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Tim Kelly Licensed

  • 5 stars 4 Reviews
  • 25 Bookings

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Hello, I am a Expert Tour Guide licensed by the City of Washington D.C. and I am also a Certified Tour Ambassador for the Journey Through the Hollow Ground. My 7 years of experience in Washington D.C. and the surrounding area has giving me the joy to meet thousands of visitors from across the U.S. and the world. My goal has always been to inform, educate, inspire, and entertain people about the great capital city of Washington D.C. and all it's glory, nuaces, and history. I am lucky enough to be a National Park Service Park Member at the Manassas Park Battlefield and a local historian to do C Learn more

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Vera Medici Licensed

  • 5 stars 6 Reviews
  • 21 Bookings

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Washington DC (primary)
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English

I am an independent Tour Guide officially licensed by the city of Washington, D.C. I am also a member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington, DC. For over 7 years I have been informing and entertaining visitors from across the country and around the world about the sights and history of the capital of the United States of America.
I love working with visitors of all ages and groups of all sizes, and can gear any tour towards the special needs or interests of my guests. Of course the most-requested tour is of the Monuments, Memorials, and other famous landmarks of Washi
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Maricar Donato Licensed

  • 5 stars 7 Reviews
  • 18 Bookings

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English (primary)
  • French (Fluent)
  • Italian (Fluent)
  • Spanish (Fluent)
  • Tagalog (Fluent)

Maricar R. Donato brings a level of excellence and professionalism that is unequaled in the tourism and event management industry. Charismatic, passionate and with a gift for inspiring, she embodies a rich cultural perspective. With a grandfather from Spain, she was born, raised, and educated in the Philippines listening to Spanish at home, being educated in English at school, and speaking Tagalog. She’s lived and studied in both Paris, France and Washington, DC and now speaks six languages.
Ms. Donato is the founder a professional tour and event planning company with over 33 years of comb
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Elsa P. Ortiz Grady Licensed

  • 5 stars 2 Reviews
  • 4 Bookings

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Washington DC (primary)
Languages:
Spanish (primary)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Portuguese (Basic)

Thank you for your interest in my services. I am a long time resident of Washington, DC, and have experience in conducting tours of Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD and Philadelphia, PA, including Lancaster County. I am a licensed tour guide who enjoys leading visitors through regional points of interest in the area such as national monuments, museums and historic sites. I also enjoy sharing my knowledge about the sites' history, relating important events and highlighting other topics of interest. I specialize in bilingual (English-Spanish) walking, private vehicle and motorcoach tours through Learn more

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Tony Spadafora Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 1 Booking

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As a former teacher and event manager, I have experience making DC -- its history, neighborhoods, and characters -- memorable for all ages. It is the stories which make a city come alive. Why could one say that Arlington Cemetery was not only an accident, but an act of vengeance against George Washington's Family? What happened to make the first public Inaugural Ball also the last? Why is the Memorial Bridge actually a monument to peace and reconciliation?
Most importantly, what questions will come up as you explore the city?
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Craig Steinberg Licensed

  • 4 stars 1 Review
  • 6 Bookings

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I am a Licensed DC Tour Guide and a Docent at the National Air and Space Museum on the Mall. I am also a member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington, DC.
I can walk you around the Monuments and Memorials, take you from "Kitty Hawk to the Moon", bring you through Arlington National Cemetery, or explore the Shuttle, Concorde, and SR-71 with you at the Air and Space Annex near Dulles Airport.
My standard rate is $50/hour/group.
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Ronald Wright Licensed

  • 4 stars 1 Review
  • 3 Bookings

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Hello! My name is Ron and I am a Washington, D. C. native who grew up locally watching our Capitol City and its sightseeing opportunities expand over the years. I have lived through much of the city's history and love showing off my home town to visitors from all over the world. I am a licensed tour guide here in Washington and have over six years of experience as a professional guide. Please let me show you our city while telling you the many stories that make up our history and the evolution of our country. Please email or call with any questions that you might have. Ron Learn more

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Brian McNeill - Washington DC Private Tour Guide Licensed

  • 3 Bookings

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Looking for the best private tours in Washington DC! Please allow me to be your DC tour guide, I have been working in the tourism industry for over 20 years. My background is in customer service and education, so I understand what one's expectations should be when planning any tour experience. I can help make the most of any visit to DC and have worked with many adult groups and hosted thousands for their 8th grade DC trip.
To me there is more to telling history than simply stating the facts, it's the stories behind the facts that I find fascinating. This is why I can easily work with corp
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Daniel Minchew Licensed

  • 2 Bookings

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--- Special Skills ---
• City Guide (licensed in Washington, DC and New York City) -.Experienced in guiding private parties, school groups, family reunions, domestic and international visitors. I work from Williamsburg to Boston, with all major historic sites in between. I live in the Washington, DC area.
• Tour Director: - Served as Tour Director for US and international group tours in US, Canada, and Europe.
• Educator - .Developed educational curricula to connect historic sites with classroom objectives.
I am a former US Senate and White House staffer turned educator, histori
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Frank James Ellis ~ Your guide to the Capitol. Licensed

  • 1 Booking

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As a native Washingtonian, I am well qualified to escort you, your group, or family and friends on private tours. Life in Washington DC is good so let me share it with you.
With many years of experience in hospitality, travel, and hotels - I offer nothing but high quality, personal customer service.
Licensed as a professional guide, I have been escorting tours in the city for over 20 years. My knowledge is based on a lifetime as a resident and Washington DC History Nerd.
As a local I share all the insider tips I can making your adventure special. You name it and I'll take you ther
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Faye Brenner Licensed

  • 1 Booking

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I am a former educator with over 25 years' experience with student and adult travel. After retiring from education I became a full-time tour director, including designing and offering tours through my own company, Beyond the Tourist Tours. I specialize in Old Town Alexandria and off-the-usual tourist sites in Washington, DC.
I am willing to work with you to create a tour that best suits the individual or group needs. I have created a tour of Virginia wineries for a PTSA group, haunted Alexandria for a youth group, a tour of "sex and scandals in Old Town" for locals, Meridian Hill Park
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Shereth Gilson Licensed

  • Newly Listed
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Hi! I'm Shereth. I'm a former professional actor, teacher, and current singer with the City Choir of Washington. In addition to tour guiding I also work as an activities assistant at an assisted living facility, where I share my love of history, art, and music with my residents.
I have twenty years experience as a performer and teacher and an extensive background in customer service. I am also trained as a costumed Colonial Guide with Watermark Tours in historic Annapolis, MD.
I love working with the public - animals are welcome too!
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Rebecca Grawl Licensed

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I'm a licensed D.C. Tour Guide with a background in American history and museum education and am thrilled to have a chance to share my favorite city with visitors from all over the United States and the world. A native Texan, my love for D.C. grew out of annual summer trips to visit her grandparents in Northern Virginia. Those family trips made a lasting impression of the burgeoning history buff and instilled a passion for civics, government, and our shared national history.
After graduating from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College with a B.A. in American Culture and a Concentration in Histor
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Mete Gurel Licensed

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English (primary)
  • Turkish (Fluent)

Mete Gurel is passionate about the US History, Sculpture, Sightseeing and meeting with new people from all around the world. Experience Washington DC from a different perspective.
He was born and raised in Istanbul Turkey and has been living in Washington DC for 12 years. He speaks English and Turkish fluently.
Mete has a bachelor degree in Hotel & Travel Management and he has been actively working in Hospitality industry for over 20 years. Mete also works as an Executive Travel Consultant for leading Travel Companies.
He is a member of the The GUILD of Professional Tour Guides of
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Hillary Campbell Johnson Licensed

  • Newly Listed
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Guide Locations:
Orlando (primary)
Languages:
English (primary)
  • French (Fluent)
  • German (Basic)
  • Italian (Basic)
  • Spanish (Basic)

Tour Director for tours of the USA & Canada. For over twenty years I have been showing groups the cities of the eastern USA and Canada. I work as a professional tour director and guide and am a CITM (Certified International Tour Manager). I am licensed in New York City, Washington, DC and Niagara Falls, Ontario. Let me bring the places that you visit to life! For more information, availability and testimonials, please visit hillarycampbelljohnson.com. I speak fluent French, very good Italian and good Spanish and German. I work only with groups of ten or more and will take groups of u Learn more

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