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Tours for Humanity

Arlington, VA 22201
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Only way to learn about FUN DC History

I am by no means a history buff. I find the normal history tours rather boring, I mean who wants to... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Jessica S
Best way to learn about DC

We had a blast on the drinking history tour! I learned alot of fun stories based around drinking... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Amber K
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Tours for Humanity is a group of charismatic guides dedicated to the proposition that history can help people. We believe in the power of stories and contribute a portion of our profits to charities fighting ignorance, poverty and disease. Our walking tours won't save the world but they're a step in the right direction.
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“history tour” (20 reviews)
“drinking tour” (9 reviews)
“national mall” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Arlington, VA 22201
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

I am by no means a history buff. I find the normal history tours rather boring, I mean who wants to learn about a building, when it was built, yada yada yada. This tour has completely restored my faith in history tours. The stories were...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We had a blast on the drinking history tour! I learned alot of fun stories based around drinking, and everyone was interested in the stories. You don't need to be a history buff to get a good laugh.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We had a group of 10 for the drunken history tour and Beau was our guide. He was very knowledgeable and entertaining without being over the top....a wealth of historical information and very engaging. Unfortunately for us it was foggy and rainy that day but...More

1  Thank Sophie J
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

You're in DC, you want to experience the sights, learn a bit of history, and also have fun. Tours for Humanity will definitely get this done. I booked a DC Drinking tour for me and my group of friends, many of us DC residents who've...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

The tour guide was fantastic and the stories are ones to remember. Go to learn about the stories you dont hear in elementary school nor on the plaques.

1  Thank Joey A
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

My friends and I had a blast going on the drinking history tour with Bo. I'm a D.C. native and I didn't know so many of the great stories that Bo told us about U.S. history that took place in our great city. Add in...More

1  Thank John B
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Tours for Humanity is a great tour company for a great cause. The guides are engaging and they offer unique tour options. I recently booked the Drinking History Tour for my family (boyfriend and both sets of parents) while they were here for the holidays...More

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Lisa M, Owner at Tours for Humanity, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Thanks for letting us be part of your holiday! We're glad you and your family enjoyed the Drinking History tour. Cheers to the new year!

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

We took the 2-hour walking tour about the Lincoln Assassination. Our guide really made the story come alive with compelling details and great locations. This is not your average tour of well-known facts recited by a disengaged guide. If you cannot make the drinking tour,...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

We did both the Arlington Cemetery and the National Mall tours and they were highlights of our trip. Bo provided a perfect combination of relevant history, interesting storytelling, and reverent reflection on how it applies to us in modern times. I very highly recommend this...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Bo is a great tour guide- knowledgeable, funny, interesting- and can definitely hold his liquor! This tour was a blast and we learned a lot!

1  Thank Pamela D
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