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Viator VIP Tours

Best of DC Including US Capitol, National Archives Reserved Access, White House and Lincoln Memorial

Beat the long entrance lines and experience some of the most popular attractions in Washington, DC like an insider on this full-day sightseeing tour. Enjoy priority entry into the United States Capitol, the home of Congress. Then visit the National Archives Building, where the original Bill of Rights, the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution are on display. In between, see the city’s most famous landmarks and monuments, like the White House, the Lincoln Memorial and more.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Night Tours

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.
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  • 2 to 48 hours
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US$45.00
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  • 2 to 48 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Night Tours

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 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.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$69.00
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Hop-on Hop-off Tours

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 two 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.
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  • 1 hour
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US$36.00
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation

Half-day Tours

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.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Historical & Heritage Tours

Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart

Explore the famous monuments and war memorials of Washington, DC on this 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.
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  • 2 hours
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US$62.00
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

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.
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
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US$150.00
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
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Hop-on Hop-off Tours

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.
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  • 2 to 48 hours
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  • 2 to 48 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Historical & Heritage Tours

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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$89.00
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Duck Tours

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.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$45.00
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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City Tours

Guided Tour of Washington DC

Explore the famous landmarks and monuments of Washington, DC on this guided, 3- or 6-hour, walking and riding sightseeing tour. Hop aboard a deluxe motor coach and enjoy an educational and entertaining narrated history of the nation’s capital. Stop at the White House and the United States Capitol, plus the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial and much more. The 6-hour tour features more than 30 sites with visits to at least 12. It’s a great way to see many of DC’s popular attractions.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$64.00
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Night Tours

See DC Today Small Group Guided Moonlight Tour Of DC With Transportation

Washington, DC’s monuments and landmarks light up after dark, perfect for dramatic views and memorable photos of the capital city. Explore the sights from the National Mall to the White House and key memorials on this guided small-group night tour that includes transport between locations.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Half-day Tours

See DC Today - Small Group Guided Half Day Tour of DC With Transportation

Experience the history and culture of the nation’s capital on this comprehensive, 4-hour, small-group tour. Travel in a comfortable vehicle complete with phone chargers, umbrellas, and a flat screen TV, and see Washington DC’s monuments, museums, and memorials with a guide. See the US Capitol building, the White House, the Mall and more. Avoid the hassles of driving, or navigating public transportation and leave the logistics to your guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$60.00
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Sightseeing Tours

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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$400.00
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Historical & Heritage Tours

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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.
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  • 9 hours
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US$105.00
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Historical & Heritage Tours

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.
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  • 2 days
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US$145.00
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation

Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Customized Tour of Washington DC with US Veteran

Delve into the nation’s military history with a twenty-year Navy veteran as your guide on a private tour. Choose from an extensive list of museums, monuments, memorials, battlefields, cemeteries, and even the Pentagon (90 day advanced notice required) on an exclusive tour of Washington, DC and surrounding areas. Get unmatched insights and history and spend the day walking through the pages of a real life history book.
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  • 12 hours
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US$240.00
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Segway Tours

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.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$74.99
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Washington DC Sites at Night Bike Tour

Experience the beauty of Washington, D.C. at night on this monuments at night bike tour of the city. Check out the Jefferson, Lincoln and WWII memorials once the sun goes down and explore the Vietnam War Memorial and the National Mall at night. This popular tour offers travelers the chance to explore on two wheels after dark when monuments are less crowded.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours

Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

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.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours

Full-day Tours

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.
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  • 8 hours
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US$135.00
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Walking Tours

Arlington National Cemetery Guided Walking Tour

See the moving Changing of the Guards at the Tomb of the Unknowns on a guided walking tour of Arlington National Cemetery. You'll be perfectly placed for good views of the moving ceremony, then continue to some of the cemetery's most important grave sites and memorials, including places dedicated to John F. Kennedy, the USS Maine, Second World War soldier Audie Murphy, and more, learning the fascinating history of the cemetery as you walk.
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  • 90 to 120 minutes
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  • 90 to 120 minutes
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City Tours

Capitol Hill Guided Small-Group Walking Tour

Go to the heart of America's Legislative and Judicial branches of government on a small-group tour of Capitol Hill that explores the U.S. Capitol, the Library of Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Folger Shakespeare Library. This tour goes inside each destination for a guided tour, and highlights include reserved-entry at the U.S. Capitol, a look at Thomas Jefferson's own book collection, and entry to the Supreme Court, with a guide to help bring Capitol Hill's fascinating politics and history to life.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$49.00
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

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.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$79.00
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation


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