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Washington DC Monuments by Moonlight Tour by Trolley

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.
  • Duration: 2 to 48 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 48 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley + Arlington Nat'l Cemetery, Water Taxi Upgrade

Take a hop-on hop-off Washington DC trolley tour to explore the nation’s capital at your own pace. The route encompasses the city’s top attractions, including the White House, Lincoln Memorial, and Arlington National Cemetery (if option is selected). This is the only tour to take you into the Arlington National Cemetery (if option is selected). Just hop off at any stop when you want to explore, and then hop back on the trolley to continue around the city. When booking, select a silver, gold or platinum pass, depending upon your interests.
  • Duration: 2 to 48 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 48 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Washington DC Duck Tour

Buckle into an amphibious World War II vehicle and take off on an entertaining duck tour of Washington DC. You’ll travel by land and water and view plenty of landmarks narrated by your comical captain during this 1.5-hour tour. Motor past the Washington Monument and other famous memorials before you make a splash into the Potomac River for unique water views.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Arlington Cemetery Plus DC Monuments Tour

Visit Arlington National Cemetery and explore some of the most famous monuments and memorials around Washington, DC on this guided, full-day sightseeing tour. At Arlington National, witness the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns, then stop at famous landmark locations like the Marine Corps War Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial and more. Additionally, see the Lincoln Memorial, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial and many more — even the White House, the United States Capitol and the National Mall.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.00
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Arlington National Cemetery Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Explore the vast Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, DC at a pace that suits you with this hop-on hop-off trolley tour. With trolleys departing every 20 minutes, you can hop off at any of the six stops, including the US Marine Corps War Memorial, the US Coast Guard Memorial and the Eternal Flame. Listen to an onboard guide share the history of Arlington and the significance of the memorials, monuments and burial sites that you pass.
  • Duration: 2 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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2-Day Grand Tour of Washington DC

Explore the most famous landmark locations in and around Washington, DC on this guided, 2-day sightseeing tour. Visit popular attractions like the White House Visitor Center, the United States Capitol and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, to name just a few. Then travel to Mount Vernon, George Washington's beloved plantation in Virginia and Arlington National Cemetery to witness the Changing of the Guard. Along the way, hear colorful stories and learn little known facts about all the monuments, statues, buildings and locations in and around DC.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.00
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War Memorials and Arlington National Cemetery Tour

Visit Arlington National Cemetery and explore some of the most famous memorials around Washington, DC on this sightseeing tour. At Arlington National, witness the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns, then stop at famous landmark locations like the Marine Corps War Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial and more. Additionally, see the Lincoln Memorial, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial and many more—even the White House, the United States Capitol and the National Mall.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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DC Monuments By Night

D.C. is a fascinating city, but at night and under the stars,  it’s magical. Tour your favorite monuments and memorials all lit up our experienced guide for 3 unforgettable hours.  In the spring and summer, you’ll hopefully catch a beautiful sunset with an iconic location such as the Capitol or the Washington Monument as your backdrop. Then watch as the lights come up all over the city on favorites like the White House and Lincoln Memorial. In the fall and winter, you’ll be able to see the city at its glowing best right from the start and even catch the seasonal holiday lights from November-January.It’s just the right blend of time riding and walking and you’ll visit all the most famous DC nighttime sights while hearing all about the Nation’s Capital from our personable and entertaining live guide.  If you’ve never been to DC before, a night tour is an absolute must. If you’ve been here before, there's a reason so many people want to do it again. 
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Half-Day Grand Tour of Washington DC

Get a panoramic look at Washington DC on this sightseeing tour that provides a comprehensive introduction to the United States capital and its historical and cultural landmarks. Listen to live narration as you see dozens of attractions, such as Lincoln Memorial, Iwo Jima Memorial, the outside of the White House, Washington Monument and the National Mall, the Watergate building, Arlington National Cemetery and the Smithsonian buildings.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Washington DC Super Saver: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley + Monuments by Moonlight Tour

Explore the best of Washington, DC on this narrated, hop-on hop-off trolley tour. Visit more than 100 points of interest among DC’s top attractions — like the White House, the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument, to name just a few. Depending upon your interest, select a silver, gold or platinum pass, then board at any of the 17 stops and get to know the nation’s capital in customized fashion, with live onboard commentary from a professional tour conductor. A guided, 2.5-hour, moonlight trolley tour to the same landmark locations, illuminated for the evening, is also included.
  • Duration: 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Moonlight Tour of Washington DC

Experience the grandeur of Washington DC’s architecture and memorials at night on this three-hour moonlight tour of the city. Avoid the crowds and traffic that persists during the day, and have the sights to yourself on a small group tour (max 14 people). Travel in a climate-controlled van and stop to see some of the nation’s most famous sights including the Pentagon, Arlington Cemetery, and the National Archives. Skip the hassles of driving and public transportation and get a good overview of the city.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Guided Tour: The Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Get an in-depth look at the National Museum of American History on this 2.5-hour private tour. With a dedicated guide, visit the museum's highlights that features personalized attention and a flexible itinerary.
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Tour

Take a break from the city without the hassle of navigating on your own on a guided day trip to Mount Vernon and Old Alexandria. No need to plan logistics: Admission tickets and tour of Washington’s Mount Vernon estate are reserved for you. Afterwards, explore Old Alexandria with a guide, who ensures you see points of historical interest that are often unmarked and missed by visitors.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private US Army and Pentagon Tour in Washington DC

Explore the military history of Washington, DC, on a 6-hour, private tour of the Pentagon, Fort McNair, the Industrial College of Armed Forces, and Arlington Cemetery. This tour accommodates your group of up to 5 people, and includes round-trip hotel transport, entrance fees, and a personal driver/guide.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Full Monuments & Memorials Tour

You can see all Washington DC Monuments and Memorials, the White House and the Capitol at your own pace, with no bus-filled crowding or walking — and no waiting. You'll be protected from the weather, including rain, snow and sun. Kid friendly and your dogs are most welcome! This is the best option for anyone with a mobility impairment. Our most popular tour is the Monuments and Memorials tour. We have done this tour 100+ different ways, depending on our guest's wishes. This is a tour of the entire National Mall on tricycle and includes the Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, FDR Memorial, MLK Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Korean, Vietnam and WWII War Memorials, and the White House, as well as other memorials. We also conduct night tours, which usually include all the amazing lit-up sights (our favorites at night are The White House, World War II, Lincoln, Jefferson, Roosevelt and the Capitol).
  • Duration: 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Washington D.C. Monuments Tour

Explore the famous sites of Washington D.C. on this private, 4-hour tour. Climb aboard an air-conditioned minivan with just your group and learn more about the nation’s capital with a guide. Customize your itinerary to fit your interests, traveling to the war memorials and monuments of your choosing. Opt to see the White House, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, and more, along with D.C.’s residential neighborhoods. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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See DC Today Private Tour

We have over 200 Five Star Reviews on TripAdvisor, we take the time to customize each tour to the guests interests, we have several Specialty Tours prepared, like a Kennedy Tour, A Mount Vernon - Old Town Alexandria Tour, Embassy Row Tours, Mansions and Garden Tours, the list goes on and on as there is so much to see and do in Washington DC.Monday - Saturday we have passes that will allow us to take you inside the House and Senate Galleries. If you have not been inside the Library of Congress, it is often the favorite site our guests visit. See everything from the US Capitol, Library of Congress, Supreme Court, White House and White House Visitors Center, the many Monuments and Memorials and take time to go inside sites of your choice.If you have been to DC enough before and already seen the highlights, .....
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Washington DC: Craft Cocktails and Speakeasies Walking Tour (Small Group)

Cocktails have been a part of U.S. history since George Washington ran his own Mount Vernon distillery. In the heart of downtown DC, your guide gives you insider access to the city’s best bars, from a rooftop pub with views of the capital to a Prohibition-era speakeasy often missed by visitors. The evening includes light snacks, one complimentary drink, and a cocktail-making demonstration.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Guided Tour of US Capitol and Monuments via Mini Coach

Explore the famous monuments and war memorials of Washington, DC on this comprehensive, guided, full-day sightseeing tour. Climb aboard a mini motor coach and enjoy an educational and entertaining narrated history of the US capital. Travel around and through the plethora of famous memorials and monuments, with stunning views of the United States Capitol, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the White House and many other landmark locations.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sample Tastes of H Street Walking Tour With Craft Beer Tasting

Skip the stress of planning and navigating on your own when you book a food and walking tour of historic H Street. As you taste your way through the multicultural neighborhood, listen to little-known and sometimes controversial anecdotes about the construction of the U.S. capital. Your guide eliminates the stress of navigating on your own, which allows you to relax and enjoy views of major landmarks along the way.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Newseum Admission in Washington, DC

Discover five centuries of news history at the Newseum, an interactive museum of news and journalism in Washington, DC. Explore seven floors of galleries, theaters and interactive exhibits. See how the Civil War changed journalism in America and follow the story as Americans did in the 1860s. Peruse the largest collection of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs. Find out how the FBI fights crime in an age of global terrorism and cybercrime. Also, check out the 4-D film experience “I-Witness” and take a shot at delivering the news in the Interactive Newsroom.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Guided Tour

Join us for a guided tour of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, one of the world’s most popular museums, and explore fascinating artefacts and historic treasures and hear the riveting stories behind them. Make the most out of your time at the museum with a local by your side! This small group tour is limited to just 12 guests.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Luxury Day Tour With Hotel Pickup Plus Potomac River Cruise

Dig deep into Washington, DC’s history on this 6-hour group tour of the nation’s capital. Travel by bus, on foot, and on a Potomac River-cruise (seasonal). Relax on board a climate-controlled bus for a sightseeing tour of the US Capitol, White House, and major memorials. Get insightful commentary from your guide at each location and have plenty of time to stop for photos and explore. Avoid the hassles of driving and navigating and leave the logistics to your guide.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Smithsonian Museum of American History Guided Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

See Thomas Jefferson’s desk, as well as George Washington’s sword on this small-group tour of the National Museum of American History in Washington DC. Other highlights include the Star Spangled Banner, Dorthy’s ruby-red slippers from ‘The Wizard of Oz,’ and the Greensboro lunch counter from the Greensboro sit-ins of the 1960s.
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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