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Washington DC: Hop-On, Hop-Off Open-Top Bus Landmarks Tour

Product ID: 61881
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Visit iconic sites in Washington DC with the freedom to curate your exploration of the nation’s capital with three hop-on, hop-off loops to choose from. Combo tour options with water taxi cruise and entry to Madame Tussauds are also available.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Duration: 2 hours - 1 day
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Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the iconic sites of Washington, DC
  • Get unlimited hop-on, hop-off privileges for the duration of the purchased ticket period
  • Gaze up at the sights and admire sweeping views from a double-decker bus
  • Enjoy free entry to Madame Tussauds (with the purchase of Premium and Deluxe tickets)
Full description
Visit iconic and historic landmarks in Washington DC and gain sweeping views on the open-top buses with the freedom to explore and hop on and hop off at any and all stops on the three routes around the city.

The Red Loop, the official tour of the National Mall, visits historic sites and landmarks including the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, US Capitol, and many more.

Ready to shop and learn more about the history in Washington, DC? The Blue Loop will transport you across the Potomac to visit Arlington Cemetery and through the history (and to the shops + restaurants) of the beautiful Georgetown.

Don’t worry about getting to the Blue and Red Loops from popular hotels. The Yellow Loop provides pickups and drop-offs during the times of operation at over half-a-dozen hotels in the area, with stops overlapping the Red and Blue loops for ease of transfer.

Only a short stay in Washington, DC? The Classic Iconic Washington, DC Landmarks by Day ticket provides you 1-day hop-on, hop-off access to all three of Big Bus Tours loops on Open-Top buses. Staying a little longer? Choose between the Premium or Deluxe Iconic Washington, DC Landmarks by Day tickets. Both provide you 2-day hop-on, hop-off access to all three of Big Bus Tour loops on the Open-Top buses with entry to Madame Tussauds.

Purchase of a Deluxe ticket provides a water taxi/boat cruise ticket and a complimentary ticket for the Iconic Washington, DC Landmarks by Night: 2-Hour Open-Top Bus Tour with Deluxe ticket purchase.

For a limited time, get a third day of hop-on, hop-off access free with the purchase of either Deluxe or Premium tickets.

Red Loop

• Union Station
• US Capitol and Botanical Garden
• Air & Space Museum
• The Wharf and Potomac Boat Cruise (Water Taxi)
• Spy Museum
• Washington Monument West
• Bureau of Engraving and Holocaust Museum
• Jefferson Memorial
• FDR and MLK Memorial
• Lincoln Memorial and Korean War Memorial
• WWII Memorial
• Washington Monument East
• Natural History Museum
• Ford’s Theater and Madame Tussauds
• The White House & The Willard Hotel
• National Archives and National Art Gallery

Blue Loop
• Washington Monument East
• Arlington National Cemetery
• Rosslyn
• Georgetown Canal & Potomac Boat Cruise (Water Taxi)
• Georgetown Shops
• Washington Circle
• Renwick Gallery
• White House North

Yellow Loop

• Washington Hilton
• Eddie’s Cafe
• White House North
• The White House & The Willard Hotel
• Westin City Center
• Holiday Inn Central
• Beacon Hotel
• White House North
• Mayflower Hotel
• Dupont Circle Area Hotels
Includes
  • Unlimited transportation by bus
  • Free admission ticket to Madame Tussauds (with the purchase of premium and deluxe tickets)
  • Free water taxi/boat cruise from Potomac Riverboat Company from the pier at Georgetown or at the District Wharf (with purchase of a deluxe ticket)
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Exchange your voucher at any one of the bus stops, or at the Union Station ticket office.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• Foreign language audio is available on the red and blue loops; eight additional languages available
• A valid passport or driving license (US residents only) is required for entrance to Arlington National Cemetery. Without this, the entry will be refused
Customer reviews
Overall rating
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based on 358 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.1/5
Organization
4.0/5
Value for money
3.9/5
Safety
4.4/5

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Big Bus Tours Washington DC

Product ID: 61881