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  2. Washington, DC
  3. Arlington National Cemetery

Washington, DC: Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley City Tour

Product ID: 217686
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Enjoy an exceptional overview of Washington D.C. with a 1-day (Silver/Gold) or 2-day (Platinum) pass on the Old Town Trolley Tour to dozens of iconic sites. Enjoy a visit to the Arlington National Cemetery and a cruise on the Potomac Riverboat Water Taxi.
About this activity
Duration: 1 - 3 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Enjoy a lively and entertaining narrated tour of the city covering over 100 points of interest
  • Tour at your own pace with unlimited on and off privileges at 25 popular stops
  • Choose the option to visit historic Arlington National Cemetery
  • Relax on a round-trip boat cruise down the Potomac River
  • Take a tour in Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Chinese, or Japanese with the app as well as GPS tracking
Full description
Named "Washington's Best Tour" by the Washingtonian Magazine and one of the top 10 hop-on hop-off tours in the world by Forbes, the Old Town Trolley offers the most comprehensive tour of the nation's capital. Sit back while expert tour guides help you discover the beauty and majesty of Washington, D.C. This popular tour covers Washington's major attractions such as the Lincoln Memorial, the White House, the museums of the Smithsonian Institution, and Vietnam Veteran's Memorial. Expert guides share colorful anecdotes, humorous stories and well-researched historical information.

Depending on the option booked, either a shuttle to or a trolley tour of Arlington National Cemetery is included, an enduring tribute to those who’ve dedicated their lives to defending the nation. You’ll be transported to some of the most notable graves and memorials. 

Trolley stops: 
• The White House 
• National Archives 
• National Japanese American Memorial 
• Union Station 
• U.S. Capitol 
• Smithsonian Air and Space Museum 
• The Wharf 
• International Spy Museum 
• Washington Monument 
• Jefferson Memorial 
• FDR Memorial 
• Lincoln Memorial 
• National Museum of American History 
• Smithsonian Museum of Natural History 
• Newseum 
• National Portrait Gallery 

Arlington Cemetery Trolley stops: 
• Arlington National Cemetery 
• President John F. Kennedy Gravesite 
• US Coast Guard Memorial 
• John J. Pershing 
• The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier 
• Arlington House 
• US Marine Corps War Memorial Iwo Jima 
• Arlington Niche Wall Columbarium Courts 

Finally, enjoy an included ride on the Potomac Riverboat Company Water Taxi (March - December only). Enjoy a round-trip boat cruise down the Potomac River with direct routes between the wharf, Georgetown, National Harbor and Old Town Alexandria.
  • 1, 2, or 3-day admission to Old Town Trolley Tour of Washington D.C.
  • Admission to Arlington National Cemetery Trolley tour or shuttle to Arlington National Cemetery
  • 1 round-trip boat cruise to either Georgetown, National Harbor or Old Town Alexandria (March-December only)
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

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What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• Visitors may use the language app with GPS tracking technology for live narration in Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Chinese, and Japanese
• Parking available near Washington Welcome Center Stop (10th & E St), paid parking is also available at Union Station and Arlington National Cemetery
• Only assistance animals such as seeing-eye dogs are allowed
• Cemetery tour ticket is valid for 1-day only and must be used within 2 days of Trolley Tour
• The water taxi runs from March to December. Present your trolley ticket at the Water Taxi Boarding Area (Stop #8 at the Wharf) to get your ticket. From January 2 to March 2, in place of the water taxi, guests can enjoy an extra day on the Old Town Trolley Tour (1-day pass becomes 2-day, 2-day pass becomes 3-day)
• Visitors aged 16 and 17 may present a valid school ID
• All foreign guests must present a passport. Foreign ID cards will not be accepted
• Only US state- or government-issued picture ID or passport passports can be used
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