • Encounter all the key sights from the U.S. Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial
  • Stand in the exact place where MLK delivered his "I Have A Dream" speech
  • See the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Korean War Memorial, and WWII Memorial
Full description

Discover the inside story of the monuments of the National Mall as you tour the Amerian capital's centerpiece on foot. Encounter the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, and more in the company of your guide.

Meet your guide and dive deep into the history behind the many memorials which stand at the heart of Washington DC. Stroll around the Washington Monument, WWII Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, and Korean War Memorial.

Learn all about the design and history of the monuments, as well as the individuals and events they commemorate. Make the most of your experience by allowing your guide to put the structures of the National Mall in their historical context.

Admire the world's tallest man-made stone structure as your guide reveals the story of the first American President. Understand the great sacrifice of the names on the Vietnam Wall as you look at your own reflection. Stand in the exact spot where MLK delivered his "I Have A Dream" speech.

Pay tribute to the President who guided the nation through the Civil War and ended the scourge of slavery, and read the Gettysburg Address. Hear Dwight Eisenhower speak on the meaning of the Korean War, and gain the knowledge of how the "Forgotten War" was in fact the beginning of one of the longest.

  • Guided walking tour of National Mall
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Tips
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the northeast corner of Independence Avenue SW and 3rd Street SW.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • This tour takes in the main sites on the National Mall from the U.S. Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial

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