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Tour code: 5046WAS_MON
Explore the famous monuments and memorials of Washington DC by moonlight on this narrated, 2.5-hour sightseeing tour. Hop aboard an open-air trolley and enjoy an educational and entertaining history of the nation’s capital while traveling past each point of interest. Take in the stunning views of an illuminated Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the White House and many other landmarks. This is a truly unique look at the iconic monuments of Washington DC by night.

Highlights

  • See Washington DC's monuments by moonlight while aboard a trolley
  • Hear entertaining anecdotes and historical information from a guide on an evening tour
  • Pass by Washington DC's most popular monuments and points of interest
  • See the FDR Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial and more

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What You Can Expect

Washington DC Monuments by Moonlight Night Tour by Trolley

Washington DC Monuments by Moonlight Night Tour by Trolley

This unique trolley tour provides an entirely new perspective on the city of Washington DC and its many famous locations by moonlight.

Meet your guide and the rest of the tour group by the main entrance at Union Station. Then climb aboard one of the orange and green trolleys and enjoy the view with live commentary from a local guide.

Ride along the same streets the presidents have traveled and see the Washington Monument lit up for the evening. Pass the Thomas Jefferson and Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorials, illuminated from the Tidal Basin; the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, featuring cascading waterfalls and sculptures; and the National World War I and World War II Memorials, with a spectacular fountain display.

There’s also the Lincoln Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the White House, Capitol Hill and the dome of the United States Capitol, plus the United States Supreme Court Building and the Library of Congress. Along the way, hear the historic stories, facts and anecdotes that make the city of Washington DC one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States.

Customer Reviews

Matt H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!

Sheri H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Outstanding tour! Our driver/guide Adam was very knowledgeable and funny.

Steven

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Excellent. Driver/guide was superb, knowledgeable and entertaining. Interesting views with the changing light.

Christine S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Mr. Holiday was a font of information. We really enjoyed the route, the evening setting and Mr. Holiday's speech. He was able to answer every question thrown at him. His personality was fun and he was an excellent, steady driver. Thank you!

Terri R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Our guide Honest Abe was wonderful! He was so knowledgeable of the city and the sites! HE was our favorite part! Thanks again!!!!

Dorene H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Knowledgeable driver. Perfect timing. Just enough to to explore the highlights of our Capitol. Buckeye was a pleasure.

tom S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Jason was excellent the tour was amazing and very informative a great introduction to the city.

Kathleen G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great trip! We had an amazing guide - sorry I cant remember his name. Highly recommend.

JoAnn L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Mike was a fountain of knowledge and extremely personable. Was a great trip

Becca K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The Viator staff were all very polite and helpful. We had a large group, and the staff was greatly accommodating. The tour and information were great . . . and educational!

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