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.Visit Points Red Route Union Station Red Route U.S Capitol Red Route U.S Capitol & Botanical Gardens Red Route American Indian Museum Red Route Air & Space Museum Red Route Hirshhorne Museum Red Route Holocaust Museum, Washington Monument Red Route Thomas Jefferson Memorial Red Route Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Red Route Lincoln Memorial Red Route World War II Memorial Red Route The Elipse, South Place Red Route National Museum of American History Red Route National Museum of Natural History Red Route National Portrait Gallery Red Route Ford's Theatre, Madame Tussauds Red Route Washington Willard Hotel, The White House Red Route White House Visitor Center Red Route National Archives Blue Route Washington Monument, Holocaust Musuem, Bureau of Engraving Blue Route Washington Willard Hotel, The White House Blue Route Lincoln Memorial Blue Route Arlington Cemetery Blue Route Pentagon City Shopping Mall Yellow Route American Art Museum Yellow Route Ford's Theatre Yellow Route Washington Willard Hotel, The White House Yellow Route Dept. of Treasury Yellow Route McPherson Square Yellow Route Lombardy Hotel Yellow Route Washington Circle Hotel Yellow Route Washington Harbour Yellow Route Georgetown Yellow Route Four Seasons Yellow Route Washington Circle Yellow Route Ritz Hotel Yellow Route Palomar Hotel Yellow Route Dupont Circle Yellow Route Scott Circle Yellow Route Rouge Hotel Yellow Route Thomas Circle Yellow Route Franklin Square Commentary
Grand Tour: 15 — 20 minutes Summer, 20-30 minutes Winter.
Arlington Tour: 30/40 minutes.
Uptown Tour: 30/40 minutes
All Year Round exc 4 July & 25 DecemberDuration
Grand Tour: 90 minutes.
Arlington Tour: 60 minutes.
Uptown Tour: 60 minutes