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Blue Fern Travel

10 Years of History-Infused Cuisine & Cocktail Tours in DC & Alexandria

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Step away from the monuments & memorials into the real DC. Explore the stories of U Street though the street art, architecture and food! Enjoy some of DC’s most iconic flavors on this fascinating historic journey through Black Broadway, from Civil Rights to the Jazz era to today.

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Why Choose Blue Fern Travel?

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Our city is more than the Monuments and Memorials! Experience real DC neighborhoods and dive into the stories and the history of cuisines, art, architecture, and changemakers who shaped this city.

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Enjoy decadent tastings from locally owned restaurants which showcase flavors that contribute to the evolution of the neighborhood. Come hungry as the food on each tour is plenty for a full meal.

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We are real people with a passion for what we do! Our Fork Tours have received the most 5-star reviews of any area food tour operator, so you know you’re in good hands.

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Feel good knowing that a portion of your ticket price is being donated directly to charity. By joining a tour, you are providing three full meals to a resident in need. Together, we have donated almost 30,000 meals!


Washington DC, Virginia & Baltimore

Enjoy the delicious and diverse cuisine this district has to offer while connecting with local culture and history on a walking food tour.


Washington, DC

Visit 4-5 distilleries for delicious drinks and a stop at a smokehouse that received a nod from the Michelin Guide in 2018.


Washington DC, Virginia & Virtual

Explore our delicious seasonal tour options and virtual events. From Flavor Passes to virtual classes, we have something for everyone!

We care about your health and safety. Read our policies here. Please make sure you are up to date with any local requirements and policies!

We offer private tours for small groups everyday that are bookable online! We can also host bigger tours and events for team-building and corporate groups.

Keep up with our newest tours & events. We’ll let you know when we launch new neighborhoods, new cities, and new concepts!

Since 2014, we’ve donated 40k meals. For our 10th anniversary, we’ve committed to donating 10k this year alone!

You Help Us Give Back to the DC Community

40,000 Meals Donated! & Counting…

As DC’s only one-for-one food tour, a portion of every ticket sale goes to feed a local district resident in need 3 full meals. Donations are made directly to our partner, Bread For the City.

We’ve set a goal to donate 10,000 meals this year for our 10th Anniversary.

When you join our tour, you are directly contributing to our mission to give back and support local – thank you for contributing! Do good, be good, and feel good!

⟡ Providing 5-Star Culinary Experiences ⟡

U Street Tour was a great way to spend the day Fork Tours

We consumed so much great food and local history/ culture in just 3 hours. Our guide, Soneka was funny, fun, charming and informative, giving us a taste of DC that we had never had before, while making us want to learn more every step of the way. We wish everyone was as good at their jobs as she is, a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day. Any trip to DC would be improved with this wonderful experience.

– Tom P. | Tripadvisor
A Birthday Celebration - Georgetown Fork Tour Fork Tours

Rasheed Shaw took my son Jonathan and I on a food tour of Georgetown. What an awesome experience! Excellent food, fantastic and interesting history and stories from Rasheed and an all around fun time! Highly recommend this tour as an alternative to the standard tours of DC!

– David T. | Google
Gnarly Experience! Fork Tours

Never that how well history & food would pair so well together. Great food stops & what rich history. THE TOUR GUIDE WAS THE BEST part of making this experience so enjoyable 😉 I can't wait to do the next one. I highly recommend the tour!! Keep up the good work & interactions with the community. Thank you for an unforgettable adventure!!

– Izle76 | Tripadvisor
Highly recommend! Georgetown Fork Tour Fork Tours

This was our very first food tour that we have done and WOW, this experience has set the bar high. The history provided on Georgetown was an incredible learning experience. Our group had a great flow as we spoke on history, food, and travel. The food that we enjoyed were lovely spots that we will be frequenting again when we return to D.C. This company gives back to their community after each tour. This is a must!

– Sydney N. | Google
TOP GUIDE & GREAT TOUR Georgetown Fork Tours

Jim is an amazing tour guide! He had us laughing and made it feel like we were hanging out with a group of friends. Very knowledgeable and approachable. The food was top notch. Would definitely recommend.

– Adriana F. | Airbnb
Awesome Corporate Event! Fork Tours

Our group of interns really enjoyed this tour and said it was the favorite of the summer! We requested a custom tour to highlight diverse restaurant owners and the stops exceeded our expectations!

– Kimberly R. | Cooley LLP
You WOWED this local! Fork Tours

This was one of the best walking tours we’ve been on! We couldn’t imagine having a better or entertaining tour guide than Soneka! From the moment we all met at our meeting place, we knew we were in for a great afternoon. It was a wonder presentation coupled with an eclectic blend of history, culture, and amazing food! I grew up around DC and never knew some of the hidden gems Soneka unearthed for us. Plus we love knowing a portion of the proceeds are donated to area food banks. Definitely a class act and an afternoon full of fun and adventure and meeting new friends! A must see!!

– Joesph L. | GetYourGuide

⟡ About Us ⟡

Adventure slowly and taste deeply.

We dig deeper to serve up travel experiences straight from the source.

Blue Fern Travel is off the beaten path. Rooted in culture. Rooted in community.

We are diligent in cultivating unique tours. We research and learn about our communities
to maintain sustainable travel experiences that give back.

We love what we do and work with people we love.

Adventure awaits.

And, we’re always hungry for more!