Bureau of Engraving DC Tours

Bureau of Engraving and Printing Tours

This post will tell you all about how to tour the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, D.C. For more things to do on your visit to DC, check out our mater post here


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Library of Congress Tours

Library of Congress Tours

This post explains how to take a Library of Congress tour as well as highlights and exhibits that you will see. Be sure to join us on one of our Capitol Hill & Library of Congress Tours.




The Library of Congress is home to over 158 million items including books, manuscripts, maps, photographs, films, and more.

Today, the complex has multiple buildings but the most breathtaking is the original: the  Thomas Jefferson Building.  Read more »

What to do in DC in Winter

All the things you MUST Do in DC this Winter (2020)

Washington DC is a fun and family-friendly city to visit year-round. There are plenty of fun and free things to do all around the city, and this is your guide to enjoying the best of DC this winter.


DC in Winter


This is a Top 10 list of things to do in DC this Winter. For more ideas on popular things to do in DC, check out our posts on bus tours and walking tours of the city.

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Self Guided tour of Georgetown University

Self-Guided Tour of Georgetown University

This post is a self-guided tour of Georgetown University. This is a fun way to experience Georgetown at your own leisure, although the walk is short and the whole tour is under one hour.

Our Historic Georgetown walking tour focuses on the neighborhood, ending here at Georgetown University campus. Use this as a complement to wander the historic campus after the tour!

You can also take this as an Audio Tour!

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Black History of Arlington Cemetery

Self-Guided Tour: Black History of Arlington National Cemetery

This post is a self-guided tour of black history at Arlington National Cemetery. We invite you to join us on an overview of Arlington Cemetery tour led by one of our incredible guides – we offer this guided tour every week of the year.

Use the self-guided tour below as a complement to exploring more of Arlington’s incredible heroes. 


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If you’re taking our self-guided tour, let us know and tag us on social media @freetoursbyfoot and use our Instagram story stickers (search Free Tours by Foot in the gif bar)

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White House Garden Tour Tickets

White House Garden Tour

This post explains how to obtained timed tickets to the White Garden Tours, which take place 2 times every year. While you can request to tour the White House any time of year, only twice a year are the White House Gardens open to the public. You can stroll through the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, the Rose Garden, the White House Kitchen Garden and South Lawn of the White House.

Check out our Guide to Things to Do in DC, with budget advice, travel guides, and information about local Washington DC attractions, including our Free Things to Do in DC.

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