Take the most comprehensive guided tour of Washington DC there is! This tour combines a bus tour with short walks and either a private boat cruise on the Potomac River during spring and summer months, or a visit to Pentagon City Mall for lunch and shopping during the rest of the year.
Other tours of DC either use a recording or their tour guide stays on the bus when you hop off. On this tour, the guide will get off the bus with you and walk you through each attraction, showing it to you in detail. The guide will also join you on the boat cruise (operates March 15 to October 31 only), so you will have the opportunity to ask questions throughout the day. Outside of spring and summer (November 1 to March 14) you'll visit Pentagon City Mall for lunch and shopping.
During this tour, you'll see all the DC monuments and memorials up close and personal, and learn the history and trivia surrounding the US capital. It's great for kids and adults of all ages! This tour provides a great overview of the Washington DC if you have a limited time to visit.
Photo stops are made at major Washington DC monuments, and you'll be entertained and informed by the tour guide's expert commentary throughout the day.
Your guide will hop off the shuttle with you at every major attraction, including:
US Capitol Building
World War II Memorial
Boat Cruise Up the Potomac River
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Marine Corps Memorial (Iwo Jima)
The White House
Additional attractions you will pass but not stop at include:
World War I Memorial
Congressional Office Buildings
Theodore Roosevelt Island
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
The maximum number of passengers is 35
Small carry-on bags are allowed although it is suggested that you leave your bags in your hotel room. 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 now equipped with metal detectors at the entrances. As a result, you will find you are better off without a bag or purse
Not wheelchair accessible
Due to time restrictions, you cannot go inside any of the monuments however the tour does allow you to spend about 15-20 minutes at each stop to enjoy an up close view of the monuments
Sandwiches and accouterments will be served on the boat (additional cost approx. $9 per person)
Departure Date Daily except for the month of December Departure Time 10:00am - Old Post Office Building, Washington DC
Please be ready at least 20 minutes prior to departure time Tour Details Guided Washington DC tour departing from Washington DC