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4.6 / 5
based on 555 reviews

Great but be prepared for a` lot of walking and bring a hat!

Was a great tour. Lots of interesting facts and sights to see. Only problem i had was i was not informed about the amount of walking that was required. I am a fit person so it was not a problem for the walking but i did not have a hat with me and the weather was very hot outside. There were some older folk who eventually stayed on the bus and did not continue to see the rest of the sights as it was too hot outside and they also had no hat or covering with them. I would recommend the tour but people should be warned as to the amount of walking that is done with this trip and a hat is defiantly needed in summer.

Great way to see all the major monuments/Memorials

It was a very humid hot day, but our slow d the pace and gave plenty of options to rest. The tour was informative. The only drawback was having to wait so long for lunch. You go to a restaurant, stand around to order Then get back on bus to get to cruise departure. This was a waste of time. There is an option to preorder you food online, which we did, but it made no difference. Still had to get through all the motions. Other than is “glitch” the tour was great. Enjoyed spending the day with Nick

Small group tour with lots of information shared

Our tour was me, my coworker and another couple. This made our tour close to a private tour and our guide walked with us and gave us so many fun facts along the way. I was blown away by how much our guide knew, how many years she has been a guide and the amount of time she's spent in D.C. This tour was definitely worth the money and I am glad I picked this one from all the other tours offered,

History on a bus ride and walking tour: Who would've thought?

This tour was one of the best experiences I had while on the East coast. Our tour guide, Sally, was EXTREMELY knowledgable and made the tour so interesting and fun. Without her, my dad and I would have been wandering aimlessly around D.C., trying to figure where to go and how to get there and what the historical significance of each place was.

Cold and windy but nice experience in Washington DC

As for January (and even with the government shutdown) it was very good trip. A lot of interesting places and facts served with humor by Christopher (the guide). I'm glad I took that tour as doing that on my own probably will not give me so nice experience.