Daniel Minchew Private tour guide in Washington DC - United States of America

Daniel Minchew

Guide profile:

--- 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, historian, and tour guide.

Recent reviews of this tour guide:

5 stars Martin A.

Daniel's knowledge and love of the subject made the whole trip enjoyable for everyone in our party.

Tour guide services/sample itinerary:

Possible Itineraries for a DC Visit

4 Hour Highlights Tour in your Transportation

(Incoming coach, car/SUV Hire, taxi)

• Overall commentary from meet-up point to first stop.

• Exterior of the US Capitol.

• Exterior of the White House.

• World War II Memorial

• Jefferson Memorial and/or Martin Luther King Memorial

• ‘Big Three’: Korea, Lincoln, and Vietnam Memorials.

• Marine Memorial/Iwo Jima Memorial

6 Hour Highlights Tour in your transportation.

(Incoming coach, car/SUV Hire, taxi)

• All of the above, at a somewhat slower pace, plus

• Both North and South sides of the White House

• The ‘new’ FDR Memorial.

• Drive through ‘Embassy Row’ and pass the Washington National Cathedral.

• Lunch stop. Suggested venues include Pentagon City Mall, US Capitol food service venue, Reagan Center food court (photo ID required for adults), Chinatown, or roof of the Kennedy Center.

All Day Highlights Tour in your transportation.

(Incoming coach, car/SUV Hire, taxi)

• All in the 4- and 6-Hour Highlights Tours, plus a selection as time permits of some of the ‘on your own’ things that are enhanced with a guide

• Interior tour of US Capitol and/or inside tour of the (Washington National Cathedral or the Basilica Shrine of the Immaculate Conception or St. Matthews Cathedral or the Franciscan Monastery) and/or Arlington National Cemetery

• Top of the Washington Monument.

• Holocaust Memorial Museum.

• Bureau of Printing and Engraving.

• US Supreme Court.

• Library of Congress.

Walking/Metro Itineraries

• The above 4-Hour Tour becomes a 6-Hour Tour

• The above 6-Hour Tour becomes an 8-Hour or All Day Tour, except Embassy Row burns too much time to do by walking.

Daniel will organize the tour to meet your specific interests.

Transportation by tour guide:

Yes, transportation can be arranged upon request.

Private sightseeing & group tours offered by this guide:

Custom Itinerary by Private Vehicle Price Per Group 400.00 USD
Custom Washington, DC Walking - Major Monuments Price Per Group 275.00 USD

Tour guide interests:

Historic Washington

Washington Architecture

Masonic Washington

African American Heritage

Political Washington

Washington Walking Tours

Arlington National Cemetery

Reviews of this tour – by clients who booked!

5 stars Martin A. 14 Apr 2019

Daniel's knowledge and love of the subject made the whole trip enjoyable for everyone in our party.

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