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  • Location:Washington D.C., District of Columbia
  • Duration:6 hours (approx.)

Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour

Washington DC can be overwhelming with all of its different sights, but when seated aboard this luxury coach in the company of a knowledgeable guide, you can experience the best that DC has to offer in a single day. Over the course of the six-hour, narrated tour, ride in comfort between popular sites such as the Lincoln Memorial and White House, and enjoy guided walks around the US Capitol Building, the Lincoln Memorial, the World War II Memorial and the Korean War Veterans Memorial.


  • Tour of Washington DC's most famous monuments and landmarks by state-of-the-art luxury 30-passenger coach
  • See the White House, Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Memorial, and more from your comfortable coach
  • Hop off for guided walks around the US Capitol Building, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial and much more
  • Take a scenic 1-hour Potomac River cruise (March 15 - October 6)
  • Learn about the sights you see from your knowledgeable guide
  • Small-group tour limited to 30 people ensures a more personalized experience

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

There is so much to see in Washington DC, so this tour is a great way to keep you from being overwhelmed. Having the guide accompany you at the stops really sets this tour apart. If you can, visit in the spring to take advantage of the Potomac River cruise!

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What You Can Expect

Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour

See the US Capitol Building and Other Iconic Sights

This narrated Washington DC tour begins at the US Navy Memorial, where you’ll step aboard a luxury coach and meet your professional guide. Over the next six hours you’ll tour Washington D.C.’s most popular sights, and get views from the coach of the National Mall, Freedom Plaza, and the White House.

Stretching your legs on a walking tour, listen as your guide provides knowledgeable insight on the city’s buildings and memorials, and walk around the US Capitol Building as well as the Lincoln Memorial. Your tour also includes visits to the Korean Veterans Memorial and the Iwo Jima (Marine Corps) Memorial, and a stop at the World War II Memorial for photos, questions, and stories.

From March 15 to October 6, enjoy a scenic one-hour cruise along the Potomac River, where you’ll see Netherlands Carillon, the Lee Mansion, and Teddy Roosevelt Island. Lunch is available for purchase on board, and in the winter months from October 7-March 14, purchase lunch in an indoor courtyard surrounded by fascinating history.

During all times of year, this guided tour of Washington DC concludes at the US Navy Memorial.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Nick was a fabulous guide and it was a great way to acclimate to the city

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Our trip was great and I would highly recommend it to anyone. Our guide, Christopher, did an amazing job of sharing not only all of the sites, but great history and detail as well. We had a man separate from the group during the tour and Christopher handled that situation very well until all parties were reunited again. It was truly a great day and way to see lots of the historic sites in Washington DC. Thank you!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Andy was very entertaining and informative. Good overview for the limited time we had in DC.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

If you have enough time to visit the city in detail, this trip can help you as a very good starting point in order to set the milestones and plan your entire visit otherwise, if you have limited time, this trip is perfect to visit the most important and relevant interest sites of DC. Kudos for Mary and Julio, who made this experience very educational and very funny!! In the underworld they are also known as Bonnie and Clyde

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Tour guide excellent,drive great,very interesting stops time flu by

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Our tour guide Christopher was the best! So much personality and very knowledgeable. We saw so much in 6 hours we even had a boat ride on the Potomac River. We never could have done all of this on our own and for such an affordable rate.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

I could not recommend it more highly. It is awesome and if you tried to do it yourself you'd need at least two who days. Nick our guide was superb in every way.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Excellent tour, very knowlegeable guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Nick was an excellent tour guide. He told jokes and interjected real experiences. He made the tour fun.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Great review...Patricia was dynamite with great energy and a ton of interesting facts. Our driver got around the city with ease which would be near impossible to do as a visitor. 5 stars this was a great tour and an enjoyable experience. I highly recommend it!

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