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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
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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For some reason we got a pass for the trolley on our last day in DC. I really wish we’d used it earlier. Every driver/ guide was full of personality and knowledge. Appreciate the great AC too. I can’t imagine riding the double deckers with the open tops in the heat of summer.
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At most a 20 minute wait to hop back on. It was great! Buy your ticket and all the museums are free with restrooms and trucks for snacks and drinks. The night time tour was also worth the money. We took it 1st, so we had an idea of where we needed to stop the next day. And the
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We did the two day platinum pass and I'm really glad we did! Take the Arlington Shuttle first thing from the Welcome center and it will take you directly there to see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. I had some great drivers! Hat tip to Drew and Hollywood for some great
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With the level of traffic in DC, the bus moved very slowly and the result was some boredom. The audio guide was mostly the same patriotic music endlessly playing and brief talks. Not very exciting. We hopped off soon and stayed off. For two adults and two kids, it was an
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Have used the trolley in many cities. Great way to get an overview of the city and then return to the places you liked best. Sometimes you get a great guide who loves their city and you learn a lot. Sometimes not. It’s convenient and practical. I would recommend a trolley trip
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