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Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour

  • Travel via climate-controlled coach, eliminating the hassle of driving
  • See the top Washington DC sights in single day with ease
  • Gain in-depth knowledge through your guide's commentary
Washington DC in One Day: Guided Sightseeing Tour
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Guided sightseeing tour; price of lunch not included.

Combine the many highlights and landmarks of Washington DC in a single-day bus and walking tour. With a guide to accompany you and distill the importance of each sight, you'll feel well-informed rather than overwhelmed over the tour time. Highlights include the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, the White House, and a cruise on the Potomac River, among other important DC attractions.

What to Expect

Make your way to the United States Navy Memorial in Marine Park, where you'll meet your guide and group for your tour.

Climb into an air-conditioned coach and get ready for a well-organized tour of the capital city’s highlights. Head past top sights such as Freedom Plaza, the National Mall, Smithsonian Museums, and White House. Listen to engaging narrative on each landmark.

Disembark and head out on guided walks at certain spots, including the the World War II Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, and the US Capitol building. You'll get the chance to see these monuments up close and snap photos.

In season (March 15 to October 16), the tour includes a boat cruise on the Potomac River; lunch is available for purchase on board. Off season, the tour stops at Fashion Centre in Pentagon City for free time and lunch (own expense).

After a full day of sightseeing, you'll return to your departure location.

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1 - 5 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago
Our Tour Guide Nick

Nick, our guide was informative, attentive and funny, made the tour.I highly recommend asking for Nick.

Thank petedurk
Reviewed 1 week ago
Enjoyable, but exhausting.

We had a great driver and a humorous tour guide. We were not very impressed with the boat ride, felt like the presenter on the boat could have told us MUCH more. The monuments were all quite a ways, so we were exhausted. We booked...More

Thank HerderKansas
Reviewed 1 week ago
Best way to see DC

My wife and I decided to take a last minute two day trip to DC. We have never been before and wanted to do a tour that showed us everything. Our tour guide Josh was awesome and Allen the driver was just as great. It...More

Thank Markochak9
Reviewed 1 week ago
Discover DC Tour with Henry & Tony!

My husband & I did the 6 hour Discover DC Tour and it was amazing! Our tour guide Henry was incredible! He is very knowledgeable of the area and has such passion for this tour! You can tell it is more than just a job...More

Thank Ashley A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great way to see DC the first time.

Our first trip to D.C. We started to walk only to find things are further than they look. Booked a 4 hour tour online with USA guided tours. Our driver Milton and our guide Cameron were fantastic. Very knowledgeable and accommodating. I would definitely recommend...More

Thank Daniel M
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Natalie C
August 23, 2018|
Response from KarenM6613 | Reviewed this property |
Hi not sure of cost with or without Cruise sorry we purchased months before we left Australia. As we said was brilliant tour to do, can you do on another day or go on wait list?
August 15, 2018|
Response from goodmomcheryl | Reviewed this property |
No we only walked to the front of the building.
Christie G
August 7, 2018|
Response from patrat236 |
Everything is open on the weekend, but it is less crowded during the week.