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Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour

From US$74.00
Highlights
  • Travel via climate-controlled coach, eliminating the hassle of driving
  • See the top Washington DC sights in single day with ease
  • Gain in-depth knowledge through your guide's commentary
  • Potomac River cruise included (seasonal) for a view from the water
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Discover DC Day Tour
Bus Tour Only : Guided sightseeing tour; price of lunch not included.
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Overview
Combine the many highlights and landmarks of Washington DC in a single-day bus and walking tour. With a guide to accompany you and distill the importance of each sight, you'll feel well-informed rather than overwhelmed over the tour time. Highlights include the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, the White House, and a cruise on the Potomac River, among other important DC attractions.
What to Expect
Make your way to the United States Navy Memorial in Marine Park, where you'll meet your guide and group for your tour.
Climb into an air-conditioned coach and get ready for a well-organized tour of the capital city’s highlights. Head past top sights such as Freedom Plaza, the National Mall, Smithsonian Museums, and White House. Listen to engaging narrative on each landmark.
Disembark and head out on guided walks at certain spots, including the the World War II Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, and the US Capitol building. You'll get the chance to see these monuments up close and snap photos.
In season (March 15 to October 16), the tour includes a boat cruise on the Potomac River; lunch is available for purchase on board. Off season, the tour stops at Fashion Centre in Pentagon City for free time and lunch (own expense).
After a full day of sightseeing, you'll return to your departure location.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Josh was great - 5 stars. The bus driver was also excellent. The bus (039), however, shook like a bomb went off at every bump in the road. It sure felt like it was long overdue for new shocks. The water taxi part of the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great guide & driver. Saw lots of monuments. Good information. Taking bag lunches to boat taxi bad idea. No tables to eat on in boat. Can’t see out windows when sitting down in boat. Everything else good.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Susan D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Edgar (tour guide) and Raquel (driver) were amazing!! My friend and I decided to do the $75 DC in a Day Sightseeing Tour which included a boat ride on the Potomac River. We saw several monuments. Edgar was extremely knowledgeable about each and every monument,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank AshleyR06
Reviewed 11 April 2019 via mobile

Today’s DC tour with Henry (Kenner?) exceeded our expectations. Over the years we’ve been on many tours in many places and this one is definitely one of the best. Everything ran smoothly and to time (thank you to our driver Thomas) but the real ‘star...More

1  Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed 10 April 2019 via mobile

This tour gave us so many unexpected surprises and made our trip to DC incredibly memorable. Henry is the best tour guide around. He puts his heart and soul into sharing with you why America is amazing and what is important about the sites your...More

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Response from adona_williams | Reviewed this property |
The guided sightseeing tour will last about 5 hour. You are able to stop for lunch which you will have around 45 min and then the last stop is optional to see the Declaration of Independence and The Bill of Rights, etc. This... More
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When I was there in August, is was not open. Closed for construction
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Hi there I would call them and have them email you the tickets or take screen shot of your payment made as it would have the tour details on it as verification. We always called the Tour company the day before to confirm... More
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