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The size and layout looked majestic from outside. Lawn and flower bed was well taken care of. Lots of security or fences all around so think about your route before walking or may be have to retrace some steps. That happend to us as sone...More
Definitely a must go while traveling by DC, I didn’t take a tour, only went as closest as possible from the house to take pictures, of course would be better get a guided tour but it was too cold for me at the time and...More
So happy we did this! The line to enter was long, over an hour, but they did the best they could to move it along expeditiously. The tour only includes the East Wing and a few rooms in the mansion. But it was still a...More
We really enjoyed our visit to the White House, or at least to Lafayette Square. There was quite a lot of people there at all times of day, but it was quite easy to have our photos taken outside. There was also a fair number...More
We loved the history of it all and the secret service agents were so helpful with info. We reached out to our congressman’s office about 6 months in advance and they got us of the official list right when the opportunity came up at 3...More
Do not waste your time visiting the WH!!!!
First of all the only way to get an entry is to fill out a request form at your congressman’s office. Once the request is approved, you receive entrance pass with date and time on it. You...More
Regardless of who sits in the White House, seeing the White House and exploring the history of it is well worth your time. Our children loved seeing all the paintings, China, and rooms in the house. If you have young kids, visit the national Park...More
After giving up all of our personal information to be able to apply for tickets 90 days before the visit then sitting on pins and needles until 2 weeks before our visit when the long awaited e-mail arrives with our White House "boarding passes" then...More
We just got back and found that Metrorail from VA is the way to go. We did Metrorail nearly every day we went downtown and it was so much more stress free that dealing with traffic and limited parking. They have a map that... More
We just got back and found that Metrorail from VA is the way to go. We did Metrorail nearly every day we went downtown and it was so much more stress free that dealing with traffic and limited parking. They have a map that helps you plan your metro route