National Mall Tour

DC By Foot is pleased to present our name your own price walking tour of the monuments and memorials of the National Mall in Washington D.C.!  This highly engaging tour will take you through the heart of the National Mall entertaining you and your family with stories, hidden secrets and historical information.  Testaments to the history and founders of the USA, these sights are more than just stone and mortar.

National Mall Tour, DC by FootJoin DC by Foot as we tell the story of America’s journey from a collection of colonial New World outposts to a world power.  The National Mall is filled with memorials and monuments with obvious as well as hidden stories to tell you, if you are willing to hear them.  By sunlight or by moonlight, make our National Mall Tour the first thing you do on your visit to the nation’s capital.

SIGHTS WE COVER ON THE NATIONAL MALL TOUR:

  • Washington Monument (no entry)
  • White House*
  • Thomas Jefferson Memorial*
  • National WWII Memorial
  • Reflecting Pool
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • and much more

*Sights we cover from a distance as they are not on the National Mall.

Tour information

Reservations: REQUIRED. Click here to reserve. Groups of 6 or more must contact us before booking.

Where: We meet at the southwest corner of 15th St. and Constitution Ave. NW (the corner closest to the Washington Monument). Use our Google map for directions to the tour starting point.  Look for your guide with the DC by Foot logo! Tour ends at the Lincoln Memorial (map). NOTE: Guests interested in traveling with the car-sharing service Uber are invited to use exclusive promo code “DCbyFoot” for a free $20 credit added to their new user account!

Duration: Tour lasts approx. 2 hours. Total walking is just over one mile (1,6km).

When: View our Calendar

Cost: This tour is free to take, and you get to decide what, if anything, the tour was worth when it’s done. A pay-what-you-like tour is a tour for any budget.

Start: SW corner of 15th and Constitution Ave NW (map)
Closest Metro: Federal Triangle (Blue and Orange)

End: Lincoln Memorial (map)
Closest Metro: Foggy Bottom/GWU (Blue and Orange)