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Old Town Trolley Tours of Washington DC

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Address: 50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Union Station, Washington DC, DC 20002-4214
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Voted “Washington’s Best Tour” by Washingtonian Magazine, the Nation’s...

Voted “Washington’s Best Tour” by Washingtonian Magazine, the Nation’s Capital comes alive aboard Old Town Trolley Tours. Live narration filled with humorous stories and well-researched historical facts will show guests all of Washington in three loops that cover Arlington National Cemetery, the National Mall, National Cathedral, Downtown, Georgetown and points in between. With 19 stops, guests can disembark for shopping, dining and attractions all day. Old Town Trolley Tours has a 100% money back guarantee.

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DC at Night!!

This is a great way to get around, and our driver was full of interesting facts! The DC at nigh tour took us to the Lincoln Memorial, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, FDR... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Palm Coast, Florida

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Palm Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great way to get around, and our driver was full of interesting facts! The DC at nigh tour took us to the Lincoln Memorial, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, FDR memorial, Iwo Jima memorial, plus drive-bys of the senate, white house, etc. Great tour!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour service is PHENOMENAL!!!!! My girlfriend got her and I a two day pass as a Christmas gift this year. The tour guides on the trolleys are humorous, insightful, and extremely personable. There are about 13 stops spread out across DC at all major memorials, museums, and Arlington Cemetary. You can hop on and off as many times as... More 

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Winter Garden, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great way to get around. Park your car once or take the metro to the Welcome Center. Hop on the trolley and jump off at the White House, various Smithsonian museums, Union Station (for lunch), Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Capital, etc.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would recommend the extended tour if you have time. The tour provides great information. Each tour guide has a different style. The tour helps you get around the town. It took us about 75 minutes to do the tour without getting off the bus. My only complaint is that we had to wait 30-35 minutes for the trolley on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did the 6:30 tour with Jake from State Farm. What a great way to see the monuments. Started at Union Station which was across from our hotel, the Phoenix Park. Jake did a great job driving us around town with lots of great information and a bunch of corny jokes. Our bus was pretty reserved and I think Jake wanted... More 

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Newport, North Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worst ever. $25 per person and you cannot hear anything due to children, loud foreigners and road traffic. The guy in front of us is doing business on his phone loud enough for the entire business can hear. Will never do this again.

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Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at Old Town Trolley Tours of Washington DC, responded to this review

Please accept my apologies for the experience you had with our tour. We take great pride in Historic Tours of America tours and attractions and make every effort to remind guests of the narrated portion of the tour. We encourage guests to silence cell phones and limit conversation. However, as you have experienced, we cannot control the misbehavior of others.... More 

Warner,NH
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The trolley runs around the city on several different routes sorted by color. You buy a ticket and can get on and off at any stop. While driving, the driver does tell you factoids, but you leave the trolley at the sites you want and it is self guided.

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Blue Ridge, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took both the day time tour and the night time tour of DC. In each case, our driver was very friendly and informative. The trolleys stop at a number of spots and if you get off you can expect another one in around 30 minutes. We went on cold days in December so the plastic curtains were a slight... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this tour. Everyone was so nice!! It covered all the areas around DC and the bus was very comfortable.

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Durham, North Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

waited 45 mins in 30 degree weather for a bus that was supposed to come in 20 mins. Bus driver, nicknamed Smiley, was rude and insensitive. Do not recommend, and will be asking for money back.

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Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at Old Town Trolley Tours of Washington DC, responded to this review

Please accept my apologies for the experience you had with our tour. We take great pride in providing our guests with great customer service and clearly in your case we let you down and I am very sorry for that. We do have a 100% Satisfaction guarantee that I hope you will take advantage of by visiting the customer service... More 

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