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Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Bus with Options

Product ID: 47019
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This outstanding value package includes 24 or 48 hours of hop-on hop-off access to 3 Washington DC double-decker tour bus routes and a guided night tour. Take in top landmarks and monuments of the U.S. capital.
About this activity
Duration: 1 - 2 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Hop on and off 3 double-decker tour bus routes for 48 hours
  • See the top monuments and landmarks of Washington DC illuminated at night
  • Add on entrances to popular attractions to visit
Full description
Hop on and hop off the double-decker tour bus to see the most important monuments, landmarks, neighborhoods, and places of interest in the nation’s capital. With your 24 or 48-hour pass you’ll enjoy informative and interesting tour narration in your choice of language aboard a new fleet of double-decker buses offering panoramic views of Washington’s dazzling architecture, grand avenues, stunning bridges, and magnificent green spaces.

National Mall Hop-On Hop-Off (Red Loop)
View the most well known monuments and landmarks honoring famous Americans from the nation’s forefathers to today’s leaders. Hop off to spend more time at sites that interest you and then hop on another bus to continue your loop. Highlights include the White House, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, Smithsonian Institution, U.S. Capitol, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Union Station, Holocaust Museum, and more.

American Heroes Hop-On Hop-Off (Blue Loop)
The grounds of Arlington National Cemetery honor those who have served the nation by providing a sense of beauty and peace for their final resting place. The rolling green hills are dotted with trees that complement the gardens found throughout the cemetery’s 624 acres. Visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to watch the impressive changing of the guard and John F. Kennedy’s gravesite, the final resting place of the nation’s 35th president.

To and from Arlington National Cemetery you’ll cross the majestic Arlington Memorial Bridge, spanning the Potomac River and decorated with monumental statues depicting valor and sacrifice.

Along the route, you’ll also see the Pentagon, the headquarters of the Department of Defense, and one of the world's largest office buildings.

Historic Uptown Hop-On Hop-Off (Yellow Loop)
The Cathedral is a spiritual resource for America. It is an indispensable ministry for people of all faiths and perspectives, and a sacred place for the country in times of celebration, crisis, and sorrow.

Georgetown is known as one of Washington DC’s best destinations for shopping, dining, and nightlife, but it’s also one of the oldest and most historic neighborhoods in the nation’s capital and home to one of America’s finest universities. Hop off at Georgetown Waterfront Park to stroll along the promenade and take in the views of the Potomac River. To explore more of the beautiful public parkland you can rent a canoe, kayak, or bicycle.

Night Tour
Washington DC gets even more beautiful after the sun goes down. This 3-hour, fully narrated Moonlight Tour takes you to the FDR Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Korean War Memorials, Iwo Jima Memorial, The White House, Union Station, and more.

Your guide will stop to let you take photos at each noteworthy attraction. You’ll also be able to get off the bus, accompanied by your guide, at 3 stops: the FDR Memorial/Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial and the Iwo Jima Memorial. 

See the Jefferson Memorial lights reflected in the Tidal Basin. Walk up the steps of the Lincoln Memorial illuminated against the night sky. By the end of this tour, you’ll understand why tourists and locals alike love exploring DC at night.

Highlights of this tour include Washington Monument, Union Station, U.S. Capitol, the White House, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Jefferson Memorial

Choose 2 of the following attractions, which you can visit within at 14 day period. (Note that depending on the option you choose, you may select 2, 3, 4, or 5 attractions.)
Find out for yourself why everyone is calling the Newseum the best experience Washington DC has to offer. Each of the building’s 7 levels is packed with interactive exhibits that explore how news impacts our shared experience of historic moments.

Bike and Roll DC (Day Bike Rental)
Explore the Washington DC area on wheels with your own itinerary and schedule. Rentals of comfort bikes, kids’ bikes, and trailer tandems are available.

Myths and Misconceptions Walking Tour
This tour explores the stories and myths of some of America’s most treasured objects in the National Museum of American History. Highlights include George Washington’s uniform, Lincoln’s famous top hat, Dorothy’s ruby slippers and the Star-Spangled Banner as you venture through exhibits on the top two floors. Your tour reservation grants you express entry into the museum. 

International Spy Museum
This is the only public museum in the U.S. dedicated solely to espionage and the only one in the world to provide a global perspective on an all-but-invisible profession that has shaped history and continues to have a significant impact on world events.

National Geographic Museum
The National Geographic Museum brings the pages of one of the world's most iconic magazines to life. The exhibits range from stunning photography to interactive experiences that highlight exciting discoveries.

National Ferry Cruise (50-minute)
Take a harbor to get a fantastic view of the Washington Monument, Roosevelt Hall (National War College), Titanic Memorial, Capitol Building and more. The vessel is equipped with a full bar with snacks and beverages for purchase and enclosed, climate-controlled decks as well as open-air decks for ultimate comfort as you see the sights. Cruises operate from 1 April to 31 October 2018.

Buca Di Beppo (1825 Connecticut Avenue NW) 
Enjoy $15 towards lunch or dinner. Authentic Italian food served family style.

Attractions are subject to change without notice.
  • 24 or 48-hour hop-on, hop-off bus tour pass
  • Night tour (48-hour ticket option)
  • Tickets to your choice of attractions (if option chosen)
What’s Not Included
  • Tickets to other attractions
  • Meals
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Redeem your voucher at the Union Station stop, 50 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002

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Product ID: 47019