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New York Times Journeys – Washington Insiders Private Tour

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Tour snapshot Get a sneaky peek behind the scenes in Washington DC on a tour specially curated by the experts at The New York Times and Urban Adventures. Take home a unique souvenir from the Library of Congress, drink in the same bars as some of DC’s most famous politicians (past and present) and taste some of the best food and drink in the city. Learning about politics has never been so much fun!

  • Enjoy a locally brewed beer and hobnob with Washington’s Very Important People at one of the oldest watering holes in the city
  • Get an inside look at where some politicos and stars of Washington call home when they’re off the clock
  • Taste a delicious treat at a dining spot popular with local military personnel
  • Stroll through the most historic neighborhood in the city and shop like a local

New York Times Exclusives:

Behind the Scenes Access:

Meet the owners of District Winery and chat about all things vino as you enjoy 5 glasses of wine and an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the production side of the business.

Hands-on Element: Create your own mini-pizza at locals’ favorite 7th Hill Pizza, with help from their expert pizza makers

Local Interactions: Taste local specialties and talk with stall owners at Eastern Market

Inclusions: Local, English-speaking guide, Library of Congress library card, beer tasting, cheese tasting, pizza, wine tasting (5 glasses), bus fare

Exclusions: Items of a personal nature, additional food or drink, personal shopping and souvenirs and gratuities for your guide.

Schedule details

Duration: 4 hours

Meeting point: Cannon House Office Building – the corner of Independence Ave and 1st St SE

Exact GPS Coordinates of the meeting point:
38.887436, -77.003853

Starting time: 12.00 PM
Ending point: District Winery