Guided tour

Washington DC: Best of Capitol Hill Guided Bike Tour

Guided tour

Washington DC: Best of Capitol Hill Guided Bike Tour

From US$ 45 per person

Visit the 3 branches of the US Government—the White House, Congress & Supreme Court on a 2-hour guided bike tour. Learn about the movers and shakers of American politics.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide


  • See the brand new Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial and World War II Memorials
  • Stop at the famous sites of the Capitol Building, Supreme Court Building, and Library of Congress
  • Learn some history around the National Archives and FBI Headquarters
  • Take pictures at the Washington Monument, Ulysses S Grant Memorial and more
  • Ride down Pennsylvania Avenue and get amazing views of the White House and Lafayette Square
Full description

Learn your civics by cycle. Visit the 3 branches of the US Government—Executive (White House), Legislative (Congress), and Judiciary (Supreme Court). See the Capitol Building from all angles and take a photo in front of the majestic Supreme Court Building.

See where America's most important political decisions get made before cruising down Capitol Hill towards the most famous avenue in the city, Pennsylvania Avenue, where there is a protected bike lane all the way to the White House.

Learn about the movers and shakers of American politics—past and present. Where do presidents go out to eat? Where do foreign dignitaries stay when they come to DC? Who put the Capitol on that hill? Find the answers to all these questions and more.

See the new Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial and get tips for visiting newly re-opened Smithsonian Museums. Get insider anecdotes and fun facts from your guide as you take in all the sights on this high-energy, 2-hour guided bike tour.

This tour has some uphill routes to be aware of. Please feel free to upgrade to an electric bike if you want an easier ride.

  • Bikes
  • Helmets
  • Bike bags
  • Live guide
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People over 280 lbs (127 kg)

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Meeting point

• Please enter the store 'Unlimited Biking' at 998 Maine Avenue SW Washington DC 20024 • Arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts • Check-in at the office at 998 Maine Avenue SW Washington DC 20024

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Credit card

Know before you go

  • All guests must be able to ride a bicycle on their own (unless they're on attachments)
  • No guests under the age of 18 will be given a bike without an adult over the age of 18 present
  • If baby seats, double trailers or tag-a-longs are needed, please book for a child and request the local operator (12 months and older)
  • Please bring a government-issued ID to be retained as a deposit for the rentals and a credit card kept on file for the security of the bikes
Customer reviews

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Very good experience! My tour guide, Sam is humorous and very experienced. I really enjoyed this bike tour.

June 23, 2022

While it was a very chilly day, the tour was great. Colin was very knowledgeable and comical. The only things I would recommend is having a brief introduction for riders on how to operate the bikes. Unknowing, we were riding in a high speed and it took its toll on the first hill past the US Treasury building. The second would be to offer some gloves or other things for sale. On the ride back with the 25 mph winds and 40 degree weather, it took us about 30 minutes in the car to warm up afterwards and we had to cancel the rest of our DC plans.

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February 22, 2022

Product ID: 406639