About Us

Impressionism tour at Nation Gallery of Art


Established in 2013, Adventures for Creative Tourists focuses on providing experiences for people who are interested in Washington, D.C. tours with a focus on art, history, and culture.

We are a group of professionally certified tour guides working in the Greater D.C. area brought together by our shared passion for experiencing arts, history, culture and more throughout the city. The company is an affiliate of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington, D.C., making us a premier tour operator.

In addition, our guides are the best! All tours are run by certified tour guides affiliated with the Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington, D.C. They have worked in art museums, achieved cultural education and hold higher level degrees. In other words, we are an elite, eccentric and exceptional team. Come experience a tour with us and join the adventure.

We offer group art exhibit experiences, private walking tours, private art museum tours, art gallery crawls, and historic adventures. Our group offers many opportunities to visit monumental places including the U.S. Capitol, Library of Congress, National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Portrait Gallery, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Gallery, various art gallery crawls and Roosevelt Island among others.

Whether you’re just visiting or are a D.C. native, come tour with us!  Our groups are welcoming, well-organized, and adventurously fun!

Emmanuel Gogo leading DC tour


  • Chevron down What is Adventures for Creative Tourists?
  • Adventures for Creative Tourists, LLC is a network of certified Washington, D.C. tour guides that are dedicated to the arts, culture, and history of our area. Each tour guide is responsible for developing their own tours. Only the best tour guides who have mastered their area of choice and are willing to develop a full tour are allowed into the network. Each tour guide is responsible for maintaining their own quality with consistent top-notch delivery.

  • Chevron down How often do events happen?
  • As often as possible. If a tour has a consistent delivery and has received outstanding reviews, then you will see this tour being offered more to the public. However, the schedule of tours is made by the tour guides and the facilities that host the tours.

  • Chevron down Where are these events held?
  • Our tours are held in public museums, private museums, outdoors, neighborhoods, on the National Mall, and anywhere else our tour guides fancy.

  • Chevron down Do you accept credit cards?
  • Yes, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and Visa are all accepted online only. Cash is accepted in person on the day of the tour.  Our tour guides do not have machines to process credit cards.

  • Chevron down How long do the tours last?
  • Most of our tours last one to three hours.

  • Chevron down Do you have any success stories?
  • Yes, we have many success stories. Each time we have a tour there is always someone in our group that has never been to the location. Our mission is to allow more people to have a great experience in a cultural location for the very first time. We have introduced many people to art museums, art galleries, and restaurants. We see them really enjoying themselves and know that they will come back to these cultural spots.

  • Chevron down Are the tickets refundable?
  • Tickets are nonrefundable at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled tour.  Tickets may not be used as credit towards a future tour.

  • Chevron down What if I am late to the tour?
  • Adventures for Creative Tourists cannot guarantee that you will be able to find our tour guide if you are late to the tour. Tickets are nonrefundable – no exceptions.

  • Chevron down What if the weather is bad?
  • All tours go rain or shine. However, for the tours that are outside, and the weather will cause attendees and tour guide to become extremely uncomfortable then the tour will be canceled. If a tour is canceled due to poor weather, attendees will have an option for a refund or to reschedule.