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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.


  • 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, Supreme Court, Library of Congress 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

The best part about the electric cart is that it's open-air, so you'll get great photos without the window glare. Plus, the tour ends at the Smithsonian complex around noon, so you can get some lunch and then fully explore all the Smithsonian exhibits at your own pace.

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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, the US Supreme Court and finally, the Library of Congress, the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and research arm of Congress.
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

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

This was such a blast especially in the Summer as we were able to avoid the heat.

cheryl b

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Brian was the most enthusiastic and well informed guide! He made the tour very special!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

This 2 hour trip that covers all of the major monuments is the perfect way to see Washington. We just had a few days in DC and the weather was hitting nearly 100 degrees F/40 degrees C on the day we were touring. We would never have been able to walk and see everything that we did in that 2 hour tour. This is HIGHLY recommended for families. Worth every penny!

Robin R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Great way to get a big picture snap of the city. On a hot day, it was comfortable because of the breezes created by cart movement, better than trying to walk much of this. Miller had a great voice, fun inside stories, and was patient with my 92 year old mother.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Very good.

Lea J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Drew was our guide and he was awesome! He was very informative! It was definitely the way to tour Washington DC ! I would highly recommend the electric cart!!

Denise R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Awesome tour. Great guides that knew alot about D.C. Plan on taking this tour from Urban Adventures when we go to New York next year.

Dennis L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

If you are short on time and can't walk long distances to monuments this is a fun tour. It doesn't cover everything or give you long stops, but it worked for us on this trip.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The tour was fantastic. Out tour guide Mike was very informative. He shared great stories and history of the sites and city. I enjoyed the experience. I highly recommend this tour

Carolyn S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

My guides were wonderful. It rained like sixes but we had a lot of fun and learned a lot.

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