Ready to take on a fun-filled day on the National Mall? This total DC history tour combines two of our favorite tour experiences (Washington DC UnveiledandMuseum of American History Through Music) into one exciting adventure.
First, skip the crowded National Mall sidewalks and slide into our all-electric Red Roadsters to be guided around by a local. Well take you back to the citys origins as we work our way to the beautiful Capitol Building and through the Smithsonian area. Next, well breeze past the Washington Monument, Tidal Basin and Jefferson Memorial before stopping at the FDR, MLK and Lincoln memorials so you can hop out and explore on your own.
Finally, well take you past the famous White House before bringing you to the Smithsonian Museum of American History for the second leg of your journey through history.
Your local guide will help you boogie your way through American history starting with the Star-Spangled Banner and the origins of the National Anthem before dancing you past some of the worlds most famous jazz, soul, salsa, and R&B tunes. Youll explore the importance of music and the hidden messages in songs that were used in political movements and times of struggle and you may discover that youve accidentally transmitted a secret code every time youve whistled your favorite tune.
Finally, youll end your American history journey by discovering how past rhythms and beats have made their way into nightclubs, bars, and onto the radio with the invention of electronic music equipment. As an added bonus well give you a chance to make a beat of your own! Who knows, maybe youre Americas next top DJ!