CAROLYN attributes her devotion to walking tours to her husband, who showed her the sites of his hometown on foot 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 boards of The Welders, a Playwrights’ Collective and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. 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 private D.C. walking tour, Well 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:

Across the 11th Street Bridge

Blossom Secrets Stroll

Buzzard Point

Capitol Hauntings

Carnegie Library and Mount Vernon Square

Dupont Circle

First Friday Dupont

Foggy Bottom


Georgetown Waterfront

Hamilton's D.C.

John F. Kennedy in Georgetown


Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

L'Enfant Plaza and the Southwest EcoDistrict

Logan Circle

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