• Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 56.00 View price calendar

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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.

Highlights

  • 2-hour tour of Capitol Hill and Washington DC's monuments by electric cart
  • Enjoy open-air, eco-friendly transport and great up-close views of DC’s most famous landmarks
  • See the White House, US Capitol Building, and the Smithsonian
  • Admire the Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Enjoy entertaining commentary about DC’s history from your guide and hop off to explore Capitol Hill by foot
  • Each electric cart seats five people plus your guide, ensuring a personalized small-group experience

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

What You Can Expect

Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart

Electric Cart Tour

There are walking tours and there are bus tours, but this unique eCruiser tour of the Capitol provides an entirely new perspective on the city of Washington, DC and its many famous landmark locations.

Meet the guide and the rest of the small-group at L’Enfant Metro Stop, located at the corner of 7th and C Street. Then climb aboard a nifty eCruiser vehicle — an open-air, eco-friendly electric cart that offers as much in style as it does with substance.

The tour begins at one end of the famed Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex. Travel along through the historic monument areas, taking in the famous Jefferson, Lincoln and Washington Monuments, each a classic Washington DC icon in its own right. Then see the World War I, World War II, Korean War Veterans and the Vietnam Veterans memorial sites.

Next, see the most famous DC landmark of all, the White House, followed by Capitol Hill. Along the way, hear the historic stories and facts that make the city of Washington, DC one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States.

Customer Reviews

Scot

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

This tour is an incredible experience, and ours was expertly run by Sofia. She is an outstanding guide, very knowledgeable about history, architecture, and the entire D.C. Area. Her sense of humor and friendly personality make her perfect for this tour, so ask for her if you can. We visited all the major sites, and were able to make a number of stops for photo ops. No worries about trying to take photos through a window! Slightly longer stops at the MLK monument including a bathroom break opportunity, and the Lincoln Memorial gave us a chance to explore a little on foot. The tour is a very efficient way to gain an overview of D.C. in two hours, and it allows you to save your energy for revisiting your favorite highlights if you wish. Even if you only have two hours to spare, take this tour for a great experience. Our twelve-year old grandson truly enjoyed the tour as much as we did. It is suitable for all ages, for those who can't walk great distances, but also for the active ones.

Ang

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

We did the electric cart tour this past Friday during the snow, and start of rush-hour. Our driver Chris was absolutely wonderful! We loved, loved, loved him. He was wonderful with his knowledge, and answering all our questions, and also the joking around. We had a wonderful time would highly recommend this to anybody and everybody.

Mary Ann

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

We took this tour the first day we arrived and it was perfect. Our guide Chris was awesome! He gave us lots of background and information about the city as we drove around. I would highly recommend this tour, my husband and I both enjoyed it. We saw lots of important stops, had the chance for photos - just GREAT. Ask for Chris if you can get him.

Michael Z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Excellent tour. Driver very knowledgeable and friendly. Strongly recommend this tour.

Cheryl G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

This was a perfect tour to start our trip. It is a nice size group with easy off and on. You get the lay of the land and lots of history added in.We enjoyed our guide Sophia and she was really patient too with my sweet parent companions of 90 and 85. Highly recommend.

peggy f

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

It was worth every penny and more! We did it The day we landed so we could get the lay of the land and everyone was awestruck at how much our driver knew I would recommend it to anybody and I do it again if I went to Washington DC

Holly H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

We saw so much! Capital, Lincoln Monument, Washington Monuments,White House., Vietnam memorial, MLK memorial, FDR memorial. Drove by most of the museums. It was a small group of the 6 of us so didn't have to wait to get on and off a big bus. Guide was so knowledgeable and friendly!!! Excellent 2 hours!! Perfect since we had a toddler.

Theresa K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

The Electric Cart is a great way to go sightseeing. Very comfortable and everyone has a view. Abby, our tour guide was very knowledgeable, interesting and fun. I learned a lot from the tour and I was able to then pick the places I wanted to go back to on my own. I would highly recommend this tour!

PAMELA D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Best way to see Washington Monuments, seen everything with limited walking. Guide was very personable and knowledgeable.

Gregory M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Great way to see all the sites in a short time. 7 passenger open air electric carts are the best!. Carts are in like new condition, very clean and comfortable. Our driver/guide Chris was fantastic! Always friendly and engaging he is very knowledgeable and has a lot of information to share. You must ask for him!!!

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