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Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart

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Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart
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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Overview

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.
  • Capitol Hill and Washington DC's monuments tour by electric cart
  • Enjoy open-air, eco-friendly transport and great up-close views of DC’s most famous landmarks
  • 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 Travelers Choose This Tour

Get better photo ops than you would from inside a bus on a tour that doesn’t take all day.
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Transport by electric cart
Local English-speaking guide
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

600 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
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.
Itinerary
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Washington DC Urban Adventures
Meet at the Smithsonian Metro Stop in the morning to hop aboard your all-electric cart – a unique, fun, relaxing, and eco-friendly way to experience Washington DC. Each electric cart seats five people plus your local guide, and you'll drive in a group of three carts.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Your tour starts at the Smithsonian complex and proceeds through the major monument areas.
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Jefferson Memorial
Marvel at the Jefferson Memorial
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Washington Monument
See the Washington Monument
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Lincoln Memorial
See the Lincoln Memorial
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National World War II Memorial
Vsit the World War I Memorial, World War II Memorial
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Korean War Veterans Memorial
See the Korean War Veterans Memorial
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
See the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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White House
Continue past DC’s most famous icon: the White House. Be sure to have your camera ready for this portion of the ride!
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U.S. Capitol
Finally, feast your eyes on the buildings of Capitol Hill and learn the history behind them. End your tour on a high note by asking your guide for an amazing spot for lunch before exploring the rest of DC on your own.
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National Mall
Our RedRoadsters are the personal and comfortable way to tour the National Mall. Equipped with roll-down clear siding they’re the perfect way to sightsee in the rain or wind. Our vehicles are also equipped with warm blankets in the winter for your comfort.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 7 passengers per vehicle
  • Tour is weather permitting. Weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended
  • Children under 4 years of age must sit on parent or guardian's lap, and must be advised at time of booking
  • This tour runs year round and will proceed rain or shine unless such weather constitutes a dangerous situation. Final decision on cancelling a tour will occur at least an hour prior to departure and all possible guests will be contacted.
  • Due to the popularity of this tour we will not accept day-of changes to your reservation.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour: Your tour covers the National Mall in an all-electric vehicle. We're committed to reducing the environmental impact of vehicle-based tourism in Washington DC, which makes up the vast majority of tours given in this city. Make a "green" difference by seeing the Mall via electric transportation!
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Urban Adventures USA

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Capitol Hill and DC Monuments Tour by Electric Cart.

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Traveler Tips


  • "This is perfect for people who don't have a lot of time to spend and prefer a little more intimate small group." See review
  • "Tour guide has flexibility with where to drop you off (so you could hit one of the Smithsonian's for example and have 'free' drop off right there!" See review

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Easy to get around in.
Donna
, Jul 2021
Great tour! Our tour guide was really informative very nice and patient. We usually do this tour when we have family come in and they love it.
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Awesome
Allison_O
, Jul 2021
Our tour guide Lawrence was amazing! He was so knowledgeable about the city and made this a really fun experience for my 12 year old.
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Awesome DC Tour
Michelle_E
, Jul 2021
Olivia was awesome and very knowledgeable. Loved her personality. Pick up was on time and the whole experience from booking to the end of the tour was great.
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Informative and entertaining
Vivi
, Jul 2021
My tour guide was very informative and entertaining. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience and learned a great deal about Washington’s history.
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Great Tour with Peter
Buddy_B
, Jul 2021
Peter was excellent. His knowledge and experiences are a great resource. Your company is blessed to have such a wonderful and professional person. We would recommend Peter to anyone.
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Great overview of the city’s highlights and history
John_C
, Jul 2021
Kevin was knowledgeable, entertaining and very accommodating to our family. We enjoyed the tour with him immensely
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Friendly and knowledgeable tour guide
Gilbert_P
, Jul 2021
Our tour guide Shannna was great. She told interesting stories about all the sites on the tour. She accommodated some special requests and was very engaging with the family members that were on the tour.
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Excellent Tour of DC
Michael_C
, Jul 2021
Olivia was an excellent guide with extensive knowledge about Washington DC which made the tour even more enjoyable and interesting. I highly recommend.
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Amazing time
Emily_M
, Jul 2021
Sam’s (our tour guide) personality was awesome! He’s very personable. The information about each place was awesome.
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Fun tour around DC
Ann_M
, Jul 2021
I could understand clearly every word the guide said - her name was Olivia and she was wonderful. Also answered any questions easily.
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