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DC & Arlington In A Day provided by DC Guided Tours

DC & Arlington In A Day

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The DC & Arlington in a Day is the best way to see most of what the Nation’s Capital has to offer in just one day. You'll see famous sights as well as a few hidden gems in a fun, unforgettable, and jam-packed tour. Lasting 8 hours, the tour starts outside the Arlington National Cemetery Metro station by 7:45 am and ends by approximately 4:30 pm near the National Archives. In between, you’ll see the top monuments and memorials in DC, stop for lunch at either the Pentagon City Mall or Georgetown (seasonal) and take a cruise on the Potomac River or visit the Jefferson Memorial (also seasonal) with our top-rated tour team. Begin with a unique walking tour of Arlington National Cemetery led by our experienced and knowledgeable guide to see the JFK Grave Site and the Changing of the Guard. From there you'll travel on the climate-controlled bus between such key stops as the U.S. Capitol, the White House, the Lincoln MLK, Iwo Jima, Air Force and Vietnam Memorials plus so much more.
You'll start at
Arlington Cemetery Station
Arlington, VA 22209, USAGuests will meet their guide upstairs on the sidewalk outside the Arlington National Cemetery Metro Station at 7:45 a.m. for the WALKING portion of the tour in Arlington Cemetery, After the Cemetery, guests/guide will be shuttled to meet the tour. There will be no return to ANC.
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  • 1
    Arlington National Cemetery
    Stop: 2 hours -
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  • 2
    U.S. Capitol
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    White House
    Stop: 25 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    National World War II Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 5
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 6
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • 7
    Korean War Veterans Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 8
    Lincoln Memorial
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 9
    Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 10
    The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission excluded
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You'll end at
Washington, DC 20408, USAGuests will be dropped off at the end of the day at the corner of 9th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW near the National Archives 4:30 p.m, subject to traffic and weather conditions. It is recommended to travel to Arlington Cemetery by taxi/Uber/Lyft or Metro instead.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Arlington Cemetery Station, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
Return Details
PENNSYLVANIA AVE & 9TH ST NW eb, Washington, DC 20408, USA
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
  • Entry/Admission - Potomac River
  • Lunch costs are guest responsibility - Location Pentagon City Mall or Washington Harbour (by season)
  • Entry to the U.S. Capitol or the White House are not included on this tour.
  • Entry/Admission - U.S. Capitol
  • Entry/Admission - White House
  • Entry/Admission - The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Guests with mobility issues or young children/strollers may prefer to visit Arlington Cemetery another way as that portion of the tour is strenuous.
  • Guests who wish to remain on board at any of the stops or modify the tour for whatever reason may do so at their discretion.
  • Tour does not return to Arlington Cemetery at the end of the tour. Tour concludes at the corner of 9th and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW near the National Archives.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Guests will probably prefer taking cab/Uber/Lyft or Metro to Arlington Cemetery. Parking, which requires a fee, does not open until 8:00 a.m and guests are responsible for own transportation to return to ANC.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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