CAROLYN attributes her devotion to walking tours to perambulations through her new hometown when she arrived to earn an M.F.A. in Acting from The Catholic University of America. She studied English and Art History as an undergraduate. A New England native, when she craves a taste of her home turf she heads to A. Litteri, Inc., an Italian market in Northeast D.C. The person making history in D.C. whom she most admires is Seth Goldman, founder of beverage company Honest Tea. She is the updater for Fodor's 25 Best Washington, D.C. guide. Carolyn serves on the board of the D.C. History Center. She is the founder of Washington Walks.

Looking for a special group tour in D.C.? You name the itinerary, and we provide the guide.

Contact Carolyn to book a private D.C. walking tour. We'll be delighted to help plan the perfect outing for your group, large or small. We can design a special itinerary just for you and suggest some of our personal favorites.


"Carolyn is a ridiculously knowledgeable tour guide. She knows, and has researched, so much of the history of Washington, D.C., and her love of the city clearly shines through." - TripAdvisor reviewer


Carolyn leads:

Blossom Secrets Stroll

Capitol Hauntings

Capitol Riverfront

Carnegie Library and Mount Vernon Square

Dupont Circle

Foggy Bottom

Georgetown Waterfront

Hamilton's D.C.


Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

L'Enfant Plaza and the Southwest EcoDistrict

Logan Circle

Memorials: The Journey to Civil Rights

Penn Quarter

Renewing Urban Renewal

Rock Creek Cemetery

Southwest Waterfront: The Wharf

Theodore Roosevelt Island

The White House and Lafayette Park

Women Who Changed America