Private White House Neighborhood Walking Tour
3 Ratings
Explore the White House neighborhood with a private, app-guided tour. Discover historic sites at your own pace, curated by expert guide Peter Smeallie.
Duration: 4 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • White House - Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the magnificent White House in Washington, DC. We are currently on the north side, which serves as the ceremonial entrance.
  • Eisenhower Executive Office Building - Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the iconic Eisenhower Executive Office Building. Our next stop “rises like a tiered wedding cake to the west of the White House.” Built in 1888 by Alfred Mullett, the Eisenhower Executive Office Building (later named after the 34th president) originally housed the State, Navy, and War Departments.
  • Renwick Gallery - James Renwick, the architect behind St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City and the Smithsonian Castle on the National Mall, lends his name to our next destination—the red-brick Renwick Gallery, which he completed in 1874.
  • Blair House - The Blair House served as a temporary residence for Harry S. Truman from 1948 to 1952 while the White House was being renovated.
  • Decatur House - This unassuming brick townhouse on the corner, known as the Decatur House, played a significant role in Washington’s political and social life. It was named after Stephen Decatur.
  • St. John’s Church - Since its founding in 1815, every U.S. president has worshipped at St. John’s.
  • General Andrew Jackson Statue - At the center of Lafayette Square stands a statue of the 7th U.S. president, Andrew Jackson.
  • United States Department of the Treasury - We will conclude our tour of Lafayette Square with another “Hamilton” reference, right here at the Department of the Treasury.
What's Included
  • Free Navigation on your Smartphone
  • Pintours App Guide
Additional Information

Come visit the exciting world of the White House and the surrounding Lafayette Square neighborhood. We’ll see the homes of and other major sites where some of the wealthiest and most influential people lived, worked, and made their mark on United States history!

Don’t worry about other people, this tour is completely tailored to you with the app!

This tour has been designed by the world-famous expert guide, Peter Smeallie

With our app, you can pause the tour, and check out the locations as long as you want! You can skip a stop you don’t like, and you have all the best information about each stop at your fingertips.

  • Duration is flexible, travelers can extend if their time per attraction if they want
General Andrew Jackson Statue
Please head to the General Andrew Jackson Statue
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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Apr 28, 2024
Interesting tour of the White House Neighborhood - Got to learn about the White House and the surrounding neighborhood! Such rich history and storytelling!
Review provided by Viator
Jun 28, 2024
This is a scam - The fact that there was no assistance,,, terrible! You have scammed us and I will let the world know
Review provided by Viator
Apr 26, 2024
Scam - What a waste of money. I thought this was an in depth White House tour. It was a very long walk around a very big block with more information about the buildings around the White House than the White House itself. A lot of music was played while it took time to get to all these other structures. Very disappointed.
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up to 15 guests
1 Adult
July 2024