Washington DC: Hop-On, Hop-Off Open-Top Bus Landmarks Tour

Washington DC: Hop-On, Hop-Off Open-Top Bus Landmarks Tour

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Visit iconic sites in Washington DC with the freedom to curate your exploration of the nation’s capital with three hop-on, hop-off loops to choose from. Select from 3 different options depending on your preference.

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  • Visit the iconic sites of Washington, DC
  • Get unlimited hop-on, hop-off privileges for the duration of the purchased ticket period
  • Gaze up at the sights and admire sweeping views from a double-decker bus
  • Choose from 3 different options: Classic, Premium, or Deluxe
Full description
Visit iconic and historic landmarks in Washington DC and gain sweeping views on the open-top buses with the freedom to explore and hop on and hop off at any and all stops on the three routes around the city. The Red Loop, the official tour of the National Mall, visits historic sites and landmarks including the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, US Capitol, and many more. Ready to shop and learn more about the history in Washington, DC? The Blue Loop will transport you across the Potomac to visit Arlington Cemetery and through the history (and to the shops + restaurants) of the beautiful Georgetown. Don’t worry about getting to the Blue and Red Loops from popular hotels. The Yellow Loop provides pickups and drop-offs during the times of operation at over half-a-dozen hotels in the area, with stops overlapping the Red and Blue loops for ease of transfer. Only a short stay in Washington, DC? The Classic Iconic Washington, DC Landmarks by Day ticket provides you 1-day hop-on, hop-off access to all three of Big Bus Tours loops on Open-Top buses. Staying a little longer? Choose between the Premium or Deluxe Iconic Washington, DC Landmarks by Day tickets. Both provide you 2-day hop-on, hop-off access to all three of Big Bus Tour loops on the Open-Top buses.  With your Deluxe ticket, enjoy your unlimited 2-day hop-on hop-off access of Big Bus' Tour around the National Mall. With this ticket you'll also be getting a 90-minute panoramic night tour which allows you to see the beautiful landmarks illuminated at night. Red Loop • Union Station • US Capitol and Botanical Garden • Air & Space Museum • The Wharf and Potomac Boat Cruise (Water Taxi) • Spy Museum • Washington Monument West • Bureau of Engraving and Holocaust Museum • Jefferson Memorial • FDR and MLK Memorial • Lincoln Memorial and Korean War Memorial • WWII Memorial • Washington Monument East • Natural History Museum • Ford’s Theater and Madame Tussauds • The White House & The Willard Hotel • National Archives and National Art Gallery Blue Loop • Washington Monument East • Arlington National Cemetery • Rosslyn • Georgetown Canal & Potomac Boat Cruise (Water Taxi) • Georgetown Shops • Washington Circle • Renwick Gallery • White House North Yellow Loop • Washington Hilton • Eddie’s Cafe • White House North • The White House & The Willard Hotel • Westin City Center • Holiday Inn Central • Beacon Hotel • White House North • Mayflower Hotel • Dupont Circle Area Hotels
  • Unlimited transportation by bus
  • Night tour (if deluxe ticket option selected)
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    • Passport or ID card

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    •  Foreign language audio is available on the red and blue loops; eight additional languages available
    • A valid passport or driving license (US residents only) is required for entrance to Arlington National Cemetery. Without this, the entry will be refused
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    based on 411 reviews

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    My whole family enjoyed the hop-on hop-off bus we got to see all the monuments capitals the White House the hotels where the president was assassinated we seen all of the important sites there is to see in DC plus they went by all the museums you can top off tour the museum wait for another bus and hop back on it was very convenient I would highly recommend this tour

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    June 23, 2021

    Taking into consideration that we are coming off of COVID restrictions, it was pretty good! It is, however, difficult to see all the attractions and include time to eat during the day with the hours. It would be nice to have longer hours for the hop-on/hop-off part of the tours.

    June 11, 2021

    The girls on the ground were excellent, only one driver of the three activities was a pain. Although he was a good driver. The night trip was great albeit about 20 min short. Many of the Smithsonian venues were closed. It would be nice to have daily information relayed by your staff as to what was open when.

    June 5, 2021

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