Washington DC: National Mall Small-Group History Tour


Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

Duration3 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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Discover the highlight monuments and memorials along Washington DC’s world-famous National Mall and Tidal Basin—and learn the stories behind the sights from your guide’s immersive narration—on this small-group tour. Meet your guide in the morning on the edge of the Mall, and set off on foot. You can look forward to discovering iconic sights like the Washington Monument, White House, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and much more.


Your guide’s stories will bring the history of the monuments to life
Go on an in-depth exploration of the National Mall’s top sights
This small-group tour is limited to 10 to ensure a personal experience
Come face to face with Washington DC’s most iconic landmarks


The most iconic memorial in the country. President Abraham Lincoln occupies an almost mythic and revered place in the hearts of Americans everywhere. When it was dedicated in 1922, Lincoln's son Robert Todd Lincoln was a guest of honor. At that point he represented a dwindling group of veterans who still remembered their their onetime leader and statesmen.
Dedicated in 1995, this memorial has a black granite wall facing 19 stainless steel statues. Walking through this memorial can be a powerful experience with its focus on the visual arts.
A quiet place designed for reflection, this memorial has over 58 thousand names of US casualties from this conflict etched into the black granite panels. Accommodating the wall is the Three Soliders Statue and a memorial to the female nurses who served.
56 granite pillars surround the fountain in this majestic tribute to the greatest generation of Americans who came of age in a time of economic depression, and emerged from this conflict as heroes. Stroll around the grounds and you will learn about different aspects of the war from the perspective of the US which fought in both The Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Dedicated in 2004, this memorial is popular with visitors to DC.
555 Feet tall, this is the largest free standing masonry structure in the world! A monument to the first President and Father of the Country, George Washington. Since 1888 this monument has towered over DC and the surrounding country side.


Professional, Licensed Tour Guide
Ticket to the Washington Monument



Additional Information

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.