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 U Street, from Civil Rights to the Jazz era to today.
Ready for Your Next Journey?
Blue Fern Travel is looking for outgoing, dynamic, friendly people who want to help us show off Washington, DC’s food culture to locals and tourists alike.
Our goal is to share DC’s rich history and diverse culture through the foods of the neighborhoods, so our guests may appreciate all DC has to offer, and get inspired to explore their own neck of the woods.
We’re passionate about supporting the neighborhoods we work in. We’re the first Washington, DC food tour that features a one-for-one program where a portion of each ticket purchased helps feed a local resident in need, through our partner Bread for the City.
If you’d like to join our team, check out the openings listed below. Email a resume and brief cover letter to Mary Collins. All postings will be remain open until all positions are filled.
Current Job Opportunities
Are you into food, history, and love DC? Want to share your passion with others? Great guides are fun, friendly, and love leading a crowd.
We’re looking for some stellar guides to lead our U Street Tours, Boutique Old Town Alexandria Tours and Georgetown. Our tours range from two to three hours, and we guide guests through the streets of Washington, DC.
We’ll provide the script–you provide the character! Prior tour experience is not required. However, knowledge of food, Washington, DC history, and local knowledge is preferred.
Guides are paid $20-35 hourly, plus unlimited tips. Guides must be able to commit at least two tours a week. We also offer great work culture, outdoor work environment and are a W2 employer.
You can taste the diversity in DC’s oldest neighborhood on this Georgetown food tour. From James Beard Nominee tarts and award winning VPN style pizza that attracts famous guests from near and far, you’ll connect to the history, people and stories behind DC’s most well known neighborhood.
Situated just across the river from DC, Old Town Alexandria is easy to access by car, metro, or water taxi. This charming little city has a fascinating history from the Civil War to Civil Rights. Come taste the flavors that set the backdrop to Alexandria’s evolution.