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Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley + Arlington Nat'l Cemetery, Water Taxi Upgrade

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Discover Washington DC at your leisure with a Silver, Gold or Platinum Pass! Create your own itinerary to see the most popular sights of Washington DC at your own pace with the options that best suit your interests.

The Gold Pass presents the best value for those who want to see all of DC in one day; upgrade to the Platinum Pass to give yourself a second day for just $10 more!
  • See Washington DC worry-free on this narrated hop-on hop-off trolley tour
  • Economical travel to all the city's highlights on your own schedule
  • Choose between a silver, gold, or platinum pass or upgrade and include the night trolley tour
  • Guided tour of Arlington National Cemetery, if option selected
What to Expect
Take your gold, silver or platinum Washington DC hop-on hop-off trolley tour to any of the 17 stops and step aboard. Trolleys depart about every 30 minutes and run all day. Ride along and listen to the onboard commentary, hopping off at any stop to explore further on your own. Through a downloadable foreign language app, commentary is available in Japanese, Chinese, Italian, Portuguese, German, Spanish, and French; earbuds are available for purchase. Route highlights include the White House, US Capitol, the National Mall, Jefferson Memorial, MLK Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and Arlington National Cemetery (if option is selected), which many other tours don't cover.
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Important Information
Departure Point
You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
1h 30m
Return Details
You may disembark at any of the available stops.
  • Hop-on hop-off narrated tour
  • Shuttle to Arlington National Cemetery
  • Onboard host/hostess
  • Local taxes
  • Exclusive foreign language app in seven languages
  • Monuments by Moonlight, if option selected
  • Arlington National Cemetery trolley tour
  • Water taxi
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off except hotel included in the Uptown Hotel Shuttle Loop
  • Food and drinks
  • Earbuds (available for purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Strollers are allowed on the trolley if they are collapsible
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if a wheelchair-accessible trolley is required
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Voucher holders may board the trolley at the Washington Welcome Center (1001 E Street NW) or any Old Town Trolley boarding location. Main Ticket Booth: Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

When we arrived in DC, we were not 100% certain of which places we wanted to visit during our stay. We knew for sure we wanted to visit the Lincoln Memorial, so we decided to try out this "hop on/hop off" style tour and see...More

Date of experience: December 2017
7  Thank 318shanil
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

I’m not a guided tour fan but this was fantastic!! To be driven to each destination with interesting (and sometimes hiliarious) information on the way round it was a great way to see Washington D.C. Each driver has their own “flavour” but all were friendly...More

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Reviewed December 25, 2017

The tour around and the drivers were good. The addition of Arlington Cemetery was great and one of the reasons I picked this tour. But the other big reason was to cater to some German visitors with their advertised "We Speak Your Language" exclusive foreign...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Ontario76
Reviewed December 15, 2017

We always use the Hop on & off buses on our travels and this one is excellent. Instead of headphones the bus driver tells you all the information of the sites, history etc and also they all have a great sense of humour with some...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Makingmemories13
Reviewed December 5, 2017

Got into town just in time to catch one of these tours. Weather had been unseasonably warm so they were still running them. To our surprise it was the lighting of the Whitehouse Christmas Tree night! Hooray for us extra bonus. Also a perfect full...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from JanetP2138 | Reviewed this property |
Think they’re two different companies. DC Trolley company was very good. Lots of stops and didn’t have to wait long between trolleys after getting off at a stop and then rejoining the tour.
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