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Lonely Planet Experiences – American Politics & Debate on Capitol Hill

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American Buildings and Bills Tour Highlights

Get a taste for DC’s political scene and beer scene on the Politics & Pints Capitol Hill Tour! This DC walking tour meanders through the historic Cap Hill neighborhood as we discuss America’s political founding, current policies, an engage in a friendly democratic debate! We then stop in a favorite bar for a drink.

  • Learn about the U.S. government and its frequently controversial politicians and policies
  • Engage in some friendly debate on American politics and issues
  • Discover the origins of the nation’s capital
  • Wander through the beautiful, historic Capitol Hill neighborhood and discover local shops and restaurants
  • Grab a drink in the oldest commercial district in the city
  • Each Lonely Planet Experience comes with six-months free access to Lonely Planet’s Guides App which includes over 8,000 destinations guides and unbeatable discounts to Lonely Planet Guidebooks


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Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide.

Exclusions: Food and drinks, souvenirs and personal shopping, and tips/gratuities for your guide.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Meeting point: In front of the Capitol Building at the corner of First St NE and East Capitol St NE
  • Starting time: 3.00 PM
  • Ending point: Molly Malones, 713 8th St SE, Washington, DC

Should I Book a Public Tour or a Private Tour?

Public Tour

  • Set departure time
  • Slight less expensive for small groups
  • Meet other travelers and locals and make new friends

Private Tour

  • Pick your departure time
  • Ability to customize the tour for your specific preferences
  • Ability to add a hotel pick up
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