City Sightseeing Washington Day + Night Tour hop on hop of tour

Price from: 14 €
Duration: 1 hour
Things to do in Washington DC — with Citysightseeing

There are so many things to do to in Washington, world-famous capital of the United States of America, that many tourists have no idea where to start. And that is where Citysightseeing comes in — by choosing to tour the city in one of our instantly recognisable open-top buses, you’re letting a knowledgeable native show you the way. So sit back, relax and enjoy!

Endless things to do and see in America’s capital

Perched on the banks of the Potomac River, Washington was named after the President of the same name in 1791. Over two centuries later, the historic city attracts tourists from all over the world as well as from within the USA, and it regularly appears in the top 20 most visited destinations in the country. The list of things to do in Washington DC is as long as the river that flows through it. The National Mall, which includes iconic attractions such as the Lincoln, Washington and Jefferson Memorials as well as the Korean and Vietnam War Veterans Memorials, and the US Capitol building, is one of the city’s key sights. Among Washington’s other not-to-missed places of interest, the White House and the US Supreme Court building attract copious numbers of visitors every year.

Citysightseeing, guiding you to things to do in Washington

The best way to see a vibrant, captivating metropolis like Washington is from the upper deck of a Citysightseeing red bus. Our open-top tours enable you to discover its renowned monuments, check out its best shopping areas or pinpoint one of its top-class restaurants, after a long day spent seeing the sights. If sport is your idea of fun, why not take in a Nationals, Wizards or Capitals game? Or, if the arts take your fancy, you could spend the night watching ballet or opera at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Take a bus tour during the day to better plan your evening! You’ll quickly discover that there is certainly no shortage of things to do in Washington.

Please Note: Washington DC may be affected by un-announced road closures due to events, processions, rallies or road works. Whilst we always do our best to minimize the disruption for our clients by providing advance notice this cannot be guaranteed. To accommodate we will arrange for a detour until the scheduled route is open for service again. We do apologize for any inconvenience that may occur as a result of these changes but they are out of our control.


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Day Ticket:
Grand Tour: 15 — 20 minutes Summer, 20-30 minutes Winter.
Arlington Tour: 30/40 minutes.
Uptown Tour: 30/40 minutes.
Night Ticket: 20/30 minutes.


All Year Round exc 4 July & 25 December


Day Ticket:
Grand Tour: 90 minutes.
Arlington Tour: 60 minutes.
Uptown Tour: 60 minutes
Night Ticket: 60 minutes.

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