Washington, DC is the center of American government and politics and this tour will let you experience all the political action and participate in the debate! Our guides will act as educators and facilitators and give you all the information, history, and context you need to have a lively debate with your fellow guests and, who knows, we may solve some issues while were at it! Even if we dont change any policies, well still end the tour at a bar where the drinks will cement our friendships and loosen our tongues.
Your Washington, DC tour begins at the heart of the city, the U.S. Capitol Building. Here, youll discover the origins of the city, the inner workings of the American government, and some incredible stories about U.S. politics as you stand right in front of the building that started it all. Discuss the development of the city as you gaze upon the Capitol, Supreme Court, and Library of congress.
Next, well wander up one of the most historic streets in the city while engaging in a lively political discussion and debate, all led by your guide. Opinions welcome, but keep it friendly!
During our journey well pass and discuss some of the most historic places of Capitol Hill, including the Eastern Market, the Old Navy Hospital, and the Marine Core Barracks. Find out where all the movers and shakers meet outside the office, and uncover the changes the neighborhood and city have undergone. Youll be fascinated by the how you can see the origins of the city in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.
Finally, well check out the oldest commercial district in the city, Barracks Row. There, your local guide will point out some of the best spots to eat, drink, and socialize in the city, before ending our Washington tour at one of our favorite bars on the Row.