How To

"Thank you Washington Walks for pumping up both our smarts and our respect for what goes down in this town!" ​ - Marcia R. on Trip Advisor


The Washington Walks season of regularly-scheduled public walking tours kicks off April 1 and concludes the Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend.  Private and group tours are available year round. Please note that we will not be offering any walking tours, public or private, in 2020.



Each walk lasts approximately 2 hours unless noted.



No reservations necessary unless noted. Simply show up!



$20 per person (kids 3 and younger free). $5 discount with U.S. military or federal government ID.

Pay the walk fee in cash or with a credit card when you arrive or click the Book Now button on the individual walk page to pay with a credit card immediately. 



Most walks embark from outside a Metrorail station.



Your guide will be wearing a Washington Walks badge.



Walks are given rain or shine.



Washington Walks guides are permitted to accept gratuities.


Gift Certificates

Give the gift of a Washington Walks walking tour to your friends or family. Perfect as birthday, anniversary, or holiday gifts, Washington Walks gift certificates are also a great way to welcome out-of-town visitors or loved ones who are new to D.C. Each certificate is valued at $20, allowing one individual to attend one walking tour. You can buy multiples as needed to accommodate the number of tours you'd like to gift. Click here for more information and to purchase