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4 Washington, DC Walking Tours to Explore the Nation’s Capital This Summer



One of The Esplanade at National Harbor’s most envious features is its location. With its own bustling nightlife, variety of restaurants and shopping options, and its prime location near the Potomac River, The Esplanade is the perfect place to live.

Another reason our location is so ideal is that it’s a stone’s throw from our nation’s capital. From working to exploring, getting to DC from National Harbor is so easy for our residents. While the weather is warm and the days are long, take advantage of the opportunities to explore DC with one of these four fun walking tours:

Washington Walks: Various DC Neighborhoods

For an in-depth look at historic DC neighborhoods, register for a guided Washington Walks tour. You can choose from Capitol Hauntings, Dupont Circle, Embassy Row, Georgetown, and the U.S. Capitol and Houses of Congress. You can also tour the Memorials by Moonlight or learn about The Most Haunted Houses.

Every Trail: Monuments and Memorials

For a truly comprehensive look at DC’s Monuments and Memorials, check out Every Trail’s self-guided tour, which starts at the White House, hits every major memorial along the Tidal Basin, and ends at the east end of The Mall with the United States Capitol Building and United States Supreme Court.

DC By Foot: Various DC Neighborhoods and Sites

Get an in-depth look at various DC neighborhoods and sites on a guided DC By Foot walking tour, which relies on freelancers who know their stuff to lead the tours. Best part – pay what you want! You can tour Arlington Cemetary or Capitol Hill, learn about the Lincoln Assassination or Secrets and Scandals.

National Geographic: The Mall

National Geographic’s self-guided walking tour of The Mall provides first-time visitors to DC an overview of The Mall’s history and six of its most iconic spots: the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, Freer Gallery, U.S. Botanic Gardens, and the National Gallery of Art.

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