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Washington DC Guided Night Tour

Ride a luxury coach past major landmarks on this night bus tour of Washington DC. Gaze at floodlit memorials and monuments, such as the magnificent Lincoln Memorial and the glow of the Jefferson Memorial reflected in the Tidal Basin. After this 3-hour sightseeing tour, you’ll understand why the nation’s capital is considered one of the world’s most beautiful cities at night.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Gettysburg Day Trip from Washington DC

Once you’ve experienced some of America’s greatest icons, take this memorable day trip to Gettysburg to explore some of its deepest historical roots, too. Enjoy the comfort of coach bus transport as you make your way through the countryside of Maryland and Pennsylvania. See Cemetery Ridge, where Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address, and learn about the largest battle ever fought on American soil during a narrated show and a detailed miniature military diorama. This tour includes a stop at the restored home of George Washington Shriver, too.
  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
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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
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  • Duration: 2 days
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Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Day Trip from Washington DC

Explore some of the most famous landmark locations around Washington, DC on this guided, half-day sightseeing tour. Travel to Mount Vernon, George Washington's popular plantation in Virginia and one of the nation’s most beloved historic sites. Learn about his life and tour his home of more than 40 years. Then enjoy a guided bus trip around Old Town Alexandria. See the many historic 17th- and 18th-century homes, hear colorful stories about this founding father and discover little known facts about all the monuments, statues and buildings in the area.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Moonlit Motor Coach Tour of the National Mall with Pick-Up

See Washington, DC’s best sites light up after dark on a 3-hour, nighttime tour of the National Mall and monuments. Listen to an entertaining narrated history of the capital city, then stop to explore the most important destinations, from moving tributes to America's 20th-century wars to inspiring presidential landmarks. Take in the White House and the U.S. Capitol building at their most picturesque and get the perfect orientation and overview of Washington, DC.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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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
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Mt Vernon and Arlington Cemetery Tour

Mount Vernon and Arlington National Cemetery TourTuesday, Thursday, Saturday9:00am - 6:00pmMt. Vernon Estates is located on the Potomac River and is one of the most scenic tourist attractions in the DC area. Enjoy a walking tour of Old Town Alexandria. Mt. Vernon Estates is located on the Potomac River and is one of the most scenic tourist attractions in the DC area.  Enjoy a walking tour of Old Town Alexandria.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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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
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Mount Vernon Day Tour from Washington DC

Visit George Washington’s historic home and estate with a 6-hour tour of Mount Vernon from Washington, D.C. Get a glimpse of the President’s life and work as you explore an elegant mansion furnished with period antiques and Washington’s personal belongings. Browse education exhibits at the onsite museum, and visit the tomb where George and Martha Washington were buried. Learn about the legacy of slavery at Mount Vernon in the slaves’ quarters, then tour the beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds before returning to D.C.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Morning Monuments Tour of Washington DC

See Washington, DC’s iconic monuments in a single morning on a 3-hour, guided tour with an experienced guide. Choose a tour that combines walking and travel by air-conditioned coach so you can cover lots of ground with time to see the DC sights up close. Hear insider stories about DC’s politicians and historic figures as you explore their moving war memorials, Presidential sites and government buildings, and get the perfect introduction to America’s capital city.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Monticello and Thomas Jefferson Country Day Trip from Washington DC

Get to know Thomas Jefferson and travel to his hometown of Charlottesville, Virginia, on this guided, educational, full-day tour from Washington, DC. Learn about the history of Jefferson as not only the third President and a founding father of the United States, but also as a surveyor, a musician and an artist. Stop at the historic Michie Tavern in Charlottesville for a tour and lunch. Then explore his Monticello home, a stately 1769 mansion and plantation with a museum full of exhibits, galleries and more.
  • Duration: 11 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 11 hours 30 minutes
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Guided DC City Bus Tour Plus Potomac River Cruise

See the very best of Washington, DC with a 6-hour combination tour that takes in the city by bus, on foot and with a sightseeing cruise of the Potomac River (in season). Choose a longer tour for plenty of time to snap photos at the White House and U.S. Capitol Building, explore DC’s presidential memorials and moving war memorials and browse for souvenirs at the Pentagon City Shopping Mall. Finish the day onboard a Potomac River boat, which is the perfect way to get unobstructed views of key sites.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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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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DC Monuments By Day

Suited for guests who want to get to know DC, whether it’s the only or one of many days that have in town, this guided 6 hour tour starts at 10:30 am and ends at approximately 4:30 pm outside the conveniently located National Archives building at the corner of Pennsylvania Ave and 9th Street, NW. You’ll see all the top sites like the White House and the Lincoln Memorial plus enjoy lunch at either Pentagon City Mall in the fall/winter or Georgetown plus a Potomac River Cruise in the spring/summer.Whether riding on our comfortable climate-controlled bus or getting out and walking through one of the world-famous monuments, memorials and attractions with our engaging and experienced guide, you’ll see or visit most of the best sights that DC has to offer – and maybe even still want to go out at night!
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Arlington Cemetery and DC Highlights Tour

Visit Arlington National Cemetery and explore some of the most famous monuments and memorials around Washington, DC on this 6-hour, small-group sightseeing tour. At Arlington National, take a self-guided or narrated trolley tour, then stop at famous landmark locations like the Marine Corps War Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial and more. Additionally, see the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, the White House, the United States Capitol and more.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Arlington Cemetery and National Mall Monuments Bus Tour

This half-day tour of Arlington National Cemetery and the monuments of Washington, D.C. highlights some of the nation's capital's top attractions. Witness the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns and visit the grave of John F Kennedy while you listen to informative commentary and get plenty of history and context from your expert guide.This experience also includes a guided bus tour of the National Mall and stops at major landmarks like the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, White House, State Capitol building and more. This informative tour is the ideal way for first-time visitors to take in the sites and learn about the history, attractions and memorials that make Washington, DC a top destination for travelers from across the globe.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Skip the line Lantau Island Cable Car Ride & Tai O Boat Ride

Visit one of the impressive attractions in Hong Kong with a well-planned and efficient Lantau Island day trip tour. This tour offers an efficient way for you to explore Ngong Ping and Tai O. The tour will bring you to 4 attractions that you can’t miss in Lantau Island plus 3 additional city destinations for your vacation(transportations,lunch and all admission tickets are inclusive).- Round trip hotel transfer with English speaking tour guide- Take photo with the Victoria Harbour and the clock tower- Skip the queue and save time to board on Ngong Ping cable car- Enjoy stunning view of lush mountains,HK International Airport&HK-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge from cable car- Private transfer for climbing up to the Big Buddha on the summit- Appreciate Buddhist relics in the museum and learn the origins of the Big Buddha- Inclusive vegetarian lunch- Experience ‘the Venice of the East’-Tai O Fishing Village- See Tai O’s Stilts Houses and heritage- Inclusive boat ride in Tai O fishing village
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Niagara Falls & Watkins Glen State Park Tour from Washington D.C.

This 3-day tour from Washington, D.C. begins with a short tour of Watkins Glen State Park, located in New York’s Finger Lakes region. Spend the night in Rochester, then continue on to Niagara Falls where you can explore the park at leisure on day two. You’ll also visit Hershey’s Chocolate World in New York City.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Duration: 3 days
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Washington DC Evening Tour

See Washington, D.C.’s most iconic sites illuminated at night on a 3-hour, small group tour with an experienced guide. Enjoy time to explore the city’s moving memorials to the Marine Corps and Korean Veterans, then see the World War II Memorial and the Pentagon Memorial. Walk around the landmarks dedicated to Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson, and capture unforgettable images of the capital city after dark with time to photograph some of D.C’s most famous views.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Washington DC to Philadelphia Self Guided Day Trip

Explore this self-guided tour of the ‘City of Brotherly Love’ on a full-day trip to Philadelphia from Washington, D.C., with train tickets, lunch and tickets for a hop-on, hop-off tour. Enjoy the flexibility to see just the sites that interest you most, from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell to the city’s cutting-edge museums. Relax over a fun 2-course lunch at Hard Rock Cafe Philadelphia, then keep touring the city with live narration and insider tips. See the best of Philadelphia, and finish your day with a return trip to D.C.
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Duration: 14 hours
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Bike Tour of DC Monuments and Arlington Cemetery

Ride a bike through Washington, DC’s most important memorials and monuments then explore the moving Arlington Cemetery on a 5-hour tour that combines riding and walking. Enjoy a relaxed pace as you make your way down the National Mall to presidential and war memorials, then cross Memorial Bridge to the Arlington Cemetery. Walk a 1-mile route through the gravestones, visiting the most important tombs and landmarks.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Washington D.C Small Groups Day Tour

Take in panoramic views of Washington DC's monuments, museums, and memorials during this hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour, a great choice for first-time visitors. See the Capitol, the White House, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, Arlington National Cemetery, and more. Learn about the nation's capital with commentary from your in-the-know guide and enjoy plenty of photo ops.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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5 Days Niagara Falls, Boston, Washington D.C. & New York Tour from D.C.

5 day guided tour of the best US east coast cities and the gorgeous Niagara Falls!☆ Explore the magnificent Niagara Falls and take the famous "Maid of the Mist" boat ride☆ Visit America's famous cities including New York, Boston, Washington D.C.☆ In-Depth Niagara Tour - visit Whirlpool State Park & Old Fort Niagara☆ Board on to North America's tallest building: "One World Trade Center".☆ Take a tour of three world top universities
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Duration: 5 days
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Perfect Private Day Tour with Breakfast and Lunch

Explore all Washington, D.C. has to offer on a full-day private tour. See where the country’s lawmakers spend a lot of their time at the Capitol Building and stroll by the White House. Then head to the National Mall to spot a number of the country’s most famous monuments like the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument. Enjoy a delicious lunch onboard a Potomac River cruise before viewing some of the country’s most important documents, like the Constitution, at the National Archives.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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