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DC Design Tours: Tours & Tickets

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DC Design Tours offers historic walking and driving tours of Washington DC focused on architecture, urban planning, and design. Our tours explore Washington's most prominent architectural marvels and best kept secrets, while hearing about the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Starting point of the tour was at local coffee shop. We then walked downhill for our first stop at the Georgetown waterfront, then we had to hike all the way back up the hill. I would recommend they start at the waterfront and go from...More

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Date of experience: October 2019
Thank douglasv741
Reviewed 2 days ago

Carolyn gave our small group a fabulous tour of the sites for the Lincoln Assassination Tour. She gave us facts that we didn't know. She also pointed out architecture and other details that we wouldn't have noticed on our own. This was a walking tour,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank baglab1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Carolyn & Sam have created interesting, fun and 5 ⭐️ s! I highly recommend their tours of DC. My husband and i went on the Georgetown tour on Saturday morning with Sam, then on Monday, we did the Capitol Hill Architectural tour which includedthe Library...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Meg W
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took a wonderful tour of Georgetown with Sam. He clearing enjoys his job and sharing information about Georgetown. The walk wasn’t short but was leisurely and provided lots of stops to provide us with information. He was conscious of those in the group like...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Katie R
Reviewed 4 days ago

I didn’t have high hopes for this tour (not an architecture or history buff, just happen to love one) but it was amazing! Our tour guide Sam was great and somehow made architecture interesting to me as I wrangled my 1 year old. Would definitely...More

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Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jneuman34
Reviewed 4 days ago

Carolyn was a great guide and the tour was excellent. Comprehensive, interesting and fun. A nice amount of detail and a nice amount of pop culture/celebrity notes.

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Date of experience: October 2019
Thank RachGriffArtHorizons
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my wife on this tour as a surprise. We both really enjoyed learning about the area and slowing down (I normally drive through during rush hour) and noticing the small details. Our guide told engaging stories and the 2 hours flew by. Looking...More

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CarolynMDC, Owner at DC Design Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for posting! We're looking forward to seeing you on another tour!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to spend your morning - Carolyn's tour was interesting and full of fun and intriguing stories of the houses and current/previous tenants. Highly recommend!

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Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Pioneer751825
CarolynMDC, Owner at DC Design Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for joining us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sam was an amazing tour guide! So knowledgeable and energetic. You can tell he truly enjoys giving tours and sharing the stories of DuPont Circle and Embassy Row. We learned a lot! Book a tour - you won’t be disappointed!!

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Date of experience: September 2019
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CarolynMDC, Owner at DC Design Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad to hear about your great experience! Thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We would highly recommend this independent and very knowledgeable tour. It lasts aboit 2.45 hours and the guide was friendly and full of interesting and quirky info. We had a really good feeling for the history and development of the area and there are lots...More

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Date of experience: September 2019
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CarolynMDC, Owner at DC Design Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your recommendation! We're glad to hear you enjoyed our Historic Georgetown tour!

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