Terry Cordaro is a tour guide in Washington, D.C

Experienced, licensed D.C. Tour guide (license valid through Dec. 31, 2019)

• Have given approximately 500 tours in Washington, D.C. and Virginia (motorcoach, car and walking).

• Strong public speaking and group management skills.

• Member of the Guild of Professional Guides of Washington, D.C.

• Certified guide at Washington National Cathedral.

• Certified Travel Ambassador (CTA) in Baltimore

• Certified Travel Ambassador in Pennsylvania (Gettysburg) /Maryland/Virginia Civil War battlefield areas (Journey Through Hallowed Ground)

• Certified to lead tours to Virginia’s Historic Triangle: Williamsburg, Jamestown, Yorktown

• Chosen as a guide for Tours by Locals.


M.A., European Heritage Planning and Management—University of Plymouth, UK 2007

• Assignments included creating a geological heritage tour in Devon, UK and a tour of Argenteuil, France, where the Impressionists painted.

B.A., French and International Trade (Tourism)--Clemson University, Clemson, S.C. 1995


Washington Walks Licensed Walking Tour Guide

• Have given over 170 walking tours since May 2008

• Researched, designed, led Le Droit Park tour

• Featured in Washington Post’s weekend section, July 30, 2010

DC Baltimore Tours Spring 2014- present

• Give bus and walking tours to various groups – students, seniors, corporations etc.

• Developing food tours in Alexandria and DC as well as “Wine and War” tours in Loudoun County, Virginia.

Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC

Geology, Gems and Minerals Volunteer, September 2010-December 2012

• Gave tours to donors, private groups and families.

Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.

Certification (Feb. 2015)

Summer Evening Docent/Tour Guide, 1997-2007


The Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington, D.C.

Associate Member, 2011-present

Languages English, French
Currencies United States dollar (USD)



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