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Happy International Women’s Day!

Celebrate women’s contributions to history with these 7 tours found in the US.

What you can expect during your visit in some locations:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

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7 Tours in the United States

Badass Women’s History Tour of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

Learn about the female history makers of Philadelphia.

Itinerary

Stop At:   Liberty Bell Center See the Liberty Bell from the outside and walk through the President’s House monument. Duration: 20 minutes Admission Ticket Not Included

Stop At:   Pennsylvania Hospital See the first hospital in America, founded in 1751. Duration: 20 minutes Admission Ticket Not Included

Stop At:   Gayborhood Visit a beautiful mural showcasing a badass Philadelphia woman. Duration: 10 minutes Admission Ticket Free


Secret Network of Women in Civil Rights Tour

Nashville, TN

Regardless of your gender, this Nashville walking tour is a fun-filled experience uncovering the empowering history and controversies behind the key women of the civil rights movement. You will hear stories about history’s fiercest females from the early settlement to civil rights and beyond. In between stops, you will get the inside scoop on leading female entrepreneurs and business leaders in Nashville today. With United Street Tours, you’ll take action by walking to celebrate women in the world, and particularly women in the South. By joining this Nashville walking tour, you will be taking steps toward empowering women and supporting the journey towards equality.


Ladies of Laurel Grove Women’s History Tour

Savannah, GA

This is Savannah’s only Women’s History Tour conducted inside of the city’s only true Victorian cemetery. Buried within are some of the most colorful, adventurous and influential women of the 19th century. From Girl Scout Founder, Juliette Low, Florence Martus aka The Waving Girl to Jewish Civil Wartime Nurse Phoebe Pember or the loving benfactress muse of poet-painter, Kahlil Gibran, Mrs. Mary Haskell-Minis, its nothing short of remarkable that so much female empowered women ended up in one cemetery!


Women of the Georgetown Set Private Walking Tour

Washington, DC

Regardless of your gender, this Nashville walking tour is a fun-filled experience uncovering the empowering history and controversies behind the key women of the civil rights movement. You will hear stories about history’s fiercest females from the early settlement to civil rights and beyond. In between stops, you will get the inside scoop on leading female entrepreneurs and business leaders in Nashville today. With United Street Tours, you’ll take action by walking to celebrate women in the world, and particularly women in the South. By joining this Nashville walking tour, you will be taking steps toward empowering women and supporting the journey towards equality.


Women Winemakers

Seattle, WA

The Woodinville Wine Pass is your digital ticket to custom tours and discounted tastings throughout wine country. Each pass is delivered instantly via text message or email after you redeem your purchase on our site. No need to download an app because the pass is accessible on your phone wherever you go. In just seconds, your pass is in hand and you are ready for wine! In a predominately male industry, these female winemakers are stealing the spotlight with show stopping wines right in our backyard.


Richmond’s Women in History Segway Tour

Richmond, VA

Richmond’s history abounds with amazing women who defied the repression of their times through incredible skill and indelible determination, including Elizabeth Van Lew, Ellen Glasgow, Maggie Lena Walker, among many other unsung figures. Discover the stories of these trailblazing women on a city-spanning two hour tour through the very streets they walked!


New Orleans’ Influential Women Private Walking Tour

New Orleans, LA

Learn about women’s contributions to New Orleans history and culture of this private French Quarter walking tour. A local guide tells tales of women who fought for the modern city of New Orleans—perspectives other tours often omit or skim over. At the end of the tour, you’ll see the city through the lens of women’s history. Women’s history walking tour of New Orleans See the French Quarter through the lens of women who lived and worked there.

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1 month ago

These are some great options and would be fun to take the family to learn some history.

1 month ago

These look like some pretty good tours! I’m going to look into the one in Richmond since it’s close to me.

1 month ago

I haven’t been in any of them but I would like to visit and be inspired of women who made a history.

Monica Simpson
1 month ago

These all sound so great! I would love to go on the womens in the civil rights tour.

1 month ago

What a neat idea! I would love to check out any of these places. It is nice to go on a tour and learn about history like this.

1 month ago

What an awesome list. The women in winemaking may just be my favorite but the civil rights tour is a close second. Interested in learning more.

1 month ago

thank you for sharing thse!! these are so cool. i will keep them in mind for when i visit these places next

1 month ago

Thanks for sharing these. They’re on my list now.

30 days ago

Oh wow. Love these tours. Would be interested to attend any.

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