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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
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  • Duration: 2 to 48 hours
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Washington DC Monuments by Moonlight Electric Cart Tour

Explore the famous monuments and war memorials of Washington, DC by the light of night on this guided, 2-hour, small-group sightseeing tour. Hop aboard an open-air, electric vehicle and enjoy an educational and entertaining narrated history of our nation’s capital. Travel around and through the plethora of famous memorials and monuments, with stunning views of an illuminated Washington Monument, the White House and many other landmark locations. This is a truly unique look at the iconic monuments of Washington, DC by night.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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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
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  • Duration: 2 to 48 hours
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Day Trip to Mount Vernon from Washington DC

Mt Vernon is one of America's most historic and important sights, and this 4.5 hour Mt. Vernon tour takes you right to the heart of the country estate that President George Washington called home. From Washington DC you'll cross the Potomac and enter the state of Virginia, and seemingly travel back in time as you wander the 18th Century mansion's spectacular rooms and gardens. In the comfort of a luxurious, climate controlled coach you'll also visit the boyhood home of General Robert E Lee, as well old town Alexandria where Washington worshiped and dined.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Big Bus Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Discover the most popular sights in Washington, DC on this relaxing hop-on hop-off bus tour. Drive past many of the top attractions in the nation’s capital — including the White House, the Washington Monument, the National Mall, historic Georgetown, and Arlington National Cemetery, and choose where you want to get off and explore in more detail. Select a 1- or 2-day pass, then hop on at any of the stops on three different routes and get to know the city with a combination of both live and audio commentary. The 2-day option includes admission to Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum.This spring only, hop on our Pink Loop (included with Classic, Premium and Deluxe tickets), dedicated to the Tidal Basin and the celebrated cherry blossoms.
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart

Explore the famous monuments and war memorials of Washington, DC on this guided, 2-hour, small-group sightseeing tour. Hop aboard a special eCruiser vehicle and enjoy an educational and entertaining narrated history of our nation’s capital. Get a glimpse of the White House and travel around and through Capitol Hill, the Smithsonian museum complex, plus a plethora of famous memorials and monuments — like the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument — and many other hotspots. This is a great way to see many of DC’s most famous landmarks.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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African-American History City Tour with Reserved Museum Entry

Immerse yourself in the history of African-American culture in the United States during this half-day history excursion in the Nation’s Capital. Follow the path of the first African-Americans at Jamestown through the Civil Rights movement, checking out key sites like Howard University, the vibrant neighborhood of LeDriot Park, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the M.L.K. Memorial, plus much more.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 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
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  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
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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
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  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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George Washington's Mount Vernon by Potomac Riverboat

Cruise on the Potomac River to Mount Vernon on this day trip from Alexandria. Listen to informative narration on board the boat, and then take a self-guided tour of George and Martha Washington's estate. Admission is included.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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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
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private Guided Tour: The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Get more from your visit to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum on this 2.5-hour private tour. Follow your guide through one of the world’s largest collections of historic aircraft and spacecraft in the world. See items like Buzz Aldrin’s spacesuit, the Apollo 11 module, and real moon rocks brought back form a voyage to Earth’s natural satellite.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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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
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  • Duration: 2 to 9 hours
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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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DC After Dark

Check out Washington DC’s memorials and other landmarks illuminated after dark on this evening sightseeing tour. Travel through the city by coach or open-top bus to admire the White House, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Korean War Memorial, the US Capitol and more. Stop for photo ops, and soak up the twinkling atmosphere of the American capital at night.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Washington DC Monuments Bike Tour

See the historical sights of Washington DC with an up-close view of significant monuments on a 3-hour bike tour by comfortable cruiser. Ride an easy route over flat terrain from the National Mall to the Potomac Tidal Basin and view DC landmarks including the Washington Monument, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial and Jefferson Memorial as you explore the attractions with a knowledgeable guide. Snack and bottled water included.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Washington DC Segway Night Tour

Glide through Washington, D.C. in the glow of the evening on this fabulous evening tour past some of the city’s most iconic monuments and memorials including The White House, the US Capitol Building, and the Washington Monument. Enjoy spectacular views of historic sites as they light the night sky. This is a truly unique way to see the city.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Skip-the-Line Private Guided Tour: National Archives Building

Explore the works preserved in the National Archives on a private tour. Learn the history and significance of original documents like the Declaration of Independence, the US Constitution, the Bill of Rights and The Federalist papers, and see hand written letters from George Washington and John F Kennedy. This private tour can be customized to suit your interests and goes beyond the normal tourist sights to dig deeper into US History.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Private Guided Walking Tour: Capitol Hill w/ Supreme Court & Library of Congress

Get personalized attention and enjoy a flexible itinerary on this walking tour of Washington, D.C. Visit the highlights and landmarks of the nation's capital, such as the Supreme Court, the Capitol Building, the Main Reading Room of Library of Congress, and others.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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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
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National Monuments Sightseeing Cruise from Georgetown

See the famous monuments of Washington, DC from an entirely new perspective on this narrated sightseeing cruise. Hop aboard a riverboat and enjoy the breathtaking view of our nation’s capital on an afternoon or evening excursion. Travel along the Potomac River to see the plethora of famous monuments and landmarks, with stunning reflective views of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Washington Monument, Arlington Memorial Bridge, and more. This is a truly unique look at the iconic monuments of Washington, DC.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Big Bus Washington DC Night Tour

Step aboard this 2-hour fully narrated nighttime bus tour of Washington, DC to see the sights lit up for the night. Live commentary in English, recorded commentary is available in additional languages. Two pickup locations available for your convenience.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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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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