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Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour provided by USA Guided Tours

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Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour

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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, 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 seasonal cruise on the Potomac River, among other important DC attractions.
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You'll start at
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004, USAU.S. Navy Memorial
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  • 1
    United States Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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    White House
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 4
    National World War II Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 5
    Jefferson Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 6
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 7
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 8
    Korean War Veterans Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 9
    Lincoln Memorial
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 10
    Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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You'll end at
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004, USAU.S. Navy Memorial
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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
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group at a central meeting point 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 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 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, return to your departure location.
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Important Information
Departure Point
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transport by state-of-the-art luxury coach
  • English-Speaking Live Tour Guide (on and off the bus)
  • On-board narration
  • 1-hr river cruise, seasonal (operates March 15 - October 6)
  • Entry/Admission - Potomac River
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch (available for purchase - approximately $11USD)
  • Entry/Admission - L'Enfant Plaza
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Small carry-on bags are allowed, however it is recommended that you ravel lightly. Due to security concerns, the tour operator reserves the right to search any bags or purses you bring on board. Many of the attractions in Washington DC are equipped with metal detectors at the entrances. Traveling without bags or purses is recommended.
  • Due to time restrictions, you cannot go inside any of the monuments, however you can spend about 15-20 minutes at each stop to enjoy up-close views
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Georgia wrote a review Dec 2019
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Josh was a very knowledgeable tour guide and kept the group entertained with trivia questions and jokes. He kept the tour on time and made sure every guest was accounted for at each stop. We would highly recommend this 6-hour tour! Well worth the time and money.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from USAGuidedTours, Guest Relations Manager at Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour
Responded 30 Nov 2019
Thank you for sharing about your great experience! It is always good to hear that we are maintaining our high standards and providing a unique and entertaining tour. Josh is one of our best and we will be sure to pass along your compliments. Safe Travels, USA Guided Tours ­
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CoolZone wrote a review Nov 2019
Rapid City, South Dakota7 contributions1 helpful vote
Our guide Joey was excellent. The your length was enough to get a good overview of all major landmarks. We thoroughly enjoyed this tour. We highly recommend it for everyone.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from USAGuidedTours, Guest Relations Manager at Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour
Responded 18 Nov 2019
Thanks for the feedback, our team is what sets us apart and it sounds like you experienced the great service we are famous for. Joey is one of our best and we will share your compliments with her! Safe Travels, USA Guided Tours
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Juanita wrote a review Nov 2019
5 contributions
DC was so moving The history is so amazing Be aware that you cant get anywhere in a hurry bc of all the people, and there is a lot of walking But DC is a must do !!!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from USAGuidedTours, Guest Relations Manager at Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour
Responded 18 Nov 2019
Thank you for sharing your experience with us! It's always nice to hear that our guests enjoyed their time with us while visiting our beautiful city. We hope to see you again soon. Safe Travels, USA Guided Tours
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Charlie T wrote a review Oct 2019
Vancouver, Canada37 contributions18 helpful votes
We had a great time taking the all day Washington DC tour. Our tour guide was really funny and made the tour enjoyable. Most attraction were covered and the timing was just perfect. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from USAGuidedTours, Guest Relations Manager at Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour
Responded 1 Nov 2019
We are incredibly grateful that you took the time out to leave us this note. Our company values put customer satisfaction as top priority. Its guests like you that makes our job wonderful. We look forward to serving you again. Safe Travels, USA Guided Tours ­
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Resort663095 wrote a review Oct 2019
North Richland Hills, Texas1 contribution
Jamal was just fantastic! His knowledge and professionalism were both amazing!! Would recommend the 6 hour. Our drive was awesome also! Always right there to greet us with a smile. We toured on 10/9.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from USAGuidedTours, Guest Relations Manager at Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour
Responded 1 Nov 2019
Thank you for sharing about your great experience! It is always good to hear that we are maintaining our high standards and providing a unique and entertaining tour. Jamaal is one of our best and we will be sure to pass along your compliments. Safe Travels, USA Guided Tours ­
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Joey and Tony - It takes two to tango in DC
We were in town to visit friends and had our 11 yrs old twins with us. It's been 30+ years since I'd visited DC on
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I8674MEnicolek
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Fabulous tour guides
Fantastic tour guide! I highly recommend! My boys absolutely loved it. Chris was funny and interesting and made the
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P5908IXstephanief
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Amazing tour!
This tour was amazing and the monuments were so beautiful at night. DJ took this tour to the next level with his am
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marlob847
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Great tour
We had a great time on this tour yesterday - depsite it being in the middle of the coronavirus situation. Chris wa
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jmain0118
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Great Tour!
My wife and I loved our tour! It was a fantastic way to see many of the best landmarks in DC in a short amount of t
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Babysmom9
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Very informative tour
Christopher was our guide and he is extremely knowledgeable about not only DC but American History in general. I h
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vivianl392
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Most insightful and informative tour!
and a wonderful tour guide as well! Dion was indeed amazing. I was in tears at the Frederick Douglas house, the Lin
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ReedandCandice
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Excellent Tour!
Josh was an awesome tour guide, knowledgeable and fun, and our driver Antonio was a great driver. This tour allowed
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Faiza W
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Quick and fantastic trip!
My brother and I had a great time visiting DC in a short time, we were able to see the major highlights of Washingt
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ganna365
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Best DC Tour
Great tour! My husband and 13 year old also really enjoyed it. The monuments and memorials are so beautiful at nigh
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jonnam987
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Fav Tour
Our tour guide, DJ, was awesome! He was full of accurate facts and fun extras - HIGHLY recommend this tour!
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Txag9976
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Excellent service, packed with stops!
We did the DC at Dusk evening tour. Ali picked is up from our hotel (The Mayflower) and Brittney was our guide. W
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dennisw858
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Great tour! Ask for Josh.
Great tour, highly recommend. Josh was excellent! Really knows the history of this city all the spots we visited.
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ponder77
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Best way to see the monuments
Hands down best way to see DC. Bus was comfortable and tour guide was very informative! We would do it again.
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U4971UBalexisd
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USA Guided Tours
Our tour guide was named D.J and he was the absolute best. He made jokes and made history interesting. He was also
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