Washington DC Private Tours and Washington DC Guided Tours

Washington Private and Small Group Guided Tours

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Once touted as “The American Rome,” the city’s gridded streets are graced by grand facades and animated by the energy of seasoned politicians, bright-eyed students, and everyone in between.
In 1791, a young French architect named Pierre Charles L’Enfant conjured a vision for a new capital city on a spit of swampy land nestled at the confluence of the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers. More than 200 years later, the District of Columbia spans 68 square miles and boasts more than 160 monuments and memorials, dozens of museums, libraries, and theaters, and countless festivals and street fairs. Explore the spirit of the capital with Context's Washington DC private tours and Washington DC small group tours.

Washington DC Private Tours and Washington DC Small Group Tours

Working with local Washington DC private guides, we've pulled together unique Washington DC private tours and Washington DC small group tours for the culturally curious. One of our most popular Washington DC tours include our National Mall Tour, which is typically led by an architect or landscape architect and explores this symbolic national landscape. We also offer family-friendly options, including a tour of the National Gallery of Art for Kids and a tour of the National Mall for Kids, both of which feature hands-on activities and are led by specially trained experts. If our existing catalog of Washington DC guided tours isn't quite what you're looking for, we also offer a Custom Private Tour option that can be tailored to your interests.
What Context Washington Travelers Say
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Kristen was super knowledgeable about the area and also super patient with our kids (ages 8,6 and 3 yr).
Just great! Kristen was awesome! Our kids and we learned a ton and really enjoyed ourselves
Heather was great for my husband and I, but we had two children with us, for whom the tour was really booked. While they did enjoy it, I had requested someone who could use some of the content from the kids tour. It would have been even better if we could have had someone who had kids content or was used to working w kids. That said, Heather did a great job and really knew the material.