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Washington DC: Full-Day Tour of Washington DC Monuments

4.7 / 5

67 reviews

Activity provider: DC Guided Tours

Washington DC: Full-Day Tour of Washington DC Monuments

Activity provider: DC Guided Tours

From US$ 89 per person

Explore the monuments and memorials of the Nation's Capital, including the Lincoln Memorial, the WWII Memorial, and the Washington Monument.

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Step into America's history on a tour of the US Capitol
  • See iconic memorials such as the Jefferson Memorial and the US Capitol Building
  • Learn the meaning behind each monument from your local guide
  • Tour the Capitol in a comfortable climate-controlled bus
  • Stop for photos outside the White House
Full description

Hop onboard a climate-controlled bus that will take you around Washington D.C. perfect for first-time visitors or those who want to make the most of their day. Throughout the tour, your guide will enlighten you about what life in D.C. is like now and in its exciting historic past.

Enjoy photo stops at the U.S. Capitol and White House. Explore the World War II Memorial, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam War Memorial, and more.

From the bus or boat, see the National Archives, the National Mall, numerous Smithsonian Museums, the Jefferson Memorial, the Pentagon, the Kennedy Center and so much more. 

Break up your day with a lunch stop at the DC Wharf or Georgetown in the colder months, or the Potomac River Cruise in the warmer months.

Includes
  • Guided tour
  • Local guide
  • Climate-controlled transportation between sites
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry Tickets
  • Tips
  • Lunch

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Meeting point

Meet outside the main entrance of the National Archives Research Center at 9:30 AM

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Cash
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • Please carry cash for lunch
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 67 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5

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Fabulous trip. Our guide Tyrone and driver Chris couldn’t have done any more. They were fantastic and had great fun too. What a great way to see the city and learn so much history as well. This trip is a must for first timers or whether you have been before. Highly recommend. First class!

November 22, 2022

Tyrone (guide) & Chris (driver) are the BEST!! Friendly, informative & super patient! Especially since we had a majority of seniors, some with mobility challenges. Lots of photo opportunities with advance notice of upcoming sights. Tyrone’s humour kept us throughly entertained throughout the trip! Definitely recommended if you are looking for a quick day tour, with stops covering all major sights. Thank you for a very memorable time!

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November 2, 2022

It was a very entertaining tour with Tyroe (?), who introduced us to all the important memorials and knew a lot about the history. Completely unthinkable in hindsight to do it all on foot in one day…. Because we had to walk a lot despite the air-conditioned bus. It was a very hot day and there was enough water for everyone. The only downer was that the guide spoke really, really fast and included anecdotes about the films. Unfortunately, I often didn't understand that with my school language. Nevertheless highly recommended.

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September 5, 2022

Product ID: 386719