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Washington DC History Electric Bike Tour

District of Columbia, DC , United States
3h
English

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Hybrid Pedals is an electric bicycle store, built on the belief that people still want personal service from knowledgeable sales people, especially when making an electric bike purchase. We understand that, with so many options to choose from, this isn’t the type of thing people will simply buy online. Savvy buyers want to “try before they buy”, and so we stocked our store with bikes from several quality manufacturers, allowing customers to take test rides, get their questions answered and confidently choose an electric bike that they’ll enjoy for years to come.

What we'll do

The gleaming, modern city of Washington, DC was once an eyesore of unfilled swamps, filthy canals, and horse manure crowned by a half-finished obelisk dedicated to George Washington. "Hooker", the moniker for prostitute, originated yards from the White House in Federal Triangle, where these women gave comfort to General Hooker's troops. Learn the dirty little secrets of how Washington, DC evolved from a swamp to a sleepy Southern town to the present day mecca for young movers and shakers thanks to the vision of men like George Washington, Pierre L'Enfant, Boss Shepherd, James McMillan and "Mayor for Life" Marion Barry. The following sites will be covered in the tour: Union Station Japanese Memorial to Patriotism U.S. Capitol and Grounds Federal Triangle The National Archives J. Edgar Hoover FBI Building The Old Post Office The John A. Wilson Building (D.C. City Hall) Freedom Plaza The Department of the Treasury The White House Daughters of the American Revolution World War I Memorial Lock Keeper's House World War II Memorial Lincoln Memorial Jefferson Memorial Washington Monument U.S. Department of Agriculture Smithsonian Castle and Museums Bartholdi Fountain. We meet at Union Station. After a quick training and fitting. We head South on Louisiana Avenue to the Capitol. Next we cruise West along the center of Pennsylvania Avenue through Federal Triangle to end up at the White House. We continue South on 17th Street past the World War II and Lincoln Memorials. Then we will head East past the Washington Monument to Jefferson Drive to see the U.S.D.A. and museums on the National Mall. Take a peek at the Bartholdi Fountain and the Botanical Gardens and then head back to Union Station. See more on an electric bike! What Is Not Included? Food and drinks Gratuity Duration: 2 hours 30 mins Meeting Location: Union Station (Washington, DC) (Exact meeting location details will be provided immediately upon purchase of tickets.)

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