Trips & Excursions

Saturday, April 11, 2020, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Join Melanie Choukas-Bradley and Susan Austin Roth, the author and photographer of A Year in Rock Creek Park—the Wild, Wooded Heart of Washington, D.C.,
on a spring nature walk in Rock Creek Park.

Sunday, April 19, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm


Join Andr
éa Seiger and John Dean, author and photographer of 111 Places in Washington That You Must Not Miss guidebook for a walk in this elegant and peaceful cemetery, the setting of George Saunders prize-winning Lincoln in the Bardo. Sunday, April 19, from 2:00  to 4:00 pm

Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

This spring, Politics and Prose invites you to a perennial P&P favorite: the wonder of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterpiece, Fallingwater! We are leading a trip to the wooded area of western Pennsylvania where you can enjoy the serenity of the surroundings and explore the house known worldwide as a resonant feat of architectural achievement and now a UNESCO World Heritage site! Saturday, April 25, 2020, 8 am to 8 pm.

April 19 through 29, 2020

Join Politics and Prose for a trip through Historic Bath and Literary Oxford, with stops at Stonehenge, Highclere, and many other picturesque sites in the south of England.

March 22 through 29, 2020

Politics and Prose invites you to join us for a week of Art and Culture in Barcelona, Spain.

Sunday, April 26, from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Join Andréa Seiger and John Dean, author and photographer of 111 Places in Washington That You Must Not Miss guidebook for a walk through the photogenic, vibrant and ever-changing Navy Yard neighborhood that lies along the Anacostia River, once intended to be part of a deep water port. It is anchored by the US Navy Yard, the oldest continuously operating Navy installation in the United States, and Nationals Park.

Saturday, May 9, 1 p.m. to around 3 p.m.

 

Join Rick Massimo, author of A Walking Tour of the Georgetown Set, for a tour of the neighborhood that was home to the bureaucratic, journalistic, and spy elites of Washington during the Cold War. Discover the house where a tea set was knocked over to stave off an international incident, the restaurant where a Soviet defector escaped through a bathroom, the house Kennedy made his last stop on Inauguration Night, and a whole lot more.

October 10 through 21, 2020

Join Politics and Prose, Francis J. Ambrosio, Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University, and Deborah Warin, Director of Renaissance Tours Company, LLC, for a breathtaking tour through Florence and Chianti.