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Washington DC After Dark Wonder Tour

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  • Explore Washington DC’s many monuments and memorials at night
  • Enjoy stunning views of the nation’s capital illuminated for the evening
  • Educational and entertaining experience
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Washington DC After Dark Wonder Tour
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Overview
Explore the famous monuments and war memorials of Washington, DC by the light of night on this guided, 3-hour sightseeing tour. Hop aboard an air-conditioned minivan and enjoy an educational and entertaining narrated history of our nation’s capital. Travel around and through the plethora of famous memorials and monuments, with stunning views of an illuminated Washington Monument, the White House and many other landmark locations. This is a truly unique look at the iconic monuments of Washington DC by night.
What to Expect
Begin your tour with pickup from the Hyatt Regency and hop on either a minibus or van (depending on the amount of travelers) to begin your tour. The tour guide will give you a brief introduction of the itinerary and themselves and then you will head to towards the capitol.
Once you have arrived at the capitol you will be dropped off at the Garfield circle and guided through the capitol steps, where you will be picked up and brought to your next location. On the way to your next location your guide will show you the department of labor, the judiciary square and the united states courthouse featuring the statue of chief justice John Jay. Next up you will see the Canadian Embassy, the only embassy that is close to the legislative arm of our government.
Your guide will discuss and point out all of the major buildings and attractions of Pennsylvania Avenue. A few of these sights will include the newseum, the federal trade commission, the national gallery of arts, the national archive, the navy memorial, the department of justice, the FBI, the IRS, the old post office pavilion, the freedom plaza the EPA, the Mayors office, Willard Hotel, Ronald Regan Building and much more.
Next, the tour stops off at the front of the White House, you will be able to get off of the bus and walk though the front of the white house to 17th and Pennsylvania Avenue, during which your guide will discuss details about the white house and what can be seen in Lafayette Park.
Next you will stop at the World War II memorial, the tour will proceed then to the Jefferson Memorial. As you head towards the memorial, the guide will discuss everything in sight on the way, including the holocaust museum, the old executive office building, the corcoran gallery, red cross, organization of the American states, the department of commerce, Washington monument and the gate keepers house.
From the World War II memorial you will then be brought to the Jefferson Memorial and then finally the Martin Luther King memorial. On the way you will have a clear view of the Potomac river, FDR memorial, the bureau of engraving and printing and the cherry blossom trees
This tours final stop will be at Iwo Jima, you will then be returned to the original departure point.
Reviews (50)
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Washington after dark

We had a great tour - our tour guide - LeRoy was very knowledgeable and extremely interesting - he really knew his history - gave us plenty of time to visit each site and even dropped us back off at our hotel when the tour...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Scott A
Reviewed 6 days ago
After Dark Tour of DC is Amazing Experience

Seeing all the monuments at night is a great experience. I had not seen the newer monuments - MLK and WW2. Those were amazing at night along with all the others. The bus takes you around to all the monuments and you have stops to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John R T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Driver had great personality.

Driver had interesting insights into Washington DC. The night tour is the best way to see the monuments. No traffic and very few crowds.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Departure824554
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Not Quite What I Expected

Seeing the monuments at night was magnificent! I was disappointed in the tour itself. Before we even started the driver and a client had a confrontation. She wanted to make sure that her son would be able to see the Lincoln Memorial. The driver was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BPSchwab
Reviewed November 6, 2018
AMAZING

I have been to DC many times but have never taken this Tour.. Well worth the price. It is amazing to see at night , so different then during the day. WWII Memoral was so beautiful / touching at night , Washington Monument / American...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank C2263FHbettyh
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