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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
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$69.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • 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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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Washington DC to Niagara Falls by Air

Visit Niagara Falls on a full-day, independent trip from Washington, D.C. with plane tickets, ground transfers, lunch and a sightseeing cruise. Enjoy views of New England during the scenic, 80-minute flight, and take in the falls at your own pace. Get close to the thundering white water with tickets for the Maid of the Mist boat, then browse the shops and attractions that surround the falls. Pause for a 2-course lunch at Hard Rock Cafe Niagara Falls, and spend the afternoon exploring the historic town before flying back to D.C.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Duration: 1 day
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small Group Tours - Baalbek, Anjar & Ksara Day trip from Beirut

Escape the bustle of the capital and discover three of Lebanon’s most enriching history-packed sites on this three-for-one, small-group combo tour. Explore the one-time summer palace of the Umayyad dynasty, see some of the region’s best-preserved Roman ruins, including temples to Jupiter and Venus, and taste multiple wine samples in the oldest winery in Lebanon. Tours also include a local restaurant lunch.
  • Duration: 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Night Tour of Washington DC with Dinner

Watch the city come alive on a private night tour of Washington D.C. Pass by a number of illuminated monuments such as the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, and the Capitol Building. After learning about the history of the city and the U.S. from your guide, sit down to a delicious dinner with your group.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 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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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Washington D.C 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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Washington DC to New York Day Trip by Rail

Explore New York City on this full-day adventure from Washington DC. Take a train from the nation’s capital to the Big Apple, then enjoy a day of sightseeing on board a double-decker bus. See many of the city’s famous attractions, from Times Square to the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty. Customize the tour to meet individual needs. Make a stop to shop, visit a museum or attend a concert or theater performance. This tour includes round-trip train fare, a 2-course lunch, plus a headset to hear the guide clearly.
  • Duration: 16 hours
  • Duration: 16 hours
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Best of Washington DC E-Bike Tour

Cover more ground in less time on an electric bike tour of Washington D.C. This 5-hour e-bike adventure takes you to the famed monuments and memorials along the National Mall and the Tidal Basin. Then follow your guide across the Potomac River into Arlington and finish at Georgetown.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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6-Days Niagara Falls, Boston, D.C. & New York Tour from Washington D.C

6-day extensive guided tour of all US east coast cities and also the world-famous Niagara Falls!☆ 2-Days in New York and 2-Days in Washington DC (US Capitol inside view)☆ Hotel stay near Niagara Falls - Provides more time at the Falls (Exclusive visit to Cave of Winds)☆ Night Tours (Optional): Visit Sleepless Time Square; D.C. Political Center Pentagon; Niagara Falls Illumination☆ 3 World-Class Museums: The Metropolitan; National Air & Space; American Museum of Natural History☆ 3 World Famous Universities: Harvard, MIT, Princeton☆ Offers 6 Nights Deluxe Hotels☆ Our professional tour guides will lead you to experience the top attractions and culture of the US East Coast
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Duration: 6 days
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Niagara Falls & Watkins Glen State Park Tour from Washington D.C.

☆ Explore Niagara Falls - Enjoy 1 full day at the Falls ☆ Visit the Hershey Chocolate World!☆ Enjoy the stay closer to Niagara Falls & experience the night Illumination view.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Duration: 3 days
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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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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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