White House and Pennsylvania Avenue Private Architecture Tour

Private & Custom Tours in Washington, DC

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Pennsylvania Avenue, known as America's Main Street, has been host to inaugurations, protests and celebrations throughout our Nation's history. But the development of this grand boulevard, connecting the Capitol to the White House, is fraught with conflict and intrigue. Visit the White House grounds, walk Pennsylvania Ave, and learn how downtown Washington went from Murder Bay to Federal Triangle.
Pennsylvania Avenue, known as America's Main Street, has been host to inaugurations, protests and celebrations throughout our Nation's history. But the development of this grand thoroughfare, connecting the Capitol to the White House, is fraught with conflict and intrigue. Walk Penn Ave and learn about how this important boulevard went from Murder Bay to Federal Triangle. Sights we discuss on this tour include:The White HouseThe President's Guest House (Blair House)The Eisenhower Executive Office BuildingWilson Building (District of Columbia City Hall)Pennsylvania AvenueOld Post TowerJ. Edgar Hoover FBI BuildingRobert F. Kennedy Department of Justice BuildingU.S. Navy MemorialNational ArchivesFederal Trade CommissionNewseumNational Gallery of ArtThis tour meets in front of the White House in Lafayette Square at the General Rochambeau Statue, 701 Jackson Pl NW. The tour takes about 2 hours and covers approximately 1 mile, ending outside the Newseum.

What’s included

  • Private Tour
  • Local guide
  • Walking tour
  • Professional guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
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