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Washington DC: 6-Hour Sightseeing Tour & Washington Monument

Product ID: 42033
Get up close to all the important sites in Washington, DC — such as the U.S Capitol and the White House — on this guided 6-hour sightseeing tour. Enjoy included entrance to the Washingon Monument and a boat cruise along the Potomac River in summer months.
About this activity
Duration: 6 hours
Starting times 9:00 AM, 10:30 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk among Washington D.C. memorials with your guide
  • See the U.S. Capitol, the White House, the World War II Memorial, and more
  • Benefit from included admission to the top of Washington Monument
  • Take a boat ride on the Potomac, during season
Full description
Washington D.C. has so many monuments that sightseeing can be bewildering. But on this guided sightseeing bus tour, tour guides will take you up close and personal to treasured monuments while expert drivers navigate Washington traffic.

Explore history and learn important facts with your guide throughout the tour, and have a chance to get off at each of the following stops to take pictures and get a closer look:

• U.S. Capitol (exterior only)
• White House (exterior only)
• Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial
• Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
• Korean Memorial
• Vietnam Memorial
• Vietnam Women's Memorial
• World War II Memorial
• Washington Monument (ticket admission to top included)
• Potomac River Cruise (included from March 25–October 15. When boat does not operate, the Jefferson Memorial will be added as a stop.)
• Lincoln Memorial
Includes
  • Bus tour with guide
  • Washington Monument ticket
  • Boat ride on the Potomac (operates from March 25 to October 15)
  • Bottled water
What’s Not Included
  • Food/lunch
Not suitable for
  • People with claustrophobia

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The tour departs from one of the corners of the National Archives Building (corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and 9th Street NW). Please be there 15 minute prior to the scheduled start of the tour.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable shoes as walking is involved.
• No food or lunch is included in the tour ticket price. You can purchase food at the Georgetown Harbor when the boat is operating. When the boat does not operate, you will be taken to the DC Wharf so you can purchase lunch at the many restaurants.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 149 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.5 / 5
  • Organization
    4.4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    4.6 / 5
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Good Choice

This is the 3rd Time I have used this company for the monuments tour and it was still a great choice. Cassie was knowledgeable and the driver was so helpful with my husband's walker. This tour is so complete you will feel like you have seen everything in one day.

October 20, 2019

Cassie and Chris were amazing. A+ This tour is perfect for first time visitors to Washington D.C. since you get to see all the important monuments. The boat ride was nice and relaxing but we didn't really see anything while on it that we didn't see earlier. Make sure to bring comfortable shoes as there is quite a bit of walking but it is definitely worth it.

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September 25, 2019

Great 1st Washington D.C. tour experience.

Dewayne was a very knowledgeable tour guide. He knew details about things that weren't on our tour and made our experience both fun and very informative. Kris was a great driver and very pleasant. The day of our tour, at 12:30 pm the heat index was 106 degrees, but there was plenty of bottled water available to keep us hydrated and the bus was always nice and cool. I don't think I could have asked for a better tour for my daughter's and my first Washington D.C. trip. Will definitely us this tour service for our next trip to D.C.

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July 18, 2019

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Signature Tours DC

Product ID: 42033