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DC Monuments and Capitol Hill Tour by Electric Cart

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  • 2 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English
  • Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Explore the famous monuments and war memorials of Washington, DC on this small-group or private 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
  • This tour is carbon neutral, operated by the world’s largest travel B Corp accredited company
  • Select between morning or afternoon departure

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.

What's Included

  • Join Local English-speaking driver/guide
  • Feel like royalty in all-electric Red Roadsters (Transport by electric cart Included)
  • Learn the stories behind the Smithsonian Museums and the monuments
  • Be amazed by the White House and Capitol Hill
  • Stroll through the FDR, MLK, and Lincoln memorials
  • Get tips on what else to see, do and eat during your stay
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • L'Enfant Plaza Station
    Washington, DC, USA

    L’Enfant Metro Stop: Meet at the corner of 7th St. & Maryland Ave. SW) also known as 7th & C St. (Maryland Ave. becomes C St. on the other side of 7th St.)

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

This unique eCruiser tour of the Capitol provides an entirely new perspective on the city of Washington, DC and its many famous landmark locations.

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.

L'Enfant Plaza

Arrive 15 minutes early to join our small group tour of the National Mall on board our all-electric 7 person vehicle — a sustainable option that is perfect for covering the huge area and many monuments in DC.

2 hours Admission Ticket Free

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (Pass By)

Your tour starts at the Smithsonian complex and proceeds through the major monument areas.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • This is a small group experience, with each electric cart limited to a max of 7 people. Whilst we do our best to seat groups together, we aren’t able to guarantee this and at times, groups may be asked to sit on separate carts.
  • This tour runs year-round and will proceed rain or shine unless such weather constitutes a dangerous situation. The final decision on cancelling a tour will occur at least 1 hour prior to departure and all possible guests will be contacted.
  • Carts accommodate most types of infant seats and we encourage parents to bring their own. We can provide an infant seat, as long as a guest calls us at least 48 hours before the tour and informs us of the age and weight of the infant.
  • Wheelchairs can be accommodated, but we need to know in advance.
  • The itinerary and its order of stops are subject to change at any time. Monuments visited may change due to local road or monument closure which are beyond our control.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • 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.

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This is perfect for people who don't have a lot of time to spend and prefer a little more intimate small group.
The weather was fab which meant the cart was an ideal way to explore!
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Family fun experience
Christine_S, Feb 2022
Alan was amazing! Very funny, knowledgeable and great photographer. It was a great way to see Washington DC with limited time.
Worth every penny
Kellie_G, Nov 2022
Brian, our guide was amazing and informative. I have visited Washington DC by various modes of transportation. The electric cars was by far the best for a personalized tour. Thank you!
Great Tour!
Susy_W, Nov 2022
Saw the president fly over! Joel was a great tour guide. Very educated! Saw everything we wanted to see in a few hours.
Love the tour and it’s a...
Roxanne_S, Nov 2022
Love the tour and it’s a great way to see the sights around DC! Our tour guide was very informative and super friendly!
Very nice place to visit...
Cesar_C, Nov 2022
Very nice place to visit And to take photos. Guide person was very knowledgeable y kind with us all the trip and visit
A great tour of the city, especially for kids!
Kelly_L, Nov 2022
A great way for our family to see all the sights in DC! Our guide was super knowledgeable and provided lots of extra information about the city. He was great while interacting with my young kids and answering all of their questions!
perfect way to see all the sights in a short time
Christian_B, Nov 2022
This tour is perfect for those who want to see all the major sites in DC but don't have a lot of time. Our guide Nick was friendly and informative. There were a total of seven people in our party and that was the perfect size. We moved quickly, but didn't feel rushed. I'd definitely recommend this tour to anyone.
So Much Fun With Joel
Meghan_W, Nov 2022
There were 7 of us on the tour; 4 adults and 3 kids. We learned interesting facts about the city and its monuments and buildings. Joel, our fantastic tour guide, kept us engaged and entertained for the entire 2 hours. He was knowledgeable and had wonderful recommendations for while we were on the tour, as well as, activities and food for afterwards. We loved this tour!
Wonderful Tour! Highly Recommend!
Erica_S, Oct 2022
We had a wonderful experience on our tour!!! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and we loved getting off the cart to see the monuments in person. Our guide went above and beyond for us and we had a great time.
Perfect Way to See the Hotspots!
Abby_M, Oct 2022
Our tour guide, Dana, did such a wonderful job navigating around a marathon and other activities in the area all while educating us on interesting and fun facts. She was an awesome photographer, as well! She was great with the kids and made us all laugh. We really enjoyed zippin’ around The National Mall. We never felt rushed, and thoroughly enjoyed our time.
Great, energetic guide;...
Ann_B, Oct 2022
Great, energetic guide; perfect introduction to Washington DC with great stories rich in history, facts and anecdotes.
Great!
Elizabeth_C, Oct 2022
Our tour guide was amazing and the tour was perfect for sightseeing with kids. The kids loved all the history and ability to ask as many questions as possible.
D.J.’s Amazing Tour!🤩
Ramona_E, Oct 2022
D.J. was a fantastic tour guide. He was fun, knowledgeable and flexible! This 2 hour electric cart tour is a perfect way to see the major sites of Washington D.C.. Highly recommend!
Washington DC tour
Carolyn_L, Oct 2022
Tour guide was Carl Great guy knew so much about Washington DC , one of the best tours we have done, highly recommended Carl even dropped us off at union station at the end of the tour - what a service 😊
The place to start in DC
candi_g, Oct 2022
This tour was a great way to get a feel for the monuments and the Mall area - you get to visit many of the key monuments with a great guide. And you can determine which ones you may want to go back to.
Ellen was excellent…took...
Shuishan_L, Oct 2022
Ellen was excellent…took time and patience to accommodate all the attractions even tho streets were closed..2 hr tour became 3!
Great way to see DC sites!
Rick_M, Oct 2022
This is a great way to see and learn about many of the sites in DC. Our guide Nick did a great job explaining the history and significance of the places we visited. He also offered to take photos of us along the way. Highly recommended if you are short on time and want to visit the major sites in DC.
Excellent tour guide and...
Bina_P, Oct 2022
Excellent tour guide and had a great time. Gave us a lot of great fun facts and information. Kids loved it. Got to see all the important sites.
DJ, our guide, was...
Victoria_Z, Oct 2022
DJ, our guide, was awesome. He shared lots of DC info with the group and clearly loves his job and Washington DC! He checked in with all of us in car to make sure we were comfortable with the walking portion of our tour. I saw and learned so much more than I would have on my own!!!
Awesome tour
Christina_A, Oct 2022
Nick was very friendly and knowledgeable about each stop we made during the tour. Electric Cart was comfortable and easy to hop in and out of. Highly recommended for families with kids!
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