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  • Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
  • Duration:  Varies

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Explore Washington DC at your own pace on an extensive hop-on hop-off itinerary through the heart of the nation's capital. The buses are open top which allows you to enjoy full 360-degree panoramic views as you travel along your route. Whether you are a first time visitor or a repeat visitor there are many things to discover on this informative tour, including the White House, Washington Monument, Smithsonian, and many more.

Highlights

  • 57 stops throughout Washington DC
  • Enjoy the flexiblity of exploring the city at your own pace
  • Informative, live commentary on board
  • Experience unparalleled views from the vantage point of an open top double-decker bus
  • Tour four different routes around the city
  • Visit the National Mall, historic Georgetown, Arlington Cemetery and much more!
  • Hop off and explore places like the Smithsonian, Washington Monument and the White House
  • Choose from a 24-hour or 48-hour pass

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What You Can Expect

Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

See Iconic Landmarks on the Washington DC Hop-on Hop-off Tour

The buses are equipped with a state-of-the-art technology. Guided commentary is provided throughout the tour. Enjoy the views from the open top double-decker observation level or the comfort of the climate-controlled lower level cabin. Either way, this tour allows you to enjoy Washington DC at your own pace and explore your areas of interest such as the White House, Washington Monument, and the Smithsonian. Choose from a 24-hour or 48-hour ticket to ride on an open-top, double-decker bus, with commentary from your on board guide.

The double-decker bus departs Union Station every 30-minutes giving you plenty of opportunities to explore each stop in detail. The buses on the Red Loop, encompassing the city's most popular sites, run every 20 to 30-minutes.

Have the freedom to explore every corner of Washington DC on the four routes around the city. Ride along the Red Loop, the official tour of the National Mall visiting the city's iconic landmarks; cross the Potomac on the Blue Loop and visit Arlington Cemetery and the Pentagon; on the Yellow Loop, discover historic Georgetown and a variety of museums; or hop aboard a traditional trolley to the National Cathedral on the Green Loop

For a list of stops see Itinerary below:

Itinerary

Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off tour stops:

Red Loop
1. Union Station
2. U.S. Capitol
3. U.S. Capitol & Botanical Garden
4. American Indian Museum
5. Air & Space Museum
6. Hirshhorne Museum
7. L'Enfant Plaza
8. Smithsonian Castle
9. National Mall
10. Washington Monument
11. Bureau of Engraving & Holocaust
12. Jefferson Memorial
13. FDR & MLK Memorial
14. Lincoln Memorial & Korean War Memorial
15. Vietnam Memorial
16. WWII Memorial
17. American History Museum
18. Natural History Museum
19. National Portrait Gallery
20. Ford’s Theater
21. White House
22. National Aquarium
23. National Archives & National Art Gallery
24. Liaison & Hyatt Hotel
25. Union Station

Yellow Loop
26. Union Station
27. Ford’s Theater
28. White House
29. US Treasury
30. White House North
31. Mayflower
32. Dupont Circle
33. Washington Hilton
34. Georgetown Inn
35. Georgetown Canal/Shops
36. Georgetown Harbor
37. Four Seasons
38. Hotel Stop
39. Lincoln Memorial
40. WWII Memorial
41. American History Museum
42. Natural History Museum/Old Post Office
43. Marriott Metro Center
44. Convention center
45. Union Station

Green Loop
46. Washington Hilton
47. Woodley Park/National Zoo
48. Washington National Cathedral
49. Embassy Row
50. Washington Hilton

Blue Loop
51. Washington Monument
52. White House
53. WWII Memorial
54. Lincoln Memorial
55. Arlington Cemetery
56. Pentagon City Mall
57. Washington Monument

Customer Reviews

Louis S
Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Fabulous way to see the city with 4 loops to select you get to see all parts. The added river cruise when you have 2 days gives you a different view of the city.

Highly recommend it

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

This is a great way to see portions of Washington DC and the monuments on the national mall. We will definately use Viator again!!

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