If the White House is the most fascinating home in the country, the area that surrounds 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is the nation's most fascinating neighborhood.
If the White House is the most fascinating home in the country, the area that surrounds 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is the nations most fascinating neighborhood. This tour centers around the history of the presidential mansion, but you'll also meet Stephen Decatur - a naval legend slain in a fateful duel. There's also Dolley Madison, who saved George Washington's portrait from British torches. You'll learn the location of the White House bowling alley, see where Churchill stayed after Eleanor Roosevelt booted him from the White House, visit a haunted mansion and much more! This small group tour include's our signature Sensory Supplements. Delve a little deeper, engage in active learning, and create truly memorable experiences!
- Meeting Point: Corner of Pennsylvania Ave. & 17th Street NW, on the front steps of the Renwick Gallery of Art
- Highlights: White House (exterior), Treasury Department, Old Executive Office Building, Lafayette Park, Blair House
Until further notice, we require everyone - guides and guests - to wear a face covering for the duration of the tour experience. If you dont have one, your guide will have clean, masks available for cashless purchase at your meeting point. Tours are capped at 10 people, so its always a small group. Plus, we offer contact free transactions for tipping (our guides accept cash, Venmo, etc.)